Based on my last post’s Caching System Architecture for Mobile Apps with a WordPress REST back-end, let’s review in more details what is required to build a cache controller in Swift. The flow: At first run, the app calls all API endpoints requred to download data from the website: Use “Get All” endpoints for each… →
Surgeworks launches Catholicpedia, the Original Catholic Encyclopedia for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch (press release)
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, (December 8, 2011)—The Divine Office Catholic Ministry in partnership with Surgeworks, a Salt Lake City-based application developer and graphical interaction design firm, has announced a new app for the Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch based on The Original Catholic Encyclopedia. Introducing Catholicpedia The Catholicpedia App makes The Catholic Encyclopedia available on iPhone,… →
How to close, quit and restart apps on iPad and iPhone
This is a classic: an app stops working correctly, so you hit the home button and open the app again thinking: “I restarted the app but this didn’t fix the problem”… But the truth is that iOS on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch handles multiple apps running at the same time (multitasking) by saving the… →
How to Sync (synchronize) iPhone and Mac OS X Address Book with Android, Windows Phone 7, Nokia through Google’s GMail
If you’re like me, you may have iPhones, Android, Symbian and Windows Phone 7 devices hanging around. So you got a new Android or Windows Phone 7 device and want to transfer your existing address book as is on your iPhone or Mac with all your contacts to your new smart phone. Assuming hat you… →
Steve Jobs to introduce iCloud, iOS 5, Lion at Apple’s June 6 WWDC keynote
The Worldwide Developers Conference keynote will begin Monday, June 6 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. Apple confirmed that it will show off iCloud, “Apple’s upcoming cloud services offering.” The Cupertino company also announced today that Steve Jobs will return to the stage to present Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, iOS 5 and the above mentioned… →
Apple’s future secret plans revealed? iPhone 5, iPhone Nano, iPad 2 and 3, new Apple TV, new MacBook Air
As rumors multiply in anticipation of Apple’s March 2nd event we see the full 2011 pipeline of Apple products being listed and lots of details leaking about each of these products. This doesn’t really sound like Apple does it? Still, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, the Daily Mail, eastern manufacturers, and more of those anonymous… →
Divine Office iPhone and iPad App, Podcast and Web Site finalist at About.com’s 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards
About.com’s 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards will showcase the best products, features and services in multiple categories, from technology to hobbies to parenting to religion. Nominations were accepted from January 13, 2011, until February 4, 2011. DivineOffice.org has been selected as one of the five finalists for Best Catholic Website in the 2011 About.com Catholicism Readers’… →
Mac App Store: a win-win scenario for developers, users and of corse, Apple.
“With the Mac App Store, getting the apps you want on your Mac has never been easier. No more boxes, no more disks, no more time-consuming installation. Click once to download and install any app on your Mac. The Mac App Store is now available as a software update for any Mac running Mac OS… →
Android Marketshare Tops iPhone
Google’s Android mobile platform just stepped ahead of Apple’s iPhone among smartphone subscribers. That’s what the latest figures from from comScore‘s mobile phone trending research are showing for November 2010. Although both platforms trail BlackBerry’s 33.5% market share, Android jumped more than 6% to secure 26% of the market while the iPhone grew just 0.8%… →
Our Lady of Medjugorje iPhone App featured on RTL TV network in Croatia!
Ivan Kalaica, Ana Gabric from the iOS team and Tomislav Bilic, Surgeworks’ Inchoo team lead, were interviewed earlier this week by RTL — the main national TV network in Croatia — about the release of our latest app: Medjugorje – Messages from Mary Queen of Peace.
RIM vs. Android vs. iPhone: Q3/2010 sales, market share, desirability percentages emerge from recent studies by comScore, Nielsen and Gartner
Nathan Becker from the Dow Jones Newswires reports that for the three-month period ended in October, Blackberry-maker RIM again had the biggest market share at 35.8%, according to comScore Inc. But that was down 3.5 percentage points from the prior three-month period. Meanwhile, Apple’s iPhone operating system remained at No. 2, gaining 0.8 point to… →
Learn & Improve your Vocabulary in 5 Languages with Letter Blocks 3D on your iPhone, iPod and iPad
A great update to our word game was released yesterday. The new Letter Blocks 3D is faster and got optimized to run great even on older devices. Be sure to check out our FREE Christmas edition as well! Letter Blocks is an educational game series that is fun and enjoyable for all the family: an… →
How to make an iPhone/iPad app promo video
iPhone app marketing is the final frontier today: you have done a great app or game and you release it, is it enough to sell? Unless your app is unique in its kind, which gets harder to achieve every day, that is not enough. One of the key press and marketing materials you should consider… →
iOS 4 adoption rate: how many iPhones are running iOS 4 vs OS 3? Numbers and percentages exposed!
On July 22nd Chitika advertising network published a report revealing that Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 4, was already accounting for 50% of all iPhone web traffic only one month after being officially released. But what’s the status today?
Top 10 Most Popular iPhone Word Games
According to 148Apps, “the word game genre suffers from a deluge of clones, and like all of the App Store, finding the best apps can be hard”. That’s why they built a top 6 at the end of last year to recommend the best apps that existed back then. That’s why when we decided to… →