Apple’s tent poles for iPhone OS 4 looked somewhat aimed at getting back markets in which 3rd parties have been filling the role so far: one of these is iAds. The dominating platform for mobile ads is currently AdMob, which provides a complete platform for advertising on mobile devices through web sites and mobile apps… →
With over 50,000 gaming titles on the App Store, Apple said it will be forming a social gaming network with features to invite friends, set up matchmaking for multiplayer games, support for leaderboards, and for tracking in game achievements. The feature set is now pretty much standard in the existing social gaming networks such as… →
More then a single major feature, Apple introduced a bundle of features aimed to the enterprise, which are…
Steve Jobs announced iPad’s iBooks will be available on all iPhone OS devices. The iBooks application will work on both iPhone and iPod touch, and all books and page placements will be synced wirelessly across a user’s devices. As with the iPad, Apple will be bundling in a free “Winnie the Pooh” book.
The new Mail app features a Unified Inbox that lets users view all of their mail accounts in one inbox just like Mail.app in Mac OS X, it also offers fast inbox switching, an option to organize messages by thread, and the ability to open attachments with an 3rd party app. iPad debuted this ability,… →
Folders in Apple’s iPhone OS 4 will allow to group apps in the Home Screen pages. Creating a folder is as simple as dragging apps on top of each other to group them.
Apple’s Senior Vice President of iPhone software Scott Forstall explained how the company was able to add multitasking while preserving battery life and avoiding major slow downs: iPhone 4 will add seven different multitasking services APIs for developers, each tuned to solve different multitasking scenarios.
Steve made it again. As Microsoft is going to “copy” Apple’s iPhone banning multitasking for 3rd parties apps, the “most advanced mobile OS in the world” makes another leap forward adding a multitasking implementation that provides a “multitasking experience” to users while preserving battery life. The new release adds 7 services for developers that allow… →
It is just a matter of hours now to know the truth on iPad or iSlate devices, whatever the name will be… and I’ll be here updating you for sure. In the meantime, Peter Farago, VP of of Marketing at Flurry, noted that his company believes the devices running iPhone OS 3.2 are Apple tablets… →
iPhone 3.1 Beta 3 is now accessible to those with an existing developer account. Apple also released a new iPhone SDK for OS 3.1. iPhone OS 3.1 adds Bluetooth and video features. Users can now invoke Voice Control using a Bluetooth headset rather than a wired headset or the built-in microphone. When editing video clips, users can… →
The first beta for iPhone OS 3.1 and a matching SDK were seeded to developers on Tuesday night, with around a dozen new extensions for the OpenGL ES graphics library that developers can use to improve graphics exclusively on the iPhone 3GS. Among the new features the ability to select video recording quality and a… →
I have a few suggestions for developers using bleeding edge systems on iPhone. 1. The OS will expire. Be sure you update to the latest available system before you, say, go out of town to Railsconf. We’ve been warned you don’t use OS3 on a production phone, but that’s easy advice to ignore when things… →
After upgrading to iPhone SDK 3.0 beta3, I found all my Xcode projects only had two build options remaining: iPhone OS 3 Device and iPhone OS 3 Simulator. I still need to build for multiple systems to test all the custom iPhone development we do at Surgeworks, but I also need iPhone OS 3.0 so… →
iPhone os 3.0 sdk improves connectivity like bluetooth and usb