Apple does a clean job of portraying iOS development as a fun, streamlined, and straightforward process. While this may be the case for experienced programmers and developers, the opposite seems to be the pervading opinion about iOS development for beginners. Five or so years back, when I was overly zealous and dangerously naïve about the […]
At the 2014 WWDC, Apple announced a new programming language called Swift. With inferred types, simple syntax, and an interactive editor (“playground”), it is easier to learn than its predecessor, Objective-C. Also, is offers performance enhancements over alternative languages. But will Swift have a drastic effect on the iOS and Mac application development process? The […]
Apple’s Genius Bar ad campaign made its debut during the Olympics last month, with the purpose of showing off Apple products and attracting consumers in need of tech support. The ads, which I will include below, consist of comical interactions between Apple Geniuses and clueless customers. Many critics are disgusted that Apple made customers appear […]
iTunes is a bloated and overly sophisticated piece of software on both PCs and iOS. Until now, it was the center of all media subscriptions and purchases on iOS. Apple understands that iTunes needs improvement, and they want to make media more readily available. Because of this, they have decided to take the first step towards […]
So you finally made the switch. The big upgrade. You’ve entered the new age of technology and embraced the wonder that is the smart phone. Well, I’m sure you’re quickly learning just how amazing they are. So amazing, in fact, that it’s hard to remember everything they can do. So, to that end, here’s a […]
At the WWDC last week, CEO Tim Cook announced that over 30 billion apps have been downloaded from the iOS app store since its conception in 2008. That’s 15 billion app downloads in less than a year. This shocking statistic is more comprehendible when you consider that over 400 million accounts from 120 countries have been created […]
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