Easy Android side-loading using OS X & Terminal

If you’ve been looking for a super easy way to side load your app on to your Android device, or multiple devices for testing or just for fun – well hold on to your butts – this is super easy on a Mac. Open a terminal window and go to the platform-tools folder within the … Read more

Big brands go mobile – even if they don’t know why

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The list of brands out there with an app has a lot of girth to it, and is growing faster than a snotty little girl who just ate the 3 course dinner piece of gum. Unfortunately, not all of them are doing something unique, usable, or even all that interesting, and ends up being another … Read more

Recording, editing and optimizing audio for iPhone development

It’s no secret that I have another iPhone app in the works, and that it will be available soon. Although, I have been reluctant to give out a lot of detail simply because, well, I’m a bit paranoid. I will say that it involves Brent and I recording audio for playback in the app, and … Read more

FIB-U-LATOR iPhone app ready for sale

After what seemed to be an eternity of waiting, developing, waiting, mucking around with settings, more developing, and yet more waiting – my iPhone app FIB-U-LATOR has been listed as Ready for Sale, and is awaiting propagation into the App Store. w00t! w00t! I’ve been working on this app for several months in my spare … Read more

Finally submitted app to iTunes for review

The last week has been the ultimate test of my development patience and intestinal fortitude (yyeeaaahhhh!!!). I’ve have spent probably around 12 to 15 hours creating, deleting, downloading, and veraciously swearing at certificates, provisioning profiles, and xcode trying to work the Apple Voodoo to get my app to be able to be signed, then accepted … Read more

iPhone frustrations | dev problems and general WTF?

I am going to preface all of this by saying I love my iPhone. I do, it’s awesome. That being said, there are few things that really make me wonder just WTF they were thinking. On top of my WTF list is the process involved in retrieving images sent to my phone from other mobile devices. I … Read more

iPhone app development: Fade in a label with randomly placed text

With the latest app I am working on I am populating a label with text after a button click (ooohh so exciting), and rather than have it just plop in, I wanted the text to fade in and fade out. Well I haven’t gotten it to fade out first, then fade back in after the … Read more