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What else is coming in Spring

March 5, 2010 // 0 Comments

March can be a difficult month because it is no longer Winter, but Spring is not yet here. We use it as a “transition month” where we look at gear which [...]

iPad Human Interface Guidlines

March 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

Dramatic changes in user interface design has happened only a few times in personal computing history. The most notable one was when the interface went from the command [...]

Porsche 918 Spyder

March 3, 2010 // 1 Comment

The end of the month is the annual International Auto Show in NYC, which the RainyDayGarage folks last attended in 2006. They skipped the show in recent years because the [...]

iPad Photo App Simulation

March 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

The updates to the iPhone SDK are coming faster now that Apple is gettting closer to the iPad release date. Version Beta3 came out a few days ago. As expected, it contained [...]

Darwin 3.0

March 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

One  of our monthly readings is a magazine call The Scientist. We read it because it is a way for us to keep up with what’s happening in the life sciences without [...]

iPad SDK Beta2: Safari support

February 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

The  first version of the iPhone SDK (v3.2 beta1) that supported the upcoming iPad was pretty barebones. It had a simulator for the iPad, but that was basically it. It had [...]

Time Trak FirstLook

February 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

A  while back a reader told us about an interesting timepiece which had a minimalist design and used a steel ball as a the time indicator. The reader had only seen it [...]

HeadFirst iPhone Development: Chapter 3

February 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

Today  we signed up for a test account on Twitter so we could test out the code for sending the tweets from the InstaTwit app to Twitter.com. Everything worked like a charm [...]

HeadFirst iPhone Development: Chapter 3

February 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

Memory  management was a hot topic in computer science…20 years ago. The need to understand this area was made less important because most of today’s [...]

iPad Virtual Keyboard

February 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Apple  supplied a sample for the iPhone 3.2 SDK called “Keyboard accessory.” Its goal is to demonstrate to developers how to use a keyboard accessory view. We [...]
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