Posts tagged "developers"

Indie Developers vs. Large Corporations

Indie, or independent, game developers are often recognized on the iOS platform. Many of them are in the process of releasing games or have already released games onto the App Store, and these games, with all honesty, seem to best games made by larger corporations. I’m not sure if it’s

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Key to Flawless Beta Testing – The Simplicity of TestFlight

You may be an iPhone newbie using the device only for calling and other typical things that you could do with any other phones, which would mean you’re probably not reading his article. Or, on the other hand, you could be an iPhone junkie, partaking in online discussions about cool

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iPhone Developers, Firemint (Flight Control, Real Racing 1 & 2) Acquire Infinite Interactive

This morning I received news via email that Firemint (Flight Control, Real Racing and Real Racing 2) have acquired Infinite Interactive. Both based in Australia, these teams have merged together into one in Firemint’s recently expanded offices. Founder of Infinite Dreams, Steve Fawkner will take on the product management role

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Opinion: Apple Poised for More Disruption – Apple Gaming Console Coming

Well, the WWDC 2010 keynote has come and gone with a number of rumors still unaddressed. While Steve Jobs unveiled a stunning new iPhone with a plethora of great capabilities, we did not witness the rumored pending announcement of a new Apple TV running iOS 4. Nonetheless, there are a number of reasons to believe a next generation home entertainment device is coming with the intention to dominate the living room. Not only will the next iTV, or whatever it might be named, give the current pathetic lineup of cable company DVRs a taste of Apple innovation, but will also expand Apple's disruption of the gaming industry from mobile devices to the console.

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Apple’s Hobby Device About to Get Serious

Unexpected rumors popped up today regarding Apple's long lost product, the Apple TV. Some of you might be screaming at us right now, "Why are you telling me about the Apple TV? This is supposed to be a site about iPhones!" But the rumor involves the OS... namely that the Apple TV might be getting the iPhone OS, complete with the ability to run apps.

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Apple Releases iTunes 9.0.2 Update, Adds Dark Background for Grid View

On Thursday, Apple released iTunes 9.0.2, the latest version of its media player and software hub for devices such as the iPhone and iPod touch. The new version, a 92.8 megabyte download, adds support for Apple TV software version 3.0, adds an option for a dark background for Grid View, and improves support for accessibility.

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Apple Receives Permission to Drop Subscription-Based Accounting For iPhone Revenues

It's not the most exciting thing in the world, but it's relevant. Per Macworld, Apple has received permission by the Financial Accounting Standards Board to move beyond previous accounting regulations which required Apple to recognize revenue from the iPhone and Apple TV over the length of their two-year product lifetimes, since the company had promised to roll out new features via software updates. The new rules allow Apple to adjust the percentage realized at sale to a more accurate level. The change could also mean an end to charges for iPod touch software updates.

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Remote App Adds Gesture Controls To Apple TV

Apple released an update for the Apple TV and Apple Remote App recently that allows you navigate your Apple TV using gesture controls on the iPhone or iPod touch. While using the gestures, the screen turns into a blank sort of track pad for the device, taking in the gestures. Screenshots after the break.

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Enter Text On Apple TV With Your iPhone

Here's a tip for you Apple TV owners. Navigating the Apple TV is usually pretty easy, but trying to enter text to do something like search YouTube from your TV using that tiny little Apple remote is a major pain. Fortunately they built a feature into their Remote app for the iPhone that solves this problem.

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