Tag Archives: iPad

Touch (-ing) a Roku and a Book

I received an iPod Touch for Christmas and so with wife’s iPad I have both form factors available.  Though both are “retina” I think so I might need to find an older iPhone or touch to make sure. Also got … Continue reading

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the future without Apple

On July 26th, the Librarian of the Library of Congress allowed that jailbreaking is not an infringement of the DMCA. Here is the press release: Librarian of Congress Announces DMCA Section 1201 Rules for Exemptions Regarding Circumvention of Access-Control Technologies … Continue reading

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rotating

To get the HelloWorld to autorotate is just too simple.  Update the xxxxViewController.m and uncomment the shouldAutorotateToInterfaceOrientation method, and have it return a YES value. // Override to allow orientations other than the default portrait orientation. – (BOOL)shouldAutorotateToInterfaceOrientation:(UIInterfaceOrientation)interfaceOrientation { // … Continue reading

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Nr. 1 simulating iPhone

Found the answer to my simulator question, how to get Xcode to launch the simulator in iPhone mode instead of iPad mode for a universal app. See here. Build your application for the Simulator 3.2 SDK. Just build (⌘B) it, … Continue reading

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Nr. 1

Write your first iPod app: article Hello You? Being me, I had to do a little extra just to stress myself.  I made HelloWorld a “universal” app–which means it should work on the iPhone (and iPod Touch) as well as … Continue reading

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Background music streaming

See this post on TiPb. An interesting discussion on whether an app such as Pandora might work on an iPad to provide background music. Hmm. I’m going to have to read about this background music API in iPhone OS 4 … Continue reading

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testing

I’m trying to come up with a list of restrictions in the iPad/iPhone environment. I’ll be working on that and keep track of them on a different page. In the meantime, one that is annoying me at the moment is … Continue reading

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Muti-Touching an iPad

Experiments show the iPad supports eleven simultaneous gestures (multi-touch).  Very cool. [amazonify]::omakase::120:240[/amazonify]

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XCode

I had already installed the Mac OS X Developer Tools (a.k.a. XCode Tools) when I upgraded to Snow Leopard on my Mac Book Pro because I like to have current c compilers & such.  I never really used XCode, however, … Continue reading

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