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iTV: Why I want to see a REAL Apple TV.

Apple Inc is a company that has innovated and revolutionized multiple markets with a surprisingly short list of products. Apple made the iPod, the wildly successful MP3 music player, that subsequently changed the way we access a lot of our entertainment with iTunes. They've created the iPhone, which has revolutionized the smartphone market. They created their infamous App Store, which many of us are truly thankful for. Steve Jobs…


Added by Nathan Wallace on June 29, 2011 at 9:41pm — 6 Comments

Next: Apple Sets Dress Code for iPhone Developers

John Wang just sent me the new App Store Review Guidelines published by Apple. I nearly choked on my coffee when I read through these gems:

Excerpt from the intro: We will reject Apps for any content or behavior that we believe is over the line. What line, you ask? Well, as a Supreme Court Justice once said, "I'll know it when I see it".
Translation: If you don't comply with our undocumented…

Added by Daniel Leuck on September 10, 2010 at 5:30pm — 10 Comments

Developed here in lovely Hawaii, NanoMechs the online multiplayer iPhone game just got updated.

NanoMechs the online multiplayer shooter for the iPhone now has Control Pads.…

Added by Arin Cranley on May 27, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

Ikayzo & Oceanit Release Revolutionary iPhone App for Estimating the Cost of iPhone Apps

As part of a new joint venture called Ikayzo-it, Ikayzo and Oceanit have released an iPhone App dubbed iMuch? that provides iPhone development estimates based on three basic questions:

  1. Category

  2. One sentence description

  3. Desired release date

For example, the entries "Game", "A game where dragons fight ninjas", and "April 7, 2010" produces an estimate of $16,421.18. "The App is… Continue

Added by Daniel Leuck on March 31, 2010 at 8:30pm — 6 Comments


It's been a rough semester (I had to pull 4 all nighters this week), but we have finally finished a prototype of our game for my school's Demo Day presentation!

The game is called Poggle, and it's for the iPhone/iPod Touch. It's a difficult game to describe. In some ways, it's like a real-time "Rock Paper Scissor" game. The best feature (and one of the more complicated) is that it can… Continue

Added by Sherwin Gao on December 16, 2009 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

NanoMechs - New Versions!

New version submitted to the App Store and have been in review for many days now. That means that it's coming soon!

Version 1.1 fixes the bug that would not allow NanoMechs run on iDevices earlier than 3.0!

Version 1.2 is about ready to be submitted. It includes online leader boards (thanks to AGON) and it also includes a flakcannon style of weapon!

Added by Arin Cranley on August 11, 2009 at 2:43pm — No Comments

NanoMechs - The New Multiplayer iPhone Game, is now available on the Appstore ($.99)

NanoMechs is a high speed, multiplayer shooter for the iPhone. NanoMechs features awesome real-time multiplayer action over WI-FI. Gameplay can be compared to popular 1st person shooters, except in 2D with gorgeous graphics!!

Go check it out (and buy it)! If you happen to buy it ($.99) please give it a decent rating, the ratings are huge when it comes to the success of the… Continue

Added by Arin Cranley on August 5, 2009 at 4:30am — No Comments

NanoMechs - The New Multiplayer iPhone Game

NanoMechs is a high speed, multiplayer shooter for the iPhone. Awesome real-time multiplayer action over WI-FI, with gorgeous graphics. Gameplay can be compared to popular 1st person shooters, except in 2D!!

You can can watch the video… Continue

Added by Arin Cranley on July 24, 2009 at 2:00am — 6 Comments

Developing and Publishing an iPhone App

As some of you may know, my friend and I have published our first iPhone game Fireworks Fun a few days ago. Although that wasn't my first iPhone app, I still learned a great deal from it. The iPhone SDK is extremely large and there just doesn't seem to be enough time to learn everything and develop at the same time!

The bad (or good) thing is, developing for the iPhone is much more than just mastering the SDK; there are so many other aspects to iPhone development. I… Continue

Added by Sherwin Gao on July 6, 2009 at 4:09pm — 2 Comments

User Experience - Interrupted

Apple recently announced the much anticipated iPhone3G S, along with the new 3.0 platform. As usual, Apple has done a stellar job of hyping the release, providing the 3.0 SDK (Software Development Kit) to their huge following of app developers in advance, encouraging them to take advantage of the new capabilities such as copy/paste, voice dialing, compass positioning, video support with editing, and, of course,… Continue

Added by Mimi Knowles on June 23, 2009 at 6:05am — 1 Comment

iPhone for Everyone in Japan

One of Japan's largest cellphone carriers, Softbank Mobile just announced a new iPhone campaign called 'iPhone for Everyone'. With this new offer valid until late May, you can get an 8gb iPhone for free (yup, 0 yen) or a 16gb iPhone for about $100 with a 2 year contract.

The iPhone was released in Japan in July of 2008 and although it generated a ton of buzz, shortly after its release I started reading about… Continue

Added by Scott Murphy on February 25, 2009 at 9:30pm — 5 Comments

3G iPhone Nice, But Still Missing Key Features

This week the blog featured several good iPhone 3G posts. Finally the wait it over. The most important improvements are 3G network support, GPS, support for third party apps, Exchange push support and a significant price cut. These are all great, but I can't believe we still don't have basic features like cut, copy and paste. I wonder if this is because they haven't figured out how to reconcile text selection with the fact that click and drag gestures… Continue

Added by Daniel Leuck on June 9, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

iPhone in Japan!

Yesterday Softbank Mobile announced that they will start iPhone service in Japan this year. With 18 million customers, Softbank is the third largest carrier in the country after Docomo and KDDI. The Japanese iPhone will be the 3G (WCMDA) version. A lot of people speculated that Docomo would be the carrier for iPhone, but Docomo simply thought Apple was asking for too much in the revenue share agreement. Apple has been playing Docomo and Softbank off… Continue

Added by Mika Leuck on June 4, 2008 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

iPhone in Japan, Thailand and Madagascar

Salama Folks! We are just back from a long trip that took us to Thailand, Madagascar, Maritius and Japan. Although it was an amazing trip and I would love to post here about all our great experiences, I don't want to get too far off topic. If you are interested in pics and stories please check out our Makinet ning site.

It was interesting to note the level of iPhone adoption in each country. I met two people with iPhones in Antananarivo,… Continue

Added by Daniel Leuck on March 21, 2008 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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