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iOS 6 Review: Apple fights for the User

September 19, 2012 | 1 By now everyone in the cosmos has updated their iDevice to iOS6, and many have weighed in, barely three hours into the update fray. Iʼve updated and have been messing around with it for the past hour, and letʼs cut down to brass tacks: no matter what you think of iOS or iPhone, Appleʼs newest mobile software update is all about the user, and unless youʼre still living under a rock with the original iPhone, you can take advantage of all or most of the digital features of the iPhone 5, right Read more [...]

J2ObjC: A Java to iOS Objective-C translator

September 14, 2012 | We are proud to announce the open source release of J2ObjC, a Google-authored translator that converts Java source code into Objective-C source for iPhone/iPad applications. J2ObjC enables Java code to be part of an iOS application’s build, as no editing of the generated files is necessary. The goal is to write an application’s non-UI code (such as data access, or application logic) in Java, which can then be shared by Android apps, web apps (using GWT), and iOS. J2ObjC is not a Java Read more [...]

HTML5 – Coming Soon

June 22, 2012 | It may be a several decades before HTML5 is 100% complete and recognised as a W3C Recommendation, but the working draft is here now. Compatible with a *few* browsers out there already and as browsers are updated, they will provide more and more support for HTML5. In this HTML5 reference article you will see how HTML has become more semantic orientated than ever. The HTML tags will indicate exactly what the containing content is. You will get an idea of what HTML5 has brought to the table Read more [...]

WWDC 2012 Recap

June 12, 2012 | 4 WWDC 2012 The event has finally begun at the WWDC and Apple has announced plenty of products and improvements that are scheduled to be released over the next several months. Held annually, the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference or WWDC 2012 is the primary showcase for new Apple products for their MacBook, OS X and iOS line that are to be rolled out over the rest of the year. For MacBooks, the emphasis is on the new Retina displays that promise more sharpness and display support for their Read more [...]

WWDC 2012 Full Coverage

June 12, 2012 | 3 The WWDC has come and gone as of today. For the last several weeks, people and websites alike have thrown around endless rumors as to what Apple would announce as part of their keynote speech. While several people waited in bated breath for Tim Cook, CEO of Apple to announce a new iPhone, it was highly speculated that it wouldn’t happen, and it surely didn’t. However, Apple was loaded with exciting new announcements for everything outside of the iPhone, and they definitely didn’t disappoint Read more [...]

Live WWDC 2012 Coverage Recap

June 11, 2012 | WWDC 2012 - Keynote (06/11/2012) Monday June 11, 2012 11:34 geeksunion: We are starting live coverage of the 2012 Apple WWDC now [via Twitter] 11:45 @GeeksUnion: Just 15 minutes to go. 11:46 macrumorslive: Press and attendees are being seated in the keynote hall. Keynote begins in 15 minutes. [via Twitter] 11:52 @GeeksUnion: AAPL Read more [...]

Countdown to WWDC 2012

June 11, 2012 | 1 With the WWDC 2012 right around the corner, everyone has go their eyes and ears locked onto Apple and what they’ll be announcing for the lates iOS platforms, as well as the iCloud. Additionally, while the iPhone 5 has been at the forefront of the hardware obsessions, folks are dying to hear what they’ll have to say about their latest Macintosh models. Here’s a few things that we believe you should expect to hear about. New Macs The first thing that we’re excited to hear about is Read more [...]