My company has just launched an iPhone app which finds pictures for your address-book contacts. This brings the benefits of my popular OS X Address Book plugin to those who don’t have a Mac. For the impatient, it’s available now in the iTunes store.
Announcing that source code for the Gravatars for OS X Address Book plugin is now available. [...]
I’ve been battling a PDF-generation problem on iOS for the last couple of days: PDFs generated on iPhone or iPad using the Quartz PDFContext Apple supply cause an error to pop up and then don’t look right in Adobe Reader. I had presumed it to be a problem in my code, but have now found [...]
My business iPad arrived last Thursday, and I spent the first few days absorbing the feel of the built-in apps and thinking about how to alter my existing iPhone apps so that they fit in with the iPad idioms.
Phil has updated the OS X Address Book plugin for Gravatars to handle mixed-case email addresses. [...]
…so I may as well join in, and post an opinion of the iPad before I’ve seen or touched it.
My preceding post documents my problems buying a MacBook Pro from the online Apple Store UK. I find it rather confusing that this was allowed to happen.
For the impatient, Bish (a chap at work), has helpfully provided the following edited form of the saga:
“So basically: you ordered a MacBook Pro from Apple, and they’re going to deliver it.”
The rest of you can read on.
I promised to write about some bugs in Apple’s iPhone security sample application. The ones I noticed are in this file, in the routine getHashBytes:.
Apple’s OS X, which I use for most things at home, has a cool feature on its ‘dashboard’ which allows a webpage or fragment thereof to be displayed as a ‘widget’. Ubuntu comes with a similar ‘dashboard’ thing; Compiz fusion knows it as ‘Widget Later’. I was unable to find a web-viewing widget installed with [...]