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Upgrades from Lite Version are #1 Driver of iPhone App Purchases

Friday, August 28th, 2009

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The July metrics report from AdMob includes some really interesting bits.  Even if you don’t completely trust their methodology, you should at least take a look at their results.

Blogs That I Follow

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

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A new iPhone app developer recently asked me which blogs I follow to try to keep up with the “industry.”  Here’s the list, along with some comments on why I stick with these.

Creating Sprites:  SketchUp vs. Blender

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

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I don’t question Blender’s dominance for creating 3D models, but SketchUp might be good enough for creating 3D scenes that can be rendered to 2D images.

iPhone App Marketing Series:  Scoreloop and Social Gaming

Friday, August 21st, 2009

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With all of our hard work on iPuck, who would have guessed that the single most effective bit of development and marketing would be integration with the excellent Scoreloop network?

“unexpected additional time for review” – Hunh?

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

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Now that we have several App Store submissions under our belt, I thought that we had encountered pretty much the whole gamut of experiences, with the exception of the dreaded “unexpected additional time for review” message.  I guess that I can check that one off as well.

What Fonts are on my iPhone?

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

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This is really easy to answer, but I keep seeing the question on various forums.  I’ve needed to refer to the list several times recently for some UI work, and I got tired of searching for the list every time that I needed it, so…

Through the Looking Glass and into the iPhone App Store

Friday, August 7th, 2009

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Perhaps it’s just growing pains, but the policies and processes at the App Store seem to have gone from quaintly frustrating to disruptively bizarre.

iPuck on the Scoreloop Site

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

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We’re very excited about the dimensions that Scoreloop adds to iPuck.  I’m so jacked up that I couldn’t resist sharing this.

Scoreloop Enabled iPuck v1.2 Now on the App Store

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

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With its v1.2 release, iPuck fully integrates the Scoreloop game network functionality.  This dramatically increases the excitement and challenge for iPuck players by allowing them to compare scores, issue challenges and participate in the Scoreloop community.  iPuck v1.2 is available for immediate download on Apple’s iPhone App Store.

iPunt Video: iPhone App Review

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

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Once again, thanks to “touchthemapples” for another nice video review.  This time he covers iPunt as part of an “App Pack.”