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My New Favorite iTunes App Review

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

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It’s reviews like this that highlight the many rewards of iPhone app development.  We sure don’t do it for the money.

Some iTunes Connect Mysteries

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

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I’ve been wondering about iTunes Connect recently.  Some parts of the app submission process really puzzle me.

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.

“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.

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.

Considering the Mythical “iTouch Tablet”

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

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The network noise is all aTwitter with talk about the new 10 inch tablet format device from Apple.  While we still don’t have any real confirmation that such a thing is in the works, some of the rumors seem pretty compelling.  I wonder what it will mean for us poor developers.

Wishing Mr. Jobs A Complete and Speedy Recovery

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

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According to the WSJ, Mr. Jobs underwent a liver transplant procedure a couple of months ago.  I sincerely wish him a quick recovery and a full return to health.

if (palm + sprint == marketingGenius)

Monday, June 1st, 2009

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I’ve been watching the ramp up to the launch of the Palm Pre with great interest, but I’m pretty puzzled by some of the recent developments and disclosures.

Who Will Be King of the Mobile OS?

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

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For anyone attempting to build a company around delivering software for mobile platforms, this really is one of the defining questions.  Will phones go the way of the PC, or will we continue as warring feudal estates?

Will Netbooks Drive Mobile Broadband Demand?

Monday, May 25th, 2009

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EETimes Asia asserts that wide spread adoption of netbook form factor computing will be a key driver for mobile broadband.