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iPhone dev status: denied….for now?

iPhone dev status: denied….for now?

| March 15, 2008 | 2 Comments

Dear Registered iPhone Developer, Thank you for expressing interest in the iPhone Developer Program. We have received your enrollment request. As this time, the iPhone Developer Program is available to a limited number of developers and we plan to expand during the beta period. We will contact you again regarding your enrollment status at the […]

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Am iWasting my time writing iPhone apps?

Am iWasting my time writing iPhone apps?

| March 13, 2008 | 10 Comments

A week ago, Apple introduced the iPhone SDK to us mere mortals. It was a wonderful gesture by Apple to allow us to write apps for one of the best phones ever made. However, the SDK’s limitations and other issues are killing my enthusiasm for developing for it. The $99 entry fee doesn’t bother me. […]

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For love of Entourage

For love of Entourage

| January 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

I love Entourage. For those of you that don’t know what it is, it’s the Mac version of Outlook. I love the app to death, and I’ve used it for years. The problem is that it’s starting to show its age, even though it’s been rock solid for me, even when using the old PPC […]

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Sorry, you can’t watch that in HD

Sorry, you can’t watch that in HD

| January 16, 2008 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, Apple announced that it will have HD movies for rent. What they didn’t tell you directly was that you needed an Apple TV in order to watch the HD rentals. They made it sound like you could watch the HD rentals on your computer through iTunes, but that’s not the case. Buried deep in […]

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Leopard file sharing warning

Leopard file sharing warning

| October 30, 2007 | 0 Comments

There are times when I need to access files from home. With Leopard’s new Back to my Mac, I’m finally able to do screen sharing and file sharing. However, there are security concerns I have with it. By default, the first sharable folder is your public folder. Apple then adds three entries into the list […]

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Leopard, Day Four

Leopard, Day Four

| October 29, 2007 | 3 Comments

I haven’t posted a lot in the last few days about Leopard since I’ve had a rather busy weekend at home. Here’s a recap: Windows I used BootCamp to install Windows on a dedicated 120GB Maxtor hard drive. Installation went well, except that it takes a long time for my Mac Pro to think about […]

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Leopard installation

Leopard installation

| October 27, 2007 | 3 Comments

Today’s the day Apple’s new operating system, codenamed “Leopard” is released. I’m not going to go into the gory details of the installation since I’m sure I won’t be writing about anything anyone’s not seen. Instead, I’ll be writing about what I find, things that maybe some people won’t know about. I’m installing Leopard on […]

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In honor of Leopard’s release

In honor of Leopard’s release

| October 25, 2007 | 2 Comments

In March 2001, Apple started posting little animated GIFs each day we were closer to the release of Mac OS X. In honor of Leopard being released tomorrow, I present to you, all the GIFs that were made. Enjoy.                       

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I got my ringtones back!

I got my ringtones back!

| October 18, 2007 | 1 Comment

Ambrosia Software released iToner 1.0.3 yesterday which allows you to put custom ringtones on your iPhone. Thank. God. My biggest gripe with this whole iPhone ringtones thing is that Apple forced you to buy ringtones through their iTunes Store for 99 cents on top of the cost of the song itself. I’m not making apologies […]

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Yes, Virginia, there will be an iPhone SDK

Yes, Virginia, there will be an iPhone SDK

| October 17, 2007 | 0 Comments

Wow. I thought for sure we’d never see the day when Apple opened up their iPhone to third party developers. And yet, I suppose the hackers and their trebuchets, lobbying flaming rocks at the cold walls of Apple have finally won. Yes, Virginia, there will be a true iPhone SDK. As a developer, I’m thrilled […]

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