Monthly Archives: March 2010

iPhone OS 4.0 to Bring Expose-like Multitasking?

iPhone OS 4.0 to Bring Expose-like Multitasking? Wednesday March 31, 2010 01:20 PM EST; Category: iPhoneWritten by Eric Slivka AppleInsider offers some details on multitasking in iPhone OS 4.0, which would allow users greater ability to run multiple apps at … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged | Leave a comment

iRiver Story firmware update 1.71

Ladies and gentlemen, I found (although in Chinese and I don’t really read Chinese) a firmware update for the iRiver Story, that updates the firmware to 1.71. This is significant since the official English iRiver Story only goes up to … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged | Leave a comment

iTunes updated to 9.1 in preparation for iPad

Your iTunes should notify you of an update which would update your central media application to be iPad compliant. One of the things noticeable, is the reference to iBooks and iPad throughout the settings screen. The screenshot below shows the Books … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Getting your novel on the iPad for free |

by Tom Kaneshige, CIO Authors with writer’s block, listen up: With the iPad poised to bring e-books into the main, along with e-book publishing services like Smashwords inking deals with Apple to get your work in the iBookstore, you’re now … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged | Leave a comment

Why i still think the iRiver Story is better than the Kindle

For all of you who haven’t heard of it before, the iRiver Story is another of those eBook readers, similar to the Kindle and Sony Reader, but unlike the Kindle, this baby allows you to read PDFs, ePubs, image files and Office … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged | Leave a comment

Amazon Kindle on the iPad

Amazon has announced that it is readying itself to have it’s Kindle App on Tablet PCs (netbooks) including the iPad, which will be a continuation of it’s presence on the iPhone.  Utilising WhisperSync you will of course be able to make use of reading … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , | Leave a comment

How To Do Amazingly Simple Searches With NSArray & NSPredicate

Cocoa-Touch ships with an super-useful class that will help you search through your lists of objects just like they were coming from a database. The class is called NSPredicate which also works with Core Data. This is very powerful stuff, … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged | Leave a comment