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MCX ends CurrentC beta test, future plans postponed

On June 28th, The Merchant Consortium Exchange, or MCX, will be postponing all future releases of CurrentC and will be ending its beta testing stages (via The Consumerist). After the 28th, all accounts will be shut down and no transactions will be made. “We will be concluding our beta test and postponing further releases of CurrentC on June 28,…

Apple Events app for tvOS now available, ahead of event on Monday

With previous generation Apple TV’s, there were no such thing as an App Store. Which meant Apple could automatically pop an Apple Events channel on your Apple TV. Now, with the fourth-generation Apple TV, Apple has now released their Apple Events app for tvOS ahead of the keynote on Monday. This app allows users to tune in to the live stream on Monday…

Apple inviting third-party developers to test apps on Apple Watch

Apple has begun inviting iOS app developers to participate in WatchKit labs at its Sunnyvale, CA campus. Running from March 16th until April 30th, the labs will allow app devs to test out their Apple Watch apps, notifications and Glances on Apple Watch hardware in order to make sure things are in ship-shape before the device hits retail store shelves and…

Google launches official Analytics app for iPhone

Google is known for making a lot of apps, but recently that the company has been churning out updates – and even new apps – faster than ever for its iOS users. YouTube Creator Studio and AdWords Express are two of the new apps, with that list growing by one today as Analytics has launched not he App Store. For those that don’t know what Google Analytics…

From Xcode to App Store – the making of Desk Clock for iOS

  Check out Desk Clock on the App Store here: Desk Clock. As some of you may know from either following my Twitter account (or my personal one) or if you are someone that just happens to know me, you know that over the past few months I’ve been hard at work on a new application for iPhone and iPad named Desk Clock. After discussing with…

Build your own WWDC Countdown app for iPhone [Code Tutorial]

WWDC dates have been announced, and you’ve seen some opinions on what may be shown there. What about a countdown? Every time Apple announces a new event date, I fire up Xcode, open my ol’ stock Countdown project code, and drop in some new images as well as the updated date and put it on my phone. I love keeping a little countdown on how long until Apple’s…

Change your app UI based on UISwitch state [Code Tutorial]

Note: This week’s tutorial is based on the last tutorial, “Build your own clock app for iPhone.” You can either do that tutorial first, or download the code from that tutorial here: TiP_Clock. Last week I showed you how to build a custom clock, so today we are going to build on that. For an app you may be working on (or wanting to start working on), you…

Top 5 Sports News Apps

Being a huge sports fan, I find iOS to be a fantastic tool for gathering sports information, be it scores, news and more. With that in mind, there are some great sports apps out there that cover a very wide range of sport, and I’ve brought together five of my favourite! ESPN SportsCenter – Free ESPN offers a fantastic interface, with a great range of…