Tag Archives: app

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…

Build your own clock app for iPhone [Code Tutorial]

Using time in an app is something many users want to do. For whatever reason you may have, using the current time can be a vital backbone to your application. If you have an app idea that needs to use the time, but don’t know where to start: here you go. Or if you want to just build a nice looking clock app to throw on your phone, here is a simple way to…

iTunes app for Android in the works according to sketchy rumor

According to a somewhat sketchy rumor that is making the round on the interwebs today, Apple is considering making an on-demand streaming service à la Spotify, but – here’s the kicker – it may also be considering an iTunes application for Android. Yes, you read that (and the title) correctly. From Billboard… Apple has opened exploratory talks with…

“Indie Game Showcase” section appears in App Store

Indie games seem to be all the rage recently (Flappy Bird, anyone?), and it seems that Apple is looking to help out Indie developers get a little more exposure on that App Store by creating a section called “Indie Game Showcase.” As you can see in the banner above, the section is available on the App Store via iOS, as well as inside of iTunes on a desktop…

Build your first iPhone app [Code Tutorial]

Building iPhone apps is something that almost everyone wants to be able to do these days. Something that is traditionally the “first” app that you write when learning a new programming language is known by many as a “Hello World!” application, or something along those lines. Well, if you are looking to get a start in programming for iOS, or have no…