The car of the future is shared and driven by software

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There are many visions on where mobility is going and how transportation will evolve. Which will prevail? Where will the disruption occur? I suspect the car I drive now, will be the last one I

Hey Siri, how do I start a conversation with someone with a disability?

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We all love Siri’s little witty quips, but I recently read a heartwarming article over on Mashable that reflects the power of technology to change lives in ways that most of us would never appreciate. I won’t spoil

CES 2017: Health and Accessibility

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This year’s CES certainly lived up to the Las Vegas expo’s reputation as the place to see what’s next in tech, showcasing innovations that will set the tone for the rest of the year and beyond. The

7 Tips From Apple’s iOS Human Interface Guidelines

Thoughts By 3 years ago

With Apple’s iOS Human Interface Guidelines now available on the iBook Store, here some important tips to keep in mind when designing an app.

WWDC 2014 Predictions

News | Thoughts By 3 years ago

WWDC is just one week away. I am attending this year and wanted to give my thoughts on what I predict will be announced. If you saw the WWDC app for this year, it has

A new mailbox?

Thoughts By 3 years ago

Using an alternative mail client on my Mac was not an easy decision. It feels in a lot of ways like a betrayal, a slap in the face of habit and tradition. In fact, besides

Learn a new language from your smartphone (for free!)

Reviews | Thoughts By 3 years ago

Learning a second language doesn’t have to be an expensive dedication of effort, patience and time. In fact, it doesn’t have to cost you anything at all! There are now a number of exceptional free

The iPhone Contradicition

Thoughts By 3 years ago

I don’t think anyone I have spoken to has been blown away by the new iPhones. In fact, the general reaction has been no reaction, an acceptance that both the 5s and 5c are minor

The Data and Context Problem

Reviews | Thoughts By 3 years ago

You measure your steps, your heart rate, your sleep, your weight. You monitor what you eat and what you drink. You feel naked without your body tracker, anxious without your smart scale and inefficient without

Pokerstars removed from Australian App Store – what a joke

News | Thoughts By 4 years ago

My frustration with the government, Apple and Pokerstars.

Using CoreImage filters

Guides | Tutorial By 4 years ago

CoreImage has some pretty neat APIs. A lot of them aren’t very well known. I’m going to show off how easy it is to use the image filters, which can be used to add effects to an image.

Using Private iOS APIs

Guides | Tutorial By 4 years ago

For the most part iOS will let you code anything you want, however occasionally you will find the need to do something out of the ordinary, or reuse an existing class. Trying to do this with public APIs can be a headache, and often requires tons of code. You may heave heard of private APIs, and also may have heard about how apps get rejected from the AppStore for using them. This is often true, but if you know how to safely and properly use private APIs then you can harness their power.