Archive for the ‘iPhone’ Category

Windows Server 2012 and iTunes oddities….

Monday, November 5th, 2012

All my music is stored on a Raid/1 volume and my upgrade to Server 2012 has been not entirely smooth in this instance.

I’m partly an Apple junkie, so have an iPhone and an iPad so iTunes is important to me (I know its not the best piece of software in the world but I like it). Disappointment started with this when I first loaded up iTunes, an application error containing this:

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Unity iOS Game Development framework free until Apr 8th

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

My friends at work have created some great apps with this framework for their phones and pads. I’ve wanted to get in there and give it a go, but the cost kept me away. Until now 😉

Unity3D site

iPhone to wifi iPad iMessaging….

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

My son has been off school today and I lent him my iPad thinking I’ll be able to stay in touch with him using iMessage. Just to clarify, both my wifi iPad2 and my iPhone are registered to the same account.

First couple of messages got backwards and forwards, but after that silence. And when I got home I could see that he had messages me back but they hadn’t got through. So what was going on? Doing some testing I noticed that sending messages to my email contact usually ended up in a “not delivered” error and some would get through, but it’s not reliable enough.

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Free Apple developer books….

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Just spotted this out there on the net, you can get all of these as PDFs, but Apple have but them in the native iBook format for free. The titles are:

Cocoa Fundamentals Guide
The Objective-C Programming Language
IOS Application Programming Guide
Object Orientated Programming with Objective-C
IOS Technology Overview
IOS Human Interface Guidelines

Little bit of light reading there.