Rough Times As An App Developer

I am an the epitome of an indie app developer: I’m a married middle-aged guy with a family and a full time job, but I enjoy building apps on the side and have enjoyed a small degree of success. ¬†And while I enjoy the challenge and thrill of making something¬†that...

How To Fix an iPod with the Sad iPod Icon

A few years ago I was working on some menial app development projects and I desperately need the twin drugs of an Internet connection and a charged mp3 player filled with groovy tunes just to make it through the weekends without bludgeoning myself to death with a...

2014 Resolutions

We’re half way through February now so I figured it would be a good time to quickly write out my 2014 Resolutions because – hey, better late than never. They really aren’t “new year” resolutions at this point, but I have been working on...

8 Sneaky Examples of Skeuomorphism in iOS 7

By now most iPhone and iPad users have updated to the new iOS 7 and have been shocked, dismayed or just mildly surprised to find that the overall visual themes that were so familiar are now, mostly, gone from user-interface. There are brighter colors and more...