The folks over at KillerStartups published a blurb about AppCraver.com extolling the virtues of sites that help users search through and discover new iPhone apps. KillerStartups is a user-driven community out to find "the next big thing" on the Internet — success stories like YouTube, Facebook and Kayak. And, we're so pleased to be recognized as [...]
Articles and Reviews by Barbara Holbrook
Barbara is a long-time Apple fan who enjoys trying out gadgets just because they're new and learning about all the neat things technology can do even if she doesn't need to do it. You can often find her at a coffeehouse with her boyfriend — just look for the couple with "his and hers" iPads.
AppCraver heard from Jason Crawforth, the developer behind the iMakeDecisions app. He talked with us about his experience developing an iPhone app. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Jason: My team started developing about six months ago. However, we've been developing in Objective C for quite a while. 2. What was [...]
PhoneView (formerly MegaPhone, formerly Phone Drive) is the simplest way we've tested so far to access all the files, notes, music, videos, photos, contacts, call logs and sms messages. In short, it's a cool drag-n-drop tool to access all the data on your iPhone or iPod touch. The iPhone has a lot of neat apps [...]
AppCraver recently heard from Tipatat Chennavasin, the developer of Yum Yum Dim Sum. He answered our questions about his development process for iPhone and iPod touch applications. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Tipatat: I downloaded the SDK just to check it out when it was first released but didn’t start seriously working [...]
AppCraver recently heard from Don Arnel, the creator of Galactic Invasion. He answered our questions about developing games for the iPhone and iPod touch. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Don: I bought my first Mac ever, a MacBook Air, back in May of this year. Having never used a Mac before, [...]
Our twitter contest is off to great start. Congratulations to the four winners from Thursday and Friday: Arthur McTaggart in Florida, Phillip Beazley in Texas, Joey Rivera in Ohio and AndyL19 in AZ. Arthur and Phillip will be getting a special care package from AppCraver filled with a t-shirt from Tasty Apps, a promotional iPhone [...]
AppCraver recently heard from Nitzan Wilnai, the creative force behind Tatomic. He answered our questions about developing apps for the iPhone and iPod touch. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Nitzan: We only started developing Tatomic for the iPhone the day the App Store came live. 2. What was the inspiration [...]
Just a month after Rolando ngmoco is already announcing two more games — Topple Too and WordFu. According to ngmoco's twitterfeed both games are expected "within the next month, followed quickly by another couple of games that we just can't mention yet."
AppCraver recently heard from Guy Moss of Cave Bear the developers of the Jumble! family of word-search apps. He answered our questions about developing apps for the iPhone and iPod touch. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Guy: We started developing around the end of August. As a group we’d all [...]
On the lookout for Free stuff? We've got schwag leftover from Macworld and we're feeling generous. All you have to do is sign up to follow us on twitter, then pay attention to the feed. Starting Thursday morning, we'll be giving stuff away once a day for as long as it lasts. Each prize will [...]
AppCraver recently spoke with developer Jim Warhurst, creator of Blackbeard's Assault, about his process for developing apps. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Jim: This is my first app for the iPhone, I started development Aug 20th, 2008. 2. What was the inspiration behind your app? Jim: Certainly I was a [...]
Recently AppCraver heard from Xin Zhao, the developer of iSpreadsheet and snake. He answered our questions on developing apps for the iPhone and iPod touch. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Xin: August was our first App Release. I live in Australia so we hear about these things a little slower [...]
Another day at Macworld and this time we hit the south hall of Moscone Center in search of even more good news from the iPhone front. Today, we're showcasing three more of our favorite finds. As before, look for more in-depth coverage to follow in the near future. For now, enjoy the very latest...
We're at Macworld slogging our way through aisle after aisle in the search to bring you the best new iPhone products on the market (or an their way to market). It's tough work, but your worth it. We'll be back to business as usual in a few days and we'll present a complete over view [...]
Like many Apple, Mac and iPhone enthusiasts, AppCraver is visiting Macworld this week. In addition to packing clothes, business cards and a whole bag of technology I had the unique experience of "packing" my iPhone as well. Sound odd? Let me explain. A few weeks ago, I hit the magic number 148 apps. The brick [...]