AppCraver recently heard from Ben Kamens creator of RulerPhone and RulerPhone Lite who answered our questions about developing apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Ben Kamens: I started directly after the iPhone 3G was released. I didn’t get the early jump that I would’ve [...]
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.
Did you meet Phil "The Complete Package" Hassey, developer of the Amazing Real-Time Strategy Game Galcon? He took time out from his games Galcon and Galcon Lite to answer AppCraver's questions and illuminate us all about the iPhone development process. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Phil Hassey: Best I can [...]
AppCraver recently sat down (via email) with Keith Shepherd Founder, CEO of Imangi Studios. He answered some of our questions about what it's like developing apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Keith Shepherd: I started developing Imangi in early June of this year and formed Imangi Studios shortly [...]
It's September 19, International Talk Like A Pirate Day (TLAPD). So for all you pirates-lovers or pirates in hiding, we've compiled a list of pirate apps for iPhone and iPod Touch. Tell us how you plan to use your phone to celebrate or scare the landlubbers in the comments section! Pocket Pirate — Learn to [...]
AppCraver recently had the chance to chat with Gregg Geil from TourDataBase.com, the developers of iFestival. He answered 10 questions about developing apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Gregg Geil: This is our first foray into the iPhone development world. We had what we [...]
AppCraver caught up recently with Alan Cook from Bad Dog Apps. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Alan Cook: Just after the iPhone came to Canada on July 11, I have been developing Cocoa consumer and enterprise apps for 12 years before that. 2. What was the inspiration behind your app? [...]
Tanzen and Tanzen Lite are classic tangram games packaged for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Tangrams have been challenging folks for centuries. At first glance, how hard can it be to fit 7 geometric shapes into a shaded puzzle area. Actually, it's more difficult than it sounds.
The iPhone's built in camera is adequate, but I tend not to use it because the photos are a little too soft and a little too muddy. It's fine for a quick pic to use for a contact list, but they're not the kind of photo I want to keep around. Until now. Enter Picoli — a simple, quick photo editing app for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
AppCraver caught up recently with Gareth Lancaster developer of Hiqup for the iPhone and iPod Touch.. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Gareth Lancaster: I started developing Hiqup at the end of June, but I'd downloaded the SDK a little while before. I hadn't got into it to a great extent before [...]
Matt Coneybear recently released an update to his already audio-filled app, Ambiance. This sound machine for iPhone and iPod Touch has a collection of soothing "environment enhancers" such as rain, waves, swamp and freeway. The 1.4 update brings with it 11 new sounds — airplane, brown noise, cat purr, freeway, heartbeat (slow), three new rain [...]
With it's shiny cute graphics and bright colors Kyodai by Rockifone is a fun distraction once you learn the rules. Thankfully there is a "Hint" feature which I used liberally as I looked for patterns as to why some matches cleared and others just blinked annoyingly.
AppCraver caught up recently with Andrew Bennett, CEO/President of the company that developed the nrme app. 1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Andrew Bennett: We started thinking seriously about nrme when the SDK was rumored in late '07/early '08. It was fun to sit down and think through the problem of [...]
If you love music festivals then iFestival is a promising app that you should keep an eye on. Even though it was just released September 9, this iPhone app for music-lovers and concert-goers already feels polished and ready for the masses.
When getting ready to purchase a blackjack app, I seriously debated about whether to download the ad-supported 21 Pro Blackjack Sponsored or to up the ante and pay for 21 Pro Blackjack. I decided to start small with the free version, but I had my doubts about how advertising on the iPhone would disturb my playing pleasure. Turns out, the [...]
I upgraded my Mac over the weekend and finally installed Leopard. The whole process was simple and went off without a hitch — I thought. This morning I downloaded a few new programs from the App Store, plugged in my iPhone to sync. And... nothing! A little beep let me know the phone was plugged [...]