Tag: iphone

  • IKEA’s augmented reality app

    IKEA’s augmented reality app

    It’s no coincidence that the Swedish home furnishing superstore IKEA timed the announcement of their AR app IKEA Place to drop shortly after Apple’s much anticipated announcement of their AR-optimized phones the iPhone 8 & iPhone X. First announced back in June, the final release of IKEA Place will take advantage of Apple’s ARKit to […]

  • iPhone users are Misunderstood

    This commercial could apply to any teenage cell phone user. It’s not just about CandyCrush and Snapchat, the phone is also a tool that can bring families together.

  • iPhone 5 & First World Problems

    iPhone 5 & First World Problems

    Saturday Night Live did a pretty good job sending up the Tech Press’ whining over the iPhone 5 problems as out of touch with the world in which we live – especially when compared to the world of those that work in the factories that make these wonder devices.

  • iPhone UX Anti-Patterns

    What follows are notes from a session I attended at the last Web 2.0 Expo. While a few months old, the notes here are still very relevant. As a Nokia employee, some may think it strange for me to blog about how to develop for the iPhone but I think not, the priciples I share […]

  • Find My iPhone Fable

    Great story of how Kevin Miller tracked down his stolen iPhone using Mobile Me’s Find my iPhone app. While Kevin’s friend walked the streets of Chicago with a broadband modem-enabled laptop, they homed in on the actual person who had taken their phone and confronted them. “Have you got it?” I asked as I marched […]

  • iPhone is internet 1997

    One of the things that just seems crazy to me is that the iPhone cannot run applications in the background. The iPhone developer site explains: If you are running an application such as AOL Instant Messenger on your iPhone, everytime you receive a call or browse away from the application you would be signed out, […]

  • Finger Piano, a social mobile app

    Featured at last week’s Japanese iPhone Developer’s reception hosted by Six Apart I saw Finger Piano, a cool little app that allowed you to play the piano on your phone. As the bars move down towards the keys, you press them to carry the tune. The thing I like about this video? The fact that […]