Category Archives: General

Beta #Notes Apple Watch App

The beta #Notes Apple Watch App has one function, creating notes quickly! You start the app, dictate, tap “Done” and that’s it. Your note is added, tags are identified and organized, instantly ready for work. (simulation)

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#Notes for iOS 8 w/ Apple WatchExtension

#Notes makes fast self organizing text based notes on your iOS device. Apple Watch testing is scheduled for the March 25th. Join the beta test email¬†notes.beta at torimaru.com. ¬†Below is our Getting Started video:    

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AppIcon Gotchas

If you are using the AppIcon entries in Images.xcassets here are two gotchas: The Apple Watch Icons described in mm are all 2X. Don’t include CarPlay iOS 8 120pt, it will cause your archive submission to fail.  

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#Notes Getting Started

#Notes is entering the beta stage of development. Let me know if you would like to participate. Email: notes.beta at torimaru.com

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iMovie 10.0.6 App Preview

iMovie can now make movies in portrait! Not something most people care about but for a developer it is huge. Apple has even included a special group of titles just for the new App Preview mode.

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Insight into How to Ask for App Ratings

I’m going to try this. https://medium.com/circa/the-right-way-to-ask-users-to-review-your-app-9a32fd604fca    

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Preventing Text Selection in UITextView with Auto Detection On

Here something a little obscure. When your using a UITextView and you want it to detect things like link, phone numbers, addresses and events you must have “Selectable” set to YES. Which is great except, Selectable also means it selects … Continue reading

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iOS 8 Status Bar in Landscape

Maybe this is documented somewhere, but I can’t find it. On iPhones the default behavior of the Status Bar is to disappear in Landscape Mode. On the iPad the dafault behavior is to remain showing. Is this new, I don’t … Continue reading

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LaunchImage.xib

iOS Developers using iOS 8 and XCode 6. If your using LauchImage.xib and everything is going great until you try and submit an archive and you get the following message: ERROR ITMS-9000: “Your binary is not optimized for iPhone 5 … Continue reading

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A Must Read for iOS Developers

A must read for anyone interested in iOS development: https://medium.com/@jerols/how-hours-became-a-top-grossing-app-c9b5abfcda7f

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