Monthly Archives: October 2012

Book Review – Geolocation in iOS (O’Reilly) by Alasdair Allan

One of the most popular uses of the iPhone is to view locations on a map. Apps can show you where you are, where you want to go, or just what’s out there in the world. Developers have the opportunity … Continue reading

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Printing in a Mobile World

With smart phones and tablets in addition to our laptops and desktops, how often do we not have immediate access to our documents? It seems we may be closer to the paperless society that many have envisioned in the past. … Continue reading

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Book Review – Make It So (Rosenfeld Media) by Nathan Shedroff and Christopher Noessel

Science fiction shows us potential futures filled with technological marvels limited only by our imaginations. So how can we learn from the way characters interact with technology on television and in the movies to make interfaces that work in reality? Make … Continue reading

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Gestures

Mobile devices have made gestures a common way for interacting with handheld computers. Now gestures are becoming increasingly prevalent in desktop systems. For the past few releases of OS X, Apple’s desktop/laptop operating system has integrated many of the features … Continue reading

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Book Review – Learning Web Design, 4th Edition (O’Reilly) by Jennifer Niederst Robbins

Designing web sites requires a number of skills, including marking up the content in HTML and styling the pages in CSS. Learning Web Design covers the latest advancements in HTML5 and CSS3 as well as some JavaScript basics to create … Continue reading

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From Ereaders to Tablets

With the introduction of the Nexus 7 tablet by Google and a new Kindle product line from Amazon, the ereader continues to morph into a complete mobile tablet experience. In addition to Apple’s iPad, Android tablets are becoming a major … Continue reading

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