Category Archives: iPhone

How Should You Test A Mobile App?

A buggy mobile application can pose serious problems, and not only for the person who downloads it on his/her device. Researches have shown that, nearly 45% of users immediately uninstall mobile applications that are apparently buggy (causes battery drain, overheating, screen freezes, lags, etc.). In addition, over 95% people actually take the trouble of leaving […]

Swift 3.0: Top 14 Features For iOS Developers

Earlier this month, the third major iteration of Apple’s Swift programming language was released. The first developer preview has been bundled in with Xcode 8.0 beta 1, and there are a fair number of new features and improvements in the latest version of the language (which is still, of course, under active development). Swift 3.0 […]

What’s New In macOS Sierra?

OS X 10.12 Fuji has a new name, and you are probably already aware of it. At this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple confirmed the ongoing rumors by rebranding the OS X platform to macOS (in line with the naming convention of iOS, tvOS, watchOS). The latest version is called macOS Sierra, and at the […]

What’s New In Xcode 7.3?

The Xcode 7.3.1 update was released earlier this month. Since its launch last October, Xcode 7 has come in for high praise among iOS app developers worldwide – thanks to its wide range of new tools and features. A recent survey revealed that an overwhelming majority of app makers were satisfied with the performance of […]

Designing The UI/UX Of Apps For iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: Tips & Pointers

Successful iOS applications mint a lot of money for their developers. However, that does not mean every iPhone app developer can expect to make big bucks – simply by choosing this line as his/her profession. Reports from a recent survey has shown that less than 65% of developers worldwide can boast of more than 50000 […]

Apple WWDC 2016: Top 12 Expected Announcements

Twice every year, Apple fans and tech enthusiasts alike have all the reasons to get excited about. One of them is, of course, the September fall event – where the latest iPhone models are launched. The other is the annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which will be held this year at the Bill Graham Civic […]

Apple iPhone SE Is A Flop Already…Or Is It?

It’s been a month since the arrival of the much-hyped 4” iPhone SE, and its sales have not yet been the raging success story that we have come to associate with Apple iPhones. After the first weekend of its launch, iPhone SE had an adoption rate of a measly 0.1% (compare that with the healthy […]

14 Important Trends For Mobile App Developers In 2016

The worldwide contingent of software developers is growing at exponential rates every year. By the end of 2015, more than 21 million individuals were into making software applications on a full-time basis. Interestingly, 1 out of every 2 software makers is a mobile app developer. We are now a couple of months into 2016, and […]

3D Touch On iPhone 6S – All That You Should Know

While IBM Simon – a handset launched in 1994 – would walk away with the title of first-ever touchscreen phone (it also had a stylus), the entire touch technology on smartphones was revolutionized by Apple. The first generation iPhone showcased how touchscreen could work on, what was at that time, a fairly large display. Since […]

How Many Of These iOS 9.2 Problems Have You Faced?

Although its adoption rates slowed down in the last couple of weeks of November, iOS 9 is still the most successful iteration of Apple’s mobile platform. Within 60 days of its release, 7 out of every 10 compatible iDevices have been upgraded to iOS 9 (considerably helped by the flashy, emoji-based iOS 9.1 update). It […]