Archive for the 'iPhone' Category

GeoMapLookup for iOS has been Updated for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Saturday, December 6th, 2014 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 13:37

My iOS app GeoMapLookup has been Updated for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. It now makes use of the larger displays these devices come with. You can get the app on the App Store. Release Notes for GeoMapLookup 1.4: iOS 8 compatibility Updated GUI to make use of the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone […]

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John Gruber on Articles Claiming iPhone Launches No Longer Excite

Friday, September 14th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:37

There are all sorts of subjective arguments we can have regarding the iPhone 5. But one thing is inarguable, a cold hard simple fact: millions of people around the world are excited to buy one. To argue that this iPhone announcement did not excite people is the most foolish thing I’ve seen all week. Daring […]

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GeoMapLookup 1.1 Available

Friday, November 18th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 19:52

GeoMapLookup 1.1 is now available on the iOS App Store. The details view is now displaying the country’s flag and the update also includes minor fixes. In case you find a bug or have a feature request: please contact us at support@geomaplookup.net or on Twitter @geomaplookup and give us a chance to fix the issue […]

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My Thoughts on iPhone 4S

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:54

My thoughts on iPhone 4S in (re)tweet form: The bottom line is (while the new model is a nice refresh) I still feel like my iPhone 4 is up-to-date. No need to buy a new one when I’m getting lots of improvements for free with iOS 5 next week.

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Use AirPrint on iOS with Lion Macs

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:24

Please see this post for Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8). To print from iOS devices to printers shared through Macs running Mac OS X 10.7 Lion download AirPrint Activator. My article on how to print directly to PDFs which will get stored on your Mac’s desktop is still relevant for Lion Macs. Just activate AirPrint […]

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[self learnLanguage:objectiveC];

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:36

I’ve collected quite a few links during the last weeks while teaching myself Objective-C and Cocoa touch for iOS development. I know Java and several scripting languages so I was looking for some good summaries and overviews aimed at developers to get me started. This is a random collection of some helpful resources and tools […]

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“The Hit List 1.0 is nearing completion” Says its Developer

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:09

A day after the Mac App Store launched, Andy Kim — the developer of my favorite task manager The Hit List — published a post about his software on the Mac App Store. Buried in the last paragraph, the devoted The Hit List fan — who is likely using beta software for over two years […]

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Print PDFs from iPhone and iPad using AirPrint

Saturday, November 27th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:36

Please see this post for Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8). The Goal I want to use AirPrint on my iPhone or iPad to print to a PDF document on my Mac. For convenience reasons the PDF should be created on the desktop. Furthermore I don’t want to use any hacks or additional programs that run […]

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The Hit List May not be Abandoned After All

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 19:05

A post in The Hit List‘s Google Group mentioning John Gruber’s quote of Matt Mullenweg But if you’re not embarrassed when you ship your first version you waited too long. — Matt Mullenweg and linking it to the still missing iOS companion of Andy Kim’s The Hit List which was announced almost two years ago […]

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Google Reader Client “Reeder” Coming to Mac

Sunday, October 17th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:03

The fantastic Google Reader client Reeder for iPhone and iPad is coming to the Mac. Judging by the fact that the official Twitter account @reederapp was last updated two weeks ago (heavy programming sessions?), it will hopefully arrive sooner than later. MacStories had a preview of Reeder for Mac almost a month ago which really […]

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iOS 4 Changes

Sunday, June 20th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:05

Monday is iOS 4 day. A great and very detailed overview of what’s new can be found in TiPb’s iOS 4 walkthrough. Another great overview just came live 10 minutes ago on Ars technica. Read it while you wait for your iOS 4 download to finish.

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What’s New in iPhone OS 4.0 — An Overview

Thursday, April 8th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:25

Apple held its iPhone OS 4.0 Sneak Peek event today and previewed some interesting features. Apple says the next major iPhone OS upgrade will offer over 100 new users features and 1500 new APIs for developers. Let’s see what’s new and most interesting: GUI You can now set a wallpaper for the homescreen. This is […]

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GPS Coordinates: Featured Web App & Staff Pick at Apple.com

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 07:53

My iPhone web app GPS Coordinates is “Featured web app” and “Staff Pick” on apple.com.

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GPS Coordinates — Copy Your Location

Friday, March 26th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:36

Go directly to the web app: http://gpscoords.cinnamonthoughts.org/ Do what your iPhone’s Maps and Compass apps can’t and copy your current coordinates to your device’s clipboard and use them anywhere. Your device will use GPS, wireless LAN and cell towers to get the most accurate coordinates, just as Maps and Compass on the iPhone do. After […]

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GeoMapLookup: New Icon and Twitter Account

Monday, January 25th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:09

GeoMapLookup, the web app to geolocate IP adresses and domain names, got a new icon and custom map marker. Furthermore GeoMapLookup is now on Twitter with an open ear for feature requests and feedback. The latest tweet will be displayed below the info box on geomaplookup.net. To update the icon of your iPhone home screen […]

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The Next Big Thing: iPhone-friendly Keynote Coverage

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:50

Follow the latest Apple news and keynote live coverage on your iPhone. The link collection at http://next.cinnamonthoughts.org/ provides access to iPhone formatted news and rumor sites and will be updated with links to live coverage once they become available. Please leave link requests to iPhone friendly Apple news sites (i.e. formatted to display nicely on […]

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GeoMapLookup Desktop and iPhone Use Google Maps API V3

Friday, January 15th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 16:40

GeoMapLookup now uses the new Google Maps API in version 3. The iPhone version includes a zoomable and pannable mini map while the desktop version benefits from the new technology and a clean and modern looking map. Try GeoMapLookup at http://geomaplookup.net

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GeoMapLookup for iPhone with Mini Map

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 19:41

The geolocation app to identify the geographical source of an IP address or host name GeoMapLookup got a new mini map for its iPhone version. It is zoomable and cycles through the most important zoom levels (with a nice CSS animation) by simply tapping on the map. The button to open iPhone’s integrated Google Maps […]

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Emojinator Christmas Update

Sunday, December 20th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:29

As a small gift for christmas, I’ve updated Emojinator with some nice changes: Added fullscreen mode. To use it, add Emojinator to your home screen: tap “+” in MobileSafari and select “add to Home Screen”. Replaced “Send to” buttons with text explaining copy and paste. Removed confirm dialog on Emoji selection to speed things up. […]

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Reeder: A Fantastic Google Reader Client for iPhone

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:35

Recently I came across Reeder which is a great news reader for the iPhone. It uses Google Reader as a backend so it is easy to sync your feeds across multiple devices and clients (e.g. NetNewsWire on the Mac). Reeder 1.2—which might get submitted to the app store as early as today—will be quite an […]

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