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How NOT to Clone a Popular iOS Game


Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Rob LeFebvre reporting for Cult of Mac: Pyramid Run is a horrible rip off of Temple Run. Do not download it. I’m not even going to link to it, but the similarities are clear. It’s not even a careful attempt to re-skin or remix the original. It’s a blatant cash grab, as you can see when ...

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Why You Should Think About How Ads Affect Users And Sales of Your Software


Wednesday, July 25, 2012

A shoutout to John Moltz who pointed this out on his Very Nice Web Site this article: Turning Off Ads in Parallels I had a choice between Parallels and Fusion to install on my parents' Mac. I chose Parallels, and now we all regret that. Next weekend I'm going to go ahead and wipe that and buy ...

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How to Animate a Sprite in Objective-C / iOS / Cocoa Touch


Wednesday, July 25, 2012

A friend of mine recently asked me how to animate a sprite in iOS. He's a very accomplished artist ( really a modern day renaissance man ), and is familiar with animation in Photoshop and Flash, but kinda new to iOS programming. Here's his question: ...so I know how to make a gif animation ...

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Button Ball iOS Game App Released!


Monday, July 23, 2012

I had the personal pleasure of meeting this Cool Guy, Alf Marcussen, on my trip to San Francisco this year for WWDC 2012. Alf like almost everyone in the Cool Guys Lounge is a multi-talented fellow. He's just released this weekend his latest app a physics game called: Button Ball. Button Ball has ...

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Mike Swain’s Judo Lite Updated!


Monday, July 23, 2012

Scott Manthey one of the Cool Guys has released an update for his Judo training app, Judo Lite - Mike Swain Compete Judo Preview - Progressive Lifestyles LLC. Mike Swain's Complete Judo is the ultimate reference tool with over 100 standing and grappling techniques of Judo. Mike Swain, 5 time Olympian and world champion along with ...

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High Piracy Rate on Android Forces Developer to Make App Free


Monday, July 23, 2012

Aaron Souppouris reporting for the Verge writes: Dead Trigger, a zombie FPS for smartphones from the makers of Shadowgun, is now free to download on Android thanks to rampant piracy on the platform. This is why I'll remain an iOS ONLY developer for the foreseeable future. Absolutely unbelievable. You can pick up Dead Trigger from the ...

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