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How to Disable iOS 11 Update Reminder (kill the nag)

15 January, 2018 admin 0

“I do not want to update my iOS to iOS 11 or newer, but Apple’s iOS keeps nagging me all the time with a reminder. “Update” or “Remind me later”. This is very annoying… how to stop or prevent that?” There is a solution to get rid of this insisting reminder once and for all. Before we get to the solution, you as the reader should know, that Apple does everything to have as many people as […]

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BLOC – Callcenter identifier and blocker

24 May, 2017 admin 0

Check out this new App called BLOC. It’s available in the USA, Germany and Switzerland and holds thousands of numbers of this category (robocalls, scam calls, survey calls and health insurance broker calls). This saves you time for more important things in life and keeps you free from such calls at work or at home. You don’t need Internet access nor to register to use BLOC. Your personal data is encrypted and you remain anonymous. More information […]

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Game Center Tutorial – How to set up a Multiplayer Game like SNOWGRE

18 April, 2013 admin 10

First things first: We just released an update of our MULTIPLAYER App called “SNOWGRE“, available for FREE on the App Store: Please have a look, download it for free and consider buying some extra lives and unlock the multiplayer feature to play against people from all over the world! Play agains me => my nickname is “GABEHOE” or against my co-worker Adrian => “ADIMAN84” 😀 We’d love to hear suggestions and receive feedbacks from you… and […]

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UIDevice uniqueIdentifier property is deprecated – What now?

7 January, 2013 admin 9

I’m going to show you in this post how to write a workaround for this problem. Many of the existing Apps in the App Store are dependent on this property (uniqueIdentifier) for uniquely identifying a particular device… Apple stopped supporting a unique identifier for iOS (>=5.0). Solution 1: Instead of: [UIDevice uniqueIdentifier]; Use: [UIDevice uniqueDeviceIdentifier]; But wait… where does this property it come from? The following source code solves the problem. It generates a unique identifier based […]

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Localizable.strings – How to load translation files dynamically from a web server and use them it inside your iPhone App

4 January, 2013 admin 19

We all know we can use “Localizable.strings” to translate our Apps into different languages like this in our code: NSLocalizedString(@”myKey”, @””); … if we have created our “Localizable.strings” file first and put in some keys and values… but what if I want my translation to be dynamic, that is, download it from a webserver and use the key value pairs of that file instead of our “locked” app resources like Localizable.strings after deployment? Fortunately there is a […]

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Apple Push Notification Services Tutorial: Part 3/3

2 January, 2013 admin 30

Step 3: Build up your database to store user information Now we need a MySQL database to store all user information so that we know where to send the Push Notifications! Build up database to receive user information -> Create a database and a user for that database. -> Update the apns.php file and sendMessage.php file with the database information (username, pwd, database name, host, etc.) We need three tables: “apns_devices”, “apns_device_history” and “apns_messages”. We will actually […]

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Apple Push Notification Services Tutorial: Part 2/3

2 January, 2013 admin 5

Step 2: Do some stuff on your terminal We now have to generate some files that are needed to communicate with Apple’s pushnotification servers: Generate cert & key files used by your php script to comm. with APNS Remember the “aps_production.cer” file we downloaded? Now we need that one to make all the files we need for our php script to be able to create some nice messages and send them to all the devices that installed […]

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Apple Push Notification Services Tutorial: Part 1/3

28 October, 2012 admin 2

Step 1: Prepare the App to receive Push Notifications In this tutorial I will explain all steps how to make an app for production that can receive Push Notifications. Basically there are 3 steps that must be explained: Prepare the app to receive Push Notifications Login Developer Account & modify/enable app ID to receive PNs Use your new and PN enabled provisioning profile Modify AppDelegate to handle PNs Do some sorcery on your terminal Generate cert & […]

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How to make a music player inside an app featuring: Bora Bora App – Tahiti and her islands

26 July, 2012 admin 2

Wondering how to implement a music player inside an app? The interesting part of this short tutorial is the fact that our player also reacts and syncs when the user presses the volume control of his device. That is, we take the current “hardware volume” of his device and enable the user to manipulate the same volume inside the app, too, compatible for iPhone and iPad. Sounds easy, right? Here’s a screenshot showing what we’re going to […]