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The Kindle Hardware Tax

February 11th, 2009
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There’s a lot of news about Amazon’s new Kindle 2 today, and it does look like a nice upgrade. I still don’t want one, though. What I want is Kindle software. I’m hoping the early suggestions that Amazon is thinking that way prove true. I use my iPhone for ebooks all the time now. I buy through Stanza, a very…

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Communicating Interactive Gestures

February 7th, 2009
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Nintendo’s Wii, Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch have made gestural interfaces wildly popular, but have created a new set of challenges for designers who want to move beyond traditional interface design. Dan Saffer’s Designing Gestural Interfaces covers the subject exhaustively, but also shows how carefully we need to look at our assumptions about the way people interact with devices. In this excerpt, Dan covers communicating interactive gestures as well as the three zones of engagement designers need to be aware of.

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Learn How to Obtain iPhone Forensic Data: Chicago, May 26 & 27

February 5th, 2009
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The need for knowledge about the enormous amount of user data on iPhones is a rapidly emerging area of forensic study. O’Reilly’s iPhone Forensics Developer Workshop will supply you with this sought-after and valuable information. Join Jonathan Zdziarski, the original iPhone hacker, for a two day workshop in Chicago, May 26 and 27. Get the details of O’Reilly’s iPhone Forensics Workshop here.

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Jonathan Zdziarski Panel Discussion at Gartner Mobile Summit 2009 - Feb 25 2009

February 5th, 2009
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Jonathan Zdziarski (iPhone SDK Application Development and iPhone Forensics) presents a panel discussion “Wireless meets the Internet.” Gartner Analysts will explore the impact of high performance internet devices on the handheld markets for platforms, OS, development and applications. Where does the cool factor hit the brick wall when enterprise-class systems are at stake? How will the players respond? This panel will include guest speakers from the developer community, vendor community, and analyst community.

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Jonathan Zdziarski presents "iPhone Forensics" at the Gartner Mobile Summit 2009 - Feb 25 2009

February 5th, 2009
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Jonathan Zdziarski (iPhone Forensics and iPhone SDK Application Development) presents “iPhone Forensics: How a Thief can Bypass Security to Steal Personal Information and Corporate Secrets.” This workshop will demonstrate some of the techniques used to bypass the security of the iPhone to access the raw disk image, and explains what information can be gleaned from the device. Enterprises will learn the risks involved in deploying the iPhone into the work place and learn how to design applications that protect employee data from being exposed to malicious parties through theft or espionage.

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Setting Up Your Android Development Environment

February 5th, 2009
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Last week I excerpted a section from Jonathan Zdziarski’s iPhone SDK Application Development, and today I want to give equal time to an excerpt from the Rough Cut (still in development) version of Android Application Development, by Rick Rogers and John Lombardo.

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Google’s Latitude Adds Location-Sharing to Mobile Phones

February 5th, 2009
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Google has added location sharing to its suite of products. Google Latitude was launched as a Google Maps for Mobile (Symbian, Blackberry, Android, WinMo; the iPhone and iPod Touch will be coming soon) and as an iGoogle widget. It will allow you to share your location with a set group of friends. You can determine the level of your…

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Cocoa Programming

February 1st, 2009
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Apple’s Cocoa frameworks let you write powerful and attractive applications for Mac OS X or the iPhone. With this book plus your existing knowledge of object-oriented programming you can take advantage of Cocoa and create compelling, feature rich, compliant Mac applications for this industry-leading environment.

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iPhone SDK Application Development

January 30th, 2009
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This practical book offers programmers the knowledge and code they need to create cutting-edge mobile applications using Apple’s iPhone SDK. You’ll learn about the development environment for both the iPhone and iPod Touch, from windows and navigation bars to more advanced layers of the iPhone SDK, such as screen transitions, low-level graphics rendering using CoreSurface, the MultiTouch API, and digital sound and music rendering with Celestial and CoreAudio.

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Installing the iPhone SDK

January 30th, 2009
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Anyone interested in iPhone development will want to get their hands on Jonathan Zdziarski’s iPhone SDK Application Development: Building Applications for the AppStore. I have a fresh copy here on my desk, and it’s filled with tips and code from this noted expert. The following except is a good overview to get anyone started with the SDK.

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