Help wanted: Beta test the new Nearest Bus

I've been doing a bit of work on Nearest Bus recently, mostly as it's my simplest and most popular (in terms of users) app. I decided on a full rewrite »

BTProgressHUD: Update for X.iOS 8.6 Unified API

Xamarin have released information about how and when to upgrade to the new Unified 32/64 bit API's. Thanks to @redth, BTProgressHUD is already available as a Unified binary, but »

Postcards from Pripyat

Int 2011, a friend organised a trip to Pripyat, which is the town which was evaculated during the Chernobyl disaster. It was a surreal, eye opening and wonderful trip for »

Using Apples new TestFlight Beta Testing

... which is not to be confused with the old TestFlight (which Apple bought and called TestFlight). At work, we do a pilot release of our app before we go live »

Air New Zealand: getting mobile right

The Air New Zealand app has come a long way - they used to just have a sticker with an RFID chip on the back, and now they have moved »

Retailers blocking Apple Pay. This will not end well.

From The Verge and Macrumours: In fact, a significant number of merchants, including heavyweights like Walmart, Kmart, 7-Eleven, and Best Buy, are in outright competition with Apple Pay. The retailers »

Standing all day

This article (and sadly I don't remember how I got to it) really struck a chord with me today. As part of getting my feet wet, my principal suggested I »

Dave Winer: The lost art of software testing

Absolutely worth a read: I remember when I first encountered a software tester. I had just signed up with a publisher, and they employed testers, and one was assigned to »

Apple Pay: It's not one thing

TL;DR: Apple announced a payment thing called Apple Pay. I've seen a few knowledgeable people talking about it recently, and apparantly either getting it wrong, or missing some of »

Three (hopefully) interesting things

"Interesting" is, of course, relative. Like a lot of people, I've moved to a standing desk. After 3 weeks, it's going well. I had the usual sore legs and feet »