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TUTORIAL TUESDAY: Move focus to and from a custom keyboard’s search field and the third party app’s text field – iOS SWIFT

Happy Tutorial Tuesday! Last week I had to create a keyboard extension for iOS that displays images and a search bar to be able to search for certain images. I looked up several tutorials, everything seemed straight forward… Until I started typing in the search and I couldn’t get the focus back on the the third party app (msg / or any other app). The nightmare began! Continue reading

TUTORIAL TUESDAY: Allow landscape video full-screen in a portrait-only iOS app with SWIFT 1.2

So it’s not Tuesday but we’ve been really busy doing exciting stuff, so we apologize that it’s a day late. But get ready to forgive us because in this tutorial we will learn how EASY it is to allow for the rotation of videos to landscape mode when displayed in a portrait-only iOS app.
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TUTORIAL: Save Image to Specific Photo Album in iPhone – SWIFT 1.2

Saving an image on a specific photo album seemed like a fairly easy task… IT WASN’T! After digging in Stackoverflow and Apple Documentation I finally was able to do it, so I thought I’d share with how it’s done! Or at least how I did it. ;)
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iOS : Introduction to Constraints


As we all know, Apple has a few different devices out, and they tend to all have different screen sizes and screen dimensions. It can sometimes be difficult to create compelling and consistent user interfaces across all these devices. But Constraints make creating interfaces that work across all iOS devices easier than ever!

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The Apple Watch : A First Impression


Our first Apple Watch arrived in the office in all its glory.  This called for an unboxing ceremony, which we executed like a bunch of kids huddled up the night before Christmas. I kid, but not really!  Continue reading

Apple Watch Unboxing and Demo


Directed and Shot by Emma Choy-Brown, Written and Produced by Alexis Justman.

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Make your life easier with IFTTT

I don’t know if you’ve ever heard of IFTTT (pronounce it like “gift”) but if you like to have everything automated around you, IFTTT is what you need.

IFTTT stands for “If This Then That”. Here is how it works:

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Hands on with Destiny’s Companion App

Destiny, Bungie‘s ambitious sci-fi shooter is a few weeks old. The monster release was not without its problems, but overall, the game appears to be a smash hit, bringing in over $325 million in sales in its first five days. One of Destiny’s largest features, if you’re inclined to call it that, is the extensive lore and extra options that are available online at Bungie.net and in its native apps for iOS and Android. While no means necessary for playing the game, the Destiny companion apps provide an extra layer of interactivity in the world of Destiny. In this post, we’ll take a look at the utility of Destiny’s companion app for both users and Bungie.
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Bluetooth with the Blue Crew

Dodgers Stadium
2014 marked the rollout of iBeacon technology to a number of MLB ballparks across America. Los Angeles’ own Dodgers Stadium notably implemented its own system along with the Padre’s Petco Park down in San Diego. While the press releases were alluring, we wondered what the actual user experience was like for the average fan in the stands, so we put on our best blue shirts and headed over to 1000 Elysian Park.
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Story is Still King – A Dark Room

A Dark Room
Over the weekend, I stumbled upon A Dark Room, an interesting little text adventure for the iPhone. The game has gotten a lot of praise from different sources and playing it got me thinking about narrative.
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