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iPad VPN – OpenVPN – PFsense

Number of Views : 1937I have been waiting for a while for a good openvpn client to be available for the iPad or iPhone with out JailBreaking. A few months back openvpn released an app for the iPad and iPhone. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/openvpn-connect/id590379981 Head on over and download if you are a …

Mobile Detection

Mobile Detect Script

Number of Views : 2637In the past year I have developed a few mobile websites. These normally consist of a specific mobile view (jquerymobile) or a responsive design. In the case of a specific mobile view, you need some type of mechanism to detect the type of browser that is …

Pocket (read it later)–re-brand

Number of Views : 3811I’ve been using Read It Later for a while.  It is / was a great tool to save articles found on twitter / flipboard / web.. and Read them later.  Prior to using that tool I would just email myself the article if I found something …

Phone “phantom ringing”–changing pockets

Number of Views : 3869 UPDATE A recent story on LifeHacker discusses the medical term for this issue http://lifehacker.com/5913334/phantom-cell-phone-vibration-is-a-sign-you-need-a-tech-break I noticed a few months ago an interesting phenomenon.  I would feel my iPhone vibrate when I was not carrying it.  This strange sensation has happened a few time in the …

iPhone Jailbreak 5.0.1

Number of Views : 4675I decided to jail break again. I really like the sbsettings That lets you turn things like wireless, bluetooth, and other features on and off with a simple click. I also use mywi to tether when on the road, since I purchased the app it is …

Apple App Store – iOS development

Number of Views : 2727In the recent post on the app store comparisons from distimos http://techcrunch.com/2011/12/20/distimos-year-end-report-shows-why-developers-love-ios-iphone-4x-android-revenue-ipad-2x/ It states that the apple app store is the place to be for your applications if you are looking to make some money. The report claims that apple’s store produced near 4 times the …

iPhone / iPad Icon Creator

Number of Views : 4360If you have developed a mobile application you know the hassle it is to create icons. I have recently used the Quirco icon generator : www.quirco.com/iPhoneIcon Give it a try. A very easy way to generate a nice looking logo for an iOS device.

Mobile testing

Number of Views : 2928I have been doing a lot of mobile development lately. One tool I have found to be irreplaceable is Mite (http://mite.keynote.com/) What a great tool. Mite is a mobile web tester. It allows you to view multiple device views of your site. It also does performance …

iPhone and iPad emulator for windows

Number of Views : 16140I’ve been involved in some mobile application development and have had the need to test a site and application with many mobile devices. During this process I have found two good iOS emulators. http://www.electricplum.com/dlsim.html and http://code.google.com/p/ibbdemo2/ I just recently learned that the ibbdemo2 was replaced by …

iOS 5 upgrade – 8 hours

Number of Views : 5124I decided to upgrade iTunes and also my iOS version to 5.   The install of iTunes version 10.5 took about 20 min to download and install.  The install of iOS 5 is taking a bit of time to install – 8 hours.  Eight hours, that …

Conpoto – Send a drink

Number of Views : 2963If you are in the Grand Rapids area and have some friends you owe a cold beverage.  You should check out www.conpoto.com. It is a local site for the Traverse City, Holland, or Grand Rapids area.   There are some great establishments setup to purchase a beer for your …

iPad Tips and Tricks

Number of Views : 2268I love it when I come across a new thing on the iPad that I did not know.  I was reading a tip’s and tricks blog post on the ipad and I learned about how to pause an app from being installed. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/14529/the-complete-list-of-ipad-tips-tricks-and-tutorials/ You basically hit …