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Apple Buddybuild

Apple acquires buddybuild, a Canadian startup that will make life easier for iOS developers

January 2nd, 2018

Apple recently acquired buddybuild, a Canadian based startup with tools and technology that makes it easier for developers to iterate and test apps quickly. Word of the acquisition was originally noted via a buddybuild blogpost, with Apple confirming the acquisition to TechCrunch shortly thereafter. With the acquisition finalized, buddybuild’s team will be joining Apple’s Xcode …

iPhone Sideload Apps

One of Android’s best features just quietly arrived on iPhone and iPad

June 11th, 2015

There were plenty of flashy reveals at the WWDC 2015 keynote on Monday, but one of the least heralded announcements could change the way we download apps forever. On Wednesday, Touch Arcade pointed out that iOS users no longer need to subscribe to Apple’s $99/year developer program to run apps with the newly released Xcode 7 beta. This might …

Source code snooping points to upcoming quad-core Apple processor

September 23rd, 2011

Apple may already be working on a quad-core Apple-branded mobile processor for inclusion in upcoming iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models. Apple’s eventual move to a quad-core chipset in its iOS devices seems certain, but it looks like we now have evidence that preliminary quad-core testing may already be under way. While inspecting the source …

Enabling iPad 2 multitouch gesture support takes $5, one click [updated]

March 14th, 2011

Apple has been testing multitouch gestures for quite a while, and we reported in January that this will likely lead to Apple ultimately ditching the home button on future iPad and iPhone devices. The feature, which simplifies certain tasks such as app switching, still isn’t available to the general public. But as it turns out, …

Apple’s next iPhone to utilize dual-core A5 chip?

March 10th, 2011

Users and developers alike have been combing through iOS 4.3 since it’s release yesterday, and their efforts have produced a few interesting tidbits of information. After dismantling both software packages, tinkerers have discovered Apple’s naming convention for the iPad 2 — iPad 2,1 (K93AP) is the Wi-Fi model, iPad 2,2 (K94AP) is the GSM model, and iPad 2,3 …