Felt blessed: looking back at 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s Christmas eve 2010. Baby already fell asleep. Wife is tweaking her new Toshiba R705 laptop, and I was reading some Navigation controller stuff while watching TV (PBS Christmas program, KMOV news). This year is obviously one of the most significant years in my 13 years stay in this country. In early March, we got… Continue reading Felt blessed: looking back at 2010

Back from Voices that matter: iPhone developer conference

Reading Time: 3 minutes #VTM_iPhone The conference was hold in Philadelphia, PA. Note there was a VTM_iPhone conference this past spring in Seattle. This is my first time attending an Apple themed conference, my first time to hear names like Omni Group, Mike Lee, which are almost like household names in Mac/iOS community. Ok, let me get to the… Continue reading Back from Voices that matter: iPhone developer conference

iPhone iOS dev blogs

Reading Time: 2 minutes The following are iPhone development blogs I often read. Note I used Google reader to get them. I also listed some of the blogs under “dev” category in the side bar (small). Technical iPhone development by Jeff Lamarche. Jeff is the author of the best beginners book for iPhone dev “Beginning iPhone development”. Recently I… Continue reading iPhone iOS dev blogs

Bought iPhone 4 today

Reading Time: 2 minutes I bought my long anticipated iPhone 4 today, at local Apple store. The buying process is fairly straight forward, because I switched from T-mobile (have been with them for almost 6 years!), I need to bring the account number because I was going to port the number. The Apple sales rep used an iPhone app… Continue reading Bought iPhone 4 today

Announcing iPhone app myNestEgg ~ the retirement calculator

Reading Time: < 1 minute (Update Oct-22-2010) The version 1.1 was released yesterday Oct 21, 2010. This link is the same. Release notes is attached at the iTune store description as well. (Original) iTune store link here. Product support page here. What is it (myNestEgg)? myNestEgg is a retirement (savings/income) calculator iPhone app. It runs on iOS 3.1.2 or later.… Continue reading Announcing iPhone app myNestEgg ~ the retirement calculator

Check list for submit iPhone App

Reading Time: < 1 minute (Update 08-31-2010) I submitted my app myNestEgg (a retirement savings calculator) last night. Some quick thoughts on things not directly related to coding but important during submission. 1) Screenshots and icon file. Apple is very strict on those files. Icon file has to be 57×57 (in png format). “The iPhone/iPod touch screenshot must be a… Continue reading Check list for submit iPhone App