Archive for the 'iPad' Category

A platform too many

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

With the new iBooks and iTunes U app, I’m missing a piece of the puzzle. Just as truckloads of schools have given the kids MacBooks, Apple rolls out the new textbooks to iPads only. Are we supposed to switch over the schoolkids to iPads now, and lose the OSX apps they use? It would seem […]

Method forwarding in Objective-C

Friday, August 13th, 2010

I scraped together the following from a number of sources and got it to work fine and without compiler warnings. Interesting links are, among others: http://cocoawithlove.com/2008/03/construct-nsinvocation-for-any-message.html http://macdevelopertips.com/objective-c/objective-c-categories.html But, I get ahead of myself. The idea here is to have one object forward method invocations to another. Typically, you have a class responding to method A, […]

Use iPad to run Norway

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Verbatim quote from the CNN iPhone app today, due to the Icelandic volcanic revenge: “Jens Stoltenberg, who was in New York for President Barack Obama’s nuclear summit, is running the Norwegian government from the United States via his new iPad, his press secretary Sindre Fossum Beyer said.” That’s one amazing gadget. Gotta have one.