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July 19, 2014  9:01 AM

Will Apple Swift fly higher than Google Go?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Apple, Cocoa, go, Google

Swift is a popular term, name, noun and thing. Quite apart from SWIFT as a type of Suzuki Jeep, a bird, an alternative metal band from North Carolina and an Australian netball team -- swift crops up in technology circles several times. 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

July 16, 2014  5:50 AM

What is liquid computing?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Apple, Microsoft

The Computer Weekly Developer Network spots a new industry term in the process of crystallisation this week. Liquid computing. As is so often the way with this kind of terminology and nomenclature, this is a user-driven trend rather than a programmer one... or is it? But... 1...</p>
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November 22, 2013  4:50 AM

Apple iOS 7.1 developers’ dark (keyboard) thoughts

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Apple

Apple has rolled out its iOS 7.1 mobile operating system update to registered software application developers. News of iOS 7. 1 is scant at this time because: a) Apple covers most things with an NDA b) Apple won't give press access to its developer network c) Apple is Apple There are a few...


February 17, 2012  4:27 AM

Apple’s Mountain Lion OS X: 100 New Features

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Apple, Developer

Apple has released the ninth major release of its OS X operating system to developer preview stage. Continuing the big cat family naming tradition, Mountain Lion will introduce Messages, Notes, Reminders and Game Center to the Mac, as well as Notification Center, Share Sheets, Twitter integration...


December 5, 2011  5:54 AM

Sound: the next (social media) killer app?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Apple, Audio, IOS, Siri

We're all looking for the next killer application. All of us are, all of the time -- everyone wants to know what the next Twitter is going to be and we're all frantically downloading increasingly lightweight (almost disposable) apps in the hope of getting ahead of the curve. But what form will the...


November 23, 2011  5:35 AM

Hacking Apple Siri to broaden speech recognition

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Apple, Siri

Apple's natural language speech recognition Siri technology appears to be receiving plenty of interest from the developer community just now. More accurately, the Siri speech user interface is being actively hacked with a view to extending it into third-party applications; something that is not...


August 12, 2011  10:18 AM

Apple Programmers Get Step Ladder To iCloud

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Apple, cloud, Developers, ipad

Registered members of the Apple Developer Program can now get early access to the new Apple iCloud service. Early access in this case will mean that users can migrate their existing MobileMe accounts to the as yet...


June 7, 2011  12:07 PM

What will developers do with 3000 new Mac OS X Lion APIs?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
API, Apple, Mac, OS X, Programming, Web applications

As you will know, Computer Weekly reported news of Apple's next operating system Mac OS X Lion last night, in line with events at the company's annual developer...


May 17, 2011  1:01 PM

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: new functions emerging

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Apple, Developer, lauchpad

While details relating to Apple's next operating system are still somewhat scant, we do know that Lion Mac OS X 10.7 will be delivered via the Mac App Store -- rather than by traditional CD-ROM. Early previews are also suggesting that the OS itself is a lot more "gesture" driven -- and this of...


February 25, 2011  9:14 AM

Intel Thunderbolt Technology, “developers will have a blast,” apparently

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Apple, Data storage, Data transfer, Developers, HD-videa, Intel, Thunderbolt

Intel's reputation pulled in somewhere around 75 journalists and analysts onto a briefing call last night, with an invite specifying nothing more than, "We can't tell you what it's about."

This magical mystery call turned out to be the launch of Intel's Thunderbolt (no relation to the...


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