Issue #18

Editor’s Note

A mixed bag of hardware updates out of WWDC. No real Mac Pro update, which might be on hold until late 2013. The retina Macbook Pro has 16GB RAM memory ceiling but the ram is soldered onto the board. SSDs are some proprietary stick version. Batteries are glued to bits. Folks are suggesting this is an awkward phasing out stage for Apple as thunderbolt adoption grows and manufacturing retina displays gets more affordable.

Articles

how a tiny feature in ios 6 will change everything

Looks like some features to the App Store will make app discovery a bit nicer. The tiny feature here? Share button on app pages.

Apple’s iOS 6.0 Apps: The Good And The Ugly

A pretty good roundup of some iOS 6 updates to native apps.

APPONOMICS [INFOGRAPH]

Infographics make the world go round. Or liven up the news feeds. Says Smartphone users spend more time on apps than browsers, and average about 667 minutes/mo on apps. That’s just over 11 hours.

How to Be an Indie Game Developer

Interesting attempt to answer this question.

QUORA ANSWERING SERIES; DOWNLOAD VOLUME NEEDED TO HIT TOP 25 PER CATEGORY

A look at what it might take, in download volume, to crack the Top 25 most popular lists by category.

More Dev-ish, Less Biz-ish

Quincy Kit

Live management of your crash reports for Mac OS X and iOS.

Zucchini Framework

A visual iOS testing framework that loves your apps.

highgroove / grocer

Another ruby gem to interface with Apple Push Notification Service

JewelryBox

This is an open source project from a friend, Ben Mills, and it deserves a little love. If you want a graphical way to interact with RVM, here’s a tool to help.

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