iOS

Barnes Foundation’s ‘Keys to the Collection’ app balances play, learning access

Oct. 2, 2014 10:31 am

Barnes Foundation’s ‘Keys to the Collection’ app balances play, learning

Built with Drexel education professors, the Barnes Foundation has released an iOS app aimed at improving youth engagement with the museum's art collection. It took a while to develop, but the final product performs well.
Check out CocoaLove, a new Apple dev conference about people, not tech dev

Sep. 18, 2014 9:42 am

Check out CocoaLove, a new Apple dev conference about people, not tech

The first-ever CocoaLove conference, for big-picture thinking among OS X programmers, goes down Oct. 24-26.
iTrans: native SEPTA regional rail iOS app has ‘three killer features’ that sets it apart uncategorized

Dec. 29, 2011 11:00 am

iTrans: native SEPTA regional rail iOS app has ‘three killer features’ that sets it apart

iTrans SEPTA is the localized regional rail-specific version of a popular native mass transit app with, as Brooklyn web developer Adam Ernst describes it, “three killer features: offline access, live departure info, and push alerts.” Offline access: “Since schedules are stored right on your device, you can pull up the times within a couple seconds […]
Lavahound: location-based iOS app from Wayne enters crowded ‘discovery’ market uncategorized

Oct. 17, 2011 11:00 am

Lavahound: location-based iOS app from Wayne enters crowded ‘discovery’ market

Three entrepreneurs with a hodgepodge of experience hold court around a 4 foot by 6 foot breakfast table in the attic of one of their homes in Wayne. They often keep a bowl of fruit in the middle, where each partner can reach it. “We’re in a classic startup space,” said Sean McCloskey, the co-founder […]
City Controller launches iPhone watchdog app uncategorized

Apr. 19, 2011 3:59 pm

City Controller launches iPhone watchdog app

Call it a righteous start. The Office of the City Controller this morning announced that it has launched a free iOS app that allows Philadelphia citizens to submit photos, video and text of alleged fraudulent or misappropriate uses of city taxpayer money. The app, Philly Watchdog — the design of which is certainly a result […]
Tap DJ: Creating a success out of the “touchy, black box” that is the App Store creative

Mar. 14, 2011 1:00 pm

Tap DJ: Creating a success out of the “touchy, black box” that is the App Store

Switch Details: When: Tues., April 26, 6 p.m. Where: Huntsman Hall, University of Pennsylvania Price: $9 Click Here to Get Tickets No, it’s not because Jason and C.C. Laan spend their weekends deejaying local club parties that they decided to create Tap DJ, an iPhone app that lets users mix songs and create samples, mimicking the […]