iPad mini retina and Nexus 7 comparison

I’ve been lucky to end up with an iPad mini retina and a Nexus 7 (v2 from 2013) in our household. Here’s a short comparison. (Hopefully unbiased, because so far I’ve been an iOS only …

Facebook login using iOS SDK

I’ve been doing some work with the Facebook SDK recently. Getting login to work properly has been quite difficult. Here are my findings which others might find helpful. There are 4 ways the FB SDK …

The motivation behind TriviaStack

Why did I make TriviaStack and why did it end up as it is? Since Pocket Nature was commercially far from successful I wanted to make a game that’s more focused and has a broader …

Oculus Rift – an Asian impression

This week I had the chance to try out the Oculus Rift thanks to a fellow twitter user (hooray for @d_brane aka Alex). A few people asked how it was, so I thought I’ll sum up …

Pocket Nature Launch Day

Small post for a big occasion. Today my latest app “Pocket Nature” launches on the iOS App Store! Download, relax, enjoy …

App Trailers for Dummies

When you are developing for iOS having an app trailer seems to be standard nowadays. With thousands of apps out there and people’s attention span in our busy world getting shorter, a trailer is ideal …

Autorotation landscape only

Simple task. You want to create a landscape only iOS app that starts with home button right. Sounds easy, doesn’t it? Additionally we’d like that to work on at least iOS 5 and iOS 6. …

Pocket Nature is now release worthy

So after three and a half months I’ve finally reached a point where I am satisfied with “Pocket Nature”. With an app like that development could obviously go on forever, but for now it’s in …

A Day in the Life

I’ve often mentioned in my posts, that I try to use 3rd party libraries for a lot of things if I find anything suitable. Current external libs/code I’m using in Pocket Nature are Ogre Precedural …