Hot on the tail of the iOS 10 release, Apple also updated Swift to version 3 and Xcode to 8.0. Facebook’s SDK for Swift can be a little tricky to set up with all this so here’s a quick run-through of all the things I am aware of at this time. Continue Reading “Facebook SDK with Swift 3 and Xcode 8.0”
A couple of weeks ago my iPhone stopped displaying my complete library of music. Normally I can just stream anything from my music library whenever I like, but when my AC/DC albums went missing I was not happy. Continue Reading “Apple Music not showing your whole library”
Many people know that setting one of your contacts names in your phone to include “ICE” can help paramedics and other people contact your next of kin “In Case of Emergency”. But what if your phone is locked and you are not able to provide your passcode?
Enter Apple Health! Continue Reading “Emergency Medical Contact details (or ICE) on iOS”
Caffeine is one of those little apps that I use every single day and don’t even pay a second thought too. So here it is, my attempt to pay it forward and to pass on some handy tips for people who use a Mac everyday and get frustrated with Sleep mode kicking in if they look away for more than a minute. Continue Reading “Keep your mac awake with Caffeine”
If you are trying to add IAP (In-App Purchasing) to your iOS app, you may have stumbled across this little hurdle. Continue Reading “SKPaymentTransactionObserver Error – Does Not Conform To Protocol”
Just a quick post this time, for those of you looking to add sharing into your App.
Apple have done a great drop adding sharing into their OS. It couldn’t be easier to add it in to your app with just three lines of code. Continue Reading “Add Sharing to your iOS App”
Here’s a simple little tip that I only discovered yesterday.
I’ve always been frustrated by the fact that there’s no obvious way to set a sleep timer for the Music app on the iPhone. Surely you’d like to listen to music or an audiobook as you drift off? How difficult would it be to have provided an iPhone sleep timer? Continue Reading “iPhone Sleep Timer”
I find it really frustrating that there’s no built-in Hex colours in Swift. It means I have to convert my usual simple values into RGB. What makes this more annoying is that the UIColor function accepts Float values between 0 and 1, meaning you then have to convert those to some ridiculous floating number. Continue Reading “Simple UIColor references in Swift”
If you are getting this error there have been lots of suggested fixes. I have tried loads of them without any luck but a recurring theme throughout many of the posts online was that it could be a plugin. Continue Reading “HTTP Error on media upload in WordPress”
Since updating my 2009 iMac 27″ to El Capitan I have had a very ‘glitchy’ experience in Google Chrome. The window flickers a lot and videos and other media don’t play well. This was unacceptable as it’s my main browser and I don’t want to switch. Continue Reading “El Capitan and Google Chrome”