Apple, Apps and Algorithmic Glitches

On October 29th and December 18th, 2014, something very strange happened to the iTunes top apps chart. Like an earthquake shaking up the region, all app positions in the chart were massively rearranged, some booted off completely. These two extremely volatile days displayed rank changes that are orders of magnitude higher than the norm — lots of […]

CURVED/labs: A Facelift for the Macintosh

The Macintosh is a computer with history: with its first desktop computer “Lisa” Apple showed more than 30 years ago not only what was technically possible – the design of the iMac & Co. regularly causes stir. For CURVED/labs a good reason to develop a pioneering anniversary model for Apple that can not deny its […]

Mavericks Multiple Screens vs Jumping Dock

When working with Dual/Multiple Screens in OS X Mavericks and having “Displays have separate spaces” switched on, I noticed that the dock would unpredictably switch monitors from time to time. Fed up with this I spent a Google Search Coupon on the issue and guess what: it’s not a bug, it’s a(n undocumented) feature. To […]

Apple Developer: Common App Rejections

Before you develop your app, it’s important to become familiar with the technical, content, and design criteria that we use to review all apps. We’ve highlighted some of the most common issues that cause apps to get rejected to help you better prepare your apps before submitting them for review. 58% of all rejections are […]