5 ways to get 5 (★★★★★) star reviews for your mobile app

At Telescope, we are all about keeping our mobile app customers happy. Over the years, we have learned several lessons (some the hard way) that lead to 5 star apps….

Custom UISegmentedControl: Swift Tutorial

Customizing a UISegmentedControl If you have spent any time developing an iOS app, you have probably realized that customizing UI elements in Swift can be hard. There is either a…

App Crashing on 32-bit Devices When Resigning Xamarin.iOS IPAs

Recently on a project, we were receiving reports from some users that the iOS app we had developed with Xamarin was crashing immediately after opening the application, but only on certain…

Basic Swift Animation Tutorial – SpriteKit, Xcode, and Swift

But wouldn’t it be cool if it did this?… I’ve thought these words to myself many times during my career of software development.  I want a product to do more…

A C# developer learns Swift Part 5: Segues

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 You’ll probably want to have more than one screen in your application.  In the framework there a a couple of ways of accomplishing this,…

A C# developer learns Swift Part 1: Core Data

Series Intro I’ve always been a PC guy until a few years ago when I bought an IPad 2 for my wife.  Since then, most of my personal electronic devices…

Where is the iOS app industry headed?

I’m worried about the iOS app industry. Not because I see signs of Apple dying, but because I know how technology fads go. That, and because I’ve worked on almost…

The Finger

Alright, I wasn’t going to blog for awhile to give everyone a break from my voice, but I just have to do it. Check out this article on the Apple…

What Mobile Platform Should We Target?

  We often get clients interested in mobile solutions to their problems. One of the biggest questions they have for us is “what platform should we even target?” iOS? Android?…