Apple Leaders Memoji

 

Apple replaced the executive portraits on the leadership page with their Memoji versions for World Emoji Day 😁

New App: Bimble Bumble Reward Chart

 

I am excited to announce the release of my latest children’s app – Bimble Bumble Reward Chart. An interactive reward chart providing fun, interactive sticker scenes that children will love.

SKAction Not Running in iOS 11 / Xcode 9

 

In Xcode I use SKReferenceNodes to save create the same objects over and over. This has worked great until Xcode 9. After upgrading, sprites in my reference files that had an action attached – either in the scene editor or in a corresponding class would not run their actions. I Continue Reading

SpriteKit Smooth Rotation

 

Making a sprite rotate towards a certain direction is very easy in SpriteKit. In this short tutorial I will show how to make a sprite rotate smoothly towards a point that you touch on the screen. In addition the sprite will move towards the location. This tutorial is written for Continue Reading

Handbrake Developers Issue Security Warning

 

The developers of video app Handbrake have issued a security warning to all users who downloaded the software between 2 May 2017 and 6 May 2017. The Handbrake mirror server (download.handbrake.fr) was compromised and the application was replaced with one containing a variant of the OSX.PROTON trojan that gives the Continue Reading

NASA/JPL-Caltech

Dwarf Star Home To Seven Earth-Sized Planets

 

Astronomers have discovered seven earth-sized planets orbiting a single star, Trappist 1. Three of the planets are within the habitable zone and scientists think the properties of the atmospheres could be discovered using powerful telescopes due the the dimness of the star. Nasa VR – On the surface of TRAPPIST-1d   Continue Reading