October 31, 2008. This was a nice surprise today: iLounge, arguably the top site for iPod and iPhone reviews and news, released their 2009 iPod + iPhone Buyers’ Guide. Among other things, the guide includes their “100 Best iPhone and iPod touch Apps and Games”, and I’m proud to see Delivery Status touch on that list! It’s very flattering to be listed alongside other top apps like Twitteriffic and Facebook. I’d… Read more »

October 31, 2008. My new business cards finally showed up today, and they look awesome. Same as with the site, Holly Tickner drew the illustrations, and I designed the rest. I wanted to use the robot illustration on the front of the cards, but I couldn’t work out a layout I was happy with. The paper airplane fit in perfectly, but my initial thought was that it seemed a little inappropriate to have on the front… Read more »

October 28, 2008. Writing your own iPhone or iPod touch app, and wondering how to create an alert like this? Check out the sample code below. I needed to display a password prompt in Delivery Status touch and quickly found that there was no ideal way to do it. There are some unsupported methods, but the workaround below—adding a UITextField as a subview of the alert—is the proper method for a third party app,… Read more »

October 26, 2008. Above: a sneak peek at Delivery Status touch 2.0. Tapping the icon on the left side of a delivery will show its full details right in the app. Delivery Status touch has been available for just over a month now, and we’ve had quite a few emails with suggestions already. I actually had a lengthy to do list before I even submitted the initial release to Apple, and most of the things people have… Read more »

September 12, 2008. Delivery Status touch (for iPhone and iPod touch) is complete—I sent it off to Apple last night. Hopefully it will appear in the App Store next week, but don’t be surprised if it takes longer. It will be available initially for an introductory price of $1.99, so I recommend grabbing it quickly if you’re interested! Keep an eye on the site, as I’ll be posting an update when it’s available. This … Read more »