September 13, 2009. I’ve been working on improving VoiceOver support for Delivery Status touch 3.0. It was pretty simple for the most part, but there are a couple of things in particular that I struggled with. I couldn’t find much information about this elsewhere, so I thought I’d share. The first problem was adding accessibility labels to a UISegmentedControl. It should be automatic if you’re using text labels… Read more »

August 26, 2009. The latest version of Mac OS X, Snow Leopard, is coming on August 28th and you may be wondering if our apps and widgets will be compatible. We’re happy to announce that all of our software already works great in Snow Leopard—just make sure you’re using the latest versions. For more details, read on. • Delivery Status 4.8.2 or later is compatible. • Smart Widget Installer 1.1 or… Read more »

July 27, 2009. This weekend my new 13" MacBook Pro started making a noise so horrible that it woke up my fiancée. (It didn’t stir me the slightest, but not much does.) The sound was awful enough that the first thing I sleepily Googled for was “MacBook Pro death rattle”. Once I was awake and listened a bit more it was clear the fan needed to be replaced. I made an appointment at the local Apple… Read more »

July 11, 2009. The iTunes App Store is one year old today. To celebrate the past year of awesome third-party apps for the iPhone and iPod touch, we’re offering Delivery Status touch for 99 cents, this weekend only. Of course the price will vary in other countries, but it’s on sale for the lowest price everywhere. We’re also very proud to be included in Apple’s “App Store Turns 1” graphic. In several… Read more »

July 7, 2009. We’ve been getting a lot of requests for Push Notifications in Delivery Status touch—so you can see when your package status updates even if Delivery Status is closed. This is something I’d love to have as well, but it’s complicated and it may take some time. In order to handle Push Notifications properly, all of your tracking information would need to be stored on our server. Our server would… Read more »