Paid Upgrades

Posted by: on Jun 20, 2012 in Blog | Tags: , , | No Comments

Paid upgrades in Apple’s App Stores has been a topic of some debate since the App Stores launched. Wil Shipley stoked the fires back in March, arguing that the Mac App Store needs paid upgrades:

Right now developers selling through the Mac App Store face a lose/lose choice: either provide all major upgrades to existing customers for free (thus losing a quarter of our revenue), or create a “new” product for each major version (creating customer confusion) and charge existing customers full price again (creating customer anger).

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Syncing Core Data with iCloud

Posted by: on Jun 16, 2012 in Blog | Tags: , , , | No Comments

If you’re considering syncing Core Data to iCloud in your app, Drew McCormack of The Mental Faculty has a terrific series of articles discussing the difficulties he encountered while adding support for it to Mental Case.

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Ita

Posted by: on Jun 5, 2012 in Blog | Tags: , | No Comments

My friend Ben Lachman (@blach) has started a new venture called Nice Mohawk and they released their first iOS app yesterday: Ita. Ita is a universal, Retina-ready list-making app that syncs across all your devices with iCloud.

It’s available at an introductory price of 99¢ for the next two weeks. I’ve been beta testing it for the last couple of weeks and it is a beautifully designed and finely polished app.