Archive for July, 2012

DSL is no longer “high-speed internet”

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Back in the day of dial-up internet, where you had to use a modem connected to a phone line to get online, DSL speeds were incredible. Dial-up internet data speeds typically capped out at about 30k/second. DSL, which uses a digital signal over the same wires, typically delivers just over 600k/second. A 20 times speed […]

Not Crashing, Hanging

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

I posted previously about the frustrating experience of having an app in the app store crashing and having no way to find out why. Then I posted about HockeyApp and an apparent happy ending. My apps aren’t crashing and everyone should be happy, right? Not so fast. Resume Designer hangs for some users when they […]

UIGestureRecognizer Interference

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

I just ran into a bug in iOS 5.1, where the UIPanGestureRecognizer that is installed automatically for a UISplitViewController interferes with being able to drag a slider. This manifests itself as that you can drag the slider left, but attempting to drag it right causes it to move a few pixels and then stop tracking. […]