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This is Chris Maddern's blog. Chris is a British entrepreneur, engineer and co-founder of Button. 📱📲
Prior to Button, Chris led mobile engineering at Venmo, created AppLaunch, Corkbin and a few other mobile things. 📱⚡
You can read more of Chris's work on the following publications:
Another alternative to UDID in iOS: SecureUDID
I wrote just a day or so ago about OpenUDID – a third party, open-source library designed to replace UDID and provide the ability to track users across your Apps...
Dollar Shave Club Review – First Impressions
Go to the Dollar Shave Club I, much like the rest of America, watched a video about shaving a couple weeks ago. But not just any video about shaving; a...
iPhone App Cafe Profile Makes me Happy
I finally have an up to date profile on the iPhone App Cafe authors page This makes me happy: Chris Maddern I especially enjoy that we got the iPhone Wine...
Alternative to UDID for iOS5 (UDID now banned)
So, the word on the street (Techcrunch even covered it), seems to suggest that UDID usage is now officially a rejection reason in the App Store, but Apple have never...
Radio Shack will not sell the new iPad without accessories
Feel like donating $30+ to the coffers of a company that seems not to understand that questions that begin “wouldn’t it be great if” don’t translate well to storepolicy? This...
Yahoo – If this was the Cold War – You just blew up the world!
Yahoo has chosen to sue Facebook for the infringement of a ridiculous, broad array of patents which are either unused by Yahoo, prior art clearly exists or frankly should never have...
Update iOS 5.1 Beta 3 to Gold release OTA
It appears you can’t. I am going to try getting my hands on the full IPSW and try to upgrade that way. Will keep you updated…
The New iPad – Really?!
Really? Here I sit, Credit Card in hand, ready, waiting to give Apple my money for a shiny new iPad 3 (or HD) with a retina display and something else...
Twitter Follow Button for iOS / iPhone – Code
I was looking for an easy way to link to your Twitter profile in a user’s Twitter Application of choice from an iOS App. There were lots of handy resources,...
Download Messages Beta for Mac
I just downloaded the beta of Messages for Mac (you can download it here) and I highly recommend that you do too! It’s now my go-to chat App with the...