The Walled Garden is Crumbling...
The rise of popularity in Apple’s mobile devices has in turn seen a rise in applications available on the platform. In July 2008 there were only 800 apps available for download compared to over 800,000 today, and yet the iOS 6 update which rolled out the current App Store interface demonstrated that they have made little effort in allowing their customers to easily find such a vast number of...
Zero-to-app: Learning at speed
I have been a web designer from a young age, 13 to be exact, but it was only recently that I decided to take the dive into learning Objective-C, Cocoa, and creating iOS applications, in fact it’s only been since September. Today I have just submitted my very first app to Apple. Whilst I have always wanted to develop mobile apps, I was too engrossed in my freelance work to give it the time it...
Innovation thoughts: Rayhan Rafiq Omar: 10 ways... →
rayhano: So I’ve been doing this “startup thing” for a year now. There is incredible energy, passion, talent and commaradery around. There are also some great results. At the very least, in London, the startup community is making business a sexy topic (the Yanks take top prize for loving/obsessing about…
In reality, there is, perhaps, no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue...– Benjamin Franklin, Autobiography, 1771
Remote development using Sublime Text 2
This has only been tested on Ubuntu. Open up your terminal and type: sudo apt-get install sshfs This will install sshfs onto your system, for more info on sshfs see (http://fuse.sourceforge.net/sshfs.html). Now you need to get your user account the necessary access rights, to do this type: sudo adduser nick fuse Change ‘nick’ to your user name that you log into your OS....
A discussion on education
Over the past couple of months, I have been infactuated with the problem of education in schools, which I suppose was brought about by recent news reports from the media. There has been plenty of arguments on the matter, employers are claiming that young recruits do not possess basic English and Math skills, youth unemployment has risen to 1.027 million, and the jobs available are highly...
Why work for a difficult client?
The past few days of blogging each day seems to have left a positive impact on my daily life already. Jotting everything down such as business ideas, opinions and observations, but most importantly the things that make me happy. It was last night that I showed my girlfriend the speech from Steve Jobs at Stanford University in 2005 where he explained how he asks himself every morning if he loved...
Current Mobile Patent Suits - Graphic of the Day →
Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me … Going to bed at...– Steve Jobs [The Wall Street Journal, May 25, 1993]
Welcome and thank you for checking out my blog. I should probably introduce myself, but that would bore you to high heaven and my approach to practically everything in life is let’s get right to it, so I won’t disappoint you early on. I’m a regular guy living in a small village in Surrey. I want to reach out to like-minded individuals who have the flavour for business, but have...