CocoaPods & WatchKit applications

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By default Podfiles only link Pods framework to the main target. So you’ll need something like: link_with ‘AppName’, ‘AppName WatchKit Extension’ to indicate that you want the Pods to extend to the WatchKit target! Simple but a bit of a head scratcher at first.

Opening external URLs in Safari with PhoneGap applications on iOS

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After much trial & error, I figured out how to do this on iOS 6, PhoneGap/Cordova 2.5.0 and jQuery 1.9.1 OpenAllWhitelistURLsInWebView doesn’t matter. Setting it to true, false or omitting it doesn’t seem to have any bearing on the result. I set a target of _system on the href, like so: <a target=”_system” href=”http://rads.stackoverflow.com/amzn/click/B009CZICQ8″> I… Read more »

Awesome fun, the Ready to Fly Remote Controlled QuadCopter: DJI Phantom review

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Last year, I got a Parrot AR.Drone 2.0. It was fun but limited in many ways. While controlling the helicopter via iPhone or iPad was fun at first, it just wasn’t as reliable and precise as one would want. The helicopter was a fun toy but limited in many ways, hard to repair (you’ll crash… Read more »