Android / Class Loader / Facebook / LinearAlloc / Mobile

Facebook Patch for Dalvik

If you can solve a problem by re-engineering your app or modifying Android, why would you modify Android?  That’s the burning question at the heart of this blog entry. Engineering mobile applications is embedded engineering.  It’s the art of using less code to accomplish something rather than more code.  And in this case, it’s also … Continue reading

Apple Products / bad design / iTunes 11 / malfunct / workarounds

Show iTunes in the Cloud Disabled in iTunes 11

I’ve been going nuts wondering why my iCloud purchases in iTunes 11 won’t show up.  I had the checkbox set to make iTunes show my iCloud purchases, and they were being shown, but they suddenly disappeared. And, so did the option in iTunes preferences called “Show iTunes in the Cloud Purchases.”  It’s not there! I’m … Continue reading