Tag: apple

A Simple Approach to App Localization using Xcode, XLIFF and Objective-C

When it comes to localizing applications for iOS or Mac OS, things get pretty quickly messed up and cumbersome. The tool support by Apple is – friendly spoking – lacking consistency. Especially if you are updating your code and want

Tagged with: apple, iOs, localization, Mac OS, Objective C, XLIFF

Use Intel iMac 17″ Core2Duo with External Display Only

Recently, I had the problem that the TFT display module of an 2008 17″ Intel iMac refused to work properly: The whole image was inverted and the right half stayed completely grey.

Tagged with: apple, hardware, imac, Mac OS X

ReBirth for iPad

I really liked ReBirth from Propellerheads back in the 90ies. However, I have not heard much of ReBirth (and of the good old Roland 303 and its companions) since then. Now, ReBirth is back on the iPad (although there is

Tagged with: app, apple, iOs, iPad, music

MBP Keyboard Assembly: Backlight illumination with FTIR

Today I have made an interesting discovery: my 2008 2.4 GHz MacBook Pro is using frustrated total internal reflection (FTIR) for the illumination of its keyboard. The background to this discovery is that I spilled a bit of salad dressing

Tagged with: apple, ftir, LED, Mac, MacBook Pro, Multi-Touch
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