FriendCaster Notification Options

With v3.11 of FriendCaster will come some changed notification options, and this post has been created to help you set them up. Previously we just had Periodic and Gmail alerts,...

Android Gmail App Block 3rd Party Tools

Hey everyone, An update to the Gmail app went out today (v2.3.5) which blocks 3rd party apps from using it’s DB (ContentResolver). The problem is to do with it’s manifest:...

Newsletter Interview

I was recently interviewed by @katewhitaker for an internal IBM newsletter. Not sure if anyone’s interested but thought I’d post it up here. So Chris, what is your app? My...

Leaving IBM

Hi everyone, As many of you know, I’m leaving IBM soon (next week to be precise), and will soon be entering the scary world of self-employment. For the past 10 months I’ve been...

Correctly Parsing Graph API Event Times

One of things that really really annoys me about the Facebook Graph API is the way that they handle Events times. If you read the docs you’ll see the description:...