Jared Sinclair: Wrestling with Status Bars and Navigation Bars on iOS 7

jaredsinclair: [..] there is no way to return to iOS 6 style status bar layout logic. In order to approximate this, you have to move all the view controllers of your app into a container view that is offset by 20 points from the top of the screen, leaving an intentionally black view behind the […]

The empire on which the sun never sets – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The phrase “the empire on which the sun never sets” has been used with variations to describe certain global empires that were so extensive that there was always at least one part of their territory in daylight. [..] originally used for the Spanish Empire, mainly in the 16th and 17th centuries, and for the British […]

The Economist explains: How does copyright work in space? | The Economist

[T]he space station consists of multiple modules and other pieces (called “elements”) under the registration of the United States, the European Space Agency (ESA) consortium, Russia and Japan. The agreement governing the ISS makes it clear (in Article 5) that the applicable laws, including those governing IP rights, depend on which part of it an […]

Everything Apple Needs to Introduce at WWDC to Appease the Internet

It’s funny! Because the list is really really long and of course Apple can’t release all of that, it would be ridiculous! hahaha. But I’m increasingly coming to believe that this is, in fact, the problem. Apple have one developer event a year, at which they do pretty much all their releases. (Sure, there are […]