Month: February 2016

Mobile Development Digest #17

  A bit more than a week ago, Tim Cook published message to Apple customers, regarding the FBI request to help with getting data from the iPhone 5C which belonged to terrorist by development of special iOS version with weak security options. Anyone who want may follow the Apple vs FBI timeline here, or read more […]

Mobile Development Digest #16

Fastline is now part of Fabric. I hope they will not put it to their “nice” update app. Another big thing last week is Amazon Lumberyard. It’s a game engine that currently supports only Windows, XBox One and PS4, but other systems, including mobile are coming soon. Lumberyard based on CryEngine, so it’s real competitor […]

Windows Startup Sound Music Experiment

More than 20 years ago Brian Eno composed short signature sound for Windows 95 start. Eno well known as a musician whose works affected ambient music style significantly. Q: How did you come to compose “The Microsoft Sound”? A: The idea came up at the time when I was completely bereft of ideas. I’d been working […]

Mitaka project updated

Four-Dimensional Digital Universe (4D2U) project of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) updated project Mitaka. Mitaka is the app for visualizing the known Universe with observations data and theoretical models. In very basics,  you may fly through the Universe, but this much more powerful app. It contains information about thousands of asteroids, stars and black […]

Mobile Development Digest #15

Past week Facebook launched interesting investigation related to theory of Six Degrees of Separation. There are no fundamental papers, but it worth to read anyway. This investigation shows how simple (should be) to find someone whom you need in any profession (excluding countries where Internet is not yet presented). iOS  Overload Swift type ambiguity. That’s still a […]


Almost two years passed since last post. A lot things happened during that time. Major one is my relocation to Sweden. More than a year now I live in Stockholm and work for software development companies here. Definitely, I should write about the process of moving to Sweden and benefits of that in meaning of […]