Many apps now use "snapshotting" to enable users to capture and store images of the app for later processing or perusal. If you have kids, your Photo Stream probably features far more in-app art than you have refrigerator magnets - though, app snapshotting has many practical business applications as well, including testing and customer su
Sprite Kit is the first game framework directly from Apple, and is fully supported by our recent Xamarin.iOS release for iOS 7. Sprite Kit is a framework for creating 2D games on iOS 7 and on OS X Mavericks, and includes support for many of the things you would expect in a 2D game platform including: What's more, Sprite Kit
Have you ever wanted to add text to speech capability in an iOS application? Before iOS 7, this required using a third party library; however, with iOS 7 speech synthesis is built into the platform. What's more, adding speech synthesis only requires a few lines of code.
The class that synthesizes text to speech is the AVSpeechSynthesizer.
We're going to make a fun little monkey finder app here using iBeacons. iBeacons are an exciting new technology available in iOS 7 that allows iOS devices to locate each other when nearby. The API for detecting an iBeacon is part of the Core Location framework, and should feel similar to the APIs used for geographic region monitoring that