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iOS 11 support for Dave’s Tiles

As many of you know, last September’s release of iOS 11 requires apps to be compiled to 64-bits in order to run. This requirement has unfortunately impacted Dave’s Tiles, which was last updated in late 2012 for the iPhone 5 and iOS 6.

I’ve received many comments from users who have humbled me with how much Dave’s Tiles has impacted them, and I would love to update the app I spent 4 years working on.

Unfortunately this is not as simple as “recompiling” in the latest Xcode, since there have been many changes to Apple’s tools in the last 5 years. I am trying to find time work on it, but work for other clients consumes all of my free time. While this may not be soon enough for many of you, I’m hoping I can find time late Spring or Summer.

Please keep sending your feedback. Dave’s Tiles means a lot to me, and I’m glad to see that it has meant a lot to others.

Best wishes,
David

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The beta testing program for iOS is now open!

Want to beta test Dave’s Tiles Puzzle, Kitty Tiles, and other iOS apps before they are released to the general public?  Then create a TestFlight account to apply!  We’re looking to add support for iOS 6 and iPhone 5 in all upcoming releases.

Your support is greatly appreciated.

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Apps on Google Play updated today!

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Download updates for Dave's TilesUpdate Kitty TilesUpdate Puppy Tiles

Today, all Android apps by The App Studio have been updated on Google Play!  Get them now with this link!  Check your apps — if the version number is less than 1.3.1, update now!

Also new is Puppy Tiles Lite, with Kiip rewards!  Check it out!

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So You Want to Be an App Developer? Part 2

Check out this article I wrote for TheUnlockr.com.  It’s the second in the So You Want to be an App Developer? series, which is about the realities of mobile app development.

There was once a time, not long ago actually, when making a fart app could earn you hundreds of thousands of dollars. Unfortunately (or fortunately?) those days are gone. Nowadays, making enough money to pay for your lunch is nice. Making more, however, is still achievable.

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So You Want to Be an App Developer? Part 1

Check out this article I wrote for TheUnlockr.com.  It’s the first in a series called, So You Want to be an App Developer? which is about the realities of mobile app development.

If you live in New York City, like me, you’ve probably witnessed this scene at least a dozen times. You’re in a happening, dark bar, surrounded by conversations. In the corner, you spot a girl talking to some nerdy, awkward guy. He’s got nothing on me, you think. And just then…he whips out his phone, launches an app, and shows it to the girl.

“It’s called Puppy Tiles,” he says.

“That’s sooo cute!” she says. “You have my number, right?”

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