Arun Stephens

iAd in the UK

In my (it seems) continuing series on things that work in the US but not in the UK, Apple’s new iAd network doesn’t seem to be serving ads to people in the UK. I am not sure if Apple are actively selling inventory in the UK, or if they even have plans to in the short term. I really wish these American-based companies would clarify when things are U.S. only. Apple said that they had a lot of ads, but I haven’t seen one. Read more →

Why is the escape key labelled “esc” on the Mac keyboard but as a circle with an arrow pointing out of it in menus?

I have reluctantly bought a MacBook Pro so that I can develop iPhone applications as well as Android, and was searching for this mysterious key so that I could get Xcode to autocomplete for me. Turns out the circle with a diagonal arrow pointing out of it key is actually the escape key. Why make things so difficult, Steve? Read more →