Category Archives: iPhone

X-Plane Mobile on TV (Literally)

X-Plane 10 Mobile is among the first games to be released for NVidia’s Shield set top box. Part of the work of doing this release was putting game controller support into X-Plane mobile – you’ll be able to use a game controller on … Continue reading

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Posted in Android, iPad, iPhone, Mobile Devices, News | 6 Comments

Why Apple before Android?

Hi Guys, it’s Chris. I haven’t written a blog post in ages. They’ve kept me locked in the basement like Milton Waddams, unwilling to let me out to see daylight until I finished X-Plane 10 Mobile. And they stole my … Continue reading

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Posted in Android, iPad, iPhone, Mobile Devices | 38 Comments

Sibling Rivalry

When I was very young, it was hard to watch my younger brother get presents on his birthday. I was jealous! Why should he get all of the attention?  I was here first! When I was just a little bit older, I … Continue reading

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Posted in iPhone, Mobile Devices, Development, News | 22 Comments

The X-Desktop and iPhone Are Not Zero-Sum Games

On the menu this morning: first a whiny rant, then a nerdy one. Someone pointed me at this post. Before I go into my geeky diatribe about leveraging code, a quick note: it is true that at this point Austin … Continue reading

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Posted in iPhone, Modeling, Development | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The New iPhone Apps Are Here

Besides X-Plane for iPhone (which I now call “X-Plane general aviation” to avoid confusion) there are now two new apps: X-Plane Airliner and X-Plane Helicopter. The helicopter version uses part of the Grand Canyon and the airliner version uses part … Continue reading

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Posted in iPhone, News | Tagged , | 3 Comments