Live Cams Pro Archive

Streaming on 3G – Bad Reviews

I just wanted to quickly comment about some recent 1 or 2 star reviews regarding the slow framerate on 3G networks. As a reminder, I have designed this application to work around restrictions placed on me by Apple. The application has been rejected for sale in the past because it … Read more

Trendnet preset support and Motion JPEG!

Today I’ve finally started moving ahead with some new enhancements and I’ve successfully added motion jpeg support for Trendnet 422 devices. I also fixed generic PTZ preset support for all Trendnet devices. If someone has a 400 model that I can test with I’ll verify that everything is working for … Read more

Crashes on 3G and iTouch reproduced and fixed

I’ve had a few bad reviews in various countries due to “crashing” of the app. It turns out that the application is running out of memory in certain situations. A recent improvement in Live Cams was to fetch 640×480 images for cameras instead of 320×240. This makes the cameras a … Read more

Bugfixes!

With the release of this major update, several bugs have been identified by users and I’ve been quickly fixing them as they are reported. Here’s a list of what’s been fixed and will be released to Apple tonight: 1. DLink DCS 2121 profile was not in the submission in July. … Read more

And now we can move forward!

Now that the long-awaited 2.41 release is out, I can start preparing for the 2.5 release. Here’s the planned enhancements: 1. User-submission system to allow for camera meta-data. Most of the cameras in the database have names that are simply guesses based on Geo-IP information. This is basically a way … Read more

Approved!

Well, apparently it takes a well prepared email to Steve Jobs to get things fixed! Within 24 hours of contacting him I managed to get the app approved and into the app store! Apple admitted a technical glitch with their iTunes Connect system (the app submission system for developers like … Read more

Human Contact at Apple!

Today I received an email that sent me off the deep end…….I’ve been rejected for a 3rd consecutive time because my app name “contains keywords”. It does not! After spouting off around the house tonight I went on a rampage to find some senior executive email addresses that I could … Read more

Apologies for the recent price changes

I recently increased the price of the application to $1.99 because of the impending release of 2.41. I felt that with all of the extra support work that I do for this application I would need to charge more to cover my costs (mostly time, I spend about 4 hours … Read more
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