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How an iOS developer built an alternative App Store for the iPhone

How an iOS developer built an alternative App Store for the iPhone

AltStore is a way around Apple’s restrictions Riley Testut has spent the better part of the last decade trying to sneak in through the side door of the iPhone. Since he was a teenager, the Dallas-Fort Worth native has been fascinated with app development — in particular, with emulation technology that allows modern computing devices…
Alternative iOS app store doesn’t require a jailbreak

Alternative iOS app store doesn’t require a jailbreak

AltStore works by fooling your device into believing that you're a developer sideloading test apps. It uses an app on your Mac or Windows PC to re-sign apps every seven days, using iTunes' WiFi syncing framework to reinstall them on your device before they expire. You only need a free Apple ID (a throwaway will…
AltStore is an alternative iOS App Store with a built-in Nintendo emulator

AltStore is an alternative iOS App Store with a built-in Nintendo emulator

Riley Testut, an iOS app developer who has for years worked on mobile video game emulation, just released a project that has the potential to shake up the entire iOS ecosystem. He calls it AltStore, and it’s an alternative to Apple’s App Store that distributes software Testut says may “push the boundaries of iOS.” In…

Ask HN: Looking for an Alternative to Jira

Ask HN: Looking for an Alternative to Jira 32 points by philpem 1 hour ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 29 comments I've been using Jira on a Starter licence since I was in university. Over time I've found that it's become steadily more bloated, heavy and costly. Several key features which…

Ask HN: What are some niche or alternative news aggregators worth checking out?

Hey! So I’ve been working on a news app, that like the others curates to your interests, but instead of emojis uses adjectives which are based on criteria. The idea is to filter out sensationalism engendered by the emoticon (and frankly addictive) rating system. Gem tends to recommend articles from the likes of NYT, The…
Europe’s GPS alternative has been offline since Friday

Europe’s GPS alternative has been offline since Friday

Galileo, the European satellite navigation system, has been suffering a major outage since Friday, reports BBC News. The system’s status page currently lists all 22 of its satellites as either “Not Usable” or “Testing,” as part of an incident that started early Friday morning. In a statement, the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA)…
Alternative theory of gravity makes a nearly testable prediction

Alternative theory of gravity makes a nearly testable prediction

Variable — A massive simulation done with a "chameleon" theory of gravity. John Timmer - Jul 14, 2019 1:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Galaxy clusters generated by the Universe simulator IllustrisTNG.From our current perspective, the Universe seems to be dominated by two things we find frustratingly difficult to understand. One of these is dark matter,…
Alternative theory of gravity makes a nearly testable prediction

Alternative theory of gravity makes a nearly testable prediction

Variable — A massive simulation done with a "chameleon" theory of gravity. John Timmer - Jul 14, 2019 1:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Galaxy clusters generated by the Universe simulator IllustrisTNG.From our current perspective, the Universe seems to be dominated by two things we find frustratingly difficult to understand. One of these is dark matter,…
YouTube’s alternative monetization strategy is a good step, but it ignores bigger problems

YouTube’s alternative monetization strategy is a good step, but it ignores bigger problems

YouTube’s latest effort to offer more ways for creators to make money is a positive sign that the company has been listening to users’ concerns, but it doesn’t resolve the bigger problems that have been hurting creators’ ability to make money on the platform in the first place. New monetization features, including expansive merchandise opportunities,…
Fish replacement may be the next big wave in alternative protein development

Fish replacement may be the next big wave in alternative protein development

Brian Kateman Contributor Fish make up 16% of animal protein consumed globally, and demand is set to rise, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, largely thanks to rising disposable incomes. But overfishing is hugely problematic – and it’s not sustainable to continue with the way things are. Fish populations are being decimated – including…

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Flappy Royale is the inevitable Flappy Bird battle royale, playable in...

(Image credit: Future)Flappy Bird, the game about guiding a bird, via flapping its wings, through a series of narrow passages between pipes, now has a battle royale equivalent. It's called Flappy Royale, and while it's obviously a phone game, it can be played in your web browser over here. And I suggest you do, because…
Is Inequality Inevitable?

Is Inequality Inevitable?

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