What if your phone became your ID?

With the NFC chips finally brought to the iPhone (though an SDK for developers to access hasn't been made available), as well as Host-based Card Emulation (link) on Android, I wonder if the phone could become not only a place where we connect to people and information through cell/data/…

Uploading files to a NTLM protected site inside a UIWebView using NSUrlSession with Xamarin

When using NSUrlSession to manage requests made from a UIWebView to NTLM protected web content, an upload file request fails when a NTLM handshake is performed. There are three factors that cause the failure to occur: (1) NTLM is a connection-based authentication protocol and the NSUrlSession doesn't always maintain open…

Creating a NSUrlProtocol that uses NSUrlSession in Xamarin

In iOS 7.0 Apple introduced a new class suite, NSUrlSession, to manage the request-response web calls, replacing the NSUrlConnection class suite with more robust and granular control of how requests are controlled both at the session and individual request levels. More information about the NSUrlSession class suite can be…