The Thresher Shark Research & Conservation Project

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In 2011 I’ll be returning to The Thresher Shark Research & Conservation Project for a six month stint as Science Officer. Helping out on an important scientific and community project with some of the greatest people I’ve had the pleasure to meet and work with. I spent the best three months of my life there in 2009. Diving every day, researching sharks and mantas, […]

Depth Gauge Now With More Air Depth

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UPDATE: Air Depth and Depth Gauge are no longer available. Check out Gas Manager on the App Store. I’ve submitted a new version of Depth Gauge to the App Store. Other than being recompiled for OS 2.x backward compatibility, this update brings an enhanced version of Air Depth EAD calculator. The Depth slider’s range is now tied to the MOD of the gas. Version […]

Backward Compatibility

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UPDATE: Air Depth and Depth Gauge are no longer available. Check out Gas Manager on the App Store. A little research by Arstechnica revealed that a significant portion of the iPhone community—around 45%—have not yet upgraded to iPhone OS 2.2.1. In light of that, the next release of both Air Depth and Depth Gauge will be compatible with all versions of iPhone OS 2.x.

Finally

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UPDATE: Depth Gauge is no longer available. Check out Gas Manager on the App Store. Air Depth and Depth Gauge 1.0.1 have finally gone live on the App Store. The biggest change is that both now share a lot of code (in preparation for Depth Gauge 1.1), however the visible changes are: The Nitrogen slider’s visibility is controlled by a new setting: “Show Nitrogen […]

Inconsistency Upsets Me

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UPDATE: Air Depth and Depth Gauge are no longer available. Check out Gas Manager on the App Store. UPDATE: I’ve seeded new versions of each app. So today version 1.0.1 of Depth Gauge was rejected by Apple. Why? Because it contains a disabled slider control. A control disabled on purpose and for good reason. A control included and displayed to the user for good […]

Depth Gauge and Air Depth 1.0.1 in the Pipe

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UPDATE: Depth Gauge is no longer available. Check out Gas Manager on the App Store. New versions of Depth Gauge and Air Depth are in the publishing queue at the iPhone App Store. New in this version: The Nitrogen slider’s visibility is controlled by a new setting: “Show Nitrogen %”. When visible, the Nitrogen slider is completely disabled and faded. New gas icons replace […]

Depth Gauge Released

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UPDATE: Depth Gauge is no longer available. Check out Gas Manager on the App Store. Version 1.0 of Depth Gauge, an operating depth calculator for iPhone and iPod touch, has been released. Aimed at technical divers, Depth Gauge calculates Minimum Operating Depth, Maximum Operating Depth, and Equivalent Narcosis Depth1 for a specified breathing gas mixture and maximum partial pressure of oxygen2. Get Depth Gauge […]

Air Depth Released

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UPDATE: Air Depth is no longer available. Check out Gas Manager on the App Store. Today marks the release of Air Depth, an equivalent air depth calculator and my first app for iPhone and iPod touch. Aimed at divers using Nitrox gas mixes, Air Depth can be used to calculate the Equivalent Air Depth1 of your mix, allowing the use of air based tables […]