Since the rebrand to Social Dummy back in 2014, I have strived to continue adding more exciting and useful features over the years to build up the app to what it is today.

However, due to the recent updates to Apple’s App Review Guidelines, Social Dummy will no longer be able to continue to provide the functionality to create ‘fake’ social media posts. This was raised by the Apple Review team upon trying to release a new update, but it was rejected. …


Since the rebrand to Social Dummy back in 2014, I have strived to continue adding more exciting and useful features over the years to build up the app to what it is today.

However, due to the recent updates to Apple’s App Review Guidelines, Social Dummy will no longer be able to continue to provide the functionality to create ‘fake’ social media posts. This was raised by the Apple Review team upon trying to release a new update, but it was rejected. …


The next version of The G.O.A.T. (v2.1) has been released on the App Store!

Download the latest update.

Release Notes

Introducing The SAFE Test
In the game, this test is used to monitor those who pass through settlements to determine whether the player is human or a Synth.
• Added new leaderboard and achievements for the SAFE test.

• Settings — Haptic option only shows if your device supports haptic feedback.
• Settings — Moved sensitive Reset Achievements button to root App Settings.
• Settings — Added acknowledgements for third-party libraries use.
• Bug fixes and improvements.


The first of many new and upcoming singles for this year.

Imagineering is an entrancing track to help to be mindful thinking, develop ideas and excel your potential.

The image was taken by myself whilst on a flight from Dallas, TX to Denver, CO in January 2019 — very early in the morning.

You can listen to or purchase the track on all major popular digital music distribution sites (Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, Tidal, Deezer, Napster and Claro Música) and also available for use within Facebook, Instagram and TikTok. Just search for “Ashley Richards”.


The next version of The G.O.A.T. (v2.0) has been released on the App Store!

Download the latest update.

Release Notes

It’s been a long time coming, welcome back to The G.O.A.T.

• Upgraded visuals — Complete redesign of all graphics.

• Themes — Change the whole style of the app by selecting a theme.

• Complete overhaul — All rewritten in Swift.

• Answers now randomise order every time.

• Optimised with iOS 14.

• Removed all tracking and analytics.


Coming over the next 3 months are some brand new music singles. Each representing something significant with hidden meanings and feelings bound into each single. Further details about each single will be written on their own post.

Release Schedule

2nd April — Imagineering

26th May — Pure Delight

25th June — Freedom

You can listen to or purchase the singles on all major popular digital music distribution sites (Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, Tidal, Deezer, Napster and Claro Música) and also available for use within Facebook, Instagram and TikTok. Just search for “Ashley Richards”.


A new version of iTalk Gangster (v7.0.3) has been released on the App Store.

Download on the App Store

Release Notes

• Fixed Support not working correctly.


A new version of iTalk British (v3.0.2) has been released on the App Store.

Please install this version for the newest features and latest bug fixes.

Download on the App Store

Release Notes

• Fixed Support not working correctly.


The next version of QuiffCo (v3.1.1) has been released on the App Store!

Download the latest update.

Release Notes

• Fixed Support not working correctly.


The next version of Sea-Doo UK (v11.0.5) has been released on the App Store!

Download on the App Store

Release Notes

• Fixed Support not working correctly.

Ashley Richards

Independent iOS Software Engineer

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