More Than Just Code podcast - iOS and Swift development, news and advice

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

305 episodes of More Than Just Code podcast - iOS and Swift development, news and advice since the first episode, which aired on August 6th, 2014.

  • Episode 304: WWDC 2020 Goes to Eleven!

    June 27th, 2020  |  1 hr 52 mins
    148, 23 million, @state, a12x, airpods pro, alexsis, app clips, app library, apple park, apple silicon, aquafit, arm, arther c lark, avimov’s foundation, avkit, bartender 3, big sur, bixby creek bridge, bmw 5 series, canada, centripetal force, collectionviews, composable collectionview, congestion zones, contact tracing, covid-sheild, cycling routes, dancing, deququeconfiguredreusablecell, diffable data source, documentgroup, fitness, glances, green zones, grids, have i been p’owned, health & safety, homekit, interstate, ios 14, ipados, ireland, james dempsey and the breakpoints, justin trudeau, kayak, keynote, kicstart, kubaku, list, lycra, mac catalyst, mac os x public beta, macworld, mapview, memoji, micheal morecock, multiplatform template, myth adventures, newton, nike run club, on device, ottawa, picture in picture, port key, poul anderson, relativity, release notes happy hour, robert a heinlien, robert asprin, robot’s of dawn, santa cruz, sceneview, scribble, serenity caldwell, settings, seybold, shopify, sidebar, sign in with apple, siri, smart stack, spacial audio, spinal tap, spriteview, state highway, super power charging, swiftui, tesla, translation, u1 chip, uicollectionviewlist, uk, visual editing, voices that matter, watch party, watchos, web authn, what’s new in swiftui, widgets, windowgroup api, wwdc 2020, wwdc20 goes to 11, xcode 12

    We follow up on iPad Pro shooting location, James Bond and centrifugal force, and macOS BS? A team of Shopify volunteers release Canada's COVID case-tracking app. ARM-based Japanese supercomputer is now the fastest in the world. We recap the WWDC 2020 Keynote, Platform State of the Union and a few WWDC sessions. Picks: Up Here in Canada, What’s new in SwiftUI for iOS 14, Apple documentation for SwiftUI with SpriteKit, SceneKit, AVKit and MapKit.

  • Episode 303: Introducing macOS Corona

    June 20th, 2020  |  1 hr 40 mins
    adobe illustrator 88, alternative universe, apple a11 monsoon, apple a12 vortex, apple a13 lightning, apple card, apple developer app, arm, ben thompson, blue planet, brian cox, cmos, cnet, company store, coruscant, covid-19, craig federighi, cvs, dark matter, emergency contact, exponent, face id, fifth amendment, fourth amendment, friends of the show, galilean physics, general relativity, geofence warrants, gold master, health app, imei, infinite monkey cage, intel, interest free, interstellar, ios 14, ipad pro, iphone 12, iss, keyless entry, los catos, macos corona, macos laguna, magic keyboard, mammoth lakes, many universes, master branch, mcenery, mentions, metal oxide semi conductor, mir, monterrey, mythical man month, newtonian physics, oura ring, paul hudson, perforce, pinnacles, plaid, project catalyst, quantum computing, quantum mechanics, redwood, rene richie, richard fineman, rincon, san jose, senior developer, sensorvault, sequoia, shell companies, skylab, skyline boulevard, sob story, speed of light, stack, star trek, stingray, stratechery, subversion, svn, swift student challenge, tahoe, tarton, terminal velocity, theory of relativity, tim cook, toronto raptors, touch id, trackpad, trade names, tsmc, twitter poll, twostraws, wwdc, wwdc jacket, wwdc sharing, wwdc12, wwdc13

    We fact check on Geofence tools and warrants and how to avoid tracking. We have a Friends of the Show channel on our Slack. Tim's poll results on the next name of macOS are revealed. Jaime recants his WWDC Sob Story. Apple offers interest-free financing on more of its products. What Will macOS 10.16 Be Called: Mammoth, Monterey, Skyline, or Something New? Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro Review: 2 Months Later. Apple, ARM, and Intel. Paul Hudson's WWDC Community: Learning and sharing together. iOS 14: What to expect. Apple updates Developer app to add Mac support ahead of online-only WWDC. Picks: Heroes and Juniors: Increasing Engineering Team Velocity

  • Episode 302: Geofence Warrants

    June 13th, 2020  |  1 hr 22 mins
    acoustic guitar, adobe illustrator 88, adobe xd, alkatraz, amazon, amber mac, angie’s list, app thinning, apple card, applescript, arm transition, asthma, automater, baha california, battery health, bezier, bias, big sur, big-endian, bloomberg, bruce lee, carbon, certifications, clear lake, cocoa, contract tracing, creative cloud, current architecture, dashboard, dashcode, digital nomads, excalidraw, favour lifespan, favour runtime, figma, filemaker pro, fortan, frontpage, geofence warrants, greg heo, harvest, have i been p’owned, hypercard, ibm, imore, kstp-tv, laguna, lightroom, little-endian, mac os x lion, machine learning, macos 10.15.5, macos burrito, michael hedges, microsoft word, migrant workers, miniled, model, napa valley, octocat, palo alto, parole hearings, password manager, photos, photoshop, plugins, powerpc g5, pro display xdr, publisher, redwood, rosetta, safari, scammers, seattle, sequoia, shortcuts, sketch, snow leopard, stock market, switch as needed, tahoe, thunderbolt monitor, ui design, value village, web objects, weights, xcode, zeplin, zvon

    We fact check on Spotlight. We discuss some of the challenges of working with files on iPadOS vs the Mac. Apple Card will let clients buy Apple hardware with interest free payments. IBM will no longer offer, develop, or research facial recognition technology. Amazon bans police from using its facial recognition technology for the next year. Here’s What You Need to Know about Battery Health Management in Catalina. Geofence warrants: How police can use protesters' phones against them. New Resources Available for Password Manager Apps. Which UI design tool should I use in 2020? Apple plans to announce ARM transition for all Macs at WWDC 2020. New iMac With 'iPad Pro Design Language'. Picks: Excalidraw | Hand-drawn look & feel.

  • Episode 301: Fortran 2020

    June 6th, 2020  |  1 hr 21 mins
    apfs, apple store, arm64e, aws, bbedit, build and run, carbon copy cloner, cloud functions, concorde, dart, development pod, device support, dyld_shared_cache_extract_dylib, flutter, fortran, gi-joe, ibm watson, javascript, lamda, markdown, mike bombich, mr meeseeks, node.js, notes.app, oauth, objective-c, one drive, onenote, pdfkit, poker, project navigator, python, quick open, rick & morty, runtimes, rust, stack overflow, sunk cost, swift, swift.org, unpair, westfield valley, xcode, zero day

    We discuss sunk cost in askMTJC. The 2020 Stack Overflow Developer Survey is covered in the follow up along with more than half Apple Stores reopening. Introducing Swift AWS Lambda Runtime. Apple MacOS 10.15.5 Release: MacBook’s Powerful Surprise. The Real Cause of the Sign In with Apple Zero-Day. Picks: dyld_shared_cache_extract_dylibs fail fix, My productivity app is a single .txt file, Modern Fortan Basics.

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  • Episode 300: I'm That Guy

    May 30th, 2020  |  1 hr 36 mins
    367 release notes, altconf, amazon upload, android, application uploader, atypical, build times, china, cmd shift j, covid-19, crash course, ctrl cmd r, curtis herbert, dark mode, dave okun, derived data, dino project, dom parser, edmonton, feedly, frameworks, gene goykman, graphite, i’m that guy, joe cieplinzki, kylo loco, macbook air 11, macbook pro 13, magic keys, magsafe, maui, microsoft build, netnewswire, netnewwire, nhl, o2 levels, offload app, paleontologist, paul hudson, playoffs, pro repo update, release notes, rss reader, sax, seattle marner, showbuildoperationduration, sidecar, swift to, swift ui, the last dance, toronto raptors, touch bar, transporter, ultimate tag, visual studio code, xamarin forms, xcode

    We celebrate our 300th recorded episode. We fact check SwiftTO 2020 online conference and the Dino Project. Tim expresses his instant love of the Safari's Track Bar tab scrubber which speeds up navigation. Introducing .NET Multi-platform App UI (MAUI) multi-platform. Our voice over guy posts to Facebook about his recent COVID-19 infection. We discuss Xcode build times and short cut to display the build time. Apple iOS app updates were being re-issued for unknown reasons. Why NetNewsWire is Fast. Faster Dark Mode on macOS courtesy of Gene Goykhman. Tim discusses his experience with the 2020 MacBook Pro 13, comparing it to previous Track Bar MacBook Pros and MacBook Air models. We also discuss Sidecar as an external monitor. Picks: The Derived Data Dance, run without building shortcut Ctrl - Cmd - R, Android Crash Course for iOS Devs.

  • Episode 299: WWDC 2020 Wishlist

    May 23rd, 2020  |  1 hr 35 mins
    1000 cuts, a11y, abs, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, air power, apple consultant network, apple europe, apple glass, becky hansmeyer, beos, brontosaurus, chromium, deep double decent, dino-riders, find my app, float16, fluid framework, foot gun, hat block, hayward fault, home pod, hype cycle, intercom, ios 13.5, jack dorsey, jean louis gassee, joe rogen, jon prosser, leo dion, lidar, linux for windows, lost wax, macworld, memorial day, microsoft build, middle island, milliner, mortal kombat, multi pattern catch clauses, multiple trailing closures, object linking & embedding, ok production, open doc, pla, point pelee, polylactic acid, project catalyst, project reunion, raptors, san andres, split window, square, steve jobs, swamp of dispair, swift 5.3, swift package manager, swift to, ultimaker, victoria day, who wants to be a millionaire, work from home, xcode 11.5, zvon petric

    We fact check Leo Dion, 3D printing with PLA and ABS. AskMTJC takes us down the rabbit hole from Hype Cycles to ML modeling. Who knew? There are 27 US states are partially north of Canada's southern point. We recap Microsoft Build 2020: Project Reunion will unify desktop and mobile, Fluid Office document is Google Docs on steroids, and bringing Linux GUI apps to Windows 10. What’s new in Swift 5.3? — take two. Becky Hansmeyer's WWDC 2020 Wishlist. Big Tech says, Work From Home For Rest Of Year. Apple details its approach to safety in retail stores, and plans to reopen more than 25 US locations next week. Leaker claims to have seen “Apple Glass” AR glasses, details how they’ll work. Facebook Shops is coming. Picks: Writing Great iOS Accessibility Labels, How to prepare for losing your programming job, Tim vs Apple Music and using multiple Home Pods, Tracking your iPhone.

    This week's final pass edit was done on my Kitchen Home Pod.

  • Episode 298: Double Waffle Double Patty Bacon Jam Cognac Maple Syrup

    May 16th, 2020  |  1 hr 25 mins
    1tb ssd, 3com, 3d printing, 3rd party library, air flight, airpods studio, alpha, analytics, appauth, appletv, arpanet, arrow, bob metcaff, budweiser stage, chinese 13 card poker, cne 2020, comments, connectix, cover art, covid-19, cursor, disk doubler, double down, double waffle double fried chicken, douglas engelbart, facebook sdk, fur babies, fusioncast, gcode, gloom haven, hair styles, hardware engineers, heart attack grill, intent, ipados, ipod, itunes, java, kernel_task, kfc, leo dion, macbook pro, magic mouse, magic trackpad 2, maltese falcon, mayor john tory, mobe+e, mountain view, nil check, oauth, on-site, ontario place, over the ear, passiondale, poker stars, rain design, rambo, roku, roscoe’s chicken & waffles, shelter in place, sketchup, slow jam, speed doubler, spindump, susan kare, swift 5.3, tapgesturercognizer, twitter, uibutton, vimy ridge, windows support, wingardium leviosa, world war one, youtube

    We discuss the rumored storage on the iPhone 12 Pros. We follow up on the 142 year traditional Canadian National Exhibition is cancelling in 2020. Apple discusses some staff returning to work on site ahead of competition. We delve into how Apple has reinvented the cursor. You may want to charge your MacBook Pro 16 on the right side. We also follow up on Speed Doubler which improved the performance of the 68K emulator on Power PC. "AirPods Studio" may the name of Apple's new over ear headphones. We discuss building an adaptive button. A programming error at FaceBook knocks out Spotify, Venmo, TikTok, and other iPhone apps. Swift 5.3 attempts to add support for Windows development. We look at iOS and iPadOS 13 adoption. Unreal Engine 5 revealed for iOS and Mac, coming in 2021. Picks: Conventional Comments, FusionCast

  • Episode 297: Butterflies In My Stomach - MacBook Pro 13

    May 9th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min
    10th gen intel, 2 usb-c, 4 usb-c, 500 nits, 68k emulator, accessibility, android 11 public beta, api.covid19tracker.ca, apple card, apple care+, ar photoshop, barenaked ladies, blue box, bon mot, chicago bulls, cisco webex, covid-19, covidtracking.com, creative selection, deferral, developer app, devs, dolby atmos, elon musk, exposure notification, facebook, forbes, george stroumboulopoulos, get a mac, google io, hot tuna, inkscapes, jim cuddy, john hodgman, jorma kaukonen, june 22, justin long, lady gaga, lowendmac.com, macbook air, macbook pro 13, magic keyboard, microsoft build, mohamed azam, nsattributedstring, p3 gamut, pointfree.co, quadra, recursive display, red box, regression testing, rene ritchie, services, snapshot testing, star trek, steve fisher, swift & pizza, swift dump, swift student challenge, t2, testing swiftui, thinking fast. thinking slow, touch bar, true tone, turbo button, turtle rock, uiautomation, wwdc, wwdc labs, x æ 12, xcuitest, yellow box

    We fact check on Get a Mac: PC vs Mac, Apple's emulators: 68K, Yellow Box & Blue Box, Star Trek: the Animated Series and Steve Fisher. Follow up covers Apple Card payment deferments, Apple's flat quarter results, Microsoft Build is free to attend, Android 11 Public Beta, coverage of the Supporting Accessibility mini conference, WWDC date set at June 22 and Inkscapes 1.0 debuts. Apple releases a 2020 MacBook Pro 13 with Magic Keyboard and more. Rene Ritchie compares MacBook Pro 13 versions and compares the MacBook Pro with the MacBook Air. Copy and paste the world with your phone using augmented reality. Apple and Google publish sample screenshots for their coronavirus tracking system. Picks: WWDC20 - Apple Developer, Developer App updated, Testing SwiftUI Views.

  • Episode 296: A Stab in the Dark

    May 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 10 mins
    affinity photo, app store, apple arm, bluetooth, bumbershoot festival, classic mac, combine, combine all the things, combine in practise, conditional, contact tracking, dark mode, face id, face mask, final cut, forbes, gmail, gordon kelly, grep, habitat, hockey night in canada, hype cycle, intel, ios 13.4.2, james doohan, justin long, lego, lightning to usb 3 camera adapter, mac vs pc, macintosh iivx, mark gurman, nevermind, nfl, nhs, nick heath, notification, nserror, oasis, osx, performa, powerpc, quadra 650, sars, scott gardner, screen printer, shindi, star trek: the animated series, swift 2, swift paris, swiftui, trough of disillusionment, try! swift world, uiwebview, what’s the story morning glory, xcode on ipad, yellow box

    We fact check on Mac Iivx, Apple to stop accepting UIWebView apps, Nirvana’s Nevermind on vinyl, and Swift Paris meetup. AskMTJC takes us in the The Trough of Disillusionment, iPad drag and drop programming, and USB adapters for iPad. In the follow up: Apple Aims to Sell Macs With Its Own Chips Starting in 2021. Apple Support app for iPhone and iPad revamped with new interface, Dark Mode, more. Apple Confirms Serious Problem Affecting Mac, iPad, iPhone Users. NHS rejects Apple-Google coronavirus app plan. In the main: How not to write shitty code: Intentional Condition. Apple’s latest iOS beta makes it easier to unlock an iPhone while wearing a face mask. Apple and Google have begun testing their COVID-19 exposure notification API. Picks: Updated Combine Documentation, SwiftUI and Combine All The Things, try! Swift World.

  • Episode 295: Deep Purple Rain

    April 25th, 2020  |  1 hr 59 mins
    amazon echo, apple iii, apple tv, bandai, bezier tool, bluetooth, cocoapods, color set, dark mode, dark side of the moon, dave grohl, david gilmour, daystar, denise crosby, derived data, ferrite, flac, fresco premium, gil amelio, google home, health storylines, home pod, hype cycles, hyperskills.org, ipados 14, iphone 12 pro, iphone se, ipod hi fi, jetbrains, jody whittaker, john gruber, john scully, kim’s convenence, kotlin, lc 520, lidar, lisa, logitech create, m4a, mac tv, macintosh xl, magic keyboard, mp3, nevermind, newton, nhs, ongoing history of new music, performa, photoshop on ipad, ping, pippin, power computing, power mac 6100, power mac g4 cube, powerbook 5300, preference key, quadra 650, reduce, remote work, rene ritchie, rob whitaker, simulator, sirius xm, soundcity, splitviewcontroller, spotify, swift playgrounds, swiftui, tam, taylor swift, the loop, vinyl, wkwebview, xcode on the ipad

    We fact check on Bluetooth, the NHS, Denise Crosby and Jodi Whittaker. We dig into the Hype Cycle in the follow up. The iPhone 12 Pro has be leaked in a 3D rendering. Picking apart iPadOS 14 reveals that Xcode may be coming to the iPad this summer. We follow up on Apple's road apples, including the Home Pod. John Gruber doesn't initially like the Magic Keyboard for the iPad Pro but comes around. Rene Ritche does a deep tech dive into the new iPhone SE. Apple had invited select developers to an accessibility webinar. In the main we look at View Communication Patterns in SwiftUI. We also look at the Remote Work Report by GitLab. Picks: JetBrains Academy: Get Ready To Become A Professional, Health Storylines, Adobe's Photoshop and Fresco for iPad are now bundled for $10 a month, adding Dark Mode, code clean up and TestFlight public beta links added to Device Tracker.

  • Episode 294: Contact Tracing & iPhone SE

    April 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 28 mins
    4.7 inch, 6502, a13, abstract expressionism, accessibility, altair, apple express, apple ii, apple tv, arthur c. clarke, atari 800, basic, bing crosby, bluetooth le, captain pike, caves of steel, cdc, clips, cobol, combine, contact tracing, cyclorama, deadpool, denise crosby, discovery, dragon’s den, effective objective-c 2.0, fortran, github, github actions, green lantern, greg heo, halt and catch fire, harry mudd, home pod, ios dev uk, iphone se, ipod, isaac azimov, jj abrams, jordan mechner, kirk, lee krasner, lidar, mac pro, marin todorov, mark cuban, mckoy & spock, nasa, neural engine, next, ozark, pcalc, peek, poke, prince of persia, road apple, robert a. heinlien, robots of dawn, rotoscoping, ryan reynolds, saml, section 31, shark tank, siri, slices, sphero, spore drive, spotify, sso, swift paris, talos 4, the foundation, the naked sun, timelane, today at apple, tvos, uibutton, wheels, wolverine, wwdc 2013

    We follow up on Deadpool and Lee Krasner. From the Twitter we follow up on Objective-C vs the hype cycle, Greg Heo used Fortran back in the day, Tim discusses the 360 panorama Cycloramic app from the flat sided iPhone 5 era. We also follow up on Jeff Warkin's posts on UIButton. Swift Paris Online took place. Apple launches Today at Apple (at Home). Why NASA Needs a Programmer Fluent In 60-Year-Old Languages. Rumor has it that Apple is working on a flat-sided iPhone and smaller Home Pod. The latest Home Pod13.4 update is based on tvOS. GitHub is now free for teams. At long last you can order wheels for your shiny new Mac Pro. Apple introduces the iPhone SE - second generation based on iPhone 8 form factor. Apple is developing Clips which will allow for partial app downloads. Apple and Google partner on COVID-19 contact tracing technology. NSHipster examines the upcoming Contact Tracing framework from Apple, coincidentally written in Objective-C. Picks: Developing Inclusive Mobile Apps - Building Accessible Apps for iOS and Android, War Stories: How Prince of Persia slew the Apple II’s memory limitations.

  • Episode 293: Personal Protection Edition

    April 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 32 mins
    1000masks, 8d, abi stability, academy awards, apple, best buy, bill gates, captain pike, cbs all access, ces, cobol, collective, connecticut, covid-19 app, discovery, e3, edvard munch, emperor, face shields, feature freeze, fecal transport, fortran, go lang, grizzly bear, gumroad, harry kim, harry mudd, home pod, hype cycle, ibm 36, ios 13.4.1, ipad pro, iphone se, java, javascript, john krazinsky, john prine, kansas, klingon, lee krasner, locutis, lorca, lynda.com, macworld, magic keyboard, mohammed azam, naomi wildman, netflix, new jersey, picard, plulralsite, post mortem, poyo, quantum signature, raffi, rios, rust, ryan reynolds, salesforce, sandra bullock, seven of nine, show runner, simon allardice, so good news, sonic the hedgehog, spanish flu, spockcast, star trek, super user, swift, swiftui mvvm, technical debt, the irishman, the net, thrive health, track pad, uibutton, unimatrix zero, van gogh, viewrepresentable, worf, wwdc, xcode, youtube, zelda, zoom

    We fact check on the Academy Awards and respond to Paul Wilkinson on reduced Home Pod pricing. Apple will produce 1M face shields per week for medical workers. Canada roles out a COVID-19 app. Apple Support Doc: Assemble and adjust your Face Shield. Wanted urgently: People who know a half century-old computer language so states can process unemployment claims. Zoom announces 90-day feature freeze to fix privacy and security issues. Zoom quickly fixes ‘malware-like’ macOS installer with new update. Apple’s new iPad Pro cuts off the microphone when its case is closed to prevent snooping . Find and copy Xcode device support files. All Microsoft events will be digital-only until July 2021. Advanced Scene Understanding in AR. We discuss LiDar iPhone 12 rumors and iPhone SE vs iPhone 9 after Rene Ritchie Vlogs about them. Nobody loves UIButton. Picks: FREE April: Gain Access to Online Developer, IT and Cyber Security Training, Art Transfer by Google lets you apply famous artists’ styles to your own photos, RIP John Prine, SwiftUI MVVM. After Show: Mark reviews Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Discovery.

  • Episode 292: Lopez 2024

    April 4th, 2020  |  1 hr 16 mins
    1password, 8d audio, adobe premiere, amazon in app, amazon prime video, apple card, april 1st, audible, beatles, billy illish, binaural, covid-19 app, dark side of the moon, dark sky, defer, elizabeth warren, facebook login, hig, hiring freeze, iphone 11 pro, iphone 8, iphone xr, jack henry, judy, last pass, macbook pro 16, master detail, mcintosh, mdm, mit, online learning, paul hudson, paul mccartney, peter steinberger, pointers, quadraphonic, sarah dietschy, skype, slack, sonic the hedgehog, sony atv, two straws, usb to lightening, we work remotely, webex, zoom

    We follow up on the Apple Store, the deadline for App updates, Apple's COVID-19 app, Warren's open sourced tools, Zoom updates their app, the MacBook Pro 16, Amazon Prime Video adds InApp purchasing and the Apple Card extends the payment deferral. We chat about Supporting Pointer Interactions on iPadOS. Apple Acquires Weather App Dark Sky. Apple’s iOS 14 may turn iCloud Keychain into a true 1Password and LastPass competitor. Picks: 8D Audio, LIVE who’s hiring or freezing, WeWorkRemotely, Spot the Swifty, more Keyboard Tricks, iOS Conf SG 2020 videos and Apple docs Diffs.

  • Episode 291: Social Distance Edition

    March 28th, 2020  |  1 hr 13 mins
    10m masks, 360 idev, acer, alouettes, anchorage, apple store, ar, back to my mac, be safe, beatles, bill gates, blender, cbs all access, combine, craig federighi, danny boyle, discovery, east york, eaton centre, eb games, ecg, el paso, etobicoke, everrett, fairview mall, framingham, google io, hololens, hosts, hovereffect, ios 13.4, ipad pro, ipados 13.4, john lennon, juno, karaoke, keith urban, key path, key value coding, lead developer, logitech create keyboard, macos 10.15.4, magic keyboard, manchester, matt neuburg, montreal, mr robot, oculus, onhover, patrick stewart, robocop, santana row, screen, social distancing, spockcast, star trek: picard, swift 5.2, swiftui, talking dead, texas, tim cook, tracking, unity, unreal, valleyfield, vr, westworld, yesterday

    We follow up on the Alouettes and our own social distancing. Tim Cook takes to Twitter and announces 10 million masks from Apple. Google IO is completely cancelled. Daring Fireball shares the iPad 2020 AR experience from Apple. Bill Gates called the next pandemic five years ago. Craig Federighi explains how and we deep dive on the new iPad Trackpad support. Apple updates the Safari anti-tracking technology. The App Store expands to 20 new countries. iOS and iPadOS 13.4 are out with mouse and trackpad support. We also look at the extra features included. We look at ARKit 3.5. Swift 5.2 Released! Picks: LeadDev Live by LeadDev, Gatsby Web Creators, Yesterday (2019), Introducing Combine.

    Cover art original idea by @WhyTheLongPlayFace

  • Episode 290: Hurry Up Apple!

    March 21st, 2020  |  1 hr 29 mins
    8-core cpu, a12z, alouettes, altconf, apple pencil, applecare, audio book, bidet, border, bruce cockburn, clamshell, clang format, creative selection, downtown, drop d, every timezone, github, hand sanitizer, helo tushy, ios, ipa, ipad pro, ipados, iphone 12 pro, irl, jenkins, labs, laugh track, lego masters, lidar, liquid retina display, logitech, macbook air, macos, magic keyboard, microsoft surface, multitouch, mythic quest, nlp, objective-c, photoshop for ios, promotion, ps5, san jose, scissor which, shelter in place, social distancing, swift format, time capsule, time of flight, tom brady, trackpad, trutone, tvos, visual studio code, watchos, windows 10, working from home, wwdc, xcode, xcode bots, zoom

    We look at the amazing animations about social distancing on the Washington Post site. We follow up on noisy butterfly switch keyboards. Apple allowing Apple Card customers to skip March payment without interest due to coronavirus. Apple’s WWDC 2020 kicks off in June with an all-new online format. iOS 14 code says Apple will add time-of-flight sensing to iPhone 12 Pro to create 3D models. GitHub for mobile. AltConf 2020… We review the new MacBook Air with scissor-switch keyboard, the new iPad with LiDAR, new Magic Keyboard for iPad, and the updated Mac Mini. We also look at the new iPad as computer TV commercials. Picks: How to Start Working with swift-format, Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs.

  • Episode 289: Flattening the Curve

    March 14th, 2020  |  1 hr 44 mins
    aaron douglas, adobe connect, agnes, alt conf, alta vista, app store, ask jeeves, astropad, bell curve, blood oxygen, bmw, byte conf, carbon computing, ces, clorox, composable, conference call bingo, covid-19, craig ferguson, decorative, digital printed, don river, e3, ekg, electronic expo, fda, fitbit, foodora, forged in fire, gang of four, gaussian curve, google, grateful dead, ios 14, ipad, ipad air, iphone 4, it crowd, java, john wetton, kewl, lauren moon, lego maters, lycos, macbook pro, march break, microsoft developer, mit, mtv, mute, new rochelle, peopleware, peter capaldi, philadelphia, programmer, push notifications, quartet, raptors, reality tv, riddiculousness, rita wilson, riverdale, russian nesting dolls, santa clara county, sap concur, scott forestall, slack, sopranos, spam, spanish flu, st louis, staff pad, steve jobs, symphony pro, t-pain, tachymeter, the mast singer, tom hanks, tomomi imura, trello, watchos 6, wfh, whiteboard, who, who doctor, will arnett, wishbone ash, world war z, wwdc, yahoo

    We follow up on home delivery of Apple products, music scoring apps, and Byte Conf online conference. In reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic Apple tells employees to work from home, tells consumers that they can disinfect their iPhones, Microsoft launches and online conference, and we discuss how cancelling events and self-quarantines save lives, by flattening the curve.Apple will fix third-generation iPad Air screens that permanently go black. Apple Watches may soon detect blood oxygen levels. Apple Watch Series 6 and watchOS 7 to include 'Infograph Pro' with tachymeter, Schooltime and kids mode, sleep tracking and more. Apple has updated App Store Review Guidelines on spam, Push Notifications, App Store Reviews and MDM Apps. Composable Decorators vs. Imperative Utility Methods. Whaddaya Mean, You Can’t Find Programmers? Picks: Doodles-as-A-Service Repo, The Best Advice For Remote Work Success From 10 Global Teams.

    illustration by Toby Morris