Co-host Jaime is an experienced software developer and team lead with a focus on iOS development. He led the iOS development team at OfferUp where he helped make the buying and selling experience simpler, faster, and safer. Jaime also worked on the StoreMode™ technologies at Point Inside. He often enjoys a nice cup of coffee and conversation on various topics. Jaime also hosts Spock Cast podcast.
November 16th, 2019 | 1 hr 21 mins
adobe fresco, adobe illustrator, affinity designer, apple pencil, attributes inspector, cable tv, catalina, charles geschke, dark mode, david heinemeier hansson, dhh, disney plus, edgesignoringsafearea, equifax, escape key, final cut pro x, freemium, fresco, gender bias, githawk, github universe, goldman sachs, if case let, john warnock, kyle webster, layout, macbook pro 16, macklunkey, marketplace, netflix, parc, pcalc, pencil brush, photoshop brushes, photoshop for ipad, postscript, pro tools, psdc, roku, ruby on rails, ryan nystrom, saml sso, scott belskey, sesame street, snowfall, spockcast, ssgw, swiftly.dev, swiftnio, swiftui, the black hole, the mandalorian, vmware fusion, woz, xcode canvas
Sesame Street turns 50. We fact check on Adobe Photoshop, Fresco, Charles Geschke and VMWare Fusion. askMTJC brings us an unusual iOS error message. Roku’s new free WatchOS app lets you control your viewing. Adobe deals with ‘painful’ early reviews of Photoshop for iPad. A tweet about Apple Card leads to a probe of Goldman Sachs. Disney Plus streaming service arrives in Canada with technical hurdles. MacBook Pro 16 inch. SwiftUI Layout System. Swift Server Work Group (SSWG) Annual Update. GitHub launches a mobile app. Picks: Swiftly, Fresco - pencil brush, Edit SwiftUI properties with Canvas Attributes Inspector.
November 9th, 2019 | 1 hr 35 mins
30 rock, active directory, admob, adobe bridge, adobe draw, appl, apple tv+, bluetooth, bundling, catalina, chris wagner, chromium edge, citrix, coinbase, creative cloud, dave mark, dibs, dibstone, electron, entomology, etimonline.com, etymology, fcc, firebase, first man, fitbit, fuad, gamehub, google, google home, greg heo, hacking with swift, http/2, jaywalking, jessy cruikshank, john knoll, kuler, layer mask, mac pro, machine learning, mage gauntlet, managed device, mdm, mems, microsoft edge, mtv canada, o365, owc, pedestrian, phillip schoemaker, photography plan, photos, photoshop on ipad, psd, quicktime player 7, richmond bc, see, self driving, snoopy, solar sail, swift.org, swiftui cheatsheet, tesla, the future is scary, the morning show, the right stuff, the trolley car, tim cook, toolchain, training, uber car, virtualbox, vmware fusion
This time we have Toolchain, Halloween AirPods, and RIP QuickTime Player 7. Tim Cooks says we may have bundles, Google buys FitBit, FCC passes new Mac Pro, online etymology, we follow up on Apple TV+ trial, GameClub, and PhotoShop on iPad, Apple privacy updates, and Uber car kills jaywalker. You cannot submit Electron 6 or 7 apps to the App Store. Microsoft’s Edge Chromium browser will launch on January 15th. Apple Push Notification Service Update. Apple TV+ first impressions and a new look for Apple privacy. Picks: Researchers hack Siri, Alexa, and Google Home by shining lasers at them, SwiftUI Cheat Sheet, Photoshop on iPad 🎉.
November 2nd, 2019 | 1 hr 31 mins
accessibility, ada, affinity designer, air pods pro, airpods, airpods pro, als, apfs, apple pay, apple’s back, babe ruth, catalina, catalyst, christian slater, command line tools, copy left, cs6, curse of the bambino, documentation, dominos, dra, earnings, elliot, fitbit, fml, gameclub, gnostic, google, health, illustrator, ios 13.2, iosdevuk, iphone 5, jason snell, john gruber, lou gehrig, mackenzie davis, mage gauntlet, microsoft office, mike vinakmens, milos dunjic, mls cup, mr robot, nigel hamilton, oauth, octa, openapi, openid, pebble, protocol buffers, red sox, sign in apple, soccer, starbucks, swagger, tensorboard, tensorflow, toronto fc, userinterfaceidiom, walgreens, washington dc, wearos, xcode-select, yankees
This time we discuss the look of the new AirPods Pro and installing Catalina on an APFS partition. We also follow up on website accessibility, and illustrated guide to OAuth and OpenID as well as in plain English. The confusion around iOS 13 share sheets continues, and we are front and centre in a group photo from iOS Dev UK. Mark reports on Apple's record breaking earnings. GameHub revives old iOS games. Apple warns iPhone 5 owners to update. Apple reveals new AirPods Pro. Apple also releases iOS and iPadOS 13.2. They also pull and update to 13.2.1 after some Home Pods get bricked. Picks: "Apple, Your Developer Documentation is… Missing", gnostic, TensorBoard.dev, Up & Running on macOS with Catalyst.
October 26th, 2019 | 1 hr 14 mins
amazon pay, appl, apple pay, astropad studio, at&t stadium, azure, buffalo bills, catalyst, chris hadfield, click to pay, core data, cra, dallas cowboys, dorian, dracula, edvard munck, elevate, emv, end game, eric clapton, galaxy s10, gddp, gerry world, gift cards, google, hasan manaj, jodi kovitz, letterboxd, life in 12 bars, luna display, mac app store, mac pro, mac to mac, madewiththis.com, matt rogue, microsoft, mint.com, mixolydian, mountain lion, nfc, nshipster, oauth2, patriot act, pentatonic, pilgrims, pixel 4, pixelmater pro, pro display xdr, rsa, s1, scales & modes, screen scraping, security, selling england by the pound, side car, sign in with apple, softbank, spaniel, star wars, starbucks, steve hackett, two sides of canada, verified.me, visual studio code, we work
This week we follow up on Move the Dial, how AstroPad HQ is dealing with being "Sherlocked", Apple surpasses Microsoft, and apps merged from iPad to Mac have troubles with user charges. We dig into security foibles with Google's Pixel 4 and Samsungs Galaxy 10. Apple Pay has overtaken Starbucks as a payment platform. Apple has implemented OpenID Connect with Sign in with Apple. SoftBank to Take Majority Stake in WeWork. There is a looming EMV "Y2K Moment". Picks: Dracula — A dark theme for Visual Studio Code and 50+ apps, Pixelmator Pro - on sale, Creative Things: A Collection Of Creative THINGS From Around The World.
Outro by voiceover artist — Mike Vinakmens.
October 19th, 2019 | 1 hr 20 mins
32-bit, accessibility, accessible, adobe, app store connect, apple tv+, arcade, bob dylan, call hierarchy, catalina, catalyst, catalytic converter, containers, cs6, daniel steinburg, dice by pcalc, dominos, dweezil zappa, final cut pro, github, hacktoberfest, helper application, hot rats, iheartradio, inglorious bastards, ios 13, james thomson, jenkins, lightroom, mac app store, mini map, mixpanel, move the dial, oauth2, operator 41, pcalc, photoshop, php7, project navigator, quick open, rob whitaker, roku, scott forestall, secure boot, seneca college, spockcast, spotify, spruce campbell, swiftui kickstart, t2, taylor swift, the apple key, the final cut, time machine, ton ton, touch id, transporter, tunein radio, wwdc, xcode, xcode shortcuts, ygd, zvon petric
We follow up on up on Hacktoberfest, finger counting, the Domino's accessibility lawsuit, bundling Apple services, what the T2 chip does, and iOS 13 adoption rates. We discuss how a 14 year old developer got his game on Apple's Arcade. You can now ask Siri to play Spotify music on iOS 13. James Thompson shares his experience getting apps converted to Catalyst. The Apple TV app is coming to Roku. Picks: A SwiftUI Kickstart, Move The Dial, Transporter, Rob Whitaker on Accessibility, and Essential Xcode Shortcuts for More Efficient Coding.
September 28th, 2019 | 1 hr 42 mins
3rd party, ad mob, alt store, apple pencil, arcade, austin, australia, battery health, bluetooth, canada council, canadian media fund, carebear, cheech & chong, chef, chris hadfield, close tabs, combine, control center, corgi, dark mode, desktop-class browsing, development, dlc, dynamic type, ea, elevate 2019, elevate tech jam, flatmap, gestures, gorn, greg joswiak, guy kawasaki, hacktoberfest, home screen, hotwheels, iap, instant coffee, internet, ios 13.1, ipad os videos, ipados, jaundice, joz, kirk, konami, latency, mac app store, mac pro, made by snowman, masters of the universe, matchbox, my little pony, namco, no paywall, nsnorth, objective-c, omni channel, open source, photo editor, polyglot, publishers, settapp, share sheet, shawn marston, smartphone, source code, spark, spek, spock, sr&ed, steve wosniak, swift 3, swiftui, swipe-to-type, swtchtolatest, the agency podcast, the cloud, tim hortons, tommy chong, toy hall of fame, transforming operators, transitions, version control, version editor, where cards fall, woz, xcode 11
We start with iOS 13.1 release date, Bluetooth access notifications, the price of Apple gear in Australia, listening to podcasts on CarPlay, and getting into open source through a hackathon. We follow up on top 10 Apple Arcade games, Google Play Pass rolls out games for Android, iPadOS comes out, and the Alt Store has also come out for iOS devices. The smartphone is in the running for Toy Hall of Fame. The Best iOS 13 Tips and Tricks. Apple says it will make the new Mac Pro in Texas. Picks: Bug Reporting in a Snap, Hacktoberfest presented by DigitalOcean and DEV, Apple Shares New Tutorial Videos Showcasing iPadOS Features, Advanced SwiftUI Transitions. One More Thing... Transforming Operators in Swift Combine Framework: Map vs FlatMap vs SwitchToLatest.
September 21st, 2019 | 57 mins 53 secs
app store search, apple arcade, apple tv+, apple youtube, battery life, battlestar gallactica, belana, big bang theory, billing grace period, blue tooth, brady bunch, castro, ceramic, cheers, cokie roberts, core ml, dark mode, degrassi junior high, dodo peak, eddie cue, fantastic feasts, friends, frogger, gilligan’s island, golden girls, google pixel 3, hbo max, ios 13, ios 13.1, iphone 11, iphone 11 pro, iphone xs, james thompson, konami, lego adventures, machine learning by tutorials, maple syrup, mario lopez, marmite, matthijs hollemans, midnight green, nbc universal, night mode, occam’s razer, octonauts, overcast, pac mac party royal, peacock, phil schiller, plus, pocket casts, princess bride, punky brewster, ric okasek, ryan cash, sam ishmel, saved by the bell, sayonara wild hearts, seinfeld, sensor tower, snowman, sonic racing, subscriptions, super hdr, text selection, thanksgiving, the price is right, tiff 2019, tuvok, unimatrix zero, voiceover, voyager, where cards fall
Apple Arcade is now available to iOS 13 users, we discuss this as well as Apple TV+. It seems the US based Apple Card users have an advantage buying Apple gear. The September event is available on-demand via YouTube. We discuss the early iPhone 11 Pro reviews. Does Apple tip the scales in favour of its own apps? Billing Grace Period Now Available in App Store Connect. Podcast app Pocket Casts is now available for free, with an optional $0.99 subscription. Picks: On-device training with Core ML, Press Kit Pro Tip, Dark Mode — Working with Color Systems.
September 14th, 2019 | 1 hr 42 mins
12mp telephoto camera, 12mp wide angle camera, 12mp wide camera, 16:00, 4x optical zoom, 5th avenue, a10 fusion, a13 bionic, aberswith, aluminium, amazon prime, apple arcade, apple card, apple event, apple hearing study, apple heart and movement study, apple research, apple research app, apple store, apple tv+, apple u1, apple watch, apple watch experience, applecare +, barbara bain, cinematic stabilization, comcast, compass, crayon, dave okun, deep fusion, developer advocate, drigend, ethan hunt, evangelist, face id, filmic pro, frogger in toy town, glyph, haptic touch, hermes, homepod, iosdevuk, ipad, iphone 11, iphone pro 11, iphone xr, kerf, ki wireless kitchen, konami, leonard nimoy, liaison, macintosh lc, martin landeau, metallica, microsoft, midnight green, mission impossible, multitasking, netflix and chill, night mode, office space, patina, people skills, peter graves, posix, see, shawn marsten, shrewsbury, slofies, smart hdr, space 1999, st albans, stadium, starboard, steam, steven troughtan-smith, sumbul desai, tamara jones, the edge, the strokes, theater mode, titanium, touch id, trypophobia, u2, vintage, weatherspoon, zoom wheel
We follow up on Ethan Hunt, POSIX, in-screen Touch ID, Apple Card case, and Jaime at iOSDevUK 2019. We dig into the Apple iPhone event: Apple Arcade, TV+, iPad 10.2 inch, Apple Watch Series 5, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and Apple Retail. We also discuss extending AppleCare+, new AirDrop in iPhone 11, Apple VR headset, new Home Pod features, and total TV subscriptions. Picks: Mohamed Ghebaji on Medium, try Combine, Apple Event in 2 Minutes, Microsoft the Musical, The difference between UK and US Mac keyboards.
August 31st, 2019 | 1 hr 12 mins
accessibilityuserinputlabel, allman brothers, android 10, apfs, apple card, apple tv+, apple watch, apr, atrial fibrillation, blade runner, catalina, core data, core simulators, dickensian, ekg, emily dickenson, equatable, fintech, global foundries, good boys, government mule, helper application, hydro, identifiable, ios 13.1, iphone 11 pro, iphone xr, iphone xs, jailbreak, kristina fox, logic pro x, magic the gathering, marshmallow, milos dunjic, mojave, monzo, n26, ns hipster, patents, patina, playstation, pride & prejudice and zombies, primary key, sean heber, september 10, simple, siri, standard library, the who, titanium, tom’s hardware, tsmc, twitterific, unique identifier, ups, v for vendetta, vichyssoise, voice control, warren haynes, woodstock nb, xbox, xcode, xcode beta 7
This week we follow up on Hydro lines and the Apple Card APR. Google drops Android deserts. A short live jailbreak window, Apple TV+ shows early debuts. Apple Watch EKG feature saves a life. Apple apologies for Siri eavesdropping. We discuss Global Foundries patent challenge against TSMC. Rene Ritchie says everyone is wrong about the iPhone 11 Pro. Picks: Adopting Voice Control, Identifiable, Difficult to find bug. After show: Xcode vs macOS weirdness.
August 25th, 2019 | 1 hr 11 mins
2112, abby jackson, amygdala, anchorman, apple card, apple tv+, apple watch event, arbitrations, arcade, bitbucket, buckethead, c++, casey affleck, ceramic watch, chase, cinema strangiato, cocoa love, cocos2d, combine, cvs, denim, dropbox, duckduckgo, duckie, eliza, ghostery lite, git, goldman sacks, graham lee, home-brew, leather, linus torvalds, mac tv, mercurial, morning show, neil peart, netgear, news room, nickelback, no late fee, passes, paul hudson, paul rudd, pippin, powerline network, praxis, preforce, rubber duck, rush, sccs, setlist.fm, south park, spritekit, subversion, swift to, the evil geniuses club, this is halloween, trailer park boys, tubular bells, wallet, wcag, woodstock, xanadu
We follow up on Woodstock's 50th anniversary, power line networking, semantic developers, and Domnio's appeal to the Supreme Court. Apple TV+ will launch in November with a free trial. Apple's Arcade gaming system will also debut with a free trial. The Apple Card has launched for all users in the US. New ceramic and titanium watches revealed in watchOS 6 beta. We discuss the cost of DropBox's use of common code for iOS and Android. We dig into Git version 2.23 highlights and Bitbucket sunsets Mercurial support. Picks: Duckie, 22 short tests of Combine – Part 1: Protocols, SwiftTO videos & photos.
August 17th, 2019 | 1 hr 16 mins
60hz, abbey jackson, aberswift, advance placement, ap, apple card, arek dreyer, bitrise, black hat, bleeding edge, bloody mary, bonmot, bug bounty, caesar, caesar salad, capsaicin, catalyst by tutorials, ci/cd, clamato juice, coldplay, combine, combine by tutorials, copywrite, cpa, dave grohl, dave matthew band, everyone can code, faa, face id, frank corville, ghost pepper, github actions, habanero, ifixit, ios dev uk, iphone battery, jalapeno, jeff marlow, kalvin lau, kyle newsome, led zeppelin, localtalk, london, lyft, macbook pro battery, marin todorov, mfi, nickelback, nova scotia, nsnorth, objective-c, open doc, phonenet, quinton price, right to repair, samsung note 7, scott gardner, scoville, security, sriracha, stopgap.ca, suica transit card, swift conference to, swift evolution, swiftui by tutorials, telus, the beatles, tim condon, trademark, twitter, usb cable, v8, wallet, worcestershire, x10, zev eisenburg
We follow up on stopgap accessibility ramps, the 2nd top selling band in the US, CPAs, Clarus the Dogcow, meetings friends. colleagues and Fans of the Show at Swift Conference Toronto. We ask if Jaime has even tried a Canadian Caesar. We discuss Apple locking iPhone batteries, GitHub Actions now supports CI/CD, Apple extends its bug bounty program to macOS and $1M. We talk in depth about the History of Clarus the Dogcow. Apple Wallet adds tap-to-use student ID, for food and dorm entry. The FAA bans recalled MacBook Pro 15s from flying. Apple provides special iPhone to security researchers. Also at Black Hat USA 2019, Face ID workarounds and Lightning cables give hackers access to Macs. Should you trademark your app name? Picks: Spicing Up Swift, CS principles in Swift, Combine 101, Combine Data Sources, Hacking Combine
August 10th, 2019 | 1 hr 21 mins
1password, 360idev, 5th anniversary, ada, agilebits, apple card, bbc, bento, bill graham, bitbucket, bitcoin, bonnie raitt, calculus, caviar, claris, claris works, clarus the cow dog, cnbc, cpa, cryptocurrency, curtis herbert, cydia, david tennant, doctor who, dominos, facebook, filemaker pro, foil, gerrit, github enterprise, goldman sachs, gordon lightfoot, graham nash, grammerly, greg heo, grubhub, hyper card, indie devstock, ios 13, ipad, irs, jail breaking, jay freeman, jodi whittaker, joni mitchell, leonard cohen, macwrite, matt smith, microsoft works, mysql, neil young, notifications, nscoder, parliament funkadelic, paul beadey, pbs, php, pushkit, ritual, robby robertson, rush, screen printing, shirley eichart, simcoe day, slopes, south bay, swiftto, the fed, tragically hip, uber eats, voip, woodstock, youtube, zoom
August 3rd, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
addc, apple card, apple stock, applecare, auto playing, bindable object, combine, dark pattern, delaware, earnings, eps, fuad, george washington, github, gitlab, hey siri, hockey, homepod, infinite scrolling, julius caesar, michael keaton, netflix, objectwillchange, observedobject, pompey the great, prime day, project tango, rene cacheaux, ridley scott, rome, rubicon, siff, sirios, smart act, steve jobs, tiff, tim burton, time of flight, tps reports, trade sanctions, upgrade program
We follow up on TIFF, siriOS, black turtlenecks, the Apple Card, and Apple's financial engineering. Apple investors shrug off sputtering iPhone sales. Apple will let you choose ‘bigger’ or ‘more’ app icons on your iPad’s home screen. Apple’s future iPhone might add a time-of-flight camera. GitHub restricts developer accounts under US sanctions. Proposed US law would ban infinite scroll, autoplaying video. Picks: ADDC 2019, Swift changes under Xcode 11/iOS13 beta 5.
July 27th, 2019 | 1 hr 32 secs
2010, afi, album cover album, american express, anluen o’brian, apollo, apollo xi, april 3, ars technica, bill nye, boot camp, brent spiner, brian cox, daniel steinburg, dark crystal, do the right thing, dr bose, easter eggs, ecg watch app, facebook, fanexpo 2019, far all mankind, fight the power, gps, grand theft auto, hacking with swift live, icloud backup, intel modem, ipad, ipad os, iphone os, james thompson, jeri ryan, jonathan kuehlein, malcolm gladwell, marget hamilton, messenger for kids, migration, motorola, no one’s gonna buy the cow…, opaque return type, parent, parental control, podcast, qualcomm, roger dean, rosie perez, rutger hauer, samuel jackson, scenedelegate, se/30, snoppy, spike lee, spockcast, spotify, star trek: picard, steve jobs, stranger things 3, stroyboards, stub hub, swiftui, the boys, the great pumpkin, the orville, tiff lightbox, tokyo olympics, tom tom, try, uihostcontroller, uiwindow, unspooled, walkie talkie, watchos 5.3, wtfu, xsan
We follow up on UIHomeController, better StoryBoards with Xcode 11, a built-in error check in Go, Snoopy in Space, WatchOS ECG in Canada, and Facebook For Kids flaw. Generic Provisioning Profile certificates. Apple bankrolling podcasts. Apple to buy Intel's modem business. Apple releases iOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3, macOS 10.14.6. Apple releases update for old iPhones and iPads to fix GPS bug. Picks: WWDC19 Video Transcripts Now Available, The Swift Behind SwiftUI, and An Illustrated History of Easter Eggs
July 13th, 2019 | 1 hr 24 mins
12 inch macbook, 13 card chinese poker, 2015 macbook pro 15, 32 gb ram, apple entrepreneur camp, binding, bondi blue imac g3, butterfly keyboard, cadisplaylink, collection types, combine, cricket, deanza college, design accelerator, face id, flint center, fontawesome, gatekeeper, gil amelio, go, halt and catch fire, her story, icloud, insider.com, ipad pro, jake, japan, john scully, logan paul, macbook escape, macbook pro, macdonalds, man in the middle, michael fassbender, michael spindler, ming chi kuo, mls, moore’s law, nsdictionary, nsnull, nstimer, objective-c, pcalc, periscope, pokertini, power mac g4 cube, privacy, property wrappers, python, recall, scissor switch keyboard, secure id, sentinel, seven eleven, sfsymbols, shanghai, sign in with apple, silent update, sir jony ive, skype, soccer, steve jobs, stranger things, swizzling, team usa, texas hold’em, tik tok, twentieth aniversary macintosh, usb mouse, usb-c, vine, webex, women@wwdc, zinga poker, zoom
We follow up on Sir Jony Ive's early innovations; Power Mac G4 Cube, Twentieth Anniversary Mac and USB (Hockey Puck) Mouse. Tim rememberers CADisplayLink. We also follow up on Apple's Design and Development Accelerator in Shanghai, a new scissor switch keyboard is coming for the MacBook Pro, and 4 major reasons why the MacBook Pro's suck. Apple discontinues the 12-inch MacBook and bumps up the MacBook Air with TueTone and adds TouchBar to the entry level MacBook Pro 13. Apple also cut SSD prices in half. The birthplace of the Mac & iPhone Flint Centre is to be demolished. Apple pushes a silent update to the Zoom apps. We discuss the 2015 MacBook Pro Battery Recall Program. 7-Eleven Japan shut down its mobile payment app. Face ID and Touch ID might be used to sign onto iCloud in iOS 13 Beta. Apple to ditch FaceID with through-screen Touch ID? Swift Property Wrappers by NSHipster. Picks: Stranger Things-inspired retro trip to Windows 1.11, Apple’s Texas Hold’em game returns to the iPhone, SF Symbols Reference, TikTok, nil. We also reminisce about Objective-C collections.
July 6th, 2019 | 1 hr 5 mins
alan white, amazon echo, azam, azamsharp, barney, bendgate, bill bruford, bindable object, bondi blue, burt janseh, childish gambino, combine, don king, doom, facetime, home pod, hotel california, ibsegueaction, imitation, initwithcoder, ios 13 beta, iphone, jethro tull, jimmy page, joe cieplinski, layoutasneeded, memoji, metalica, mick jagger, mr potato head, mr soul, neil young, ron woods, satisfaction, setneedsdisplay, sir jonny ive, siri, sofa sans, stairway to heaven, state, steve halls, swiftui, talking moose, the last jedi, the rolling stones, verge, we the podcast, weather, xiaomi, yes, yessongs
We follow up on the Talking Moose and Yes. Memoji are in the news as Xiaomi once again follows Apple's lead. This raises Tim's argument that Memoji fights against individuality. iOS 13 will fix the FaceTime eye contact problem. Sir Jony Ive is leaving Apple to form his own design agency — many people weigh in on the impact and Joe Cieplinski calls an audible. We discuss ways to implement SwiftUI in existing applications. SwiftUI on the web may be possible as shown in SwiftWebUI. Picks: Using Combine, Ikea releases free ‘Soffa Sans’ font made of couches, Understanding @State in SwiftUI.