Co-host Mark is an iOS developer and consultant based in Silicon Valley. He founded Smappsoft, an indie iOS development shop, in 2009, where he is Chief Engineer. At the same time, he has held hands on leadership roles in several startups, including Relive, Inc. and erodr, and consults for multiple well known companies on iOS development issues. He has developed over 30 apps, in a wide range of areas including social networking, photo sharing, games, and music, with a combined reach of millions of users. Before discovering iOS, he worked for several years in the semiconductor industry, and has degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering from MIT and UCSB.
September 29th, 2018 | 1 hr 43 mins
273°k, 320 x 480, 802.11k, 802.11r, acc, ai for accessibility, al gore, amanda lang, amazon echo, amazon football, american horror story, american pavilion, andy hunt, applecare, apy, bc place, best buy, bose, buckminster fuller, cirus logic, cisco fast-lane, echo dot, elevate tech fest, elo, elton john, environment canada, eric schmidt, expo 67, expos, fargo, fight club, finfet, freedom mobile, headphone dongle, hockey cards, ing direct, iphone 6, jarry park, ken dryden, maple leaf socks, mars discovery, mit, montreal biodome, montreal biosphere, monza, mosfet, nsnorth 2019, olympic stadium, philips hue, place ville marie, protected goal, roger waters, rusty staub, scotiabank centre, split view, stubhub, subwoofer, tangerine, td davinci, ted nugent, tennis ball, tfsa, the big o, the good place, toronto raptors, towel day, u2, uidocument, velodrome, works with alexa, world’s fair
Our #askMTJC yielded a lot of feed back. SplitView mode on the Plus size iPhones. Paul Wilkinson illuminates Wifi Assist, Enterprise wifi routers can force devices to re-associate, and AP roaming & traffic priorities. Best Buy matches Freedom Mobiles $0 iPhone XS deals. iOS 12 improves iPhone app emulation with iPhone 6 resolutions and also fixes glitches with 2FA with multiple Apple ID users. AppleCare for iPhone X's. Amazon reveals 14 new devices. Headphone dongle missing. NSNorth 2019. What’s new in Swift 5.0. Supports opening documents in place. iPhones to be banned in South Korea? Picks: Supporting iPhone XS Max and XR, Using Command-Line Arguments to Configure In-App Dependencies, TD DaVinci API, Elevate Tech Fest Hackathon, Microsoft Build: AI for Accessibility, Why the metric system matters - Matt Anticole
September 21st, 2018 | 1 hr 20 mins
1password, 2019, 401k, accessibility, airborne activity, airplane mode, amazon, apple giveback, apple store, arizona, autofill passwords, copperwaite, crtc, darren baptiste, ekg, faa, fastlane, fcc, freedom mobile, google home hub, gophercon, grand canyon, health canada, ios 12 sdk, iphone 6, iphone se, iphone upgrade program, isflat, lobe.al, march 19, martian craft, microsoft, mtjc bump, nevada, nfc tags, one-time code, paintcode, petrified forest, projectile laptops, raise to wake, rossignol, rsp, sedona, session 714, siri shortcuts, small caps, star jedi font, tennis bracelet, the three tenors, wallace & grommet, watch series 4, watchos 5 sdk
We follow up on Mark's visit to petrified forests. We discuss the new screen size & shape of the Apple Watch Series 4, and type case format of the new iPhone XS and iPhone XR, as well as the unfortunate/confusing name iPhone XS Max. We follow up on the new iPhones; screen sizes, resolutions, pricing plans, and the discontinuation of the iPhone X, iPhone 6 and iPhone SE. We follow up as Microsoft acquires Lobe.ai and the leaked images on Google Home Hub. A new iPad Pro is coming this fall. NSHipster covers some lesser known iOS 12 features. Remote working tops job search perks. Apple sets the date for required building against iOS 12 SDK and watchOS 5 SDK. Picks 1Password with Autofill, and smooth Apple Store performance.
September 8th, 2018 | 54 mins 32 secs
air canada, almost famous, american woman, anson mount, asure, bachman turner overdrive, bet a dollar, buzz aldrin, clap for the wolfman, cloudkit, conrad stoll, core ml, curtain mode, disco t-shirt, fan expo canada, fragile, fred turner, gather round, gdpr, glenn gould theatre, greg heo, guess who, heart study, hotelling, ibm watson, jazz, letmein, magic leap, mike lee, not fragile, product (red), randy bacjman, remote desktop, roundabout, sap, screen sharing, screens, skydio, spockcast, stanford, star trek discovery, starbucks, syncope, t-shirts, takin care of business, tal bachman, teamviewer, tim horton’s, transfer learning, tsa pre-check, vinyl tap, vnc, watson studio, wolfman jack, wordpress, you ain’t seen nothin yet
September 2nd, 2018 | 1 hr 11 mins
32-bit, android p, arc, buckethead, frank’s gourmet hot dogs, guns & roses, hockey, indie devstock, iphone sdk, iphone x, kfc, latin, les claypool, memory lane, mongo db, node js, notch, nsnorth, parse api, poutine, primus, python, red wood city, retain & release, super bowl, the fox theater, touch bar, true depth, weather
In this best of episode we've picked some interesting clips. Starting with a discussion on refactoring recorded live at Indie Devstock 2017. Next we replay a discussion of the Apple command key symbol, which was debated at 360iDev's Stump last week. The much maligned Notch makes it's appearance on Android phones. We also discussed the 10 anniversary of the iPhone SDK, so we revisited our early iOS development. The Touch Bar is banned when taking the Bar exam and we chat about 32-bit app developer shaming. The Canadian's, Aaron, Greg & Tim, take over the show and argue about the weather, latin and poutine. Greg tells us about his first visit with Mark Rubin. Mark introduces Buckethead to Greg, We surprise Tammy with the Roundabout Creative Studio questions.
August 25th, 2018 | 1 hr 9 mins
accidental tech, amygdala, app.net, apple remote desktop, avplan, back to my mac, belkin, bondi blue, build phase, celebgate, cerebellum, charles proxy, chicken of the vnc, core intuition, d-link, dopamine, double nat, edovia, fatal error, fireside, hacky hack hack, hot shield, ideveloper, info wars, inside ios dev, ios dev break, iphreaks, joshua greene, learn swift, leopard, letmein, linksys, mac mini, mammoth.social, mastodon, nyquist theorum, onavo, ongoing history of new music, player.fm, release notes, ripbtmm, screens, setapp, shared instance, slack, swift by sundell, swift coders, swift unwrapped, the talk show, this is your brain on music, tiger, tor, tunnel bear, under the radar, utopia, vpn, workplace by facebook, worse case scenario, xcode treasures
This week we follow up on Greg's Hashing talk at SLUG, Slack raised 4M in venture capital, Apple plans to release a low-cost MacBook and Pro Mac Mini and 2 spaces after a period. A teenage hacker grabs 90 GB of Apple's files. Back To My Mac is not coming to macOS Mohave. Picks: Hug your old Mac with these retro pillows, Customizing the file header comment and other text macros in Xcode 9. After Show: Mastodon, Top iOS Dev Podcasts
August 17th, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
10.13.6, 102.1 fm, 10cc, 360idev, alan cross, alanis morrisette, alberquerque, app camp for girls, atlassian, avril lavigne, benzine ring, big nerd ranch, breaking bad, brian eno, buckethead, castle rock, cfny, chris martin, coldplay, confluence, daylight saving time, debbie sterling, dep, down by the river, emma barlow, g suite, goldie blocks, google, hatch chilies, inxs, irc, jesse chartier, jesse hirsh, jira, killing eve, max born, music for airports, mythical man month, netboot, netinstall, neuroplastcity, nuno bettencourt, objective-c, oblique strategies, olivia newton john, rickenbacker, sandra oh, shawn marsten, shawshank, sip, slack, slug, steve vai, t2, tacow, take me to the river, tla, trello, trusted advisor, web and app activity, world war 1
This week we discuss RSUs vs stock options as well as why developers become frustrated. Google tracking continues even after users turn off location tracking. We discuss deploying new MacBook Pros in the enterprise and a hack uncovered that exploits a DEP mac before a user first logs in. Pick: Ongoing History Of New Music Podcast
August 11th, 2018 | 1 hr 30 mins
2 for life media, 360idev, albuquerque, android 9 pie, android x, app advice, atlanta, bbedit, bitmoji, black box, bricolage, cahier, carbon paper, carvell, cherry pie, cinemagraph pro, code review, concurrency, diane hall, ditto, dunk line, duo tang, erodr, evite, felix krausse, fireside, flixel, framingham, hella, ibm selectric, indiepocalypse, integrated circuits, iphone xi, joe cieplinski, labor day, learn swift, lisa brennan jobs, littleton colorado, mac os x beta, magic crayons, mimeograph, moveable type, offerup, optical lithography, pc optium, perl, photo resist, pi day countdown, pokertini, prime now, race to the bottom, ray wenderlich, reamde, relive, roundabout creative chaos, ryan mcloed, skin in the game, smalltalk, smapsoft, square ipad, stuxnet, sunday edition, superman ice creme, system 7, the other app store, touch bar, tsmc, voices that matter, wafers, wannacry, warrant, whatsapp, wordpress, xcode, you smell like a toilet, zoom.us
It's our 4th anniversary and we follow up on the Touch Bar tricks and old developer CDs. A larger iPhone X size is rumored. CBC's audio piece on Shipocalypse covers how shipping has changed. Android 9 gets named Pie. iOS 12 also may indicate an iPad with a rounded cornered display. We discuss the Apps of the World infographic. Steve Jobs final 5 words for Lisa. WannaCry worm attacks Apple Supplier. Picks: Xcode-install, Away Mode skill for Amazon Alexa, DarkCode, Extending UIActivityViewController, Elastic Tabstops
August 4th, 2018 | 1 hr 29 mins
2001, 2life, 360idev, a quiet place, affiliates, app store, apple, apple music, atlassian, avengers: infinity wars, bash profile, better call saul, bob odenkirk, burger king, danforth, david cross, dolby, facebook, frère jacques, go north west, go north westhlsipad, gus fring, handmaid’s tale, hector salamanca, hipchat, hlsipad, home depot, horace dediu, huawei, implicit unwrapping, iphone 8, iphone x, jackson brown, jean beliveau, learning after 50, michael mckeean, microsoft, oakville, pcalc, prime now, renorun, rested, sandra oh, shell prompt, singleton, slack, spockcats, stocks, tammy coron, tim hortons, trudeau, twitter, wendy’s
We follow up on the new iPad Pro. We discuss Apple's stellar Q3 results. Apple is shutting down the affiliate program for the Mac App Store and App Store for iOS. We debate the merits of implicitly unwrapping optionals. Picks: RenoRun, Hacking my shell prompt so I make fewer mistakes working with Xcode projects, RESTed. After Show: We discuss the merger/shutdown of Slack and Hipchat.
July 28th, 2018 | 1 hr 11 mins
be my eyes, beyond meat, braille, brew2you, canadian dollar bills, cbc spark, cheezies, china, core i7, core i9, danny devito, edge walk, flixel, foxcon, gluten free, grand canyon, interac, iphone, john a. macdonald, mac iifx, macbook pro, macintosh display card 8•24 gc, mr spock 5 dollar bill, norwegian maple, plant-based, rhea perlman, safeway, sky walk at eagle point, sugar maple, t2, tinkerbell, twitter, veggie grill, venmo
We answer #askMTJC about Touch Bar tricks and Canadian geography. We fact check on Roger's Centre, Flixel subscriptions and the dots on Canadian Currency. We follow up on the new MacBook Pro keyboard, a fix for the heat based slow downs, as well as, Apple's new T2 chip causing crashing and Twitter's new requirements for developers. You can use the Apple Business Chat to order beer and water to your seat at Citizens Bank Park. NSHipster has a new article on Password Rules. iPhones, Apple Watches and Fibit devices can be hit by incoming US $500B tariffs on China. Picks: ShowSingleTouches on Simulator, LifetimeTracker, MacKiDo/CodeNames/DeveloperCDs. In the After Show we discuss Toronto leads Tech Jobs and Jaime's experience with Beyond Meat.
July 21st, 2018 | 1 hr 38 mins
affinity designer, affinity photo, alan & wright, anti-trust, astro pad, autonomous cars, bez, bob dylan, cinemagraph, costco, cyanogen, don’t look back, european union, first nations, flixel, gdpr, gowan, graphic, impossible burger, inspector clouseau, ios 11.4.1, joan biaz, memoji, michelle yeoh, polar bears, protein style, refurbished, russell brandom, ry cooder, serif labs, shenzhou, sketchbook, star trek: discovery, stubhub, styx, subscription pricing, three letter acronym, ticketmaster, tlas, toronto, tos, we rise, xcode-select, zed
We follow up on Greg's #askMTJC about how much of the US is north of Toronto, as well as fact check on Canada's north. Adobe announces that it plans to bring Photoshop to iPad. The Verge has a quick video on GDPR. An Ex-Apple engineer arrested on his way to China. Apple iOS 11.4.1 Has A Nasty New Surprise. Apple Memoji treatment of Apple Executives. New MacBook Pro with faster performance and pro features. An external GPU for the MacBook Pro. iPhone 2018 sizes leaked. EU fines Google $5B. Picks: xed, What's My Age Again?, Beyond Meat Vegetarian Burgers Arrive At A&W, Affinity Designer for iOS.
July 14th, 2018 | 52 mins
10 years old, 60 minutes, 7th guest, air pods, air power, alex andrews, alto’s adventure, app store, arduino, blynk, braile, camera connection kit, chris liscio, christian pulisic, cnib, code hinting, designatednerd, ellen shapiro, emily litella, enum, fallout shelter, foo fighters, gif, gijoe, gilead, gretzky, handmaid’s tail, her story, home pod, ios 11.4.1, issue navigator, james thompson, kindle ereader, leaky wellington, live listen, macbook, macbook air, macbook pro, maker festival, maker night, margret atwood, mini metro, nunavut, old man’s journey, one and done, orbit reader, orbit research, pcalc, puerto rico, qi, rei vilo, shazam, shield, surface go, ten ketles, the room, top 10 wwdc videos, transcripts, usb restricted mode, world cup, yukon territories
This week we follow up on Air Pods as hearing aids and new hardware predictions for fall release. NB: This episode was recorded one day before Apple refreshed the MacBook lineup. The App Store Turns 10 and we reflect on our experiences and this very podcast's existence. We look at the 25 top games for commuters. Apple's iOS 11.4.1 now blocks passcode cracking tools. Picks: Stupid Enum Tricks in Swift and Kotlin, filtering Xcode warnings and errors, WWDC18 Video Transcripts Now Available and embedXcode.
July 7th, 2018 | 1 hr 4 mins
2014, 49th parallel, ai, airbnb, ambermac, apache nifi, arduino, ash furrow, atlantic time zone, aug 6, blackbox, blynk, callkit, canada day, chris miles, cryptokitties, debug, debug navigator, devtube, ecmascript, excel, fifa world cup, flatmap, functional, geoff hinton, hotmail, independence day, iot, jesse squires, jurassic world, kelvin timeline, maine, maker fair, marin todorov, mario, nb, nova scotia, one-upmanship, pomo.tv, prince edward island, react native, ryan macleod, sensor tower, synchronized drone, the upside down, u of t, udacity, venkat subramaniam, visual basic, voip, vpn, wit, women in tech, woodstock, xcode behaviors, zombie apocalypse
This weeks episode is hosted by Greg Heo as Tim was to be away with unpredictable internet access. We follow up on React Native and Excel. We discuss the Godfather of AI and Deep Learning. We revisit Mario Run's revenues and downloads. Jaime recaps his experiences at the We RISE tech conference. Picks: Xcode tip: Using behaviors to improve debugging, DevTube, Blynk, Pointfree.co
June 30th, 2018 | 1 hr 44 mins
73, air power, ash furrow, beyond meat, bill coron, black plague, butterfly keys, c++, cement shoes, cocos 2d, ebola, eric idle, excel, fireside.fm, gary shandling, gather around children, geoffrey tambor, google sheets, harley quinn, how do you find the time to do the things that you do?, impossible burger, irving stone, isle sur la sorge, katamari damacy, king crimson, kirk douglas, lexington, loving vincent, lust for life, margot roby, mike daley, paintcode, paris, playdead inside, pond scrum, prime number, scenekit, secure enclave, shawn marston, sky box, sleeping with the fishes, spockcast, suicide squad, the strombo show, tinnitis, udemy, uialertcontroller, unity, vincent, vincent van gogh, welland canal
This week we look at hardware upgrade plans. We look at updating apps and choosing programming languages and frameworks. We follow up on Apple's repair program for faulty keyboards on MacBooks and MacBook Pros, as well as Airbnb's posts about withdrawing from React Native. Apple is hit with fines over "Error 53". Ustwo publishes a report on the first year of Monument Valley 2. Pick: Step into Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night and stay a while. Check it out on the Oculus Go! We discuss how to manage tasks and stay true to your goals. We also discuss the runners up for Top WWDC Videos.
June 23rd, 2018 | 1 hr 38 mins
#selector, 360 idev, @objc, acorn 6, action target, airbnb, alderbrook resort, app store connect, apple pay, atlanta, autos, back bay, beoing, bicentennial, cal tech, calderwood pavillion, century 21 world’s fair, cgp grey, charles river, coke, coursera, cruisers, cruze, deliveries app, delta, design talk, disk utility, dringend, ethernet, fatslane ci, freemium, hello internet, hynes, imac pro, indie developer, ipad, iphone, life of a button, mac mini, mac pro, marta, marzipan, network.framework, one if by land. two if by sea., option boot, p.a.t.h., qualities of design, react native, roku, selfies, sparse partition, spockcast, steve jobs 2011, swift, swiftfest, swiftshot, t station, taylor swift, testflight, tim cook, top ten videos, toronto, tresmont, ttc, unicorn pin, union station, wall-e, watchos, we rise, what new in arkit 2
It's our 200th episode and all regular hosts and guest hosts are here. We follow up on the lack of IT sessions at WWDC, the future of self driving cars, a test install of Mojave with your existing home folder. "Does Apple Even Care About the Mac?" is the question asked on Vector. We discuss a proof of concept Xcode for iPad! We touch on the "upgrade pricing" new on the App Store. Tim's annual Top 10 WWDC 2018 Videos is out. Airbnb sunsetting their use of React Native and Marzipanify and iOSMac are brought in by Greg. We talk about our 200 or so episodes. Picks: iOS developer skills matrix, Random numbers in Swift, Swift Diagnostics: #warning and #error.
June 16th, 2018 | 1 hr 26 mins
adam armstrong, advanced debugging, advanced debugging book, android studio, apfs, arkit 2, audrey tam, august lock, big nerd ranch, bill graham, boot camp, buzz aldrin, cne grandstand, collections, create ml, crusty, cryptocurrency, dann beauregard, dark mode, dave abrams, david okun, david sinclair, derek selander, designing fluid interfaces, doobie brothers, dropbox, e-ticket, ed arenberg, grande, grateful dead, half moon bay, hfs+, ibm watson, intel, jackson browne, james dempsey & the breakpoints, jefferson airplane, jim dalrymple, kelvin lau, kitura, llvm, marzipan, massey hall, michael macdonald, mojave, monterey, moscone west, network.framework, non-destructive, ok go, os.signpost, os_log, paul simon, philips hue, photoshop, pixelmator, playgrounds, presido, robert plant, rosetta, rube goldburg, ry cooder, santa cruz, server side swift, siri shortcuts, spark, steely dan, strombo, swift package manager, the warfield theater, turi create, victoria heric, walter becker, watch points, wwdc 2018, xcode 10, xctest
We follow up with Mark about his experiences at WWDC 2018 and we discuss some of our favorite sessions. Mark gives shout outs to Victoria Heric, Ed Arenberg, David Sinclair and Dann Beauregard. We follow up on Apple banning apps that sell user's contact info. Audrey Tam has published a tutorial on Create ML. Apple is also banning apps that do cryptocurrency mining. We discuss a Swift for Android solution. Tim installs macOS Mojave to tryout Dark Mode. We discuss a video on 50 + macOS Mohave changes. We look at Marzipan in Mojave. Mark regales us with week at WWDC 2018. We both discuss our favorite WWDC sessions. Picks: What’s new in Swift 4.2, Pixelmator for iOS, Server Side Swift with Kitura tutorial.
June 2nd, 2018 | 1 hr 40 mins
1password, 360 idev, aaron douglas, agilebits, airplay 2, altconf, animoji, ashley nelson-hornstein, ats, auttomatic, basso, borg, buddy build, burrito, castle, cherry picking, chip & pin, clifford stoll, cloud kit, curtis herbert, dark mode, dispatch queue, drag and drop, dub dub san jose, eddie cue, energy efficiency, ethernet adapter, fastlane, felix krause, flappy birds, flappy filipe, font, git k, home pod, https, hybrid apps, icloud, imac pro, imessage, ish, john gruber, jony ive, kgb, kline bottles, letraset, loop bash, marco armet, mchenry, metal, metal by tutorials, mobius, moscone, ncr, nova, panic, qos, quebec, rebase, rob napier, safari, san francisco, san jose, saroush, secure id, security kit, selfie, siri, siri kit, size class, sjmacindie, source tree, susan kare, tencode ten, tiny wings, tmobile, true depth camera, typeface, vesa, watch faces, wey han, wireless debugging, workflow, wwdc, wwdc parties, xcode 3d, xcode bots
We are joined by Greg Heo as we look ahead and suggest what Apple may introduce at WWDC 2018. We follow up on the Command key icon, castle connection, as well as Clifford Stoll and the Cockoo's Egg. Jaime uncovers
⌘+Ctrl+Shift+Hto find a methods callers. Tim relays early experience drawing and designing typefaces in the early days of Mac. AirPlay 2 gives the HomePod the ability to have multi-room and stereo audio. HomePod launching in Canada, France, and Germany. Felix Krause thinks apps should be in a network sandbox. App Insight attempts to expose 3rd party framework use. Genius Bar Broke an iMac Pro. We lay down our best guesses about where Apple will go with WWDC 2018. Picks: How to debug your mobile hybrid app on iOS, Beacon - Signal Availability by Ashley Nelson-Hornstein, Prioritize Work with Quality of Service Classes.