founder, host Timothy Mitra is an engineering manager, iOS engineer, artist, podcaster, writer, editor and instructor. Tim has been developing solutions since the early nineties working with mobile apps, databases, apis, and web sites. He brings over 35 years of extensive knowledge of desktop systems, graphic arts, digital publishing and the creative process. In 2009, Tim pivoted to focus on iOS, SwiftUI, Swift, Objective-C and iPhone & iPad app development and has published several successful apps on Apple’s App Store. Tim has taught iOS and macOS development and has created tech articles & videos for Apple and raywenderlich.com. Tim is currently a Development Manager at a large Canadian bank. Tim also hosts Spock Cast podcast. Tim also produces the More Than Just Code podcast.
January 31st, 2023 | 1 hr 18 mins
360 idev, 360 stump, amiga, ash furrow, celine dion, deep dish swift, dionne quintuplets, disk doubler, eggs benedict, facebook, floppy disk, grace hopper, healthkit, hearttwitch, indiana jones, ipad, jay freeman, lansing michigan, lzw compression, marcel dionne, mark german, mastodon, mini vmac, myspace, objective-c, patch, punch card, raiders of the last arc, scsi, server side swift, swift to, temple of doom, twitter, unique ability, univac, vapor, virtualization
This week Leo Dion joins Tim to discuss his career as Server-Side Swift developer, speaker and podcaster. They discuss some computer and development history, the future of Twitter, as well as, the upcoming Reality Pro AR/VR headset rumoured to be coming from Apple. Leo makes gets an early start on the best sandwich.
January 21st, 2023 | 1 hr 41 mins
1password, adobe illustrator 88, bitrise, bugsnag, chatgpt, console, dsotm, eric clapton, faces, figma, homepod, jan hammer, jeff beck, johnny depp, keynote, kraken, liquid retina xdr, m2 max, m2 pro, mac mini m1, macbook pro 14 m2 pro, macbook pro 16 m2 pro, matter, maybe i’m amazed, melody gardot, mixpanel, mobsf, natural language processing, neural engine, newer technology, optimizly, owasp, owc, quadrophonic, rob napier, runway, sketch, slack, stable diffusion, static analysis, swiftui, tears in heaven, testrail, the last of us, truth, tunein radio, xbb 1.5, xcode cloud
This week we discuss the new M2 Max, M2 Pro and Mac mini, MacBook Pros 14 & 16. We follow up on Stable Diffusion, ChatGPT and updated Apple Design Resources. We also cover augmenting accessibility with localized image names and the 2nd generation HomePod. In our Picks; Improving Console Output, SwiftUI Views Life Cycle, SwiftUI 4 adds tap location, DIY iOS Static Analysis, Gitignore.io, Getting Started with Xcode Cloud, and How to professionally say...
December 10th, 2022 | 52 mins 9 secs
assorted, blt, burning man, burrito, canadian club, cbc, cochela, discord, harley, hockey night in canada, house of strombo, instagram, jean beliveau, lebanon, linkedin, malton, mastodon, mr sub, myspace, rick vaive, rogers, slack, testflight, the hour, the strombo show, tiff, tupac, twitter, vegan, world food program
This week George Stroumboulopoulos joins Tim to catch up on The Strombo Show, Mastodon, social media and the best submarine sandwich.
Apple announces biggest upgrade to App Store pricing, adding 700 new price points
Stable Diffusion with Core ML on Apple Silicon
Apple Announces Upcoming Apple Music Sing Feature
Apple advances user security with powerful new data protections
Coduo lets you share and collaborate in Xcode
November 30th, 2022 | 27 mins 25 secs
This week Tim discusses resources for moving to Mastodon
How to Mastodon - The New Social Media
A futuristic guide to Mastodon for 2021
The iPad Mystery. New Episode: Food Fight Strategy
Results Are In – State of Mobile Jobs Survey 2022!
36 Seconds that changed Everything - How the iPhone Learned to Talk
How to Use iCloud Keychain Two-Factor Authentication
31 Xcode 14 Tips & Tricks
Core Data: Fundamentals
Deep Dish Swift
November 20th, 2022 | 1 hr 42 mins
abc family, abc tv, aldani, american pie, andor, angela basset, apple, bernie taupin, billy campbell, black panther, cfl, chakotay, diego luna, disney+, enterprise, ferrix, freeform, harry potter, hulu, j. k. rowling, janeway, jason biggs, jenkum pog, kevin conroy, latitia wright, manifesto, marvel, mls, mon mothma, mythic quest, namor, nba, okuna, pedro pascal, peripheral, picard, progeny, ralph fiennes, rhaenyra, rick & morty, rockteman, sounders, station eleven, tenoch huerta mejía, the crown, the diviner, the meg, tony gilroy, uss dauntless, voldemort, william shatner, wonderful world of color, zero, zindy
Enjoy this preview of SpockCast S05E09 A Little Less Janeway
This week we review Star Trek: Prodigy S01E14 Crossroads and Andor S01E11 Daughter of Ferrix.
October 22nd, 2022 | 1 hr 39 mins
32 pin, a14, adaptability, affinity publisher, airpower, android, apple card, apple pencil 2, apple pencil hover, apple tv+, apy, aqua, auto-update, bell fibe tv, beos, biometrics, black pixel, bluetooth, bs-o-matic, classroom kit, cmd shift d, comcast, copland, deep purple, defaults, desktop, dynamic island, elon musk, european union, function keys, geoff hackworth, goldman sachs, hdr10e, home pod, icloud, internet explorer, ipad, ipad 3, ipad os 16, ipad pro, iphone 14 pro, iphone se, keychain, lightning, linkedin, liquid retina, liquid retina xdr, m2, mac os 8, macos ventura, magic keyboard, magic keyboard folio, mark german, mini-led, ms surface, octane x, paybright, qi, roku, safe area, samsung, scquemorphic, sherlock, size classes, smart connector, square cash, stage manager, system 7, thunderbolt 4, tiktok, touch id, treasury bonds, twitter, usb-c, wf-fi 6, wi-fi 6e
This week we follow up on iPhone 14 series screen sizes. We debate the EU's future standardization of USB-C for all mobile devices and Apple Card's new high yield Savings accounts. We dig into to the newly introduced Apple TV 4K (3rd Gen), the new iPad (10th Gen) with Magic Keyboard Folio, and the new iPad Pro (6th Gen) series with M2 and Mini-LED (sort of). Picks: macOS defaults, Apple Aqua: Exploring the Legacy Of MacOS X User Interface, iOS Architecture Generator.
September 10th, 2022 | 2 hrs 8 mins
48 mp quad pixel, 4nm, action button, adam savage, air pods pro, angstrom, apple card, apple watch series 8, apple watch ultra, blue jays, chris hadfield, cmd opt r, cobblestone, concurrency, corbeling, crash detection, cycle tracking, deep purple, display engine, dynamic island, emergency satellite sos, en13319, esim, essential swiftui, friday night baseball, gaelic, garmin, geosynchronous orbit, guinness, heineken, high dynamic range, if let, ios 16, ipad os, iphone 14, iphone 14 pro, island edge, james dempsey, jamie heinemann, knowth, lower power mode, murphy’s, myth busters, mythic quest, nanometer, neolithic, neural engine, newgrange, noise cancelling, orchard, ovulation, paul hudson, paybrite, photonic engine, pro raw, pro res video, regex, rexum, rob mcelhenney, ryan reynolds, self repair, st james gate, stage manager, steve lipton, swift 5.7, swift playgrounds, swift versions, swiftui lounge, temperature sensor, true depth, universal control, usb-c, visual voicemail, watch se, watchos 9, world series, xcode 14, xcode cloud
This week we discuss all the products introduced at Apple's Far Out event on Sept 7, 2022. We fact check Compose Custom Layouts in SwiftUI, the checkmark in the Developer app, Friday Night Baseball in Canada, and Universal Control. We follow up on Apple's Self Repair now includes M1, and Xcode Cloud availability for trial. We discuss the past and future of the 360iDev conference. We discuss the Apple Watch Series 8, Apple Watch SE, Apple Watch Ultra, Air Pods Pro 2nd gen, the iPhone 14, and the iPhone 14 Pro. We also discus What's New in Swift 5.7. Picks: WWDC22 SwiftUI Lounge archived, Cmd Opt R, Cmd Shift J, Swift Version, SwiftUI Essential Training, and Design the Next iPhone
June 11th, 2022 | 2 hrs 35 mins
360 idev, alexander graham bell, app intents, applepay later, async await, awesome list, bnpl, boulder co, camo, carekit, carplay, chester, coda, codemobile uk, command builder, continuity, datascanner api, desktop class, deskview, dictation, digital lounge, domain specific language, dragon natural speaking, eddie cue, epic, family sharing, fido alliance, find replace, focus builder, geforce now, geolocation, geometry reader, gibson app, halide, healthkit, hig, ios 16, ios dev uk, jesse ventura, layout protocol, linda dong, live activities, live text, lock screen, look around, macbook air m2, macos ventura, magsafe, mapkit, maryland, navigationstack, nfc, package plugins, parascope, passkeys, paul hudson, pcalc, prescriptions, procreate, quicknote, regex, regex for the rest of us, room model, rsa, scankit, serenity caldwell, setapp, share sheets, shareplay, simple, sir adam beck, sirikit, slopes, stage manager, steve westgarth, swift playgrounds, swiftui, swiftui charts, touchbar, transit, twostraws, undo, usb charger, usb-c, vectonator, viewthatfits, wallet, watchos, widget kit, work focus, wwdc, xcode cloud
This week we cover the WWDC 2022 Keynote and Platform State of the Union. We're joined by Friend of the Show Joe Cieplinski. We fact check Sir Adam Beck and Steve Westgarth. We discuss Awesome lists and a calculator on the Lock Screen. We get into the new HIG, WWDC Keynote, iOS 16, Apple Watch and watchOS 9, Mac hardware and M2, macOS Ventura, iPadOS 16, Platforms State of the Union, Xcode Cloud, Swift, SwiftUI, System Experience, MapKit, WeatherKit, Live Text API and Data Scanner API. Picks: WWDC Community links updated for 2022, return of the UK iOS conferences, iOS Dev UK and Codemobile UK, Hello Swift Charts
May 28th, 2022 | 20 mins
accessibility, app icon book, app uses non-exempt encryption, apple silicon, apple wallet, daniel jalkut, developer centre, dhl, driver’s license, ian zelbo, ios dev uk, iphone 14 pro, iphone rental, itsappusesnonexemptencryption, keynote screening, macos, maryland, micheal flarup, notch, paul hudson, platform state of the union, purple iphone, state object, steve westguard, stomping tom connors, sudbury saturday night, swift package manager, swift playgrounds, swiftui apps, swiftui series, the engineering leader, the hockey song, workarounds, wwdc 2022, xcode
A quick catch up before WWDC 2022. This week Tim covers adding drivers licenses to Wallet, tour options for visitors going to the in-person screenings at WWDC22, the rumoured Purple iPhone 14 Pro. Picks: ITSAppUsesNonExemptEncryption - Encryption compliance tip for App Store submissions, Jaime Lopez on Building Great Engineering Teams, SwiftUI Sessions, Exploring SwiftUI Sample Apps, The iOS App Icon Book, and Swift Playgrounds 4.1 adds app creation on macOS.
April 23rd, 2022 | 1 hr 41 mins
1password, a16, a4, academy award, accessibility, apple office hours, apple stock, await async, awesome swift, best picture, bitrise, bruce cockburn, core data, dell ultrasharp u2720q, delores clamen, designatednerd, display port, ellen shapiro, engineering leader, genesis, glow forge, hockey night in canada, hp-ux, if let, ios 15.4, ipad air, iphone upgrade program, jackson brown, james taylor, keynote, laugh, lg ultrafine 5k, lindsey buckingham, little feet, live, love, m2, mac studio, macbook air, macworld expo, marques brownlee, mchenry convention center, mini led, monday night football, moore’s law, n95, netflix, never go back again, objective-c, p3 color, pi day countdown, platform state of the union, portugal, primus, rich turton, rick beato, ryan reynolds, steely dan, steve hackett, steve jobs theater, steve westgate, stomping tom conners, studio display, sun workstation, swift fiddle, swiftui, taqueria los pericos, thunderbolt 4, tommy emanuel, tribute to kings, universal control, unnotification, voiceover, wwdc 2022
This week we fact check Hockey Night in Canada, and compare the new iPad Air to the iPad Pro, review masked Face ID, and debate whether the Apple Studio Display is a good deal. Apple announces WWDC 2022 starting June 6. We share our opinions on the online version of WWDC. Apple is apparently testing nine M2 based Macs and may introduce a new MacBook Air at WWDC. Apple’s new A16 chip only included with higher-end iPhone 14 Pro models, base model iPhone 14 uses same chip as iPhone 13. Has the time come to rent iPhones? Apple finally lets ‘reader’ link to their own sites. 'if let' gets new syntax in Swift 5.6. Picks: RWDevCon 2017 Inspiration Talk: I’m an Idiot by Richard Turton, Remember when Apple built a Mac OS running on top of Solaris and HP-UX? Seriously. It happened, Cybersecurity and Skin Care, Improving Accessibility: VoiceOver, Swift Fiddle, Live, Laugh, Delete Derived Data, Awesome Swift, 40+ iOS 15.4 changes and features!
March 13th, 2022 | 1 hr 30 mins
27” imac, a15, alpine green, amazon, apple silicon, apple tv+, basketball, center stage, coin cloud, coin flip, commodore 64, die to die, entrepreneur camp, friday night baseball, hispanic, interconnect, interface builder, ios 15.4, iphone se 5g, iwd, james naismith, keyboard, m1 ultra, mac os tiger, mac studio, macintosh ii, mask friendly, mm wave, nanotexture, peek and poke, peek performant, pro xdr display, product red, puerto rico, quinn, sophie wilson, spacial audio, springfield college, studio display, ultra fusion, vesa, voice 5, wafer to wafer, working from home, xcode 4
This week we discuss Apple's all-in-one keyboard computer patent. Apple launches inaugural Entrepreneur Camp for Latin founders. Apple to rolls out iOS 15.4. We also cover Apple's Peek Performance Event introducing M1 Ultra, Mac Studio, Studio Display, iPhone SE 5G, iPad Air with M1, and Friday Night Football on Apple TV+. Picks: Hello Mac OSX Tiger, Sophie Wilson creator of the ARM Instruction Set.
February 26th, 2022 | 1 hr 21 mins
2048, ada lovelace, advil, altair, app store, apple, apple cash, bartender, big sur, bill gates, bric, catalina, charles babbage, chippendales, chromium, coca cola, combine, congressman, core data, cpm, de anza college, dev tools, disktop, don’t hand them rocks, douglas englebart, drag lock, dry, gary kildall, guitar, homebrew, house of representatives, hydrox, india, iphone se 5g, jesse squire, joseph heck, kimberly clark, kleenex, konqueror, log, m2, macbook air, magsafe, monterey, moore, mozilla, nfc, notch, objective-c, open source, optionals, oreo, personal computer, positive grid, pragmatic programmer, purple, sanate, schoolhouse rock, shopify, shortcuts, sideload, spark 40, square, stripe, swift, threes, tom harrington, trade dress, venmo, wordle, yagni
This week we discuss Apple's record breaking iPhone sales in India. A new MacBook Air could be coming with a notch, MagSafe, next generation Apple Silicon and more ports, along with a 5G iPhone SE. Apple’s App Store likely to survive two U.S. Bills aimed to change it. We discuss Tom Harrington's Clash of the Optionals and Jesse Squire's interpretation on how to handle non-optionals with Core Data. Apple unveils contactless payments via Tap to Pay on iPhone. We revisit 2048, Threes, Wordle and the endless chain of "rip offs". Apple releases macOS Big Sur and Catalina security updates. Picks: The Smart Guitar Amp & App, Log: Job Application Tracker, open source iOS apps, Hidden Mac tricks, DevToys For macOS, Fire in the Valley, and Using Combine
February 5th, 2022 | 1 hr 33 mins
1password, agilebits, alan kay, app review, app store, apple ii, avengers, bengels, brad cox, bric, buddy build, byte, catching a falling knife, china, cloudkit, cobol, core data icloud, gibson, goodnotes, gridstudio, i won, ios 15.3, kvm, localization, melodics, monterey, objective-c, oop, panam, pcalc, pegasus, positive grid, pregnant man, python, ruby on rails, sidecar, smalltalk, sofi, spark, swift, tiobe, titan, tom love, universal control, unlisted app, unlock with mask, washington commanders, xcode cloud, xerox parc, z80
This week we fact check Project Titan and Buddy Build. The Avengers assemble to invest in 1Password. Apple grabs record China market share. Apple fixes new zero-day exploit. TIOBE Index - jan 2022. Universal Control. App Store Now Supports Unlisted App URLs. iCloud syncing issues are plaguing third-party apps. FaceID to unlock with Masks in iOS 15.4. Picks: i won, A Short History of Objective-C, Byte magazine features SmallTalk, Grid Studio, Melodic and Gibson app.
January 15th, 2022 | 1 hr 21 mins
1password, 2048, apple pay, apple watch, async await, august lock, beatles, blood ox, bondi blue, ckrecord, cloudkit, core data, daytimer, design resources, disney +, distractionless, fetchresultscontroller, flappy bird, get back, hydrox, iphone, ipod, jan 9 2007, jwt, kernel panic, keychain, letterle, mac mini m1, macbook pro m1 pro, magic trackpad, managedobjectcontext, mandalorian, mvvm, newton, nso group, overcast, palm trio, passbook, pda, pegasus, pomdoro, purple, qr code, rene richie, rocket, scott forestall, sf symbols, sourcekit lsp, space grey, spanish inquisition, springboard, sqllite, steve jobs, swarm, swiftui, threes, tim condon, uber, uuid, vaccination, vapor, verify ontario, visual studio code, wallet, waymo, worldle, xcode
We're back for 2022, to follow up on buying a MacBook Pro, and Apple suing NSO Group. Tim and Mark discuss migrating a Core Data app from Objective-C to SwiftUI. We discuss the 15th anniversary of the iPhone announcement, Uber parks its Watch app, and 9 to 5 writes about Watch app abandonment. Introducing Swift for Visual Studio Code. How do Verifiable Vaccination Records with SMART Health Cards Work? Wordle copycat creator apologizes for ripping off the popular free word game. Picks: Swift Playgrounds 4.0, Headfirst SwiftUI, Apple Design Resources (updated), Springboard: the secret history of the first real smartphone.
January 9th, 2022 | 1 hr 25 mins
amazon prime, app store rating, apple music, at&t, blackbox, blade runner, chris lattner, cidia, clean my mac x, dashcode, dropbox, goggle drive, icloud drive, india, iphone, ipod touch, jan 9 2007, llvm, logmein, macbook pro, man from high castle, metacircular evaluator, palm trio, philip k dick, phill schiller, prime photos, rapid weever, rogers, setapp, strombo, top gear, ulysses, wordpress
In celebration of the 15th Anniversary of the iPhone announcement at Mac World 2007, here is our 10th anniversary episode.
We were joined by Tammy Coron and Greg Heo. We followed up on Learning to Learn, a MacBook Pro saving a life, where Apple products are made and the math behind a 5-star rating. Reorded the week marking the 10 year anniversary of the iPhone announcement by Apple. So we asked listeners and friends to tell us what the iPhone has meant to them. We hear from Kim Ahlberg, Justin Stanley, Aaron Douglas, Peter Cook, George Stroumboulopoulos, Jaime Lopez Jr and Rich Turton. We talk about Phil Schiller's press tour on the iPhone early history as well as some recent turnaround in iPhone sales and market growth. We speculate Chris Lattner's move to Tesla. Cloud storage is mentioned. Picks: Kaleidoscope, Hyperdrive USB Hub
Recorded Jan 2017.
December 12th, 2021 | 1 hr 25 mins
1 password for families, 1passward early access, 1password for business, 2 factor authentication, 72 summit series, alta vista, art & fear, astra zenica, big nerd ranch, cineplex queensway, delphi, descartes systems, dryden, ecommerce, encryption, eworld, google authenticator, have i been pwned, intel, java, java beans, java one, keychain, linux, lycos, mac, mac tracker, macupdate, microsoft authenticator, ns north, objective-c, password sharing, powerbook g4, raspberry pi, roustem karimov, ruby on rails, rust, safari, safe password, shopify, smart password, smc, snow devil, soviet union, spring framework, steve jobs, swizzle, textmate, tiger, troy hunt, vladislav tretiak, waterloo, windows, worldvision canada, xml, y2k, youtube family
Roustem Karimov, co-founder of Agilebits maker of 1Password, joins Tim to discuss 1Password's development, history, past, present and future. We also discuss how the Soviets won the '72 Summit Series?
Recorded November 23, 2021 in Toronto