August 8th, 2015 | 1 hr 41 mins
This week we discuss all kinds of social networking tools prompted by Twitter's report on slowing user growth. We discuss how the various popular social networking tools are used by the general public and it skews differently for those of us in the tech sector.
Picks: pttrns.com, bloc app, App Icon Template. Tim discusses Bed Debugging in the aftershow.
August 1st, 2015 | 1 hr 13 mins
This week we follow up on Apple Music issues, iTunes, the judicious use of shitty code with Design Stamina Hypothesis and Apple's rumored Car. Greg and Aaron go on a couple of tangents on AI and the new Cross Point memory. Our Picks: Ghostery, open source Objective-C, ASCIIwwdc, Paint Code and Telekinesis (beta).
July 25th, 2015 | 1 hr 24 mins
July 18th, 2015 | 1 hr 12 mins
We talk about the new iPod Touch, the oddity of cellular minutes, follow up on REPL & Swift scripting on the command line and the new lower app pricing tier in emerging markets. Picks: Free App Preview Music, AltConf 2015 and Swift Summit videos.
July 12th, 2015 | 1 hr 12 mins
We continue the discussion on the value of apps, how apps are priced and the cost of building apps in terms of time and effort. We discuss some of our own experiences with marketing, pricing, sales, discoverability, and whether ads are beneficial in apps.
July 4th, 2015 | 1 hr 21 mins
Aaron and Greg dig deep into the creation of Magpie. We discuss Brent Simmons post on building apps with Love. We talk about becoming a successful developer and how to measure a senior developer. Picks: Edovia, Apple RSVP and Background Backup.
June 7th, 2015 | 1 hr 29 mins
We discuss Google I/O 2015, Tim Cook's criticism of Google and Facebook's potential misuse of people's privacy. We discuss job focus, the need for developers to focus on the new products and frameworks introduced at WWDC. Picks: Google Photos and Re:quest
March 14th, 2015 | 1 hr 19 mins
NB Updated: We follow up on "software engineer”, TestFlight beta testing, Apple’s Spring Forward 2015: Watch pricing, new MacBook and ResearchKit as consumers and developers. Our Picks: Magisto, Apple Watch sizing guide, ColorSafe and ScreenShot Builder.
March 6th, 2015 | 1 hr 22 mins
We welcome guest-host Greg Heo. We discuss CrossyRoad earning $10 million, follow up on Pebble vs Apple, Apple’s “Spring Forward” March 9, 2015 & we discuss dev code of ethics Picks: Monodraw, UIApplicationOpenSettingsURLString, MixYourWatch.com, Appcode
February 27th, 2015 | 1 hr 23 mins
We discuss the launch of Pebble Time, Origami 2.0, Apple’s Pay Once & Pay and Tim Horton’s Rollup the Rim. We discuss nerdlearn on Apple Watch. Picks: Reflector App, Alto’s Adventure, LittleBits Arduino Coding Kit & Hand Turkeys
February 20th, 2015 | 1 hr 12 mins
We speculate on the rumored Apple Car, the Other App Store, Pinterest app share sheets, "Pay once, play many" feature. We debate required developer enrollment charge and 70/30 revenue split Picks: AsyncDisplayKit, Giflay, Hotel Tonight, Core Animator
February 12th, 2015 | 1 hr 3 mins
We discuss the release of Swift 1.2 & Xcode 6.3 betas. We discuss the recently completely RWDevCon in Washington, DC. The conference used a tutorial style presentation. Picks - Wordboard Keyboard, Controlling Complexity in Swift, Contact Archiver
February 8th, 2015 | 55 mins 48 secs
We discuss Trends in Mobile Apps in 2014, the use of 'final' modifier in Swift and the growth of zombie apps on the app store. This week's picks: Apple's Mystery Car, PhoneExpander, Gentlemen...Ricochet Mini! and building Frameworks in iOS 8.
January 31st, 2015 | 1 hr 13 secs
We discuss the Betty Crocker approach to on boarding, Charles Parry's follow up the State of the App Store, in light of numbers released by Marco Arment and Ustwo. Picks: Material Palette, Apple's Quarterly Income, Pocket and the Super Bowl.
January 22nd, 2015 | 1 hr 7 mins
We discuss Microsoft’s keynote on Windows 10, Projects Spatan, Cortana & Xbox Live and Hololens. We discuss Duolingo Test Center pure swift. Picks Kahn Academy for the iPad, Super Secret Service, Order Ahead, Pizza Splat, iNacho & Cyber Dust
January 18th, 2015 | 1 hr 10 mins
dash, monument valley, nsnorth, overcast, swift
We discuss the recent app incomes published for Overcast, Monument Valley and Dash. Quoting on jobs for studio and indie development, UI design in Asian markets & traveling to NSNorth. Picks: Swap Heroes, Curved Labs Macintosh Facelift and Anki Drive.