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!
July 3rd, 2021 | 1 hr 9 mins
accessibility, air tags, app store optimization, apple arcade, apple store, arc, async await, at&t, bon mot, bondi blue, chemical brothers, cliff notes, completion handler, coreaudiod, ctv news, dark mode, delta variant, digital lounges, docc, don melton, github companion, heat dome, imac m1, iphone, iphone 12, iphone 3g, iphone 4s, khtml, konqueror, large titles, leo laporte, lockdown, look again, lost in space, macbreak, marques brown, mkbhd, monterey, office x, pcalc, powerpc, rene richie, rogers, safari, san francisco, scales & modes, steve jobs, swift package index, swift playgrounds, use your loaf, vaccinated, vancouver, visual codes, webkit, what’s new in swift, widget, will & kate, withcheckcontinuation, wwdc, wwdc viewing guide
We fact check MKBHD, Air Tags, Visual Codes app, and Lavell Crawford. The iPhone shipped 14 years ago and WebKit was released 20 years ago. 100M iPhone 12 were purchased. Wrapping completion handlers into async API. GitHub Copilot · Your AI pair programmer. What's new in SwiftUI. Using SwiftUI’s AsyncImage to render remote images from URLs. What's New in iOS 15 for App Store Optimization. Picks: WWDC21Lounges, WWDC 2021 Viewing Guide, Swift Package Index.
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June 11th, 2021 | 2 hrs 18 mins
@viewbuilder, accessibility, accessibilityrepresentation, actors, airplay on mac, apfs, app library, apple card, apple records, apple script, arkit, astra zenica, async/await, attributed strings, august lock, automator, avkit, beatles, beats powerbeats3, best in class, better call saul, boarding pass, buddy build, buttons, cannery row, circle ci, compileswift, continuous integration, cowbell, craig federigi, dave verwer, demystifying swiftui, dev tools lounge, developer documentation, digital id, digital lounges, disney park passes, dispatch queues, docc, empowerapps, facetime, focus, formatters, foundation, gcd, gitlab, grammar agreement, hand pose, healthkit, home kit, home pod mini, hotel keys, huell babineaux, imac m1, instagram, ios 15, ios dev directory, ipados 15, it’s like arc for threading, jazzy, john steinbeck, jordan morgen, json selector, lidar, live text, mac os 8, macintosh system software, maps, mare of easton, matter, mkbhd, monterey, multitasking, nest doorbell camera, notifications, obj, object capture, ocr, platform state of the union, play-doh touch, privacy, private relay, qr code, quick note, quicktime vr, rakuten, rotor, safari, sal saghoian, sfsymbols, shareplay, shazamkit, shortcuts, sign in with apple, siri intercom, sortdescriptors, sosumi, sound classifier, source docs, spacial audio, square reader, string(localized: ), studio gibley, swift concurrency, swift package manager, swift playgrounds, table, tablecolumn, testflight for the mac, tsa, u1, universal control, usdz, visual debugger for metal, wallet, watch party, weather app, widgets, wwdc, wwdc keynote, wwdc rumors, xcode cloud
We are joined by Evan K Stone and Leo Dion as we talk about the WWDC Keynote and the Platform State of the Union sessions. We fact check on Astra Zenica shots, and follow up on Sosumi, Apple product reviews, struggles with Apple Card, noisy audio while running Xcode, and people annoyed that they sold their M1's ahead of WWDC. Picks: Leo Dion's Orchard Nest site, PlayDoh Touch Shapes Studio, JSON Selector Generator, Jordan Morgan’s Best In Class iOS App Book, Why There are Now So Many Shortages (It's Not COVID).
August 1st, 2020 | 1 hr 16 mins
accessibility, ada, anti-trust, aoda, apfs, app store, apple, becoming steve jobs, bevan, cdr, chloe g k atkins, congress, curb cuts, electron, epic, exposure notification, fortnite, foxcon india, google play, hfs+, ikea place, ipad pro, iphone 6, john sundell, launchscreen, lidar, lyft, mac catalyst, macbook air superdrive, macintosh.js, made in india, magic keyboard, magicplan, mini vmac, objective-c++, photosui, placeholder, playstation, redaction, rocketsim, roundabout creative chaos, slack, subscriptions, uber, uiimagepickercontroller, us election, xbox
We fact check Spamassassin and the end of iPhone 6 support in iOS. The the follow up Apple will give employees paid leave to vote in the Federal Election. Exposure Notification - Apple Developer. iPhone 11 Now Being Manufactured at Foxconn Plant in India. Disabled Lives Matter. Apple targeted by multi-state probe led by Texas AG alleging deceptive trade practices. Epic CEO calls out Apple, Google app store practices ahead of antitrust hearing. Generating automatic placeholders for SwiftUI views. Hands on 2020 iPad Pro with Magic Keyboard first impressions. Can’t read HFS, HFS+ CDs & CDRs on Catalina. Picks: Mac Catalyst Tutorials, Launch screens in Xcode: All the options explained, macintosh.js.
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.
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.
February 9th, 2020 | 1 hr 23 mins
1password, accessibility, amber macarther, apns, appkit, beyond the valley, big papi, black history month, black software, breaker, callasfunction, cbc radio, certificates, combine, conan o’brian, correlation, cra, cryptokit, dashlane, david ortiz, device support, digital id, dnto, docker, dr who, find my phone, google doc, google maps, graphviz, guy kawasaki, hacking with macos, icloud.com, irs, jazzy, kara swisher, kirk douglas, kristina fox, kyron, last pass, leah culver, lineup, malcolm gladwell, microsoft, multitasking, nora young, notary, open banking, paul hudson, privacy controls, project catalyst, radio flyer, rene richie, river styx, rob napier, serviette, sim jacking, single purchase, smat pawk, social insurance number, social security, spark, splunk, super bowl, swift crypto, swift doc, swiftui, teams, threat model, thunderbolt, timelane, tivo, voice control, w8-ben, webauthn, webkit, women at wwdc, xcode 11.4, xserve, yaml, youtube music
We follow up on the Xserve height, W-8BEN, and the Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter. YouTube Music/Premium has 20 million paying subscribers. Microsoft Teams goes down after Microsoft forgot to renew a certificate. Beyond the Valley book. Apple updates iCloud.com with a proper mobile website for iOS and Android. (Hypothetical) Multitasking fix for iPadOS 14. Apple wants to standardize the format of SMS OTPs (one-time passcodes). Swift.org - Introducing Swift Crypto. Dashlane's Super Bowl Ad Proves Password Managers Have Arrived. Apple adds ability for developers to sell Mac and iOS apps as a single purchase. Picks: Never roll your own crypto, and there's even less reason to do that now while using Swift!. I made a teaser video for my side project Timelane. swift-doc: Generates documentation for Swift projects. APNS now available (as sim) in simulators.
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 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.