May 19th, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
amazon, bank of america, berlin, bruce lee, carnegie, carnegie melon, carplay, casl, caviar, chase, circadian rhythm, classickit, cmu, compusa, dave delong, deep learning, dell, denise crosby, elecktron, forums.swift.org, foyer, game of death, gatekeeper, gateway, gdpr, general moters, goldman sachs, google analytics, google car, google i/o, homepod, hov, hyjack, iglistkit, joe fafard, jordan maletta, kareem abdul jabar, logitech crayon, lou ferigno, mail chimp, marin todorov, markdown, moose horns, mtjc mailing list, nova, nova wonders, patrick roy, pci, platform state of the union, rene fouquet, ryan nystrom, seiko, sharpie, ski rack, spockcast, support vector machines, swift, sydney crosby, t-shirts, td centre, tesla, the cows, the pasture, tulip, uikonf, uitouch, visual studio code, wells fargo, wellsley, weymo, wwdc, wwdc keynote, york
We start with a T-Shirt sighting in Berlin's UIKonf. We follow up on more GDPR data retention updates, this time from Google and MailChimp. Also Apple may launch a credit card, Carnegie Melon is offering an undergraduate degree in AI, Swift.org forums is supporting related products, ClassicKit surfaces to offer Win 98 UI for iOS apps, Logitech Crayon for iPad is now available, and a customized iPhone X with solar charger. It's the anniversary of the launch of the Apple Store. Apple has registered 50 self-driving cars in California. Picks: UIKonf 2018 Livestream, Visual Studio Code. Aftershow: Nova Machine Learning, Amazon HQ 2 search continues and a missed #askMTJC on timezones.
February 10th, 2018 | 1 hr 22 mins
amazon, core data, dragon’s den, earnings, google home. duckduckgo, heat map, iphone x, jonathan kuehlein, kevin o’leary, lead developer, lee valley tools, mac pro, mark ii, mycroft ai, privacy, roll up the rim, rwdevcon, saul mora, scroll up to win, shark tank, strava, super cycle, swift cloud workshop 3, tim hortons
This week we look back at Saul Mora's Core Data trick at RWDevcon 2015. We follow up on Apple's 2018 Q1 earnings, the last of a super cycle and parking self-driving slippers. We discuss how Strava's heat map exposes popular exercise locations. We also talk about Mycroft AI's privacy-first smart speaker. We discuss app rejections stemming from the use of Apple's emojis in screenshots. Picks: Activating an Audio Session, Tim Horton's Scroll Up To Win
October 14th, 2017 | 1 hr 9 mins
1password, amazon, apple, canada, continuum, exquifax, fatal errors, felix krause, high sierra, house of cards, irs, jonathan kuehlein, josh michaels, klingons, lexa doig, lexa droig, monday night football, mr robot, ms-dos, netflix, p'wned, privacy, security, star wars, the last jedi, tribbles, troy hunt, ui guidlines
We follow up on updates to Apple's UI Design Guidelines, the History of MS-DOS, and the cities vying to be Amazon's second head quarters. We also discuss the IRS's contract with Equifax and Netflix' PR issues with respect to Canadian taxes. We cover the improved display of fatal errors in Xcode 9. The reverse engineering of High Sierra's supplemental update exposes a flaw. iOS privacy has also come under fire as proof of concept by Felix Krause demonstrates the ease of stealing an Apple ID password. Picks: Useful Xcode breakpoint and the Memory Graph Debugger
September 1st, 2017 | 1 hr 23 mins
360idev, 360|1dev, 64-bit, alexa, amazon, arcore, arkit, cortana, google, hdr, home button, ios 11, microsoft, siri, touch id
Our askMTJC wonders how many fingers we store on Touch ID. We follow up on how Apple will have us change how we use the next iPhone. We discuss how deep learning is used to shape Siri's voice, the cost of building apps, and HDR video. Jaime tells us about Microsoft and Amazon's will combine digital assistants. You can check which of your iOS apps won't work with iOS 11. Apple and Accenture will partner to build apps. We look at Google's release of ARCore as an answer to ARKit. Picks: WTF Auto Layout, HIG: Augmented Reality, 360|iDev 2017 Highlights.
August 26th, 2017 | 1 hr 25 mins
360idev, 360|idev, abi, amazon, arkit, concurrency, coreml, google, lattner, luna display, mac, pyramid of doom, whole foods
Back from 360|iDev we follow up on Tim's purchase of a vintage Macintosh model. We also follow up on Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods, Apple's growth engine as well as a possible announcement date for a new iPhone. We discuss Chris Lattner's Swift concurrency manifesto and we discuss Android's Oreo announcement. Picks: 360iDev presentation slides and code links, Why is ARKit better than the alternatives? and Luna Display
June 3rd, 2017 | 1 hr 42 mins
amazon, cortana, debugging, drag-and-drop, erica sadun, holographic cortana, iboutlet, kotlin, not-hotdog, optional, readdle, repl, security patch, uidebugginginformationoverlay, uikonf, wannacry, wannacrypt, windows 98, wwdc 2017, xcode
This week we follow up on Microsoft's Windows 98 Security Patch and Dash for iOS is back. We also discuss "To Optional or Not to Optional: IBOutlet". We round up the follow up with Erica Sadun's look at Kotlin in Xcode. We discuss the hidden debugging tool UIDebuggingInformationOverlay, Readdle’s new drag-and-drop feature and Amazon's shoppable stickers. We then peer into the crystal ball and take a guess at what will be revealed at WWDC 2017. Picks: Why Kiotlin is Better Than Whatever Dumb Language You Are Using, A working concept of a holographic Cortana assistant, UIKonf videos and Not-Hotdog.