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.
May 27th, 2021 | 2 hrs 13 mins
32-bit, airplane mode, alka seltzer tang and a 50, app store, arkit 2, arkit by tutorials, atmos, autofill, ayaka nonaka, chris wanstrath, core ml, create ml, dark mode, dave delong, dave wilkis, designing fluid interfaces, dog food, evan dekheyser, gestures, github, go outside and play, hyperwall, james dempsey & the breakpoints, kim mitchel, like, linus torvalds, live listening, marzipan, matt thompson, mayan calendar, metal, microsoft, modeling man, nextel, no man’s sky, opencl, opengl, paul thourot, pcalc, performance, procedural, san jose, satya nadella, scene kit, scholarship, set app, setapp, share, shoppers drug mart, sprite kit, steven troughton smith, stocks, strata 3d, tang, the talk show, timing, totp, touch id, true depth, tweet, victoria heric, what the tech, wwdc
A re-roll of our 2nd most popular episode from June 9, 2018. We give our impressions of WWDC 2018 keynote. We discuss Apple's presenting the scholarship winner apps on the App Store. Microsoft's purchase of GitHub. Apple is getting into the ad game to compete with other online players. The rumored iPad with face recognition is coming. We talk about the deprecation of OpenGL and OpenCL. Finally by Rene Richie guides our discussion of the WWDC announcements. Picks: UX Cake w/Jaime Lopez Jr, Machine Learning - Build a Model, App Store Review Guidelines Diff, Stevie the Snail, SpriteKit, PlayDead’s INSIDE
November 28th, 2020 | 1 hr 38 mins
5 nanometer, a lead pipe to the kneecaps, app store, apple silicon, bill atkinson, boot camp, commission, createinstallmedia, cryptocurrency, disktop, duns, epic, firestrom core, flipboard, fortnite, geekbench, hazel, hig, icestorm core, intel, internet recovery, ipad, iphone 12 mini, iphone 12 pro mac, juiced, m1, macbook air m1, macbook pro 13 m1, macbook pro 14, macbook pro 16, macpaint, magic keyboard, multifinder, network framework, paul hagerty, readonly friday, recovery partition, rosetta 2, secure enclave, sf symbols, simply accounting, small business, soc, system 6, t2, the register, vmware, windows, wwdc video
We discuss the update design resources for Big Sur and iOS 14. We dissect the App Store Small Business Program. Now that M1 Macs are in the wild we debate the differences and performance. How to reinstall macOS on M1. Redesigned MacBooks With Apple Silicon to Launch in Second Half of 2021. Picks: BizHUB Pro USB-C Multiport Professional Adapter, UltraHUB - USB-C Multiport HDMI Macbook Pro Adapter, 6 in 1 USB-C Macbook Pro Adapter, Life-Line USB-C Cable Combo, Check M1 compatibility for all your Mac apps with this free open source tool, Is Apple Silicon ready? Ready for Big Sur: Introducing 1Password 7.7 for Mac, Is It Read-Only Friday?
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September 20th, 2020 | 1 hr 31 mins
a14x, ab testing, altimeter, angstrom, app store, appkit, apple tv+, appleone, arm, blood oxygen, catalyst, core data, epic, fitness+, floppies, fortnite, fruta, geofence, guidlines, ios 14, ipad, ipad air, iphone 12 plus, kilobytes, la crosse, mac user group, macbook air, macos, news+, nvidia, pete steinberger, pulse oximetry, safari, softbank, solo loop, swiftui, ted lasso, tennis, touch id, uoft, watch se, watch series 6, wta, xcode 12 gm
We fact check 3.5inch floppy sizes. Nvidia buying ARM for $40B. App Store Review Guideline updates now available. Apple Insider Confirms New iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro Releases. Apple Is About To Leave Your MacBook Air Behind. The State of SwiftUI. We cover the 9/15 Apple Event. Apple developers are scrambling over accelerated iOS 14 release. Picks: iOS 14 widgets you can try today.Core Data in SwiftUI.
August 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 31 mins
@available, adobe, airpower, amazon prime, app store, attics, benefit of the doubt, beringer, berkshire hathaway, bezier curve, blade runner 2049, bobby hull, campfire, carbon fiber, core data, deprecated, dhl, dispatch work items, dr theresa tam, epic, facebook, faceid, fedex, gcd, grateful dead, hyperwall, idfa, iphone 12, iphone xr, john mcenroe, jon prosser, le rondelle, lidar, lightroom, managed object model directory, manipulating, mintegral sdk, misleading, mom, momd, nhl, nikon flim scanner, nsoperations, observableobject, observedobject, oleg begeman, persistence container, persistence controller, picker, puck, ring doorbell, seattle kracken, setapp, shipping, smapsoft, sourmint, steve jobs, streaming, swiftui, swiftui beta, taper ticket, the art of compromise, tim cook, ups, usb b micro, usb-c, wwdc
We fact check on SwiftUI's Core Data template, Dr Thereasa Tam, and how Tim triggered Siri. In askMTJC Georg Tuparev opines on Operations and we discuss Attic App's developer account cancellation. The the follow up we cover Setapp for iOS, Lightroom iOS App Update Deleted User Photos, and Apple discounted the fee to connect to Amazon Prime on Apple TV. An AirPower prototype teardown and iPhone 12 rumor roundup is covered. SwiftUI betas - what changed before 1.0. SourMint: malicious code, ad fraud, and data leak in iOS. How We’re Preparing Businesses for the Impact of iOS 14. Picks: Bezier curves, WWDC Hyperwall 2010, HyperTable 2012, Apple is Better Without Jobs, marking workarounds as deprecated.
August 16th, 2020 | 1 hr 33 secs
app store, apple arcade, apple game frameworks, asynchronous, attest api, big sur public beta, cabbage town, collisions, concurrency, dispatchqueue, facebook portal, fitbit, fizz buzz, gameplay kit, gaming, gcd, google maps, google stadia, loblaws, localization, mac pro wheels, microsoft teams, nemo, notification center, nsoperations, owc, paper by 53, physics, piggly wiggly, plurals, qualcomm, queen’s park, race condition, russian, safeway, scribbl.io, scribble, spritekit, tammy coron, threading, watchos 7 public beta, wearos, xcloud, zoom.us, собака
We missed the 6th anniversary of the show! This week we fact check early phone exchanges. In the follow up Apple rolls out Big Sur Public Beta. Third party Mac Pro wheels. Apple's watchOS Public Beta. Google reintroduces Maps on Apple Watch. Verify your app’s integrity with the new App Attest API. Decoding Apple’s Statement to Business Insider Regarding Xbox Game Pass. iOS Interview Questions and Answers for Senior Developers Part 4 - Concurrency. Picks: New beta book - Apple Game Frameworks and Technologies: Build 2D Games with SpriteKit & Swift, Scribble on iPadOS, Plurals Localized in iOS.
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 2nd, 2020 | 1 hr 10 mins
affinity photo, app store, apple arm, bluetooth, bumbershoot festival, classic mac, combine, combine all the things, combine in practise, conditional, contact tracking, dark mode, face id, face mask, final cut, forbes, gmail, gordon kelly, grep, habitat, hockey night in canada, hype cycle, intel, ios 13.4.2, james doohan, justin long, lego, lightning to usb 3 camera adapter, mac vs pc, macintosh iivx, mark gurman, nevermind, nfl, nhs, nick heath, notification, nserror, oasis, osx, performa, powerpc, quadra 650, sars, scott gardner, screen printer, shindi, star trek: the animated series, swift 2, swift paris, swiftui, trough of disillusionment, try! swift world, uiwebview, what’s the story morning glory, xcode on ipad, yellow box
We fact check on Mac Iivx, Apple to stop accepting UIWebView apps, Nirvana’s Nevermind on vinyl, and Swift Paris meetup. AskMTJC takes us in the The Trough of Disillusionment, iPad drag and drop programming, and USB adapters for iPad. In the follow up: Apple Aims to Sell Macs With Its Own Chips Starting in 2021. Apple Support app for iPhone and iPad revamped with new interface, Dark Mode, more. Apple Confirms Serious Problem Affecting Mac, iPad, iPhone Users. NHS rejects Apple-Google coronavirus app plan. In the main: How not to write shitty code: Intentional Condition. Apple’s latest iOS beta makes it easier to unlock an iPhone while wearing a face mask. Apple and Google have begun testing their COVID-19 exposure notification API. Picks: Updated Combine Documentation, SwiftUI and Combine All The Things, try! Swift World.
March 14th, 2020 | 1 hr 44 mins
aaron douglas, adobe connect, agnes, alt conf, alta vista, app store, ask jeeves, astropad, bell curve, blood oxygen, bmw, byte conf, carbon computing, ces, clorox, composable, conference call bingo, covid-19, craig ferguson, decorative, digital printed, don river, e3, ekg, electronic expo, fda, fitbit, foodora, forged in fire, gang of four, gaussian curve, google, grateful dead, ios 14, ipad, ipad air, iphone 4, it crowd, java, john wetton, kewl, lauren moon, lego maters, lycos, macbook pro, march break, microsoft developer, mit, mtv, mute, new rochelle, peopleware, peter capaldi, philadelphia, programmer, push notifications, quartet, raptors, reality tv, riddiculousness, rita wilson, riverdale, russian nesting dolls, santa clara county, sap concur, scott forestall, slack, sopranos, spam, spanish flu, st louis, staff pad, steve jobs, symphony pro, t-pain, tachymeter, the mast singer, tom hanks, tomomi imura, trello, watchos 6, wfh, whiteboard, who, who doctor, will arnett, wishbone ash, world war z, wwdc, yahoo
We follow up on home delivery of Apple products, music scoring apps, and Byte Conf online conference. In reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic Apple tells employees to work from home, tells consumers that they can disinfect their iPhones, Microsoft launches and online conference, and we discuss how cancelling events and self-quarantines save lives, by flattening the curve.Apple will fix third-generation iPad Air screens that permanently go black. Apple Watches may soon detect blood oxygen levels. Apple Watch Series 6 and watchOS 7 to include 'Infograph Pro' with tachymeter, Schooltime and kids mode, sleep tracking and more. Apple has updated App Store Review Guidelines on spam, Push Notifications, App Store Reviews and MDM Apps. Composable Decorators vs. Imperative Utility Methods. Whaddaya Mean, You Can’t Find Programmers? Picks: Doodles-as-A-Service Repo, The Best Advice For Remote Work Success From 10 Global Teams.
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