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
August 21st, 2021 | 47 mins 54 secs
3d graphics, 42, apple, arkit, arthur dent, bbedit, carbon, catalyst, codewarrior, dice, dock, douglas adams, drag thing, ebay, fetch, flint center, floppy, frontier, hitchhiker’s guide, imac, incomparable, infomac, jason snell, jeff minter, kagi, lego galaxy explorer, lidar, mac mac dev, mac os x, mike hurley, objective-c, pcalc, rising tide, steve jobs, swift, swiftui, system 6, terry prachett, think pascal, tidbits, total party kill, wwdc
James Thomson joins us to talk about developing apps for Apple platforms. James is the creator of PCalc - the official calculator app of MTJC, Drag Thing and his latest app Dice by PCalc. James has been successfully writing apps longer than the iMac has been a thing, worked for Apple, had Douglas Adams beta test his apps, and has been a successful indie developer since the early 90's.
August 22nd, 2020 | 1 hr 35 mins
1password, 24 hour wallpaper, 360idev, aerial, amazon, annotated tag, appfigures, apple, apple one, apple pencil, applecare +, arial michaeli, attestation, aws, ballet, bitwarden, bundle, cable service, change shortage, cherry pick, combi, commit, core data, dashlane, deadlock, denver, disclosure group, dr tam, dynamic desktop, epic, facemasks, fireside chat, fortnite, gdpr, geiger counter, git, google pixel, google play, hell chromacom, ipod, jay freeman, joe cieplinski, john wilker, josh michaels, knoll, lastpass, lazyvstack, locate x, machine learning, man in the middle, meetup, mobile knott, nordpass, nscoders, pasword managers, paul hudson, pixel, private key, release notes, remembear, russell kirsch, scitex, scribble, secret service, setapp, slack, social distancing, sticker mule, subscriptions, swiftto, swiftui, tammy coron, tensorflow, thumb drive, tito, unreal, write the docs toronto, wwdc, xcode 12.5 beta, zoom
We fact check phone exchanges, Hell Chromacom, and Russell Kirsch. In the follow up App Attestation API, Apple Removes Fortnite From App Store, Testing Scribble on iPad with Apple Pencil in iPadOS 14, Secret Service Bought Phone Location Data, Core Data is back, and top-secret iPod. Apple to Launch Bundled Subscription Services Called 'Apple One'. You've only added two lines - why did that take two days! Picks: 360iDev 2020, SwiftTO Conference 2020, The Best Password Managers to Secure Your Digital Life, Amazon making online machine learning courses available for free, Aerial Mac Screensaver, 24 Hour Wallpaper.
August 9th, 2020 | 1 hr 34 mins
120hz, 1password, 360 idev, 548, alan cross, apple, apple gift card, apple silicon, apple store, apple store badge, appletalk, automater, bitcoin, citizen band, cold wallet, compuserve, core data, covid alert, derived data, disk warrior, drobo, forecast, fusion drive, greg joswiak, handle, imac 27inch, ipad, ipad pro, iphone xr, isight camera, jack henry, jeff bezos, las vegas golden knights, lidar, macbook air superdrive, maccatalyst, maker fair, marc andre fluery, mark stone, mobile notts, murder, nano texture, nhl, nottingham, nstoolbar, parallelogram, persistence container, phil schiller, pod, powerbook g4, preprocesser directive, quicktime, rhombus, shawn marsden, shot on iphone, spockcast, star trek lower decks, twitter hack, xserve
We fact check on 548 and the height of the iPhone 5. In the follow up Apple confirms that new iPhones models won't arrive in September. Apple has a record breaking third quarter on Mac and iPad sales. Apple introduces "Everything Apple" gift card. iPhone 12 prices leaked and iOS 14 beta reveals a 5.4 inch iPhone 12. 1Password roles out on Linux. Tim reviews the MacCatalyst Tutorial. Canada's Covid Alert app is out on Android and iOS. In the main show we cover Grouping Array Elements With Dictionary. Apple introduces a new Intel iMac 27 inch. Setting up a Core Data store for unit tests. Apple replaces longtime marketing chief Phill Schiller. Picks: Apple Store badges are back with Memoji. Deleting Derived Data with Automator. Fleury, Stone join forces to shoot Apple ad on iPhone 11 Pro. Fun: Footage taken in an Apple Store back in 2003 looks…weird. Forecast: A must-have tool for Mac podcasters.
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.
April 11th, 2020 | 1 hr 32 mins
We fact check on the Academy Awards and respond to Paul Wilkinson on reduced Home Pod pricing. Apple will produce 1M face shields per week for medical workers. Canada roles out a COVID-19 app. Apple Support Doc: Assemble and adjust your Face Shield. Wanted urgently: People who know a half century-old computer language so states can process unemployment claims. Zoom announces 90-day feature freeze to fix privacy and security issues. Zoom quickly fixes ‘malware-like’ macOS installer with new update. Apple’s new iPad Pro cuts off the microphone when its case is closed to prevent snooping . Find and copy Xcode device support files. All Microsoft events will be digital-only until July 2021. Advanced Scene Understanding in AR. We discuss LiDar iPhone 12 rumors and iPhone SE vs iPhone 9 after Rene Ritchie Vlogs about them. Nobody loves UIButton. Picks: FREE April: Gain Access to Online Developer, IT and Cyber Security Training, Art Transfer by Google lets you apply famous artists’ styles to your own photos, RIP John Prine, SwiftUI MVVM. After Show: Mark reviews Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Discovery.
February 15th, 2020 | 1 hr 16 mins
activesync, amazon, apache 2.0, apple, apple pay, bank of america, bbs, blackberry, breaker, business chat, carbon copy cloner, case sensitive, catalist, control room, convenience, corona virus, crypto, enterprise, file manager, galaxy z flip, graphviz, guy kawasaki, helen heidi pilypas, hewlett packard, iphone 5, kindle, las vegas, mit, n95, nsnorth, objc.io, open banking, open source, pager, paul hudson, plamos, playgrounds, qnx, recovery mode, remarkable people, rene richie, secure enclave, steve wozniak, swift crypto, t2, taika waititi, thinking swiftui, threat model, touch id
We follow up on Breaker and the difference between CryptoKit and Swift Crypto. ‘They know us better than we know ourselves’: how Amazon tracked my last two years of reading. Jaime's adventures in cloning to a new Mac. Apple Pay on pace to account for 10% of global card transactions. Watch apps are getting iAP in watchOS 6.2. Open Banking. Why the iPhone Killed BlackBerry. Open Source Licenses in 2020: Trends and Predictions. The Shapes of Code. Picks: The Apple Color Commentary by Steve Wozniak, Thinking in SwiftUI, Swift Playgrounds on the Mac App Store, Control Room
December 8th, 2018 | 1 hr 13 mins
5g, after dark, air pods, apple, at&t, bandgeek, bath & beyond, bed, behaviors, chanukah, chopin, cocktail party effect, dark castle, dr who, echo, entrepreneurs, esim, federico viticci, florida, flying toasters, freddy mercury, github, google home hub, hawaii, home bridge, home pod, homekit, joe cieplinski, jordan morgan, kansas, luna display, marc martel, miami, myopia, new england patriots, openurl(:_), partitioning, philip shoemaker, please don’t touch, qi, qualcomm, queen, rene richie, seattle, settings, siri, siri shortcuts, steve hackett, steve walsh, system 6.0.8, washinton dc, wendies, wireless charging, workflow, wwdc, xcode, xmas, ḥanukah
We discuss using Siri to access application settings in our #askMTJC. We fact check on Indian Partitioning dates. We follow up on Apple Music arriving on Amazon’s Echo, Apple vs Qualcomm trial date set, 5G iPhone maybe as late as 2020, wireless charging for AirPods and AT&T first to support eSim. We discuss changing laws with GitHub pull requests. Apple's program for women entrepreneur developers. Siri Shortcuts Not Working for many people. Real-time text support for Wi-Fi calling. Touch ID used in app scams to bilk users. Picks: Xcode Short Cuts, Run macOS on iPad, Play Retro Dark Castle on iPad with System 6.0.8, Optimizing Siri on HomePod in Far‑Field Settings
November 3rd, 2018 | 1 hr 38 mins
2k games, acquisitions and murders, adobe, adobe creek, air pods, all orientation, aluminium, apple, arm64e, aws, azure, bloomberg, bondi blue imac, charles geschke, christoper null, compatibility mode, face id, fedora, flu shot, force touch track pad, github, ibm, imugr, ipad pro, jamf, john warnock, lana del rey, laserwriter, lion air, logitech, los altos, macbook air, microsoft, mobile, motion capture, nba 2k, page maker, photoshop ios, postscript, press release, red hat, red sox, rocksmith, satnia nadala, t2, telltale games, there is no step three, touch bar, touch id, true tone, usb-c, user defined build setting, vector, visual studio, walt mossberg, watchos 5.1, xbox one, xbox s
Microsoft has bought GItHub. IBM is buying Red Hat. Apple bars Bloomberg from iPad event. All of the Apple Logos Included in the October 30 Event. Tim Mitra Blends Art and (Computer) Science at TD Bank. JAMF - There is no step three. New 2018 MacBook Air, 2018 Mac Mini, 2018 iPad Pro - 11” & 12.9”, and 2nd Gen. Apple Pencil. Picks: Designing for iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, Bringing Your Apps to iPad Pro, Shared Version Number trick
August 4th, 2018 | 1 hr 29 mins
2001, 2life, 360idev, a quiet place, affiliates, app store, apple, apple music, atlassian, avengers: infinity wars, bash profile, better call saul, bob odenkirk, burger king, danforth, david cross, dolby, facebook, frère jacques, go north west, go north westhlsipad, gus fring, handmaid’s tale, hector salamanca, hipchat, hlsipad, home depot, horace dediu, huawei, implicit unwrapping, iphone 8, iphone x, jackson brown, jean beliveau, learning after 50, michael mckeean, microsoft, oakville, pcalc, prime now, renorun, rested, sandra oh, shell prompt, singleton, slack, spockcats, stocks, tammy coron, tim hortons, trudeau, twitter, wendy’s
We follow up on the new iPad Pro. We discuss Apple's stellar Q3 results. Apple is shutting down the affiliate program for the Mac App Store and App Store for iOS. We debate the merits of implicitly unwrapping optionals. Picks: RenoRun, Hacking my shell prompt so I make fewer mistakes working with Xcode projects, RESTed. After Show: We discuss the merger/shutdown of Slack and Hipchat.