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.
February 24th, 2018 | 1 hr 7 mins
11.2.6, 1password, alan downey, altered carbon, apple, apple park, arkit, astropad hq, astropad studio, azure, bluemix, computer literacy, cryptocurrency, docker, doping, duck, errors & omissions, gamplaykit, google home, hockey, home brew, homepod, huawei, ios 11, iosref, iphone x, jupiter notebooks, lcc, light saber effect, maltese falcon, mentor, miracle on ice, notch, notes, objective-c, olympics, piercing the veil, python, raymond chandler, richard k morgan, roundabout matt ronge, safe area, samsung, scene editor, scenekit, short track speed skating, skydio r1, spritekit, strategy analytics, swift, swift playground, the big sleep, what is architecture
We start out with news that Apple will require new apps to be written with iOS 11 and iPhone X support. Apple also has gained half of all smart phone sales for the first time, in spite of recent rumors of an iPhone X sales short fall. We look at 1Password, it's support of cryptocurrency and tips and tricks for 1Password organization. We discuss whether learning to program is getting harder. We also open discussion about whether software developer and consultants need errors and omissions insurance. In the after show we look at the HomePods adoption. Picks: Astropad Studio, What is the duck of productivity? and iOS Quick Reference for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch
Photo: Running Fence by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, 1976
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
August 5th, 2017 | 1 hr 24 mins
anniversary, apple, beta, buckethead, gyb, iphone 8, iphone pro, manufacturing, notch, roundabout, security flaw, sourcery, swiftcoders, trademark
We celebrate our third anniversary with quick follow up on Apple related manufacturing moving back to America and Apple's Q3 sales call results. We offer up a PSA on the need to apply security updates by upgrading to iOS 10.3.3 and macOS 10.12.6. We look at how Apple evades patent trolls. We delve into Steve Troughton-Smith's discovery of new iPhone 8 technologies buried in the HomePod code. We look at how the uncovered designs of the iPhone 8 in the same code. Picks: iOS app developers can now recruit up to 10,000 beta testers, SwiftCoders: Weekly Interviews with Swift Developers # 62 - Tim Mitra, Augmented Reality's A-ha Moment, Sourcery, ScreenFlow 7.
April 22nd, 2017 | 1 hr 17 mins
abi, apple, find my iphone, iphone 8, iwork, mac pro, myscript, nebo, oled, stack overflow, swift, touch id, wwdc, xcode
We follow up on Apple and semiconductors with rumored purchase of chip manufacturers, OLED screen delays and Touch ID issues. We also follow up on MyScript Calculator for handwriting calculations now on iPad. We discuss the Developer Survey Results 2017 from Stack Overflow. Apple has also made iWork, Garage Band and iMovie free for all users. Apple has also acquired a California permit for self-driving cars. Coachella attendees use Find My iPhone to recover 100+ stolen devices. The Mac Pro makes an appearance again. Picks: Analyzing 3rd party libraries, Silicon Valley iOS Developer Meetup, 17 Xcode Tips and Tricks That Every iOS Developer Should Know, Software Library: Macintosh, ABI stability and WWDC Family
March 25th, 2017 | 1 hr 26 mins
8-bit, 8-bit guy, apple, audible breakpoints, cad, cad/cam, clips, compile times, git, github, google photo, icloud photo, ip, iphone se, product(red), red iphone 7, swift
We start the follow up with a brief history of CAD, which brought Tim to computing. We follow with gaming apps continuing to hold top the revenue spot, choosing between Google, Amazon and iCloud online photo storage, as well as improving Swift compile times. We discuss the products announced by Apple on Tuesday; 9.7 inch iPad, Product(RED) iPhone 7 models, updated iPhone SE, new Spring watch bands and new app Clips. We chat about Github's new balanced employee IP agreement. Also as a late addition we discuss Apple's acquisition of the award winning Workflow app. Picks: the 8-bit Guy - Basic episode, Audible Xcode Breakpoints. The 8-Bit Guy's name is David Murray.
January 21st, 2017 | 1 hr 29 mins
2life, affinity designer, apple, apple music, apple pay, ash furrow, calibration, color. colorsync, design, fabric, google, instagram, micro.blog, money, naming, netflix, spotify, twitter, zepelin
This week Tammy Coron, Jaime Lopez Jr and Tim Mitra follow up on What the iPhone Means to Me as well as Consumer Reports turnaround on recommending the new MacBook Pro. We also follow up on rumors of Apple taking of Netflix and Spotify by creating it's own content. We discuss Google's acquisition of the Fabric set of tools. We delve into the world of digital color discussing Instagram's adoption of Wide Color. We also examine Ash Furrow's post on Naming Things in Swift. Our Picks this week are; Affinity Designer, Universal Principles of Design, The History of Paper Money and Zepelin.