December 29th, 2018 | 1 hr 6 mins
accessibility, adam armstrong, affinity designer, airplay, amend, app store, appl, apple give back, apple music, apple stock, apple store, arkit, astropad studio, austin, bendgate, beyond meat, boxing day, buddy build, bullwinkle & rocky, charles proxy for ios, clip studio paint, compensation, cost of living, coursera, create ml, csis, denver, downton abbey, dudley do-right, equity compensation, escape key, flack, fourier analysis, gdpr, ghostery lite, home alone, home pod, ibm watson, ipad 9.7, ipad pro, iphone os sdk, logitech crayon, luna display, macbook air 2018, machine learning, marathon, mcafee, memoji, mini vmac, minimoog model d, mp3, neuroplasticity, nsnorth, pcalc, promo codes, rcmp, require attention, san jose, seattle, skydio r1, stanley cup, susan kare, suzanne vega, testflight, this is your brian on music, token, tom’s diner, tunnel bear, turi create, uber, vesting, wwdc 2018, xcode treasures
We fact check on CSIS, overtime hockey, defeating Face ID, and git commit --amend. #askMTJC brings up promo codes for IAP and the bands on the Stanley Cup. Apple stock sees its best performance in five years. The main topic is top paying tech companies in 2018 and comparative compensation vs cost of living. We review the highlights of the More Than Just Code podcast in 2018. We also choose our top picks for 2018. Picks: Google Home Alone
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
December 22nd, 2017 | 1 hr 26 mins
aaron, animal crossing, apple configurator, arkit, battery, bleeding edge, blurred line, boxing day, cyber dog, derailment, han solo, imac pro, inits & cdevs, loot boxes, monster truck ar app, mpvolumecontrol, ntsb, open doc, phonegap, pocket camp, power pc, qi, rapsody, rockem sockem robots, system 7, templated apps, tuning, xamarin
We're joined by Tammy Coron who regales us with her own iPhone X experience. We look at a tip on using XCTest and console to debug UI. You can use Apple Configurator 2.6 to restore a bricked iMac Pro. We debate Apple's undocumented battery tuning on older iPhones. We also look into revised guidelines on templated apps for business and the use of loot boxes. We also discuss the future of combined iOS and macOS where users may be able to run the same app on either platform. Picks: Awesome-CoreML-Models: Largest list of models for Core ML (for iOS 11+), Awesome-ARKit, Clip Studio Paint EX iOS.
October 28th, 2017 | 1 hr 15 mins
apple store app, arkit, bitcoin, block chain, calculator app, death by design, foxcon, ios, ios 11, iphone x, preorder, quick start, reclaiming, recycling, rogers, theodolite, version
We start this week's show with a discussion about preordering the iPhone X. We follow up with the Quick Start method for migrating your identity to a new iOS device. We also follow up on predictions of iPhone X supply rumors. Death By Design is a documentary about the creation and disposal of all the electronic devices we crave and their toll on some societies and the environment. Jaime lightens the discussion with a look a the percentage of games using ARKit. Picks: Theodolite, iOS 11 Bug: Typing 1+2+3 Quickly in the Calculator App Won't Get You 6, Face Tracking with ARKit.
October 7th, 2017 | 1 hr 22 mins
arkit, bondi beach, felix krause, ios 11, nslocationalwaysandwheninuseusagedescription, pink floyd, popsicle stick grenade, privacy, safari webviewcontroller, swift, tom petty, uirequireddevicecapabilities, watch lte, waters
We answer #askMTJC posts on Bondi pronunciation and popsicle stick App Store logo. We follow up on changes to the Safari Web ViewController, and privacy changes in iOS 11. We also follow up on a review of the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE. More information on designing and supporting for the new iPhone X sizes and a large roundup on iPhone X features is presented. Finally we follow up on UIRequiredDeviceCapabilities which sets the required support for ARKit on the App Store. We discuss the call for Apple to activate FM chips by the FCC. We quickly cover Google's product announcement. We discuss Felix Krause's addition for detecting location by using information in a user's Photos. Picks: iOS Architecture Generator, Code Folding in Xcode 9, and NSLocationAlwaysAndWhenInUseUsageDescription. In the after show we Jaime's talk at Swift Cloud Workshop as well as Amazon's search for a second head quarters.
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
July 15th, 2017 | 1 hr 15 mins
arkit, autocompletion, day of the indie, lg 4k, lion, mountain lion, play store, scenekit, seeing ai, snow leopard, swift 4, ultrafine, windows phone, xcode debug mode
We start the show answering a question about the LG 4K display. The end of the Windows Phone, finding older macOS installers, and updating your App Store pages are covered in the follow up. PayPal is now a payment option when purchasing apps on the App Store. Google is using AI to vet apps on the Play Store. 1Password is encouraging users to use their cloud based subscription service, which has created reactions about security and convenience. Microsoft Seeing AI app assists users with visually navigating the environments. We discuss the panicky headlines around iPhone 8 feature rumors. Picks: Safe Area Layout Guide, KFC's iPhone killer has arrived, Fixing Autocompletion on Mixed Objective-C and Swift Projects, ARKit Tutorial in Swift 4 for Xcode 9 using SceneKit
June 24th, 2017 | 1 hr 6 mins
accidental empires, arkit, capacitive touch, cocoaconf, computer history museum, core ml, crtc, iphone, mobilenets, mpsnngraph, scott forestall, swift by northwest, unlock
This we follow up in using our pet’s paws on our iOS devices, with help of Jeffery Fulton’s canine pal, [insert name]. Fuad Kamal shares that Canada’s CRTC has ruled that all cell phone’s must be unlocked. Tim follows up on getting a verification code for Apple’s two factor authentication. We discuss Google’s MobileNets which enables adding AI to any app. We discuss highlights of the Computer History Museaum’s live chat with original iPhone engineers and former Apple exec, Scott Forestall who led the teams that shaped iOS up until iOS 7. Picks: CocoaConf ends as Swift by NorthWest debuts, Made with ARKit, YOLO: Core ML versus MPSNNGraph.
June 10th, 2017 | 1 hr 53 mins
affinity pro photo, airplay 2, amazon prime, apfs, apple pay, apple watch, arkit, ash hewson, askmtjc, carplay dnd, codable, core ml, drag & drop, external graphics development kit, files, github, high sierra, homepod, imac pro, ios 11, ipad pro 10.5, launchkit, mac pro, metal 2, musickit, promotion, refactoring, sirikit, swift 4, true tone, tvos, vision api, wireless development, wwdc 2017, wwdc17, xcode server
This week we answer an #askMTJC on AirPlay-ing Amazon Prime videos. We follow up on holographic billboard and LaunchKit shutting down. We were midway through WWDC 2017 week, so we share our impressions on the WWDC17 Keynote, Platform State of the Union and some of the live sessions we had watched. Picks: Refactoring!, Blackbox Puzzles wins ADA, What’s New in iOS, Simulating a second finger during drag, Xcode 9 Beta.