March 10th, 2018 | 1 hr 9 mins
alto, android p, android p developer preview, appillionares, autorelease, bitcoin, facebook, honey comb, hybrid apps, instagram, ios 4.2, iphone os, iphone os 3.2, iphone x, jonathan zdziarski, little things, loot boxes, marco armant, memory lane, notch, peaky blinders, release, retain, snowman, spark on cbc, spock cast, startrek discovery, true depth, tumbler, vero, worth your salt
This week we open with a discussion about Android phone makers mimicking the notch. We also follow up on the Bitcoin Pizza Guy. We look into the negative effect of algorithm driven social network feeds. Swift 4.1 is bringing #if and canImport() availability checks. It's the 10th anniversary of the iPhone OS SDK, so we discuss our own memories of early iPhone app development. Apple is opening medical clinics for employees. WatchKit is for Baby Apps according to Marco Arment. Picks: Charles Proxy for iOS, Alto's Odyssey, Silicon Valley 5 trailer w/hidden message, Learn with Google AI, Simple is hiring an iOS developer, Skydio hiring, Topology Eyewear hiring.
February 3rd, 2018 | 1 hr 15 mins
apple store, applecare +, bch, bitcoin, bitcoin cash, blockchain, btc, cryptocurrency, etherium, galaxy s7, google play, green line, home pod, ibook, iphone x, ocarina, oled, powerbook g3, row column driver, samsung, self-driving, side button, spotify, square cash, susan kare, wallstreet
We start the episode with a brief look at Reporter and looking at unwind segues with modal view controllers. We also follow up on unconventional parking with self driving cars. We follow up on using Face ID to authorize purchases with iTunes family purchases in iOS 11. You can now use the Square Cash app to purchase bitcoin. We discuss Apple's plan to postpone some new features to focus on performance and quality. It's time for the annual "Apple is doomed" discussion as pundits warn of iPhone X sales slowing down. Tim's iPhone X suffers from a "green line" OLED defect, which turns out to be a common problem on iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S7. Picks: iOS Ref
Photo of Susan Kare by Norman Seeff
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.