April 18th, 2020 | 1 hr 28 mins
4.7 inch, 6502, a13, abstract expressionism, accessibility, altair, apple express, apple ii, apple tv, arthur c. clarke, atari 800, basic, bing crosby, bluetooth le, captain pike, caves of steel, cdc, clips, cobol, combine, contact tracing, cyclorama, deadpool, denise crosby, discovery, dragon’s den, effective objective-c 2.0, fortran, github, github actions, green lantern, greg heo, halt and catch fire, harry mudd, home pod, ios dev uk, iphone se, ipod, isaac azimov, jj abrams, jordan mechner, kirk, lee krasner, lidar, mac pro, marin todorov, mark cuban, mckoy & spock, nasa, neural engine, next, ozark, pcalc, peek, poke, prince of persia, road apple, robert a. heinlien, robots of dawn, rotoscoping, ryan reynolds, saml, section 31, shark tank, siri, slices, sphero, spore drive, spotify, sso, swift paris, talos 4, the foundation, the naked sun, timelane, today at apple, tvos, uibutton, wheels, wolverine, wwdc 2013
We follow up on Deadpool and Lee Krasner. From the Twitter we follow up on Objective-C vs the hype cycle, Greg Heo used Fortran back in the day, Tim discusses the 360 panorama Cycloramic app from the flat sided iPhone 5 era. We also follow up on Jeff Warkin's posts on UIButton. Swift Paris Online took place. Apple launches Today at Apple (at Home). Why NASA Needs a Programmer Fluent In 60-Year-Old Languages. Rumor has it that Apple is working on a flat-sided iPhone and smaller Home Pod. The latest Home Pod13.4 update is based on tvOS. GitHub is now free for teams. At long last you can order wheels for your shiny new Mac Pro. Apple introduces the iPhone SE - second generation based on iPhone 8 form factor. Apple is developing Clips which will allow for partial app downloads. Apple and Google partner on COVID-19 contact tracing technology. NSHipster examines the upcoming Contact Tracing framework from Apple, coincidentally written in Objective-C. Picks: Developing Inclusive Mobile Apps - Building Accessible Apps for iOS and Android, War Stories: How Prince of Persia slew the Apple II’s memory limitations.
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.
March 28th, 2020 | 1 hr 13 mins
10m masks, 360 idev, acer, alouettes, anchorage, apple store, ar, back to my mac, be safe, beatles, bill gates, blender, cbs all access, combine, craig federighi, danny boyle, discovery, east york, eaton centre, eb games, ecg, el paso, etobicoke, everrett, fairview mall, framingham, google io, hololens, hosts, hovereffect, ios 13.4, ipad pro, ipados 13.4, john lennon, juno, karaoke, keith urban, key path, key value coding, lead developer, logitech create keyboard, macos 10.15.4, magic keyboard, manchester, matt neuburg, montreal, mr robot, oculus, onhover, patrick stewart, robocop, santana row, screen, social distancing, spockcast, star trek: picard, swift 5.2, swiftui, talking dead, texas, tim cook, tracking, unity, unreal, valleyfield, vr, westworld, yesterday
We follow up on the Alouettes and our own social distancing. Tim Cook takes to Twitter and announces 10 million masks from Apple. Google IO is completely cancelled. Daring Fireball shares the iPad 2020 AR experience from Apple. Bill Gates called the next pandemic five years ago. Craig Federighi explains how and we deep dive on the new iPad Trackpad support. Apple updates the Safari anti-tracking technology. The App Store expands to 20 new countries. iOS and iPadOS 13.4 are out with mouse and trackpad support. We also look at the extra features included. We look at ARKit 3.5. Swift 5.2 Released! Picks: LeadDev Live by LeadDev, Gatsby Web Creators, Yesterday (2019), Introducing Combine.
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