September 19th, 2021 | 1 hr 31 mins
a lot of nits to pick, a13, a15, alvy ray smith, apple cinema display 20, centerstage, ceramic shield, cinematic mode, cloudkit, digital light, ed catmull, ekg, epic, firewire 400, fitness +, forced entry, godel escher bach, google, hdr, iap, ios 15 rc, ipad, ipad mini, iphone 13 mini, john lassater, john wilker, meditaion, motorola, night mode, nomad sculpt, pa semiconductor, peanuts, pegasus, pilates, pixar, pok pok, presbyopia, promotion, series 7, smurf berries, snoopy, super retina xdr, ted lasso, thunderbolt, titanium, xcode, xerox parc
We fact check on our start at 360iDev and follow up on Apple Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, and tech giants planning to make their own chips. Apple releases iOS 14.6 and macOS 11.6 to prevent the Pegasus spyware gateway. We discuss Alvy Ray Smith the genius who helped make Pixar possible. We review Apple's Califironia Streaming iPhone event and new items announced. Picks: Apple CloudKit samples, Xcodes: The best command-line tool to install and switch between multiple versions of Xcode, Draw Yourself as a Peanuts Character in Pages with a Snoopy Artist, Nomad Sculpt.
March 14th, 2020 | 1 hr 44 mins
aaron douglas, adobe connect, agnes, alt conf, alta vista, app store, ask jeeves, astropad, bell curve, blood oxygen, bmw, byte conf, carbon computing, ces, clorox, composable, conference call bingo, covid-19, craig ferguson, decorative, digital printed, don river, e3, ekg, electronic expo, fda, fitbit, foodora, forged in fire, gang of four, gaussian curve, google, grateful dead, ios 14, ipad, ipad air, iphone 4, it crowd, java, john wetton, kewl, lauren moon, lego maters, lycos, macbook pro, march break, microsoft developer, mit, mtv, mute, new rochelle, peopleware, peter capaldi, philadelphia, programmer, push notifications, quartet, raptors, reality tv, riddiculousness, rita wilson, riverdale, russian nesting dolls, santa clara county, sap concur, scott forestall, slack, sopranos, spam, spanish flu, st louis, staff pad, steve jobs, symphony pro, t-pain, tachymeter, the mast singer, tom hanks, tomomi imura, trello, watchos 6, wfh, whiteboard, who, who doctor, will arnett, wishbone ash, world war z, wwdc, yahoo
We follow up on home delivery of Apple products, music scoring apps, and Byte Conf online conference. In reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic Apple tells employees to work from home, tells consumers that they can disinfect their iPhones, Microsoft launches and online conference, and we discuss how cancelling events and self-quarantines save lives, by flattening the curve.Apple will fix third-generation iPad Air screens that permanently go black. Apple Watches may soon detect blood oxygen levels. Apple Watch Series 6 and watchOS 7 to include 'Infograph Pro' with tachymeter, Schooltime and kids mode, sleep tracking and more. Apple has updated App Store Review Guidelines on spam, Push Notifications, App Store Reviews and MDM Apps. Composable Decorators vs. Imperative Utility Methods. Whaddaya Mean, You Can’t Find Programmers? Picks: Doodles-as-A-Service Repo, The Best Advice For Remote Work Success From 10 Global Teams.
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August 31st, 2019 | 1 hr 12 mins
accessibilityuserinputlabel, allman brothers, android 10, apfs, apple card, apple tv+, apple watch, apr, atrial fibrillation, blade runner, catalina, core data, core simulators, dickensian, ekg, emily dickenson, equatable, fintech, global foundries, good boys, government mule, helper application, hydro, identifiable, ios 13.1, iphone 11 pro, iphone xr, iphone xs, jailbreak, kristina fox, logic pro x, magic the gathering, marshmallow, milos dunjic, mojave, monzo, n26, ns hipster, patents, patina, playstation, pride & prejudice and zombies, primary key, sean heber, september 10, simple, siri, standard library, the who, titanium, tom’s hardware, tsmc, twitterific, unique identifier, ups, v for vendetta, vichyssoise, voice control, warren haynes, woodstock nb, xbox, xcode, xcode beta 7
This week we follow up on Hydro lines and the Apple Card APR. Google drops Android deserts. A short live jailbreak window, Apple TV+ shows early debuts. Apple Watch EKG feature saves a life. Apple apologies for Siri eavesdropping. We discuss Global Foundries patent challenge against TSMC. Rene Ritchie says everyone is wrong about the iPhone 11 Pro. Picks: Adopting Voice Control, Identifiable, Difficult to find bug. After show: Xcode vs macOS weirdness.
May 25th, 2019 | 45 mins 26 secs
5ge, 8-core, amazon prime air, android, aosp, apple park, arm, at&t, aws, becky hansmeyer, ben sandofsky, black smearing, boycott apple, chatrbox, china, dark mode, dev interviews in a nutshell, ecg, ekg, enhanced butterfly keyboard, entity list, federico viticci, health canada, huawei, instagram, interface builder, ipad, iphone 4, learning swift, mac pro, macbook pro 15, macworld expo, mifi, musclebooks, oled, opaque return types, ordered collection diffing, p3 color gamut, photoshop for the ipad, power beats pro, sandbox, soroush khanlou, swift 5.1, t2, taiwan, tsmc, twitter, unwrap, watchos 5.2.1, wwdc, wwdc quiz, xcode
We fact check on Apple Park and WWDC hardware. AT&T's 5Ge makes an appearance. ‘Boycott Apple’ movement gains new traction. Google suspends some business with Huawei. ARM memo tells staff to stop working with Huawei. Apple Watch ECG gets cleared in Canada. Seven Years of iPad as Computer. Instagram Influencers scraped & exposed. Facebook iOS job acceptance down to 50%. "Software developer interviews, in a nutshell..." blows up. Apple updates 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros with enhanced butterfly keyboard. A WWDC Dev Wishlist. What’s New in Swift 5.1. Picks: Design a Dark Them for OLED iPhones, Take the Hacking with Swift WWDC19 Quiz. Unwrap Learn coding today. After Show: Our Quiz results (spoiler free)
March 30th, 2019 | 1 hr 27 mins
abi stability, advanced swift, air pods, air power, amazon fire, apple arcade, apple card, apple network, apple news+, apple tv+, applecare+, applepay transit, bank of america, boar, butterfly keyboard, duckduckgo, ekg, facebook, fintech, fontbook, giraffe, goldman sachs, google chrome, google i/o, ifixit, ios conf, john sundell, jp morgan chase, machack, magazines, make magazine, nab, nwlistener, owl, passwords, presto, ray fix, rokuu, roundabout, samsung, sean allen, shark, speilberg, stadia, swift 5, texture, the star, true type format, try, tunnel bear, tv app, vpn, wallet, wells fargo, wwdc, zephyr
We fact check in the OG Mac resolution. We follow up on the WWDC lottery results and public WIFI. Google Chrome adds DuckDuckGo as a default search option. Original Air Pod batteries are wearing out. Apple apologizes for the butterfly keyboard. MTJC WWDC Lottery T-Shirts removed from some sites but still available. Facebook says it stored millions of passwords as plain test. Greg tweets about the goodness coming with Swift 5. iOS 12.2 has been released to support new services. Apple announces Apple News+, Apple Pay, Apple Card, Apple Arcade, Apple TV Channels, and Apple TV+. We discuss the new services, interest rates, availability outside the US. Picks: iOSCon 2019 - The conference for iOS and Swift Developers, The Swift Programing Guide - 5th Edition, Advanced Swift: Protocol Oriented Programming, Network.framework, 12.3 Beta releases.
March 23rd, 2019 | 1 hr 23 mins
737, a10, air pods, app store, apple pencil, apple watch, arm64e, atp, audible, banana jr 6000, banana paint, bloom county, cane toad, carmen sandiego, chester uk, code mobile, ekg, ethnicity, face id, fastlane, game center, gdc, gender, gym, heartwatch, imac, ipad air, ipad mini, john sundell, kansas, lost in la mancha, m10, macpaint, march 25, netflix, newton message pad, nick lockwood, palm pilot, pencil by 53, phil schiller, phone app, playstation, prototype, qualcomm, retina display, sean allen, snow mold, spotify, stadia, stanford medical, steam, the man who killed don quote, the oasis, touch id, true tone, usb-c, usurious, vincent van gogh, wwdc, wwdc lottery, xbox live
We open with a discussion of the WWDC Lottery as well as about DuckDuckGo's built-in search shortcut. We discuss Spotify's claim that Apple has created an unfair market place. We look at one of the original iPhone prototypes. This week Apple revealed a couple of Apple Pencil compatible iPads: iPad Air and iPad Mini. They have also updated the iMac and Air Pods. Microsoft unveiled Xbox Live at GDC and Google also introduced a new gam space Stadia. Phil Schiller discussed WWDC on the Accidental Tech Podcast. Picks: TIL How to Paste a Number in Apple Phone App, Xcode 10.1 arm64e bug, Where on Google Earth is Carmen Sandiego, BananaPaint for iPad
February 23rd, 2019 | 1 hr 7 mins
1password, air pods 2, alexis, apple display 6k 31 inch, bell, bilateral wifi charging, book of record, bravo, cornucopia, craft beer, curiosity, digital sweater, dread pirate roberts, ekg, face id, forbes, fxx, google assistant, google authenticator, hello barbie, hulu, identity theft, law of diffusion of innovation, lunokhod, macbook pro 16 inch, mark gurman, marzipan, microsoft authenticator, mike hendly, opportunity rover, otp, pliny the younger, rogers, ross ulbricht, samsung, scify, security by obscurity, show case, silk road, slap bracelet, sms 2fa, sojouner, solo, space tv, tap hunter, target, the man in the high castle, two factor authentication, unlock mac with watch, untapped
In our #askMTJC we discuss 1Password and other tools for Two Factor Authentication. We follow up with more Engineering jokes, digital team jerseys, a foldable slap bracket smart phone, apps for craft breweries, enterprise certificate uses, activating 2FA, iPhone 6/6S battery, and Amazon cancels NYC headquarters. Apple buys AI voice startup know for Alexis and Google Assistant. Apple is set to introduce a 16-inch MacBook Pro, a 31-inch 6K display, iPhones with upgraded Face ID and bilateral wireless charging. Apple files a patent on foldable screens. Apple is continuing to work on Marzipan — to combine iOS and macOS apps. Picks: Greg Heo's new favorite Xcode keyboard shortcut, Online Swift Playground, The mathematics of weight loss | Ruben Meerman | TEDxQUT.
January 19th, 2019 | 1 hr 6 mins
apple maps, apple music, apple tv, apple watch, bendgate, cb radio, china, cloud kit, compaq, data plans, dot com, duckduckgo, ekg, fisheye, foundation db, home pod, intel, ipad pro, iphone se, itv, key value store, laughy taffy, long haul simulators, mach 5, marzipan, medicare, mileage, motorola razor, national geographic, oled, palm pilot, panorama app, pcalc, polaroid, power pc, powerbook, protocol buffers, qualcomm, telephoto, triple camera, valley of the boom, verizon, walkman, yardage
We fact check on the Apple TV, follow up on avoiding paywalls and iPad Pro bendgate. Is the iPhone going the way of the Polaroid, Walkman and Palm Pilot? Apple is looking to pair the Apple Watch and Medicare. Qualcomm refused to sell chips to Apple. The HomePod is launching in China and Apple introduces a new battery case for the new phones. Foundation DB introduces a record layer. Verizon is giving away Apple Music. DuckDuckGo rolls out private location services with Apple Maps JS. Apple will introduce 3 new phones in 2019 and should the employ the new iPad Pro design on the phones? Picks: UI Sound Inspiration, Programing Dad Jokes, ICanHazDadJokes API.
September 21st, 2018 | 1 hr 20 mins
1password, 2019, 401k, accessibility, airborne activity, airplane mode, amazon, apple giveback, apple store, arizona, autofill passwords, copperwaite, crtc, darren baptiste, ekg, faa, fastlane, fcc, freedom mobile, google home hub, gophercon, grand canyon, health canada, ios 12 sdk, iphone 6, iphone se, iphone upgrade program, isflat, lobe.al, march 19, martian craft, microsoft, mtjc bump, nevada, nfc tags, one-time code, paintcode, petrified forest, projectile laptops, raise to wake, rossignol, rsp, sedona, session 714, siri shortcuts, small caps, star jedi font, tennis bracelet, the three tenors, wallace & grommet, watch series 4, watchos 5 sdk
We follow up on Mark's visit to petrified forests. We discuss the new screen size & shape of the Apple Watch Series 4, and type case format of the new iPhone XS and iPhone XR, as well as the unfortunate/confusing name iPhone XS Max. We follow up on the new iPhones; screen sizes, resolutions, pricing plans, and the discontinuation of the iPhone X, iPhone 6 and iPhone SE. We follow up as Microsoft acquires Lobe.ai and the leaked images on Google Home Hub. A new iPad Pro is coming this fall. NSHipster covers some lesser known iOS 12 features. Remote working tops job search perks. Apple sets the date for required building against iOS 12 SDK and watchOS 5 SDK. Picks 1Password with Autofill, and smooth Apple Store performance.