August 21st, 2021 | 47 mins 54 secs
3d graphics, 42, apple, arkit, arthur dent, bbedit, carbon, catalyst, codewarrior, dice, dock, douglas adams, drag thing, ebay, fetch, flint center, floppy, frontier, hitchhiker’s guide, imac, incomparable, infomac, jason snell, jeff minter, kagi, lego galaxy explorer, lidar, mac mac dev, mac os x, mike hurley, objective-c, pcalc, rising tide, steve jobs, swift, swiftui, system 6, terry prachett, think pascal, tidbits, total party kill, wwdc
James Thomson joins us to talk about developing apps for Apple platforms. James is the creator of PCalc - the official calculator app of MTJC, Drag Thing and his latest app Dice by PCalc. James has been successfully writing apps longer than the iMac has been a thing, worked for Apple, had Douglas Adams beta test his apps, and has been a successful indie developer since the early 90's.
July 13th, 2019 | 1 hr 24 mins
12 inch macbook, 13 card chinese poker, 2015 macbook pro 15, 32 gb ram, apple entrepreneur camp, binding, bondi blue imac g3, butterfly keyboard, cadisplaylink, collection types, combine, cricket, deanza college, design accelerator, face id, flint center, fontawesome, gatekeeper, gil amelio, go, halt and catch fire, her story, icloud, insider.com, ipad pro, jake, japan, john scully, logan paul, macbook escape, macbook pro, macdonalds, man in the middle, michael fassbender, michael spindler, ming chi kuo, mls, moore’s law, nsdictionary, nsnull, nstimer, objective-c, pcalc, periscope, pokertini, power mac g4 cube, privacy, property wrappers, python, recall, scissor switch keyboard, secure id, sentinel, seven eleven, sfsymbols, shanghai, sign in with apple, silent update, sir jony ive, skype, soccer, steve jobs, stranger things, swizzling, team usa, texas hold’em, tik tok, twentieth aniversary macintosh, usb mouse, usb-c, vine, webex, [email protected], zinga poker, zoom
We follow up on Sir Jony Ive's early innovations; Power Mac G4 Cube, Twentieth Anniversary Mac and USB (Hockey Puck) Mouse. Tim rememberers CADisplayLink. We also follow up on Apple's Design and Development Accelerator in Shanghai, a new scissor switch keyboard is coming for the MacBook Pro, and 4 major reasons why the MacBook Pro's suck. Apple discontinues the 12-inch MacBook and bumps up the MacBook Air with TueTone and adds TouchBar to the entry level MacBook Pro 13. Apple also cut SSD prices in half. The birthplace of the Mac & iPhone Flint Centre is to be demolished. Apple pushes a silent update to the Zoom apps. We discuss the 2015 MacBook Pro Battery Recall Program. 7-Eleven Japan shut down its mobile payment app. Face ID and Touch ID might be used to sign onto iCloud in iOS 13 Beta. Apple to ditch FaceID with through-screen Touch ID? Swift Property Wrappers by NSHipster. Picks: Stranger Things-inspired retro trip to Windows 1.11, Apple’s Texas Hold’em game returns to the iPhone, SF Symbols Reference, TikTok, nil. We also reminisce about Objective-C collections.