May 23rd, 2020 | 1 hr 35 mins
1000 cuts, a11y, abs, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, air power, apple consultant network, apple europe, apple glass, becky hansmeyer, beos, brontosaurus, chromium, deep double decent, dino-riders, find my app, float16, fluid framework, foot gun, hat block, hayward fault, home pod, hype cycle, intercom, ios 13.5, jack dorsey, jean louis gassee, joe rogen, jon prosser, leo dion, lidar, linux for windows, lost wax, macworld, memorial day, microsoft build, middle island, milliner, mortal kombat, multi pattern catch clauses, multiple trailing closures, object linking & embedding, ok production, open doc, pla, point pelee, polylactic acid, project catalyst, project reunion, raptors, san andres, split window, square, steve jobs, swamp of dispair, swift 5.3, swift package manager, swift to, ultimaker, victoria day, who wants to be a millionaire, work from home, xcode 11.5, zvon petric
We fact check Leo Dion, 3D printing with PLA and ABS. AskMTJC takes us down the rabbit hole from Hype Cycles to ML modeling. Who knew? There are 27 US states are partially north of Canada's southern point. We recap Microsoft Build 2020: Project Reunion will unify desktop and mobile, Fluid Office document is Google Docs on steroids, and bringing Linux GUI apps to Windows 10. What’s new in Swift 5.3? — take two. Becky Hansmeyer's WWDC 2020 Wishlist. Big Tech says, Work From Home For Rest Of Year. Apple details its approach to safety in retail stores, and plans to reopen more than 25 US locations next week. Leaker claims to have seen “Apple Glass” AR glasses, details how they’ll work. Facebook Shops is coming. Picks: Writing Great iOS Accessibility Labels, How to prepare for losing your programming job, Tim vs Apple Music and using multiple Home Pods, Tracking your iPhone.
This week's final pass edit was done on my Kitchen Home Pod.
April 25th, 2020 | 1 hr 59 mins
amazon echo, apple iii, apple tv, bandai, bezier tool, bluetooth, cocoapods, color set, dark mode, dark side of the moon, dave grohl, david gilmour, daystar, denise crosby, derived data, ferrite, flac, fresco premium, gil amelio, google home, health storylines, home pod, hype cycles, hyperskills.org, ipados 14, iphone 12 pro, iphone se, ipod hi fi, jetbrains, jody whittaker, john gruber, john scully, kim’s convenence, kotlin, lc 520, lidar, lisa, logitech create, m4a, mac tv, macintosh xl, magic keyboard, mp3, nevermind, newton, nhs, ongoing history of new music, performa, photoshop on ipad, ping, pippin, power computing, power mac 6100, power mac g4 cube, powerbook 5300, preference key, quadra 650, reduce, remote work, rene ritchie, rob whitaker, simulator, sirius xm, soundcity, splitviewcontroller, spotify, swift playgrounds, swiftui, tam, taylor swift, the loop, vinyl, wkwebview, xcode on the ipad
We fact check on Bluetooth, the NHS, Denise Crosby and Jodi Whittaker. We dig into the Hype Cycle in the follow up. The iPhone 12 Pro has be leaked in a 3D rendering. Picking apart iPadOS 14 reveals that Xcode may be coming to the iPad this summer. We follow up on Apple's road apples, including the Home Pod. John Gruber doesn't initially like the Magic Keyboard for the iPad Pro but comes around. Rene Ritche does a deep tech dive into the new iPhone SE. Apple had invited select developers to an accessibility webinar. In the main we look at View Communication Patterns in SwiftUI. We also look at the Remote Work Report by GitLab. Picks: JetBrains Academy: Get Ready To Become A Professional, Health Storylines, Adobe's Photoshop and Fresco for iPad are now bundled for $10 a month, adding Dark Mode, code clean up and TestFlight public beta links added to Device Tracker.
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.
December 21st, 2019 | 1 hr 54 mins
1password, 64-bit a7, air pods, air power, amiga, angela arehns, apfs, apple card, apple music, apple news, apple park, apple pay, apple pencil, apple store, apple tv, apple watch series 5, appletv apps, arkit, atari 800, atp, basic, bbedit, beats, brian cox, butterfly switch, c++, carekit, cdev, christmas story, classroom kit, commodore pet, continuity, coreml, cupertino, disktop, eaton centre apple store, et, faceid, fork, gremlins, home pod, homekit, hype cycle, ibm, imac pro, inits, ios 13.3, ios 7, ios in the car, ipad mini, ipad pro, ipados, iphone 11, iphone 11 pro, iphone 4, iphone 5c, iphone 6 plus, iphone se, iphone x, keyboard, kitura, lifelabs, lightening, mac mini, mac osx lion, mac pro, macbook, macbook air, macbook pro 16, macbook pro retina, macintosh ii, macos, maps, mavericks, movies that made us, multi finder, national lampoon, new zealand herald, nfc, picard, plateau of productivity, powermac 7100, privacy, rene richie, rf modulator, rick and morty, ring camera, rocky horror picture show, router, scott forestall, server side swift, short trek, shortcuts, simon syneck, siri, slope of enlightenment, star wars, steve jobs theater, swift for good, swift playgrounds, swift.org, swiftui, tcc, the goonies, the trough of disillusionment, today at apple, totp, toys that made us, transparency consent control, uwb, voice control, walt mossburg, watchos, webauthn, wwdc, xeon, yubikey
As the 2010's end, we debate when the decade ends. We fact check iOS 13.3's fix on UWB bug and ATP increments. We follow up on TCC, and the $100K Mac Pro. iDevices get key-based protection, webAuthn, IBM Workgroup Updates on Swift.org, Hype Cycles, and a cheaper Apple Arcade cost are also covered. We look back at the last 10 years of Apple innovation, news and changes. Amazon, Google, Apple and the Zigbee Alliance to develop connectivity standard. Picks: Swift For Good, Fork - a fast and friendly git client for Mac and Windows.
December 14th, 2019 | 1 hr 25 mins
1.5 tb ram, 28 core, abbey road, activation lock, adobe illustrator, affinity by serif, agfa, alexander knox, amazon echo, apache, app store closure, apple card, apple music, apple tile, astropad, aws, ballad of john and yoko, batwoman, big bird, bmw, brainiac 5, brandon routh, brian kerbs, burt ward, car play, caroll spiney, casey & finnagen, cashew chicken, catalina, cbc, color studio, conversational ai, crisis on infinite earth, cups, customer support, daniel tiger, distressed, dr who, duke of york, emacs, ernie coobs, face id, flo & eddie, fourier, fred rogers, home pod, httpd.conf, idris alba, imagewriter, intel xeon w, ios 13, ios 13.3, jason mamoa, joe ceiplinski, john cryer, joy cons, kansas city, line feed printer, location services, mac mini, mac pro, mac pro max, margret hamilton, mark twain, marvelous mrs mazel, mississippi, missouri, more from orc, mr dressup, my dinner with jimi, nanotexture, new amsterdam, new yorker, no time to die, oscar the grouch, patina, perl, pro display xdr, project catalyst, python 3, rackmount, rick & morty, ruby, rypress, sally phelps, sasha baren cohen, see, self sizing, sesame street, smallville, spockcast, springfields, supergirl, switch, tablecell sizing, tam, tcc, the report, the six, the spy, the turtles, tim conroy, tom sawyer, ultra wide band, urlrequest, uwb, vi, watergate, wicked witch of the west, will weaton, zsh
We find out what Jaime was up to last week. Our fact check covers using the Switch Pro Controller, the other Margret Hamilton and line feed printers. We also talk about Mr Dressup and remember Caroll Spinney. We follow up on the iPhone 11 Pro’s Location Data Puzzler, App Store Connect Holiday Schedule, BMW's CarPlay about-face, 59 Shortcuts for Emacs 23.2.1, and Fourier transform for dummies. The Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR are now available for order. We continue on the ethical implications of conversational AI and the patina of our Apple Cards. iOS 13 brings easier crypto APIs with the CryptoKit framework. Self Sizing Table View Cells In Interface Builder. Apple releases macOS Catalina 10.15.2, iOS, and iPadOS 13.3. Picks: Python for Beginners
December 7th, 2019 | 1 hr 27 mins
5g, abbey road: super deluxe edition, affinity publisher, air pods pro, apollo, apollo 11, apple awards, apple tv+, back blaze, bandwidth, ben sandovski, best buy, biilie elish, cgm, clean my mac, darknoise, derived data, drobo, ed, edge, eero, elon musk, emacs, escape key, final cut pro, for all mankind, fourier, game controllers, giles martin, guidance computer, gym book, health kit, home kit, home pod, iot, la cantina, macbook pro 16, marginal revolution, margret hamilton, miniled, mmwave, moleskin, my friend ed, nintendo switch, notability, one note, open source, orbi mesh router, oura, paul hudson, qualcomm, remap caps lock, series 4, setapp, smart keyboard, space x, spectre, steam controllers, sub6g, swiftui, switch pro controller, t-mobile, taqueria los pericos, ted gioia, the servant, touch type, uicollectionview, uiviewrepresentable, ulysses, vi, wemo plugs
This week Alexis Gallagher returns to geek out on iOS and math. Prompted by askMTJC from Mike Hendley we discuss using keyboards on the iPad and Macs. 7 Awesome Open Source SwiftUI Projects To Inspire You. Mini LED technology will be coming to MacBooks and iPads in the near future. Apple will release at least four new iPhones with 5G and OLED displays. Apple launches Apple Music and well as App and Games Awards. Do we care about new HomeKit integrations? It is now too late to order engraved AirPods Pro for Christmas. Does iOS 13 on iOS and tvOS support Nintendo Switch Pro controllers or not? Paul Hudson reviews the new MBP in terms of Swift compile times. Picks: How to free up space on your developer Mac, The Apollo Guidance Computer, 13 Minutes to the Moon, Ted Gioia’s best Music of 2018 - Apple Music playlist, GymBook, Oura, sleep-tracking Ring. After Show: Apple TV+ shows, Affinity Publisher, Spectre, Moleskin notes and Home Pod.
July 6th, 2019 | 1 hr 5 mins
alan white, amazon echo, azam, azamsharp, barney, bendgate, bill bruford, bindable object, bondi blue, burt janseh, childish gambino, combine, don king, doom, facetime, home pod, hotel california, ibsegueaction, imitation, initwithcoder, ios 13 beta, iphone, jethro tull, jimmy page, joe cieplinski, layoutasneeded, memoji, metalica, mick jagger, mr potato head, mr soul, neil young, ron woods, satisfaction, setneedsdisplay, sir jonny ive, siri, sofa sans, stairway to heaven, state, steve halls, swiftui, talking moose, the last jedi, the rolling stones, verge, we the podcast, weather, xiaomi, yes, yessongs
We follow up on the Talking Moose and Yes. Memoji are in the news as Xiaomi once again follows Apple's lead. This raises Tim's argument that Memoji fights against individuality. iOS 13 will fix the FaceTime eye contact problem. Sir Jony Ive is leaving Apple to form his own design agency — many people weigh in on the impact and Joe Cieplinski calls an audible. We discuss ways to implement SwiftUI in existing applications. SwiftUI on the web may be possible as shown in SwiftWebUI. Picks: Using Combine, Ikea releases free ‘Soffa Sans’ font made of couches, Understanding @State in SwiftUI.
May 11th, 2019 | 1 hr 18 mins
5g, adaptive battery, amazon, anchor, android 10, animojis, anki overdrive, app builders, apple park, apple pay, apple store, ar core, authy, azure, bandstand, books inc, brick, cbsa, codewarrior, cortana, customs, dark mode, duet display, eaton centre, f8, foldable, geico, goaltender, google authenticator, google i/o, google nest, green torch, hockey, home indicator, home kit, home pod, hyper card, icloud backup, ios 13, iphone se, luna display, luongo, microsoft build, music app, pixel 3a, platform state of the union, playoffs, podcast app, project euphonia, reminders, seattle, smart relay, smart reply, st louis blues, summer reading, switzerland, tile, tsa, visual studio code, walrus, watchos, works with nest, wwdc
We follow up on filling up the net. The UK government will now accept Apple and Google Pay. Lawyer's phone and laptop seizes for not sharing passwords. Apple Park video shows mystery rainbow stage. We discuss highlights from Google I/O 2019. We discuss the rumored items to be announced at WWDC 2019. Picks: App Builders Switzerland 2019. Getting an iPhone activated at the Apple Store.
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.