February 24th, 2018 | 1 hr 7 mins
11.2.6, 1password, alan downey, altered carbon, apple, apple park, arkit, astropad hq, astropad studio, azure, bluemix, computer literacy, cryptocurrency, docker, doping, duck, errors & omissions, gamplaykit, google home, hockey, home brew, homepod, huawei, ios 11, iosref, iphone x, jupiter notebooks, lcc, light saber effect, maltese falcon, mentor, miracle on ice, notch, notes, objective-c, olympics, piercing the veil, python, raymond chandler, richard k morgan, roundabout matt ronge, safe area, samsung, scene editor, scenekit, short track speed skating, skydio r1, spritekit, strategy analytics, swift, swift playground, the big sleep, what is architecture
We start out with news that Apple will require new apps to be written with iOS 11 and iPhone X support. Apple also has gained half of all smart phone sales for the first time, in spite of recent rumors of an iPhone X sales short fall. We look at 1Password, it's support of cryptocurrency and tips and tricks for 1Password organization. We discuss whether learning to program is getting harder. We also open discussion about whether software developer and consultants need errors and omissions insurance. In the after show we look at the HomePods adoption. Picks: Astropad Studio, What is the duck of productivity? and iOS Quick Reference for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch
Photo: Running Fence by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, 1976
November 4th, 2017 | 1 hr 26 mins
@escaping, @objc, atari, aws, calculator bug, cryptonomicon, et, homepod, ios 11, iphone x, mac os 8, microsoft, mit, pgp, pre-order, safari, sirikit, splitview, spock cast, taskrabbit, youtube
We discuss #askMTJC on iPhone Plus models landscape SplitView mode, PGP encryption apps, the iOS 11 Calculator bug, and Blockchain diplomas. We follow up on GPG encryption tools, iPhone X Demand, and Reachability on the iPhone X. We discuss experiences of trying to pre-order iPhone X models by ourselves and others. We also discuss Gluon: a new library for machine learning from AWS and Microsoft, SiriKit in 11.2 beta brings commands for the upcoming HomePod. Picks: Tips and Tricks: Ten Safari long-press shortcuts for iPhone and iPad and Xcode's Show Live Issues.
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.
October 7th, 2017 | 1 hr 22 mins
arkit, bondi beach, felix krause, ios 11, nslocationalwaysandwheninuseusagedescription, pink floyd, popsicle stick grenade, privacy, safari webviewcontroller, swift, tom petty, uirequireddevicecapabilities, watch lte, waters
We answer #askMTJC posts on Bondi pronunciation and popsicle stick App Store logo. We follow up on changes to the Safari Web ViewController, and privacy changes in iOS 11. We also follow up on a review of the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE. More information on designing and supporting for the new iPhone X sizes and a large roundup on iPhone X features is presented. Finally we follow up on UIRequiredDeviceCapabilities which sets the required support for ARKit on the App Store. We discuss the call for Apple to activate FM chips by the FCC. We quickly cover Google's product announcement. We discuss Felix Krause's addition for detecting location by using information in a user's Photos. Picks: iOS Architecture Generator, Code Folding in Xcode 9, and NSLocationAlwaysAndWhenInUseUsageDescription. In the after show we Jaime's talk at Swift Cloud Workshop as well as Amazon's search for a second head quarters.
September 1st, 2017 | 1 hr 23 mins
360idev, 360|1dev, 64-bit, alexa, amazon, arcore, arkit, cortana, google, hdr, home button, ios 11, microsoft, siri, touch id
Our askMTJC wonders how many fingers we store on Touch ID. We follow up on how Apple will have us change how we use the next iPhone. We discuss how deep learning is used to shape Siri's voice, the cost of building apps, and HDR video. Jaime tells us about Microsoft and Amazon's will combine digital assistants. You can check which of your iOS apps won't work with iOS 11. Apple and Accenture will partner to build apps. We look at Google's release of ARCore as an answer to ARKit. Picks: WTF Auto Layout, HIG: Augmented Reality, 360|iDev 2017 Highlights.
July 8th, 2017 | 1 hr 9 mins
debugging, family sharing, iap, ios 11, iphone 8, machine learning, objective-c, password autofill, photobucket, ransom, simulator, touch id, uistackviews, wireless charging, xcode 9
We marvel at the fortitude of new fans who listen to our whole back catalog of shows. We discuss the inability to share IAP with Family Sharing, the most recent iPhone 8 wireless charging and Touch ID rumors as well as PhotoBucket's "ransoming" long time users of there "free" service. We dig into Password Autofill and mechanically converting Objective-C projects to Swift. Picks: Over 150 of the Best Machine Learning, NLP, and Python Tutorials I’ve Found, Laura Savino's tip on Simulator devices, Debugging UIStackViews and iOS 11 lets you scan a router’s QR code to quickly join a network.
June 10th, 2017 | 1 hr 53 mins
affinity pro photo, airplay 2, amazon prime, apfs, apple pay, apple watch, arkit, ash hewson, askmtjc, carplay dnd, codable, core ml, drag & drop, external graphics development kit, files, github, high sierra, homepod, imac pro, ios 11, ipad pro 10.5, launchkit, mac pro, metal 2, musickit, promotion, refactoring, sirikit, swift 4, true tone, tvos, vision api, wireless development, wwdc 2017, wwdc17, xcode server
This week we answer an #askMTJC on AirPlay-ing Amazon Prime videos. We follow up on holographic billboard and LaunchKit shutting down. We were midway through WWDC 2017 week, so we share our impressions on the WWDC17 Keynote, Platform State of the Union and some of the live sessions we had watched. Picks: Refactoring!, Blackbox Puzzles wins ADA, What’s New in iOS, Simulating a second finger during drag, Xcode 9 Beta.
March 18th, 2017 | 1 hr 32 mins
32-bit, compiling, enterprise, git force, git force-with-lease, grace hopper, ios 11, macpowerusers, nanoseconds, promotion, rollout, swift, swiftdoc.org, tiobe, twofactorauth.org
This week were joined by Greg Heo as we follow up on the rise of Mac and iOS adoption in the Enterprise. We also follow up on Grace Hopper's talk on Wasting Nanoseconds and Rollout.io's open letter to Apple. We revisit TIOBE's stats as Swift hits #10 in usage. We discuss the use of git force and git force-with-lease. We chat about the rumored loss of all 32-bit apps with iOS 11. We are all surprised by a study on the best hardware for compiling Swift projects. Picks: SwiftDoc.org, TwoFactorAuth.org & MacPowerUsers Podcast, Promotion app.