November 11th, 2017 | 1 hr 28 mins
1password 7, accessibility shortcuts, airplane mode band, animoji, apple watch, displacement-activated spore hub drive, face id, iphone 8, iphone x, pgp, samsung, spore drive, star trek discovery, ups, voice over, zagg
We answer a few #askMTJC questions about Accessibility Shortcuts, using PGP encryption and buying higher quality Apple Watch models. Tim rants about shortcomings with the availability of Apple's Server app on the Mac App Store. We follow up on stolen iPhone Xs, the iPhone X usage outpaces iPhone 8 in the first weekend. We look at the music video "Dance Like You Mean It" by the band Airplane Mode which may the first to employ Animoji at least with iOS. Samsung mocks the iPhone X and avid iPhone buyers. UPS employs blockchain to create standards in delivery businesses. We discuss Apple's "iPhone X — A Guided Tour" video, and "1Password 7 for iOS: Efficiency Abounds" blog post. Picks: Supporting Face ID on the iPhone X, Zagg Glass + HD and iPhone X
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 22nd, 2017 | 1 hr 5 mins
cryptonomicon, face id, freedos, gord downy, iphone 6 plus, iphone x, itunes, krak, main thread checker, mike ash, neil stevenson, privacy, soft windows, the tragically hip, three finger drag, wpa2
This week Mark and Tim give #askMTJC advice on updating Xcode 9 and it's benefits. They also discuss the FreeDOS project. Tim discusses Mike Ash's suggestion of wiping the iPhone 6 Plus and reinstalling iOS 11. iPhone X devices start to ship out in advance of new orders. KRAK is a new WPA2 exploit that affects all users and is being patched. Senator Al Franken queries Apple about Face ID and privacy. Picks: Xcode Main Thread Checker, Three Finger Drag, iTune 12.6.3
September 23rd, 2017 | 1 hr 32 mins
activity indicator, apple watch lte, applecare+, auto resizing tableviewcells, biometrytype, bobby orr, doug gilmour, face id, fast charging, iphone 8, iphone resolutions, iphone x, kaleidoscope, kerry fraser, kit car, labiometrytype, lacontext, nfl uk, paul henderson, swift 4, td bank, usb-c, wayne gretzky
We follow up on the new UIActivityViewIndicator and other things you may have missed in the Apple Event. Tim follows up on getting older apps ready for the new iPhone X aspect ratio. We also discuss Face ID, fast charging, the weight of the iPhone 8 Plus, AppleCare+, and product price increases and demise. Kudos to TD Bank and it's mobile banking apps. Swift 4 is released. We discuss the Apple Watch LTE bug messing up LTE connections, and more rumored delays on iPhone X. Kaleidoscope is coming to iPad and some cool 3D face construction is discussed. Picks: The Ultimate Guide To iPhone Resolutions, iPhone X Screen Demystified
September 16th, 2017 | 1 hr 59 mins
airpower, alan pike, apple tv 4k, apple watch lte, apple watch series 3, applecare+, hig, human interface guidelines, iphone 8, iphone 8 plus, iphone x, notch, qi, swift, swift 4, swift programming, teacher's tuesday
We dive into #askMTJC about whether the iPhone X layout will mean changes for developers. We follow up on HDR video. We briefly cover the information leak ahead of the Apple Event. We discuss Apple's Steve Jobs Theater which held the event. We cover the items demonstrated and unveiled - Retail events, Apple Watch Series 3 w/LTE, Apple TV 4K, iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus, the iPhone X, and AirPower. Picks: iOS Human Interface Guidelines (Updated for iPhone X), Building Apps for iPhone X - Fall 2017, Swift Programming Language book (updated for Swift 4).