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.
June 11th, 2021 | 2 hrs 18 mins
@viewbuilder, accessibility, accessibilityrepresentation, actors, airplay on mac, apfs, app library, apple card, apple records, apple script, arkit, astra zenica, async/await, attributed strings, august lock, automator, avkit, beatles, beats powerbeats3, best in class, better call saul, boarding pass, buddy build, buttons, cannery row, circle ci, compileswift, continuous integration, cowbell, craig federigi, dave verwer, demystifying swiftui, dev tools lounge, developer documentation, digital id, digital lounges, disney park passes, dispatch queues, docc, empowerapps, facetime, focus, formatters, foundation, gcd, gitlab, grammar agreement, hand pose, healthkit, home kit, home pod mini, hotel keys, huell babineaux, imac m1, instagram, ios 15, ios dev directory, ipados 15, it’s like arc for threading, jazzy, john steinbeck, jordan morgen, json selector, lidar, live text, mac os 8, macintosh system software, maps, mare of easton, matter, mkbhd, monterey, multitasking, nest doorbell camera, notifications, obj, object capture, ocr, platform state of the union, play-doh touch, privacy, private relay, qr code, quick note, quicktime vr, rakuten, rotor, safari, sal saghoian, sfsymbols, shareplay, shazamkit, shortcuts, sign in with apple, siri intercom, sortdescriptors, sosumi, sound classifier, source docs, spacial audio, square reader, string(localized: ), studio gibley, swift concurrency, swift package manager, swift playgrounds, table, tablecolumn, testflight for the mac, tsa, u1, universal control, usdz, visual debugger for metal, wallet, watch party, weather app, widgets, wwdc, wwdc keynote, wwdc rumors, xcode cloud
We are joined by Evan K Stone and Leo Dion as we talk about the WWDC Keynote and the Platform State of the Union sessions. We fact check on Astra Zenica shots, and follow up on Sosumi, Apple product reviews, struggles with Apple Card, noisy audio while running Xcode, and people annoyed that they sold their M1's ahead of WWDC. Picks: Leo Dion's Orchard Nest site, PlayDoh Touch Shapes Studio, JSON Selector Generator, Jordan Morgan’s Best In Class iOS App Book, Why There are Now So Many Shortages (It's Not COVID).
January 2nd, 2021 | 1 hr 43 mins
360 idev online, air pods max, app library, apple car, apple one, apple silicon, apple watch, bang & olufsen, big sur, bluetooth, burrito, ces, chinese flash, covid, dog fooding, duolingo, e3, elon musk, epic, family, festival, game center, gameplaykit, gaming frameworks, gdc, hazel, ios 14.3, ipados, iphone 12 pro, lidar, lyft, m1, main(), metro, ming chi kwo, mkb hd, ocr, paper by 53, platform state of the union, ramones, scribble, sidebar, splitviewcontroller, steven’s creek, stump 360, swiftui, tammy, tammy coron, tesla, tom morello, tracking, uber, usdz, vaccine, watch parties, waterfield designs, widgets, wwdc keynote, xbox controller, zip car
We follow up on the iPhone X ship date and whether B&O has a less expensive headphone than the Air Pods Max. Developers are already seeing the benefits of the App Store Small Business program. Apple Car could be coming in 2025. The Xbox Series X controller seems to be incompatible with Mac and iOS devices. We take a look back on 2020 and the Apple news; Apple One, Air Pods Max, Epic lawsuit, Apple Silicon, SwiftUI apps, LiDAR, App Library, Widgets, Applets, Sidebar, Scribble, Tracking, Big Sur, WWDC Online, iPhone 12 series, and more. Picks: Apple Watch leak offers rare glimpse inside ‘Ultra security program’, Hazel, SwiftUI Layout Explained, Apple Game Frameworks and Technologies, Apple updated SwiftUI tutorials.
August 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 31 mins
@available, adobe, airpower, amazon prime, app store, attics, benefit of the doubt, beringer, berkshire hathaway, bezier curve, blade runner 2049, bobby hull, campfire, carbon fiber, core data, deprecated, dhl, dispatch work items, dr theresa tam, epic, facebook, faceid, fedex, gcd, grateful dead, hyperwall, idfa, iphone 12, iphone xr, john mcenroe, jon prosser, le rondelle, lidar, lightroom, managed object model directory, manipulating, mintegral sdk, misleading, mom, momd, nhl, nikon flim scanner, nsoperations, observableobject, observedobject, oleg begeman, persistence container, persistence controller, picker, puck, ring doorbell, seattle kracken, setapp, shipping, smapsoft, sourmint, steve jobs, streaming, swiftui, swiftui beta, taper ticket, the art of compromise, tim cook, ups, usb b micro, usb-c, wwdc
We fact check on SwiftUI's Core Data template, Dr Thereasa Tam, and how Tim triggered Siri. In askMTJC Georg Tuparev opines on Operations and we discuss Attic App's developer account cancellation. The the follow up we cover Setapp for iOS, Lightroom iOS App Update Deleted User Photos, and Apple discounted the fee to connect to Amazon Prime on Apple TV. An AirPower prototype teardown and iPhone 12 rumor roundup is covered. SwiftUI betas - what changed before 1.0. SourMint: malicious code, ad fraud, and data leak in iOS. How We’re Preparing Businesses for the Impact of iOS 14. Picks: Bezier curves, WWDC Hyperwall 2010, HyperTable 2012, Apple is Better Without Jobs, marking workarounds as deprecated.
August 9th, 2020 | 1 hr 34 mins
120hz, 1password, 360 idev, 548, alan cross, apple, apple gift card, apple silicon, apple store, apple store badge, appletalk, automater, bitcoin, citizen band, cold wallet, compuserve, core data, covid alert, derived data, disk warrior, drobo, forecast, fusion drive, greg joswiak, handle, imac 27inch, ipad, ipad pro, iphone xr, isight camera, jack henry, jeff bezos, las vegas golden knights, lidar, macbook air superdrive, maccatalyst, maker fair, marc andre fluery, mark stone, mobile notts, murder, nano texture, nhl, nottingham, nstoolbar, parallelogram, persistence container, phil schiller, pod, powerbook g4, preprocesser directive, quicktime, rhombus, shawn marsden, shot on iphone, spockcast, star trek lower decks, twitter hack, xserve
We fact check on 548 and the height of the iPhone 5. In the follow up Apple confirms that new iPhones models won't arrive in September. Apple has a record breaking third quarter on Mac and iPad sales. Apple introduces "Everything Apple" gift card. iPhone 12 prices leaked and iOS 14 beta reveals a 5.4 inch iPhone 12. 1Password roles out on Linux. Tim reviews the MacCatalyst Tutorial. Canada's Covid Alert app is out on Android and iOS. In the main show we cover Grouping Array Elements With Dictionary. Apple introduces a new Intel iMac 27 inch. Setting up a Core Data store for unit tests. Apple replaces longtime marketing chief Phill Schiller. Picks: Apple Store badges are back with Memoji. Deleting Derived Data with Automator. Fleury, Stone join forces to shoot Apple ad on iPhone 11 Pro. Fun: Footage taken in an Apple Store back in 2003 looks…weird. Forecast: A must-have tool for Mac podcasters.
August 1st, 2020 | 1 hr 16 mins
accessibility, ada, anti-trust, aoda, apfs, app store, apple, becoming steve jobs, bevan, cdr, chloe g k atkins, congress, curb cuts, electron, epic, exposure notification, fortnite, foxcon india, google play, hfs+, ikea place, ipad pro, iphone 6, john sundell, launchscreen, lidar, lyft, mac catalyst, macbook air superdrive, macintosh.js, made in india, magic keyboard, magicplan, mini vmac, objective-c++, photosui, placeholder, playstation, redaction, rocketsim, roundabout creative chaos, slack, subscriptions, uber, uiimagepickercontroller, us election, xbox
We fact check Spamassassin and the end of iPhone 6 support in iOS. The the follow up Apple will give employees paid leave to vote in the Federal Election. Exposure Notification - Apple Developer. iPhone 11 Now Being Manufactured at Foxconn Plant in India. Disabled Lives Matter. Apple targeted by multi-state probe led by Texas AG alleging deceptive trade practices. Epic CEO calls out Apple, Google app store practices ahead of antitrust hearing. Generating automatic placeholders for SwiftUI views. Hands on 2020 iPad Pro with Magic Keyboard first impressions. Can’t read HFS, HFS+ CDs & CDRs on Catalina. Picks: Mac Catalyst Tutorials, Launch screens in Xcode: All the options explained, macintosh.js.
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.
March 21st, 2020 | 1 hr 29 mins
8-core cpu, a12z, alouettes, altconf, apple pencil, applecare, audio book, bidet, border, bruce cockburn, clamshell, clang format, creative selection, downtown, drop d, every timezone, github, hand sanitizer, helo tushy, ios, ipa, ipad pro, ipados, iphone 12 pro, irl, jenkins, labs, laugh track, lego masters, lidar, liquid retina display, logitech, macbook air, macos, magic keyboard, microsoft surface, multitouch, mythic quest, nlp, objective-c, photoshop for ios, promotion, ps5, san jose, scissor which, shelter in place, social distancing, swift format, time capsule, time of flight, tom brady, trackpad, trutone, tvos, visual studio code, watchos, windows 10, working from home, wwdc, xcode, xcode bots, zoom
We look at the amazing animations about social distancing on the Washington Post site. We follow up on noisy butterfly switch keyboards. Apple allowing Apple Card customers to skip March payment without interest due to coronavirus. Apple’s WWDC 2020 kicks off in June with an all-new online format. iOS 14 code says Apple will add time-of-flight sensing to iPhone 12 Pro to create 3D models. GitHub for mobile. AltConf 2020… We review the new MacBook Air with scissor-switch keyboard, the new iPad with LiDAR, new Magic Keyboard for iPad, and the updated Mac Mini. We also look at the new iPad as computer TV commercials. Picks: How to Start Working with swift-format, Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs.