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.
July 11th, 2020 | 1 hr 26 mins
@main, @objc, @state, adobe, air conditioning, appdelegate, apple card, apple pencil, apple silicon, barcode, big sur, british thermal unit, clipboard, community pulse, core 2 duo, date picker, dave mark, dell, developer relations, distractionless, drive thru, ear buds, five eyes, fusion 360, getting sherlocked, google docs, hong kong, huawei, idfa, ios 14, iphone 12, iphone 5, james thompson, karelia, lightning port, location, mac os x, magic keyboard, motorola, notifications, ofx, os2 warp, pomodoro, power pc, powerbook g3 wallstreet, qr codes, quadra 650, quark xpress, reddit, rosetta 2, shapr3d, sidecar, skoverlay, slot machine, starbucks, suitcase, swiftui, sydney morning herald, system 7.5, thunderbolt, tiktok, tim cook, tracking, udid, uiaction, uiapplicationappdelegateadapter, uibutton, uicolorpicker, uimenu, universal apps, vendor identifier, vornado, watch app, watson, xeon
We fact check on "Getting Sherlocked", Apple's three transitions, 2020 Apple Design Awards and Shapr3D. In the askMTJC Shawn and Greg also contribute to the transitions and Apple's Transition Accomplish web page is still up. In the follow up Apple launches online web portal for Apple Card management. How the US steamrolled Chinese tech giant out of Five Eyes. US considering banning TikTok and other Chinese apps. The OLED screened iPhone 12 will include no charger, no ear buds. Ireland's COVID-19 app is out. 10 Code Snippets from WWDC20.Apple clashes with ad industry. Reddit to stop accessing user's clipboard after being outed by iOS 14. Simulated iOS devices are not available when running Xcode 12 for macOS Universal Apps beta on an Apple silicon Mac. (63749966). Apple is working on QR Code payments for Apple Pay, iOS 14 code reveals. Picks: Using an AppDelegate with the new SwiftUI-based app lifecycle, Advocating for DevRel as a DevRel Professional, Distractionless, a Pomodoro app for warchOS.
June 20th, 2020 | 1 hr 40 mins
adobe illustrator 88, alternative universe, apple a11 monsoon, apple a12 vortex, apple a13 lightning, apple card, apple developer app, arm, ben thompson, blue planet, brian cox, cmos, cnet, company store, coruscant, covid-19, craig federighi, cvs, dark matter, emergency contact, exponent, face id, fifth amendment, fourth amendment, friends of the show, galilean physics, general relativity, geofence warrants, gold master, health app, imei, infinite monkey cage, intel, interest free, interstellar, ios 14, ipad pro, iphone 12, iss, keyless entry, los catos, macos corona, macos laguna, magic keyboard, mammoth lakes, many universes, master branch, mcenery, mentions, metal oxide semi conductor, mir, monterrey, mythical man month, newtonian physics, oura ring, paul hudson, perforce, pinnacles, plaid, project catalyst, quantum computing, quantum mechanics, redwood, rene richie, richard fineman, rincon, san jose, senior developer, sensorvault, sequoia, shell companies, skylab, skyline boulevard, sob story, speed of light, stack, star trek, stingray, stratechery, subversion, svn, swift student challenge, tahoe, tarton, terminal velocity, theory of relativity, tim cook, toronto raptors, touch id, trackpad, trade names, tsmc, twitter poll, twostraws, wwdc, wwdc jacket, wwdc sharing, wwdc12, wwdc13
We fact check on Geofence tools and warrants and how to avoid tracking. We have a Friends of the Show channel on our Slack. Tim's poll results on the next name of macOS are revealed. Jaime recants his WWDC Sob Story. Apple offers interest-free financing on more of its products. What Will macOS 10.16 Be Called: Mammoth, Monterey, Skyline, or Something New? Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro Review: 2 Months Later. Apple, ARM, and Intel. Paul Hudson's WWDC Community: Learning and sharing together. iOS 14: What to expect. Apple updates Developer app to add Mac support ahead of online-only WWDC. Picks: Heroes and Juniors: Increasing Engineering Team Velocity
May 9th, 2020 | 1 hr 1 min
10th gen intel, 2 usb-c, 4 usb-c, 500 nits, 68k emulator, accessibility, android 11 public beta, api.covid19tracker.ca, apple card, apple care+, ar photoshop, barenaked ladies, blue box, bon mot, chicago bulls, cisco webex, covid-19, covidtracking.com, creative selection, deferral, developer app, devs, dolby atmos, elon musk, exposure notification, facebook, forbes, george stroumboulopoulos, get a mac, google io, hot tuna, inkscapes, jim cuddy, john hodgman, jorma kaukonen, june 22, justin long, lady gaga, lowendmac.com, macbook air, macbook pro 13, magic keyboard, microsoft build, mohamed azam, nsattributedstring, p3 gamut, pointfree.co, quadra, recursive display, red box, regression testing, rene ritchie, services, snapshot testing, star trek, steve fisher, swift & pizza, swift dump, swift student challenge, t2, testing swiftui, thinking fast. thinking slow, touch bar, true tone, turbo button, turtle rock, uiautomation, wwdc, wwdc labs, x æ 12, xcuitest, yellow box
We fact check on Get a Mac: PC vs Mac, Apple's emulators: 68K, Yellow Box & Blue Box, Star Trek: the Animated Series and Steve Fisher. Follow up covers Apple Card payment deferments, Apple's flat quarter results, Microsoft Build is free to attend, Android 11 Public Beta, coverage of the Supporting Accessibility mini conference, WWDC date set at June 22 and Inkscapes 1.0 debuts. Apple releases a 2020 MacBook Pro 13 with Magic Keyboard and more. Rene Ritchie compares MacBook Pro 13 versions and compares the MacBook Pro with the MacBook Air. Copy and paste the world with your phone using augmented reality. Apple and Google publish sample screenshots for their coronavirus tracking system. Picks: WWDC20 - Apple Developer, Developer App updated, Testing SwiftUI Views.
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 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.
March 28th, 2020 | 1 hr 13 mins
10m masks, 360 idev, acer, alouettes, anchorage, apple store, ar, back to my mac, be safe, beatles, bill gates, blender, cbs all access, combine, craig federighi, danny boyle, discovery, east york, eaton centre, eb games, ecg, el paso, etobicoke, everrett, fairview mall, framingham, google io, hololens, hosts, hovereffect, ios 13.4, ipad pro, ipados 13.4, john lennon, juno, karaoke, keith urban, key path, key value coding, lead developer, logitech create keyboard, macos 10.15.4, magic keyboard, manchester, matt neuburg, montreal, mr robot, oculus, onhover, patrick stewart, robocop, santana row, screen, social distancing, spockcast, star trek: picard, swift 5.2, swiftui, talking dead, texas, tim cook, tracking, unity, unreal, valleyfield, vr, westworld, yesterday
We follow up on the Alouettes and our own social distancing. Tim Cook takes to Twitter and announces 10 million masks from Apple. Google IO is completely cancelled. Daring Fireball shares the iPad 2020 AR experience from Apple. Bill Gates called the next pandemic five years ago. Craig Federighi explains how and we deep dive on the new iPad Trackpad support. Apple updates the Safari anti-tracking technology. The App Store expands to 20 new countries. iOS and iPadOS 13.4 are out with mouse and trackpad support. We also look at the extra features included. We look at ARKit 3.5. Swift 5.2 Released! Picks: LeadDev Live by LeadDev, Gatsby Web Creators, Yesterday (2019), Introducing Combine.
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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.