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
October 14th, 2017 | 1 hr 9 mins
1password, amazon, apple, canada, continuum, exquifax, fatal errors, felix krause, high sierra, house of cards, irs, jonathan kuehlein, josh michaels, klingons, lexa doig, lexa droig, monday night football, mr robot, ms-dos, netflix, p'wned, privacy, security, star wars, the last jedi, tribbles, troy hunt, ui guidlines
We follow up on updates to Apple's UI Design Guidelines, the History of MS-DOS, and the cities vying to be Amazon's second head quarters. We also discuss the IRS's contract with Equifax and Netflix' PR issues with respect to Canadian taxes. We cover the improved display of fatal errors in Xcode 9. The reverse engineering of High Sierra's supplemental update exposes a flaw. iOS privacy has also come under fire as proof of concept by Felix Krause demonstrates the ease of stealing an Apple ID password. Picks: Useful Xcode breakpoint and the Memory Graph Debugger
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.
April 2nd, 2017 | 46 mins 31 secs
alt-conf, app reviews, cocoaconf, patent, privacy, swift, tunnelbear, vpn, wwdc, wwdc 2017
We follow up with the iPhone and Mac merging as Apple patents a dock-able iPhone. We also follow up on guard vs if. We discuss writing high-performance Swift code and the ability of developers to respond to app reviews is now live. Apple's WWDC website also include a code of conduct and info on child care services during the conference. The WWDC site also lists concurrent conferences happening nearby including Alt-Conf and CocoaConf Around the Corner. Picks: Xcode keyboard shortcuts for testing and TunnelBear.