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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January 26th, 2020 | 1 hr 14 mins
1 u, airpods, andy bargh, anno domini, app annie, apple archive, apple card, apple ii, apple tv+, blackberry, bric, c++ 20, carlton, cbs all access, children of mars, college, color bump 3d, coronavirus, crossy road, data center, dev degree, dominic monahan, encryption, fortan, freshbooks, gaming, gen z, homepod, icloud, intelligent tracking, iphone x, jet.com, jetbrains, kotlin, lemmings, macbook pro 16, macintosh office, macworld boston, mandalorian, microsoft edge, netflix, nokia, open banking, picard, powerbook g4, quicken, rack mount, rackspace, retail, safari, shopify, short circuit, short treks, spockcast, star trek discovery, subscriptions, swift for tensorflow, swiftui, titanium, touch bar, trouble with edward, tunein radio, university, wal-mart, wealthsimple, wuhan, york u
We follow up on AD and BC, HomePod in use, Dominic Monaghan, MacWorld Boston and Swift Developments by FoS Andy Bargh. Apple’s rack-mounted Mac Pro variant is now available to order. Download New Microsoft Edge Browser. Fun With Charts: A decade of Apple growth. Kids Hack AirPods. App tracking alert in iOS 13 has dramatically cut location data flow to ad industry. Where programming languages are headed in 2020. FORTRAN.io. State of Mobile 2020. Wealthsimple looks to be Canada’s Apple Card, launches metal Visa. Picks: Shopify Dev Degree, The (Unofficial) Apple Archive, How to fix and restart the Touch Bar when it stops working, Apple Card users can now download monthly transactions in a spreadsheet.
December 14th, 2019 | 1 hr 25 mins
1.5 tb ram, 28 core, abbey road, activation lock, adobe illustrator, affinity by serif, agfa, alexander knox, amazon echo, apache, app store closure, apple card, apple music, apple tile, astropad, aws, ballad of john and yoko, batwoman, big bird, bmw, brainiac 5, brandon routh, brian kerbs, burt ward, car play, caroll spiney, casey & finnagen, cashew chicken, catalina, cbc, color studio, conversational ai, crisis on infinite earth, cups, customer support, daniel tiger, distressed, dr who, duke of york, emacs, ernie coobs, face id, flo & eddie, fourier, fred rogers, home pod, httpd.conf, idris alba, imagewriter, intel xeon w, ios 13, ios 13.3, jason mamoa, joe ceiplinski, john cryer, joy cons, kansas city, line feed printer, location services, mac mini, mac pro, mac pro max, margret hamilton, mark twain, marvelous mrs mazel, mississippi, missouri, more from orc, mr dressup, my dinner with jimi, nanotexture, new amsterdam, new yorker, no time to die, oscar the grouch, patina, perl, pro display xdr, project catalyst, python 3, rackmount, rick & morty, ruby, rypress, sally phelps, sasha baren cohen, see, self sizing, sesame street, smallville, spockcast, springfields, supergirl, switch, tablecell sizing, tam, tcc, the report, the six, the spy, the turtles, tim conroy, tom sawyer, ultra wide band, urlrequest, uwb, vi, watergate, wicked witch of the west, will weaton, zsh
We find out what Jaime was up to last week. Our fact check covers using the Switch Pro Controller, the other Margret Hamilton and line feed printers. We also talk about Mr Dressup and remember Caroll Spinney. We follow up on the iPhone 11 Pro’s Location Data Puzzler, App Store Connect Holiday Schedule, BMW's CarPlay about-face, 59 Shortcuts for Emacs 23.2.1, and Fourier transform for dummies. The Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR are now available for order. We continue on the ethical implications of conversational AI and the patina of our Apple Cards. iOS 13 brings easier crypto APIs with the CryptoKit framework. Self Sizing Table View Cells In Interface Builder. Apple releases macOS Catalina 10.15.2, iOS, and iPadOS 13.3. Picks: Python for Beginners
November 16th, 2019 | 1 hr 21 mins
adobe fresco, adobe illustrator, affinity designer, apple pencil, attributes inspector, cable tv, catalina, charles geschke, dark mode, david heinemeier hansson, dhh, disney plus, edgesignoringsafearea, equifax, escape key, final cut pro x, freemium, fresco, gender bias, githawk, github universe, goldman sachs, if case let, john warnock, kyle webster, layout, macbook pro 16, macklunkey, marketplace, netflix, parc, pcalc, pencil brush, photoshop brushes, photoshop for ipad, postscript, pro tools, psdc, roku, ruby on rails, ryan nystrom, saml sso, scott belskey, sesame street, snowfall, spockcast, ssgw, swiftly.dev, swiftnio, swiftui, the black hole, the mandalorian, vmware fusion, woz, xcode canvas
Sesame Street turns 50. We fact check on Adobe Photoshop, Fresco, Charles Geschke and VMWare Fusion. askMTJC brings us an unusual iOS error message. Roku’s new free WatchOS app lets you control your viewing. Adobe deals with ‘painful’ early reviews of Photoshop for iPad. A tweet about Apple Card leads to a probe of Goldman Sachs. Disney Plus streaming service arrives in Canada with technical hurdles. MacBook Pro 16 inch. SwiftUI Layout System. Swift Server Work Group (SSWG) Annual Update. GitHub launches a mobile app. Picks: Swiftly, Fresco - pencil brush, Edit SwiftUI properties with Canvas Attributes Inspector.
October 19th, 2019 | 1 hr 20 mins
32-bit, accessibility, accessible, adobe, app store connect, apple tv+, arcade, bob dylan, call hierarchy, catalina, catalyst, catalytic converter, containers, cs6, daniel steinburg, dice by pcalc, dominos, dweezil zappa, final cut pro, github, hacktoberfest, helper application, hot rats, iheartradio, inglorious bastards, ios 13, james thomson, jenkins, lightroom, mac app store, mini map, mixpanel, move the dial, oauth2, operator 41, pcalc, photoshop, php7, project navigator, quick open, rob whitaker, roku, scott forestall, secure boot, seneca college, spockcast, spotify, spruce campbell, swiftui kickstart, t2, taylor swift, the apple key, the final cut, time machine, ton ton, touch id, transporter, tunein radio, wwdc, xcode, xcode shortcuts, ygd, zvon petric
We follow up on up on Hacktoberfest, finger counting, the Domino's accessibility lawsuit, bundling Apple services, what the T2 chip does, and iOS 13 adoption rates. We discuss how a 14 year old developer got his game on Apple's Arcade. You can now ask Siri to play Spotify music on iOS 13. James Thompson shares his experience getting apps converted to Catalyst. The Apple TV app is coming to Roku. Picks: A SwiftUI Kickstart, Move The Dial, Transporter, Rob Whitaker on Accessibility, and Essential Xcode Shortcuts for More Efficient Coding.
July 27th, 2019 | 1 hr 32 secs
2010, afi, album cover album, american express, anluen o’brian, apollo, apollo xi, april 3, ars technica, bill nye, boot camp, brent spiner, brian cox, daniel steinburg, dark crystal, do the right thing, dr bose, easter eggs, ecg watch app, facebook, fanexpo 2019, far all mankind, fight the power, gps, grand theft auto, hacking with swift live, icloud backup, intel modem, ipad, ipad os, iphone os, james thompson, jeri ryan, jonathan kuehlein, malcolm gladwell, marget hamilton, messenger for kids, migration, motorola, no one’s gonna buy the cow…, opaque return type, parent, parental control, podcast, qualcomm, roger dean, rosie perez, rutger hauer, samuel jackson, scenedelegate, se/30, snoppy, spike lee, spockcast, spotify, star trek: picard, steve jobs, stranger things 3, stroyboards, stub hub, swiftui, the boys, the great pumpkin, the orville, tiff lightbox, tokyo olympics, tom tom, try, uihostcontroller, uiwindow, unspooled, walkie talkie, watchos 5.3, wtfu, xsan
We follow up on UIHomeController, better StoryBoards with Xcode 11, a built-in error check in Go, Snoopy in Space, WatchOS ECG in Canada, and Facebook For Kids flaw. Generic Provisioning Profile certificates. Apple bankrolling podcasts. Apple to buy Intel's modem business. Apple releases iOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3, macOS 10.14.6. Apple releases update for old iPhones and iPads to fix GPS bug. Picks: WWDC19 Video Transcripts Now Available, The Swift Behind SwiftUI, and An Illustrated History of Easter Eggs
March 9th, 2019 | 1 hr 23 mins
2fa, 90210, aaron eckhart, alex trebek, apollo xi, app store review, apple podcasts, apple watch, bug bounty, connections, data centers, dave abrams, doko mo, encryption, facebook, federico viticci, imperial palace, james burke, japan, kanda station, lamp black, lawson, layout anchors, luke perry, lunar module, mazipanify, mean joe green, nick lockwood, nihombashi, objective-c, panku, pasmo, pokemon center, privacy, purple, roth ira, safe area, saturn v, server side swift, sharding, shortcuts, spockcast, suika, swift format, swift lint, swift-format, tempura, tfsa, tokyo, tokyo train station, uiedgeinsets
Our askMTJC touches on VR for healthcare, Roth IRA for tax free saving, and unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch. We follow up on Apple's apology to podcasters, a security researcher hands Apple details of Keychain bug, Facebook lets anyone look you up with your security phone number, and using Safe Area layout margins in Objective-C. Bringing iOS Apps to macOS Using Marzipanify. Facebook demanded hands-off data policy. Picks: Connections, season 1, episode 8, “Eat, Drink, and Be Merry”, Swift Code Formatters, Shortcuts Archive, ServerSide.swift 2018 conference video. After Show: Jaime's review of Japan
November 24th, 2018 | 1 hr 10 mins
49’ers, amazon, andrew ng, at&t, bill 101, black friday, braves, buffalo bills, claris works, code warrior, comcast, convolutional neural networks, cousera, crazy russian hacker, dark castle, deep fakes, deep learning, direct tv, esim, everyone’s a publisher, face id, folding phones, inside macintosh, instagram, jordan peele, london bridge, mac 128k, machine learning, marsipan, napalm girl, natural language processing, neural networks, new england patriots, nfl, nlp, obama, pict, post, recurrent networks, red sox, rogers, spockcast, sportsnet, st michael’s, system 6.0.8, tsn, verizon
We follow up on folding phones as Google adds support to Android. Apple cuts production on all new iPhone X series phones. Verizon will bring eSIM support for iPhones. Amazon US will now sell Macs for Apple. Prince William weighs in on social network giants lack of discretion. Tim Cook says regulations as inevitable. Apple has bought a privacy-conscious AI start up. Picks: Swift Heroes 2018 conference videos, Mini vMac for iOS, Deep Learning Specialization
October 6th, 2018 | 1 hr 15 mins
accessibility, adobe, adobe xd, america fiero, apptentive, aquired.fm, bewitched, british empire, camaro, casino rama, cmd shift 6, code mobile uk, come sail away, creative cloud, crtc, dallas cowboys, darren stevens, deep purple, denis deyoung, esim, flipping the bird, frank zappa, fred rogers, frederico fedici, gowan, grateful dead, hockey app, ios adoption, joe cocker, leif erikson, made in japan, man cave, microsoft, mixpanel, mr dressup, my woman from tokyo, nafta, paintcode, photoshop, samatha, sesame street, short treks, simon sineck, siri shortcut, sketch, smoke on the water, spockcast, statista, steam, styxx, sudo, superbowl, surface 6, surface studio, testflight, the electric giant, the friendly giant, tommy shaw, touch bar, touch id, usmca, wgbh boston, who do we think we are, wned, won’t you be my neighbor, youtube
We fact check the size of the original iPhones, and AI For Accessibility. Our #askMTJC covers a video on economic principals, and swinging cats in man caves. We follow up on inviting users to TestFlight, countries that support iPhone XS eSIMs, Super Bowl commercials in Canada, and sluggish iOS 12 adoption. Apple Watch Series 4 Fall Detection Tested By a Hollywood Stunt Double. Microsoft Surface event 2018: the 5 biggest announcements. Picks: Adding Device Frames to iPhone XS and XS Max Screenshots with Shortcuts, sudo from Touch Bar.