October 23rd, 2021 | 2 hrs 12 mins
1password, air pods, amd, apple music, apple support, applecare +, clifford staal, cuckoo’s egg, dolly zoom, equity, fedex, frank zappa, freak out, hdmi, house of moth, imac g4, indie devstock, insanely good, intel, joe cieplinski, lithography, m1 max, m1 pro, macbook air m1, macbook pro 14, magsafe 3, mail in box, monterey rc, notch, pcalc, pegasus, re-cap, salaries, spotify, tech talks 21, thicc, tsmc, unions, voice, xcode 12, xserve g5
This week we discuss dolly focus, mail-in repairs, retrofitting older Macs. 1Password will now let you share passwords with just a link. We dive into the October event where Apple unveils the MacBook Pro 14-inch and 16-inch laptops with M1 Pro and M1 Max Apple Silicon. We discuss the chip architectures as well as Apple Music Voice Plan, new Home Pod Mini and Air Pods. Picks: Salary Negotiation: Make More Money, Be More Valued, TLDR Stock Options, The Pragmatic Engineer Test: 12 Questions on Engineering Culture, Hired Salary Calculator
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.
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 23rd, 2019 | 1 hr 23 mins
737, a10, air pods, app store, apple pencil, apple watch, arm64e, atp, audible, banana jr 6000, banana paint, bloom county, cane toad, carmen sandiego, chester uk, code mobile, ekg, ethnicity, face id, fastlane, game center, gdc, gender, gym, heartwatch, imac, ipad air, ipad mini, john sundell, kansas, lost in la mancha, m10, macpaint, march 25, netflix, newton message pad, nick lockwood, palm pilot, pencil by 53, phil schiller, phone app, playstation, prototype, qualcomm, retina display, sean allen, snow mold, spotify, stadia, stanford medical, steam, the man who killed don quote, the oasis, touch id, true tone, usb-c, usurious, vincent van gogh, wwdc, wwdc lottery, xbox live
We open with a discussion of the WWDC Lottery as well as about DuckDuckGo's built-in search shortcut. We discuss Spotify's claim that Apple has created an unfair market place. We look at one of the original iPhone prototypes. This week Apple revealed a couple of Apple Pencil compatible iPads: iPad Air and iPad Mini. They have also updated the iMac and Air Pods. Microsoft unveiled Xbox Live at GDC and Google also introduced a new gam space Stadia. Phil Schiller discussed WWDC on the Accidental Tech Podcast. Picks: TIL How to Paste a Number in Apple Phone App, Xcode 10.1 arm64e bug, Where on Google Earth is Carmen Sandiego, BananaPaint for iPad
November 17th, 2018 | 1 hr 8 mins
6.001, abelson, aloestackview, android, asp, ast 2 configuration suite, bear market, bin, emacs, ex-dividend date, folding phone, functions are fun, i feel fine, instagram, intel iphone, iphone 8, jim kramer, lisp, lsp, macbook escape, mit open courseware, night sight, paperback writer, patreon, pixel 3 phone, python, revolution 1, revolution no. 9, right to repair, rogers, scheme, screen replacements, shortcuts drawer view, spotify, structured interpretation of computer programming, sussman, t2, tariffs, the beatles, the little schemer, the white album
We look at #askMTJC from Paul Wilkinson on emptying the bin. Greg Heo joins us again as we discuss Apple's plan to replace unresponsive screens on iPhone X models. An iPhone X has exploded after being recharged. Spotify has launched an Apple Watch app. Apple's T2 chip will require a post upgrade/repair diagnostic tool to be run. Apple's stock price continues to drop as more suppliers lower their estimates on future iPhone XR orders. We also discuss Samsung's foldable phone and Google's Pixel 3 Night Sight feature. We discuss Swift LSP and MIT's 6.001 course on Lisp and Scheme. Picks: Is this AI? We drew you a flowchart to work it out, Kotlin Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, AloeStackView, Re-creating the Siri Shortcuts Drawer Interaction.
September 15th, 2018 | 1 hr 56 mins
2112, 3d touch, a12 bionic, airpower, apple watch, ar quicklook, at&t, bell, boka, c spire, commodore, computational photography, da vinci, dual sim, eat sleep ride, edition, eeg, electro cardiograph, encephalograph, esim, f-stop, fahrenheit, fall detection, feeder, fireside, greeks, health canada, home pod, imdb, iphone 7, iphone 8, iphone se, iphone upgrade program, iphone xr, iphone xs, jean macdonald, jony ive, justin williams, kian, life extension, lifeline, liquid retina, metro pcs, micro.blog, netflix, nonosim, pokemon go, regina, rex, rogers, roman numeral, romans, rounded rect, rush, sensor housing, series 4, shell, siri, sonos, spotify, steve nash, tennis, the boiling point, tmobile, usdz, verizon, zero
We discuss the naming and iconography of the new iPhone models. We also discuss our "guess the name" twitter pole. How did Apple make the secret twitter list and send out the Keynote in 108 seconds. Apple shipped 4 million Watches in the past quarter. Oleg Begemann's What's New in Swift playground has been updated. The European regulators have cleared Apple's purchase of Shazam. We also cover the "Gather Round" iPhone & Watch event: Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR. Picks: Beyond Meat Burger supply, Fish shell, exa, bat, Trailer.io
April 14th, 2018 | 1 hr 29 mins
(product)red®, 32-bit, 400, 401, algorithm github, algorithms, amazon music, apple music, audrey tam, bell curve video, black jeopardy, blackberry, coreml, data structures, developer shaming, dr doom, early adopters, echo, flip phones, google home, homepod, hot rods, house of strombo, ibm watson, interstate, iphone 8, i’m a teapot, mac pro, maple leafs, multi core mac pro, multi-core, nbc, pandora, reagan airport, road apple, simon sineck, spotify, start with why, tweetbot, twitter, twitterific, watch series 2, webdav, welcome to leopard, xcode, youtube, zuckerberg
This week we follow up on Youtube changes, IBM Watson and CoreML, 3rd party Twitter apps. We discuss Xcode compilation on mutli-core Mac Pros. The Home Pod has a sluggish start in sales. Apple reveals the (Product)RED® iPhone 8. Apple Music has 40 million users and a new boss. We follow up on HTTP 400 error codes. We discuss Apple upcoming purge of 32-bit macOS apps, reliving Windows File manager and the RWDevCon 2018's post mortem. Picks: Understanding Git Version Control and Learn how to Use it in Xcode 9, Xcode TDD keyboard short cuts, App Store insights. Aftershow: Facebook testimony.
February 3rd, 2018 | 1 hr 15 mins
apple store, applecare +, bch, bitcoin, bitcoin cash, blockchain, btc, cryptocurrency, etherium, galaxy s7, google play, green line, home pod, ibook, iphone x, ocarina, oled, powerbook g3, row column driver, samsung, self-driving, side button, spotify, square cash, susan kare, wallstreet
We start the episode with a brief look at Reporter and looking at unwind segues with modal view controllers. We also follow up on unconventional parking with self driving cars. We follow up on using Face ID to authorize purchases with iTunes family purchases in iOS 11. You can now use the Square Cash app to purchase bitcoin. We discuss Apple's plan to postpone some new features to focus on performance and quality. It's time for the annual "Apple is doomed" discussion as pundits warn of iPhone X sales slowing down. Tim's iPhone X suffers from a "green line" OLED defect, which turns out to be a common problem on iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S7. Picks: iOS Ref
Photo of Susan Kare by Norman Seeff