September 20th, 2020 | 1 hr 31 mins
a14x, ab testing, altimeter, angstrom, app store, appkit, apple tv+, appleone, arm, blood oxygen, catalyst, core data, epic, fitness+, floppies, fortnite, fruta, geofence, guidlines, ios 14, ipad, ipad air, iphone 12 plus, kilobytes, la crosse, mac user group, macbook air, macos, news+, nvidia, pete steinberger, pulse oximetry, safari, softbank, solo loop, swiftui, ted lasso, tennis, touch id, uoft, watch se, watch series 6, wta, xcode 12 gm
We fact check 3.5inch floppy sizes. Nvidia buying ARM for $40B. App Store Review Guideline updates now available. Apple Insider Confirms New iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro Releases. Apple Is About To Leave Your MacBook Air Behind. The State of SwiftUI. We cover the 9/15 Apple Event. Apple developers are scrambling over accelerated iOS 14 release. Picks: iOS 14 widgets you can try today.Core Data in SwiftUI.
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 22nd, 2020 | 1 hr 35 mins
1password, 24 hour wallpaper, 360idev, aerial, amazon, annotated tag, appfigures, apple, apple one, apple pencil, applecare +, arial michaeli, attestation, aws, ballet, bitwarden, bundle, cable service, change shortage, cherry pick, combi, commit, core data, dashlane, deadlock, denver, disclosure group, dr tam, dynamic desktop, epic, facemasks, fireside chat, fortnite, gdpr, geiger counter, git, google pixel, google play, hell chromacom, ipod, jay freeman, joe cieplinski, john wilker, josh michaels, knoll, lastpass, lazyvstack, locate x, machine learning, man in the middle, meetup, mobile knott, nordpass, nscoders, pasword managers, paul hudson, pixel, private key, release notes, remembear, russell kirsch, scitex, scribble, secret service, setapp, slack, social distancing, sticker mule, subscriptions, swiftto, swiftui, tammy coron, tensorflow, thumb drive, tito, unreal, write the docs toronto, wwdc, xcode 12.5 beta, zoom
We fact check phone exchanges, Hell Chromacom, and Russell Kirsch. In the follow up App Attestation API, Apple Removes Fortnite From App Store, Testing Scribble on iPad with Apple Pencil in iPadOS 14, Secret Service Bought Phone Location Data, Core Data is back, and top-secret iPod. Apple to Launch Bundled Subscription Services Called 'Apple One'. You've only added two lines - why did that take two days! Picks: 360iDev 2020, SwiftTO Conference 2020, The Best Password Managers to Secure Your Digital Life, Amazon making online machine learning courses available for free, Aerial Mac Screensaver, 24 Hour Wallpaper.
July 19th, 2020 | 1 hr 24 mins
30 rock, 64 bit, @appstorage, @scenestorage, a4, a6, ableton, adobe, amy pond, apple news, apple silicon, arm, arm core, avenue 5, battery, big sur, catch 22, circle of fifths, cisco ios, clearvue ai, cloudkit, code names, collectionview, combine, cop watch, creative selection, cyberduck, date picker, disney +, european union, every good boy deserves fudge, everyone can code, firebase, gemini man, greyhound, healthkit, home pod, hulu, hvac, icloud core data, intel, ios 13.6, ireland, jumanji: the next level, karen gillan, knives out, lazystack, live link face, macbook pro 14, ming chi kwo, minority report, mythic quest: raven’s banquet, nuemonics, ontarians, opposite over adjacent, palo alto semiconductor, parks and recreation, pathway to apple card, peacock, please excuse my dear aunt sally, power reserve, public beta, qualcomm, rcmp, readme, rene ritchie, rick beato, san jose, saskatchewan, saskatoon, scales and modes, seattlites, shopify, soft bank, sop cah toah, space force, star trek: lower decks, stargate universe, steve breen, swiftui, system on a chip, texteditor, the underdogs, torontonian, ulitmaker cura, unreal, user defaults, what’s new in swift, wwdc12
Friend of the show Dan sports an MTJC face mask and friend of the show Dee asks about CloudKit use. Canadians can now opt out of Clearview AI facial recognition, with a catch. We discuss Big Sur - Working / Not Working Apps. Apple updates coding programs and resources for educators and students. SoftBank mulls sale of Arm Holdings, could Apple be a potential buyer? Apple wins appeal against EU’s $14.9 billion tax bill. Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 13.6, macOS 10.15.6, and watchOS 6.2.8. Apple files ‘Path to Apple Card’ patent application in Canada. Apple reportedly plans to release 13-inch, 14-inch and 16-inch ARM-based MacBooks. Rene Ritchie: Wrong About the Apple Silicon Mac. Unreal’s new iPhone app does live motion capture with Face ID sensors. What’s new in SwiftUI from Swift with Majid. Creating Lists with Collection View. Picks: List of Apple codenames, Apple promotes working from home in relatable new video featuring ‘The Underdogs’, Circle of Fifths, How To Create A GitHub Profile README, NotificationCenter.Publisher.
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.
July 4th, 2020 | 1 hr 46 mins
5g, 6802, a12z, app store reviews, apple design awards, apple silicon, apple stores, autocad, basecamp, blender, collectionview, debugging, dell ultrasharp 27 4k ips monitor:, developer transition kit, dtk, face shield, fcc, fruitia, fusion3d, grids, head, hey, high power, huawei, ibm, instruments, iphone 11, james dempsey, kirk clifton, liki song, low power, macbook pro 16, mchenry, millionaire app, mos technology, moscone west, motorola, music notation, pat salo, paul hudson, phasset, photos framework, port key, powerpc, pro display xdr, pyramid of doom, quidditch cup, rene ritche, salad bar, sandwiches, scribble, serenity caldwell, shapr3d, snapshots, snowman, soup chef, staff pad, swan’s quest, swift type inference, swiftui, tableview controller, the missing manual, tinkercad, unsafe swift, usb-c, view context, voices that matter, watch party, where cards that fall, widgetkit, widgets, wwdc videos, xcode 12
We fact check on Sherlock, Apple's 3 major transitions which we got two thirds correct, Scribble, WWDC demo apps, and port keys. In the follow up: First benchmarks surface for Apple's ARM-based Developer Transition Kit. Apple races to push ahead with 5G iPhone mass production. Apple to re-close 30 more stores due to coronavirus outbreaks. Basecamp’s protest of Apple’s policies is already benefiting other developers. In the main: WWDC20: Wrap up and recommended talks. Getting started with WidgetKit. Integrating Core Data with SwiftUI. Building Grids in SwiftUI 2.0 for iOS 14. Picks: Fuita Building a Feature Rich app with SwiftUI, Spapr3D. I love this app BUT!, Instruments icon mesh challenge, Something I notice from Apple was using variables for smaller chunks of code.
June 27th, 2020 | 1 hr 52 mins
148, 23 million, @state, a12x, airpods pro, alexsis, app clips, app library, apple park, apple silicon, aquafit, arm, arther c lark, avimov’s foundation, avkit, bartender 3, big sur, bixby creek bridge, bmw 5 series, canada, centripetal force, collectionviews, composable collectionview, congestion zones, contact tracing, covid-sheild, cycling routes, dancing, deququeconfiguredreusablecell, diffable data source, documentgroup, fitness, glances, green zones, grids, have i been p’owned, health & safety, homekit, interstate, ios 14, ipados, ireland, james dempsey and the breakpoints, justin trudeau, kayak, keynote, kicstart, kubaku, list, lycra, mac catalyst, mac os x public beta, macworld, mapview, memoji, micheal morecock, multiplatform template, myth adventures, newton, nike run club, on device, ottawa, picture in picture, port key, poul anderson, relativity, release notes happy hour, robert a heinlien, robert asprin, robot’s of dawn, santa cruz, sceneview, scribble, serenity caldwell, settings, seybold, shopify, sidebar, sign in with apple, siri, smart stack, spacial audio, spinal tap, spriteview, state highway, super power charging, swiftui, tesla, translation, u1 chip, uicollectionviewlist, uk, visual editing, voices that matter, watch party, watchos, web authn, what’s new in swiftui, widgets, windowgroup api, wwdc 2020, wwdc20 goes to 11, xcode 12
We follow up on iPad Pro shooting location, James Bond and centrifugal force, and macOS BS? A team of Shopify volunteers release Canada's COVID case-tracking app. ARM-based Japanese supercomputer is now the fastest in the world. We recap the WWDC 2020 Keynote, Platform State of the Union and a few WWDC sessions. Picks: Up Here in Canada, What’s new in SwiftUI for iOS 14, Apple documentation for SwiftUI with SpriteKit, SceneKit, AVKit and MapKit.
May 2nd, 2020 | 1 hr 10 mins
affinity photo, app store, apple arm, bluetooth, bumbershoot festival, classic mac, combine, combine all the things, combine in practise, conditional, contact tracking, dark mode, face id, face mask, final cut, forbes, gmail, gordon kelly, grep, habitat, hockey night in canada, hype cycle, intel, ios 13.4.2, james doohan, justin long, lego, lightning to usb 3 camera adapter, mac vs pc, macintosh iivx, mark gurman, nevermind, nfl, nhs, nick heath, notification, nserror, oasis, osx, performa, powerpc, quadra 650, sars, scott gardner, screen printer, shindi, star trek: the animated series, swift 2, swift paris, swiftui, trough of disillusionment, try! swift world, uiwebview, what’s the story morning glory, xcode on ipad, yellow box
We fact check on Mac Iivx, Apple to stop accepting UIWebView apps, Nirvana’s Nevermind on vinyl, and Swift Paris meetup. AskMTJC takes us in the The Trough of Disillusionment, iPad drag and drop programming, and USB adapters for iPad. In the follow up: Apple Aims to Sell Macs With Its Own Chips Starting in 2021. Apple Support app for iPhone and iPad revamped with new interface, Dark Mode, more. Apple Confirms Serious Problem Affecting Mac, iPad, iPhone Users. NHS rejects Apple-Google coronavirus app plan. In the main: How not to write shitty code: Intentional Condition. Apple’s latest iOS beta makes it easier to unlock an iPhone while wearing a face mask. Apple and Google have begun testing their COVID-19 exposure notification API. Picks: Updated Combine Documentation, SwiftUI and Combine All The Things, try! Swift World.
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.
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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