September 27th, 2020 | 1 hr 22 mins
1password, a12 processor, acoustic coupler, alibaba, amazon, amd, android wear, angstrom, app: the human story, apple key, apple music, apple park, apple watch, assistant editor, astropad, berkley, brent simmonds, buddy build, charcoal, chris wagner, clifford stoll, cmd shift j, cobra kai, command key, conte, ctrl opt g, cube, dark matter, de enza, firefly, foundation, gdpr, google, home pod, homestead, infinity loop, intel, interpol, jonathan kuehlein, kim alberg, laurel, microns, modem, montage, motorola, nanometer, omni, option click, paper by 53, pencil, podcast, project navigator, quartz, river, rwdevcon, saskatchewan, serenity, siemens, skytrain, southpark, space channel, standard editor, starlost, stuxnet, susan kare, symantec, t shirts, tacow, test backed development, the expanse, topology eyewear, tulip, usatoday, wolfe, workflow, wwdc, xcode, youtube red
This week we follow up on MTJC 2018 T-Shirts and the origins of Apple's Command Key. We also follow up on the Apple Store founders, Apple's GDPR profile downloads, Apple Watch usage and Apple's self driving cars. We discuss the Home Pod sales numbers, erroneous new Siri features, and a sophisticate worm virus and one of the first Internet hackers. We also chat about Apple's own podcasts and their use of original illustrations on the App Store. Picks: A handy Xcode keyboard shortcut to the Assistant Editor and App: the Human Story, Developing UIViews in Xcode Playgrounds and 1Password 7.
Photo: Tim Mitra
Originally broadcast: May 26th, 2018
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.
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 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 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.
March 14th, 2020 | 1 hr 44 mins
aaron douglas, adobe connect, agnes, alt conf, alta vista, app store, ask jeeves, astropad, bell curve, blood oxygen, bmw, byte conf, carbon computing, ces, clorox, composable, conference call bingo, covid-19, craig ferguson, decorative, digital printed, don river, e3, ekg, electronic expo, fda, fitbit, foodora, forged in fire, gang of four, gaussian curve, google, grateful dead, ios 14, ipad, ipad air, iphone 4, it crowd, java, john wetton, kewl, lauren moon, lego maters, lycos, macbook pro, march break, microsoft developer, mit, mtv, mute, new rochelle, peopleware, peter capaldi, philadelphia, programmer, push notifications, quartet, raptors, reality tv, riddiculousness, rita wilson, riverdale, russian nesting dolls, santa clara county, sap concur, scott forestall, slack, sopranos, spam, spanish flu, st louis, staff pad, steve jobs, symphony pro, t-pain, tachymeter, the mast singer, tom hanks, tomomi imura, trello, watchos 6, wfh, whiteboard, who, who doctor, will arnett, wishbone ash, world war z, wwdc, yahoo
We follow up on home delivery of Apple products, music scoring apps, and Byte Conf online conference. In reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic Apple tells employees to work from home, tells consumers that they can disinfect their iPhones, Microsoft launches and online conference, and we discuss how cancelling events and self-quarantines save lives, by flattening the curve.Apple will fix third-generation iPad Air screens that permanently go black. Apple Watches may soon detect blood oxygen levels. Apple Watch Series 6 and watchOS 7 to include 'Infograph Pro' with tachymeter, Schooltime and kids mode, sleep tracking and more. Apple has updated App Store Review Guidelines on spam, Push Notifications, App Store Reviews and MDM Apps. Composable Decorators vs. Imperative Utility Methods. Whaddaya Mean, You Can’t Find Programmers? Picks: Doodles-as-A-Service Repo, The Best Advice For Remote Work Success From 10 Global Teams.
illustration by Toby Morris
February 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 34 mins
360idev, amazon go, android 11, apex, app store connect, appkit, appstat, arm, ats, birmingham, capital hill, catalina island, chase center, clearview ai, climate change, cocoaconf, concurrency, conferences, dave verver, dionne warwick, dispatch queue, dispatch semaphore, donught holes, facebook home, fender, gibson, google io, green day, growing up tour, gypsy, ice lake, ios 14, ios survey, john reid, korn, larry tesler, les claypool, let’s encrypt, mac pro wheels, macos, maple syrup, masked singer, material design, mccafe, musickit, natalie wood, neomorphism, nodejs, nslock, nsnorth, nsoperation, offerup, pipeda, portamento, primus, privacy commissioner, pthread, red hook brewery, roger waters, rubber duck, rwdevcon, san jose, selfie, semaphone, serial queue, server side, shawn marsten, skeuomorphism, strategic reserves, swift, swiftto, swiftui, tdd, tim hortons, timbits, timespy, unit test, vapor, who’s unimpressed with swift, windows, wwdc, wwdc lottery, xerox parc, yessongs
Friend of the show Shawn Marston visits Tim Hortons in the UK. Google launches the Android 11 Developer Preview. Canadian Privacy Commissioners to Investigate Creepy Facial Recognition Firm Clearview AI. Apple drops a bomb on long-life HTTPS certificates: Safari to snub new security certs valid for more than 13 months. RIP Larry Tesler creator of Cut, Copy & Paste. Apple is considering letting users change default email, browser, music apps in iOS. Google is cracking down on Android apps that track your location in the background. The iOS Developer Community Survey. New MacBook Pro Leak Reveals Powerful Update. Check It Out, Sans Checkout: Amazon Opens First Cashier-Less Grocery Store in Seattle. Is neumorphism the big new look for iOS 14? Picks: AppStat, Jon Reid on Twitter: "Look at that… useful testing advice from Apple! "Adding Unit Tests to your Existing Project".
December 21st, 2019 | 1 hr 54 mins
1password, 64-bit a7, air pods, air power, amiga, angela arehns, apfs, apple card, apple music, apple news, apple park, apple pay, apple pencil, apple store, apple tv, apple watch series 5, appletv apps, arkit, atari 800, atp, basic, bbedit, beats, brian cox, butterfly switch, c++, carekit, cdev, christmas story, classroom kit, commodore pet, continuity, coreml, cupertino, disktop, eaton centre apple store, et, faceid, fork, gremlins, home pod, homekit, hype cycle, ibm, imac pro, inits, ios 13.3, ios 7, ios in the car, ipad mini, ipad pro, ipados, iphone 11, iphone 11 pro, iphone 4, iphone 5c, iphone 6 plus, iphone se, iphone x, keyboard, kitura, lifelabs, lightening, mac mini, mac osx lion, mac pro, macbook, macbook air, macbook pro 16, macbook pro retina, macintosh ii, macos, maps, mavericks, movies that made us, multi finder, national lampoon, new zealand herald, nfc, picard, plateau of productivity, powermac 7100, privacy, rene richie, rf modulator, rick and morty, ring camera, rocky horror picture show, router, scott forestall, server side swift, short trek, shortcuts, simon syneck, siri, slope of enlightenment, star wars, steve jobs theater, swift for good, swift playgrounds, swift.org, swiftui, tcc, the goonies, the trough of disillusionment, today at apple, totp, toys that made us, transparency consent control, uwb, voice control, walt mossburg, watchos, webauthn, wwdc, xeon, yubikey
As the 2010's end, we debate when the decade ends. We fact check iOS 13.3's fix on UWB bug and ATP increments. We follow up on TCC, and the $100K Mac Pro. iDevices get key-based protection, webAuthn, IBM Workgroup Updates on Swift.org, Hype Cycles, and a cheaper Apple Arcade cost are also covered. We look back at the last 10 years of Apple innovation, news and changes. Amazon, Google, Apple and the Zigbee Alliance to develop connectivity standard. Picks: Swift For Good, Fork - a fast and friendly git client for Mac and Windows.