We begin this week discussing bandwidth and the costs of future data use. We discuss integrated chips in the light of Intel becoming an ARM foundry. Apple Pay is coming to more smaller banks and PC Financial, as well as Chick-fil-a. We follow up on iCloud Keychain and Apple use of HSMs. We discuss Microsoft’s response to the latest iPad Pro as computer commercial. Picks: Relayout
We start off the askMTJC with discussion of resources for budding developers. We discuss iMore’s transition away from Apple News to focus on tech and how to’s. We follow up on Protocols with Associated Types and Protocol Oriented programming in Swift. A few exploits are discussed around of the leak of Microsoft’s “Golden Key”. We discuss the importance of a work life balance. Picks: Fira Code, Pocket Casts 6, Apple’s Olympic Watch Bands
AskMTJC opens the show discussing Amaziograph and Easel for iPad Pro. We follow up on the the cost of building apps and marketing the iPad Pro as Apple rolls out it’s latest iPad Pro TV commercial. This leads to a discussion of low end computing. We discuss the churn of app development tooling and whether it has an asymptote. Aaron tells us about The Three Body problem, the Megaprocessor and a diabolical scam using iOS profiles. Picks: building games on Alexa, iPassword Subscriptions for Individuals, Apple TV Remote app, Protocols with Associated Types and Secrets of the Apple Store.
Stop yelling at your iPhone! Correction: we already have associatedtype in Swift 2.2
This week we find out what Jaime thinks about burritos and his first computer. We discussed the rumored MacBook Air with USB-C port. We discuss the iPad Paradox in light of Apple’s better than expected Q3 results and compare the iPad with the Surface. We dig deeper into Apple’s third-quarter results and Apple’s sale of the one billionth iPhone sold. We follow up on NIST declaration of SMS two-factor authentication insecurity. Picks: ItsyCal, Flask-ASK, Prisma, MiFlight
We start the show with a discussion of Two Factor Authentication on Apple IDs. We discuss the Best Burritos in the US. We answer Allan Edmonds #askMTJC question about our first computers and our predictions for the next 5 years. We follow up on Mark’s iPhone swollen battery. We discuss whether to buy AppleCare, the discuss the delay in Apple Mac hardware, SoftBank’s purchase of Arm, the rumored iPhone 7 Pro and iOS Beta Periods. We also discuss iOS 9.3.3 security update. Picks: Scrivener for iOS Effective Objective-C 2.0
This week we answer an askMTJC question about how the show is made and what the podcast means to each of us. Aaron follows up with another 3D Printer. We discuss how Google makes better iOS apps than Google Play apps. We chat about Facebook’s mobile test devices, an audio filtering app for Android written in Swift, No Man’s Sky and Nintendo’s invite to it’s developer program. Picks: Rocket, The Secret Life of Types in Swift, Pokémon GO by Niantic, Inc., Silly Lightning Talk About Naming Things (Olof Hellman, June 9, 2016), Original Apollo 11 guidance computer (AGC) source code and iOS 10 Screencast: iMessage Sticker Packs
This week we follow up on Raise To Wake, iPhone 7 rumors, iCloud Core Data and the MacBook Air. We examine RESTful, Software’s Diseconomies of Scale and also discuss Agile methodologies. Picks: Lulzbot Mini, Maker Festival, Pokemon Go and Continuous C# and F# IDE for the iPad
This week Greg Heo leads the all West Coast show. We begin with a discussion about NSPredicate. #askMtJC covers tips for finding your first job. We follow up on Swift Playgrounds and APFS. We discuss GraphQL and the rumored in-screen Home button on the iPhone 7. Picks: Ultimate Apple IO death chart, Git standup, Detecting Low Power mode, WWDC app
This week we follow up on Apple’s app subscriptions. We also discuss Joist’s departure from Toronto, laying off 60 employees. We discuss our favorite WWDC 2016 sessions.
Picks: Raspberry Pi Zero, Pi GRRL Zero Parts Kit – Includes Pi Zero V1.3, How to undo (almost) anything with Git, The Children’s Illustrated Guide to Kubernetes, Lightweight Generics in Objective-C, Swift Playgrounds – Teacher’s guide, App Development with Swift
Correction: there are approximately 100,000 Swift apps on the App Store, not 10,000 as we stated in the recording
This past week was Apple’s WWDC 2016. We met midweek to discuss our initial impressions of the Keynote, Platform State of the Union and a few of the sessions that we were able to see. We had a chance to look at the betas for macOS Sierra, iOS 10 and Xcode 8. Picks: Swift Playgrounds on iPad, API reference, App Review Guidelines (The Comic Book), Optimizing App Startup Time