Tag Archives: MacBook

Episode 218 – Golfing With the Blue Jays

We follow up on not using Facebook for logins and Apple and AWS request the Bloomberg retract the Chinese Spy Chip story. Apple is working on a patch for the #Beautygate — where the iPhone XS is over beautifying portrait photos. We revisit Swift & Objective-C usage. The October 30th event will apparently introduce 2 new iPad Pros, iPad Mini, two iMacs and possibly a new MacBook. IBM open sources their Mac@IBM configuration. Tim Cook calls for strong US Privacy legislation. We touch on the upcoming 5G mobile service. Picks: Xcode 10 patches to Advanced Apple Debugging & Reverse Engineering, Hawkeye Access.

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Episode 203 – One and Done!

This week we follow up on Air Pods as hearing aids and new hardware predictions for fall release. NB: This episode was recorded one day before Apple refreshed the MacBook lineup. The App Store Turns 10 and we reflect on our experiences and this very podcast’s existence. We look at the 25 top games for commuters. Apple’s iOS 11.4.1 now blocks passcode cracking tools. Picks: Stupid Enum Tricks in Swift and Kotlin, filtering Xcode warnings and errors, WWDC18 Video Transcripts Now Available and embedXcode.

Photo: @Blinky.Lights.T.O.

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Episode 49 – We Say Ship it!

This week we discuss Apple Music prompted by Jim Dalrymple’s online rant. Why do you need to manage your music when Apple will do it for you? We discuss Apple’s Q3 results and Apple’s awkward children the Mac App Store, the iPod and iPad – and how they are used. Picks this week are KeroBlaster,  Mechanize for Ruby and App Store Health Check.

Sponsored by: Hired.com

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Episode 39 – Hey Siri! Are We There Yet?

This week we discuss the rework of the Overcast app for the Apple Watch. We also discuss the future use of a Siri API – will Apple open it up at WWDC 2015? We discuss the early impressions of iTunes Connect Analytics. We explore Evan Dekhayser’s use of Darwin Notifications to enable the sharing of data between the iPhone and the Watch. Aaron’s pick is the MacBook, Guest Host Greg Heo’s is MMWormhole and Tim picks Reduce Motion as a survival skill on the Watch.

Episode 39 Show Notes:

Redesigning Overcast’s Watch App
Overcast: Podcast Player
“Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.” What Would a Siri API Look Like?
Things
Toastmasters
App Analytics
Robin Senior
The Score app
Brian Gilham
Globe & Mail app
An @import-ant Change in Xcode
Sharing Core Data between iPhone and Watch Apps
Darwin Notification Concepts
Device Tracker
TypeRacer.com
Magpie Video (@magpievideo on twitter)

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MacBook (2015)
MMWormhole
How to reduce motion on your Apple Watch

Episode 30 – Apple Watch, MacBook and Bears

NB The feed has been updated*: This week we follow up on the “software engineer” title and Apple’s implementation of TestFlight beta testing. Now that the Watch pricing, new Retina MacBook and ResearchKit has been made public, we review the pricing and new technologies as consumers and developers.
Our Picks: Magisto, Apple Watch sizing guide, ColorSafe and ScreenShot Builder.

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Episode 30 Notes:

iTunes TestFlight Beta Testing Takes Off
How Apple Will Make the Wearable Market
Why The Apple Watch Won’t Sell
Start With Why – Simon Sineck TED Talk
Watch Apple’s Spring Forward event in 11 minutes
Chris Hawkins’ Feedback
Chronicons
QNX Operating Systems
ResearchKit
Thousands Have Already Signed Up for Apple’s ResearchKit
GigaOm Was Universally Respected. Too Bad Respect Doesn’t Pay the Bills.
Matthew Ingram
Jim Dalrymple vs Martin McNulty

Episode 30 Picks:

Magisto – Magical Video Editor
Try It On: Apple Watch Sizing Guide
ColorSafe
LaunchKit: Screenshot Builder