It’s our 4th anniversary and we follow up on the Touch Bar tricks and old developer CDs. A larger iPhone X size is rumored. CBC’s audio piece on Shipocalypse covers how shipping has changed. Android 9 gets named Pie. iOS 12 also may indicate an iPad with a rounded cornered display. We discuss the Apps of the World infographic. Steve Jobs final 5 words for Lisa. WannaCry worm attacks Apple Supplier. Picks: Xcode-install, Away Mode skill for Amazon Alexa, DarkCode, Extending UIActivityViewController, Elastic Tabstops
We answer #askMTJC about Touch Bar tricks and Canadian geography. We fact check on Roger’s Centre, Flixel subscriptions and the dots on Canadian Currency. We follow up on the new MacBook Pro keyboard, a fix for the heat based slow downs, as well as, Apple’s new T2 chip causing crashing and Twitter’s new requirements for developers. You can use the Apple Business Chat to order beer and water to your seat at Citizens Bank Park. NSHipster has a new article on Password Rules. iPhones, Apple Watches and Fibit devices can be hit by incoming US $500B tariffs on China. Picks: ShowSingleTouches on Simulator, LifetimeTracker, MacKiDo/CodeNames/DeveloperCDs. In the After Show we discuss Toronto leads Tech Jobs and Jaime’s experience with Beyond Meat.
We follow up on Greg’s #askMTJC about how much of the US is north of Toronto, as well as fact check on Canada’s north. Adobe announces that it plans to bring Photoshop to iPad. The Verge has a quick video on GDPR. An Ex-Apple engineer arrested on his way to China. Apple iOS 11.4.1 Has A Nasty New Surprise. Apple Memoji treatment of Apple Executives. New MacBook Pro with faster performance and pro features. An external GPU for the MacBook Pro. iPhone 2018 sizes leaked. EU fines Google $5B. Picks: xed, What’s My Age Again?, Beyond Meat Vegetarian Burgers Arrive At A&W, Affinity Designer for iOS.
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
We dive right in on Facebook and Google employee on boarding. We also discuss Instaparser as well as the new subscription pricing model by TextExpander. We also discuss a couple of options for Mac Mini colocation hosting. Spoilers: The Force Awakens is discussed. Picks: Color Combination Cheat Sheet, GitHub Pull Request Templates and iOS Application Security: The Definitive Guide for Hackers and Developers.
This week we discuss the inevitable death of Twitter, the rise of Pro iOS app pricing and the return of old formats. We follow up on feedback regarding privacy as discussed on Episode 84. We hear Tim’s opinion on the 9.7 inch iPad Pro and discuss the differences with it’s larger sibling. We discuss Joe Cieplinski’s post on iPhone SE upgrade woes. Booking.com breaks iOS 9.3. Picks: Linux on Windows, Safari Preview Edition, nscurl, Hermes knockoffs, Google Cardboard for iOS and Charles Proxy.
Correction: TLS 1.2 is the current version. Thanks to @NolanObrien
This week we had an impromptu discussion about game development. We discussed Overcast 2 and Marco Arment’s decision to make all features free and Samantha Bielefeld’s rebuttal. We talked about the patent Apple lost to U of Wisconsin. We discussed the use of gratuitous animation and blocking UX with too many spinners. Picks: Colors and Tyme.