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Episode 109 – Airpods and the Future

We start in on Dropbox’s odd use of Mac permissions. We discuss Apple’s slow updates of Maps data. We discuss the future potential of the Air Buds and Apple’s courageous choice. We discuss the ceramic Apple Watch Edition. Dennis Pilarino gave a talk on Buddy Build at our local cocoaheads meetup. We discuss our iPhone 7 purchase choices and the UIFeedbackGenerator. Picks: Reveal, Tree, Google Duo and Waze.

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Episode 110 – Live from Indie Devstock with Tammy Coron, Greg Heo & Joe Cieplinski

In this special live episode Tammy Coron, Greg Heo and Joe Cieplinski join Jaime Lopez and Tim Mitra. We discuss whether to refactor your old code. We also sticker packs for the Messages API. Joe has produced Leo Collection stickers. We discuss diversity challenges at conferences with Tammy and Joe. We also send Tammy Inside the Chaotic Studios.

Subtitle: Three Podcasts Go In, One Comes Out.

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Episode 108 – The Magnificent Seven?

This is our follow up to the Apple Event, on Sept 7, 2016, where the iPhone 7 and Watch Series 2 was announced. We discuss the new hardware and features of the two products. Also covered is Nintendo’s Mario coming to iOS and Pokemon coming to the Apple Watch. We also cover Apple’s prior announcement about App Store housekeeping. Picks: Fangirls, the Apple Sept 7 Event and MTJC T-Shirt sightings.

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Episode 107 – The Worst of Both Worlds

We start out discussing the iOS update 9.3.5 which prevents a remote jailbreak of iOS devices, giving bad guys access to users personal data and messages. We also follow up on Touch IC chips popping off iPhones, Star Wars serialization, neural networks, shut down of sync and open sourcing of Vesper, merger of Instapaper with Pinterest and Nest being moved internally into Google. Pro Tip: you may need to clean out your lightning port. We discuss the EU’s claim that Apple underpaid on corporate taxes in Ireland. We discuss whether Griffin’s Bluetooth adapter for cabled headphones indicates iPhone 7’s rumored lack of mini-phone jack. Aaron expounds on his new Car Play enabled car. Picks: Charles Proxy v4, FLEX, Classic CHM youtube channel, How Snapchat’s filters work, Papa John’s Apple TV app, Swift Algorithm Club tutorials.

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Episode 106 – Failing Gracefully

We start off with followup on Chick-fil-a, LaunchKit & Google, iPad Pro used to make Stranger Things Poster and iPhone 6S speeds by the Galaxy Note 7. We open the discussion on failure with the removal of Vesper from the App Store. We discuss Dave DeLong’s Dream App, Google writing a new OS and Instapaper joining Pinterest. We discuss a chip popping defect on iPhone 6 models. Picks: How I Got Better at Debugging, KZFileWatchers, Youtube-dl, Alexa Skills Kit Audio Streaming, TDD (by Controlling Dependencies)

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Episode 105 – Shutting the Door

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

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Episode 104 – Mix Another Metaphor

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

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* Correction: Pocket Casts is from the team at Shifty Jelly, not Daniel “Jelly” Farrelly of Mobile Couch fame. MTJC thanks listener Josh Adams for setting us straight.

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Episode 103 – This Particular Form of Magic

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.

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Episode 102 – A Tree Branch With a Chip Attached

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

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Episode 101 – Has a Shiny Apple Logo On It

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

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