Microsoft has bought GItHub. IBM is buying Red Hat. Apple bars Bloomberg from iPad event. All of the Apple Logos Included in the October 30 Event. Tim Mitra Blends Art and (Computer) Science at TD Bank. JAMF – There is no step three. New 2018 MacBook Air, 2018 Mac Mini, 2018 iPad Pro – 11” & 12.9”, and 2nd Gen. Apple Pencil. Picks: Designing for iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, Bringing Your Apps to iPad Pro, Shared Version Number trick
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.
We follow up on watching Dr Who in the US without cable, iOS 12 adoption is greater than iOS 11 a year ago, FaceBook will in fact track you via Portal in-home. Apple plans to give video content away to Apple device owners for free. We dig in on the cost to repair Apple gear; the right to repair and past examples of Apple’s efforts to improve experience at the cost of speed. Adobe has announced Photoshop CC for iPad. Apple will allow users in the US to download all the info Apple has on them. Picks: Watch Apple, Amazon, Google & Tesla solve delivery problems, Cmd-Shift-5, Luna Display, The Illustrated TLS Connection, Swift & Fika 2018, Skydio’s self-flying drone can now be controlled using just an Apple Watch.
We answer our askMTJC from Paul Wilkinson about eSim support and Aussie Apple retail pricing. Tim discusses his Apollo XI T-shirt and Wikipedia’s support drive. We follow up on Testflight public betas which inspire a new site, Google Plus is shutting down, Secrets & Lies, and Facebook Portal introduces new smart screens for the home. 3D Bananas are the new scale of processor performance. Another follow up on Saqib Shaikh as he appears on CBC’s Spark. Luna Display is available for sale. We discuss iOS 12 and Core Data External Binary Data Storage, State of Developer Ecosystem, Apple vs the Big Hack, Aussie Day Light Savings Apple Watch bug, iOS 12.0.1 bug fixes, and Apple’s overpriced repairs. Picks: The Apple II Source Code for the LOGO Language Found, CodeMobile Weekly Episode 2: A fireside chat with Jaime Lopez, Designing Websites for iPhone X, REPL Support for Swift Packages.
We fact check the size of the original iPhones, and AI For Accessibility. Our #askMTJC covers a video on economic principals, and swinging cats in man caves. We follow up on inviting users to TestFlight, countries that support iPhone XS eSIMs, Super Bowl commercials in Canada, and sluggish iOS 12 adoption. Apple Watch Series 4 Fall Detection Tested By a Hollywood Stunt Double. Microsoft Surface event 2018: the 5 biggest announcements. Picks: Adding Device Frames to iPhone XS and XS Max Screenshots with Shortcuts, sudo from Touch Bar.
Our #askMTJC yielded a lot of feed back. SplitView mode on the Plus size iPhones. Paul Wilkinson illuminates Wifi Assist, Enterprise wifi routers can force devices to re-associate, and AP roaming & traffic priorities. Best Buy matches Freedom Mobiles $0 iPhone XS deals. iOS 12 improves iPhone app emulation with iPhone 6 resolutions and also fixes glitches with 2FA with multiple Apple ID users. AppleCare for iPhone X’s. Amazon reveals 14 new devices. Headphone dongle missing. NSNorth 2019. What’s new in Swift 5.0. Supports opening documents in place. iPhones to be banned in South Korea? Picks: Supporting iPhone XS Max and XR, Using Command-Line Arguments to Configure In-App Dependencies, TD DaVinci API, Elevate Tech Fest Hackathon, Microsoft Build: AI for Accessibility, Why the metric system matters – Matt Anticole
We follow up on Mark’s visit to petrified forests. We discuss the new screen size & shape of the Apple Watch Series 4, and type case format of the new iPhone XS and iPhone XR, as well as the unfortunate/confusing name iPhone XS Max. We follow up on the new iPhones; screen sizes, resolutions, pricing plans, and the discontinuation of the iPhone X, iPhone 6 and iPhone SE. We follow up as Microsoft acquires Lobe.ai and the leaked images on Google Home Hub. A new iPad Pro is coming this fall. NSHipster covers some lesser known iOS 12 features. Remote working tops job search perks. Apple sets the date for required building against iOS 12 SDK and watchOS 5 SDK. Picks 1Password with Autofill, and smooth Apple Store performance.
We discuss the naming and iconography of the new iPhone models. We also discuss our “guess the name” twitter pole. How did Apple make the secret twitter list and send out the Keynote in 108 seconds. Apple shipped 4 million Watches in the past quarter. Oleg Begemann’s What’s New in Swift playground has been updated. The European regulators have cleared Apple’s purchase of Shazam. We also cover the “Gather Round” iPhone & Watch event: Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR. Picks: Beyond Meat Burger supply, Fish shell, exa, bat, Trailer.io
In this best of episode we’ve picked some interesting clips. Starting with a discussion on refactoring recorded live at Indie Devstock 2017. Next we replay a discussion of the Apple command key symbol, which was debated at 360iDev’s Stump last week. The much maligned Notch makes it’s appearance on Android phones. We also discussed the 10 anniversary of the iPhone SDK, so we revisited our early iOS development. The Touch Bar is banned when taking the Bar exam and we chat about 32-bit app developer shaming. The Canadian’s, Aaron, Greg & Tim, take over the show and argue about the weather, latin and poutine. Greg tells us about his first visit with Mark Rubin. Mark introduces Buckethead to Greg, We surprise Tammy with the Roundabout Creative Studio questions.