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Episode 48 – Preparing for Disaster & Other Vestigial Tales

This week we talk about the new 6th Generation iPod Touch as well as the oddity of continuing cellular minutes & data charges. We follow up on REPL as it relates to Swift scripting on the command line. We discuss the new lower app pricing tier in emerging markets. Picks: Matt Luedke’s Free App Preview Music, AltConf 2015 and Swift Summit videos.

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Episode 41 – Looking Beneath the Surface

We follow up on Robin Senior’s blog post on optimizing apps for the Apple Watch. We briefing talk about the ResearchKit tutorial on raywenderlich.com as well as great episode of Release Notes that every developer should listen to. The latest beta of Yosemite, 10.10.4, has reinstated nDNSResponder as a replacement to the disastrous discoveryd. We discuss the announced preview of a native Apple Watch SDK at WWDC and speculate about the new items to be introduced. We list off what we’d like to see fixed with iOS 9, framework & layout issues, iPad Pro and dual boot machines. We discuss Google IO 2015 with Google Pay.

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Episode XIII The Apple Pay Menace

This week we discuss major retailers blocking the use of Apple Pay in favor of MCX’s CurrentC solution. We also delve into CurrentC’s challenges in light of recent hacks and it’s unease of use. We revel in and are shocked by the success and defeat of James Thompson’s PCalc as it is both featured and threaten with removal on the Apple Store. Jaimie retells the story of Gilt’s login bug on iOS. Picks: Auxy, Google Inbox, RWDevcon and iOS Leads

Episode 13 Show Notes:

DairingFireball: Retailers blocking Apple Pay (and Google Wallet)
TechCrunch: CurrentC Is The Big Retailers’ Clunky Attempt To Kill Apple Pay And Credit Card Fees
iMore: In-depth look at CurrentC and the personal data they want to collect
David Barnard App Review Psychology
Gilt Tech: Sleuthing—and Solving—the User Logout Bug on iOS 7

Episode 13 Weekly Picks:
Auxy
Google Inbox
RWDevcon 2014 – February 6 & 7 in Washington DC
iOS Leads – Use the code MTJC to save 20% off your first month.
Android Leads – Use the code MTJC to save 20% off your first month.

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