This week we follow up on the iPhone battery debacle and Apple’s battery replacement program. We also follow up on sales of Amazon Echo and Google Home while waiting for Apple’s HomePod. We discuss the 25th anniversary of pCalc. Meltdown and Spectre are the main topic as we chat about Intel’s kernel memory leaks. Blackberry signs a deal with Baidu to build self-driving cars. The big story for us is Apple’s acquisition of Buddy Build. Picks: 5 Advanced Mac Tricks You’ve Never Used, Oh Sh!t Git, 7th Guest for iOS, 360iDev 2017 Session Playlist
We start out with this week’s askMTJC questions on Sticker Packs, Swift OOP or protocol oriented and can apps do handwriting conversion. We follow up on Dash and migrating Mac App Store licensing. We also follow up on the fate of the Apple Car project and IBM adoption of Macs as their primary computing platform. We also discuss the upcoming Apple “Hello Again” event where a refresh of the Macintosh product lines. Picks: TableFlip and Animation Pro.
We follow up on Apple Music API, iOSReal’s iOS podcast review, hiring iOS dev teams, Trutone displays, TZStackviews. Tim gives his review of talks and the tech workshop at NSNorth 2016, featuring Daniel Steinberg, Ayaka Nonaka, Gwen Weston, Gene Goykhman, Liz Marley, Jonathan Rhyne, Pamela Pavliscak, Rob Segal and Robles Jama. We talk about PerfectlySoft and Buddy Build. We also discuss the end of the iPhone by examining iPhone Warning Signs. Picks: HomeControl, Xcode Configs
We will link the NSNorth 2016 Videos when they become available.
Correction: the attendee who travelled the furthest to NSNorth was from Brazil.
This week we follow up on the Parse wind down as well as the App Store Economy and Panic’s 2015 report. We also discuss fonts for coders & console use. Apparently Moore’s Law is dead and we touch on the iPad Pro in use. The absence of Americans on the show devolves into a discussion of the weather and where to get a good poutine. More than just code, folks! Picks: Algorithms & Data Structures in Swift and Hirundo.
Photo: Josh Ginter The image Aaron discusses from http://toolsandtoys.net
This week we discuss the shutdown of Parse, Orta Therox’s post on finding a job as an iOS developer, the Swift Algorithm Club and working in Objective-C. We’re joined by Tammy Coron, who is a developer and all around creative person. We do discuss Star Wars and try not to spoil it. We also touch on developer conferences coming in 2016. Picks: Pomo.tv, Android Study Jams, 360|Andev, X-Files season 10, IndieDevStock and NSNorth.
This week we discuss WWDC 2015 and ticket lottery. Jaime and Tim discuss their experiences at NSNorth at the Chateau Montebello. The team discusses the Apple Watch try on experiences at the Apple Store. We also discuss the new Glide Kickstarter campaign.
NB: On the show I mentioned that you could click an older twitter link to a Periscope broadcast This is no longer true. The broadcasts are back to expiring after 24 hours. Here is how to save them on your Mac.
I also misquoted Evan Dekhayser’s app name. The correct app name is Pitch X