We start off covering Tim Cook’s appearance on ABC News. We follow up on the FBI’s actions reseting the shooter’s password and the populace understanding of the ramifications. We also follow up on the Cambrian explosion of Swift web servers and the Quartz news app. We discuss Github’s drag and drop, devmate and Make Money Outside the App Store. We explore the two finger long press to select text. Picks: iOS App Extensions, Tiny Game of Pong, Test Your Swift.
This week we discuss the latest Mac App Store certificate Snafu and iTunes Connect issues and the effect on developers. Apple Pay arrives in Canada with caveats and Greg relates his experience with it. We discuss the A9X and A10 chip manufacturers and iPad Pro sales predictions. Tim gives a review of productivity on the iPad Pro after one week. Greg introduces Apple’s move to subscriptions for some services and Castros move to patronage in their podcast app. Picks: Bus Driver and Ferrite
This week we continue deliberations on the iPad Pro and is this the right time for another iPad? Once again we discuss “Premium” app pricing and the reactive to Jaime’s recent tweet. We discuss the Apple TV Developer Kit. We talk about Lyft’s all Swift app. We discuss transitioning apps under iOS 9 which shipped this past week. Picks: Peace, Paper for iPhone and Hand Prix.
We take a look at the Apple Event – Hey Siri! Give Us a Hint, where Apple announced the new iPad Pro, new Apple TV & TVOS, iPhone 6S (covered in Part 2). We also grill Greg on his thoughts on Swift implementation. Picks will be in Part 2.