Tag Archives: Siri

Episode 212 – The Boiling Point

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

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Episode 197 – Dub Dub San Jose: WWDC Crystal Ball

We are joined by Greg Heo as we look ahead and suggest what Apple may introduce at WWDC 2018. We follow up on the Command key icon, castle connection, as well as Clifford Stoll and the Cockoo’s Egg. Jaime uncovers ⌘+Ctrl+Shift+H to find a methods callers. Tim relays early experience drawing and designing typefaces in the early days of Mac. AirPlay 2 gives the HomePod the ability to have multi-room and stereo audio. HomePod launching in Canada, France, and Germany. Felix Krause thinks apps should be in a network sandbox. App Insight attempts to expose 3rd party framework use. Genius Bar Broke an iMac Pro. We lay down our best guesses about where Apple will go with WWDC 2018. Picks: How to debug your mobile hybrid app on iOS, Beacon – Signal Availability by Ashley Nelson-Hornstein, Prioritize Work with Quality of Service Classes.

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Episode 191 – Functional Brain Hacking

We follow up on Xcode Swift build times, Apple cracks down on drone flyovers at Apple Park and alternative music services that provide Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil and Bollywood tunes. Apple will replace Watch 2 devices with swollen batteries. What’s new in Swift 4.2? How to name UIButton actions. We discuss whether Apple has a problem fitting in features on the iPhone. Picks: Personalized Hey Siri, Introducing Flight School: a new book series for Swift developers by @mattt, How To Keep Learning After 50 and Other Ways to Hack Your Brain at any Age, Privacy Essentials Safari Extension

Tim & Tammy Brain Hacking Photo: Greg Heo

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Episode 183 – I Can’t Hear It From Here

We start of looking at Boston Dynamic’s robots that can team up, open doors and leave a room. We dig into the Home Pod, with perspectives from @Ish and Joe Cieplinski posts. Jaime has received his Home Pod and compares to his other digital children, Amazon Dot, Amazon Show and Google Home. He discusses placement, the sound, set up and low level performance. Home Pod is also making impressions on oiled wood furniture. Picks: Apple put together three short videos to explain how to use your new HomePod, HomePod User Guide, Google Translate by Google, Inc., Skydio R1

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Episode 159 – Walking Into Traffic

Our askMTJC wonders how many fingers we store on Touch ID. We follow up on how Apple will have us change how we use the next iPhone. We discuss how deep learning is used to shape Siri’s voice, the cost of building apps, and HDR video. Jaime tells us about Microsoft and Amazon’s will combine digital assistants. You can check which of your iOS apps won’t work with iOS 11. Apple and Accenture will partner to build apps. We look at Google’s release of ARCore as an answer to ARKit. Picks: WTF Auto Layout, HIG: Augmented Reality, 360|iDev 2017 Highlights.

Photo: Pixabay

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Episode 40 – Adding Voice to the Situation

This week we continue the discussion of a Siri API, based on Ben Thompson’s post, GreenyDev’s SiriViewServiceHeaders and Persimmon for Swift. Aaron also discusses the attempts to get MagPie approved. We also discuss Redacted’s sales on the Mac App Store.

Episode 40 Show Notes:

Apple Watch and Continuous Computing
Her
PCalc – The Best Calculator
Redacted
Parsimmon
SiriViewService-Headers
Magpievideo.com
Ex Machina
Product Hunt
WatchAware
Digg
Cheddar Plus (iOS) (Mac)
Vanhawks.com
WWDC Watch Hackathon

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Venmo
Passbook

Episode 39 – Hey Siri! Are We There Yet?

This week we discuss the rework of the Overcast app for the Apple Watch. We also discuss the future use of a Siri API – will Apple open it up at WWDC 2015? We discuss the early impressions of iTunes Connect Analytics. We explore Evan Dekhayser’s use of Darwin Notifications to enable the sharing of data between the iPhone and the Watch. Aaron’s pick is the MacBook, Guest Host Greg Heo’s is MMWormhole and Tim picks Reduce Motion as a survival skill on the Watch.

Episode 39 Show Notes:

Redesigning Overcast’s Watch App
Overcast: Podcast Player
“Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.” What Would a Siri API Look Like?
Things
Toastmasters
App Analytics
Robin Senior
The Score app
Brian Gilham
Globe & Mail app
An @import-ant Change in Xcode
Sharing Core Data between iPhone and Watch Apps
Darwin Notification Concepts
Device Tracker
TypeRacer.com
Magpie Video (@magpievideo on twitter)

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MacBook (2015)
MMWormhole
How to reduce motion on your Apple Watch

Watch Blue Print

Episode 38 – Performing Triage on Your Wrist

This week we discuss the recent WeAreWearables Apple Watch™ Meetup at MaRS Discovery District, which had panel discussions on the Apple Watch launch and experiences of early app developers. We discuss interacting with the watch, apps, activity. We speculate about Siri, Cortana and Google Now API access. Using Apple Watch buttons, force touch and the Digital Crown. We also talk about Craig Hockenberry’s angry post on discoveryd.

It was Daniel Bader who coined the term “performing triage on your phone” at the WeAreWearables Apple Watch™ Meetup.

Correct email address for Mark Rubin is markr[at]smappsoft.com

MTJC T-Shirts available until May 13, 2015

Panel: Tom Emrich, Raju Mudhar, Randi Bergman, Nicole Bogart, Patrick O'Rourke & Daniel Bader photo: Billy Lee

Panel: Tom Emrich, Raju Mudhar, Randi Bergman, Nicole Bogart, Patrick O’Rourke & Daniel Bader
photo: Billy Lee

We Are Wearables Journalist Panel

photo: Billy Lee

 

Fuad's tweet

 

Tim's fit

Tim’s Watch band setting

 

 

Episode 38 Show Notes:

Apple releases guidelines for creating third-party Apple Watch bands
Band Design Guidelines for Apple Watch (PDF)
Apple preps in-store stock & pickup option
WeAreWearables.com
Raju Mudhar
Nicole Bogart
Patrick O’Rourke
Daniel Bader
Randi Bergman
Tom Emrich
iOS 9: Siri Extensions – Chris Wagner
My Biggest WatchKit Mistake – Part 1
My Biggest WatchKit Mistake – Part 2
Brian Gilham
Natasha the Robot
Phillipe Casorla
DiscoveryD Clusterf*ck
iconfactory
Should you get a stylus for your Apple Watch?
Blockly
Rebus
Briana Wu on Patreon

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Star Wars X-Wing for Mac
28 Apple Watch tips and tricks
Linkitz