This week Jaime regales us on his experience with Car Play. Tim tells about his disappointing experience with HyperDrive USB-C port expander. We follow up on Marin’s Todorov’s free chapters from RXSwift – Reactive Programming With Swift. Apple is taking more hardware development in house and effecting their suppliers. We also discuss a patched defect that allowed motion sensors to discover pin codes. Jaime & Tim also discuss their experiences with Apple’s Clips app. We discuss Microsoft’s ReactXP, Facebook app binary size and fingerprints may not be as secure as you think. Picks: New features in Xcode 8.2 Simulator, What’s New in TestFlight and the Nothing – Smartphone app from the Minimalists.
We begin this week discussing bandwidth and the costs of future data use. We discuss integrated chips in the light of Intel becoming an ARM foundry. Apple Pay is coming to more smaller banks and PC Financial, as well as Chick-fil-a. We follow up on iCloud Keychain and Apple use of HSMs. We discuss Microsoft’s response to the latest iPad Pro as computer commercial. Picks: Relayout
This past week was Apple’s WWDC 2016. We met midweek to discuss our initial impressions of the Keynote, Platform State of the Union and a few of the sessions that we were able to see. We had a chance to look at the betas for macOS Sierra, iOS 10 and Xcode 8. Picks: Swift Playgrounds on iPad, API reference, App Review Guidelines (The Comic Book), Optimizing App Startup Time