Stacktrace

Stacktrace

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A weekly Apple news and rumors podcast from a developer’s perspective. Hosted by 9to5Mac’s Gui Rambo and John Sundell.
32: “Dark mode convert”
Apr 17 • 91 min
We’ve got an ice cream truck full of scoops! A huge episode packed full of exclusive reports on iOS 13, how the iPad might be able to act as an external display for the Mac, a new Find my Friends/iPhone app, and the long-awaited breakup of iTunes. Also, a…
31: “The Blair Rambo Project”
Apr 10 • 62 min
Rambo reverse engineers the Face ID infrared camera, John goes on an open sourcing spree, and the two speculate about what exactly went wrong with AirPower. Also, iOS development beginner mistakes, and another edition of The Rambo Report. Stacktrace by…
30: “Natural evolution”, with special guest Stephen Hackett
Apr 3 • 91 min
John and Gui are joined by special guest Stephen Hackett to go on an epic journey throughout the many eras of Apple history. What major events and products defined each era, how did they move Apple forward, and how do some of them affect Apple even to…
29: “A very special Apple special event” with special guest Mark Gurman
Mar 27 • 77 min
John and Gui are joined by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, to analyze this week’s Apple event, and to speculate about what both the revealed and yet unrevealed products may tell us about Apple’s future direction. That, and the results of last week’s poker…
28: “The week of shipping”
Mar 20 • 77 min
It’s poker time! While Apple seems to be going all-in on shipping new products this week, it’s once again time for John and Gui to place their bets as to what Apple might have in store for their 25th of March media event. That, and a bit of time traveling…
27: “Let’s spelunk my life”
Mar 13 • 68 min
It’s time for some new, alternative, avenues of spelunking — including Apple’s career website, and… Rambo’s digital life? Also, how Swift compares to Node.js for server-side development, what a “UIKit for AR” could look like, and some brief speculation…
26: “You’re not gonna touch your glasses”
Mar 6 • 71 min
After a brief discussion around static site generation and hardware hacking, John and Gui dive into some exclusive new spelunking findings from WebKit and the latest iOS 12.2 beta. Also, AR and how Microsoft’s approach with HoloLens might differ from…
25: “The daily home screen shuffle”
Feb 27 • 65 min
Continuing on the topic of iOS 13 — will the iPad use a new home screen UI, rather than good old SpringBoard, and what could that look like? How could improved keyboard APIs for 3rd party apps make the iPad even more capable, and will the future of…
24: “The fluffy keyboard”
Feb 22 • 85 min
John and Gui dive into the latest rumors about new Mac hardware and iOS 13. How might the design of the iPad Pro influence future MacBooks, how would a system-wide Dark Mode work on iOS, and what are our updated expectations for Project Marzipan? Also —…
23: “In Rambo sight”
Feb 11 • 76 min
On this season two premiere John and Gui analyze the latest spelunking findings, talk about going indie, the launch of AirBuddy, the case for smaller iPads, and hey — the show has also got a new logo and is now part of 9to5Mac! Welcome back to Stacktrace.…
22: “A buffet of entitlements”
Dec 14, 2018 • 79 min
In this grand season finale of Stacktrace, John and Gui review the iPad Smart Keyboard Folio, Apple Watch Series 4, discuss entitlements, electrocardiograms and reveal the latest spelunking findings including (and we’re not kidding) - new details about…
21: “Redundancy for your redundancy”
Nov 27, 2018 • 72 min
Rambo runs his first ever App Store sale, John continues prototyping using his new iPad Pro, and the two discuss what it would take for the iPad to reach its full potential, what makes up a good backup strategy, and how Swift has fundamentally changed…
20: “More magnets than the North Pole”, with special guest Rene Ritchie
Nov 15, 2018 • 80 min
Rene Ritchie joins John and Gui to discuss the new iPad Pro, the pros and cons of doing work on a tablet, and how we’d like iOS to change to take full advantage of the new hardware. Stacktrace by 9to5Mac is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app or…
19: “Artistic touch tool”
Oct 26, 2018 • 72 min
With Apple’s October event just around the corner it’s once again time for John and Gui to face off in a game of Keynote Poker. But before that, the two review the iPhone XS Max, the 2018 15” MacBook Pro and…Silicon Valley? Stacktrace by 9to5Mac is…
18: “What happens in Vegas…”
Oct 15, 2018 • 78 min
John and Gui discuss the newly revealed iPad Pro details, how people are building custom faces for the Apple Watch, and - after AirPower shows yet another sign of life - what’s good and bad about the web in 2018. Stacktrace by 9to5Mac is available on…
17: “Spelunking rehab”
Oct 4, 2018 • 69 min
Is Apple using CoreML to determine the relevance of push notifications, what new features will we see in this year’s new iPads, and why are we disabling GitHub issues for our open source projects? Stacktrace by 9to5Mac is available on iTunes and Apple’s…
16: “Server buddies”
Sep 25, 2018 • 76 min
After returning from their adventure in Spain, John and Gui take a closer look at iOS 12 and some initial spelunking findings from the iOS 12.1 beta. Also, why Mac hardware leaks are not as common as iOS ones, and several tips and tricks about…
15: “iPhone, really?”, live from NSSpain
Sep 14, 2018 • 62 min
In this special episode of the show John and Gui analyze Apple’s 2018 iPhone keynote and reveal the results of last episode’s poker game - in front of a live audience at the NSSpain conference! Stacktrace by 9to5Mac is available on iTunes and Apple’s…
14: “The mother of all leaks”
Sep 4, 2018 • 94 min
Analyzing Rambo’s latest spelunking findings - high resolution marketing images of the new iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4, followed by our second edition Apple Keynote Poker game. It’s speculation time! Stacktrace by 9to5Mac is available on iTunes and…
13: “Underwater Apple Museum”
Aug 22, 2018 • 77 min
John and Gui speculate what Apple might have in store for the fall - including the rumored new MacBook and Mac Mini - talk about updating apps to the latest version of iOS, discuss the state of third party Twitter apps and answer questions about…
12: “Kicking the clock down the road”, with special guest Casey Liss
Aug 10, 2018 • 112 min
Casey Liss joins John and Gui as the very first special guest on the show - to talk about going indie, CarPlay, and to analyze all of the new spelunking findings from the fifth beta of iOS 12. Stacktrace by 9to5Mac is available on iTunes and Apple’s…
11: “What’s a computer?”
Jul 25, 2018 • 60 min
John and Gui talk about Apple’s recent updates to the MacBook Pro and the aftermath of their release, and use that as a starting point for a discussion about the future of the Mac and what really makes a computer a computer. Stacktrace by 9to5Mac is…
10: “Parallel universe Rambo”
Jul 12, 2018 • 78 min
John and Gui celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the App Store by talking about how app development and design has changed during the last decade, followed by an in-depth look at the new Shortcuts app and an introduction to Sharecuts. Stacktrace by…
9: “Non-pro laptop”
Jun 27, 2018 • 66 min
John and Gui dive into the latest news about AirPower, with some brand new details about iOS as an embedded platform. Apple’s recent keyboard repair policy then prompts a discussion about what makes a pro machine and what the perfect developer laptop…
8: “I can has debugger”
Jun 12, 2018 • 91 min
After settling the scores from last episode’s poker game, John and Gui dives into the announcements and news from WWDC 2018. What does the new Shortcuts system mean for Siri, how useful is Augmented Reality really, what’s it like building a Mac app using…
7: “WWDC Poker”
May 30, 2018 • 88 min
On this special pre-WWDC episode of the show, John and Gui play a special variant of Poker to share their predictions, speculations and hopes for what Apple might release at WWDC 2018. Stacktrace by 9to5Mac is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app…
6: “S**t will happen department”
May 18, 2018 • 80 min
John and Gui talk about Google’s and Microsoft’s recent announcements at their developer conferences, and how they might affect Apple. They also discuss the viability of 3rd party Twitter clients, whether Apple is behind in terms of AI, and if a…
5: “Space Gray Mode”
May 2, 2018 • 73 min
John and Gui dive deep into the possibilities of a WebKit & macOS system-wide dark theme and discuss all the new rumors about a declarative cross-platform UI framework for Apple’s platforms. Stacktrace by 9to5Mac is available on iTunes and Apple’s…
4: “The big Jony Ive room”
Apr 17, 2018 • 74 min
John and Gui talk about the Mac Pro and how it’s being developed, Apple’s leaked memo about… leaks, user privacy & third party closed sourced SDKs, Rambo’s new TV setup, and much more. Stacktrace by 9to5Mac is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app…
3: “Spelunking apprentice”
Apr 5, 2018 • 70 min
John and Gui talk about Apple’s recent education event, the new 9.7” iPad, how ClassKit works, iOS navigation & NSUserActivity, iWork + Apple Pencil, the possibility of ARM-powered Macs, and much more. Stacktrace by 9to5Mac is available on iTunes and…
2: “Next level science fiction stuff”
Mar 20, 2018 • 55 min
On this second episode of Stacktrace, John and Gui discuss Apple’s upcoming March 27th event. What do we know? What do we expect? Tune in and find out! Stacktrace by 9to5Mac is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app or through our dedicated RSS feed…
1: “Phone apps? Really?”
Mar 15, 2018 • 78 min
On this very first episode of the show John and Gui talk about the 10 year anniversary of the iPhone SDK, their memories of getting started with iOS development and what Apple might have in store for the future - including the rumor of a new…