More Than Just Code podcast - iOS and Swift development, news and advice

More Than Just Code podcast - iOS and Swift development, news and advice

mtjc.fireside.fm
a round table discussion about iOS development, macOS and Swift.


261: Even Cowdogs Get the Blues
Aug 17 • 76 min
We follow up on stopgap accessibility ramps, the 2nd top selling band in the US, CPAs, Clarus the Dogcow, meetings friends. colleagues and Fans of the Show at Swift Conference Toronto. We ask if Jaime has even tried a Canadian Caesar. We discuss Apple…
260: Can’t Fit a Pizza Through a Tube!
Aug 10 • 81 min
We celebrate our 5th anniversary as we record on August 7, 2019. Reminiscence and secrets revealed. The Apple Card starts to roll out to some users, along with new interest rates and some restrictions. Paul Beattie follows up with how to set up…
259: Crossing the Rubicon
Aug 3 • 62 min
We follow up on TIFF, siriOS, black turtlenecks, the Apple Card, and Apple's financial engineering. Apple investors shrug off sputtering iPhone sales. Apple will let you choose ‘bigger’ or ‘more’ app icons on your iPad’s home screen. Apple’s future iPhone…
258: No One’s Going To Buy the Cow
Jul 27 • 60 min
We follow up on UIHomeController, better StoryBoards with Xcode 11, a built-in error check in Go, Snoopy in Space, WatchOS ECG in Canada, and Facebook For Kids flaw. Generic Provisioning Profile certificates. Apple bankrolling podcasts. Apple to buy…
257: Best of MTJC: LIVE from the WWDC 2019 Podcast Studio
Jul 20 • 48 min
We are joined by Alexis Gallagher and Ricky de Laveaga in the Podcast Studio at WWDC 2019 McEnery Convention Center. Recorded at 11 am Friday June 7, 2019. We fact check on Bobby Orr and the approximate number of active iOS developers. #askMTJC has…
256: Exploits, Recalls, Silent Updates, nil
Jul 13 • 84 min
We follow up on Sir Jony Ive's early innovations; Power Mac G4 Cube, Twentieth Anniversary Mac and USB (Hockey Puck) Mouse. Tim rememberers CADisplayLink. We also follow up on Apple's Design and Development Accelerator in Shanghai, a new scissor switch…
255: We The Podcast
Jul 6 • 65 min
We follow up on the Talking Moose and Yes. Memoji are in the news as Xiaomi once again follows Apple's lead. This raises Tim's argument that Memoji fights against individuality. iOS 13 will fix the FaceTime eye contact problem. Sir Jony Ive is leaving…
254: Fraking SwiftUI
Jun 29 • 71 min
We follow up with Tom Harrington's listing of WWDC 2019 Online-only Sessions, 2019 Average Tech Worker Salaries, and Apple explores moving some production out of China. Apple buys self-driving startup Drive.ai. Apple hires one of ARM’s top chip designers.…
253: A Link In the Show Notes
Jun 22 • 64 min
We fact check on a WWDC wish list by Becky Hansmeyer. The #askMTJC covers getting Live Preview on Catalina, iPadOS as a unique operating system, and real-time follow up on an AR Mac Pro on your desk. Twitter is bringing back its Mac desktop app. What's…
252: The Most Expensive Dongle
Jun 14 • 99 min
Back from WWDC 2019, we discuss whether large companies should drop support for older iOS versions. We follow up on Federico's iPad setup, Apple is listening to Pro users, Apple making corporate BYOD less invasive, and Apple is tightening up its rules for…
251: Devs On the Street — LIVE from WWDC 2019
Jun 8 • 54 min
Recorded LIVE during WWDC 2019: In this special episode Tim interviewed several iOS developers on-site at WWDC thought the conference. Joining us this week are Tom Harington, Jeff Rames, Ish Shabazz, Kylo Loco, Mark Struzinzki, Adam Armstrong, Dru…
250: LIVE from the WWDC 2019 Podcast Studio
Jun 8 • 48 min
We are joined by Alexis Gallagher and Ricky de Laveaga in the Podcast Studio at WWDC 2019 McEnery Convention Center. Recorded at 11 am Friday June 7, 2019. We fact check on Bobby Orr and the approximate number of active iOS developers. #askMTJC has…
249: The WWDC Over Under
Jun 1 • 104 min
It's no surprise that WWDC is the main subject of the episode. We follow up on Mark Pavlidis' talk on subscriptions. We follow on another post about troubles dealing with App Store Connect. The App Store has also published their Principles and Practices.…
248: Opaque Boycott Nutshell
May 25 • 45 min
We fact check on Apple Park and WWDC hardware. AT&T's 5Ge makes an appearance. ‘Boycott Apple’ movement gains new traction. Google suspends some business with Huawei. ARM memo tells staff to stop working with Huawei. Apple Watch ECG gets cleared in…
247: The Rental Economy
May 17 • 54 min
In 2011, Steve Jobs presented Apple Park plans. App Store Pricing. Apple Launches TV App with iOS 12.2. Adobe opens Photoshop for iPad beta signups. WhatsApp discovers 'targeted' surveillance attack. The US Supreme Court allows iPhone users to sue over…
WWDC San Jose Travel Advice, Best of MTJC
May 17 • 11 min
We chatted about WWDC San Jose back in 2018. Here's a replay of Greg's experience at WWDC 2017. Mark gives some advice about traveling to San Jose. This year Tim is a attending WWDC. Come say "Hi" and get an MTJC pin.
246: Google I/O Highlights and WWDC Preview
May 11 • 78 min
We follow up on filling up the net. The UK government will now accept Apple and Google Pay. Lawyer's phone and laptop seizes for not sharing passwords. Apple Park video shows mystery rainbow stage. We discuss highlights from Google I/O 2019. We discuss…
245: Back Bacon and Pineapple
May 4 • 50 min
We follow up on biennial, biannual and semi-annual, NSUserActivity and flying non-stop from Boston and Hawaii. Apple recalls European three prong charger adapters. Apple cracking down on apps monitoring users. Kids are getting around time based…
244: Game of Drones
Apr 26 • 45 min
We follow up again on developer salaries, your privacy at airports and borders, MongoDB is acquiring Realm, and McDonald’s mobile app exploits. Siri Shortcuts and Screen Time are coming to the Mac. For developers at WWDC; Siri, Marzipan, AR, and more.…
243: The Dark Side of the Luna
Apr 20 • 83 min
We respond to #askMTJC on podcasts cover art and phones with three back cameras. Apple improves subscriptions to prevent accidental enrollment. Apple and Qualcomm settle multiple claims against each other. A low-end iPhone may be coming in 2020. A hacker…
242: The Rise of Marzipan
Apr 14 • 83 min
Greg Heo mocks us with the correct Uke tuning. Can we cuss on this podcast? We bid adieu to App Review Times blog. BBEdit is returning to the Mac App Store. Apple drops the $99 data migration fee. We discuss the annual Stack Overflow Developer Survey.…
241: Artisanal Enums
Apr 7 • 61 min
MTJC listeners are spotted at Codemobile UK. Apple throws in the towel on the Air Power. Facebook developer partners abandon user's data on AWS. News+ gains 200,000 early users in a week. ColorWare is Now Selling Apple's AirPods in 58 Colors. Leaked…
240: Titanium Services
Mar 30 • 87 min
We fact check in the OG Mac resolution. We follow up on the WWDC lottery results and public WIFI. Google Chrome adds DuckDuckGo as a default search option. Original Air Pod batteries are wearing out. Apple apologizes for the butterfly keyboard. MTJC WWDC…
239: Usurious Charges
Mar 23 • 83 min
We open with a discussion of the WWDC Lottery as well as about DuckDuckGo's built-in search shortcut. We discuss Spotify's claim that Apple has created an unfair market place. We look at one of the original iPhone prototypes. This week Apple revealed a…
238: You Can Check Out Anytime You Like…
Mar 16 • 75 min
We follow up on the Saturn V and pronouncing Roman Numerals. Why 'ji32k7au4a83' Is a Remarkably Common Password. Surprises in the TIOBE Index 2019. We chat about Apple's "It's Show Time" announcement. Is is Apple working on smart glasses? US Sales Tax…
237: Arbitrary Lines in the Sand
Mar 9 • 83 min
Our askMTJC touches on VR for healthcare, Roth IRA for tax free saving, and unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch. We follow up on Apple's apology to podcasters, a security researcher hands Apple details of Keychain bug, Facebook lets anyone look you up…
236: In a Plexiglass Box
Mar 2 • 58 min
We fact check on book of record, iPhone X problems, compromised accounts, Dread Pirate Roberts, Law of Diffusion of Innovation, C55 H104 O6, Curiosity on Twitter, Futurama SE1E02. We discuss 2FA on developer accounts, strategies for bent iPad Pros,…
235: Twice as Big as It Needs To Be
Feb 23 • 67 min
In our #askMTJC we discuss 1Password and other tools for Two Factor Authentication. We follow up with more Engineering jokes, digital team jerseys, a foldable slap bracket smart phone, apps for craft breweries, enterprise certificate uses, activating 2FA,…
234: It’s Mostly Obfuscated
Feb 16 • 70 min
Apple will reward teen who reported the Group FaceTime bug in the follow up. As well, porn and gambling are sneaking apps onto the App Store and software pirates are putting up hacked apps. Apple will host an announcement on March 25, 2019. WWDC 2019…
233: A Trusted Advisor
Feb 9 • 68 min
We follow up on Apple's statement about the Group FaceTime bug. Microsoft is releasing an Xbox Live SDK for iOS, Android and Switch. Angela Ahrendts, SVP of Apple Retail is leaving. Apple will waive developer fees for non-profits. iOS 12.2 will limit…
232: Losing Face
Feb 2 • 80 min
We discuss NSNorth 2019 coming to Montreal in April and HBC doesn't accept Apple Pay yet. In our follow up we discuss Microsoft Office coming to the App Store. iOS 12.2 includes a number of new features, starting with "Hey Siri" for the Air Pod 2. The…
231: Even Villains Gotta Listen
Jan 25 • 57 min
This week we follow up on fuel economy, Apple Pay coming to Target and other US retailers, Windows Phone is end of life, and Apple is selling the iPhone SE at clearance pricing. Apple is unifying developer roles. Tim Cook on privacy is discussed. Picks:…
230: We All Lose
Jan 19 • 66 min
We fact check on the Apple TV, follow up on avoiding paywalls and iPad Pro bendgate. Is the iPhone going the way of the Polaroid, Walkman and Palm Pilot? Apple is looking to pair the Apple Watch and Medicare. Qualcomm refused to sell chips to Apple. The…
229: Feeling The Pinch
Jan 12 • 60 min
We take a look at Vector's review on fixing the HomePod. Samsung's Smart TV will support iTunes Movies & TV Shows as well as AirPlay 2. We discuss the original Apple TV. AT&T tries to slip in a 5G icon on client phones. Microsoft's GitHub adds unlimited…
228: Beavers & Bellwethers
Jan 5 • 49 min
This week we follow up on the case of an Oregon man who uses the title "engineer". Apple lowered its Q1 guidance based on lower expectations. Apple also starts assembling premium iPhones in India. Apple's new plans may reveal what projects will be worked…
227: They’re Everywhere! They’re Everywhere!
Dec 29, 2018 • 66 min
We fact check on CSIS, overtime hockey, defeating Face ID, and git commit —amend. #askMTJC brings up promo codes for IAP and the bands on the Stanley Cup. Apple stock sees its best performance in five years. The main topic is top paying tech companies in…
226: Bendgate Pro
Dec 22, 2018 • 80 min
This week Greg Heo leads the crew as they discuss the Windows 95 ugly holiday sweater, NHL hockey overtime 3 on 3, and protocol conformance. We follow up on Apple shutting down Music’s Connect feature, Sega Genesis Classics are playable on Amazon Fire,…
225: A BIt Of A Fumble
Dec 15, 2018 • 61 min
We get an iOS shortcut for bypassing paywalls in #askMTJC. We follow up with a deep dive into poor iPhone XR adoption figures, Google+ has potentially exposed data from 52M users, Infinity Blade games removed from the App Store, Apple appeals to China's…
224: Siri, Open The Pod Bay Doors
Dec 8, 2018 • 73 min
We discuss using Siri to access application settings in our #askMTJC. We fact check on Indian Partitioning dates. We follow up on Apple Music arriving on Amazon’s Echo, Apple vs Qualcomm trial date set, 5G iPhone maybe as late as 2020, wireless charging…
223: With Scary Air Quotes
Dec 1, 2018 • 82 min
We follow up on #askMTJC about NFL blackouts, Canadian sports channel, and Canada's Bill 101. We follow up on Jony Ive designed diamond ring, App Store Connect holiday closure, iPhone XR price drop in Japan, and surprisingly the iPhone XR is Apple's best…
222: Everyone’s A Publisher
Nov 24, 2018 • 70 min
We follow up on folding phones as Google adds support to Android. Apple cuts production on all new iPhone X series phones. Verizon will bring eSIM support for iPhones. Amazon US will now sell Macs for Apple. Prince William weighs in on social network…
221: Not Expected Behavior
Nov 17, 2018 • 68 min
We look at #askMTJC from Paul Wilkinson on emptying the bin. Greg Heo joins us again as we discuss Apple's plan to replace unresponsive screens on iPhone X models. An iPhone X has exploded after being recharged. Spotify has launched an Apple Watch app.…
220: It’s Better Than AR
Nov 10, 2018 • 82 min
Greg Heo joins Tim for discussions on the new MacBook Air, iPad Pro and iPhone XR. Apple's Recycling on the new MacBook Air is not all that! In App Pricing disappeared from the App Store. Greg visited the Samsung Developer Conference 2018 in search of the…
219: Acquisitions and Murders
Nov 3, 2018 • 98 min
Microsoft has bought GItHub. IBM is buying Red Hat. Apple bars Bloomberg from iPad event. All of the Apple Logos Included in the October 30 Event. Tim Mitra Blends Art and (Computer) Science at TD Bank. JAMF - There is no step three. New 2018 MacBook Air,…
218: Golfing With the Blue Jays
Oct 27, 2018 • 63 min
We follow up on not using Facebook for logins and Apple and AWS request the Bloomberg retract the Chinese Spy Chip story. Apple is working on a patch for the #Beautygate — where the iPhone XS is over beautifying portrait photos. We revisit Swift &…
217: On the Up and Up
Oct 20, 2018 • 74 min
We follow up on watching Dr Who in the US without cable, iOS 12 adoption is greater than iOS 11 a year ago, FaceBook will in fact track you via Portal in-home. Apple plans to give video content away to Apple device owners for free. We dig in on the cost…
216: Bananas & Lies
Oct 13, 2018 • 59 min
We answer our askMTJC from Paul Wilkinson about eSim support and Aussie Apple retail pricing. Tim discusses his Apollo XI T-shirt and Wikipedia's support drive. We follow up on Testflight public betas which inspire a new site, Google Plus is shutting…
215: The Left Handed Bird Flip
Oct 6, 2018 • 75 min
We fact check the size of the original iPhones, and AI For Accessibility. Our #askMTJC covers a video on economic principals, and swinging cats in man caves. We follow up on inviting users to TestFlight, countries that support iPhone XS eSIMs, Super Bowl…
214: Don’t Panic Jaime!
Sep 29, 2018 • 103 min
Our #askMTJC yielded a lot of feed back. SplitView mode on the Plus size iPhones. Paul Wilkinson illuminates Wifi Assist, Enterprise wifi routers can force devices to re-associate, and AP roaming & traffic priorities. Best Buy matches Freedom Mobiles $0…
213: The Three Tenners
Sep 21, 2018 • 80 min
We follow up on Mark's visit to petrified forests. We discuss the new screen size & shape of the Apple Watch Series 4, and type case format of the new iPhone XS and iPhone XR, as well as the unfortunate/confusing name iPhone XS Max. We follow up on the…
212: The Boiling Point
Sep 15, 2018 • 116 min
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.…
211: Remortgage Your House
Sep 8, 2018 • 54 min
We're back and answering Greg's askMTJC on DuoTang portfolios. We follow up on alternatives to Back To My Mac, we have a date for the new iPhone & Watch announcements, new iPad renders, Tim Horton's and Stanford's Heart Study. Apple and developers…
210: Best of Choice Cuts
Sep 2, 2018 • 71 min
In this best of episode we've picked some interesting clips. Starting with a discussion on refactoring recorded live at Indie Devstock 2017. Next we replay a discussion of the Apple command key symbol, which was debated at 360iDev's Stump last week. The…
209: When It Worked, It Just Worked
Aug 25, 2018 • 69 min
This week we follow up on Greg's Hashing talk at SLUG, Slack raised 4M in venture capital, Apple plans to release a low-cost MacBook and Pro Mac Mini and 2 spaces after a period. A teenage hacker grabs 90 GB of Apple's files. Back To My Mac is not coming…
208: The Bio Sensor
Aug 17, 2018 • 63 min
This week we discuss RSUs vs stock options as well as why developers become frustrated. Google tracking continues even after users turn off location tracking. We discuss deploying new MacBook Pros in the enterprise and a hack uncovered that exploits a DEP…
207: Back To School Special
Aug 11, 2018 • 90 min
It's our 4th anniversary and we follow up on the Touch Bar tricks and old developer CDs. A larger iPhone X size is rumored. CBC's audio piece on Shipocalypse covers how shipping has changed. Android 9 gets named Pie. iOS 12 also may indicate an iPad with…
206: Bend The Knee
Aug 4, 2018 • 89 min
We follow up on the new iPad Pro. We discuss Apple's stellar Q3 results. Apple is shutting down the affiliate program for the Mac App Store and App Store for iOS. We debate the merits of implicitly unwrapping optionals. Picks: RenoRun, Hacking my shell…
205: The Norwegian Moose
Jul 28, 2018 • 71 min
We answer #askMTJC about Touch Bar tricks and Canadian geography. We fact check on Roger's Centre, Flixel subscriptions and the dots on Canadian Currency. We follow up on the new MacBook Pro keyboard, a fix for the heat based slow downs, as well as,…
204: More Than Just Meat
Jul 21, 2018 • 98 min
We follow up on Greg's #askMTJC about how much of the US is north of Toronto, as well as fact check on Canada's north. Adobe announces that it plans to bring Photoshop to iPad. The Verge has a quick video on GDPR. An Ex-Apple engineer arrested on his way…
203: One and Done!
Jul 14, 2018 • 52 min
This week we follow up on Air Pods as hearing aids and new hardware predictions for fall release. NB: This episode was recorded one day before Apple refreshed the MacBook lineup. The App Store Turns 10 and we reflect on our experiences and this very…
202: Zombies Know No Borders
Jul 7, 2018 • 64 min
We celebrate Canada Day and US Independence Day coast to coast almost. This weeks episode is hosted by Greg Heo as Tim was to be away with unpredictable internet access. We follow up on React Native and Excel. We discuss the Godfather of AI and Deep…
201: Who Are you People!?
Jun 30, 2018 • 104 min
This week we look at hardware upgrade plans. We look at updating apps and choosing programming languages and frameworks. We follow up on Apple's repair program for faulty keyboards on MacBooks and MacBook Pros, as well as Airbnb's posts about withdrawing…
200: Auto Bicentennial Selfies
Jun 23, 2018 • 98 min
It's our 200th episode and all regular hosts and guest hosts are here. We follow up on the lack of IT sessions at WWDC, the future of self driving cars, a test install of Mojave with your existing home folder. "Does Apple Even Care About the Mac?" is the…
199: Your WWDC 2018 E-Ticket
Jun 16, 2018 • 86 min
We follow up with Mark about his experiences at WWDC 2018 and we discuss some of our favorite sessions. Mark gives shout outs to Victoria Heric, Ed Arenberg, David Sinclair and Dann Beauregard. We follow up on Apple banning apps that sell user's contact…
198: WWDC 2018 Reflections
Jun 9, 2018 • 133 min
This week we give our impressions of WWDC 2018 keynote. We discuss Apple's presenting the scholarship winner apps on the App Store. Microsoft's purchase of GitHub. Apple is getting into the ad game to compete with other online players. The rumored iPad…
197: Dub Dub San Jose: WWDC Crystal Ball
Jun 2, 2018 • 100 min
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.…
Preview: WWDC Travel advice
Jun 1, 2018 • 11 min
A quick preview of the MTJC after show, where Greg and Mark discuss San Jose, travel, weather, events around WWDC. Cell service, what to pack.
196: Test Backed Development
May 26, 2018 • 82 min
This week we follow up on MTJC 2018 T-Shirts and the origins of Apple's Command Key. We also follow up on the Apple Store founders, Apple's GDPR profile downloads, Apple Watch usage and Apple's self driving cars. We discuss the Home Pod sales numbers,…
195: There’s Still Good In You
May 19, 2018 • 63 min
We start with a T-Shirt sighting in Berlin's UIKonf. We follow up on more GDPR data retention updates, this time from Google and MailChimp. Also Apple may launch a credit card, Carnegie Melon is offering an undergraduate degree in AI, Swift.org forums is…
194: There Is No Step Three
May 13, 2018 • 95 min
This week we follow up on iTunes on Windows, UIViewPropertyAnimator, iPhone 7 microphone issues, Countdown To WWDC, and the first pedestrian death by Uber's self-driving car. We discuss the 20th Anniversary of the iMac, the call for Apple Heart Study,…
193: Mind Altering Software Development
May 5, 2018 • 96 min
We start off with some #askMTJC about Property Animators, the possibly faked iPad 2018 armor, and dealing with corrupt and challenging iOS backup and restore. On this mostly follow up show, we talk about our space grey 2018 T-Shirt, Swift for TensorFlow…
192: The Quadruple One
Apr 28, 2018 • 109 min
This week we are joined by Marin Todorov to discuss his new book and apps. We follow up on Flight School's meaning, an iPad screen protector vendor leaks the 2018 model, downloading your Google profile and Marin relays European ISP experiences. The last…
191: Functional Brain Hacking
Apr 21, 2018 • 92 min
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…
190: Test Is Green. Code Is Clean.
Apr 14, 2018 • 89 min
This week we follow up on Youtube changes, IBM Watson and CoreML, 3rd party Twitter apps. We discuss Xcode compilation on mutli-core Mac Pros. The Home Pod has a sluggish start in sales. Apple reveals the (Product)RED® iPhone 8. Apple Music has 40 million…
189: Peanut Butter & Jelly Driven Development (PBJDD)
Apr 7, 2018 • 82 min
We follow up on LHOTP, the darker side of Charles Proxy for iOS and Apple Business Manager. Chris Lattner has announced Swift for TensorFlow. iOS 11.3 has been released along with Xcode 9.3. Apple is allowing users to manage their data in iCloud. Beta…
188: Throwing Data Collection Under the Bus
Mar 30, 2018 • 93 min
We start with our T-shirt poll results. We discuss Apple Business Manager (beta), the loss of the macOS startup chime, Foxcon to acquire Belkin, Apple's new Space Grey accessories for Mac and Google's loss to Oracle for Java rights. We focus on the Apple…
187: WWDC Sorting Hat
Mar 24, 2018 • 86 min
We discuss our annual T-shirt ideas and upcoming anniversary. We're now in the iOS Dev Directory. Apple may be developing MicroLED displays. Uber and Facebook behaving badly again. Apple's True Depth technology is two years ahead of the competition. Apple…
186: iPhone X: /aɪ/ /fəʊn/ /ten/
Mar 17, 2018 • 91 min
We start with some follow up on the mysterious red menubar bug and Vero social network's questionable origins. Swift is now among the top 10 programing languages in use. Apple has announced WWDC 2018 dates and launched the annual ticket lottery. We…
185: iPhone OS SDK - Down Memory Lane
Mar 10, 2018 • 69 min
This week we open with a discussion about Android phone makers mimicking the notch. We also follow up on the Bitcoin Pizza Guy. We look into the negative effect of algorithm driven social network feeds. Swift 4.1 is bringing back #if along with…
184: Piercing the Veil
Feb 24, 2018 • 67 min
We start out with news that Apple will require new apps to be written with iOS 11 and iPhone X support. Apple also has gained half of all smart phone sales for the first time, in spite of recent rumors of an iPhone X sales short fall. We look at…
183: I Can’t Hear It From Here
Feb 17, 2018 • 65 min
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,…
182: Bob Hamilton’s Ride
Feb 10, 2018 • 82 min
This week we look back at Saul Mora's Core Data trick at RWDevcon 2015. We follow up on Apple's 2018 Q1 earnings, the last of a super cycle and parking self-driving slippers. We discuss how Strava's heat map exposes popular exercise locations. We also…
181: Where Power Resides
Feb 3, 2018 • 75 min
We start the episode with a brief look at Reporter and looking at unwind segues with modal view controllers. We also follow up on unconventional parking with self driving cars. We follow up on using Face ID to authorize purchases with iTunes family…
180: Home, James, and don’t spare the horses.
Jan 26, 2018 • 90 min
Recorded on the 34th anniversary of the Macintosh unveiling, we follow up on self driving cars with no steering wheels. We discuss improvements to Siri in iOS 11.2.5 and Thor Ragnarok slips out on the web early. The Malala Fund and Apple join to aid 100K…
179: Ceci n’est pas un podcast
Jan 20, 2018 • 59 min
We begin with an #askMTJC on vintage Windows configuration. We also have a follow up on the red menu bar from a listener, Nick Kohrn. GM is bringing a self driving car to market. Dropbox has filed for a public stock offering. We chat about the confusing…
178: Plug and Pray
Jan 13, 2018 • 51 min
This week we follow up on the High Sierra Security update and Panic's Transmit for iOS. We also discuss a false alarm on the High Sierra update causing slow downs. We also discuss fixing Xcode Indexing with a unique solution. Apple will hand off iCloud in…
177: It Was Black Magic
Jan 6, 2018 • 58 min
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…
176: Best of MTJC: WWDC Detox - 2017 Edition
Dec 30, 2017 • 110 min
In this best of episode we chat about WWDC 2017 with Tammy Coron and Greg Heo. We answer #askMTJC's from Shawn Marston, Vic Hudson and Mike Pollard. We follow up on no longer being able to prompt for reviews, making $80,000 per month on the AppStore,…
175: Get Off My Lawn!
Dec 22, 2017 • 86 min
We're joined by Tammy Coron who regales us with her own iPhone X experience. We look at a tip on using XCTest and console to debug UI. You can use Apple Configurator 2.6 to restore a bricked iMac Pro. We debate Apple's undocumented battery tuning on older…
174: I Didn’t Even Know He Was Gone
Dec 16, 2017 • 55 min
We follow up on the Amazon Prime Video app for Apple TV, Jony Ive's return, Comcast & Disney vie for Fox's assets, Apple's self driving technology and Apple's recent security stumbles. We discuss the release of the iMac Pro. Apple acquires Shazam. Apple…
173: Show Me The Money
Dec 9, 2017 • 75 min
We take a look at the iPad Mini 4 and Swift Playgrounds as well as Apple Search Ads. We follow up on @objc and dynamic in Swift 4 as well as more tips on reducing Swift compile times. We dive into Apple Pay Cash which rolled out this week. The Amazon…
172: Peggy Bundy Style
Dec 2, 2017 • 84 min
This week we are joined by Greg Heo as we discuss Apple's latest security bug. We discuss migrating to Swift 4. Our #askMTJC topics are dissecting AirPlane Mode's Animoji based music video, and whether Face ID will be used by advertisers. We follow up on…
171: A Fiduciary Duty
Nov 25, 2017 • 104 min
We begin our US Thanksgiving Episode looking into the iPhone's density from our #askMTJC as well as Reachability. iOS 11 has some layout bugs. The HomePod will be delayed until the new year. Fact Check: Face ID does learn from its mistakes, also you need…
170: Not Fully Formed
Nov 18, 2017 • 73 min
We follow up on macOS Server Mac app, blockchain on tracking pot Marajuana distribution, unlocking Face ID, Lyft coming to Canada, and iOS hardware encryption. Also hackers say they broke Face ID, a 10-year old can unlock his mom's iPhone X, and we take a…
169: The Inverted J
Nov 11, 2017 • 88 min
We answer a few #askMTJC questions about Accessibility Shortcuts, using PGP encryption and buying higher quality Apple Watch models. Tim rants about shortcomings with the availability of Apple's Server app on the Mac App Store. We follow up on stolen…
168: Preaching To The Choir
Nov 4, 2017 • 86 min
We discuss #askMTJC on iPhone Plus models landscape SplitView mode, PGP encryption apps, the iOS 11 Calculator bug, and Blockchain diplomas. We follow up on GPG encryption tools, iPhone X Demand, and Reachability on the iPhone X. We discuss experiences of…
167: Death By Design
Oct 28, 2017 • 75 min
We start this week's show with a discussion about preordering the iPhone X. We follow up with the Quick Start method for migrating your identity to a new iOS device. We also follow up on predictions of iPhone X supply rumors. Death By Design is a…
166: Geez. I Don’t Know
Oct 22, 2017 • 65 min
This week Mark and Tim give #askMTJC advice on updating Xcode 9 and it's benefits. They also discuss the FreeDOS project. Tim discusses Mike Ash's suggestion of wiping the iPhone 6 Plus and reinstalling iOS 11. iPhone X devices start to ship out in…
165: Elevated Privileges
Oct 14, 2017 • 69 min
We follow up on updates to Apple's UI Design Guidelines, the History of MS-DOS, and the cities vying to be Amazon's second head quarters. We also discuss the IRS's contract with Equifax and Netflix' PR issues with respect to Canadian taxes. We cover the…
164: Running Down a Dream
Oct 7, 2017 • 82 min
We answer #askMTJC posts on Bondi pronunciation and popsicle stick App Store logo. We follow up on changes to the Safari Web ViewController, and privacy changes in iOS 11. We also follow up on a review of the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE. More…
163: The Coefficient of Friction Is µ
Sep 30, 2017 • 89 min
We follow up on the Chevy Nova story. We debate Tim's iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus, phone back's friction coefficient throw down. We follow up on Apple's former GPU maker Imagination sale, the cost of building an iPhone 8 and Dyson is building electric…
162: The Results Are In
Sep 23, 2017 • 92 min
We follow up on the new UIActivityViewIndicator and other things you may have missed in the Apple Event. Tim follows up on getting older apps ready for the new iPhone X aspect ratio. We also discuss Face ID, fast charging, the weight of the iPhone 8 Plus,…
161: Valyrian Steel & Dragon Glass on the Back
Sep 16, 2017 • 119 min
We dive into #askMTJC about whether the iPhone X layout will mean changes for developers. We follow up on HDR video. We briefly cover the information leak ahead of the Apple Event. We discuss Apple's Steve Jobs Theater which held the event. We cover the…
160: Not Dongle
Sep 9, 2017 • 67 min
We follow up on the Red Socks allegedly stealing signs utilizing Apple Watch. We also look at the MacBook Pro 13 via Joe Cieplinski as well as governments stockpiling security exploits. Recorded on September 6, 2017, we discuss the Apple Developer site…
159: Walking Into Traffic
Sep 1, 2017 • 83 min
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…
158: Visual Inertial Odometry
Aug 26, 2017 • 85 min
Back from 360|iDev we follow up on Tim's purchase of a vintage Macintosh model. We also follow up on Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods, Apple's growth engine as well as a possible announcement date for a new iPhone. We discuss Chris Lattner's Swift…
157: A New Way To Procrastinate - Bootleg - LIVE @360iDev 2017
Aug 19, 2017 • 81 min
NB: we had no control over the recording process. The audio is not great. So we've decided to unpublished the episode. The episode will remain here on the web site for those who are interested. We recorded LIVE at 360|iDev 2017 with Tammy Coron, Joe…
156: Greedo Didn’t Shoot First
Aug 12, 2017 • 106 min
We start in on Apple's lightening of HomeKit requirements for manufacturers. We discuss iOS features that haven't been widely reported on. We look at the watchOS 4's frontmost app state and Joe Cieplinski's post on designing of the Touch Bar. Picks:…
155: A Near Miss
Aug 5, 2017 • 84 min
We celebrate our third anniversary with quick follow up on Apple related manufacturing moving back to America and Apple's Q3 sales call results. We offer up a PSA on the need to apply security updates by upgrading to iOS 10.3.3 and macOS 10.12.6. We look…
154: Baked In Store
Jul 29, 2017 • 80 min
This week follow up on whether Apple will build three manufacturing plants in the US. We continue with Adobe announcing Flash's end of life announcement, Xcode 9 beta 4 now supporting static libraries, a malware that has been affecting Macs for a while…
153: Who’s Next
Jul 22, 2017 • 66 min
This week we follow up on 1Password Memberships and updates, as well as even more iPhone 8 rumors. We discuss Apple's addition of a customer support delegate in iTunesConnect. We look at cracking the code in Apple's Gift Cards and Apple's new Machine…
152: Word Jail
Jul 15, 2017 • 75 min
We start the show answering a question about the LG Ultrafine 4K display. The end of the Windows Phone, finding older macOS installers, and updating your App Store pages are covered in the follow up. PayPal is now a payment option when purchasing apps on…
151: A Sticky Wicket
Jul 8, 2017 • 69 min
We marvel at the fortitude of new fans who listen to our whole back catalog of shows. We discuss the inability to share IAP with Family Sharing, the most recent iPhone 8 wireless charging and Touch ID rumors as well as PhotoBucket's "ransoming" long time…
150: MTJC Sesquicentennial
Jun 30, 2017 • 83 min
We begin the episode answering about extending other apps. We follow up with Swift for Visual Studio, transferring apps with subscriptions, CRTC mandated phone unlocking and how they built the Not Hotdog app. We dig into the App Store cleaning rate in…
149: The First Rule of Purple
Jun 24, 2017 • 66 min
This we follow up in using our pet’s paws on our iOS devices, with help of Jeffery Fulton’s canine pal, [insert name]. Fuad Kamal shares that Canada’s CRTC has ruled that all cell phone’s must be unlocked. Tim follows up on getting a verification code for…
148: WWDC Detox - 2017 Edition
Jun 17, 2017 • 110 min
This week we chat about WWDC 2017 with Tammy Coron and Greg Heo. We answer #askMTJC's from Shawn Marston, Vic Hudson and Mike Pollard. We follow up on no longer being able to prompt for reviews, making $80,000 per month on the AppStore, Apple Park in open…
147: WWDC 17 Impressions - Pirate Edition
Jun 10, 2017 • 113 min
This week we answer an #askMTJC on AirPlay-ing Amazon Prime videos. We follow up on holographic billboard and LaunchKit shutting down. We were midway through WWDC 2017 week, so we share our impressions on the WWDC17 Keynote, Platform State of the Union…
146: Moobr - pick of the week
Jun 3, 2017 • 102 min
This week we follow up on Microsoft's Windows 98 Security Patch and Dash for iOS is back. We also discuss "To Optional or Not to Optional: IBOutlet". We round up the follow up with Erica Sadun's look at Kotlin in Xcode. We discuss the hidden debugging…
145: Today At MTJC
May 27, 2017 • 89 min
We follow up on Xamarin's native code, templates for iOS apps and feedback on our rants. Our pals at AgileBits have introduced Travel Mode for 1Password to ease crossing borders. Jaime talks about detecting fraud with TensorFlow. We discuss Swift…
144: Greg Regrets the Error
May 20, 2017 • 82 min
Once again we are joined by Tammy Coron and Greg Heo as we answer #askMTJC questions about Objective-C framework tutorials and which Drobo to buy. We follow up rumors of Amazon Prime video coming to Apple TV, the Handbrake hack resulting in Panic software…
143: A Factorial Set of Permutations
May 13, 2017 • 79 min
This week we follow up on Apple's drop of affiliate commissions with Kim Ahlberg. We also follow up on Mac App Store vs direct purchasing after Handbrake was hacked with malware. We also followup on Apple in the Classroom. We discuss Uber launching a…
142: Leading From Behind
May 6, 2017 • 98 min
This week we follow up on finger print dongles, misuses of Engineering titles and Google's new Canadian adventures in Waterloo. We discuss Apple vs Uber, Apple's quarterly number as see by Kevin O'Leary and major app publisher's abandoning the Watch, for…
141: No Longer Spinning Rust, Best of the MTJC podcast
Apr 28, 2017 • 87 min
Rescued from the archives - Greg Heo leads the all West Coast show. We begin with a discussion about NSPredicate. #askMtJC covers tips for finding your first job. We follow up on Swift Playgrounds and APFS. We discuss GraphQL and the rumored in-screen…
140: Carrying the Shield
Apr 22, 2017 • 77 min
We follow up on Apple and semiconductors with rumored purchase of chip manufacturers, OLED screen delays and Touch ID issues. We also follow up on MyScript Calculator for handwriting calculations now on iPad. We discuss the Developer Survey Results 2017…
139: It’s All Magic To Me, Man.
Apr 14, 2017 • 71 min
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…
138: Reports of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
Apr 8, 2017 • 62 min
This week Tammy Coron joins Mark & Tim, as we discuss iOS 10.3 issues from #askMTJC. We follow up on Swift access control, RWDevcon 2017 and the pending Mac Pro refresh. We also talk about the effects of Apple's upcoming GPU and its impact on suppliers…
137: A Dongle Itself
Apr 2, 2017 • 46 min
We follow up with the iPhone and Mac merging as Apple patents a dock-able iPhone. We also follow up on guard vs if. We discuss writing high-performance Swift code and the ability of developers to respond to app reviews is now live. Apple's WWDC website…
136: A Drive By
Mar 25, 2017 • 86 min
We start the follow up with a brief history of CAD, which brought Tim to computing. We follow with gaming apps continuing to hold top the revenue spot, choosing between Google, Amazon and iCloud online photo storage, as well as improving Swift compile…
135: Etymology and You, by Gregory Archibald Heo Esq.
Mar 18, 2017 • 92 min
This week were joined by Greg Heo as we follow up on the rise of Mac and iOS adoption in the Enterprise. We also follow up on Grace Hopper's talk on Wasting Nanoseconds and Rollout.io's open letter to Apple. We revisit TIOBE's stats as Swift hits #10 in…
134: Industrial Grade Tin Foil Hats
Mar 11, 2017 • 104 min
This week we are joined by Tammy Coron, host of Roundabout Creative Chaos, and jump right into the lack of HiSpeed Internet in rural areas. We also discuss physical media vs digital online media. On #askMTJC we cover remote working and displays for…
133: All Green Across the Board
Mar 4, 2017 • 83 min
This week we discuss Blackbox's update and T-shirts. We follow up on top 10 articles on Swift and Apple's commitment to Pro computing. We discuss the outrage on Amazon's web service S3. We discuss the Department of Defense's entry into open source…
132: Technically a Renovation
Feb 25, 2017 • 69 min
This week we follow up on rumored OLED screens on the iPhone 8 as well as new iPhone storage options and iPad Pro sizes. We discuss the new campus, Apple Park opening in April, 2017. iOS 10 adoption is covered and well as the end of Swift as Apple's…
131: Driving In Cars At Home - Recorded LIVE Feb 15, 2017
Feb 19, 2017 • 24 min
This week we recorded LIVE from Mark's car and we travelled from San Francisco to Cupertino. Responding to listener feedback we follow up on Linea app and listening to podcasts while mowing lawns or walking dogs. We discuss Apple's stock price reaching…
130: Like a Russian Nesting Doll
Feb 11, 2017 • 91 min
This week are joined by Greg Heo as we wade into RxSwift. We follow up on upgrading to 64-bit apps. We discuss the possibility of an OLED screen coming to the 8th iPhone model. Greg brings up the preferred software languages of weekend developers. We…
129: Dangling Participles
Feb 4, 2017 • 84 min
This week we follow up on Apple's record quarterly results. We also follow up on MacBook Pro Touch Bar models being banned in exams, 32-bit iOS apps and replacing Air Play. We discuss Apple possibly adding Arm chips to Intel based Macs. Gitlab's data loss…
128: I’m So Wasted
Jan 27, 2017 • 103 min
This week we follow up on replacements to Fabric and iAd, as well as ColorSync Manager and CarPlay & Android Auto delays in auto manufacturing. We also touch on Find My Air Pods and Apple Pay. We delve into the upcoming ability to respond to reviews and…
127: Empty Jay Sea and the Holy Grail
Jan 21, 2017 • 89 min
This week Tammy Coron, Jaime Lopez Jr and Tim Mitra follow up on What the iPhone Means to Me as well as Consumer Reports turnaround on recommending the new MacBook Pro. We also follow up on rumors of Apple taking of Netflix and Spotify by creating it's…
126: What the iPhone Means to Me
Jan 12, 2017 • 85 min
This week we are joined by Tammy Coron and Greg Heo. We follow up on Learning to Learn, a MacBook Pro saving a life, where Apple products are made and the math behind a 5-star rating. This week marked the 10 year anniversary of the iPhone announcement by…
125: Instant Gratification
Jan 7, 2017 • 81 min
We start off the show following up on the 2016 MacBook Pros and Consumer Reports poor rating due to battery issues. Tim gives his initial hands on impressions. We discuss theft-proofing the AirPod cases. We cover Core Data code generation in Xcode 8.2.…
124: AllowsArbitraryLoads
Dec 24, 2016 • 110 min
This week we follow up on building Apple Watch apps to aid seniors in trouble, Google Home coming to Canada and configuring Amazon Echo to work in Canada. Jaime tells us about the latest digital assistant from Japan. Tim talks about working with HomeKit,…
123: Tea. Earl Grey, Hot!
Dec 17, 2016 • 87 min
We start off this week following up on Protocol Oriented Programming, CarPlay receivers and the iCloud Calendar bug. We discuss Kickstarter's move to open source their IOS and Android apps. Air Pods are available for order and instantly backordered. We…
122: What is Internet?
Dec 10, 2016 • 76 min
This week we answer #askMTJC about how we use the pragma mark in our apps. We also follow up as we test drive Setapp’s beta program. We discuss the @available attribute in Swift that allows you to use new iOS features while maintaining backward…
121: For Entertainment Purposes Only
Dec 3, 2016 • 100 min
This week start the FU with Jean Louis Gassée's Monday Note on the Mac Endgame. Following that we discuss the scam apps present on the Mac App Store. We discuss Matthew Yglesias' post on Apple having outgrown it's own corporate structure. We also discuss…
120: Where Do You Draw the Line?
Nov 26, 2016 • 86 min
We start this week by following up on with a non-technical guide to machine learning. We also discuss Quickdraw an AI engine back with Google technology. We continue the follow up with more Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C docks, as well as, Apple’s purge of…
119: Touché Monsieur Pussycat
Nov 20, 2016 • 92 min
We start off with a discussion of a couple of USB-C hubs to add ports back onto the MacBook Pros. Aaron gives us a review of his new 2106 MacBook Pro 13 inch with TouchBar. We look at 1Password with Touch ID devices. We also discuss a few reviews on using…
118: The Fun-Key Edition
Nov 12, 2016 • 97 min
Or is it Funcy Edition? Maybe Funcie Edition? Discuss. We end this maddening week with a discussion of the rumoured ceramic Jet White iPhone. We also follow up on Apple’s price drop on USB-C dongles and LG Ultrafine 5K display. Mark follows up on MacBook…
117: All That and a Bag of Dongles
Nov 6, 2016 • 98 min
This week we follow up on the MacBook Pro with TouchBar. The discussion revolves around our impressions of the TouchBar, changes in the hardware configuration and the future of the MacBook product line. We also discuss whether this is in fact a mac for…
116: Back to the Future of Desktop
Oct 29, 2016 • 78 min
This week we answer questions from #askMTJC about the Axiotron ModBook and Core Data. We follow up on the delayed AirPods and removal of the Edition Watches from high end stores. We also follow up on the appearance of the ARM chip support in the macOSX…
115: Podcast Time Machine
Oct 22, 2016 • 69 min
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…
114: I Can Eat More Salt Than You
Oct 15, 2016 • 79 min
This we are joined my Tammy Coron. We follow up on follow up on Omni Group's innovative pricing model, as well as, on Storyboard bugs fixed in Xcode 8.1 beta 3 and IGListKit is now live on github. We discuss the removal of Dash from the App Store(s) and…
113: Less Likely to Catch Fire
Oct 8, 2016 • 89 min
We answer an askMTJC about our use of Swift 3. Aaron discusses some feedback on his Mac: End of Life prognostication on episode 111, as well as, feedback on Air Pods. Jaime tells us about his new position at Simple which leads into more fintech and…
112: Maple Syrup Reserves
Oct 1, 2016 • 109 min
This week we discuss new MacBook Pro’s to be announced in October. We examine an article on Swift vs Objective-C language stats, as well as, Apple’s interest in McLaren Applied Technologies. We discuss Ryan Nystrom’s talk on Refactoring At Scale from Just…
111: Storm & Stress
Sep 25, 2016 • 85 min
This week we chat about our iPhone 7 impressions and delivery experiences. We follow up on Apple Maps, Dennis Pilarinos speaking about Buddy Build and Dropbox. Jaime and Tim discuss their impressions of the Indie Devstock conference in Nashville TN. Aaron…
109: Airpods and the Future
Sep 19, 2016 • 96 min
We start in on Dropbox's odd use of Mac permissions. We discuss Apple's slow updates of Maps data. We discuss the future potential of the Air Buds and Apple's courageous choice. We discuss the ceramic Apple Watch Edition. Dennis Pilarino gave a talk on…
110: Live from Indie Devstock with Tammy Coron, Greg Heo & Joe Cieplinski
Sep 18, 2016 • 33 min
In this special live episode Tammy Coron, Greg Heo and Joe Cieplinski join Jaime Lopez and Tim Mitra. We discuss whether to refactor your old code. We also sticker packs for the Messages API. Joe has produced Leo Collection stickers. We discuss diversity…
108: The Magnificent Seven?
Sep 10, 2016 • 84 min
This is our follow up to the Apple Event, on Sept 7, 2016, where the iPhone 7 and Watch Series 2 was announced. We discuss the new hardware and features of the two products. Also covered is Nintendo’s Mario coming to iOS and Pokemon coming to the Apple…
107: The Worst of Both Worlds
Sep 3, 2016 • 96 min
We start out discussing the iOS update 9.3.5 which prevents a remote jailbreak of iOS devices, giving bad guys access to users personal data and messages. We also follow up on Touch IC chips popping off iPhones, Star Wars serialization, neural networks,…
106: Failing Gracefully
Aug 27, 2016 • 104 min
We start off with followup on Chick-fil-a, LaunchKit & Google, iPad Pro used to make Stranger Things Poster and iPhone 6S speeds by the Galaxy Note 7. We open the discussion on failure with the removal of Vesper from the App Store. We discuss Dave…
105: Shutting the Door
Aug 21, 2016 • 80 min
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…
104: Mix Another Metaphor
Aug 13, 2016 • 67 min
We start off the askMTJC with discussion of resources for budding developers. We discuss iMore's transition away from Apple News to focus on tech and how to's. We follow up on Protocols with Associated Types and Protocol Oriented programming in Swift. A…
103: This Particular Form of Magic
Aug 6, 2016 • 101 min
AskMTJC opens the show discussing Amaziograph and Easel for iPad Pro. We follow up on the the cost of building apps and marketing the iPad Pro as Apple rolls out it's latest iPad Pro TV commercial. This leads to a discussion of low end computing. We…
102: A Tree Branch With a Chip Attached
Jul 30, 2016 • 105 min
This week we find out what Jaime thinks about burritos and his first computer. We discussed the rumored MacBook Air with USB-C port. We discuss the iPad Paradox in light of Apple's better than expected Q3 results and compare the iPad with the Surface. We…
101: Has a Shiny Apple Logo On It
Jul 24, 2016 • 85 min
We start the show with a discussion of 2 Factor Authentication on Apple IDs. We discuss the Best Burritos in the US. We answer Allan Edmonds #askMTJC question about our first computers and our predictions for the next 5 years. We follow up on Mark's…
100: Rocket to the Moon
Jul 16, 2016 • 91 min
This week we answer an askMTJC question about how the show is made and what the podcast means to each of us. Aaron follows up with another 3D Printer. We discuss how Google makes better iOS apps than Google Play apps. We chat about Facebook's mobile test…
99: Tenth Anniversary iPhone
Jul 9, 2016 • 92 min
This week we follow up on Raise To Wake, iPhone 7 rumors, iCloud Core Data and the MacBook Air. We examine RESTful, Software's Diseconomies of Scale and also discuss Agile methodologies. Picks: Lulzbot Mini, Maker Festival, Pokemon Go and Continuous C#…
98: No Longer Spinning Rust
Jul 1, 2016 • 89 min
This week Greg Heo leads the all West Coast show. We begin with a discussion about NSPredicate. #askMtJC covers tips for finding your first job. We follow up on Swift Playgrounds and APFS. We discuss GraphQLm the rumored in-screen Home button on the…
97: More Than Just WWDC 2016 Videos
Jun 25, 2016 • 89 min
This week we follow up on Apple's app subscriptions. We also discuss Joist's departure from Toronto, laying off 60 employees. We discuss our favorite WWDC 2016 sessions. Picks: Raspberry Pi Zero, Pi GRRL Zero Parts Kit - Includes Pi Zero V1.3, How to undo…
96: extension WWDC2016: MTJCPodcast
Jun 18, 2016 • 96 min
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…
95: Batman and Rubin
Jun 11, 2016 • 106 min
This week we follow up on Apple Pay. Our #askMTJC spawns questions about getting a start in freelance, bootcamps for Android, expectations of Xcode 8 and does host Mark Rubin have a personal Twitter account. We dive in and discuss Apple’s newly announced…
94: Objective-C For Swift Developers
Jun 5, 2016 • 112 min
This week we discuss the rumoured OLED display bar for the MacBook Pro line. We follow up on Mekorama, Mekorama Forum and Twitterrific's Tip Jar. We discuss Apple Pay initial role out in Canada. We cover the Swift 3.0 Preview for developers. We discuss…
93: Hey Siri! Can We Talk?
May 29, 2016 • 91 min
This week Jaime follows up on Google IO - Android Instant Apps & FireBase, as well as Google Play services. We delve into Firebase’s new platform. Tim also follows up on discussions with Ryan MacLeod developer of Blackbox (SPOILER: 24:30 - 27:00). We…
92: The MTJC Book Club
May 22, 2016 • 87 min
This week we are joined by Greg Heo to get caught up on his move to San Francisco. We discuss the 12 inch MacBook. We discuss a couple of #askMTJC questions on books and resources for iOS developers as well as finding inspiration and blockers. We follow…
91: Choosing Your Favorite Children
May 14, 2016 • 91 min
Hey the MTJC T-Shirt is back for 2016. We chat about the rumored MacBook Pro refresh, thanks to Justin Stanley, and riff on a Pro iOS or mashup of iOS & OS X. We dissect the Mac Dev 2016 Survey. Is Apple stealing your Music and are they responsible for…
90: Beaver Tails & Poutine. Puppies Optional
May 7, 2016 • 92 min
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,…
89: “WWDC is cancelled”
May 1, 2016 • 102 min
We discuss the effect of Apple's poorest performance report in many years, yet the iPhone 6 size skews the numbers. Also to Apple Watch outsold many similar products. We discuss the Apple Watch after a year of use. We discuss Stripes new Bring Your Own…
88: What’s the Diff?
Apr 23, 2016 • 102 min
Apple's WWDC Lottery announcement anchors the show. Additionally we discuss the Macbook speed bump and some changes to App Store Review Guidelines. We chat about getting around SanFrancisco during WWDC, where to stay and commuting to reduce expenses. We…
87: Exclusive: The MTJC Car
Apr 16, 2016 • 74 min
This week we follow up on code obfuscation, iOS hacking, CloudKit server code, Man Mini colocation and vim adventures. These were based on feedback from our website and twitter feeds. We discussed the hyped Motor Trend exclusive non-announcement. We also…
86: Incredible & Impossible Deals
Apr 9, 2016 • 85 min
We dive right in on Facebook and Google employee on boarding. We also discuss Instaparser as well as the new subscription pricing model by TextExpander. We also discuss a couple of options for Mac Mini colocation hosting. Spoilers: The Force Awakens is…
85: Roses Are Grey. Violets are Grey. I Am a Dog.
Apr 3, 2016 • 87 min
This week we discuss the inevitable death of Twitter, the rise of Pro iOS app pricing and the return of old formats. We follow up on feedback regarding privacy as discussed on Episode 84. We hear Tim’s opinion on the 9.7 inch iPad Pro and discuss the…
84: MTJC SE
Mar 25, 2016 • 72 min
This week Greg Heo and Tammy Coron take over the show along with special guests Aaron Vegh and Mark Rubin. They follow up on Apple’s cloud services. They review the latest keynote from Apple discussing security, the environment, CareKit, Watch bands, the…
83: Whispering Sweet Nothings
Mar 19, 2016 • 88 min
We start off talking about innovations in integrated circuitry. Also discussed is the latest betas for iOS, OS X and Xcode as well as Apple’s iCloud distribution among online services. Aaron posts Rene Richie’s piece on App Store vs indie devs. Job…
82: Pair Programming For the Introvert
Mar 13, 2016 • 55 min
This we discuss the OS X ransomware spread via the Transmission app. We also follow up on how much to make an app. We discuss the challenges of pair programing for the introverted. Picks: Protocol-Oriented Programming with Swift, The Majestic Monolith &…
81: extension MTJCPodcast: GregHeoDelegate, TammyCoronDelegate
Mar 5, 2016 • 83 min
This week the podcast is extended by Greg Heo and Tammy Coron, just before RWDevCon 2016. Tammy tells why she likes Fantastical 2 and her Gumdrop case for her iPad Pro. We chat about preparing for RWDevcon 2016. We discuss switching from indie and…
80: The Two Finger Long Press
Feb 27, 2016 • 71 min
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…
79: Your Back Door Man
Feb 20, 2016 • 80 min
This week we discuss the Letter published by Tim Cook in response to the FBI's request to create a "back door" into iOS. We talk about Panic's Prompt app update. We ponder Rob Rhyne's departure to join Apple and Jaimee Newberry's rise to COO of…
78: Greg Heo Cracks the Whip
Feb 13, 2016 • 61 min
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…
77: A Reading by Aaron Vegh
Feb 6, 2016 • 93 min
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…
75: UIStack and Barrel
Jan 23, 2016 • 83 min
This we discuss various implementations of Stack Views, UI Testing and Unwind Segues. An Apple Watch Easter Egg is debunked as well as the Stolen app. Picks: Desktop Neo, A simple tip to reduce App Store rejections and Testing in iOS. Episode 75 Show…
74: Windows Happy Fun Time
Jan 16, 2016 • 71 min
SPOILERS - We dive into discussions about our previous iOS projects and future prospects. We also discuss our opinions on Star Wars: The Force Awakens. We talk about the new CocoaPods editor for Mac. We follow up on Stock Options for developers. We…
73: #73 - Making the Case for iPad
Jan 9, 2016 • 87 min
This week Aaron discusses his hands on impressions of the iPad Pro and iPad Mini 4. We discuss new products revealed at CES for Macbook, Apple Watch, HomeKit and Apple TV. We discuss a new curated list for Apple TV apps as well as Stacks. Picks: iPad…
72: #72 - Just Another Spin Around the Sun
Dec 31, 2015 • 109 min
We are graced by the presence of Tammy Coron and Greg Heo as guest hosts. We discuss the freshly minted update to the Twitter for Mac app. We discuss The IndieDevStock conference coming to Nashville TN in the fall. Starting with a follow up on building…
71: #71 - A Little Skin in the Game
Dec 26, 2015 • 99 min
This week we jump into a discussion on accepting equity as part of your pay as developer. We discuss the risk and the rewards. That leads into a brief discussion of Canadian and US economies. We discuss the Apple Tv after using it for few months as well…
70: #70 - The Source Awakens
Dec 19, 2015 • 79 min
This week we reminisce about out earliest Star Wars memories. NO SPOILERS! We follow up on a decent USB-C port adapter. Greg reports on PromiseKit. We also follow up on developer’s salaries in Canada at least. We discuss the interview of Craig Federighi…
69: #69 - Swift Takes Flight
Dec 13, 2015 • 85 min
We follow up on the Apple Watch now that Jaime is back. We discuss the first Apple TV Tech Talk (SuperGirl spoilers) in Toronto. We follow up on Swift Open Source, which actually went live on github. We also discuss the Taxonomy of Developers as seen by…
68: #68 - The Future of Swift Idioms
Dec 5, 2015 • 96 min
We dive right in on a discussion on wages and salaries for iOS developers. Next we celebrate Adobe’s decision to end Flash and introduce Animate CC. We discuss Dan Frommer’s post on the stalled Apple Watch platform. Bohemian Coding’s decision to remove…
67: #67 - Perfect, Timing and the iPad Pro
Nov 28, 2015 • 63 min
Once again we discuss the iPad Pro and it’s professional moniker and why now is the right time for a device - based on the hardware and the state of iOS and OS X. We discuss Readdle’s post on becoming successful on the Mac App Store. Also Alan Pike’s…
66: #66 - Dump Trucks Full of Money
Nov 21, 2015 • 94 min
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…
65: #65 - Empty Vessels of Opportunity
Nov 14, 2015 • 87 min
We dive right in with our hands on review of the iPad Pro. We also comment on technical issues with the iOS & Mac App Store as well as iTunes Connect. We discuss how mobile app devs are suffering and how the top sellers make 60% of app income. What…
64: #64 - iOS In My Head
Nov 7, 2015 • 89 min
This week we discuss our hands on experience with the new Apple TV. We also covered the pending 1Password for Teams and the rumoured iPad Pro release date. Picks: BackChannel.io, Grocery Shopping List and Osmo iPad Gaming System. These notes were compiled…
63: #63 - Calculated Apple TV Launch
Oct 31, 2015 • 103 min
This week we discuss the release of the Apple TV as the reviews start to appear. We discuss the options for transferring an app, new app sizes coming with the iPad Pro and supporting legacy apps. We chat about the Mac sales and potential of the Mac app…
62: #62 - One Xcode to Rule Them All (for now)
Oct 23, 2015 • 78 min
We started on Apple’s new Apple Watch TV commercials, Apple TVOS Gold Master and all of Apple development products under one roof. We briefly discussed issues with Apple Transport Security, the lack of USB-C cable in second wave TVOS Dev Kits and Apple TV…
61: #61 - Let Them Eat Cake
Oct 21, 2015 • 71 min
This week we had an impromptu discussion about game development. We discussed Overcast 2 and Marco Arment's decision to make all features free and Samantha Bielefeld's rebuttal. We talked about the patent Apple lost to U of Wisconsin. We discussed the use…
60: #60 - We Do Math
Oct 11, 2015 • 100 min
This week we discuss the struggles and lack there of faced by Instagram, Evernote and Patreon. We also touched on the Apple TV Developer Kit round 2. We discuss the new paradigm in interacting with the Apple TV. We discuss Microsofts new Surface Book and…
59: #59 - We Can’t Help Ourselves
Oct 3, 2015 • 83 min
This week we chat about Internet pricing, cell service plans and iPhone subsidies. We follow up on Content Blockers and advertising. OS X El Capitan ships and discuss upgrading strategies. We cover our recommended upgrade strategies, cloning hard drives,…
58: #58 - Speak Now or Keep Your Peace
Sep 26, 2015 • 91 min
This week we discuss the early success of iOS 9 installs. We cover the XcodeGhost that loaded malicious content through tainted copies of Xcode. We discuss the overwhelming success of Content Blockers and one developers decision to remove his blocker app.…
57: #57 - Saying Nein From Now On
Sep 19, 2015 • 85 min
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…
56 Pt 2 - On To The iPhone 6S
Sep 11, 2015 • 41 min
Continuing our look at latest Apple Event - Hey Siri! Give Us a Hint, we discuss the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. We also continue to discuss developing for the iPhone 6S with 3D Touch as well as Apple TV with TV OS. Picks: Swift Summit, Apple TV Weekly…
56 Pt 1 - Siri Gave Us a Hint
Sep 11, 2015 • 71 min
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. Episode 56 Pt1…
55: C’Mon In. The Water’s Fine
Sep 5, 2015 • 76 min
We start off with some follow up on Amazon Underground. We discuss iOS 9 Content Blocking extensions. We discuss the waining support of Flash in web ads, web browsers & the enterprise. We speculate on the products to be announced on Sept 9th - also…
54: The Fellowship of Swift
Aug 28, 2015 • 91 min
This week we follow up on the Swift adoption discussion started last week. We discuss the “All you eat” software models. We discuss the role of Product Manager in development. Tim Cook sends an email and saves stock market. Picks Crossy Road (Pacman…
53: Deciding Where the Exclamation Marks Go
Aug 22, 2015 • 74 min
This week we recorded the show while attending 360|iDev 2015 in Denver Colorado. We were joined by conference speaker, Greg Heo, and MTJC uber-fan, Fuad “Hey Siri!” Kamal. We discussed the new paradigm of podcast cliques and what is involved in a tech…
52: The Aaron App Store
Aug 15, 2015 • 86 min
This week we follow up on Twitter, who has hired Falcon Pro app developer to build an Android app. We also discuss limitations of iPad as a production device. Can it be used for high end productivity or will the rumored iPad Pro fill that need. Aaron…
51: Twitter, You’re Holding It Wrong
Aug 8, 2015 • 101 min
This week we discuss all kinds of social networking tools prompted by Twitter's report on slowing user growth. We discuss how the various popular social networking tools are used by the general public and it skews differently for those of us in the tech…
50: Do You Have O(air conditioning)?
Aug 1, 2015 • 73 min
This week we follow up on Apple Music issues, iTunes, the judicious use of shitty code with Design Stamina Hypothesis and Apple's rumored Car. Greg and Aaron go on a couple of tangents on AI and the new Cross Point memory. Our Picks: Ghostery, open source…
49: We Say Ship it!
Jul 25, 2015 • 84 min
This week we discuss Apple Music prompted by Jim Dalrymple's online rant. Why do you need to manage your music when Apple will do it for you? We discuss Apple's Q3 results and Apple's awkward children the Mac App Store, the iPod and iPad - and how they…
48: Preparing for Disaster & Other Vestigial Tales
Jul 18, 2015 • 72 min
This week we talk about the new 6th Generation iPod Touch as well as the oddity of continuing cellular minutes & data charges. We follow up on REPL as it relates to Swift scripting on the command line. We discuss the new lower app pricing tier in emerging…
47: Psst! Wanna Buy an App?
Jul 12, 2015 • 72 min
We continue the discussion on the value of apps, how apps are priced and the cost of building apps in terms of time and effort. We look at examples of relatively successful indie apps. We discuss some of our own experiences with marketing, pricing, sales,…
46: Oh Canada Edition
Jul 4, 2015 • 81 min
Aaron and Greg dig deep into CloudKit and how Aaron used it in the creation of Magpie. They discuss the CKNotifications, sharing code between iOS and OS X, the use on FMDB to manage the data model, iOS 8 share extensions and target conditionals. We…
44: #44 - Best of WWDC15
Jun 20, 2015 • 61 min
This week we follow up on our impressions of the WWDC sessions. We also follow up on SupportKit's unique support of WWDC attendees. A post on a potential security issue opens up discussion of Apple's position on responding to security issues. Picks ETA -…
43: #43 - Delicious WWDC Sessions Overview
Jun 12, 2015 • 52 min
This week we discuss the new information introduced by Apple at WWDC 2015. From the Key Note , the Platform Stats of the Union. We cover Multitasking, open sourcing Swift 2, Watch OS, Protocol Based Swift, Storyboard References, Safari WebView, HealthKit…
42: Trust: Would I lie to you?
Jun 7, 2015 • 89 min
This week we discuss our impressions of Google I/O 2015 in contrast to next week’s WWDC 2015. We discuss Tim Cook’s criticism of Google & Facebook’s potential misuse of people’s privacy. We discuss the importance of focus in the light of Brent Simmons…
41: #41 - Looking Beneath the Surface
May 30, 2015 • 74 min
We follow up on Robin Senior’s blog post on optimizing apps for the Apple Watch. We briefing talk about the ResearchKit tutorial on raywenderlich.com as well as great episode of Release Notes that every developer should listen to. The latest beta of…
40: #40 - Adding Voice to the Situation
May 23, 2015 • 73 min
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.…
39: #39 - Hey Siri! Are We There Yet?
May 15, 2015 • 74 min
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…
38: #38 - Performing Triage on Your Wrist
May 7, 2015 • 77 min
This week we discuss the recent WeAreWearables 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…
37: #37 - Aaron’s Apple Watch Strikes Out
May 2, 2015 • 78 min
This week Aaron and Tim discuss their first impressions of using the watch; quality of design and construction, durability, third party app performance and satisfaction. Also items that developers should consider. We discuss Apple’s ability to sell the…
36: #36 - Special Opportunities
Apr 27, 2015 • 61 min
This week we discuss Apple’s new fixation with lotteries, the latest being a lottery for developers to receive Apple Watches early. We discuss WatchAware.com that aggregates the approved Watch apps that are on the App Store before launch. We discuss Apple…
35: #35 - Dear Developer Letters
Apr 19, 2015 • 74 min
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.…
34: #34 - Waiting With the Rest of Us
Apr 11, 2015 • 76 min
This week we discuss the 2015 Developer Survey from StackOverflow. We discuss whether Apple’s pro hardware and software has stalled. We discuss the flood of reviews with the lifting of the Apple Watch review embargo. Episode 34 Notes: 2015 Developer…
33: #33 - What’s on your Apple Watch?
Apr 3, 2015 • 79 min
This week we continue the discussion on App marketing. We discuss developer burn-out. April Fools marketing. We discuss Ryan Nystrom’s post on Visual Tests on Playgrounds. That leads Aaron to ask Tim, why build game apps when they are likely to get buried…
32: #32 - WTF: Why the Facebook?
Mar 28, 2015 • 82 min
This week we discuss the challenges of marketing your app from a developer perspective. We touch on Facebook’s F8. We debate Instagram’s Layout for iOS similarities and app name confusion with Mike Swanson’s Layout. We talk about the cross-platform crisis…
31: #31-Palo Alto’s Lucky Day
Mar 19, 2015 • 55 min
This week we follow up on TestFlight Beta and ResearchKit. We discuss our thoughts on use cases for the Apple Watch. Aaron talks about NSNorth and Farely Caesar's Functional Swift talk at TACOW. Jaime picks Video Backgrounds in iOS apps and Tim discusses…
30: #30 - Apple Watch, MacBook and Bears
Mar 14, 2015 • 79 min
NB Feed Updated*: This week we follow up on the “software engineer” title and Apple’s implementation of TestFlight beta testing. Now that the Watch pricing, new Retina MacBook and ResearchKit has been made public, we review the pricing and new…
29: #29 - Professional Watch Speculation with Greg Heo
Mar 6, 2015 • 82 min
This week we welcome Greg Heo as guest-host. We discuss CrossyRoad developers earning $10 million from their app. We follow up on Pebble vs Apple, just before we anticipate the Apple “Spring Forward” announcement on March 9, 2015. Later we discuss the…
28: #28 - Sour Cream Glazed Arduino Kits
Feb 27, 2015 • 83 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the launch of Pebble Time on Kickstarter. Jaime introduces Origami 2.0 to the group. We follow up on Apple’s Pay Once & Pay and a recent CBC story on Tim Horton’s Rollup the Rim. We also touch on the recent nerdlearn…
27: #27 - Great, Billowing Clouds of Smoke
Feb 20, 2015 • 72 min
This week we continue our speculation on the rumored Apple Car. Is it autonomous or simply electric. We also discuss the Other App Store™ and the new Pinterest capability of featuring pinned links to apps. Later we comment on the "Pay Once & Play" App…
26: #26 - Moving Swift-ly wearing banana hats - Ding!
Feb 12, 2015 • 63 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the release of Swift 1.2 beta with the Xcode 6.3 beta. Swift 1.2 includes many performance improvements and additions that may or may not make Aaron’s life easier. We discuss the recently completely RWDevCon in…
25: #25 Swift and the Final word on Zombies.
Feb 8, 2015 • 55 min
This week we discuss Trends in Mobile Apps in 2014, compiled by App Annie. We also discuss the use of ‘final’ modifier in Swift when declaring classes, methods and properties. Also discussed is the growth of zombie apps on the app store. This week’s…
24: #24 - Just Add Water
Jan 31, 2015 • 60 min
This week we discuss the Betty Crocker approach to harder on boarding. As well we discuss Charles Parry’s follow up post on metakite.com about the State of the App Store, in light of numbers released by Marco Arment and Ustwo. Our Picks this week are…
23: #23 - Microsoft and the Holographic Blankets and Cats
Jan 22, 2015 • 67 min
This we discuss Microsoft’s keynote announcement - introducing Windows 10, Project Spatan web browser, Cortana & Xbox Live on the desktop and Hololens. We discuss Duolingo creator’s pure swift experience building Duolingo Test Center. This week’s picks…
22: #22 - Indie Dev by the Numbers
Jan 18, 2015 • 70 min
This week we discuss the recent app incomes published for Overcast by Marco Arment, Monument Valley and Dash. We discuss various ways to quote on jobs in mind of studio and indie development. We also cover the topsy turvy view of app and UI design in…
21: #21 - Swift, Ready or Not Here It Comes
Jan 8, 2015 • 65 min
Audio File Corrected: This week we discuss the use of Swift in production apps. We each relate our experiences with the interactive and often difficulties working with Xcode and Swift 1.1. We also discuss the reaction to a post by Marco Arment that…
20: #20 Apple’s Check Engine Light Is On Again
Dec 18, 2014 • 71 min
This week we continue to discuss previously approved applications later rejected from the App Store and the negative affect it has on the developer ecosystem. Jaime leads the conversation into Google’s Route 85, video series for iOS developers. Later we…
19: #19 Inside Moneyball and steak dinners
Dec 11, 2014 • 67 min
This we we discuss more post-review rejections on the App Store, IBM and Apple announce apps for the Enterprise and Rob Rhynes article on professional app pricing. This weeks picks; Golfinity & Desert Golf, MMWormhole, Clockwork Brain and The Glass Age.…
18: #18 Crossover Episode with developer Tammy Coron
Dec 5, 2014 • 111 min
This week Tim has an impromptu conversation with Tammy Coron, a multidiscipline creative professional. She’s a artist, musician, writer, developer and host of the RoundaboutFM podcast. We discuss podcasting, comparing MTJC and Roundabout approach, how she…
17: #17 Why Did the Chicken Crossy the Road?
Nov 27, 2014 • 60 min
This week we follow up on hiring the best iOS developers. We delve into changes to Twitter’s API and how they are holding back deep search features. Jaime steals Aaron’s pick with Crossy Road. Aaron’s pick is to introduce part one of a look into Apple’s…
16: #16 That Time When Art & Technology Met
Nov 20, 2014 • 65 min
This week we discuss the arrival of Apple’s WatchKit addition to iOS SDK. We follow up on the relevance of Technical Job interviews and also on GT Advanced Technologies vs Apple. Aaron’s pick is Atlantic.net and Jaime has another proud papa moment…
15: #15 Guy Kawasaki’s choice shocks MTJC
Nov 12, 2014 • 47 min
This week we discuss the fate of sapphire manufacturer GT Advanced Technologies and dealings with Apple. We also discuss the exaggerated rumors of developers choosing to go android first and Guy Kawasaki's choice of smart phone. We discuss Apple's…
14: #14 Cracking the iOS Job Interview
Nov 6, 2014 • 68 min
This week we discuss the challenges of iOS job and contract interviews for the rest of us. We discuss common interview approaches, how and why the don’t work. We also revisit the age old native mobile app versus web apps - is it still a relevant approach…
13: #13 The Apple Pay Menace
Oct 30, 2014 • 60 min
This week we discuss major retailers blocking the use of Apple Pay in favor of MCX's CurrentC solution. We also delve into CurrentC's challenges in light of recent hacks and it's unease of use. We revel in and are shocked by the success and defeat of…
12: #12 MAS Exodus in the Air 2
Oct 23, 2014 • 67 min
This week we discuss the challenges of publishing OS X apps on the Mac App Store. We also discuss the challenge of publishing apps specifically for the iPad, in light of the stellar reviews of the iPad Air 2. We also discuss App Review Times. Our weekly…
11: #11 - Apple trise to rise to the top while we race to the bottom
Oct 17, 2014 • 64 min
This week we discuss the Apple's Oct 16, 2014 press conference, "It's Been Way Too Long". We discuss Apple Pay, WatchKit, iOS 8.1, Yosemite, the new iPad Air 2, the iPad lineup and the new iMac 27 with Retina Display. We also discuss BBEdit's decision to…
10: #10 - I am the one who knocks. I am Yosemite!
Oct 9, 2014 • 71 min
This week we ponder the significance of Apple's upcoming October 16th press conference, It's been far too long. Will there be a new iPad, or Mac's. What mountains will Apple climb next. We also take an overdue look at Estimote's iBeacon implementation. We…
9: #9 - Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible… - J Swift
Oct 1, 2014 • 56 min
In the light of some twisted media misdirection, we discuss the Apple's ability to focus on issues. Are they moving too fast and trying to over deliver? We also delve into the state of Apple's lauded new programming language Swift. Is it really ready for…
8: #8 - Psychic iPhone 6 Plus Bending
Sep 24, 2014 • 68 min
In the September 24th show, we discuss our hands on experiences with handling the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple's quality control, bend-gate and bend-gazi, the iOS 8.0.1 snafu and iOS 8 adoption rates one week in.Links:Star Trek: Next Gen Wallpapers…
7: #7 - Wait! What? How Much?
Sep 17, 2014 • 75 min
In the September 17th show, we discuss John Gruber’s hypothetical Apple Watch pricing, upgrading to iOS 8 and caution over updating to iCloudDrive, experiences around pre-ordering iPhone 6 and which models we each chose and why, and Mark Rubin surprises…
6: #6 - Apple iPhone 6, Apple Pay & Apple Watch
Sep 10, 2014 • 85 min
In the September 10th Show, we discuss; the new products announced by Apple in the Sept 9th announcement at the Fleet Center, "We wish we could say more. We examine the iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Pay and the Apple Watch.
5: #5 - Overexposure and Attack of the Clones
Sep 3, 2014 • 59 min
In the September 3rd, we discuss; the exposure of nude celebrity photos and protecting passwords, predictions for the Apple Press Conference on Sept 9th, 1Password, Overcast and the mystery building near Apple's campus. We also discuss Minuum, Star Wars…
4: #4 - Highlights From 360iDev 2014
Aug 26, 2014 • 43 min
In the August 26th show recorded live at 360iDev in Denver, we discuss; the value of customer engagement and it's impact on iOS vs Android development, highlights from the 360iDev 2014 conference, application fatigue, and what's in a name. We also discuss…
3: #3 - The Other App Store
Aug 19, 2014 • 68 min
In the August 19th show we discuss; How much it really costs to make an app. Working remote vs working in an office. Flappy Bird TNG. Tom Hank’s app creator? Size Classes in iOS8 – what are they thinking? Grafio & Camoji apps, Scales & Nodes app. Tim…
2: #2 - First World Problems
Aug 12, 2014 • 41 min
Welcome to the show. It is August 12th and this is our 2nd show. Today will be a discussion between Aaron Vegh, Jaime Lopez Jr., Mark Rubins and Tim Mitra about the recent buzz on indie iOS developers. In the second episode we discuss: Breaking Apps up…
1: #1 - Pilot - the MTJC podcast
Aug 6, 2014 • 53 min
Better Audio - Welcome to the show. It is August 6th and this is our 1st show. Today will be a discussion between Aaron Vegh, Jaime Lopez Jr., Mark Rubins and Tim Mitra about the recent buzz on indie iOS developers. Sponsor us on PatreonLinks:A Candid…