Episode 30 – Apple Watch, MacBook and Bears

NB The feed has been 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 technologies as consumers and developers.
Our Picks: Magisto, Apple Watch sizing guide, ColorSafe and ScreenShot Builder.

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Episode 30 Notes:

iTunes TestFlight Beta Testing Takes Off
How Apple Will Make the Wearable Market
Why The Apple Watch Won’t Sell
Start With Why – Simon Sineck TED Talk
Watch Apple’s Spring Forward event in 11 minutes
Chris Hawkins’ Feedback
Chronicons
QNX Operating Systems
ResearchKit
Thousands Have Already Signed Up for Apple’s ResearchKit
GigaOm Was Universally Respected. Too Bad Respect Doesn’t Pay the Bills.
Matthew Ingram
Jim Dalrymple vs Martin McNulty

Episode 30 Picks:

Magisto – Magical Video Editor
Try It On: Apple Watch Sizing Guide
ColorSafe
LaunchKit: Screenshot Builder

Episode 29 – Professional Watch Speculation with Greg Heo

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 need for a developer code of ethics.

What you won't hear on the show - due to technical difficulties.

Jaimes pick:
Objective-C
[[UIApplication sharedApplication] openURL:[NSURL URLWithString:UIApplicationOpenSettingsURLString]];

Swift version (?)
UIApplication.sharedApplication().openURL(.OpenSettingsURLString)

Episode 29 Show Notes:

Crossy Road earns $10 Million
Pebble vs Apple – David and Goliath This Ain’t
Unreal Engine 4
Unity 5
Leaked: Apple Watch gets price from $349 to $20,000
Dell 13” XPS
Software Engineer Code of Ethics
Skeevy-Looking Bonjour app

Episode 29 Picks:

Monodraw
UIApplicationOpenSettingsURLString
MixYourWatch.com
Appcode

Thanks:

Thanks to our Patreon sponsors:
Felix Huang
Bill Smith

Episode 28 – Sour Cream Glazed Arduino Kits

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 panel discussion on the Apple Watch. Our Picks this week are Reflector, Alto’s Adventure and LittleBits Arduino Coding Kit. We also discuss Tim’s recently acquired Hand Turkey.

Hand Turkey by @Georgia_Dow presented to @BearInATeaCup at #nerdlearn

Marty's FLIR printed by Tim @riverdale3D

Episode 28 Notes:

Why Apple Wants You to Buy Games
Tim Hortons Roll Up the Rim to Win focus of developer’s data analysis
New “Pebble Time” launch on Kickstarter
Apple will fight iOS bugs with first-ever iOS Public Betas: 8.3 in March, 9 in summer
Introducing Origami Live
NSNorth 2015
Tim Horton’s Roll Up the Rim
Rim Roller
Adafruit
Mattt Thompson
Philippe Casgrain
Mark Pavlidis
Georgia Dow
Isometric Show
PandaEquality (the issue is discussed at 24:00)
Brian Gilham
WatchKit Recources
Arduino Starter Kit from Arduino.cc (also available at adafruit and amazon)
Arduino: A Quick-Start Guide, Second Edition

Episode 28 Picks:

Reflector App
Alto’s Adventure
LittleBits Arduino Coding Kit

 

MTJC podcast – Ep 7 – Wait! What? How much?

Episode #7 – Wait! What? How Much – Sept 17, 2014 

In the 7th episode 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
  • Mark Rubin Phd surprises some of us with his knowledge of integrated circuit manufacture.

 

Episode 7 Show Notes:
Apple Watch: Initial Thoughts and Observations
Intel: Apple’s ‘A8′ Chip Exposes Shortcomings, Says Semi Advisors
Only Stephen Fry can make a keyboard sound profoundly life-changing
Orchard app – sell your iPhone
Panic Transmit for iOS
The Vector Project