Episode 227 – They’re Everywhere! They’re Everywhere!

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 2018 and comparative compensation vs cost of living. We review the highlights of the More Than Just Code podcast in 2018. We also choose our top picks for 2018. Picks: Google Home Alone. After Show: The physics MP3 compression and Boxing Day.

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Episode 206 – Bend The Knee

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 prompt so I make fewer mistakes working with Xcode projects, RESTed. After Show: We discuss the merger/shutdown of Slack and Hipchat.

Between 47:00 – 15:00 Tim discusses meeting Justin Trudeau

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Episode 203 – One and Done!

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 podcast’s existence. We look at the 25 top games for commuters. Apple’s iOS 11.4.1 now blocks passcode cracking tools. Picks: Stupid Enum Tricks in Swift and Kotlin, filtering Xcode warnings and errors, WWDC18 Video Transcripts Now Available and embedXcode.

Photo: @Blinky.Lights.T.O.

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Episode 198 – WWDC 2018 Reflections

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 with face recognition is coming. We talk about the deprecation of OpenGL and OpenCL. Finally by Rene Richie guides our discussion of the WWDC announcements. Picks: UX Cake w/Jaime Lopez Jr, Machine Learning – Build a Model, App Store Review Guidelines Diff, Stevie the Snail, SpriteKit, PlayDead’s INSIDE

The cover image contains apps the hosts have worked on.

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Episode 186 – iPhone X: /aɪ/ /fəʊn/ /ten/

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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 speculate on what WWDC will bring us and how the lottery really works. Deep Fake technology allows the live modification of video with fake content. Intel fights for its future. The annual Stack Overflow Developer Survey is out and Greg Heo joins us to go through the findings. A cryptocurrency mining app is pulled from the App Store. Picks: Google opens up maps to game developers, WWDC Scholarships, Tau Day

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Episode 65 – Empty Vessels of Opportunity

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 opportunities and what road blocks that Apple provides. Dropbox drops Objective-C. Picks: Fake, Thumbzone and Smashy Road: Wanted

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Episode 63 – Calculated Apple TV Launch

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 development. Nintendo’s pending smart phone app entry and our favorite pCalc coming to the Apple TV as well as the app approval experience. Picks: Satechi Type-C Adapter, Aerial, Her Story and 2D iOS & tvOS Games by Tutorials

PCalc screenshot by James Thompson 

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Episode 40 – Adding Voice to the Situation

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

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

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Venmo
Passbook

Episode 13 The Apple Pay Menace

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 James Thompson’s PCalc as it is both featured and threaten with removal on the Apple Store. Jaimie retells the story of Gilt’s login bug on iOS. Picks: Auxy, Google Inbox, RWDevcon and iOS Leads

Episode 13 Show Notes:

DairingFireball: Retailers blocking Apple Pay (and Google Wallet)
TechCrunch: CurrentC Is The Big Retailers’ Clunky Attempt To Kill Apple Pay And Credit Card Fees
iMore: In-depth look at CurrentC and the personal data they want to collect
David Barnard App Review Psychology
Gilt Tech: Sleuthing—and Solving—the User Logout Bug on iOS 7

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Auxy
Google Inbox
RWDevcon 2014 – February 6 & 7 in Washington DC
iOS Leads – Use the code MTJC to save 20% off your first month.
Android Leads – Use the code MTJC to save 20% off your first month.