Episode CLXV – Elevated Privileges

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 improved display of fatal errors in Xcode 9. The reverse engineering of High Sierra’s supplemental update exposes a flaw. iOS privacy has also come under fire as proof of concept by Felix Krause demonstrates the ease of stealing an Apple ID password. Picks: Useful Xcode breakpoint and the Memory Graph Debugger

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Episode 156 – Greedo Didn’t Shoot First

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: CoreML Helpers, Objective-C Playgrounds, Realm Academy.

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Episode 74 – Windows Happy Fun Time™

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 discuss the multi-user support on iPad coming in iOS 9.3. We discuss Apple’s decision to disband the iAd team. We follow up on iOS 9 install base at 75%. Jaime gets an Android phone.  Picks: The Swift Jobs Board.

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Episode 70 – The Source Awakens

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 on The Talk Show, as well Greg’s plans to explore more on Swift.org. We discuss building for Android with Android Studio and cross platform with React Native. We follow up on Greg’s experience with Apple Pay. Picks: This Week on Swift.org, Android Feast

University Theatre 1983

Correction: Tim saw the Matrix at the Uptown Theatre. The University Theatre is now a Pottery Barn in Yorkville. The Uptown Theatre is now a condo.

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Episode 38 – Performing Triage on Your Wrist

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This week we discuss the recent WeAreWearables Apple Watch™ 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 Siri, Cortana and Google Now API access. Using Apple Watch buttons, force touch and the Digital Crown. We also talk about Craig Hockenberry’s angry post on discoveryd.

It was Daniel Bader who coined the term “performing triage on your phone” at the WeAreWearables Apple Watch™ Meetup.

Correct email address for Mark Rubin is markr[at]smappsoft.com

MTJC T-Shirts available until May 13, 2015

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Episode 38 Show Notes:

Apple releases guidelines for creating third-party Apple Watch bands
Band Design Guidelines for Apple Watch (PDF)
Apple preps in-store stock & pickup option
WeAreWearables.com
Raju Mudhar
Nicole Bogart
Patrick O’Rourke
Daniel Bader
Randi Bergman
Tom Emrich
iOS 9: Siri Extensions – Chris Wagner
My Biggest WatchKit Mistake – Part 1
My Biggest WatchKit Mistake – Part 2
Brian Gilham
Natasha the Robot
Phillipe Casorla
DiscoveryD Clusterf*ck
iconfactory
Should you get a stylus for your Apple Watch?
Blockly
Rebus
Briana Wu on Patreon

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Star Wars X-Wing for Mac
28 Apple Watch tips and tricks
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