EP 37: It was Ron Swanson

Initial impressions are in for the iPad Pro’s new Magic Keyboard. Mark and Jonathan talk about its reception and Jonathan tries to resist buying one. Apple has sent out invitations for a new Accessibility webinar which will likely be a similar format to what WWDC will be. Finally Mark and Jonathan talk about life in Quarantine. 

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Apple is going to change how Macbooks charge their batterys

Macstories Magic keyboard first impressions

John Gruber on the magic keyboard 

Apple invites selected developers for accesiblity webinar

EP 36: DIY Mac Pro

This week Mark and Jonathan talk about Apple’s new contact tracing initiative with Google to help fight COVID-19. A new iPhone has been released and the SE name lives on in an iPhone 6 form factor. Finally Mark talks about his new purchase. 

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Topic: Apple & Google partner on COVID-19 contact tracing technology

Elac 2.0 bookshelf speakers

Apple sharing Apple Maps data to help health autorities mitigate COVID-19 

iPhone SE

Gurman article with new rumors of the iPhone 12

EP 35: Building your community with Gwendolyn Weston

This week Mark and Jonathan are joined by iOS developer, conference speaker, author, and fan of the color purple Gwendolyn Weston. Gwendolyn talks about her journey getting into programming from ambitions to learn Chinese by playing Final Fantasy 3 in Chinese. How she got into conference speaking and advice for giving talks. Finally she shares friendship and cooking advice from her two zines Nourishing Practice && Intentional Friendships. 

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Nourishing Practice

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EP 34: Dog ate my Apple Watch

Mark and Jonathan discuss Apple’s recent purchase of Dark Sky and what it might mean for developers. Then they look at Adaptivity, one of the first apps to take advantage of universal purchases that are now available. Finally Mark and Jonathan go over their WWDC hopes and wishes. 

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Apple has launched an app and website to inform people about COVID-19

Apple employees allowed to take future products home to continue work

Apple confirms it will continue to pay contractors after some were initially told otherwise

Zoom vulnerabilities 

Zoom is not end to end encrypted

Adaptivity app 

Adaptivity one of the first universal purchase apps

Carrot Weather

Apple purchases hyperlocal weather app Dark Sky, ending API and killing Android apps

EP 33: Behind AltConf with Rob Elkin

Jonathan and Mark are joined by AlfConf event organizer Rob Elkin. They talk about AltConf’s beginnings and how it’s evolved over the years. Rob goes into detail about how labs and talks are chosen, AltConf’s escape room, the satellite AltConf events and more. Finally Rob talks about his latest project with Helpful Engineering. 

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EP 32: Amazing x 1,000

Mark and Jonathan talk about the new iPad Pro’s and their new LiDAR camera sensors. Its newly announced Magic Keyboard case with scissor switch keys and floating iPad design. The amazing new cursor support that’s now in iPadOS 13.4. Finally they talk about the new Macbook Air which finally takes place as the title of the perfect Mac for everyone. 

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Daniel Gauthier’s Blog

Everyday Robots EP 31The internal spiral with Daniel Gauthier

Macbook Air

2020 iPad Pro

Magic Keyboard

Cursor support for the iPad

Everyday Robots EP 26 Solving Apple’s problems with Peter Cohen

EP 31: The internal spiral with Daniel Gauthier

Mark and Jonathan are joined by iOS developer Daniel Gautheir. Daniel shares his iOS journey and what brought him to mobile development. Then we dive into his new blog where he writes about his experiences and interests. Finally we talk about Twitter and how it’s tied to our feelings of wanting to be a bigger part of the iOS community.  

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Suffer from crippling imposter syndrome by Daniel Gauthier

Everyday Robots by Damon Albarn

Dark Noise by Charlie Chapman

Launched Podcast by Charlie Chapman

Everyday Robots EP 13: Behind Dark Noise with Charlie Chapman

Spend Stack by Jordan Morgan

EP 30: Cuddled by my chair

Mark and Jonathan discuss Apple’s official announcement for WWDC this year. The latest developments for COVID – 19 and Apple’s response. Then Mark shares words of wisdom for working remotely. 

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WWDC 2020 officially announced 

Alt Conf news from Rob Elkin

Apple’s COVID-19 response

New App Store guidelines for COVID-19 apps 

Herman Miller Embody chair

EP 29: iOS 14 rumors

Mark and Jonathan try to make sense of a huge slew of rumors from “iOS 14 code” that was found. Improved cursor support for iPads, a new AR Apple made app, a new list view home screen for iOS and more. Will these features even ship? 

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Everyday Robots EP 28 with Zac Cichy

iPhone 9, new iPad Pro, New Apple TV

Sophisticated cursor support for iPadOS 14

Apple developing new ARKit App code named Gobi

iOS 14 to include new list view home screen 

Apple Watch new features and hardware

EP 28: The illusion of control with Zac Cichy

Mark and Jonathan are joined by special guest Zac Cichy. They discuss the run of The Menu Bar podcast Zac started and how it came to be. Zac talks about his feelings on the iPhone being our singularity. As well as how it has constantly augmented our reality since its debut in 2007. Finally Zac gives a preview of his next podcasting endeavors. 

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