Post Hiatus

Episode 35 · April 29th, 2016 · 1 hr 37 mins

About this Episode

In which we return after missing out entirely on the whole month of March, due to prior commitments. As a result, it’s even longer and even more ill prepared than usual.

Shownotes:
0:01:46 - I Am A Robot
Well, at least one of us is: http://mashable.com/2016/03/21/apple-liam-recycling-robot/

0:03:16 - The new Apple hardware we really, really needed most of all
Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter. It’s a godsend for podcasters & musicians: http://www.apple.com/shop/product/MK0W2AM/A/lightning-to-usb-3-camera-adapter

0:08:32 We discuss our collection of assorted iOS devices, collected over the years.

0:13:47 - Apple is doomed, DOOMED
Dip in iPhone sales, maybe the iPhone SE can help: http://www.wired.com/2016/04/iphone-sales-decline/

0:22:36 Airplane USB sockets in the cockpit getting infected by charging Android devices

0:26:30 - Don’t switch off your ad-blockers just yet
EC says it’s illegal for sites to check if you’re ad-blocking them: https://twitter.com/martijn_grooten/status/724534139173609472

0:28:13 - Happy birthday Apple Watch!
Have some diatribes: http://www.macworld.com/article/3061053/ios/over-the-top-making-your-apple-watch-diatribe-stand-out.html

0:34:39 - Stephen Troughton Smith’s WWDC Wishlist
Some great ideas we’d all love to get from Apple this June: http://blog.steventroughtonsmith.com/post/140141855080/wwdc-wish-list

0:44:49 - What happened when LeftPad was pulled from NPM
Relying on third-party remote-hosted modules is bad, okay?: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/03/23/npm_left_pad_chaos/

1:09:46 - SoundCloud double-charging whammy
Dave Wiskus on SoundCloud’s new paid offline feature, SoundCloud Go, and why it’s a crappy thing to do for artists: http://airplanemo.de/blog/to-soundcloud-love-dave

1:17:46 The trouble with the App Store Tribbles
A detailed article from Pixite, developers of several amazing apps (Pigment & Assembly, but also Tangent, Matter, Union, Fragment, Lory Stripes & Shift): http://www.theverge.com/2016/3/2/11140928/app-store-economy-apple-android-pixite-bankruptcy

1:22:36 Assembly for iOS by Pixite
We talk about a fantastic vector drawing, in the style of Ed Emberly: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/assembly-design-graphics-icons/id1024210402?mt=8

1:27:15 - We’re not in Kansas anymore
More on that GeoIP glitch problem for a farm located roughly in the exact geographic centre of the United States: http://fusion.net/story/287592/internet-mapping-glitch-kansas-farm/

1:31:17 - Apple Vs FBI
We make a concerted agreement not to engage in discussion with regards this subject in any way whatsoever shape or form.

1:32:01 - Postman for desktop!
Supercharge your API workflow: http://www.getpostman.com