In the second part of this two part episode, Leo talks again with Peter Witham about the new Apple hardware releases and specifically the new iPad Pro. In the first part we talked about WWDC 2020 and remote work in general.
- CompileSwift - Episode 20 - iPad gets a cursor
- CompileSwift - Episode 10 - Apple Release Cycles
- Episode 29: Managing iOS Development with Peter Witham
- Episode 7: Apple 2019
- Here’s how the iPad’s new trackpad actually works - The Verge
- Peter's Video on Cursor Support for iPadOS 13.4
- LidAR example of real-time mapping
Indie Support Weeks is an open two-week effort aimed at helping indie developers within the Apple Developer Community who have been financially impacted by the current global COVID-19 pandemic.
Here are some of the apps we recommend:
- Home Inventory by @DianeRHamilton - A Mac App Store Editor’s Choice, Home Inventory has been helping people around the world document & manage their home & belongings since 2005.
- Pushever - APNS Tester by @soulchildpls - Test push notification easily
- NativeConnect by @vadimshpakovski - Native macOS Client for App Store Connect
- Modules by @specrefco - super easy for Swift developers to visualize and organize modules in a Swift package
- Working Copy by @palmin - Access Git repositories on the go. Clone, edit, commit and push while allowing other apps access to repositories.
Apple March Updates
- Why can't the Mac Mini fill the desktop gap to Mac Pro?
- How the Mac mini works as a background server for CI, Video, etc...
- Is the Mac Book Air sufficient for a beginner developer?
- Is the iPad Pro enough for "real work"?
- Why prefer iPad over Mac Book
- The "Surfacing" of the iPad Pro
- Portrait vs Landscape
- The New iPad Pro Magic Keyboard
- Leo's iPad Stands and Keyboard Cases
- Peter's iPad Brydge Keyboard Case
- The limitations of touch for interaction
- Will voice controls and Siri continue to improve?
- Does age matter in how we expect to interact with technology?
- Does LidAR help VR supplant AR?
- What LidAR means for developers?
"Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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What is Empower Apps?
An exploration of Apple business news and technology. We talk about how businesses can use new technology to empower their business and employees, from Leo Dion, founder of BrightDigit.