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About the Show
From side-gigging to full time, both Daves explore their journeys in the world of independent iOS development
Episode 40: Voice Assistants & Home Automation
October 19th, 2017
38 mins 26 secs
alexa, amazon, amazon music, apple music, echo, echo dot, echo look, echo plus, homepod, siri
How we think the HomePod might stack up against the Echo(s) and what we'd want (as iOS devs) from our talking cylinders.
Episode 39: Apple Watch Thoughts
October 12th, 2017
43 mins 8 secs
apple watch, cellular apple watch, watchos
It's an exciting time for the Apple Watch, with new hardware and a new OS, we ask ourselves where the device fits in our personal lives, and how we're seeing it as a platform for our apps.
Episode 38: App Architecture
October 5th, 2017
coding, dev, development, indie, indie dev, ios 11, mvc, mvvm, objective c, swift, viper, xcode
This week we discuss different architectures and methodologies for structuring our apps
Episode 37: iPhone 8 Hands On
September 28th, 2017
43 mins 11 secs
ios 11, iphone, iphone 8, iphone 8 plus, iphone x, readlyst
Dave Nott goes to an Apple Store and Dave Wood is enjoying using the iPhone X (in the simulator...)
Episode 36: Ex...wait, no...Ten
September 21st, 2017
50 mins 17 secs
apple park, apple tv, apple watch, cellular apple watch, iphone 8, iphone 8 plus, iphone ten, iphone x, lte apple watch, qi, steve jobs theatre
Having had some time to reflect, this week we discuss our thoughts on each of the major products announced at the keynote last week.
Episode 35: Thoughts on iOS 11
September 14th, 2017
26 mins 50 secs
arkit, augmented reality, heif, hvec, ios 11, xcode
Putting the new phones to one side, this week we discuss the software that will be running on them and how we feel it will improve our experience with our devices.
Episode 34: BONUS EPISODE (Spoiler Alert): Post Leak / Pre Keynote Discussion
September 11th, 2017
18 mins 47 secs
gm, gm leak, ios 11, ios 11 gm, iphone 8, iphone event, iphone x, keynote, leak
SPOILER ALERT! Recorded Sunday 10th September, we discuss how things stand before Tuesdays keynote in light of the recent GM leak.
Episode 33: State of the Apple TV
September 7th, 2017 | 27 mins 42 secs
With the current generation Apple TV approaching two years old, we discuss how we see it as a platform for our apps and how it has settled into our TV watching experience.
Episode 32: Setting Up Shop
August 31st, 2017
29 mins 24 secs
accounting, app store, business, companies, indie dev, ios, llc, ltd, passive income, setting up shop
This week, we discuss how we went about getting ourselves setup as indie developers, from accounting to forming companies - here's how we went about it.
Episode 31: As First Days Go...
August 24th, 2017
43 mins 37 secs
apple, coding, imac, indie, ios, macbook pro, programming, working from home, xcode
Dave Wood starts his new Job and Dave Nott still can't decide what laptop to buy...
Episode 30: "The Notch"
August 17th, 2017
48 mins 4 secs
apple, coding, indie, ios, iphone 8, programming, subscriptions, the notch, xcode
Further 'notch' related discussion & an update on what Dave Nott has been building
Episode 29: Don't call it FaceID...
August 10th, 2017
42 mins 18 secs
ios, iphone 8, iphone pro, new zealand, touch id, xcode
"Face ID", "The Notch" and more New Zealand follow up!
Episode 28: Working Environments
August 3rd, 2017
40 mins 6 secs
dev, freelance, indie, ios, new zealand, working from home, xcode
Dave Wood is now in New Zealand, Dave Nott is working more from home.We dive into what this means for our working environments both in the short term, and the long term.
Episode 27: Dave's shiny new 10.5 inch iPad Pro
July 27th, 2017
40 mins 7 secs
10.5, indie dev, ios 11, ipad, ipad pro
As this episode is being published, Dave Wood is airborne, on his way to start a new life with his family in New Zealand. But before he went, it seems he purchased the new 10.5 inch iPad Pro...and Dave Nott has some questions.