Published 14 May 2013 • 57 minutes, 43 seconds
The top 25 apps of all time, and what can be learned from them; skeuomorphic design vs. flat design, choosing the correct icons, and what good design really means when it comes to building your apps; guided access, the system feature that nobody knows about; a handy method for using vector icons in your app by utilising PDFs; and some tools to help you prototype and test your apps: Heatma.ps and Briefs 2.
Published 11 May 2013 • 1 hour, 11 minutes
On this episode of the podcast I was joined by my good friend Jimmy, who accompanied me on a trip we made to South East Asia in 2011. We reminisced about our journeys through Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Singapore, chatting about the experiences we had, the places we liked, and our travel adventures.
Published 11 May 2013 • 54 minutes, 13 seconds
Some corrections for the discussion we had about the alternate NBN plan being offered by the Coalition; it turns out that the next Xbox is not going to require an always-on connection, at least according to a leaked memo from Microsoft; EA gets an exclusive deal to produce Star Wars games; David Tennant is rumoured to be playing Rocket Raccoon in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’; and the ‘Ender’s Game’ trailer drops.
Published 4 May 2013 • 55 minutes, 49 seconds
Microsoft makes Skype available as part of Outlook.com; a new trailer for Pacific Rim drops at WonderCon that gives us new insights into the movie; IMAX announces that it’s getting into private theatre installations; a new video is released that demonstrates the full potential of Microsoft’s Illumiroom tech; Google Glass is rooted, and turned into a surveillance system, with some serious privacy consequences.
Published 30 April 2013 • 54 minutes, 13 seconds
Why you would go to WWDC (assuming you manage to get a ticket); a new plugin manager for Xcode, Alcatraz, is released; techniques for debugging your apps, including a discussion about profiling using Instruments and how it helps you track down issues. Also this week, we”re joined by Ben Trengrove, who is taking over hosting from Caleb.
Published 27 April 2013 • 1 hour, 14 minutes
Microsoft announces the announcement date for the next generation Xbox; NBNCo announces gigabit plans that will drop around December; Razer accidentally offer 90% off and then honour it; the first trailer for Thor 2 hits the internet; and Iron Man 3 is released in Australia.
Published 24 April 2013 • 1 hour, 8 minutes
On this episode of the Wez Wanders Podcast we are joined by Michael Tieso from Art of Backpacking, and Jeremy and Angie Jones from Living the Dream RTW, and we talk about the TBU travel bloggers book, a tourist briefly going missing in South America, and some weird foods we’ve eaten around the world.