Mobile Couch 7: I Wrote My Own C String Library

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.

Jelly and Bean 22: He’s Not Don Cheadle, So It Doesn’t Matter

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.

Wez Wanders 7: The Buses Feel Like You Are Going to Die

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.

Jelly and Bean 21: It Has a Goatee, So We Know It’s the Evil One

Published 20 April 2013 • 1 hour, 1 minute

Raven takes back the source code for Jedi Knight II; Google adds a feature to help you delete your data when you die; the Google Glass specs are finally revealed; Funny or Die releases the first Steve Jobs movie: iSteve; new trailers for Star Trek Into Darkness and Man of Steel drop; an Jelly gives his thoughts on Oblivion, the new Tom Cruise sci-fi movie.

Mobile Couch 6: Commander Riker is in Ten Forward

Published 16 April 2013 • 57 minutes, 29 seconds

The importance of user-testing apps and some techniques for testing with users; making apps accessible for vision-impared users; using plugins with Xcode; and the team behind CocoaPods releases CocoaDocs: a single source for open-source library documentation.

Jelly and Bean 20: Fiber is Good for Your Digestion

Published 13 April 2013 • 1 hour, 1 minute

Raven Software releases the source code for two Star Wars games; Facebook Home arrives on the Google Play store; the Coalition Party announces their NBN alternative; a Microsoft employee (well, ex-employee) tells Twitter to “Deal With It” in regards to the rumours of an always-on next generation Xbox; and Apple and Yahoo start working together to provide deeper integration of Yahoo data in iOS.

Wez Wanders 6: Indiana Jones Has a Satchel

Published 10 April 2013 • 41 minutes, 28 seconds

Joined by Cailin O’Neil and Jeremy Jones we chat about immersion travel, and if you can truly immerse yourself in a culture, the Samoan weight prices on flights, and the joint venture between Amadeus and UNICEF to raise money. All this and more.

Jelly and Bean 19: Inherently Skeptical of Movie Video Games

Published 6 April 2013 • 52 minutes, 13 seconds

EA shifts blame for the lack of offline play in Simcity onto Maxis; BBC announces the return of David Tennant and Billie Piper for the 50th Anniversary special of Doctor Who; Disney shuts down LucasArts and two Star Wars games along with it; the original screenplay for “The Star Wars” gets the graphic novel treatment from Dark Horse; a sweet little throwback trailer for Star Trek: the Video Game is released; and Tell Tale releases Poker Night 2.

Mobile Couch 5: The Answers in the Back of the Book

Published 5 April 2013 • 49 minutes, 14 seconds

The Pebble smart watch and the development possibilities of Google Glass and Siri integration; Caleb”s plans for making money from his new free app, Cute Fruit; places for learning about new techniques and frameworks in the Objective-C frameworks; releasing open source projects and how CocoaPods is a great tool for discovering them; Jake gives a general overview of how to use bitmasks in your own projects.

Jelly and Bean 18: I’m Drinking to Remember

Published 30 March 2013 • 55 minutes, 26 seconds

Privacy given as a reason for Google Reader’s demise, BBC drops a Doctor Who prequel for ‘The Bells of Saint John’, a new TV spot for Iron Man 3 introduces a new development that’s a really nice surprise, a trailer finally surfaces for The Wolverine, an Australian store starts charges $5 for “just looking”, Yahoo buys iOS app Summly for $30M and Microsoft pre-empts disgruntled victims of a privacy breach by giving them Microsoft Points.