Ep 43 - HomePod Arrival, Indie Devs Talk App Creation

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What's in Episode 43?

Get ready to ‘rock the house’ as Apple HomePod is nearly here - listen for new details and our pre-order experience.

We also welcome indie developer duo Ish and Heidi to discuss the challenges of coding and designing their iOS apps.

Plus what happens when two podcast hosts meet for the first time? It’s an interstate initiation with Apple aptitude - it’s Apple Slice!

 

Special guests

  ISH - INDIE IOS DEVELOPER  Southern California USA  Twitter  @ishabazz   The brains behind Illuminated Bits and all it's app-tastic offerings:  Boomerang ,  Stamp Pack  and  Capsicum . Ish also features in  App: The Human Story .

ISH - INDIE IOS DEVELOPER
Southern California USA

Twitter @ishabazz

The brains behind Illuminated Bits and all it's app-tastic offerings: Boomerang, Stamp Pack and Capsicum. Ish also features in App: The Human Story.

  HEIDI HELEN - UI DESIGNER  Adelaide SA  Twitter  @heidi_helen   Heidi is the design flair behind apps such as  Boomerang  and  Stamp Pack . She is currently working hard on  Capsicum  (ETA 2018).

HEIDI HELEN - UI DESIGNER
Adelaide SA

Twitter @heidi_helen

Heidi is the design flair behind apps such as Boomerang and Stamp Pack. She is currently working hard on Capsicum (ETA 2018).

 

Podcast timestamps

Intro

  • 00:00:00 - Surprise in Sydney

Product Perception

  • 00:01:30 - HomePod launch / order experience
  • 00:12:40 - HomePod touch gestures
  • 00:20:20 - HomePod playback / Siri
  • 00:25:40 - HomePod competitors / early reviews

Core Focus

  • 00:32:30 - Hello to Ish and Heidi
  • 00:40:15 - Coding ‘Capsicum’
  • 00:41:30 - Icon design
  • 00:46:40 - Setting the speed
  • 00:48:00 - Constructive criticism
  • 00:57:20 - App Store hurdles