The Mac Podcast App You Can't Have

The Mac Podcast App You Can't Have

I wasn't going to write this post because I've already said most of what I wanted to on Twitter. Yesterday though, I changed my mind when I saw this Tweet from Product Hunt. The Best Podcast Apps for Mac 🎙️🖥️Add your favorite 👉 https://t.co/S9X18oklTF pic.twitter.com/fGVNgRsYDH— Product Hunt (@ProductHunt) July 15, 2017 It's a link to a question posted on Product Hunt over three months ago asking for a decent Mac podcast app because iTunes is dreadful. The recommendations are what really angered me: Downcast - The is the only remotely sensible suggestion as it's…

Replicating Beme's Proximity-Record in Swift

Replicating Beme's Proximity-Record in Swift

If you haven't seen Beme yet, you've probably been living under a rock. It's Casey Neistat's new video creation application that uses doesn't show you what you're recording. I've loved the concept from day one. You cover the proximity sensor on the iPhone and it'll start recording 4 seconds of video and then auto-upload it to their servers. I wondered how difficult it would be to replicate it and it turns out is actually pretty simple. Essentially it comes down to these steps: Enable the device's proximity sensor in your app Create an observer for the proximity sensor state Use…