106: Your Time is Limited

This week we chat about podcasting, the new iMac, Phil Schiller becomming an Apple Fellow, options for in-app subscriptions, and Orbit crew plans.

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Petty
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Apple Fellow Phil Schiller – Apple Newsroom iMac – Apple Newsroom

Hosts

Kai (Twitter)
Malin (Twitter)
Zach (Twitter)

Things of the week

Malin: IntelliMath
Kai: Games by appstories
Zach: Rainbrow

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5 months ago

105: Moth Keyboard

This week we're chatting about COVID alert apps, the tech antitrust hearing, Apple's Q3 earnings, Apple Silicon Macs, delayed iPhones, and Zach's update to Petty.

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🇨🇦 COVID Alert – GitHub
Apple Q3 2020 results – Six Colors
Vapor

Petty – App Store
Orbit – App Store

Hosts

Kai (Twitter)
Malin (Twitter)
Zach (Twitter)

Things of the week

Zach: Really Bad Chess
Kai: Xeoleo N520
Malin: Indie Dev Monday

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6 months ago

104: Business 101

This week we discuss different software pricing models, shifts in app business models, and how subscription pricing fits into all of it.

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Hosts

Kai (Twitter)
Malin (Twitter)
Zach (Twitter)

Things of the week

Kai: Golf on Mars
Malin: Launched
Zach: Binge Thinking

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6 months ago

103: It’s a Thing

This week we're talking (more) about Apple Silicon Macs, our iOS 14 impressions, project roadmaps, marketing, and Apple Platform development and the potential for indies.

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Kai (Twitter)
Malin (Twitter)
Zach (Twitter)

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6 months ago

102: MacPad Pro

This week we're chatting about our plans for Orbit and its current Mac App Store feature, macOS & iOS adoption rates, App Clips, and the future of Macs based on Apple Silicon.

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Orbit
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DTK Specs

Hosts

Kai (Twitter)
Malin (Twitter)
Zach (Twitter)

Special Guest

Adam (Twitter) Adam's (and Kai's and Malin's) Podcast (We Like Games)

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7 months ago

101: Little Madam

Join us for our special WWDC20 spectacular! We chat about the format of this year’s conference, our favourite announcements, and of course the results of our world-famous predictions! To keep us in check, our recurring special guest Adam joins us.

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Orbit
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(SPOILERS!) WWDC20 Predictions Results

Hosts

Kai (Twitter)
Malin (Twitter)
Zach (Twitter)

Special Guest

Adam (Twitter) Adam's (and Kai's and Malin's) Podcast (We Like Games)

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7 months ago

100: WWDC20 Predictions & Draft

In our 100th episode, we have Adam join us for our Special Fun WWDC20 Predictions AND draft.

We also chat about Kai’s and Malin’s recent release of Orbit, a bit about the App Store rules, and about Apple’s use of Catalyst to build macOS apps.

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Orbit
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(SPOILERS!) Final WWDC20 Prediction Sheet

Hosts

Kai (Twitter)
Malin (Twitter)
Zach (Twitter)

Special Guest

Adam (Twitter) Adam's (and Kai's and Malin's) Podcast (We Like Games)

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7 months ago

99: Spotty Reputation

This week we chat about Zach’s new MacBook Pro, Kai’s use of Bing (?), the “Glass” "leaks", Joe Rogan selling his soul to Spotify, and some new Twitter features.

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Things of the Week

Kai: SubEthaEdit
Malin: Mythic Quest: Quarantine
Zach: iStat Menu

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Kai (Twitter)
Malin (Twitter)
Zach (Twitter)

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8 months ago

98: "Tech Podcast"

This week we chat about interesting cultural differences and play a “coin guessing” game (which is more fun than it sounds), where we slowly uncover that Zach might not actually be Australian… For the later half of the show, we chat about some more tech focused topics, like Apple’s potential future VR and AR products as well as Facebook’s Giphy acquisition.

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Erik Singer - 32 Actors' Accents

Things of the Week

Zach: Somehow I Manage
Kai: Get Packed
Malin: Upload

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Kai (Twitter)
Malin (Twitter)
Zach (Twitter)

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8 months ago

97: 3rd Party Dependency Wave of Doom

This week we chat about Zach’s MacBook Pro order. The recent Facebook SDK crash triggers a discussion about things to consider when adding 3rd party code to an app. We are, of course, also talking about Apple’s WWDC20 announcement.

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Things of the Week

Malin: Pistol Whip
Kai: 2MD: VR Football
Zach: Rocket

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Orbit
Packtrack

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Kai (Twitter)
Malin (Twitter)
Zach (Twitter)

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9 months ago