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#488: How We Communicate

June 23rd, 2019 · 88 minutes

Our digital devices make communicating with others easier than ever, but with that flexibility comes complexity. David and Stephen talk about what solutions they use for certain types of communication, then talk about Notifications and Do Not Disturb, which can help curb incoming messages when things get too hectic.

#487: Josh Centers: Beta Spelunker

June 16th, 2019 · 88 minutes

Josh Centers is the managing editor at TidBITS, which has been covering the world of Apple for nearly 30 years and is a writer for the "Taking Control" series of books. He sits down with David and Stephen to talk about his writing, the tools he uses and why running Apple betas can be a real adventure.

#486: Essential iOS Apps

June 9th, 2019 · 91 minutes

Stephen and David scroll through their iPhones and iPads to collect some of their most-used iOS apps, across a wide range of categories.

#485: WWDC and Interview with the Mac Pro Product Manager

June 4th, 2019 · 94 minutes

Stephen and David have boots on the ground in San Jose for WWDC 2019. In this episode, they interview Doug Brooks, the Apple Product Manager for the new Mac Pro. Afterward, David and Stephen share initial thoughts on updates to macOS and the brand new iPadOS. David has some tough questions for Stephen about his future and the new Mac Pro, and they…

#484: Unlocking Keyboard Maestro

May 26th, 2019 · 87 minutes

From trigger to actions, variables to debugging, David and Stephen go through the powerhouse that is Keyboard Maestro and discuss David's new Field Guide on the subject.

#483: Being a Compulsive Maker, with Tiff Arment

May 19th, 2019 · 91 minutes

Artist and podcaster Tiff Arment joins David and Stephen to talk about her background in photography and analog and digital art, as well as the work that goes into recording and editing podcasts.

#482: Color Me Interested

May 12th, 2019 · 91 minutes

David and Stephen share their confessions about the iPad Pro, then discuss managing client data before doing some wishcasting for WWDC.

#481: Finder and Its Alternatives

May 5th, 2019 · 94 minutes

At the heart of the macOS experience is Finder, which is part file manager, part search tool and a whole lot more. Its smiling blue icon boasts many features, and third-party developers have written tools to make it even more powerful for those users who need more.

#480: Catching up with Michael Hyatt

April 28th, 2019 · 96 minutes

Michael Hyatt joins David and Stephen this week in an interview that ranges from how to get your life together and find a little focus to nerdy Keyboard Maestro scripts.

#479: 100,000 Subscribers, with Rene Ritchie

April 21st, 2019 · 93 minutes

Over a year ago, long-time Apple blogger Rene Ritchie launched Vector, a daily YouTube show covering the world of Apple and tech beyond. This week, David and Stephen catch up with Rene, talking about his video workflows, YouTube as a platform and the future of the Mac and iOS.