Under the Radar

From development and design to marketing and support, Under the Radar is all about independent app development. It's never longer than 30 minutes.

#46: Legacy Support

September 23rd, 2016 · 29 minutes

When to require new iOS versions, and the real-world need for test devices.


#45: Ads ★★☆☆☆

September 15th, 2016 · 29 minutes

David's app income shifting to ads over time, and Overcast switching to ads.


#44: Fall Cleaning

September 8th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Ramifications of pruning very old apps from the App Store and cracking down on title-keyword spam.


#43: Pending An Apple Release

September 1st, 2016 · 29 minutes

Preparations in the final week before a major iOS release, and handling Apple requests for promotional artwork.


#42: Getting Next Year's Customers

August 25th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Lessons from Vesper's shutdown and strategies to navigate the difficult environment for paid apps today.


#41: Internationalization

August 17th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Why and how to localize and internationalize your iOS apps.


#40: Rethinking Apple Watch Apps

August 11th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Using lessons and analytics from watchOS 1 and 2 to rethink our Apple Watch apps for watchOS 3, using Overcast's app as a case study.


#39: Lightning Round 1

August 4th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Quick takes on eight topics submitted by listeners.


#38: Psychological Tricks

July 28th, 2016 · 29 minutes

Techniques often used by games to increase engagement, revenue, and addictiveness, and their potential ethical uses in our apps.


#37: Code Reuse

July 21st, 2016 · 29 minutes

Creating and managing shared code, using Git submodules effectively, and whether to open-source your libraries.