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#520: Weather Apps & Gear

January 26th, 2020 · 82 minutes

Gone are the days of waiting for the evening news to find out the weather for the next day. Now, weather data is accessible anywhere. This week, David and Stephen compare a bunch of different weather apps and services before picking their favorite.

#519: Workflows with Greg Pierce

January 19th, 2020 · 93 minutes

Drafts developer Greg Pierce joins Stephen and David to talk about his move to an iMac, his development career and when it is time not to upgrade to a new device.

#518: Technology in a War Zone, with Mark Hackett

January 12th, 2020 · 84 minutes

Mark Hackett runs a small non-profit working in Sudan, named Operation Broken Silence. This week, he joins David and some other Hackett guy to talk about data management so far from home, the power of Apple's apps like Pages and his move to the iPad Pro.

#517: State of the iPhone

January 5th, 2020 · 82 minutes

The iPhone has become many people's primary device for many different types of tasks. On this episode, Stephen and David look at the current state of the hardware, software and services that make up Apple's most popular product.

#516: Looking Toward 2020

December 29th, 2019 · 95 minutes

David and Stephen review 2019, and the changes it brought to the Apple ecosystem before talking about their hopes for 2020.

#515: Stephen Takes One for the Team

December 22nd, 2019 · 99 minutes

It's feedback time! David and Stephen revisit media management and external drives, then talk about David's 16-inch MacBook Pro, meditation apps and USB-C hubs. Then Stephen makes a confession, which David takes rather well.

#514: Apple is Listening — The 2019 Mac Pro, with Thomas Grove Carter

December 10th, 2019 · 97 minutes

David and Stephen interview Thomas Grove Carter, a video editor who has been using Final Cut Pro X on the 2019 Mac Pro with the Pro Display XDR. They talk about the power of the new machine, it's flexibility and how it unlocks new types of workflows for video editors.

#513: Catalyst Apps on the Mac, with John Voorhees

December 8th, 2019 · 100 minutes

Stephen and David are joined by John Voorhees to talk about Mac Catalyst, which allows for iPad apps to be developed for macOS. They review some early examples and talk about the technology and what it could mean for the Mac and iPad in the future.

#512: Ask the Genius

December 1st, 2019 · 101 minutes

Stephen steps behind the Genius Bar — or into the Genius Grove, as it were — to provide tips for troubleshooting Macs, iOS device and iCloud. Then, he and David talk about the new 16-inch MacBook Pro and how someone should prioritize features when buying a new computer.

#511: 2019 Developer Roundtable

November 24th, 2019 · 85 minutes

Ken Case of the Omni Group, Greg Scown of Smile and Dave Teare of AgileBits join David and Stephen to talk through Apple's year and the changes it brought for developers. Then, a conversation about app subscriptions, VC funding and more.