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#666: The 2022 MPU Gift Guide

November 13th, 2022 · 109 minutes

Believe it or not, it is time for the annual MPU Holiday Gift Guide once again!

#665: Covered in Paper Cuts

November 6th, 2022 · 83 minutes

On this feedback episode, the guys revisit backup tools, talk about keyboard shortcuts and discuss a bunch of listener emails.

#664: macOS Ventura & iPadOS 16

October 30th, 2022 · 104 minutes

Apple has shipped significant updates to its operating systems, so this week, David and Stephen explore the features each brings to the table, getting deep into macOS Ventura and iPadOS 16.1.

#663: HomeKit Check-In

October 23rd, 2022 · 117 minutes

With Matter on the horizon, there has never been a better time to get into home automation. On this episode, Stephen and David talk about how their HomeKit setups have evolved over time and what they hope Apple and others can add to the smart home in the future.

#662: Navigating Apple Maps

October 16th, 2022 · 100 minutes

Apple Maps has matured from its rocky start back a decade ago into a robust alternative to Google Maps. This week, David and Stephen go on a roadtrip through the service's history, features and more.

#661: Our Desks & Bags

October 9th, 2022 · 95 minutes

With David settling in at his new studio, the guys take some time to talk about their desk setups, what's in their bags and what they carry with them daily.

#660: App Updates for iOS 16 & The Apple Watch Ultra

October 2nd, 2022 · 96 minutes

David and Stephen share some of the treats they've found as apps are getting updated for iOS 16. Then, they talk through their first impressions of the Apple Watch Ultra.

#659: Workflows with Alex Cox

September 25th, 2022 · 108 minutes

Alex Cox drops by the show to update Stephen and David on their new indie life, including Apple silicon hardware, collaboration tools and the new iPhone 14 Pro.

#658: Every Letter is Precious

September 18th, 2022 · 90 minutes

In this feedback episode, David and Stephen revisit iOS 16 and the M2 MacBook Air, then dive into some listener questions and talk about the state of voice dictation.

#657: New Hardware & iOS 16

September 8th, 2022 · 111 minutes

Apple has announced its slate of iPhones and Apple Watches for the year and has major software releases right around the corner. This week, David and Stephen discuss the company's announcements and review iOS 16.