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#704: “The Details Matter,” with Shahid Kamal Ahmad

August 6th, 2023 · 136 minutes

Video game industry veteran Shahid Kamal Ahmad rejoins the program to catch David and Stephen up on his work and evolving setup, and then the gang dives into gaming on visionOS, the current state of Android and a lot more.

#703: The Portable HomePod Mini Lifestyle

July 30th, 2023 · 105 minutes

On this feedback episode, David and Stephen check out some additional Safari extensions, answer some listener questions, discuss the Studio Display and address a recent controversy about the sailing workout type on the Apple Watch.

#702: Unbridled Enthusiasm, with Chuck Joiner

July 23rd, 2023 · 99 minutes

Chuck Joiner has been covering Apple since 2000 and has been a user longer than that. He joins David and Stephen to talk about what makes the Apple community special, how the company's tools enable its users and some of his favorite apps and services.

#701: The Safari Extension Roundup

July 16th, 2023 · 89 minutes

This week, David and Stephen grab their lassos and gather up some of the best Safari extensions out on the free and open range of the App Store.

#700: Our Workflows

July 9th, 2023 · 98 minutes

To celebrate 700 episodes of the show, David and Stephen talk through how they work, including how MPU gets made each week, how they approach their blogs, other podcasts, videos and more.

#699: Catching Up with TJ Luoma

July 2nd, 2023 · 92 minutes

This week, everyone's favorite nerdy pastor TJ Luoma rejoins the show to update David and Stephen on his tech, how he's learned to take time away from work and some of his new favorite apps and services.

#698: The 80/20 Split, with Malin Sundberg

June 25th, 2023 · 110 minutes

Malin Sundberg is one of the developers behind the apps Mercury Weather and Orbit. This week, she joins Stephen and David to discuss her background and work, as well as her hands-on time with the Apple Vision Pro at WWDC.

#697: A Niche of a Niche

June 18th, 2023 · 115 minutes

On this feedback episode, David and Stephen keep unpacking WWDC, talk about their time with the new betas and work through some listener feedback.

#696: App Subscription Check-In

June 11th, 2023 · 109 minutes

Subscriptions aren't just the future of software anymore, but they are how many developers are running their businesses today. David and Stephen open up their App Store accounts to discuss what they're paying for and why.

#695: Live from WWDC23

June 7th, 2023 · 67 minutes

Recorded live at Apple Park, Stephen and David talk about some of the big announcements from WWDC23.