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#493: My Life is an Edge Case, with TJ Luoma

July 28th, 2019 · 96 minutes

Pastor and Apple nerd TJ Luoma returns to the show to catch David and Stephen up on his journey with Apple's notebooks and the iPad, before sharing some of the apps that he uses every day to make his work more efficient, and his explorations in Internet filtering and content blocking.

#492: All of the Ks

July 21st, 2019 · 91 minutes

In this feedback episode, David and Stephen talk about a borrowed MacBook Pro that Catalina tried melting into his desk, Voice Control and Dictation in iOS 13 and answer a few listener questions about iOS file storage and justifying a Mac to a boss who doesn't get it.

#491: Working Hard in the Gaming Industry, with Simone de Rochefort

July 14th, 2019 · 97 minutes

Simone de Rochefort is a video producer and podcaster at Polygon, and co-hosts Rocket on Relay FM. She walks Stephen and David through the process of creating videos at Polygon, from the writing process, to capturing game footage, editing and more.

#490: Surfin' with Safari

July 7th, 2019 · 82 minutes

Safari isn't the most popular browser on the planet, but its focus on speed, security and privacy set it apart from the competition. This week, David and Stephen get into the pros and cons of the application, and some of its unique features.

#489: Gear as a Motivator, with Tyler Stalman

June 30th, 2019 · 91 minutes

Tyler Stalman is a photographer, videographer, YouTuber and small business owner alongside his wife Ania Boniecka. Oh, and he loves gear... maybe too much, as he confesses to Stephen and David.

#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.