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#644: Some Cool Mac Utilities

June 12th, 2022 · 85 minutes

David and Stephen catch up on some recent updates to some stalwarts of the macOS utility landscape, and talk about some other apps that make their Mac setups complete.

#643: WWDC 2022

June 7th, 2022 · 79 minutes

Recorded live and in-person at Apple Park, Stephen and David reflect on the announcements made at WWDC22.

#642: Shortcuts for Mac

May 29th, 2022 · 88 minutes

Shortcuts arrived on the Mac a year ago, and in the time since, Apple and third-party developers have worked to make it a real contender in terms of automation on macOS. This week, David and Stephen talk about the app and David's new Field Guide on the topic.

#641: Catching up with Federico Viticci

May 22nd, 2022 · 103 minutes

MacStories boss Federico Viticci returns to the show to talk about the iPad's apparent stagnation and how the Mac has grown over the last few years. The guys also talk about Raycast, Shortcuts, Apple silicon and more.

#640: The iPhone App Roundup

May 15th, 2022 · 101 minutes

The App Store didn't launch until a year after the first iPhone, but it has defined the smartphone era. This week, Stephen and David talk about some of their favorite iPhone apps.

#639: Software Club: Greg Pierce and Drafts

May 8th, 2022 · 82 minutes

In the inaugural meeting of the Software Club, David and Stephen talk about Drafts and their use of the application. Then they are joined by Drafts developer Greg Pierce to talk about the app's community of users, its 10th anniversary and how Greg uses Drafts himself.

#638: A Mac Setup Consulting Company

May 1st, 2022 · 99 minutes

Stephen and David sort through listener feedback, revisiting topics such as Preview.app, time tracking and their own Apple silicon experiences. Oh, and the person who took a Mac Pro to the coffee shop to get some work done on the go.

#637: Digging Deep on Tracking Time

April 24th, 2022 · 98 minutes

David and Stephen both track how they spend their time. In this episode, they discuss the approaches and tools they use to see how they spend their days.

#636: Workflows with Ryan JA Murphy

April 17th, 2022 · 98 minutes

Ryan JA Murphy is a writer and Ph.D. student who is using the Mac and iPad to work with information systems and design science. This week, Stephen and David talk with him about his workflows for research, data organization and more.

#635: Workflows with Allison Sheridan

April 10th, 2022 · 94 minutes

Allison Sheridan has been a Mac user since the very beginning and has been talking about Apple and its products since late 2005. She joins Stephen and David to talk about her experience with the platform, her use of diagramming in blog posts and much, much more.