From development and design to marketing and support, Under the Radar is all about independent app development. It's never longer than 30 minutes.



Latest Episodes

#234: Should You Do It?

January 19th, 2022 · 29 minutes

So you have an idea to make an app. Is it available, is it worthwhile, and will you feel good about doing it? What happens if it works?

#233: The Road (Still) Ahead

January 5th, 2022 · 29 minutes

How our expectations for 2021 panned out, and the kind of work we're planning to do in 2022.

#232: SF Symbols

December 8th, 2021 · 29 minutes

Our icon-design journeys over time have led us to lean heavily into SF Symbols today.

#231: Support Expectations

November 23rd, 2021 · 29 minutes

Managing customer support, customer expectations, and frequently asked questions.

#230: Tackling the Redesign

November 10th, 2021 · 29 minutes

Finally starting the Overcast redesign, and pragmatic considerations when tackling modernization of older codebases.

#229: Money, Time, and M1 Max Macs

October 27th, 2021 · 29 minutes

A healthy balance for subscription-expiry grace periods, and how the new MacBook Pro helps our development workflows.

#228: Ask For Money

October 14th, 2021 · 29 minutes

Getting over shyness to ask your app's users for money in more prominent and direct ways.

#227: Adopting High-Profile iOS Features

September 29th, 2021 · 29 minutes

How we decide whether, when, and to what degree we should adopt the headlining features of each iOS release.

#226: A Quiet Fall

September 17th, 2021 · 29 minutes

We were given a reprieve with a lack of new developer-facing features in the iPhone 13 line and Apple Watch Series 7, but with the continuation of the Series 3, we all lose.

#225: The Fragmented Future

September 1st, 2021 · 29 minutes

The effects of legal settlements and regulations on independent iOS developers, and how we can ensure that we still have a place in the scary potential futures that may come.