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#170: Spending Dan Riccio's Battery Surplus

July 24th, 2019 · 29 minutes

How we'd improve the Apple Watch by "spending" the power-efficiency gains likely to come in the next hardware update.

#169: The End of an App's Life

July 10th, 2019 · 29 minutes

Facing the tough decisions when you know, in your heart, that it's time.

#168: Working While Traveling

June 26th, 2019 · 29 minutes

Our makeshift travel-work setups, and managing expectations about how much and what types of work you'll get done while traveling.

#167: The WWDC Hangover

June 12th, 2019 · 29 minutes

As the dust settles on an overwhelming WWDC 2019, we figure out what we should tackle first.

#166: API Wish List

May 29th, 2019 · 29 minutes

What we hope to see at WWDC 2019 in Apple's APIs and developer tools.

#165: WWDC 2018 Year in Review

May 15th, 2019 · 29 minutes

As WWDC 2019 approaches, we review the major changes announced in WWDC 2018 and how they've actually played out over the past year.

#164: Meaningless Version Numbers

May 1st, 2019 · 29 minutes

The advantages of switching from semantic versioning to a sequential calendar-based system with no semantic implications, and the different marketing mindset it brings.

#163: CalZones

April 17th, 2019 · 29 minutes

Launch day for David's new app, CalZones!

#162: The Five Stages of Developing a New App

April 4th, 2019 · 29 minutes

Using David's upcoming app as an example, we take a journey through curiosity, excitement, productivity, despair, polishing, and shipping.

#161: Gears, Knobs, and Buttons

March 20th, 2019 · 29 minutes

The design challenge of a podcast app's now-playing screen, how Overcast's design has progressed over the years, and the unexpected usability failures along the way.