From development and design to marketing and support, Under the Radar is all about independent app development. It's rarely longer than 30 minutes.



Latest Episodes

#256: Optimizing Paywalls

November 21st, 2022 · 29 minutes

Refining and improving the most boring and rudimentary experiences in our apps, and testing variations on Widgetsmith's paywall.

#255: The Discontinuity Principle

November 9th, 2022 · 29 minutes

Considerations for feature removals in the context of the Overcast website player.

#254: New and Different

October 27th, 2022 · 29 minutes

Reflections on launching a new app that's extremely different from our usual work.

#253: Motivation Slumps

October 11th, 2022 · 29 minutes

Feeling unmotivated, inspiration vs. motivation, and techniques to get moving again.

Be kind to yourself.

#252: Apple Watch Ultra

September 28th, 2022 · 29 minutes

David's experience taking the Apple Watch Ultra into its natural habitat.

#251: Be Where Your Customers Are

September 15th, 2022 · 29 minutes

How our iOS 16 launches went, and what we're focusing on next.

#250: From Left Field to the Home Stretch

August 31st, 2022 · 29 minutes

Last-minute preparations for the imminent launch of iOS 16 and the iPhone 14 series.

#249: The Nature of Advertising

August 17th, 2022 · 29 minutes

Balancing the needs of your customers with your needs as a business.

#248: Limits of Indie Life

August 3rd, 2022 · 29 minutes

We don't have the capabilities of larger staffs, and we can't do everything, so we must keep our scope and expectations within the capacity of what one person can do.

#247: Different, But Not Worse

July 21st, 2022 · 29 minutes

Are SwiftUI apps destined to be mediocre, or can we still make great apps? Introducing the famous App Development Pentagon.