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AppStories is a weekly exploration of the world of apps by MacStories’ Federico Viticci and John Voorhees. Each week, they discuss the best new apps, the impact of apps on our culture, and cover the stories behind popular apps. Hosted by Federico Viticci and John Voorhees.
32 – Apps and Good Intentions
Nov 20 • 32 min
Federico and John discuss apps they want to use more but don’t always get around to trying.
31 – What Makes an App Sticky?
Nov 13 • 38 min
Federico and John discuss apps designed for the iPhone X and what makes apps ‘sticky.’
30 – The Apps and Workflows We Use to Cover Apple Earnings Calls
Nov 6 • 34 min
The apps and workflow the MacStories team uses to cover Apple earnings calls.
29 – Geeky macOS Apps
Oct 30 • 29 min
A deep dive into the geeky macOS apps we use.
28 – Interview: Automation and Apps with Greg Pierce of Agile Tortoise
Oct 23 • 34 min
An interview with developer Greg Pierce of Agile Tortoise
27 – Music Services and Apps
Oct 16 • 28 min
Music services and apps
26 – Tips for Travelers
Oct 9 • 32 min
Federico and John’s favorite travel apps.
25 – iOS 11 Drag and Drop Apps
Oct 2 • 39 min
Federico and John discuss the drag and drop feature and related apps
24 – Our Favorite iOS 11 Apps, Part 1
Sep 25 • 34 min
Federico and John pick some of their favorite iOS 11 apps so far.
23 – The Apps Behind Federico’s iOS 11 Review
Sep 19 • 44 min
An inside look at the apps Federico used to create his annual iOS review.
22 – Apps with a Human Touch
Sep 11 • 43 min
An update on Federico’s iOS 11 review, upcoming coverage on MacStories and for Club MacStories, and a discussion of indie apps that add a human touch
21 – Breaking Up iTunes Is Hard to Do
Sep 4 • 37 min
Considering how to break up iTunes.
20 – Ulysses’ Switch to Subscriptions and Apple’s to 64-Bit Apps
Aug 28 • 36 min
The fallout from Ulysses’ switch to subscription pricing and impact of Apple’s transition to 64-bit apps
19 – Interview: Running an App Development Studio with Dermot Daly
Aug 21 • 29 min
An interview with Dermot Daly of Tapadoo
18 – Shelf and Clipboard Apps on macOS and iOS
Aug 14 • 27 min
A look at shelf and clipboard apps on macOS and iOS
17 – Our iPad Home Screens
Aug 7 • 40 min
Federico and John share their iPad Home screens.
16 – Evolving the iMessage App Store
Jul 31 • 28 min
The iMessage App Store today and the changes coming in iOS 11.
15 – iOS 11’s Files App
Jul 24 • 36 min
A discussion of Apple’s new approach to iOS file management.
14 – Pick 2: Ulysses and FullContact
Jul 17 • 33 min
An in-depth discussion of two apps that Federico and John use regularly.
13 – Interview: Rehearsal Pro with David H. Lawrence XVII
Jul 10 • 34 min
A conversation with David H. Lawrence XVII, maker of Rehearsal Pro
12 – The State of Non-Native Apps
Jul 3 • 38 min
The pros and cons of non-native apps
11 – iOS 11’s Impact on Third-Party Apps
Jun 26 • 36 min
What new APIs and system features may mean for third-party developers and users.
10 – iOS 11’s All-New App Store
Jun 19 • 39 min
The changes coming to the App Store in iOS 11 and the challenges they present.
9 – Competing with iOS System Apps
Jun 12 • 31 min
Succeeding and thriving against iOS system apps.
8 – Interview: Hidden Folks with Adriaan de Jongh
Jun 5 • 30 min
An interview with the co-creator of Hidden Folks
7 – Tip Jars with Benefits
May 29 • 32 min
Tip jars, patronage, donations, bundles, and in-app merchandise business models.
6 – Interview: The Making of the CARROT Apps with Brian Mueller
May 22 • 28 min
Creating the CARROT series of apps
5 – App Subscriptions
May 15 • 34 min
A closer look at what developers are doing with app subscriptions.
4 – Interview: App Discovery and the iTunes Affiliate Program with AfterPad’s Kevin MacLeod
May 8 • 31 min
An interview with AfterPad’s Kevin MacLeod about app discovery and the iTunes Affiliate Program
3 – Interview: App Camp for Girls with Jean MacDonald and Grey Osten
May 1 • 29 min
An interview with Jean MacDonald and Grey Osten of App Camp for Girls.
2 – Setting Up a New iOS Device
Apr 24 • 31 min
How we get started with iOS devices.
1 – Welcome to AppStories
Apr 20 • 31 min
An introduction to AppStories.