Our 2021 macOS WWDC Wishes

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This week, Federico and John begin their annual pre-WWDC wish list episodes with their 2021 wishes for macOS.

Previously, on AppStories

Episode 216 – May 03, 2021

Substack, Email, and Data Portability

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This week, Federico and John explore the popularity of Substack among writers leaving big media companies, rethink their email workflows after leaving Hey, and consider data portability and the tradeoffs of proprietary app systems.

Episode 215 – Apr 26, 2021

iOS and iPadOS 14.5 In Depth

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This week, Federico and John take an in-depth look at everything coming later this week with iOS and iPadOS 14.5, which will be the subject of a comprehensive review by Federico on MacStories.

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This week, Federico and John conclude their music miniseries with an episode dedicated to alternative and companion streaming services after checking in on Federico’s early experiments with an extensible text editor.

Episode 212 – Apr 05, 2021

Music Part 1: How We Listen

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This week, Federico and John talk about Apple Arcade’s big expansion and the iOS component of John’s retro gaming project before beginning a new mini-series focused on music. For the first installment, Federico and John focus on hardware and services, covering their current setups, how they listen to music, and the services they use.

Episode 211 – Mar 29, 2021

Apple at Home

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This week, Federico and John scrutinize Apple’s home strategy from its discontinued Airport routers and HomePod to the Apple TV, HomePod mini, HomeKit routers, the Home app, and more, plus ongoing browser and calendar experiments, and the hunt for an elusive keyboard continues.

Episode 210 – Mar 22, 2021

Imagining the Perfect Read-It-Later App

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This week, Federico and John, who are always on the lookout for new ways to read and process the stories they find, discuss the features and approaches they’d like to see in the ideal read-it-later app.

Episode 209 – Mar 15, 2021

Can Apps Still Surprise Us?

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This week, Federico and John consider why surprising apps seem increasingly rare and share some of the apps that have surprised them the most over the past year.

Episode 208 – Mar 08, 2021

Reading Newsletters

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This week, Federico and John dig into email newsletters and how they manage and read them.

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