The New iPad Air: Apple’s Most Forward-Looking iPad

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In this special episode of AppStories, John interviews Federico about the all-new iPad Air, which Federico has been testing and reviewed on MacStories. Federico explains why the new iPad Air is Apple’s most forward-looking iPad that stands at the intersection of the iPad Pro and the rest of the company’s line-up, and covers every aspect of the hardware, design, and differences compared to other iPad models, along with practical advice on who should consider buying the new iPad Air.

Previously, on AppStories

Episode 188 – Oct 14, 2020

iOS and iPadOS 14: The MacStories Review

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This week, Federico and John dive into Federico’s annual iOS and iPadOS review to look at big picture trends like Compact UI along with the changes to iPadOS, the Apple Pencil’s new Scribble feature, and Shortcuts.

Episode 187 – Oct 05, 2020

Must-Have Music Widgets for Your iPhone

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This week, Federico and John tour music widgets, one of their favorite categories, exploring the many widgets they’re using to listen to music and follow their favorite artists.

Episode 186 – Sep 28, 2020

Our Newly Customized iOS 14 Home Screens

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This week, Federico and John revisit their approaches to their iPhone Home Screens, including the third-party widgets they’re using, and how they are optimizing their mix of apps and widgets since the iOS 14 update. Federico also shares a trick for integrating certain widgets and folders of icons into his wallpaper.

Episode 185 – Sep 21, 2020

An Interview with Michael Flarup

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This week Federico and John conclude the MacStories Summer OS Preview Series by interviewing designer Michael Flarup about Mac iconography, the design of Mac Catalyst apps, content-focused design on the iPad, augmented reality, and more.

Episode 184 – Sep 14, 2020

Apple’s New App Review Guidelines

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This week, Federico and John dig into the details of Apple’s new App Review Guidelines, which address game streaming services, advertising, ‘reader apps,’ and more.

Episode 183 – Sep 07, 2020

The Many Ways to Use Widgets

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This week Federico and John explain their emerging strategies for using widgets in the Today view, mixed with apps on their Home screens, and on dedicated widget-only Home screens.

Episode 182 – Aug 31, 2020

Exploring Apple’s 2020 Gaming Updates

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This week Federico and John explore Apple’s 2020 gaming updates, including deeper controller support and a refreshed Game Center, which are coming this fall.

Episode 181 – Aug 24, 2020

An Interview with Vidit Bhargava

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This week Federico and John continue the MacStories Summer OS Preview Series by interviewing Vidit Bhargava, the creator of LookUp, a dictionary app available on iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and watchOS, about design, Mac Catalyst apps, and a whole lot more.

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