Apple Arcade: The Launch and Favorite Games

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This week, Federico and John cover the all-new MacStories Shortcuts Icons, a set of 300 custom icons for shortcuts that you can add to your Home screen and then revisit Apple Arcade in the wake of its public launch discussing some of their favorite games so far.

Previously, on AppStories

Episode 131 – Sep 23, 2019

Shortcuts and Third-Party Apps

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There are major changes to Shortcuts in iOS and iPadOS 13 and coming on September 24th with iOS and iPadOS 13.1. Federico and John explore what the changes mean to third-party apps, who’s using them, and what it means to users.

Episode 130 – Sep 19, 2019

iOS and iPadOS 13: The MacStories Review

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Federico’s iOS and iPadOS 13 review is out, so we’ve got a special episode of AppStories all about the big-picture changes to the OSes, the evolution of Shortcuts into a Siri development tool supported by third-party developers, the balancing act Apple performs when updating apps distributed to hundreds of millions of users, and lots of interesting little details about iOS and iPadOS 13.

Episode 129 – Sep 16, 2019

The Apps of Apple’s Fall Event

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This week, Federico and John dive into the new and updated apps announced at Apple’s fall keynote including Compass, Camera, and the upcoming Apple Arcade game subscription service.

Episode 128 – Sep 09, 2019

Organizing iOS 13’s New Share Sheet

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This week, Federico and John introduce the fourth anniversary of Club MacStories and then discuss the changes coming to iOS and iPadOS 13’s share sheet and how it has begun to change how they use it.

Episode 127 – Sep 02, 2019

Returning to Apple Mail

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This week, Federico and John discuss why they’ve both returned to Apple Mail after years of looking for a better email solution.

Episode 126 – Aug 26, 2019


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This week, Federico and John cover Apple’s new second-screen feature coming to macOS Catalina and iOS 13 in the fall and what it means for both platforms.

Episode 125 – Aug 19, 2019

Apple Maps in iOS 13 with Ryan Christoffel

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This week, John is joined by his MacStories colleague Ryan Christoffel to talk about the big changes coming to Apple Maps this fall with iOS 13.

Episode 124 – Aug 12, 2019

CarPlay in iOS 13 and Vignette with Casey Liss

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This week, John is joined by Casey Liss to dig into the big changes coming to CarPlay in iOS 13 and the story behind Vignette, Casey’s app for assigning profile pictures to contacts.

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