Episode 230July 5, 2021

An Interview with Marcos Tanaka

AppStories Episode 230An Interview with Marcos Tanaka


This week, Federico and John continue the MacStories Summer OS Preview Series by interviewing Marcos Tanaka, the creator of MusicHarbor and MusicSmart about the latest changes to Apple’s music-related frameworks, his apps, and more.


Episode 229June 28, 2021

Shortcuts Preview

AppStories Episode 229Shortcuts Preview


This week, Federico and John walk through all the changes coming to Shortcuts this fall, including changes to the Shortcuts editor and the new actions you’ll find in Shortcuts on the iPhone, iPad, and Mac.


Episode 227June 15, 2021

2021 Apple Design Award Winners: The AppStories Interviews

AppStories Episode 2272021 Apple Design Award Winners: The AppStories Interviews


For today’s special bonus episode of AppStories, Federico and John interview the creators of four 2021 Apple Design Award winning apps and games: Winston Chen, creator of Voice Dream Reader; Esther Huybreghts, Mathijs Demaeght, and Melissa Cash from Pok Pok, creators of Pok Pok Playroom; Brian Mueller, creator of CARROT Weather; and Maria Sayans and David Fernandez Huerta from ustwo games, creators of Alba: A Wildlife Adventure.


Episode 226June 14, 2021

Three Features That Set iOS 15 Apart

AppStories Episode 226Three Features That Set iOS 15 Apart


This week, Federico and John cover the three features that will sell iOS 15 to most users: Focus Mode, SharePlay, and Live Text and share some of their recent audio gear purchases for lossless streaming and AirPlay. They also take questions from listeners who watched on Instagram Live.