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AppStories, Episode 245 – Apple’s October Music and MacBook Pro Event

This week on AppStories, we are joined by Alex Guyot live in the Club MacStories+ Discord community for a special episode recapping and breaking down everything announced by Apple at its latest online event, including the Apple Music, HomePod, and AirPods 3 announcements and the all-new MacBook Pros.


On AppStories+, Federico considers ditching his iPad mini’s Smart Cover for a sleeve, and John provides an update on his macOS Monterey review.

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AppStories, Episode 244 – iOS and iPadOS 15 Top Tips

This week on AppStories, we share a long list of iOS and iPadOS 15 tips, highlighting lesser-known features that we are using to get the most out of the latest versions of the OSes.


On AppStories+, John tries to convince Federico to try a robot vacuum cleaner and Federico explains the technique he’s using to bring localization to his popular Apple Frames shortcut.

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AppStories, Episode 243 – Safari Extensions for iPhone and iPad

This week on AppStories, we look at the best of the first Safari extensions released for the iPhone and iPad.


On AppStories+, we cover iPhone 13 Pro macro photography, Yoink’s ingenious clipboard feature, and Federico’s dedicated Metroid emulator device.

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AppStories, Episode 242 – The iPad mini: Small Wonder

This week on AppStories, we go beyond the specs to figure out what it is about the new iPad mini that makes it so special.


On AppStories+, Federico explains how he has begun experimenting with his email setup again and shares a new feature of Working Copy that he’s testing. Also, John reports on the latest happenings in Epic’s litigation against Apple and what it means.

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AppStories, Episode 241 – iOS and iPadOS 15: The MacStories Review

This week on AppStories, John interviews Federico about his iOS and iPadOS 15 review live in the Club MacStories+ Discord community, covering the challenges of writing this year’s review, Focus mode, Safari changes, Shortcuts, Live Text, the Shelf, listener questions, and more.


On AppStories+, Federico shares what review day is like and how he deals with negativity, John covers MacStories’ eBook production workflow, and Federico discovers an eBook reader that supports Quick Note and annotation.

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AppStories, Episode 240 – A Look at the HomeKit and tvOS Updates Coming Soon

This week on AppStories, we look at Apple’s evolving approach to the way HomeKit devices and entertainment features are incorporated into the company’s OSes.


On AppStories+, Federico covers WidgetPod and Marvis Pro and John gives Federico Apple Maps homework and explains something fun he received in the mail.

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AppStories, Episode 239 – Reminders, Notes, and App Customization

This week on AppStories, we examine the growing trend of app customization in the context of Apple’s system apps, focusing on Reminders’ Tag Browser and Smart Lists and Notes’ Tag Browser and Smart Folders.


On AppStories+, Federico explains how his recently-purchased Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 has enabled a unique reading and note-taking workflow.

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AppStories, Episode 238 – The Complexity of Defining Great Modern Mac Apps

This week on AppStories, we explore the many ways Mac apps can be made today and how the frameworks, along with design choices and other factors are redefining the landscape of apps on the Mac and what constitutes a great Mac app.


On AppStories+, John teaches Federico about the Arnold Palmer, a thank you to AppStories+ subscribers, plus Federico explains an ingenious collaborative editing workflow he created around Quick Note.

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AppStories, Episode 237 – Introducing the All-New Club MacStories

This week on AppStories, we introduce two new tiers of Club MacStories, run down all the new features of each tier, explain the web app that powers it all, and officially release a back catalog of three months worth of bonus AppStories+ content.

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