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AppStories, Episode 134 – Mac Catalyst and the First Wave of Apps Built with It

On this week’s episode of AppStories, we discuss Mac Catalyst, the technology for bringing iPad apps to the Mac, and round up some of our favorite Mac Catalyst apps that have been released so far.

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AppStories, Episode 133 – Building an iOS Media Companion

On this week’s episode of AppStories, Federico helps John set up an iPod touch as a media companion for watching TV and movies, enjoying music, and controlling HomeKit devices.

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AppStories, Episode 132 – Apple Arcade: The Launch and Favorite Games

On this week’s episode of AppStories, we 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 our favorite games so far.

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AppStories, Episode 131 – Shortcuts and Third-Party Apps

On this week’s episode of AppStories, we explore what the changes to Shortcuts mean to third-party apps, who’s using them, and what it all means to users.

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AppStories, Episode 127 – Returning to Apple Mail

On this week’s episode of AppStories, we discuss why we’ve both returned to Apple Mail after years of looking for a better email solution.

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AppStories, Episode 124 – CarPlay in iOS 13 and Vignette with Casey Liss

On this week’s episode of AppStories, 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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AppStories, Episode 123 – Is Competing with Apple’s iOS Apps Getting Tougher?

On this week’s episode of AppStories, we consider the state of Apple’s built-in apps and whether it’s getting harder for third-party developers to compete with them.

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