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AppStories, Episode 273 – Our iOS 16 Wishes

This week on AppStories, we kick off our annual ‘OS wishes’ series with a look at our wishes for iOS 16, including everything from system-level features to the iPhone’s built-in apps.

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On AppStories+, Federico explains why he’d like to see Quick Note come to the iPhone.

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AppStories, Episode 272 – Gaming on Apple Platforms

This week on AppStories, we revisit the state of gaming on Apple’s platforms, considering hardware, OS support, services, and the games themselves.

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On AppStories+, we highlight some of the late-beta-cycle Shortcuts bugs we’ve encountered and consider the tenuousness of Twitter’s existence.

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AppStories, Episode 271 – Apps with Great Shortcuts Support

This week on AppStories, we share our favorite third-party apps with deep Shortcuts integration.

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On AppStories+, we conclude the episode with a bonus round of apps with great Shortcuts support.

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AppStories, Episode 270 – Our Latest Automation April Shortcuts

This week on AppStories, we dig into the collection of shortcuts that we’ve released during Automation April so far, including Federico’s Split View Presets and Cleanup Twitter Link and John’s Timestamped Notes and myTunes shortcuts.

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On AppStories+, Federico and John give listeners a behind-the-scenes look at judging the Automation April Shortcuts Contest, reflect on how much has changed as MacStories turns 13 and AppStories turns 5, and explain how they deal with app overload anxiety.

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AppStories, Episode 269 – Automation April: Interviews with the Developers Behind Pushcut and Working Copy

This week on AppStories, we interview Rodrigo and Victor Araújo, about the many-layered ways that Pushcut extends the utility of Shortcuts and Anders Borum, the creator of the iOS and iPadOS Git client Working Copy, about the app’s use of Shortcuts.

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On AppStories+, Federico explains the tension between building multi-purpose shortcuts and those that do one thing well, while John covers some of the ways he’s been refining his task management system.

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AppStories, Episode 268 – Automation April: Our Shortcuts Setups

This week on AppStories, we introduce Automation April, a month-long community celebration of automation on Apple’s platforms and share our Shortcuts library setups.

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On AppStories+, we take listeners on a behind-the-scenes look at the origins of Automation April.

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AppStories, Episode 267 – State of the Platforms, with Apple’s Vivek Bhardwaj

This week on AppStories, we had the pleasure to interview Apple’s Vivek Bhardwaj about Universal Control, Shortcuts, Live Text, and more.


On AppStories+, Federico and John discuss the irony that the Studio Display contains the hardware of a base-model iPad, Federico explores the best way to trigger Shortcuts from app launchers, and John reports on Netflix’s iOS gaming efforts.

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AppStories, Episode 266 – iOS, iPadOS, and macOS Updates In-Depth

This week on AppStories, we dig into the details of the iOS and iPadOS 15.4 and macOS 12.3 updates that were released by Apple last week.


On AppStories+, a look at the first Mac Studio and Studio Display reviews.

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AppStories, Episode 264 – Apple Event Impressions: The New iPad Air, Mac Studio, and Studio Display

This week on AppStories, we cover our first impressions of the iPad Air, Mac Studio, and Studio Display, including Federico’s thoughts on where the Air fits into the iPad lineup and John’s take on what to keep in mind when customizing a Mac Studio.


On AppStories+, a little behind-the-scenes look to planning event coverage, a thank you and mini Chipolo One review from John, and Federico on the three Indiegogo campaign perks he’s waiting to receive.

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