Episode 170: Basically A Bug Fix Update

Daniel and Manton chat about the risks of reviving an old app, pros and cons of sending users to Safari for authentication, and the tactful promotion of one’s own products to the press and social media.

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  • iMore – Mac and iOS focused blog from Mobile Nations.
  • Macworld – The once-mighty, somewhat-diminished Mac journalism powerhouse.
  • Six Colors – The Apple technology blog from Jason Snell and friends.
  • MacStories – Federico Viticci’s weblog for all things Apple.
  • Daring Fireball – John Gruber writes about things John Gruber likes to write about.
  • Traction – One of the business books Manton inexplicably reads on airplanes.
  • 43 Folders – Merlin Mann’s productivity blog before he moved on to more productive work.
  • MacBreak Weekly – Long-running Mac and iOS netcast from Leo Laporte and crew.

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January 30, 2015 at 8:37 am.

Episode 169: Shame Driven Development

Daniel and Manton continue discussing financial sustainability of the App Stores, weigh the advantages of going for top ranking vs. multiple “long tail” products, and catch up with each other on recent project work.

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January 22, 2015 at 8:16 am.

Episode 168: Motorola 68K Forever

Manton and Daniel get back into the swing of work after the New Year, discuss Marco Arment’s “Functional High Ground,” dig into the general challenge of balancing stability with feature growth, and gripe about the missed opportunities of Apple’s App Stores.

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January 10, 2015 at 3:29 pm.