Episode 396: It’s Better Than It Was

Manton and Daniel rejoice in Apple’s announcement of an all new 16″ MacBook Pro, and look forward to a bright future for Mac portables. Daniel catches Manton up on the latest meeting with “his boss”, and the resulting deadline he has agreed to in order to get Black Ink 2 shipped. Finally, Manton shares that he has also given himself a deadline to ship the microblogging book he started writing almost three years ago!

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  • The Best for the Brightest – Apple’s promotional page for the all-new 16″ MacBook Pro.
  • Marco’s Review – Marco Arment writes about his early access to the portable computer.
  • Happy 20th! – Brent Simmons celebrates 20 years of writing for his blog.
  • Black Ink 2 Beta – The blog post 1.5 years ago that kicked off the long public beta of Daniel’s crossword app.
  • Did You Know? – Daniel’s announces his intention to ship Black Ink 2.0 by December 1.
  • Indie Microblogging Kickstarter – Manton’s campaign to kick off funding for Micro.blog and the affiliated microblogging book.

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November 14, 2019 at 1:49 pm.