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AppStories is a weekly exploration of the world of apps by MacStories' Federico Viticci and John Voorhees. Each week, they discuss the best new apps, the impact of apps on our culture, and cover the stories behind popular apps. Hosted by Federico Viticci and John Voorhees.

AppStories is a weekly exploration of the world of apps by MacStories' Federico Viticci and John Voorhees. Each week, they discuss the best new apps, the impact of apps on our culture, and cover the stories behind popular apps. Hosted by Federico Viticci and John Voorhees.
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AppStories is a weekly exploration of the world of apps by MacStories' Federico Viticci and John Voorhees. Each week, they discuss the best new apps, the impact of apps on our culture, and cover the stories behind popular apps. Hosted by Federico Viticci and John Voorhees.

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Episodes

103 – Reading Apps

3/18/2019
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This week, Federico and John discuss their favorite reading apps including Apple Books, Kindle, Comixology, Shonen Jump and Apple News.

Duration:00:32:25

102 – Utility Grab Bag, Part 2

3/11/2019
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This week, Federico and John dive back into their collections of iOS and Mac utilities and discuss four more favorites.

Duration:00:29:08

101 – iOS 13 Wish List Part 1: Files and the iPad Home Screen

3/4/2019
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This week, Federico and John discuss their iOS 13 wishes for the Files app and iPad home screen.

Duration:00:29:51

100 – App Trends

2/25/2019
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This week, Federico and John discuss some of the trends they expect will drive app development on iOS and the Mac this year and into the future.

Duration:00:34:30

99 – Pick 2: Everyday Workflows

2/18/2019
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This week, Federico and John each pick an aspect of their MacStories work and break down the apps, workflows, and processes they use to accomplish it.

Duration:00:31:00

98 – Mixed iOS/Mac Automation

2/11/2019
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This week, Federico and John dive into Federico’s experiments in mixed iOS and Mac automation for controlling his Mac mini, iTunes, and podcasting setup.

Duration:00:42:00

97 – Utility App Grab Bag

2/4/2019
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This week, Federico and John dive into their collections of iOS and Mac utilities and discuss some favorites.

Duration:00:34:51

96 – Alternatives to Apple’s App Short List

1/28/2019
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This week, Federico and John consider Apple’s latest iPad ads and provide suggestions of other third-party apps the company could use to show off its hardware.

Duration:00:36:57

95 – Interview: Directing Animated Feature Films Using an iPad Pro with Yarrow Cheney

1/21/2019
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This week, Federico and John interview Yarrow Cheney, whose animated feature film credits include directing The Grinch and The Secret Life of Pets and production design for the Despicable Me movies and The Lorax, about the role the iPad plays in his filmmaking process.

Duration:00:44:15

94 – Interview: iOS Game Design with Edwin Smith of Feral Interactive

1/14/2019
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This week, we interview Edwin Smith of Feral Interactive, the developer and publisher of Mac and iOS games about the design challenges of bringing complex desktop games to the iPad and iPhone.

Duration:00:37:16

93 – 2019 Themes from Our Must-Have iOS and Mac Apps

1/7/2019
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This week, Federico and John discuss the themes that run throughout their 2018 iOS and Mac must-have apps and what they mean for 2019.

Duration:00:37:57

92 – Introducing the 2018 MacStories Selects

12/17/2018
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This week, Federico and John unveil the MacStories team’s 2018 MacStories Selects for Best New App, Best New Game, and Best App Update.

Duration:00:37:52

91 – Apps for Planning Projects Big and Small

12/10/2018
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This week, Federico and John explore the apps they use for planning everything from the upcoming year to the week ahead.

Duration:00:39:59

90 – Taking iOS Photography Further with RAW Camera Apps and Editors

12/3/2018
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This week, Federico and John take on iOS photography by discussing some of their favorite RAW camera apps and photo editors.

Duration:00:35:36

89 – iOS and Apps in the Car

11/26/2018
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This week, Federico and John take iOS for a car ride covering CarPlay, Do Not Disturb, in-car dongles, and automation.

Duration:00:36:52

88 – Returning to the iPad Pro

11/19/2018
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This week, Federico and John talk about the extra RAM in the 1TB iPad Pro, external display confusion, and John’s return to the iPad Pro after a summer of using the 9.7-inch iPad.

Duration:00:39:11

87 – Pick 2: Grocery and HomeRun

11/12/2018
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This week, Federico and John go in-depth on two apps they’ve been using a lot recently: Grocery, a grocery shopping list app, and HomeRun, an Apple Watch app for triggering HomeKit scenes.

Duration:00:29:39

86 – Apps and the New iPad Pro

11/5/2018
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This week, Federico and John talk about the new iPad Pros announced at the event held by Apple in Brooklyn, New York, the apps announced onstage and that Federico tried in the hands-on area, Apple’s dubious comparison of the iPad GPU to the Xbox One S, and the first-party apps they expected but didn’t see.

Duration:00:38:23

85 – iOS Personalization and Customization

10/29/2018
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This week, Federico and John talk about some of the ways they personalize and tweak their iOS setups, including wallpapers, widgets, control center, share sheet, app icons, and more.

Duration:00:35:56

84 – Frequently-Used Shortcuts, Part 2

10/22/2018
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This week, Federico and John go over more of their favorite shortcuts, focusing on web API-based shortcuts and creating menus to organize and launch shortcuts.

Duration:00:29:00