Apple’s App Stores for iOS and Mac have made buying software painless and, for the most part, affordable, but they’re not without their downsides for developers and consumers alike. In this podcast, recorded on the floor at last week’s Macworld | iWorld, I’m joined by a pair of developers who know all too well the positives and pitfalls of developing for Apple’s storefronts: Rogue Amoeba CEO Paul Kafasis and App Cubby founder David Barnard.
Just because an app holds a special place in your heart, that doesn’t mean it couldn’t stand a few improvements. In this Macworld Live session, I’m joined by a panel of luminaries to discuss our favorite apps, their flaws, and how we would fix them. We also tackle why it’s hard for even the best apps to achieve perfection.
In this special edition of the Macworld Podcast, recorded on the Macworld | iWorld show floor, I'm joined by our Mac 911 columnists, Christopher Breen and Ted Landau. Chris and Ted answer common Mac and iOS troubleshooting questions, including ones submitted live by our audience!
For the third consecutive year, the Macworld Pundit Showdown takes it act on the road, with a live performance at Macworld | iWorld. But with a panel featuring Macworld senior editor Dan Frakes, senior associate editor Dan Moren, staff editor Serenity Cadwell, and Tidbits senior editor Jeff Carlson, who wil reign supreme? You’ll just have to listen (or watch) to find out.
In this special edition of the Macworld Podcast, recorded on the Macworld | iWorld show floor, I'm joined by a pair of Mac luminaries—Daring Fireball's John Gruber and Chicago Sun-Times columnist Andy Ihnatko. Our topic: The State of Apple.
Today Apple held an education event in New York City where it unveiled a new version of the iBooks app along with iBooks Author, a free Mac application that allows you to create books containing not just text but also rich media elements. Macworld’s Dan Moren and Lex Friedman attended the event. I talk to them about their impressions.
Note that Dan and Lex had to dash into a less-than-silent office to record the podcast. We apologize for the occasional background noise.