We talk to a developer whose company is turning out some interesting third-party apps for both the Mac and the iPhone on this episode of the Macworld Podcast. We also tackle the world of gaming, in the form of this week’s E for All Expo.

There’s also the small matter of an official ship date for Mac OS X 10.5. So it’s a very eclectic slate of topics.

We start off with an interview between Macworld.com executive editor Philip Michaels and senior editor Peter Cohen about E for All, the event for gaming enthusiasts which begins this Thursday in Los Angeles. Then I spend some time talking to Ambrosia Software’s Andrew Welch about some of the things his company has been working on lately.

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Show Notes

In my round-up of the week’s news at the beginning of the podcast, I mention the October 26 release date for Leopard and spend some time dwelling on the 300-plus new features Apple is touting in this release. I also spend some time looking at Apple’s decision to drop the price of DRM-free music to 99 cents per download.

Peter Cohen has already previewed the E for All Expo, both in news articles and in his blog. Check out the Game Room page for updates from E for All throughout the week.

There are two Ambrosia programs you should pay extra special attention to while listening to my interview with Andrew Welch: WireTap Studio and iToner.


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