July 30, 2012 at 1:00pm • 1 hour 25 minutes
Dan and Marco revisit text editors and discuss clicky tenkeyless keyboards and ergonomics, the Mac App Store's sandboxing issues, designing apps with stock UIKit widgets, foreign App Store reviews, and some of Instapaper's feature decisions including non-native Twitter integration, bookmarklet mechanics, and the lack of highlights or annotations.
July 23, 2012 at 1:00pm • 1 hour 28 minutes
Dan and Marco discuss how to research and find good products, portable and window air conditioners, the unfortunate status of TextMate 2 and the search for alternatives, Sparrow's business and acquisition, and App.net's chances of success.
July 16, 2012 at 2:30pm • 1 hour 38 minutes
Dan and Marco discuss chicken salad, Chicago pizza, the in-app purchase hack, depressingly realistic first-person shooters, gender and demographic myopia among developers, how well the 7.85" iPad might sell and what that might mean, Penny Arcade's Kickstarter, Ben Brooks' paywall, and how to get started with programming or making apps.
July 9, 2012 at 3:00pm • 1 hour 38 minutes
Dan and Marco discuss corrupt App Store binaries, responding to customer reviews, advertisers paying more than customers, VC-funded startups' road to acquisition, the business culture of condescension and euphemisms, the security of hosting sensitive files on Dropbox or GitHub, and Amazon Cloud Search.
July 2, 2012 at 3:00pm • 1 hour 39 minutes
Dan and Marco discuss keyboard-screen imprinting, Google's odd TV ball, Sirius and Pulsar, the difference between copyright and patent infringement, Instapaper's price-change results, the iPad 1 installed base, the Nexus 7, Apple's Podcasts app, why Apple probably won't offer paid podcasts, Facebook's native iOS app and why web companies need to treat mobile apps as a first-class platform, Twitter's ominous threat to client developers, and Tumblr's pinned posts.
June 25, 2012 at 2:30pm • 1 hour 54 minutes
Dan and Marco discuss cable TV, HBO, and piracy, challenges that Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface will face with developer and enterprise adoption, why other Retina Mac models may take longer than we expect, the case for Instapaper offering a "mobilizer", and Marco's diversification and innovation strategy.
June 20, 2012 at 8:00pm • 1 hour 13 minutes
Dan and Marco discuss the results of the Starbucks promotion, why it's different from making a free version of the app, Instapaper's price experiment, originality in customer-submitted ideas, the costs of filing and enforcing patents, and Marco's new-old Mac Pro.
June 12, 2012 at 7:00pm • 1 hour 6 minutes
Marco checks in from his hotel room at WWDC to talk with Dan about Apple's new hardware and software announcements.
June 4, 2012 at 2:45pm • 1 hour 25 minutes
In this truly big week, Dan and Marco discuss Instapaper's ad on Howard Stern, the Android app launch, the Starbucks App Of The Week, background location updates with geofencing, and conservative predictions about the TBA sessions at WWDC.
May 29, 2012 at 2:00pm • 1 hour 40 minutes
Dan and Marco discuss Twitter's neglected desktop and iPad apps, Flattr followup and Instacast's rejection for integrating it in-app, Zynga, personal standards and dignity, originality, getting stuck on hard problems, types of web hosting, tips for self-managed servers, and basics of web scaling.