Recent Podcast Episodes

#185: I Have a Romance with Making Money

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Today we discuss Setapp, MacPaw’s new Netflix-like service for high quality Mac apps. Last week (episode #184) MacPaw’s CEO Oleksandr Kosovan talked to us about the service. Immediately after that interview, Charles and Joe discussed what we heard, and shared our immediate, and pretty different, takes on whether or not this is a service that we would be interested in as developers.

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#184: Oleksandr Kosovan

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Today we talk to Oleksander Kosovan, founder and CEO of MacPaw, makers of products like Devmate and CleanMyMac. Today we talk to Oleksander about a new product called Setapp. Setapp gives its customers access to dozens of high quality apps for a low monthly price. Aleksandr tells us about his start with MacPaw, the concept behind Setapp, and why developers might want to join this platform.

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#183: Lobster – Market Price

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Today Charles interrogates Joe about his recent experience porting his iOS app X2Y to macOS. We talk about Joe’s reason for taking X2Y to the Mac, similarities and differences between UIKit and AppKit, Mac App Store versus self-distribution, pricing, and more.

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#182: Elia Freedman (part 2)

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Today we continue our conversation with Elia Freedman of Infinity Softworks, and talk about how he transitioned his mobile software business from the PalmPilot days to the iPhone. We talk about lessons learned, lessons forgotten, and how he had to change his business model to adapt to the new marketplace.

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#181: Elia Freedman (part 1)

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Today we’re joined by Elia Freedman of Infinity Softworks. Elia has been building and selling mobile software since the days of the Palm Pilot, and has learned a lot about the business of selling mobile software along the way. We talk to Elia about his history of mobile software and how he has had to adapt to changing market conditions over the years.

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