Category Archives: Release Notes

#440: Jonathan Rhyne (part 1)

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We are joined today by Jonathan Rhyne, CEO and Co-Founder of PSPDFKit. We invited Jonathan on the show again because PSPDFKit just raised its first round of funding. Jonathan gives us an overview of the company, and then he starts to answer the question Charles and Joe were both asking: “Why take funding now, after so many years of bootstrapping?” Continue reading

#439: Locked in the Pokey

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In this episode Charles shares the story of how he can’t get Apple to quit sending him money. Charles hasn’t had an app available in the iOS App Store for years, and yet he hasn’t found the magic incantation that is required to cancel all auto-renewing subscriptions. Until today that is. (Maybe.)

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#438: A Series of Red Flags

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Today we catch up on the goings on in our businesses. Joe talks about dumping the Apple Card and selecting a new credit card, we discuss the differences between personal and business credit cards, and then Charles shares the story of a customer that he fired after only one day.

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#437: Definitely a Pipe Dream

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Today we look at the recent settlement between Apple and the Japanese Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) that will allow so called “reader apps” in the App Store to direct their customers to outside payment methods. We talk about what exactly has been announced about the settlement, and then we read between the lines to try to understand what the rules will really be, and how developers might best take advantage of this rule change. Continue reading