Recent Podcast Episodes

#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

#436: Photos of Bugs

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Today we’re talking about the recent Apple event, and the hardware that was introduced. We discuss the trouble that Joe ran into ordering his new iPhone, all the new hardware that was announced, and which iPhone Charles is going to order this year.

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#435: Swimming with Turtles

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Today we talk about a grab bag of issues that have been on our mind. Joe talks about a tax problem that he’s run into, Charles shares a nice resource for writing checks, and then we talk about the importance of getting away and disconnecting on vacation.

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