Manton and Daniel talk about a turn of events that Daniel has been waiting 20 years for, as he crosses fingers that it will actually pan out, and Manton gives a surprising update on the subject of his interest in Android development.
Daniel and Manton run down the giant list of new features in Micro.blog and reflect on their utility.
Manton and Daniel react to the anti-Apple Coalition for App Fairness, and its questionable citation of a quotation from Daniel's Twitter account. They talk about the potential merit of this coalition in increasing pressure on Apple to make changes to the App Store, and the likelihood it will serve as a haven for smaller developers who are impacted by Apple's policies.
Daniel catches up with Manton's flirtation with Android, discovering that his recent iPhone shattering has put that temptation to the test. They react to Apple's latest announcements of updated Apple Watch and iPad, and consider the visability of the new Apple One subscription bundle.
Manton and Daniel review Daniel’s experiences as his first podcasting sponsorship airs, and they talk more generally about being willing to “sink money” as part of a learning process in business. Manton talks about his interest in developing for Android, and we lament the increasing feeling that we need to hedge our bets against being "all-in with Apple."
Daniel and Manton talk about Sunlit 3 shipping, and whether/when a Catalyst version might be available for Mac. Daniel reveals that he is dipping his toe into podcast marketing, reserving a substantial 8 episodes of ads on two podcasts. Finally, they reflect on the value of choosing to support other businesses during the pandemic.
Manton talks about the latest updates to Sunlit, his photo-blogging app for Micro.blog. Daniel talks about getting closer 1.0 with Black Ink for iOS.
Daniel and Manton talk about Apple's latest developer PR quagmire: the removal of Fortnite from the App Store, and Epic's subsequent lawsuits against both Apple and Google.