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Catch-Up Pony

Supertop Podcast

December 6, 2016

50 minutes

We discuss Castro 2.2, give an update on the Doom Clock, follow up on Oisín's Search Ads blog post, and ponder what Castro 2.3 should do.

  • 00:00 Intro + Castro 2.2 Released
  • 00:21 CarPlay, API permission and design choices
  • 04:01 Widget + Quick Actions
  • 08:00 Widget criticism
  • 12:24 Castro price drop discussion
  • 15:00 Other New Features
    • Share time stamps
    • Subscribe URL scheme
  • 16:37 Business Update
    • Business Angle”: An earlier episode of this podcast where we introduce the “Doom Clock”
  • 19:12 Apple Search Ads Discussion
  • 25:00 Our fancy new App Store screenshots
  • 30:42 What’s Next for Castro? The one missing feature!
  • 33:00 Oisin’s “Catch-Up Pony”.
  • 37:38 Our first downtime.
    • “Tentacles”, our backend service was down for two hours. Padraig explains why.
    • Padraig’s blog post explaining our server setup
  • 44:50 We read out some reviews and discuss podcast advertising
    • Review the Supertop Podcast in iTunes.