Under the Radar
Under the Radar
Relay FM
Support podcast
From development and design to marketing and support, Under the Radar is all about independent app development. It's rarely longer than 30 minutes. Hosted by Marco Arment and David Smith.
286: First Hire
Thoughts and motivations behind David's hiring of an employee and what it means to be an indie developer.
Feb 14
29 min
285: Recreational Computing
Final considerations for the imminent Apple Vision Pro launch, and our expectations for visionOS apps.
Jan 18
29 min
284: Pillar I: Acquisition
In the first of a three-part series, we look at the first pillar of a successful app: customer acquisition, including paid advertising, word-of-mouth marketing, and editorial promotion.
Jan 4
29 min
283: Fifty Roles
The many roles we need to juggle as independent developers, and considering which roles we can take off our plates.
Dec 9, 2023
29 min
282: Revert to Defaults
When to ignore or revert our custom-design instincts and follow the system defaults instead.
Nov 30, 2023
29 min
281: The Weirdest Parties
What happens when you break 50 million home screens?
Nov 9, 2023
29 min
280: Upstream Decisions
Early decisions and implementation choices that have large impacts down the road — good and bad.
Oct 25, 2023
29 min
279: Rest and Recovery
Taking time off when you realize — or don't yet — that you really need it.
Oct 11, 2023
29 min
278: Unforeseeable Issues
Encountering bugs and feedback that our development and beta testing didn't or couldn't uncover.
Sep 27, 2023
29 min
277: Go Time
The rush to submit our iOS 17 apps for its general release, and the last window of opportunity to prepare our test devices for last year's OSes.
Sep 13, 2023
29 min
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