Accidental Tech Podcast

Accidental Tech Podcast

United States

Three nerds discussing tech and loosely related matters. An offshoot from Neutral, our car show.

Episodes

223: Throw the Fork Away  

Follow up: Those ✂️️

221: Personal Body Chemistry  
Follow up: The politics in the last episode Rear Touch ID and prototypes Dirty laptop fabric Alcantara Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Oleophobic coating Are people being backed into liking touchscreen laptops? WikiTribune ...is based on Wordpress and not maintained by Wikimedia ...already has a competitor called Wikinews Amazon Echo Show Previous rumor Marco was enamored with Hunt for Red October You Should Use DuckDuckGo 3Com Audrey Brief Quiz Dropping Dropbox Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: Marco and Casey can't shut up about the Switch and Mario Kart

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220: Executive Box Lunch  
Follow up: Moscone food research by Daniel Jalkut More on the potential rear Touch ID Samsung Galaxy S8 Assistive Touch Turning off Haptics:
Settings → Sounds & Haptics → System Haptics WikiTribune Basic humanity Jimmy Kimmel's story Casey's tweet recap Associated episode of Analog(ue) Amazon Echo Look Download #1: Wardrobe Philosophy Microsoft Surface Laptop Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: Casey really loves his new copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Mario Kart over LAN

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219: Million Dollar Lunch  

ATP WWDC Live at AltConf! Monday, 5 June at 5 PM PDT. Get tickets here, and hurry in case they sell out! Follow up: APFS compression? WWDC lunches are probably about $40 each (via David Carlton) Connected #139 where Casey discusses Plex Touch ID moving to the back? Revisiting the iPhone 7 Taptic home button Touch ID is capacitive Overcast improvements M4A chapter support Forecast Watch support 1 & 2 Apple Design Awards Uber is über-gross IOKit UIDevice Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: John travels to

218: MagSafe Cups of Water  
Follow up: APFS iOS app updates hit the app store Marco's Overcast hacks Podlove Simple Chapters APFS free space Nvidia coming back to the Mac Kieran Healy's thoughts regarding Marco's comments about schedules Clips gets special treatment in the app store T-Shirts! will be available until April 26. We know what the site says. Trust us. Jet Black considerations Inverted Jenny Apple USB-C MagSafe patent Xbox breakaway cable Beginning of the end for iTunes? WWDC lunches Casey loves Odwalla... a lot. Really. Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: John's evaluation of Nintendo today PS Vita iStockNow Hypercritical #49: Pinching the Harmonica

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217: Apology Mac Pro  
Follow up: Mac Pro transcript posted Workflow on ice APFS and free space T-Shirt Update Clips Mac Pro OSNews rumors Lance Ulanoff Gruber iMac Pro Rumor NVIDIA Titan Xp Apple moves away from Imagination Technologies GPUs Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: Marco convinces himself Casey owes him $5 Managing Mac Pro expectations Apple speed bumps MacRumors Buyer's Guide

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216: Thermal Corner  
Follow up: APFS file name encoding WWDC sitrep RIP Jason Seifer The Mac Pro Gruber's take Panzarino's take The Case for a True Mac Pro Successor The new iMac... Pro? Project Ara Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: We adjudicate a bet T-Shirts are for sale! until 26 April

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215: Pots Are Made to Be Broken  
Follow up: APFS on iOS Settings → General → Storage & iCloud Usage → Manage Storage Oddities with file names Ahoy, Telephone! Naked-er Robotic Core Marco eats waffles Aerial MacBook One vs. MacBook Adorable Hello Internet, Cortex WWDC Under the Radar #73: WWDC Event Planning Layers (Casey's 2016 Review) Beyond WWDC Code of Conduct & Childcare Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: Tiff joins us to talk Zelda: Breath of the Wild Fable First Look video Mario Kart 8 Splatoon 2

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214: Christmas Phone  
Follow-up: Wii U display lag from Steven Impson Zelda heads-up-display woes Intel X99 high-end desktop options Reasons for delaying the Mac Pro Americans are cheap jerks Marco needs a new pair of shoelaces Analog(ue) #9: My Shoes Are a Bit Dusty Úll Apple executive diversity shareholder vote Apple buys Workflow Workflow on the App Store Workflow removes Chrome Workflow change log (see 1.7.3) x-callback-url New Apple products Red iPhone 7 Six Colors Branding in China New iPhone SE storage sizes New 9.7" iPad Six Colors Stephen Hackett on marketing New Watch bands Clips iOS App Press release Wired What was missing Gruber on the 10" iPad Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: APFS news

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213: Siri in a Can  
Pre-show: A friendly bet for January 1, 2018 Follow up: Windows on iPad (for example, Blackboard) Stephen Troughton-Smith's Floating Keyboard Playground Writeup from 9to5mac Apple in Education Apple's HomeKit Promo Website & Video Scott McNulty's Tweet YouTube TV (Verge Writeup) Intel goes 14nm again AMD Ryzen Xeon Gold Tim Cook's tease at the shareholders meeting Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: Initital thoughts on the Nintendo Switch

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212: Meatspace Windows  
Follow-up: USB-C iPhone 8 Ming-Chi Kuo pours cold water on Apple USB-C notions Anker bricks Chromebox for Meetings MacBook Boost case Windowing on iOS Steve Troughton-Smith writes Finder-like app for iOS Apple does not see the humor This is why iPad can't have nice things Cabel Sasser of Panic weighs in PanelKit Accidental programmers Cortex Macintosh Toolbox Hypercard Apple's decline in the education market Ending theme by Jonathan Mann

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211: Hardware Mind Virus  
Pre-show: Xeon Gold Follow up: Booting APFS Tesla harassment suit Uber, generic trademarks, Lyft, and alternatives Uber is Quietly Terrible for Women & Black People New Business Model, Same Racist Cab Drivers Uber CEO argues with driver Overcast Ads iPhones with USB-C? Lightning connector Studio Neat Material Dock Nintendo Switch cartridges have bitter taste Mavala Stop nail polish Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: Decoding Tim Cook's shareholder-meeting remarks MKBHD: Dear Apple! (2017)

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210: My Stupid Thumb  
Pre-show: Noses, Sinuses, and Snot Do By Friday Follow up: Control Center and AirPods Stagehand Backwards Bike Online chat latency Booting macOS from case-insensitive APFS Recipe parts 1 & 2 Overcast 3 Under the Radar #68: Overcast 3 The Talk Show #182: AAA Podcast iOS Human Interface Guidelines WordStar Ad Sales Uber is a total cesspool Men don't care Uber departures SJW WWDC 2017 in San Jose announced Apple Park Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: Gaming on the Apple TV Provenance SteelSeries Nimbus Horipad Ultimate Christian Whitehad Sonic Mania Trailer

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209: Making Sausage-Making Glamorous  
AirPods, a couple of months in Follow up: Compelling users to upgrade their iPhones Biometrics ✌️ Chromebooks vs. ARM Macs OXO's story Case sensitive HFS+ Twitterrific for the Mac Origin of "tweet" Planet of the Apps MacMan Shark Tank Cabel Sasser's take Caavo Verge video John on the omnivorous box Hypercritical #1: Dream Crusher Original GoogleTV remote Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: John's Mac Casey doesn't want a WRX You can get a good deal on a Golf R

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208: Your Face Is Your Face  
Follow up: What could ARM coprocessors in Macs do? Windows Hello face recognition More on iPads vs. Macs Upgrade #127 Connected #128 Marco's blog post David Sparks on iPad hardware longevity Crazy locked-down ARM-Mac rumor Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: Casey learns the fine art of waffling

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207: Selling Hot Dogs on a Stick  
iPhone 7 long-term review, waffling about sizes Marco's review of spam-call blockers Nomorobo, the one you should get Follow up: Casey is un-American Upgrading your iOS device from HFS+ to APFS Will APFS be open-source? Apple earnings results What's up with iPad sales? The Future of Computing PC use dies on the weekends (via @asymco) Upgrade #126: Spinny Propellery Guy Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: ARM chip doing more in future MacBooks

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205: People Don't Use the Weird Parts  
Follow up: MacRumors talks with Lattner LLVM LLVM Bytecode vs. LLVM Bitcode Bitcode Slicing Clang OpenGL Swift ARC Swift Open Source Casey's love letter to Swift enums Swift Evolution "Commonly Rejected Changes" list asm.js, WebAssembly & TypeScript RxSwift Casey's primer series Garbage collection vs. ARC libauto Singularity Finalizer Go's garbage collection Java Native Interface Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show Neutral

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204: You’re Only Stable When You’re Dead  
Follow up: Marco and AirDrop Mac Progress Quandary 1 2 3 Tripmode.Helvetica Consumer Reports test results Chris Lattner leaves Apple for Tesla LLVM, GCC, Clang Apple → Tesla defections Chris' woodworking (and making of) Benevolent dictator for life Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: Blog CMS languages

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