Accidental Tech Podcast

Accidental Tech Podcast

United States

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

Episodes

232: You've Exceeded Some Limit  
Send us questions! Tweet with the hashtag #askatp! The A10X is 10nm as per AnandTech Source & Drain Larrabee Netflix credits skipping John's original complaint Community management Disney may have wanted to buy Twitter... a long time ago Player Unknown's Battlegrounds Odd Overcast crash Post-show: Mongoose Californian Alternative image Storming Mortal #15: Apple Kool-Aid and the Mongoose (dated 18 June 2014) John realizes his full potential Pee Wee's bike Huffy White Heat

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231: I Am Not a Salad Power User  
Follow-up: Calibrating a TV Rtings TV Settings Chopt or SaladWorks Smart Signage Samsung Frame TV THX Tune-Up app Lightning Digital AV Adapter Panic's surprise Sony / 7669 Marco's discontinued small speaker amp: NuForce Dia. Some alternatives Marco has considered (but not tested!): Grace Digital GDI-BTAR513, $110 SMSL Q5, $140 NuForce DDA-120, $300 Teac AI-301DA, $350 NAD D 3020, $400 Type-C Personality OLED image retention Marco's image retention test Apple's silence on Net Neutrality Send us questions! Tweet with the hashtag #askatp! 1Password kerfuffle Their blog post TextExpander Overcast UI Dilemma Under the Radar #87: Old Code vs. New APIs Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: Neutral: Casey's latest impulse buy The family

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229: Just Smush the Screen Somewhere  

Follow-up: DragonDrop replacement: Yoink (App Store) Mac stuff for

228: I Never Cancel a Drag  
Follow-up: MacBook Adorable Example multi-use hub Casey's Review Keyboard "shim kit" USB-C hubs Belkin hub HomePod's "screen" Marco's favorite follow-up ever in Analog(ue) #10 Echo Show iOS Drag and Drop Dr. Wave DragonDrop dyld 3 App Startup Time: Past, Present, Future Marco gets his VBR wish Original ATP discussion (Overcast timestamp link) This episode, for example: Official CBR version, 80 MB VBR version, 56 MB Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: PC Convertible Spaaaaacccccceeeeeee

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227: Typing on Pillows  
Follow-up: Serenity Caldwell on the new iPad Body size comparison Screen size comparison Typing to Siri Ryan Jones makes some observations New lock & power off behavior "Offload"ing unused apps Springboard treatment Steve Troughton-Smith makes some observations Spaces persistence Spatial Finder Document-based apps' launch UI FaceTime capture of Live Photos ADAs and default apps HEIF is good! is good 32-bit support "sunset" in macOS Non-fragile ivars High Sierra Format CD caddy APFS is good! iMac Pro price comparison Oddities between iMac Tiers HomeKit is available to all Apps can allow "programming environments" App Store reviews don't have to reset on update Keynote presentation diversity Siracusa reviews Goodfellas Casey got a MacBook Adorable USB & Ethernet HDMI & USB SD Card Reader Lightning Cable Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: WWDC doughnuts TitleCase.com

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226: Smooth Scrolling Is For Suckers  
Pre-show: Lots of Follow Up John's ancient, slow, Mac Pro APFS WWDC session and file name encoding Norm forms Compression vs. HFS+ iOS 11 Dots vs. Bars for signal strength Drop of third party service integration Perhaps the APIs were removed? Many touch options for iOS 11 home screens on non-Force Touch devices Log your friends into your WiFi Multiple file uploads → Mobile Safari Tidbits from The Talk Show #193: Crack Marketing Team tvOS iCloud storage: 1TB → 2TB Sonnet eGFX Apple Wireless Keyboard A1016 New iPads 20ms vs. 50ms latency 2 3 Sample rate video Microsoft video People prefer 120 Hz displays Ending theme by Jonathan Mann Post-show: Casey steals something from WWDC Marco holds court at Social Policy (more on Run Loop and Under the Radar) Jackets and pins WWDC Food Philadelphia cream cheese brick

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225: A Conversation with Siri  

Our WWDC 2017 live show!

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224: Yearning for Reflection  
Follow up: Multiple versions of photos Quietly improving MacBook Pro keyboards Pre-WWDC hopes and dreams Upgrade #143: The WWDC Keynote Draft 2017 What If the iPad Smart Keyboard Had a Trackpad? Ending theme by Jonathan Mann

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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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