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Accidental Tech Podcast

Marco Arment, Casey Liss, John Siracusa

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Accidental Tech Podcast
Accidental Tech Podcast

Accidental Tech Podcast

Marco Arment, Casey Liss, John Siracusa

126
Followers
70
Plays
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Three nerds discussing tech, Apple, programming, and loosely related matters.

Latest Episodes

349: Formative Tech Dystopia

Pre-show: Star Wars Episode X.10.1 Follow-up: Pi-hole Workflow/Shortcut SwiftUI app Microsoft progress-indicator graph Swift's New Diagnostic Architecture Overview No Overview Available Methodology Folklore.org No October event? Image of 16" MBP in 10.15.1 beta? Animated GIF comparing old to new New Google Stuff #askatp How can I tell if I would benefit most from higher single core or multicore performance? (via Tom Zosh) Is wired CarPlay crummy? (via Kenny Long) BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Destiny stuff (blame tobogranyte) Post-show: Chevy Bolt BMW i3 Kia Soul EV Volkswagen e-Golf Tesla Model 3 Audi eTron Sponsored by: DoorDash: Let dinner come to you with DoorDash. Get $5 off your first order of $15 or more with promo code ATP in the app. Linode: Instantly deploy and manage an SSD server in the Linode Cloud. Get a server running in seconds with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and choice of 10 node locations.

110 MIN1 d ago
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349: Formative Tech Dystopia

348: Panic Shutdown

Pre-show: El Camino Jesse Pinkman's character bio Follow-up: Opting out of TiVo pre-roll ads Oxo Chef's Knife Siri opt-in & grading Optimus Player Casey's Docker adventures Pi-Hole Inspiration Jeff Atwood's article Homebridge Marco's networking adventures Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite (previous router) Security Gateway Pro 4 (new router) UniFi Cloud Key Gen2 (runs management software) UniFi 250W PoE Switch UniFi nanoHD Wi-Fi APs Folding phones Connected #265: What Are You, a Dictionary? Game Boy Advance SP Apple and China Ben Thompson's summary Avoiding Copland 2010 Copland 2010 Revisited #askatp Will progress bars ever become more accurate? (via Chris Wright) What app(s) do we use to write prose? (via Charles Clements) Visual Studio Code Working Copy TextMate BBEdit Does a computer really need a UPS? (via Tom Hartnett) Newer version of Casey's UPS Marco's UPS Post-show: John's Google problems Sponsored by: Casper: Casper is a sleep brand that makes expertly designed products to help you...

115 MIN6 d ago
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348: Panic Shutdown

347: Not Enough Carrot to Take the Stick

Pre-show: Casey's computer and Follow-up: Where is FaceTime attention correction? "Coming this Spring" October expectations Noise-canceling AirPods Disposable AirPods "Battery service" 99% Invisible: National Sword Catalina Homebrew Bundle Go64 An aside about Apple's [lack of] API documentation of late #askatp Why can't we family share contacts? (via Dan Stanton) Hypercritical #9: No iLife is an Island Why don't Casey and John join the iPhone Upgrade Program? (via Cameron) What non-high-tech tech do we enjoy? (via Phillipp) Sonicare Protective Clean Rechargable Toothbrushes Cast Iron Apple Peeler Do By Friday #152: The Law of Hot Places Fenix PD25 Fenix LD12 Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody Victorinox Fibrox Pro Chef's Knife, 8" Post-show: ️ The Bell ATP #174: A Ding in the Room Sponsored by: Clearbanc: The fastest and most affordable way to raise money for your business. Get your 20-minute term sheet. Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Get 10% off your first orde...

123 MIN1 w ago
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347: Not Enough Carrot to Take the Stick

346: Go Back and Pop Myself

Follow-up: Casey's broken iMac Casey's broken Apple Watch Improved battery life Apple software quality iPhone X/XS → 11 Pro Transfer XDR Display Tech in iPads and MacBook Pros? Mac Pros + Avid + Chrome = System Integrity Protection The Infinite Version Update from the Chrome team TiVo shows commercials before DVR recordings New Microsoft hardware Surface Neo Surface Duo Post-show: Marco's UISearchController woes Sponsored by: Eero: The Wi-Fi your home deserves. Get free overnight shipping with code ATP. Burrow: Settle into a comfy new Burrow sofa. Get $75 off a new sofa and free one-week shipping. Squarespace: Make your next move. Use code ATP for 10% off your first order.

115 MIN2 w ago
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346: Go Back and Pop Myself

345: Unapologetically Digital

Last chance for September donations to St. Jude Analog(ue) #166 (to be released Sunday, 29 September) Podcastathon video Pre-show: The fine art of literature, and staying young. Recursion Follow-up: AppleCare+ refunds/enrollment details Apple repair cost Casey's poor phone Brand new iPhone drop iPhone 11 battery/RAM details iFixIt iPhone 11 Pro Max A13 is fast Casey's iMac Update Apple Watch Series 5 impressions Casey's battery life, more, more still iPhone 11 Pro impressions Post-show: Sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Use code ATP for 10% off your first order. Channels: Stream live TV from inside or outside your house, using software written by people who really care. Get your first month of Channels Plus free. Linode: Instantly deploy and manage an SSD server in the Linode Cloud. Get a $20 credit with code atp2019.

111 MIN3 w ago
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345: Unapologetically Digital

344: Peace in the Battery Kingdom

Donate to St. Jude Running campaign total Follow-up: Bank of America and ShopSafe Gruber's theory on Apple presenter names Midnight Green: Not a China thing SixColors on the U1 and UWB chips More iPhone 11 details iPhone thickness over time Alleged specs Note: 6GB has been mostly debunked after this tweet was posted TechCrunch review Two-way charging hardware is there but disabled? Apple software-releases matrix AppleCare+ goes subscription iPhone 11 press reviews John Gruber Gruber's grip Matthew Panzarino Nilay Patel Joanna Stern Apple Arcade soft-launches Sayonara Wild Hearts #askatp: Why do external drives eject after sleep? (via Stever) We revisit the "communities" question from Marco Silva What game controller should one buy for Apple Arcade? (via Matthias Lüdtke) Post-show: Casey's tale of woe Sponsored by: ExpressVPN: Protect your online activity. Get 3 months free with a 1-year package. Clearbanc: The fastest and most affordable way to raise money for your business. Get yo...

110 MINSEP 19
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344: Peace in the Battery Kingdom

343: The Stand Is Your Hand

Please donate to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital After you donate, check out the march to Relay's $75k goal Apple September Event New York Times Op-Ed Halo at MacWorld 1999 Opening Video Perspective Designed by Apple in California See Trailer Upgrade #262: The Skyskrapers of Camera Bump City Dear Apple: Face to Face — Apple Watch New Apple Health Studies Apple Watch Series 4 Unboxing QuickTake WiFi 6 Ben Thompson's take, including cost Sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Use code ATP for 10% off your first order. Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Get 10% off your first order. Mack Weldon: Reinventing men’s basics with smart design, premium fabrics, and simple shopping. Get 20% off your first order with code ATP.

151 MINSEP 13
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343: The Stand Is Your Hand

342: The Opposite of Con

Casey, DMB, and Sirius XM Follow-up: Drawbacks to Apple using opt-in privacy Apple card activation videos ≤ iPhone X ≥ iPhone XS/XR Credit cards advertising based on the weight of the cards Kerf bespoke Apple Card cases (via The Kavalier) dbrand Skin Apple September Event Old Apple Wallpapers Motorola Razr Volkswagen Spektrum Anchoring Under the Radar #170: Spending Dan Riccio's Battery Surplus Post-show: The Summer of Marco Sponsored by: Away: Because this season, everyone wants to get Away. Get $20 off a suitcase with code ATP20. Eero: Never think about Wi-Fi again. Use code ATP at checkout for free overnight shipping. Hover: Find a domain name for your passion. Get 10% off your first purchase.

118 MINSEP 5
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342: The Opposite of Con

341: John Is My Default

Pre-show: Marco ran out of dog food at the beach He is well-aware that his temporary food is not perfect and has not been reviewed by a vet or dog nutritionist, and will resume using "real" dog food when he gets home in 3 days Marco's breakfast story-highlight on Instagram Follow-up: Disabling auto-boot on keypress: sudo nvram AutoBoot=%00 Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Melamine foam John's Apple Card Apple Card care & feeding instructions Global entry card & sleeve (The card is sitting under the sleeve in this shot) New Sony APS-C cameras John's potential new camera John's potential new lens Comparison chart Tesla's Supercharger advantage vs. other chargers Government search engine Tesla Others Wheel Bearings Casey tries to take a level take on Tesla Arik's windshield story Apple's Siri Statement #askatp: When would we hire a professional photographer? (via James Gates) What do we think about message apps/services for communities? (via Marco Silva) What color scheme do we use for Terminal?...

109 MINAUG 30
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341: John Is My Default

340: You Are a Computer Athlete

Follow-up: Store-brand Velveeta WalMart store brand Kroger store brand KeyboardCleanTool PlayStation 5 hardware Xbox One S Xbox One X Xbox One S All-Digital Forager Stardew Valley Sega Saturn Sega Dreamcast Apple Rainbow Apple Logo Returning? Think different #askatp: What are some techniques to avoid RSI? (via Mark Bramhill) Welcome to Macintosh Microsoft Sculpt Keyboard Dynaflex Gyro Hand Exerciser Pragmatic #50: Accidental Clicking Repetitive Strain Injury: A Computer User's Guide Fun Fact #19: Hit Me with Your Pet Shark What year will USB-C ports be mainstreamed in cars? (via Nicholas Gaffney) Post-show: What does Marco look for in a watch? (via James) Marco's blog post Under $200: Timex $200–700: Seiko Citizen Eco Drive Hamilton Khaki Field $700–1,500: Dressy: Seiko Presage Longines Cool: Nomos Junghans Max Bill Utilitarian: Sinn Damasko Micro-brands: Halios Farer Oak and Oscar Worn & Wound Watch Fair $4,000-5,000: Grand Seiko Snowflake Omega Master Chronometer Seamaster Aqua ...

122 MINAUG 20
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340: You Are a Computer Athlete

Latest Episodes

349: Formative Tech Dystopia

Pre-show: Star Wars Episode X.10.1 Follow-up: Pi-hole Workflow/Shortcut SwiftUI app Microsoft progress-indicator graph Swift's New Diagnostic Architecture Overview No Overview Available Methodology Folklore.org No October event? Image of 16" MBP in 10.15.1 beta? Animated GIF comparing old to new New Google Stuff #askatp How can I tell if I would benefit most from higher single core or multicore performance? (via Tom Zosh) Is wired CarPlay crummy? (via Kenny Long) BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Destiny stuff (blame tobogranyte) Post-show: Chevy Bolt BMW i3 Kia Soul EV Volkswagen e-Golf Tesla Model 3 Audi eTron Sponsored by: DoorDash: Let dinner come to you with DoorDash. Get $5 off your first order of $15 or more with promo code ATP in the app. Linode: Instantly deploy and manage an SSD server in the Linode Cloud. Get a server running in seconds with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and choice of 10 node locations.

110 MIN1 d ago
Comments
349: Formative Tech Dystopia

348: Panic Shutdown

Pre-show: El Camino Jesse Pinkman's character bio Follow-up: Opting out of TiVo pre-roll ads Oxo Chef's Knife Siri opt-in & grading Optimus Player Casey's Docker adventures Pi-Hole Inspiration Jeff Atwood's article Homebridge Marco's networking adventures Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite (previous router) Security Gateway Pro 4 (new router) UniFi Cloud Key Gen2 (runs management software) UniFi 250W PoE Switch UniFi nanoHD Wi-Fi APs Folding phones Connected #265: What Are You, a Dictionary? Game Boy Advance SP Apple and China Ben Thompson's summary Avoiding Copland 2010 Copland 2010 Revisited #askatp Will progress bars ever become more accurate? (via Chris Wright) What app(s) do we use to write prose? (via Charles Clements) Visual Studio Code Working Copy TextMate BBEdit Does a computer really need a UPS? (via Tom Hartnett) Newer version of Casey's UPS Marco's UPS Post-show: John's Google problems Sponsored by: Casper: Casper is a sleep brand that makes expertly designed products to help you...

115 MIN6 d ago
Comments
348: Panic Shutdown

347: Not Enough Carrot to Take the Stick

Pre-show: Casey's computer and Follow-up: Where is FaceTime attention correction? "Coming this Spring" October expectations Noise-canceling AirPods Disposable AirPods "Battery service" 99% Invisible: National Sword Catalina Homebrew Bundle Go64 An aside about Apple's [lack of] API documentation of late #askatp Why can't we family share contacts? (via Dan Stanton) Hypercritical #9: No iLife is an Island Why don't Casey and John join the iPhone Upgrade Program? (via Cameron) What non-high-tech tech do we enjoy? (via Phillipp) Sonicare Protective Clean Rechargable Toothbrushes Cast Iron Apple Peeler Do By Friday #152: The Law of Hot Places Fenix PD25 Fenix LD12 Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody Victorinox Fibrox Pro Chef's Knife, 8" Post-show: ️ The Bell ATP #174: A Ding in the Room Sponsored by: Clearbanc: The fastest and most affordable way to raise money for your business. Get your 20-minute term sheet. Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Get 10% off your first orde...

123 MIN1 w ago
Comments
347: Not Enough Carrot to Take the Stick

346: Go Back and Pop Myself

Follow-up: Casey's broken iMac Casey's broken Apple Watch Improved battery life Apple software quality iPhone X/XS → 11 Pro Transfer XDR Display Tech in iPads and MacBook Pros? Mac Pros + Avid + Chrome = System Integrity Protection The Infinite Version Update from the Chrome team TiVo shows commercials before DVR recordings New Microsoft hardware Surface Neo Surface Duo Post-show: Marco's UISearchController woes Sponsored by: Eero: The Wi-Fi your home deserves. Get free overnight shipping with code ATP. Burrow: Settle into a comfy new Burrow sofa. Get $75 off a new sofa and free one-week shipping. Squarespace: Make your next move. Use code ATP for 10% off your first order.

115 MIN2 w ago
Comments
346: Go Back and Pop Myself

345: Unapologetically Digital

Last chance for September donations to St. Jude Analog(ue) #166 (to be released Sunday, 29 September) Podcastathon video Pre-show: The fine art of literature, and staying young. Recursion Follow-up: AppleCare+ refunds/enrollment details Apple repair cost Casey's poor phone Brand new iPhone drop iPhone 11 battery/RAM details iFixIt iPhone 11 Pro Max A13 is fast Casey's iMac Update Apple Watch Series 5 impressions Casey's battery life, more, more still iPhone 11 Pro impressions Post-show: Sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Use code ATP for 10% off your first order. Channels: Stream live TV from inside or outside your house, using software written by people who really care. Get your first month of Channels Plus free. Linode: Instantly deploy and manage an SSD server in the Linode Cloud. Get a $20 credit with code atp2019.

111 MIN3 w ago
Comments
345: Unapologetically Digital

344: Peace in the Battery Kingdom

Donate to St. Jude Running campaign total Follow-up: Bank of America and ShopSafe Gruber's theory on Apple presenter names Midnight Green: Not a China thing SixColors on the U1 and UWB chips More iPhone 11 details iPhone thickness over time Alleged specs Note: 6GB has been mostly debunked after this tweet was posted TechCrunch review Two-way charging hardware is there but disabled? Apple software-releases matrix AppleCare+ goes subscription iPhone 11 press reviews John Gruber Gruber's grip Matthew Panzarino Nilay Patel Joanna Stern Apple Arcade soft-launches Sayonara Wild Hearts #askatp: Why do external drives eject after sleep? (via Stever) We revisit the "communities" question from Marco Silva What game controller should one buy for Apple Arcade? (via Matthias Lüdtke) Post-show: Casey's tale of woe Sponsored by: ExpressVPN: Protect your online activity. Get 3 months free with a 1-year package. Clearbanc: The fastest and most affordable way to raise money for your business. Get yo...

110 MINSEP 19
Comments
344: Peace in the Battery Kingdom

343: The Stand Is Your Hand

Please donate to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital After you donate, check out the march to Relay's $75k goal Apple September Event New York Times Op-Ed Halo at MacWorld 1999 Opening Video Perspective Designed by Apple in California See Trailer Upgrade #262: The Skyskrapers of Camera Bump City Dear Apple: Face to Face — Apple Watch New Apple Health Studies Apple Watch Series 4 Unboxing QuickTake WiFi 6 Ben Thompson's take, including cost Sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Use code ATP for 10% off your first order. Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Get 10% off your first order. Mack Weldon: Reinventing men’s basics with smart design, premium fabrics, and simple shopping. Get 20% off your first order with code ATP.

151 MINSEP 13
Comments
343: The Stand Is Your Hand

342: The Opposite of Con

Casey, DMB, and Sirius XM Follow-up: Drawbacks to Apple using opt-in privacy Apple card activation videos ≤ iPhone X ≥ iPhone XS/XR Credit cards advertising based on the weight of the cards Kerf bespoke Apple Card cases (via The Kavalier) dbrand Skin Apple September Event Old Apple Wallpapers Motorola Razr Volkswagen Spektrum Anchoring Under the Radar #170: Spending Dan Riccio's Battery Surplus Post-show: The Summer of Marco Sponsored by: Away: Because this season, everyone wants to get Away. Get $20 off a suitcase with code ATP20. Eero: Never think about Wi-Fi again. Use code ATP at checkout for free overnight shipping. Hover: Find a domain name for your passion. Get 10% off your first purchase.

118 MINSEP 5
Comments
342: The Opposite of Con

341: John Is My Default

Pre-show: Marco ran out of dog food at the beach He is well-aware that his temporary food is not perfect and has not been reviewed by a vet or dog nutritionist, and will resume using "real" dog food when he gets home in 3 days Marco's breakfast story-highlight on Instagram Follow-up: Disabling auto-boot on keypress: sudo nvram AutoBoot=%00 Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Melamine foam John's Apple Card Apple Card care & feeding instructions Global entry card & sleeve (The card is sitting under the sleeve in this shot) New Sony APS-C cameras John's potential new camera John's potential new lens Comparison chart Tesla's Supercharger advantage vs. other chargers Government search engine Tesla Others Wheel Bearings Casey tries to take a level take on Tesla Arik's windshield story Apple's Siri Statement #askatp: When would we hire a professional photographer? (via James Gates) What do we think about message apps/services for communities? (via Marco Silva) What color scheme do we use for Terminal?...

109 MINAUG 30
Comments
341: John Is My Default

340: You Are a Computer Athlete

Follow-up: Store-brand Velveeta WalMart store brand Kroger store brand KeyboardCleanTool PlayStation 5 hardware Xbox One S Xbox One X Xbox One S All-Digital Forager Stardew Valley Sega Saturn Sega Dreamcast Apple Rainbow Apple Logo Returning? Think different #askatp: What are some techniques to avoid RSI? (via Mark Bramhill) Welcome to Macintosh Microsoft Sculpt Keyboard Dynaflex Gyro Hand Exerciser Pragmatic #50: Accidental Clicking Repetitive Strain Injury: A Computer User's Guide Fun Fact #19: Hit Me with Your Pet Shark What year will USB-C ports be mainstreamed in cars? (via Nicholas Gaffney) Post-show: What does Marco look for in a watch? (via James) Marco's blog post Under $200: Timex $200–700: Seiko Citizen Eco Drive Hamilton Khaki Field $700–1,500: Dressy: Seiko Presage Longines Cool: Nomos Junghans Max Bill Utilitarian: Sinn Damasko Micro-brands: Halios Farer Oak and Oscar Worn & Wound Watch Fair $4,000-5,000: Grand Seiko Snowflake Omega Master Chronometer Seamaster Aqua ...

122 MINAUG 20
Comments
340: You Are a Computer Athlete