The Impromptu - Insightful Tech Analysis

The Impromptu is a weekly technology podcast, hosted by Michael Norton and Alex Knight. It’s a multi-faceted show discussing how technology, design, and economics converge on topics that matter most to us. We examine the creative process and how the decisions we make, shape our perceptions and lives.

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episode 204: 2019 Microsoft Surface Hardware

Synopsis: Exciting new Microsoft Surface hardware has been revealed, only some of it won't be shipping until next year. We also talk about the perils of pro audio/video software on new macOS releases, new AirPods, new MacBook Pros, and new California...



episode 203: Perpetual Complainers: iOS Edition

Synopsis: Why are people never happy? This week we look at the release of iOS 13.1.2 as an atypical release, just days after 13.1.1. Fixing bugs and releasing often shows that software is being maintained. Isn't it a good thing? We end with a...



episode 202: iPhone 11 Camera System Examined

With an iPhone 11 Pro Max on hand, we examine the iPhone 11’s stellar camera system, which represents a significant leap forward for smartphone photography.



episode 201: More iPhone 11/Pro Follow Up

Lots of follow up to last week’s Apple event, with more details on iPhone 11/Pro with complaints from people that can’t be satisfied, iOS 13.1, U1 chip and AR headset potential, and more.



episode 200: Happy 200th! With Special Guests Jason DeFillippo and Harry Marks

We celebrate our 200th episode by bringing Jason DeFillippo of the Grumpy Old Geeks podcast and Harry Marks of Covered podcast to cover this mornings Apple Event. New iPad, iPhones, Apple Watch, and updates on Apple services.


 2019-09-11  1h29m

episode 199: Creating ISP Competition in Canada

Internet rates are about to get cheaper in Canada with a new ruling by the CRTC that will increase competition among Internet Service Providers. We also discuss iOS 13 beta release schedules and Android 10.


 2019-08-27  41m

episode 198: Disney+ And tvOS

Synopsis: Disney+ is going to be integrated into Apple TV and tvOS' upcoming "Channels," feature. Why is the service not coming to Fire TV and will Netflix capitulate and integrate with "Channels"? Plus, new materials being used for upcoming Apple...


 2019-08-20  48m

episode 197: WordPress Acquires Tumblr

We're back from vacation! Tumblr gets acquired by WordPress, Pixel 4 updates, iOS 13 Mail app concerns, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 updates, is hi-res streaming coming to Apple Music with "Apple Music Masters"?


 2019-08-13  53m

episode 196: Detecting Asteroids

Why aren’t we investing our resources into developing more advanced tech that can detect asteroids? Also, some follow up on iOS beta 5, Google Pixel 4, and Asus’ second gen gaming phone.


 2019-07-30  38m

episode 195: The Journey Is Far from Over

Comic-con news, including an incredible trailer for Star Trek: Picard, Marvel Universe updates, and we discuss what micro LED technology means for Apple Watch.


 2019-07-23  59m