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 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.


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 2019-09-17  1h5m
 
 

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.


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 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.


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 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...


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 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"?


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 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.


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 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.


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 2019-07-23  59m
 
 

episode 194: The Five Billion Dollar Slap


Apple silently removes Zoom’s hidden web server, Zoom back pedals on the flaw, Facebook gets slapped with a $5B FTC fine, and Apple cleans up the MacBook line-up.


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 2019-07-16  37m
 
 

episode 193: Zoomed In On Security


We begin with a jaw-dropping security vulnerability in the popular Zoom conferencing service, talk about macOS Catalina security enhancements, and some follow-up on iPhone 11 camera design.


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 2019-07-09  42m
 
 

episode 192: Cleaning Up The MacBook Pro Line-Up


Synopsis: We begin with a public service announcement about iOS 13 betas and how some apps appear to be nefariously accessing Bluetooth for no good reason, and conclude with rumours about the new 16" MacBook Pro and how Apple may be simplifying their...


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 2019-06-25  29m