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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 48m. Bisher sind 205 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast


episode 185: You're Folding It Wrong

Synopsis: We talk about Samsung’s Galaxy Fold and how it's incredibly fragile, why Apple isn’t always first with new hardware, Facebook harvests 1.5 million user's email contacts, Apple hires someone important from Lionsgate films for Apple TV+,...


 2019-04-22  59m

episode 184: Will Disney+ Succeed?

Synopsis: Disney is going toe to toe with streaming giants such as Netflix and Amazon Prime later this year. For $6.99/month, you will access a large back catalogue of Disney properties, including The Simpsons, Marvel, Star Wars, and more. Plus,...


 2019-04-15  37m

episode 183: Canada Wants to Regulate Facebook

The Canadian government says it wants to regulate Facebook and similar social media platforms, but how exactly are they going to do it?


 2019-04-09  35m

episode 182: AirFail

It's dead, Jim. Apple has cancelled AirPower. We tell you what went wrong with it and also what AirPods 2 are like in this week's podcast.


 2019-04-01  38m

episode 181: All in on Apple Services

Apple held an event on March 25th to introduce the future of Apple services. There is a lot to unpack and we do so succinctly to explain what you need to know and why it's important.


 2019-03-26  1h15m

episode 180: Add A Little Good Will

Apple announces an event on March 25 and WWDC from June 3-7, and Spotify issues a rebuttal to Apple's rebuttal about unfair App Store terms.


 2019-03-18  45m

episode 179: Deep into The Fabric of The Internet

Mark Zuckerberg pens a letter addressing Facebook's stance on data encryption and privacy and future plans to make their platform safer, but is it all just PR fluff? This week on the podcast, we find out.


 2019-03-11  56m

episode 178: Facebook’s Global Lobbying

What implication does this have on user data privacy?


 2019-03-04  51m

Fold Your Phone

Synopsis: We follow up one the Huawei 5G security debate, ask the question if foldable smartphones are the future, and figure out who will use Microsoft's new Hololens 2. By the way, our podcast is now available in video format. Please check it out...


 2019-02-25  1h0m

Banning Huawei in Canada

Synopsis: Numerous countries have banned Huawei products. Increasing tension between China and the West, and now growing concern that Huawei's 5G technology is a security risk and should be removed from Canada's cellular infrastructure. But what are...


 2019-02-18  42m