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 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+,...


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 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,...


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 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?


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 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.


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 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.


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 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.


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 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.


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 2019-03-11  56m
 
 

episode 178: Facebook’s Global Lobbying


What implication does this have on user data privacy?


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 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...


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 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...


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 2019-02-18  42m