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 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

Fixing The Apple Store Problem

Synopsis: Did Apple fire Angela Ahrendts from her position as head of Apple Retail, or did she leave of her own accord? Either way, it's time to make room for someone new who can fix the long wait times and degraded customer service experience. By...


 2019-02-11  54m

Apple Slaps Facebook

Synopsis: Apple revokes Facebook's enterprise developer certificate after they breach clearly defined rules. Shortly following this, Google also gets hit by Apple and then Apple itself lands in hot water with a terrible FaceTime security issue. By...


 2019-02-04  41m

A Microtransaction Future

Synopsis: Nintendo announces something, microtransactions are only going to get bigger, new AirPods, iPods (really), iPads, iOS 12.2 alludes to the future, and a new Mac Pro update. By the way, our podcast is now available in video format. Please...


 2019-01-28  52m

Goodbye, Windows Phone

Microsoft has announced the end of Windows Phone and is ceding the market to Android and iOS, but can one cede control when it never really had a slice of the pie?


 2019-01-21  n/a