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.

https://hologramradio.org

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 48m. Bisher sind 211 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich
subscribe
share





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.


share







 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.


share







 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.


share







 2019-03-11  56m
 
 

episode 178: Facebook’s Global Lobbying


What implication does this have on user data privacy?


share







 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...


share







 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...


share







 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...


share







 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...


share







 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...


share







 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?


share







 2019-01-21  n/a