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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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
 
 

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...


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 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...


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 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...


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 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?


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 2019-01-21  n/a
 
 

CES 2019


CES 2019 is here, and The Impromptu breaks down the most interesting news from the event and figures out what it all means for consumers.


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 2019-01-14  n/a
 
 

The Economics of The Smartphone Market


Synopsis: What went wrong with iPhone last year? Is Apple’s recently disclosed earnings loss a sole reflection of the price increases, or is it a more complicated picture, factoring in China’s eco…


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 2019-01-07  n/a
 
 

2019 Tech Predictions


Synopsis: Happy New Year! We are launching 2019 with our tech predictions for the year, from Microsoft to Apple, Sony, and more. Also, will Facebook get hit with a massive GDPR fine for the…


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 2018-12-31  n/a
 
 

2018 Year in Review, with Guest Jason DeFillippo


Synopsis: In our final episode of 2018, we are joined by Jason DeFillippo of the Grumpy Old Geeks podcast. We review the 2018 year in tech, issue a report card to social media companies,…


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 2018-12-17  n/a