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Three nerds discussing tech, Apple, programming, and loosely related matters.

Accidental Tech Podcast Marco Arment, Casey Liss, John Siracusa

    • Technology
    • 4.6 • 167 Ratings

Three nerds discussing tech, Apple, programming, and loosely related matters.

    Going Retina Again

    Going Retina Again

    Please donate to St. Jude! Let’s cure childhood cancer together.



    Pre-show:


    Marco has glasses


    Too big according to John
    Too big according to anyone
    “Big Steve Jobs energy”
    The Steve Jobs frames (we think)

    …and iPhone cases


    Pitaka MagEZ Case 3
    Peak Design Everyday Case for iPhone

    ATP Movie Club: Episode 3: Edge of Tomorrow


    Remember, only for members!


    Follow-up:


    iCloud Shared Photo Library limitations
    There are lots of creaky clear cases out there
    Stage Manager will support older iPads


    UIScreen.main
    NSScreen.main

    When the always-on iPhone display goes dark
    Black-and-white always-on Lock Screen


    Settings → Focus → {focus mode} → Options → Enable Dim Lock Screen

    Casey has some Apple Store experiences


    Apple Watch Ultra


    Alpine Loop
    _’s Video

    Returning a Solo Loop


    TechCrunch coverage from 2020



    Marco masquerades as a wedding photographer again


    Sony ɑ7R III
    Sony 90mm Prime Macro Lens
    Photo Mechanic
    Retrobatch

    #askatp:


    Does the always-on display increase burn-in risk? (via Steve Holroyd)
    What is our version control strategy? (via Thomas Ferraro)


    GitHub Flow
    Oh 💩, Git!?!

    Do we use the production or beta versions of our own apps? (via Nick Clinch)

    Post-show:


    Casey moves from Heroku → Linode


    Visual Studio Code
    Visual Studio Code Server
    VS Code Remote Development
    X Windows
    DynamoDB

    John encourages Marco to walk through a forest and fight dragons



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    • 2 hrs 26 min
    Torsional Rigidity Check

    Torsional Rigidity Check

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    Pre-show:


    Relay FM Feuding Families
    ATP Movie Club: Episode 2: The Rundown


    Remember, only for members!
    Casey’s traumatic moment, captured


    Follow-up:


    Apple Pay and “valid” addresses
    iPhone 14 has revised, easily-repairable internals


    Repair costs
    SIM tray spacer

    John’s second iPhone case


    Bullstrap case
    Ryan London case

    Marco’s case updates


    Pitaka Case

    Casey’s on the HDHomeRun Prime with Channels Train


    PCMCIA

    Glasses updates


    Blue-blocking lenses were universally panned
    Zenni Optical

    Apple’s upgrade guide (via Jonathan Gulbrandsen)

    iPhones 14 Pro Experience


    John on the Podcastathon
    Apple’s guidance on transferring watches
    John’s status bar
    Halide
    Ryan Jones’s chart about camera bumps
    Paste warning is a bug
    Gruber’s chart

    Post-show:


    Marco’s car wears a watch (image)



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    • 2 hrs 13 min
    All the Nerds in the Room

    All the Nerds in the Room

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    Extended Pre-show:


    Marco finally catches up to Casey & John


    Dilating drops

    🎉 ATP EPISODE 500!!! 🎉


    catatp
    ATP Episode #400: Reach Is the Next Frontier
    Mac OS iguana easter egg (video)
    Mac OS iguana easter egg explanation
    Some discussions about a 🆕 special members-only perk


    Follow-up:


    John’s Polarizer & lens protector


    Special relativity
    Variable Neutral Density Filter
    Bell’s Theorem (via Stepan Dolezal)
    Polarizing Filter (via Rob Sayre)
    UV Filters are useless? (also via Rob Sayre)

    iPhone focal lengths spreadsheet (by Colin Robertson)


    2× crop goes from 9.8 × 7.3mm → 4.9 × 3.65mm
    Prior 2× cameras were 4 × 3mm

    Satellite location sharing


    Collect calls

    Apple Watch S8 is basically the same CPU as S6 & S7
    Apple Delays iCloud Shared Photo Library
    Dynamic Island name recommendation from Dan Engler


    API
    The Verge’s iPhone 14 Pro review


    Subpixel rendering
    Pentile display


    Krebs unequivocally walks back the Ubiquiti reporting

    What did the hosts order last week?


    John’s black-leather iPhone 12 Pro case
    John’s forthcoming black-leather iPhone 14 Pro case

    Marco races the clock
    Don’t miss a special treat before the after-show. (Thanks, Jonathan!)
    Post-show: Marco asks for tips about 👓


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    • 2 hrs 3 min
    Living Is Pretty Important to Me

    Living Is Pretty Important to Me

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    Pre-show: A bidding war for a good cause
    Apple Event, September 2022


    Apple Watch Series 8
    Apple Watch SE (2nd generation)
    Apple Watch Ultra


    Panerai


    Luminor Tourbillon GMT

    Photos from Matt Panzarino
    Size comparison by Neil Cybart
    GPS L5

    AirPods Pro (2nd generation)


    Helly R!

    iPhone 14 & 14 Plus


    Emergency SOS via satellite
    Iridium
    Garmin Inreach Mini 2

    iPhone 14 Pro & Pro Max


    John’s Tweet about 🤢 “Dynamic Island” 🤢
    Anti-aliasing


    Don’t miss a special treat before the after-show. (Thanks, Jonathan!)
    Post-show: Leaks abound


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    • 2 hrs 34 min
    Not MagSafe, but MagSafe

    Not MagSafe, but MagSafe

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    Pre-show: Marco has leveled-up as a nerd. 🤓


    HP M182nw

    Follow-up:


    John’s polarizer and lens protector
    Calibration of Rock Band instruments (via Johannes Zander)
    Casey got buzzed by Apple Maps cars


    “Image Collection” Locations (via Holgr in the chat)


    Apple Watch Series 7 exit interview
    iPhone 13 Pro exit interview


    John’s black-leather iPhone 12 Pro case

    iPhone 14 & 14 Pro expectations


    Single pill/lozenge?


    Gurman confirmation

    Garmin InReach

    Apple Watch Series 8 expectations


    G-Shock
    Garmin adventure watches

    AirPods Pro 2?
    Don’t miss our special ending theme (thanks, Jonathan Mann!)
    Post-show: 👃🏻❓


    Levoit HEPA Air Purifier with Toxin Absorber Filter
    Fresh Wave Odor-“Removing” Gel
    Zero Odor Pro



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    • 2 hrs 24 min
    The Hotness Has to Go Somewhere

    The Hotness Has to Go Somewhere

    Pre-show Netural: In a shocking piece of news, Marco’s Defender hasn’t exploded (yet)!


    Marco’s “Thule”
    Casey’s WireLiss CarPlay Adapter
    🇸🇪 Study on Touchscreens vs. Physical Controls
    Example XC90 touchscreen

    Follow-up:


    On people copying S3 API
    CarPlay navigation voice volume


    Former setting, prior to iOS 15 (via Daniel Finley)
    Use the driver’s side volume control on the wheel to adjust volume (via Josh Biggs)

    Postpartum doulas are a thing (via Matt Rigby)
    4K TV


    FiOS channel stand-by banner recording
    A godawful map of 4K over the air


    A rough crack at a vastly improved map via chatroom user SageOlson

    RVA has 4K

    Audio/video sync


    Catchin’ Sync (also via Matt Rigby)
    Catchin’ Sync on the App Store
    John’s first attempt at sync (H265)
    John’s second attempt at sync (WebM 1)
    John’s third attempt at sync (WebM 2)

    TiVo ad skipping
    Casey’s feedbacks


    FB10566546 is fixed! 🎉
    FB11080380 is fixed, but includes a new regression. ☯️
    Five other bugs have had no responses yet, though. 💔

    Marco’s bug (FB10758252) is fixed! 🎉
    Running to the press never helps


    Martin Pilkington
    Björn Skoglund


    Apple Event is Wednesday, September 7
    iPadOS is delayed
    The recent Plex Hack
    #askatp:


    How in the world are some app updates multiple hundreds of megabytes‽ (via Bart Kowalski)


    Paws
    Swagger

    What do we think of Svalt? (via Robert Campbell)


    Thermal Pads


    Post-show: Casey’s modified his car


    19” Englishtowns
    18” Pretorias



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    • 2 hrs 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
167 Ratings

167 Ratings

mr_step ,

Enjoyable show, absolutely worth the time.

Enjoyable show, absolutely worth the time.

Sky Velleity ,

I could listen to this all day, in fact I just have

Absolutely love every minute of ATP, by far my favourite podcast, I’ve been listening to old episodes to keep me entertained on the job, and I’m not embarrassed to say that when a new episode goes up on Friday, it’s one of the highlights of my week.
Keep up the great work!

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The One

My favourite podcast.
Three nerds who are genuine friends. Although centred on Apple, they talk about the tech world in general, cars, and audible alarms from freezers, amongst other important trivia.

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