495 episodes

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

Accidental Tech Podcast Marco Arment, Casey Liss, John Siracusa

    • Technology
    • 4.5 • 6 Ratings

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

    Five Points for Smell

    Five Points for Smell

    Follow-up:


    Android totally copying Java was fair use (via Rob Sayre)


    Oracle’s S3 clone

    Branded tires (via TK & Sam Abuelsamid)


    Ford demands Goodyear remove Wrangler branding

    John’s TV updates


    Geoff C’s theory


    NTP

    Justin Winchester’s theory
    Bravia Core
    Cable Matters Plug & Play USB Ethernet Adapter (USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet, Ethernet to USB, Ethernet Adapter for Laptop) Supporting 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet Network in Black


    Reddit tip

    RTFU: TiVo code search codes
    Channels


    Support Document about HDHomeRun

    SiliconDust HDHomeRun PRIME Cable HDTV 3-Tuner
    The solution to the box mystery


    Vacation Tech Retrospective


    Casey’s Travel Setup
    Casey’s new inverter
    John’s camera lenses


    SEL70350G Sony E 70–350 mm F4.5–6.3 G OSS
    SEL2470GM2 Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II
    SEL85F18/2 Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 Lens

    John documents aggressive birds
    John’s deer friend

    Post-show Neutral: Marco’s Car Charcuterie


    FJ Cruiser
    Toyota 4Runner
    Jeep Wrangler 4xe
    Land Rover Defender
    Ford Bronco
    Rivian R1S



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    • 2 hrs 12 min
    Ultra-Wideband Park Bench

    Ultra-Wideband Park Bench

    Pre-show: Geometry Dash


    Number Munchers


    Number Munchers on Classic Reload
    Number Munchers on the App Store

    Unity
    Unity CEO’s colorful opinions
    The Talk Show #353: Shop Different
    Playdate Pulp
    VVVVVV
    FromSoftware

    Follow-up:


    John on M1 MacBook Air vs. M2 MacBook Air speakers
    You can set up Fastmail to have a catch-all


    Casey’s referral code

    Find My on vacation


    Steps via Steve J. Stutz


    Open Find My
    Tap Devices
    Tap on the device you want to silence
    Scroll down and under Notifications toggle off Notify When Left Behind

    Paul Squires understood the assignment

    HomeKit automation & locations


    Derek Martin has tips regarding how to transfer to a new home address
    Jim Bruhn provides instructions for how to disable hub features:


    Settings
    Airplay and HomeKit
    Home Hub → My Home
    Switch to Disconnected


    Are there any decent AppleTV photo-viewer apps? (via Torb Lunde Mirada)
    Contact address ordering


    Reorder It! from @takaaki024app (via philuop)

    Robb Woodring saves the day with changing default messaging address/number


    Go to an existing thread
    Tap the name of the person at the top
    Tap Info
    Tap and hold the Message/bubble icon
    Select the appropriate number

    Unlocking automotive features


    Blaine Toups’ Jaguar F-Type’s two extra cylinders


    Car & Driver write-up

    Tesla’s Acceleration Boost (via Josh Rapoport)
    Sean Harding makes a good point about API deprecation


    John’s New TV


    Amazon link
    Previously on ATP…
    Dirac Live
    FILMMAKER MODE
    4K HDR Demo Video
    Mac OS X Unix-style crash

    Post-show: Is it okay to copy a competitor’s API?


    S3
    Cloudflare R2
    Linode Object Storage Service
    Backblaze B2
    Ceph
    Transmit



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    • 2 hrs 1 min
    Downstairs Downstairs

    Downstairs Downstairs

    Pre-show: Last two weeks updates


    The Talk Show #352: “I’ve Kissed that Mouse”
    Reconcilable Differences #102: Preparing the Way
    DFU Restore
    Billy Joel and his helicopter concert commute
    Jones Beach


    Night 1
    Night 2


    Follow-up:


    Custom 🇦🇺 emails (via Mark Vos & Brendan Ragan)


    .id.au Rules
    Casey’s Fastmail Referral Code

    BMW subscriptions (via Chris Church)


    BBC Coverage
    Amazon Remote-Deletes 1984 from Kindles
    Calibre

    Steve Stutz tells us you can get the mophie 3-in-1’s from Zagg at a discount
    🇪🇺 & USB-C regulations (via Vern Johnson)
    Address & contacts (via Soluble Apps and Sherif Hassabo)


    vCard


    #askatp:


    Can an indie app enter a crowded field? (via Abel Demoz)


    Aviary 2
    Mac Power Users #648: Software Club: Apollo for Reddit
    PaintCode
    Monodraw

    Why don’t we use cross-platform frameworks? (via Russel Bernau)


    Unity
    Unreal Engine
    Game Developers Conference
    Putting wood behind the arrow

    Is Time Machine still the best feature ever implemented on the Mac? (via Guilherme Alles)
    Would John potentially void his TV’s warranty to prevent auto-dimming? (via Mark Vos)


    HDTVTest’s Video
    RTings’ Burn-In Test

    Has John decided on a backup strategy for his son’s MacBook Air? (via Brian Lazarz)

    Post-show: Casey’s HomeKit Adventures


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    • 2 hrs 9 min
    Umbrella Hammer Toadstool

    Umbrella Hammer Toadstool

    Pre-show: Air conditioners, memories, and house veins


    Mini-split

    Follow-up:


    M2 MacBook Air [also] thermal throttles


    Jason’s review


    You should probably subscribe to 6C, too

    The Verge
    Gruber’s review
    Ars Technica’s review

    John’s Mac Studio safety straps
    M2 has Ultra-Wideband Chip?
    Default destination for Messages


    Apple
    Jann Gobble

    IPSec is not mandatory for IPv6 (via Brian Petersen)


    Wikipedia
    Squozen


    AirPlay & Touch Bar network problems


    Mnpn
    Writeup

    Apple Patents Dual “Pro Stand”


    Casey’s stand

    EU may mandate USB-C on all devices, including iPhones


    Go Pack
    mophie 3-in-1 travel charger with MagSafe
    Proposal Q&A

    #askatp


    How do we manage mail notifications on our devices? (via Michael Chan)


    Mimestream
    Swift Mail (for Fastmail/JMAP)

    How do we backup our photos/videos? (via Don Clark)
    Do we think macOS will bloat enough to make Apple Silicon seem slow? (Nitesh Singh)
    Why does John say “program” from time to time? (via William Reynish)


    SwitchGlass

    How does a current-whippersnapper pick a decent custom domain for email? (via Fletcher O’Connor)


    Casey’s Fastmail referral code

    How does John prepare the way for a Mac to enter cold storage? (via Dave Braasch)

    Post-show: Updates on our SwiftUI journeys


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    • 1 hr 56 min
    Salmon and SwiftUI

    Salmon and SwiftUI

    Casey and Marco have 99 problems, and SwiftUI is every. damn. one. of. them.


    Casey’s problems


    PhotosPicker


    FB10491818
    FB10566546

    presentationDetents()


    FB10636765

    ImageRenderer


    FB10393458


    Under the Radar #246: Hard Forks
    UIStackView
    UIViewRepresentable
    UIHostingController
    Pointer

    Follow-up:


    Alternative pi-hole fix


    BLOCK_ICLOUD_PR=false in pihole-FTL.conf

    Switching bbetween SwiftUI’s HStack & VStack
    Updating the .if() modifier


    objc.io explainer
    WWDC 2021: Demistify SwiftUI

    macOS Support Lifetime
    IPv6 Benefits (via Dan Chandler)

    Apple & Ive Break Up
    Sony’s new gaming monitor


    Hardware Unboxed review

    #askatp


    How does one diagnose a Mac randomly waking from sleep? (via Radu Piroșca)


    SleepAid

    What do we do when someone changes their phone number?
    What would get us to leave the hell site? (via Carl Rozas)


    micro.blog
    Mastodon


    Post-show: BMW is charging subscriptions for… seat heaters‽


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    • 2 hrs 4 min
    Tiny Pictures of Knobs

    Tiny Pictures of Knobs

    Pre-show: Some thoughts on who should have agency over womens’ bodies


    Roe v. Wade
    In-vitro fertilization
    Ectopic pregnancy
    Evidence-based medicine
    Trigger law

    Follow-up:


    Using a M1 Mac mini as a Plex server


    Other video transcoding

    M2 MacBook Air available to order Friday at 8 AM OTTZ
    Quick Pi-hole tip from Tod Weitzel
    Advantages for Apple getting into Buy Now, Pay Later
    A possible motive for bitcode deprecation


    LLVM

    Why passkeys will be simpler and more secure than passwords
    Janis Peukert asks some questions about passkeys


    appleid.apple.com
    App-specific Passwords

    On stateful hardware controls


    Dancing faders (via Jordan McEwen)
    Guitar amplifiers (via Samuel Cohen)
    AirFrance Flight 447 (via Dave Rowenhorst)
    Anton Yelchin’s odd death back in 2016


    ZF 8HP transmission



    Apple announces Lockdown Mode
    M2 MacBook Pro thermal throttling issues


    MaxTech’s video (timestamp link)
    Gary from The Everyday Dad can’t reproduce the issue
    Hardware Unboxed: Apple M2 Review

    Some notes on macOS Ventura Beta 3


    System Settings
    iCloud Shared Photo Library

    Post-show: Marco is diving into SwiftUI


    Carbon
    .if()



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    • 2 hrs 5 min

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