Accidental Tech Podcast Accidental Tech Podcast

Three nerds discussing tech, Apple, programming, and loosely related matters. Hosted by Marco Arment, Casey Liss, and John Siracusa.

375: Wobbly Goblin

Magic Keyboard for iPad impressions, getting your first job after college, and corrupting your homeowner association from the inside.

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374: Screwdriver Testing Harness

John pours even more money into his Mac Pro, Casey buys a $300 keyboard for his tertiary computer, and Marco realizes he may not be a programmer.

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373: This Jerk, Right Here

Casey's ridiculously Casey storage waffling, John's ridiculously John evaluation of the PS5 controller, and Marco's ridiculously Marco retro-gaming setup. With special guest Tiff Arment!

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372: Things Are Degraded

Casey's storage tale of woe, Apple buying Dark Sky, and Amazon's in-app-purchase policy exception.

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371: Four-Letter Technologies

A VERY nerdy technical interview with Chris Lattner, and forgiving ourselves for our lack of productivity during the quarantine.

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370: Ghost Finger

New MacBook Air and iPad Pro, and Magic Keyboards for (almost) everyone!

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369: Brown Big Bear

More useful Mac shortcuts, modifier-key symbols, and a bunch of new iOS and watchOS rumors.

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368: A Jacket and Some Pins

Fixing Casey's computer, managing (and backing up) NAS-sized data, and WWDC's potential cancellation due to COVID-19.

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367: Antitrust Relief Valve

Apple possibly adding default-app choice on iOS, shorter HTTPS-certificate lifespans, and Casey's humongous-gust-of wind.

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366: There’s Nothing You Can Fix in a Day

We invent new Apple products and fix some bugs for them, and John implements a seemingly trivial feature.

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365: Day-One Cowboy

Butterflies went mainstream, Marco gave up a fight, and John can't stop making new apps.

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364: A Casey Settings Screen

Casey surprises everyone with a new app, John fixes Dock folders, and Marco names Wi-Fi networks.

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363: The Floor is Lava

We fix two big bugs, and use the adrenaline rush to solve iPad multitasking. You're welcome, Apple.

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362: Xcode in Anger

John tries to use Interface Builder.

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361: A Button in the Thumb Shelf

In-flight entertainment, Ethernet drama, restless Macs, and sanding off a Windows logo.

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360: Big Hole in the Middle

John's Pro Display XDR and new app (!), Salt's Apple TV remote, and the untimely death of a 16-inch MacBook Pro.

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359: I Could Live in There

The greatest sales pitch for a gaming PC that we've ever inadvertently made.

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358: Emotional-Support Mac Pro

Cheese, wheels, rat tails, and a Buick.

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357: A Giant Green Field

We have a bit more to say about the Mac Pro.

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356: With a Heavy Heart

We configure a Mac Pro.

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355: The Way Corn Grows

Casey's Computer Corner concludes, we celebrate the season of giving (to ourselves) with Black Friday shopping, John tries Stadia, and Marco tries to buy an appliance.

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354: Casey's Computer Corner

We like computers so much that we need everyone to buy all of them.

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353: Modern-Day Dialup

Solving Casey's conundrums, one at a time.

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352: No One Else Had Calipers

The 16-inch MacBook Pro.

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351: The Floor Is High

The Apple TV+ launch, more MacBook Pro sleuthing, and a week with AirPods Pro.

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350: Wax Buddies

Did you ever wish we'd do a sports podcast? After this, you won't.

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349: Formative Tech Dystopia

Why everyone makes everything now, developer documentation, and the seemingly imminent 16" MacBook Pro.

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348: Panic Shutdown

Apple's China problem, adventures in home networking, and the future of progress bars.

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347: Not Enough Carrot to Take the Stick

macOS Catalina, disposable AirPods, and the bells of Arment county.

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346: Go Back and Pop Myself

Microsoft's hardware concepts, Apple's software issues, microLED laptops, and TiVo's proposed innovation.

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345: Unapologetically Digital

Our experiences with Series 5 Apple Watches, iPhones 11 Pro, and… AppleCare.

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344: Peace in the Battery Kingdom

iPhone 11 details and reviews, Apple Arcade's soft-launch, and Casey's tale of woe.

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343: The Stand Is Your Hand

iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, Apple Watch Series 5, and our impressions of the event.

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342: The Opposite of Con

Apple's probably pretty busy, so we designed the iPhone 11 for them.

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341: John Is My Default

Actual dogfooding, credit-card care, Tesla Superchargers vs. others, Siri privacy, and Terminal. That's right, Terminal.

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340: You Are a Computer Athlete

Rainbow Apple logos, RSI treatment and prevention, game-console hardware, store-brand cheese* loafs, and breaking Marco's silence on fancy watches.

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339: Ketchup Momentum

Cheese graters, condiment battles, competitive electric cars, then maybe some tech stuff if we have time.

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338: Double Chunking

Two of us fail to adhere to the very simple show format that we've been doing for a long time.

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337: Sea Conditions Are Calm

Car ferries, Dropbox alternatives, algorithmic challenges in our apps, and the Great 2019 Beach-Camera Report.

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336: Your Face Is Not Your Face

Why wait for Apple's not-canceled project when you can get your own AR glasses today?

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335: Withhold the Fun

Apple making exclusive podcasts, Dropbox's blunder, best languages for computer science, and John's attempts to drown Marco.

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334: Mechanical Disadvantage

John's cheese grater broke.

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333: Pesky Human Issues

Jony Ive is leaving Apple, but John's favorite spatula will never leave him.

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332: Fuzzy Muppet Felt

Discovering that wheels are useful, working through a mid-life headphone crisis, the 16-inch rumor, and a special message about installing the betas.

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331: The Technical Burden of Users

Bluetooth permission dialogs, Afterburner, Pro Display XDR longevity, mouse pads, and Marco's fun summer plans.

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330: A Rotation You Can't Complete

Catalina under the hood, John's new "app", and why Casey is getting a Mac Pro.

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329: Mac Pro Day

Our live show from WWDC 2019!

Our live show from WWDC 2019!

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328: The Pixel Stump

WWDC leaks and predictions, final Mac Pro guesses, and the reality of keeping the same computer for ten years.

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327: Better Late Than Wrong

Casey's new app, Apple's new MacBook Pros, Panic's new Playdate, and Marco's failed Greycation.

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326: Blow Your Redo Stack

Doomsday prep, everyday carry, backpacks, star-rating scales, movie-frame guessing, and maybe a few technology topics.

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