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200 — Bigger on the Inside
Dec 5 • 43 min
The doctor of all cohosts talks about Pocket Casts, Scanner Pro, Ferrite, Shortcuts, books by Matt Gemmell, Nanny McPhee and more!! Links Pocket Casts https://www.pocketcasts.com Scanner Pro https://readdle.com/scannerpro Ferrite…
199 — Putting the Pro in iPad Pro
Nov 7 • 62 min
Apple has new iPad Pros (and Andy will soon have one too), and Scott has thoughts about Apple pricing. Links Apple October 30, 2018 event https://www.apple.com/apple-events/october-2018/ New iPad Pro: can it replace your laptop?…
198 — Why we write
Oct 31 • 61 min
Writing apps are plentiful, but which ones you need depends heavily on what types of writing you’re doing. Andy and Scott start off the writing app series with a discussion of reasons for writing. Also, some thoughts about Rosa. Links Drafts…
197 — That Spotty Oik
Oct 24 • 63 min
This week we love Ferrite even more after editing an entire podcast on an iPhone, and we start talking about writing apps (Part 1 of 1000). Links Apple announces iPad Pro and Mac event for October 30: ‘There’s more in the making’…
196 — The Juicy Ferrite Core
Oct 17 • 58 min
Ferrite is an app whose time has come, and because we’re podcasters, we love this app. Also, updates, follow-up, Apple Watch face consternation, and some of the world’s amazing ancient history. Links The Dent https://thedent.net iOS Productivity – An…
195 — Edge to edge iPad
Oct 10 • 44 min
It’s possible that new iPads are coming and Andy wants one. Facebook naively thinks you might trust them enough to put their camera in your house. And it may be the best time ever to jump into Doctor Who. Links Exclusive: iPad Pro Face ID details, 4K HDR…
194 — Photos to the Max
Oct 3 • 53 min
Andy and Scott philosophize about taking pictures on iPhone Xs Max, making Overcast shortcuts, troubleshooting Carrot Weather on Apple Watch, and Andy’s permaban. Links AndyNicolaides.com http://www.andynicolaides.com Knee Scooters…
193 — Yellow tracksuit
Sep 26 • 48 min
Andy is back, and he and Scott talk more about Shortcuts, 1Password, yellow tracksuits, and stalkers on the M1. Links Apple Shortcuts app https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/shortcuts/id915249334?mt=8 RoutineHub Shortcuts directory https://routinehub.co A…
192 — There are no shortcuts
Sep 19 • 55 min
There are no shortcuts in life, but there are in Siri, and Vic and Scott talk about them. It’s the first of what will be many dives into iOS automation. Links Shortcuts app https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/shortcuts/id915249334?mt=8 Shortcuts EXPLAINED!…
191 — Andy’s traffic report roundabout
Sep 13 • 64 min
Two hosts whose names you can’t remember pontificate in the nicest manner possible about the September 12th fall Apple Event. And now, for a limited time only (until the heat death of the sun or other earth demise mechanism), you can become a Patreon…
190 — Automatically Sleep, Wake, and Watch
Aug 14 • 49 min
Vic and Scott talk about the Tantsissa Auto apps for Apple Watch: AutoSleep and AutoWake. Links Easy payments in upcoming versions of Overcast https://twitter.com/marcoarment/status/1028451747734409216 AutoSleep http://autosleep.tantsissa.com AutoWake…
189 — Kill all the wires
Jul 31 • 48 min
Vic cures cord rage with his new AirPods, and Vic and Scott try to troubleshoot low workout heart rate readings on Scott’s Apple Watch. Links AirPods https://www.apple.com/airpods/ AirPods history https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AirPods W1 Chip…
188 — The dreamiest voice
Jul 24 • 57 min
Sometimes you just want your iPhone to read you a story. Peter and Scott talk about pleasant ways to make this happen, both in native iOS text to speech and in the Voice Dream app. Links Voice Dream http://www.voicedream.com Voice Dream Reader…
187 — End on the glute
Jul 17 • 40 min
The App Store is ten years old, and while others may have covered it better, Ronnie and Scott have feelings too. Links 10 Years of App Store: A Timeline of Changes https://www.macstories.net/stories/10-years-of-app-store-a-timeline-of-changes/ 10 Years of…
186 — Unusual amounts of body hair, but really good at piano
Jul 10 • 38 min
iOS 12 is in beta, and it’s surprisingly good. Scott and Ronnie have opinions. And Ronnie relives his melon shellin’ and punkin chunkin days. Links Apple Beta Software Program https://beta.apple.com/sp/betaprogram/ iOS 12: The MacStories Overview…
185 — Castro
Jul 3 • 47 min
Castro is the podcast app of choice for both Ronnie and Scott, and they talk about it incessantly for this whole episode. Well, almost the whole episode. Links The Lawnmower Man trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCxFGxqLsHE Castro by Supertop…
184 — Apple and education technology
Jun 26 • 34 min
Bradley Chambers is a school IT director and an expert on Apple devices. Bradley joins us to talk about what is holding the iPad back, one of Apple’s biggest education missteps, and much more. Links Bradley Chambers on Twitter…
183 — iPad in education
Jun 19 • 59 min
Fraser Speirs is well known in the Apple community as an educator with an expertise in technology deployment in schools. Fraser talks about his experience as an educator deploying Apple technology as well as the state of Apple’s education efforts. Links…
182 — Have a Watch, have a heart
Jun 12 • 36 min
Can Apple Watch save your life? One man wants to know. Vic and Scott talk about all the ways the Watch can watch your heart. Links Pocket Sized Podcast website https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter…
181 — WWVHDC
Jun 8 • 61 min
It’s post-WWDC keynote, and VH (see the VH in WWDC up there?) and Scott are here to talk about their feelings. About WWDC, I mean. Only WWDC. Links Pocket Sized Podcast website https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter…
180 — Diminished Capacity
Jun 3 • 58 min
All three Pocket Sized Podcast hosts are now on team Apple Watch, and it’s glorious. If Scott can get over Vic whistling past the graveyard of his dead Mac, they may just have a podcast! And Tim Nahumck saves the day!! Links Pocket Sized Podcast website…
179 — Post-reality America
May 15 • 42 min
We are living in a post-reality world, but Scott wants an Apple Watch anyway. Ronnie knows all about what the Apple Watch is good at, and what it isn’t. This is America. Links Pocket Sized Podcast website https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm Pocket Sized Podcast…
178 — The day the music died
May 9 • 43 min
Apple Music is gaining listeners — or is it just gaining subscribers? Scott’s Apple Music can’t even, and he and Vic talk about the experience of fighting Apple devices and services. Links Pocket Sized Podcast website https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm Pocket…
177 — Final Draft
May 1 • 55 min
Drafts 5 is here, and so are we, with part 2 of our conversation with Drafts 5 expert and reviewer for Macstories, Tim Nahumck. And Ronnie solves a decades old mystery in the Aftershow. Links Pocket Sized Podcast website https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm…
176 — First Draft
Apr 24 • 40 min
Drafts 5 is here, and if you’re an iOS nerd, you should be very happy. Tim Nahumck is here fresh from publishing the ultimate Drafts 5 review on MacStories to answer all of Ronnie’s and Scott’s questions. Links Pocket Sized Podcast website…
175 — This would never happen if Steve Jobs was alive
Apr 17 • 49 min
Eventually Apple has to inevitably change due to the loss of Steve Jobs in 2011. Early on, people overreacted to his death by seeing change in everything Apple did, now a lot of people justify everything Apple currently does or doesn’t do by claiming…
174 — Choice ruins the user experience
Apr 10 • 61 min
By popular demand, it’s the Ronnie and Vic show again. Twitter and some Twitter users don’t care for third-party clients, and Ronnie and Vic duke it out as to whether or not this is a positive thing. Links Pocket Sized Podcast website…
173 — Locking up your crayon
Apr 3 • 55 min
Apple wants the education market to remember they exist, and they show off a crayon to prove it. Ronnie and Vic get out their pencils and do their homework on Apple’s educational relevance. Links Pocket Sized Podcast website https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm…
172 — Hulu, brought to you on shiny UFOs
Mar 27 • 52 min
It’s follow up time at the old Pocket Sized ranch as Ronnie and Scott address a question about Hulu and it turns into the entire show. Then they debate the virtues of aftershows, UFOs, and strange Nevada trivia. Put in your earbuds and keep your eyes on…
171 — I am Ronnie’s HomePod, AMA
Mar 20 • 31 min
Ronnie got a HomePod and likes it, but Scott wonders if it listens to anything he says. Also Ronnie has follow up regarding last week’s episode about the iOS App Store. Links Pocket Sized Podcast website https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm Pocket Sized Podcast…
170 — Ten years of garden walls
Mar 12 • 33 min
Ten years ago, the app store was announced and the trajectory of the iPhone was changed forever. Vic Hudson and Scott reminisce about their early iOS devices, their app store experiences, and more. Links Pocket Sized Podcast website…
169 — Intentional app icons
Mar 5 • 31 min
Ronnie invented the home screen and Siri and Lifehacker want all the credit. Links Pocket Sized Podcast website https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod Organize your iOS apps by color…
168 — 1x is a moral issue
Feb 26 • 29 min
The Olympics are awesome but went on so long we can’t understand how many thousands of events each sport gets. There are different iOS podcast apps, and there are different iOS Twitter apps, and we have opinions about them. And what about that ancient…
167 — One ring to rule them all
Feb 19 • 29 min
Ronnie and Scott think rings are silly unless they’re on your finger or in grandiose movies with elves and hobbits. Apple TV is both amazingly good, and stunningly bad. Also, does only praising Apple help or hurt us as consumers? Links Pocket Sized…
166 — Round
Feb 11 • 35 min
Ronnie, Vic, and Scott are all about the round, chunky HomePod conversation. Also, Apple falls on the family by failing to love all of them equally. It hurts. Links Pocket Sized Podcast website https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter…
165 — Drinking the Kool-Aid and swimming in the Haterade
Feb 6 • 30 min
Pocket Sized Podcast is a pocketable podcast all about Apple devices, iOS, and the great apps in the iOS App Store. Ronnie and Scott talk and talk and interview great people from the Apple community. This episode, Vic Hudson and Scott talk about Siri,…
164 — No one cares about iPhones anymore
Jan 26 • 28 min
Pocket Sized Podcast is a pocketable podcast all about Apple devices, iOS, and the great apps in the iOS App Store. Ronnie and Scott talk and talk and interview great people from the Apple community. Apparently no one cares about iPhones anymore, but…
164a — Coma Begone
Jan 19 • 7 min
Pocket Sized Podcast is a pocketable podcast all about Apple devices, iOS, and the great apps in the iOS App Store. Ronnie and Scott talk and talk and interview great people from the Apple community. This week is nothing short of, oh, I don’t know, a…