#askatp

Questions previously asked on the Accidental Tech Podcast.

Can an indie app enter a crowded field?

Abel Demoz

July 30, 2022

Why don’t we use cross-platform frameworks?

Russel Bernau

July 30, 2022

Is Time Machine still the best feature ever implemented on the Mac?

Guilherme Alles

July 30, 2022

Would John potentially void his TV’s warranty to prevent auto-dimming?

Mark Vos

July 30, 2022

Has John decided on a backup strategy for his son’s MacBook Air?

Brian Lazarz

July 30, 2022

How do we manage mail notifications on our devices?

Michael Chan

July 20, 2022

How do we backup our photos/videos?

Don Clark

July 20, 2022

Do we think macOS will bloat enough to make Apple Silicon seem slow?

Nitesh Singh

July 20, 2022

Why does John say “program” from time to time?

William Reynish

July 20, 2022

How does a current-whippersnapper pick a decent custom domain for email?

Fletcher O’Connor

July 20, 2022

How does John prepare the way for a Mac to enter cold storage?

July 20, 2022

How does one diagnose a Mac randomly waking from sleep?

Radu Piroșca

July 14, 2022

What do we do when someone changes their phone number?

July 14, 2022

What would get us to leave the hell site?

Carl Rozas

July 14, 2022

What makes WWDC ‘22 different than the before times?

Elijah Yap

June 30, 2022

Are we living in the gilded age for Mac professionals?

Wade Tregaskis

June 30, 2022

How close is APFS (🛎️) to ZFS?

Dave Aton

June 30, 2022

Is there any bespoke music app for listening to concerts?

Bill Steinbach

May 19, 2022

What Safari extensions are we running and recommend?

Robert Bateau

May 19, 2022

How does one remember how one enrolled in a service?

May 19, 2022

Will an Apple Silicon Mac Pro have ECC RAM?

May 12, 2022

Are software clean-up apps snake oil on macOS?

Jon Sulek

May 12, 2022

Does choice of programming language matter for server-side crawling?

May 12, 2022

Is Casey still using Combine?

May 6, 2022

What is Marco’s Overcast redesign process?

Steven Garrity

May 6, 2022

Where is the Mac’s sound mixer?

Carl Freyer

May 6, 2022

As the M1 is based on the A14, might the M2 skip the A15 and instead be based on the A16?

April 18, 2022

How does Marco stream for Team Arment?

April 18, 2022

Could/would Apple use OLED in laptops and iMacs?

April 18, 2022

If the Studio Display was released concurrently with the Pro Display XDR, would John & Marco still get the XDR?

April 18, 2022

If going from Canon dSLR → mirrorless, is it worth jumping to Sony?

Elijah

April 6, 2022

Are fusion drives even worth it in 2022?

Ryan Morey

April 6, 2022

Is there any sort of KVM-like thing for Thunderbolt?

Matt Chinander

April 6, 2022

Given The Cook Doctrine, why is Apple bothering making their own cellular modems?

Daniel Bergqvist

April 6, 2022

Do we have a preferred file naming scheme?

March 31, 2022

Why are Time Machine network backups so slow?

March 31, 2022

Will Apple ever make their own display panel?

C

March 31, 2022

Did the DTK set reasonable expectations for M1 devices?

Ryan Petriello

March 17, 2022

Does switching to higher-resolution displays put a strain on the CPU/GPU?

Peter Wagoner

March 17, 2022

What are the three ugliest Macs of all time?

Wade

March 17, 2022

What’s Marco’s current coffee setup?

Omri Arbiv

February 24, 2022

Is John still subscribed to cable?

Omri Arbiv

February 24, 2022

Do we have a good system for maintaining family contacts?

February 24, 2022

What’s Marco’s current coffee setup?

Omri Arbiv

February 24, 2022

Is John still subscribed to cable?

Omri Arbiv

February 24, 2022

Do we have a good system for maintaining family contacts?

February 24, 2022

Do we say we’re “in front of” or “behind” the computer?

February 24, 2022

Why do cars always steal Bluetooth connections?

Chris Gleim

February 17, 2022

Is using Reduced Security okay for the purpose of audio capture?

February 17, 2022

What’s the best “dumb” TV?

February 17, 2022

Why doesn’t anyone use Wi-Fi for audio playback?

Steven J. Stutz

February 10, 2022

Do we use color calibration tools for our monitors?

Chris Koerner

February 10, 2022

How do we prevent keyboards damaging screens on laptops?

Priyansh Singh

February 10, 2022

How do we back up shared photo albums?

Carlos Moffat

February 3, 2022

How do we manage power (and battery) for desktop laptops?

February 3, 2022

What security steps do we take for family devices?

Lars Bekkema

February 3, 2022

Will macOS last another 20 years?

Daniel Begqvist

January 20, 2022

What game system for a casual gamer who hasn’t had a console in ten years?

Patrick

January 20, 2022

Do programming languages cause problems for people with hyphenated last names?

Peter

January 20, 2022

What do we think about React/React Native?

January 13, 2022

How can there be a huge ∆ between data in Photos and the actual Photos Library on disk?

January 13, 2022

How much do we sleep?

January 6, 2022

Would we rock a full-on iMac as an external monitor if Target Display Mode still existed?

Jeff Fowler

December 30, 2021

Does Apple like the drama and rumors around it?

December 30, 2021

Do we close all our apps before rebooting our computers?

December 30, 2021

When did Corvettes start looking so different?

Rob Knight

December 22, 2021

What vaporware would we love to see Apple work on?

Juno Orion

December 22, 2021

Tips for Android → iPhone converts?

December 16, 2021

Do any of us use Finder replacements like PathFinder?

Sam

December 16, 2021

Do we use Swift for anything other than iOS/macOS apps?

Jan de Geest

December 16, 2021

How come the TouchBar failed where the iPhone succeeded?

Todd Kaprielian

December 9, 2021

Why is Chromium’s dominance bad for the open web?

Aryan Aneja

December 9, 2021

Why bother with a Mac Pro?

Dave Saunders

December 9, 2021

Which company would we love to see Apple buy & integrate?

Ryan

December 2, 2021

Why bother with backups anymore?

Joe Athman

December 2, 2021

How can one keep an older MacBook Pro running well?

Stephan

November 22, 2021

How do we organize our pictures?

Guilherme Alles

November 22, 2021

What’s the ∆ between a junior & senior developer?

Roar Lochar

November 22, 2021

Why don’t we talk about processor clock speed anymore?

November 11, 2021

Would we rather use a previous-gen MacBook Pro with an M1 Max, or the new MacBook Pro with an Intel CPU?

Joel Short

November 11, 2021

Why are progress bars so hard?

Derek Aldridge

October 14, 2021

What’s a good automotive blog?

October 14, 2021

Does John maintain his old hardware?

Sean Cohen

October 14, 2021

Would/should Apple make ergonomic accessories?

Johnny Oliver

October 7, 2021

Can the "This website is using significant energy" notices be stopped?

Michael Hagan

October 7, 2021

When will we get CarPlay from watchOS?

October 7, 2021

On an ∞ timescale, when do we get neat under-screen tricks?

September 30, 2021

Will the iPhone ever drop the number?

September 9, 2021

How does one manage a large library of photos?

August 26, 2021

How does one search for specific tech problems?

August 26, 2021

Is there any point in updating Java anymore?

August 26, 2021

What’s our current thoughts on cryptocurrency

August 12, 2021

Is there any way to limit Messages’ size on disk?

Richie Aharonian

August 12, 2021

What camera/lens should I rent for a Disney World trip?

August 12, 2021

Do we still use e-readers?

Aryan Aneja

August 5, 2021

Do we use a VNC app to remote into our Macs?

August 5, 2021

Why hasn’t Apple built their own chip foundry?

August 5, 2021

Does Adam still wear his Apple Watch?

July 15, 2021

What’s the desk chair update?

Carlos Luis Portillo

July 8, 2021

How do we import photos taken on a “big” camera?

Stephen Kim

July 8, 2021

Why wouldn’t Apple want to license the M1 to Nintendo?

July 8, 2021

What’s the deal with Matter (née CHoIP)?

Jon Strand

July 1, 2021

What’s the deal with Mighty?

Peter Waller

July 1, 2021

Would Apple ever release a M1 card for Intel Mac Pros?

July 1, 2021

Have we cut the cord?

June 24, 2021

What keyboard do we use?

Kyle Matson

June 24, 2021

What’s the deal with “side-loading”, anyway?

Lewis O’Neil

June 24, 2021

How is being a developer on Apple Silicon?

Abel Demoz

June 17, 2021

What year will be the final year of macOS on Intel?

Ralf Krakowski

June 17, 2021

How do the low-power M1 cores use only 1/10th the power of the high-power M1 cores?

Brian Pirie

June 17, 2021

Hiding the Dropbox menu-bar icon?

Jason Bates-Brownsword

May 13, 2021

Could one swap a SoC?

Chandler Kent

May 13, 2021

How does one back up a MacBook without a Time Capsule?

John Larson

May 13, 2021

What do we use to take notes?

May 6, 2021

Would we prefer writing against an abandoned API or the new hotness?

May 6, 2021

Where are the APFS de-duping space-saving scripts?

May 6, 2021

What would it take to get you into this [phantom] Mac Pro, today, John?

Brian Ashe

April 29, 2021

Do we use FileVault on our personal Macs? How come?

Lingxiu Zhang

April 29, 2021

What’s the longevity of the M1 look like?

Johann Neubert

April 29, 2021

Single HomePod or dual HomePod Mini? What if there’s already a HomePod?

Josh Errickson

April 15, 2021

What’s the point of BCC in email?

Chuma Nnaji

April 15, 2021

How long until we see Apple using Armv9?

April 15, 2021

Should one use a non-administrator user account?

April 1, 2021

How do I mash together 400 video clips into one file?

April 1, 2021

How does Overcast scrape iTunes?

Brandon Wees

April 1, 2021

When did photos become more than just files?

Matt Fenselau

March 25, 2021

What’s up with Apple’s awful user experience with OS updates?

Dan Young

March 25, 2021

How would we wire our houses if we could do it all over again?

March 25, 2021

Why aren’t there more background notifications from apps that aren’t running?

Nathanael Mol

March 17, 2021

Why does Overcast do processing server-side?

Michael Hellwig

March 17, 2021

How much of iOS is still macOS?

March 17, 2021

Whose fault is it that Apple Silicon is 🔥?

Nick

March 11, 2021

What would Apple need to do to make macOS gaming competitive?

Matt Chapman Jones

March 11, 2021

Do we use battery backups for our desktops? What about other ancillary equipment?

Ramanujan Srinath

March 11, 2021

Do we use non-ISP-provided DNS?

Alex Guthman

March 4, 2021

What’s our 🤬 problem with Electron, anyway?

Nathan Roberts

March 4, 2021

Would we enjoy an Uber clone powered by Apple autonomous EVs?

Matt Steiner

March 4, 2021

Is it safe to use a High Sierra machine after security updates cease?

John Hovland

February 25, 2021

How do we store our parents’ names in our phone’s contacts?

February 25, 2021

How do I clean up my Dock?

Harjas Monga

February 25, 2021

Do we let our personal lives bleed onto corporate devices?

Jordan Cosentino

February 11, 2021

Is it rude to put another app’s name in your own app’s search keywords?

February 11, 2021

What are our favorite or most obscure media files?

Doc Davis

February 11, 2021

Do we use CleanMyMac X/OnyX/etc?

Donald Rabideau

February 4, 2021

Does a small amount of RAM limit SSD lifespan?

Dan Blondell

February 4, 2021

How do simultaneous writes to a SSD work?

Jan Philipp

February 4, 2021

Would Apple ever offer iCloud Backup for macOS?

Aidan Trager

February 4, 2021

How much do macOS and iOS cost?

January 28, 2021

Do we care about the Sent with Siri footnotes in Messages?

Rohit Sharma

January 28, 2021

How is it going from shared-iTunes, separate-iCloud accounts to Family Sharing?

Peter Yang

January 14, 2021

What are we using for computer speakers?

Genaro Diaz

January 14, 2021

What do we use to keep track of finances?

Gage Benne

January 14, 2021

How does Marco sell his unwanted computers?

Brian

January 7, 2021

Why do HDR videos look so great but HDR photos… not?

Chris Lenart

December 22, 2020

Is there a way to prevent an application from stealing focus in macOS?

Wes Chamness

December 22, 2020

What’s the best way to back up your iCloud Photo Library if it can’t fit on your Mac?

December 22, 2020

What’s our deal with Apple News+ anyway?

December 3, 2020

Component Motherboards : SoC :: ICE : Electric Cars?

Kevin Doran

December 3, 2020

Is it possible to disable the fan on the new M1 MacBook Pro?

Matthew Taylor

December 3, 2020

Are we concerned about the longevity of M1 chips?

Colin Devroe

November 25, 2020

Do we believe in cable management?

Nick

November 25, 2020

Robot or Not: Cache edition

Chris Cioffi

November 25, 2020

Have we tried watchOS sleep tracking?

Eduardo Berner

October 22, 2020

What is taking up so much space on our phones‽

Jayanth Visweswaran

October 22, 2020

Is John going to get an OLED TV?

October 22, 2020

Is John going to get the new Apple sleeve?

October 15, 2020

What’s the deal with disk images, anyway?

Andy

October 8, 2020

What’s the reasonable lifespan of a phone?

October 8, 2020

What’s the point in a “real” camera?

Luke Shulman

October 8, 2020

What’s the right way for someone who knows filesystems (🛎) to back up a Mac?

October 1, 2020

What’s the best baby monitor experience?

October 1, 2020

Is Marco watching Tesla competition?

October 1, 2020

How much disk space is left on my APFS-based storage‽

Ron Olson

September 3, 2020

Is the Mac menu bar going to become window chrome?

Michael Grossmann

September 3, 2020

Does Marco have a target loudness?

September 3, 2020

How much of the macOS reviews of yore changed during the writing process?

August 27, 2020

What do we use to filter spam?

Michael Boyle

August 27, 2020

How should we store our older cables?

Chris Anderson

August 27, 2020

Why doesn’t macOS let you place your windows just so?

Nathaniel Cohen

August 20, 2020

How does a developer with no design skills get better at design?

Mike Milinazzo

August 20, 2020

Where does one start in the switch Windows → Mac?

August 20, 2020

How do we move data between computers? (Yes, again.)

Jon Aumann

August 1, 2020

Will iPhone-only apps be rotated appropriately for usage on macOS/iPad OS?

John Demco

August 1, 2020

How does John “back up” the junk valuable artifacts in his attic?

John Larson

August 1, 2020

If we can go iOS → macOS, can we go macOS → iOS?

Eduard Rozenberg

July 23, 2020

Will Apple offer CPU options on Apple Silicon powered Macs?

July 23, 2020

Do we really know a lot about Obj-C/PHP/Perl/Javascript/Swift/etc?

July 23, 2020

What is up with Intel, anyway?

July 16, 2020

Could one replace an actual computer with an iPad/iPhone, particularly for relatives?

July 16, 2020

What on earth is up with the grille on the new 4 series?!

July 16, 2020

What’s the best unsung feature from WWDC?

July 9, 2020

How do we handle migration between Macs?

Jacob Rosin

July 9, 2020

What do our in-home wired networks look like?

July 9, 2020

What view do we use in Finder?

June 4, 2020

How do we clean our screens?

June 4, 2020

How do we protect our kids from the internet?

June 4, 2020

What’s the best Wi-Fi/networking setup?

Benjamin Sharbaugh

May 28, 2020

How do we move Xcode signing assets between Macs?

Jeffrey Wilkinson

May 28, 2020

But, like, really: Overcast for Mac?

May 28, 2020

What clipboard managers do we use?

May 21, 2020

Is iOS 13 ready yet?

Luke Arthur

May 21, 2020

Would dropping Boot Camp bring backlash?

May 21, 2020

If Apple releases an ARM-based Mac, would we buy first-gen machines?

May 14, 2020

What file system (🛎) should one use for external backups?

May 14, 2020

Will iPadOS ever become multi-user?

Pascal Lindelauf

May 14, 2020

How do I make my videoconferences sound better?

May 7, 2020

After the obvious, what should one do to alleviate RSI?

May 7, 2020

Is it a bad idea to prevent hard drives from sleeping?

Andreas Beyer Bowden

April 24, 2020

What was it like for old dudes to graduate from college?

Nate J

April 24, 2020

PHP is nuked from orbit. The world rejoices. What does Marco do?

April 24, 2020

How do we make time for listening to our favorite shows?

Aadi Bhure

April 16, 2020

Do we automate our recording setups?

April 16, 2020

What podcast episode are we most proud of having recorded, and why?

April 16, 2020

Is the 2015 15" MBP still the best laptop ever made

James Scariati

March 12, 2020

How does one get hardware to make iOS apps on the cheap?

March 12, 2020

Do we have hard-drive icons on our desktop?

Rob Fiorendino

March 12, 2020

What are some of our favorite macOS keyboard shortcuts?

March 5, 2020

If you had to use a co-hosts's machine, whose would it be?

March 5, 2020

Is there a difference between an app's Open at login and System Preferences → User & Groups → Login Items?

March 5, 2020

How do we handle the business side of the App Store?

Stephen Gerstacker

February 27, 2020

Do we shop TVs based on primary usage?

February 27, 2020

When do we use a notes app vs. a flat file?

February 27, 2020

What one trivial bug would you fix if you could?

February 20, 2020

How should one partition an onboard SSD?

James Irwin

February 20, 2020

Would you narrate your favorite author's audiobook?

February 20, 2020

What's the situation with macOS security?

Anthony Scardapane

February 13, 2020

What does Marco do to avoid recursive Voice Boost?

February 13, 2020

How do we use show notes as a listener?

Simo Isto

February 13, 2020

What do we think about homebrew?

Stephan Jacobs

February 6, 2020

What's the difference between ⇧/⌘/⌥ keys?

February 6, 2020

What do we name our Wi-Fi networks?

Jesse in South Dakota

February 6, 2020

Is iCloud photo sharing really this much of a mess?

Dzmitry Tabakerau

January 1, 2020

Is Swift really a 🍆?

January 1, 2020

If the ATP hosts took a road trip together, who is sitting where?

January 1, 2020

What's the deal with clamshell mode, anyway?

December 22, 2019

What's the deal with external backup drive noise, anyway?

Hans Scneider

December 22, 2019

What's the deal with the new [pro] Mac design language, anyway?

December 22, 2019

Is an AppleTV really necessary in the world of smart TVs?

December 17, 2019

How does background app refresh work?

December 17, 2019

How does one archive a shedload of old email?

December 17, 2019

Should developers be fun in release notes?

December 5, 2019

How should one set up iPads for out-of-state grandparents?

December 5, 2019

Any chance of Alexa support for Overcast?

December 5, 2019

Is AppleScript dead?

November 26, 2019

How do we keep our computers in sync?

November 26, 2019

Should we enable iMessage read receipts?

November 26, 2019

When is a language ready for use on servers?

November 21, 2019

Can Marco track total listen time for an Overcast account?

November 21, 2019

Could Adobe's iOS apps be used as a basis for ARM-native apps?

November 21, 2019

Is Geekbench a good metric when comparing across architectures?

November 7, 2019

What's the state of podcast marketshare?

November 7, 2019

Should one get a Mac Mini now or wait?

Paul Dunahoo

November 7, 2019

Should I wait to buy a new Mac until they're on ARM?

James Shield

October 31, 2019

Why hasn't Time Machine been updated to use symbolic links?

Adam Spelbring

October 31, 2019

How does one get started with Letterbox D?

October 31, 2019

How can I tell if I would benefit most from higher single core or multicore performance?

October 22, 2019

Is wired CarPlay crummy?

October 22, 2019

🙉 Destiny stuff 🙉

October 22, 2019

Will progress bars ever become more accurate?

October 17, 2019

What app(s) do we use to write prose?

Charles Clements

October 17, 2019

Does a computer really need a UPS?

October 17, 2019

Why can't we family share contacts?

Dan Stanton

October 10, 2019

Why don't Casey and John join the iPhone Upgrade Program?

Cameron

October 10, 2019

What non-high-tech tech do we enjoy?

Phillipp

October 10, 2019

Why do external drives eject after sleep?

Stever

September 18, 2019

We revisit the "communities" question

Marco Silva

September 18, 2019

What game controller should one buy for Apple Arcade?

September 18, 2019

When would we hire a professional photographer?

James Gates

August 29, 2019

What do we think about message apps/services for communities?

August 29, 2019

What color scheme do we use for Terminal?

August 29, 2019

What are some techniques to avoid RSI?

August 19, 2019

What year will USB-C ports be mainstreamed in cars?

August 19, 2019

What does Marco look for in a watch?

James

August 19, 2019

What non-Apple tech makes us happy/excited?

Colin Devroe

August 15, 2019

Do we use portrait orientation lock on our iPads & iPhones?

Tom Tubbs

August 15, 2019

Introducing children to video games, and the correct order of Zelda games

[the other] David Sparks

August 15, 2019

How does one play RTS games on a Mac without a gaming PC?

Nathan

August 8, 2019

How does one deal with impostor syndrome

Ryan Monaghan

August 8, 2019

FaceApp and tin-foil hats

Brad Siefert

August 8, 2019

Testing headphones

August 2, 2019

iOS 13's politeness

August 2, 2019

Making suggestions as part of the Pro Workflow Team

August 2, 2019

Siracusa ranks Tennists

Anthony Roberts

August 2, 2019

What is our one true iMessage address?

July 24, 2019

Does Siracusa use LFG sites?

July 24, 2019

Most bang-for-your-buck $1000 Mac

BJ Nemeth, among others

July 24, 2019

Do our cars or our iPads have more stickers?

July 18, 2019

Do we fill up our 256 GB phones?

July 18, 2019

What is the most valuable language to learn for modern students?

July 18, 2019

Naming computers

Ron Olson

July 11, 2019

Catalina's move from bash to zsh?

Pedro Estarque

July 11, 2019

Caring for our 📷 at the 🏖️

July 11, 2019

How does the Overcast recommendation engine work?

July 4, 2019

What's the best way to enter "the zone" while programming?

July 4, 2019

What happens to Overcast/Vignette/ATP/etc when we pass?

July 4, 2019

Would Apple re-implement Target Display Mode on the 5K iMac?

June 27, 2019

What software does Marco use to manage servers?

June 27, 2019

What do we think about people listening at higher speeds than 1x?

June 27, 2019

What do we think about mouse pads?

Andy Beyer-Bowden

June 20, 2019

Buying an old-generation MacBook Air as new today?

June 20, 2019

How were the WWDC box lunches this year?

June 20, 2019

How to choose a macro lens?

June 13, 2019

What should one do to protect old computers?

June 13, 2019

How does Marco treat Tesla's "Autopilot"?

June 13, 2019

Are comments in code a "code smell"?

May 16, 2019

How does John rate movies?

Dan Provost

May 16, 2019

What's our WWDC EDC?

May 16, 2019

What do we listen to when we code?

May 9, 2019

How do we configure Macs used by other family members?

Nick

May 9, 2019

What resources help us be... slightly less ignorant white dudes?

Brie Macnish

May 9, 2019

What naming convention do we use for stuff on our Macs?

May 3, 2019

Why does Apple bother with AWS?

May 3, 2019

What are our favorite sports cars?

May 3, 2019

Is it bad to use high-wattage chargers even though the devices get warm?

Sean Kelker

April 12, 2019

How do version numbers work?

Aadi

April 12, 2019

How do we keep code snippets for reference?

Vincent Steinmann

April 12, 2019

Have any tips on booking a Disney World vacation?

April 4, 2019

What do we use to post/share photos?

April 4, 2019

Do we still check drive health?

April 4, 2019

Why doesn't Marco lease iPhones?

March 21, 2019

Would Marco still recommend the 2015 MacBook Pro?

March 21, 2019

How is Overcast adoption of CarPlay vs. Apple Watch?

March 21, 2019

Is Perl dead?

Gustavo Poscidonio

March 15, 2019

Can using AirPods in loud environments cause hearing damage?

March 15, 2019

How much will John spend on a new Mac Pro?

March 6, 2019

Are we really professional podcasters?

March 6, 2019

How do you purge many old apps at once?

Mark Heeler

February 28, 2019

Does John still want a spatial finder?

February 28, 2019

Why bother with a Synology when you can roll your own NAS?

February 28, 2019

Could the next Apple TV be wireless?

February 21, 2019

Is wireless CarPlay a deal-breaker?

February 21, 2019

How is season 3 of The Grand Tour?

February 21, 2019

How do we feel about buying refurbished tech products?

David Hadley

February 12, 2019

How does one move from being a beginner to intermediate programmer, especially with code structure?

Ryan Bible

February 12, 2019

What size wheels should one get on a new car?

February 12, 2019

What external drives do we recommend?

Steve Lowe

February 7, 2019

How does Reopen windows when logging back in work?

February 7, 2019

What does Marco think about Spotify's acquisition of Gimlet?

February 7, 2019

Is it worth cleaning dust out of MacBooks?

Oliver Dejon

January 31, 2019

Is it worth upgrading the CPU on a family iMac?

Jeremy Kenison

January 31, 2019

Is tweeting a good idea?

January 31, 2019

What happens to projects like homebrew if the ARM transition happens?

January 24, 2019

How do we avoid crapping on future tech that we don't inherently understand?

January 24, 2019

How do we handle snark? Why is it so prevalent in tech?

January 24, 2019

Why didn't John buy a 2013 Mac Pro?

January 18, 2019

Do we all play Super Smash Brothers?

January 18, 2019

What Siri Shortcuts do we use?

Todd Vaziri

January 10, 2019

How does one preserve podcasts?

Fred McCann

January 10, 2019

Apparently something Destiny-related.

Graham Wetzler

January 10, 2019

What does John think about the Nintendo Switch controller?

Josh A.

January 4, 2019

How will the new AirPods charge?

January 4, 2019

What's up with Apple putting Beats stereos in Volkswagens?

January 4, 2019

What's the ATP editing process?

December 26, 2018

Do Marco and Casey use Xcode in full-screen mode?

December 26, 2018

Does Overcast do anything special to inhibit cookies?

Mitch Cohen

December 26, 2018

If Intel got its act together, would Apple cancel any ARM Mac plans and stick with Intel?

December 26, 2018

What's important for a new TV?

Kapila Wimalaratne

December 18, 2018

How does one compress a ripped Blu-ray?

December 18, 2018

How do I learn the command line?

December 18, 2018

Why not use Dropbox or equivalent for everything?

Drew Shannon

December 13, 2018

What kind of hardware should one get to run a Plex server?

Justin Winchester

December 13, 2018

How do we balance work and play?

Eric Wagner

December 13, 2018

Do we have opinions about endianness?

December 6, 2018

Are "real" cameras really better than the really good iPhone cameras?

December 6, 2018

What's the highest value food item, quality vs. effort?

December 6, 2018

How do we power manage our Macs?

November 28, 2018

What is our photo management workflow?

Paul Walker

November 28, 2018

How does Marco do power testing?

Dustin Goldman

November 28, 2018

Can one switch careers into development in one's late-30s?

November 20, 2018

How would we quarterback a x86 → ARM transition?

Cameron Kerr

November 20, 2018

How do we slice bagels?

November 20, 2018

How has being a programmer changed our world view?

November 7, 2018

Why do high-end iOS devices need so much less RAM than Macs?

Benedikt Beckmann

November 7, 2018

Apple chip naming

October 25, 2018

What's the last Apple product in each category that had no regressions?

October 25, 2018

What do we use Shortcuts.app for?

October 25, 2018

How do we stay informed about non-tech news?

October 18, 2018

Did we have a senior project in school?

October 18, 2018

Which Destiny videos do John watch?

October 18, 2018

Storyboards for iOS development?

October 11, 2018

What's the worse compromise: Fusion Drive or hybrid cars?

Spencer Wohlers

October 11, 2018

Do we enjoy racing games?

October 11, 2018

How do I protect from ⚡?

October 4, 2018

Should I buy a 🎾 or a 📷?

October 4, 2018

The botany of filesystems

October 4, 2018

Getting started with backups

JD Lewin

September 6, 2018

Pre-ordering an unlocked iPhone

September 6, 2018

What's the "cheapest" Apple product?

September 6, 2018

Why run both Plex and Infuse?

August 30, 2018

Why are Apple's ARM chips so much faster than their competitors?

August 30, 2018

What's your home printer setup?

August 30, 2018

Long-distance Wi-Fi

August 23, 2018

OLED TVs

August 23, 2018

Jaguar i-Pace

August 23, 2018

Why isn't there a RSS-like thing for video?

August 16, 2018

Why trust the cloud at all if we can't have future-proof encryption?

August 16, 2018

Which macOS feature gets 🌆 first?

August 16, 2018

Dock strategies

August 9, 2018

Sleep strategies

August 9, 2018

Transmission strategies

August 9, 2018

Overflowing portable drives

July 30, 2018

When do we replace our computers?

July 30, 2018

Swift and Copland 2010

July 30, 2018

How is the new Dave Matthews Band album?

July 30, 2018

Retina screen settings

July 26, 2018

What tech opinions do we regret?

July 26, 2018

John's pasta-sauce recipe

July 26, 2018

John's CrashPlan Backups

July 26, 2018

Is a dedicated picture machine useful?

July 19, 2018

Does John like Node.js

July 19, 2018

What $15k-or-less car, at least 25 years old, would you buy?

July 19, 2018

Capturing out-of-warranty hardware

Ali Shah

July 15, 2018

How do I use a 34" monitor?

Andrew Troup

July 15, 2018

Lost picture troubleshooting

Brian Sturm

July 15, 2018

Mojave and autiomatic dark mode

July 2, 2018

Back to the... iOS?

July 2, 2018

If the Millennium Falcon was a car, what would it be?

July 2, 2018

James Veitch gives us a self-destructing envelope

James Veitch

July 2, 2018

Robert Barat wants to know about 4K monitor sizes

July 2, 2018

Will Law is [justifiably] upset

July 2, 2018

Slow iOS 12 adoption among teens because of big parent?

June 21, 2018

Are Kindles worth it over iPads for reading?

June 21, 2018

What does the alternate Apple-bought-Bungie universe look like?

June 21, 2018

What are essential Mac apps for novices?

June 14, 2018

Could iMessage for Android exist?

June 14, 2018

Streamed gaming is the new hotness; are consoles going away?

June 14, 2018

What is the best way to "accidentally" find us at WWDC?

May 31, 2018

How do we maintain multiple development environments?

Pat Murphy

May 31, 2018

Is it important to learn vim or emacs?

Aaron Robeson

May 24, 2018

Is it paranoid to avoid Google?

Luther Richardson

May 24, 2018

What lenses should one get for a Sony α6500?

Peter Johnson

May 24, 2018

What's Apple's focus?

May 17, 2018

Will the new Mac Pro have only USB-C?

May 17, 2018

What the future for manuals?

May 17, 2018

How do we have Finder configured?

May 10, 2018

What do we think about Volvo adopting Google products for their infotainment?

May 10, 2018

Cartridges/discs or digital downloads for video games?

May 10, 2018

Apple IDs at work

Alex Faber

May 1, 2018

Camera paranoia

Ryan Taylor

May 1, 2018

CarPlay thoughts

John

May 1, 2018

What does Apple gain by ending 32-bit support?

April 26, 2018

🙄 Destiny talk 🙄

April 26, 2018

What used Wrangler or convertible would we buy with $15k for weekend fun?

Mike

April 26, 2018

What if the Apple Mac CPU is neither ARM nor x86?

Colin McKellar

April 18, 2018

Cribbing cooling from the iMac Pro for future not-Pro iMacs

April 18, 2018

How would Apple have treated the Mac Pro and Mac Mini in years past?

April 18, 2018

Which TiVo should one use?

April 12, 2018

Which clipboard manager?

April 12, 2018

Lyft at WWDC?

April 5, 2018

Should we use the new CloudFlare DNS?

April 5, 2018

External GPUs for John?

Josh Rapoport

April 5, 2018

Best bang-for-your-buck Apple products

March 31, 2018

Musical ATP hosts

March 31, 2018

Backpacks for 15" MBP

March 31, 2018

What's the deal with gaming consoles and "bits"?

March 23, 2018

What's the deal with sports?

March 23, 2018

What's the deal with Instagram?

March 23, 2018

Migrations between Macs

Matt Wallin

March 15, 2018

Polite language in user interfaces

Bill Balinor

March 15, 2018

Video game completionists

March 15, 2018

Automotive windowing strategies

March 7, 2018

Slack on Mac vs. IRC

March 7, 2018

The Halting Problem

March 7, 2018

Max out ❤️ or 🍩?

March 1, 2018

👾 nostalgia

March 1, 2018

📷 for beginners

March 1, 2018

Modular Mac Pro saves the Mac Mini?

February 24, 2018

Why should one avoid monkeying with framerates?

February 24, 2018

How do you preserve ebooks?

February 24, 2018

Are advanced safety features in cars comparable across marques?

February 16, 2018

What's the deal with Leica cameras?

February 16, 2018

Does Casey miss C#/.NET?

February 8, 2018

Single vs. multithreading

February 8, 2018

Meditation

February 8, 2018

Long-term file storage

February 1, 2018

AAA games for iOS/tvOS

February 1, 2018

Unifying 3D Touch and long presses

January 25, 2018

What is AirPlay 2?

January 25, 2018

John's spines

January 25, 2018

Non-Pro iMac upgrade cadence

January 18, 2018

Andy Hume

January 18, 2018

Messages in iCloud

January 18, 2018

Would apple delay the Mac Pro for a new CPU architecture?

January 11, 2018

What does root do that sudo doesn't?

January 11, 2018

Sonos One w/ Alexa?

January 11, 2018

What if we had to use iOS?

January 4, 2018

What if we had to use Windows?

January 4, 2018

What if we didn't have advertisers?

January 4, 2018

Attention detection and Apple Watch

December 26, 2017

RAID and SSDs and Thunderbolt

December 26, 2017

Soundproofing in our in-home studios

December 26, 2017

Entry-level open-backed headphones

JD Lewin

December 20, 2017

Car magazines for kids

December 20, 2017

Do we really need ECC RAM?

December 20, 2017

Code nostalgia

December 14, 2017

Holiday gift ideas

December 14, 2017

sudo

December 14, 2017

Should we get rid of paper books?

Josh Keegan

December 7, 2017

Will Apple ever make backlit desktop keyboards?

December 7, 2017

How does dynamic podcast-ad targeting work?

December 7, 2017

Robotic vacuum cleaners

November 30, 2017

Thoughts on Super Mario Odyssey

November 30, 2017

Marco's editing approach

November 30, 2017

Qi chargers and battery health

November 21, 2017

AppleTV remote for AirPower

November 21, 2017

Apple is both brilliant and... inept?

November 21, 2017

GeForce Now

November 16, 2017

VPNs

November 16, 2017

AirPower for Magic Mouse and Magic Keyboard

November 16, 2017

What does "close to the metal" mean?

November 16, 2017

iPhone X cases

November 10, 2017

Impact of Siri's ineptitude

November 10, 2017

Sony A7R III

November 10, 2017

Mac antivirus software?

November 2, 2017

Apple fires engineer involved in iPhone X leak

November 2, 2017

Would we use Apple OSes on any other hardware if they were theoretically compatible?

November 2, 2017

Bitcoin

October 26, 2017

iPhone SE... X?

October 26, 2017

How to catch Phish

October 26, 2017

Running Plex with no logged-in user

October 19, 2017

Strong-ARMed Mac Pro

October 19, 2017

Marco's Many iMac Pros

October 19, 2017

Browser choices

October 12, 2017

Accord thoughts

October 12, 2017

Command line

October 12, 2017

iOS error-logging frameworks

October 5, 2017

Qi chargers

October 5, 2017

Mike Bolton proposes a typing challenge

October 5, 2017

Being good beta citizens and not making @tapbot_paul angry

September 29, 2017

APFS and Fusion drives

September 29, 2017

Mac Pro & Nvidia

September 21, 2017

Twitter app preferences

September 21, 2017

iPhone-buying strategies

September 7, 2017

Is 4K worth it?

September 7, 2017

Why & how we use Plex

September 7, 2017

Playing the notoriety card

September 1, 2017

Photo storage between generations

September 1, 2017

Camera advice for beginners

September 1, 2017

OLED vs. LCD

August 24, 2017

Mall of Marco

August 24, 2017

Have we had RSI issues?

August 24, 2017

🙄 Destiny 🙄

August 18, 2018

How do you sync your home directories?

August 18, 2018

Old tech that's still in use?

August 18, 2018

What cameras do we use?

August 11, 2017

What does John like?*

August 11, 2017

Which ad blocker?

August 11, 2017

Why no more toaster reviews?

August 11, 2017

Cleaning out /Applications

August 11, 2017

Higher-resolution iTunes music?

August 11, 2017

Whose setup would we use?

August 11, 2017

When to replace an Accord?

August 11, 2017

Podcast recommendations

August 11, 2017

State of Swift

August 11, 2017

Next iPhone dealbreakers?

August 11, 2017

Low-level Apple stack wishes?

August 11, 2017

Women-in-tech progress

August 11, 2017

Tabs or spaces?

August 11, 2017

How are Overcast ads doing?

August 11, 2017

Subscription fatigue

August 11, 2017

Noise-canceling AirPods

August 11, 2017

Top Swift wishes?

August 11, 2017

Arcade-game nostalgia?

August 11, 2017

Would an iOS laptop be viable?

August 11, 2017

What streaming services do we use?

August 11, 2017

Neutral season 2?

August 11, 2017

Podcast payment middlemen?

August 11, 2017

Mac Plus over Apple IIgs

August 11, 2017

How did we meet?

August 11, 2017

Do we tape our webcams?

August 11, 2017

Happy with Go?

August 11, 2017

How did T-shirts go?

August 11, 2017

Why does Marco read the ads?

August 11, 2017

Explaining John's bagel love

August 11, 2017

Zelda progress?

August 11, 2017