PSP 189 — Kill all the wires

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

https://9to5mac.com/guides/w1/

BubbleSort

https://bubblesort.show

Pocket Sized Podcast website

https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

PSP 188 — The dreamiest voice

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

http://www.voicedream.com/reader/

Voice Dream Reader App Store link

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/voice-dream-reader/id496177674

Acapela voices demo

http://www.acapela-group.com/voices/demo/

Ivona voices demo

https://www.ivona.com/us/about-us/voice-portfolio/

Neospeech voices demo

https://www.neospeech.com/demo

How to enable spoken text on iPhone and iPad

https://www.imore.com/how-enable-spoken-text-iphone-and-ipad

Hands on with Voice Dream’s ebook narration

https://www.engadget.com/2014/09/02/hands-on-with-voice-dreams-ebook-narration/

Sonos Beam

https://www.sonos.com/en-us/shop/beam.html

Pocket Sized Podcast website

https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

PSP 187 — End on the glute

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 App Store Controversies

https://www.macstories.net/stories/10-years-of-app-store-controversies/

App Preservation: Saving the App Store’s History

https://www.macstories.net/stories/app-preservation-saving-the-app-stores-history/

The App Store at 10: The Next Decade

https://www.macstories.net/stories/the-app-store-at-10-the-next-decade/

Personal App Store Stories from the MacStories Team

https://www.macstories.net/stories/personal-app-store-stories-from-the-macstories-team/

Developers’ Decade-Long Rollercoaster Ride: The Business of Selling Apps on the App Store

https://www.macstories.net/stories/developers-decade-long-rollercoaster-ride-the-business-of-selling-apps-on-the-app-store/

Toilet stickers

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/toilet-stickers/id1136966335?mt=8

Iconfactory Stickypoo stickers

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/iconfactory-stickypoo-stickers/id1150111764?mt=8

Pocket Sized Podcast website

https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

PSP 186 — Unusual amounts of body hair, but really good at piano

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

https://www.macstories.net/news/ios-12-the-macstories-overview/

iOS 12: How to use Screen Time on iPhone and iPad

https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/07/ios-12-how-to-use-screen-time-on-iphone-ipad/

Screen Time in iOS 12: Everything You Need to Know

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/ios-12-screen-time-faq,news-27385.html

Screen Time for iPhone and iPad in iOS 12: Everything you need to know!

https://www.imore.com/screen-time-iphone-and-ipad-ios-12-everything-you-need-know

AnimalJam by NatGeo and WildWorks

https://www.animaljam.com/welcome

Pocket Sized Podcast website

https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

PSP 185 — Castro

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

http://supertop.co/castro/

Castro 3 Review: The Castro you’ve always wanted

https://www.macstories.net/reviews/castro-3-review-the-castro-youve-always-wanted/

Castro 3 Versus Overcast: Which podcast app is better?

https://www.imore.com/castro-3-versus-overcast

Roma Deli in Las Vegas

http://www.romadelilv.com

Raku Vegas

http://www.raku-grill.com

Pocket Sized Podcast website

https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

PSP 184 — Apple and education technology

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

https://twitter.com/bradleychambers

9to5Mac

https://9to5mac.com

Bradley Chambers on 9to5Mac

https://9to5mac.com/author/bradleychambers/

Out of School podcast

https://outofschool.net

Mobile Safari is holding the iPad back

https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/03/mobile-safari-is-holding-the-ipad-back/

Making The Grade: Apple’s biggest mistake in K-12 happened in 2006

https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/23/making-the-grade-apples-biggest-mistake-in-k-12-happened-in-2006/

Pocket Sized Podcast website

https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

PSP 183 — iPad in education

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

Pocket Sized Podcast website

https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

Fraser Speirs

http://www.speirs.org

Fraser on Twitter

https://twitter.com/fraserspeirs

Canvas podcast

https://www.relay.fm/canvas

Out of School podcast

https://outofschool.net

Book Creator

https://bookcreator.com

PSP 182 — Have a Watch, have a heart

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

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

Apple Watch is even more important than iPhone

https://www.imore.com/apple-watch-even-more-important-iphone

How to measure heart rate variability (HRV) on your Apple Watch

https://www.imore.com/how-measure-heart-rate-variability-hrv-your-apple-watch

Heart Rate Variability (HRV): What is it, and why does the Apple Watch track it?

https://www.imore.com/heart-rate-variability-hrv-what-it-and-why-does-apple-watch-track-it

Apple and Stanford begin Heart Study to detect irregular heart rhythms using Watch

https://9to5mac.com/2017/11/30/apple-heart-study-watch/

Apple Heart Study

https://www.apple.com/watch/apple-heart-study/

Frequently asked questions: Apple Heart Study

https://med.stanford.edu/appleheartstudy/faq.html

How my Apple Watch’s heart rate monitoring saved my life

https://www.macworld.com/article/3099664/ios/how-my-apple-watchs-heart-rate-monitoring-saved-my-life.html

HeartWatch

http://heartwatch.tantsissa.com

AutoSleep app

http://autosleep.tantsissa.com

PSP 181 — WWVHDC

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

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

watchOS 5: The MacStories Overview

https://www.macstories.net/news/watchos-5-the-macstories-overview/

Siri Shortcuts: third-party integration by another name?

https://sixcolors.com/post/2018/06/siri-shortcuts-third-party-integration-by-another-name/

WWDC developer videos

https://developer.apple.com/videos/

Shortcuts looks like the killer Siri feature we’ve been waiting for

https://www.macworld.com/article/3278275/ios/shortcuts-killer-siri-feature-suggestions.html

iOS 12: The MacStories Overview

https://www.macstories.net/news/ios-12-the-macstories-overview/

iOS 12 concept reimagines Notifications, with an emphasis on app-based grouping

https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/23/ios-12-concept-reimagines-notifications-app-based-grouping/

Photos in iOS 12: Everything you need to know!

https://www.imore.com/photos-ios-12-everything-you-need-know

Mobile Safari is holding the iPad back

https://9to5mac.com/2018/06/03/mobile-safari-is-holding-the-ipad-back/

PSP 180 — Diminished Capacity

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
https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter
https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

Apple Watch User Guide
https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/apple-watch-user-guide/id985786488?mt=11

WaterMinder
http://waterminder.com

HeartWatch
http://heartwatch.tantsissa.com

AutoSleep
http://autosleep.tantsissa.com

Drafts 5
http://getdrafts.com

Things
https://culturedcode.com/things/

Nahumck.me
https://nahumck.me/

Fundamentally Broken podcast
http://podcast.fundamentallybroken.men/

Aftershow

AirPods
https://www.apple.com/shop/product/MMEF2AM/A/airpods

Uptime
http://osxdaily.com/2009/09/22/check-your-macs-uptime-and-reboot-history/

Series 0 battery swelling
https://www.wareable.com/apple/apple-watch-swelling-expanding-battery-767

Castro
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/castro-podcasts/id1080840241?mt=8

SuperTop podcast
https://castro.fm/podcast/19d759ce-5a6b-43ef-b7b2-39469df85f47

WatchKit is a sweet solution that will only ever give us baby apps
https://marco.org/2018/02/26/watchkit-baby-apps