PSP 175 — This would never happen if Steve Jobs was alive

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 things would be no different under Steve Jobs. Where does the actual truth lie? Is Apple a different company now than it was in 2011, and if so, how?

Links

Pocket Sized Podcast website

https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

Steve Jobs would never…

http://stevejobswouldnever.com

Steve Jobs would have given iOS 11’s design an ‘F’

https://mashable.com/2017/09/19/ios-11-design-flaws/#kpv_rWvibSqo

Micro.blog

https://micro.blog

Mastodon

https://joinmastodon.org

Kano computer programming kits

https://kano.me

Turing Complete podcast

https://turingcomplete.fm

PSP 173 — Locking up your crayon

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

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

BubbleSort Show

http://bubblesort.show

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/the-legend-of-zelda-breath-of-the-wild-switch

Apple March 27, 2018 Special Event

https://www.apple.com/apple-events/march-2018/

Notability

http://gingerlabs.com

GoodNotes

http://www.goodnotesapp.com

Alcohol laws of Kentucky

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcohol_laws_of_Kentucky

Vegas Golden Knights

https://www.nhl.com/goldenknights

AppleCare

https://www.apple.com/support/products/

PSP 171 — I am Ronnie’s HomePod, AMA

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 on Twitter

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

Hip2Save

https://hip2save.com

PSP 170 — Ten years of garden walls

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

https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

Police officer resigns after stealing AirPods from Apple Store

https://www.cultofmac.com/533081/police-officer-resigns-after-stealing-airpods-from-apple-store/

A lot can happen in a decade

https://blog.iconfactory.com/2018/03/a-lot-can-happen-in-a-decade/

PSP 169 — Intentional app icons

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

https://lifehacker.com/organize-your-home-screen-app-icons-by-color-1823427479

Ronnie’s home screen museum

https://www.icloud.com/sharedalbum/#B10532ODWJuywGb

Scott’s home screen museum

https://www.icloud.com/sharedalbum/#B0dGWZuqDGxGGnE

Ronnie OG blank home screen

https://i2.wp.com/pocketsizedpodcast.fm/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Ronnie_OG_homescreen.png?ssl=1

PSP 168 — 1x is a moral issue

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 controversy over speeding up podcast listening?

Links

Pocket Sized Podcast website

https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

‘sodes — casual, cozy podcast player

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sodes/id1321953436?mt=8

Twitterrific for iOS

https://twitterrific.com/ios/

Official Twitter app for iOS

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/twitter/id333903271?mt%3D8

Tweetbot for iOS

https://tapbots.com/tweetbot/

Overcast

https://overcast.fm

Pocket Casts

http://www.shiftyjelly.com/pocketcasts/

Apple Podcasts app

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/podcasts/id525463029?mt=8

The Horshack test

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ju-lptJweTc&feature=youtu.be