PSP 196 — The Juicy Ferrite Core

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 Introduction to Drag & Drop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BL0hrvqLgVg

LumaFusion for iOS

https://luma-touch.com/lumafusion-for-ios/

Ferrite Recording Studio

https://www.wooji-juice.com/products/ferrite/

Ferrite User Guides

http://service.wooji-juice.com/ferrite/user-guide/version/?v=2.0.2

Ferrite YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udHEbHMjOiU&list=PLln17yCHKYDDAvXoMfx_z0gUZJ9hmlBRl

Steve Troughton-Smith watch faces

https://github.com/steventroughtonsmith/SpriteKitWatchFace

David Smith watch faces

https://david-smith.org/blog/2018/10/12/exploring-custom-watchos-watch-faces/

Why it’s hard to read the time on Infograph

https://marco.org/2018/10/09/infograph-legibility

Listening in Overcast shortcut (share sheet version)

https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/2bdf25c8819849228216c29e9275384e

Listening in Overcast Siri shortcut (siri/widget version)

https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/be5572dc3ff3448b86ed53a6310f39fd

Listening in OC & Drafts shortcut (share sheet version)

https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/ba66133f69eb4c22a16a61b385e57ca0

Listening in OC & Drafts Siri shortcut (siri/widget version)

https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/3b2a21a32fdf4911a90fdad17b1cae83

Log Overcast to Drafts shortcut (share sheet version)

https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/b66f320afff94f08a7c668e937c4de7f

Log Overcast to Drafts Siri shortcut (siri/widget version)

https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/56398b846d1449ba87af6e34fd9a4a74

OC Show notes (share sheet or used in another shortcut)

https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/9ac348cb90f444d7aae6ae58d9026bb2

Listening in Overcast Linky edition (good for posting to Mastodon) (share sheet version)

https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/84b6c3184bd1453f94200eabdfddda36

Listening in OC & Drafts Linky edition (good for posting to Mastodon) (share sheet version)

https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/c1483d5ca62e4999bb27ddb60e8ce2a6

Support Pocket Sized Podcast on Patreon!!

https://www.patreon.com/PocketSizedPodcast

Pocket Sized Podcast website

https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

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PSP 190 — Automatically Sleep, Wake, and Watch

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

https://autowake.tantsissa.com

BubbleSort

https://bubblesort.show

Pocket Sized Podcast website

https://pocketsizedpodcast.fm

Pocket Sized Podcast on Twitter

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

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 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 179 — Post-reality America

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 on Twitter

https://twitter.com/pocketsizedpod

In touch with iOS podcast

http://intouchwithios.com

Google’s AI sounds like a human on the phone — should we be worried?

https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/9/17334658/google-ai-phone-call-assistant-duplex-ethical-social-implications

Apple Watch

https://www.apple.com/watch/

Things for Apple Watch

https://culturedcode.com/things/

Carrot Weather

http://www.meetcarrot.com/weather/

Aftershow

Childish Gambino – This is America (Official Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=VYOjWnS4cMY

Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” Lyrics Explained

https://hypebeast.com/2018/5/childish-gambino-this-is-america-lyrics-explanation-video

Hidden meanings behind Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’ video explained

https://youtu.be/9_LIP7qguYw