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Matt Black, owner of Benjamin Franklin Plumbing in Port St. Lucie, loves passing on his industry knowledge to homeowners with plumbing questions. As the host of the Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Podcast, Matt and his co-host, Garfield Bowen, sit down to discuss important plumbing-related topics. This show features informative talks on matters such as when you should call a plumber, common plumbing issues, problems with drains, and so much more! Don’t let your home’s plumbing be something you on ...
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Pre-show: Marco’s nethers and the Vision Pro The Talk Show Live from WWDC 2024 Theatre (App Store link) Sandwich SpatialGen ATP Interview: Holly Borla & Ben Cohen Microsoft Recall 7 June: Microsoft Recall will be opt-in 13 June: Microsoft Recalls Recall Microsoft blog post CoPilot+PCs on Intel and AMD won’t get Copilot AI features UTM has gotten to…
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Pre-show: Marco’s fans Peltier plate Marco’s mount The alternative stronger cooler Cooler only, without charging Follow-up: Snapdragon X actually runs at 45 TOPS (via sciwizam) Justin Long shills for Qualcomm Commercial Snapdragon Computex Keynote Previously, for Intel Apple’s M1 ad with John Hodgman (“PC”) Gruber’s take Jason on macOS permissions …
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Follow-up: New Vision Pro Content Experience Immersive (“Sizzle Reel”) Adventure Episode 2: Parkour What If…? Jason Snell’s review Even the low-storage 13” iPad Pros have 12 GB of RAM, despite only using 8 GB? 🤨 Editors’ note: Thanks to Elon’s Big Business Brain™, we now have to link to all the tweets X’s in this whole 🤬 thread, because Twitter X w…
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Follow-up: John’s iPad Pro (M4) review MKBHD’s magnets reel doesn’t show the rail; it’s on the cover. (via Odin) The iPad Pro can bend, but it’s difficult JerryRigEverything @ 8m40s Quinn’s stunning Pencil Pro observation Sebastian de With Zoom audio for Marco’s town meetings (via Steve J Stutz, among others) Delta gets its first legal challenge Th…
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New member special: ATP Neutral: Car Shopping Pre-show: Marco is back in the ScanSnap world Raven scanner (defunct) Fujitsu Ricoh ScanSnap iX1600 Follow-up: Apple apologizes for iPad “Crush” ad Charlie Chapman’s 📱💨 AppleCare+ for educational-discounted products (via Carter Sanderson) Extend your AppleCare+ coverage iPad nano-texture glass Arun Main…
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Follow-up: More on RAM in base-model Macs HomeKit light controls UI Holoplot speakers in the Sphere Festival speakers One last ride for FineWoven? Apple’s May Event 🇬🇧 & 🇪🇺: Charger sold separately And no soup stickers for anyone Apple’s commercial hullabaloo Hydraulic Press Channel Federico’s Thunderbolt image Quinn Nelson’s Tandem OLED video Binn…
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Pre-show: Casey’s after-action report St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital RelayFM Podcastathon 2023 Part 1 & Part 2 Follow-up: It’s possible to toggle a dimmable light in Home.app (via Dan Sturm) The Hayes AT command set is still going strong 😱 (via Pedro Fernandes) TSMC unveils 1.6nm process for 2026 chips Anandtech’s coverage Rabbit R1 reviews …
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Pre-show: Marco’s Sinus Situation & the one month a yellow car makes sense The ATP Store is BACK baby! 👕 Runs until Sunday, 28 April. Don’t wait! 🚨 THIS IS YOUR FINAL WARNING 🚨 Remember members get 15% off! Follow-up: Filesystems (🛎), case sensitivity, and APFS volumes Handedness & “jumped” vs. “jumps” Pangrams Clarifications on the xz sabotage (vi…
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Why Do I Have To Wait So Long For Hot Water? Ever been caught in the cold, shivering as you wait for your morning shower to heat up? Say goodbye to that icy discomfort! On today’s podcast, you'll learn from plumbing expert Matt Black just why you're left high and dry, waiting for hot water—and how a simple fix can bring instant warmth to your daily…
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Tank vs Tankless Water Heater? Get ready to navigate the heated waters of the tank versus tankless water heater debate with our insightful episode featuring Matt Black, the savvy owner of Benjamin Franklin Plumbing in Port St. Lucie. Unearth the crucial factors that could sway your decision on whether to go tankless or stick with a traditional tank…
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Pre-show: Power problems The ATP Store is BACK baby! 👕 Runs until Sunday, 28 April. Don’t wait! Remember members get 15% off! New member special: ATP Insider: Computing Origin Stories Follow-up: How little kids write 4s Marco sample Casey sample John sample Field Notes Three-step car buying process (via Paul Chernoff) Rivian software update helps a…
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Pre-show: SD-card failures The ATP Store is BACK, baby! 👕 Runs until Sunday, 28 April. Don’t wait! Remember members get 15% off! Follow-up: The “unpatchable” M-series exploit Explanatory video Hector Martin found the “chicken bit” ARM Exception Levels DMP Y’all don’t read the show notes, huh? 😏 LG DualUp Monitor An 🎵 accidental 🎵 rant about the sta…
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Pre-show: John’s two-year anniversary Follow-up: WWDC lottery results John’s Affinity Designer struggles Marco’s convert stroke → shape suggestion from the bootleg Offset path using Contour Tool (via Vitor) Create Compound (via Julian Kissman) Inconsistencies noted by Christian Meyer Sam Abuelsamid on real-time OSes in cars QNX Wind River Green Hil…
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What Does Drain Hydro Jetting Entail? Unlock the secrets to a free-flowing plumbing system as Matt Black, the savvy owner of Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Port St Lucie, joins us to unravel the power of drain hydro jetting. Imagine the relief of knowing your pipes are cleared of all that stubborn grease and debris, just like a freshly pressure-wash…
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What Causes a Smelly Drain? Ever been ambushed by a foul smell upon entering a bathroom? Matt Black, plumbing guru of Benjamin Franklin Plumbing in Port St Lucie, joins me, Garfield Bowen, to unravel the enigma of odiferous drains on our latest Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Podcast. Plunge into the murky waters of plumbing as we dissect the reasons be…
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Pre-show: Marco’s recording situation Under the Radar #289: Vision Pro Numbers Follow-up: Image captioning in iOS (via Jim Buell) DMA compliance feedback session is live Kara Swisher interviews Margrethe Vestager (Overcast link) Gruber’s summary Apple/Meta/Google targeted by EU in DMA non-compliance investigations European Commission press release …
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Pre-show: We definitely recorded a day late because we’re clairvoyant and definitely not because of pyrotechnics. Follow-up: The M1 MacBook Air lives on at… Walmart Warmart press release Apple Silicon & Project Titan Safari hangs (via Wade) Apple’s DMA compliance efforts Apple DMA compliance workshop Gruber’s take Kay Jebelli’s recap on Twitter AI-…
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Pre-show: ATP Overtime ATP Insider: John’s Windows ATP 96: The Windows of Siracusa County ATP Membership FAQ AppStories Follow-up: Callsheet available on visionOS “Put me on Aux” (via Sam Davies) Spotify & free users (via Colin Meney) 256 GB M3 MacBook Air has 2× 128 GB NAND chips iFixIt Teardown Project Titan chip rumors What happens when 🇪🇺 folks…
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Pre-show: Old men talk about old car stereos Follow-up: John’s notes export via privacy.apple.com Apple Vision Pro & Project Titan (via James Anthony) JIBO gita (the robot Casey was thinking of) Gurman’s article (or on Apple News) Apple Vision Pro’s inevitable future (via Matt Johnson) M3 MacBook Airs Gurman on forthcoming Apple events Hector Marti…
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Pre-show: Marco is many things, but patient is… not one of them. Blackbox Crouton Joanna Stern’s video Television (App Store link) ForeFlight Voyager Flight Control Follow-up: Vision Pro demand Clarification about Apple’s new iMessage encryption Extracting data from iCloud (via John Males) Apple Privacy Magnets and compasses …in ✨ space ✨ (via Adam…
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Pre-show: Vision Pro comfort Light Seal Sizes Decoded ATP Movie Club: Steve Jobs Follow-up: Vision Pro motion blur (via Chase) Blur Busters Vision Pro and warped images Eyes as input vs. output (via Tony DiTaranto) Fitts’s Law and the Dock Apple 🤝🏻 Qualcomm Apple & Patents Mangets & Compasses (via Harvey Simon) Modern buckle Line/letter of credit (…
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Ever wondered if your toilet paper choices could lead to plumbing disaster or smooth sailing? That's the question we tackle with humor and expertise on the latest Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Podcast. It's a conversation you never knew you needed, but trust us, your pipes will thank you. Join your host Matt Black as he unravels the mystery behind toi…
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Ever found yourself wondering why your water bills are high, or why that damp patch on the wall won’t go away? Join Matt Black as he sheds light on the silent but costly problem of hidden leaks in your home. In this episode, we discuss tried-and-true methods for leak detection that can save your home from damage and your wallet from despair. With s…
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Pre-show: Casey’s Persona Surprise Follow-up: iPad Pro 11” PPD PPD calculator A note on field of view and eye movement Some discussion about Mac Virtual Display fidelity Turning off Apple Vision Pro The Developer Strap (requires login) is Thunderbolt capable Orion (HDMI display app for iPad) Casey’s HDMI capture dongle “Real” vs. “Fake” 3D (via Mat…
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Follow-up: YouTube API weirdness (via Christian Selig) John’s [latest] Photoshop complaint €0.50 is “50 cents” Prescription lens pairing Wide Lightning™ and Wider Lightning™ Developer Strap (requires developer account) Vision Pro weight discussed in Vanity Fair Bluetooth peripherals Intel Macs & Mac Virtual Display Support Document Vision Pro syncs…
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Follow-up: Vision Pro talk begins next week; some good reviews for now: Nilay Patel @ The Verge Video review Joanna Stern at The Wall Street Journal Brian Tong Gruber MKBHD’s using Vision Pro YouTube API (via Alex Chan) Quota costs Console hardware margins in the App Store & consoles Customer ownership Stolen Device Protection & device repairs (via…
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Unlock the mysteries of your toilet's water usage with Matt Black, the savvy owner of Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Port St Lucie, who brings his wealth of knowledge right into your bathroom. Learn how the advances in toilet technology have made it possible to slash your water bill significantly, especially poignant for those of us feeling the pinc…
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Ever wondered how to sidestep the chaos of traditional plumbing repairs? That's precisely what we're unpacking on the Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Podcast. I'm your host, Matt Black, along with my co-host Garfield Bowen, guiding you through the labyrinth of trenchless technology. We'll reveal how our innovative LR3 equipment is flipping the script on…
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Pre-show: YouTube updates Follow-up: SCSI DB-25 was on the back of Macs, not DB-50 D-subminiature iOS Screen Sharing is a thing No control for remote users though On Apple’s 30% cut and payment processing fees The Art of the Possible (John’s blog post) Whose customer is this, anyway? Apple’s compliance with EU law is likely to go exactly as expecte…
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Pre-show: Some Administrivia New ATP member’s special! ATP episodes are now on YouTube! Follow-up: Marco’s UPS issue Eaton UPS backup (via Jeff Strobel) UPSes don’t like “dirty” power Yes, y’all, John can be wrong sometimes. But maybe he was 🤏🏻 right too? 🤔 John Gruber on the iPhone launch Apple Vision Pro ordering details Apple Vision Pro has 10 G…
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Pre-show: Dad Dreams Follow-up: New watch bands will actually be… cases? (via Videoalex) Swatch example NATO straps Time-shifting was successful OLED iPad Pros will also break the bank Apple 🤝 AWS Retrieval Augmented Generation How LLMs work People… write answers for Alexa‽ 🤯 Incase 🤝 Microsoft The Verge article Vision Pro launches 2 February Visio…
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Pre-show: Time-shifting Dave Matthews Band Crew Q&A Follow-up: AI Agita Apple’s paper regarding optimizing on-device LLM Summary by luokai Apple explores AI training deals with news publishers New York Times sues OpenAI & Microsoft for copyright infringement Hard cases make bad law Masimo Mess 26 December: Biden administration does not overturn ban…
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Pre-show: Running public sound Automixing Sound Devices Mix Pre-10 II Zoom F8n Zoom LiveTrak L8 Reminder that gift memberships make for a great last-minute gift! Follow-up: iCloud.com login with only a password Apple Store experience (via Morgan Schönberger) More details via Ian Williamson icloud.com/find Joanna Stern’s prison interview Beeper → Be…
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Gift memberships make for great last-minute gifts! Follow-up: Apple devices and OLED burn-in iPhone XS burn-in (via David Gian-Cursio) iPhone 11 Pro burn-in (via Jamieson Weiss) Apple Watch Series 5 & iPhone 13 Pro Max (via Keith) Apple Store diagnostics Stolen Device Protection in iOS 17.3 beta Maybe “trusted locations” is unwise? (via Russell Qui…
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Pre-show: Cauterized pants Show administrivia 🎄🕎 NEW MEMBER’S SPECIAL!! 🕎🎄 🎅🏻 Give the gift of ATP! 🎅🏻 Follow-up: More on Apple’s Blue Ocean The 🇪🇺 is doing 🇪🇺 things …and Apple is doing Apple things 📟 Battle Yet more on ECC RAM from Jonathan Dietz Jr. Micron whitepaper US fabs and semiconductor business (via Joe Lion) Sonos Roam audio skipping Rep…
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Follow-up: Other People’s Code Audio sample Laura Savino’s Talk at CppCon 2023 AirJet cooling a MacBook Air Previously on ATP Keycap replacements at Apple Stores? Apple Stores will price-match? Maybe use KidArt for kid… art? (App Store link) How does Thunderbolt 5 “Bandwidth Boost” work? Idiosyncrasies of ECC RAM Apple 🤝 Amkor Apple 💩-cans 5G modem…
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Transform your plumbing experience with our exclusive membership, the Hero Club! We promise to take you on a journey that moves beyond mere routine maintenance, into the exhilarating world of priority service, significant discounts, and much more. Featured in today’s episode is our phenomenal guest, Matt Black, owner of Benjamin Franklin Plumbing o…
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Ever thought what you'd do if a plumbing disaster strikes in the dead of night, when most local plumbing companies have closed shop? Discover the difference a 24-hour emergency plumbing service can make in our latest chat with Matt Black, owner of Benjamin Franklin Plumbing. We delve into the intricate details of operating a round-the-clock plumbin…
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Pre-show: Moving is not fun. Marie Kondo Follow-up: Apple fixes worn keycaps (via Ezekiel Elin) OpenAI Sam Altman Reinstated Five Days of Chaos Tip for buying smart thermostats (via Neil Weinstock) Dominion Energy’s offerings Marco’s many-taps Ecobee Chip packaging Introductory videos on packaging Brief History of Semiconductor Packaging Stacking D…
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Pre-show: 🚨 LAST CHANCE FOR THE ATP HOLIDAY STORE 🚨 Note: long-sleeve and utes sizes have been added! Follow-up: Keyboard wear Finger grease (via Ryan Holmes) ABS plastic PBT plastic A true horror show (via Andrew) MacBook Pro thermal tests More about chip packaging Johny Srouji interview from July 2023 Timestamp link to clip cited Stratechery with…
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Show Administrivia: 🗣️ THE ATP HOLIDAY STORE IS HERE 🗣️ Note: long-sleeve and utes sizes have been added! 🗣️ NEW MEMBER’S SPECIAL! 🗣️ ATP Dev: Other People’s Code Follow-up: Face ID is also an accessbility affordance (via Todd Scheresky) Uses for 🛢️👃🏻 (via Jamie West) Microwaves The modern knob (via Nate) There’s such a thing as too much (via Kieth…
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Ready to take charge of your home water supply? You're at the right place! We explore the world of home water filtration systems and their worth. We not only expose the hidden danger of city municipalities adding chloramine, a cocktail of chlorine and ammonia, to your water but also emphasize the importance of removing these substances from your ho…
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Pre-show: Marco has discovered knobbed microwaves John’s toaster journey 🗣️ THE ATP HOLIDAY STORE IS HERE 🗣️ Follow-up: Apple Event was “shot on iPhone” Behind the Scenes The Verge’s silly take Stu Maschewitz’s overview David Steer in defense of the M3-plain MacBook Pro Luke Miani’s video Base configs make a difference, according to Ewan Makepeace …
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Pre-show: Everything’s upside down, so let’s talk fashion. Mack Weldon Ace Sweatpants Relwen Vertical Insulator jacket Apple’s October event Stephen on M1 & M2 Rollout History Oddities between M1 Pro and M3 Pro Johny Srouji interview Annotated die diagrams Post-show: Hypothetical boxed lunches Ken’s Lite Thousand Island Wenzel’s Farm Teriyaki Beef …
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Pre-show: ATP Membership changes Apple price hikes Membership FAQ Want to pay us more? Here’s how! Follow-up: Rivian sounds are based on nature 20k Hz: Auto-Tone Updating iPhones in-box iPhones can be charged through the existing retail box What if the update is downloaded, but not applied? Relevant Apple patent? On M2 vs. M1 Efficiency (via Jonath…
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We absolutely and unequivocally condemn the murder and kidnapping of innocent civilians. Casey Neistat’s video 🗣️ NEW MEMBER’S SPECIAL 🗣️: ATP Diamond Dogs: Talk Me Out of It Join to listen! Follow-up: Will Kiefer, Rewind.ai’s CTO, has some FU iPhone 15s have a new battery setting Apple knowledge base watchOS optimized charging Why is my Apple Watc…
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Ever thought you could tackle that leaky faucet or stubborn drain clog all by yourself? Well, think again! In this lively discussion between yours truly, Matt Black, owner of Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Port St. Lucie, and my co-host Garfield Bowen, we delve into the potential hazards of going the DIY route with your plumbing issues. From lack of…
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Ever wondered why sometimes your shower drain emits an unpleasant odor? What if we told you that it could be something as simple as a dry trap letting sewer gases leak back into your home? In our latest episode, we'll satisfy your curiosity (and your nose) by revealing the common causes of those pesky smells and share effective solutions to keep yo…
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