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Pocket Sized Podcast 149: Findery with John Fox

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Overview

Findery is a wonderful location, culture, and story discovery service with a new iOS app for iPhone. John Fox of Findery joins us to talk about how it is used for sharing stories, tracking interests across the world, and discovering things in a new way. John Nemo washes your iPhone’s mouth out with soap on World’s Shortest Reviewcast.

Introducing John Fox [01:10–02:40]

John Fox is a friend of ours from days long past, known for MemoryMiner and other development work. Scott and John talk about the old days.

MemoryMiner

Findery [02:45–08:44]

John is currently working at Findery, a social discovery app and web service that helps people find and share their location, culture, and interest stories from around the world. John talks about what Findery is and how it enables this type of storytelling.

Findery for iPhone

Findery website

Findery Blog

Findery UI Overview[08:45–15:50]

John leads us through the Findery UI, which has been carefully laid out to aid in sharing and discovery.

Travelling and capturing memories and stories[15:50–17:20]

John recalls travels of his and how he was able to record audio soundscapes, and how we all have iOS devices now that are capable of gathering photos, videos, and recordings of everywhere we go. He also talks about tweeting experiences versus capturing them and being able to share them more richly later.

Users and content are what make discovery services compelling[17:20–18:47]

The community is what makes apps like Findery successful, and Findery has worked hard on getting community and getting content into Findery through the web site and now the iOS app.

Making mobile apps discoverable and understandable[19:30–25:15]

Ronnie and John talk about how to make app features discoverable on mobile apps and how the Findery team has worked to try to make it easier for new users.

Sponsored by Squarespace[25:15–28:48]

This episode of Pocket Sized Podcast is sponsored by Squarespace. Use offer code MARS for 10% off your first purchase at Squarespace.

Findery for iOS UI and translating Findery for the web to mobile[28:48–31:52]

John talks about how making the app accessible to people whose iPhones are their computers was important to Findery.

Charity: water

Findery business model[31:52–36:08]

Findery is a free app, so what’s the business model? John explains, and also talks about the Findery team and a little bit about their financial situation.

Fun discoveries on Findery[36:08–42:34]

Scott asks John what some of the neater things he’s discovered due to Findery are.

Private notes, journaling, and sharing[42:34–45:58]

Ronnie asks John about some of the other sharing aspects of Findery, such as private notes, as well as possible integration with other apps.

Contact information and Links[45:58–48:38]

John tells us how to find him (and us) on Findery, and on Twitter as well.

Findery for iPhone

Findery website

John Fox on Findery

John Fox on Twitter

Scott on Findery

Ronnie on Findery

MemoryMiner

iDeveloper podcast

John Nemo and World’s Shortest Reviewcast[48:38–51:33]

John Nemo cleans your iPhone’s mouth out with soap with the PhoneSoap Charger.

PhoneSoap Charger

PhoneSoap Videos

PhoneSoap Charger Review

SPONSORED BY SQUARESPACE

Use the offercode MARS for 10% off your first purchase.

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Links:

Findery for iPhone

Findery web site

Findery Blog

John Fox on Twitter

MemoryMiner

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Artwork by Donny Yankellow
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Pocket Sized Podcast 120: Apple TV Host

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Scott is joined by Pocket Sized Podcast’s NEW co-host, Ronnie Lutes, to talk about Apple TV, Netflix, Hulu, and probably some other stuff that shows that they both watch way too much TV and too many movies. Also talked about is the new Google Chromecast and how that might compare to the experience offered by the Apple TV.

Links:

Apple TV
http://www.apple.com/appletv/

Airplay
http://www.apple.com/airplay/

iTunes
http://www.apple.com/itunes/

Netflix
http://movies.netflix.com/

Hulu
http://www.hulu.com

House of Cards
http://movies.netflix.com/WiMovie/House_of_Cards/70178217

Google Chromecast
http://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/devices/chromecast/

Apple TV sales surpass 13 million
http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/28/4374480/apple-tv-sales–13-million-to-date

Asymco
http://www.asymco.com

DuckDuckGo
https://duckduckgo.com

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Artwork by Donny Yankellow
Theme music by Bryan Page, aka Jesta available on Jesta’s Theme Page!

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Setting up iTunes Match

We’ve talked a little bit about iTunes Match in the podcast, and there are some things to know when setting it up, using it, and figuring out what’s going on with your music. We made this video to explain initial set up and the process of getting your non-iTunes purchased music into the cloud.

More videos on iTunes Match with some of the other nuances of the service to come in the future.

Where’s the Pony?
Pocket Sized Podcast #36

A new iPhone is born, and some people are angry that they don’t get a free pony with it. Scott is joined by Owen Rubin and eventually Peter Nikolaidis to talk about their feelings about the iPhone 4S and iOS 5. Listen in as they sidetrack their way through an entire podcast!

Links from the show:

iPhone 4S
iOS 5
iPhone 4S Keynote video
iPhone 4S Video

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Out of the Amazon
Pocket Sized Podcast #35

Scott and Tim continue their conversation, this time talking about who will rise out of the jungle of iPad would-be competitors.

John Nemo plugs his iOS gadgets into your TV with the Macally HDMI Audio/Video Adapter for iPod, iPhone, and iPad.

And Peter sends his regards while neither eating donuts nor gravel.

Links from the show:

Apple iPad
Amazon Tablet Event
Macally HDMI Audio/Video Adapter for iPod, iPhone and iPad

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AirPlay
Pocket Sized Podcast #13

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Scott talks about StackPad for iPad, and Apple’s AirPlay, built into iOS 4.2 and higher.

John Nemo updates on on his experience with the Nocs NS200 earphones.

Links from the show:

StackPad Wallpaper Designer for iPad
Hulu Plus for iPhone and iPad
iOS Airplay
Nocs NS200 Aluminum earphones

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