The Prompt

The Prompt

The Prompt is a weekly panel discussion on technology, and the culture surrounding Apple and related companies. With each co-host having a unique background — and accent — The Prompt covers the wide-reaching world of technology unlike any other show.

Hosted by Federico Viticci, Myke Hurley, and Stephen Hackett.


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#44: The Problem and the Solution

April 16, 2014 at 8:45pm • 1 hour 10 minutes

This week, Stephen, Federico and Myke re-visit Carousel, Greg Christie’s departure from Apple and CarPlay. Then, Federico buys a shirt on the air and leads a discussion about boredom with apps, tinkering with setups and feature creep in apps and services.


#43: I Am Your Middleman

April 9, 2014 at 7:30pm • 1 hour 24 minutes

This week, Federico, Myke and Stephen reflect on their input into the world of dental healthcare, then move on to discuss Dropbox’s recent news, shake-ups in Apple’s design department and the WWDC lottery system.


#42: Beautiful Flower

April 2, 2014 at 7:30pm • 1 hour 20 minutes

This week, 5by5’s international trio of Apple users discuss Microsoft and Android (with an awesome special guest). They also announce a revolutionary new photo management service.


#41: Progress, Not A Revolution

March 26, 2014 at 7:15pm • 1 hour 25 minutes

With Stephen being away this week, Myke and Federico talk about the things they always talk about—music services and video games. More specifically, advancements to iTunes Radio and Facebook buying Oculus.


#40: The World’s Greatest City

March 19, 2014 at 8:00pm • 1 hour 34 minutes

Federico, Myke and Stephen celebrate The Prompt’s ruby anniversary by discussing how Google approaches wearables (and how Apple may move in a different direction), Checkmark 2, iOS 8 rumors and the recent changes Apple has made to its iPhone and iPad lineups.


#39: The Friendly President

March 12, 2014 at 9:00pm • 1 hour 30 minutes

This week, Federico, Stephen and Myke discuss crashing in your pocket, lists on your wrist and publishing dreams on the Internet.


#38: 45 Minutes in Traffic

March 5, 2014 at 8:00pm • 56 minutes

Myke and Stephen take a trip through the show’s Inbox, then discuss CarPlay and experiment with using FaceTime Audio to record the podcast.


#37: The World’s Greatest Podcast Title

February 26, 2014 at 8:00pm • 1 hour 10 minutes

This week, Myke returns to talk to Federico and Stephen about challenges developers face in the Mac and iOS App Stores with special guest David Barnard.


#36: An Isolated Experiment

February 19, 2014 at 8:00pm • 1 hour 12 minutes

After recovering from the news about Facebook’s purchase of WhatsApp, Stephen and Federico discuss the problems users face while using Apple’s App Stores.


#35: Rage Quit the Vibrate

February 12, 2014 at 8:00pm • 1 hour 19 minutes

Myke, Federico and Stephen celebrate Valentine’s Day by taking some heat about baseball and talking about smelly iBooks, Myke’s Pebble and Flappy Bird.