NZ Tech Podcast 125: Ford Kuga, Revera sale, Google Glass, next Xbox

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This week we discuss stopping the killer robots, Ford Kuga car technology, Galaxy S4, Blackmagic 4K Camera, Google Glass, the next Xbox, tablet market share figures, NZ’s demand for internet data, Budweiser’s Facebook mug and the sale of Revera to Telecom.

This episode hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest Bill Bennett (@billbennettnz).

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NZ Tech Podcast: Episode 14

This week is a huge one in the technology world. We have announcements from Apple’s WWDC event – including iOS 5 and OS X Lion. Also massive in the news is the next version of Windows (currently referred to as Windows 8), the E3 Conference and Sony’s new PlayStation Vita. We also discuss Linux and OpenOffice news and interview Dr Murray Milner (NZ IPv6 Taskforce) about World IPv6 day. .

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Jun 2011
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NZ Tech Podcast: Episode 13

This week on the NZ Tech Podcast we feature ‘Tech News in Brief’, Windows Phone 7  Mango update, Apple Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Sony Ericsson Xperia Play and LG Optimus 2X reviews, Open Source updates around MeeGo and Fedora 15. We also have some interesting apps of the week and discuss RIM’s new Playbook and other devices.

Be sure to subscribe as in addition to current content, we expect some interesting news and reviews in upcoming episodes.

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Jun 2011
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NZ Tech Podcast: Episode 12

This week Owen from Neowin joins us to discuss the upcoming Windows Phone ‘Mango’ upgrades.

Tthere is also discussion about Crown Fibre’s UFB announcement, we look at the Samsung Series 9, LG Optimus x2 and a Sony Xperia Play.

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May 2011
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NZ Tech Podcast: Episode 11

In Episode 11 the NZ Tech Podcast team talk about Scams (of the computer and telephone type) and how to avoid them – and we hear a real scammer in action.

Other highlights include coverage of Google IO Conference, Google’s Chrome Operating System, iPhone 5, LG Optimus 2x, GoogleBook and Microsoft buying Skype amongst other topics..

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May 2011
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NZ Tech Podcast: Episode 10

During Episode 10 (our biggest episode yet) we spent some time talking with Paul Brislen (TUANZ) about the impact of changes to Mobile Terminates Rates in NZ. And we touch on the cost of data when roaming internationally.

Other topics covered included Microsoft’s Skype acquisition, Bluetooth car audio/calling solutions, home cinema and hot prices on big screen HD TVs, Samsung Galaxy S II, 2degrees mobile hotspot special.and new fast SSD drives.

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May 2011
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NZ Tech Podcast: Episode 9

This week we recorded Episode 9 of the NZ Tech Podcast. Highlights included NZ Mobile Termination rates, Apple TV, Sony PlayStation Network, Ubuntu 11.04, Hulu Plus, Asus Eee Slate, Firefox and Chrome.

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May 2011
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NZ Tech Podcast: Episode 8

In our eighth episode of the NZ Tech Podcast we discuss rumours about Apple’s cloud music deals, free groceries in Hamilton, Netflix video content via voice control, recent outages (Sony PlayStation network, NZ Police and Amazon), twitter during the royal wedding and more.

I trust you enjoy the discussion – we’ll be back again next week with a lot more fresh news and perspectives on the latest in the world of gadgets and technology. It’s our aim to keep the content broad – so feel free to let us know about the things you’re keen to hear about.

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Apr 2011
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NZ Tech Podcast: Episode 7

This week the NZ Tech Podcast is packed with updates on Amazon Kindle, Skype Security problems, Telecom NZ $12m fine, Windows Phone 7 Mango, Xbox 360, CIA vs PokerStars.com and more.

Due to the amount of Microsoft content we invited Nathan Mercer back to the studio – even though he was a guest only 2 weeks prior. He joined usual hosts Paul Spain and Brad Borrows, with Skip Parker handling audio production.

This is our longest episode yet – and we’re keen to hear whether you prefer longer or shorter episodes. Please hit us up via whatever channel you prefer – email, Facebook, Twitter or whatever. Next episode will hit after Easter.

Running time: 49:54

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Apr 2011
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NZ Tech Podcast: Episode 6

As usual, we love talk tech and gadgets –and this week is no exception. Featured topics include the Amazon Kindle and other e-reading options, iPad Apps, upcoming Android and Windows Tablets from Acer, Windows Home Server 2011, Sony vs Geohotz and digital cameras and video.

Paul Spain and Bradley Borrows were this week joined in the studio by Jason Hosking – a photographer for Getty Images (amongst others). Jason weighed in our discussion of new ways of consuming content (such as a magazines) in an electronic manner and also talked about how Digital SLR cameras are being used for TV and film work.

We will expand on some of these topics in future episodes. In the meantime, we are keen to hear your thoughts on these topics- and feedback about the podcast.

Running time: 47:37

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Apr 2011
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