NZ Tech Podcast 186: Google IO, 2degrees 4G LTE launch, Govts $65m towards the Hawaiki undersea cable

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This week on the NZ Tech Podcast we discuss 2degrees 4G LTE launch and their customers desire for fixed internet, the highlights of Google’s IO Conference, the Govt’s $65 towards Hawaiki, Microsoft OneDrive vs Google Drive, CallPlus unlimited business VDSL, Thrifty’s 3G hotspot, Menumania’s acquisition and Telecom’s launch of the Spark brand.

This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guests Tim Haywood of 2degrees Mobile (@timmyhay) and Mark Derricutt (@talios). Published by NZ’s Podcast specialists – Global Voice Media.

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NZ Tech Podcast 185: 2degress LTE trial, Sony Xperia M2, Telecom’s Lightbox video streaming, World’s Best Mobile Internet?

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We discuss the Sky TV’s new online subscription video service, Subscription ‘World’s best mobile internet provider’, 2degrees recent $35m loss and their new 4G LTE network, Sony Xperia M2 hands on, Nokia Lumia 630, Telecom Lightbox video streaming and some tech acquisitions including the mindboggling purchase of Skybox by Google for US$500m.

This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest Nate (@nate). Published by NZ’s Podcast specialists – Global Voice Media.

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Jun 2014
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NZ Tech Podcast 169: Dai Henwood talks tech

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This episode host Paul Spain catches up with Dai Henwood to discuss the latest local and international tech topics. Along the way Dai reveals which low cost tech he’d pay $10,000 to have in his home tomorrow.

This episode produced and hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest Dai Henwood (@daihenwood).

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Feb 2014
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NZ Tech Podcast 162: New HP tech, Telecom’s $450m windfall, 2degrees’ stunning new plans

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This week we discuss 2degrees Mobile’s ground-breaking new ‘all you can eat’ plans, Telecom NZ’s sale of Australian business AAPT, UFB uptake on the increase, new tablets and computers from HP, and a joint initiative by 2degress/Telecom/Vodafone.

This episode produced and hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest Bill Bennett(@billbennettmz).

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Dec 2013
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NZ Tech Podcast 157: Helium filled Hard Drives, 2degrees Update and Nexus 5

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Hot topics this week include the Google Nexus 5, pulse measuring earphones, helium filled hard drives, NZ’s Mako Networks signing a big US deal, Microsoft Surface Pro 2, Asus Transformer Book T100 and the Commerce Commission’s latest ruling.

This episode produced and hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guests Tim Hayward (@timmyhay) and Nate Dunn (@nate).

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NZ Tech Podcast 153: Telecom 4G, Vodafone UFB and TV, Third World Internet

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This week we discuss the news of the week including Telecom NZ’s 4G LTE announcement, Vodafone’s UFB and TV launch and Kim Dot Com’s comments about NZ’s internet. Also featured are new tablets from Dell and a taste of the new HP Microserver.

This episode produced and hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guests Paul Brislen(@paulbrislen), Bill Bennett (@billbennettnz) and Neil Hand (Dell).

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Oct 2013
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NZ Tech Podcast 145: Hawaiki Cable, Vodafone UFB, Skinny’s $16/month plan, UE audio

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Topics include Hawaiki Cable, Vodafone UFB, Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 launch, Vodafone soft launches UFB plans, new Alienware 14/17/18 gaming laptops, Skinny’s $16/month mobile plan, Ultimate Ears UE9000, UE Mobile Boombox, Logitech Z600, a cell signal booster for 2degrees customers, Office Mobile and an updated Air New Zealand mPass app.

This episode produced and hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest Nate Dunn (@nate).

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NZ Tech Podcast 136: Google Loon, E3, MacBook Air and Fitbit Flex hands on

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Kicking off this NZ Tech Podcast episode we have first-hand reports on Google Loon and E3. Other topics include the end of three Fairfax tech publications in NZ, new Apple device hands on, Facebook Hashtags, Google acquisition of Waze and news of 2degrees 4G upgrade.

This episode produced and hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guests Siobhan Keogh (@siobhankeoghnz) of PC World and Sim Ahmed (@simantics) of Idealog.

For more on Google Loon – refer to the first hand report from Sim Ahmed on Idealog

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Jun 2013
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Episode 121: Telecom 4G LTE, Facebook Home, HP loses $96m NZ

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This week we discuss Facebook Home, Telecom’s 4G LTE news, HP’s massive loss in NZ, HP Moonshot server, new products from Panasonic including bone conduction headphones and the devices for the digital TV switchover.

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This episode hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guests Bill Bennett (@billbennettnz) and Paul Brislen (@paulbrislen).

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Apr 2013
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Episode 120: The big smartphone giveaway, Telco news both good and bad

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This week we discuss our big smartphone giveaway, TelstraClear disappears, HD Voice, Telecom UFB announcement and large job cuts, finalists announced for the Hi-Tech Awards and sad news regarding 2degrees CEO Eric Hertz.

We’re giving away three handsets as part of our audience survey:

We’d value your assistance in completing our survey, please visit our Survey page here.

This episode hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest Sim Ahmed of Idealog/StopPress (@simantics).

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