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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Episode 114: PS4, Chromebook Pixel, Vodafone 4G, Mobile World Congress

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We talk about the PlayStation 4, Google’s Chromebook Pixel, a possible 4G LTE mobile announcement from Vodafone, HP’s new tablet and Samsung’s Galaxy S4 along news from Mobile World Congress – Sony, Nokia, Samsung, Huawei and lots more.

Paul Spain (@paulspain) was joined by John Lai (@iamjohnlai) of SMNZ and Nate Dunn (@nate).

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Feb 2013
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Episode 99: Samsung Galaxy Note II and Galaxy Camera, Windows Phone 8 launches in NZ, LG 84” UHD TV

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Highlights this week include hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Note II and Galaxy Camera, shopping at the bus stop, Quickflix update, LG’s impressive new 84" Ultra HD TV, Microsoft NZ and Telecom NZ launching Windows Phone 8 with Nokia Lumia 920, ‘killer robots’, Panasonic AE8000 HD 3D projector and the Ford Focus Sport with Ford Sync technology.

You can follow our host and guests via Twitter, Facebook or Google+. This week we featured Paul Spain (@paulspain), Paddy Buckly (@paddybuckley) and Nate Dunn (@nate). .

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Episode 88: Apple, Nokia, Robocup 2012, NZ patent law

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A journey into patent law, privacy gone mad, Robocup 2012 in Mexico City, Evernote vs Onenote, 4K Projectors, 84” UHDTVs, subsidised tablets, new Nokia announcements and upcoming Apple announcement including the new iPhone (iPhone 5).

You can follow our host and guests via Twitter, Facebook or Google+. This week we featured Paul Spain (@paulspain) along with guest Bill Bennett (@billbennettnz).

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Sep 2012
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Episode 81: Game of Codes, UFB, Mars landing, 2degrees hits 1 million

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Local topics this week include 2degrees growth, Pacific Fibre’s shutdown, Snap and Telecom NZ Ultra Fast Broadband and event Game of Codes. The big international topic is the landing of Curiosity on Mars (photos) – we also chat about what happened to Microsoft’s Metro design language and draw a winner for the Nokia Lumia 610.

You can follow our host and guests via Twitter, Facebook or Google+. This week we featured Paul Spain (@paulspain) along with Shane O’Connell (@Soconnellnz) and Sam Hogg (@samhogg).

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Aug 2012
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Episode 80: Nokia Lumia giveaway, updated Samsung Ultrabook, iPhone/iPad rumours

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This episode we discuss Apple OS X Mountain Lion, potential iPhone and iPad Mini launch dates, Samsung’s updated Series 9 Ultrabook, the Defcon security conference, Nokia Lumia 610 hands on and giveaway, the end of era as Telecom shuts down its old mobile network and we ponder if broadcast TV is coming to an end anytime soon.

Nokia Lumia 610 Windows Phone giveaway:  In conjunction with WindowsPhoneNZ.com we are giving away a Lumia 610 smartphone from Nokia NZ. Entering to win this stylish and cool entry level smartphone is easy:

  1. Jump aboard and support NZ Tech Podcast via at least one of our social network channels by following: (Twitter.com/nztechpodcast, facebook.com/nztechpodcast, Linkedin
  2. Post a few words on at least one of the above social networks that you like about the Nokia Lumia and be sure to mention NZ Tech Podcast too.
  3. Send us a screenshot of your tweet, or post on facebook or LinkedIn: competitions@nztechpodcast.com

Notes: Each person can submit one entry per social network per week. Winner drawn 7 August 2012.

You can follow our host and guests via Twitter, Facebook or Google+. This week we featured Paul Spain (@paulspain) along with Nate Dunn (@nate) and Sim Ahmed (@simantics).

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Aug 2012
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Episode 79: Back in NZ–with the Google Nexus 7

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Highlights in this episode – Google Nexus 7 tablet, free Ultra Fast Broadband from Orcon, Gigabit Wifi from Netgear, Microsoft’s cloud friendly Office 2013, opinions on iPad mini rumours and a local IT firm fails owing $3 million but returns without the debt. And we announce our Nokia Lumia giveaway.

Nokia Lumia 610 Windows Phone giveaway:  In conjunction with WindowsPhoneNZ.com we are giving away a Lumia 610 smartphone from Nokia NZ. Entering to win this stylish and cool entry level smartphone is easy:

  1. Jump aboard and support NZ Tech Podcast via at least one of our social network channels by following: (Twitter.com/nztechpodcast, facebook.com/nztechpodcast, Linkedin
  2. Post a few words on at least one of the above social networks that you like about the Nokia Lumia and be sure to mention NZ Tech Podcast too.
  3. Send us a screenshot of your tweet, or post on facebook or LinkedIn: competitions@nztechpodcast.com

Notes: Each person can submit one entry per social network per week. Winner drawn 7 August 2012.

You can follow our host and guests via Twitter, Facebook or Google+. This week we featured Paul Spain (@paulspain) along with Nate Dunn (@nate) and PC World Editor Zara Baxter (@zarabaxter).

Get the Podcast here:

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Jul 2012
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