NZ Tech Podcast 170: WhatsApp’s $19B, Galaxy S5, Gear Fit, Nokia goes Android + lots more

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This week we discuss WhatsApp’s $19 Billion acquisition by Facebook and Telecom NZ’s rebrand and ShowmeTV. Then we dive into Mobile World Congress news including Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear 2, Gear Fit and updates from Sony (Xperia Z2, Zperia Z2 Tablet), LG and Microsoft (Windows 8.1 updates and Windows Phone 8.1).

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

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NZ Tech Podcast 155: The hottest new gadgets from Apple, Microsoft, Nokia and Sony

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Hands on with Sony Personal 3D Viewer (HMZ-T3W) and Microsoft Surface 2, the latest news just in from Apple incl Mac Pro, iPad Mini Retina, iPad Air, OS X 10.9 Mavericks and Nokia’s Lumia 1320, Lumia 1520, Lumia 2520 tablet. Followed by a Microsoft Server product update.

This episode produced and hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guests Owen Williams (@ow) and Bradley Borrows (@bradbor).

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NZ Tech Podcast 150: In the spotlight – Apple, Samsung, Nokia, Dell and Twitter

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This episode Paul Spain and Bill Bennett talk Apple, Samsung and Nokia, along with highlights from TechEd NZ, a view of NZ from Silicon Valley, inflight Wi-Fi entertainment, Dell going private while Twitter heads for a stock market listing.

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

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NZ Tech Podcast 147: Nokia sells to Microsoft, Gather founder heading to San Francisco, Xero hits 200,000 clients

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This week we discuss Microsoft’s Nokia acquisition, Gather, IFA in Berlin, Punakaiki Fund, Kickstarter NZ, Xero hitting 200,000 subscribers, Office 365 storage increase, Tom Tom Multisport GPS watch, Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite, and Trigger Happy’s Toon Hero.

This episode produced and hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guests Nate Dunn (@nate) and Ludwig Wendzich (@ludwigw).

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Sep 2013
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Episode 103: Green’s $100m Internet cable, Freeview, Trademe sale, Nokia Lumia 820

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This week Paul Spain is joined this episode by guests Sam Irvine (GM at Freeview) and Sim Ahmed (Idealog and Stoppress).

Topics incl: Fairfax sale of Trademe, Panasonic LED/Laser projectors, Freeview, Quickflix, Nokia Lumia 820, Trademe on Panasonic TVs, a new ASB mobile app, and a new $100,000,000 Internet cable.

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Dec 2012
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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 87: TechEd special with Paul Thurrott and Alan Burchill

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A special NZ Tech Podcast episode recorded following Microsoft’s Tech Ed 2012 event in Auckland, New Zealand. Featuring discussions with keynote speaker Paul Thurrott (USA) and Microsoft MVP Alan Burchill (Australia). A variety of Microsoft related topics were discussed including announcements and news around Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Phone 8 handsets from Nokia (Lumia 820, 920) and Samsung (Ativ S).

You can follow our host and guests via Twitter, Facebook or Google+. This week we featured Paul Spain (@paulspain), Paul Thurrott (@thurrott) along with Alan Burchill (@alanburchill).

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Sep 2012
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Episode 75: Microsoft enters the Tablet market with Surface for Windows 8

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We dive deep into Microsoft’s PC hardware market entry with its new Surface tablet PCs featuring Windows 8. Also featured is Xero’s NZX50 entry, Microsoft’s Xbox 720 leak and NZ’s fastest ISP. Finally we discuss lower end phones from Nokia and Huawei.

You can also follow our host and guests via Twitter, Facebook or Google+. This week we featured Paul Spain (@paulspain) along with Alastair Cooke (@DemitasseNZ) and Nate Dunn (@Nate).

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Jun 2012
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Episode 63: Facebook vs Employers, Card and Celebrity Hacking, Nano SIM cards

This week we discuss employers that want your facebook password, Sony Alpha cameras, card fraud, Wharf42, Huawei, Apple and Nokia fight over next generation SIM cards, and news that a hacker who released naked photos of Scarlett Johansson pleads guilty.

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Mar 2012
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Episode 62: Navy Robots, 4G Samoa, iPad

The NZ Tech Podcast this week discusses Samoa’s new 4G mobile networks, US Navy Robots, Nokia Lumia in NZ, hands on with the 3rd gen iPad, NZ’s TV ecosystem, gaming and entertainment consoles, a rant about Sky TV and an update from Roku.

A special thanks to the team at iphonewzealand.co.nz who made the effort to fly to Sydney a week ahead of the NZ launch for providing us with early access to new iPad ahead of shipment from Apple.

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Mar 2012
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