NZ Tech Podcast 154: Flexi smartphones, Xero’s $180m cash injection, Galaxy Gear, Windows Phone update

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We discuss flexi screen smartphones, Xero’s $180m cash injection, NZ launch details of the iPhone 5s and 5c, Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2, a Windows Phone update, HTC One Max, Fujitsu Forward, HP Microserver and experiences with the Galaxy Gear.

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

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Episode 101: Igloo, Quickflix, iMac, Syria’s Internet Blackout

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This week we discuss lots of local happenings along with some international news. Topics included the slim new iMac, Quickflix and Freeview news, new Android and Windows Phone handset releases, Igloo TV launch, Microsoft Surface Pro pricing and Internet service blackouts in Syria.

You can follow our host and guests via Twitter, Facebook or Google+. This week we featured Paul Spain (@paulspain), Dave Baxter (@hiavalanchecity) and Bill Bennett (@BillBennettNZ). .

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Dec 2012
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Episode 97: Interview with Skype’s Derek Snyder

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This special episode sees Paul Spain interview Derek Snyder of Skype about the past, present and future of Skype – with a particular focus on the new Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 editions of Skype.

You can follow our host and guests via Twitter, Facebook or Google+. This episode featured Paul Spain (@paulspain) and Derek Snyder (@dereksnyder). .

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Nov 2012
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Episode 95: Microsoft Surface, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Apple and Google

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We focus on Windows 8 and Windows RT, iPad Mini and 4th gen, new Macs and refreshed Google Nexus devices. Then we test out an impressive new class of hardware including the Microsoft Surface, Samsung Ativ Smart PC, HP Envy X2 and Samsung’s next smartphone – the Ativ S running Windows Phone 8.

We also discuss local contract free availability of the iPhone 5 from Telecom along with discussion about of Telecom’s $19 mobile prepay plans which provide 60 mins calling, 5000 text messages, 500MB data and until 31 March unlimited calling to other Telecom mobiles.

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

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Episode 90: iPhone 5, $99 uncapped UFB Internet, PlayStation Super Slim

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We play with Apple’s iPhone 5, discover iOS 6, discuss PlayStation Super Slim, Orcon’s $99 unlimited internet/calling plan, Jellybean for Galaxy SIII, American TV programming coming to TV3 within hours of airing in the US, Auckland mobile wallet trial and lastly Windows 8 phones + tablets.

You can follow our host and guests via Twitter, Facebook or Google+. This week we featured Paul Spain (@paulspain) along with guest Emma Brannam (@emmabrannam) of TV3 and Paul O’Shea (@pohq) of iphonewzealand.co.nz.

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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 78: Direct from Toronto

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This week we report from Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto – covering Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 launch details, Perceptive Pixel, Windows Phone 8 and Green Button. We also discuss Pandora, Dropbox, Imagine Cup and Kim Dotcom.

You can follow our host and guests via Twitter, Facebook or Google+. This week we featured Paul Spain (@paulspain) along with Mary Jo Foley (@maryjofoley).

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Episode 55: Tivo, Skype HD, Nikon D800, Windows Phone 8

This week the NZ Tech Podcast discusses NZ consumer tech bargains, Tivo, IT 4 Kids classes, a new update from Apple, Skype HD video calling, Nikon’s D800, Windows Phone 8, and an interesting NZ launch by mobile game maker Kwalee.

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10
Feb 2012
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