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 93: Space Jump, Samsung’s Windows 8/RT prototypes, Xbox update, new Androids

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This week – a jump from ‘space’, Xbox Update and Xbox Music lands in NZ, MSD security drama, iPad Mini, Mozilla pulls Firefox 16, new Android handsets and Android updates on the way, new Windows 8/RT tablets from Samsung and multiple Windows Phone 8 handsets coming to NZ.

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

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You can keep current with our latest NZ Tech Podcast updates via Twitter @NZTechPodcast, the NZTechPodcast.com website and facebook page.

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Sneak Peak: Samsung Windows 8 / RT hardware

This is our second NZ Tech Podcast ‘Sneak Peek’ video. This time Paul Spain takes a first-hand look at the upcoming Windows 8 (and Windows RT) products from Samsung:

  • Samsung Ativ Tab (Tablet – Windows RT)
  • Samsung Ativ Smart PC (Tablet/Hybrid – Windows 8)
  • Samsung All-in-One Series 7 (Touch screen PC – Windows 8)

Paul Spain show’s off upcoming Tablet and All-in-One touchscreen computers from Samsung

Samsung Ativ Tab

2GB RAM, Dual Core 1.5ghz ARM processor, 5 megapixel rear camera, 1.9 megapixel front camera, 10.1-inch screen (1,366 x 768 pixels), A-GPS/Glonass, Wi-FI a/b/g/n (2.4, 5GHz), Bluetooth, NFC, Full size USB port, Micro HDMI, On device encryption, Windows RT.

Samsung Ativ Smart PC

2GB RAM, Intel Dual Core 1.5ghz Atom SoC processor (Clover Trail), 8 megapixel rear camera, 2 megapixel front camera, 11.6-inch HD screen (1,366 x 768 pixels), HDMI and a keyboard dock with a 2nd battery, Wi-FI a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4, Full size USB port, Mini HDMI, Windows 8.

Samsung All-in-One Series 7

4GB RAM, Intel Dual Core i5 processor, front camera, 23” display (1920 x 1080 pixels), HDMI in/out, wireless keyboard and mouse, Windows 8.

Samsung Ativ Smart PC (not shown)

4GB RAM, Intel Dual Core i3/i5 processor, 5 megapixel rear camera, 2 megapixel front camera, 11.6-inch full HD screen (1,920 x 1,080 pixels), USB 2 and USB 3, HDMI and a keyboard dock with a 2nd battery, Windows 8.

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Oct 2012
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