This episode we break our first gadget, run the batteries flat on another and have our first competition courtesy of the our friends at iphonewzealand.co.nz Main things we look at are the iPad 2, Samsung Galaxy Tab (Android tablet sold via Vodafone NZ), the new Nintendo 3DS (portable gaming console with 3D screen), Internet Explorer 9 and Firefox 4, Parrot’s AR Drone (courtesy of YooBee), the Dept of Internal Affairs website and our app picks of the week for iPhone, Android and Windows Phone. To enter the competition – please email email@example.com with the answer to the question asked on the podcast. Even if you don’t want to enter the competition – be sure to visit iphonewzealand.co.nz to get the full rundown on the iPad 2 and a very detailed review of the smart cover accessory. Links: Twitter.com/NZTechPodcast Facebook.com/NZTechPodcast Direct MP3 Download – Episode 4 Subscribe via Zune (with region set to US) Subscribe via iTunes RSS...Read More
I dropped by iTunes today and was pleasantly surprised to see that the ‘NZ Tech Podcast’ is the top Podcast in New Zealand right now. It feels great to be sitting above Ricky Gervais, TED talks, BBC, etc. It’s nice to have some extra attention courtesy of Apple and iTunes. Many thanks to all who are listening in and especially those spreading the word. Please keep your feedback and comments rolling in via whatever medium you prefer – as that’s how we’ll be able to adjust the show and improve it over time. We have a more coming to the podcast over time – such as a number of interesting guests planned in future episodes. If you haven’t listened in yet – please do so and let us know what you think. Thanks, Paul Spain (@PaulSpain) Update: April 2012 After more than 1-year online the NZ Tech Podcast remains the #1 locally produced dedicated podcast in New Zealand. The advent of radio stations heavily promoting ‘podcastized’ versions of their shows often sees the best of those shows receive a top ranking – but when it comes to dedicated local podcasts the NZ Tech Podcast has remained at the top month-to-month since early...Read More
Recorded and online since last night, Episode 3 of the ‘NZ Tech Podcast’ is ready for download. This episode is hosted by Paul Spain, Bradley Borrows and guest (again) Skip Parker and is typical features our mix of local + international gadget and technology discussion. Topics covered in this episode include the Snapper launch in Auckland, RSA SecurID hacking, super fast new Intel SSDs, Netflix/Zune access from NZ, Telstra/Vodafone 4G network upgrades, 2degrees announcement, The NZ Tech Podcast is available via both iTunes and the Zune marketplace. You can also subscribe to our RSS feed using other Podcast software or just listen directly. Please keep the feedback coming – we appreciate all the comments forwarded to us so far – and will continue to develop the show in future episodes. Links: Twitter.com/NZTechPodcast Direct MP3 Download Subscribe via Zune (with region set to US) Subscribe via iTunes RSS...Read More
We made it – Episode 2 of the ‘NZ Tech Podcast’ is finished. This episode is hosted by Paul Spain with Skip Parker (guest host in Bradley Borrows absence) and features our mix of local + international gadget and technology discussion. Topics covered in this second episode include iPad 2, Windows Phone 7 updates, Google Gmail outage, Mac OS X Lion, iSky from Sky TV and Google Android’s Malware problems. The NZ Tech Podcast is now live in both iTunes and the Zune marketplace. You can also subscribe to our RSS feed using other Podcast software. This time around we moved to a professional recording studio after we received feedback about some audio issues with episode 1. Please keep the feedback coming. Links: Twitter.com/NZTechPodcast Direct MP3 Download Subscribe via Zune (with region set to US) Subscribe via iTunes RSS...Read More
We’re pleased to say that Microsoft’s Zune team have approved our podcast and included in their Podcast directory. You can now search for the ‘NZ Tech Podcast’ via the Zune client – to listen to via your PC or a Windows Phone handset. We look forward to hearing your...Read More
NZ Tech Podcast: News, Reviews, Opinions
NZ’s number one source of technology news and opinions all wrapped up into a regular audio package for your listening pleasure. Featuring opinions, insights and reviews from the top experts, commentators and tech news journalists in New Zealand. NZ Tech Podcast includes opinions from host Paul Spain and draws on the expertise of those from across the tech community – including founders, CEOs, technologists and journalists.