Episode 17 of the NZ Tech Podcast features a lot of news, technology and gadget discussions.

Hot topics include the Office 365 launch, Lulzsec hackers shut up shop, FTC Google investigation, Chevron jailbreak of WP7, Mac OS X updates, cars that drive themselves, Firefox 5, SkyDrive, Nokia N9 with Meego and Windows Phone 7.

We also launch a giveaway of the powerful LG Optimus 2X dual core Android smartphone (in conjunction with 2degrees mobile). This competition is a thank you to our many supporters. Entry is simple – just carry out the following if you haven’t already (and we realise many of you quality already):

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If you’re looking for the Gizmodo link for checking if your passwords have been hacked and leaked online (as mentioned in the show) – here it is.