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NZ Tech Podcast - with Paul Spain

Paul Spain leads a discussion on what's happening in the world of technology and gadgets around the world and in New Zealand.
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Now displaying: 2015
Jun 22, 2015

This episode we talk about testing commercial drones in NZ, highlights from the world of gaming at E3, Samsung's security nightmare plus our hands on experiences with LG G4, Gear VR, Sony Smartwatch 3 Steel and Ultimate Ears Roll Bluetooth speaker

Running time: 0:41:42

Jun 16, 2015

Insights on two impressive budget Android handsets Vodafone Smart Prime ($150) and Sony Xperia E4 ($200), Rural Broadband from Vodafone and Spark, Microsoft Ignite NZ update and Bill Bennett shares thoughts on mobile networks of the future.

Running time: 0:41:50

Jun 9, 2015

Unisys Chief Engineer Jim Thompson is in NZ for CIO Summit and joins NZ Tech Podcast along with Nate Dunn. We discuss DARPA’s Robot challenge, Rural Broadband, UFB and Apple WWDC announcements – including WatchOS 2, Payments, iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan.

Running time: 0:46:32

Jun 9, 2015

In this special edition of NZ Tech Podcast Paul Spain chats firstly about the Build Tour as it hits New Zealand – featuring Giorgio Sardo (Seattle, USA) and Nigel Parker (Auckland). And then he talks about Microsoft devices with Steve Lewis (Australia).

Running time: 0:42:22

Jun 2, 2015

The news of the week and insights into the Dot Kiwi domain. Topics include Google IO news including unlimited free photo storage and Levi’s wearable tech, Ford car sharing hits London, Windows 10 launch announced, and we talk with ‘Alexa’ (Amazon Echo).

Running time: 0:39:31

May 26, 2015

We talk with Neighbourly co-founder Casey Eden about this growing local social network, along with discussion about new tech from Toyota and Audi, a streaming video service that wants to compete with piracy, and some fascinating Google and Microsoft news.

Running time: 0:44:31

May 19, 2015

We get insights into security attacks from both covert organisations and nation states – including insights on North Korea’s 1000s of paid hackers. We also discuss the Lily Drone, Amazon and Xero news, NZ HiTech Awards and Samsung’s widest screen yet.

Running time: 0:46:15

May 12, 2015

We discuss an autonomous truck approval, Apple’s force touch technology, a $9 computer Netflix data impact, tax changes for online services, new smartphones from Microsoft, a very robust Samsung tablet and finally a stylish wearable device.

Running time: 0:55:00

May 5, 2015

This week we hear about a smartphone that morphs into a PC, Spark’s latest UFB moves, Microsoft’s news from Build, Tesla puts power in your home, the end of the Internet, LED carpet, Kickstarting a smart desk plus Xero and Paymark team up.

Running time: 0:53:27

Apr 28, 2015

Paul acquires an Apple Watch in Los Angeles, and also spends time with the new MacBook, Microsoft Surface 3, Huawei TalkBand B2. Also - Open Source Open Society Conference, Xero results, Internet speeds and Netflix, Uber price increase.

Running time: 0:37:00

Apr 21, 2015

Paul Spain joins Jack Schofield (The Guardian) to discuss Google’s 'Mobilegeddon', a Microsoft store for Sydney, Australia’s domain name catch up, Dell’s new XPS 13, DAB killing FM radio, fixed broadband in the UK and hands on with Huawei P8.

Running time: 0:50:26

Apr 14, 2015

From London this week Paul Spain joins Glenn Williams to discuss Apple Watch, Game of Thrones distribution challenges, upcoming smartphones (Huawei P8, LG G4), CallPlus/Slingshot sale to Australia's M2 and some interesting UK topics.

Running time: 0:58:01

Apr 7, 2015

This episode we discuss Amazon Dash Button, Semble on Windows Phone and Blackberry, Spark’s international voice business sale, a dispute over Spark's Revera acquisition, Xero Payroll, OnePlus OxygenOS and a revenge porn jail sentence.

Running time: 0:36:24

Apr 1, 2015

Highlights this week – Microsoft Surface 3, Semble mobile wallet launch and an NZ domain name drama with global ramifications. Also discussed were Windows 10, Project Spartan, Telsa’s mystery, MYOB’s share market listing and Datacom’s A$242 Australian contract win.

Running time: 0:47:29

Mar 24, 2015

This week we discuss 2degrees acquisition of Internet provider Snap, Netflix arrives in NZ, Telsa indicates Self Driving Cars due mid-year, Magic Leap AR demo revealed, Fitbit goes on the cycle track and Intel refreshes the NUC.

Running time: 0:58:04

Mar 17, 2015

This week we attend the HTC One M9 smartphone launch and discuss the Office 2016 (Windows, Mac, Tablet) previews, Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi, LG 34” curved 21:9 screen, Netflix plan to avoid GST and Techvana - The Ntec New Zealand Computer Museum.

Running time: 0:25:22

Mar 10, 2015

This special episode saw geek comedian Dai Henwood join 'Nanogirl' Dr Michelle Dickinson and Paul Spain in front a live audience to discuss the tech news of the week (such as the Apple Watch) and a focus on Tech Miniaturisation.

Running time: 1:06:22

Mar 3, 2015

We go hands on with Samsung's surprisingly good Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, discuss highlights of Mobile World Congress including new products from HTC and Huawei. We also catch up on local news - mobile price wars, Vodafone and Netflix NZ, Symantec's NZ exit.

Running time: 1:04:40

Feb 24, 2015

This week - UE Mega Boom, fabric printing for fashion designers, Lenovo and Superfish Adware, Tomizone update, Catalyst NZ cloud, Zomato, Blackberry Classic, Android malware that operates when your phone is off, is NSA/GCHQ listening to your calls?

Running time: 0:48:06

Feb 17, 2015

This week Raglan drone maker Aeronavics raises $1.5m, will Apple enter car market, NSA hacks hard disks, Kiwi Zane Lowe to join Apple, Rapidshare to close, Megaupload convinction, a wearable that Zaps you, Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones, Windows 10 for phones

Running time: 0:42:51

Feb 10, 2015

This week – Better Call Saul, new Fitbits in NZ, spying TVs, Trans-Global Access undersea cable approved, scratch resistant glass for your smartphone, human-like robot hotel staff, smart body panels for your car and Ubuntu phone.

Running time: 0:48:29

Feb 3, 2015

We talk Google/Apple/Microsoft at war, changes at Spark + Vodafone including the upcoming CEO change at Spark Home, Mobile, Business, Cloudflare NZ, Protools free and a cross to Nathan Mercer at Microsoft in Washington to hear about Windows 10 and Hololens.

Running time: 0:49:21

Jan 27, 2015

We talk Google/Apple/Microsoft at war, changes at Spark + Vodafone including the upcoming CEO change at Spark Home, Mobile, Business, Cloudflare NZ, Protools free and a cross to Nathan Mercer at Microsoft in Washington to hear about Windows 10 and Hololens.

Running time: 1:07:16

Jan 21, 2015

Paul Spain invites you to join him as he talks with a fascinating mix of exhibitors at the world’s biggest tech event – CES 2015. Hear about NZ’s Performance Labs, a tiny new robot, Mercedes-Benz new concept car, gadgets for kids, sport tech and more.

Running time: 0:43:18

Jan 14, 2015

The episode Juha Saarinen (Journalist), Emma Brannam (TV3) and Paul Spain (Gorilla Technology) reflect on a selection of what they saw at the world’s biggest tech event – International CES – otherwise known as the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Running time: 1:03:30

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