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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: 2016
Dec 20, 2016
A Vocus update from Maxine Elliott, TransferVans story from CEO Brian Karlson, Amazon Echo heading to Wynn hotels, Amazon Prime officially in NZ, Chorus hires new CEO Kate McKenzie, Yahoo Hack revealed as biggest ever.

Running time0:54:13

Dec 13, 2016
Hollywood's Erik Pence discusses Quickflix v2 and Jeremy O'Hanlon shares a Homes.co.nz update. Also discussed - new Ransomware, Netflix VR on Google Daydream, Sky TV/Duco vs Streamers, The Grand Tour vs Game of Thrones, Pono streaming, Mac vs Surface.

Running time01:24:08

Dec 6, 2016
This week – Amazon Go, NZ startup Goodnest, Media Design School, John Key, Network 4 Learning, Uber Eats NZ, Netflix offline hands on, Android Pay, Slingshot gets into power and gas, Mediaworks Rova, Pebble joining Fitbit, Amazon Australia.

Running time01:15:08

Nov 29, 2016
AirBnB woes in Spain and US, Telsa powers a Pacific Island, Hacking leads to free San Francisco journeys, Hawaiki fibre cable linking NZ globally, Auckland Airport outage, new MacBook Por, Symantec Cyber Security predications, Truenet latency report.

Running time00:57:08

Nov 22, 2016
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella visits, Amazon Prime and The Grand Tour (Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May), Tesla NZ, Google Earth VR, Instagram Live Video, Earthquake and Tsunami warning via Cell Broadcast, Kiwicon.

Running time00:58:37

Nov 15, 2016
This week – Earthquakes impact communications, Boeing Black self-destructing phone, GoPro Karma recalled, Android Auto for all, SnapChat spectacles from a vending machine, Select.ID social network, lithium batteries and Arria’s Artificial Intelligence.

Running time00:53:32

Nov 8, 2016
This week – Spark's move against Chorus, Apple’s new MacBook Pro, Microsoft Surface Studio and Surface Dial, Huawei Mate 9, Note 7 blocking in NZ a world first, Tesla gunning for share of roofing market with solar tiles. A word about Carol Spain.

Running time00:56:18

Oct 26, 2016
Thom Hooker (SMX) and Jonathan McFarlane (Spark) discuss the future of Xtra email. Plus lights out for some Internet users, Megaupload 2.0, Wynyard Group in administration, Translation tech, Samsung’s Note 8, autonomous buses in Singapore.

Running time00:58:03

Oct 18, 2016
This episode Apple Pay arrives on Apple Watch and iPhone in NZ, Samsung launches 10nm chips, Sony Xperia XZ arrives, Note 7, TomTom Touch, Vodafone Fibre X, Tasman Global Access Cable update and visit to Ile De Re fibre cable laying ship, Hololens in NZ.

Running time00:58:19

Oct 14, 2016
Microsoft's Bill Karagounis is a leader with a large mandate covering many aspects of Windows 10 development. His responsibilities include the Windows Insider Programme that he and his team designed, then pitched to Microsoft bosses. Now he shares some of that story and of the future.

Running time00:48:31

Oct 11, 2016
Where is Google’s heading with Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones? Also Air New Zealand announced inflight Wi-Fi, Tesla NZ, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 brand burns. Plus inside commentary on Microsoft Ignite from Microsoft’s Regan Murphy and Nigel Parker.

Running time01:03:52

Oct 4, 2016
Philip Whitmore (KPMG Cyber Security) joins the discussion to talk Cyber Security and the tech news of week. Topics included Netflix NZ price hike, Gigabit UFB for all, Google Pixel Phones, HP Elite Slice, Oakley Radar Pace and Skype for Business devices.

Running time00:53:26

Sep 28, 2016

Richard Hay (Winsupersite.com) joined the discussion on highlights of Microsoft Ignite 2016 in Atlanta – including from CEO Satya Nadella. Microsoft OneNote updates, democratisation of Artificial Intelligence, Field-Programmable Gate Arrays and more.

Running time00:29:18

Sep 20, 2016

We try out Apple’s iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and Watch series 2. Also – Twitter blasts past 140 characters, GoPro Karma Drone, check your credit rating, Tasman Global Access update, Oracle Cloud, Ignite, Peter Jackson, Infocus MondoPad, Rocket Lab is go.

Running time1:11:10

Sep 13, 2016

NZ Tech Podcast 301: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 dramas get worse, Apple announces iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and Watch series 2. Also Chorus Gigabit broadband, Stuff fibre arrives, Spark and SMX team up, Bot action from Facebook and Xero, Tesla and Apple car chat.

Running time0:52:45

Sep 6, 2016

NZ Tech Podcast 300: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 woes, Skinny Mobile goes direct, Spark mobile plan refresh, Norton Online Harassment Report, iBeacons in NZ, Lenovo Yoga Book pen/paper/laptop, Wacom Bamboo Slate/Folio, iPhone 7 launch, GST to push up International subscriptions..

Running time000:52:45

Aug 30, 2016

NZ Tech Podcast 299: Kids to skip school and study online, iPhone escapes 0-day flaw panic, WhatsApp shares your number with Facebook, Chorus CEO stepping down and contractor bows out, Stratford Council get mean about sharing data, SpaceX Moustronauts, Tesla and more.

Running time000:52:45

Aug 22, 2016

NZ Tech Podcast 298: Kevin Mitnick shows how to hack JB Hi-Fi online store, HP x3 and Lapdock, Uber going autonomous in September, Gigabit Ultra-Fast Broadband heading to more NZ homes, Intel Developer Forum, NZ Cert update.

Running time000:52:45

Aug 16, 2016

NZ Tech Podcast 297: Google Duo, smart tattoos, Kevin Mitnick Google Duo taking on Apple Facetime, MIT’s smart tattoos, Kevin Mitnick and Steve Wozniak hit NZ, Samsung Note 7 Iris authentication, Ed Hyde stepping up as Spark Ventures CEO, electric car tech and Blendle.comvs Steve Wozniak

Running time000:45:29

Aug 9, 2016

NZ’s first 3D printed jaw, Fairfax launching Stuff Fibre, update on Vocus Internet services, Google vs passwords, Apple drops $200m on Artificial Intelligence startup, Amazon gets it’s first plane, $60m Bitcoin hack, and where are our new Macs?

Running time00:51:58

Aug 2, 2016

NZ's first Samsung Note 7 hands on preview, Xbox One S, Brick Laying robot, Xiaomi’s MacBook Air clone, Uber China sold to Chinese competitor Didi Chuxing, iPhone 7 leaks, autonomous shuttle bus, Module's Equity Crowdfunding campaign and Decibel speaker.

Running time01:07:20

Jul 26, 2016

This week features – Elon Musk’s Masterplan 2 and Tesla Autonomous Trucks, Cyber sabotage apparently used by Fortune 500 companies, Air NZ allowing inflight Bluetooth, acquisitions galore - Marker Metro, ARM/SoftBank, Yahoo/Verizon.

Running time00:52:20

Jul 19, 2016

An autonomous bus takes to public roads, Pushpay goes after utilities bills, Microsoft’s new 2TB UltraHD Xbox One S almost here, Semble pulling plug on mobile wallet, Uber update, Microsoft wins fight with YS Govt over cloud data, all about Homes.co.nz.

Running time01:00:37

Jul 15, 2016

This episode comes from Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference and features an interview with Paul Thurrott (Microsoft Commentator) along with coverage of highlights from the event.

Running time00:40:06

Jul 5, 2016

This week we look at Philips refreshed Hue smart home lighting, Norton’s Wi-Fi security, brain scanning tech that checks what you know, 3D printed car panels and the first autonomous driving death and news from BMW and Baidu.

Running time00:50:42

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