Huawei P30 Pro arrives and Paul takes a first look, Apple TV+ announcement along with Apple News+, Apple Card, Apple Arcade and The World vs Facebook. Interviews with Ohmio’s Mahmood Hikmet and Spark’s Colin Brown on 5G hype and reality.
A chat with Jeff Latch (Head of Sport, Spark NZ) about the freshly launched Spark Sport beta. Also featuring Epson tech and the Melbourne F1, Facial recognition legislation and looking at content blocking in light of the Christchurch Mosque Shooting.
$30,000 enviro tech contest, Spark Sport Melbourne Grand Prix, 300-million private messages unsecured, Microsoft Azure arrives in Africa, Vodafone jobs to go, 2degrees + Amazon Prime Video, Huawei vs USA, Chrome update gets widespread attention.
Ring ANZ MD Mark Fletcher is guest this week – discussing Trade Me hitting 20-years, Lime eScooters and eBikes, further Mobile World Congress news, sports streaming, tech in Australia and of course the latest security tech from Ring.
How are drones are being used and where they’re headed? Hands on with Galaxy S10 series, initial highlights of Mobile World Congress and flexible phones, Lime escooters are gone from streets, hands on an impressive low cost handset - Huawei Y7 Pro.
Vodafone and Vocus CEOs talk unbundling New Zealand's UFB Fibre, an Autonomous Truck Crash in Australia, eScooters go wild. And is auto-generated text dangerous? Will Huawei find its place in NZ?
Silicon Valley based Christian Beedgen (CTO, Co-founder - Sumo Logic) joins Paul Spain in the Podcasts NZ studio to discuss data ethics, data bias, unintended consequences and other topics such as autonomous cars.
Dai Henwood joins Paul Spain to delve into a broad range of topics - including Dai's on-again / off-again relationships with Apple and Google, the media landscape, podcasts home tech, Sky vs Spark, wearables, esims and more.
Viagogo slapped, 10 Gigabit Internet trial, Cryptopia $23m heist, Z rolls out number plate recognition that means you can fill up with gas without thinking about payment + lots more.
Bluetooth 5.1 brings better location capabilities, Tonga Internet break, AI enabled Robotic Knee, Mealpal launches in NZ, Apple and Tesla cut staff, Aston Martin’s Rapide E, arrest over infamous US text messaging scam, Australian Mobile Plans.
Lime going from Scooters to Limepod car rentals by the minute, Google hit by $85m fine in Europe, DJI lose $225m to employee fraud, Ring launches new cameras but in the spotlight for sharing footage, Oppo AX7, fooling security systems with a fake wax hand.
Insights following Paul’s visit to CES 2019 in Las Vegas and discussion with Yourdrive car sharing founder Oscar Ellison. Plus: Iridium Next/SpaceX, Autonomous Vehicles, New Freeview Recorder/Freeview Stick, Black Mirror Bandersnatch, Air NZ free Wifi
Recorded at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Paul Spain and Myriam Joire (tnkgrl) review highlights of CES 2019 announcements across autonomous air taxis, to the LG rollup OLED TV and a variety of other gadgets and news.
Paul Spain and Myrian Joire (tnkgrl) discuss Telsa’s Autopilot in NZ and US, Freeview’s Android TV stick and New Freeview Recorder, Rocket Lab and NASA, Virgin Galatic, punch hole smartphones and the Nokia 7.1 giveaway.
Teknique insights from CEO Ben Bodley, USA vs China and Huawei, Chorus subcontractors charged by inspectorate, Microsoft Open Source story continues with Edge browser, autonomous vehicle news from Waymo and Tesla, New Freeview recorder, CES 2019.
Student platform Niesh, a password free revolution, Symantec Cyber Security insights, 3D Printed motorbikes, free Air NZ inflight Wi-Fi, Uber vehicleless food deliveries, Dense Air buys NZ mobile spectrum, first look at DJI Osmo Pocket.
Meet Kiwi the founder of Kwikli e-moped sharing startup. Plus Sky’s new CEO, US vs Huawei, is iPhone X coming back, Ola NZ speed wobbles, misfortune with China big brother tech, Oppo R17 Pro update, should Google/Uber/Apple share data with rivals?
At Kiwicon Lime Scooters hacking risks are highlighted, Ford demos driverless cars, Video search tip (JustWatch.com), Spark 5G Innovation Lab and trial 5G sites are active and Skype arrives on Amazon Echo / Alexa. Hands on Oppo R17 Pro and Jabra Engage 75.
Big Apple refresh, bad start for Ola, E-mopeds arrive in Auckland, Lime scooter recall, Samsung foldable smartphone, Rocket Lab attracts global attention with commercial launch, Xiaomi (Mi) goes well in NZ, Kacific unlimited satellite broadband vs VDSL.
The future of retail with 7 Eleven/Lenovo/Amazon, hands on Nokia 7.1 and Anki Vector, Solarcity's solar breakthrough, Uber rival Ola launches in NZ, Maker Fair, UK retro tech proponent visits.
IBM to acquire RedHat; will Apple offer free streaming; DJI eEnterprise drone; Maker Faire coming to Wellington; Flick Electric spot prices go through the roof, could TVNZ and Spark merge? Oppo AX5 hands on
DJI Drone update, October Windows 10 update damages Microsoft reputation, iPhone Xr lands, Rolls-Royce works with Intel to deliver self driving ships, follow up on Lime Scooters, hands on with the Huawei Mate 20 Pro and D-Link's Mesh Wi-Fi range.
Old PCs kills productivity says Microsoft, Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Lime Scooters, NZ is most scammed country, Air NZ commits to Cora autonomous air taxi. Hands on: Samsung Q9F TV, soundbars, Harmon Kardon Allure, Blockworks blockchain conference highlights.
Lance Wiggs talks Punakaiki Fund, NZ judge rules in trees vs Wifi case, new HP convertible Chromebook, Intel 9th Gen Core CPUs, new Microsoft Surfaces, Microsoft Windows 10 update deletes data, Tim Berners-Lee’s Solid bet, Google slide captions, Bye Google+
Surface Go realities, Apple Watch 4, Facebook suffer another setback amid hack, iFlix and streaming tech in Asia, NZ E-Voting, Terrafugia Flying Car about to be available for pre-sale, 20-Years of Google, Keezel portal VPN router.