The Last Waltz – September 22, 2019

The Gadget Grill team

Sep 23, 2019

The Last Waltz refers to a concert by The Band, as well as the movie of that concert made by Martin Scorsese. It was their farewell performance. I consider it to be a fitting reference to the farewell Gadget Grill show, broadcast live on Sunday Sept 22 2019, in which I was privileged to have been joined by all of our regular presenters, from the Show’s...

February 3 2019 – My Mum Has a New Phone …

Alcatel 3026G Big Button Phone

Feb 4, 2019

And there’s an interesting back story to that. But first, a question: if you have members of your family who may be elderly, how do you assist them in managing their technology? Their phone? Internet access? NBN? Foxtel? May we suggest that you design a plan to assist you with this task, perhaps not too dissimilar from the plans that people in bushfire...

January 6 2019: Canon’s EOS R Mirrorless Full Frame Camera

Jan 28, 2019

I have always had issues with mirrorless cameras, primarily due to the fact that they have to use a video monitor in order to see what you’re taking a photo of. The problem is that there is nothing that is as fast as an optical viewfinder, and video monitors have always suffered from some form of lag, which for me impedes the photographic process. In this...

December 2 2018: Let’s Talk About Smart Homes

December 2 2018: Let’s Talk About Smart Homes

Dec 29, 2018

Smart homes have been all the rage this year, or as we prefer to call it, Home Automation. With the holidays upon us, many people will be looking towards home automation ideas as ways to satisfy their gift giving urges. Listen to our show as we explore these concepts, and suggests ways to assist in managing the confusion. Podcast: Play in new window |...

Suffering For Our Art – November 11 2018

Dec 6, 2018

  We were recently asked to review Ailsa Bay Scotch Whisky, a beverage produced with a lot of technical assistance., which is how it falls within the realm of this show. Here’s our November 11 2018 show, which features this...

June 3 2018 – It’s a Sony kind of show

Sony XZ2 Phone

Jun 4, 2018

Yes, it kind of is, with our review this week of the new Sony Xperia XZ2 phone, and we also look at – well, listen to, actually – the Sony Xperia Ear Duo, which actually presents a whole new experience for your ears. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:5