Apps for your phone, download limits, and Beats by Dr Dre

Apps for your phone, download limits, and Beats by Dr Dre

Jul 7, 2014

In this week’s show we have a look at the pretty blue Beats By Dr Dre (they also come in pink) which are perhaps, a little too loud to wear on the street. We then look at the soccer World Cup. And the Tennis. The Tour De France. The Formula 1. And a few other sporting events, through the eyes of some apps that you can download onto your mobile device. But...

Drink with your ears – the Denon Soundbar

Drink with your ears – the Denon Soundbar

Jun 1, 2014

In this week’s show we take a look at why Australian jobseekers don’t include their photos in their resumes, and then we talk about the Denon DHT-S514 Sound Bar, which is one way to get high quality sound from your tv. We also have a look at the latest news, and finally, we talk about how the Aussie traveler can find a decent cup of coffee in the...

Heartbleed and passwords

Heartbleed and passwords

Apr 14, 2014

Pretty simple really: the big story this week was the major security hole that is Heartbleed. But we don’t get too technical. Instead, we’ve enlisted the help of AVG’s security expert, Michael McKinnon, who talks with us about password security and reuse. If you use the internet, you need to listen to this week’s...

Onkyo NX-TR828 Reviewed and Sochi Olympics Infrastructure

Onkyo NX-TR828 Reviewed and Sochi Olympics Infrastructure

Mar 2, 2014

More than four years went into the planning, and it’s all done in just two weeks: in tonight’s show we hear about what was involved in creating the communications infrastructure for the Sochi Olympics. We then go on to review the Onkyo NX-TR828 Home Theatre amplifier. This is a heavyweight amplifier that will bring you a theatre experience in your...

Feb 16 2014 – Listen to the music streaming. And Blackberry’s Z30

Feb 16 2014 – Listen to the music streaming. And Blackberry’s Z30

Feb 28, 2014

I must be an old curmudgeon. I like to listen to music – in fact, I love to listen to music – but I like to have it on my device. But that is not how music is being bought today: when was the last time you bought a CD? There are now a great variety of different music streaming services available – delivering music direct to your device, from...

February 9 2014 – Tablets for kids and Technology in the Home

February 9 2014 – Tablets for kids and Technology in the Home

Feb 27, 2014

Technology in the home is becoming quite pervise today. But over the last few years – well, over the last 40 or so years – it’s been changing. In the 1970s, setting up your home stereo system was a very simple affair: two pairs of wires for your speakers, a pair of RCA connectors from your cassette deck, and another pair of RCAs for your...