Young ICT Explorers and CensusFail. August 14 2016

Census Fail - The day after

Aug 16, 2016

The big news this week was, of course, the massive technology failure that was Australia’s attempt to conduct the 2016 Census. Geoff and I discuss some of the background behind this major embarrassment to all involved parties. On the brighter side of things, Geoff attended the Young ICT Explorers as a judge, and was very impressed with the bright future...

Streaming the Olympics, Completing (or not) the Census, and so much more. August 7 2016

Christ The Redeemer statue overlooking the Rio Olympics site

Aug 9, 2016

The Rio Olympics have started, and all through the land, not a creature was stirring, lest they disturb the fragile feed of the live stream from Rio. Apps ain’t apps, streams ain’t streams, and bandwidth ain’t bandwidth, it would seem. And then there’s the Australian Census, 2016 style. You can do it online, if you’re one of the...

A bit of Verve from Motorola – July 31 2016

Cat heads

Aug 3, 2016

In this week’s Pokemon Go filled show, Geoff breaks away to tell us about the Motorola Verve One wireless earbuds. And then there’s the news. And more Pokemon Go nonsense from around the world. And then there’s these cat heads …

Cameras, cameras, cameras – July 24 2016

Sony Alpha 6300

Jul 26, 2016

Yes, if you like cameras, you’ve come to the right place. Leigh joins me for this week’s show, during which we have a look at three very different interchangeable lens cameras, each targeted at very different types of photographers. While the Canon EOS 1300D is aimed very much towards those who might be wanting to get their feet wet in the world of...

Pokemon Gadget Grill a Go Go – July 17, 2016

Geoff Quattromani and a Pokemon

Jul 19, 2016

Everyone, it seems, is doing it. Playing Pokemon Go. Unless they’re using a Windows Phone. With this latest craze, quite a few things, strange and not so strange, are happening. We’ll tell you all about it. Them Whatever. And Jason also tells us about the Sony Xperia X Performance, Sony’s new premium phone. Here’s the...

Wearables from Motorola, Garmin, and Samsung. July 10, 2016

Learn to play the guitar

Jul 12, 2016

The new Motorola 360 is here. So too is the Garmin Vivo Move. As is the Samsung Gear Fit 2. We have them all here, in the studio tonight. And we also welcome back to the microphone Leigh Stark, who is reviewing the Samsung and the Moto, while Geoff talks about the Garmin. We also have the latest news in tech, and a veritable conga line of useless gadgets today....