February 23 2014 – New Privacy Legislation and the Commonwealth Bank’s NFC sticker

February 23 2014 – New Privacy Legislation and the Commonwealth Bank’s NFC sticker

Feb 28, 2014

Yes, that’s right, everybody’s heard about the new national privacy legislation that’s scheduled to come into play on March 12, right? What’s that? You haven’t? Not a problem: Tha Gadget Grill’s producer, Gary Stark, has been able to spend some time with AVG’s Michael McKinnon who explains it all. We also look at the...

November 24 2013 – Rolling Stones, Non-rolling stones, Pushing your TV around …

November 24 2013 – Rolling Stones, Non-rolling stones, Pushing your TV around …

Nov 25, 2013

On this week’s show we tell you about the latest in video streaming across the web, featuring the Bob Dylan classic, Like A Rolling Stone. However, our useless gadget this week is very much not a rolling stone. We also look at Netgear’s Push2TV, which lets you stream media content to your home network. And then there’s the pick of this...

Sunday September 15 – NavMan MY450LMT GPS Review, New iPhones, and Australia Post as our useless gadget.

Sunday September 15 – NavMan MY450LMT GPS Review, New iPhones, and Australia Post as our useless gadget.

Sep 16, 2013

Welcome to this week’s show, where we explore the merits of the newly announced iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, we take NavMan’s recently released MY450LMT GPS for a drive through Sydney’s suburbs, and we again try to remind Australia Post about exactly what the concept of “customer service” really means. The clue here is that it...

When Ya Gotta Go

When Ya Gotta Go

Jul 24, 2011

Here’s something that requires very little explanation. Or perhaps it does. It’s basically a plastic bag that’s filled with some super absorbent crystals. The concept is that the guy, in desperate need of some facilities, will open the package and pee into the bag. Having completed his business, he then waits for the now wet crystals to do...

Time For Your Cuppa?

Time For Your Cuppa?

Jun 26, 2011

Hot on the heels of last weeks Rubik’s cuppa dynamic duo, this week we invite your morning cup of java to travel through time, in this beautifully crafted Tardis cup. Well, we’ll leave you to judge how beautiful it is, but you have to admit, it does look somewhat cool. I am wondering, though, what it’s like to drink out of the square opening....

Rubik’s Cube. Mug. And A Coaster.

Rubik’s Cube. Mug. And A Coaster.

Jun 19, 2011

I’ve always struggled with working out how to solve a Rubik’s Cube. How people manage to solve them, and especially in seconds, is beyond my comprehension, and especially so when you cannot easily twist the pieces around because everything’s not properly in alignment. Far easier to just peel off the coloured stickers and rearrange them on the...