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Two Blokes Talking Tech

Author: Trevor Long and Stephen Fenech

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Trevor Long and Stephen Fenech love technology - every week they'll talk about the latest news, moves, reviews and information about anything technology!
569 Episodes
How great is the story of the Police using criminal influencers to get a dodgy not really encrypted encryption chat app into the hands of thousands of the world's low lives? Brilliant.Plus Apple's WWDC is all software, with new features for every device, particularly interesting new work life balance features, sharing content features and even thought for your digital legacy.Sony's amazing new in-ear headphones tested, along with Apple's Spacial Audio, while Trev checks out the Disney tablets at Big W and the boys discuss the new Hisense TV range
Two Blokes on the course
Looking back on the data and call inclusions of phone plans going way back to 2011 - the blokes reflect on the huge data available today compared to then.Plus how complaints to the TIO have changed and which Telcos are the most complained about.The app to tell you which products are the most Australian so you can choose to buy "Strayan". How Apple is doing very well with the App Store, and TCL's Mini LED TVs announced for Australia while Stephen looks at the Apple TV 4K
Gibber jabber.
TCL's 20 series smartphones have launched at Harvey Norman and Officeworks so the boys run through the lineup and their thoughts.LG's Rollable OLED TV for those that are "doing very well" launches in Australia as a made-to-order offering.Trev looks at NSW doing well with their Digital Driver's Licence program, Stephen the latest EcoTank printers from EPSON, while Trev uncovers more Apple Look Around cameras in preparation for the launch of the Streetview like service in Australia. Google gets on the train and Stephen's look at the LG Gram laptop.
It's really happening
Apple's latest shiny new things are out, and we've had our first look. The new iMac comes in seven colours but it's the performance that gets forgotten - the Apple M1 makes it a powerhouse, as well as a stunner.The new iPad Pros are equally staggering with the M1 processor, a great screen, 5G connectivity and a nifty video calling feature.Plus, Googles new Android Version, the Samsung and Google watch OS partnership, Apple Music goes high quality, Uber adds subscriptions and Kobos latest e-reader with a twist.
#486 PRIVATE - Mice

#486 PRIVATE - Mice


The Plague of Mice
Stephen and Trevor travel to Brisbane to attend the NRL Magic Round opening match at Suncorp Stadium with broadcaster Fox Sports. They see the amazing number and quality of cameras, the systems used to drive the Fox Rover, Fly the Flying Fox and bring the whole broadcast together.Also this week, ABC looking to implement a login system for iView viewing, Google ending the free upload plan for Google Photos, Apple's Work protecting apps and consumers in the App Store plus HTC's latest VR headsets.
#485 PRIVATE - Golfing

#485 PRIVATE - Golfing


Could it finally happen?
Officeworks has removed the Apple AirTags from sale over apparent safety concerns - the blokes have views on this, and it's a topic of great conversation.NBN Fiber to the Home is coming to many more, we discuss the how and why as well as the amazing new Dyson Stick vacuum with a Laser beam to see the dust!TCL's new affordable smartphones are worth a look with 5G under $500 and a camera that blows others away at $299. LG's 2021 TVs get a price tag, and a decade of tech changes revealed by Telsyte.
Two Blokes Talking Rubbish
Australia's 5G looking good on a global scale with average speeds third highest in the world and far greater than some countries like the UK or USA.Meanwhile ECG is finally available in Australia on the Apple Watch, how good is it, and how should it be used.Arlo has a new indoor camera with built in privacy, Spotify's plan to get more eyes and ears on them through Facebook and Podcasting, Netflix helping you channel surf and Orbi's latest Small Business Wifi Solution.
Strike it rich, imagine winning $40million.
#483 - All Apple Surprises

#483 - All Apple Surprises


Apple may have been late out of the blocks in 2021, but they sure were quick with six major announcements in just one hour.From new iPads in a range of colours to the much rumoured Apple AirTags for finding your things, the boys have you covered.iPad Pro devices go to Laptop grade in more ways than one, Apple TV gets a boost, Podcasting an overhaul and a new iPhone 12 - in Purple!
Gibber Jabber
#482 - Event Speculation

#482 - Event Speculation


Apple has a big event next week, so there's a lot to consider and wonder. Will there be iPads, iMacs, Apple Tags, and more? The blokes speculate. Plus, Samsung Unpacked - another event just a week later - will it be a Laptop or a Z Fold? We have literally no idea!Trev visits the Telstra Museum and his kids love it, Stephen looks at his below average screen time, Microsoft announces the Surface Laptop 4 and HP offers ink on subscription
Gibbering Lego Lovers
#481 - 5G Speed Wars

#481 - 5G Speed Wars


Telstra and Optus are coming out swinging with "record speed tests" on their 5G networks - but what does it mean, and are there bigger things they should be looking at?Sonos new ROAM speaker is portable and the blokes have reviewed it and have strong feelings about how good it is and who it's for. Meanwhile LG has bailed from the mobile phone business globally with no more smartphones coming... sad but inevitable.Belkin's new MagSafe range is out, great stuff and really cool designs. Google's latest nest hub is keeping track of your sleep, while Stephen has all the answers for borrowing Audiobooks and eBooks.
No really, all a bit deep and serious this week.
Comments (2)

Robert Davis

You guys talked about not everyone needing fibre this episode, such as a granny. You forgot about when they move or sell the property - the new owners could have needed gigabit. And also, not sure of the need for gigabit? Games are already in the 100GB range and only getting larger.

Oct 6th
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