Trevor Long

Trevor produces two of the most popular technology podcasts in Australia, Your Tech Life and Two Blokes Talking Tech. He has a weekly radio show on 2UE, as well as appearances across the country and regularly provides Technology Commentary to Channel 9’s Today Show and A Current Affair. Father of three, he is often found down in his Man Cave. <a href="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=4H79EN5RA2L6S">Like this post? Buy Trev a drink!</a>
  • Filtered water wherever you are: Katadyn BeFree drink bottle

    Designed for the hikers, trekkers and backpackers as well as those who love a camping trip and generally the great outdoors, this is a drink bottle that means you don’t have to worry about where you find your next water source. The BeFree from Katadyn is a soft water...
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Review – Different, sleek and powerful

    With nine days until the widespread availability of the Samsung Galaxy S8 the pre-orders are starting to ship, and with Samsung reporting this to be their most successfully pre-ordered phone to date – things are looking up for Samsung and we’ve been using the Galaxy S8 now for a week,...
  • Drone pilot fined $540 for flying over Sydney Harbour

    Drone pilots have a lot to learn when it comes to where and when they can fly, and that’s been hammered home again today as CASA find a drone pilot $540 for flying over Sydney Harbour. The initial pilots brochure you get when buying a drone doesn’t really go...
  • LAST STOCK: Nintendo Classic Mini available online at EB Games

    While Nintendo may have put the Classic Mini to bed and will no longer be making the device – we had to speculate that there might still be units in warehouses ready to ship – the final shipment though they may be. That’s confirmed today, as EB Games have...
  • Calm Down: P plates are NOT used on NSW Highway Patrol Cars

    There’s a lot of discussion online today about a NSW Police Highway Patrol car operating on P Plates – reportedly deceiving passers by using the P Plates to further mask an undercover car – and the media are creating a storm with it. However, the stories are a long...
  • Podcast: Your Tech Life #362

    This week I check in again with Rob on his Apple to Android transition – how’s he coping and what’s good and bad.  Plus calls on Intercoms, doorbells, Windows 10, and Smart TVs – and the latest news from TPG who are building a new mobile network for Australia,...
  • The app for the visually impaired to improve the movie experience: MovieReading

    You’ve been to the movies plenty of times – you’ve enjoyed that Dolby sound, the huge wide screen experience and the popcorn.  Now imagine that experience for someone who can’t see or has a visual impairment. Great cinematography transforms a good movie into one that is truly memorable. It’s...
  • Switching from iPhone to Android: Widgets are a winner – Day 15

    When we set reader Rob the challenge of switching from iPhone to Android we knew the challenge wouldn’t be easy. His first impressions were good, but didn’t show signs it would last quite frankly.  So how is he getting on after two weeks? Day 15 So It’s been two...
  • Apple approved to test Self-Driving cars in California

    News this Easter weekend that confirms in part something that has long been rumoured – Apple is indeed working in some way on Vehicle technology as the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) adds Apple Inc to the list of companies to which it has issued Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permits. By...
  • Easter Gadget & Tech deals available now!

    As I forecast on my radio show this week, there are some great deals to be had for those shopping this weekend for phones, cameras, laptops and more and they’re all available from today. With the shops closed yesterday and some closing again on Monday there’s an incentive being...
  • Smartphone Wars: Huge range of new phones hitting the market

    When it comes to that once every two year purchase of a mobile phone, for many it’s just a case of sign me up again and hand over the latest version of whatever it is I have now.  But seriously, if you examine the market you’ll find a wide...
  • RIP Nintendo Classic Mini (NES) – Discontinued

    After breaking the internet late last year, the Nintendo Classic Mini Entertainment System is no more.  Nintendo have announced the final shipments of the super cheap and highly regarded product have been made and the product discontinued. Turns out, it was never going to be a long term product...
  • Garmin launches the Vivosmart 3 wearable tracker aimed at wellness

    What you get for your money in 2017 when it comes to fitness trackers might just blow your mind. But don’t worry, if you are wearing one you’ll likely get a notification of that because they track your stress levels as well as basic fitness monitoring. Garmin have introduced...
  • Brand new Volvo XC60 begins production – Celebrating 90 years of Volvo

    90 years to the month after the very first Volvo left the factory, a brand new model has started its way down the production line: an all-new XC60. The mid-sized SUV has been remodelled to bring it into line with the stunning XC90 and S90 sedan aesthetically, while also adopting...
  • Vodafone ramps up its Mobile Broadband and SIM Only offering

    Vodafone have launched a raft of new plans, tweaking their data offering on both mobile phone and mobile broadband plans. Launched in Vodafone’s April in-store “let’s talk” magazine, the mobile broadband offering ranges from $15 a month for 3GB of data (on 2 year plans), up to $60 a...
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