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  • Podcast: Two Blokes Talking Tech #311

    The rise of streaming media – Telsyte’s latest data shows Stan and Netflix are booming while Free to Air could be suffering, Stephen and Trevor Discuss.  Also, the latest in financial literacy apps for kids, Google WiFi and Trevor’s thoughts on where it sits in the market, Glasses to...
  • Podcast: Your Tech Life #366

    Who’d have thought I’d be getting excited about having Radio in the Car or Free-to-air TV on your big-screen “TV” – well that’s this week’s news with new app updates, plus the road going drones that will keep roadside workers safe, the Drone updates to stop you flying in...
  • Calling BS on NBN scaremongers

    Look, we like to keep the language clean here, but come on – sometimes you’ve just got to call bullshit on the utter rubbish being printed/written out there. News.com.au is the thirteenth most visited website in Australia, and for that reason – things they write get a lot of...
  • Podcast: Your Tech Life #361

    This week I chat to Rob who is going through the conversion from iOS to Android – he shares his thoughts from the first week and a bit as we follow his journey.  I talk to callers about Cruise ship chargers, Facebook and your kids, Power outage alerts, WiFi...
  • Podcast: Your Tech Life #360

    The ACCC has ruled against the big banks in their fight with Apple, UBER has some strange lost and found statistics to share, Dominos is using Robots now as well as drones for Pizza delivery,  top line news from Samsung in New York, the stunning new Microsoft Surface Studio...
  • Podcast: Your Tech Life #358

    Just how well prepared for the future is the Australian mobile phone industry – just how much data will we need in 5 years?  Peter Adderton joins Trevor to discuss this, plus what was the NBN CEO on about with his comments about fast speeds.  Looking after pets is...
  • Hey Max Margan, Leave Sam alone – go back to reporting on Sheep in England

    Nope, I’m not going to repost the photos of Sam Armytage here, nor am I going to link to the gutter reporting that was published yesterday online – what I am going to do is appeal to the low bloke who wrote the story to take a good hard...
  • Podcast: Two Blokes Talking Tech #262

    Stephen and Trevor discuss the Australian election and the potential need for electronic voting to move us into the modern age.  Apple’s plans to stop us recording photos and videos at concerts with a new patented technology, the new Fetch TV boxes reviewed.  Alcatel making a move to go...
  • Podcast: Two Blokes Talking Tech #253

    We’ve got the very latest on Vodafone’s MyMix Plans, 4K Blu Ray Players, Optus’ EPL plans and how that affects viewers and EPL fans and just how you can watch the games, the latest news on Apple Pay and why the other banks aren’t following ANZ, Stephen’s excited about...
  • Want a better mobile deal? Check your usage and pick up the phone!

    Someone’s stirred the hornet’s nest, got people talking, wondering if we’re all getting ripped off – yep, Mobile plans are in the spotlight and we’re being asked to consider the fact that the writer’s bad experience has put him off contracts for life!...
  • Podcast: Two Blokes Talking Tech #249

    Entreprenerd’s, Two Blokes Talking Kids, There’s no such thing as a Happy Husband – all great podcast and business ideas – but we’re here to talk tech – so this week our reviews of the iPhone SE, the Instapanic that broke out this week explained, the Kogan low cost...
  • The Funky Toyota C-HR coming to Australia in 2017

    The Geneva motor show is home to some of the sexiest vehicle announcements of them all, and Toyota is part of that with something they themselves are calling “daringly styled” – the C-HR SUV and it’s coming to Australia in 2017....
  • Fake Name or Real Name – Phuc Dat Bich: is he trolling the media?

    I’m going to write the delicate words that no-one else seems to have the guts to write, either that or they’re just happy with the hits and clicks that have come from the seemingly humorous story of a young Vietnamese-Australian with a name that when read phonetically seems a...
  • LG Watch Urbane announced at Mobile World Congress

    The first formal announcement at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona comes from LG.  They took time to run through the G-Flex 2 – their second generation flexible curved screen smartphone, but it was the Watch Urbane which took my eye....
  • Android vs iPhone – Opinion at 20 paces

    Ahh, the joys of expressing an Opinion.  Earlier this week, having spent several months enjoying Android phones, I expressed here at EFTM and on my Podcast – that I had made the decision to switch back to iPhone.  News.com.au republished that article, and a lot of fun and healthy...
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