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12Mar/100

Tech 107 Episode 7

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Broadcast - Tuesday 9th March 2010
Length - 1:01:00
Presenters - Matt Dyson, Seb Payne and Don McAllister

  • Interview with Don (1:01) - Matt and Seb talk to Don McAllister about Screencasts Online, Don's podcasting business, creating screen casts, iPhone screencasting, the iPad and many more Mac topics!
  • This Week In News (12:17) - Digital Economy Bill, Steam and gaming on the Mac, MacHeist Bundle, PubSubHubub, 123-reg, iPad Release Date, Microsoft Courier, Google and BTJunkie and the Twitter Location API.
  • Thing of The Week (52:04) - Picks of week from our presenters include Google Tasks with Fluid and the Layar and TomTom Car Kit for iPhone
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3Mar/100

Tech 107 Episode 6

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Broadcast - Tuesday 2nd March 2010
Length - 58:51
Presenters - Matt Dyson and Seb Payne

  • This Week In News (1:52) - Schools spying on students, Firefox vs. Chrome, SeeSaw, onLive, Windows 7 Browser Choice, BT's 21st Century Broadband, Google Employees in Italy, the death of IE6, Steve Jobs' Biography, Carol Kaye vs. TorrentFreak and WordPress.com goes down
  • The Cloud (40:51) - Our presenters discuss cloud computing, its useful applications, where the technology is headed and what improvements are needed
  • Thing of The Week (52:37) - Two entertainment things this week with a viral video of AC Bust Transit Fight and the TVCatchup service
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17Feb/100

Tech 107 Episode 5

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Broadcast - Tuesday 16th February 2010
Length - 52:41
Presenters - Matt Dyson and Seb Payne

  • Tech 107 Live (2:03) - Tech 107's first on-location segment has seen Matt and Seb making the trip up to Newcastle to witness the opening of Apple's Eldon Square store. Free T-Shirts were received as well as an interview with the store manager.
  • This Week In News (16:33) - Google Wave's problems with IE, Google launches Buzz, Google trails high speed broadband, Google acquires Aadvark, Computer Engineer Barbie, Windows 7 Phone Series, HTC Legend launched, Bing Maps at TED, Macworld 2010 and the new rival to Apple's App Store.
  • Thing of The Week (46:22) - Two desktop applications this week, LogMeIn and Spotify Mobile
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13Feb/102

Tech 107 Episode 4

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Broadcast - Tuesday 9th February 2010
Length - 57:07
Presenters - Matt Dyson and Seb Payne

  • This Week In News (1:56) - Full body scanning at airports, the Sex Robot, technology cheating in exams, Microsoft's 17 year old bug, Microsoft's worst operating system, Google Superbowl Advert, Chrome OS, Real-time Voice Translation on Google Phones, Facebook redesign
  • Tales of Backing Up (35:02) - Seb's tale of data loss due to poor data protection triggers a discussion of how to best backup your data - including the rubishness of Google Checkout and CCL Computers, 'LadSoc' and our first live phone call.
  • Thing of The Week (50:31) - Two desktop applications this week, NHS Drinks Tracker and Netbook Installer
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2Feb/108

Tech 107 Episode 3

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Broadcast - Tuesday 2nd February 2010
Length - 1:01:02
Presenters - Matt Dyson and Seb Payne

  • This Week In News (2:15) - iPad announced, the user interface, its features and how successful it will be, Apple's locking-down of their products, VOIP over 3G networks, city-wide WiFi, Google Voice, Google drops support for IE6, Firefox 3.6 released, Chrome OS and Facebook rewrite PHP.
  • Mac vs. PC (41:31) -The debate begins from a discussion of IE6 and a message from a listener evolves into a very spirited date on the platform wars.
  • Broadband Infrastructure (46:12) - Tories and Labour's proposals leads to a discussion of the future of broadband connectivity
  • Thing of The Week (55:22) - Two desktop applications this week, get_iplayer and WriteRoom
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