October 11, 2021
Europe gangs up on Apple.
How to lose money with cryptocurrencies - especially in China.
New Zealand Councillors tricking the world.
Public backlash for Police trying to find missing people.
The first step towards mood rings with Bluetooth.
The real-world equivalent of a Babel Fish for language translation.
Japan making CRISPR tomatoes.
US Army 3D printing buildings and bridges.
Facebook community pages under threat from the High Court.
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October 4, 2021
Microsoft recommends you forget about passwords.
Magical wireless desktop charging.
New EV to hit Australian shores.
Loony lasers for Internet access.
Guns that shoot around corners.
Lucid Air cracks the 800km barrier.
COVID-19 immunity tests.
Potty training cows.
NASA to launch the James Webb telescope.
September 27, 2021
Smart glasses or dumb glasses? You decide.
Who won the epic battle of Apple V Fortnite?
Can a sticker protect you from mobile phone radiation?
Foxtel modernises and removes the satellite.
Is it an ad or a TV show with product placements?
Replacement Roomba if it fails to fulfil its P.O.O.P.
Mitsubishi complaining governments in Australia are doing too much for EVs!
Everything is better with Bluetooth – including the Rubik’s Cube.
A spoonful of sugar helps the battery in your EV.
Tech Talk is featured this week as the Podbean 'Podcast of the Week'
September 20, 2021
Fly by wire is coming to a bicycle near you.
Is it a coffee table or a board game? Can it be both?
AI creating accents on the run.
Watches checking temperature; blood sugar levels and sleep patterns.
Smart toilets to monitor your health.
World EV Day brings new models from Mercedes Benz.
Long-lasting disinfectants using nanotechnologies.
Ferrari with a patent based on comfort!
Japan is building a 'city of the future' with high-tech and high-hopes.
Note: Due to continuing lockdowns, this episode was not recorded in a studio but as the first walking talking version of Tech Talk.
September 15, 2021
0:50 - iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini
4:23 - iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max
8:07 - iPad mini (6th generation)
11:30 - iPad (9th generation)
13:15 - Watch Series 7
September 13, 2021
iPhones making satellite phone calls.
Nuclear power plants with thorium.
Old is new again with Nissan e-Power hybrids solving range anxiety.
30 seconds for a better toothbrush.
US Navy weaponry that can make the best orator a bumbling stutterer.
Air guitar with Bluetooth! Need I say more?
Global EV sales numbers.
Nanoparticle bullet-proof vests.
Bifacial solar cells break all records.
September 6, 2021
Would you like a 140-inch TV for less than $1000?
Oversized Tablets are now hitting 40 inches!
Forget two-factor. Do we need three-factor authentication?
Suffer from diabetes? Find out the latest technology solution.
Forget charging your EV – just swap the battery!
Nintendo loving lockdowns.
Car key transponders = more home invasions!
Promises of an interconnected smart home.
Sun-reflecting nanoparticle metafabric to solve climate change? Maybe.
August 30, 2021
Do we really need automated parking fines?
Would you drink lab-made milk?
Watching your body fat (excuse the very bad pun!)
PSA. Beware the Flubot!
Record your cough to detect COVID-19.
Would you trust a Robot Lawyer?
Mandatory solar panels and batteries.
Would you buy a car without kicking the tyres?
August 23, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination status.
11 finger pianists.
Bushfire readiness? There is an app for that!
Would you fly in a solar plane?
Biden is going electric and going American!
Technology to help the novelist inside of you.
Apple: protection or privacy?
ACCC hauls the big Telcos to court over NBN speeds.
Paid enough taxes? What about a bitcoin tax?
August 16, 2021
Payphones that are free! Huh?
Tesla sharing their Superchargers.
Video streaming passwords.
Make a splash with an electric boat.
Star Wars Tamagotchis! Why not?
Latest stats in Tablet sales.
Digital health insurance cards.
Zoom privacy = US$86 million.
Recycling mobile phones into Gold medals.
What to do with old EV batteries?
August 9, 2021
Perpetual motion electric vehicles.
Drone deliveries to the battlefield.
Living forever is a chilling prospect.
Delivery drivers with a universal key.
Baseball catchers and their modern signs.
Technologically advanced windscreens.
TRUST required to legally fly a drone.
August 2, 2021
COVID-19 breath test.
How big is too big when it comes to TVs?
NASA and their 30-year-old computer.
'In Good Faith' deals with tech organisations.
Finalists for new emojis.
Eye tests on your phone.
Worldwide sand shortage solutions.
Energy at your fingertips!
Do you have Pegasus spy software on your phone?
July 26, 2021
Winning the space race.
The power of poo!
Facing gaming curfews.
Education under attack.
Growing lab meat.
Cars that eat, not produce, pollution.
PC market share.
July 19, 2021
Jetpacks finally taking off!
Race for flying cars gathers speed.
Vacuum cleaners for super cleaners.
More ransomware attacks.
What is in 6G?
Deep space atomic clocks.
New iPhone specs.
Rethinking car ownership.
July 12, 2021
Windows 11 is here!
THOR to fry a swarm of drones.
Water from thin air.
Space race is on - for tourists.
Cryptocurrency investment lessons.
Power from a nuclear battery.
Quieter flying with graphene based aerogel.
Naming the new Honda SUV EV.
Needle free vaccines.
July 5, 2021
Smile! You are at work.
Expect more widespread outages.
Land Rover sidestepping the EV revolution.
New EV tax for NSW drivers.
A simple solution to trypanophobia.
Wind energy driving down electricity bills.
Flying car Grand Prix series. Yes, really!
Doctors playing with Augmented Reality.
June 28, 2021
Technology robbing you of sleep.
There may be honour among thieves – but not among hackers.
Police revealing passwords in Ireland.
Mobile phones revitalising ancient languages.
Watch your blood glucose levels on your...watch.
The end is nigh for Windows 10.
Hydrogen or Ammonia for Japan?
New phone features for the vision impaired.
Mobile phone? Do you want a vax with that?
June 21, 2021
Internet connected thermometers.
Q1 2021 smartphone sales data.
Supersonic flights post Concorde.
Stretchable OLED screens.
Atari gaming console.
Jeff Bezos in space.
Cost of scams in Australia.
E-mobility in Brisbane.
Zoom meeting transcriptions.
June 14, 2021
Charge your phone in eight minutes.
An app to show you how local your products are.
Detecting your snore score.
Growing drugs or mining coins?
Fully autonomous planes.
A real-world Stargate between Lithuania and Poland.
More efficient transparent solar panels.
Green hydrogen in regional Australia.
Wages in bitcoin.
June 7, 2021
Will the Ford F-150 Lightning EV be a game changer?
Do you like the idea of a big-screen TV but don't like the clutter?
Batteries can be made from lithium or cobalt or nickel or...concrete? What? Concrete?
13 years in prison for a photo of your hand on social media. How?
How do you create a natural sleep cycle when you are live on a submarine?
Watch out for smishing...but what is smishing?
Are you one of millions now using a Digital Driver Licence?
Finally. Which State in Australia is now offering free rego for Electric Vehicles?
Would you be happy with someone else to pay to control your life?
May 31, 2021
Can VR technology help with a fear of spiders and needles?
Can robots be used to comb and untangle hair?
Why are NBN installations and repairs being delayed?
How secure are your security cameras?
Have you ever thought about renting out your driveway space?
Would you pay a monthly fee to use Twitter?
What is all the hype about lossless streaming and should you care?
What options do you have to store your photos?
What does a petrol station of the future look like?
May 24, 2021
How many people does it take to remove the weeds from 8 hectares of onions?
Can light travel around corners?
Would you like to try an EV before you buy?
Tax time = scam time?
The gentlemen of the cyberattack industry.
Can a smartphone help you “see” in the dark?
What is Academy Award winner Hans Zimmer doing at BMW?
Is Ford about to revolutionise the ‘truck’ market in the US?
Are you ready to jump in a robotaxi yet?
May 17, 2021
Is there a technology solution to stop birds slamming in to tall buildings and masts?
Can we charge our smart watch with body heat?
Is one Australian state about to encourage residents to purchase Electric Vehicles (EVs)?
What does it take to be tagged a 'smart' glass?
The city of Eindhoven, known for innovation, is the first in Europe to do what?
Apple V Epic Games in a battle over what?
How do you actually know a QR Code is legitimate?
Is a spinning propeller blade the most efficient shape for a wind turbine?
Be careful with your car - thieves are looking for palladium!
May 10, 2021
Did the UK Post Office place too much faith in their software?
Could someone use Bluetooth tracking devices to stalk your every movement?
What is the topic of the latest Wikipedia editing wars?
Which major car manufacturer has announced their fossil-fuel end date?
Fancy a new domain name for your business?
Are scientists any closer to a truly biodegradable plastic?
Have we now reached the end of the line for the landline phone?
Is Airbus about to take a giant leap forward in flying safety?
Will the US Congress change the landscape for autonomous vehicles?
May 7, 2021
Is there a modern alternative to rubbish bins along the footpath?
Is it possible to create a whiter white paint?
Why is Spotify about to venture in to the hardware space?
How has Google fared in the Australian Federal Court?
Would you be happy to let a smart speaker watch you sleep?
Green energy is good for the environment but is it good for the economy?
How can you tell if it is confirmation bias or your phone really spying on you?
Surveys show Australians want to buy electric cars, so why are sales stalled at around 0.7%?
Which is the latest US State to put a ban in place for the sale of gas-powered vehicles?
May 6, 2021
What new feature from Android helps us while we walk down the street?
Do you have trouble stopping your kids from playing on their phones?
Keep leaving your keys “somewhere” but just can’t remember where?
Like the new Xbox? Need a new fridge? Why not combine them both?
Do you need a CyberLandr with your Cybertruck?
To stop using easy passwords people are turning to their pets.
Do you want a new guitar but you don’t want it to look like a new guitar?
Are Queensland drivers finally going to catch up to their NSW counterparts?
May 5, 2021
Specs of the new Hummer EV.
Who is the one person you don’t want to send an X-rated video of yourself to?
Will it soon be harder to create a social media account?
How many drones should you use if you want to do a spectacular light show?
Who is Microsoft going to make AR headsets for?
Another social media site has had a date breach. Who was it this time?
How can you check if your data was part of the Facebook data breach?
Which company has given up on their smartphone business?
Do you want a way to make a million in a couple of weeks?
May 5, 2021
Sick of punctures on your bicycle? Why not use the same technology that NASA uses on its rovers?
Have you checked your mobile for ‘Fleeceware’ apps? They may be costing you hundreds of dollars.
Movie scenes that show a photo magically ‘enhanced’ when an IT expert clicks on a button are just fictional, right?
Meet Stretch, a new robot from Boston Dynamics.
Can cows be part of the solution to our electricity needs?
Chipageddon is having the most impact on what product?
Fancy going back to the future with a VW Combi?
How is renewable energy impacting gas pipelines?
Remember the Apple AirPower that disappeared before it existed? Has another company delivered on the Apple promise?
May 5, 2021
Are satellites the answer to Australia's bushfire problems?
Which tiny EV is beating Tesla as the best-selling EV in the world?
Why has the consumer protection agency in Brazil slapped Apple with a $2 million fine?
When we can finally fly internationally again, will the Internet on planes be any better?
Who are sex offenders targeting on dating apps?
Who will win the battle to put satellite Internet in to your backyard?
Whoops! Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp down in global outage! How did they inform the world they were having problems?
Huawei was going to take over the world – until the West intervened. What is its new plan to now generate profits?
What do you do when the manufacturer of Grand Theft Auto (GTA) won’t fix a known annoying problem?