Episode 239 – Thank You Very Much, Apple!

 

Two big topics in this show. The first one concerns the ending of the bent iPad saga, and secondly a quick review of the Apple announcements, and my choice of phone that I will collect on Friday!

 

PS Who here remembers the Cadbury Roses TV ad??

Episode 238 – Apple Event Predictor


I make some wild and probably incorrect predictions for tomorrow’s Apple event.

Amazon announcesnew Fire TV Cube with Dolby Vision, HDR10+, and ‘Local Voice Control’

Joy sticks: The ‘golden age’ of gaming magazines

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Veho USB Microscope 200x magnification – veho

Episode 235 – British Airways Meltdown

I get caught up in the BA last week, and talk about by experience a new Electric Car, plus a little about my visit to the Apple Museum.

PS Vita firmware now at 3.71 – discontinued unit – brought out to defy hackers?

New iPhone soon?

What to do in Prague – Apple Museum

Episode 234 – Who’s that ringing my bell?

On the road again!

Ring Door Bell pro

Transformer worries – no problem!

Consumer fuse box – screwfix to the rescue

faulty Chime – rubber bands helped

Trading-depot.co.uk

Innovation – Electrical

2 quick Mac tips

Hidden files shift+.+cmd

Catalina apps not opening – hold ctrl down

Goofbid for sniping on EBay – great for bargain hunting

Auction Sniper & eBay Bidding Tools

Episode 232 – Who is Rosalind Franklin?

 

A round up of news and any potential Prime Day bargains!

Dr Alexa

Switch Lite

Prime Day Bargains?

Police dashcam database helped prosecute 1,223 drivers in first year

CarPlay now works with free audiobooks from your local library

Disney+ Has Put Apple TV+ in a Bind – The Mac Observer

Google and Amazon are settling their streaming beef: YouTube’s coming to Fire TV

The very best Amazon Prime Day 2019 UK tech and gadget deals today

‘My son spent £3,160 in one game’

New face of the £50 note is revealed

Watch out for these scams on Amazon Prime Day

Police dashcam database helped prosecute 1,223 drivers in first year

Episode 231 – Helsinki, Land of the Midnight Sun

 

A report back from my short break in Helsinki

Patchy WiFi – thank goodness for the emergency mifi – three internet on legs package

12gb THREE SIM

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TP-Link M7350 4G LTE MiFi, Portable Wi-Fi for Travel

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Totally contactless society – transit system especially good

Tech heritage – lots of Companies you’ve heard of

Nokia

Max Payne

Angry Birds

Cities in Motion

Ccooter hire is ubiquitous

Voi – https://www.voiscooters.com

Lime – https://www.li.me

Handy HDMI Adaptor

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OSMO a relevation- small – battery life great

Apple iPhone battery replacement – £14.99

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Sony A6000 mirrorless camera – fun old time trying to get the photos off

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Episode 230 – Well Played Synology, Well Played!

A three pronged approach on this show. I applaud the simplicity of my Synology upgrade, add up the cost of all my “little” subscriptions, plus I expand on the tale of my “bent” iPad Pro.

Mac repair recommendation from Chris

Just Fix Mac

St Albans AL1 9RA

0844 812 2188

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Subscription madness – What’s on your list? Ever added it up?

Apple Music

Spotify

Netflix

Prime

iCloud

1password

Parallels access

Plex

ADOBE!

Episode 229 – My Bent iPad pro??


Today I share my worries that my iPad pro may be bent! Or is it an Optical Illusion?

tvOS 13 beta 2 brings Picture-in-Picture video multitasking to Apple TV

Cant install new OS on Apple TV??

Microsoft Prepping Foldable Dual-Screen Surface Tablet That Runs Android Apps

Raspberry Pi 4 hits stores with faster CPU, 4K video, and RAM options

What’s new in iOS 13 beta 2? Files improvements, Camera updates, more – 9to5Mac

What is Samba TV? Worth enabling?

Google is giving up on competing with Apple’s iPad as it stops making its own tablets and cancels 2 unreleased devices

Synology DiskStation DS918+ Review | StorageReview.com

Apple Beta Software Program