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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 225 – Lights, Camera, Action!



Lots to look forward to at WWDC, and I discuss why I made a YouTube video.

Hensych PGYTECH for Osmo Pocket Phone Holder +,Foldable Aluminum Phone Holder Plus Bracket Set for DJI Osmo Pocket,for Mobile Phone(width≤90mm): Amazon.co.uk: Toys & Games

Ocamo Black Osmo Pocket 3.5mm Adapter: Amazon.co.uk: Kitchen & Home

SKYREAT Hard Carrying Case Compatible with DJI Osmo: Amazon.co.uk: Camera & Photo

Portable Storage Case Strap Protective Cover Carrying For DJI Osmo Pocket Camera  | eBay

Movo VXR10GY Universal Video Microphone with Shock: Amazon.co.uk: Camera & Photo

£12.04 PGYTECH Mini Desktop Tripod Holder Bracket Mount For DJI OSMO Pocket Handheld Gimbal Osmo Action  RC Parts from Toys Hobbies and Robot on banggood.com

DJI Osmo Pocket Expansion Kit – Heliguy

Ulanzi Ultra Bright LED Video Light – LED 49 Dimmable: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

Apple Announces New iPod Touch: A10 SoC Inside

What to expect at 2019 WWDC: macOS 10.15, and maybe the Mac Pro


Episode 223 – Me vs The World!



Two tales of woe this week and I go into a lot of detail on both, plus thanks to listeners’ suggestions, I think I’ve cracked the database challenge!

PS Vita (TV) Hacks Guide

Apple Retail Employees Vent Frustrations About Stores Becoming Less ‘Shopper-Friendly’ in Recent Years

Presentation Packs for 2019 : Collect GB Stamps

Symphytum Alternatives and Similar Software – AlternativeTo.net

Tap Forms – Organizer Database App for Mac, iPhone, and iPad


Episode 220 – Spanish Omlette



A special episode from Madrid, where I talk about the first week of owning an Osmo Pocket, and show to save £200 a year using your library card!

wd my passport wireless pro review – Google Search

RAVPower FileHub, Wireless Travel Router AC750: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

YouTube

https://youtu.be/13gsXa6C4E0

https://youtu.be/l_dUj2-Mkl0

Libby, by OverDrive by OverDrive, Inc.

OverDrive: eBooks & audiobooks by OverDrive, Inc.


Episode 219 – Is that a Spielberg in your pocket?



Logitech Debuts New Slim Folio Pro Keyboard Case for 2018 iPad Pro Models

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When this eBook store closes, your books disappear too

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K gains Miracast screen mirroring with latest software update

Apple Music: Amazon.co.uk: Alexa Skills

Magazines

LDB SHOP Mobile Phone Fixed Bracket Multifunction Tripod Mount Stand Phone Holder for DJI OSMO Pocket Gimbal Camera: Amazon.co.uk: Sports & Outdoors

IKOS Portable Foldable Bluetooth Keyboard Compatible: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics


Episode 218 – Beware the 65333 Text Scam



 

I discover an easy scam this week – don’t get caught out! Check your phone bills now!

Don’t expect your AirPods to last forever | Cult of Mac

Buy & Sell Online: PC Games, Software, Gift Cards and More on G2A.COM

Fourble : Build a podcast from a list of MP3s

…and finally I extol the virtues of my new iPad Pro!

 


Episode 217 – Something new in the house!



New iMac

New iPads

My new iPad

USB-C hub

Cozy Smart Hub

Elando 7 in 1 Hub

Cases

JTech Case

Apple keynote

Apple news+ – what about Readdly only 300 mags? readly has over 3000

Apple card – not uk

Apple arcade – 100 games – autumn again – no pricing!

TV – looks good –

Uk channels – in May?

Smart TVs – Roku – Fire TV

More countries 

Apple TV+

Scuff gaming and the awful elite controller quality

Scuff Elite Hand Grips


Episode 216 – Film ’19



 

Tonight’s show contains a few 5 second film reviews for some reason!

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CheapCharts: Your Media Deals by LollipApp GmbH

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Apple Music launches on Amazon Fire TV, coming to Echo for UK users soon

Apple Music is finally coming to Amazon Echo speakers in the UK | Trusted Reviews

PowerPoint hacks you’ve never heard of

Roku Reportedly Close to Releasing AirPlay 2 Support – Thurrott.com

reddit: the front page of the internet – export Notes??

Rumor: SEGA And Google Are Working Together On New Console

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