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153: Big Tech On Trial, Time Running Out On TikTok, BenQ Light Bar

The CEOs of Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon (GAFA) get a grilling from a congressional sub-committee investigating potential antitrust practices, TikTok may be saved by a Microsoft bailout, and an innovative way to light your desk.

As always we cover all angles using audio clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on the Naked Tech Podcast.

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152: Slync Social Hiring, Corridor Digital, Mesh Networks at Home

In the first of our “Why didn’t we think of that?” series, we take a look at social hiring app company Slync that focuses on video applications for young jobseekers, and Corridor Digital, an innovative creative studio using the assistance of their subscriber base to come up with next hit show.

Kelvin also showcases mesh wifi networks with the Tenda Nova MW3 system, to help you with all your home internet needs.

As always we cover all angles using audio clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on the Naked Tech Podcast.

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151: The Ethics of Facial Recognition, Neumorphism

MacBook rumours, Big Sur re-introducing drop shadows with Neumorphism (or ‘Soft UI’), Facebook’s lightweight hologram VR glasses and should we allow law enforcement to use facial recognition technology?

As always we cover all angles using audio clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on the Naked Tech Podcast.

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150: What is the Naked Tech Podcast?

For our 150th episode, we take time out to chat about ourselves a little bit – who we are, why we started a technology podcast, and what makes us tick. Thank you for your ongoing support and here’s to another 5 years!

As always we cover all angles using audio clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on the Naked Tech Podcast.

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149: All About Apple’s WWDC 2020

WWDC 2020 or Android Lollipop announcement? The sneering is coming in thick and fast, but we think this is quite a substantial set of updates for all of Apple’s platforms – iOS, macOS, watchOS etc etc.

Moving away from Intel chips for Macs allows Apple to control the whole supply chain for all their devices and the move will define the company for the next 10 years. What are the new features and how will they affect you? Listen in to find out!

As always we cover all angles using audio clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on the Naked Tech Podcast.

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148: Tech Behind BLM, Brave Browser, Battle of the Billionaires

As the world rages on, Facebook employees hold a virtual walkout, Google Docs become the social tool of choice, while our favourite browser, Brave, takes its first misstep. We also take a look at the history of the beef between Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, as they battle it out to save the human race.

As always we cover all angles using audio clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on the Naked Tech Podcast.

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147: SpaceX Launches America, Microsoft Kills The File

Microsoft announces a new modular framework called Fluid that seeks to kill the concept of a ‘file’, SpaceX ubers Nasa crew members to the ISS, and could a new Twitter business model save the world?

As always we cover all angles using audio clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on the Naked Tech Podcast.

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146: Spotify Buys Joe Rogan, Apple Glasses, Facebook Shops

Joe Rogan secures an exclusive licensing deal with Spotify for $100m+, more detaiils emerge on Apple’s rumoured AR glasses, and Zuckerberg announces Facebook Shops.

As always we cover all angles using audio clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on the Naked Tech Podcast.

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145: Facebook Buys Giphy, Apple Leaks, WFH Permanently

Apple’s AR glasses rumours, a permanent state of working from home, Facebook takes over another popular creation tool, Ubisoft goes to war with Google and Apple. And why we think Dave Filoni should take over Star Wars.

As always we cover all angles using audio clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on the Naked Tech Podcast.

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144: Baby Musk, Dark Patterns, Killed By Google

Hello to our listeners in Sweden! You guys are trending around these parts and we’re not quite sure how.. please tell us!

Another thing trending (still) is Australia’s COVIDSafe contact tracing app and its ills. While Elon Musk continues to dominate the news cycle by having a baby, going on a podcast to talk about brain-to-computer interfaces and defying the state of California – all in one week!

In our questions for the week – What’s Chris Hemsworth got to do with ‘dark patterns’ and what products is Google killing now?

As always we cover all angles using audio clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on the Naked Tech Podcast.