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137: CES 2020 – Robots and other Weird Stuff

Part 2 of our coverage of CES 2020 includes a holographic virtual yoga trainer, a chef bot that can make 35 different types of salad, a tennis ball that follows you around and bosses your other home appliances, and a bionic cat that adjusts its personality based on how you talk to it.

You want more weird stuff? Well how about Segway’s new S-Pod? It’s a self-balancing chair on wheels, which makes us think our prediction of a Wall-E future is starting to come true!

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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136: CES 2020 – TVs, Foldables, Future of Transport

The “nerd nirvana” that is CES is on again from Las Vegas and this is the first of a 2-part episode series to cover all the news and announcements from the world’s biggest tech expo. We will go through the latest in 8K TVs, new form factors of a range of digital products that bend and scroll and is basically all screen with no bezels. While chip-makers Intel and AMD continue to battle it out for world domination to support the manufacturers.

In the show’s biggest surprise, Sony showed off their electric concept car, and what did James Cameron have to say at CES anyway?

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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132: Our Favourite Tech of 2019

As we wrap up another year in tech, we share some of our favourite things – which may or may not include a pantomime featuring the methods of authentication to your web accounts. Oh what fun.

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

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129: Note 10, Mintt, Facebook snooping, de-platformed forums

We love it when DJ Koh goes big and the latest Galax Note 10+ is certainly that! And what about the Aussie upstarts Mintt covering the other end of the smartphone market? We think they will do very well. Will the promise of hyper efficient levitation travel become reality? Hardt Hyperloop believes so, and Facebook keeps on being Facebook, while the never-ending saga of online forums being de-platformed by internet bullies continues. What’s the worst that can happen….

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch podcast.

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126: Review of Samsung S10 and coverage of WWDC and E3

And we’re back after a slight hiatus! We start off with Kelvin’s shiny new toy, then all of the gratuitous Apple fanfare at this year’s WWDC, and end with our favourite and not-so favourite bits from a jam-packed E3, with a notable few absentees. For a week or so there, Keanu stole the internet while Elon Musk made a surprise visit to the world’s largest gaming conference.

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch podcast.

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119: Samsung Unpacked, Australia Hacked

A folding tablet? An unfolding phone? Whatever it is, Samsung is paving the way for all other manufacturers to follow with its Galaxy Fold. Let’s not forget the 4 other models they announced as part of its Samsung Unpacked event. Meanwhile, Australian parliament gets hacked, or at least that’s what they want you to believe. Is this news?

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch podcast.

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116: CES 2019 Special

Another CES has come and gone and yes, 2019 has officially begun. We cover everything from exoskeleton bionic suits, AR glasses that actually look decent on your head, toilets for dogs and a home brew machine that can make beer with a touch of a button. We also catch up with our favourite sentient robot, Sophia and this year, she may have given birth to a baby Sophia. As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch podcast.
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113: Foldable Phones, Web Summit, Elon’s New Boss

The foldable smartphone is closer to being reality as Samsung unveils its plans to make that a thing in 2019. Web Summit is also a thing that happened in Lisbon, and somehow it involves climate change. Australia’s Robyn Denholm is Elon Musk’s new boss for the next 3 years – how does the world feel about that?

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch Podcast.

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108: RIP Bezels, Goose Simulator, Grandkids on-demand

It has been dubbed our most random episode yet. We first head to Berlin for IFA 2018 and peek into the not-too-distant future where bezels have left the human race and it’s all screen, all of the time. Then it’s off to Seattle where a gaggle of geese have run amok and taken over an indie gaming convention at PAX West. Finally, your grandkids have abandoned you but never you mind, just get one on-demand from the Papa app. What a time to be alive!

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch Podcast.

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106: Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Magic Leap One

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 is here and it’s blowing up the internet. Is the hype worth it? The world’s biggest tech unicorn has just released their first real device – the Magic Leap One. Just one condition, you have to be living in one of 6 specific cities in the US to get your hands and eyes on one. In local news, the NSW Govt and Atlassian have announced yet another tech innovation hub in Sydney, this time in Everleigh. What’s the big deal?

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch Podcast.