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An Australian based technology podcast that has extended discussions on tech topics of the day. Shayne Johnston and Phil Edwards bring you My Tech Opinion, a program that takes a longer look at whats happening in the world of tech. Each episode Shayne and Phil take a brief look at the latest in tech news and then take a deeper look into a technology based topic. They will be joined at times by experts in the field to give their view on whats happening in their world. Episodes will appear regularly!

An Australian based technology podcast that has extended discussions on tech topics of the day. Shayne Johnston and Phil Edwards bring you My Tech Opinion, a program that takes a longer look at whats happening in the world of tech. Each episode Shayne and Phil take a brief look at the latest in tech news and then take a deeper look into a technology based topic. They will be joined at times by experts in the field to give their view on whats happening in their world. Episodes will appear regularly!
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An Australian based technology podcast that has extended discussions on tech topics of the day. Shayne Johnston and Phil Edwards bring you My Tech Opinion, a program that takes a longer look at whats happening in the world of tech. Each episode Shayne and Phil take a brief look at the latest in tech news and then take a deeper look into a technology based topic. They will be joined at times by experts in the field to give their view on whats happening in their world. Episodes will appear regularly!

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English


Episodes

I prefer my pi's Raspberry and with WiFi! - Raspberry Pi

9/17/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talked about the Raspberry Pi - Mini Computer! They also talked about: Facebook Watch https://www.facebook.com/watch Google Pixel 3 Available Now (sort of) https://9to5google.com/2018/08/22/exclusive-ukrainian-black-market-dealer-pixel-3-xl-leaks/ Foxtel Increases Prices - 1st time in 2 years https://www.afr.com/business/media-and-marketing/tv/foxtel-increases-prices-as-sports-and-technology-investment-rises-20180903-h14vpt Feature...

Duration:01:06:48

Very Naaaaassssss - Network Attached Storage

9/7/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talked about Network Attached Storage devices…. They also talked about: TPG in merger talks with Vodafone https://www.businessinsider.com.au/tpg-telecom-merger-vodafone-hutchison-2018-8 Huawei banned from building 5G networks in australia. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-23/huawei-banned-from-providing-5g-mobile-technology-australia/10155438 Feature Topic: Network Attached...

Duration:01:22:42

My head is in the clouds - Cloud Computing.

8/26/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talk about Cloud Computing and what is it, whats available and what are the some of the pro’s and cons with the technology. They also chatted about: Telstra rolls out 5G on the Gold Coast Some say why when there are no handsets, it’s a catch 22. Why did the industry launch 4K TV’s then when there was no content. Could Amazon buy Coles? This has been bubbling away since March NBN Doubles Revenue in latest...

Duration:01:47:16

This is right in Worf's wheelhouse - Enterprise Security

8/22/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talk about Enterprise Security and we are joined by our special guest Steve Simpson from ES2. They also chatted about: Feature Topic: Enterprise Security with Steve Simpson. www.es2.com.au

Duration:01:34:05

This calls for another SIP! - IP Telephony

8/13/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talk about IP Telephony and how far you can go to get your best setup. They also chatted about: Fairfax and Nine Merge. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-26/what-the-fairfax-and-nine-merger-means-for-you/10039236 Disney and Fox shareholders unanimously approve takeover. https://variety.com/2018/biz/news/21st-century-fox-disney-merger-shareholder-vote-1202888023/ Facebook revenue down…. Shares drop 20...

Duration:01:39:29

My heart rate rises when I hit the track - Fitness Trackers

8/6/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talk about fitness trackers, whats available on the market and how accurate they are. They also chat about: https://www.apple.com/au/macbook-pro/ https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/p/surface-go/8v9dp4lnknsz?activetab=pivot%3Aoverviewtab Feature Topic: Fitness Trackers Hardware Smart Watch Comparison https://www.techradar.com/au/news/wearables/best-smart-watches-what-s-the-best-wearable-tech-for-you-1154074 Fitness Trackers - CES...

Duration:01:11:42

Its a Fortnite since my last Call Of Duty and I want to FarCry - Effects of gaming on people, especially kids.

7/27/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talked about Video games and their impact on people, especially kids. In other news…. https://www.news.com.au/technology/online/hacking Feature Topic: Video Games & Their Effect on Kids https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/206546.phphttps://www.raisesmartkid.com/3-to-6-years-old/4-articles/34-the-good-and-bad-effects-of-video-games

Duration:01:14:58

I'm trying to crack the code for a crack at a career in coding. - Developer careers discussion with Developer Steve

7/18/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne welcomed Developer Steve to the show to talk all things software development and careers in the industry. Developer Steve can be found here: https://developersteve.com/They also talked about the latest major data breach incidents that have hit the...

Duration:01:19:42

Excuse me doctor, I would like my realities augmented! - Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality.

7/8/2018
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On episode 15 of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talk about Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality technologies. In the news: Telstra 8000 Job Cuts & Company Split https://www.businessinsider.com.au/telstra-to-cut-8000-jobs-in-massive-restructure-2018-6 Amazon Prime Is Here - Allows access to US site https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2018/06/amazon-prime-is-finally-in-australia-heres-what-youll-get/ Feature Topic: Virtual, Augmented and Mixed...

Duration:01:11:32

DON'T CROSS THE STREAMS!!! - Online streaming/broadcasting

6/24/2018
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Episode 14 - Live Streaming/Broadcasting On this episode, Phil and Shayne talk online live streaming/broadcasting. AT&T Get the OK to buy Time Warner. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-12/at-t-cleared-by-judge-to-buy-time-warner-create-media-giant Feature Topic. What is Live Streaming? According to Wikipedia, Live streaming refers to online streaming media simultaneously recorded and broadcast in real time to the viewer. It is often simply referred to as...

Duration:01:34:04

Unpacking the best shopping tips to deliver to you! - Online Shopping

6/7/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talk about Online shopping and what are some of your options in and outside of Australia. NEWS: Amazon will block Australian users from its US site. https://thenewdaily.com.au/money/finance-news/2018/05/31/amazon-us-australia-gst/ What is the driver for this change: https://www.ato.gov.au/General/New-legislation/In-detail/Indirect-taxes/GST/GST-on-low-value-imported-goods/ Information for...

Duration:01:30:03

Podcasting killed the radio star! - Podcasting

5/29/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne are joined by Daniel Olivares from OzPodcasts.com.au to talk podcasting. General Discussion A Telstra representative made a warning about using “cheap sim cards” and Shayne, Daniel and Phil tried to put the discussion in some context and unpack it a little. https://www.itnews.com.au/news/telstra-warns-users-off-cheap-sims-491236 Feature Topic This weeks feature topic is Podcasting. What do you need to podcast, how do you publish it...

Duration:01:41:51

Top Tech Travel Tips Told Totally To Travel Types! - Travelling with Technology

5/22/2018
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On this episode, Phil and Shayne talk about travelling with technology and some of the apps, tools and tips you should consider when heading overseas with your devices. News: We talked about Telstra's cable woes with emergency services. https://www.itnews.com.au/news/telstra-fibre-cut-blamed-on-lightning-strike-490272 https://www.itnews.com.au/news/telstra-fibre-cut-blamed-on-lightning-strike-490272 Feature Topic Travel...

Duration:01:40:24

All your network belong to us! - Home Network Security

5/15/2018
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Welcome to Episode 10 of My Tech Opinion. This week Phil and Shayne have a look at Home Network Security and some of the things you should look out for or implement. News: Credit Card Companies are teaming up against PayPal https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/20/visa-mastercard-checkout-paypal/ A hardware exploit has been found in the Nintendo Switch and it cant be fixed. https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/23/unstoppable-exploit-in-nintendo-switch-opens-door-to-homebrew-and-piracy/ Feature...

Duration:01:11:16

Are my parts private? - Social Media Privacy

5/2/2018
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On this episode, Shayne and Phil look at social media privacy and what settings you should update to maintain your privacy. NEWS Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg fronts US Congress https://www.theage.com.au/technology/zuckerbergs-testimony-is-over-but-scrutiny-is-just-ramping-up-20180413-p4z9h2.html Following up from our last episode, NBN have updated their roll out plan with HFC connections and more...

Duration:01:15:32

This is not Fake News - its Tech News - Technology Journalism

4/17/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, our feature topic is Tech Journalism. Feature Topic and Guest: Our special guest on this episode is freelance tech journalist - Adam Turner - www.adamturner.com.au News: Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg fronts US Congress https://www.theage.com.au/technology/zuckerbergs-testimony-is-over-but-scrutiny-is-just-ramping-up-20180413-p4z9h2.html NBN Announced this week that they are about to relaunch their NBN...

Duration:01:23:29

Lets go back to my place to stream and chill! - Home video streaming.

4/6/2018
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Episode 7 Notes: In this episode, Shayne and Phil talk (for a long time) about home video streaming and what is available in Australia as well as looking at some of the news from around the tech world. NewsFirefox can sandbox Facebook so they don't track you around the web https://blog.mozilla.org/firefox/facebook-container-extension/ Apple Education Event: https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/27/apple-education-event-announced-roundup/ Feature Topic: Home Video Streaming Australian...

Duration:01:36:05

Nerd eye for the Wi-Fi. - Home Wifi

3/30/2018
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On this weeks Episode, Phil and Shayne talk about home wifi and the scandal engulfing facebook! News Facebook data was misused in the lead up to the 2016 US presidential election https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/16/17132172/facebook-cambridge-analytica-suspended-donald-trump-strategic-communication-laboratories Cambridge Analytica suspends its CEO after comments about bribery and...

Duration:01:04:48

My house is turning into SkyNet.... Should I be worried? - Home Automation

3/19/2018
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On Episode 5 of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talk Home Automation as our feature topic. In the news: The designers of the new Sony Experia XZ2 throw some shade at Apple http://www.news.com.au/technology/gadgets/mobile-phones/smartphone-war-is-heating-up-with-japanese-smartphone-giant-sony-taking-shot/news-story/96169ed433240dc81bc5cf701291484b 23,000 HTTPS certificates axed after CEO emails private...

Duration:01:34:47

Take CTRL of your career, ESC to an ALT job! - IT Careers

2/28/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion - Phil and Shayne talk to Jessica Reesby from Reesby IT Recruitment about careers in the industry and her thoughts about tech jobs. NEWS HEADLINES: The South Australian Premier announces pledge to create their own Broadband Network. https://www.itnews.com.au/news/sa-govt-pledges-35m-fibre-expansion-to-take-on-nbn-co-485529 Australia's new payments platform goes...

Duration:00:57:43