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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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Language:

English


Episodes

I got 99kwh but a bill aint one. - Solar Power

11/18/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talked about Solar Power and is it worth it, what do you need and what are the alternatives? http://www.build.com.au/pros-cons-solar https://www.solarquotes.com.au/ https://www.momentumenergy.com.au/residential/support/vic-solar Solar Rebates - WA: https://www.infiniteenergy.com.au/about-solar-power/govt-incentives/ Is solar a bad thing? Ie: too much iinto the...

Duration:01:02:29

I'm sorry for droning on... Imma let you finish.... but... - Drones

11/7/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talk about drones. Also... they chatted about.

Duration:01:27:10

I am the very model of a modern major influencer! - Annaliese Gann - Model & Influencer

11/5/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talk to Annaliese Gann, Model and Influencer on her experiences of having a high social media profile and what that means for her modelling career and working as a social media influencer. You can find Annaliese here: https://www.instagram.com/annaliesegann/ https://www.curvyconfidenceco.com/

Duration:00:53:40

I've got the key, I've got the secret! - Encryption Laws

11/4/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talked about the Australian governments proposed “encryption laws” and what it means for you. Feature Topic: Australia’s Proposed Encryption Laws. The Bill - The Assistance and Access Bill 2018 https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r6195 Comments and Public Submissions record. https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/about/consultations/assistance-and-access-bill-2018 Information and...

Duration:00:56:05

Video Killed the Radio Star - Community Radio

10/29/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Shayne joins Phil in the 3WBC studios where Phil is a volunteer. They talk about a few of the things it takes to get a community radio station on the air. visit www.3wbc.org.au for more information about 94.1FM 3WBC in Melbourne.

Duration:00:51:06

I'm feeling a little backed up.... maybe fibre can help! - Backups

10/14/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talked about the home data backups Feature Topic: Backups Top backup...

Duration:01:00:14

You're telling me I can be a professional athlete without leaving my couch? - eSports

9/28/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Shayne welcomes special guest host Daniel Olivares and they talked about eSports and where the growing phenomenon sits in todays society. They also talked about: Apple 2018 Keynote Announcements: iPhone XS, XS Max, XR Release Dates And Prices; Watch 4 https://www.gamespot.com/articles/apple-2018-keynote-announcements-iphone-xs-xs-max-/1100-6461715/ Feature Topic - eSports eSports - Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ESports What is eSports? A...

Duration:01:33:39

IT's business time! - IT Based Small Business

9/23/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talked about running your own IT based small business with Glenn Goodman from Aussie Tech Heads. They also talked about podcasting, web hosting and all manner of topics. They also talked about: Amazon hits a Trillion https://money.cnn.com/2018/09/04/technology/amazon-1-trillion/index.html Elon Musk smokes weed on a Podcast & shares take a...

Duration:01:35:26

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