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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

No 5G for you!!! - The Huawei Ban

6/11/2019
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion - Phil and Shayne talk about the Huawei Ban and what it means. In The News: Telstra are first with their ‘beta’ 5G network https://www.news.com.au/technology/gadgets/telstra-are-first-with-their-beta-5g-network/news-story/f593cd8b743ac0ba26967c4efbe13318 Speed doesn’t come cheap with new Samsung 5G...

Duration:01:06:42

Come fly with me, come fly, lets fly away! - The Space Race.

6/3/2019
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talk about the private space race (from an australian perspective) In The News: Telstra to offer 5G connectivity…. But its only free for the first year. https://www.itnews.com.au/news/telstra-to-offer-free-5g-connectivity-for-first-year-525542 Google has revoked Huawei’s Android Licence. But its back… for now. https://www.xda-developers.com/google-revoke-huawei-android-ban-blacklist/ Instagram investigates after private details of 50...

Duration:00:59:43

Giggidy Giggidy - The Gig Economy

6/3/2019
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talk about the Gig Economy! In The News: The ACCC Blocks the Merger of TPG and Vodafone https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/accc-opposes-tpg-vodafone-merger MS Build Conference - 10 Cool Things https://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2019/05/06/10-cool-things-to-check-out-at-microsoft-build-2019/ Google I/O - Highlights https://www.techradar.com/news/google-io-2019-keynote Feature Topic: Gig...

Duration:01:04:26

I have a massive election...... - Australian technology related election promises.

5/15/2019
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Episode 37 - Election Technology Policies In The News: Putin signs controversial bill seen as preparation for internet warfare Facebook bans Milo Yiannopoulous, Louis Farrakhan and Alex Jones and for hate speech Feature Topic: Elections - Technology Election Tech Policy Scorecard: https://www.innovationaus.com/2019/05/Election-tech-policy-scorecards NBN outlook post...

Duration:01:23:17

I've been charged with a volt. - Electric Cars!

5/3/2019
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Episode 37 - Electric Vehicles In The News: https://www.news.com.au/finance/business/retail/samsung-galaxy-fold-launch-cancelled-with-just-days-to-go-after-bendy-screen-breaks/news-story/0f1b8017e7c3e42a7cf60e6f21d2fee9 Feature Topic: Electric Vehicles Pros & Cons of EV's: https://www.energysage.com/electric-vehicles/101/pros-and-cons-electric-cars/ EV Availability in Australia:...

Duration:01:42:04

Back by unpopular demand. YOU CANT GET RID OF US. - Random Chat.

4/24/2019
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Phil and Shayne are back. Finally. We talk about where we have been, what we are doing and whats in store for My Tech Opinion. We also talked about: In The...

Duration:01:04:32

This podcast is a real page turner...... Self Publishing Books.

12/17/2018
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On the final episode of My Tech Opinion for 2019, Phil and Shayne talked about publishing your own book in an online world. Here are a few links for some extra reading: In The News: Google CEO Appears Before CongressThat’s just crazy’: Telstra CEO says no to free emergency textsCompetition watchdog flags consumer concerns over proposed merger between TPG and VodafoneCommBank Back flips and is going to offer Apple PayFeature Topic: Online Book...

Duration:01:14:22

Whats goodies does the man with the big red sack have for you this year? - Christmas Tech Guide

12/10/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne discuss tech gift ideas for this coming festive season. They also talked about: Is KAYO worth it? No EPL, no badminton, no synchronised swimming, no drone racing, no e-sports, no quidditch The Access and assurance bill passed through parliament and people are worried: https://www.buzzfeed.com/joshtaylor/heres-why-you-should-be-worried-about-the-new-anti Huawei’s CFO arrested...

Duration:01:29:26

Internet killed the video star. (who killed the radio star) - Online Music Publishing

12/2/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talk about publishing music online. This includes streaming services, copyright and all that sort of jazz! Links discussed: https://www.tunecore.com/ Guide to Spotify: https://artists.spotify.com/guide/your-music Guide to Itunes: https://www.apple.com/au/itunes/working-itunes/sell-content/music-faq.html 3rd Party Aggregators: https://itunespartner.apple.com/en/music/partnersearch Australian Independent Record...

Duration:00:59:55

You gotta know when to hold them.... know when to fold them - Online Gambling

11/26/2018
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On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talked about Online Gambling! They also talked about: Apple backs down to the mighty TWiT Facebook admit to using a PR company to push their propoganda https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/11/elliot-schrage-on-definers/ Labor wins the victorian state election. Feature Topic: Online...

Duration:01:00:16

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