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Technology and Gadget Reviews on air, online, in print and in person

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English


Episodes

Gadget Man – Episode 172 – Cat S42 Smartphone

11/26/2020
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of talking to Tim Shepherd, Senior Director of Bullitt Group. Bullitt is the sole manufacturer and license holder of CAT Smartphones and Feature-phones. You can also read the announcement of the CAT S42 Smartphone During the interview, Tim talks in-depth about the ‘Anti-Microbial’ CAT S42 Smartphone which is the world’s … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 172 – Cat S42 Smartphone → The post Gadget Man – Episode 172 – Cat S42 Smartphone appeared first on The...

Duration:00:16:16

Gadget Man – Episode 171 – Fans and Sony Celebrate as the PS5 Launches in the UK

11/19/2020
It’s a day of celebration for gaming fans as Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) launches its next-generation console, PlayStation®5 (PS5™), in the UK. Today, I spoke to James Hazell on BBC Radio Suffolk about the new console, listen in to the attached audio to hear more, otherwise, read on! “Today marks a historic moment for the … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 171 – Fans and Sony Celebrate as the PS5 Launches in the UK → The post Gadget Man – Episode 171 – Fans and Sony Celebrate...

Duration:00:04:29

Gadget Man – Episode 170 – Cat S62 Pro with Thermal Imaging, Humax Aura 4K Freeview Box and problems with Ring

11/12/2020
Welcome to Gadget Man Episode 170, here I talk to James Hazell at BBC Radio Suffolk about the CAT S62 Pro mobile phone with FLIR thermal imaging camera, the Humax Aura Android TV 4K Freeview Play Recorder, and the issues that some owners of Ring doorbells have been experiencing due to incorrect installation. I will … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 170 – Cat S62 Pro with Thermal Imaging, Humax Aura 4K Freeview Box and problems with Ring → The post Gadget Man – Episode 170 – Cat S62...

Duration:00:10:51

Gadget Man – Episode 169 – Ofcom orders Phone Networks to Stop Locking Phones + Advice and Tips about Switching Networks

10/31/2020
In this episode, I chat to James Hazell on BBC Radio Suffolk about the ban on locking mobile phone handsets in the UK. Mobile phone companies will be banned from selling ‘locked’ handsets, under a range of new rules from Ofcom that will make switching even simpler. Some companies – including BT/EE, Tesco Mobile and Vodafone – … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 169 – Ofcom orders Phone Networks to Stop Locking Phones + Advice and Tips about Switching Networks → The post Gadget Man –...

Duration:00:09:59

Gadget Man – Episode 168 – Snakebyte E-Sports Starter Kit – Covid Track and Trace – Ordo Sonic+ Toothbrush – iPhone 12

10/31/2020
This is the slightly delayed episode from 15th October 2020. Packed with lots of news and comment. Here I discuss the Snakebyte E-Sports Starter Kit Package , Covid Track and Trace, the Ordo Sonic+ Toothbrush and the iPhone 12 (in four different sizes!). You can listen in to the recording above or subscribe using your … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 168 – Snakebyte E-Sports Starter Kit – Covid Track and Trace – Ordo Sonic+ Toothbrush – iPhone 12 → The post Gadget Man – Episode 168 –...

Duration:00:07:14

Gadget Man – Episode 167 – Kebao Air 3 – Game Changing Air Purification arrives in the UK

10/1/2020
Having spent the summer starting new businesses, building websites and gadgets, as well as building global distribution networks and running the home for a short while, I return with my latest review and podcast episode. This week I am talking to James Hazell at BBC Radio Suffolk about the NHS England Track and Trace App … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 167 – Kebao Air 3 – Game Changing Air Purification arrives in the UK → The post Gadget Man – Episode 167 – Kebao Air 3 – Game...

Duration:00:12:15

Gadget Man – Episode 166 – Is that really you? Three ways to avoid phishing email, the audio version

7/20/2020
Following up on my previous blog post avoiding phishing emails, I present the audio version, but is it really me at all? Tune in and listen, and do let me know what you think? See you next time! Stay Safe, Matt The post Gadget Man – Episode 166 – Is that really you? Three ways to avoid phishing email, the audio version appeared first on The Gadget Man - Technology News and Reviews.

Duration:00:04:03

The Gadget Man – Episode 165 – How to get going with video calls with Rob Dunger from Felixstowe Radio

5/12/2020
Today, I spoke to Rob Dunger on Radio Felixstowe about getting going with video calls using Zoom, Houseparty, Skype, Messenger or Google Meet! You can listen to the segment via the attached file or read the Is was great to catch up with Rob after so long! Matt Porter: [00:00:00] Well, we, we start with, … Continue reading The Gadget Man – Episode 165 – How to get going with video calls with Rob Dunger from Felixstowe Radio → The post The Gadget Man – Episode 165 – How to get going with...

Duration:00:17:52

Gadget Man – Episode 164 – Debunking the COVID-19 / 5G Conspiracy Theory

4/7/2020
Yesterday myself and industry expert, Dario Talmesio, Principal Analyst & Practice Leader at Omdia spoke to James Hazell on BBC Radio Suffolk about the COVID-19 / 5G Conspiracy Theory. You can listen to the stream above or read on to find out more. 5G has been under attack by conspiracy theorists for as long as … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 164 – Debunking the COVID-19 / 5G Conspiracy Theory → The post Gadget Man – Episode 164 – Debunking the COVID-19 / 5G Conspiracy Theory...

Duration:00:10:16

The Gadget Man – Episode 163 – Improving Broadband Speeds and Setting up Video Calling

3/25/2020
The Coronavirus / Covid-19 crisis continues to affect the entire world. With the newly introduced restrictions of movement of people in the UK, today I spoke to James Hazell at BBC Radio Suffolk about how such a large increase in people at home can affect our Broadband Speeds and what we can do to get … Continue reading The Gadget Man – Episode 163 – Improving Broadband Speeds and Setting up Video Calling → The post The Gadget Man – Episode 163 – Improving Broadband Speeds and Setting up...

Duration:00:16:45

The Gadget Man – Episode 162 – Working From Home During the Coronavirus / Covid-19 Crisis

3/20/2020
Such are the strange times we live in, many of us now face working from home for the first time along with caring for our children. I have worked from home extensively over the past 20 years and I thought I would try and share some tips on how I have been able to work … Continue reading The Gadget Man – Episode 162 – Working From Home During the Coronavirus / Covid-19 Crisis → The post The Gadget Man – Episode 162 – Working From Home During the Coronavirus / Covid-19 Crisis appeared first...

Duration:00:08:14

Gadget Man – Episode 161 – Phantom Calls – Zombie Bots – Hair Straighteners – VAT Free eBooks

3/12/2020
In this week’s Gadget Man, I talk to James Hazell about phantom phone calls when phones are set to silent, Zombie Bot Networks, Dyson Hair Straighteners and VAT is finally removed from eBooks! You can listen to the stream (above) or play the video (below) James Hazell: [00:00:00] It’s time. We looked at technology, several … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 161 – Phantom Calls – Zombie Bots – Hair Straighteners – VAT Free eBooks → The post Gadget Man – Episode 161 – Phantom Calls –...

Duration:00:10:31

Gadget Man – Episode 160 – Apple Settles for $500m – SSL Issues – Boston Dynamics

3/5/2020
This week’s Podcast / Vlog-cast comes from the second floor of Gadget Towers! In this episode, I talk to James Hazell at BBC Radio Suffolk about Apple’s class action settlement regarding the perceived slowing down of older iPhone models. Running a website with an SSL certificate from Let’s Encrypt? Check that you don’t need to … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 160 – Apple Settles for $500m – SSL Issues – Boston Dynamics → The post Gadget Man – Episode 160 – Apple Settles for $500m –...

Duration:00:07:37

Gadget Man – Episode 159 – James Hazell Mix Tape Part 4 – Two Tribes – Frankie Goes To Hollywood

2/21/2020
This morning was the final of my Mix Tape tracks played by James Hazell on BBC Radio Suffolk. I’ve attached the YouTube playlist yet again below which will play the interview followed by the track. Two Tribes, by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, is a truly incredible track which absolutely blew the music scene away back … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 159 – James Hazell Mix Tape Part 4 – Two Tribes – Frankie Goes To Hollywood → The post Gadget Man – Episode 159 – James Hazell Mix Tape...

Duration:00:10:35

Gadget Man – Episode 158 – James Hazell Mix Tape Part 3 – Coldplay – What If?

2/19/2020
“I think that there are great ideas which sometimes are rolled out by the wrong people.” This morning was the third of my Mix Tape tracks played by James Hazell on BBC Radio Suffolk. I’ve attached the YouTube playlist again below which will play the interview followed by the track. This is a track which … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 158 – James Hazell Mix Tape Part 3 – Coldplay – What If? → The post Gadget Man – Episode 158 – James Hazell Mix Tape Part 3 – Coldplay – What If?...

Duration:00:08:05

Gadget Man Episode 157 – James Hazell Mix Tape Part 2 – Energy 52 – Cafe Del Mar

2/18/2020
This morning was the second of my Mix Tape tracks played by James Hazell on BBC Radio Suffolk. I’ve attached the YouTube playlist again below which will play the interview followed by the track. This is probably one of my favourite pieces of music ever, I don’t know quite where I first heard it, but … Continue reading Gadget Man Episode 157 – James Hazell Mix Tape Part 2 – Energy 52 – Cafe Del Mar → The post Gadget Man Episode 157 – James Hazell Mix Tape Part 2 – Energy 52 – Cafe Del Mar...

Duration:00:11:04

Gadget Man – Episode 156 – is Society Ready for the Electric Car with Quentin Willson

2/18/2020
Motor manufacturer, Kia, have today released a report detailing two pieces of customer research in November 2019 and January 2020, speaking to 3000 UK residents between 16 and 60 about their views on moving to Electric from Petrol or Diesel cars. The research revealed that almost half of those interviewed admitted to over-exaggerating their green … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 156 – is Society Ready for the Electric Car with Quentin Willson → The post Gadget Man – Episode 156 – is...

Duration:00:16:24

Gadget Man Episode 155 – James Hazell Mix Tape Part 1 – The Beloved – Satellite

2/17/2020
This morning was the first of my Mix Tape tracks played by James Hazell on BBC Radio Suffolk. I’ve attached the YouTube playlist below which will play the interview followed by the track. The transcript of the interview follows below. Gadget Man Mix Tape – Part 1 James Hazell: The mixed tape all this week … Continue reading Gadget Man Episode 155 – James Hazell Mix Tape Part 1 – The Beloved – Satellite → The post Gadget Man Episode 155 – James Hazell Mix Tape Part 1 – The Beloved –...

Duration:00:06:08

Gadget Man – Episode 154 – Protecting Small Businesses from Cyber Attacks

2/14/2020
More and more businesses are being targeted by criminals who are hijacking there websites and online accounts in order to blackmail them. Here I am talking to Georgie Jameson on BBC Radio Suffolk about what small businesses can do to protect themselves from these kinds of attacks. The post Gadget Man – Episode 154 – Protecting Small Businesses from Cyber Attacks appeared first on The Gadget Man - Technology News and Reviews.

Duration:00:04:16

Gadget Man – Episode 153 – Talking about Dashcams

12/12/2019
This morning I spoke to James Hazell on BBC Radio Suffolk about the benefits of Dash Cams in cars. During the interview, we discussed both the negatives and positives of these devices and how they can be used as an Independent Witness of an accident or other car-related crime. I’ve been reviewing the Nextbase 422GW … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 153 – Talking about Dashcams → The post Gadget Man – Episode 153 – Talking about Dashcams appeared first on The Gadget Man - Technology...

Duration:00:08:43