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

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English


Episodes

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

Gadget Man – Episode 152 – Hyundai Drive Different Test – Radio Interview

12/5/2019
This week I travelled to London to take part in the Hyundai Drive Different Test. In my previous post, I provided details on the thinking behind this initiative. Today, I spoke to James Hazell on BBC Radio Suffolk about my experience and what I think made driving each car different. Listen to the stream above … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 152 – Hyundai Drive Different Test – Radio Interview → The post Gadget Man – Episode 152 – Hyundai Drive Different Test – Radio Interview...

Duration:00:08:59

Gadget Man – Episode 151 – Hyundai Drive Different Test in London

12/4/2019
I was hugely excited to be invited to London yesterday to take part in the Hyundai Drive Different Test. During the day, I had the opportunity to drive both a Petrol and Electric powered Hyundai Kona around the streets of Finsbury Park and Highgate. You can watch the video below or listen in to the … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 151 – Hyundai Drive Different Test in London → The post Gadget Man – Episode 151 – Hyundai Drive Different Test in London appeared first on The Gadget Man...

Duration:00:03:37

The Gadget Man – Episode 150 – Should we use our Smartphones, Tablets and Laptops in Cafes?

11/11/2019
Apparently using your Laptop in a Cafe at the weekend is no longer a ‘thing’. According to the Daily Mail, a cafe owner in Belsize Park has placed a ban on the use of laptops during weekend hours because it takes up valuable space during busy periods. The ban has caused a regular customer to … Continue reading The Gadget Man – Episode 150 – Should we use our Smartphones, Tablets and Laptops in Cafes? → The post The Gadget Man – Episode 150 – Should we use our Smartphones, Tablets and...

Duration:00:02:59

The Gadget Man – Episode 149 – Virgin goes from EE, via BT to Vodafone, Britbox launches and Drone Registration is now compulsory

11/7/2019
Welcome to Episode 149 – It’s all go again with the mobile phone market in the UK, the confusion surrounding Mobile Virtual Network Operators and actual network operators becomes confusing again! Virgin Mobile is currently carried by EE which in turn is owned by arch-rival BT, so now Virgin is moving to Vodafone. It shouldn’t … Continue reading The Gadget Man – Episode 149 – Virgin goes from EE, via BT to Vodafone, Britbox launches and Drone Registration is now compulsory → The post The...

Duration:00:12:21

The Gadget Man – Episode 148 – Better Late than… Matt got cut off, Three was down, Vodafone had billing problems and Samsung’s Fingerprint Sensor was bust

11/7/2019
Yikes!!! From a few weeks back! Here is Episode 148 where I spoke to James Hazell about Three, Vodafone and Samsung… Oh, I also got cut off from Facetime during the conversation. All the issues are resolved now, but it should make informative listening. From Thur 18th October 2019 Image Credit: By comedy_nose under CC … Continue reading The Gadget Man – Episode 148 – Better Late than… Matt got cut off, Three was down, Vodafone had billing problems and Samsung’s Fingerprint Sensor was bust...

Duration:00:10:47

The Gadget Man – Episode 146 – Retro Gadget of the Week – Part 10 – Nintendo Game Boy

8/2/2019
In the final episode of my Retro Gadget of the Week, I bring you the Nintendo Game Boy. This is an exclusive episode which was never broadcast. I’d like to be able to say it was too hot for broadcast, but in reality, it never made it because of time constraints on BBC Radio Suffolk. … Continue reading The Gadget Man – Episode 146 – Retro Gadget of the Week – Part 10 – Nintendo Game Boy → The post The Gadget Man – Episode 146 – Retro Gadget of the Week – Part 10 – Nintendo Game Boy appeared...

Duration:00:06:04

Gadget Man Episode 145 – Electric Car Update?

8/1/2019
So what has been happening in the Electric Car market over the past couple of years? Well, since my slew of Electric and Hybrid car reviews a couple of years back and our mega-exciting East-West Road Trip in the Tesla Model S 100D, we’ve been quiet on that front. The absolute opposite of what has … Continue reading Gadget Man Episode 145 – Electric Car Update? → The post Gadget Man Episode 145 – Electric Car Update? appeared first on The Gadget Man - Technology News and Reviews.

Duration:00:03:26

Gadget Man Episode 144 – Retro Gadget of the Week – Part 9 – 80s Home Computers

7/31/2019
In our penultimate episode of Retro Gadget of the Week, we take a look at one the most revolutionary moments in computer history, where an explosion of homegrown talent changed the very face of the personal computer marketplace and faced up directly the power of Silicon Valley with low-cost home computers designed in the UK … Continue reading Gadget Man Episode 144 – Retro Gadget of the Week – Part 9 – 80s Home Computers → The post Gadget Man Episode 144 – Retro Gadget of the Week – Part 9...

Duration:00:03:25

Gadget Man – Episode 143 – Green Manufacturing Using Bioplastics

7/30/2019
All intelligent science is informing us that it is now past the time to start thinking about our planet and how we should be treating it before we reach its tipping point, the time when we can no longer begin to undo the damage that the human race has inflicted upon it. Our oceans are … Continue reading Gadget Man – Episode 143 – Green Manufacturing Using Bioplastics → The post Gadget Man – Episode 143 – Green Manufacturing Using Bioplastics appeared first on The Gadget Man - Technology...

Duration:00:11:00