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6/3/2021

Steve Backshall, Huawei's smartwatch launch, and the HTC Vive Pro 2 reviewed - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 106

Season 3, Ep. 106
With Huawei revealing a bevy of new products this week, including a tablet and smartwatch running on HarmonyOS, Pocket-lint’s contributing editor, Cam Bunton, has not only been following the announcements but also been playing with the new kit. He's here to discuss what it means for those keen to embrace an alternative to Google’s Android or Apple's iOS.Meanwhile, Stuart has been chatting to biologist, adventurer and TV presenter Steve Backshall, who explains what we can all be doing to appreciate the sea life on our doorstep.And finally, another of our contributing editors, Adrian Willings, reviews the HTC Vive Pro 2 VR headset. Are we at the point where it’s hard to understand what’s really real, or it is still very much a virtual playground?00:50 - Cam talks about the latest Huawei launches05:03 - Interview with Steve Backshall19:25 - Adrian gives his verdict on the HTC Vive Pro 2 VR headset.Visit us atpocket-lint.com, check out our latest videos atyoutube.com/pocketlintcomand sign up to our daily newsletter atpocket-lint.com/info/newsletter.*** Please also take the time to rate and review us onApple Podcastsor wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks! ***Hosted by Stuart MilesProduction and editing by Stuart MilesGuests: Cam Bunton, Adrian Willings, and Steve BackshallMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
5/27/2021

Amazon buys MGM, iMac reviewed, and we talk to Born Digital author - Pocket-lint podcast ep.105

Season 3, Ep. 105
Amazon has announced that it is buying MGM Studios, the home of James Bond, Stargate, Silence of the Lambs and around 4,000 other movies and TV series. But, what does the announcement mean for Amazon Prime customers, and what can we expect following completion of the deal? Pocket-lint's senior news editor, Rik Henderson, joins Stuart to discuss the mammoth news.Stuart then talks to the chairman of UK Finance, Robert Wrigley, about his new book on technology and how it is changing his relationship with his sons. We find out whether that's something that we should all be worried about in the future.And finally, Pocket-lint's associate editor, Dan Grabham, will review the new, ultra-thin M1 powered iMac he's been using. Do we still need a desktop computer and has Apple successfully recaptured the iMac spirit started 23 years ago?01:01 - Rik talks about the Amazon MGM acquisition11:00 - Interview with Robert Wrigley23:42 - Dan gives his verdict on the new Apple iMacVisit us atpocket-lint.com, check out our latest videos atyoutube.com/pocketlintcomand sign up to our daily newsletter atpocket-lint.com/info/newsletter.*** Please also take the time to rate and review us onApple Podcastsor wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks! ***Hosted by Stuart MilesProduction and editing by Stuart MilesGuests: Rik Henderson, Dan Grabham, and Robert WrigleyMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
5/13/2021

Rizzle Kicks talk tech, Asus Zenfone 8 reviewed, and why it's a good time to get a laptop - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 103

Season 3, Ep. 103
If you've been paying attention this week, you'll have noticed a barrage of laptop announcements from various companies, such as Dell and Asus. But why? Pocket-lint's associate editor, Dan Grabham, joins Stuart to explain.Meanwhile, senior news editor Rik Henderson talks to Jordan Stephens, one half of rap duo Rizzle Kicks, who has recently teamed with Three and Samsung for a smartphone short movie competition. He gives us his views on movie making, streaming services, and being cast in Star Wars.And finally, Pocket-lint editor Chris Hall is here to discuss the Asus Zenfone 8, a compact Android phone with specs that are anything but. Should you get one?00:39 - Dan talks about all the new laptop launches recently06:25 - Interview with Jordan Stephens19:50 - Chris gives his verdict on the Asus Zenfone 8 smartphoneVisit us atpocket-lint.com, check out our latest videos atyoutube.com/pocketlintcomand sign up to our daily newsletter atpocket-lint.com/info/newsletter.*** Please also take the time to rate and review us onApple Podcastsor wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks! ***Hosted by Stuart MilesProduction and editing by Stuart MilesGuests: Dan Grabham, Rik Henderson, Chris Hall, Jordan StephensMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
4/29/2021

AirTag reviewed, Amazon tablets, and the future of gaming with Nvidia - Pocket-lint podcast ep.101

Season 3, Ep. 101
In the latest Pocket-lint Podcast, we discuss Amazon's continued presence in the tablet market and what its latest Fire HD and Kids Pro tablets have to offer. Associate editor Dan Grabham joins Rik Henderson to go through the new line-up and explain why they offer valid, yet cheaper competition to Apple's iPads.Rik then chats with Ben Barraodo from Nvidia about GeForce Now, cloud gaming in general, and the company's most recent graphics cards and any stock issues that may have arisen. They also have a good natter about the (near) future of games.And finally, CEO and founder of Pocket-lint (and usual podcast host) Stuart gives us his thoughts on the Apple AirTag after using one for a week or so.00:57 - Dan details the new Amazon Fire tablets08:11 - Interview with Ben Barraondo from Nvidia25:46 - Stuart gives his verdict on the new Apple AirTag smart trackerVisit us atpocket-lint.com, check out our latest videos atyoutube.com/pocketlintcomand sign up to our daily newsletter atpocket-lint.com/info/newsletter.*** Please also take the time to rate and review us onApple Podcastsor wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks! ***Hosted by Rik HendersonProduction and editing by Stuart MilesGuests: Dan Grabham, Stuart Miles and Ben BarraondoMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside