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6/23/2022

Paramount+, Valve Steam Deck reviewed, and home EV charging - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 159

Season 4, Ep. 159
Paramount+ launched in the UK this week, with the latest big brand streaming service offering a plethora of new shows for Brits to watch, including Halo and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. Pocket-lint’s senior news editor, Rik Henderson, gives us his lowdown on the new platform and whether or not you should subscribe.Meanwhile, Stuart talks to Charlie Cook, the founder of Rightcharge, a handy website that gives advice on the best EV home charger for your needs and the best electric tariff to run it on.And finally, Pocket-lint contributing editor Adrian Willings tells us how he’s been getting on with the Steam Deck, the portable PC that's only slightly bigger than a Nintendo Switch.00:52 - Rik talks about the Paramount+ launch in the UK07:38 - Interview with Charlie Cook of Rightcharge21:19 - Adrian gives his verdict on the Valve Steam DeckVisit 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, Adrian Willings, Charlie CookMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
6/16/2022

The Toyota bZ4X reviewed, Summer Games Fest, and the future of AI in care homes - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 158

Season 4, Ep. 158
The Summer Games Fest, which replaces the traditional E3 games convention again this year, has kicked off this week with big announcements from Microsoft and Capcom amongst others. Pocket-lint’s Max Freeman-Mills has been following all the big announcements and joins Stuart to discuss what’s happened so far.Meanwhile Stuart has been talking to the founder of Kepler Vision, a company that has created the first artificial intelligence that promises to help look after the well-being of humans at night.And finally, Pocket-lint’s editor Chris Hall joins Stuart to discuss how he’s been getting on with the new all-electric Toyota bZ4X crossover car. Following the huge success of the Prius over the last 25 years, can the company do the same with this model? Stay tuned to find out.00:50 – Max talks about all the big announcements from Summer Games Fest07:16 - Interview with Harro Stokman20:06 – Chris gives his verdict on the Toyota bZ4X electric carVisit 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: Max Freeman-Mills, Chris Hall, Harro StokmanMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
5/26/2022

Augmented reality, eSports coaching, and Sony WH-1000XM5 reviewed - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 156

Season 4, Ep. 156
Augmented reality has so far struggled to make significant ground when it comes to consumer use. However, several big companies are now taking it seriously, with Qualcomm and, reportedly, Apple set to invest time and a whole lot of money into devices. Pocket-lint's editor, Chris Hall, joins host Stuart to discuss the technology and whether this is the time for AR to shine.In addition, Stuart talks with Edgar Chekera, the head of performance at Guild Esports, about how he goes about getting the most from some of the biggest eSports stars and how you can adopt the techniques he uses to improve your own gaming prowess.And finally, Chris returns to tell us how he’s been getting on with Sony’s latest ANC headphones, with a review of the Sony WH-1000XM5.00:59 - Chris details the current state of the AR industry08:45 - Interview with Edgar Chekera21:22 - Chris gives his verdict on the Sony WH-1000XM5 headphonesVisit 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: Chris Hall, Edgar ChekeraMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
5/19/2022

Huawei smartwatch launch, in-car tech, and the Dyson Zone reviewed - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 155

Season 4, Ep. 155
Huawei held a flagship product launch this week, where it revealed a new foldable in the shape of the Mate Xs 2 and a couple of smartwatches. Pocket-lint contributing editor Cam Bunton was at the event in Milan so joins host Stuart to explain all.We then talk to Ned Curic, the chief technology officer of leading automotive group Stellantis, the parent company of Peugeot, Citroën and Vauxhall. He explains why tech is so important to our cars and what’s in store for the future.And finally, deputy editor Britta O’Boyle joins Stuart to discuss Dyson Zone, the wacky-looking, air-purifying headphones that promise to not only block out your noisy commute, but help you block pollution too.00:49 – Cam details the Huawei smartphone and smartwatches launch from Milan05:55 - Interview with Ned Curic, CTO at Stellantis22:54 – Stuart and Brit give their verdict on Dyson ZoneVisit 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, Britta O’Boyle, Ned CuricMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
5/12/2022

PC Gaming Week in association with Nvidia GeForce RTX special edition - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 154

Season 4, Ep. 154
It has been PC Gaming Week in association with Nvidia GeForce RTXall this week on Pocket-lint, so to celebrate we focus entirely on PC gaming in a special edition version of the podcast.Rik Henderson hosts with Pocket-lint contributing editors Adrian Willings and Luke Baker also here to talk through the many different facets of PC gaming, including what to look for in a desktop or laptop, plus their favourite games both now and those they have on their wishlists.Rik also chats to Nvidia GeForce product manager and eSports competitor, Seth Schneider, to find out how frame rates really do make a difference on many PC games and to find out more about technologies such as DLSS and Reflex.Enjoy.00:52 - Adrian and Luke discuss PC gaming hardware09:34 - Interview with Seth Schneider, GeForce product manager at Nvidia23:51 - Adrian and Luke return to reveal their favourite PC gamesVisit 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 HendersinProduction and editing by Rik HendersonGuests: Seth Schneider, Adrian Willings, Luke BakerMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
5/5/2022

The future of Sky Glass, Garmin Vivosmart 5 reviewed, and Paramount+ - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 153

Season 4, Ep. 153
Paramount+ is the streaming home of Star Trek and the Halo TV series and we finally have confirmation that it's coming to the UK in June. But do we really need another streaming service and can we afford it? Pocket-lint's senior editor of news, Rik Henderson, joins Stuart to discuss the announcement.Rik then talks to Sky's global chief product officer, Fraser Stirling, about the company's Sky Glass and forthcoming standalone version of Sky Stream Puck. Is this the future for Sky and where does it leave Sky Q? We find out.And finally, reviews editor Conor Allison has been exercising with the Garmin Vivosmart 5, the company's answer to the Fitbit Charge 5. It's been a long time coming, so has it been the wait? Find out what he has to say,00:35 – Rik discusses Paramount+ coming to the UK06:20 - Interview with Fraser Stirling, global chief product officer at Comcast19:06 - Conor gives us his verdict on the Garmin Vivosmart 5 fitness 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 Stuart MilesProduction and editing by Stuart MilesGuests: Rik Henderson, Conor Allison, Fraser SterlingMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
4/28/2022

Samsung Galaxy A53 reviewed, Stream from Virgin Media, and how to write more emotionally - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 152

Season 4, Ep. 152
UK cable TV and broadband provider, Virgin Media, has announced an all-in-one TV service served entirely via the internet. Stream from Virgin Media comprises a small set-top-box and contract-free method of getting sports, movies, live TV and streaming services, and Pocket-lint's senior editor, Rik Henderson, is here to furnish us with all the details.Host Stuart also catches up with Sharmin Ali, the founder and CEO of Instoried, a new online tool designed to help you write with more empathy.And finally, contributing editor Cam Bunton reviews the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G smartphone. It's the company's latest mid-range phone, but is it mid-range in performance?00:35 – Rik discusses Stream from Virgin Media06:20 - Interview with Sharmin Ali, CEO and founder of Instoried19:06 - Cam gives us his verdict on the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G 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: Rik Henderson, Cam Bunton, Sharmin AliMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
4/21/2022

Netflix troubles, the future of EV charging, and the Huawei Watch GT Runner reviewed - Pocket-lint podcast ep.151

Season 4, Ep. 151
Still seen as the king of the streaming market, Netflix reported it has lost subscribers for the first time in a decade as price hikes, cost of living, and streaming fatigue has all started to take their toll on streaming services. But what does that mean for the likes of you and me? Pocket-lint's Editor, Chris Hall is here to discuss the news.Meanwhile Stuart has been talking to Osprey Charging, one of the largest public charging networks in the UK about whether the country is ready for going all in on electric from 2030.And Pocket-lint's Cam Bunton has been out running, running with the new Huawei Watch GT Runner and joins me to tell us more about how he's been getting on. One to get or one to avoid? Stay tuned to find out.00:40 – Chris discusses the latest Netflix subscriber numbers08:50 - Interview with Ian Johnston, CEO of Osprey Charging24:10 - Cam gives us his verdict on the Huawei Watch GT RunnerVisit 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: Chris Hall, Cam Bunton, Ian JohnstonMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside