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2/14/2020

Samsung S20 launch, Z Flip and The Mandalorian orchestrator interviewed - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 40

Season 2, Ep. 40
This week we've seen the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy S20 range and the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, the company's second foldable phone. The new flagship models promise a bevy of high-end tech for those keen to lap it up and Pocket-lint editor Chris Hall joins me to discuss all the announcements and whether they are worth your hard-earned cash.Away from Samsung, Stuart also chatted to movie and TV orchestrator and composer, Jonathan Beard, about his latest project: Heavenquest: A Pilgrim's Progress.Beard has worked on plenty of top-notch series, including The Mandalorian, The Walking Dead, The Handmaid's Tale, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Dexter, so has witnessed first-hand how technology has changed the film and TV music business over the last 20 years.00:53 - Chris talks Samsung Unpacked and the new Samsung Galaxy S20 range06:19 - Jonathan Beard interview28:00 - Chris gives his opinion on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 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:Chris Hall,Jonathan BeardMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
2/7/2020

Ring privacy issues, Sportable, and we ride in a Nissan autonomous car - Pocket-lint podcast ep 39

Season 2, Ep. 39
This week, we look at the autonomous concept car from Nissan that drove 230-miles across England, all without anyone at the wheel. It was a ground-breaking journey too, considering it traversed and navigated on and around numerous different road conditions and scenarios – including roundabouts, motorways and curb-less lanes. Pocket-lint's Stuart Miles talks about the AI vehicle and what it was like to take a driverless ride in it.We also chat with high-performance, real-time 3D sports tracking and data company Sportable. Its CEO, Dugald Macdonald and CTO Peter Husemeyer join us to discuss how its technology helps improve rugby and other sports, for players, coaches and fans alike.And, Ring has been in the press a lot of late, with a number of high-profile reports on privacy issues and even camera hacks. So, Pocket-lint editor Chris Hall explains the problems it has most recently faced and the measures it is taking to tackle them.01:02 - Chris talks Ring09:34 - Sportable interview21:18 - Stuart explains what it's like to ride in an autonomous 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 Rik HendersonProduction and editing by Rik HendersonGuests:Chris Hall, Dugald Macdonald, Peter Husemeyer, Stuart MilesMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
1/31/2020

Honda e, Panasonic talks 8K, and we review Tado - Pocket-lint podcast ep 38

Season 2, Ep. 38
First announced at the Frankfurt Motor Show last year, Honda's final production model of its new electric car has finally been revealed. It's the Honda e and Pocket-lint editor Chris Hall has already driven one. Fresh off the plane from Valencia he joins us to tell us what he thinks, and what the new car means for the electric car industry as a whole.Meanwhile, during CES earlier in the month, Stuart caught up with the global head of product planning at Panasonic TV, Yasushi Murayama, to talk about the company's new televisions, the importance of Filmmaker Mode, and whether services like Netflix are really keeping people watching telly.And, Pocket-lint's Cam Bunton gives us his opinion on the Tado smart heating system he's been using for the last 12 months. Should you go smart or is it all a big faff?00:55 - Chris talks Honda e08:27 - Yasushi Murayama interview18:43 - Cam gives his opinion on the Tado smart heating systemVisit 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,Yasushi MurayamaMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
1/24/2020

Sonos, Xero MD, and the new Philips TVs previewed - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 37

Season 2, Ep. 37
Sonos has announced that it is stopping support for some of its "legacy" products so, while they continue to work, they won't be getting future feature updates.Associate editor Dan joins Stuart to discuss what it means for Sonos speaker users and other connected hardware in the future.Meanwhile, late last year Stuart hosted a couple of fireside chats with several guest speakers at Xerocon. He used his backstage pass access to catch up with the co-founder and managing director of Xero, Gary Turner.As Xero is the accounting software package that many small businesses around the world use, Turner explains how the company is embracing technology like AI in order to make chasing late payments easier.Finally, fresh back from Amsterdam, senior editor of news and features, Rik, gives us his first impressions of the Philips OLED 855 and 805 TVs, with their AI-driven picture processing and Ambilight technology.Running order:00:59 - Dan talks Sonos9:10 - Gary Turner MD of Xero UK and EMEA interview22:40 - Rik previews the Philips 855 OLED TVVisit 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, and Gary TurnerMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
1/17/2020

GoPro boss talks action cams, Samsung Galaxy S20 rumours, and we preview the Lenovo ThinkPad Fold X1 - Pocket-lint podcast ep36

Season 2, Ep. 36
Samsung has confirmed it will be launching its new flagship smartphone range on 11 February andPocket-lint editor Chris Hall has been following all the rumours closely. He joins Stuart to tell us what we can expect from the Galaxy S20 range.Meanwhile, when visiting CES in Las Vegas, Stuart caught up with the founder and CEO of GoPro; Nick Woodman. The laid-back boss explains what GoPro has been up to and what it has in store for us next.Plus, reviews ed Mike Lowe explains why the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold was one of his favourite products at the show. It's a laptop with a detachable keyboard and a folding screen, so is it the future of working on the go or just a fad?01:10 - Chris talks Samsung Galaxy S20 smartphones11:30 - Nick Woodman interview27:20 - Mike gives his opinion on the new Lenovo ThinkPad Fold X1 laptopVisit 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, Mike Lowe, Nick WoodmanMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
1/3/2020

2020 predictions: We look at what the year has in store for Apple, Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Facebook - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 34

Season 2, Ep. 34
It's the start of a new year and a new decade, no less. In the 2010s, we saw the launch of great, innovative products and tech, like the Apple iPad, Amazon Alexa, Chromebooks, Xbox One and PS4, plus plenty of other things we now take for granted. So what do the 20s have in store?The next ten years promise to deliver further innovations in 5G, AI, autonomous cars and even, yes, a revival for augmented reality glasses, as the way we use tech constantly pushes us to adapt and change the way we live.But, rather than speculate about what we will be doing in 2030, we're decided to focus on the next 12 months for the time being, as we try to predict what the likes of Apple, Google, Amazon and Microsoft will be revealing.To do that Stuart is joined by Pocket-lint team members Dan Grabham and Chris HallRunning order:01:20 - What are the big predicted product launches12:40 - What are the big challenges ahead18:13 - What about new opportunities in 2020Visit 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 and Dan GrabhamMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
12/20/2019

Xbox Series X, Sony RX100 IV reviewed, and we talk to the CEO of Pharmacy2U

Season 1, Ep. 33
Microsoft has taken the wraps off itsnext-generation Xboxand confirmed it will be calledXbox Series Xwhen it launches in one year. But, as well as its official name, the company also previewed the console's bold new design while on stage at the Game Awards - even teasing a couple of games we can expect. Pocket-lint's Rik Henderson joins us to explain all.Meanwhile, Stuart caught up with the co-founder of LoveFilm, Mark Livingstone, to discuss his latest role as CEO of Pharmacy2U and how online prescriptions and healthcare are set to change in the future thanks to the internet and AI.Finally, Pocket-lint reviews editor Mike Lowe is here to review the Sony RX100 VII, the latest model in the popular RX100 series. Is it time to ditch your smartphone camera and go back to a compact camera?Running order:01:05 - Rik talks Xbox Series X09:37 - Stuart talks to Mark Livingstone21:27 - Mike discusses the new Sony RX100 VIIVisit 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, Mike Lowe, Mark LivingstoneMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
12/13/2019

Linn CEO talks speakers, Apple iOS 13.3, and the Samsung Galaxy A90 reviewed - Pocket-lint podcast episode 32

Season 1, Ep. 32
Apple has released its latest iOS update, iOS 13.3, which introduces a number of bug fixes and new features. The most notable changes are around Screen Time. Pocket-lint associate editor Dan Grabham joins Stuart to discuss what the new offering brings.The podcast also catches up with Gilad Tiefenbrun, the managing director of renowned speaker brand Linn, to talk all things music and how our habits and tastes have changed over the years from an analogue music experience to a digital one.And Pocket-lint reviews editor Mike Lowe tells us all about the new Samsung Galaxy A90 - the company's latest phone designed tomake 5G accessible to a wider audience, all without forcing the highest purchase price or monthly subscription via your carrier.Running order:00:55 - Dan talks Apple iOS 13.308:03 - Stuart talks to Gilad Tiefenbrun19:27 - Mike discusses the Samsung Galaxy A90 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, Mike Lowe, and Gilad TiefenbrunMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside