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9/23/2021

iPhone 13 range reviewed, Polar CEO on fitness, and Microsoft Surface event detailed - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 122

Season 3, Ep. 122
It was Microsoft's turn to shine this week, with the company announcing a stack of new Surfaces devices. Pocket-lint's contributing editor, Cam Bunton, spills the beans on what was launched and what he thinks of the line-up.Meanwhile, host Stuart catches up with the CEO of Polar to talk all things smartwatches and fitness sensors.And finally, Pocket-lint's features editor, Britta O'Boyle, joins Stuart to discuss how they've both been getting on with the new iPhones. Brit's been reviewing the iPhone 13 and 13 mini, while Stuart's been using the Pro models.Plus, there's a chance to win a pair of Philips Fidelio L3 headphones.00:48 - Cam details all the big announcements from the Microsoft Surface 2021 event07:12 - Interview with Sander Werring, CEO of Polar19:20 - Brit and Stuart give their verdicts on the iPhone 13 range.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: Stuart Miles, Britta O'Boyle and Sander WerringMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
9/2/2021

Can we trust Alexa? Plus, Samsung Galaxy Flip 3 reviewed, and new Philips TVs detailed - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 119

Season 3, Ep. 119
Philips has announced two new premium OLED TVs this week, with a host of features, including HDR10+ Adaptive, and, of course, the company's own lighting technology; Ambilight. But, with new screen technologies like MiniLED on the horizon, is OLED still the way to go?Pocket-lint's Rik Henderson was at the Philips TV & Sound event so is here to discuss the details.Meanwhile, how do you go about instilling trust in a digital personal assistant that doesn't physically exist? That's just one of the questions host Stuart puts to the director of the Alexa Trust team at Amazon, Anne Toth.And finally, following the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 reviewed in the last episode, Pocket-lint's Cam Bunton is here to tell us thoughts on the other folding phone from the brand, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3.00:55 - Rik details the latest Philips TV announcements08:50 - Interview with Anne Toth, Alexa Trust25:43 - Cam gives his verdict on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3Visit 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, Anne TothMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
8/23/2021

Samsung's 2021 TVs, new Snapdragon phone reviewed, and we talk last mile with Superpedestrian - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 117

Season 3, Ep. 117
We were treated to a behind-closed-doors preview of Samsung's latest TVs this week, so Pocket-lint's editor Chris Hall is here to tell us what's new, how much has changed, and should you think about upgrading your current set?Meanwhile, Stuart caught up with Superpedestrian earlier this summer. The world-leader in transportation robotics and human-scale mobility talks about last mile transportation.And, Chris then returns to talk about the Qualcomm Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders handset he's been using. It's a first for the company that usually sticks to the processors inside our devices, so can it also make the whole handset? Tune in to find out.00:58 - Chris details the new Samsung TV range for 202108:38 - Interview with Haya Douidri, Superpedestrian's VP of EMEA23:49 - Chris gives his verdict on the Qualcomm Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders handsetVisit 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, Haya DouidriMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
8/12/2021

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked, Tetsuya Mizuguchi, and Back 4 Blood PS5 preview - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 116

Season 3, Ep. 116
Samsung unveiled no less than five devices this week, with the Galaxy Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3, Galaxy Watch 4, Watch 4 Classic and Galaxy Buds 2 all now official. Pocket-lint's reviews editor managed to get some brief time with them all so gives us the rundown on what he thinks.Stuart Miles then chats with Tetsuya Mizuguchi, the gaming legend behind Rez, Space Channel 5, Lumines, Tetris Effect and many other classics. He has recently curated the Virtual Realms exhibition at the Barbican, London, so explains the new games-related experiences it offers.And finally, contributing editor Max Freeman-Mills has been playing Back 4 Blood in closed beta sessions. He gives us his first impressions of the co-op FPS thought to be the spiritual successor to Left 4 Dead.01:00 - Mike chats about Samsung Galaxy Unpacked10:52 - Interview with Tetsuya Mizuguchi25:23 - Max gives his initial opinion on Back 4 BloodVisit 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: Mike Lowe, Stuart Miles, Tetsuya Mizuguchi, Max Freeman-MillsMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside
7/29/2021

Nothing Ear 1, Huawei on mobile gaming, and the Mercedes EQA reviewed - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 114

Season 3, Ep. 114
Nothing, the new brand that promises to deliver more than its namesake has released its first product this week; the Nothing Ear 1, a pair of Active Noise Cancelling earbuds with a transparent design so you can see what's inside. But can Carl Pei, the man who created OnePlus, deliver a second time around? Pocket-lint's Cam Bunton has been following the news and is here to tell us more.Meanwhile I've been talking to the Global Director of Gaming Partnerships at Huawei to find out just how important gaming is to Huawei and whether we could see a dedicated gaming phone from the company in the future.And finally, Pocket-lint Editor Chris Hall has been driving the new Mercedes EQA electric car. What's it like to drive? Stay tune tuned to find out.0:47 - Cam details the Nothing Ear 1 launch06:01 - Interview with Alexandre Salem, Global Director of Gaming Partnerships at Huawei19:30 - Chris gives his verdict on the Mercedes EQA 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: Cam Bunton, Chris Hall, Alexandre SalemMusic by Lee Rosevere -Let's Start at the BeginningandSouthside