Tech's Message: News & Nostalgia With Nate Lanxon & Ian Morris

6/26/2022

The Future of Biometric Identification Might Be An Anus: TM 279

Season 8, Ep. 279
This week on Tech’s Message:Three UK announces Apple Watch cellular pairing at lasthttps://www.pocket-lint.com/smartwatches/news/three/161601-three-uk-announces-apple-watch-cellular-pairing-at-last https://www.cnet.com/tech/mobile/apple-watch-3-in-the-uk-what-you-need-to-know-about-using-4g-lte/ Instagram: Video selfies trial to verify age of teenshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-61828900 https://www.yoti.com/press/ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-61606477 Plus:Can an anus be used for biometric authentication?I’ve added Bluetooth to my 8-year-old PCSky Glass review updateThe extended version available via Patreon subscription also includes:Kitchens: What tech is good for a kitchen?https://uk.pcmag.com/connected-kitchen/138284/instant-pot-pro-plus https://uk.pcmag.com/connected-kitchen/88686/the-best-smart-kitchen-appliances https://uk.pcmag.com/smart-home/130052/aerogarden-bounty-elite Become a supporter to unlock bonus content and listen live — join our Patreon.Full show notes, subscription options and more available at https://www.uktechshow.com. TECH’S MESSAGE IS: Hosts: Nate Lanxon, Ian MorrisProduction and Editing: Nate LanxonVoiceover Artist: Marta SvetekMusic: Audio Network & Pond5Certain Artwork Elements Designed By: macrovector / FreepikPublisher (Free Version): AcastCopyright © Nate LanxonAds (on free version) are not endorsements, nor controlled by Tech’s Message. Read Nate’s ad policy.
5/29/2022

Cameras In Amazon Delivery Vans, All Change At The BBC, Keeping CDs: TM 277 Short Version

Season 8, Ep. 277
This week on Tech’s Message:Amazon installs AI cameras to monitor its UK delivery drivershttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2022/05/22/amazon-installs-ai-cameras-monitor-delivery-drivers/ https://www.vice.com/en/article/4adpan/surveilling-drivers-cant-fix-amazons-road-safety-problem https://news.trust.org/item/20210319120214-n93hk https://www.smmt.co.uk/2021/11/lights-cameras-action-the-importance-of-camera-systems-in-uk-haulage-fleets/ https://fastview360.co.uk/transport-solutions/haulage-camera-systems/ https://www.abi.org.uk/products-and-issues/topics-and-issues/fraud/crash-for-cash/ BBC to make significant changes to output to meet budget shortfallhttps://radiotoday.co.uk/2022/05/bbc-radio-5-live-to-lose-am-network-and-radio-4-to-cease-long-wave-service/The extended version available via Patreon subscription also includes: Should we keep our old CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs?Discussion around whether to discard the physical in a non-physical world.Become a supporter to unlock bonus content and listen live — join our Patreon.Full show notes, subscription options and more available at https://www.uktechshow.com. TECH’S MESSAGE IS: Hosts: Nate Lanxon, Ian MorrisProduction and Editing: Nate LanxonVoiceover Artist: Marta SvetekMusic: Audio Network & Pond5Certain Artwork Elements Designed By: macrovector / FreepikPublisher (Free Version): AcastCopyright © Nate LanxonAds (on free version) are not endorsements, nor controlled by Tech’s Message. Read Nate’s ad policy.
5/15/2022

Co-Working In A Tesco, Scooters, Eurovision, Spice Girls: TM 275 Short Version

Season 8, Ep. 275
This week on Tech’s Message:Tesco to open offices in its supermarketshttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2022/05/12/tesco-open-offices-supermarkets/Nate cancels NetflixBinge-watching Squid Game. One month to watch everything, although still working way through Nazi Megastructures season two on NatGeo.What should be on the pre-cancellation Netflix watch list?EurovisionNate watches it, Ian despises it, and social media thrives on it. Let’s light the touchpaper and retire a safe distance as we explore social media’s lighthearted side… . If my text exchange with Ian ahead of the show was any indicator, he’s really moistened his undergarments with anger over this already.Queen’s speech raised the possibility of imminent e-scooter legalisation. We don’t know much about this but it’s probably to be expected. More later in the spring, we expect.The extended version available via Patreon subscription also includes: Xbox’s game streaming device and TV app could arrive soonhttps://www.engadget.com/xbox-game-streaming-device-tv-app-samsung-report-201006642.htmlNote: Microsoft has an event coming up in June with Bethesda, which it owns: https://www.engadget.com/xbox-bethesda-games-showcase-132441529.htmlBecome a supporter to unlock bonus content and listen live — join our Patreon.Full show notes, subscription options and more available at https://www.uktechshow.com.TECH’S MESSAGE IS:Hosts: Nate Lanxon, Ian MorrisProduction and Editing: Nate LanxonVoiceover Artist: Marta SvetekMusic: Audio Network & Pond5Certain Artwork Elements Designed By: macrovector / FreepikPublisher (Free Version): AcastCopyright © Nate LanxonAds (on free version) are not endorsements, nor controlled by Tech’s Message. Read Nate’s ad policy.
5/8/2022

Musk's UK Invite, Fake Review Laws, How To Do Reminders: TM 274 Short Version

Season 8, Ep. 274
This week on Tech’s Message:The UK is inviting Elon Musk to discuss his plans for Twitterhttps://www.engadget.com/uk-inviting-elon-musk-discuss-plans-twitter-121015542.html?src=rssHere’s what he wrote: https://committees.parliament.uk/publications/22100/documents/163945/default/UK to make fake reviews illegal and tackle ‘subscription traps’https://www.theguardian.com/business/2022/apr/20/uk-to-make-fake-reviews-illegal-and-tackle-subscription-trapsAmazon is taking action over review firms https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-61348521The extended version available via Patreon subscription also includes: REMINDERS: How do you do yours?I recently realised my approach to using a Reminders app was woefully ineffective. Kate has helped me consolidate and organise. How do YOU keen track of To-Dos? Do you use apps, notepads, tattoos on your foreheads?https://www.notion.so/producthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wunderlisthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Things_(software)Become a supporter to unlock bonus content and listen live — join our Patreon.Full show notes, subscription options and more available at https://www.uktechshow.com. TECH’S MESSAGE IS: Hosts: Nate Lanxon, Ian MorrisProduction and Editing: Nate LanxonVoiceover Artist: Marta SvetekMusic: Audio Network & Pond5Certain Artwork Elements Designed By: macrovector / FreepikPublisher (Free Version): AcastCopyright © Nate LanxonAds (on free version) are not endorsements, nor controlled by Tech’s Message. Read Nate’s ad policy.