Tech Guide

Tech Guide
By Stephen Fenech
About this podcast
Tech Guide editor Stephen Fenech looks at the latest consumer technology news and reviews, talks to industry figures and answers all of your burning technology questions in his weekly podcast. It's the best way to stay updated and educated
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We wrap up all the big announcements from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas including news from companies like LG, Samsung, Hisense, Netgear and Alcatel plus a few other quirky products we found on the show floor and we finish off with the Tech Guide Help Desk.
Jan. 8, 2018
We're in Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show and share the latest quirky smart devices revealed ahead of the biggest tech trade show in the world, we take a look at the Epson ET-4750 which comes with two years of ink, we test out Tesla's Enhanced Autopilot and Summon features, we also chat with Wolf Creek writer director Greg McLean about his latest film The Belko Experiment and we finish off with the Tech Guide Help Desk.
Jan. 1, 2018
An angry Telstra customer stages a sit-in at a store and the police who were called resolve his NBN problems, Apple issues an apology for slowing down old iPhones, why Apple may also be buying Netflix, we take a look at the Huawei Mate 10 Pro smartphones, the Netgear Arlo Go camera that can be used anywhere, the JBL Link smart speaker and we finish off with the Tech Guide Help Desk.
Dec. 18, 2017
The Sydney Cricket Ground releases an AR app starring Aussie cricket legend Steve Waugh, why a third NBN users would change back if they could, how you can play Star Wars tourist - and it’s not in a galaxy far away, we take a look at the InCase NoviConnected smart carry-on case, the Breville device that can decant your red wine, how we converted to using a standing desk and we finish off with the Tech Guide Help Desk.
Dec. 11, 2017
The busiest online shopping day of the year, Vodafone launches NumberSync for the Apple Watch, we chat with Audible’s Fidelma Maher about the most popular audiobooks of 2017, we take a look at the Ecovacs Deebot OZMO 930 robotic vacuum cleaners, the Google Pixel 2 smartphone, the Sony WH1000XM2 noise cancelling headphones and we finish off with the Tech Guide Help Desk.
Dec. 4, 2017
Why it was the right time for us to install solar panels and a storage battery, Vodafone launches its NBN services, we chat with Samsung’s chief medical officer Dr David Rhew about the use of technology in patient treatment, we take a look at the LG V30 smartphone, the 66 Audio BTS Pro headphones, the most popular Netflix shows we binged in 2017 and we finish off with the Tech Guide Help Desk.
Nov. 27, 2017
Another delay for the NBN – but it’s for our own good, Apple opens its doors to a new style of store and a snapshot of our online dating habits - and it’s not all pretty, we take a look at the products that can help you get a better sleep, D-Link’s new Cobra modem router and Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab A 8.0 tablet and we finish off with the Tech Guide Help Desk.
Nov. 20, 2017
An Australian world first with GymKit so you can link your Apple Watch to cardio equipment, Kogan shakes up the computer market with a new affordable notebook range, Tesla shocks the world by unveiling the fastest production car ever built, we take a look at Jedi Challenges where you get to wield a lightsaber, Audiofly’s impressive Bluetooth earphone range, the Huawei Nova 2i smartphone and we finish off with the Tech Guide Help Desk.
Nov. 13, 2017
Knowing your rights in the sharing economy, how we’re taking our Netflix bingeing habits public, Foxtel releases the Foxtel Now box, we take a look at Netgear Powerline Wi-Fi range extender, Kogan's new affordable big screen smartphone, Apple’s new Clips 2.0 app to help you create amazing selfies and we finish off with the Tech Guide Help Desk.
Nov. 6, 2017
Our iPhone X verdict – and our listeners share their thoughts using the VoiceByte app, we speak with Phillip Schroeder from Sonnen – the German battery-maker who wants to help you pay $0 for your electricity, we take a look at the new Call of Duty WWII game, the Alcatel PLUS 12 Windows 10 2-in-1, the new Nespresso Vertuo machine which uses all new pods and finish off with the Tech Guide Help Desk.