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The Two Techies | Weekly Technology News

524 episodes - English - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2 ratings

Get your weekly roundup of technology news with The Two Techies. Released every Saturday, the show goes over some of the most notable and interesting technology stories of the week. Occasionally joined by guests, well known to the technology world!

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Episodes

The Two Techies 524: Controversial Codecs

May 15, 2021 13:18 - 1 hour - 58.2 MB

Apple have some musical announcements and questions about some of Amazon's delivery tactics. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 523: Possibly Pro

May 03, 2021 10:09 - 1 hour - 59.1 MB

Apple's "Spring Loaded" event, when a major technical error ruins countless lives and Google want their employees back in the office. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 522: Catching Up

February 07, 2021 18:49 - 1 hour - 56 MB

Industry rivals don’t agree with Facebook, a global chip shortage and what does Amazon’s new CEO mean for the company? If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 521: Reaching Records

January 31, 2021 19:11 - 56 minutes - 52.6 MB

The show turns 11, Apple reports a record-setting Q1 2021 and the UK’s internet usage doubles in 2020. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 520: Managing Moderation

December 28, 2020 10:34 - 58 minutes - 54.2 MB

What drives our fascination with our smart phones and Elon Musk wanted Apple to buy Tesla in 2017. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 519: Factually Flawed

December 22, 2020 17:38 - 59 minutes - 55.5 MB

PayPal knows how to scare users away and is the M1 chip really all it's hyped up to be? If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 518: A New Era

November 17, 2020 11:54 - 56 minutes - 52 MB

A complete overview of everything Apple announced at their November 2020 event and more. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 517: Super Specification

October 19, 2020 07:32 - 1 hour - 59.1 MB

Everything Apple announced at their "Hi, Speed" event and MPs question whether artists are paid fairly for streaming music. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 516: Costly Consumerism

October 12, 2020 17:56 - 1 hour - 56.4 MB

Apple announce their October 2020 “Hi, Speed” event and is consumerism changing for the better? If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 515: Predefined Preinstallations

October 04, 2020 22:06 - 1 hour - 62.7 MB

The EU wants to limit preinstalled smartphone apps and Google say they have redesigned their new Pixel phone for an economic downturn. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 514: Prioritising Privacy

August 30, 2020 19:36 - 49 minutes - 45.3 MB

Apple indirectly make it harder for Facebook to track people through an iOS update, mobile operators need to be more transparent about costs and the importance of fact checking online information. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 513: Audacious Algorithms

August 23, 2020 12:51 - 1 hour - 60.9 MB

Bill Gates speaks out about tech firms, Apple continues to rattle developer's cages and can algorithms make life changing decisions? If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 512: Attentively Aware

August 17, 2020 08:20 - 49 minutes - 45.2 MB

Apple further alienates themselves from an already distant community, Google Home listens even when not prompted and Instagram were found to have stored deleted content from their servers for more than a year. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 511: Firing Facebook

July 27, 2020 18:48 - 55 minutes - 51.3 MB

Facebook faces significant financial losses after firms boycott their advertising platform and the most significant Twitter breach in the company's history - who or what is to blame? If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 510: Core Changes

June 28, 2020 20:20 - 1 hour - 69.8 MB

We take a detailed look at everything announced by Apple at WWDC 2020 including iOS and iPadOS 14, the noticeable and infrastructural changes to MacOS with Big Sur and more announcements within Apple's ecosystem. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 509: Perfunctory Design

June 22, 2020 07:45 - 56 minutes - 52.3 MB

WWDC may be remote but it could bring some significant changes and Sonos and Google take on each other in the court room. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 508: Release and Repair

June 09, 2020 07:57 - 46 minutes - 43.2 MB

What will we see at WWDC 2020 and the Internet Wayback Machine could cease to exist after four global book publishers take legal action against them. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 507: Giraffics Interchange

May 19, 2020 11:37 - 1 hour - 56 MB

Secure email turns out to be no so secure after all, the FBI may want to know what you’re looking at online and Elon Musk gives California Tesla employees an ultimatum. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 506: Core Foci

May 10, 2020 14:54 - 54 minutes - 50.6 MB

Cord cutting explodes in Q1 2020, Qualcomm should recognise Apple as a real threat and tech giants endorse working from home. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 505: Consistently Stable

May 05, 2020 07:42 - 50 minutes - 47.6 MB

Apple's fiscal Q2 2020 results show consistency in an unstable market, ICANN protects .org and Odeon rustle features with Universal Studios. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 504: Subdivided Markets

April 27, 2020 08:01 - 48 minutes - 45.8 MB

The new $400 iPhone, Google step up on advertisement authenticity and data shows consumers are slowly becoming more privacy savvy. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 503: Right Place, Right Time

April 12, 2020 15:55 - 49 minutes - 46.9 MB

The importance of quantum computing, Apple and Google become a force for the greater good and Disney the perfect time to launch an online streaming service. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 502: Physical Disconnect

April 05, 2020 17:50 - 53 minutes - 50.5 MB

The UK’s relations with Huawei weaken, Safety concerns continue over Zoom and Apple sherlocks yet another app. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 501: Crowdsourced Digitisation

March 30, 2020 18:59 - 47 minutes - 43.8 MB

Facebook continues to play Big Brother, crowdsourcing digitisation efforts of old paper records. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 500: Internal Server Error

March 23, 2020 13:45 - 51 minutes - 48.7 MB

Celebrating 500 episodes of the show, the part technology plays during global pandemics and Apple push on during uncertain times. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 499: 1 in 28

March 01, 2020 17:04 - 44 minutes - 41.4 MB

Coronavirus and the effect on tech industry, encryption principles queried by another governmental body and the current state of autonomous vehicles. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 498: Selective Innovation

February 24, 2020 21:29 - 42 minutes - 39 MB

Are we paying too much for our smartphones? Apple accused of "suffocating the creation of new technologies" and could another iPhone SE surface? If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 497: Autonomous Removal

February 17, 2020 19:25 - 48 minutes - 44.8 MB

A stark prediction from Roku, Tesla disables Autopilot “accidentally” and the debacle surrounding software subscription models. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 496: A Decade

February 06, 2020 18:49 - 1 hour - 73.1 MB

Join us as we celebrate 10 years of The Two Techies; looking back at the stories which made the headlines over the last decade. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 495: Something Cynical

January 26, 2020 17:47 - 52 minutes - 48.6 MB

Apple prevents apps spying on you, the UK won't implement Article 13 and Sonos releases an unpopular upgrade. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 494: Universally Proprietary

January 20, 2020 21:42 - 43 minutes - 40.1 MB

Proprietary connections in 2020, Apple reignites a privacy battle with the US administration. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 493: Subtle Advances

January 14, 2020 19:34 - 49 minutes - 46.8 MB

CES 2020 and when technology has profound effects on the lives of individuals who embrace it. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 492: Purely Business

January 05, 2020 20:29 - 1 hour - 56.8 MB

CES 2020, Sonos' flawed product recycling programme and health technology faces the wrath of patents. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 491: New Heights

December 24, 2019 14:15 - 53 minutes - 49.7 MB

Flickr faces financial issues, Apple open-sources parts of HomeKit and IBM may have made a breakthrough with battery technology. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 490: Hot Garbage

December 15, 2019 23:27 - 51 minutes - 47.9 MB

When technology aides real world problems, Apple loses a senior designer and the issue with subscription models. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 489: Gift Guide 2019

December 01, 2019 23:38 - 58 minutes - 53.9 MB

Join us for our 10th Annual Christmas Gift Guide - the perfect episode to determine what to buy this holiday season for family, friends and loved ones. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 488: Industry Intercept

November 18, 2019 19:15 - 53 minutes - 49.5 MB

Another foldable phone, the Magic MacBook Pro and Google are the latest technology company to open a bank. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 487: Sorta Streamlined

November 10, 2019 22:05 - 51 minutes - 47.6 MB

GoPro's sales strengthen thanks to smartphones, the new dot com bubble is here and Apple TV+, again. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 486: Subjectivity

November 03, 2019 00:39 - 53 minutes - 49.2 MB

AirPods Pro comes at a pro price, Google buy Fitbit and Apple's TV+ launches to varied reviews. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 485: Full Fibre

October 26, 2019 19:30 - 51 minutes - 47.4 MB

Twitter's advertising dilemma, Facebook's tax bill and an unrealistic "full fibre" pledge. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 484: Sufficiently Safe

October 20, 2019 19:57 - 46 minutes - 43.3 MB

Streaming competition, a work life balance with technology and laptops are still on Apple's mind. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 483: Extended Capability

October 13, 2019 20:43 - 48 minutes - 44.5 MB

Accessibility of the internet, low effort in Desktop apps and Apple continue to extend their watch capabilities. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 482: Release Plans

October 06, 2019 19:23 - 44 minutes - 41.4 MB

Apple's next items to focus on and Right to Repair rules will become common practice in the EU. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 481: Inherently Inquisitive

September 21, 2019 21:23 - 50 minutes - 46.3 MB

The price others pay for technology and smart TV's are still overly inquisitive. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 480: Indefinitley Innovative

September 15, 2019 15:25 - 54 minutes - 49.8 MB

Did Apple's "by innovation only" event warrant that title and mobile phones in an educational environment. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 479: Inclusive Error

September 08, 2019 21:57 - 53 minutes - 48.8 MB

The next generation iPhone and Google prompt an angry response from Apple. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 478: User Error

August 17, 2019 18:47 - 54 minutes - 49.6 MB

How does Amazon choose? Smart ovens get hot without you knowing and could WordPress become a blogging monopoly? If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 477: Made Where?

August 10, 2019 11:17 - 50 minutes - 47.6 MB

British Airway's IT problems worsen, new cars with security vulnerabilities and HTC have a smartphone dilemma. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 476: Price Holdout

August 04, 2019 22:12 - 1 hour - 55.4 MB

Steaming holdouts relent, YouTube face trade union action and further proof people don't want £1000 phones. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

The Two Techies 475: Alleged Algorithms

July 27, 2019 20:52 - 45 minutes - 42.1 MB

Google's cheaper smartphone offering proves successful, BMW and their CarPlay subscription model and Australia will police tech giants' algorithms. If you're listening on the go, check out munchtech.tv/mobile to find out more about our mobile applications. Enjoy the show? We'd appreciate if you could leave an iTunes rating or review to let us know!

Guests

Don McAllister
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