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Techcast is your weekly dose of tech news, opinion and commentary mixed in with humour and tangents of our editors. Join the TechGeek editors in discussing the tech news of the week, among the other stuff. Released every Wednesday night.

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Techcast is your weekly dose of tech news, opinion and commentary mixed in with humour and tangents of our editors. Join the TechGeek editors in discussing the tech news of the week, among the other stuff. Released every Wednesday night.

    Techcast S02E09: Too Many Cooks

    Techcast S02E09: Too Many Cooks

    Welcome to this week’s edition of Techcast! Windows 10, Windows 10 and Windows 10 – It’s Windows Vista all over again! This week we talk about all the different versions of Windows 10, the Pacnet data breach and how Apple is ditching their supposed TV.

    Join Stewart Wilson, Terence Huynh and Chris Southcott for a fun filled ride through the latest news in Technology, we’re on time this week! Be sure to subscribe to our podcast by using the links below. Let us know what you think of the new podcast by tweeting @techgeekcomau or commenting below.

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    Show Notes

    Top Stories

    Telstra’s Pacnet Had A Data Breach, User Details Stolen

    Introducing Windows 10 Editions

    Microsoft says it’s taking over updates for Windows 10 Mobile devices

    Microsoft is reportedly developing an iPhone chat app called Flow

    Budget 2015: Labor proposes startup funding, axing STEM debts

    Behind Apple’s Move to Shelve TV Plans

    Would an Apple Television have an antenna?

    Other Stories

    PSA: The Raspberry Pi B+ just got a price cut

    Optus: Netflix speed guarantees are about collaboration

    Bigger than Heartbleed, ‘Venom’ security vulnerability threatens most datacenters

    ‘Apple Music’ Beats-based streaming service to have Ping-like social network for artists

    Google’s standalone Photos service is reportedly almost here

    Nest’s Tony Fadell says Google has ‘no sacred cows’ as it rethinks Glass

    Uber threatens legal action against Australian Taxation Office GST ruling

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    Techcast S02E07: Retention of the Data’s!

    Techcast S02E07: Retention of the Data’s!

    Welcome to this week’s edition of Techcast! This week we talk about data retention (and how to get around it), Windows 10 and Nintendo.

    Join Stewart Wilson, Terence Huynh and Chris Southcott for this slightly late and slightly shorter episode!. Be sure to subscribe to our podcast by using the links below. Let us know what you think of the new podcast by tweeting @techgeekcomau or commenting below.

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    Show Notes

    Top Stories

    Microsoft delivers new Windows 10 preview without Spartan browser

    Windows 10 will give you more storage space

    Xbox Music can now play music stored in OneDrive

    Other Stories

    New evidence suggests Android Wear compatibility coming to iOS

    NETFLIX WON’T CHARGE AUSTRALIANS GST. WHY?

    TINDER BREAKS HEARTS: NO LONGER FREE, FORCES PAID USE WITH NEW PREMIUM SERVICE

    NINTENDO WON’T PORT TITLES TO SMART DEVICES, ‘NO EXCEPTIONS’ ON WHAT IP APPEAR

    Victorian government to sell $9.3 million in seized bitcoins

    YouTube’s new ‘cards’ will now obstruct your videos instead of annotations

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    Techcast S02E06: $14,000 of Watch

    Techcast S02E06: $14,000 of Watch

    Welcome to this week’s edition of Techcast! Yes, we are back for another week and we speak about everything Apple plus Terence speaks about this encounters with Revenge Porn. It’s a short episode this week of just 36 minutes!

    Join Stewart Wilson, Terence Huynh and Chris Southcott for this weeks episode. Be sure to subscribe to our podcast by using the links below. Let us know what you think of the podcast by tweeting @techgeekcomau or commenting below.

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    Show Notes

    Top Stories

    The Apple Watch will be coming out in Australia on April 24

    Apple announce new 12” MacBook with Retina

    Apple updates MacBook Air and Retina MacBook Pro with faster chips, Thunderbolt 2

    Other Stories

    Commonwealth Bank officially acknowledges Tap & Pay on Android is live – comments on Credit Card support

    Optus to offer up to six months of Netflix to customers

    This is Google’s new Chromebook Pixel

    Twitter Just Banned Revenge Porn And Doxxing

    Your Torrent Client Might Be Mining Bitcoin Without Telling You

    You Can Now Play Cards Against Humanity Online With Anyone For Free

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    • 36 min
    Techcast S02E05: Cards of House

    Techcast S02E05: Cards of House

    Welcome to this week’s edition of Techcast – the worlds best indeterminate release schedule podcast. This week it’s all about Mobile World Congress and Smart Watches! Plus a few tangents here and there. Also, HTC does a thing (and Terence isn’t happy!)

    Joining you on this journey is Stewart Wilson, Terence Huynh and Chris Southcott. We hope you enjoy their smooth sounding voices. Be sure to subscribe to our podcast by using the links below. Let us know what you think of the new podcast by tweeting @techgeekcomau or commenting below.

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    Show Notes

    Top Stories

    MWC 2015: Samsung reveals the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

    MWC 2015: Samsung updates Gear VR for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

    MWC 2015: Microsoft accidentally reveals Lumia 640 and 640 XL before press conference

    Valve’s VR headset is called the Vive and it’s made by HTC

    PS4 Morpheus Core Hardware Has Been Finalized, Says Sony

    Huawei’s Watch is priced into the stratosphere, exclusive details here

    Other Stories

    Pebble Time Steel is a dressed-up version of Pebble’s latest watch

    Pebble’s new smartwatch looks a little familiar

    IT’S HAPPENING! Netflix officially launching in AU and NZ on March 24

    Google reverses decision to ban adult content on Blogger

    Mozilla just announced flip and slider phones at a press event in 2015

    Tinder Plus launches with tiered payment system set to penalise older daters

    The head of Google+ has reportedly quit his job

    Apple releases public beta of OS X 10.10.3 with new Photos app

    Zane Lowe moving on from BBC Radio to work with Apple

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    • 42 min
    Techcast S02E04: Just the little things

    Techcast S02E04: Just the little things

    Welcome to… last week’s edition of the Techcast? Apologises for not releasing this last week. We have been very busy. Join Terence Huynh and Chris Southcott as we discuss the Smart TV privacy debacle, Uber as a disrupter and Falconman – the superhero that we definitely deserve. See you this/next week?

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    Show Notes

    Samsung Smart TVs will listen to, capture and transmit your private conversations

    Australian Government Cyber-Security Video Is Painful To Watch

    Samsung’s streaming service Milk Music is coming to Australia

    Samsung Galaxy S6 design supposedly leaked by case manufacturers

    Google I/O will take place May 28-29

    Apple will reportedly focus on stability and bug fixes with iOS 9

    Boston Dynamics’ newest robot has a dog’s name but walks like a horse

    Fitbit Acknowledges Latest Devices Are Causing Rashes, Advises To “Give Your Wrist A Rest”

    Uber – A Brilliant Example of Technology Disruption

    Google’s latest Android ‘Be Together, Not the Same’ commercial is all kinds of cute

    Meet Falconman – the hilarious crappy ripoff of Batman

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    • 50 min
    Techcast S02E03: It’s a slow news week

    Techcast S02E03: It’s a slow news week

    Welcome to this week’s edition of Techcast! We’re talking about what Samsung could be releasing on March 1, HTC’s weird rap diss video on its rivals, and the Raspberry Pi 2 supports Windows! As well – in a surprise – Chris has some nice words about Microsoft. I know, what a shock.

    Join Terence Huynh and Chris Southcott for (something here). Be sure to subscribe to our podcast by using the links below. Let us know what you think of the new podcast by tweeting @techgeekcomau or commenting below.

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    Show Notes

    Top Stories

    Expect Samsung’s next flagship Galaxy phone on March 1st

    HTC’s First Smartwatch To Launch Alongside The One M9 In March

    HTC Made A Rap Video To Diss Apple And Samsung, And It’s The Worst Thing I’ve Ever Seen

    Raspberry Pi 2 is faster, better and will run Windows 10

    Apple testing mysterious camera-equipped vehicles in the Bay Area

    Other Stories

    Microsoft Office touch apps now available on Windows 10 Technical Preview

    Microsoft reportedly buys Sunrise, the best calendar app for iPhone and Android

    Twitter CEO: ‘We suck at dealing with abuse’

    Twitter and Google reportedly just made a big deal to put tweets in search results

    Google Glass’ new boss wants to redesign the headset ‘from scratch’

    Apple Watch will be released in April, according to CEO Tim Cook

    PlayStation, meet Spotify – PlayStation.Blog.Europe

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