100 episodes

Lively and rousing weekly UK based podcast about all forms of technology.

Hosted by Gareth Myles and Ted Salmon

Visit us at www.techaddicts.uk

The Tech Addicts Podcast Gareth Myles

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Lively and rousing weekly UK based podcast about all forms of technology.

Hosted by Gareth Myles and Ted Salmon

Visit us at www.techaddicts.uk

    Sunday 21st July 2024 - Measuring your Ring

    Sunday 21st July 2024 - Measuring your Ring

    This week the news about Samsung Galaxy Ring, Google Gemini, Pixii Max, Poco Pad, Turtlebox Gen 2, FiiO DM13, Miniproca, goo.gl, ChromeBox Plus, Immich, Analogue Pocket and much more

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    Banters: Knocking out a Quick Bant
    Immich moving forward with paid tier
    Why Are There No ChromeBox Plus Models?

    News, Mews and Views

    Samsung Unpacked
    Google's goo.gl links will stop working in August 2025


    Hardline on the hardware

    FiiO DM13 Hi-Fi Player

    Miniproca is a Ryzen 9 6900HX mini PC

    A foldable keyboard that doubles as a PC

    Turtlebox Gen 2

    Poco Pad Review

    Galaxy Tab S10 MediaTek

    Pixii 24MP Pixii Max with rangefinder


    The Wearables Watch

    Smart glasses with built-in camera and GPT-4o

    Samsung Galaxy Ring Sizing Kit


    Phone Zone

    Google Pixel 9 Pro Fold coming on August 13

    Nothing CMF Phone 1 depth sensor


    The Name of the Game

    $499 aluminium Analogue Pocket


    Flap your trap about an App

    Microsoft just gave Notepad spellcheck and autocorrect


    Google Gallows & Chrome Coroner

    Google Wallet on the web now available in 13 more countries

    Google Graveyard: Le Cross for Lacros

    You'll Never Use Gmail the Same Way After Applying These Gemini Tricks

    Google Gemini tries out a second voice


    Bargain Basement: Best UK deals and tech on sale we have spotted

    Motorola G84 5G 12+256 Viva Magenta £173 (originally £249 though often less) + 5 x £34 for me

    HONOR 200 5G Smartphone - 28% off £357.86 Was: £499.99 - Specs

    Samsung Galaxy Buds3 £25 Voucher making them £134

    Sony WF-C500 True Wireless Headphones - 29% off £39.00 Was: £54.99

    Marshall Acton III £199 from £259 (the bastards!) + 5 x £40 for me

    TP-Link WiFi 6 OneMesh Router, AX1500 Mbps Gigabit VPN Router - 24% £49.68 Was: £64.99

    Honeywell TurboForce Power Fan £18 from £33 - bit of a tech-stretch, but it’s hot - and I have one - and it’s great!


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    • 1 hr 59 min
    Sunday 23rd June - Samsung Galaxy Ulster

    Sunday 23rd June - Samsung Galaxy Ulster

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    Ian Barton

    Convert Keep Notes to Joplin

    My Interesting Linux Findings
    Localsend

    KDE Connect

    Banters: Knocking out a Quick Bant

    Ted’s Motorola Edge 40 Review 


    News, Mews and Views

    Microsoft postpones the launch of its controversial Recall AI feature

    Microsoft is adding more features to Recall despite its ongoing privacy issues

    Russia's largest tech company just released a free AI tool

    Kaspersky products are now banned in the US

    New leak confirms July 10 date and location for Samsung's next big event

    200 Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra Phones to broadcast the Paris 2024 opening ceremony


    Hardline on the hardware

    Logitech Keys-To-Go 2 launches as a super-thin keyboard

    The first photovoltaic highway in history: you can drive at 155 mph and recharge your car

    Finnish startup says it can speed up any CPU by 100x using a tiny piece of hardware with no recoding

    Rollei 35AF compact camera combines retro charm with LiDAR autofocus

    The $1200 bolt-on-phone Alice Camera is Finally Shipping

    SpaceX starts selling the Starlink Mini for $599 in select locations

    Lenovo's latest budget tablet can turn into a portable Bluetooth speaker - More Details - Now on AmazonUK for £249


    The Wearables Watch

    Pixel Watch 3 'XL' shows up in renders with 1.45-inch display

    Logitech MX Ink Is A Meta-Supported Tracked Stylus For Quest Headsets


    Phone Zone

    Here's your first look at the Samsung Galaxy S24 FE

    Honor 200 series launches in Europe and UK with 'studio-level portrait camera'

    HTC U24 Pro launches as yet another mid-range phone, but a pretty good one


    The Name of the Game

    Valve owe you 44 quid, according to a £656m lawsuit against the company for allegedly overcharging UK customers

    Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 launches on November 19th


    Flap your trap about an App

    ACDSee is now free for schools and students in a bid to compete with Photoshop

    Microsoft Photos has evolved to crush every other photos app


    Google Gallows & Chrome Coroner

    The ChromeOS foundation is shifting to the Android kernel

    Google makes its brilliant Recorder app even better in the latest Pixel Feature Drop


    Bargain Basement: Best UK deals and tech on sale we have spotted

    TP-Link AX1800 VDSL Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router - £59.99 Was: £129.99

    Samsung 55” S90C OLED 4K Quantum HDR Smart TV (2023 model) £1000 off now £799

    soundcore by Anker, Space One - Adaptive Active Noise Cancelling Headphones £65.99 Was: £89.99 

    Pixel Tablet £100 off, now £299 at John Lewis (Join the My JL Club first)

    Creative Outlier Free Pro Bone Conducting Waterpoof Earphones - £49.99

    Motorola Moto Edge 40 Neo 12+256 £225 from (originally) £349 (and most often) £249

    Cooler Master MasterLiquid 360L Core ARGB 360mm CPU Liquid Cooler - £56.99 Was: £94.99

    Air Circulator Desk Fan £49 from £69
    BoloShine Portable Standing Fan)

    Arteck 2.4G Wireless Keyboard Stainless Steel Ultra Slim Full Size Keyboard


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    Sunday 9th June - Peeking at Pentax

    Sunday 9th June - Peeking at Pentax

    Gareth and Ted are at it again. This week some love for Joplin, TubeSync, Samsung Galaxy S-Pen Pro. There news, Spotify killing Car Thing, Spacetop G1, Pentax WG-8, HealthyPi, Galaxy Ring, One UI 6 updates and a new phone from HTC.

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    Feedback, Fallout and Contributions

    Ian Barton on TubeSync

    If you have a favourite YouTube channel, you might want to download the videos in case the author or YouTube decides to delete the channel. I run TubeSync in a Docker container on my UNRAID server. There are various ways of downloading and running TubeSync, which are described in the github repo.


    Adventures in Linux - Joplin

    Only three things I’m not happy with. Stream Deck, G-sync and BID.

    The Samsung Galaxy S-Pen Pro

    News, Mews and Views

    Acoustic attacks could be a serious threat to the future of underwater data centres

    Spotify killing Car Thing shows why you shouldn't buy hardware from a software company

    Forget wheel clamps – illegally parked cars are now getting hit by this dystopian 'windscreen barnacle'


    Hardline on the hardware

    Spacetop G1: New laptop reimagining arrives with Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM chipset and help from Xreal Air 2 Pro AR glasses

    Ricoh announces Pentax WG-8 and WG-1000 waterproof compacts - My Olympus Tough TG-5

    Say goodbye to solar panels with this wind fence for your garden: free electricity


    The Wearables Watch

    The HealthyPi Move brings open source design to the fitness realm, and you can back it right now - More Details

    Samsung Galaxy Ring might give bigger fingers bigger batteries

    One UI 6 Watch is bringing Galaxy AI features to Samsung smartwatches Back to 4th Generation

    Massive Galaxy Watch FE leak leaves little to the imagination

    Wear OS brings Google Home controls and PayPal payments


    Phone Zone

    Ultrasonic fingerprint scanners may soon be financially viable for mid-range devices too

    HTC teases a new phone launching on June 12, could be the U24 Pro - last year’s HTC U23 Pro Specs

    Whoops, Samsung accidentally confirms the design of their new foldables

    Gemini app for Android & iOS is now rolling out to UK


    The Name of the Game

    Lenovo Legion Go Lite tipped to bring the heat up against ROG Ally

    Tetris, the greatest game of all time, just turned 40


    Flap your trap about an App

    Twitter alternative Post News is shutting down

    Microsoft reopens Windows 10 beta testing for ‘new features’ and improvements


    Google Gallows & Chrome Coroner

    Google is bringing loads of AI features to ‘Plus’ Chromebooks

    Google Play Store quietly rolls out feature to uninstall apps remotely

    You can try the Chromebook ‘App Mall’ now in ChromeOS 125

    Google Messages rolling out 15-minute RCS edits

    Multiple Calendars in Quick Settings is Still Behind a Flag


    Bargain Basement: Best UK deals and tech on sale we have spotted

    Ticwatch Pro 5 £200 from £309

    Crucial T500 2TB SSD PCIe Gen4 NVMe M.2 Internal Gaming PS5 SSD with Heatsink - £135.98

    Samsung Galaxy S23 FE 128GB (UK Version) £449 from £599

    Tapo Indoor Camera for Security, Wifi Camera, 2K 3MP, 360° Baby and Pet Monitor - £23.99 

    Samsung Galaxy SmartTag2, White (4-Pack) £70 from £80

    SanDisk 256GB Ultra Fit USB 3.2 Flash Drive -  £19.99

    HMD/Nokia Phone Offers Page - Various deals


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    Sunday 26th May - Something has come to the Surface

    Sunday 26th May - Something has come to the Surface

    Gareth and Ted chat about being a YouTuber, Logitech MX Keys Mechanical, Microsoft's plans for the CoPilot + PCs at the Surface event, screenshooting your personal information, UGREEN's latest Portable station, Motorola Moto G85, 6TB 2.5-inch portable hard drives and the HMD T21.

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    Ian Barton on UptimeKuma

    Worried that your emby or Plex server has stopped working? UptimeKuma is a monitoring application which you can set up to watch over your computers and services and send you warnings if it can't assess the app or server. Monitoring uptime for HTTP(s) / TCP / HTTP(s) Keyword / HTTP(s) Json Query / Ping / DNS Record / Push / Steam Game Server / Docker Containers Fancy, Reactive, Fast UI/UX Notifications via Telegram, Discord, Gotify, Slack, Pushover, Email (SMTP), and 90+ notification services 20-second intervals, Multi Languages, Multiple status pages, Map status pages to specific domains, Ping chart, Certificate info, Proxy support, 2FA support


    Banters: Knocking out a Quick Bant

    A feature on how to do simple desk-down YouTube review videos.

    Ted's Logitech MX Keys Mechanical


    News, Mews and Views

    Microsoft Surface event: the 6 biggest announcements (we’ll come to Recall later in the show)


    Hardline on the hardware

    Miss the feel of classic audio kit? Tivoli Songbook and Songbook Max bring retro knobs and sliders to modern Bluetooth speakers and DAB radios

    UGREEN's latest Portable Charging solution debuts to deliver 48,000mAh of power at up to 300W

    It took 8 years to launch a 6TB 2.5-inch portable HDD up from 5TB - but at least it is not that expensive - at £162.99

    HMD T21 tablet debuts - it’s a Nokia T21 clone! - £229


    The Wearables Watch


    Phone Zone

    Mobile industry is quietly preparing for the biggest change to your smartphone in a decade - iSIM will hasten the end of SIM cards and allow networks to preload plans on devices

    Motorola Moto G85 shown in first render images with modernised design and new display - Moto G84 Specs (£194 at AmazonUK)


    The Name of the Game

    Ayn's new gaming handheld looks like a PSP, and it might just fill the hole in your heart left by Sony's best portable - A Vita moreso than the PSP

    Anbernic announces a new 1:1 handheld that will let you relive your Game Boy glory days

    Microsoft looking to purchase Steam

    Sony’s Futuristic Gear - including a Gaming Controller - YouTube Sony Showcase Video


    Flap your trap about an App

    'The Entire History of You': How a lone developer created free app that records everything you do on your PC — and allows you to rewind and search for anything and then there’s New Windows AI feature records everything you’ve done on your PC all copying Apple’s Time Capsule?


    Google Gallows & Chrome Coroner

    New 'Add to Chromebook' badge and tabbed PWAs are coming in the meantime Turn Websites into Desktop Apps Yourself Instead of Waiting for an App - See the badge at this Pixlr example website

    You can now hum to find a song on YouTube Music for Android - Users can also sing the tune or even play it on an instrument

    Gmail moving low-priority emails to refreshed 'Updates' inbox on Android, iOS

    Google Set to Make Its Largest Acquisition Ever, Threatening Microsoft - What HubSpot Does Now - Another View


    Bargain Basement: Best UK deals and tech on sale we have spotted

    Sony WH-1000XM5 £254 from £379

    Verbatim GNC-200 200W GaN Charger with 2 x USB-C PD 100 W / 1 x USB-C PD 65 W / 1 x USB QC 3.0 - £65.83

    Kindles all on Sale again - the top-end Scribe with over £100 off so £304

    UGREEN UK to European Plug Adapter PD 30W Travel Adapter with

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    Sunday 12th May - With a Hint of Mint

    Sunday 12th May - With a Hint of Mint

    Gareth and Ted play with Linux Mint, the Arc Browser and chat about AI in Ukraine, AI in Jet fighters, weak passwords, a smart rings from Amazfit, Nintendo Switch 2, the Asus ROG Ally 2 and HTC's new phone.

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    Banters: Knocking out a Quick Bant

    Linux Mint experience


    News, Mews and Views

    A Woman Is Photographed In An Intimate Moment By Her Robot Vacuum, The Images End Up On Facebook

    No more 12345: devices with weak passwords to be banned in UK

    NASA achieves 25Mbps over a 140 million-mile gap

    The latest 400 hp water engine: better than all hydrogen and the end of electricity

    Ukraine unveils AI-generated foreign ministry spokesperson

    An AI-controlled test jet fighter has taken to the skies


    Hardline on the hardware

    FiiO has squeezed in 20 balanced armature speakers inside its new custom in-ear monitors for 3D printed hi-res audio bliss

    Astell & Kern takes on the Sony Walkman with all-new Activo brand and P1 player

    Matter 1.3 adds support for more appliances and EV chargers


    The Wearables Watch

    Amazfit Helio Ring pricing and US release date officially announced

    Razer to pay out over $1 million in refunds over its misleading (and hideous) Zephyr face mask

    Black Shark GS3: Smartwatch from the Xiaomi ecosystem launches at a low price with GPS, navigation and 5 ATM water resistance

    Samsung Galaxy Watches (and the Galaxy Ring) could get an AI-powered heart health upgrade


    Phone Zone

    The ghost of HTC might just have another phone in the works


    The Name of the Game

    Asus ROG Ally 2 confirmed

    Nintendo Switch 2 leak seemingly confirms magnetic Joy-Con and display upgrade

    Breaking Bad The Last Batch trailer


    Flap your trap about an App

    The long-awaited Arc browser finally launches on Windows, and it's well worth a try - Hands-On

    This awesome browser extension will give you the Microsoft Copilot sidebar inside Google Chrome


    Google Gallows & Chrome Coroner

    YouTube TV starting to roll out Multiview on Android phones, tablets

    Chrome's Gemini address bar shortcut rolls out

    Google Play Books curiously puts audiobook previews on YouTube

    Window-Snapping and Overview is here for ChromeOS 124

    8 best Chromebook extensions for everyone from novices to power users

    Chromebooks may soon offer Spatial Audio

    Google Chrome is preparing its own version of Android's Circle to Search


    Bargain Basement: Best UK deals and tech on sale we have spotted

    SABRENT USB C HDMI Adapter Multi Port USB Hub - Save 32% promo code: WF4HVDHI 
    Now £6.49 (or something like that)  Was: £9.99

    Kindle Scribe (64GB) £304.99 from £409.99 26% off

    AnkerWork M650 Wireless Lavalier Microphone - £139.99: £249.99

    OnePlus Pad with Free Keyboard £379 from £449 (+ Keyboard value is £149, so the the kit was £598)

    Kingston DataTraveler Exodia DTX/256GB Flash Drive USB 3.2 Gen 1 - save 29% Now £13.49

    Was: £18.99 

    Samsung Galaxy S24, S24+ and S24 Ultra now with various discounts


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    • 1 hr 57 min
    Sunday 28th April - Immich and Emulators

    Sunday 28th April - Immich and Emulators

    Ted and Gareth bang on about Immich, home made weather stations, emulators on Chromebooks, a poetry camera, Sony Reon Pocket 5 wearable air conditioner, Marshall headphones, Blackview phones, the new old Bang & Olufsen CD player, the upcoming Xperia 1 VI, the sexy Moondrop MIAD 01 and young kids with phones.

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    Turn your Kindle into a clock and weather station

    I've now followed the instructions and got it working. For anyone else trying, it doesn't explain that the "Save" button in the last step is the one at the bottom of the screen.


    Banters: Knocking out a Quick Bant

    Immich experience


    News, Mews and Views

    Quarter of UK’s three- and four-year-olds own a smartphone, data shows


    Hardline on the hardware

    Sony’s wearable air conditioner is the first step towards a real Dune stillsuit

    World's first 'Poetry Camera' uses AI-power to turn photos into poems

    You can now translate sign language automatically with these amazing Raspberry Pi glasses

    Your credit card may soon light up with an OLED screen

    PiDock 400 turns Raspberry Pi into a 13-inch notebook

    Marshall drops two next-gen Bluetooth headphones with a major 100-hour battery life and minor price tags

    Bang & Olufsen Makes a Compelling Case to Collect CDs Again


    The Wearables Watch

    How to enable ECG and Blood Pressure features on non-Galaxy Phones - APK, ADB, Mod Alert!


    Phone Zone

    This upcoming Android phone is bringing back the headphone jack in style
    Dual ports heres

    Easy Call Integration for Chromebooks and Pixel Phones - like Phone Link for Windows etc.

    Blackview Hero 10 will be the world's cheapest foldable when it launches next month

    The Xperia 1 VI could be coming soon as Sony announces Xperia event


    The Name of the Game

    Cheaper Evercade retro consoles will arrive in July

    The best Chromebook emulators - RetroArch, Dolphin, PPSSPP, John NESS, Eclipse, M64Plus FZ

    Exodos


    Flap your trap about an App

    10 incredibly useful programs that every PC should have

    Microsoft's AI tool can turn photos into realistic videos of people talking and singing

    AirChat is the latest app trying to make 'social audio' cool again

    TikTok Notes is a new Instagram rival, and it's rolling out now - not in the UK yet


    Google Gallows & Chrome Coroner

    Google Drive web app is getting a dark theme - hurrah! It arrived at last!

    Google Chrome removes side panel button in favour of pinning

    Google is launching a paid version of Chrome

    Google is feeling pretty pumped about a new way of showing you ads on YouTube

    Google Play accidentally reveals the 'Cubes' feed, a 'shortcut' to apps & games

    Google Podcasts' export tool is rolling out worldwide ahead of June shutdown


    Bargain Basement: Best UK deals and tech on sale we have spotted

    Presonus Eris 4.5, Studio Monitor Speakers, Pair, 4.5 Inch, Gen 1 - £109.99 Was: £136.27

    MSI Claw £200 off, now £599 at Curry’s

    MERCUSYS 8-Port Gigabit Desktop Switch with 7-Port PoE+, PoE Power Budget 65W, compatible with 802.3af/at PDs - £34.99 RRP: £44.99 

    SoundCore Motion X500 £99 from £170

    Anker USB C Hub, Dual-Display USB-C Hub (10-in-1), 4K@30Hz HDMI Display, 1080p VGA, 100W Max Power Delivery, 5 Gbps USB-C sold by Anker FBA - £19.99 RRP: £45.99

    Razer Edge with Kishi V2 Pro Controller £289 from £449


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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
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30 Ratings

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Informative Duo

Great gadget reviews 👍

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Great Podcast

Gareth and Ted excellent hosts , lots of different tech discussed and a few laughs too.

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Great listen

Always like listening to Gareth and Ted chat about current and upcoming tech, and sticking up for the less tech minded people when the big companies make it all too complicated!

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