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The official podcast of Techmanity.co.uk, with monthly episodes on topics of interest within the tech sphere, ranging from discussions on recent conferences and news stories to hot takes and explorations of the culture surrounding technology. Join us as we discuss how recent news is affecting your life and the industry, and to hear our thoughts on where the tech world should go next.

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The official podcast of Techmanity.co.uk, with monthly episodes on topics of interest within the tech sphere, ranging from discussions on recent conferences and news stories to hot takes and explorations of the culture surrounding technology. Join us as we discuss how recent news is affecting your life and the industry, and to hear our thoughts on where the tech world should go next.

    Ep. 7 — Neuralink — Elon Musk wants to enhance the brain with AI

    Ep. 7 — Neuralink — Elon Musk wants to enhance the brain with AI

    Techmanity TalksEp. 7 — 2 October 2019Neuralink — Elon Musk wants to enhance the brain with AIIn this episode, we discuss the recent press conference held by Neuralink, a project co-founded by Elon Musk, who are in the midst of developing a brain–machine interface.
    Read our article on NeuralinkRead the Neuralink paperFollow us for more!Techmanity — techmanity.co.ukYouTube — techmanity.co.uk/youtubeTwitter (@techmanityuk) — twitter.com/techmanityukFacebook (@techmanityuk) — facebook.com/techmanityukInstagram (@techmanityuk) — instagram.com/techmanityukFancy being on an episode of the show? Want to ask a question, give us some feedback, or just say hello? Get in touch with us by sending an email to hello@techmanity.co.uk!

    • 45 min
    Ep. 6 — Apple Keynote — The iPhone Pro Max Super Ultra Alpha XII is here! (Steve Carell not included)

    Ep. 6 — Apple Keynote — The iPhone Pro Max Super Ultra Alpha XII is here! (Steve Carell not included)

    Techmanity TalksEp. 6 — 17 September 2019Apple Keynote — The iPhone Pro Max Super Ultra Alpha XII is here! (Steve Carell not included)Timestamps00:22 — Apple TV+ and Apple Arcade12:49 — The new iPad (7th-generation)24:24 — The new Apple Watch (Series 5)45:42 — The new iPhones (iPhone 11 (Pro (Max)))Things we mentionedHarry’s reveiew of the Apple Watch Series 3Follow us for more!Techmanity — techmanity.co.ukYouTube — techmanity.co.uk/youtubeTwitter (@techmanityuk) — twitter.com/techmanityukFacebook (@techmanityuk) — facebook.com/techmanityukInstagram (@techmanityuk) — instagram.com/techmanityukFancy being on an episode of the show? Want to ask a question, give us some feedback, or just say hello? Get in touch with us by sending an email to hello@techmanity.co.uk!

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Ep. 5 — Apple "Showtime" Keynote Event

    Ep. 5 — Apple "Showtime" Keynote Event

    Techmanity TalksEp. 5 — 25 March 2019Apple “Showtime” Keynote EventTimestamps00:35 — Summary of presentation03:14 — Apple News+26:16 — Apple Arcade34:58 — Apple TV50:07 — Apple TV+78:17 — Apple Card97:50 — Post show banter (lime milkshakes at Wimpy?!)Things we mentionedTweet by @aidenskyShort video clip of animated Apple News covers and titlesTechmanity Talks #3 — CES 2019Streaming services are boring! — Techmanity“And you get a car! And you get a car!”Revolut Metal CardFollow us for more!Techmanity — techmanity.co.ukYouTube — techmanity.co.uk/youtubeTwitter (@techmanityuk) — twitter.com/techmanityukFacebook (@techmanityuk) — facebook.com/techmanityukInstagram (@techmanityuk) — instagram.com/techmanityukFancy being on an episode of the show? Want to ask a question, give us some feedback, or just say hello? Get in touch with us by sending an email to hello@techmanity.co.uk!

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Ep. 4 — FaceTime snooping, Apple Watch saves lives, folding smartphones, and big batteries

    Ep. 4 — FaceTime snooping, Apple Watch saves lives, folding smartphones, and big batteries

    Techmanity TalksEp. 4 — 14 February 2019FaceTime snooping, Apple Watch saves lives, folding smartphones, and big batteriesTimestampsPrivacy-related stories00:28 — FaceTime snooping bug discovered by Grant Thompson11:13 — Password keychain found in macOS by Linus Henze, criticises Apple’s lack of rewards for macOS bug-finder14:38 — Is Apple slacking when it comes to tackling software bugs?23:10 — Facebook’s “Research” app removed from App Store over privacy violationsLife-saving tech36:12 — Norwegian man saved from potentially fatal fall by Apple WatchSmartphone news and speculation43:08 — Is there an iPhone SE 2 in the works?55:41 — Xioami shares folding phone concept62:47 — Energizer announces plans for smartphone with super-high capacity batteries70:48 — Moto G7 line announced, Moto G7 Power packs 5,000 mAh batteryHonorable mentions77:15 — Crypto exchange loses access to wallet holding $190M worth of Bitcoin when password-holder diesThings we mentionedCNBC interview with Grant Thompson and motherProof of concept of KeySteal exploit by Linus HenzeGIF of Xioami folding phone from Mi Community forum threadFollow us for more!Techmanity — techmanity.co.ukYouTube — techmanity.co.uk/youtubeTwitter (@techmanityuk) — twitter.com/techmanityukFacebook (@techmanityuk) — facebook.com/techmanityukInstagram (@techmanityuk) — instagram.com/techmanityukFancy being on an episode of the show? Want to ask a question, give us some feedback, or just say hello? Get in touch with us by sending an email to hello@techmanity.co.uk!

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Ep. 3 — CES 2019

    Ep. 3 — CES 2019

    Techmanity TalksEp. 3 — 19 January 2019CES 2019TimestampsDespite Apple not being present, we have Apple-related news!00:08 — Apple collaborates with smart TV manufacturers12:20 — Apple’s privacy-related jab at the rest of the tech worldSmart doorbells: Satan or Saviour?14:53 — Concerns with the Ring doorbell (owned by Amazon)18:00 — Do people care about keeping their info private?25:32 — Netatmo doorbell, for the privacy-consciousSmartphones with novel features34:26 — The world’s first foldable smartphone! Royole FlexPai42:17 — A front-facing camera covering the screen? The (Huawei) Honor View 20An interesting smartwatch53:07 — The Withings Move (now with ECG!)Cool displays63:07 — Samsung’s The Wall (not Pink Floyd’s)67:34 — Rollable OLED by LG71:33 — Samsung Space Monitor73:17 — LG 46-inch ultrawideSky Taxis!76:48 — Uber’s air taxi plans and the Bell Nexus helicopterHonorable mentions / Unmentionables81:40 — A toilet that can talk? The endtimes must be near…84:40 — Award-winning sex toy loses awardThings we mentionedLouis views modern smartphones, immediately loses mind. — Louis Rossmann on YouTubeWiwe, the Mobile ECG: Track Your Heart Rate and Blood Oxygen Level on the Go — Techmanity.co.ukSkytaxis are closer than you think! — Techmanity.co.uk“Apple Product Launch” — Bad Lip Reading on YouTubeFollow us for more!Techmanity — techmanity.co.ukYouTube — techmanity.co.uk/youtubeTwitter (@techmanityuk) — twitter.com/techmanityukFacebook (@techmanityuk) — facebook.com/techmanityukInstagram (@techmanityuk) — instagram.com/techmanityukFancy being on an episode of the show? Want to ask a question, give us some feedback, or just say hello? Get in touch with us by sending an email to hello@techmanity.co.uk!

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Ep. 2 — Apple Keynote, September 2018

    Ep. 2 — Apple Keynote, September 2018

    Techmanity TalksEp. 2 — 27 September 2018Apple Keynote, September 2018TimestampsFancy an expensive ECG? Buy a new Apple Watch00:15 — Apple Watch redesign and Series 400:53 — First-party vs. third-party Apple Watch straps04:36 — New Watch “complications”05:50 — “Breathe” app08:25 — Using the watch for health-and-fitness reasons16:26 — New ECG feature25:27 — New fall detection featureNew phones! iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR26:42 — The iPhone XS is big! Our thoughts on phone sizes32:00 — A brief tangent on phone contracts vs. pay as you go, and phone tariffs33:43 — New iPhone design and specs41:17 — Our thoughts on high-end phone pricing45:04 — New camera with post-focus48:15 — Dual-SIM (Physical SIM + eSIM; dual physical SIM in China) and a discussion of carrier locking52:40 — Pricing for the new phonesA minor improvement to the HomePod62:51 — Multiple timersClosing69:40 — Closing remarksFollow us for more!Techmanity — techmanity.co.ukYouTube — techmanity.co.uk/youtubeTwitter (@techmanityuk) — twitter.com/techmanityukFacebook (@techmanityuk) — facebook.com/techmanityukInstagram (@techmanityuk) — instagram.com/techmanityukFancy being on an episode of the show? Want to ask a question, give us some feedback, or just say hello? Get in touch with us by sending an email to hello@techmanity.co.uk!

    • 1 hr 11 min

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