11 episodes

Are you bamboozled by tech and wish you had your own personal expert to recommend the best gadgets and gizmos to improve your daily life, as well demystify the complex world of IT? Then you’ve come to the right place, as The Tech Lifeline Podcast with Lifeline IT is your go-to guide to help you get the very best out of tech. Hosted by IT aficionados (and some might say geeks!) Daniel Mitchell and Adam Woolf, they talk you through the very best tech out there and how you can use it to make a positive impact on your life. Founders and partners of their business Lifeline IT, Daniel and Adam have over 20 years’ experience of the IT industry and have a passionate obsession with all things tech.

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Are you bamboozled by tech and wish you had your own personal expert to recommend the best gadgets and gizmos to improve your daily life, as well demystify the complex world of IT? Then you’ve come to the right place, as The Tech Lifeline Podcast with Lifeline IT is your go-to guide to help you get the very best out of tech. Hosted by IT aficionados (and some might say geeks!) Daniel Mitchell and Adam Woolf, they talk you through the very best tech out there and how you can use it to make a positive impact on your life. Founders and partners of their business Lifeline IT, Daniel and Adam have over 20 years’ experience of the IT industry and have a passionate obsession with all things tech.

    Terminated Tech - Ep4: Landlines (remember them?)

    Terminated Tech - Ep4: Landlines (remember them?)

    20 years ago, no business or home was without a landline. Yet fast forward two decades and this piece of tech, along with items such as faxes and modems, are now becoming obsolete. In the latest episode of ‘Terminated Tech’ our tech-twosome Adam and Daniel remember these old-school items and explain how you can send a 30 foot fish by fax!

    • 9 min
    Terminated Tech - Ep3: Music, TV and Video

    Terminated Tech - Ep3: Music, TV and Video

    Our resident tech gurus Daniel and Adam take a nostalgic look back at the TV and music gadgets that were popular two decades ago. The duo discuss the rise and fall of iPods, MP3 players and discmans, as well as DVDs and video players. A must-listen for all lovers of retro tech.

    • 9 min
    Terminated Tech - Ep2: Photography then and now

    Terminated Tech - Ep2: Photography then and now

    In the latest episode of ‘Terminated Tech’, we take a look back through the lens at cameras over the past two decades. Focusing in on digital cameras in their heyday of the 1990s, through to the evolution of the mobile phone camera. Lifeline IT’s resident photographic expert Daniel has a wealth of knowledge to share with listeners on how things have changed in the camera world.

    Dan and Adam talk about:
    - Late 90s Casio digital cameras.
    - Digital camera collaboration between Nikon and Fuji film
    - Loyalty to Nikon DSLR cameras
    - The tipping point between people moving from film to digital photography
    - Megapixels  range then and now  and how a DSLR now our resolves 38mm film camera
    - The early VHS camcorders
    - The rise of the mobile phone camera
    - Are we witnessing the total demise of the dedicated digital camera 
    - Renaissance  of old film cameras,
    - Manufacturers like Leica who  still make new film based cameras,

    • 10 min
    Terminated Tech - Ep1: Old school mobile phones etc

    Terminated Tech - Ep1: Old school mobile phones etc

    Ever wondered what happened to old-school Nokia mobiles, Blackberries and pagers? In the first of our ‘Terminated Tech’ series, Daniel and Adam take a step back in time to have a nostalgic look at old forms of communication that we couldn’t live without 20 years ago. This episode forms part of a collection of ‘Terminated Tech’ podcasts that Lifeline IT have created to celebrate their 20th anniversary.

    Daniel and Adam look at:
    - Daniel's love of the pager and why it still has a place today
    -  The old Nokia 3310s and 6210s and Snake
    - How  the Blackberry  was an absolute game changer 
    - Blackberry sets going for good money eBay,
    - The early iPhones
    - Single device transformation
    - The Palm Pilot nightmare
    - If you could bring back one of those devices, which one would it be? And why?

    • 8 min
    Top Travel Tech for 2022

    Top Travel Tech for 2022

    As the summer getaway begins, we bring you the latest gadgets and gizmos that will help you make the most of your holiday. In ‘The Travel Tech’ podcast, your hosts Daniel and Adam cover everything from selfie drones that fit in the palm of your hand and devices to keep you safe and connected when you’re ‘off-grid’, through to miniature laundry gadgets that make sure your clothes are pristine when overseas. This is a must listen for all wanderlusts.

    Snap Pixy - Selfie Drone Fits in the palm of your hand for those holiday pics - £205.00 https://Pixy.com 
    goTenna Mesh £168 - https://gotennamesh.com/products/mesh
     VAGO - Smallest Automated Travel Vacuum Vago £29 – https://tinyurl.com/prjpkjf3

    Uk Alternative - Duronic Mini Steam Iron Si2 £24.99 -  https://amzn.eu/d/b8cBYh9
    Scrubba Wash Bag 2.0  £42 -   https://amzn.eu/d/2olSkKY

    Fing App (see what devices are using your network)  https://www.fing.com/products/fing-app

    • 9 min
    Safety and Security Tech

    Safety and Security Tech

    How to keep yourself, your nearest and dearest and even your four-legged friends safe is the latest episode from Daniel and Adam. They talk through IT and tech that can make a real contribution to keeping you safe and secure. From pet tracking devices and anti-theft baggage that protects your tech, through to a website that ranks the safety of kids’ social media apps, this is a great listen for those wanting to get themselves up to date with the latest security devices.

    Links to items/websites mentioned in this episode 
    Pacsafe secure bags and wallets - anti theft, RFID protection
    https://pacsafe.co.uk
    Vodafone Curve
    https://eshop.v.vodafone.com/uk/curve-pet-gps-tracker
    Tractive
    https://tractive.com/en/
    NSPCC Net Aware
    https://www.net-aware.org.uk

    • 14 min

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