Boys of Tech

de Edwin Hermann

New Zealand's longest running tech podcast hosted by Edwin Hermann, Brett King, Cameron Collie and Alec Doughty.

Episodios

Boys of Tech 383: They hold their cards close to their chest

por Edwin Hermann

Second sighting of possible Apple vehicle, Google looking to take on Amazon and Microsoft in the cloud, self-driving Tesla crashes in Beijing, New Zealand researchers develop rice cooker that runs on manure.

Boys of Tech 382: People wandering around almost like zombies

por Edwin Hermann

Faroe Islands have sheep view instead of Street View, Pokémon Go is the game that has captured the world, the PokeGone extension for Chrome, Fiat Chrysler offers money for finding bugs.

Boys of Tech 381: Trolling the FBI

por Edwin Hermann

Norway may ban fossil-fuel cars by 2025, Larry Page rumoured to be secretly funding a flying car start-up company, Anonymous hacker breaks into ISIS supporter's Twitter account, Kevin Mitnick is coming to New Zealand, Apple announces iOS 10.

Boys of Tech 380: Audio emojis

por Edwin Hermann

The ethical dilemmas of self-driving cars, Apple had considered buying Netflix, the Holy Bible has been translated into Emoji.

Boys of Tech 379: A really horrible experience

por Edwin Hermann

Firefox more popular than Internet Explorer and Edge combined, a hypersonic jet that could fly from London to Sydney in 2 hours, the future of the Blu-ray format, Uber's self-driving taxi, trademark applications suggest Samsung will release iris scanning technology, rumours that Apple will enable Macs to be unlocked via Touch ID on an iPhone.

Boys of Tech 378: Autumnal

por Edwin Hermann

Street View catches Google's car speeding, people upset by Google's search results in black, PCs and tablets on the decline.

Boys of Tech 377: iPhone 5C devices

por Edwin Hermann

Windows 95 can run on the Apple Watch, choosing the right words to boost your eBay sales, how to correctly pluralise Apple product names, the top phone manufacturers, how the San Bernardino iPhone was cracked is still under wraps, ANZ in Australia now supports Apple Pay.

Boys of Tech 376: A 3-D printed concrete castle

por Edwin Hermann

A translator from sign language into spoken word, the sound of your skull as biometric data, rumours that Apple is testing self-driving technology, a 3-D printed concrete castle.

Boys of Tech 375: The start of the slippery slope

por Edwin Hermann

The FBI obtains data on the San Bernadino cellphone, the US government needs data from another iPhone, new technology to help determine cellphone use in vehicle accidents, claims that ANZ bank is secretly testing Apple Pay, exploiting the iPhone 1970 bug over a wireless network.

Boys of Tech 374: Singular for bacteria

por Edwin Hermann

How Samsung and Apple phones handle being submerged in water and dropped onto hard surfaces, Dick Smith will live on as an online brand, a bacterium that can break down PET plastic.

Boys of Tech 373: I’d love to be a beta tester

por Edwin Hermann

Inventor of email dies aged 74, drones that autonomously follow you, the National Day of Unplugging.

Boys of Tech 372: Squeaky clean

por Edwin Hermann

Google's self-driving car no longer has a clean driving record, Apple achieves a small victory in its case against the FBI.

Boys of Tech 371: Handing over the keys to the ranch

por Edwin Hermann

FBI asks Apple to create software to help brute force a suspect's iPhone, Qantas to introduce free wireless Internet access on all domestic flights, ambulance called after request via Reddit.

Boys of Tech 370: No one’s that desperate

por Edwin Hermann

Nissan's self-parking office chairs, guilty plea from man who shot down drone, Google's latest Android ad mocks Apple, the iOS 1970 bug.

Boys of Tech 369: They’ve got bad data, we don’t have any data

por Edwin Hermann

Twitter suspends 125,000 accounts linked with terrorism, Facebook analysis reveals 3.6 degrees of separation, Toyota to drop the Scion brand.

Boys of Tech 368: A senior network engineer who can also scuba dive

por Edwin Hermann

Microsoft to trial an underwater data centre, Apple is no longer the world's most valuable company.

Boys of Tech 367: Round the bays

por Edwin Hermann

Haptic feedback technology in vehicles, Microsoft's concept app makes it difficult to snooze.

Boys of Tech 366: Journey through the Nevada Desert

por Edwin Hermann

CES booth raided by US marshals and stock confiscated, programming a drone to land autonomously on a moving vehicle, Germany gets Google, Facebook and Twitter to agree on removing hate speech, hackers break fuel discount voucher algorithm.

Boys of Tech 365: We did it

por Edwin Hermann

Facebook ditches Flash for video, mobile browsing to surpass desktop browsing by the end of 2016, technology to prevent truck drivers from falling asleep at the wheel, The Beatles now available from streaming services, Google Play lets you choose one half-price album.

Boys of Tech 364: Only four sleeps to go

por Edwin Hermann

US law requires drone owners to register their drones, draft legislation in California would ban completely autonomous vehicles, TechRadar puts five smartphones to the test, pre-paid duty free orders delivered by robotic arm at Auckland Airport.

Boys of Tech 363: I probably won't be able to ever afford an Audi

por Edwin Hermann

Hoverboards catching fire and exploding, Audi's latest smart headlight technology, Hyperloop Technologies to build a high speed transport prototype, New Zealand broadband prices likely to face an increase.

Boys of Tech 362: Philanthropic adventure

por Edwin Hermann

BBC experiment with personalised movies, Zuckerberg to give away 99% of his Facebook shares, Christmas tree lights could be interfering with your wireless connection, crowdsourcing the hunt for African fossils.

Boys of Tech 361: Waitangi

por Edwin Hermann

Software pirate avoids legal proceedings by creating an anti-piracy video, the Raspberry Pi Zero sells out in less than 24 hours, New Zealand scientists develop stretchy rubber keyboard.

Boys of Tech 360: It was brown initially

por Edwin Hermann

Countries torn over whether to retain leap seconds, the last of the Zune ecosystem has closed, New Zealand firm leading the way with renewable plastics.

Boys of Tech 359: It’s in Japanese

por Edwin Hermann

Police pull over Google self-driving vehicle, new aircraft tracking system to be near real-time, Hyundai's augmented reality owner's manual.

Boys of Tech 358: A very pretty toilet

por Edwin Hermann

Amazon to open a physical store in Seattle, Twitter adopts Facebook terminology, NASA is recruiting astronauts.

Boys of Tech 357: A petrol-powered iPhone

por Edwin Hermann

Researchers develop a new lithium-air battery with energy density comparable to petrol, talking technology in vehicles can be a distraction, Motobot is the Yamaha robot that can autonomously ride an unmodified motorcycle.

Boys of Tech 356: Don't believe everything you see on YouTube

por Edwin Hermann

Google releases YouTube Red, China is to build the world's largest particle accelerator, a comet emitting alcohol equivalent to 500 bottles of wine per second.

Boys of Tech 355: Tim Cook on stage dropping the latest iPhone

por Edwin Hermann

Teenager allegedly hacks into personal email account belonging to CIA director, Nike's self-lacing shoes to go on sale next year, mystery behind Facebook app draining iPhone batteries, Apple's patent to reduce screen breakages, Steve Ballmer only rates Apple and Microsoft when it comes to hardware.

Boys of Tech 354: A wind-off

por Edwin Hermann

Remotely disabling a drone, smart device lets you know when you need to go to the loo, a life-sized caravan made out of Lego, Steve Ballmer buys a 4 per cent stake in Twitter, New York city to trial GPS-based taxi meters.

Boys of Tech 353: Prevented the accident from being prevented

por Edwin Hermann

Man briefly owns the google.com domain name, accidents involving driverless vehicles.

Boys of Tech 352: Take you for a ride

por Edwin Hermann

Robot taxies coming to Japan in 2016, Microsoft releases Skype translator for Windows desktop users, Microsoft responds to Windows 10 spying claims, Twitter considers extending 140 character limit.

Boys of Tech 351: Is a need that no-one knows about actually a need?

por Edwin Hermann

Richard Dawkins questions Ahmed Mohammed's integrity, Apple Watch saves man's life, Apple has been Rick-rolling us on their website.

Boys of Tech 350: Not-so-interesting things

por Edwin Hermann

Facebook and NASA reach out to teenager whose homemade clock sparked a police callout, secure chip can self-destruct remotely on demand, Facebook to introduce a Dislike button, Apple releases an Android app, Brody Nelson talks to us about Parkable.

Boys of Tech 349: eYes!

por Edwin Hermann

Jeanette Manu and Don Ettles talk to us about their hilarious eYes video that went viral, the SCiO hand-held molecular sensor on Kickstarter, Microsoft presents at Apple's September event.