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In this podcast episode we preview the Apple Mac event, which is widely expected to be the 12th October 2021 (at time of publishing). We're expecting new MacBook Pro 14" and MacBook Pro 16" models: what new features are we hoping for, and what are we expecting Apple to deliver. How much will these new models cost? The Mac Event discussion begins at…
 
In this episode we round up the week's tech news and rumours, including satellite messaging on the iPhone 13 and the new Apple Watch 7. Our main topics are: Intel's new Arc GPUs - will it bring competition for AMD and nVidia? and; we look at claims SSD manufacturers are switching cheaper components onto their drives once they've had favourable perf…
 
Apple's announcement that it will scan images on iPhones for matches with known child abuse images has been pretty polarising. Many view this is a fantastic step, and many think that it sets precedents for privacy issues. In this episode we discuss the issue from various angles and perspectives. We also discuss vapourware and Pete tells some awful …
 
In this episode we discuss what needs to happen in the PC hardware and software arena before PCs can compete on equal footing with Apple's M1 Macs (for power consumption, thermals, and all-round good performance). Will Qualcomm and Microsoft be able to work together to bring some competition to Apple Silicon?…
 
In this episode we talk about the things we love about the iPad, share a bit of news and some pretty awful jokes. Cheap Apple stuff can be found here: AMAZON LINKS - As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases ============================================================== Apple Store on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3sj94B2​ ( UK: https://amz…
 
In this podcast we take a brief look at Razer's hardware announcements from E3 2021, including a beast of a new Razer Blade 14" and their smart new GaN Charger. We also take the time to look at where we are in the Apple Silicon transition... since Apple didn't think it was important enough to warrant a mention at WWDC21!…
 
In this episode, we show how taking risks can pay off when it comes to getting tech for cheap! We talk a little more about the iPad as a laptop replacement, offer some thoughts on the Epic vs Apple lawsuit, and perhaps most importantly, get an update on Pete's dog-chewed Apple pencil. We also rant a little about UPS and poor courier service and FIN…
 
In this episode: we discuss some of the issues which are still unresolved on the M1 Macs; talk about how small YouTube channels get products for review, and; we look ahead to WWDC 2021 and the Apple Keynote on 7 June 2021 - which hardware and software releases are we expecting? Will there be new iMacs, new MacBook Pros or new iPad Pros? Will there …
 
In this podcast episode, we discuss Intel's publication of their strategy to increase silicon production, start their 7nm process, and generally catch up with the competition. We also talk about the possible release of a new iMac soon... ...and Pete consumes something very disgusting indeed.By Constant Geekery
 
In this week's podcast episode, we reminisce about simple times in the world of computing - can you believe it has been 40 years since the introduction of Sinclair's ZX81? A game changing machine that brought home computing to the masses, and spawned the even more popular ZX Spectrum. Without these computers, things might have been very different! …
 
In this episode we look at some of the user stories of high data writes to their Apple M1 SSD. Is this a result of heavy swapfile usage? Is Adobe software to blame? Does the average user need to worry? We also look at new releases from Blackmagic Design and discuss the future possibilities for Apple Silicon.…
 
Intel has released some benchmarks claiming that Apple's M1 is not as good as everyone says... and that we should be instead looking to their Evo platform and the Core-i7 1185G7. Perhaps Intel should keep focusing on improving their product line rather than wasting time trying to claim dubious wins in obscure tests? What do you think?…
 
In this episode we answer some questions about lifespan of the SSDs in the Apple M1 machines, and cover some of the latest Apple news... like the new dual-8K VR headset Apple is apparently making. Naturally a tech podcast wouldn't be complete with out some culinary misadventures - tune in to see what Pete Eats this week!…
 
In this week's episode, we talk about some of the issues with the M1 Macs, and explain why its extraordinary value might encourage some professionals to have both Mac and PC... and enjoy the best (and worst) of both worlds. We also talk about Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, VR, Sony's new Airpeak drone along with the new UK drone legislation, and …
 
In this episode we take a light-hearted look at some of the news from CES 2021, discuss whether Apple's new M1 silicon has met our expectations, and sift through some more Apple product launch rumours for 2021... including: the MacBook Pro 14" and 16" models; new iMacs; the possibility of a new Intel Mac Pro, and; a new display. There's also talk o…
 
In our last episode for 2020, we review some of the tech launches of the year, and we look forward to what we might expect from Apple Silicon in 2021. If the M1 was game changing... then the rumoured developments could be game ending! And of course, the Air Pods Max get a healthy dose of Pete and Dayv critique!…
 
The Big Sur launch wasn't a glittering success, with outages and issues aplenty. Reports of background app snooping and logging in Big Sur have hit the headlines - should we be concerned about privacy on Apple macOS? In this episode we address these issues and discuss software support for Apple Silicon Macs with Rosetta 2.…
 
New Apple Silicon Macs are coming! Which computers are we expecting to launch at Apple's "One More Thing" special event on the 10 November 2020? Will Apple deliver on all their promises, or will we be disappointed? In this week's podcast, we talk about the various rumours to try and figure out what's likely, and try to answer some commonly raised q…
 
In this episode we review the recent Apple event and the release of the new iPhone 12 line-up, and the new HomePod Mini. Are the new computational photography and videography features beneficial to creativity? Is Apple as environmentally conscious as they would like us to believe? Will HomePod Mini stop you shouting at your children? All these ques…
 
If you've made a fantastic new product, it's good to make sure that you have enough of said product, and that your customers can actually buy it... or you can take nVidia's approach and just launch it anyway. In this episode: AMD Zen3 announcement; the 13 October #AppleEvent, and; our main topic: nVidia RTX 3080 & RTX 3090 launch issues, including …
 
nVidia is in the process of acquiring ARM... just as Apple announces a transition to its own ARM-based Silicon designs. Has nVidia thrown a spanner in Apple's plans? Why are people unhappy about this acquisition? Will nVidia keep its promises? All discussed in this new Podcast episode.By Dayv and Pete
 
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