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The Tech Addicts Podcast

May 26, 2024

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.

With Gareth Myles and Ted Salmon
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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 USB C GaN Fast 4-in-1 £13.99

Or £12.99 from their website but P&P will apply.

Anker Prime 240W Desktop GaN Charger £129 from £199

LISEN 2 in 1 Magsafe Charger Stand for iPhone Foldable Wireless Charging Pad - £16.49

Logitech G PRO X Wireless Gaming Mouse £96 from £139

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