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The Tech Addicts Podcast

Jun 19, 2022

With Gareth Myles and Ted Salmon
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Martyn Dix

Just a quick note Ted to say how much I'm enjoying your Tech Addicts podcasts with the Irish fella :-) 2+ hours is perfectly fine with me. Thanks.


Harkback Special!

Matt Jones on Raleigh Vektar

Another great walk down memory lane. Thanks! I was recently reminded of the Vektar when the owner of my local childhood bike shop passed away and this old photo was shared. If you look in the window on the right you can see a shiny new Vektar, along with promotional graphics. I remember this vividly as I spent many an hour with my nose pressed up against the window lusting after it! 13 year olds like me had just been introduced to an 8-bit Trans Am (Knight Rider), Motorcycles (Street Hawk) and Helicopters (Airwolf) so when they told us about a computerised bike, we didn’t think they meant a cheap radio and a siren! We were young and naive enough to think we were getting AI and self driving ability! As soon as we learned it couldn’t talk, and you still had to pedal it we soon lost interest, and I think the spoilt brats that got them for Christmas were all gravely disappointed!


Ian Barton on Google Might Be Going To Scupper Ad blockers


Jeremy Harpham on the Sony Neckband SRS-NB10 bluetooth headset I was getting ear troubles with continued use of in-ear or over ear headphones on too many Teams/Zoom calls. Like many, my working world has reversed since the pandemic. Instead of 80% office I'm now 80% home. This headset would not make sense in an office environment. Comfort - Superb. All day wearable to an extent that you don't notice it. Sound quality - fabulous for listening to voice calls, podcasts, casual radio listening. Don't bother if for music. Call clarity is excellent. Does pick up louder background noise. Battery life is a full 5 days working-week (so 40 hours?). And USB-C charging too with quick top-up. Couple of hours for a full charge. Build quality is typical Sony, so great. Bluetooth never drops. Multipoint to 2 devices. Exceeded my expectations and is definitely now my main device for work calls. Excellent value for money.


Logitech MX Master 3 Mouse 

Ted’s new monitor…

MSI Optix AG321CQR Curved Gaming Monitor 

Hardline on the hardware:

Marshall widens the soundstage on its new home speaker lineup

Ikea, Swedish House Mafia collab on beefy turntable for new fall collection

Poco F4 Pro reportedly cancelled as more Poco F4 details are confirmed

Anker 625 Solar Panel released with 100 W power output and USB-C port

Anbernic RG353P is a retro gaming handheld that dual boots Android and Linux

Motorola Razr 3's price leaks 1,149 Euros

Apple fined for slowing down old iPhones

Samsung is getting sued for predicting remaining battery life

New report reaffirms Samsung Galaxy S22 FE cancellation rumours

A cheaper Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 4G is coming with the Snapdragon 720G at the helm

Three pay-as-you-go prices to rise by up to 250% for thousands of users

ZTE Axon 40 Ultra goes global, sales begin on June 21 - Specs

Samsung Galaxy Xcover6 Pro - Full phone specifications

Xiaomi Book S 12.4 Photo Leaks

Flap your trap about an App:

Last chance to browse using Microsoft's Internet Explorer is this week

Samsung launches Samsung Wallet, a one-stop shop to manage your digital identity

Microsoft Defender brings online and local protection to all platforms

Vivaldi launches its own email client with integrated calendar and RSS reader

Windows 11 'Restore Apps' feature will make it easier to set up new PCs

Microsoft leaks Windows 11 23H2 desktop app folders feature

ChromeOS News

Chrome OS will mimic Windows 11 with Partial Split Chromebook windows

Chrome OS could let you split your screen in different ways

Simple Notepad Extension for Chrome

The killer calendar app your Chromebook's been missing - Business Calendar 2

Hark Back

The Royal Silver Reed Portable Typewriter 

Bargain Basement: Best UK deals and tech on sale we have spotted

Microsoft 365 Personal 15 Months subscription - Was: £139.99 Now: £39.99

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G Smartphone Sim Free Android Folding phone 128GB Black (UK Version) £599 down from £949

AKG Pro Audio Ara Professional USB-C Condenser Microphone - Now £74.60 Was: £99.00

HUAWEI Sound Joy Portable Bluetooth Speaker £69.99 down from £129.99, 79 dBA @2 m Devialet Quad Speakers, 26 Hour Playback, Shake Stereo Link Up, Spruce Green

Nokia XR20 £100 off, now £299 - beware this is the 64GB/4GB not 128GB/6GB


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