871: Good Covid

We look at some of the positive effects of the pandemic on our day-to-day tech lives including new developments from the EU who are launching an official app you can use as a driving license or public services card.

We also chat with Alistair McKinstry, a climate scientist at the Irish Centre for High End Computing. He has been working on climate models to find out what kind of world we will be living in, if we pick up some lessons about sustainability, or go back to our old ways.

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867: Epic Apple Battle

We explain why Apple could lose billions in their battle with Epic Games and get all the pros and cons on working from home as Niall and Dusty disagree on new working policies with tech giants.

We also reveal a flight thats even hotter than a Ryanair jet to Spain and we discover Confirms new state-of-the-art test bed at UL with their director Conor McCarthy.

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866: Samsung MBA Killers

Samsungs Unpacked event this week unveiled new laptops that are as powerful as a pc but as slim as a smartphone. We give you the very impressive details.

We  also mourn the loss of Dublins Digital Hub, give you something cool to try with Zoom and warn why ‘buying’ a video on iTunes doesn’t mean you actually own it.

Finally, enjoy a great chat with Alison Campbell fro Knowledge Transfer Ireland about strategies and tools which are helping boost the commercial uptake of research and results that benefit us all.

Our show is sponsored this month by Fidelity Investments, a global leader in fintech innovation who are hiring for tech roles in Ireland. If you are an online worker, or looking to have that kind of freedom, you can find out more about how to virtually join the Fidelity Investments team at fidelityinvestments.ie

 

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865: Apple Spring Loaded

A bunch of exciting new tech from Apple this week.  We go through the new iMac, iPhone, iPad Pro and Air Tags with Irish availability and pricing.  We also find out how you can sue Facebook, how many humans it will take to colonise Mars and all about Amazon Palm Reading.

We end our specially extended edition chatting to Dr Justin Tonra from NUI Galway about how to use big data to auto read books and understand their stories.

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864: They Are Listening

Does your smartphone suck up information about you, even when you are not connected to the internet. Fascinating findings with Prof Doug Leith from SFI Connect this week.

We also have the latest announcements from Apple and Samsung and come up with a novel new fine for Facebook data breaches.

Join us for Tech Radio with Fidelity Investments who specialize in fintech innovation and are hiring for tech roles in Ireland right now. Find out how to virtually join their team at fidelityinvestments.ie

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863: Who’s Watching You

Three bilion social media profile photos have been scraped, put into a Facial Recognition database, and sold to the police. We have the story.

We say a fond farewell to LG and hear about  a great new scheme were Techies Go Green.

Thanks to our sponsor this month, Fidelity Investments who are hiring for tech roles in Ireland. Apply now to virtually join a global leader in fintech innovation from the safety of your home.

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