On this NYE edition we look at the options you have for unsending or deleteing messages in email, WhatsApp, Messenger and SMS. Twitter Blue - what it means and how much it costs, We deep dive into New Years Resolutions, wellness and mindfullness and explore how tech can help you along the way. In the news we look at how Find my iPhone helped to safe a life this Christmas and we quickly revisit managing your passwords. Have a great New Year!
In this episode we chat about changing the size of objects and text on your device screens. Eco-friendly smartphones are making an impact (or rather less of an impact) on our environment. We look at Fairphone, Apple, Samsung, Google and Motorola and what they are doing to become more carbon neutral. With the holiday season upon us, we discuss the many ways we can use technology to keep int touch wtth our loved ones whether they are just down the road or in another continent. ElfYourself and BeReal are our featured apps and we look at what's going on in the socials in and around our local community.
Kay, James and special guest Baz, team up to give you a rundown on dining out with the help of technology. They explore using the internet to get some great deals, using tech to order your food both at home and in the restaurant using QR codes. Choosing a restaurant using online reviews, online bookings, delivery and various apps including Doordash, UberEats among others. In the news is Cultivated Meats and how the world chefs are feeling about the concept. Some great stuff in this episode - thanks guys :)
This episode is all about grocery shopping. We look at shared grocery lists using Google Keep and how your lists can be integrated with Google Assistant to voice your commands. We discuss shopping psychology and how retailers are controlling your spending without you neccessarily knowing that it's happening. Online shopping for groceries is a great way to save time and money, so we look at some of the options, as well the effectiveness of the Coles and Woolies Apps. We also touch on the new .AU domain names now out in the wild.
We explain the various way of removing and uninstalling programs and apps from your Android, Apple and Windows devices. WhatsApp and Woolies are in the news and we deep dive into notifications on your various devices and how to acftivate and/or silence them. This follow on from our previous deep dive into crafting your feed (episode 10). Our featured apps are Google and Microsoft Authenticator and our listener question is about finding out what song is currently being played on the radio.