The Technology Podcast from PC Pro and Alphr

The Technology Podcast from PC Pro and Alphr

United Kingdom

Weekly news and opinions, from two of the UK's biggest names in tech

Episodes

The Technology Podcast 384  

In a special mid-hiatus podcast, the old team reunites to discuss tightened rules on broadband advertising, the increasing danger of robots taking our jobs, BT’s acquisition of EE and the best of CES. We also nominate our choices for the … Continue reading

The Technology Podcast 383  

On the podcast this week, we discuss whether Jack Dorsey can get Twitter back on track, if Apple is cheating its customers with the iPhone 6s, and whether Electric Jukebox is the future of home music streaming. On this week’s … Continue reading

The Technology Podcast 382  

On the podcast this week: Microsoft unveils the Surface Book (and the Surface Pro 4 and some phones and a smartband); Google drops ‘Don’t be Evil’; Amazon bans Chromecast and Apple TV. Hot hardware is the Parrot Hydrofoil – a … Continue reading

The Technology Podcast 381  

On the podcast this week we chat about the new Google Nexus 5X, 6P and Chromecast 2; the dystopian future of advertising; and the team discusses why there’s so much bad science. Our hot hardware candidate is the Apple iPhone … Continue reading

The Technology Podcast 380  

On the podcast this week we discuss the BBC’s plans to take on Netflix at its own game in the US; the team wonders why MI5 is so unhappy about encryption; and we take a long, hard look at iOS … Continue reading

The Technology Podcast 379  

On the podcast this week we discuss rumours of Facebook introducing a “dislike” button; explore new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s track record on science and technology; and ask why Elon Musk wants to nuke Mars. Our hot hardware candidate is … Continue reading

The Technology Podcast 378  

On this week’s podcast the team discusses the revelations from last night’s Apple event, including the iPhone 6S and the new iPad Pro. We also discuss the latest technology showcased at IFA last week; our hot hardware candidate is the … Continue reading

The Technology Podcast 377  

On this week’s podcast Amazon pulls the plug on the Fire Phone, Facebook hits a billion active users and Apple gets ready to launch the new Apple TV. Our hot hardware candidate is Intel’s new “Skylake” family of processors.  

The Technology Podcast 376  

On this week’s podcast we discuss more of Intel’s IDF announcements, an experimental battery that can power an iPhone for a week, and Google’s new OnHub router. Our hot software candidate is Windows 10 for compact tablets.

The Technology Podcast 375  

On the podcast this week we discuss Intel’s new Optane memory technology; reports of staff abuse at Amazon; and the technologies that could give us superhuman capabilities. Our hot hardware candidate is the Nokia N1, the best Android tablet money … Continue reading

The Technology Podcast 374  

On the podcast this week we discuss the transformation of Google into Alphabet; ask whether Brits are too timid to build great companies; and ponder whether “find my phone” services are all they’re cracked up to be. The team also … Continue reading

The Technology Podcast 373  

On this week’s podcast, we discuss Uber’s amazing $51bn valuation; a sneaky worm that can spread through peripherals; and Lumos, the smart cycle helmet. Our hot hardware candidate is the new Motorola Moto G, an upmarket smartphone with a low … Continue reading

The Technology Podcast 372  

On the podcast this week the team discusses Windows 10, the future of Twitter, and Amazon’s new music-streaming service for Prime members. Our Hot Hardware candidate is the Nest Cam, Google’s home security camera.

The Technology Podcast 371  

On the podcast this week we discuss Apple and Microsoft’s divergent financial reports; debate a data leak that exposes cheating spouses; and ask whether Slack can really replace email. Our hot hardware candidate is the HP Elitebook Folio 1020, a … Continue reading

The Technology Podcast 370  

On the podcast this week we welcome Apple Pay to the UK; discover what Chrome and Firefox have been blocking; and ask whether the arrival of Office 2016 is too little, too late for Microsoft. Our hot hardware candidate is … Continue reading

The Technology Podcast 369  

On the podcast this week: the BBC Micro Bit has the team waxing nostalgic; we ask why the Galaxy S6 failed to turn Samsung’s finances around; and we learn about OnStar, the smart motoring system shortly to arrive in high-end … Continue reading

The Technology Podcast 368  

On the podcast this week: Greek citizens turn to Bitcoin as the country faces a possible exit from the eurozone; Amazon brings its one-hour delivery service to the UK – or at least one small area of it; and iOS … Continue reading

The Technology Podcast 367  

On the podcast this week we discuss revelations that GCHQ has been hacking antivirus software; we meet the world’s first robotic opera singer; and we weigh up Amazon’s new plan to pay authors by the page. Our Hot Hardware candidate … Continue reading

PC Pro Podcast 366  

On the podcast this week we ask whether we ought to be concerned about Apple’s entry into the news business; discuss a robot that’s 3D-printing a bridge in Amsterdam; and learn how mobile phone usage can provide insights into employment … Continue reading

PC Pro Podcast 365  

On this week’s podcast we round up Apple’s announcements at WWDC; we ask whether humanity’s future might rely as much on arts as sciences; and we discuss the exciting possibility of power over Wi-Fi. Our hot hardware candidate is the … Continue reading

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