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NZ Tech Podcast: Dai Henwood on Smartphones, Xbox, WiFi Blimps + more

, posted: 29-May-2013 00:34


Paul Spain is joined by tech head comedian Dai Henwood to discuss Google's rumoured Wi-Fi blimps, the upcoming Xbox One, Microsoft's Surface Pro and the cool 'My Little Geek' book. Also featured is a massive treasure trove of information on choosing a smartphone to buy.

This episode produced and hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest Dai Henwood (@daihenwood).

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The top features of the smartphones we we had one hand during this episode:

  • iPhone 5: Industrial design, ease of use, massive app catalogue
  • Samsung Galaxy S4: Huge feature set, battery life, screen
  • Nokia Lumia 920: Wireless charging, robustness, ease of use, camera
  • Sony Xperia Z: Waterproof, screen, design
  • HTC One: Industrial design, camera, app catalogue
  • Nokia Lumia 520: value for money, design, ease of use
  • Samsung Galaxy Note II: Stylus and handwriting recognition, screen
  • Huawei G510: value for money, app catalogue

Our giveaway this week is the book 'My Little Geek' - please email with your name and address to enter. Double your chances by sharing a tweet that mentions @NZTechPodcast and @mlgeek. More info at:

You can keep current with our latest NZ Tech Podcast updates via Twitter @NZTechPodcast, the website and facebook page.

Would you like to join the NZ Tech Podcast live? Most Tuesday evenings starting somewhere between 6pm-7pm we join with Geekzone for a live audio stream from the studio and a hosted chat room. Details here.

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