Podcast

Unravelling Technology - BirchenallHowden Ltd

Each episode we'll be discussing the hot topics in tech and exploring them in depth.

Episodes

  • E3 2019 Recap

    Jun 18 2019

    The greatest video game-obsessed minds that Unravelling Technology could muster discuss this year's E3. We discuss conferences, announcements and thoughts on the future of video games.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Apple WWDC 2019 and Google Stadia

    Jun 13 2019

    It’s that time again! We talk through the major Apple announcements from WWDC 2019, as well as discussing THAT monitor stand. We also chat about the the recent Google Stadia conference and how accessible the platform will be for the average gamer.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Playdate and 5G

    Jun 05 2019

    Is the UK ready for 5G? We discuss, as the mobile network is launched in various cities in the country. We're also talking about the new handheld gaming console that uses a hand crank as an input method - Playdate!Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Adobe Annoys Photoshop Customers

    May 20 2019

    Adobe has taken a fair bit of flack from their recent Photoshop price increases, and their warning of legal action should customers continue to use old versions of the software. We discuss why Adobe have made these changes, and what this means for the future of Photoshop.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Amazon Malls

    May 14 2019

    Why are Amazon buying up derelict shopping malls? Are they using them for distribution purposes or could we be seeing Amazon shopping malls in the near future? We speculate, as well as discussing motherboard manufacturing controversies and the man who “accidentally” ate an Apple Airpod…Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Packets of CRISPR

    May 08 2019

    Scientists are experimenting with the hacking of our very DNA to be able to fight disease, develop medicines and even store data within our biological material. We explore the technical, moral and ethical debates to be had around the subject, as well as coming up with a pun for the episode title, which is tenuous at best...Stuff from the episode…  &n...more

  • Avert Your Eyes

    Apr 30 2019

    The World Health Organisation have recently advised that children under the age of 5 should have limited or no "screen time". We discuss just how practical that is, as well as looking at Microsoft's recent change of policy on asking users to change their passwords regularly.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Disney and Notre-Dame

    Apr 25 2019

    After the devastating fire which burned down large parts of the historic Notre-Dame Cathedral, we look at how it could be rebuild using digital mapping technology. We also discuss Disney's new streaming service and whether it's worth the subscription cost...Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Apple Cards on The Table

    Apr 02 2019

    Resident Mac-spert Josh Crouch joins us to discuss Apple's recent keynote where they announced credit cards, streaming services and more subscriptions than you can shake an Apple Pencil at. Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Google Stadia

    Mar 25 2019

    We couldn't let the news of Google's new game streaming platform Google Stadia pass us by, so here are our initial thoughts, hopes and worries for the intriguing new gaming subscription service set to shake up the industry...Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • ScreenX and Model Y

    Mar 20 2019

    Will ScreenX get you back into the cinema, and will the Model Y prompt you to get a Tesla? We give our opinions on this week's Unravelling Technology podcast.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Mo Momo, Mo Problems

    Mar 05 2019

    Joe, David and Adam explain why you shouldn’t be worried about “Momo” and the “Momo Challenge”, and why we should all probably stop talking about her/it. They also take a look at Nike’s malfunctioning app-controlled basketball shoes…Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • This Person Does Not Exist

    Feb 28 2019

    We look at the AI program that is generating completely new human faces, as well as talking about Samsung's new foldable phone and the car AI that helps you avoid red lights.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 122 - How To Build A PC

    Feb 21 2019

    On this week’s episode, we discuss The Verge’s now infamous video on How To Build A PC that got the internet all riled up, as well as looking at how YouTube’s copyright system has become a tool for censorship and extortion.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 121 - Facebook Aren't Appy

    Feb 12 2019

    Apple revoke Facebook’s enterprise certificate, leaving them unable to work on internal apps, and more than a little peeved. We explain what this means, as well as looking at the technophobic Superbowl halftime adverts.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 120 - Fake News

    Jan 31 2019

    The Daily Mail had a bone to pick with Microsoft after their Edge browser was warning users not to trust the news site. As well as looking at fake news, we also discuss the potentially insidious nature of the 10 Year Challenge, and what adverts could do to Netflix's subscriber count.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 119 - Birdbox, Netflix and Robot Cafés

    Jan 17 2019

    We talk about that film that everyone has watched, what it means for Netflix and the Japanese café employing disabled people to operate robot waiters.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 118 - Merry Christmas!

    Dec 19 2018

    It's our annual festive edition, complete with techy Christmas wishlist and the famous Unravelling Technology End of Year Quiz.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 117 - Atomic Clock

    Dec 14 2018

    A clock that's TOO accurate, Apple losing its status as most valuable company in the world and thousands of printers being hacked. We've got the scoop on this week's Unravelling Technology!Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 116 - National Videogame Museum

    Nov 30 2018

    Joe, David and Adam went to the opening weekend of the National Videogame Museum, now it has found a new home here in Sheffield!They give their verdict on the museum, as well as discussing the latest in tech news.Featured on the episode… Game Theorists video about the implications of Pewdiepie being toppled by T-series Vox report on Instagram museumsAcademic paper about taking pictures with the intent of sharing themPodc...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 115 - A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

    Nov 22 2018

    We explain how one person managed to encode the entire works of Shakespeare into one, tiny picture and tweet it out. There is also discussion about whether there is any point to the "PC Classic" console...Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 114 - Trust Issues and Red Dead Redemption

    Oct 26 2018

    Google are in hot water for breaching EU anti-competition rules, and we look at how deep fakes could change the way we view media. We also discuss the controversy around Rockstar overworking staff ahead of their latest game release, Red Dead Redemption 2.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 113 - The Return of Torrenting

    Oct 11 2018

    With the fragmenting of streaming services, people are turning back to illegal downloading to get access to the shows and movies they want to watch. We chat about the future of streaming, as well as the man who has built the entire Pokemon game in Minecraft...Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 112 - A Tale of 2 Internets

    Sep 28 2018

    A former Google chief predicts the internet will be split in two by 2030. The question is, which side of the internet will we be on? We also talk about the insurance company who only provide policies that can track data via wearables, and how the front-facing camera on your phone is lying to you.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 111 - Huge Apps, Tiny Playstation

    Sep 21 2018

    Is software too bloated? Will anyone buy the PlayStation Classic? Why do IT professionals feel like they’re impostors? Let’s find out on this week’s Unravelling Technology podcast… Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 110 - Apple Conference 2018

    Sep 14 2018

    It’s that time of year again, the Apple Conference! We discuss all the announcements from the conference including 3 new iPhones and an Apple Watch. We also look at problematic programming languages, memes under threat and of course, Elon Musk and Tesla.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 109 - Space Elevator

    Sep 12 2018

    Going up! We discuss the proposal to construct an elevator to transport materials into space, as well as taking a look at Elon Musk's latest antics.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 108 - Star Wars

    Aug 14 2018

    Who writes those Amazon reviews, and what do they get out of it? We put our investigative hats on and dive into the world of fake reviews. Also, we talk about how tech could help reshape architecture as we know it, and take pot shots at this week's Kickstarter of the Week!Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 107 - We Need To Talk About Elon

    Jul 27 2018

    Shrinking violet Elon Musk has been in the news a lot recently, so much so in fact, that we had to delete our last podcast. So thanks for that Elon! We explain what's been going on in this week's podcast.Connor also talks about his new toy, which you can see more of in our video below... Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 106 - Heatwave

    Jul 06 2018

    It's almost 30°C outside, but we sat indoors and recorded a podcast just for you because we're committed to bringing you the latest in tech and IT news. That's what's you call "dedication".

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 105 - The One With All The Distractions

    Jun 29 2018

    We do talk about tech, honest! But we do go a little off topic with talk about allergies and escape rooms too...Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 104 - E3 2018

    Jun 18 2018

    As you may have noticed by now, we enjoy playing video games. And last week was the largest video gaming conference in the world, E3! We look back on all the major announcements and talk about what we're looking forward to playing over the next year.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 103 - I Have A Bad Feeling About This...

    Jun 05 2018

    As has become tradition, we review the new Star Wars film, Solo, while also squeezing in your weekly dose of tech news and updates!Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 102 - The Boring Episode

    Jun 01 2018

    What is the Boring Company? What's the most sophisticated code ever written? How good is Titanic: The Musical? All these questions (and a couple more) answered in this weeks Unravelling Tech!Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 101 - Laurel or Yanny

    May 18 2018

    We try and wrap our heads round the recent audio illusion that's been doing the rounds, as well as discussing Google's AI controversy, video calls for prisons and new AI booking assistant tech demonstrated at Google I/O.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 100 - Episode 100!

    May 10 2018

    They said we'd never make it, but here we are at our 100th episode! We look at why messaging app Telegram is being banned in some countries, and why France.com has caused a commotion recently...Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 099 - Car Boot Sale

    Apr 27 2018

    TSB could have done with some IT support this weekend as many of their customers were unable to access their accounts over the weekend. We also take a look at Amazon's new delivery service by which they unlock your car boot and leave your package.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 098 - Wasabi Kit Kats

    Apr 20 2018

    Joe returns from his trip to Japan, and along with stories and anecdotes, he comes armed with wasabi flavoured Kit Kats...Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 097 - A History of Violence

    Mar 21 2018

    It's the 90s again on the Unravelling Technology podcast as we try to answer the eternal question: Do violent video games create violent people? We also discuss the Internet Archive's quest to emulate the cheap handheld video games of our childhood, and talk about the Meme Restaurant you never asked for!Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 096 - Hijacked!

    Mar 09 2018

    The cure is worse than the disease as we talk viruses bundled with games, enterprising Spotify users and ask: who really runs the cloud?Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 095 - The Facebook Roast

    Feb 22 2018

    Dodgy VPNs? Abuse of 2FA? It can only be the company we love to hate - Facebook! Join the usual suspects as we discuss Facebook's recent blunders, virtual tours of Egypt, terrorist-tracking AI, and the ugliest smart-mailbox you'll ever see.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 094 - Teslas in Space

    Feb 13 2018

    Why did Elon Musk send a car into space? Was Elon inside the spacesuit the whole time? How easy is it to parallel park in space? These questions and more answered on the Unravelling Technology podcast!Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 093 - On Yer Bike

    Feb 06 2018

    Sheffield has been infested with bright yellow bicycles, and Strava running data has been giving away military bases. We also take a look at DieWithMe, a strange chat app which only works if you have 5% battery or less...We've got all the details on this week's Unravelling Technology podcast!Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 092 - Amazon Gone

    Jan 26 2018

    Luke Redhead joins us to recap some of the most interesting products unveiled at this year's CES, and we discuss just how someone has managed to shoplift from Amazon's new grocery store, Amazon Go.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 091 - Spectre and Meltdown

    Jan 12 2018

    A big exploit on Many commercial CPUs has rocked the tech world. We explain what Spectre and Meltdown actually are and how they spell danger for your machines. Welcome to 2018...Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 090 - Star Wars Spoilercast

    Dec 22 2017

    We finish 2017 with a spoiler-filled discussion of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. So be warned, if you haven't seen it, listen to this podcast once you have!Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 089 - A Long Time Ago On A Podcast Far, Far Away...

    Dec 18 2017

    The spoiler-free Star Wars: The Last Jedi review is in, and we take our now traditional end of year quiz, looking back over tech news from the past 12 months.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 088 - Should I Buy Bitcoin?

    Dec 08 2017

    The value of Bitcoin is soaring, but it's also very unstable. Is now the right time to buy, and just how easy is it? We take a look at the positives and the pitfalls of investing in cryptocurrency.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 087 - The Root of All Evil

    Nov 30 2017

    A major security flaw was discovered this week in Apple's latest High Sierra MacOS which left us all asking serious questions and we take a look at the cuddly robot that helps you fall asleep...Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 086 - How To Be A Villain

    Nov 28 2017

    The FCC, EA and Uber - what do these companies have in common? They're not in anybody's good books this week as we discuss net neutrality, Star Wars and data breaches (again)!Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 085 - Alexa! Party time!

    Nov 17 2017

    Sometimes AI needs to let its hair down. Joe and David discuss who edits Wikipedia, as well as the irksome iOS bug that isn't without a hint of irony.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 084 - Justin Bieber and Cher

    Nov 03 2017

    We named this podcast after the only two celebrities Joe could name... More importantly though, we unpack the implications for AI being able to create images, the death of Kinect and the Sony Paris Games week.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 083 - White Mirror

    Oct 20 2017

    The KRACK WiFi vulnerability poses a threat to businesses and individuals alike, but what are the big companies doing to counteract it? We also take a look at Netflix's original content push, the new quiz app from Vine and the rumoured foldable smartphone from Samsung.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 082 - The Memeing of Life

    Oct 13 2017

    Our favourite subject, memes, is on the table for discussion in this episode, and we talk about tech companies' response to the devastation cause in Puerto Rico.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 081 - Gazza Google

    Oct 06 2017

    We take a look at the latest announcements from the Google Pixel unveiling event, and discuss Richard Branson's latest comments about the future of food production. Oh, we also make fun of the new Dropbox branding too...Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 080 - Octogenarians

    Sep 29 2017

    In our 80th episode, we talk about Uber's latest set back, how much information we're really surrendering over the internet and whether there's a different way for websites to make money outside of advertising.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 079 - Of Loot and Lava Lamps

    Sep 19 2017

    Remember Runescape? We look at how people are making a living in the real world by playing the game, and of course, we talk about the new iPhone X.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 078 - Women in STEM

    Sep 08 2017

    We talk to Anna Bollinger and Pauline Narvas of web app company appt about the opportunities for women in STEM and technology industries and how the current situation can be improved.Stuff from the episode...Some of Anna and Pauline's favourite podcasts: The Guilty FeministGirlbossThe MinimalistsCode First: GirlsPodcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 077 - No Limits

    Sep 01 2017

    One man puts Amazon's "unlimited" cloud storage to the test, and following the hurricane in Texas, we take a look at emergency alert systems and how they work.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 076 - You Gotta Fight For Your Rights

    Aug 25 2017

    It's been a big week for rights on the internet as a far right website has been denied hosting by a number of large companies, and H3H3 Productions win a landmark lawsuit on fair use of content on the internet.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 075 - The Emoji Movie Review

    Aug 11 2017

    We spend a little more time than we should reviewing The Emoji Movie, as well as discussing digital election fraud, cracking casino games and Uber scandals.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 074 - HBO No!

    Aug 04 2017

    HBO suffered a huge data leak which has put TV shows like Game of Thrones in Jeopardy. We discuss the nature of streaming and illegal downloading as well as looking at the latest in tech news.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 073 - Blockheads

    Jul 28 2017

    It's been a jam packed week for tech news, so we race through block chains, Pokemon Go, IT support revenge and the loss of Microsoft Paint and Adobe Flash... phew!Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 072 - Droning On

    Jul 21 2017

    Nathan Rona joins us this week to tell us about his recent exploits with the company drone.Stuff from the episode... THAT Winnie The Pooh picture THAT Trump GIF ...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 071 - The End of The World (Wide Web) As We Know It

    Jul 14 2017

    Net Neutrality - it doesn't sound very inspiring, but it affects all internet users in a major way. We explain what is it and how your Netflix habits might have to change...Stuff from the episode... Chinese elevated bus Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 070 - E3 2017

    Jun 23 2017

    Videogames! There's never been a better time to be playing them. Joe, David and Matt take you through the first couple of days of the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017!Podcast music: 4th Ave. Walkup (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 069 - Big In Japan

    Jun 09 2017

    Stuff from the episode... The Digitsole Smartshoe - Kickstarter of The Week Resident Apple expert Jo Ford joins us to talk about WWDC17 and his recent trip to Japan.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 068 - Emojis and IT Support

    Jun 02 2017

    We get chance to talk about IT support this week as British Airways suffer an IT mishap. We also discuss Android's move away from the "blob" emoji and what that means for the way we communicate...Stuff from the episode... Reefil - Kickstarter of the Week ...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 067 - Matchitude

    May 26 2017

    We speak to Aaron McClinchey of unique recruitment platform Matchitude to discuss how the company aims to transform the way employers are matched with job seekers.Stuff from the episode... GROVIO: Your Personal Plant Assistant - Kickstarter of the Week Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 066 - Ransomware Makes us WannaCry

    May 19 2017

    We give our IT support recommendations following the news that ransomware program WannaCry has infected a number of large organisations IT infrastructures, including the NHS.Stuff from the episode... A fidget spinner ...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 065 - Who (Ludum) Dares Wins

    May 17 2017

    Dom Harris of app development company appt is back, fresh from another game jam to talk about the trials and tribulation of his latest project - Pixel World! Also, we look at Lyrebird and the scary future of synthesised voices.You can download or play Dom's game Pixel World here.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 064 - No Smoke Without Fyre

    May 05 2017

    Ready for some schadenfreude? Don't know what schadenfreude is?! Join Joe and David for this week's podcast as we talk failed Fyre festivals, piracy policies, and swanky Surface laptops...Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 063 - Theme Parks

    Apr 28 2017

    We're back after a brief hiatus, and after Joe's trip to Disney World, we take a look at theme park technology and how they will evolve in the future...Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 062 - April Fools 2

    Apr 07 2017

    Does anyone fall for April Fools jokes anymore? We look back at some of this years' efforts from the big tech companies.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 061 - Windows Update

    Mar 31 2017

    We take a look a the big changes coming to Windows 10 in the latest update, and discuss the repeal of the internet browsing privacy bill.Stuff from the episode... Primitive Technology ...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 060 - Marimba Madness

    Mar 23 2017

    We kick this week's episode off arguing about an iPhone ringtone...Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 059 - C.I... eh?

    Mar 14 2017

    It's politics, privacy concerns and printed houses this week as Joe and David discuss the 'Day Zero' Wikileaks drop and how 3D printing will revolutionise affordable housing.Stuff from the episode... The Roll Reverser - Kickstarter of The week Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRI...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 058 - Robots Are Taking Our Jobs!

    Mar 01 2017

    With the rise of automation and AI, we discuss what will happen to human jobs and whether a universal basic income is the answer.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 057 - Nokia 3310

    Feb 17 2017

    With the news that the iconic Nokia 3310 could be getting a re-release, we get all misty eyed and reminisce about simpler times...Stuff from the episode...Joe's Gif of The WeekEradicating the Windows IT Support ScamSad Pictures for Children - Kickstarter of The Week.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 056 - Shots Fired

    Feb 10 2017

    It's story time on the Unravelling Technology podcast as David talks us through the politics behind the biggest DDoS attack of all time. We also discuss whether guns should have fingerprint technology in order to use them.Stuff from the episode...Krebs on Security - The article behind David's story of internet politics, DDoS attacks and online security.Your iPhone has a password, shouldn't your pistol? ...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 055 - Taxi for Uber

    Feb 03 2017

    Uber has been involved in its fair share of controversy, but their latest actions have spawned a global #DeleteUber campaign. Have they pushed things too far?Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 054 - Kick

    Jan 27 2017

    We're joined by Jon Smith of fitness apparel company Kick who tells us about how he's using tech to help provide his customers with a unique experience...Stuff from the episode... Kick.Run - Our guest Jon Smith's unique running apparel company ...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 053 - Switch

    Jan 20 2017

    Will you be getting the Nintendo Switch? It's certainly different! We chat about the latest console from Nintendo, Google Maps displaying parking information and phones in cinemas...Stuff from the episode... Nintendo Switch ...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 052 - Awesome Podcast Done Quick

    Jan 13 2017

    We've gone acronym crazy this week as we look back at some of the tech on show at CES and discuss the current Awesome Games Done Quick campaign currently taking place.Stuff from the episode... Watch the Games Done Quick marathon here ...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 051 - Happy New Year

    Jan 06 2017

    It's our first podcast of the new year, but technology doesn't stop for Christmas! We catch up on the latest tech and IT news...Stuff from the episode... RevBottle: Pro Bottle Flipping - Kickstarter of The Week ...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 050 - Top of The Pods

    Dec 16 2016

    It's the big 5 - 0 and the last podcast of the year! We chat about our own favourite podcasts, Star Wars: Rogue One and finish the year with a quickfire quiz.Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 049 - Gone Fission

    Dec 09 2016

    "None of us are nuclear scientists", but that doesn't stop us from trying to explain nuclear fission to you! Don't worry though, we're also talking about Amazon Go, Netflix and online reviews!Stuff from the episode... Rok Blok - Kickstarter of The Week ...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 048 - We All Need A Little VLC

    Dec 02 2016

    VLC announce their media player will soon support VR and 360 degree video, but with all this fake news flying around, how can we be sure it's true...? Joe, David and Louise also discuss their Black Friday and Cyber Monday hauls!Stuff from the episode... Ultimate Self-Watering Flowerpot, The N...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 047 - VPN For Vendetta

    Nov 25 2016

    "The week that internet freedom died". We talk about the troubling legislation and proposals put forward by the UK government this week, as internet users' privacy and freedoms are set to be restricted.Stuff from the episode... School of Code - Kickstarter of The Week ...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 046 - Apple, Adam and Eve

    Nov 18 2016

    Apple are releasing a book featuring pictures of their products and charging $300 for it. Is this peak Apple? It certainly feels like it...Stuff from the episode... IT Engineer Chris Hardy features in Coffee Shop North. We can confirm he makes an excellent coffee. ...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 045 - The End Justifies The Memes

    Nov 04 2016

    What the heck are memes, how did they start and why does everyone keep going on about Harambe? We have a go at explaining them for you...Stuff from the episode... It's a trap! - Famous memes appear in a commercialPodcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 044 - Droopy Drawers

    Oct 20 2016

    Dom Harris joins us to talk about his recent 24 hour game jam from which the game Coffin Dodgers was born. We also talk you through yet another busy week in tech.This week's music comes courtesy of the Coffin Dodgers game! Full details below...Stuff from the episode...Coffin Dodgers This week's guest Dom Harris ran a game jam, where...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 043 - Life on Mars

    Oct 13 2016

    Elon Musk has announced his plans to colonise Mars, but what about that new Paint software that Microsoft are releasing for Windows 10!?Stuff from the episode... N2 Portable Air Conditioner - Kickstarter of The Week Podcast music: Credit Roll (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 042 - Supermassive DDoS

    Oct 06 2016

    We take a look back over the Google I/O event this week while discussing one of the biggest ever DDoS attacks which took place recently.Stuff from the episode... Kickstarter of The Week - The Lucid Dreamer Podcast music: Credit Roll (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 041 - Mailbag Edition

    Sep 29 2016

    We've sifted through thousands of listener emails and collated the very best for some solid tech discussion!Stuff from the episode... Voyager Golden Record: 40th Anniversary Edition - Kickstarter of The week SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 040 - Breaking The Internet

    Sep 22 2016

    Is it possible to break the internet? With more and more supposed state sanctioned attack occurring, we discuss the possibility of an internet blackout!Stuff from the episode... The Altered:Nozzle - Kickstarter of The week ...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 039 - Exploding Phones

    Sep 16 2016

    Apple release the iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S7 Note's are blowing up, Amazon unveil a creepy speaker, some people are trying to make CGI look realistic AND we've got an email! Fasten your seatbelts, we've got a lot to get through...Stuff from the episode... The Familiarity Axis and The Uncanny Valley ...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 038 - Alternate Reality Games

    Sep 09 2016

    We talk about ARGs and the ways in which hidden messages in images (and sound clips!!!) have sent the internet into a frenzy...Stuff from the episode...Unfiction - The ARG website"This is Not a Game" - Article on ARGsFrog Fractions Terra - Our Kickstarter of The Week Podcast music: Credit Roll (L...more

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 037 - Video Game Addiction

    Aug 19 2016

    For our first single-topic podcast in a while, Joe and David are joined by Josh Stott to discuss video game addiction, how it is defined and what are the causes.If you are affected by any of the topics discussed in this episode of the podcast, you may wish to visit reddit.com/r/stopgaming to communicate with others in a similar situation.Podcast music: Credit Roll (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

  • Unravelling Technology Ep 036 - Life Saving Technology

    Aug 11 2016

    Joe and David are joined by Jon Bollinger of app development company appt to talk about the latest tech news. Driverless technology gets a lot of bad press, but this week we look at how a Tesla enabled a man with a pulmonary embolism to get to hospital.Stuff from the episode... The loe cover - a phone case that's also a shoehorn... ...more