Tech's Message: News & Analysis With Nate Lanxon (Bloomberg, Wired, CNET)

Tech's Message: News & Analysis With Nate Lanxon (Bloomberg, Wired, CNET)

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Webby Award-shortlisted weekly tech news from London-based journalist Nate Lanxon (Bloomberg, Wired, CNET)


Microsoft’s London Flagship, Influencer Crimes, Bye Bye Friends: TM 176 Short Version
Jul 14 • 34 min
This week on the regular version of Tech’s Message: - Microsoft Sets Up Shop Next to Apple With First European Store - WarnerMedia announces ‘HBO Max’ with new original TV, ‘Friends’ leaving Netflix - 30,000 followers makes you an Internet “celebrity,”…
Unlimited 5G Plans Won’t Even Be That Expensive: TM 175 Short Version
Jul 7 • 28 min
This week on the regular version of Tech’s Message: - Vodafone switches on 5G network with unlimited data plans in seven UK cities - BT to launch 5G services this autumn - Frustrated Brits can dump mobile providers by text as of today Patreon supporters…
I Could Never Fake the Place of Your Man: TM 174 Short Version
Jun 30 • 35 min
This week on the regular version of Tech’s Message: - Facebook and eBay told to take action over fake reviews https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/jun/21/facebook-and-ebay-told-to-take-action-over-fake-reviews-cma & some readings of amusing fake…
Porn Curtain Reveals Another Delay: TM 173 Short Version
Jun 23 • 26 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: UK porn block delayed once again https://www.wired.co.uk/article/uk-porn-block-delayed Heathrow Airport’s New Scanners Will Let You Keep All Your Stuff in Your Bag at Security…
This Homepage Is More Than Bricks And Mortar: TM 172 Short Version
Jun 9 • 31 min
Special guest: Charles Black. The founder of SEN.com joins us to talk about his success streaming live 4K video from a satellite orbiting Earth. What are his ambitions? How will he get to the moon? What makes live-streaming from space so unexpectedly…
How Many Hikes Do We Rip On The Daily: TM 171 Short Version
Jun 2 • 31 min
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5G Will Make You Get Down Now (Baby Bring It On): TM 170 Short Version
May 25 • 31 min
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The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’s Chart Positions: TM 169 Short Version
May 19 • 36 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Netflix creates UK-only popularity chart — why? - Phone and internet users to get end-of-contract alerts — https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48268427 - San Francisco votes to…
Tell Me Huawei Fooling: TM 168 Short Version
May 12 • 31 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - U.K. May Face 5G Delay on Huawei Review, Culture Secretary Says - The UK government will now accept Apple and Google Pay - eBay to open new ‘concept store’ in Midlands - Your…
I’m In Love With The Screen of The Supermarket: TM 167 Short Version
May 5 • 39 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - The UK gets its first checkout-free grocery store - Drone owners to be charged annual fee under new proposals - BBC really wants the iPlayer to hold content for at least a year -…
Baby Let MPs Scream At You: TM 166 Short Version
Apr 28 • 32 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Facebook Says First-Person Christchurch Video Foiled AI System - NatWest launches the UK’s ‘first biometric fingerprint debit card’ - Bumble will use AI to detect unwanted nudes -…
What’s My Age Gate Again? TM 165 Short Version
Apr 21 • 42 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - UK to introduce porn age-checks in July - Lush quits social media in UK - Browsing the Web In Europe Really Is Total Crap - Your emails and questions answered! Patreon supporters…
Automatic (Refund) For The People: TM 164 Short Version
Apr 7 • 36 min
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Hear What’s Changing With Tech’s Message
Apr 2 • 9 min
This special episode summarises some of the changes we’re thinking of introducing to the show. It’s a version of a couple of written posts we’ve made on Patreon over the last week, and a transcript is below. Hi everyone. I wanted to give everyone a little…
Welcome To The Shorter Working Week: TM 163 Short Version
Mar 30 • 37 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: BBC wants to add 3rd parties to its Sounds app…
This Is Why We Can’t Have Knife Things: TM 162 Short Version
Mar 24 • 43 min
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Your Pretty Face Is Going to Help Thieves: TM 161 Short Version
Mar 17 • 30 min
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Girls Just Wanna Have Funds: TM 160 Short Version
Mar 11 • 26 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Naomi Kerbel discuss: - BBC and ITV confirm proposals for BritBox - Facebook turns attention to becoming a private network - Female founders struggle to get funding, but investors pledge to…
It’s The Bend of The Mobile World As We Know It: TM 159 (MWC Special)
Feb 27 • 43 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S10 range - Hands-on with the world’s first 5G phone - Hands-on with the Huawei Mate X folding phone at MWC - Walking tour of some of the stranger…
Don’t Forget Hooves Legs You’re Standing On: TM 158 (ft. Patreon CEO, AI Tech For Cows)
Feb 17 • 41 min
This episode marks our two-year anniversary of being on Patreon — something that we never expected to be as crucial to the show’s survival as it’s become. Thank you for the support over the last 24 months, and letting us continue being able to bring the…
Hoo, Like An 8Gbps Virgin: TM 157 Short Version
Feb 10 • 40 min
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Under The Influencer, I Got No Defense: TM 156 (feat. Charlotte Steggz) Regular Version
Feb 3 • 25 min
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Aaaaaand We’re Back! TM 155 Regular Version
Jan 27 • 26 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Andy discuss: - Social media stars agree to declare when they post ads - WhatsApp limits forwarding worldwide to fight hoaxes and rumors - UK.gov plans £2,500 fines for kids flying toy drones…
The Trauma Is O2 Real: TM 154 Regular Version
Dec 9, 2018 • 34 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and CNET’s Andy Hoyle discuss: - O2’s All-Day Outage Caused Havoc in Ways Consumers Didn’t Expect - Britain’s data commissioner launches investigation into UK use of facial recognition - EE signs…
He’s Shopping On That Midnight Train to Birmingham: TM 153 Regular Version
Dec 2, 2018 • 29 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Amazon parcels could be delivered to passengers’ seats on HS2 - Scooter-Rental Startup Lime Launches E-Bike Service in UK - ‘Rip-off’ 118 calls spark price crackdown - Your emails…
I Was a Gambling Pony: TM 152 Regular Version
Nov 25, 2018 • 41 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Google helps boost High Street spending with search- Number of child gamblers quadruples, loot boxes and social media blamed- FEATURE: Interview with Sten Kirkbak, the founder of…
I Can Bend And Not Break: TM 151 Regular Version
Nov 18, 2018 • 33 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Andy discuss: - Brits shun country life over phone not-spot fears- Alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips- UK’s largest mobile carrier will launch 5G in 16 cities next year-…
It Don’t Matter If You’re Black And White: TM 150 Regular Version (feat. Andy Hoyle)
Nov 11, 2018 • 40 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and CNET’s Andy Hoyle discuss: - Bird Launches London Pilot to Win Support for U.K. Scooters- China’s Xiaomi enters UK with phones, wristband and scooter- Thousands still watch TV in black and white-…
I Think iPad One Too Many Is All: TM 149 Regular Version
Nov 4, 2018 • 32 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - John Lewis pulls the plug on DVD players- Amazon’s try-before-you-buy clothing service lands in the UK- Apple Announces New 11-Inch iPad And Nate & Ian Swoon- Your emails and…
Ain’t Too Proud to Clegg: TM 148 Regular Version
Oct 21, 2018 • 39 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Facebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg- Online sellers ‘pay for positive reviews’- UK public broadcasters want top billing on streaming services- Your emails and questions…
Sweet High Street Funky Thing: TM 147 Regular Version
Oct 15, 2018 • 32 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Amazon scours high street to open shops - EE launches the first 5G network trial in Canary Wharf - UK stores will sell ‘Black Ops 4’ early due to massive day one patch - Your…
Because When I Go, I Go to the Xs Max: TM 146 (inc. Apple iPhone Xs Review) Regular Version
Sep 30, 2018 • 41 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Three and O2 to pump 5G data through London’s sewers - App flaw let anyone access UK Conservative politicians’ data - Nearly half of Brits think their partners overuse their…
How Can AI Help Education? Recorded LIVE @ The EdTech Podcast Festival: TM 145
Sep 28, 2018 • 31 min
A special live recording from the EdTech Podcast Festival in which Nate interviews three experts in the field of AI and education, about how these two fields are coming closer to gather to help young people learn, and older students move into careers.…
Heaven’s Just an eSIM Away: TM 144 Regular Version
Sep 16, 2018 • 32 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - No-Deal Brexit Could, But Probably Won’t, Mean The End of Free Roaming- Vodafone Uses Latest Apple Watch to Catch Up to Rival EE in U.K.- The BBC has ‘solved’ the lag between live…
You’re The One With The Jet Hack Strapped to Your Bank: TM 143 Regular Version
Sep 9, 2018 • 38 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - BA apologizes after 380,000 customers hit in cyber attack - Video games that allow in-game purchases to carry Pegi warning - Argos launches ‘voice shopping’ with Google Home -…
Nuns Are More Digital Than You’d Think: TM 142 (feat. Sr Catherine Wybourne) Regular Version
Jun 24, 2018 • 38 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - YouTube’s paid music and video services come to UK - Wimbledon tennis to be screened in 4K HDR by BBC - Vodafone sets 5G trials in seven of Britain’s 10 big cities - SPECIAL…
Sexdoll, Sexdoll, You’re My Sexdoll: TM 141 Regular Version
Jun 17, 2018 • 32 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and CNET’s Andy Hoyle discuss: - Upskirting law to be passed soon, says Theresa May - Police face legal action over use of facial recognition cameras - Dixons Carphone discloses data breach affecting…
Kid About Sixteen Wearin’ a 4K Name Tag: TM 140 Regular Version
Jun 3, 2018 • 27 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - World Cup 2018: BBC iPlayer to stream matches in 4K HDR - Nuisance call bosses could be fined up to £500,000 - Google launches solar power service in UK - Carphone Warehouse to…
Have I Got Nudes For You: TM 139 Regular Version
May 28, 2018 • 36 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian (plus special guest Andy Hoyle) discuss: - Facebook wants your naked photos to stop revenge porn - Buskers in London are the first to accept tap-to-pay cards - UK Amazon Prime members can…
The Amazing Olivia, Liat, Katie, Andy and Nate Show: TM 138 Regular Version
May 21, 2018 • 52 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and CNET’s Andy Hoyle discuss: - UK network Three to kill off 3G-only phones - OnePlus smartmobe brand modelled on ‘a religion’ & OnePlus 6 overview - The last 22 years of UK politics just became…
Everybody Look At Me ‘Cos I’m Railing On A Vote: TM 137 Regular Version
May 13, 2018 • 38 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Anti-abortion activists cry foul as Google pulls all referendum ads - Shining lasers at planes in the UK could now get you up to 5 years in jail - UK broadband speeds leap ahead,…
Please Xiaomi The Way To Find UK: TM 136 Regular
May 7, 2018 • 32 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Xiaomi is officially coming to the UK and Europe - BBC podcasts will run adverts outside UK to boost income - Sky uses AWS in 21st-century Guess Who at Royal Wedding - Adverts for…
Explicit As The Folklore Of The Times: TM 135 Regular
Apr 29, 2018 • 29 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Euro idiocrats backtrack on plan to kill off Brits’ 300,000 .eu domains - ‘Your Company Is the Problem,’ U.K. Lawmaker Tells Facebook CTO - Audiophiles have really taken to the…
Police Shots, WhatsApp With That: TM 134 Regular Version
Apr 22, 2018 • 27 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - WhatsApp photo drug dealer caught by ‘groundbreaking’ work - BT pushes ahead with plans to switch off telephone network - Ofcom seeks to scrap local TV roll-out - SPECIAL…
(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Be Forgotten!): TM 133 Regular Version
Apr 15, 2018 • 39 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Google loses ‘right to be forgotten’ case over man’s past conviction - Online political adverts to state who paid for them in crackdown - Layman’s GDPR 101 feature with Julian…
Doin’ As I HTC On My TV: TM 132 Regular Version
Apr 8, 2018 • 40 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Facebook to Send Chief Tech Officer to Face U.K. Lawmakers - Ian updates us on EU domain names post-Brexit - UK social media advertising forecast to outstrip TV spending in two…
Where Were You When I Wanted .EU: TM 131 Regular Version
Apr 2, 2018 • 33 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Facebook Says Zuckerberg Won’t Give Evidence to U.K. Lawmakers - Netflix estimated to be watched in over 500,000 Irish homes - The BBC says it’s being squeezed out by Netflix and…
My Analytica Don’t Want None Unless You Got Data, Hun: TM 130 Regular
Mar 25, 2018 • 44 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Cambridge Analytica UK-focussed recap and discussion - BBC wants to keep FM radio for longer - UK self-driving car trials continue despite death of US pedestrian - Your emails and…
Thanks For Everything, Stephen Hawking: TM 129 Regular Version
Mar 18, 2018 • 35 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and CNET.com’s Andrew Hoyle discuss: - Stephen Hawking, legendary theoretical physicist, dies at 76 - Porn site age verification plans delayed due to security and privacy concerns - Rugged Cat S61…
The Tech Inside Kyoto’s Geisha Houses: TM 128 (feat. Kate Lanxon)
Mar 11, 2018 • 29 min
This week on a very special episode of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and his wife Kate Lanxon discuss their experiences of technology throughout their tour of Japan, through Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara. Topics include: - The inside story of tech inside a traditional…
I Wanna Take You Home, Nokia All Night Long: TM 127 (with Tom Merritt) Regular
Feb 25, 2018 • 34 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate is joined by Daily Tech News Show’s Tom Merritt and they discuss: - Nate’s appearance on ITV’s This Morning - Samsung Galaxy S9 hands-on - NatWest recruits AI bot Cora to answer customer questions -…
Power to The Steeple: TM 126 Regular Version
Feb 18, 2018 • 42 min
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Live From The Southbound M1 In a Blizzard: TM 125 Regular Version
Feb 11, 2018 • 41 min
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But It’s Over Now, Go On and Take a Cow: TM 124 Regular
Feb 4, 2018 • 41 min
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My Piracy Robbed, Let Me Do My Job: TM 123
Jan 21, 2018 • 54 min
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I Had a Vision Of Eagles and Lasers: TM 122 Regular Version
Jan 14, 2018 • 32 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - UK banning stores from charging debit/credit card & Apple Pay fees starting this month - Brits are paying more for music streaming than ever before - DISCUSSION: Powermat gives in…
The Great Tech’s Message Outtakes Special!
Jan 7, 2018 • 17 min
This week we’re still on our Christmas and new year break and will return next weekend all being well, so instead we’ve got something a bit fun for you. Over 2017 Ian and I got pretty good and doing the show as if it were live — and in fact we do let our…
‘Contact’ and The Search for Extraterrestrial Life: An Epic Tech’s Message Special
Dec 25, 2017 • 44 min
For this special science, astronomy and sci-fi themed episode of Tech’s Message, we’re joined by three very knowledgeable guests to discuss the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, interplanetary travel, and the science behind science fiction, based…
He’s Making a List, and Tech’s In It Twice: TM 119 Regular Version
Dec 24, 2017 • 57 min
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Apple iPhone X In-Depth Review by Nate Lanxon: A Tech’s Message Special
Dec 20, 2017 • 21 min
I’ve been using the iPhone X for a number of weeks now and while it’s easy to wax lyrical about how wonderful it is — and indeed, many reviewers have almost resorted to poetry to describe it — it’s not without its drawbacks. It’s the first model released…
I Told You Schoolboy, You Can’t Touch This Phone: TM 117
Dec 17, 2017 • 34 min
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Let’s Put Our Emoji in Motion: TM 116
Dec 10, 2017 • 25 min
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But Down in The Underground, You’ll Find Someone on 4G: TM 115 REGULAR Version
Dec 3, 2017 • 32 min
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[FIXED] You Were Gonna Get a Kodi for Nirvana (feat. Aggelos): TM 114
Nov 27, 2017 • 45 min
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Bolt Your Front Door, Don’t Make iContract (Feat. Matt Kamen): TM 113 REGULAR VERSION
Nov 19, 2017 • 45 min
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‘Cause I’m Leavin’ on a Jet Pack: TM 112 REGULAR VERSION (Fixed)
Nov 12, 2017 • 42 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss - ATM fees shake-up may push…
You See Me Battling the Killer Robots (With Prof. Noel Sharkey): TM 111 REGULAR VERSION
Nov 5, 2017 • 53 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Apple Watch in…
Don’t WannaCry When There’s NHS People There: TM 110 REGULAR VERSION
Oct 29, 2017 • 43 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - U.K. Blames North Korea…
New Kids Watch is Off The Block: TM 109 REGULAR VERSION
Oct 22, 2017 • 46 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Child safety smartwatches…
iPhone 8 Plus and Apple Watch Series 3 LTE Review: TM Special
Oct 14, 2017 • 26 min
Nate is on his honeymoon with his new wife. So, this week on a special episode of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss their review of the iPhone 8 Plus and Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE. Joining them for additional insights is CNET.com Senior Editor…
She’s Got a Paperless Ticket to Ride: TM 107
Oct 7, 2017 • 33 min
This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Jo Bertram: Uber’s boss in London to leave firm - Uber and TfL plan more talks after meeting fails to resolve London row - London mayor welcomes Uber boss’ humility after license…
Solon and Thanks For All The Ubers: TM 106
Oct 1, 2017 • 55 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - The latest on Uber’s…
Who Let The Dogs Out? (Dorset’s Police Force): TM 105 REGULAR VERSION
Sep 24, 2017 • 31 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - UK police are using…
I Know What Nate and Ian Did This Summer: TM 104 REGULAR VERSION
Sep 17, 2017 • 39 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. WE’RE BACK! And this week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Apple TV…
Summer Break
Jul 3, 2017 • 1 min
Hey everyone, Firstly, sorry for the gap in episodes recently. As you may or may not know, Nate has had a few technical issues with microphones lately, and fortunately thanks to our wonderful Patrons we have a brand new one on its way! But it’s also the…
I’ll Never Mind Anywhere, Anywhere I May Roam: TM 103 REGULAR VERSION
Jun 18, 2017 • 31 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Roaming is dead (mostly)!…
Sit Down, You’re Rocking The Vote: TM 102 REGULAR VERSION
Jun 11, 2017 • 37 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - People want to vote…
Back With Another One Of Those Ad Block Rockin’ Beats: TM 101 REGULAR VERSION
Jun 4, 2017 • 33 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and CNET’s Andy Hoyle discuss: - Google to…
Tech’s Message Episode 100 LIVE from London!
May 28, 2017 • 73 min
WATCH THIS EPISODE AT HTTP://LIVE.TECHPODCAST.UK Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on this special LIVE recording of TECH’S…
The Switchy and Scratchy Showdown, Starring Ofcom: TM 99 REGULAR VERSION
May 21, 2017 • 35 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - WannaCry update - AI…
Cos I Got So Down I Held The World To Ransom: TM 98 REGULAR VERSION
May 14, 2017 • 46 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - The global ransomware…
Ten Things I Hate About UK Advertising: TM 97 REGULAR VERSION
Apr 30, 2017 • 50 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Important housekeeping…
You Used to Haul Meth on My Cell Drone: TM 96 REGULAR Version
Apr 23, 2017 • 32 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - UK forms ‘specialist…
The Cook, The Thief, His Wi-Fi and Her Lover: TM 95 FIXED Regular Version
Apr 18, 2017 • 31 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Driving test: Learners…
In Which We’re Shortlisted for a Webby Award: TM 94 REGULAR
Apr 8, 2017 • 28 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: We’re up for a Webby Award…
State of Podcasting 4: ‘Get Wed’ with Katie and Kerrie
Mar 26, 2017 • 24 min
This week on a TECH’S MESSAGE State of Podcasting special, Nate is joined by wedding photographers and wedding podcasters Katie Drouet and Kerrie Mitchell, producers of the Get Wed podcast. Nate wanted to learn more about how weddings and romance can…
State of Podcasting Pt 3: What’s Going on in France? (With Patrick Beja)
Mar 19, 2017 • 31 min
This week on a TECH’S MESSAGE State of Podcasting special, Nate is joined by professional podcaster Patrick Beja, producer of or contributor to a number of technology podcasts, including some in his native French language, such as Le rendez-vous Tech.…
Jellied Eel FM and The Spider’s Facelift (feat. Rob Manuel): TM 91 REGULAR
Mar 12, 2017 • 36 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Facebook’s response over…
Episode 90: Hopefully Fixed Version!
Mar 6, 2017 • 34 min
A few of you have said you were unable to play the previous version of this episode on the feed. I haven’t been able to reproduce the error but I’m hoping this new version works for you. Please let me know and please also accept my apologies for the…
4G Keeps Me Stable For Days in Cars: TM 90 Regular Version
Mar 5, 2017 • 34 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Ford links-up with…
Mobile World Congress 2017 Gadget Highlights: TM SPECIAL
Mar 4, 2017 • 22 min
Hi everyone! Ian and I sat down to record a little special episode about our favourite tech from Mobile World Congress. We didn’t want to fill our regular show with gadget chat but also didn’t want to not talk about what we enjoyed from the trade show.…
What’s My Page Again? (Feat. Vogue’s Cantlin Ashrowan): TM 88 Regular Version
Feb 26, 2017 • 39 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss mobile network EE’s plans to…
I Can Stream Clearly Now The 4G Range is Long: TM 87 REGULAR VERSION
Feb 19, 2017 • 34 min
Please support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/uktech for access to our exclusive extended version of the show, weekly columns from Nate, and much more. This week on the regular version of TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the news that the UK’s mobile…
SPECIAL: The Future of Tech’s Message…
Feb 18, 2017 • 17 min
In this special episode, join me, Nate, for an explanation of how the show will develop this year and how you can help. I am announcing that we will become a Patreon-supported show in 2017 and there are some great things you can expect if you’re willing…
Hey! Teachers! Leave Them Bodycams Alone: TM 86 Extended Version
Feb 12, 2017 • 37 min
In this preview of an extended version of Tech’s Message, Nate and Ian discuss the trial by teachers in two UK schools of bodycams for monitoring of in-class activity; they discuss the Government’s move to offer new school classes that focus on…
They See Me Roamin’, They Not Chargin’: TM 85
Feb 5, 2017 • 36 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss Sky television not losing the Discovery network (briefly) before delving into detail on the European Commission’s agreement to cap roaming charges across the 28-nation bloc it oversees; plus we have a…
Lucy in the Sky with Broadband: TM 84
Jan 29, 2017 • 31 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss Sky’s pledge to get rid of satellite dishes in future; the UK’s part-government funded scheme to send warning emails to British illegal downloaders; Tesco’s new contactless payment system; and several of…
If You’re Appy and You Know It Raise Your Price Bands: TM 83
Jan 22, 2017 • 39 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss Theresa May’s tiny but important references to the UK’s post-Brexit tech and innovation landscape; Apple’s price hike of UK App Store prices; the UK Government’s move to follow banks into the world of Voice…
You Turn Me Off, I’m an FM Radio: TM 82
Jan 15, 2017 • 42 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss ​the BBC’s future moves to reinvent the iPlayer as a full-on TV service rather than just a catch-up system; they talk about why the UK won’t for some time be following Norway’s move to shut down its FM…
If You Liked It, You Should’ve Put Alexa On It: TM 81
Jan 8, 2017 • 44 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate is joined by CNET.com senior editor Andrew Hoyle to discuss some of the trends from this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Regular co-host Ian Morris also calls in with a couple of reports about BMW’s automated driving…
When You Were Sweet, 2016: A Year in Review TM Special
Jan 2, 2017 • 39 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss heir favourite stories from the year of 2016 and what they might tell us about tech in 2017. Tech’s Message survey link: https://goo.gl/forms/fp9wxjhGOUI8diwV2 For information regarding your data privacy,…
For Yahoo The Bell Tolls: TM 79
Dec 18, 2016 • 26 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss how BT and Sky broadband customers may be affected by this week’s reveal of a major Yahoo hack; plus the news that a 17-year-old boy was slapped on the wrist for the recent TalkTalk hack; how Super Mario…
Who Cares Baby, I Think I Wanna Mario: TM 78
Dec 11, 2016 • 34 min
Nate and Ian discuss the BBC iPlayer’s move to support 4K Ultra HD content starting with Planet Earth II in HDR; plus Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 recall process takes another turn in which the UK is being treated quite differently to the US; Sky gets…
Sexting And I Know It: TM 77
Dec 4, 2016 • 42 min
Tech’s Message survey link: https://goo.gl/forms/fp9wxjhGOUI8diwV2 THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian (briefly) discuss the UK’s Investigatory Powers Bill receiving royal ascent; the next move the movie and music industry is going to clamp down on…
Snooper Trooper Theresa May’s Gonna Find You: TM 76
Nov 20, 2016 • 35 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss news that the controversial Snooper’s Charter is all but set to become law in Britain. We will discuss a broad overview of what this law means, how to protect yourself from it and of course warning signs…
Unexpected Hack in The Banking Area: TM 75
Nov 13, 2016 • 32 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss ​Tesco bank’s hack, wireless broadband for Scottish islands, BT’s next-gen fibre for mainland Britain, WHSmith’s move to sell videogames again, and more. Plus your feedback and emails. Thanks for getting us…
Virgin Mobile Goes 4G, Admiral’s Facebook Discount SNAFU: TM 74
Nov 7, 2016 • 34 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss Virgin Mobile’s move to offer 4G to its customers with a couple of intriguing features that separate it from the rest of the market; plus insurance group Admiral gets blocked by Facebook for trying to offer…
Apple’s UK Price Hike, BT’s Next-Gen Phonebox, Defending GAME’s VR Fee: TM 73
Oct 30, 2016 • 30 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss ​Apple’s new MacBooks but also the coincidental price hike for existing models in the UK. (Ian has also written about Apple’s price controversy this week.) Also discussed: BT’s next-gen replacements for the…
Amazon’s UK Broadband, Sky Mobile Launch, Uber’s English Exam: TM 72
Oct 23, 2016 • 30 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss Amazon’s potential move into the UK broadband market; Sky’s forthcoming move to being a mobile network in Britain; the news that Uber and other minicab drivers in London will have to pass an English text…
SPECIAL: How The UK Felt Samsung’s Note 7 Recall Disaster (Part-Dramatised)
Oct 14, 2016 • 39 min
THIS WEEK ON A SPECIAL TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian look specifically at how the UK consumer market was affected by Samsung’s unprecedented recall of over two million Galaxy Note 7 handsets. What have our local networks been saying or doing to help the…
Apple and Battersea Power Station, iPlayer Logins, TalkTalk fine, Google Pixel: TM 70
Oct 9, 2016 • 49 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss Apple’s move to Battersea Power Station for its London operations. We look at the history of the derelict site and how it’s been approached time and time again, unsuccessfully, for renovation. Will Apple…
Don’t panic: Holiday
Sep 16, 2016 • 1 min
Tech’s Message will return in a couple of weeks after Nate and Ian finish having holidays and travelling to other countries for work. Stay tuned and have a wonderful September. We’ll be back in the first week of October. For information regarding your…
Europe’s New War on Messaging Apps Explained, UK’s Smart Meters Explored: TM 69
Aug 21, 2016 • 41 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss ​the new proposals from the European Commission to bring in new laws to govern so-called “over-the-top” messaging services, such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. In short, it’s been suggested they should…
Real Stories of BBC License Fee Dodger Vans: TM 68
Aug 14, 2016 • 26 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian hear stories of listeners who have had visits from the mythical vans driving around Britain catching TV users who don’t pay a license fee; plus Virgin teases its 4K streaming service, Pokemon Go’s UK revenues,…
How the BBC Will Hunt Down iPlayer Loophole Exploiters: TM 67
Aug 7, 2016 • 38 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the BBC closing the iPlayer license fee loophole, who it affects and how the Beeb plans to try to find those who circumvent it; plus we discuss the Olympics in 360-degree video; further price hikes in…
Britain’s First PokeRave, BBC Live Subtitling, Amazon Dash, Robot Wars Review: TM 66 (FIXED)
Aug 1, 2016 • 31 min
*Note this version corrects corrupted file issue of previous version. Sorry about that - Nate* THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the so-called “PokeRave” that took place for the first time in central London, where obsessive Pokemon Go fans…
ARM’s Sale to SoftBank Explained, Hyper Japan Special Feature, Drones on Lamp Posts: TM 65
Jul 24, 2016 • 32 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss ARM’s sale to Japanese internet giant SoftBank and what it means for both companies and Britain; plus we take a special detour to Hyper Japan, the Japanese tech, culture, arts and media festival in London…
Harry Potter As Written by AI, Pokemon Fistbumps, Satnav Driving Tests: TM 64
Jul 17, 2016 • 30 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss how Pokemon Go is sweeping the UK and what the launch has done in terms of initial download numbers across the country’s mobile networks; also, in a special feature, we have not only a dramatic reading of a…
Pokemon Go UK, Sky Blocks Porn, Care.data Killed, Brexit Price Hikes: TM 63
Jul 10, 2016 • 31 min
Nate and Ian discuss Sky’s decision to start blocking smut by default for new customers; plus as Care.data gets a final nail in the coffin friend-of-the-show Olivia Solon stops by to explain the past, present and future of the controversial health system;…
Brexit’s Effect on British Tech… So Far: TM 62
Jun 26, 2016 • 29 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the effect Brexit has so far had on the British tech industry — from company perspectives, the stock market, startups, consumer spending, EU mobile phone roaming rates and more. If you’re wondering, “How…
Deep Packet Inspection Comes To UK Mobile Advertising. Oh Cheers, Three! TM 61
Jun 20, 2016 • 36 min
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BBC Micro Bit, BT Mobile Tethering Revelation, 4K Gaming Geek-off: TM 60
Jun 6, 2016 • 36 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian fight the slow British technology news week and discuss how well the BBC’s Micro Bit computer is doing as it lands on consumer retail shelves; also, BT Mobile ramps up its competitive offering amidst its takeover…
How To Film IMAX From Space (With Director Toni Myers): TM 59
May 30, 2016 • 36 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate is joined for a special feature by Toni Myer’s, award-winning director of ambitious IMAX films shot from space, including Hubble 3D and Space Station 3D. She joins the show to talk about the technology she used to shoot…
10Mbps For All Britons, Goodbye iPlayer Tax Loophole, Vinyl Overtakes YouTube: TM 58
May 22, 2016 • 34 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the Government’s pledge to bring 10Mbps internet to all — no matter how remote and in the middle of nowhere you are. But how will this be achieved? And how does this latest promise, delivered after the…
Update From Nate - Back Next Week!
May 15, 2016 • 1 min
Don’t miss a short VIDEO update from Nate on YouTube, most easily discoverable by going to @TechsMessagePod on Twitter and looking for the link. Or by just copying this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uruG3pCRPWY&feature=youtu.be For information…
State of Podcasting Pt. 2: Advertising and Making Money (With Olly Mann)
May 2, 2016 • 30 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate returns to the Tech’s Message State of Podcasting series, this time exploring advertising in podcasts and how to make money from them. To explain a variety of methods that have proved successful is Olly Mann, broadcaster…
Queen Elizabeth: Britain’s Geek at 90, Android vs. EU, Amazon vs. Drone Safety: TM 56
Apr 24, 2016 • 28 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate is joined by CNET.com senior editor Andrew Hoyle. On the occasion of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday we look back at her royal relationship with technology over the decades, from 3D broadcasts to podcasting.…
Why Brits Must Legally Chip Their Dogs, Huawei P9 Hands-On: TM 55
Apr 10, 2016 • 29 min
British dog owners must now legally chip their dogs or face a fine, plus listeners can enjoy a spot quiz about the animals of the world some people feel the need to chip; plus we go hands-on with Huawei’s flagship new P9 smartphone and discuss its…
iPad Pro 9.7-inch Review: An In-Depth Tech’s Message Special
Apr 3, 2016 • 56 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian are joined by CNET.com’s Andrew Hoyle to discuss and assess Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Assessments include: - Apple’s performance claims may even be an understatement - The iPad Pro 9.7 inch A9X CPU runs at 2.23GHz…
Good News! The iPad Pro Is Your Camera and Samsung Is Your Bank: TM 53
Mar 27, 2016 • 42 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss Samsung Pay joining Android Pay and Apple Pay (and maybe LG Pay) in the UK NFC payments marketplace; and Ofcom wants to make ditching your phone network easier (and cheaper); plus in Oblong News we examine…
Budget 2016’s Impact on UK Tech, From 5G to Driverless Cars
Mar 20, 2016 • 33 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the UK’s Budget 2016 and its impact on the tech sector, including 5G, sharing economy support via tax breaks, the Institute for Coding competition, driverless lorries and cars, a new Broadband Investment…
TETRAPHOBIA! (Or: The Galaxy S7’s Mysterious Octacore CPUs): TM 51
Mar 13, 2016 • 30 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss whether it matters that the UK, amongst other countries, has potentially got a less powerful octa-core CPU in its Galaxy S7 phones while other regions get a more robust quad-core version. Plus what does a…
NEXT-GEN SMARTPHONE CAMERAS ARE COMING plus BBC Closing iPlayer Loophole, Nook Dies - TM 50
Mar 6, 2016 • 39 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and CNET’s Andy Hoyle discuss the BBC’s plan to close the iPlayer loophole that allows people without a UK license fee to watch catch-up content for free; plus the little-known ebook reader business (in the UK, at least)…
TM 49: The 12 Uses For VR You Didn’t Know About (From Porn to PTSD Therapy)
Feb 28, 2016 • 41 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss our highlights from Mobile World Congress: the LG G5, and the HTC Vive. But in more detail we discuss how virtual reality, which stole the MWC show this year, is helping change many other areas of science,…
TM 48: Three’s ISP Ad-Blocking, Samsung Galaxy S7 and Gear 360 Review, Uber Hacks
Feb 21, 2016 • 34 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss mobile network Three’s decision to start offering ad-blocking at the ISP level to a potential 9 million UK subscribers; Samsung unveils it’s new Galaxy S7, S7 Edge and Gear 360 VR devices and we get a first…
TM 47: Twitter Worries UK Transport Authority, ‘BIG EGG’ versus biotech [with Olivia Solon]
Feb 14, 2016 • 32 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss Transport for London’s worries over Twitter’s decision to change the social network’s timeline to a non-chronologically-ordered format; plus the UK’s videogame industry hits a new peak value of over £4…
TM 46: Ex-Tomb Raider boss opens UK schools, SwiftKey to power Xbox
Feb 7, 2016 • 32 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate is joined by CNET.com’s Andrew Hoyle. They discuss the news that Microsoft has bought UK-based startup SwiftKey for a reported $250 million. What might this mean for Xbox and Windows, they wonder? Plus, Europe’s top court…
TM 45: BREAKING NEWS: BLUETOOTH AUDIO NO LONGER TERRIBLE (and other news)
Jan 31, 2016 • 31 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the news that Bluetooth audio is no longer a terrible way to listen to music (or, in other words: Nate buys a pair of really good Bluetooth headphones and discovers 10 years of hating Bluetooth was about…
TM 44: iPhone 5Se ‘Expected’, WhatsApp Goes Free
Jan 24, 2016 • 27 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the rumours surrounding Apple’s possible iPhone 5Se scheduled to launch in April; plus in messaging news, WhatsApp goes free and ditches the ad-funded model in favour of business-to-consumer money-making…
TM 43: UK Users Banned From US Netflix, Robot Wars Returns!
Jan 17, 2016 • 25 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the news that Netflix will soon attempt to ban users from using VPN services in the UK to access US Netflix, as well as all other overseas catalogues. Plus 1990s classic bot-‘em-up Robot Wars is to return…
TM @ CES 2016: The Good, The Bad and The Refrigerators
Jan 10, 2016 • 36 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss everything worth talking about from their time covering CES 2016, including the weirdest fridges, drones and robotic assistants, Netflix, virtual reality and more. For information regarding your data…
TM 41: iPhone 7’s Headphone Hole, O2’s Mobile Ad Blocking
Dec 7, 2015 • 27 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the rumour that Apple’s next iPhone 7 will dispense with the traditional headphone socket; also, that O2 is rumoured to be testing web ad-blocking software that would halt or change advertisements before…
TM 40: Adele Says ‘No’ to Fans, Sky Says ‘Yes’ to 4K
Nov 22, 2015 • 37 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss Adele’s reluctance to let fans stream her music, even on paid-for platforms such as Apple Music; plus Sky launches its vision of next-gen UK television: SkyQ. But what is it? And is this really the…
TM 39: BBC Store and Apple TV, Plus BlackBerry Priv Is ‘Actually Great’
Nov 15, 2015 • 40 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the launch of the BBC Store, which Auntie hopes will help it deliver over a billion quid back to the Beeb by selling current and archived TV series to UK and global viewers; plus with Apple’s launch of the…
TM 38: Who Copied Whom: HTC or Apple? Plus EU Roaming Dies!
Nov 2, 2015 • 45 min
This week Nate and Ian discuss The Sun newspaper’s decision to drop its online paywall after two years of imposing fees on users wishing to read content online; plus as the European government’s decision to kill mobile phone roaming charges from 2017, we…
TM 37: Why The BBC and Wembley Adopted eSport Game League of Legends
Oct 25, 2015 • 29 min
This week Nate Lanxon talks to Philippa Warr, an eSports expert and writer for Rock Paper Shotgun. Twenty-seven million people last year watched the live world championship final of Riot Games’s ultra-popular eSport videogame League of Legends; in…
State of Podcasting Pt. 1: Paying For Podcasts (With Tom Merritt of DTNS)
Oct 18, 2015 • 24 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate talks to full-time professional technology podcaster Tom Merritt. The topic? Paying for podcasts. Why have people started paying for some podcasts on a regular basis? What has the service Patreon done to help this? Is…
TM 35: UK Gets ‘Anti-Drone Blaster’, Harry Potter Reborn as Apple iBooks
Oct 11, 2015 • 36 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the UK companies building wireless ‘turrets’ to shoot nuisance consumer drones, or UAVs, out of the sky by scrambling the communications link to their operator’s control unit; and as Harry Potter’s entire…
TM 34: WITH ROBERT LLEWELLYN | Tesla, Amazon Bans Apple, Nexus 6P Review
Oct 5, 2015 • 48 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian are joined by Robert Llewellyn (Red Dwarf, Fully Charged, Scrapheap Challenge) to discuss the state of the UK and European electric car industry, in particular how it evolves after Tesla’s announcement of the Model…
TM 33: iPhone 6s UK Review, Wi-Fi Calling Expands in Britain
Sep 28, 2015 • 41 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the new Apple iPhone 6s in their review, including how the new Live Photos feature is perhaps more impressive than even Apple let on in its announcement; and how is Wi-Fi calling changing mobile phone usage…
TM 32: Facebook’s ‘Dislike’ Button, Amazon’s Ad-Supported £50 Kindle Tablet
Sep 20, 2015 • 27 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the looming launch of Facebook’s ‘Dislike’ button; Amazon’s launch of the £50 Kindle Fire tablet and how its ad-supported nature was noticeably absent in much of the press’s reporting; and as iOS 9…
What an Apple TV App Store and an iPad Pro Stylus Means For the UK
Sep 13, 2015 • 35 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss what the UK could gain with Apple’s introduction of a new Apple TV with an app store — essentially, can the company do to television with apps what the iPhone did to world communication? Plus, an iPad Pro…
TM 30: IFA, 4K phones, 360-degree movies, Philips Hue interview
Sep 6, 2015 • 42 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the highlights from the tech tradeshow IFA in Berlin, touching upon Sony’s 4K smartphone launch, Intel’s promise that the world is moving towards 360-degree 4K video selfie sticks, Samsung’s non-Android…
TM 29: Android Wear goes iOS, UK tablets soar, EU to study Uber
Aug 31, 2015 • 35 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss Apple’s iOS gaining support for Google’s rival Android Wear smartwatch platform; the European Commission’s ambition to launch a study into Uber’s business model; the rise of the tablet computer market share…
TM 28: British Girls Choose Computing, X-Rated Music Videos
Aug 23, 2015 • 38 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss the enormous rise in British students taking Computing as a GCSE, including a 121% increase in girls taking up the course; they shed some light/opinion on the UK’s move to impose movie-like age ratings on…
Nate is on holiday! But here are some headlines…
Aug 14, 2015 • 3 min
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TM 27: Why there’s no Windows 9, Amazon’s Top Gear gamble
Aug 3, 2015 • 38 min
Nate Lanxon explains why Microsoft probably chose to skip releasing Windows 9 in favour of Windows 10, plus Top Gear looks to be Amazon’s quarter-billion-dollar gamble to make its streaming video service a hit. For information regarding your data privacy,…
TM 26: Formula E, Apple Pay UK, British music industry devolves
Jul 19, 2015 • 29 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate is alone… with himself. Apple Pay has launched in the UK, which means it’s time to test it out as ironically as possible. Plus the British music industry has taken a step backward into the dark ages, cheering a court’s…
TM 25: The death of Nokia in Britain and the future of Minecon.mp3
Jul 12, 2015 • 34 min
THIS WEEK ON TECH’S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss Microsoft’s decision to effectively end the life of Nokia, and what it means for the UK smartphone market in which Windows Phone was at one point quite a success. Nate also interviews journalist Stuart…
TM 24: Apple Music’s UK review, British millennials’ surprising TV habits
Jul 7, 2015 • 38 min
We offer a review of how Apple Music is performing in the United Kingdom, speaking to Guardian and MusicAlly media expert Stuart Dredge about how the service has been received by the music industry and consumers alike. What is it missing? How does the…
TM 23: VR role-play, Wimbledon says ‘down Periscope’
Jun 29, 2015 • 34 min
THIS WEEK: We’re joined by Knights Night of ESO-RP to explain how modern role-play works within video gaming and how virtual reality could take it to the next level; plus Katie Collins of WIRED joins to explain London mayor Boris Johnson’s attempts to…
TM 22: News, future of roller coasters, 3D cinema FAILS
Jun 21, 2015 • 37 min
A veteran designer of roller coasters worldwide joins Nate Lanxon to discuss how European theme parks are building and innovating next-generation thrills. In the news, Nate is joined by fellow journalist Ian Morris to discuss the UK music industry bodies…
TM SPECIAL: What Apple’s WWDC means for UK and Spotify
Jun 14, 2015 • 23 min
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TM 20: Thunderbolt 3 and how to pitch a Kickstarter campaign
Jun 8, 2015 • 35 min
In this week’s show we discuss the best and worst ways to start a Kickstarter business and get it noticed, and what should you look out for when putting your money where the founder’s mouths are. What are the warning signs for a poorly devised crowdfunded…
TM 19: The 3Doodler story (or: How To Succeed in Kickstarter Business)
May 31, 2015 • 44 min
In 2013 a project called 3Doodler appeared on crowdfunding website Kickstarter. It advertised itself as the first and only 3D-printing pen, that allowed artists and creatives to “draw” in 3D. In its own introductory words: “Have you ever just wished you…
TM 18: Spotify takes on iTunes at podcasting (feat. Helen Zaltzman)
May 25, 2015
This podcast is an episode of Tech’s Message, a weekly audio download from London-based technology journalists Nate Lanxon and Ian Morris. Hear a discussion based on the week’s most interesting UK technology news, and other irreverent takes on tech issues…
TM 17: EU mobile networks consider ‘bomb’ on Google ads
May 18, 2015
This podcast is an episode of Tech’s Message, a weekly audio download from London-based technology journalists Nate Lanxon and Ian Morris. Hear a discussion based on the week’s most interesting UK technology news, and other irreverent takes on tech issues…
TM 16: Saving teens from sexting’s legal minefield
May 11, 2015
This podcast is an episode of Tech’s Message, a weekly audio download from London-based technology journalists Nate Lanxon and Ian Morris. Hear a discussion based on the week’s most interesting UK technology news, and other irreverent takes on tech issues…
MacBook review (early 2015) - Tech’s Message special (text and audio)
May 6, 2015
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TM 15: UK election’s tech promises, 2015 MacBook review
May 4, 2015
This podcast is an episode of Tech’s Message, a weekly audio download from London-based technology journalists Nate Lanxon and Ian Morris. Hear a discussion based on the week’s most interesting UK technology news, and other irreverent takes on tech issues…
TM 14: Google ‘Mobilegeddon’, new MacBook tested, Skyrim mod business
Apr 27, 2015
This podcast is an episode of Tech’s Message, a weekly audio download from London-based technology journalists Nate Lanxon and Ian Morris. Hear a discussion based on the week’s most interesting UK technology news, and other irreverent takes on tech issues…
TM 13: Apple Watch’s folding AC plug vs. world’s best plugs, BT vs EE vs Three 4G test!
Apr 19, 2015
This podcast is an episode of Tech’s Message, a weekly audio download from London-based technology journalists Nate Lanxon and Ian Morris. Hear a discussion based on the week’s most interesting UK technology news, and other irreverent takes on tech issues…
TM 12: Galaxy S6 review and lossless audio explained with Fleshgod Apocalypse
Apr 6, 2015
This podcast is an episode of Tech’s Message, a weekly audio download from London-based technology journalists Nate Lanxon and Ian Morris. Hear a discussion based on the week’s most interesting UK technology news, and other irreverent takes on tech issues…
TM 11: Is your school reporting your kids to police over Call of Duty?
Mar 30, 2015
Subscribe FREE to the show now On the show this week Nate Lanxon and Ian Morris discuss the controversial group of schools reporting parents to social services for “neglecting” their children. Neglect, it transpires, includes allowing their offspring to…
TM 10: Argos and Asda go crazy for 3D printing
Mar 22, 2015
Subscribe FREE to the show now Join Nate and Ian to discuss how the UK high street is investing in 3D-printed jewellery and products; Internet Explorer’s history is explored ahead of its death with Windows 10’s release; plus CNET.com’s senior editor…
TM SPECIAL: Apple Watch in depth, in person, and inside its launch event
Mar 10, 2015 • 31 min
Photo by Nate Lanxon Listen to this special report from Nate Lanxon produced on the day of Apple’s March 2015 event in Berlin, revealing all the launch details for the Apple Watch. Featuring hands-on reports with the gold edition of the watch and how it…
TM 8: The best (and worst) of Mobile World Congress 2015
Mar 8, 2015
This week Nate Lanxon and Ian Morris discuss the highlights and lowlights of Mobile World Congress 2015, including the Samsung Galaxy S6 and how it compares in person to the HTC One M9. There’s talk of the EU abolishing its ban on mobile phone roaming…
TM 7: Galaxy S6 and the UK’s 1Tbps 5G network
Mar 1, 2015
Nate discovers the Samsung Galaxy S6 has eight CPU cores running at 1.5GHz each, making it more powerful than the new HTC One M9. That, plus a conversation with V3.co.uk’s Alastair Stevenson sheds light on the recent UK test of the world’s first 1Tbps 5G…
TM 6: Featuring tech-powered toilet roll poetry
Feb 22, 2015
How have a computer scientist, an algorithm and a technology writer come together to produce poetry generated from the codes printed inside British toilet roll tubes? In this week’s episode of Tech’s Message you’re going to find out. Featuring Nate Lanxon…
Tech’s Message 5: UK TVs are spying on you
Feb 15, 2015
Samsung’s smart TVs are accused of listening to your conversations. Is this true? What has Samsung said? Could a TV that customises its content actually be something well worth having? Nate Lanxon and Ian Morris discuss.Plus, Apple is believed to be…
Tech’s Message 4: UK’s mobile phone future in question
Feb 9, 2015
Subscribe FREE to the show now The UK enjoyed some compelling news this week, in that BT has offered to buy mobile network EE for close to £13 billion. With Three’s parent company Hutchinson Whampoa putting in a bid of over £10 billion quid to buy O2, it…
Tech’s Message Pilot Episode 3: photojournalist Andrew Hoyle
Feb 1, 2015
Subscribe FREE to the show now CNET.com photojournalist and technology expert Andrew Hoyle joins the show this week to discuss the tools, tricks and troubles of the trade that is visual story reporting; plus the top ten tech news stories of the week…
Tech’s Message Pilot Episode 2: with Olivia Solon
Jan 26, 2015
Subscribe FREE to the show now Olivia Solon joins the show as regular co-host and we explore the differences between working on a magazine website versus a daily newspaper website, plus the top ten tech news stories of the week affecting the UK.Hosted,…
Tech’s Message Pilot Episode
Jan 18, 2015
Subscribe FREE to the show now Tech’s Message Podcast - UK Technology News With Nate Lanxon (Bloomberg, Wired, CNET) RSSHosted, produced and edited by Nate LanxonCo-host: Ian Morris Stories discussed:10) Revived Sinclair Spectrum to be manufactured in UK
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Jan 14, 2015
TECH’S MESSAGE | A podcast from Nate Lanxon and friendsSubscribe using the RSS link below.Tech’s Message Podcast - UK Technology News With Nate Lanxon (Bloomberg, Wired, CNET) RSS Yes, I’m leaving WIRED. That means I’m leaving the WIRED.co.uk Podcast.…