TechFan #241 – The Printing Conundrum

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Do you still need to print documents or pictures? If so, this is the episode for you. Plus, usable older iPhones, the eye of Sauron, email from Owen, Error 53, suing Apple, and much more.

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Samsung Wireless Monochrome Printer
There’s a new “-gate” brewing on the Internet – Error 53
Aberystwyth man wins Apple Watch warranty court battle  

 

TechFan 240 – You Don’t Know Jack

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David has car problems while Tim races a snow storm. Did you know the LEAF does not have a spare tire? Tim revisits the Fire HD 8 vs the Hire HD 7, and both of the guys are fed up with Apple’s online services. Finally, more on the Apple Watch and DC’s TV and movies.

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TechFan #239 – Hoverboards are not recommended for bodypopping

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David Cohen is joined this week by friend of the show Owen Rubin, who has a serious tech-related injury to share. After discussing the joys of returning to direct IT Support, they geek out in a discussion about electric car vehicles pros and cons.

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Bicep Tendon Rupture
UK Health Service-supplied disability car
Toyota Prius-C

TechFan #238 – PineHead

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Tim Robertson and David Cohen discuss the meaning behind PineHead, CES coverage, Quack Tech.
HumanCharger, VR, Oculus Rift, Google Play, Android, Russia, Space Flight, Star Wars, and much more!

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Russia Says Elon Musk is ‘Stepping On Our Toes’
I’m building a PC just so I can use an Oculus Rift
After 7-minute hearing, US Marshals raid a CES booth
Malicious apps in Google Play made unauthorized downloads, sought root

 

TechFan #236 – Post Holiday Tech

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Tim and David discuss dialects, warm winter weather, flooding, bio-medical tech, a little bit of Star Wars (no spoilers!),  Wells TA5005 GoTech Bluetooth Mobile OBDII Diagnostic Tool, Circut design cutting tool, video game, and the design of Apple products.

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http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B015E4BRTE
twitter.com/JonyIveParody

TechFan #235 – The TechFan Awakens

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Tim and David discuss Star Wars – The Force Awakens on the second half of this episode, and it is NOT recommended for those who have yet to see the movie. Spoilers galore! You have been warned! To start, Tim discusses his Comcast modem problem and the fast resolution, bad Hover-boards and Amazon’s response, Kickstarter projects, and crapware MacKeeper.

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TechFan #234 – May The Force Be With You

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Star Wars hype, Star Trek, more on the Apple headphone jack rumor, the new Amazon Fire HD 8, iPhone 6s Battery Case, Google Pixel C, and more!

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Apple iMac ad – Colors
The Pixel C was probably never supposed to run Android
TechFan Episode #24 with Richard Phillips from 2011
http://www.head-fi.org/
Amazon Fire HD 8

TechFan #233 – Jacked Up

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Tim brings up the rumor of Apple abandoning the headphone jack on the next iPhone and goes off on the idea. Metal roofs are also discussed, as well as Konami getting egg on their face, the Wolsen portable gaming console, a broken Xbox 360, the disappointing sales of the new Halo and Star Wars Battlefront games, and much more.

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WOLSEN 2.5″ LCD Portable Game Console Speaker
Konami blocked Metal Gear creator from accepting award

 

TechFan 232 – Tim Returns

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Tim is back from six weeks of travel to rejoin David, and there is much to discuss! topics include a follow-up to David’ ebay Mac purchase, iPad Pro, WiFi, LiFi, a first-look at the Philips Fidelio Bluetooth Headphone M2BTBK, the Nest Cam, Black Friday, and much more.

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What Is Li-Fi, and Will It Replace Wi-Fi?
Philips Fidelio Bluetooth Headphone M2BTBK
Teardown shows Nest Cam is “always-on” even when you think it’s off
Black Friday is now also a UK thing

 

TechFan 229 – Spooky Devices

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This week David is joined by special guest Donny Yankellow – teacher, artist and fellow tech enthusiast! The discussion ranges through the discoverability and take-up of Apple’s newest features, the attitudes to tech of the youth of today, what’s wrong with the use of PowerPoint and some weird iOS device happenings.

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TechFan #227 – miniPC and TiVO

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Nintendo has some mean, nasty lawyers. Tim updates on the last mini-Arcade build, discusses the use of mini PCs, and catches up with the Amazon Fire TV. David arrives late, having done something bone-headed, but comical at the same time! Finally, TiVO takes on Apple!

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Quantum Byte Fanless Windows® 8.1 Mini Desktop PC
Fan being sued by Pokemon

TechFan #226 – Flatulence

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Amazon sends Tim the new Fire TV for review, but he only just got it so too early for that yet. Amazon also refuses to sell either the Apple TV or the Chrome Stick for not supporting Amazon Prime Video, and David thinks it is anti-competitive, while Tim is just confused by it. Will there be a PS Vita successor? What happened with iFixIt? And Tim gets a free breakfast!

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TechFan #225 – Digital Download Shock

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Tim and David go on a one-topic rant about digital downloads. David has a chat with Apple about getting a refund for BioShock, and they act out the transcript. If you have ever wanted to hear Tim do a falsetto, and who hasn’t?, this is the episode for you. Plus, Tim finds an inexpensive arcade, David is getting an iPhone 6s, and more.

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TechFan #222 – OO0

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It’s Force Friday, so of course Tim and David are up to discussing Star Wars toys at the start of the show. (And sorry, Kenny, if you’re out there somewhere listening!) The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has a pretty big design flaw, Game Center, Hot iPhones, BB-8 and OO-0, SteelSeries Stratus XL Wireless Gaming Controller, and the Dell XPS 13 are all topics for discussion.

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Pac-Man 256
SteelSeries Stratus XL Wireless Gaming Controller
Dell XPS 13