Recorded on Saturday 8th June 2019
James is joined by special guest, Chris Geiss from So You Want to Ride a Motorcycle to discuss various motorcycling topics that somewhat cross over to technology.
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Recorded on 24th May 2019
Apologies for the delay in getting this episode out, both James and Oli have had rather full schedules.
We do our very best Thunderbirds voices to give you a FAB introduction to this episode, and relive some nostalg
Recorded on Saturday 27th April, 2019
Oli is back from Switzerland! We discuss coffee, Luminary’s rather shady practices, passwords, data breaches, fitness trackers... and some of it in French!
We're also looking fo hear from our wondeful
Recorded on Monday 18th March, 2019
Apologies for the slightly longer delay in this episode being published, there were some editing challenges that taxed poor James' skills to the limit! With some strange timing, we talk about Apple’s new
Recorded on Monday 25th March 2019
James is joined by good friend of the show, Josh, to discuss the 'It's Show Time' Apple special event. We discuss the services announced, as well as taking a few little detours along the way.
Recorded on Saturday 9th March, 2019
YouTuber and friend of the show, Cornelius, returns to talk more camera gear and some great tips for videography.
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Recorded on Saturday 22nd February 2019
With much improved audio quality, James and Oli come together on Skype to discuss dodgy eBay buyers, Facebook’s latest blunders, Apple’s FaceTime eavesdropping bug, Samsung's new Galaxy Fold, and som
Recorded on 8th Februrary 2019
Back for another Short Circuits, James is joined by friend of the show Jonathan to talk all things WiFi, or is that Wiffy?
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Recorded on Sunday 27th January, 2019
With Oli now in Switzerland, we battle technology to record. Discussions include self-driving buses, Facebook’s plans to merge messaging services, Netflix scam emails, and the usual banter. Apologies for s
Recorded on Monday 17th December, 2018
We welcome back Josh to our somewhat Christmassy episode. James talks about his new Raspberry Pi powered retro gaming setup, Josh talks to us about the latest Oxford Hack, andOli shares his thoughts on hi
Recorded on Tuesday 20th November, 2018
Benjamin is back for a farewell episode! We talk about his reasons for stepping down, parenting technology, why you shouldn't use cotton buds to clean your ears, how AirPods make a great tempoary hea
Recorded on Tuesday 30th October 2018
Mere hours after Apple’s special event, James is joined by Jonathan to discuss the new MacBook Air, Mac Mini and iPads Pro.
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Recorded on Sunday 28th October, 2018
James and Oli discover the real story behind the Chinese chips in all the servers, or at least discuss the claims made by Bloomberg about SuperMicro's server boards. We also look at: the impact the iPo
Recorded on 26th Septemnerb 2018
James and Oli are joined by new friend Josh, a second year computer-science student, to discuss: new iPhones, Amazon’s range of new devices, what rights you have to your purchased digital media, and most import
Recorded on 8th September 2018
Cornelius joins James and Stephen, along with contributions from Oli and Miriam, to talk about the DJI Ronin S, some camera news and general video stuff.
We even put together a quick video to show you some of wh
Recorded on Monday 27th August 2018
After a busy few months, Oli and James take things down a more chilled route for a shorter episode. We discuss electronic quizzes, The Chuckle Brothers, Facebook’s grip and even how cooking sausages can glor
Recorded on 27th July 2018
James and Oli talk about beer-tasting AI, iOS 12’s new ‘Listen Live’ feature for the AirPods, the saga of the new 2018 MacBook Pros, Microsoft’s new Surface Go, some cool new bike lights, and then take a deep dive in
Recorded on 27th June 2018
Oli and James are joined by special guest Stephen to discuss photography, the Sony A7 mark 3, new EU copyright laws, Apple’s latest public betas, the repair program for MacBook keyboards and then we take a deep-dive
A very much not so short circuit for you this time. We’ve just had Apple’s annual WWDC Keynote. James is joined by fellow podcaster and Fireside.fm user, Jonathan Bloom, to review the key points of Apple’s latest software announcements.
Recorded on 25th May 2018
It’s Benjamin’s last episode with us for a while, so what better than to get into a deep discussion about what GDPR means for our privacy, how we get drawn into social media, look back at the 20th anniversary of the o
On the back of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica breaches, James sits down with longtime friend of the show, Joel Drapper, to have a good long talk about all things privacy and security.
We chat about what went wrong with Facebook’s privacy
Recorded on Friday 27th April, 2018:
With Benjamin being unwell and unable to record this episode, Oli steps into the fray to record with James.
We talk about smartphone and social media addiction, Apple’s focus on pro-customers, their right
James is joined by YouTuber Matt Schaefer, who has spent many years producing a range of different content; most notably is range of tech videos.
We talk about how Matt got started in YouTube, how he deals with the diverse range of comments an
Taking a trip down memory lane, James talks with Dan Wood from The Retro Hour podcast about all things Amiga.
We discuss what the Amiga was, go through the various models that were released, discuss why the Amiga ultimately failed and then loo
Recorded on Sunday 11th March, 2018
Getting ready for Benjamin to take some time off in a few months, we order a new co-host and find his delivery to be incredibly speedy. Please join us in welcoming Oli to the team!
In a bumper episode we di
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