Life & Technology – 2GB 13th August, 2022

Samsung announced the latest Fold 4 on the recently concluded Samsung Unpacked event. We invited Garry McGregor, Vice President from Samsung Australia. 

Does a lot in one hand with its 6.2-inch Cover Screen.1 In both hands, the 7.6-inch Main Screen* makes it your ultimate do-more device.2 And when you need to go hands-free, simply set it down, find a good angle and leave it there while you get more done.**3

*Measured diagonally, the front screen size is 6.2″ in a full rectangle and 6.1″ accounting for the rounded corners and the inner screen is 7.6” in full and 7.4” accounting for rounded corners.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 5G | Specs & Camera | Samsung UK

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4

  • Qualcomm SD8+ Gen 1 increased performance and power efficiency over SD8
  • 12/256GB with 512GB and 1TB options
  • 7.6” (open) 2208×1768, 21.6:18 ratio, 8-bit, 16.07m colour, Adaptive 120Hz AMOLED
  • New taskbar when flat
  • Optional Fold Edition S-Pen/bumper cover
  • 6.2” 23.1:9 Adaptive 120Hz AMOLED Outer screen with Gorilla Glass Victus+
  • 16MP selfie camera on the front screen
  • 4400mAh battery – no charger (expect to use 45W)
  • 258 x 128 x 6mm (flat) x 282g
  • Colours: Phantom Black, Beige,  Grey-green
  • Price: 256GB -$2,4495/512GB -$2,699/1TB -$2,999
  • Wi-Fi 6E AX, BT 5.2, USB-C 3.2 Gen 1 (alt DP for DeX)
  • 50 + 12MP (3X optical zoom) +10MP rear camera (Samsung S22+   camera set-up)
  • Website

Catch more of the Unpacked announcements here. 

Dr Kristy Goodwin – Cyber Safety Expert

Great to have Dr. Kristy Goodwin on the show to discuss some of the challenges around Technology in the home and how achieve better harmony. Dr Kristy Goodwin is a Speaker, Author, Researcher – and today we talked about Kids, Families and Modern Technology. 

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Life & Technology – 2GB 6th August, 2022

Earlier this week we spoke with Wilson Lee, Founder of ReZap   It is an Australian-made product intended to recharge your non-rechargeable alkaline batteries. You can get one of their ReZap pro here. 

See below article/review we recently wrote about ReZap. 

ReZAP wants to let people know that you can safely recharge single-use Alkaline batteries – AAA, AA, C, D, and 9V as many as 15 times. No, it is not a con!

ReZAP is the brainchild of Managing Director Wilson Lee who started Digital Works in Melbourne in 1991. He has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Electronic and Computing Engineering. He released the predecessor LazerCharge in 1998 proving you could recharge up to four Alkaline batteries at once for about 1 cent in power costs. READ MORE..

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We also invited  Prof Leanne Wiseman Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Griffith Law School from Griffith University, this week to discuss about the recently concluded summit on Right to Repair

Some questions answered on the show:

Peter – asked about sorting images on his I use duplicate cleaner pro on the PC, but there is also this one for Mac.

Terry – asked about placing security camera at the front of his house. I talked about this one from Uniden and these Flood light options from Arlo (battery operated) and Swann (powered by mains power).

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Life & Technology – 2GB 30th July, 2022

Julia Davis, Head of Hardware Marketing from Google AUNZ joined us this week and discussed the latest Google Pixel 6a

Smart, powerful, helpful. And less than you think.

Also on the show this week,  Chris Lau Managing Director from LASER Co. 

Well, Laser Co is now 35 years young, and according to its founder Chris Lau, it is now more about predicting trends and staying ahead to ensure stock of items we may not have even considered yet.

For example, the emerging trend of personal mobility. Once the various States sort out legislation (see E-scooters – great, but huge fines can apply for road use – State Guide), Laser will be there with a range of economical e-scooters, bikes, skateboards and more READ MORE..

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