Life & Technology – 2GB 18th June, 2022

This week we invited Jason Carrick General Sales Manager from TCL Electronics Australia. Jason has shared their latest offering on Mini LED and Soundbar. 

Bringing exceptional picture quality to your living room, the C635 QLED Google TV is ready to lift your home cinema.
With it being a QLED TV, its glowing dots allow higher brightness and more vivid colours, delivering you a amplified level of entertainment.
For those that live and breathe the gaming world, experience heightened quality with TCL’s Dual Line Gate technology for compatible gaming consoles.
The technology will automatically boost the 60-hertz TV panel to have a 120-hertz refresh rate for gaming – up to 2K resolution. With a higher frame rate, Auto Low Latency Mode, and HDMI2.1 input, it’ll give you a smoother and more responsive gaming experience.

 Also on the show this week, we had Eric Phu Co-Founder Citizen Wolf who discussed about Magic Fit Technology. 

“Citizen Wolf re-engineers the way clothes are made at scale, to save our planet,” said Zoltan Csaki, Co-Founder of Citizen Wolf. “Starting with T-shirts as our proof of concept, our proprietary Magic Fit® technology enables made to order clothes that are custom fit to every body. Because Citizen Wolf makes only what it sells and sends nothing to landfill, the company produces 48% less carbon than the legacy fast-fashion equivalent. Everything is made within seven (7) days in our own, ethically certified factory right here in Sydney, which is open to the public. We are also proudly B Corp certified.”

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Life & Technology – 2GB 11th June, 2022

This week we invited Bradley Howe Head of Consumer from ASUS Australia. Brad alked about their latest laptops that were launched this week. 

The Zephyrus Duo 16 is the ultimate tool for portable productivity. Multitasking has never been easier on a laptop with two screens to work from. 
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The Flow Z13 is a revolution in Windows tablet computing. Including a full-size detachable keyboard, this tablet offers the ultimate in portability. 

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ASUS’ ROG Strix laptop represents the most powerful option in the line-up. Designed to run the latest games, this laptop can be specced out with the most powerful processor and graphics options on the market today. 

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 Also on the show this week, we had Mike Boyd CEO, Founder from Contact Light. Mike discussed about some latest announcements from Apple WWDC 2022 earlier this week. Read a great round up here at Digital Trends.

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Life & Technology – 2GB 4th June, 2022

This week we invited Michael Stillone Senior Field Sales Manager from Sonos Australia who discussed the newest Sonos Ray Soundbar. 

“We made the strategic choice to make everything all white and all black. But this makes it a lot harder to manufacture. You’re dealing with many different materials that sit next to each other, and all those parts have to match so that the outcome looks very clean and elegant. These colours are long-lasting and not super trend sensitive. If you think about Shadow Black or Lunar White, they’re very neutral colours. There’s longevity around colour choice, but there’s also this longevity around durability and making sure that from a technical perspective, these products last a long time.”

– Kitty Suidman, the Design Director of Colour, Material, Finish (CMF) and Product Sustainability at Sonos

Check out our review of the Sonos Ray here. 

Also on the show this week, we had Professor Theo Farrell Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student and Academic Life) from University of Wollongong and shared the an innovative new program for a new generation of cyber security professionals. 

Australia’s brightest young minds now have a unique opportunity to hone their craft at a landmark Cyber Academy, which aims to bolster the nation’s cyber security workforce and help combat the growing threat of online attacks.  

People can now register their interest for the new Cyber Academy, which is a partnership between the University of Wollongong (UOW), Deloitte, TAFE NSW and Swinburne University of Technology.  

Minister for Skills and Training Alister Henskens said the new academy would fast track 1,200 careers in the rapidly growing cyber security sector through a blended three-year ‘earn as you learn’ program.  

“This collaboration harnesses world-leading expertise to ensure a pipeline of highly skilled graduates can hit the ground running and provide vital protection for our economy in the cyber sector,” Mr Henskens said. 

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