Life & Technology – 2GB 30th April, 2022

A week ahead for Mother’s Day, we invited Andrew Garbett Proprietor of Harvey Norman Homebush West and shared with us some great Mother’s Day deals from Harvey Norman. Andrew also talked about Apple Watch and Ear Buds (like Airpods).

Cricut Joy Machine
Sony 55-inch XR X90J 4K UHD Full Array LED LCD Google TV
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 135-inch Ryzen 516GB256GB SSD Laptop - Platinum

Also on the show this week, Daniel Wasilewsky Founder of FreeGuides

FreeGuides is a travel app that provides users with 1000+ free self-guided walking experience around the globe. Experiences on the app are curated for each user and cover interests like nature, food & drink, photography, culture, architecture, and more. Each stop within an experience is embedded with photographs, videos and local insights which can be followed by an explorer, so while it’s self-guided it’s still highly interactive.

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Life & Technology – 2GB 23rd April, 2022

As we commemorate Anzac Day, we invited Terri -Anne Simmonds Head of Digital Experience Australian War Memorial. Terri-Anne talked about Anzac Day commemorations at the Memorial, and alternatively about Digital Projects the Memorial has developed to help Australians commemorate.

Projects include:
Places of Pride
3D Treasures
Daily live streamed Last Post Ceremony
Social media engagement
You can also search the National Archives for lots more information

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Wreaths are laid at the Pool of Reflection

Also on the show this week, we invited Hannon Comazzetto Founder and CEO AirRobe

To mark Earth Day, Australian circular fashion start-up AirRobe has pledged to divert 1 million items of clothing from landfill by 2023. The ambitious goal, supported by over 100 brands, including leading Australian designer Viktoria & Woods aims to encourage more brands to make a commitment to sustainability and take leadership towards a circular ecosystem by joining the movement.  

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Life & Technology – 2GB 16th April, 2022

On the show this week, we invited Rob Miravet, Director from Solar ACDC

Miravet’s solar powered pool heater has been launched just in time for winter, where it will save pool owners $4-6,000 or more each year in heating costs while also saving the environment. Similarly priced to other pool heating systems to install, the solar powered pool heater manufactured by Solar AC DC can cost nothing to run once it is connected.

“Even if 10% of Australia’s 1 million pools started using this new method – $400 million dollars would be saved each year in pool heating costs, and that’s a very conservative saving – it can sometimes be more. Pool owners will be over the moon because one of their most expensive assets will get used for an extra 6 months per year. The Hybrid Solar Heat Pump Pool Heater (it’s a mouthful!) uses dedicated photovoltaic solar panels for power. The heat pump powers up in the morning when the sun shines (even if it’s cloudy), heating the pool during the day, before turning off in the evening when the sun goes down. The thermal load remains in the pool overnight ensuring it remains a swimmable temperature for most of the year. Flick a switch and the heating pump can become a pool cooler – perfect for places like Darwin or Cairns where you need a refreshing dip in the peak of summer.”

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Also on the show this week, we invited Mitchell Whitaker Director from Harvey Norman New Castle and shared Easter Holiday Tech deals. 

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