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FrequencyCast covers Digital TV and Technology in the UK. Our shows are driven by listener feedback, and thanks to our loyal audience, we have won two European awards. FrequencyCast is presented by tech lovers Pete and Kelly, and shows cover digital TV se



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FrequencyCast UK Show 124: Google Cardboard, Radio Caroline, Pokemon Go, exploding Galaxies and HDMI

Sun, 30 Oct 2016 22:16:09 +0000

FrequencyCast returns after a short break - thanks for bearing with us. In Show 124, we look at Pokemon Go, Google Cardboard, Virtual Reality, Radio Caroline, and the BBC Microbit. In the news, exploding Galaxies, phone roaming and the new Amazon Alexa virtual assistant, plus your comments on HDMI, Ofcom and TV licensing. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast124.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 123: End of the first social network, smart dog security and a smart watchstrap

Fri, 1 Jul 2016 23:42:00 +0100

FrequencyCast Show 123 is here, after a short break. In this show, Pete and Kelly look at a new smart watchstrap, monitoring your home with a smart dog, sweat tracking and a high-tech way not to lose your keys. We also talk about the end of the first social network, and help with questions on Sky Q, Discovery and SCART sockets. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast123.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 122: Wearable Tech in London and the future of the sociable network

Sat, 16 Apr 2016 20:30:00 +0100

For FrequencyCast Show 122, Pete and Kelly trek boldly to the 2016 Wearable Technology Show in London, where they try out a fitness tracking ring, a kids wearable mobile and the future of the sociable mobile network. Plus the latest tech news and answers to listeners questions. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast122.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 121: Facebook changes, girls in tech, eyewear and more DAB

Sat, 5 Mar 2016 16:57:17 +0000

In FrequencyCast Show 121, Pete and Kelly discuss the changes to Facebook, talk about girls in tech and spend some time at an electronics fair. We also look at paper-thin lenses and some tech reading glasses, plus talk about snapchat. In the news, new DAB stations, a new Raspberry Pi and the end of Nook in the UK. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast121.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 120: Tim Peake Radio Contact, De-stressing and a 10 hour movie

Mon, 1 Feb 2016 18:04:19 +0000

For FrequencyCast Show 120, Pete and Kelly take a look behind the scenes as Tim Peake makes radio contact with a UK school. Also, news of a 10 hour crowd-funded film, an update on the Riut backpack and details of the upcoming Sci-fi Ball. Plus your questions on the demise of TVPlayer on Freeview, and rights issues for BBC radio sport. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast120.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 119: Review of 2015, weather prediction and power cuts

Wed, 6 Jan 2016 22:33:19 +0000

For FrequencyCast Show 119, Pete and Kelly take a look back at the last year of tech news headlines, review some of what they got up to, and make some predictions. We also talk to weatherman Jim Bacon about 2016 and hyper-local weather tech. In the news, the BBC hack, AVG issues and old TVs, plus your questions on power cuts and Raspberry Pi VPNs. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast119.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 118: Raspberry Pi Zero, end of BBC Three, kids toys and time-wasting videos

Fri, 4 Dec 2015 21:00:00 +0000

In FrequencyCast Show 118, Pete challenges Kelly to set up a Raspberry Pi Zero, and both complain about Black Friday. We also look at Facebook security and the sad demise of BBC Three. Also, a look at some new products from TomTom, surround sound from Orbitsound, and some kids birds and scorpions from Character Options. In Feedback: Sky phone lines, Windows 10 startup problems and blind dating apps. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast118.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 117: Samsung Gear S2, Philips Hue, Y-Cam Security and USB-C Connectors

Sun, 1 Nov 2015 21:31:01 +0000

In FrequencyCast Show 117, Pete visits a London gadget show with Kelly and the pair try to work out if Instagram has a point. We talk to Samsung about the Gear S2 watch and contactless payment, look at Philips Hue lighting and discover Y-Cam home security. Also talk of USB-C connectors, BBC Store and Windows 10 upgrades. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast117.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 116: Facebook hoax, National Hamfest, Instant Ink and Kodak Moments

Thu, 1 Oct 2015 22:52:00 +0100

In FrequencyCast Show 116, Kelly and Pete look at the latest problems with Facebook, support air ambulance week and visit a national radio rally. We also look at contactless coffee payments, HP Instant Ink, and Nikki Moore talks about the Kodak Moments App. Plus, your comments on cloud storage, pair stealing and Sealand.. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast116.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 115: Office 365, Cloud Computing, whatsonit and car security

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 20:21:48 +0100

For Show 115, Kelly takes a look around the junk shop that Pete calls home, and the two talk about Office 365 and cloud computing. A first look at the whatsonit scheduling app, plus an interview with MySmartRemote on car security. Also, Kelly is set to be a star on the next TX Factor TV show. Plus your issues with BBC iPlayer on old iOS devices, and Flash security. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast115.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 114: Windows 10, Contactless Payment, Apple Watch and Ultra HD

Sun, 2 Aug 2015 21:23:13 +0100

For Show 114, Kelly and Pete take a first look at Windows 10, the final OS from Microsoft? Also, discussion of problems with the Fitbit Charge and the Nike Fuelband, a hands-on with the Apple Watch, contactless payment and a planned obsolescence petition. Plus your smart meters and Ultra HD TV. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast114.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 113: Drones, Unsending emails and sun exposure monitoring

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 22:48:23 +0100

For Show 113, Kelly and Pete talk about drones: how Amazon could be using them to deliver, and when things go wrong. We also look and Undo Send, the coke bottle challenge and a device to monitor dangerous sun exposure. Plus your comments on smart meters and BBC radio. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast113.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 112: Periscope, Smart Meters, AR cards and entrepreneurs

Tue, 2 Jun 2015 21:22:11 +0100

For Show 112, Kelly and Pete try their first radio show live on Periscope. We also talk about smart meters, play with augmented reality cards and look at tools for entrepreneurs. Plus your comments on BBC digital radio and the end of FM in Norway. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast112.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 111: Gadget Show Live 2015, Apple Watch and Grooveshark

Sat, 2 May 2015 08:42:00 +0100

For Show 111, Kelly and Pete travel to Gadget Show Live in Birmingham, where we explore HP Sprout, powered paper planes and a 3D pen. Kelly also gets musical with fruit, we find a free home security app and try to end lag with a NETDUMA router. Plus your questions on voice recording and home smart meters. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast111.html(image)


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FrequencyCast at Gadget Show Live 2015: Special Report

Sat, 11 Apr 2015 12:31:20 +0100

Here's our first report from Gadget Show Live 2015 at the NEC in Birmingham. Pete and Kelly travelled to the NEC in Birmingham, for this year's show, and here's their Day One review hot off the presses. We'll be featuring a selection of interviews from Gadget Show Live in our May 2015 show - so stay tuned.(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 110: Wearable Technology Show, BT 4G and BBC Radio streaming

Wed, 1 Apr 2015 14:55:00 +0100

In Show 110, Alice and Pete trek to the Wearable Technology Show in London to look at sleep trackers, augmented reality and some tech innovations. We speak to athlete Ellie Stevens and some pioneers from Queen Mary College. Kelly and Pete also look at the BT 4G offering, some questionable chargers and problems with BBC radio streaming. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast110.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 109: Voice Recognition, Dunked Smartphones, 4G Mi-Fi and TalkTalk Scammers

Sun, 1 Mar 2015 20:34:19 +0000

For FrequencyCast Show 109, Kelly and Pete look at voice recognition, the Samsung TV privacy issue and language translation. Also, a look at the new Pebble Time smartwatch, the Osprey 4G hotspot and the Windows Linx tablets. We also talk about 5G, and the Tech Rescue pack that can help revive a dunked phone, and in the news, beware of TalkTalk scammers. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast109.html(image)


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FrequencyCast: Toy Fair 2015 (Video)

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:30:57 +0000

Kelly and Pete from the FrequencyCast radio show went along to Toy Fair 2015 in London on the 20th of January. Our day at the show is covered in FrequencyCast Show 108. Here is a short video montage. More at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/toy15(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 108: Toy Fair 2015 Tech, Going Retro, Phone Wars and Beating Spam

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 22:50:24 +0000

For FrequencyCast show 108, Kelly and Pete spend the day at Toy Fair 2015 looking for the next big tech toy. We find a personal quadcopter, a wubble bubbe, some science kits and lots more. We also retro tech you'd like to see revived, the end of Google Glass, plus your questions and feedback. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast108.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 107: Look back at 2014, Sony vs North Korea, BT EE and shortwave

Thu, 1 Jan 2015 21:56:36 +0000

For FrequencyCast show 107, Kelly and Pete take a look back at the news stories from 2014 and have a look at what is round the technology corner. We also discuss The Interview and the BT EE takeover. Plus your comments on shortwave, 13 amp plugs and indoor aerials. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast107.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 106: 3D printers, Raspberry Jam, Shortwave Radio and Numbers Stations

Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:56:32 +0000

For FrequencyCast show 106, Kelly and Pete look at using a 3D printer to print more printers, plans from BT to buy back o2, and our experiences at a local Raspberry Jam. We also look at the world of shortwave and numbers stations, look at possible Freeview changes, and see what EE and Vodafone are up to with digital TV. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast106.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 105: Social alarm clocks, International Space Station, scout tech and drones

Sat, 1 Nov 2014 21:52:13 +0000

For FrequencyCast show 105, Kelly and Pete try out a new social alarm clock app, and try to get youngsters into technology. We help kids to talk to the International Space Station, and look at how the scouts get into tech. We also talk about low-flying drones and balloon tracking. Plus your questions on Radio 3, weak wi-fi and smart heating systems. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast105.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 104: Windows 10, iPhone 6 and the Air Ambulance

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 23:41:27 +0100

For FrequencyCast show 104, Kelly and Pete discuss the launch of yet another iPhone and AppleGate and spend a day at an Air Ambulance base. We look at the new Gadget Show lineup and discuss pizza and parcel tracking. Plus your questions on surround sound and Sky landlines. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast104.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 103: 3D printing, 360 degree photos and the future of 999

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:30:00 +0100

In FrequencyCast show 103, Kelly and Pete take a fresh look at 3D printing, and also talk about two new ways to create 360 degree photos. We also look at possible changes to the 999 service and play a little amateur radio. We also look at your feedback on Ingress, screen-sharing and carbon monoxide. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast103.html(image)


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FrequencyCast: Kelly Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:46:02 +0100

Well done to Kelly for completing the Ice Bucket Challenge today. Here is a short video of Kelly and a chilly bucket of water. Please make a donation to Macmillan Cancer Support - Text the word ICE to 70550 to donate £3.(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 102: UK Copyright, VCAP, Ingress and useless boxes

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 19:27:46 +0100

In FrequencyCast show 102, Kelly and Pete discuss UK copyright laws and the VCAP proposal. We also look at a new way to boost your broadband speed, a useless box, and the real world game Ingress. Plus your questions on Powerline adapters, voice recorders and Multicast TV. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast102.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 101: Smart watches, Finlux TV technology, Smart TV and Ownfone

Tue, 1 Jul 2014 17:07:33 +0100

In FrequencyCast show 101, we look at the future of smart watches following the Google announcement. We also look at the TV sets of the future, find out more about Simple TV and try some simple budget family mobiles. Plus your comments and questions on Powerline adapters, ChromeCast and amateur radio. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast101.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 100: Centenary Show, Samsung Media Drive, Dartford Crossing and Minty Biscuits

Sun, 1 Jun 2014 08:00:00 +0100

One hundred FrequencyCast shows.... time to look back at what the world was like when we started. Pete and Kelly look back at eight years of tech and play a few fun extracts. We also have an interview with Samsung about their new Wireless 1.5TB media drive, and we look at changes to the Dartford Crossing. In the news, the latest on the eBay data breach, new TV channels, and minty chocolatey biscuits. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast100.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 99: Heartbleed, Kettles, Google Glass and Only Fools

Thu, 1 May 2014 17:21:44 +0100

For FrequencyCast Show 99, Kelly and Pete discuss the threat posed by Internet exploit Heartbleed. We also take a look at the latest Facebook purchase, a clever kettle, review Gadget Show Live and get hands-on with Occulus Rift and Google Glass. We also have an exclusive interview with John Challis, Boycie from Only Fools and Horses. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast99.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK: Gadget Show Live 2014 Day One Special Report

Wed, 9 Apr 2014 17:08:39 +0100

The FrequencyCast team was at Gadget Show Live 2014 at the NEC in Birmingham. Here is our special report, recorded on the press day, Tuesday the 8th of April 2014. Catch Kelly and Pete having lots of fun at the leading consumer tech show. More content to follow soon. Go to www.frequencycast.co.uk/gsl14(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 98: Radio Caroline, BBC Three, comet Bennu and Ayegear

Tue, 1 Apr 2014 14:07:10 +0100

In FrequencyCast Show 98, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of offshore radio in the UK. We also look at an amateur radio special event station and discuss how to get your name to land on the Bennu comet. In the run-up to Gadget Show Live, we look at Ayegear jackets and car trackers, and the news, we look at the campaign to save BBC Three, plus Office for the iPad. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast98.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 97: Lytro Camera, Amazon Instant Video, GSL and Scanners

Sat, 1 Mar 2014 17:32:23 +0000

FrequencyCast Show 97, recorded for March 2014 takes a look at the focus-free Lytro camera, discusses the April 2014 Gadget Show Live, and notes that a couple of products we have looked at in the past have made it to Dragons Den. We also look at a wireless doorbell, a new light switch timer and Amazon Prime. In the news, a speed boost for Virgin customers, the chance to get your name into space, and a Fitbit recall. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast97.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 96: Life logging, Futurologist Predictions and LED Lighting

Sat, 1 Feb 2014 20:18:06 +0000

FrequencyCast Show 96, our February 2014 show, sees us discussing Life Logging, with the Narrative Clip and Saga. We hear from Futurologist Jonathan Mitchener, and look at bright LED lighting. In the news, LBC, Nintendo, ITV, Sky AdSmart and NASA, plus questions on BT Sport, Powerline and XBMC. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast96.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 95: Review of 2013, Digital Radio Switchover & Sealand

Wed, 1 Jan 2014 20:31:12 +0000

FrequencyCast Show 95 was released in January 2014 and takes a look back at the last 12 months of technology. We also discuss the digital radio switchover, BT filters, and Pete is proud of becoming a Lord of the Principality of Sealand. In the news, paying in cheques by smartphone, Sky on Apple and bendy smartphones. Plus questions on BBC HD and CloudBox. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast95.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 94: Gadget Show Live and BT Home Hub 5

Sun, 1 Dec 2013 17:12:20 +0000

FrequencyCast Show 94 includes a look at Gadget Show Live Christmas 2013, and also gets hands-on with the new BT Home Hub 5. Pete and Kelly discuss plans for an automated social media service from Google, and Pete takes Kelly to Kempton Races... sort of. In the news, VuTV launches, the FM radio switchover is delayed and a there is a lack of Christmas games consoles. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast94.html(image)


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FrequencyCast: Gadget Show Live Xmas 2013 Review (Video)

Sun, 1 Dec 2013 00:06:40 +0000

Gadget Show Live Christmas 2013 took place at the start of November, this time at Earls Court in London. Pete and Kelly were there, chatting to the Gadget Show presenters, and talking to the various exhibitors looking for cool technology to talk about in upcoming shows. Here is our short video review of the Gadget Show Live Christmas event. More details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/gsl(image)


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FrequencyCast: Jason Bradbury Amateur Radio Interview (Audio)

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:30:23 +0000

As part of our coverage of Gadget Show Live London 2013, we caught up with Jason Bradbury from The Gadget Show. Jason is a licensed radio amateur, and we took the chance to find out more about what Jason loves about this tech hobby. A video version of this feature is also available on our site and on YouTube. Find out more about amateur radio at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/amateurradio.html(image)


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FrequencyCast: Jason Bradbury Amateur Radio Interview (Video)

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:18:17 +0000

As part of our coverage of Gadget Show Live London 2013, we caught up with Jason Bradbury from The Gadget Show. Jason is a licensed radio amateur, and we took the chance to find out more about what Jason loves about this tech hobby. An audio version of this feature is also available on our site and on iTunes. Find out more about amateur radio at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/amateurradio.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 93: Broadband Britain, VuTVand Seasonal Gadgets

Fri, 1 Nov 2013 07:00:00 +0000

FrequencyCast Show 93 sees Pete and Kelly looking at the Ofcom report into Broadband and Mobiles in the UK. We also find out about the new Freeview TV service VuTV, look at some odd bits of seasonal technology and find out about the Asda 3D people printer. In the news, Android KitKat, iPlayer updates and a new smart pen. We also answer your questions on the Macbook Pro and Powerline connectivity. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast93.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 92: iPhones, Solar Challenge and Dave Gorman

Tue, 1 Oct 2013 18:04:30 +0100

For FrequencyCast Show 92, Pete and Kelly are asked to look at the new iPhones and iOS 7 (reluctantly). We also look at the new Dave Gorman TV show, lend our support to Cambridge Uni in the World Solar Challenge, and head off to the Hitchhikers Guide Radio Show Live. In the news, the end of the line for Top Up TV, plus Yahoo security worries. Also, your comments on printer ink, Raspberry Pi video and accessibility. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast92.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK: Hitchhikers Guide Radio Show 2013 Special Report

Tue, 24 Sep 2013 23:55:20 +0100

Most of the FrequencyCast team are big fans of The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy, and in this special report, Pete and Alice review the traveling live version of the radio show. We also catch an exclusive interview with Mitch Benn, who plays Galactic President (and hoopy frood) Zaphod Beeblebrox. For the pics, go to http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/hitch2013(image)


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FrequencyCast 90 Second Promo 2013 (Audio)

Fri, 20 Sep 2013 22:43:00 +0100

Each year we release a short promo to explain what FrequencyCast is all about. This is our new 90 second radio promo to explain to people what we do. It would be great if you could let your friends take a listen your friends, post on your Facebook page, or help spread the word!(image)


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FrequencyCast 90 Second Promo 2013 (Video)

Fri, 20 Sep 2013 22:42:00 +0100

Each year we release a short promo to explain what FrequencyCast is all about. This is our new 90 second promotional video to explain to people what we do. It would be great if you could show your friends, post on your Facebook page, or help spread the word!(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/frequencycast/~5/kAoXSYwICsc/frequencycastpromo2013.mp4




FrequencyCast UK Show 91: Raspberry Pi, Motion Controllers and Be More Dog

Sun, 1 Sep 2013 20:34:04 +0100

For FrequencyCast Show 91, Pete and Kelly look at the o2 Be More Dog campaign and try o2 TU Go. We also talk to RS Components about the sensational Raspberry Pi and look at a way to control your PC with a Leap Motion wave. In the news, 4G going live, wi-fi from Sky and a Tesco tablet. Plus your comments on BT Sport, wi-fi and Gridwatch. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast91.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 90: Summer Apps, BT Sport, and Now TV Media Streamer

Thu, 1 Aug 2013 22:07:38 +0100

For FrequencyCast Show 90, Kelly and Pete leave the studio to check out some mobile apps. We also make sure you're ready for BT Sport, and take a look at some new fitness tech. Also, a look at data storage with BT Cloud and new media streamers from Sky and Google. In the news, 5 new HD channels, a cheap Sky streamer and 02 4G. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast90.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 89: Tech designed to fail, new uk domains and Amazon AutoRip

Mon, 1 Jul 2013 20:00:00 +0100

In FrequencyCast Show 89, we talk about technology that is designed to fail, a potential 1,000 new web domain names, 180 degree turnaround from Microsoft and panoramic wine bottle pics. Pete and Kelly also look at some top apps, play with tinfoil and get all luminous. In the news, Amazon AutoRip, iOS 7, BT Sport and data roaming. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast89.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK: Kelly Neon Dance (Video)

Mon, 1 Jul 2013 19:00:00 +0100

In FrequencyCast Show 89, we talk about technology that is designed to fail, a potential 1,000 new web domain names, 180 degree turnaround from Microsoft and panoramic wine bottle pics. Pete and Kelly also look at some top apps, play with tinfoil and get all luminous. In the news, Amazon AutoRip, iOS 7, BT Sport and data roaming. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast89.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 88: BT Sport, RAM upgrades, Home Hub 4 and a virtual Stephen Fry

Sat, 1 Jun 2013 19:02:04 +0100

For FrequencyCast Show 88, we talk to BT about the upcoming TV service, BT Sport. Pete and Kelly look at the QuidCo and TopCashback applications, play with Stephen Fry, and see how easy it is to update a laptop's RAM. We also look at contactless payment worries and the Home Hub 4. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast88.html(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/frequencycast/~5/M58CoyHpaCY/frequencycast88_jun13.mp3




FrequencyCast UK Show 87: Touchscreen adapters, Gadget Show Live, Nook and YouView

Wed, 1 May 2013 16:47:52 +0100

In FrequencyCast Show 87, Pete and Kelly look at an adapter that converts your monitor to touchscreen. We talk about cheap tablets and TV dongles, and talk to one of our Gadget Show Live ticket winners. We also hear from Carl... remember him? We look at UK scanner law, cheap Nook eBook readers, YouView, Google and Apple news, plus your comments and questions. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast87.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK: Gadget Show Live 2013 Day One Special Report

Wed, 3 Apr 2013 11:18:36 +0100

FrequencyCast was at Gadget Show Live 2013 at the NEC in Birmingham. Here's our special report, recorded on Day One, Tuesday the 2nd of April 2013. Catch Kelly and Pete having lots of fun at the UK's leading consumer tech show. A video version is now available on our site too. Go to www.frequencycast.co.uk/gsl(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 86: Smart TV dongles, smart watches, TV and radio dongles, plus area codes

Mon, 1 Apr 2013 10:30:06 +0100

For FrequencyCast Show 86, Pete and Kelly talk about two clever dongles - one that adds Google Android to your TV, and one that offers access to Freeview, DAB, ham radio and aircraft transponders. We also look at the Pebble Smartwatch and the updated BBC theme. We discuss London area codes, and help with a Sky reception problem. In the news, Sky Sports on Now TV, and lots of Google announcements. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast86.html(image)


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FrequencyCast Update: 18 Mar 13 Podcast Awards

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:52:19 +0000

In this short audio update recorded on the 18th of March 2013, Pete phones Kelly with some news about this year's European Podcast Awards, and news of the UK winners this year. We also look at Mustard TV and Gadget Show Live Tickets. More at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/news(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 85: Local TV, Kelly The Ham, 4G vs Freeview and tix to Gadget Show Live

Fri, 1 Mar 2013 16:05:58 +0000

In FrequencyCast Show 85, Pete and Kelly discover whether local TV is going to be worth watching. There is an exciting update on the Kelly challenge as she joins a ham radio course, and we discuss the top ten questions about Freeview interference from 4G. We also have 5 sets of tickets to Gadget Show Live to give away, and in the news, we look at the Sky takeover of o2 Broadband, and plans for BT to acquire ESPN. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast85.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 84: BT SmartTalk, Facebook Graph Search and RoadPixel Car Cams

Fri, 1 Feb 2013 07:30:00 +0000

For FrequencyCast Show 84, Pete and Kelly discuss Facebook Graph search, make free calls with BT SmartTalk, take a peek at Dragons Den, visit the Toy Fair 2013 and look at the RoadPixel journey recorder. In the news, 4G prices, Blackberry Z10, Sky Sports and the BBC. Plus your questions on YouView, Freesat HD and Windows 8 woes. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast84.html(image)


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FrequencyCast: Toy Fair 2013 Report (Audio)

Tue, 22 Jan 2013 21:30:00 +0000

In January 2013, Pete and Sarah from FrequencyCast visited the London Toy Fair at the Grand Hall, Olympia, London. This is our audio review of the show, which includes some interviews, and a round-=up of this trade show. A video version is available on our site. For more on Toy Fair 2013, go to http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/toyfair(image)


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FrequencyCast: Toy Fair 2013 Report (Video)

Tue, 22 Jan 2013 21:00:00 +0000

In January 2013, Pete and Sarah from FrequencyCast visited the London Toy Fair at the Grand Hall, Olympia, London. This is a video version of our audio report including some footage from the show and some interviews. For more on Toy Fair 2013, go to http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/toyfair(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 83: Review of 2012 and what the New Year has in store

Tue, 1 Jan 2013 15:00:00 +0000

For FrequencyCast Show 83, Pete and Kelly take a look back at the last twelve months in tech and review some of the highlights. As well as looking back, we also chat about what we think is in store for 2013. In the news, the latest on Instagram, Ofcom reports, a maps app update and smartphone airbags. We also look at your Powerline adapter questions in our Interaction section. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast83.html(image)


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FrequencyCast: End Of The World Special Report

Fri, 21 Dec 2012 18:00:00 +0000

A Special Report, recorded from the FrequencyCast Bunker on the 21st of December 2012, the day that Earth is due to be destroyed to make way for a Hyperspace Bypass. A little lighthearted 10 minute Christmas present to make our listeners smile. Share and Enjoy! For more, see http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/endoftheworld.html(image)


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FrequencyCast: Gadget Show Live Xmas Video Montage

Mon, 3 Dec 2012 15:18:39 +0000

As promised, here is a short video montage of Kelly and Pete exploring Gadget Show Live in London. We would love to get your feedback on our first video production! For more photos, and our full-length feature on Gadget Show Live in London, go to http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/gsl(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 82: Gadget Show Live Xmas Report

Sat, 1 Dec 2012 21:20:52 +0000

FrequencyCast visits the first Gadget Show Live in London, plays with the new Nintendo Wii U, and talks to gadget lovers, inventors and gadget sellers. We look at Bubblepix, Movband, Echostar, Aves DAB radios, bikes, irons, Christmas trees and much more. In the news, Freeview disruptions in 2018 and the end of Windows Live Messenger. We also hear your feedback on weather stations, Virgin TiVo and power meters. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast82.html(image)


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FrequencyCast: Fitbit Wireless Tracker Reviewed

Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:40:11 +0000

The Fitbit has to be our favourite gadget of the year. This is a wireless tracker that logs how far you walk, how many stairs you climb, how active you are, and how well you sleep. Together with web and smartphone apps, it can also track your calories and overall health. We talk to Pollyanna Woodward from the Gadget Show, and Gareth Jones from Fitbit, about this impressive little wireless gadget. Details and pictures at www.frequencycast.co.uk/fitbit(image)


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FrequencyCast: Boogie Board Sketch Tablet Reviewed

Mon, 19 Nov 2012 00:22:00 +0000

A rather unusual product, aimed mainly at families, this replaces the traditional notepad, letting you scribble notes, text and pictures on this power-friendly e-Writer. Ideal for kids, car trips, education and even for business meetings, FrequencyCast tries out the Boogie Board and interviews Kevin Oswald from makers Improv Electronics. For more on the high-tech tablets, go to http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/boogieboard.html(image)


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FrequencyCast: Pollyanna Woodward Interview

Thu, 8 Nov 2012 16:45:08 +0000

Pete from FrequencyCast speaks to presenter of The Gadget Show, Pollyanna Woodward. We discuss the top ten lists of gadgets you cannot live without, the new series of Gadget Show on Channel 5, as well as Gadget Show Live London 2012. We also find out what apps Polly loves, what she thinks of the iPhone 5, and whether she can make a toasted sandwich in a crisis! For more, see http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/blog/2012/11/interview-with-pollyanna-woodward.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 81: YouView, Star Trek and Gadget Show

Thu, 1 Nov 2012 14:07:41 +0000

In FrequencyCast Show 81, we talk to BT about the new YouView from BT service. We also look ahead to the upcoming Gadget Show Live in London, and summarise our experiences at Destination Star Trek London. In the news, the launch of 4G and the iPad mini, plus the end of the digital switchover. We also hear your feedback on Virgin, Slingbox and the Kindle. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast81.html(image)


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FrequencyCast at Destination Star Trek London 2012

Thu, 25 Oct 2012 08:30:04 +0100

FrequencyCast took a trip to Destination Star Trek London at the Excel in October 2012 to mingle with Star Trek fans, actors, writers and exhibitors. Here is our round-up of events. For the photos, go to http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/destination_startrek.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 80: Portable Power, Wireless Security and DAB

Mon, 1 Oct 2012 20:00:00 +0100

FrequencyCast show 80 comes from a field, and has Kelly trying to connect tech without mains power or broadband. We also look at a wireless home camera and monitor system, hear from Carl about dinosaurs, and find out more about community radio. In the news, the digital switchover, iPhone 5, FitBit and DAB. Plus your feedback on slow fibre broadband, Youview and digital radio. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast80.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 79: Health Check Tech and Digital Locks

Sat, 1 Sep 2012 10:00:00 +0100

For FrequencyCast Show 79, we perform a health check on one of our team, at the request of one of our listeners. We also look at a new Yale digital door lock, discuss the digital radio switchover, and find an eBook reader that supports white writing. We also discuss why you should get a Blackberry, and go back to British Gas. In the news, 4G is coming to the UK a year early. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast79.html(image)


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FrequencyCast visits the 2o12L Olympic Ham Radio Station

Wed, 15 Aug 2012 18:00:05 +0100

Pete from FrequencyCast visited the special event radio station for the London 2012 games. The station, 2o12L is the flagship amateur radio station, and this is an extended version of the interview we featured in Show 78. Pics at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/2o12lcallsign.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 78: LFCC 2012, Remote Heating and 2o12L

Wed, 1 Aug 2012 15:00:00 +0100

For FrequencyCast Show 78, we visit leading sci-fi convention London Film and Comic Con 2012. We also get a new wireless heating system installed, discuss at Pinterest, look at upcoming changes to Freeview, meet the 2o12L station team and get interviewed on Phoenix FM. Plus your comments on the 3DS XL from the HMS Belfast, as well as news on Hotmail and TalkTalk TV. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast78.html(image)


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FrequencyCast at London Film and Comic Con 2012

Fri, 27 Jul 2012 10:00:00 +0100

Pete and Kelly from FrequencyCast headed off to London Film and Comic Con 2012 to check out the tech, look at the costumes, try out the merchandise, and generally hob-nob with the sci-fi stars. Here is our review. Pics at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/lfcc(image)


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FrequencyCast Interviews Jane Badler at London Film and Comic Con

Thu, 19 Jul 2012 23:32:15 +0100

FrequencyCast interviews the sci-fi legend that is Jane Badler. Pete talks to Jane, star of the 1983 and 2011 versions of a cult sci-fi classic at the London Film and Comic Con 2012. For more, and pictures, go to http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/v.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 77: Echobox, Raspberry Pi, Tablets and WOWee

Sun, 1 Jul 2012 16:00:00 +0100

FrequencyCast Show 77 sees us looking at the Raspberry Pi, going into orbit and taking about some tablet announcements. We get hands-on with some cutting edge home networking hardware. In the news, TomTom updates, ESPN loses football rights and wearable Google. We also get hands-on with powerful portable speakers from WOWee. Plus your comments on Firewire and Smart Meters. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast77.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 76: Smart Meters, Smart Torches and Smart Cars

Fri, 1 Jun 2012 10:00:00 +0100

For FrequencyCast Show 76, we sneak behind the scenes at British Gas to uncover what Smart Meters have in store. We also take a test drive in a Nissan Leaf electric car, get hands-on with a programmable torch and look at wireless home heating and home security systems. In the news, YouView, the Samsung Galaxy S III and the iPhone 5. Plus your comments on Powerline, Freeview and Luxy 208. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast76.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 75: Gadget Show Live 2012 and Marconi Legacy

Tue, 1 May 2012 18:00:00 +0100

FrequencyCast Show 75 features our look at some of the top tech we discovered at Gadget Show Live 2012. We get hands-on with the Parrot AR Drone, the energyEGG, the iPieces iPad games and the Qb-mito speaker. We are also back on the LV18 Lightvessel and talk to Tim Wander about the Marconi Legacy. In the news, YouView is delayed, and some exciting news for Freesat lovers. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast75.html(image)


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FrequencyCast: Gadget Show Live 2012 Special Report

Tue, 10 Apr 2012 20:30:44 +0100

FrequencyCast is just back from the Press Day at Gadget Show Live. Before the doors open to the public, here is our report on what to look out for at Gadget Show Live 2012 at the NEC in Birmingham. For more coverage and pics, go to http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/gsl(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 74: Innovations at the Ideal Home Show 2012

Sun, 1 Apr 2012 13:00:00 +0100

For FrequencyCast Show 74, Pete and Sarah visit the Ideal Home Show 2012 in London to look at some new products. We also talk with Suzi Perry, and we step about the LV18 Light Vessel. In the news, did News Corp sink itvDigital, the Crystal Palace digital switchover and it is all change RIM. Plus your comments on IP camera and more. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast74.html(image)


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FrequencyCast: Day One at the Ideal Home Show 2012

Sat, 17 Mar 2012 20:00:00 +0000

FrequencyCast visited the Ideal Home Show 2012 on the first day to get a feel for what the show has to offer this year. Join Pete and Sarah as they discuss what has caught their attention at the show, and what to keep an eye out for. For more coverage of the Ideal Home Show 2012, our interview with Suzi Perry, product reviews and photos, please go to http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/ihs(image)


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FrequencyCast: Suzi Perry at the Ideal Home Show 2012

Fri, 16 Mar 2012 22:54:45 +0000

Pete from FrequencyCast caught up with Gadget Goddess Suzi Perry at the 2012 Ideal Home Show at Earls Court. In this short interview, Pete asks Suzi about her ideal home of the future, her views on the iPad 3, why her furry sidekick needs a stunt double, and life after The Gadget Show. For more on our coverage of the Ideal Home Show 2012, see http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/ihs(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 73: The House of 2027 and the Blackberry Playbook Tablet

Thu, 1 Mar 2012 15:00:00 +0000

In FrequencyCast Show 73, Pete and Carl gaze into the future to look at the house of 2027. Pete interviews Plusnet about a new report predicting the future, and we look at the update to the Blackberry Playbook. In the news, 4G Freeview filters, DAB tuning, cheap broadband and the Raspberry Pi. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast73.html(image)


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FrequencyCast Predictions for the Home of 2027

Wed, 29 Feb 2012 22:00:00 +0000

For FrequencyCast Show 73, we look at a report by the Centre For Future Studies, which shows how the home of 2027 could look. We talk to Nick Rawlings from Plusnet about the report, and make some predictions for the next 15 years of technology. This is an extended version of our feature, as we only had time for an edited version in Show 73. Details at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/houseof2027.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 72: Fitness Tech and Netflix UK Reviewed

Wed, 1 Feb 2012 10:00:00 +0000

For FrequencyCast Show 72, Pete and Sarah review a range of wireless fitness gadgets and apps to help you to get into shape. Guest reviewer Mike takes a look at the new Netflix UK service, and we play with a novel beverage add-on. In the news, a phone that runs on a single AA battery, news of video-on-demand services, plus a dirt-cheap tablet. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast72.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 71: Review of 2011, 3DS updates and Apple iTV

Sun, 1 Jan 2012 10:00:00 +0000

FrequencyCast Show 71 sees Pete and Carl taking a look back at the last twelve months of TV and Technology news. The boys also look at what we can expect for the next year, and review the recent changes to the Nintendo 3DS. In the news, Channel 5 changes its plans for HD and Apple is keen to dominate the TV market. Plus questions on iPad printing and X-Box 360 Dashboard changes. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast71.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 70: Internet Insights and our three top gadgets

Thu, 1 Dec 2011 16:00:00 +0000

In FrequencyCast Show 70, Carl and Pete discuss the ever-changing Internet. Pete was invited to an industry insight session and discusses your topics with the professionals. We also look at three top gadgets, a powerful pen, the home weather station, and a gadget to control your telly from an iPhone or iPad. We also read out your feedback and comments. In the news, plans for Formula 1 on Sky, an update from Nintendo and a new 3D testcard. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast70.html(image)


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FrequencyCast Internet Insight Review - November 2011

Thu, 1 Dec 2011 10:00:00 +0000

In November 2011, FrequencyCast was invited to attend an Internet Industry Insight session in London, arranged by broadband provider Plusnet. This is our review of the Insight session, including interviews with some of the attendees. A full version of the Insight Session is also available on our site. For more details, links and a transcript of this feature, please visit www.frequencycast.co.uk/plusnet(image)


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FrequencyCast Update: Festive Season Gadget Ideas Nov 2011

Wed, 16 Nov 2011 15:21:15 +0000

Carl, Pete and guest star Kelly take a look at some gadget ideas for the 2011 festive season. We hit the road to see what tech you might want to add to your Christmas shopping list. We are bundled into a car and head off for a fun shopping trip. See the show notes for links, product pictures and a full transcript at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/gadgets(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 69: Printers, iPhone 4S Siri and the ISS

Tue, 1 Nov 2011 10:00:00 +0000

You asked, we deliver. For FrequencyCast Show 69, Carl and Pete talk about printers and printing - what to look for, and how to save money. We get to play with the new iPhone 4S and virtual assistant Siri, and hear an extract of the Siri duet. Pete catches up with an ISS astronaut, and in the news, BBC to close an HD channel, PBS in the UK and the iPhone 4S madness. Plus your comments on Overdrive eBook readers, Steadicam and a geocaching update. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast69.html(image)


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FrequencyCast Off The Record - o2, iPhone and Comet Whinge

Sat, 29 Oct 2011 14:33:49 +0100

Some bonus material for our regular listeners. We are close to releasing Show 69, but for timing reasons, a chunk of the show had to be removed. Here it is, for your listening pleasure. Pete has encountered trouble with both o2 (and its iPhone 4S Fast Track Policy), and Comet (with its laptop returns policy). Pete has a bit of a whinge. We understand he is feeling better now. If you want to comment, go to http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/blog . Like our Off The Record? Follow us on Facebook or Twitter, and tell us you heard it!(image)


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FrequencyCast Update iPhone 4S Launch 04 Oct 2011

Thu, 6 Oct 2011 08:21:23 +0100

Apple announced the new iPhone 4S on the 4th of October 2011. Pete and Carl got together after the announcement to put together a few thoughts on the new phone from Apple. More at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/iphone4s(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 68: OnLive Gaming, eBooks and Google+

Sat, 1 Oct 2011 17:00:00 +0100

In FrequencyCast Show number 68, Carl and Pete get hands-on with a service that could be the future of gaming - OnLive. We also discuss plans to revive an old British satellite, eBook news from both Amazon and Waterstones, plus a BT Vision facelift. We also hear your views on Google+ and take a look at majestic Air Swimmers. In the news, more Freeview HD channels on the way, iPhone 5 and the digital switchover hits a milestone. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast68.html(image)


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FrequencyCast OnLive Full Review (Bonus Material)

Thu, 29 Sep 2011 20:00:00 +0100

OnLive, the online gaming platform launched in September 2011. We will be featuring this exciting new gaming proposition in Show 68. Here is the full audio, some of which you can hear in FrequencyCast Show 68. As bonus material for our listeners, here is the full review, before we had to edit it. Take a listen to Pete and Carl explore the new service, and try out a couple of games. For more on OnLive, plus pics, go to http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/onlive.html , where you will also find a transcript.(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 67: Geocaching and Local TV

Thu, 1 Sep 2011 10:00:00 +0100

For FrequencyCast Show 67, Carl and Pete venture out of the studio on a quest for Geocaches as we explore the fast-growing high-tech treasure hunt. Also in the show, mobile phone news, plans for local TV in 65 towns, the price of Sky Movies, new tech words in the dictionary and a top data-saving Smartphone app called Onavo. In the news, new Freeview channels, Samsung Galaxy and Google TV, and we answer your questions on TRVs, Internet TV, the iPhone 5, wi-fi printing and iPlayer mobile. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast67.html(image)


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FrequencyCast Geocaching Field Report (Bonus)

Tue, 30 Aug 2011 18:49:00 +0100

In August 2011, Carl and Pete went out to explore Geocaching, the outdoor hobby that uses GPS and Smartphones to track down hidden treasure. We feature Geocaching in Show 67 of our radio show, but did not have time in the show to include the full audio from our field trip. Here it is, as bonus material for our listeners. For more on Geocaching, please go to: http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/geocaching.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 66: Home Automation Event

Mon, 1 Aug 2011 19:32:14 +0100

For FrequencyCast Show 66, Pete and Carl travel to London to explore the Home Technology Event 2011. At the show, we talk to suppliers of home automation technology, gadget cleaning products and energy-saving accessories. Also in the show, we get hands on with two underwater devices, find the smallest wi-fi camera in the world, and talk about a new rival to Sky called Real Digital. In the news, price cuts for the 3DS, Sky Sports offers, plus TV service price wars, and we answer your questions on Apple TV, unlimited data SIM cards and Nintendo Wii controllers. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast66.html(image)


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FrequencyCast UK Show 65: 4G Interference and BBC Alba

Fri, 1 Jul 2011 21:33:11 +0100

In FrequencyCast Show number 65, we take a look at concerns that new 4G data services could cause big problems for Freeview viewers. We also discuss the BBC Alba controversy, the future of SeeSaw, the new Sky Go service and the Nintendo Wii U. In the news, cheaper European roaming, the Scottish digital TV switchover, and the end of the Space Shuttle programme. We look at the Home Technology Show 2011, our studio is attacked by squirrels, and the Argos catalogue goes to TV. Plus your questions on Internet cameras, Freesat HD and mobile broadband. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast65.html(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/frequencycast/~5/7Q-eyf5sxl8/frequencycast65_jul11.mp3




FrequencyCast UK Show 64: IPv6 Explained

Wed, 1 Jun 2011 16:01:40 +0100

FrequencyCast Show 64 takes a look at the future of the Internet. The upcoming changes to the Internet in the form of IPv6 continues to be a hot topic of discussion with our listeners, and in this show, we have an exclusive interview with Richard Fletcher, boss of Internet firm Plusnet to see how the changes affect us all. Pete and Carl discuss the dangers of Internet filters creating a Bubble around online netizens, and look at changes to TalkTalk and Skype. Plus news on BBC HD, Apple announcements, and the mobile web, and your questions on DRM and Karotz. Links and transcripts at http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/cast64.html(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/frequencycast/~5/aAc572Sa3qE/frequencycast64_jun11.mp3




FrequencyCast Interview with the boss of Plusnet

Wed, 1 Jun 2011 12:49:08 +0100

In May 2011, FrequencyCast secured an exclusive interview with Richard Fletcher, the Chief Operating Officer of UK Internet Provider Plusnet. We discuss the upcoming changes to the Internet as a result of IPv6, look at the challenges facing ISPs, and talk about what we can expect to change over the next 5 years. Richard also outlines the Plusnet unlimited overnight download policy. For a transcript of the interview, go to http://www.frequencycast.co.uk/plusnetinterview.html(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/frequencycast/~5/9la20VInrEc/frequencycast_plusnetinterviewmay2011.mp3




FrequencyCast UK Show 63: Gadget Show Live

Sun, 1 May 2011 09:44:41 +0100

In FrequencyCast Show 63, Carl and Pete take a look at what they discovered in Birmingham for Gadget Show Live 2011. We play clips from some of our interviews from the exhibition and summarise what we found at the massive UK consumer electronics show. In the news, we look at Apple and Sony security concerns, the London switchover and Virgin radio. Plus questions on BT Vision upstairs and DAB on Jersey.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/frequencycast/~5/aVMlIh6iDIY/frequencycast63_may11.mp3




FrequencyCast UK Show 62: IPv6 and Nintendo 3DS

Fri, 1 Apr 2011 07:00:00 +0100

In FrequencyCast Show 62, Pete and Carl discuss upcoming changes to the Internet as a result of IPv6. We also get to play with the new Nintendo 3DS games console to see how good the glasses-free 3D is, and take a look at a disposable digital camera for under a tenner. In the news, more regions go digital, plans to scrap some BBC local radio output, Powerline Adapters are back, and GPS jammers. We also answer your questions on analogue TV, Yesterday and the iMax Mini.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/frequencycast/~5/RZ_IzdPeIuM/frequencycast62_apr11.mp3




FrequencyCast Update 17 Mar 2011

Fri, 18 Mar 2011 21:23:21 +0000

A short update from Carl and Pete at FrequencyCast. We look at news of new releases from Apple, changes to BBC radio stations, and an update on changes at YouView. We play a couple of new podline calls, and get hands-on with a new type of disposable camera. Oh, and we talk to an angry bird.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/frequencycast/~5/QDP6P1JXcOk/frequencycastupdate_17mar11.mp3




FrequencyCast UK Show 61: Wireless Streaming

Tue, 1 Mar 2011 07:08:56 +0000

In FrequencyCast Show 61, Pete and Carl explore all things streaming - how to listen to your music wirelessly, and how to watch video content and photos on your telly without messy cables. We also get hands-on with the new Home Hub 3 from BT, look at two wearable mobile phones, and take a first look at an Olympus speech to text recorder and a laptop broadcaster. YouView, iPlayer and Vodafone make our news headlines.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/frequencycast/~5/m8AvZlLJGCM/frequencycast61_mar11.mp3