My Tech Opinion: Ep28 – I’ve got the key, I’ve got the secret! – Encryption Laws

On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talked about the Australian governments proposed “encryption laws” and what it means for you.

Feature Topic: Australia’s Proposed Encryption Laws.

The Bill – The Assistance and Access Bill 2018
https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r6195

Comments and Public Submissions record
https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/about/consultations/assistance-and-access-bill-2018

Information and comments about proposed Australian Encryption Laws:

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My Tech Opinion: Ep27 – Video killed the Radio star. – Community Radio

On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Shayne joins Phil in the 3WBC studios where Phil is a volunteer.  They talk about a few of the things it takes to get a community radio station on the air.

Visit http://3wbc.org.au/ for more information about 94.1FM 3WBC in Melbourne.

My Tech Opinion: Ep26 – I’m feeling a little backed up…. maybe fibre can help! – Backups

On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talked about the home data backups.

Feature Topic: Backups

Top backup software:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_backup_software
https://cloud.google.com/storage/pricing
https://aws.amazon.com/s3/pricing/?nc=sn&loc=4
https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT201238
https://www.dropbox.com/buy?_tk=individual_hero_button
https://products.office.com/en-au/onedrive-for-business/compare-onedrive-for-business-plans
https://www.techradar.com/au/news/best-backup-software

My Tech Opinion: Ep25 – You’re telling me I can be a professional athlete without leaving my couch? – eSports


On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Shayne welcomes special guest host Daniel Olivares and they talked about eSports and where the growing phenomenon sits in todays society.

They also talked about:
Apple 2018 Keynote Announcements: iPhone XS, XS Max, XR Release Dates And Prices; Watch 4 https://www.gamespot.com/articles/apple-2018-keynote-announcements-iphone-xs-xs-max-/1100-6461715/

Feature Topic: eSports eSports
Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ESports
What is eSports? A look at an explosive billion-dollar industry https://edition.cnn.com/2018/08/27/us/esports-what-is-video-game-professional-league-madden-trnd/index.html
Thousands flock to Melbourne eSports Open http://www.adnews.com.au/news/thousands-flock-to-melbourne-esports-open
The Crossover: Why sports brands are chasing esports viewers and spending millions to reach them https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDGqFadt5UY
Nigel Smart on entering sports business and esports https://sportsgeekhq.com/podcast/adelaide-crows-nigel-smart/
AFL club Essendon strives for glory and fame in e-Sports’ League of Legends http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-26/inside-afl-essendon-bombers-esports-league-of-legends-esports/9905634

My Tech Opinion: Ep24 – IT’s business time…. – IT based small business!


On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talked about running your own IT based small business with Glenn Goodman from Aussie Tech Heads. They also talked about podcasting, web hosting and all manner of topics.

Hot Topics:
Amazon hits a Trillion https://money.cnn.com/2018/09/04/technology/amazon-1-trillion/index.html
Elon Musk smokes weed on a Podcast & shares take a dive https://www.news.com.au/technology/innovation/motoring/tech-billionaire-elon-musk-smokes-marijuana-and-drinks-whiskey-on-podcast/news-story/b228f58547f797e012c26074b959435e
British Airways hacked https://mashable.com/article/british-airways-hack-credit-cards/#7p0nvgyl3sqy
Iphone/Watch launch – Do we care? Of course we do! (well Phil does).

Feature Topic:
Running a Small IT Business We are joined by our special guest – Glenn Goodman from Aussie Tech Heads. https://aussietechheads.com.au/

My Tech Opinion: Ep23 – I prefer my pi’s raspberry and with WiFi – Raspberry Pi


On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talked about the Raspberry Pi – Mini Computer!

They also talked about:
Facebook Watch
https://www.facebook.com/watch
Google Pixel 3 Available Now (sort of)
https://9to5google.com/2018/08/22/exclusive-ukrainian-black-market-dealer-pixel-3-xl-leaks/
Foxtel Increases Prices – 1st time in 2 years
https://www.afr.com/business/media-and-marketing/tv/foxtel-increases-prices-as-sports-and-technology-investment-rises-20180903-h14vpt

Feature Topic: Raspberry Pi
What is a Raspberry Pi?
https://www.raspberrypi.org/

Uses:
Top 33 uses
http://www.itpro.co.uk/mobile/21862/raspberry-pi-top-31-projects-to-try-yourself-1
I’ll start with Network Monitoring – My Draytek supports mirroring too.
https://chandanduttachowdhury.wordpress.com/2018/02/11/home-network-traffic-analysis-with-a-raspberry-pi-3-a-netgear-switch-and-ntop/
Pi-Cade
https://core-electronics.com.au/pimoroni-picade.html
RasPBX
http://www.raspberry-asterisk.org
Pi-Hole
https://pi-hole.net/

My Tech Opinion: Ep22 – Very Naaaaassssss – Network Attached Storage


On this episode of My Tech Opinion, Phil and Shayne talked about Network Attached Storage devices….

They also talked about:
TPG in merger talks with Vodafone
https://www.businessinsider.com.au/tpg-telecom-merger-vodafone-hutchison-2018-8
Huawei banned from building 5G networks in australia.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-23/huawei-banned-from-providing-5g-mobile-technology-australia/10155438

Feature Topic: Network Attached Storage
The Best NAS Devices of 2018
https://au.pcmag.com/network-attached-storage-nas-reviews/12459/guide/the-best-nas-network-attached-storage-devices-of-2018
Freenas
http://www.freenas.org/
https://www.how2shout.com/tools/best-free-open-source-nas-software.html
RAID Options
https://au.pcmag.com/storage-devices-reviews/8620/feature/raid-levels-explained
Things you can do with your NAS.
https://nascompares.com/2017/07/15/15-fun-things-you-can-do-with-your-nas-besides-plex-why-you-need-a-nas-in-your-life/
Drives to use with NAS
https://www.windowscentral.com/these-hard-drives-should-be-considered-any-nas
https://nascompares.com/2017/09/08/what-is-the-difference-between-nas-hard-drives-and-standard-hard-drives-is-it-all-a-big-con/
https://nascompares.com/