Episode 80: “Cool Tech Gift Ideas”
Looking for that last minute tech gift idea for that loved one for Christmas? Well, you’ve come to the right place as we give you a smorgasbord of goodies of varying price ranges, just in time for the festive season. We also have a new segment called ‘The Up/Down Report’ where we give you our opinions on whether we were UP or DOWN on some of the news stories to break over the past week. This and so much more on episode 80 of The Lazy Couch podcast.
Episode 80. Recorded Wednesday 7 December 2016.
00:00 – Cool Tech Gift Ideas for Christmas
02:24 – Under $50
- Belkin DuraTek cable for Lightning ports ($40) | Tech Guide
- Phone, wallet, watch docking station ($41) | Etsy
- Ikea ‘Kvissle’ cable management box ($10) | Ikea
- Netflix gift cards ($20, $30, $50) | Finder.com.au
- Overwatch game ‘Origins Edition’ ($49) | JB Hi-Fi
10:33 – $50 to $200
- UE BOOM 2 portable bluetooth speaker ($178) | JB Hi-Fi
- Google Daydream View VR headset ($119) | Gizmodo
- Chromecast Ultra 4K ($99) | Google Store
- Tile 4-pack bluetooth tracker ($118) | Harvey Norman
17:18 – Over $200
- Acer Aspire S 13 notebook ($999) | Gadget Guy
- HDR is TV’s next big format war | CNet
- Sony 65″ X7599D 4K HDR TV ($2499) | Sony Store
- Sony RX100 V camera ($1200) | DP Review
- PS4 Slim vs PS4 Pro vs Xbox One vs Xbox One S | CNet
24:30 – The Up/Down Report
- Airbnb’s future of travel with ‘Trips’ | Airbnb
- Everything you need to know about Netflix Downloads | Gizmodo
- You can now play games on FB Messenger | Facebook Newsroom
- Optus Xtra allows you to get more data by watching ads | Optus
- Amazon Go physical grocery store | Amazon
- How Tom Cruise’s ‘The Mummy’ will launch a new Universal Monsters universe | The Verge
The Lazy Couch is a geek culture podcast hosted by Kelvin Lee and Geoff Kim, based out of Sydney Australia. Topics range from the latest trends in technology to comic book movies and all things geeky. If you enjoyed listening to us, you can help the show by leaving us a review on iTunes or get in touch with us on @thelazycouch.
The intro music is ‘Helix Nebula’ by Anamanaguchi.