Join Shaun, Sophie and Adam as they discuss various marketing campaigns that push the boundaries controversially, creatively or whatever we find interesting-ly.
Join Shaun, Sophie and Alan as they take a look at end-to-end encryptions that are used on certain services such as WhatsApp. Should there be backdoors? Listen to find out...
Join Shaun, Rhi and Sophie as they take a look at all the important elements that make up great web design. What's most important? the user? SEO? Listen to find out more...
Join Shaun, Alan, Sophie and Rhi as they discuss the impeding death of the mobile app. Why is there a decline in mobile app downloads? Listen to find out.
Join Shaun, Adam and Alan for this weeks episode of Update. For this episode the team discuss the more unsuccessful tech launches, including; Nintendo Switch, Galaxy Note 7 and the Nokia N-Gage.
Join Shaun, Adam and Alan as they discuss the newly passed law that is colloquially dubbed, The Snooper's Charter. Listen to find out how this affects you.
Join Shaun, Sophie and Adam as they have a chat about the impact technology has had on sport, discussing various products available right now.
Join Shaun, Sophie, Rhi and Adam as they have a chat about technology in healthcare and what it means for doctors and patients alike.
This week, join Shaun, Sophie and Adam as they take you through the topic of Retail Technology. Find out why retailers are innovating and what it means for the consumer.
Join Shaun, Craig and Alan as they take you through the history of the world's most recognised and valuable brand - Apple.
1st July 2016 - This week we’ve all been taking turns ‘researching’ the Oculus Rift (i.e. playing on the new one that Craig bought)… So Shaun, Rhi and Alan decided to review the Rift and the games and experiences you can get on it.
Please note: we are going on a season break - we’ll be back next month!
17th June 2016 - How can making your company’s loyalty scheme digital benefit your business? This week Shaun, Sophie and Rhi discuss bespoke and pre-made digital loyalty programmes.
10th June 2016 - How are developments in technology changing education? This week Shaun (not Mike), Craig, Rhi and Alan discuss how both the way we learn and the way we are taught are evolving with tech.
3rd June 2016 - How is censorship affecting how we use and see the internet? This week Mike, Shaun and Rhi talk about how what we see could be shaped by big corporations and governments dictating what we can and can’t see. They explore how this may affect what you see on your social media account and how preventing websites may be more harmful than good.
27th May 2016 - How is social media reshaping the political landscape? This week Mike, Shaun, Sophie and Rhi take a look at how the platform is changing the way we vote and how we communicate with politicians - i.e. they get trolled a lot.
13th May 2016 - This week Mike, Shaun, Sophie and Rhi answer some questions we have about them darn pesky internet trolls! What are they? Who are they? WHY ARE THEY EVEN A THING?
6th May 2016 - Mike, Craig and Rhi (not Shaun - he was poorly) have a chat about the prototyping process when designing and building an app or website. They discuss why they take the time to build a prototype and take a look at some of the tools available.
29th April 2016 - Mike, Shaun, Alan and Sharif take a look at the copyright laws involved with sharing digital content online. Who owns the content - the sharing platform, the content creator or the person who shared/bought the content? Listen to find out more!
22nd April 2016 - This week Mike, Shaun and Craig chat about smart homes. They take a look at how smart home technologies are being used, some products that are currently available to buy and they touch upon some of the issues that we may face with a new smart world (or home at least).
15th April 2016 - Mike, Shaun, Sophie and Craig have a chat about technology and take a look at how it could possibly be making us less human. Basically, we’re stupid, unsociable slobs.
1st April 2016 - This week we revisit an old Update favourite, where our four hosts Mike, Shaun, Scott and Craig fought it out to see what came out on top; iOS or Android. They discussed the hardware, software, usability and, most importantly, what Shaun’s Nan thought.
24th March 2016 - This week Mike, Shaun, Rhi and Alan talk about laptop/tablet hybrid/2-in-1 type devices… Or whatever you want to call them. Why are companies spending so much money on them? Do people even want them? Listen to find out more!
18th March 2016 - Mike, Shaun, Alan and Craig have a chat about the infamous unicorn - no, not the mythical horse-like creature with a horn plonked on its head… They’re actually talking about the growth in the amount of start-ups with a valuation that exceeds one billion dollars. Yes BILLION.
11th March 2016 - This week Mike, Shaun, Craig and Rhi discuss technology and fitness. They take a look at wearables, health and fitness apps and possible issues that come with these sort of technologies.
4th March 2016 - Mike, Shaun, Sarrah and Craig explore the question ‘What makes a happy workplace?’ They take a look at workplace ergonomics, why the Danes are so happy at work and how it’s not okay to call someone ‘Crotch Gazer’.
26th February 2016 - This week Shaun takes the reigns and asks the question “Is it fair for an employer to dismiss someone for their social media content?” He is joined by Sophie, Rhi and Andy who help tackle the dilemma.
19th February 2016 - This week Mike, Shaun, Scott and Alan talk about companies using our data as currency and how we are paying for services, provided by the likes of Google and Facebook, with our personal information. How are these companies using the data? Can we stop them? There’s only one way to find out!
12th February 2015 - This week Mike, Shaun, Sarrah and Sophie talk about oversharing on social media. They take a look at why people feel the need to share every detail of their day, why people get obsessed with ‘celebrities’ on social media and what exactly do people get from it? Hint: a lot of money, it seems.
5th February - This week Mike, Shaun, Scott and Alan talk about The On-Demand Economy and The Sharing Economy. They discuss what it is, look at the trials and tribulations that come with the on-demand economy and take a look at some weird and whacky examples.
29th January 2016 - This week Mike, Shaun, Rhi and Scott delve into the big wide world of virtual and augmented reality. They discuss everything you need to know… And also things you definitely don’t need to know.
22nd January 2016 - This week our four hosts Mike, Shaun, Rhi and Sarrah have a chat about the wonders of 3D printing. This includes creating drugs, weapons and vagina canoes... Now we must warn you, this episode contains adult content and themes- so it may be an idea not to listen with children.
8th January 2016 - Mike, Alan, Matt & Shaun have a chat about security and data breaches. They take a look at some of the big data breach incidents from last year and talk about what could be done to stop it from happening again!
1st January 2016 - Mike, Rhi, Sarrah & Shaun discuss the lack of women in the tech industry. They take a look at the cold hard figures, talk about why they think there is an issue and what could be done to fix it! Have a listen and please leave a review on iTunes! http://apple.co/1RGrreu
23rd December 2015 - Mike, Scott, Craig & Shaun discuss the possibilities that could come with artificial intelligence. Are we all at risk of losing our jobs to scary clever robots? There's only one way to find out- have a listen to the next episode of Update!
18th December 2015 - Mike, Scott, Craig & Shaun discuss the past, present and future of mobile design. In this show we talk about Material Design from Google, Designing for iOS, the movie Her and the infinite possibilities of design for wearable technology.