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Ugo and Chris are joined by Shane Horgan to look ahead to the series decider this weekend. It's been a testing series to say the least, so much does the game need a thrilling finale on Saturday? We get the perspective of La Rochelle head coach Ronan O'Gara on how they play at a quicker tempo and beat the Springboks. And Dan Lydiate, who played in t…
 
So Warren Gatland has selected the Lions team he hopes will clinch the series against South Africa, but is everybody convinced? Danny Care, Chris Ashton and Chris Jones give their verdict on Gatland's team and highlight some concerns heading into the decider. And what can we expect from South Africa without three of their World Cup stars?…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Tom Phipps to discuss changes to the NHS Track & Trace app, aimed at reducing the number of people being pinged, but are the changes going to be effective in helping combat the pandemic or risk making it worse? You can follow and contact Fevzi on Twitter at @gadgetdetective #Fevzi #Turkalp #Gadget #Detecti…
 
New plans for one of our ancient monuments as the Offa’s Dyke Path National Trail celebrates its 50th year. The secret lives of adders - how they're tagging snakes in Pembrokeshire to study their movements. We get a bird's eye view on volunteering on Skomer Island and we meet the landowner offering a field for the night with views, the harvest and …
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Bill Buckley on BBC Berkshire to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. This week; the NHS Track and Trace App is back in the news due to the increase in the number of people being pinged and required to isolate for a week, but is the app actually just doing its job and should we be taking notice, not c…
 
So we're set for a tense series decider in Cape Town. Chris and Ugo are joined by Matt Dawson, Bob Skinstad and James Hook for reaction as the Lions were beaten 27-9 in the second Test. Did the pressure Rassie Erasmus put on the officials pay off? Where did it go wrong for the Lions in the second half? And what changes does Warren Gatland need to m…
 
June saw a brutal heatwave shatter a number of all-time temperature records in Canada and the Northwest of the USA. But when can we attribute new records to man-made climate change, rather than natural variation? Peter Stott, an expert in climate attribution at the UK’s Met Office, explains how climate change has dramatically increased the probabil…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Clive Bull on LBC to discuss Mark Zuckerberg's claim that Facebook will eventually transition into a 'metaverse', possibly in the next five years, but what is a metaverse, what are the privacy implications, and do we really want to live in one? Plus accusations Iran used a drone in an attack raises questio…
 
Has Rassie Erasmus just saved the series for South Africa or will this come back to haunt him? Chris Jones, Ugo Monye and Shane Horgan do a deep dive into that hour-long video by Erasmus criticising some of the decisions in the first Test. Top referee JP Doyle joins the conversation and backs referee Ben O’Keeffe to handle the pressure this weekend…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Roberto Perrone on BBC Three Counties to discuss Nokia's reimagining of their classic mobile phones and their release of eco friendly phones. Are these less feature rich phones actually better? First Gadget of the Week is the Nokia 6310, an update of one of the best selling phones of all time this reimagin…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Sarah Gorrell on BBC Radio Surrey & Sussex to discuss all those aging appliances that have stood the test of time and why modern gadgets don't seem built to last. #Fevzi #Turkalp #Gadget #Detective #Tech #Technology #News #Reviews #Help #Advice #Sarah #Gorrell #BBC #Radio #Surrey #Sussex #Memories #Memory …
 
In the final episode Sam Warburton speaks to his former Lions team mate Paul O'Connell, who played in three Test series and captained the Lions in 2009. Paul's first experience with the Lions was the tour of New Zealand in 2005. He reflects on where it all went wrong; from injuries, to tactics and a dodgy Alastair Campbell speech. Four years later …
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Shaun Tilley on BBC Surrey & Sussex to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. This week; Gadget of the Week is the Logitech Combo Touch. Designed for the new M1 powered iPad Pro this a case with built in kickstand and magnetically attached keyboard with trackpad, expanding the functionality of the iPad …
 
Danny and Ashy try to work out if Jaco Johan is a real person or whether it's actually Rassie Erasmus in disguise. They also chat about the Lions' victory in the first Test and speak to World Cup winner Schalk Brits for his take on how the Springboks bounce back on Saturday. And England are on the lookout for another new coach after it was announce…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Lilley Mitchell and co on BBC Radio Oxford to discuss fans, something many of us are turning to in the current heatwave. Oscillating or non-oscillating, cheap or expensive, big or small, table-top or free-standing, just cooling or built-in heater or purifier, all these questions and more raise a bit of a s…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Michelle Jordan on BBC Berkshire to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. This week; while Fevzi reminisces about his history, Mark Zuckerberg wants our future to be a Facebook based metaverse, but at what cost to our privacy? Gadget of the Week is the Omron Complete. This blood pressure monitor also i…
 
It's advantage Lions after the first Test in Cape Town. Chris and Ugo look back at their victory over South Africa with the help of some big name guests. They get the thoughts of former Lions captain Brian O'Driscoll, World Cup winner Bobby Skinstad, former Scotland captain John Barclay and two-time tourist Adam Jones.…
 
The Delta Variant was first identified in India, fuelling a huge wave of cases and deaths. It is now spreading around the world, becoming the most dominant variant in many countries. This week we take a look at the numbers - where’s it spreading, how is this different to previous waves and what can be done to stop it?Tim Harford speaks to Professor…
 
Sam Warburton and Martin Johnson are the only players to captain the British & Irish Lions on back-to-back tours. So for this episode they sat down together to discuss their incredible achievement. They talk leadership, feeling under qualified, handling pressure and the art of a good team talk. Martin also relives the famous series win over South A…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Howard Hughes on TalkRADIO to discuss the latest tech news. This week; CNet reports that Amazon appear to be working on a type of sleep tracking device, but to what ends and how will the data they collect be used? You can follow and contact Fevzi on Twitter @gadgetdetective #Fevzi #Turkalp #Gadget #Detecti…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Sarah Walker on BBC Radio Berkshire to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. This week; Microsoft announced Windows 365, a new subscription service where Windows and all of your software is hosted on their remote servers and they stream your operating system and apps as a video to your computer, but as…
 
Sam Warburton chats to Gavin Hastings, one of the greatest Scottish players to ever represent the British & Irish Lions. In 1989, Gavin helped the Lions to their first series win in 15 years. Despite being on the receiving end of a right hook from Australia’s Nick Farr-Jones in the second Test, Gavin scored a crucial try to level the series. He rec…
 
Ugo and Chris discuss an eventful few days for the Lions. Marcus Smith joins the tour, Alun Wyn Jones could be on the next flight out and Warren Gatland's side get ready for their toughest test against South Africa 'A'. South African journalist Brenden Nel joins the pod to explain how Covid is disrupting the Springboks preparations and predicts cap…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Howard Hughes on TalkRADIO to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. A serious flaw, CVE-2021-34527, has been found in Windows 10, and also affecting Windows 7, effecting the print spooler and leaving the system vulnerable to hackers, allowing them to take control of the computer. Microsoft have issued …
 
Let Britain Grow - the horticulture industry calls for the Government to negotiate a plant health agreement between the UK and the European Union. Following a vote in the Senedd to declare a nature emergency we speak to Wales' new climate change minister, Julie James. Addressing the need for farms to reduce their carbon footprint and make them more…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Paul Coia on BBC Radio Berkshire to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. This week; looking back at the retro tech of yesteryear, plus a look at how reliable the NHS Covid app is. Plus, what type of dog is the Gadget Detective and what gets him panting? Gadget of the Week is the Logitech MX Keys. This…
 
In recent months, Twitter has rarely been out of the headlines in Nigeria. After it deleted a tweet by the country’s president, the Nigerian government responded by banning it altogether. In the media coverage of the story it has been commonly claimed that Nigeria has 40 million Twitter users – but could this really be true? We spoke to Allwell Okp…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Jason Mohammad on BBC Radio Wales. As a study claims that within 15 years many of our household chores will be undertaken by robots we cast our minds back over the tech of yesteryear, and what old gadgets some of us are still using. You can follow and contact Fevzi on Twitter @gadgetdetective #Fevzi #Turka…
 
In the first episode of this new series, Sam Warburton speaks to Sir Gareth Edwards about his remarkable career with the British & Irish Lions. Gareth remembers his first Lions call-up in 1968 as a student and his joy at receiving a voucher for two pairs of boots. Three years later Gareth was back with the Lions and helping them secure their first …
 
Ugo Monye and Chris Jones are joined by former British & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton to discuss this year's tour so far, which players have already staked a claim for a Test spot and whether football is really coming home. Sam is also here to announce he will be taking over the Rugby Union Weekly feed during the Lions tour to deliver four spe…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Danny Pike on BBC Radio Surrey and Radio Sussex to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. A gang of Russian hackers is demanding 70 million dollars in bitcoin after using a ransomware attack on a server company in America, affecting hundreds of companies globally. First Gadget of the Week is the Google …
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Bill Buckley on BBC Berkshire to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. This week; the US has been hit by a colossal ransomware cyber attack, thought to originate in Russia and affecting hundreds of companies. How can we, the general public, protect ourselves from similar crimes? Gadget of the Week is t…
 
To some on the internet, the cheap anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin is a potential wonder drug that could dramatically change the global fight against Covid-19. It has passionate proponents, from a small group of scientists to the more conspiratorially-minded. But with a scattered evidence base of varying quality, what - if anything - do we know for …
 
The UK’s Covid cases are still rising and Scotland is being hit particularly hard - so are we speeding up our vaccination programme in response?Will many of the UK’s coastal towns, not to mention central London, be underwater in the next few years?Do the country’s poorest households really pay more than half their income in tax?What are the top fiv…
 
Before Harlequins' Premiership title celebrations enter a third day, we managed to catch up with Danny Care who tells us all about their dramatic victory over Exeter at Twickenham. Chris even interrupts his honeymoon to join the conversation. We find out Ashy is in line for his third Premiership medal and there is plenty to discuss as the Lions arr…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Clive Bull on LBC to discuss the latest tech news and reviews, and answer listener questions. This time; How secure is the data from security cameras, is the clandestine use of video cameras a privacy issue, how problematic is the governmental use of widespread CCTV surveillance, and do we even own the foo…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Bill Buckley on BBC Berkshire to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. This week; the Competition Markets Authority is investigating the number of fake reviews that appear on Amazon and Google, and whether these companies are doing enough to remove them and how can customers avoid being scammed? First …
 
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