The Queens have been thinking a lot about combination tech. Gadgets - real or imagined - that smush two things together to provide something superior. Hopefully. In this episode, we share some of our favourites (and not-so favourites). This episode was sponsored by Shure and Jands. https://www.iheart.com/podcast/239-queens-of-the-drone-age-80153356 SHOW NOTES Rad's wireless charging pad/external automatic backup [...]
"Looking out at the podcast landscape, I didn’t see anything that I felt reflected in, so I wanted to create something that would provide that. I always learn so much whenever we go on hikes together. I feel like everyone could benefit from being able to listen in on those conversations." - Rae Johnston
“I wanted to create a podcast that anyone listening in would immediately feel like this was for them. A smart and informative space that’s also fun and welcoming. No one has to prove themselves here because tech is for everyone.” - Tegan Jones
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With Rae away this week, there's no one to reign in the particular brand of cooked exuded by the remaining Queens. Rad gets super into foam and Amanda not only tries a wireless headset, but levels up to being a dual-class Bush and Space Lawyer. Meanwhile, Tegan has the exclusive scoop on a recent telco [...]
We're rocketing towards the end of the year which means the holiday season is almost upon us! So this episode the Queens are divulging some of their Christmas gift guide ideas. But really they would work for any occasion, even as a sneaky treat for yourself, because you deserve it. This episode was sponsored by [...]
This week the Queens inadvertently get fit! Rad tries out the Suunto Peak 9 smartwatch, which can measure some deeply specific exercises like open water swimming (seriously) and exploring the Mariana Trench, probably. Amanda also treats herself to a fancy new desk treadmill after hunting down the best price like Liam Neeson. And if that [...]
The Queens have turned 50! And to celebrate they're talking communication, literally. Tegan delves into the past to chat about how carrier pigeons work and Rae explains how the Metaverse is much bigger than Facebook and was first conceptualised in the early 90s. This episode was sponsored by Shure and Jands. https://www.iheart.com/podcast/239-queens-of-the-drone-age-80153356 Show Notes A [...]
In this episode the Queens are missing Rad after she smacked her head getting a piggyback from her girlfriend. But they pressed on, exploring wholesome indie Game, Unpacking, and messing around with not one but two headphones - the Logitech G435 and Apple AirPods 3. This episode was sponsored by Shure and Jands. https://www.iheart.com/podcast/239-queens-of-the-drone-age-80153356 Show [...]
The Queens have a bone to pick. In this episode they talk about their biggest tech and gadget annoyances - from rubber going sticky to having to still charge our devices in 2021. But some solutions may be on the way.
The queens are back with another deeply specific gadget episode! Rae goes to TV heaven with the extremely fancy 65-inch LG C1 OLED. Rad treats herself to a life-changing teleprompter. And Tegan has a double review of the new Google Pixel 6 phones. This episode was sponsored by Shure and Jands. https://www.iheart.com/podcast/239-queens-of-the-drone-age-80153356 Show Notes Here's [...]
In this deep dive episode the Queens are looking at accessibility in tech. Amanda shares her experiences with epilepsy, Tegan looks at some of Apple's accessibility features and Rad explores AI-assisted prosthetics. The queens also discover what the typewriter was originally invented for. This episode was sponsored by Shure and Jands. https://www.iheart.com/podcast/239-queens-of-the-drone-age-80153356 Show Notes The [...]
The Queens have had... an eclectic week. Rad has been digging in her girlfriend's ear with a camera-mounted gadget and Amanda busted out a decades-old foot spa to live her best life. Meanwhile, Tegan has been playing Inscryption, a kinda-deck-builder that will completely mess with your head. This episode was sponsored by Shure and Jands. [...]