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Tech Talk Radio is an informative and entertaining talk show heard on free to air radio as well as streamed to the world live, and via podcast.

Each week we present current news and views from Australia and abroad. Were independent, non biased and are now in our third year of providing consumers with valuable information to help make educated decisions when it comes to technology.

Tech Talk Radio originates from the studios of 94.1 3WBC in Melbourne live every Monday night at 8pm.

Join your host Andrew McColm (ABC Radio & Talk 1116) and co host Dr. Ron along with our regulars, Mark Diggins, Graeme Callaghan and Adam Turner - journalist for the Age and SMH.Lidija Davis is our US correspondent based in Silicon Valley California. Tech Talk Radio reports on current technical developments both in Australia and abroad in an easy to digest manner format. Our panelists discuss a wide range of issues and technological gadgets, as well as respond to your dilemmas and feedback. Were passionate about technology and it shows!-This week, it seems consumers have the upper hand over ebay thanks to a bit of friendly persuasion from Australia?s consumer watch dog, the ACCC. The world?s largest online auction website Ebay tried to remove nearly all forms of alternate payment recently, and force Australian users to use Ebay?s own payment facility, Paypal, but the ACCC had other ideas.

Also, the Arrival of the iPhone is now less than a week away, and the dust looks like it?s settled. Optus, Vodafone and Telstra are all set to sell what will soon be the ubiquitous apple telephone, but poor old Hutchison, who runs the city centric 3 network seems to still be out in the cold.

Also this week, it?s heartening to see a new government initiative designed to get seniors online. Only one in five Australians over the age of 65 years currently uses the internet. According to the Rudd government, the needs of older Australians wishing to be trained in the use of the internet will be met by the creation of approximately 2,000 seniors internet kiosks, provided by community organisations that support seniors which will be funded by government.

And finally if you?re an armchair sports enthusiast, the new TiVo and Topfield PVRs are just about to hit the market just in time for next months Olympic Games. Adam tells us about the good the bad and the ugly when it comes to the minefield of buying consumer electronics for you home TV requirements.

Andrew and Dr Ron also take a look at how the living room has changed since the good old days of the VHS machine and a simple 4x3 analogue tv!

Also on This Weeks Show

Will the iPhone become the new security threat of 2008
Plasma and LCD tvs blamed for accelerating global warming
Beware, Olympic fever could impact your network
Telstra throws mud at other bidders for the National Broadband Network, and
We hear how Microsoft?s new Server 2008 makes for a great workstation.

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