8 of the best technology podcasts for your listening pleasure

8 of the best technology podcasts for your listening pleasure

Gabriel Tupper

Gabriel Tupper

The tech industry continues to boom, with new advances and innovations coming off the immeasurable production line seemingly every day. So what better way to keep informed then to use the PR consultant's best friend: podcasts!

As we've discussed in earlier blog posts, the podcast has become the go to medium for those trying to get across their personality and expertise to clients and prospects. The human voice allows for the ‘podcaster’ to convey their character; it allows them to come across as more personable than through text and doesn't demand complete focus, which video does (not to mention it's a lot cheaper).

For that reason, we’ve decided to collect some of the most informative (and entertaining) podcasts to help keep you on top of the latest in the technology world:

BBC Click:

Web Page: http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/digitalp

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/click/id73331490?mt=2

Summary: Examining the impact of new technology and innovation on our lives. Presented by Gareth Mitchell. Available for download every Tuesday.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BBCClick


BBC Tech Tent:

Web Page: http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/tech

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/tech-tent-business-technology/id802996636?mt=2

Summary: A fairly new podcast, the BBC’s technology desk delivers the latest tech news with personality. Presented by veteran tech journo, Rory Cellan-Jones, it's available every Friday at 3:06pm.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BBCTechTent


BBC 5Live Let’s Talk About Tech:

Web Page: http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/jot

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/lets-talk-about-tech/id581875435?mt=2

Summary: BBC 5Live produces a weekly technology and gaming podcast covering the latest games, cars, and the most up-to-date tech.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/chrisjwarburton


Guardian Tech Weekly:

Web Page: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/series/techweekly

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/tech-weekly/id270424643?mt=2

Summary: The Guardian’s highly respected tech team gives a round up with the latest news from the digital worlds of technology, gaming and the web.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/guardiantw




FT Connected Business:

Web Page: http://podcast.ft.com/s/25

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/ft-connected-business/id497374200?mt=2

Summary: An incredibly relevant and practical technology podcast for those in the business world looking to stay informed. The Connected Business podcast is presented by Stephen Pritchard and gives those in business, valuable insight into how they can gain an edge.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/s_pritchard


This Week in Tech:

Web Page: http://twit.tv/

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/this-week-in-tech-mp3/id73329404?mt=2

Summary: A US show, This Week in Tech (TWiT) is a roundtable discussion on the latest in digital technology. Hosted by Leo Laporte, Patrick Norton, Kevin Rose, John C. Davorak, and other tech aficionados.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TWiT


Web Page: https://revision3.com/tekzilla

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/tekzilla-quicktime-large/id117905516?mt=2

Summary: A US podcast, hosted by Patrick Norton and Shannon Morse brings you reviews of the latest gear, tips and tricks that improve the tech you already own along with in depth discussion with the top tech experts in the world.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/tekzilla

The Vergecast:

Web Page: http://www.theverge.com/video/the-vergecast

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-vergecast/id430333725?mt=2

Summary:  The Vergecast is light and humorous in tone, often going wildly off topic into pop culture avenues but a great listen.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/verge

Check out Firefly Communications Podcasting service if these shows give you the podcast bug.

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