Stewart Wilson

Senior Editor, Audio/Visual Production

Stewart Wilson is a Senior Editor at TechGeek. With the site from the start, he is in charge of overseeing the creation of media (including audio and video). Based in Wollongong, he is a Windows fanboy at heart and one of the few who likes Windows 8. Stewart owns a Lumia 1520, a Surface RT and a Dell Ultrabook - yep, all running Windows 8.

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One Telecom/ONEseniors services cancelled, existing numbers lost

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If you cast your mind back to August of last year, you might remember about the huge ispONE fiasco that cancelled over 280,000 mobile phone services due to unpaid Telstra invoices. Two major resellers, Kogan Mobile and Aldi Mobile were stuck in the middle while Telstra and ispONE worked out their differences in court. However, there were still a number of customers from both One Telecom and ONEseniors (retail arms of ispONE) which […]

Techcast S01E07: Not So Special Podcast

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Welcome to this very special edition of Techcast! We didn’t release at our usual time of Wednesday night due to a number of scheduling issues, so we’ve decided that we’ll do catch-up and release a special episode. This week we talk about Apple purchasing Beats for way too much money, more UberX issues, the Huawei phone launch in Australia and a few other things. Be sure to subscribe to our new […]

TechGeek Windows Phone app receives minor update

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Stewart Wilson / TechGeek It’s been very quiet on the TechGeek app front but we’ve finally pushed out version 2.0.6 to WP8 and WP8.1 users! This update allows you to listen to Techcast easily and quickly within the app and you can subscribe to the podcast using your favourite podcasting app on WP8.1 (WP8 users cannot use this option). It also fixes some small issues with crashing. While TechGeek is […]

Techcast S01E06: Express Yourself

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Welcome to Techcast! We’re back for another week after a break last week. In this episode, we take a look at the new Snapchat update, The demise of Google+, NSW Government’s hate of Uberx and the new cardless ATM’s from CommBank and Westpac. Be sure to subscribe to our new podcast by using the links below. Yes, we’re already on iTunes! Let us know what you think of the new podcast […]

Techcast Season 1 Episode 5: Samsung Galaxy FaceGear

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We’re back for another episode of Techcast with Stewart Wilson, Terence Huynh and Chris Southcott. This week, we take a look at Heartbeat, Microsoft’s plans for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1, and Samsung’s new plans to make their own version of Google Glass – which we hope Samsung calls it the Samsung Galaxy FaceGear. Be sure to subscribe to our new podcast by using the links below. Yes, we’re […]

Techcast Season 1 Episode 4: U WOT M8

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This is Techcast Episode 4 for Season 1, titled U WOT M8. Today we take a look at all the new Android phones, the fate of Windows XP and all the new office applications for iPad! Be sure to subscribe to our new podcast by using the links below. Yes, we’re already on iTunes! Let us know what you think of the new podcast by tweeting @techgeekcomau or commenting below. […]

Techcast Season 1 Episode 3: 80,000 volts straight to the nipples

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This is Techcast Episode 3 for Season 1, titled “80,000 volts straight to the nipples”. This week was a very slow news week (in our eyes anyway), so this is a short podcast. We speculate wildly on the actual creator of Bitcoin and who Satoshi Nakamoto really is, we talk about drones and an ex-Channel Nine employees love email. Be sure to subscribe to our new podcast by using the links […]

Techcast 1: Smartphabletwatchband SX+

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This is Techcast Episode 1 for Season 1, titled Smartphabletwatchband SX+. Today we take a look at all the Mobile World Congress news, the new Nokia smartphones, Windows 8.1 updates and much more. Join Stewart, Terence and Chris for our first Techcast episode ever! Be sure to subscribe to our new podcast by using the links below. Yes, we’re already on iTunes! Let us know what you think of the […]

Introducing Techcast – the new podcast from TechGeek

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Introducing the new podcast from TechGeek… Techcast. Giving you a dose of the latest technology news from around the web in a convenient 45 minute episode. Techcast is hosted by Terence Huynh, Stewart Wilson and Chris Southcott – and we might have an occasional guest pop in. Techcast will be replacing the old TechGeek Weekly and The Briefing podcasts – both airing their last episodes in September 2013. We decided […]

REVIEW: Polaris HD Wireless Headset

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The Polaris HD Wireless Headset is made for those who are on the phone all day and require crisp call quality. The HD Wireless Headset has been designed specifically for the office environment, the headset allows you to take calls from all corners of the office, without the need to worry about cables. The base station sports a colour touch screen allowing you to change between different modes, change volume […]

Spotify finally announces an update to their Windows Phone app

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While Spotify has had a Windows Phone  app for a while, it was lacking in features, performance and overall support from Spotify. However, today Spotify announced that they’ll be updating their Windows Phone app to bring it further into line with the other platforms. While Spotify currently employ the “Metro” look and feel to the current app, the updated app looks like something from Android. Even so, the app will […]

PSA: Upgrade your iOS devices ASAP

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Janitors / Flickr While some may take the opportunity to laugh at Apple’s misfortune, this is probably a bit of a serious issue. Apple have released an update to the iOS 7 operating system after a bug was found allowing secured/encrypted streams to be read by attackers. Initially, Apple didn’t provide any information on what the update fixed, however, basic information has been added since. The following is from the […]

Kickstarter hacked, customer data stolen

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Hackers have breached the popular croudfunding website, Kickstarter according to an email and blog post sent out today by CEO Yancey Strickler. According to the email, the breach was discovered on Wednesday night by law enforcement officials. Kickstarter then quickly resolved the security breach and “began strengthening security measures”. No credit card data has been accessed, however, hackers were able to access usernames, email addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers, and encrypted […]

Windows Phone 8.1 features leaked by Developers

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For those like me who hang off every piece of news about Windows Phone 8.1, you’ll be glad to know that a number of developers have leaked upcoming features about the next update to Windows Phone.  Windows Phone 8.1 (codename ‘Blue’) is the upcoming major update to the Windows Phone platform. While it is anticipated that the OS will officially be announced at Microsoft’s BUILD conference in April, Microsoft have […]

Dell combines OS X and Windows 8 in the worst marketing mistake

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Dell has posted an advertisement showing it’s latest XPS machine to the world. However, thanks to a marketing stuff-up the advertisement shows the XPS machine running a combination of OS X and Windows 8. With just a swipe of a finger, you can easily switch between the two operating systems. According to The Verge, the website has been available on Dell’s YouTube channel since December. Obviously, the XPS machine is not designed to […]