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We've released 28 episodes about Technology:

142: iOctaldroid

Following on from last episode we're moving from the realms of desktop computer to mobile computing with a discussion of mobile operating systems. How they work, how they differ, and what we think the future holds for them.

141: Octal OS

We take another deep dive into a technical topic, this time something you use every day - operating systems, specifically on desktop computers like PCs, Macs, and soon the Steam Deck.

126: Web-based games

In this episode of Octal FM we take a trip down a rather niche section of memory lane to discuss web and browser-based online games, both singleplayer and multiplayer.

122: Decentralised Communication

WhatsApp is in trouble. But is Signal the answer? We take a technology deep-dive into the world of decentralised communication to discuss why it might be the true alternative approach to single organisations owning all our communication and social media, as well as some of the limitations.

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Sound-byte 070: WhatsApp & your data

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. WhatsApp has been making headlines with its updated privacy policy. Jalada tells us a bit more about it, and what the future holds for privacy-focused communication.

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