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The Zimbabwean Perspectivecast
81 minutes | Jul 18, 2021
Special Episode 2: Windows 11
So, late delivery . We actually covered the Windows 11 event about 2 days after the OS was revealed, but through a lot of weird mishaps, we had to postpone this recording going up for almost a month. there's already a disclaimer at the beginning about things like the compatibility issues but if you want to here us geek out over Windows 11 and read more about it in the articles below, you're in the right spot. Further reading : The Reason why Windows 11 might not come to most PCs(and why Microsoft might reverse that decision) Say Hello to Windows 11: it has a new look, improved multi-tasking, more gaming features and the ability to run Android apps!
49 minutes | Jun 3, 2021
09 Google I0 2021, How cameras are racially biased, Ster-Kinekor movie interview part 2, M1 iMac Review
We snuck an M1 iPad review in there for fun too.. Okay so two things: 1) sorry we took so long 2) sorry some of the mic quality is hit-or-miss But we finally got a chance to record again! In this episode of the Perspectivecast we recap the craziness that was Google I/O 2021, talk about racial diversity in technology , more specifically cameras due to Google’s equitable camera initiative , and recap some local movie industry biz after a little recap of our Ster-Kinekor movie interview(did we tell you we’re helping them give away free tickets now?). Add in an M1 iMac review recap (and an M1 iPad review) and we’ve got a lot to talk about, so let’s jump in! Featured Articles: An interview with Ster-Kinekor Zimbabwe on the operating in a pandemic, the state of the movie industry and streaming services, Mortal Kombat and more. Google I/0 2021 Recap: From Android a very expressive 12 to smartwatch partnerships to the eerie “inclusive” camera. Microsoft OneNote needs to STEAL this Google Keep Notes feature M1 iMac Review Roundup: Elegant Form. Middling Function Google’s Inclusive Camera Initiative raises eyebrows and questions over the representation in cameras self image of people of color.
94 minutes | Apr 27, 2021
08 Apple Spring Loaded event(including the new iMacs), Sony's new Xperia Flagships and BancABC's customer centric winning streak
In our latest episode of the Perspectivecast we talk about Sony’s amazing (yet elusive and expensive) Xperia1 III and Xperia 5 III flagship phones, jump into Apple’s Spring loaded event and talk about everything from the new iMacs and their lack of ports, AirTags and their status as the most first-world product that even Apple has ever made, and the iPad Pro’s need for true purpose in life. Add in a little study of BancABC’s amazing customer-focused strategy and how other banks should follow suit and we’re in full swing of the Perspectivecast. Here we go: Follow us on: Twitter: @Perspectivezim Facebook: The Zimbabwean Perspective Instagram: Perspectivezim_official Mentioned articles: Sony’s Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III combine the best of high end photography, display and gaming phones to create flagships everyone should pay attention to this year. Apple’s Spring Loaded Event Recap: Impressive looking new iMacs, an (unreasonably?) more powerful iPad Pro and AirTags. So can we just agree that BancABC is doing almost everything right at the moment?
116 minutes | Apr 13, 2021
07 LG abandons the Smartphone Business, Zimbos and Covid-19 Vaccination, and things to come in 2021
151 minutes | Jan 1, 2021
06 2020 Year in review, The future of streaming and movie cinemas, PS5 VS Xbox Series X and Smartphone Awards 2020
So as our final episode of 2020 , we recap all the big things that happened in the year both in tech and in Zim, from the effects of 2019, the effectiveness of distance/elearning,the public transport situation going into 2021 and how tech and our relationship with it was affected. We also talk about topics we hadn't really covered on the podcast, namely how movies shifting to streaming services could mess up watching movies in cinemas for all of us, and that long awaited PS5 vs Xbox Series X comparison! So let's jump in: Follow us on: Twitter: @Perspectivezim Facebook: The Zimbabwean Perspective Instagram: Perspectivezim_official Further Reading: Wonder Woman 1984 and the future of how we’ll watch movies Best Smartphones of 2020 2020 probably proved more than ever that the best Zimbabwean Entertainment is found online. So with Strive Masiyiwa joining Netflix’s board of director, can we expect to pay for Netflix with EcoCash? iPhone 12 Pro Max Reviews: Apple finally has the best camera again Xbox Series X review roundup: The PC-like beast that needs new games. PlayStation 5 review roundup: It’s huge, it’s awesome , it’s probably worth buying after about a year. The rise of E-Learning bundle scammers shows all the flaws the model has to begin with. Econet brings back eLearning bundles and they can now be bought directly from your phone!
73 minutes | Aug 9, 2020
05 #ZimbabweanLivesMatter, American Congress Hearing lessons, Microsoft and TikTok and Galaxy Note 20 vs. Google Pixel 4A
In our latest episode Clint and Tinashe have guest Tapiwanashe Manhombo on to discuss the #ZimbabweanLivesMatter online movement, it's impact on Zimbabwe's general socio-political state and what that may mean for free speech online as a whole. We also talk about last week's American Congress hearing's with the tech monopolies of Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple and discuss what our own government should and shouldn't learn from that. Then we get into some more conventional tech news talking about Microsoft buying TikTok, the Galaxy Note 20 phones and how the Pixel 4A would be the perfect Zimbabwean phone if it was widely available. Remember to check out more Perspectivecast episodes and TZP articles at: https://tzperspective.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/perspectivezim Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/perspectivezim/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/perspectivezim_official/ Follow Tapiwa Everywhere: @tapiwanashe36 Follow Clint on Twitter : @clintroy_mkt Follow Tinashe everywhere(except TikTok): @lordalpha/@tinashe_gufu
63 minutes | Jun 16, 2020
04 PS5 Reveal, Elearning Bundles and their weird distribution model, Sika and a few previews into the week
In this week's episode we talk about the impressive PS5 reveal event, how the console stacks up against the Xbox Series X and whether Zimbos will be even able to buy this thing! We also talk about why eLearning bundles from all mobile network providers have these odd methods to getting them and why Sika, among other homegrown apps show promise for Zimbabwe's app ecosystem. Add in some previews into this week's news and uve got our latest episode! Remember to check out our website: https://tzperspective.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/perspectivezim Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/perspectivezim/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/perspectivezim_official/
114 minutes | Jun 2, 2020
03 - Ecocash v RBZ ,Telecels terrible customer service,combi ban discussion and PS5 + Justice League Snyder Cut
This week we have one of our writers Brandon Taziwa on talking about both sides of the combi ban, the Ecocash vs RBZ case and Telecel's terrible customer service. We also look at the PS5's upcoming event and the Justice League Snyder Cut being HBO Max's big marketing stunt for launch week subscriptions. Remember to check out our website: https://tzperspective.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/perspectivezim Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/perspectivezim/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/perspectivezim_official/
83 minutes | May 22, 2020
02 The Wadiwa Wepamoyo Hack, Dell XPS 15 and 17 , Sony's slacking with the PS5 and a little smartphone talk
We're finally back! After taking a "Corona-break" then facing delays on even getting this episode out, we've finally gotten our second official episode out and talk about the Wadiwa Wepamoyo YouTube channel hack that's a rude awakening to Zimbos' online safety and security, the new Dell XPS machines setting the laptop world ablaze and why Sony is losing ground on the against the Xbox Series X when both that and the PS5 haven't even come out yet, there's some smartphone talk, Covid-19 advice and a few crazy moments in there s well so we hope you have a blast listening. College Central new YouTube channel : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq_q2WVPabQ8DmvKckM4xGA Remember to check out our website: https://tzperspective.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/perspectivezim Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/perspectivezim/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/perspectivezim_official/
27 minutes | Mar 23, 2020
Special Episode 01 - COVID-19 Message
In the midst of Zimbabwe being caught in the middle of COVID-19 , as well as the country's first confirmed death, we felt it was best to reach out to everyone and talk about the coronavirus, false information and how best to manage the crisis that has hit our country. WHO COVID-19 SITE: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019 Microsoft COVID-19 portal: https://www.bing.com/covid Google COVID-19 portal: https://www.google.com/covid19/ WHO WhatsApp Bot: http://bit.ly/who-covid19-whatsapp
67 minutes | Mar 10, 2020
01- Galaxy S20 Ultra, Corona Cancels and Zim Army surveiling Social Media
In out first ever Perspectivecast episode, we talk about how the Galaxy S20 Ultra is mind-blowing yet falls short, how far of an impact the Coronavirus has had on the tech industry and the Zimbabwean Army aiming to monitor Social Media usage in Zim!
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