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Tech Guide Episode 137 wraps up the smartphone announcements from MWC

Tech Guide Episode 137, the top-rating podcast hosted by editor Stephen Fenech, takes a look at the latest smartphone announcements from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

On this week’s show, we check out the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, the new HTC One M9, the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 and the LG Watch Urbane along with Huawei’s smartwatch, phablet and wearable devices.

Also on the program, the Optus partnership to roll out high-speed wi-fi in Westfield shopping centres and Apple’s launch event planned for next week.

In the Tech Guide reviews, we run our eye – and our ears – over the BenQ treVolo Electrostatic Bluetooth speaker and the Telstra Evolution T80 pre-paid smartphone that runs on the faster 4GX network.

In an extended Tech Guide Help Desk we discuss the apps that are compromising your smartphone’s performance and the heavy-handed anti-piracy scheme currently being considered by the Australian government.

You can listen to the podcast right here using the podcast player above. From here you can choose to play it in a new window while navigating the Tech Guide site or you can choose to download the file.

Listeners will still be able to hear Stephen in his other popular weekly podcast with fellow technology commentator Trevor Long – Two Blokes Talking Tech.

There is a separate button to access the high rating Two Blokes Talking Tech podcast episodes.

Tech Guide’s podcast is also available through iTunes here.