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Gadget Guru - Fablabs and makerspaces

Gadget Guru - Fablabs and makerspaces

Gadget Guru

Makerspaces, hackerspaces and fablabs are creative spaces where people come together to create, DIY and learn!! They often have 3D printers, software, electronics, craft and hardware supplies an...

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Gadget Guru - The new Lenovo laptop

Gadget Guru - The new Lenovo laptop

Gadget Guru

WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio.ch

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Gadget Guru - What on earth is a 'smart potato'?

Gadget Guru - What on earth is a 'smart potato'?

Gadget Guru

What exactly is a smart potato? How smart do we want our potatoes to be? Paul Bristow is our Gadget Guru and he has the answers... 

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Gadget Guru - Repair cafes

Gadget Guru - Repair cafes

Gadget Guru

WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio.ch

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Gadget Guru - Lumibee 3d printer

Gadget Guru - Lumibee 3d printer

Gadget Guru

Things get meta. This is the 3D printer that you need a 3D printer to print. We like the recycled phone use though!

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Swiss Up! Baby Boxes (3 February 2020)

Swiss Up! Baby Boxes (3 February 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this edition of Swiss Up!, Dario looks at the Swiss phenomenon of baby boxes. They're places where new mothers who feel they can look after their child can leave babies so they will be cared for.

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Gadget Guru - Back up your files !!!

Gadget Guru - Back up your files !!!

Gadget Guru

Our yearly reminder and a public service announcement from our Gadget Guru...

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Swiss Up: Swiss Solidarity (27 January 2020)

Swiss Up: Swiss Solidarity (27 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario looks at the history and the success of Switzerland's largest charity - known in English as Swiss Solidarity. t raises millions for causes around the world. https://...

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Gadget Guru - NUC 9 Ghost Canyon

Gadget Guru - NUC 9 Ghost Canyon

Gadget Guru

Great news, especially for gamers... 

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Where blockchain & healthcare meet - with Dr Alex Cahana

Where blockchain & healthcare meet - with Dr Alex Cahana

Mid Morning Mix

The 2nd edition of the Geneva Blockchain Congress takes place today at Palexpo.   The 2020 Geneva Blockchain Congre...

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Gadget Guru - Korg Wavestate Synthesizer

Gadget Guru - Korg Wavestate Synthesizer

Gadget Guru

More from Korg: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wa3STYcrFAc

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Swiss Up: The Swiss man in Iran (20 January 2020)

Swiss Up: The Swiss man in Iran (20 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the relationship between Switzerland and Iran. How this country helps the relationship between Iran and the United States and who's the man in charge?

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Gadget Guru - Swanky trash cans

Gadget Guru - Swanky trash cans

Gadget Guru

Just a load of rubbish...

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Swiss Up! Nuclear Power (13 January 2020)

Swiss Up! Nuclear Power (13 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, following the recent shutdown of the nuclear power plant Muhleberg, Dario looks at the history of atomic power in Switzerland.

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Swiss Up! The Olympics (6 January 2020)

Swiss Up! The Olympics (6 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the history of the Olympic Games in Switzerland. The country has never hosted Summer Games, but it has hosted the Winter events. But, despite many attemp...

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Swiss Up!  Minarets (16 December 2019)

Swiss Up! Minarets (16 December 2019)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the fight to ban minarets in Switzerland 10 years ago and the global reaction.

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Swiss Up! The history of GVA airport(9 December 2019)

Swiss Up! The history of GVA airport(9 December 2019)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at when the go ahead for Geneva Airport was given the go ahead - how the international organisations added to its importance and at one time there were regular...

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Swiss Up: Watch factory tours in Neuchâtel (25 November 2019)

Swiss Up: Watch factory tours in Neuchâtel (25 November 2019)

Swiss Up!

The region of Neuchâtel is home to many prestigious watchmakers. For years many have kept their secrets to themselves, but now some are opening up and it's possible to take tours - many i...

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Gadget Guru - Christmas lights for the lazy & tracking Santa

Gadget Guru - Christmas lights for the lazy & tracking Santa

Gadget Guru

Paul Bristow is back to talk about easy-install Christmas lights and the official website where we can track Santa!

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Gadget Guru - Swiss smart watches that charge kinetically

Gadget Guru - Swiss smart watches that charge kinetically

Gadget Guru

Gadget Guru Paul Bristow checks out the Swiss start-up Sequent and one of the smartest smart watches we've seen... 

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Gadget Guru - Townew rubbish bin

Gadget Guru - Townew rubbish bin

Gadget Guru

Our Gadget Guru dives in with the trash this week, to find us the smartest trash can he can find... 

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Gadget Guru - Monopoly Voice

Gadget Guru - Monopoly Voice

Gadget Guru

Time for a boardgame? This new version of Monopoly from Hasbro may have solved the biggest issue we've had with this game for decades - the cheating banker! (But can we find other ways to...

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Gadget Guru - Robot or pet?

Gadget Guru - Robot or pet?

Gadget Guru

Is it an adorable, trainable robot? Is it an electronic pet? Either way, it's straight out of EPFL and it's name is Thymio

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Gadget Guru - Overcoming mobility issues with laser shoes

Gadget Guru - Overcoming mobility issues with laser shoes

Gadget Guru

Once again our Gadget Guru has brought us another gadget to help with mobility issues. He tells Katt all about it... 

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