TalkCentral: Ep 186 - 'The R3m home entertainment system' - TechCentral

TalkCentral: Ep 186 – ‘The R3m home entertainment system’

This week’s podcast was recorded at Homemation in Sandton. Homemation is a specialist distributor of mid- to high-end audio/visual and home automation solutions. Show regulars Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg are joined by the company’s brand manager Warren Husband, with the show itself recorded in a room kitted out with the very best in home entertainment hardware costing R3m.

It’s mind-blowing stuff. Also in the show this week, Tencent and Naspers get into music streaming in South Africa, the “hero” who stopped WannaCry is arrested in the US, Vodacom loses a top executive to SAA and Telkom slashes prices.

Regardt’s pick this week is Netflix’s ability to “choose your own adventure”, while Duncan has chosen the BlackBerry KEYone smartphone. Listen to the show to find out who’s been chosen as the winner and loser of the week.

Warren Husband, left, with Regardt van der Berg and Duncan McLeod

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  1. I love the podcasts but the adverts are getting louder and louder guys! Does it really have to be the case? It would be really nice to listen to the whole podcast without having to fiddle with the volume controls.