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Plane Talk - What is Timatic and can I use it?

Plane Talk - What is Timatic and can I use it?

Plane Talk

Timatic is a database containing cross border passenger documentation requirements. Timatic is an abreviation for Travel Information Manual Automatic and is used by airlines to determine whether...

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Gadget Guru - Fondoodler

Gadget Guru - Fondoodler

Gadget Guru

This must be our cheesiest gadget yet, surely? This fondoodler let's you take your favourite cheddar, emmental, edam or comté, melt it and draw on your food. Get creative and use your...

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Gadget Guru - Google Home!

Gadget Guru - Google Home!

Gadget Guru

OK Google! Google Home has tonnes of knowledge, but no personality. that's the overview from Paul Bristow, our Gadget Guru. He goes on... "I think ultimately, Google is ho...

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Green Condom Club - a new concept in condoms

Green Condom Club - a new concept in condoms

The Breakfast Show

Traditional condoms contain gluten, animal products and other chemicals - so Gabrielle Lods thought there was a better idea. 

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Gadget Guru - Elbow cassette player

Gadget Guru - Elbow cassette player

Gadget Guru

Our newest retro gadget... This elbow cassette player plays all your retro sounds and clips onto your pocket.       Photo: facebook.com/elbowcp

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Gadget Guru - Tablets for visually impaired

Gadget Guru - Tablets for visually impaired

Gadget Guru

This gadget helps the visually impaired feel the world around them in real time with a series of plastic buttons. It also has a local feel too, designed by EPFL.      &n...

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What's on at the UN? 'A Plastic Ocean' - cinema

What's on at the UN? 'A Plastic Ocean' - cinema

UN Roundup

This week Daniel Johnson takes us through the events taking place for International Day of Peacekeepers, humanitarian updates from aid coordinators in Nigeria and Central African Republic. Also, th...

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Plane Talk - And the prize for the busiest airport in the world goes to...

Plane Talk - And the prize for the busiest airport in the world goes to...

Plane Talk

Chaitan Jain from IATA joins us in the studio again. We talked about the top markets for passenger markets. Now we're talking about the most frequented airports...

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Gadget Guru - Braava mopping robot, so you never mop again

Gadget Guru - Braava mopping robot, so you never mop again

Gadget Guru

  "I love mopping," said nobody, ever. Gadget Guru tells us about the latest gadget that could mean you'll never have to mop again. It looks and works in a similar way to t...

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Gadget Guru - Microsoft 10s

Gadget Guru - Microsoft 10s

Gadget Guru

What's new on Microsoft 10s? And what does the 's' stand for? Sometimes the Gadget Guru can answer all of our questions, but sometimes these gadgets are still shrouded in mystery...

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Gadget Guru - Microsoft Surface Laptop

Gadget Guru - Microsoft Surface Laptop

Gadget Guru

The high end laptop with fabric buttons. What were they thinking? - asks our Gadget Guru.

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Plane Talk - Where air travel demand is at its highest

Plane Talk - Where air travel demand is at its highest

Plane Talk

Chaitan Jain, from IATA, is a lover of statistics. This week he tells us just how many journeys were taken by air last year worldwide. It's a whopping 3.8 billion journeys! In the develop...

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Analogue phones to be deactivated in Switzerland

Analogue phones to be deactivated in Switzerland

All phone lines in Switzerland will need to migrate from current analogue/ISDN to the new digital Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology by the 4th Quarter of 2017.

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Plane Talk - Tourism & Sustainable Development Goals

Plane Talk - Tourism & Sustainable Development Goals

Plane Talk

Chaitan Jain runs us through the topic of sustainable tourism and explains how aviation plays a role in the Sustainable Development Goals as set by the United Nations.

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What If - professional theatre in Lausanne at Pulloff Theatre

What If - professional theatre in Lausanne at Pulloff Theatre

Mid Morning Mix

What If is a brand new entity; a new cultural venture in the form of a new professional theatre company! They'll be performing their inaugural production 'A Number', by Caryl ...

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Gadget Guru - Smart Trampolines and Alien Stomp

Gadget Guru - Smart Trampolines and Alien Stomp

Gadget Guru

Gadget Guru is getting sporty this week. We're talking about trampolines today as trampolines seem to be becoming smarter and smarter. Springfree have made a kit which is taking ever...

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World VR Forum Annual Summit 2017 (11-14 May)

World VR Forum Annual Summit 2017 (11-14 May)

Mid Morning Mix

World VR Forum's CEO & Creative Director, Salar Shahna and Delphine Seitiee, Executive Director, join Katt in the WRS studio.

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Gadget Guru - Smart Tattoos

Gadget Guru - Smart Tattoos

Gadget Guru

Gadget Guru is telling us that tattoos are smart? Well kinda...

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Health Matters: Brain Injury pt 1 (2 May 2017)

Health Matters: Brain Injury pt 1 (2 May 2017)

Health matters

The first in a series of shows about traumatic brain injury. In this show, we hear Jo's personal story - Jo has been living with traumatic brain injury and its effects for the last 17 years.

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Gadget Guru - 3D printed house

Gadget Guru - 3D printed house

Gadget Guru

Do you remember when 3D printers could print simple objects / ornaments? Well it wasn't so long ago, but the 3D printing has come on leaps and bounds in a relatively short space of time. There'...

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Gadget Guru - Airbus have made a flying car

Gadget Guru - Airbus have made a flying car

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 - Taking a glance at the new Samsung S8

Gadget Guru - Taking a glance at the new Samsung S8

Gadget Guru

This week the Gadget Guru takes a peek at the latest from Samsung. What's new with the latest edition of the Samsung S series?

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Gadget Guru - How do you insure a driverless car?

Gadget Guru - How do you insure a driverless car?

Gadget Guru

The technology might be available to launch a driverless car onto the consumer market, but the legislation around it is almost as complicated as the technology itself. Where are they making breakt...

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Gadget Guru - Make my computer run faster

Gadget Guru - Make my computer run faster

Gadget Guru

Is your computer running slowly? There may be something you can do to help it run 20 x faster without replacing the entire machine. Paul Bristow explains...

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