Smart Meters, Sony LinkBuds reviewed, and the future of Wi-Fi - Pocket-lint podcast ep. 142

This week, both MediaTek and Qualcomm have been talking up Wi-Fi 7 - the new wireless standard that promises to bring extreme speeds, higher capacity, and lower latency to home networking. But, with many of us yet to even embrace Wi-Fi 6 at home, what does this mean for the likes of you and I? Contributing editor Luke joins Stuart to explain all.

Meanwhile, it’s been 10-years since the first smart meters started to roll out in the UK and with a nation now facing huge energy price hikes, how successful have they been so far and what can we expect in the future? Stuart talks to the CEO of one of the companies that have been involved since the start. 

And finally, senior news editor Rik has been playing with the Sony LinkBuds - a new pair of earphones that are designed to let external noise in rather than keep it out. Find out what he thinks of the concept.

01:05 – Luke details Wi-Fi 7 

08:06 - Interview with Pilgrim Beart, CEO of DevicePilot

21:06 - Rik gives us his verdict on the Sony LinkBuds

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Production and editing by Stuart Miles

Guests: Luke Baker, Rik Henderson, and Pilgrim Beart

Music by Lee Rosevere - Let's Start at the Beginning and Southside

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