? Shoving ChatGPT Into Every Orifice
Queens of the Drone Age
by Rae Johnston, Angharad Yeo, Tegan Jones and Amanda Yeo
10M ago
In this week's gadget chat, Amanda gets addicted to parenting in raising sim Volcano Princess, while Rae tries to help visually impaired people through the Be My Eyes app. Meanwhile, high flyer Tegan tries out Qantas' Business Class, because she is a Fancy Business Lady. And if you want more Queens and want to support the show, please consider subscribing to our Patreon so you can get access to fun stuff like our WEEKLY newsletter, exclusive Discord server and more!   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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? Deep Dive: Chairs!
Queens of the Drone Age
by Rae Johnston, Angharad Yeo, Tegan Jones and Amanda Yeo
10M ago
Yes, this week's deep dive really is about chairs. This came about when Rad yelled out “chairs!” when we asked what she wanted to do. But you see, when it comes to Queens, we can make a tech topic out of anything. Rad takes a look at kneeling chairs and whether they're actually good for your posture. She, of course, also got one from Facebook marketplace to test this for herself. Rae also looks into whether massage chairs are as good as the real deal and cites many, MANY studies to back up the science behind this. Meanwhile, Tegan looks at the history behind plane ejector seats and how they ac ..read more
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? The Melbourne Of Cars
Queens of the Drone Age
by Rae Johnston, Angharad Yeo, Tegan Jones and Amanda Yeo
10M ago
In this episode, Tegan is back in her happy place: the driver's seat of a bougie car. She reviews the brand new 2023 BMW 320i, which is the entry-level model in the range. While it may look the same as previous models on the outside, the inner cabin is a different story. A total redesign and a very long touchscreen dashboard make it feel incredibly futuristic. Oh, and there are ports... lots of them. Meanwhile, Rad is back to talking about her favourite thing: vacuums. It's not a Dyson this time, but the Tineco Pure One S12 Platinum. While some features make her brain go brrr, she has some thi ..read more
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? Deep Dive: The Science Behind Fake Meat
Queens of the Drone Age
by Rae Johnston, Angharad Yeo, Tegan Jones and Amanda Yeo
11M ago
In this episode the Queens take a close look at the alternative meats industry. It's become increasingly popular in recent years as more fake meat pops up in the startup space as well as in supermarkets and on restaurant menues. In addition to touching on different types of meat alternatives - including plant based and lab grown meat - we also look at how tofu is being used as meat in a very different way to how you might think. We also discuss some of the current issues surround the fake meat industry - including potential health concerns, regulation restrictions and price. You can read the f ..read more
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?If Your Mum Is Looking To Read $2 Smut
Queens of the Drone Age
by Rae Johnston, Angharad Yeo, Tegan Jones and Amanda Yeo
11M ago
Your Queens have caught the travel bug, after a bit of jet-setting from the team! Amanda shares a super practical way to use your phone overseas, with an app called Airalo that provides international data eSIMs that she used in Japan. Tegan shows off her passion for practical fashion with a review of some next-level thermal-wear from Icebreaker, that kept her cosy as she traipsed across Canada. And Rad stays home and gives us an early look at the Kobo Elipsa 2. It's not only an ereader, but you can also annotate your books, create your own notebooks to draw in, and draw humorous images on smut ..read more
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Queen's Mother's Day Gift Guide 2023
Queens of the Drone Age
by Rae Johnston, Angharad Yeo, Tegan Jones and Amanda Yeo
11M ago
Mother's Day is just over a month away so we're getting in early this year to give you plenty of time to buy something for mum. Of course, as always, this quickly turned into a list of cool things the Queens actually want for themselves and we encourage you to take it the same way. Maybe you deserve a treat too! While we usually steer clear of household appliances for Mother's Day, Rae makes a great argument for a cute little robot - the Ecovacs WINBOT W1 PRO window cleaner.  If your mum loves to travel, Tegan recently tried and love the extra big July Checked Plus luggage. And Amanda rec ..read more
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? Mindlessly Pounding Your Face
Queens of the Drone Age
by Rae Johnston, Angharad Yeo, Tegan Jones and Amanda Yeo
11M ago
In this episode Tegan and Amanda return from their respective overseas trips and have brought some reviews back with them! Amanda took the Volume+ Backpack from July Luggage to Japan and was impressed by the pockets and anti-thieving protocols. Tegan gives us the low-down on the 'Vegan McDonald's of San Francisco - Mr. Charlies. The gratuitous branding is truly next level and you can read more about it here. And Rae reviews the fancy TheraBody TheraFace Pro, which is basically like having a face spa in your house. If you ever wanted to (gently) Theragun your face, this is your chance. See omn ..read more
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Deep Dive: Chocolate Tech
Queens of the Drone Age
by Rae Johnston, Angharad Yeo, Tegan Jones and Amanda Yeo
11M ago
From scientists making chocolate easier to temper to making biofuel from its waste - this episode of Queens of the Drone Age is a celebration of the giant bunny bringing us lil brown eggs - and everything they're made of.  Does dark chocolate help your vision? And how much can you eat before it kills you? We answer all your melting questions about the world of chocolate.  Full show notes are available on the Queens of the Drone Age website. And if you want more Queens, and want to support the show, please consider subscribing to our Patreon so you can get access to fun stuff like our ..read more
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⛰️ Emerging From Laptop Land
Queens of the Drone Age
by Rae Johnston, Angharad Yeo, Tegan Jones and Amanda Yeo
11M ago
In this week's gadget chat, Rad emerges from laptop land to tell us all about the HP Spectre x360 14”. Meanwhile, Rae explores Dyson's giant air quality monitoring backpacks being worn by Melbourne schoolkids.  Full show notes are available on the Queens of the Drone Age website. And if you want more Queens, and want to support the show, please consider subscribing to our Patreon so you can get access to fun stuff like our WEEKLY newsletter, exclusive Discord server and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Deep Dive: Dental Tech
Queens of the Drone Age
by Rae Johnston, Angharad Yeo, Tegan Jones and Amanda Yeo
11M ago
From a magic lozenge that rebuilds tooth enamel to adhesives that dissolve with light - this week we take a deep dive into the toothy world of dental tech.  Rae brings the latest and greatest in Aussie innovations - including nanopores on implants and Virtual Reality training for injections, while Rad drops some fun facts about mole rats and Roald Dahl - plus lots more.  Full show notes are available on the Queens of the Drone Age website. And if you want more Queens, and want to support the show, please consider subscribing to our Patreon so you can get access to fun stuff like our ..read more
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