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Leo Laporte brings some of the most interesting personalities in technology together to talk about the most important issues. Fun, relaxed, informative and always entertaining, count on TWiT for the best tech podcasts in the world. Catch all the shows live 24/7/365 at https://twit.tv/live

Episode Date
TWiT Specials 339: Apple Spring Event 2019
1:55:40

TWiT Specials (Audio)

Apple unleashes a flood of services

  • Apple News+: online magazine subscription service
  • Apple Card: a titanium Apple/Goldman Sachs credit card
  • Apple Arcade: indie game subscription service for iPhone and iPad
  • Apple TV: all the TV you love (except Netflix) in one place
  • Apple TV+: Apple's premium content from Hollywood stars

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials.

Mar 25, 2019
This Week in Tech 711: Your Pain is Their Business Model
2:33:52

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • What's Wrong with Google Stadia?
  • Google Stadia: Built for Youtube
  • Apple Event: What to Expect
  • Microsoft Pivoted to Services. Can Apple?
  • Devin Nunez' Cow Gains Half a Million Followers
  • The World of Hate on Twitter and Instagram
  • Facebox Stored Your Password in Plain Text
  • Google Kills off G+, Allo, Inbox, etc. Is Google Phone next?
  • DARPA's Open Source Voting System
  • Pwn2Own 2019: Safari, Firefox, & Edge Cracked
  • The Luxury of Screenless Life
  • Coding with the Pope

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Larry Magid, and Ed Bott

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech

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Mar 25, 2019
The Tech Guy 1577
1:51:52

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Getting rid of duplicate photos in Google Photos, upgrading to Windows 10 for free, the best over the air DVR, using a remote for an old AV receiver, a notification system when one gets mail, are the new iPads worth buying, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

Mar 24, 2019
The Tech Guy 1576
1:45:51

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Google's announcement about Stadia, a game streaming service which might be a non-starter for some because of data caps, Facebook's latest gaffe, a new report on mobile traffic, unwanted consequences of a Google Chrome browser update, Leo's thoughts on Google messaging, his advice about backing up to the Verizon cloud or not, forgotten YouTube passwords, Johnny Jet, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Johnny Jet and Dick DeBartolo

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

Mar 23, 2019
This Week in Enterprise Tech 334: The Internet Is An Unregulated Chain of Trust
1:13:56

This Week in Enterprise Tech (Audio)

Facebook stored passwords in plain text, Microsoft brings Defender to MacOS, hackers pull off a $20M bank heist, FCC vs FOIA requests, security mistakes companies keep making and Alex Henthorn-Iwane of ThousandEyes talks about what happened with the Facebook outage. Disclosure: ThousandEyes is a sponsor of This Week in Enterprise Tech and the TWiT Network.

Hosts: Louis Maresca, Brian Chee, and Curt Franklin

Guest: Alex Henthorn-Iwane

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Mar 23, 2019
Triangulation 390: Nicole Black: Technology, the Constitution, and the Workplace
1:22:37

Triangulation (Audio)

Denise Howell speaks with lawyer and MyCase Legal Technology Evangelist Nicole Black. They discuss the NYPD's demand that Waze removes user-submitted reports on speed traps and DWI checkpoints, whether biometric access to phones requires a warrant, false friends in law enforcement, sex offenders and the first amendment, AI in the legal profession, the darker side of Instagram, and more.

Host: Denise Howell

Guest: Nicole Black

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation.

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Mar 22, 2019
Tech News Weekly 75: Totally Not Haunted Radio
59:20

Tech News Weekly (Audio)

  • 01:47 Apple quietly unveiled a number of improvements to its product library with a new iPad Mini, iPad Air, iMac, and Airpods. Drafts developer Greg Pierce shares his unique perspective on the new announcements.
  • 18:24 Is it ridiculous to buy a vinyl record with nothing but silence if the purpose is to use it for silent meditation?
  • 24:20 Insurance companies are starting to dip their toes in the waters of monitoring social networks for insurance claim violations, and privacy advocates said this would happen long ago.
  • 29:56 The Internet of Things is rife with security holes, and the Wirecutter's Rachel Cericola has some tips to help protect against hackers.
  • 45:14 Russell Holly from Mobile Nations is at the Game Developers Conference, and had quality time with Google Stadia, Oculus Rift S, and Oculus Quest

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Greg Pierce, Rachel Cericola, and Russell Holly

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.

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Mar 21, 2019
This Week in Computer Hardware 509: Streaming with Bated Breath
1:14:44

This Week in Computer Hardware (Audio)

Sebastian Peak and Patrick Norton talk about Google Stadia, Apple's iMac update, the new iPad mini, Ray Tracing support on Pascal GPUs, NVIDIA's Creator Ready Driver program, the Oculus Rift S, the Xbox One S All-digital gaming console, The Division 2's performance, Razer's Basilisk Essential mouse, and much more!

Hosts: Patrick Norton and Sebastian Peak

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-computer-hardware.

Send your computer hardware questions to twich@twit.tv.

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Mar 21, 2019
Ham Nation 394: Tower Safety Is Essential!
1:19:45

Ham Nation (Audio)

Tower safety after another tower tragedy with Tim Duffy, dipole antennas with Gordo, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Weather with Dr. T, Randy hooks up to the Titan Missle Museum antenna, chatroom questions with Amanda, and more!

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden

Guest: Tim Duffy

We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv.

Submit your own video to Ham Nation at HamNationVideos@twit.tv

Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and plays the Ham Nation theme.

Check out Ham Nation on Facebook and Twitter!

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Mar 21, 2019
Windows Weekly 613: I Hate Funny
2:16:30

Windows Weekly (Audio)

Today's special guest: Microsoft engineering GM for mixed reality apps, Lorraine Bardeen.
• Let's talk more about what MS is doing with HoloLens, iOS, Android in mixed reality.

News of the Week

Google
• Google announces Stadia, a cloud-based streaming game service that will compete with Microsoft's Project xCloud.
• Microsoft will respond at E3.
• Google has now been charged with three antitrust violations in the EU - Will it be hobbled like Microsoft was?
• Google agrees to let Android users in EU choose their browser, shades of Microsoft's Browser Ballot.

Windows 10
• 19H1 builds continue to be boring, the end is near. Plus this one. And then these two!
• Microsoft kills OneDrive music streaming to the Groove app. Now what?
• Huawei says it has made Windows and Android replacements just in case.
• Related: Windows 7 users – it wasn't you, it was Microsoft – if your security scans were going crazy this week.
• Also: We're all on Edgium/Chredge watch. More leaks (this time, the installer). This thing has to be close to public preview.

Office
• New logos! Paul has seen them in Windows (Office Insider). Outlook on iOS. And Your Phone on Android.
• Microsoft Teams turns 2 (sort of). More new Teams features coming later this year: fake backgrounds, secure private channels, new camera tricks.

Xbox
• Microsoft should have spun off Xbox a long time ago. Good thing it didn't.
• Microsoft brings Xbox Live to Android and iOS. Game Stack is the key.
• Cuphead is coming to Nintendo Switch ... with Xbox Live.

Windows Weekly Tips and picks
• Tip of the Week: Join the Halo Insider Program
• App pick of the Week: Castbox
• Also: Firefox 66 Blocks ALL Auto-Play Content by Default
• Enterprise Pick of the week: Windows Defender Application Guard Extensions for Chrome, Firefox
• Also: A Little More Info on Windows 10 Removing Faulty Updates
• Codename Pick of the Week: Zipline
• Beer Pick of the Week: BFM 225th Anniversary BA Saison

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott

Guest: Lorraine Bardeen

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly

Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com

Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com

The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin.

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Mar 21, 2019
This Week in Google 500: Name Your Child Fester
1:53:11

This Week in Google (Audio)

News of the Week

  • Google Stadia: Pros and Cons
  • EU Fines Google $1.7B Over Ads
  • Google's European Browser Ballot
  • Google+'s Last Day: April Fools
  • Google Stadia: Pros and Cons
  • It is Possible to Design a Good Social Network?
  • Google Death Watch: Inbox, Google+, goog.le, Allo
  • Devin Nunes Sues Twitter, his Mom, and his Cow
  • Fake News is Now Illegal... in Russia
  • President Trump Spends More on Facebook and Google Ads Than All Democratic Candidates Put Together
  • Facebook Live Christchurch Shooting
  • Myspace Deletes All Your Music, Photos, and Videos
  • President Psychedelic Warlord, Beto O'Rourke
  • Google Promotes Diversity in Podcasts
  • Google Tasks Might Finally be Useful

Picks of the Week

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Stacey Higginbotham

Guest: Mike Elgan

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.

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Mar 20, 2019
Hands-On Tech: Galaxy Watch Active First Look
9:12

Hands-On Tech (Audio)

On All About Android, Jason Howell & Florence Ion give their first look at the Galaxy Watch Active. Samsung's latest smartwatch has a sporty new design and comes with exercise, sleep, stress, and health tracking features.

Buy the Galaxy Watch Active: https://amzn.to/2Y4vacK

Watch the full episode of All About Android: https://twit.tv/aaa/412

Host: Jason Howell

Guest: Florence Ion

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech

Find more products we recommend at https://twit.to/amazon

Mar 20, 2019
FLOSS Weekly 522: Railroader
1:01:55

FLOSS Weekly (Audio)

Railroader is a security static analysis tool for applications that use Ruby on Rails. Railroader will examine custom code to look for potential problems, and warn about them. Railroader can't find every vulnerability, but it's a great tool to help find problems before they hurt anyone. It is a static analysis tool - that means it does not try to run the application users are analyzing. Railroader is an OSS fork of the Brakeman project, which has gone proprietary

Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Dan Lynch

Guest: David Wheeler

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly

Here's what's coming up for FLOSS in the future.

Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email Randal at merlyn@stonehenge.com

Thanks to Lullabot's Jeff Robbins, web designer and musician, for our theme music.

Mar 20, 2019
All About Android 412: The Magic Android Pill
1:51:38

All About Android (Audio)

  • Android Q beta is out and there are a ton of new features
  • Google announced Stadia, it's cloud-based game streaming service
  • Rumors of a mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are swirling
  • Jason and Flo go hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
  • Jason also shows off his new Samsung Galaxy S10
  • Specs leak for the Huawei P30 Pro and its special 10x zoom
  • Oppo answers the question of the durability of the slide-out camera
  • Google seems to be working on Android for touchless feature phones

Read our show notes here.

Ron - OH Web Browser - One handed, Fast & Privacy https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.oh.bro
Flo - Calculator Touch https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lichtcode.calculatortouch
Cameron - FolderSync (FREE/$2.99) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=dk.tacit.android.foldersync.full
Jason - Hidey Hole (for Galaxy S10 series) (FREE) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=eu.chainfire.hideyhole&rdid=eu.chainfire.hideyhole
This Week's Poll http://twit.to/aaapoll412

Hosts: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Ron Richards

Guest: Cameron Summerson

Subscribe to All About Android at https://twit.tv/shows/all-about-android.

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Mar 20, 2019
Security Now 706: Open Source eVoting
2:11:43

Security Now (Audio)

  • Last week's Patch Tuesday March Madness
  • Win7 SHA256 Windows Update... Update
  • Many attacks leveraging the recently discovered WinRAR vulnerability
  • What happens when Apple, Google, and GoDaddy all drop a bit?
  • A big recent jump in Mirai Botnet Capability
  • Compromised Counter-Strike gaming servers
  • Privacy enhancements coming in Android Q
  • A pair of very odd web browser extensions for Chrome and Firefox from Microsoft
  • A VERY exciting and encouraging project to create an entirely open eVoting system

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Steve Gibson

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.

You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

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Mar 20, 2019
MacBreak Weekly 653: The Courage Port
2:12:00

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

News of the Week

  • AppleTV Event: What to Expect
  • Apple Announces New iPad Air and Mini
  • Apple Announced Updated iMac
  • Apple vs Spotify
  • Google Announces Stadia Game Streaming Service
  • GarageBand at 15
  • Apple vs Qualcomm
  • WWDC 2019 Preview
  • Apple Watch Heart Study Results
  • The First iPhone Prototype Board

Picks of the Week

  • Rene's Pick: Spectre by Halida
  • Andy's Pick: Ulysses App
  • Jim's Pick: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: The Best of Everything

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

Guest: Jim Dalrymple

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly.

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Mar 20, 2019
TWiT Specials 338: Google Stadia
1:09:12

TWiT Specials (Audio)

  • Google Announces Stadia
  • Google Announces Stadia Controller
  • Stadia Data Network and Engine Partners
  • Doom Eternal on Google Stadia
  • Stadia Connect
  • Tequila Works on Google Stadia
  • Google Stadia State Share
  • Google Stadia on Youtube
  • Stadia Games and Entertainment Studio

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jason Howell

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials.

Mar 19, 2019
iOS Today 438: Spring Clean Your iPad
1:32:32

iOS Today (Audio)

Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone show you how to manage storage on your iPad. Plus, Apple announces a new iPad Mini and a new iPad Air. Leo and Megan discuss specs. Also, Megan reviews the HomeKit-enabled portable and weather-proof globe smart light, the Eve Flare.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

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Mar 18, 2019
The Tech Guy 1575
1:50:40

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Troubleshooting a new video card, using FireFox Send to securely share files, is NitroTV a legitimate alternative to PayTV services, old macintoshes potentially worth something, recommendations for a dash cam, keeping your smartphone plugged in and charging, blocking RoboCalls and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Chris Marquardt and Sam Abuelsamid

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Mar 18, 2019
This Week in Tech 710: Mollie the Crab
2:17:33

This Week in Tech (Audio)

News of the Week

  • Tesla Announces Model Y SUV Crossover
  • Tesla's Many Problems are Due to Musk
  • Huge Facebook Outage: Why?
  • Beto O'Rourke, L33T Hacker
  • Mass Murder on Facebook Live
  • Warren vs Big Tech: Why She's Wrong
  • Hey Techies: Uncle Sam Needs You!
  • Bruce Schneier: The Internet has Split in Three
  • Google to Launch Game Streaming Service
  • Google to Stop Making Laptops and Tablets
  • Apple News/TV Event Coming March 25th
  • 5G Coming this Year, but Why Do We Need It?

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Iain Thomson, Sam Abuelsamid, and Matt Cutts

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech

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Mar 17, 2019
The Tech Guy 1574
2:05:15

The Tech Guy (Audio)

WinRAR's 19-year-old security flaw, Spotify is taking on Apple, a former hacker is running for President in 2020, Facebook goes down for a day and Telegram leverages the lapse in service to promote its messaging app, a terrorist captures his carnage on Facebook Live and what the media giants are doing to stop the distribution of that content on the internet, Scott Wilkinson clears up any confusion on aspect ratio, portable music players and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Dick DeBartolo

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Mar 17, 2019
This Week in Enterprise Tech 333: Serverless with Pivotal Cloud Foundry
1:08:18

This Week in Enterprise Tech (Audio)

Should we be recycling more of our data center throwaways, and our guest from Pivotal talks about serverless microservices and how it can help you address your customer needs faster.

Hosts: Louis Maresca, Curt Franklin, and Heather "Mo" Williams

Guest: Richard Seroter

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-enterprise-tech.

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Mar 15, 2019
Triangulation 389: Blake Harris: The History of the Future
1:07:42

Triangulation (Audio)

Jason Howell speaks with returning guest Blake Harris, author of the bestseller Console Wars, about his latest book, The History of the Future: Oculus, Facebook, and the Revolution That Swept Virtual Reality. They discuss Harris' three-plus years chronicling the meteoric rise of Oculus, the VR company founded by Palmer Luckey in 2012 that was acquired for over $2 billion dollars only two years later; and how he, after being systematically lied to by Facebook executives, uncovered the true story that led to the controversial firing of Luckey.

Host: Jason Howell

Guest: Blake Harris

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation.

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Mar 15, 2019
This Week in Computer Hardware 508: 3.14 Reasons to Buy the GTX 1660
1:04:52

This Week in Computer Hardware (Audio)

The GTX 1660 (non-Ti) reviewed! Plus, Corsair's $250 Crystal Series 680X RGB ATX Case, Monoprice's MP Mini Delta 3D Printer, DirectX 12 on Windows 7, Halo: The Master Chief Collection for PC, AMD 7nm Navi GPU news, and NVIDIA buys Mellanox.

Hosts: Patrick Norton and Sebastian Peak

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-computer-hardware.

Send your computer hardware questions to twich@twit.tv.

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Mar 14, 2019
Tech News Weekly 74: The Internet is Us
52:01

Tech News Weekly (Audio)

  • 01:27 What a big tech breakup would look like, according to David McCabe from Axios.
  • 13:53 Foursquare is everywhere, whether you have the app or not, says Paris Martineau from Wired.
  • 27:42 Tom Merritt from Daily Tech News Show talks about how to solve all the problems of the Internet.
  • 43:24 What does the Business Insider report on Google's hardware team mean for the Pixel Slate?

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: David McCabe, Paris Martineau, and Tom Merritt

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.

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Mar 14, 2019
Ham Nation 393: All About Test Equipment
1:21:54

Ham Nation (Audio)

Bob Heil fires up an Ameco, inspecting the radio on your boat with Gordo, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, reading voltmeters with George, chatroom questions with Amanda and more!

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden

We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv.

Submit your own video to Ham Nation at HamNationVideos@twit.tv

Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and plays the Ham Nation theme.

Check out Ham Nation on Facebook and Twitter!

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Mar 14, 2019
This Week in Google 499: Monopolopsony
1:56:34

This Week in Google (Audio)

Tech News

  • Foursquare Still Tracks Your Every Movement
  • IBM Used Your Flickr Photos to Train Its Facial Recognition
  • Facebook's "Privacy Pivot" Is Anything But
  • Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break Up Big Tech
  • Google Will Unveil "The Future of Gaming" Next Week
  • Google's Hardware Plans Look Grim
  • Amazon Wants to Buy the Yankees Network
  • RIP Google Allo
  • Android Q Beta is Here!

Picks of the Week:

  • Leo's Tool: Have a Nice Day on Audible Originals
  • Jeff's Number: Howard Stern Comes Again hits #1 on Amazon on its first day
  • Stacey's Thing: Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google.

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Mar 14, 2019
Windows Weekly 612: N is for OneNote
2:10:50

Windows Weekly (Audio)

Windows

  • Microsoft is ready to start nagging users about Windows 7's end of support deadline. So here come the pop-ups. Luckily, you can turn them off completely.
  • Plus: Microsoft brings DirectX 12 to Windows 7 ... for some reason.
  • Windows 10 19H1 users start testing Android app-mirroring.
  • Breaking: Windows 10 19H1 Home edition may allow you to defer updates by 35 days! (This is in A/B testing it seems)
  • Windows 10 now on more than 800 million active devices. Right on schedule!
  • Microsoft makes good on its year-old promise to give consumer app devs a 95% cut of revenues.
  • Microsoft says it is now able to remove faulty Windows 10 updates without user intervention – but are they? A mysterious support article mentions this with no details

Xbox + Gaming

  • Microsoft demos xCloud game streaming service.
  • There's a cool new controller, but it's not the Elite rev we all want
  • Minecraft is FINALLY coming to Xbox Game Pass in April
  • Master Chief Collection is FINALLY coming to Windows
  • Plus: Microsoft announces 13 new ID@Xbox titles
  • Plus: Xbox and PS gamers can now play Fornite together
  • Plus: Google is about to announce some big gaming news. But first, their controller.

Microsoft

  • Microsoft cuts 200 jobs in commercial sales
  • Microsoft sues Foxconn parent Hon Hai over 2013 patent-licensing deal

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Crackdown 2 is now free on Xbox One
  • Plus: Spotify Premium users can get free (ad-supported) Hulu
  • App pick of the week: Google Chrome 73
  • Plus: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 is here, and you can get it on the Mac too!
  • Plus: our favourite podcast app.
  • Enterprise pick of the week: No more Semi-Annual Channel releases for System Center
  • Developer pick of the week: DTrace is coming to Windows 10 19H1
  • Beer pick of the week: Two Roads Brewing Co. Irish Exit

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly

Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com

Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com

The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin.

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Mar 14, 2019
FLOSS Weekly 521: Flexera Open Source Report
59:20

FLOSS Weekly (Audio)

Dave McLoughlin started the open source auditing business at OpenLogic and has been working at Flexera in the software composition analysis (SCA) business, formerly Palamida, since February 2018. He was part of the initial SPDX working group and worked on creating some of the first real-world examples around the 1.0 specification.

Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Simon Phipps

Guest: Dave McLoughlin

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly

Here's what's coming up for FLOSS in the future.

Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email Randal at merlyn@stonehenge.com

Thanks to Lullabot's Jeff Robbins, web designer and musician, for our theme music.

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Mar 13, 2019
All About Android 411: RED is a Ghoster
1:47:51

All About Android (Audio)

  • Android Q is expected to drop any day now and there are commits to prove it.
  • Android Authority's review of the Samsung Galaxy S10+.
  • Google is about to finally kill Google+, Inbox and Allo for good.
  • RED proves why you should never buy a phone on the promise of future hardware.
  • Ron gives his take on his time with the Moto G7.
  • Niantic's eagerly awaited Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is getting closer to release.
  • Google's Duplex AI is rolling out to 43 states.
  • Developers have new ways to make money with rewarded products.
  • Pocket Casts redesigned the app and people are furious.

Read our show notes here.

Hosts: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Ron Richards

Guest: Adam Doud

Subscribe to All About Android at https://twit.tv/shows/all-about-android.

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Mar 13, 2019
Security Now 705: SPOILER
2:29:32

Security Now (Audio)

  • 0-day exploit bidding war
  • NSA releases Ghidra v9
  • Firefox adds Tor privacy
  • A pair of nasty 0-days
  • A worrisome breach at Citrix
  • The risk of claiming to be an unhackable aftermarket car alarm
  • A new and interesting "Windows developers chatting with users" idea at Microsoft
  • A semi-solution to Windows updates crashing systems
  • Detailed news of the Marriott/Starwood breach, a bit of miscellany from
  • SPOILER: Another new and different consequence of speculation on Intel machines.

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-705-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.

You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

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Mar 13, 2019
MacBreak Weekly 652: Ironic Sans
2:02:41

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

  • Apple Announces March 25th Event
  • Galaxy S10 Plus Review
  • Android vs iOS
  • Apple AR Headset Coming in 2020
  • Busting the Apple Car Rumors
  • The Web Turns 30
  • Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break Up Apple
  • Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Preview

Picks of the Week

  • Lory's Pick: HyperDrive for iPad Pro (2018)
  • Rene's Pick: Marvel Unlimited
  • Andy's Pick: "Silent Meditation" LP (Kickstarter)
  • Leo's Pick: Github: Felix Rieseberg's Windows 95 on macOS

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie

Guest: Lory Gil

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly.

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Mar 12, 2019
iOS Today 437: Hack Your Brain
1:33:45

iOS Today (Audio)

Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone discuss Elevate, Brilliant, Remedy8, ThinkThink, Lyrical Letters, Circuitry, and other apps for your iPhone and iPad that can help you hack your brain to make you smarter. Plus, leather accessories from Toast and TechLeatherCraft, news about Apple's upcoming event, and your questions.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

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Mar 12, 2019
Hands-On Tech: Samsung Galaxy Buds Review
3:31

Hands-On Tech (Audio)

Florence Ion gives her review of the Galaxy Buds. Samsung's wireless Bluetooth earbuds offer seamless connections with your other Galaxy devices and come with a pocketable slim charging case that can also be charged wirelessly with a Qi compatible wireless charging pad or using Wireless PowerShare.

Buy the Galaxy Buds: https://twit.to/hot6

Host: Florence Ion

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Mar 11, 2019
This Week in Tech 709: Third-Party Dog Hats
2:27:01

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • Foursquare Location Tracking Leaps Past the Creepy Line
  • Will Zuck Make Facebook Private?
  • Thousands of New Millionaires are Coming to San Francisco
  • Apple has Big Plans for Self-Driving Cars
  • Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break up Big Tech
  • Congress Wants to Pass Net Neutrality Rules
  • Huawei Sues the US Government
  • Investors Sue Tesla to Keep Elon Musk from Tweeting

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mike Elgan, Paris Martineau, and Patrick Beja

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Mar 11, 2019
The Tech Guy 1573
2:05:23

The Tech Guy (Audio)

iPhone X WiFi issues, out of order text messages, blocking unwanted calls, counterfeit SD cards and thumb drives, creating a personal server with a Raspberry Pi, Sam Abuelsamid talks about the new KIA Nero EV, Chris Marquardt discusses shooting the Northern Lights, and more of your calls.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt

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Mar 10, 2019
The Tech Guy 1572
2:11:44

The Tech Guy (Audio)

The new Samsung Galaxy S10+ in hand, Facebook wants to focus on privacy, backing up a new laptop, showing email attachments in Outlook, securing your passwords, getting photos off of an old Kodak PhotoCD, enabling Wi-Fi calling on an Android phone, marketing a website and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Mar 10, 2019
This Week in Enterprise Tech 332: RSA Conference: A View From the Trenches
1:07:30

This Week in Enterprise Tech (Audio)

We have our guest Karl Klaessig of RSA talk about the Digital Risk Management, RSA Conference happening this week, voice assistants are getting out of the toy stage, Philli says no to cashless stores, and the land of OZ gets an autonomous train.

Hosts: Louis Maresca and Brian Chee

Guest: Karl Klaessig

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Mar 09, 2019
Triangulation 388: Kashmir Hill: Blocking the Big Five Tech Giants
1:05:19

Triangulation (Audio)

Can we live without big tech? Is it even possible to avoid any influence when they dominate the internet today? Megan Morrone speaks with Gizmodo's investigative reporter Kashmir Hill about her six weeks blocking Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple from monetizing her in any way whether through surveillance capitalism or using any of their products.

Host: Megan Morrone

Guest: Kashmir Hill

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Mar 08, 2019
Tech News Weekly 73: Don't Go, Jibo!
57:50

Tech News Weekly (Audio)

  • 01:49 The Crowd is an app that allows investors to swipe left or right on new ideas pitched by entrepreneurs. COO Chase Johnson shares how the idea was inspired by Shark Tank, and what it's led to so far.
  • 13:49 Mark Zuckerberg posted about the importance of private communication, and Kurt Wagner from Recode discusses what this could mean for Facebook.
  • 32:03 Sam Abuelsamid sheds light on Waymo's now publicly offered Laser Bear Honeycomb lidar system, available to partners who don't compete with the company's automated taxi services.
  • 46:17 YouTube is rolling out a new fact-checking module into its app to help demystify myths at the point of video search.
  • 51:20 Jibo went from Time Magazine's pick for best technology in 2017 to being completely shuttered, and we are sad.

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Chase Johnson and Kurt Wagner

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Mar 07, 2019