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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

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Tech News Weekly 84: Huawei on the Brain
48:28

Tech News Weekly (Audio)

• (01:44) Vlad Savov on the troubles with Huawei
• (17:55) Taylor Lorenz on the rights of Fortnite streamers
• (33:20) Amazon gamify's its warehouse work
• (41:07) Kids these days have online-only relationships

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Vlad Savov and Taylor Lorenz

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

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May 23, 2019
This Week in Computer Hardware 518: Antitrust Pain, AMD GPUs, Cheap Gaming, and Cheaper Tablets!
1:00:33

This Week in Computer Hardware (Audio)

New GPUs? We've got AMD NAVI rumours! Qualcomm's fighting an anti-trust ruling. Plus, your TP-Link security woes, Walmart's got cheap tablets, and Panic cranks out a new handheld gaming device! All that and more in This Week in Computer Hardware episode 518!

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.

May 23, 2019
Ham Nation 403: Dayton Hamvention Review
1:09:25

Ham Nation (Audio)

Bob, Gordo, Don and George are back from Dayton to talk about their experience in Dayton for the 2019 Hamvention!

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!

Download or subscribe to Ham Nation at https://twit.tv/shows/ham-nation

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May 23, 2019
Windows Weekly 622: Hello Cleveland!
2:15:16

Windows Weekly (Audio)

This Week's Stories

  • Microsoft and Sony make a game streaming megadeal. Exactly what the deal will yield is a bit murky, but this could be a big customer win for Azure and xCloud.
  • How about that Minecraft Earth app? Another Azure win (Azure Spatial Anchors is at its heart)
  • Windows 10 1903 released. Almost everyone can get it (consumers, businesses, volume licensees) as of May 21.
  • The new Windows Release Health dashboard is worth a bookmark
  • Windows Server 1903 is generally available too - is it Windows Server, version 1903 or Windows Server 2019??
  • Chredge is available as a Canary preview for macOS
  • Surface Headphones get a permanent $100 price cut. Uh-oh.
  • Huawei is in trouble on all fronts: Google, Intel, Microsoft, Qualcomm, and ARM. No word yet where Microsoft stands.
  • Full differential sync is (finally) coming to OneDrive for Biz
  • Microsoft announces more goodness for Xbox Game Pass
  • Phil Spencer wants fewer dicks on Xbox Live. Good luck with that.

Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Save big at the Xbox Backward Compatibility sale
  • Tip of the week 2: Google has some good advice for account security.
  • App pick of the week: Simplify for Gmail
  • Tip of the week 2: Your Phone Companion for Android now supports cellular data sync.
  • Enterprise pick of the week: A banned-passwords tool from Microsoft
  • Codename pick of the week: Windows 10 EVD
  • Beer pick of the week: Evil Twin's Miami's Finest

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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May 22, 2019
This Week in Google 509: The "Ocho"
2:06:14

This Week in Google (Audio)

This Week's Stories

  • Google Glass is Back in Business
  • Huawei on the Ropes
  • Inside Google's Civil War
  • Flapjack: New Chromebook Tablets on the Way
  • Virtual Desks for Chromebooks
  • Qualcomm is Officially an Evil Monopoly
  • T-Mobile / Sprint Merger in Question
  • 5G vs Weather Prediction
  • Works With Nest Will Keep Working
  • Google Translatotron Translates in Your Own Voice
  • Wake up to Ninja Turtles
  • Wide Color Photos Coming to Android
  • Rufus Loves TWiG

Picks of the Week

  • Leo's Tool: Faux Rogan
  • Stacey's Thing: Wyze Bulbs and WyzeSense Sensors
  • Stacey's Thing 2: Pilates-ology
  • Kevin's Stuff: It's a good time to buy a capable mid-range Chromebook
  • Kevin's Stuff 2: Peloton Digital

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Stacey Higginbotham

Guest: Kevin Tofel

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

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May 22, 2019
FLOSS Weekly 531: Bareos
1:00:08

FLOSS Weekly (Audio)

Bareos is a reliable, cross-network open source software for backup, archiving and recovery of data for all well-established operating systems. It offers among other features LTO hardware encryption, bandwidth limitation and new practical console commands.

Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Simon Phipps

Guest: Maik Aussendorf

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.

May 22, 2019
All About Android 421: Any Wei But Huawei
1:36:33

All About Android (Audio)

  • Huawei is blocked from doing business in the US and all hell broke loose
  • Why did Lenovo play a fan-made render video of the Moto Razr at a press event?
  • Asus ZenFone 6 is unveiled and its a solid, modestly priced flagship
  • Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 changes the look and the internals of the original
  • Minecraft Earth is AR for the masses, bringing the sandbox to the world
  • Details on the changes Samsung is making to the Galaxy Fold design have leaked
  • Tor Browser for Android is stable and available on the Play Store

Read our show notes here.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Ron Richards

Guests: Michael Fisher and Steven Zimmerman

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

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May 22, 2019
Security Now 715: CPU.fail
2:11:22

Security Now (Audio)

This Week's Stories
• The next round of Intel processor information leakage problems: Microarchitectural Data Sampling vulnerabilities
• Last Tuesday's patches from Microsoft, Adobe and Apple includes one for Windows XP
• Security problem for Cisco that ever has stock analysts taking notice
• Ongoing troubles with the cryptocurrency market
• Trouble with Google's Titan Bluetooth dongle
• Another monthly problem with Windows 10 updates

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-715-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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May 22, 2019
MacBreak Weekly 662: Elon's Magic Thinkin' Juice
2:11:25

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

This Week's Stories
• MacBook Pro Refresh
• Apple's Big Pivot to Services
• Apple Park Grand Opening
• Over the Rainbow Composer's Estate Suing Apple for Piracy
• Apple Almost Bought Tesla in 2013.
• Tim Cook to Class of 2019: "We Have Failed You."
• You Can't Know if Your iPhone has Been Hacked.

Picks of the Week
• Leo's Pick: Clozure Common Lisp
• Andy's Pick: PEAK Design travel tripod (Kickstarter)
• Rene's Pick: Oculus Quest
• Lory's Pick: Apple Watch Pride watch face

Pookatori and Friends Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil

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

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May 22, 2019
iOS Today 447: WWDC Preview with James Thomson
1:38:40

iOS Today (Audio)

Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone talk to James Thomson, creator of the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch calculator PCalc. He talks about what it is like to watch the WWDC keynote in fear of being Sherlocked and the rumours of a calculator on the new watchOS. Plus, a conversation about app store requirements, Minecraft Earth on iOS, TV Time, and a game called Frost.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone

Guest: James Thomson

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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May 21, 2019
Hands-On Tech: Brydge Pro for iPad Pro Review
9:01

Hands-On Tech (Audio)

Leo Laporte reviews the Brydge Pro Keyboard. Cheaper than Apple's Smart Keyboard Folio, this wireless Bluetooth keyboard for the 2018 iPad Pro 11" and 12.9" blurs the line between MacBook and iPad with a hinge design and features backlit keys, 180-degree viewing angles, and 20-hour charge.

Buy the Brydge Pro: https://twit.to/hot21

Host: Leo Laporte

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

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

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May 20, 2019
The Tech Guy 1593
2:07:56

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Web hosting options, security certificates, analyzing your WiFi connection, voice-operated phones, organizing your photos, DD-WRT on your router and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: 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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May 20, 2019
This Week in Tech 719: I Am Gozor, the Lunchmaster!
2:28:12

This Week in Tech (Audio)

This Week's Stories

  • The US vs Huawei
  • San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition
  • Chinese Owners Must Sell Grindr
  • FCC: Carriers Should Block Robocalls
  • Do You Know if Your iPhone has Been Hacked?
  • Big Tech's Problems Are Sociological, Not Psychological - Just Like Game of Thrones
  • Silicon Valley Millionaires: Silicon Valley is Bad
  • Get Off My Lawn! Is Tech Still Great?
  • Fake Joe Rogan
  • Is Medium Killing Blogs?
  • Hit By Ransomware? Just Pay the Ransom
  • ZombieLoad Fix Could Slow down Computers 40%
  • Hacking School Lunch
  • Google Knows What You Buy
  • RIP Grumpy Cat

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Georgia Dow, Michael Fisher, and Brian McCullough

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

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May 20, 2019
The Tech Guy 1592
2:10:45

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Is the FCC finally going to do something about robocalls? An unexpected benefit to Netflix, is public Wi-Fi dangerous? Resources to learn coding, protecting your Google account, customizable luggage with Johnny Jet, creating your own podcast, Ax throwing for everyone with the Giz Wiz and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, 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.

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May 18, 2019
This Week in Enterprise Tech 342: Wasabi:The Walmart of Storage
1:42:15

This Week in Enterprise Tech (Audio)

We talk about how 5G could affect weather satellites, Intel fesses up to some new attacks and David Friend, CEO of Wasabi is on to talk about their disruptive cloud storage technology. Also in the first of a five-part series, Tim Titus of Path Solutions talks about VoIP troubleshooting.

Hosts: Louis Maresca, Brian Chee, and Curt Franklin

Guest: David Friend

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

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May 18, 2019
Triangulation 398: Daniel Suarez: Delta-v
1:04:06

Triangulation (Audio)

NYT bestselling author Daniel Suarez returns to talk with Leo Laporte about his latest book Delta-v, a near-future technological thriller following the first deep space mining operation.

Buy Delta-v: https://amzn.to/2VuqmuF

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: Daniel Suarez

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

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May 17, 2019
Tech News Weekly 83: Too Much AI Whiskey
58:21

Tech News Weekly (Audio)

  • (02:02) Jason Howell reviews the new OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 earphones
  • (14:09) Russell Brandom from the Verge picks apart what the latest round of tariffs mean for smartphones and laptops
  • (29:54) AI can make whiskey and translate spoken language into a different language using the voice of the speaker
  • (42:58) Kids are watching a lot of screens, but not many advertisements. Or are they?

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Russell Brandom and Owen JJ Stone

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

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May 16, 2019
Hands-On Tech: OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 Review
9:59

Hands-On Tech (Audio)

Jason Howell reviews OnePlus' next-gen wireless earphones, the Bullets Wireless 2, on Tech News Weekly with Megan Morrone. OnePlus has improved audio quality with three drivers in each earbud and battery life with 10 hours of listening time.

Buy the OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2: https://twit.to/hot20

Host: Jason Howell

Guest: Megan Morrone

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

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

May 16, 2019
This Week in Computer Hardware 517: Time To Patch Your Intel CPU. Again
52:40

This Week in Computer Hardware (Audio)

ZombieLoad means you need to patch your Intel CPU. Again. A gorgeous folding ThinkPad laptop is coming from Lenovo, and HP's got a dual screen gaming laptop! SanDisk ships 1 terabyte microSD cards, be quiet! Dark Base 900 Rev 2 Case review and 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.

May 16, 2019
Ham Nation 402: Live From Crowne Plaza in Dayton, Ohio!
1:03:16

Ham Nation (Audio)

Bob Heil, Gordon West and Valerie Hotzfeld are live in Dayton, Bob's AMECO AM conversion, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, solar weather with Dr. Tamitha Skov, chatroom questions with Amanda and more!

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, 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!

Download or subscribe to Ham Nation at https://twit.tv/shows/ham-nation

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May 16, 2019
Windows Weekly 621: I Want To Be Your Rhoda
1:59:58

Windows Weekly (Audio)

This Week's Stories
• Windows 10 is now on 825 million PCs, according to internal Microsoft documentation
• What's going on with PWAs in Windows 10 ... and with app distribution and the Store?
• And with UWP? Is it dead? (Yes.) Kevin Gallo doesn't want to use the D word. But he might as well have.
• The notion of Fluid Framework as the end of apps is more than a bit premature.
• Where in the world is Windows 10 version 1903?
• And what about 19H2? MJF: my guess is builds will start in June.
• Microsoft patches a security flaw ... in Windows XP Is this related to ZombieLoad?
• Lenovo debuts the world's first folding PC - some mystery around which Windows it's running.
• Reminder: What is Centaurus?
• Lenovo also announces a new line of ThinkBook laptops ... for some reason.
• HP launches a dual-screen gaming laptop.
• Does a new SCOTUS ruling signal the coming end to 30 percent vigs at app stores?
• Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is now in preview ... and it's a deal.

Tips and picks
• App pick of the week: New PowerToys for Windows 10!
• App pick of the week #2: Groupy 1.2 for Windows is all the Sets you need.
• Enterprise pick of the week: Build 2019 Book of News
• Codename pick of the week: Tardigrade
• Beer pick of the week: Machine House Brewery Stinging Nettle Ale

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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May 16, 2019
This Week in Google 508: I'm Bi-Cola, Myself
1:52:14

This Week in Google (Audio)

This Week's Stories

  • Did Nest Die at Google I/O?
  • Own a Pixel? You Could Get $500 in Microphone Lawsuit
  • Google's New IoT SDK Module
  • Google Assistant for Sonos is Here
  • Google's Titan Security Key can be Hacked
  • 14-Year-Old Hate-Spewing Female YouTuber
  • Hey Facebook: Let Us Export Our Friends
  • Tech Companies Sign Christchurch Call to Action to Fight Extremism
  • All 100 Things Announced at Google I/O
  • New Google Trips Combines all Google Travel Apps
  • Coding Jobs Fraud in Appalachia
  • Google Cancels Project to Dual-Boot Windows on Chromebooks
  • Outlawing Loot Boxes
  • Dolby Could Sue You for using old Versions of Photoshop
  • Chinese Company Must Sell Grindr
  • Netflix Saves Kids from 400 Hours/Year of Ads
  • Why We Still Love Tech

Picks of the Week

  • Leo's Tool: Picstructions
  • Jeff's Number: QSR drive-through study

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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May 16, 2019
FLOSS Weekly 530: RavenDB
57:27

FLOSS Weekly (Audio)

RavenDB is a database that solves the biggest problems enterprises and small businesses encounter before they even encounter them. RavenDB allows you to set up and secure a distributed database cluster in minutes with a low overhead database that does the work for you.

Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Jonathan Bennett

Guest: Oren Eini

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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May 15, 2019
All About Android 420: The Little Lappy Top
1:46:13

All About Android (Audio)

  • F(x)tec founder Adrian Li Mow Ching goes hands-on with the F(x)tec Pro1
  • Jason gives his mini-review of the OnePlus 7 Pro
  • A sneak preview of what to expect from the Pixel 3a review coming soon
  • The crew shares their favorite things from Google I/O
  • There are no more surprise announcements and an email is unhappy about it!

Read our show notes here.

Hosts: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Ron Richards

Guest: Adrian Li Mow Ching

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

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May 15, 2019
Security Now 714: Android 'Q'
1:49:32

Security Now (Audio)

This Week's Stories
• Update WhatsApp NOW!
• Security News from Google I/O 2019 conference
• A new exploitable flaw in all Linux kernels earlier than v5.0.8
• A new set of flaws affecting all Intel processors known as "ZombieLoad"
• Security enhancements in Android Q.

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-714-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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May 15, 2019
MacBreak Weekly 661: Our Frozen, Flooding, Canadian Future
2:01:06

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

Top Stories This Week
• Zombieload Affects Every Intel Processor Since 2011 - Update Now!
• Supreme Court: Go Ahead, Sue the App Store
• Apple Pay to Support NFC Stickers
• MacOS vs Windows With Linux
• Update WhatsApp NOW!
• New Keyboard Coming for MacBook Pro?
• Our Wishlist for Mac Pro at WWDC
• 2019 iPhone: Green and Lavender with Three Rear Cameras
• Chinese Owners Must Sell Grindr
• Walmart Announces Free One-Day Delivery
• Stop Using Old Versions of Adobe Creative Cloud
• How to Get the Photoshop for iPad Beta Now
• California Privacy Law Goes into Effect 1/1/2020
• Hacking the School Lunch Menu

Picks of the Week
• Andy's Pick: Photopea online image editor
• Rene's Pick: Roomba i7 Plus
• Jim's Pick: AC/DC

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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May 15, 2019
iOS Today 446: New Apple Watch Apps 2019
1:29:31

iOS Today (Audio)

Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone discuss the new Powerbeats Pro from Apple, a leather case for your AirPods, the Brydge iPad Keyboard, new Apple Watch apps to view Instagram, check your heart rate, and more. Plus, how to get your Fitbit data into Apple Health and Leo shows off the new Ricoh Theta 360 degree camera.

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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May 14, 2019
Hands-On Tech: OnePlus 7 Pro Review
11:41

Hands-On Tech (Audio)

Jason Howell reviews the OnePlus 7 Pro. OnePlus' latest high-end flagship smartphone features a notchless 6.67" QHD+ Fluid AMOLED with a 90Hz refresh rate, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 with up to 12 GB of RAM, a 48MP triple camera with an ultra wide angle lens and 3x optical zoom, a pop-up selfie camera, and more.

Buy the OnePlus 7 Pro: https://twit.to/hot19

Host: Jason Howell

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

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

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May 14, 2019
The Tech Guy 1591
2:10:06

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Android tablet suggestions, getting data internationally, getting your laptop out of airplane mode, repartitioning hard drives, cleaning out your email account efficiently, getting data off a broken hard drive 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.

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May 13, 2019
This Week in Tech 718: I'm Saving It for the Nursing Home
2:39:02

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • The Failed Microsoft Build Hololens Demo
  • Microsoft's Build Keynote May Have Been a Bit Too Geeky
  • Microsoft Adds Linux Kernel to Windows: Is this the Beginning of the End for Windows?
  • Microsoft Word gets PC (Politically Correct, not the Other PC)
  • Should Facebook Be Broken Up? Its Co-Founder Says Yes
  • How Much Should Facebook be Fined by the FTC?
  • Snapchat Can Turn You from a Man to a Woman
  • Google I/O Keynote: Google Lens, Shrinking Machine Learning, and a Focus on Privacy
  • Google Promises Searchable Podcasts and AR in Search
  • Pixel 3a is a Flagship Phone at a Budget Price
  • How Long Will We Wait for Real 5G?
  • Google I/O: Incognito Maps, Project Mainline, and the End of Nest
  • One Broken Chip Can Brick Your Tesla
  • Uber IPO Makes a Few People Very Rich, but Still Loses Billions of Dollars
  • Bezos Shows off his Lunar Lander, Musk Teases Him
  • Jeff Bezos Really Doesn't Like Homeless People
  • The History and Future of Amazon Prime
  • Alexa is Listening
  • Hamas Cyber Attacks Israel, Israel Bombs Hamas
  • US DOJ Indicts Chinese Hackers for Anthem Attack
  • US Govt. Wants to Ban Loot Boxes
  • Samsung's Next Phone Could Have a 64 Megapixel Camera
  • Singapore Makes Fake News Illegal
  • Arya Stark's App for Creatives
  • Worldwide Helium Shortage Forces Party City to Close 45 Stores

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Mark Sullivan

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

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May 13, 2019
The Tech Guy 1590
2:27:25

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Microsoft's Build developers conference and its lack of Windows, Scott Wilkinson on the super geeky Display Week, and should you buy a 4K TV? Stopping robocalls, Caller ID mysteries, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, 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.

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May 12, 2019
This Week in Enterprise Tech 341: The Wild Wild West of Internet Security
1:23:10

This Week in Enterprise Tech (Audio)

Satellite phones, NSA hacking tools escaping to the wild, and the state of the art in cyber security with Trend Micro.

Hosts: Louis Maresca, Brian Chee, and Curt Franklin

Guest: Greg Young

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

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May 11, 2019
Triangulation 397: Brianna Wu
1:02:13

Triangulation (Audio)

Jason Howell speaks with Brianna Wu, video game developer and Candidate for US House of Representatives in MA District 8 for 2020. They discuss how she got started in tech, surviving the Gamergate harassment, why she's running for Congress, and more.

Host: Jason Howell

Guest: Brianna Wu

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

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May 11, 2019
FLOSS Weekly 529: Teleport and Gravity
1:04:21

FLOSS Weekly (Audio)

Teleport is a modern security gateway for remotely accessing Clusters of Linux servers and Kubernetes clusters. It is intended to be used instead or together with sshd for organizations who need Kubernetes API access with an audio and recording/replay, SSH audit with session recording/replay, and more.

Gravity is an upstream Kubernetes packaging solution that takes the drama out of on-premises deployments.

Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Dan Lynch

Guest: Ev Kontsevoy

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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May 10, 2019
Tech News Weekly 82: Sympathy for the Twitter Devil
47:37

Tech News Weekly (Audio)

(01:36) The view from Google I/O with Jason Howell
(17:59) Mark Gurman from Bloomberg tells what to expect from iOS 13.
(29:43) How Will Oremus from OneZero tried to help Satan get more followers on Twitter.
(43:19) Should you buy your kids an Oculus Quest?

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Mark Gurman and Will Oremus

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

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May 09, 2019
This Week in Computer Hardware 516: Pixel 3a: 3.5mm of Headphone Heaven!
57:22

This Week in Computer Hardware (Audio)

Google's new $400 Pixel 3a has a great camera AND a headphone jack!!! Google's smart home products are all Nest now, Lenovo's IdeaPad S940 reviewed, and Microsoft PowerToys goes open source!!! All that and more on TWiCH, This Week in Computer Hardware episode 516!

Hosts: Patrick Norton and Sebastian Peak

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May 09, 2019
Hands-On Tech: 2019 Kia Niro EV Review
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Hands-On Tech (Audio)

Navigant Research senior research analyst Sam Abuelsamid takes the 2019 Kia Niro EV on the road with Leo Laporte and gives his thoughts on this affordable entry-level electric crossover which sports a 64kWh battery and an estimated range of 239 miles.

Hosts: Sam Abuelsamid and Leo Laporte

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

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May 09, 2019
Ham Nation 401: Getting Ready For Dayton!
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Ham Nation (Audio)

How to spot good audio connectors with George, Show Us Your Project with Randy, get the most out of Dayton Hamvention with the ARRL's mobile app, 2019 Hamvention souvenir patch and lanyards with Don, solar weather with Dr. Skov, chatroom questions with Amanda and more!

Hosts: Bob Heil, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Amanda Alden, and Dale Puckett

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.

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May 09, 2019
All About Android 419: Google IO 2019
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All About Android (Audio)

  • Android Q Beta 3 gets its official release
  • Project Mainline brings security updates into the OS in the background
  • Privacy settings are brought to the forefront of settings
  • Location permissions are now easily controllable for users
  • Chet addresses how developers can bring Dark Mode into their apps easily
  • Gesture navigation continues to get reworked in Android Q
  • Steph talks of the similarities and differences between Digital Wellbeing's Focus Mode and Do Not Disturb
  • Family Link becomes a system app
  • Live Caption is one of this year's big "wow" moments
  • Google now recommends that developers opt for a Kotlin-first approach
  • Jetpack Compose tackles Kotlin coding from a UI-first perspective
  • In-app update are now open to all developers

Hosts: Jason Howell and Florence Ion

Guests: Stephanie Cuthbertson and Chet Haase

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May 09, 2019
This Week in Google 507: Machine Learning is the New Chicken Sexer
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This Week in Google (Audio)

This Week's Stories

  • Google I/O Highlights
  • Pixel 3A Unboxing
  • Nest Hub Max > Google Home Hub
  • AR Walking Directions in Google Maps
  • Google Leans into Helpfulness vs Privacy
  • Project Euphonia: Speech-to-text for People who are Hard to Understand
  • Trouble in Chromebook Land
  • AR Coming to Google Search
  • Next-Generation Google Assistant
  • Changes to Android Auto
  • Assistant Speeds Up
  • Google Maps Gets Incognito Mode
  • Android Q Preview
  • Protest Plane Over Google I/O
  • Project Mainline Wants to Fix Android Stratification
  • Google Kills "Works With Nest" and IFTTTT Functionality
  • Verizon Killed Tumblr, Wants to Sell
  • Solitaire Goes to Video Game Hall of Fame
  • Arya Stark's New App for Creatives
  • Windows is Getting a Linux Kernel
  • What the Microsoft Hololens Demo Fail was Supposed to Look Like

Picks of the Week

  • Kevin's Pick: Hacking Diabetes
  • Jeff's Number: New York Times Crossword Puzzle
  • Leo's Tool: Chatterbox - the smart speaker that kids build and program

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis

Guest: Kevin Tofel

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May 09, 2019