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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 96: It's Inside the Network
1:01:32

Tech News Weekly (Audio)

  • (01:43) Darren Loucaides from OneZero discusses the impact of the "like" button. Increasingly, social networks seem to be pondering the idea of hiding or removing metrics but engagement and profit may suffer.
  • (17:23) Brian Merchant, author and writer for Gizmodo, reveals the troubling nature of Zeel, a service that primarily connects massage therapists with those seeking their services. Despite promising a no-tolerance policy for inappropriate behavior, contractors who have worked for Zeel say that's simply not the case.
  • (36:22) Matt Laslo, a freelance correspondent for WIRED, provides a closer look at Section 230 — legislation that's been in place since the 1996 Communications Decency Act — and how changes to it could affect the internet.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

Guests: Darren Loucaides, Brian Merchant, and Matt Laslo

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

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Aug 22, 2019
Hands-On Tech: LIZ Smart Bottle Review
5:26

Hands-On Tech (Audio)

Jason Howell reviews the NOERDEN LIZ Smart Bottle. This self-cleaning smart bottle features a touch-responsive lid with drinking reminders and a built-in UV-C light, destroying up to 99.9% of viruses and bacteria by breaking down their DNA.

Buy the LIZ Smart Bottle: https://twit.to/hot42

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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Aug 22, 2019
This Week in Computer Hardware 530: 10th-Gen Intel CPUs & Minecraft RTX
1:00:50

This Week in Computer Hardware (Audio)

6-Core Mobile CPUs??? Let's talk 10th Gen Intel Comet Lake processors! (Wait... could there be a 6-core Dell XPS 13?) Minecraft gets gorgeous with Nvidia RTX ray tracing, new gear from Alienware, and the Apple Watch 5 rumours are rolling... All that and more with Sebastian Peak and Patrick Norton on This Week in Computer Hardware, episode 530!

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.

Aug 22, 2019
Ham Nation 416: WWV Special Event and Hamfest Recap
1:06:20

Ham Nation (Audio)

Gordo's contest on top of a hill, celebrating 100 years of WWV with a special event station, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, the Solar Report with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Bob, George and Don report back from Huntsville Hamfest, an interview with the chairman of the Huntsville Hamfest Mark Brown, 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!

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

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Aug 22, 2019
This Week in Google 522: The Corgi Parade
2:01:50

This Week in Google (Audio)

This Week's Stories:

  • The WeWork IPO is a harbinger of recession
  • IKEA's IoT Future
  • Deepfakes: don't believe your eyes
  • Nest Cameras' Green Light is Always On
  • Goodbye Works With Nest, Hello Google Home
  • The Ballad of Dev Null
  • Google Nest Hub Max coming September 9th
  • The All-Google IoT home
  • The Media Lab Epstein Connection
  • Impossible Whopper is not Keto-Friendly
  • Oldest continuous webcam is going dark
  • So is nola.com
  • A majority of Google searches lead to no clicks
  • Google did not shift votes to Clinton

Picks of the week:

  • Jeff's Number: Google's plan to clean up Hanger 1 on 101
  • Stacey's Thing: Phyn
  • Leo's Reminder: You don't have to worry about Instagram taking your photos
  • Karsten's Fan Video: Jeff Jarvis the Chromebook Guy by Ziv Zulander

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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Aug 22, 2019
Hands-On Tech: Galaxy Note 10+ Unboxing & First Look
18:49

Hands-On Tech (Audio)

Jason Howell and Leo Laporte unbox and take a first look at the Galaxy Note 10+. Samsung's latest flagship smartphone features a nearly bezel-less Infinity display, updated S Pen with air gestures, links up with a Windows PC or Mac with Dex, and more.

Buy the Galaxy Note 10+: https://twit.to/hot42

Host: Jason Howell

Guest: 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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Aug 21, 2019
Windows Weekly 635: Will A.I. for Food
2:02:55

Windows Weekly (Audio)

New Microsoft Edge hits Beta channel

  • Microsoft brings Edge Beta to Windows 10, 8.1, and 7, and Mac
  • Related: Microsoft touts one million Chredge downloads so far. That's ... not very good.
  • Related: Joe B's terrible Collections feature goes live. Why does Microsoft keep doing this?
  • Related: There's a new Edge roadmap too. What are our expectations on the final version? And when will it be bundled with Windows 10?
  • Related: AAD sign-in now available in new Edge
  • Related: Microsoft implements battery life improvement for Chrome, Google accepts it


Windows 10

  • New 20H1 build adds a few new features. Plus one from last week that added several new features.
  • Microsoft rolls out two 19H2 builds, again. What's new? And what's up with all the A/B testing?
  • Microsoft brings Notepad to the Store. For some reason. Because it's the best Windows app and deserves MORE, Paul.


Mobile

  • Microsoft brings SMS Organizer app to more Android users
  • Skype-to-phone calling is now registered as a telco service in the Netherlands


Corporate

  • Microsoft hires ex-Siri chief ... but not for Cortana
  • Microsoft acquires jClarity for Java performance on Azure


Xbox

  • Microsoft is Bringing Ori and the Blind Forest to Nintendo Switch
  • But ... Microsoft is also done bringing exclusives to other platforms
  • PUBG is getting Xbox/PS4 cross-platform play
  • Minecraft is picking up ray-tracing support


Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Test Edge Insider Preview
  • App pick of the week: Grammarly mobile keyboard
  • Related: Gmail picks up as-you-type spelling and grammar checking
  • Enterprise pick of the week: What's under the covers of Windows Update? Dynamics 365
  • Enterprise pick No. 2: Don't forget to check that Windows 10 health dashboard
  • Drink pick of the week: Patch Tuesday


An original recipe courtesy of Stephanie Thurrott and inspired by Mikah Sargent.
The Patch Tuesday:

  • 3 oz whiskey
  • 0.5 oz lemon juice
  • 2 dashes bitters (because Patch Tuesday is a little bit sour and a little bit bitter)
  • 0.5 oz honey (to add a little hope)
  • 1/2 of an egg white
  • Shake everything together well over ice.
  • Serve over ice, ideally 1 large whiskey cube.
  • Garnish with a hard maraschino cherry.
  • Serves 2 because no one should drink alone on Patch Tuesday.

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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Aug 21, 2019
FLOSS Weekly 543: OpenSMTPD
1:00:27

FLOSS Weekly (Audio)

OpenSMTPD is a FREE implementation of the server-side SMTP protocol as defined by RFC 5321, with some additional standard extensions. It allows ordinary machines to exchange emails with other systems speaking the SMTP protocol.

Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Jonathan Bennett

Guest: Gilles Chehade

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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Aug 21, 2019
All About Android 434: Google All Grown Up
1:25:59

All About Android (Audio)

  • Changes to the app review process in the Play Store will mean a delay of days.
  • The Huawei Mate X is delayed once again and foldables are sad.
  • HTC is now licensing its brand name to other smartphones.
  • Assignable Reminders in Assistant could make family life a bit more manageable.
  • Google Play now offers ebook rentals, but there's a free alternative.
  • Google Go cuts down the size of the search app to the bare-bones basics.
  • Nvidia's GeForce Now cloud gaming service is coming to more Android devices.
  • Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo are working together on a local filesharing solution.
  • Google gets rid of a data-sharing program with cellular providers.

Read our show notes here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vSHBWBauEEQurVOknpj-NNgo2BIXS72SAaRpexKGZDeWe-VRklzbBQHfoe5a6RO5gWcw1KxebBO-uRe/pubhtml?gid=550299414&single=true

Jason - Sun Surveyor (FREE/$7.99) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ratana.sunsurveyor
Moonrise shot that we used Sun Surveyor for https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipMZlt64na892ANZROJSEhGfCvpmz5Zv8TZGtEPBiqhn7tAWU-okuOHlOpAVNu-FYg/photo/AF1QipPpxntFgPOTyi1KAI31bd3Pxik7z9WvHGmNDOA?key=c202T1J3ZVExQWR1WXVYQ2lvVFFtMF9qSm1PSmRn
Ron - Citizen (FREE) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=sp0n.citizen
Flo - NightShift https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.waddensky.nightshift
This Week's Poll http://twit.to/aaapoll434

Hosts: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Ron Richards

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

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Aug 21, 2019
Security Now 728: The KNOB is Broken
2:03:26

Security Now (Audio)

  • Last Tuesday was another busy and important patch Tuesday
  • And speaking of Patch Tuesday... 3rd-Party A/V Strikes Again!
  • Kaspersky facilitates independent web tracking
  • So, what the heck is "CTF"?
  • 23 Government agencies in Texas were hit with a well-coordinated ransomware attack last Friday, August 16th
  • RIP, EV: The coming demise of Extended Validation (EV) certificates
  • And... So long FTP!
  • HTTP/2 goes to the Movies
  • "The KNOB is Broken: Exploiting Low Entropy in the Encryption Key Negotiation Of Bluetooth BR/EDR"

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-728-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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Aug 21, 2019
iOS Today 460: Find Your Way Around With These Apps
1:39:55

iOS Today (Audio)

On this week's iOS Today with Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent:

  • Apps for travel and finding your way around: Google Maps, Waze, GasBuddy, MAPS.ME, Zillow, and Citymapper.
  • News: The ESA's Luca Parmitano streams a live DJ set from space, new Apple Watches may come with titanium and ceramic cases, Apple Arcade may cost $4.99 a month, Apple TV+ may cost $9.99 a month, and Apple celebrates America's national parks with deals and donations.
  • Viewer Feedback: Managing contact groups on iOS and discovering Mikah's photo being used in an advertisement on Facebook.
  • Leo's App Cap: Joplin
  • Mikah's App Cap: Vuforia Chalk

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

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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Aug 21, 2019
MacBreak Weekly 675: Apply Different
1:40:11

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

This Week's Stories

  • Apple 2019 September Event Preview
  • Apple Cards for everyone!
  • What's next for the Apple Watch?
  • Apple TV Dongle coming in September?
  • Apple TV+ pricing and content
  • Apple Arcade preview
  • HomePod / AirPod Pro?
  • 16 inch MacBook Pro in September or October?
  • Apple worried about Trump tariffs
  • Siri is listening - and so are people at Apple
  • Tim Cook shares amazing iPhone photos for World Photography Day
  • Apple celebrates our national parks
  • What to do if you are declined for an Apple Card
  • Porche Taycan will be the only car with Apple Music

Picks of the Week:

  • Andy's Pick: LightPix Labs FlashQ Q20II
  • Rene's Pick: Little King Goods
  • Lory's Pick: Poke Ball AirPods case

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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Aug 20, 2019
This Week in Tech 732: Why is My Fridge Playing ICP?
2:53:15

This Week in Tech (Audio)

  • Amazon's paid tweeters program backfires
  • Telus email out for the past 4 days
  • $3 Million Fortnite winner SWATted
  • How Gamergate launched a culture war
  • Esports is officially mainstream - how to get an esports scholarship to college
  • Verizon sells Tumblr for about 2% of what Yahoo bought it for 6 years ago
  • iPhone 11 coming September 10 - how private will it be?
  • Apple sues Corellium for virtualization service
  • Google's challenging past 3 years
  • Google forces Nest to leave recording lights on
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max?
  • Pixel 3a's faux 20x zoom
  • Rival search engines drop out of Google's search engine ballot auction
  • Amazon's Rekognition face recognition system can't tell the difference between congressmen and criminals
  • "NULL" vanity plate garners man $12,000+ in parking violations
  • 3 simple ways to defeat face recognition
  • Update your Windows 10 system NOW. Seriously.
  • New Bluetooth KNOB attack
  • Huawei gets a break
  • Georgia required to use paper ballots
  • FTC willing to break up big tech
  • IKEA gets serious about smart tech
  • Disney after account sharers
  • Don't use Kaspersky anti-virus
  • Tesla owner implants her key in her arm
  • Apple shuts down 3rd-party WebKit anti-tracking abusers

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Matt Cutts, Denise Howell, and Owen JJ Stone

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

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Aug 19, 2019
The Tech Guy 1619
2:08:35

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Troubleshoot TV's, VOIP services for businesses, the life span of a hybrid vehicle battery, extending the range of Bluetooth, syncing audiobooks to your phone, unable to cut and paste in Android TV 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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Aug 18, 2019
The Tech Guy 1618
2:23:51

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Have we reached "peak podcast?" Configuring a network printer securely, finding drivers for an old laptop, streaming audio and video buffering issues, remotely controlling a television, connecting home theater devices to an AV receiver, partitioning a hard drive remotely, how to start a podcast, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: 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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Aug 18, 2019
This Week in Enterprise Tech 355: Hack-In-A-Box
1:14:44

This Week in Enterprise Tech (Audio)

You've heard of wardriving, well now there is "warshipping" with boxes of hacking gear being shipped, and we're talking to GoSpotCheck's CEO about how their solution can get you beyond user portals for dramatically better employee coordination and communications.

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

Guest: Matt Talbot

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

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Aug 17, 2019
Triangulation 410: Bryan Walsh: End Times
1:08:32

Triangulation (Audio)

Bryan Walsh is the author of End Times: A Brief Guide to the End of the World. He talks with Mikah Sargent about the many, many ways Mother Earth may try to kill us all and the ways we might beat her to it. He also gives some hope for the future.

Host: Mikah Sargent

Guest: Bryan Walsh

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

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Aug 16, 2019
This Week in Computer Hardware 529: The Reversing PSU Fan "Sucks"
59:10

This Week in Computer Hardware (Audio)

Hands-On w/ Corsair's Hydro X Series custom liquid cooling, SSD warranties, benchmarks for the Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 5700 XT, a Sega Genesis mini is coming with 42 games!

All that and more with Sebastian Peak and Patrick Norton on This Week in Computer Hardware, episode 529!

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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Aug 15, 2019
Tech News Weekly 95: What is Human-Assisted AI?
51:13

Tech News Weekly (Audio)

  • (01:43) Parmy Olson from the Wall Street Journal shows how startups like Engineer.ai are using artificial intelligence as a buzzword more than an actual description of its technology.
  • (12:25) Everyday people are firing up phone farms in their living rooms to make extra cash according to Joseph Cox at Vice.
  • (25:21) Keren Elazari, founder of BSidesTLV, talks about the hacker community found at Defcon, Blackhat and BSides events.
  • (38:57) WeWork filed it's IPO and Alex Wilhelm from Crunchbase takes a closer look at some of the abnormalities of the S-1.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

Guests: Parmy Olson, Joseph Cox, Keren Elazari, and Alex Wilhelm

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

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Aug 15, 2019
Hands-On Tech: HIFIMAN TWS600 Review
8:54

Hands-On Tech (Audio)

Jason Howell reviews the HIFIMAN TWS600 True Wireless Hi-Fi Earphones, featuring 38.5 hours of playtime with the charging case, IPX4-rated resistance to sweat and dirt, long-range Bluetooth connectivity up to 490ft, and more.

Buy the HIFIMAN TWS600: https://twit.to/hot41

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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Aug 15, 2019
Ham Nation 415: The Antique Wireless Museum
1:03:15

Ham Nation (Audio)

A tour of the Antique Wireless Museum with Randy, George's summer vacation, looking forward to Huntsville Hamfest and more!

Hosts: Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Amanda Alden, and Randy Hall

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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Aug 15, 2019
This Week in Google 521: Bill Nye the Chromebook Guy
2:03:55

This Week in Google (Audio)

This Week's Stories

  • The difficult past 3 years at Google
  • Rivals angry at Google's EU search engine auction
  • Google's next anti-trust complaint: job search
  • Incognito mode cat and mouse
  • Pixel boss moves up at Google
  • Did you own an OG Pixel? Here's how to get $20!
  • How will the Pixel 4's Soli radar work?
  • Pixel 4 to have 90hz display
  • Bill Nye hawks Chromebooks
  • Android Q back swiping kerfuffle
  • Unionizing YouTube
  • The privileges of popularity on YouTube
  • Facebook wants to be your source for news (again)
  • Fighting over Section 230 press
  • Google Maps AR navigation comes to more phones


Picks of the week

  • Stacey's Thing: Don't buy the Echo Auto
  • Jeff's Number: 1619
  • Jason's Thing: JBL Link Bar

Hosts: Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Jason Howell

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

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Aug 15, 2019
Windows Weekly 634: What's Patch Tuesday?
1:45:40

Windows Weekly (Audio)

Windows

  • Windows Virtual Desktop is now feature-complete
  • Patch all the Windows things: New wormable Remote Desktop Services flaws found and patched
  • Microsoft releases two different builds of Windows 10 19H2 for some reason - OK, it's really testing a new controlled feature rollout (CFR) system.
  • Related: Latest Edge Dev channel release adds Dark Mode tweaks, more
  • Bill Nye pushes Chromebooks now. He once hosted Microsoft's virtual Windows Me launch event!
  • Intel announces a new sticker for laptops! Just what we wanted.


Cortana

  • Cortana is removed from yet another entry-point, this time from the Johnson Controls GLAS. It's fine. Everyone is happy.
  • Is the Harman-Kardon Invoke next up to lose Cortana?


Office

  • It's official: Microsoft has removed Office 2019 from its Home Use Program. It's fine. Everyone is happy.


Xbox/Games

  • Microsoft kills Super Duper Graphics Pack for Minecraft. Apparently, it can only handle 8-bit graphics.
  • Microsoft game studio completes development of Gears 5, on track for early September launch
  • Related (sports/games): The Sounders have new owners, including a very unlikely cast of current and former MS characters


Tips and picks

  • Tip of the week: Understand your Windows 10 recovery options
  • Related: This is how I configure Windows 10 (Premium article, also in Windows 10 Field Guide)
  • App pick of the week: Stardock utilities for Windows 10
  • Enterprise pick of the week: Bye, bye Azure Active Directory Basic
  • Codename pick of the week: O'Hare
  • Beer pick of the week: Foley Brothers Brewing Longbeards Oatmeal Stout

Hosts: Mary Jo Foley, Paul Thurrott, and Mikah Sargent

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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Aug 14, 2019
FLOSS Weekly 542: Dancer
1:05:51

FLOSS Weekly (Audio)

Dancer is a web application framework for Perl. It was inspired by Sinatra and was written by Alexis Sukrieh originally.

It has an intuitive, minimalist, and very expressive syntax: has PSGI support, plugins and its modular design allow for strong scalability: and Dancer depends on as few CPAN modules as possible, making it easy to install.

Hosts: Dan Lynch and Jonathan Bennett

Guests: Jason A Crome and Sawyer X

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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Aug 14, 2019
Hands-On Tech: JBL Link Bar First Look
12:05

Hands-On Tech (Audio)

The new JBL Link Bar is a voice-activated soundbar with Android TV built-in, including Google Assistant, the Google Play store, and Chromecast. Jason Howell gives the Link Bar a first look on All About Android with Florence Ion, Ron Richards, and Ryan Whitwam.

Buy the JBL Link Bar: https://twit.to/hot40

Watch All About Android: https://twit.tv/aaa

Host: Jason Howell

Guests: Florence Ion, Ron Richards, and Ryan Whitwam

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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Aug 14, 2019
Ask The Tech Guy: Welcome to Ask The Tech Guy
0:58

Ask The Tech Guy

Welcome to Ask The Tech Guy. Every week, starting August 26th, The Tech Guy himself, Leo Laporte will answer one of your toughest tech questions in language anyone can understand. With over 20 years of experience answering viewers' most technical questions and explaining the fast-moving world of technology, Leo has helped thousands of grateful knowledge seekers.

If you have tech trauma, don't fear, don't fret, don't freak out - just Ask the Tech Guy! Email askthetechguy@twit.tv

Host: Leo Laporte

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

Aug 14, 2019
All About Android 433: Gesturing Towards Nowhere
1:38:57

All About Android (Audio)

  • Samsung Note 10 and Note 10+ are as premium as smartphones get.
  • First look at the new JBL Link Bar with Android TV and Assistant.
  • Android Q Beta 6 is out which means the final release is next.
  • Huawei details HarmonyOS, its open-source Android replacement.
  • Pixel 4 will reportedly have a 90Hz 'Smooth Display' refresh rate.
  • Play Services update is killing battery life on a number of devices.
  • Google Lens AR now interacts with Netflix print ads.

Read our show notes here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vSHBWBauEEQurVOknpj-NNgo2BIXS72SAaRpexKGZDeWe-VRklzbBQHfoe5a6RO5gWcw1KxebBO-uRe/pubhtml?gid=1389605765&single=true

Hosts: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Ron Richards

Guest: Ryan Whitwam

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

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Aug 14, 2019
Security Now 727: BlackHat & DefCon
2:09:22

Security Now (Audio)

This Week's Stories

  • BlackHat and Def Con 2019
  • Microsoft dangles $300,000 for Azure hacks at BlackHat...
  • Hotel chaos from Germany's Chaos Computer Club
  • 40 dangerous drivers
  • Google's battle to allow its Incognito users' Incognitoness to be Incognito
  • Microsoft ranks the industry's top bug hunters
  • Apple bumps its bounties


We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-727-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Jason Howell

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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Aug 14, 2019
MacBreak Weekly 674: Treat It Like a Buritto
1:48:07

MacBreak Weekly (Audio)

This Week's Stories:

  • Apple at Black Hat / Def Con
  • Apple locks battery health for 3rd-party repairs
  • Apple Card Review
  • If you have an Apple Card, make sure you don't lose your iPhone
  • What makes the iPhone 11 Pro "Pro"?
  • iPad Pro with 3-lens camera coming in October
  • Apple working on gaze tracking for AR
  • iPhone gesture control possibilities
  • Apple partners with ethical gold miners
  • Student ID on iPhones coming to more colleges


Picks of the Week

  • Andy's Pick: Domke Protective Wraps
  • Rene's Pick: LG UltraFine 5K Display
  • Lory's Pick: AirSnap for AirPods in twill

Hosts: Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil

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

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Aug 13, 2019
iOS Today 459: Learn New Skills With These Apps
1:33:25

iOS Today (Audio)

On this week's iOS Today with Mikah Sargent and guest Megan Morrone:

  • Learn new skills with these apps: LinkedIn Learning, Sing bot, How to Draw, Memrise, Swift Playgrounds, and Primer.
  • News: Megan Morrone shows off her new Apple Card; Apple's new Apple TV+ show, "The Morning Show" gets a trailer; scuba divers find a working iPhone X at the bottom of a lake; Goldman Sachs is dabbling with subprime lending via the Apple Card, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hires an Apple Health researcher.
  • Viewer Feedback: Using text-to-speech with iOS 13's new and improved Siri, location and sync issues on iOS 13, and improving battery life on the Apple Watch after overnight wearing.
  • Megan's App Cap: The Medium App
  • Mikah's App Cap: Shiba Force

Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Megan Morrone

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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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Aug 13, 2019
The Tech Guy 1617
1:58:26

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Monitoring your bandwidth usage, firewire for your laptop, are cell towers harmful, the ASUS Mesh Router, recovering erased data on hard drives and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Chris Marquardt and Sam Abuelsamid

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Aug 12, 2019
This Week in Tech 731: An Electric Cannonball
2:24:40

This Week in Tech (Audio)

This Week's Stories

  • Video games don't cause mass shootings, but toxic gamer culture doesn't help
  • White House proposes social media censorship
  • Apple wants as many people as possible to get the Apple Card
  • Are Teslas reliable?
  • Chase forgives Canadian customers' debt
  • Apple locks out DIY battery repairs
  • FedEx splits with Amazon
  • Amazon's PillPack fighting with CVS and Walgreens
  • Woz wants you off Facebook
  • Teenagers work overnight to make Amazon Echo
  • Samsung Note 10 kills headphone jack and Bixby button, embraces Microsoft
  • FBI, NSA want hackers, even if they used to smoke pot
  • Defcon takes on voting machine security
  • Elizabeth Warren's plan for rural broadband
  • US Navy ditching touchscreen controllers

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Brianna Wu, Ben Johnson, and Sam Abuelsamid

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Aug 11, 2019
The Tech Guy 1616
2:12:33

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Samsung announces the Galaxy Note 10, iPhone accessibility features, connecting multiple computers to the internet, running a game server on a PS4, is Bitlocker safe? And more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Aug 11, 2019
This Week in Enterprise Tech 354: Ignited STEM
1:07:58

This Week in Enterprise Tech (Audio)

WhatsApp security flaws allow for bot responses, AT&T workers took bribes to unlock phones, iMessage hack revealed at Blackhat, Wordpress is about to auto-update content systems, Russian attack group tries to breach corporate networks with phones and printers, AMD making deals to gain market share, Apple and Google stop listening to voice assistant requests temporarily and Jeff Schmidt, CEO of Ignited talks about transforming STEM education.

Hosts: Louis Maresca and Brian Chee

Guest: Jeff Schmidt

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Aug 10, 2019
Triangulation 409: Ludicrous: The Unvarnished Story of Tesla Motors
1:14:38

Triangulation (Audio)

Ed Niedermeyer is the author of Ludicrous: The Unvarnished Story of Tesla Motors. He talks to Leo Laporte about how Tesla has succeeded, how it has failed, and what it needs to do to win.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: Ed Niedermeyer

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Aug 09, 2019
Hands-On Tech: Lenovo Yoga A940 Unboxing & First Look
14:12

Hands-On Tech (Audio)

Leo Laporte unboxes and takes a first look at the Lenovo Yoga A940 to replace his Microsoft Surface Studio. This all-in-one PC features a 27" tilting 4K display with pen support, a content creation dial, a wireless charging dock, and more.

Buy the Lenovo Yoga A940: https://twit.to/hot39

Host: Leo Laporte

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

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Aug 08, 2019
Tech News Weekly 94: Bixby Who?!
54:28

Tech News Weekly (Audio)

  • (01:15) Russell Holly from Android Central separates fact from fiction on the link between violence and video games.
  • (15:13) Dan Ackerman of CNET helps us unpack the Samsung Unpacked event.
  • (28:45) Arol Wright from XDA Developers explores and explains the complicated and confusing smartphone market in Venezuela.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

Guests: Russell Holly, Dan Ackerman, and Arol Wright

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

Aug 08, 2019
This Week in Computer Hardware 528: AMD EPYC 7002: This Changes Everything
1:03:03

This Week in Computer Hardware (Audio)

AMD's new EPYC 7002 is a beast of a server CPU with a new architecture - and performance - that crushes anything from Intel. Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 Plus is out and the reviews are flowing. Asus ZenPhone 6 is shipping, and a lot more stories on TWiCH, This Week in Computer Hardware, episode 528.

Hosts: Patrick Norton and Sebastian Peak

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

Aug 08, 2019
Ham Nation 414: Youth in Ham Radio
1:05:55

Ham Nation (Audio)

The United Nations Summer Academy of Learning with Gordo from Romania, the 2019 Amateur Radio Newsline Young Ham of the Year Dhruv Rebba KC9ZJX with Don, a tour of K3LR with Randy, chatroom questions with Amanda and more!

Hosts: Gordon West, 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.

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Aug 08, 2019
This Week in Google 520: Call Me When it Comes in Shimmer
1:29:20

This Week in Google (Audio)

This Week's Stories

  • Samsung Unpacked 2019
  • Elizabeth Warren's plan for rural broadband
  • Google auctions off search in Europe
  • White House drafts executive order against Google
  • Turkey cracks down on online broadcasters
  • 8Chan kicked off Cloudflare, Tucows

Picks of the Week

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham

Guest: Ant Pruitt

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Aug 08, 2019