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The New Screen Savers is a variety show for tech on the TWiT network. The show stars Leo Laporte and is co-hosted by Megan Morrone and Jason Howell. Viewers get live tech help, interesting guests, insights into the latest innovations, products, scientist, and trends, plus lots of fun things thrown in, too. There are special guest co-host appearances from Patrick Norton, Kate Botello, Kevin Rose, Martin Sargent, and more. The New Screen Savers is produced every Saturday and available for download on your favorite podcast subscription service. Records live every Saturday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.

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TNSS 169: Hands-On with Hisense's 100-inch 4K Laser TV
1:26:27

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers recorded on Saturday, August 11, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Robert Heron:
  • Engadget reviews editor Cherlynn Low gives her hands-on impressions of the newly announced Samsung Galaxy Note9.
  • We cleared up some wall space and had the folks from Hisense mount their 100" 4K Ultra HD Smart Laser TV. This short throw laser projector and ambient light rejecting screen come with a monster price tag of $9K. Robert gives us his professional take on the picture and sound quality from the two built-in Harman Kardon speakers and a wireless subwoofer.
  • The new Razer Blade laptop claims to be the world's smallest 15.6" gaming laptop. It's a lot thinner than the typical gaming laptop but can it keep cool?
  • Jason Howell, our Android expert, gives us a run-through of all the new stuff on the just-released Android Pie OS.
  • Megan Morrone wants you to get a good night's sleep. She shows some gadgets for reading, listening, and breathing in bed.
  • And in Call for Help and Mail Bag, Robert answers some of your home theater questions.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Robert Heron

Guests: Cherlynn Low, Jason Howell, and Megan Morrone

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

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Aug 12, 2018
TNSS 168: Hands-On With Microsoft Surface Go and Lenovo Smart Display
1:28:41

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers show recorded on Saturday, August 4, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone:

  • Leo just got Microsoft's Surface Go and gives his initial impressions of the 10" tablet, its keyboard, pen, and mouse.
  • Megan shows off the new Lenovo Smart Display with Google Assistant, goes through its features and sees how it stacks up against the Echo Show.
  • Last week, Jason Howell and Leo had some fun with robots making cocktails, but not all robots are fantastic. This week, Jason shows you how to fight back against the robocall uprising.
  • In our Call for Help, we help Blaine from Chattanooga with the basics of setting up a smart home in the iOS ecosystem.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone

Guest: Jason Howell

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

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Aug 05, 2018
TNSS 167: Drinkbots Gone Wild
1:19:09

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers with Leo Laporte and Jason Howell recorded on Saturday, July 28, 2018:

  • eyecandylab develops tech to bring AR experiences to TV programming. Co-Founder Robin Sho Moser joins via Skype to talk about their platform augment.tv and its US debut on Nickelodeon.
  • Do you like robots? How about a well-crafted drink? Well, throw that in a Venn diagram and you end up with drinkbots. We show you a bit of DNA Lounge's fifth annual Cocktail Robotics Grand Challenge here in SF, and we meet Dr. Bombay (Samuel Coniglio), Kiki Jewell, and Katherine Becvar, the makers of the TikiTron in-studio. Their drinkbot uses several Raspberry Pi 3s, 12 peristaltic pumps, Adafruit DC & Stepper Motor HATs, and requires a sacrifice.
  • Megan Morrone gives her review of the Amazon Cloud Cam security camera that works with Alexa.
  • Jason reviews the first Chrome OS tablet, the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 after spending several weeks with it.
  • Leo and Jason also talk about why New York is kicking Spectrum internet out of the state. Plus, the details behind the ACLU's test of Amazon's facial recognition system.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jason Howell

Guests: Robin Sho Moser, Samuel Coniglio, Katherine Becvar, Kiki Jewell, and Megan Morrone

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

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Jul 29, 2018
TNSS 166: New i9 MacBook Pro Can't Take the Heat?
1:46:10

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers, with Leo Laporte and Patrick Norton recorded on Saturday, July 21, 2018:

  • The MacBook Pro (2018) is here. Leo and Patrick push its new i9 Intel chip to see if we get the full benefits of the 4.8GHz processor and attach the external Blackmagic eGPU to see if this changes the thermals of the laptop. Also, Mike Wuerthele from AppleInsider tells what they've found in their own tests.
  • Samantha Lionheart from iFixit shows us the changes to the MacBook Pro's third-gen keyboard with a new anti-dust membrane.
  • Patrick loves headphones and brought two wireless versions: the Sennheiser HD1 and the Nuraphone that analyses your ears and tailors the sound to your hearing.
  • In Call for Help, we answer a question about the best uninterruptible power supplies‎ (UPS).
  • Jason Howell reviews the Motorola Moto Z3 Play.
  • In the Mail Bag, find out which routers and loudspeakers Leo and Patrick recommend.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Patrick Norton

Guests: Mike Wuerthele, Samantha Lionheart, and Jason Howell

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

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Jul 22, 2018
TNSS 165: Help TakeThis.org Fight Depression With New SNES Game
1:47:40

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers with Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone recorded on Saturday, July 14, 2018:

  • Megan and Leo discuss the new $399 Surface Go by Microsoft and the MacBook Pro 2018 refresh.
  • TakeThis.org Co-Founder Russ Pitts tells us how they're working to advocate and educate about mental wellness. Plus, see how they've partnered with indie game developers, Devolver Digital and Mega Cat Studios, on a retro SNES cartridge game called "Fork Parker's Crunch-Out" to help in their mission.
  • Leo reviews the Nuheara IQbuds Boost. A hearable that gives you control over how you hear the world around you and auto-calibrates to best match your hearing profile.
  • Want to keep in touch with your kids but aren't ready to give them something like a smartphone? Megan shows how Relay, a phone alternative by Republic Wireless, might be what you're looking for.
  • Jason Howell reviews the BlackBerry KEY2. Is the new keyboard making a comeback or is it just a throwback?

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone

Guests: Russ Pitts, Jerry Wagley, and Jason Howell

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

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Jul 15, 2018
TNSS 164: 3D Body Scanning
1:14:47

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers with Leo Laporte and Alex Lindsay recorded on Saturday, July 7, 2018:

  • 3D scanning, it used to take super-sophisticated gear, now Alex shows us how you can do it with the iPhone X app Bellus 3D. We also take a look inside the Pixelgun Studio scanning studio RV with a 146 DSLR camera array.
  • Apple is selling a ball! We see if the Play Impossible Gameball is worth the $100 price tag.
  • Megan Morrone shows us some of her favorite smart devices in her IoT crib.
  • If you're hitting the road this summer, Jason Howell has his tech travel picks, including a power pack you could use to club a bear.
  • We answer some of your questions about video production in our Call for Help and Mail Bag.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Alex Lindsay

Guests: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Jul 08, 2018
TNSS 163: Mini PC with Windows 10
1:15:15

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers with Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson recorded on July 30, 2018:

  • Leo reviews the tiny computer Ockel Sirius A PC with an onboard touchscreen.
  • Our audio guy, Jason Howell reviews four Bluetooth earphones in four different price-points.
  • Take a first look at the first tablet to run Chrome OS, the Acer Chromebook Tab 10. Plus, why this tablet might be hard to get.
  • In Call for Help, we'll answer a question about our favorite email clients.
  • Megan Morrone takes us inside Instagram's new IGTV to see if it's worth all the hype and why it's not for the 'olds.'

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson

Guests: Jason Howell and Megan Morrone

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

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Jul 01, 2018
TNSS 162: SyncThink - Helping Doctors Diagnose Concussions with Eye-Tracking VR
1:06:32

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers recorded on June 23, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Florence Ion:

  • SyncThink has eye-tracking technology that can help doctors diagnose concussions in under 60 seconds with their modified VR headset. CEO Laura Yecies joins us to show how the EYE-SYNC works and discuss how this technology can be used outside of evaluating brain injuries.
  • The new Amazon Fire TV Cube is out. Is the dream of a hands-free home theater finally here or is this just an Echo duct taped to a Fire TV? Find out with Leo's review of this smart streaming media player.
  • Since the GDPR has gone into effect, you now have more power to adjust your online privacy settings. Megan Morrone shows us how on a few popular sites, continuing her 'Digital Cleanse' series.
  • Google has new a podcast app for Android (again) called Google Podcasts. Is the third time the charm? Jason Howell goes through its features.
  • Leo and Flo answer your questions about smart home devices, including smart plugs, hubs, and smart security cameras.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Florence Ion

Guests: Laura Yecies, Megan Morrone, and Jason Howell

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

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Jun 24, 2018
TNSS 161: DreamWorld's $400 AR Headset DreamGlass
1:25:48

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers recorded on June 16, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Jason Howell:

  • We talk about Fornite on the Nintendo Switch, Cyberpunk 2077, the next-gen Xbox, and more of the biggest video game news from E3 2018 with Engadget's Jessica Conditt.
  • DreamWorld just launched their $400 2.5K AR headset DreamGlass that tethers to your Android phone or PC. CEO Kevin Zhong joins Leo and Jason to show how they are working to make augmented reality more accessible to the mass market.
  • Jason reviews the $200 standalone VR headset Oculus Go and shows how it compares to the Google Daydream equivalent, the Lenovo Mirage Solo.
  • Monoprice is getting into the smart home game with the affordable STITCH Wireless Smart LED Light Bulb and STITCH Wireless Smart Plug. Megan Morrone has her review.
  • Fr. Robert Ballecer shows you how to make a self-contained, battery powered Raspberry Pi NUC.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jason Howell

Guests: Jessica Conditt, Kevin Zhong, Megan Morrone, and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Jun 17, 2018
TNSS 160: Ancient Organic Matter Found on Mars
1:42:57

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers recorded on June 9, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Jason Snell:

  • Leo and Jason discuss how macOS Mojave is bringing iOS apps to the Mac and other big Apple announcements from WWDC 2018.
  • Forget the BlackBerry Key2, Planet Computers is bringing the PDA back into the 21st century with the Android-based Gemini. Leo has his review.
  • NASA's Curiosity rover has found 3 billion-year-old organic matter on Mars. NASA Goddard Astrobiologist Jennifer Eigenbrode joins us to talk about their findings.
  • Jason Howell reviews the first camera to shoot in Google's VR180 format, the Lenovo Mirage Camera. This 4K camera shoots photos and video in 180-degree stereoscopic VR.
  • Did you know that your Amazon Echo saves all your voice data? Megan Morrone shows you how to listen to these recordings and how to delete them.
  • And Leo and Jason answer a few Mac-centric viewer questions in our Call for Help and Mail Bag.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jason Snell

Guests: Jennifer Eigenbrode, Jason Howell, and Megan Morrone

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

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Jun 10, 2018
TNSS 159: 'Anti-Social' Media App Privy
1:12:11

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers recorded on June 2, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Alex Wilhelm:
  • The HomePod is now available in stereo and multi-room audio with AirPlay 2. But there's a catch. We show you how it works and if the sound is worth the price.
  • Are you looking for an alternative to Facebook or Instagram? Both Guy Kawasaki and Simon Hudson show us their 'anti-social' media app Privy by Cheeze, Inc.
  • Jason Howell reviews the Lenovo Mirage Solo, the first standalone VR headset with Google Daydream.
  • And just in time for Father's Day, Megan Morrone has some Father's Day Tech Gift Ideas.
  • Plus we answer your questions in our Call for Help and Mail Bag.
Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2kHAf8s
ecobee4 Smart Thermostat on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Hh6l3E
Sennheiser CX Sport on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Lgvoqd
Catalyst Waterproof Tablet Sleeve on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2JqUyow

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Alex Wilhelm

Guests: Guy Kawasaki, Simon Hudson, Megan Morrone, and Jason Howell

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Jun 03, 2018
TNSS 158: Is Your Echo Snooping?
1:22:34

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers Episode 158 for May 26, 2018 with Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone:

  • Did you hear about the Amazon Echo eavesdropping scandal? A couple says their's secretly recorded a private conversation and then sent it to a friend! Amazon has responded, we'll show you what happened and how to change the settings to secure your device.
  • Jason Howell reviews the new One Plus 6. Does it offer a premium phone without the sticker-shock?
  • In Call for Help we'll talk about iCloud Storage devices and the hoops you have to go through to change your Apple ID.
  • Sam Abuelsamid from Navigant Research and Leo drive the Cadillac 2018 CT6 with the Super Cruise self-driving system. How does it compare to Tesla's AutoPilot?

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone

Guests: Jason Howell and Sam Abuelsamid

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

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May 27, 2018
TNSS 157: GDPR Explained
1:39:10

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers for Saturday, May 19, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ:

  • You've seen the barrage of Terms of Service emails in your inbox. So what is GDPR and all the changes that start Friday, May 25th? Danny O'Brien, the International Director at EFF is here to sort this through.
  • After last week's segment on 360-degree cameras with DPReview.com, Leo bought the new GoPro Fusion camera. He's been playing around with it all week and shares his cautionary review.
  • Now that summer is around the corner, Megan Morrone has some outdoor gadget picks including speakers, cameras, and a jumpstarting-car-washing kit.
  • WiFi is a must when you travel. Leo took the Skyroam Solis 4G LTE WiFi hotspot and power bank with him to Japan, and we'll find out how well it worked and if he recommends the device.
  • Jason Howell shows us a midi controller in the form factor of a guitar, Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1.

GoPro Fusion on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Iwv0H8
iLive Platinum on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2rXzHhQ
Reolink Argus 2 on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2LenCh6
Skyroam Solis on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Lg9bZV
Ubiquiti EdgeRouter X on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2IuwwcB
Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1 on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2kb41SV
ASUS ZenScreen MB16AC on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2ISIPiw
Monoprice Maker Select Plus on Amazon https://amzn.to/2KCHV6O

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ

Guests: Danny O'Brien, Megan Morrone, and Jason Howell

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

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May 20, 2018
TNSS 156: Happy Third Birthday!
1:57:30

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers show recorded on May 16, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Kevin Rose:

  • It's the third anniversary of this show and it would have been 20 years of ZDTV/Tech TV. Kevin and Leo talk about working for the cable channel and hear from Becky Worley, Patrick Norton, and Megan Morrone. Plus, Martin Sargent makes a surprise visit.
  • We talk about the big Artificial Intelligence announcements from Google I/O like Duplex. And next year Boston Dynamics will start selling its SpotMini robot. Leo already wants one.
  • Dale Baskin joins us from DPReview.com to talk 360o photography. We'll find out how the platform is growing and get their recommendations on the latest line of cameras.
  • So you are interested in buying cryptocurrency but don't know where to start or where to keep it? Kevin Rose shows us some hardware options for your wallet and explains the risks and pitfalls to look out for.
  • Jason Howell spent the week at Google I/O and brings us his favorite tech from the sandbox tents.
  • Leo and Kevin answer a Call for Help about finding a good email provider alternative to Gmail.
  • In the Mail Bag, Leo recommends a wireless security camera.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Kevin Rose

Guests: Martin Sargent, Dale Baskin, Jason Howell, Tom Merritt, Becky Worley, Patrick Norton, and Megan Morrone

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

May 13, 2018
TNSS 155: High-End PC Gaming on Any Device
1:23:42

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers show for Saturday, May 5, 2018, with Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ and Patrick Norton:

After a couple of weeks with the new Caavo smart tv hub, Patrick gives his review. The device controls all your home-theater boxes and also has a voice remote. It promises to make finding shows easier than fumbling for multiple remotes, but it's not cheap. See how it works and if it delivers as promised.

Imagine having a high-end gaming system on any device, even a smartphone. We will test-drive the Blade Shadow cloud gaming PC service. All the heavy processing is done in the cloud.

Megan Morrone show us the WyzeCam 1080p HD smart home camera that won't break the bank.

Jason Howell points out some of the improved features in the new Gmail interface.

In Call for Help, Padre and Patrick help a viewer looking to get a new 4K TV.

Hosts: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ and Patrick Norton

Guests: Asher Kagan, Megan Morrone, and Jason Howell

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

May 06, 2018
TNSS 154: $1 MacBook Touchscreen Hack
1:23:13

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers for April 28, 2018, with Jason Howell and Rich DeMuro:

  • Everyone is doing it except Apple. Those pesky Mac laptops have no touchscreens. We'll meet Kevin Kwok who can turn your MacBook Pro into a touchscreen for around $1!
  • There are a lot of tricks out there to learn guitar. What if you could learn chords using light? Jason shows you the Fret Zealot which uses LED lights mounted on the fretboard.
  • And speaking of light, Megan Morrone shows us the modular smart-light system from Nanoleaf.
  • We'll answer a Call for Help about choosing the right Android phone, plus there are more of your questions in the Mail Bag.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Rich DeMuro

Guests: Kevin Kwok and Megan Morrone

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

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Apr 29, 2018
TNSS 153: Nintendo Labo's DIY High Tech Cardboard Toys
1:16:57

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers episode 153 on Saturday, April 21, 2018 with Megan Morrone and Jason Howell:

The new Nintendo Labo Kits just shipped and we're borrowing Karsten Bondy's kids Zak and Alex to test out the cardboard DIY kits that work with the Switch console.

Jason tries on a motion-capture suit that does not require cameras to capture his body's actions. The Xsens system uses wearable sensors.

In Call for Help, we'll talk smartphone cameras versus stand-alone cameras. And we bring an expert, Rishi Sanyal from dpreview.com, to join the conversation.

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Christopher Adamson, Zak Bondy, and Alex Bondy

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Apr 22, 2018
TNSS 152: World's First Digital License Plate
1:35:26

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On The New Screen Savers for Saturday, April 14 with Leo Laporte and Patrick Norton:

  • Those stamped metal license plates could be a thing of the past if the folks at Reviver Auto have their way. CEO Neville Boston shows us what their new digital plate, the Rplate Pro can do and when they will be coming to your state.
  • Patrick recently went to CanJam SoCal, a showcase for the newest headphones. He shares his top picks.
  • In Call For Help, we answer questions about RAID vs. a large SSD, and Thunderbolt 2 vs. USB 3.
  • Megan Morrone has a roundup review of the G-Track Pro, Meteor Mic, and Go Mic Mobile microphones from Samson Technologies.
  • Jason Howell shows us his favorite new features in the Android P Developer Preview.
  • Plus, we answer more question in the Mail Bag.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Patrick Norton

Guests: Neville Boston, Jason Howell, and Megan Morrone

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

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Apr 14, 2018
TNSS 151: Early-Warning Earthquake App
1:17:06

The New Screen Savers (Video HD)

On this episode of The New Screen Savers for Saturday, April 7, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson:

  • What if you got an alert before an earthquake hits? The founder of Early Warning Labs talks about their app QuakeAlert. It can give you up to 30 seconds of warning on your smartphone before you feel the shaking.
  • Odds are you know about the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. Well, there's more! Astrophysicist Chuck Hailey explains how his team found thousands more!
  • Jason Howell shows us Google Home Hardware Hacks.
  • It's that time. Megan Morrone shows you how to Spring Cleaning with Tech.
  • Plus we have a WiFi hotspot question in Call for Help, and we answer more in The Mail Bag.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson

Guests: Chuck Hailey, Josh Bashioum, Megan Morrone, and Jason Howell

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

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Apr 08, 2018
TNSS 150: Move in VR Like 'Ready Player One'
1:24:28

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On this episode of The New Screen Savers for Saturday, March 31, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Jason Howell:

  • With 'Ready Player One' now in theaters, Jason takes a trip down to SVVR, an organization for VR developers and startups, to talk to the CEO of Infinadeck and try out their omnidirectional treadmill that was featured in the movie 'Ready Player One.'
  • Leo has the new third-generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga and gives his review.
  • We have two Calls for Help. One about quitting Facebook and privacy and another on how to get the best out of Nuzzel.
  • Megan Morrone loves her analog Bullet journal. Today she shows us the Moleskine Smart Writing System which uses a the Pen+ Ellipse smartpen to bridge tech and paper.
  • In our Hot Topics, we discuss the evidence cell phones cause cancer, the controversial memo from one Facebook executive, and how the U.S. is proposing to track visitors social media accounts.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jason Howell

Guests: Benjamin Freeman and Megan Morrone

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Apr 01, 2018