Technology Podcast

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1636

Google announces the Pixel 4 phone, what does "unlimited" mean on an unlimited wireless plan? Speeding up an SSD on a Mac, finding the best CRM software for a small business, extending a Wi-Fi network, fixing Linux display issues, finding a better calendar app for the iPhone, 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. Sponsor: capter[..]

Augmented Reality in the Workplace | TWiT Bits

On This Week in Enterprise Tech 364, Lou Maresca talks about Augmented Reality being used in industry for repair and maintenance. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twiet/364 Host: Louis Maresca You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

TWiET 364: TWiET From the Edge

AT&T and their sneaky revenue tricks Older Amazon devices subject to old Wi-Fi vulnerability California is trying to pass a law that make freelance journalism a thing of the past Typosquatting websites proliferate in run-up to US elections Project Soli - The tech behind radar motion sense Cryptojacking worm targets and infects 2,000 Docker hosts Augmented Reality is making industrial work more productive Glitching: The hardware attack that can disrupt secure software Said Ouissal, CEO and Founder of ZEDEDA [..]

Racial Inequality and the Harm of Indifference in Tech | TWiT Bits

Ruha Benjamin, the author of 'Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code,' joins Mikah Sargent on the Triangulation podcast to talk about how emerging technologies can reinforce and amplify racial biases. Buy "Race After Technology": https://amzn.to/2Bj8ICE Watch the full episode of Triangulation: https://twit.tv/tri418 Host: Mikah Sargent Guest: Ruha Benjamin You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Triangulation 418: Ruha Benjamin: Race After Technology

Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, joins Mikah Sargent to talk about her new book 'Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code.' They discuss how emerging technologies can reinforce and amplify racial biases and ways we could solve this problem. Host: Mikah Sargent Guest: Ruha Benjamin Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation.

Stadia Founder's Edition Arriving 11/19/2019 | TWiT Bits

Patrick Norton and Sebastian Peak discuss Google's Stadia, which was recently revealed to arrive on November 19, 2019 for customers who pre-ordered. Gamers can start playing titles like Red Dead Redemption 2 and Mortal Kombat 11 starting at 9am PST on 11/19 Full episode at twit.tv/twich537 Hosts: Patrick Norton and Sebastian Peak You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Hands-On Photography 1: Getting Started With Photography

Welcome to Hands-On Photography. In this episode, Ant will look at the basics of popular cameras and free photo editors for mobile and computers. Cameras in this episode: Canon EOS Rebel T5: https://twit.to/hop1a Canon EOS 6D Mark II: https://twit.to/hop1b Canon EOS R: https://twit.to/hop1c Great photo editors to get started in photography: Darkroom (iOS only) https://apps.apple.com/app/apple-store/id953286746 Snapseed: iOS https://apps.apple.com/us/app/snapseed/id439438619 Android https://play.google.com/s[..]

Kids Hacking iOS Screen Time | TWiT Bits

On the Tech News Weekly podcast, Reed Albergotti from the Washington Post joins Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent to talk about the many ways that kids are figuring out how to hack or disable Screen Time on iOS, and Apple's lack of response to the problem. Watch the full episode of Tech News Weekly: https://twit.tv/tnw/104 Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Jason Howell Guest: Reed Albergotti You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

TWiCH 537: Did Intel Just Kill 10nm Desktops?

Is Intel scrapping 10nm desktop processors? Patrick Norton and Sebastian Peak speculate. Plus, Google Pixel 4 tech specs, motion sense (Project Soli), and face unlock technology. All that and more on This Week in Computer Hardware episode 537! 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. Sponsor: plex.tv/twit code TWIT

TNW 104: Does the Dyson EV Suck?

- (01:56) Lory Gil from iMore takes a look at the Google Pixel 4 from an iOS perspective to see what she likes and doesn't like in the new phone. - (20:00) Reed Albergotti from the Washington Post details how kids are circumventing Screen Time control on their iOS devices. - (35:01) The Internet Archive has added more than 2,000 MS-DOS titles to its online playable catalogue and its a win for historical preservation of video games. - (40:37) Rich Osterloh, who leads Google's hardware division, thinks it mig[..]

Nest Mini First Look | TWiT Bits

On the All About Android podcast, Florence Ion and Duncan Jaffrey from Ausdroid.net go hands-on with the newly announced Nest Mini to talk about the inclusion of Assistant and on-device processing. Hosts: Jason Howell and Florence Ion Guest: Duncan Jaffrey You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Focus On Photography: Welcome to Focus On Photography

Want to catch the latest news and rumors around the world of photography? Check out Focus On Photography as Ant Pruitt has a weekly chat with some of the hottest photographers and designers in the industry. From camera technology, software updates, listener feedback, and pointers for better images, Ant and the panelists will candidly discuss all things in the world of photography. Be sure to subscribe and join in on the discussion. Host: Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows[..]

HN 424: Jeri Ellsworth: Tilt Five

Bob Heil interviews Jeri Ellsworth and Amy Herndon of Tilt Five and how Augmented Reality can enhance Amateur Radio, how to register for Jamboree On The Air, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Valerie returns with the DX Files, a Tale from the Transmitter Site with George, Randy's road trip, your questions with Amanda and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden Guests: Jeri Ellsworth and Amy Herndon We invite you to read, add t[..]

Google is All About Ambient Computing | TWiT Bits

Google wants you to bathe in the warm wash of ambient computing. Come on in! Full episode at twit.tv/twig530 Hosts: Leo Laporte, Ant Pruitt, and Stacey Higginbotham Guest: Kevin Tofel You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

TWiG 530: Grippy Rubber Bottom

This Week's Stories: Pixel 4 is all about photography: Annie Leibovitz, Marc Levoy, and astrophotography With the Pixelbook Go, Google puts style over substance Google Nest Aware is the best panopticon money can buy Google Stadia hopes that controllers shaped like knife handles will make you want to game Abbey Road is the Beatles' best album. Fight me! Google is all about Ambient Computing Facebook + politics = BFFs 4evah Issa Ray on Google Assistant What is the next phase of Ambient computing? Presence Thi[..]

xCloud is Finally Here! | TWiT Bits

The xCloud preview has begun! Paul Thurrott has been playing testing it out for the last few days. Full episode at twit.tv/ww643 Hosts: Paul Thurrott, Mary Jo Foley, and Leo Laporte You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Windows Weekly 643: XAML Islands Blah Blah Blah

xCloud is Finally Here! The xCloud preview has begun! Paul Thurrott has been playing testing it out for the last few days Plus: You can use an Xbox Controller with iOS 13 too In Windows this week... What's the deal with 20H1? Is there anything major to look forward to? Microsoft is starting to nag Win 7 Pro users about the January 2020 end of support date Related: Office 2010 has one year of support left Ignite predictions There will be bots and AI talk Maybe we'll hear more about Office "Unity". Definitely[..]

Hands-On Tech: Pixel 4 & 4 XL First Look

On the 'All About Android' podcast, Florence Ion and Duncan Jaffrey join Jason Howell to give their hands-on impressions of the new Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. Google's new flagship phones bring new features like gesture control, face unlock, 90Hz screen, telephoto camera, and more. Buy the Pixel 4: https://twit.to/hot58 All About Android podcast: https://twit.tv/aaa Hosts: Jason Howell and Florence Ion Guest: Duncan Jaffrey Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Find more pro[..]

FLOSS Weekly 551: Kamailio

Kamailio is an Open Source SIP Server released under GPL, able to handle thousands of call setups per second. Kamailio can be used to build large platforms for VoIP and realtime communications – presence, WebRTC, Instant messaging and other applications. Hosts: Dan Lynch and Jonathan Bennett Guest: Fred Posner 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 merl[..]

Facebook, Encryption, and Law Enforcement | TWiT Bits

Facebook's stand on encryption raises law enforcement hackles in the US, UK, and Australia. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Steve Gibson You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Pixel 4 Hands On First Impressions | TWiT Bits

Pixel 4 First Impressions: Soli radar could change the game. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Who Is the Pixelbook Go For? | TWiT Bits

On the All About Android podcast, Florence Ion talks about her hands-on time with the newly announced Pixelbook Go and she has a sense of exactly who this is for. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/aaa/442 Hosts: Jason Howell and Florence Ion Guest: Duncan Jaffrey You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

All About Android 442: Made By Google Again

The Made By Google event showcased all of Google's next phase of hardware Florence Ion and Duncan Jaffrey give a first look of the new Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL Flo and Duncan also go hands-on with the new Nest Mini The Google Pixel Buds were kept at arms distance, but they are finally truly wireless Flo had some hands-on time with the Pixelbook Go and knows exactly who it's for The Nest Wifi brings an Assistant speaker and mic to the mesh networking hardware Read our show notes here: https://docs.google.com/s[..]

SN 736: CheckM8

This week's stories A sobering reminder about supply chain attacks Facebook's stance on end-to-end encryption raises official protests UNIX's Co-Creator Ken Thompson's BSD UNIX Password Has Finally Been Cracked Japanese stalker finds idol using reflections in her eyes Americans and Digital Knowledge OpenPGP being built into Mozilla's Thunderbird eMail client Windows 10 Tamper Protection being enabled by default CheckM8 We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-736-Notes.pdf Hosts: St[..]

MBW 683: Sick Burn at Budokan

This Week's Stories Tencent could be watching your iPhone's IP. Here is what that means, and how to opt-out. Pixel Buds take on AirPods Pixel 4 First Impressions: Soli radar could change the game Pixel 4 display first impressions - looks pretty nice Pixel 4 camera: impressive astrophotography iPhone 11 is big in China Apple pulls Hong Kong police tracking app Catalina and iOS 13 install blues Catalyst apps bring iOS apps to Mac Apple TV comes to Roku Apple TV+ launches in-house studio with Masters of the Ai[..]

iOS 468: Our iOS Photography Workflows

On this week's iOS Today with Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent: Our iOS photography workflows: Using Pixelmator Photo, RNI Films, Adobe Lightroom, and RAW photos to edit and produce cherished photos. News: The iPhone SE2 will reportedly launch in early 2020, the Apple TV app comes to Roku, Dark Mode support arrives for Microsoft's productivity suite, and Beats launches a new pair of headphones called Beats Solo Pro. Viewer Feedback: The difference between Mophie's charging pad and Apple AirPower, an explanatio[..]

TWiT News 348: Made By Google 2019 (Live Reaction and Commentary)

At the Made By Google event, Google unveils the details on its latest line-up featuring the Pixel 4, Pixelbook Go, Pixel Buds, Stadia, and so much more! Hosts: Jason Howell and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-news. Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Ask The Tech Guy 8: Why Is the Fujifilm X-H1 so Large for a Mirrorless Camera?

Leo Laporte answers John's question: I just got a Fujifilm X-H1, which has a cropped sensor smaller than my Sony a7S II (which is full-frame), but my X-H1 is considerably larger and heavier. I thought the benefit of a cropped sensor was a smaller camera system. What gives? Buy the Fujifilm X-H1: https://amzn.to/2Mh9t5r Buy the Sony a7S II: https://amzn.to/2MF23bh Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Smart Tech Today 2: Mesh WiFi and Voice-First Computing

On this episode of Smart Tech Today, Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli: Mikah reveals he's now dual-wielding mobile operating systems. Along with his iPhone 11 Pro Max, he's carrying a OnePlus 7 Pro to better understand and make use of the Google Assistant and Android in general. The two discuss recent discounts on mesh WiFi systems and how mesh WiFi systems can lead to a better smart tech user experience. Matthew explains how Siri and Spotify are working together to provide Spotify users with Siri voice[..]

This Week in Tech 740: Sex-Positive Currency

This week's stories The Chinese propaganda app that spies on all Chinese citizens Chinese influence in video games, social media, and other industries - where do we draw the line? What is Tencent? How much influence do they have over the world? Here's how to keep them from watching your iPhone Can we still trust Apple? Can we trust anyone? At what point do we admit that we are in a multi-state information war? Is there any way to fine Facebook fairly? Bring back the Office of Technology Assesment! Remember:[..]

Tencent Spreads China's Control Abroad | TWiT Bits

What is Tencent? How much influence do they have over the world? Here's how to keep them from watching your iPhone. Full episode at twit.tv/twit740 Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Nate Lanxon, Patrick Beja, and Brianna Wu You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

The Tech Guy 1635

Using a TV for a computer monitor, upgrading from a 6S+ iPhone, computers for streaming online content, rear car cameras, backing up important data properly, 32-bit vs 64-bit and more of your questions! 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. Sponsors: plex.tv/twit code TWIT simplisafe.com/twit zapier.com/TECHGUY

Ham Radio Use During a Power Outage | TWiT Bits

Amanda Alden talks about preparing for power outages and etiquette when using your radios during an outage. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/hn/423 Hosts: Amanda Alden and Gordon West You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

HN 423: When The Lights Go Out

Tracking your pets with Gordo, Amanda interviews Michael Petz KA9HNT, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Greenlee punches with Bob, being prepared for a power outage with Amanda. 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 sub[..]

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1634

Tips and tech that will help you stay connected during a natural disaster, drones as a portable cell phone system, smartphone buyer's remorse, macOS X Catalina, laptops that are good for your business, how to get Square to stop dropping bluetooth, 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. Sponsors: FreshBooks.com/techguy zapier.com/[..]

Hands-On Tech: Apple Watch Series 5 Review

Mikah Sargent gives his review for the Apple Watch Series 5, featuring a new always-on display, and discusses whether it's worth upgrading from the Series 4 or previous versions. Buy the Apple Watch Series 5: https://twit.to/hot57 Buy the Apple Watch Series 3: https://twit.to/hot57b Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Find more products we recommend at https://twit.to/amazon Sponsor: plex.tv/twit code TWIT

FLOSS Weekly 550: CII Best Practices Badge Update

The Linux Foundation (LF) Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) Best Practices badge is a way for Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects to show that they follow best practices. Projects can voluntarily self-certify, at no cost, by using this web application to explain how they follow each best practice. The CII Best Practices Badge is inspired by the many badges available to projects on GitHub. Consumers of the badge can quickly assess which FLOSS projects are following best practices and as a[..]

TNW 103: Weight-ing On Libra

This is a special Tech News Weekly as we're back in the studio after the forced power outages imposed by PG&E for select northern California residents. Mikah Sargent and Ant Pruitt discuss the latest news from the China protest controversy, Blackberry innovation and ultra-wideband. Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly. Sponsor: aka.ms/TNWMechanics

What Should We Do About Hong Kong? | TWiT Bits

Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt try to untangle the international knot that has bound Hong Kong. Full episode at twit.tv/twig/529 Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

Should Surface Duo Run Windows? | TWiT Bits

Should Surface Duo run Windows? Paul Thurrott says no, you idiot! Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

This Week in Google 529: You Can't Taste the Crickets

This Week's Stories Why TWiT was down Pixelbook Go is for Stadia What should we do about Hong Kong? Facebook vs truth in politics Andy Rubin's new phone makes us feel uncomfortable California legislates IoT security Dark Mode comes to Maps, Books, Duo, Voice, and Play Store Picks of the Week Leo's Tool: Social Security Cards Issued by Woolworth Jeff's Number: How much is the internet worth to you? The Fed wants to know. Stacey's Thing: Orchestra Provisions Cricket Spices Ant's Stuff: Patient Hopes Gene-Edit[..]

TWiET 363: Al Dente Security Tools

iTunes ZeroDay Attackers hide behind trusted domains, HTTPS API Security: Confessions of a non-programming infosec junky Facebook debuts latest PyTorch w/ Google TPU support Can the Girl Scouts save the moon from cyberattack? Making DevSecOps part of your culture Flaw in Cyberoam firewalls exposed corporate networks to hackers An appeals court says FCC can repeal Net Neutrality, but can't tell states what to do AppSec "Spaghetti on the Wall" Tool Strategy undermining security Hosts: Louis Maresca, Curt Fran[..]

WW 642: Internet on a Disk

Windows 10 1909: Coming to you in November Windows 10 1909 is moving to the Release Preview ring in preparation for a November launch This feature update will be like a Cumulative Update (small/fast) if you are on 1903; regular otherwise Revisiting the new features in 1909 (which will be off by default) Finally, Microsoft is being clear about RTM (without using those three banned letters) Related: Dona Sarkar is hanging up her Insider-chief. What's going on there? Is this part of some bigger changes interna[..]

Hands-On Tech: myCharge Adventure Power Lumens Review

Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ reviews the myCharge Adventure Power Lumens, a 10,000mAh portable charger with a builtin lamp perfect for camping trips and outdoor adventures. Buy the myCharge Adventure Power Lumens: https://twit.to/hot56 Host: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Find more products we recommend at https://twit.to/amazon Sponsor: Epson.com/ecotankleo

Pixel 4 Specs Revealed | TWiT Bits

Florence Ion, Ron Richards, and Josh Vergara talk about the recently revealed Pixel 4 spec sheet by 9to5Google. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/aaa/441 Hosts: Florence Ion and Ron Richards Guest: Josh Vergara You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

There's a New WannaCry in Town | TWiT Bits

Turns out, you can get security updates for Windows 7 for as many years as you want - you just have to be willing to pay double every year. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Steve Gibson You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

All About Android 441: Digital Shaming

It's Pixel-palooza. We're going to talk about everything we think we already know about the Pixel 4 and 4XL. We'll also talk about the new GMS requirements set forth by Google, the new Google Assistant, the specs coming out in the Pixel 4, Microsoft's Surface Duo, and so much more. Read our show notes here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vSHBWBauEEQurVOknpj-NNgo2BIXS72SAaRpexKGZDeWe-VRklzbBQHfoe5a6RO5gWcw1KxebBO-uRe/pubhtml?gid=939690885&single=true Ron - Scarlet Notes https://play.google.c[..]

Security Now 735: Makes Ya WannaCry

Ransomware hits schools, hospitals, and hearing aid manufacturers Sodinokibi: the latest advances in Ransomware-as-a-Service Win7 Extended Security Updates are extended A new Nasty 0-Day RCE in vBulletin There's a new WannaCry in town We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-735-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 version[..]

Hello, Catalina! Goodbye, iTunes! | TWiT Bits

The biggest change in macOS Catalina is the death of iTunes. Here's how things will work in the new system. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/

MBW 682: The Freakin' Beacon of Liberty

This week's stories Hello, Catalina, goodbye, iTunes! RIP 32 Bit Apps Catalyst Apps: iOS apps come to macOS What is "Relocated Items" in Catalina? Security in Catalina: kind of a pain in the butt Dark Mode and Auto Mode in Catalina Gatekeeper in Catalina The iOSification of macOS Goodbye Parental controls, hello Screen Time Catalina lets you control your Mac with your voice Sidecar: now your iPad is an extra monitor for your Mac Find My comes to your Mac So does Reminders Photos redesign is all about "salie[..]