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05 Dec 2020

Radio Leo (Audio)

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A compendium of podcasts from the Chief TWiT, Leo Laporte. This feed includes all of Leo's audio or video releases and often includes his appearances on other podcasts. One feed to serve them all.

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    Hands-On Mac 37: macOS Big Sur

    Want to know what's new with macOS Big Sur? Watch this!

    • New features:
    • Control center and the menu bar
    • Notification center and widgets
    • Messages
    • Photos
    • Time Machine and APFS
    • New wallpapers and new sounds (including the startup chime!)

    Leo Laporte gives you helpful tips to get the most from your Mac every week on Hands-On Mac!

    Host: Leo Laporte

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  • Posted on 04 Dec 2020

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    This Week in Google 588: I'm Still Good Boi

    Salesforce buys Slack, Amazon hiring spree, Microsoft and workplace surveillance

    • Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
    • The latest word on Tony Hsieh.
    • Amazon looking to buy Wondery.
    • Salesforce is acquiring Slack.
    • Amazon is hiring like crazy.
    • Amazon is in trouble with a workers union.
    • Inspiring kids to follow their passion.
    • Google Authenticator for iOS gets a big upgrade.
    • Google Health tool can plan for your medical visits.
    • Google is shutting down Poly, we hardly knew ye.
    • Winners of Google's Best of Play Awards 2020.
    • Learn how to learn.
    • Googe's gift guide monitors trending items.
    • The Biden's dogs have a Twitter account.
    • President Trump has a plan to end Section 230.
    • Microsoft feature is a workplace surveillance tool.
    • American's aren't OK with phone tracking.
    • The top TikTok videos of 2020.

    • Picks of the week:
    • Stacey: OLLIVAN Plant Monitor.
    • Jeff: Captcha can tell if you are American.
    • Ant: Some good audiobooks to fall asleep to.
    • Leo: Deepmind AI is accelerating drug discovery.

    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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  • Posted on 03 Dec 2020

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    Windows Weekly 701: The Bailiwick of Guernsey

    Windows Feature Packs, Slack acquisition, Android apps on Windows

    • Windows 10
    • Here comes the first Windows Feature Experience Pack
    • Windows 10 version 20H2 is on 9 percent of Windows 10 PCs in the first full month
    • Also: Let's revisit the Android apps in the Microsoft Store rumor. Could this be related to Android support coming to WSL?

    • Microsoft 365
    • Microsoft is dramatically improving the calling experience in Teams
    • In the wake of privacy complaints, Microsoft overhauls its Productivity Score feature
    • Salesforce to acquire Slack for $27.7 billion.

    • Surface + mobile
    • Surface Pro 8, Laptop 4 coming in early 2021. Don't expect too much (external) change.
    • Update on MJ's Surface Laptop
    • Duo about to get international availability and to come in black
    • Smartphone sales fell again in Q3

    • Xbox
    • November 2020 Xbox Console Update heads out to Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S
    • Game Pass explodes with new titles in the first half of December - Including Doom Eternal on PC!

    • Tips and picks
    • Tip of the week: There are two ways to consolidate multiple email accounts. Neither is perfect.
    • App pick of the week: Game streaming.
    • Enterprise pick of the week: Take the Power Platform plunge.
    • Codename pick of the week: Project Burgundy.
    • Beer pick of the week: KCBC Penguins Take Manhattan

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

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    The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin.


  • Posted on 02 Dec 2020

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    Security Now 795: DNS Consolidation

    Generic smart doorbells, Tesla Model X key fobs, critical Drupal flaw, Spotify.

    • Chrome Omnibox becomes more Omni.
    • Chrome's open tabs search.
    • Ransomware news involving Delaware County, Canon, US Fertility, Ritzau, Baltimore County Public Schools, and Banijay group SAS.
    • Drupal's security advisory titled "Drupal core - Critical - Arbitrary PHP code execution."
    • The revenge of cheap smart doorbells.
    • Tesla Key Fob Hack #3.
    • CA's adapt to single-year certs.
    • Nearly 50,000 Fortinet VPN credentials posted online.
    • More than 300,000 Spotify accounts hacked.
    • MobileIron MDM CVSS 9.8 RCE.
    • The Salvation Trilogy.
    • Spinrite update.
    • DNS Consolidation.

    We invite you to read our show notes at

    Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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    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:, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.


  • Posted on 02 Dec 2020

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    MacBreak Weekly 742: Life Without Beachballs

    Leo's M1 MacBook Pro, Apple Silicon Apps, Mac mini on AWS

    • Notes on the M1 MacBook Pro
    • Native Apple Silicon M1 Apps available today
    • Mini-LED M1 MacBook Pro and Mini-LED iPad Pro Models Coming First Half of 2021
    • Apple ID adds recovery key option, but it's not yet ready for you to use
    • Apple Hires Prominent Venture Capitalist for App Store Role
    • Roku Hires Apple's Chief Siri Architect For Software Role
    • Apple, Nike, Coca-Cola, more lobby for changes to Xinjiang Labor Bill
    • Italy Fines Apple $12 Million for Misleading iPhone Water Resistance Claims
    • Olympus Tough TG-6 Waterproof Camera
    • Salesforce buys Slack in a $27.7B megadeal
    • Apple Fitness+ instructors tease upcoming service as 'late 2020' launch nears
    • Samsung could soon launch its Tile-like tracker called Galaxy Smart Tag
    • Apple reseller in Switzerland suggests MagSafe Duo charger launch on December 21
    • The Rise and Fall of Getting Things Done
    • AWS brings the Mac mini to its cloud
    • You know it's Christmas when it snows in the Apple Store app

    Picks of the Week

    • Leo's pick: Advent of Code 2020
    • Andy's pick: IINA video player
    • Rene's pick: Cyncism != Intelligence shirt
    • Lory's pick: Disneyland face masks

    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil

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  • Posted on 02 Dec 2020


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