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29 Sep 2021

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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    This Week in Tech 842: The Ivermectin of Smartphones

    Crackdown in China, Surface Duo 2, end of magazines, Peter Thiel

    • What technology has brought since the '80s.
    • Are today's students aware of how much technology has changed since the '80s?
    • We the Media: Grassroots Journalism By the People, For the People New edition by Dan Gillmor.
    • The importance of blogs and the state of blogs now.
    • Facebook: The Inside Story by Steven Levy.
    • How much has Mark Zuckerberg evolved since the beginning of Facebook?
    • Facebook to testify on kids' safety as lawmakers probe a whistleblower's revelations.
    • Was the Facebook Files series a fair representation of what's going on inside the company?
    • China's central bank says all cryptocurrency-related activities are illegal, vows harsh crackdown.
    • FBI held back ransomware decryption key from businesses to run operations targeting hackers.
    • Apple iPhone 13 Review: The Most Incremental Upgrade Ever.
    • Microsoft's new Surface Duo 2 has all the features that were missing the first time around.
    • Where does Apple go next? What is the next "perfect thing"?
    • The Framework Laptop.
    • The Art of the Thiel.
    • Watch a raven take out a Google drone mid-air as the tech giant is forced to ground its home delivery service due to bird attacks.
    • What Our Research Really Says About Teen Well-Being and Instagram.
    • "Completely Running Blind." Apple's Power Move To Kneecap Facebook Advertising Is Working.
    • Google to Buy New York City Office Building for $2.1 Billion.
    • The NSA and CIA Use Ad Blockers Because Online Advertising Is So Dangerous.
    • I went to Amazon's high-tech hair salon and virtually dyed my hair pink — then got the best haircut I've ever had.
    • William Shatner's Going to Space on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Rocket Ship.
    • Facebook introduces portable Portal Go for $199.
    • Facebook Chief Technology Officer Schroepfer to Step Down.
    • The Doctor Who Helped Defeat Smallpox Explains What's Coming.
    • Barry Diller's IAC in Talks to Buy Magazine Publisher Meredith.
    • Phones of journalist who tracked Viktor Orban's childhood friend infected with spyware.

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Steven Levy, Jeff Jarvis, and Dan Gillmor

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

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  • Posted on 27 Sep 2021

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    The Tech Guy 1832

    Leo helps a caller with being unable to enter their email address in online forms, why a caller's Apple Watch may not be able to update, a way to add Bluetooth capabilities to your TV, could a $99 laptop be a scam?, sharing photos with family, why Siri isn't working on an iPad correctly, playing music on Amazon Alexa, a photo review assignment with Chris Marquardt, Rod Pyle and William Shatner's upcoming flight into space, and more of your calls!

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Chris Marquardt and Rod Pyle

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

    Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

    For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.


  • Posted on 27 Sep 2021

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    The Tech Guy 1831

    Fixing a PC that turns off automatically and won't turn back on, avoiding robocalls and junk calls, recording a phone conversation (legally), troubleshooting data connections while using GPS navigation, getting a better connection for streaming Apple TV+, finding a good video calling option for the elderly, recovering a password for an AOL email account, recovering domains, and getting rid of spam.

    Plus, conversations with Dick Debartolo, Scott Wilkinson, and Johnny Jet.

    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.

    Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

    For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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  • Posted on 26 Sep 2021

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    This Week in Google 630: Did You Plug It In for Tofel?

    • Microsoft's new Surface Duo 2 has all the features that were missing the first time around.
    • Leaked hands-on video of the Pixel 6 Pro confirms glossy back, Google Tensor specs.
    • Google's NYC store now lets you see, but not touch, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.
    • Galaxy Fold-style Pixel foldable, 'Jumbojack,' spotted in Android 12.1.
    • Facebook introduces portable Portal Go for $199.
    • Amazon announces new Kindle Paperwhite lineup with 6.8-inch screens, USB-C.
    • Amazon withholds its ebooks from libraries because it prefers you pay it instead.
    • Facebook vs Instagram vs Messenger.
    • Facebook Rolls Out News Feed Change That Blocks Watchdogs from Gathering Data.
    • 6 takeaways from this week's Works With event.
    • Prenuvo scan.
    • Whoop wearable.
    • Home computing pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair dies aged 81.
    • Arctic Adventure by Harry McCracken.
    • YouTube takes down the Ig Nobel show because of a 1914 recording.
    • Jeff Bezos pledges $1 billion to conservation through Bezos Earth Fund.
    • Amazon's big fall hardware event is set for September 28th.
    • Amazon releases Echo Studio with Billie Eilish's face on it that's $30 more expensive.
    • Amazon closes 3,000 Chinese-brand online stores in campaign against fake reviews.
    • YouTube gets official video downloads on the web, saving you from using some very sketchy sites.
    • Google emits Chrome 94 with 'Idle Detection' API to detect user inactivity amid opposition.
    • Google Maps can now adjust its Android Auto UI for right-hand drive cars.
    • Gmail search filters introduced on the web last year are now coming to Android.
    • Google's iOS 15 app updates bring XL YouTube Music & Photos widgets, Focus mode support.
    • Google Meet for web gets automatic brightness boost when you're underexposed.
    • Fitbit starts rolling out 'Snore & Noise Detect' for Sense, Versa 3.
    • Zoom's Nearly $15 Billion Deal for Five9 Under U.S. Government Review Over China Ties.
    • Cameo launches Cameo Calls, a service for fans to video chat with celebs.

    Picks:

    • Jason - Watch Duty app
    • Ant - Future Moments
    • Ant - Marshall Monitor II with ANC
    • Leo - Baratunde Thurston's Animated 'How to Be Black' Project in Development at ABC
    • Leo - "Hey Google, read with Reese's Book Club"

    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Stacey Higginbotham, Ant Pruitt, and Jason Howell

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

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  • Posted on 23 Sep 2021

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    Hands-On Tech: Framework Laptop

    The Framework Laptop is a thin, lightweight, and high-performance 13.5" notebook that anyone can easily upgrade, customize, and repair by themselves. Leo Laporte shares his thoughts.

    Get the Framework Laptop: https://frame.work/

    Host: Leo Laporte

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

    Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

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  • Posted on 23 Sep 2021

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