This Week in Tech (Audio)Author: TWiT
12 Jul 2020

This Week in Tech (Audio)

Download, listen or watch all podcasts

Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech. Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.

  • Listen

    TWiT 778: In the Zoom Where It Happens

    This Week in Tech (Audio)

    Apple Glasses, iOS 14 Privacy, and Hamilton on Disney+

    • Is Apple pulling away from the competition?
    • Is Intel dying?
    • Snap Spectacles third edition arrives in India
    • Google buys North, makers of Focals smart glasses
    • Where are Alexis Ohanian and Pete Cashmore?
    • Mark Gurman has the scoop on Apple Glasses
    • Lidar technology could drive Apple business for the next decade
    • The Race After Technology and holography
    • Is technology making life too fast?
    • iOS 14 highlights ad tracking - advertisers are not happy about it.
    • iOS 14 outs Tik Tok and LinkedIn for snooping on the clipboard
    • Apple says no to 16 Web APIs for Safari for security reasons
    • Ad tracking is big business for Google, Facebook, and Spotify
    • What is the future of brick and mortar? Warehouses with curbside delivery?
    • Advertizers boycotting Facebook, but they'll be back
    • Microsoft wants to "upskill" 25 million workers for high-demand jobs
    • Eye Mouth Eye Twitter trend tricks tech Twitter into donating to Black Lives Matter charities
    • Anonymous shopping cart abandoner causes chaos for online vendors - here's who is to blame
    • Lululemon buys Mirror for half a billion dollars
    • Hamilton premieres on Disney+ to rave reviews
    • BMW does a press event in VR to show off their subscription heated seats
    • With NFC and ultrawideband, your phone can be your car key

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Shira Lazar, Sam Abuelsamid, and Jason Hiner

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

    Sponsors:


  • Posted on 06 Jul 2020

    download
  • Listen

    TWiT 777: Apple's RISCy Move

    This Week in Tech (Audio)

    • Apple WWDC Recap - Apple Silicon, macOS 11, iOS 14
    • Mac moves from Intel to Apple Silicon
    • What happens to Intel? Microsoft?
    • iOS apps will run on Macs
    • Will Macs still run Windows on Boot Camp?
    • Microsoft closes all retail stores - are PCs moving to the cloud?
    • PC gaming - the biggest reason you need a PC
    • Can x86 die already?
    • What could go wrong with the shift to Apple Silicon?
    • Should you buy an Intel Mac now? Should you buy the first version of the ARM Mac?
    • The fastest supercomputer in the world has an ARM chip
    • macOS goes to 11
    • Should WWDC stay virtual next year?
    • Will macOS and iOS merge?
    • Group Messages grows up
    • Will ARM Macs use Thunderbolt? USB 4?
    • When will the first ARM Macs show up?
    • How well will Rosetta 2 work?
    • How is the transition to ARM going to work? How long has it already been going on?
    • Apple WWDC interviews and presentations
    • Six Colors has all the info you need on all the WWDC presentations - here are the best
    • WWDC iOS 14 and watchOS 7 Speed Round - back tap, custom home screen, group FaceTime with sign language, App Clips, Shortcuts on Apple Watch, translation app, hand washing timer, dance, AirPods Pro custom EQ
    • Tik Tok is grabbing your clipboard every 10 seconds
    • Don't install Big Sur beta on your main computer!
    • iOS 14 warns you about tracking cookies
    • Trump campaign app steals all your data
    • Hey.com app allowed on the App Store
    • Olympus leaving the camera business
    • Finally, surveyors all use the same foot
    • Microsoft kills Mixer; Ninja and Shroud get to keep their money

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Lory Gil, Jason Snell, and Dan Moren

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

    Sponsors:


  • Posted on 29 Jun 2020

    download
  • Listen

    TWiT 776: Phat Boyin' It All Day

    This Week in Tech (Audio)

    • WWDC Preview: no new hardware will be announced
    • Apple re-closing some US Stores due to Covid-19
    • WWDC Preview: Apple transitions to ARM
    • WWDC Preview: here's the jacket and pins that the Swift Student Challenge winners won
    • WWDC Preview: iOS 14 improvements - can they please fix Siri?
    • Apple vs Hey - Apple kicks Hey app out of the App Store
    • iOS App Store brings in $519 Billion in 2019
    • Apple facing anti-trust investigations in the EU
    • Talking about grilling
    • Twitter starts offering 140 second Voice Tweets
    • Using Facebook to train yourself
    • Facebook lets its users turn off political ads
    • Facebook wants to help 4 million people vote
    • K-Pop stans and Tik Tok teens and grandmas troll Trump's Tulsa rally
    • 71% of Americans refuse to use contact tracing apps
    • iFixit wants to help users fix ventilators; ventilator manufacturer sues
    • FCC approves the first prescription video game for ADHD
    • Oscars delayed until April 2021
    • Disney+ kills their 7 day free trial weeks before Hamilton release
    • Only $75k to get your own Spot robot dog
    • Flash dies completely on December 31st, 2020

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Owen JJ Stone, Georgia Dow, and Andy Ihnatko

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

    Sponsors:


  • Posted on 22 Jun 2020

    download
  • Listen

    TWiT 775: Bacon Buddies

    This Week in Tech (Audio)

    • Zoom bans an American's account at China's request, won't have real end-to-end encryption
    • IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft stop selling face recognition software to the police
    • Clearview and Palantir continue to sell face recognition to the police
    • Apple is the world's first $1.5 trillion company
    • Apple WWDC 2020 coming June 22. Here's what Apple will announce.
    • How quickly will Apple transition Macs to ARM?
    • Refrigerator DRM is catching up with printer DRM
    • ZFS cuts "slave" out of OpenZFS codebase. GitHub ditches "master"
    • Michael Seibel replaces Alexis Ohanian on Reddit board
    • HBO yanks Gone With the Wind, it becomes the #1 show on Apple TV+
    • Four GOP Senators ask FCC to review Section 230
    • PS5 hardware and games announced - disc vs digital
    • Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone
    • itch.io Games for Racial Justice and Equality surpasses it's $5 million goal

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Ant Pruitt, Christina Warren, and Iain Thomson

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

    Sponsors:


  • Posted on 15 Jun 2020

    download
  • Listen

    TWiT 774: The Mafia is Zooming

    This Week in Tech (Audio)

    • Tim Cook and Satya Nadella speaking up on racism - what should Big Tech do?
    • Amazon says they are against racism, but sells racist facial recognition tech to police
    • Can tech improve policing?
    • Social and Organizational barriers to change
    • Should social networks fact-check Trump?
    • James Bennet resigns as Opinion Editor of NYT after letting Tom Cotton post-inflammatory editorial
    • YouTube is a bigger problem than Facebook and Twitter
    • How do we fix Google, Facebook, and Twitter without losing more jobs? Creativity, transparency, and incentives
    • Synthetic biology, synthetic marketplaces, synthetic people
    • Reddit founder quits and asks to be replaced by a black person
    • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell admits they were wrong about Colin Kaepernick's kneeling protest
    • Minneapolis will dismantle their police department
    • Zoom won't encrypt free tier so they can help the cops
    • Russian GRU exploiting Exim Mail Transfer Agent
    • Trump and Biden campaigns being phished by China and Iran
    • Project Gutenberg is now illegal in Italy
    • HBO Max will not apply to AT&T data caps, but you can't play it on Roku or Amazon devices

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Dylan Tweney, Wesley Faulkner, and Amy Webb

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

    Sponsors:


  • Posted on 08 Jun 2020

    download

Follow Playlisto