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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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    MacBreak Weekly 802: The Pepper Grinder Mac

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 128:24

    March Event, AirTag Safety, Apple Music How to clean your $19 Apple cleaning cloth What Apple might announce at a spring event this March Apple launches new 'Personal Safety User Guide' amid AirTag concerns and more iCloud syncing issues are plaguing third-party apps as Apple stays silent Apple's plans for third-party App Store payments are insufficient, Dutch regulator says Ericsson sues Apple in three German courts, the Netherlands, and Brazil over 5G and other patents (in addition to a handful of U.S. cases) Apple's self-driving car project hits another speed bump as engineering manager departs Senate panel approves antitrust bill restricting big tech platforms Epic Games appeals ruling in Apple lawsuit, claims court made errors What happened when an M1 Max MacBook Pro met a $60k camera Apple may use an optical audio transmission from AR/VR headsets to AirPods Apple launches new Shot on iPhone Challenge, this time for iPhone 13 Pro macro images Apple's AirTag uncovers a secret German intelligence agency Apple Music is the world's second most popular music streaming service behind Spotify Apple delays in-app account deletion requirement, extends IAP exception for group services Today is the .day Nvidia is making preparations to give up on Arm acquisition, says report Apple has swapped in a company veteran as its new head of PR Picks of the Week Rene's Picks: The Problem with NFT's & Finding X Alex's Pick: Vivo Tablet Mount Andy's Pick: VizRef for iPad Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: itpro.tv/macbreak promo code MACBREAK30 imperfectfoods.com promo code MACBREAK Melissa.com/twit

    Security Now 855: Inside the NetUSB Hack

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 109:10

    Picture of the Week. Log4J News. Who pays for RansomWare attack recovery? The rising cost of cyber-insurance. Another very dangerous WordPress add-on. And a supply-chain attack on a popular WordPress add-on provider. Does WordPress make sense anymore? The European Union plans to fund some bug bounty programs. The "MoonBounce" EFI Bootkit. Closing the Loop. Inside the NetUSB Hack. We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-855-Notes.pdf Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit 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: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Sponsors: plextrac.com/twit privacy.com/securitynow Melissa.com/twit

    This Week in Tech 859: Damn the Crepe Myrtle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 158:03

    Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal, 5G improvements, Intel's Ohio factory Microsoft set to purchase Activision Blizzard in a $68.7 billion deal. Over 100 Activision Blizzard employees stage walkout, demand CEO step down. Bobby Kotick Reportedly Turned Up Late and Left Early from a Meeting Meant to Reassure Employees. Bobby Kotick interview: Why Activision Blizzard did the deal with Microsoft. The movie segment! Airline CEOs make a U-turn, now say 5G isn't a big problem for altimeters. AT&T, Verizon 5G is about to get much faster in more places - if you have the right phone. AT&T begins a 5G C-band rollout in a limited number of metro areas. Intel Reveals Plans for Massive Factory in Ohio. The Intel Split. Google starts rolling out the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro's delayed December update. IRS Will Require Facial Recognition Scans to Access Your Taxes. Senate committee votes to advance major tech antitrust bill. Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department Seek to Strengthen Enforcement Against Illegal Mergers. MEPs adopt Digital Services Act with significant last-minute changes. Twitter Blue on Twitter: "You asked (a lot), so we made it. Now rolling out in Labs: NFT Profile Pictures on iOS" Joe Rogan Experience Podcast Ensnares Spotify in Covid Misinformation Debate. Bitcoin drops to a six-month low as investors dump speculative assets. Fed releases long-awaited study on a digital dollar but doesn't take a position yet on creating one. Faster cable internet speeds are coming, even if you don't really need them. The World's First Wi-Fi 7 Demo Reached Speeds 2.4 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi 6. Twitter shakes up its security team. TikTok's marketing chief ousted after 'going rogue' with bizarre campaigns. US athletes are told to use burner phones at Beijing Winter Olympics. Netflix Q4 2021: Gains 8.2 Million Subscribers, Stock Down on Forecast. Felony charges are 1st in a fatal crash involving Autopilot. We Met in Virtual Reality' finds love in the metaverse. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Devindra Hardawar and Dwight Silverman Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: expressvpn.com/twit newrelic.com/twit streak.com/twit ZipRecruiter.com/Twit

    The Tech Guy 1862

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 148:51

    The Shine Bathroom Automated Toilet Cleaner, TV defaulting to smart TV functionalities, older phones and 3G functionality disabled at the end of the year, moving the closed captioning around on your TV, Apple ID & iCloud issues, disabling the Windows 11 upgrade popup, replacing an old universal power supply, supporting a content creator, and an iPhone overheating and more issues after replacing the battery. Plus, chatting with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle! EU Digital Services Act passed FCC vs FAA over 5G, C-Band Deployment Shine Bathroom Automated Toilet Cleaner VIZIO TV defaulting to Smart TV functionalities Will my phone actually stop working when 3G is disabled? Unable to get closed caption moved from the middle to the bottom Apple ID & iCloud issues Phishing scams Disabling the Windows 11 upgrade pop-up Replacing an old UPS (universal power supply) after 10+ years Supporting someone who is a "content creator" iPhone issues after overheating and after the battery was replaced Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy/episodes/1862 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/radio-leo

    The Tech Guy 1861

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2022 163:10

    How to log and print an SMS conversation, updating older PCs to Windows 11, correcting the geolocation for an IP address, upgrading to a new Mac Mini, using a YubiKey from Yubico, changing the layout for Outlook, converting images to SVGs, finding a Chromebook that supports USB printing, understanding the difference between different types of audio cables, and finding a better cellular carrier for frequent travel. Plus, conversations with Johnny Jet and Dick Debartolo. Cryptocurrencies tumble, with bitcoin falling 15% and ether down 20% | CNBC El Salvador's plan to create the first Bitcoin-powered nation is tanking the economy—and is a mess by every measure | Fortune Twitter NFT for Twitter Blue | Twitter The IRS will soon make you use facial recognition to access your taxes online | The Verge IRS Will Soon Require Selfies for Online Access | Krebs on Security iMazing EaseUS How to use the PC Health Check app | Microsoft YouTube TV Will Stream 2022 Winter Olympics in 4K | Cord Cutters News Some Roku smart TVs are now showing banner ads over live TV | Ars Technica Correct a GeoIP Location | MaxMind IP Address Location Incorrect | WhatIsMyIP.com American VPN, Alaska VPNs | American VPN Mac Mini 2022 — everything we know so far | Tom's Guide Semiconductor Shortage Forces Canon to Dump Toner Copy Protection Chips | Tom's Hardware Meet the YubiKey | Yubico Advanced Protection Program | Google Warning: Domestic Airfares Will Increase 7% Each Month So Buy Your 2022 Flights Now | Johnny Jet Crystal Cruises temporarily halts sailings due to bankruptcy: What you need to know | USA Today FBI says crooks are using fake QR codes to steal money | CNN Don't assume every COVID-19 test site is legit | FTC Get free at-home COVID-⁠19 tests | USPS Create, change, or customize a view | Microsoft Vector Magic Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End | Atul Gawande Google is shutting down Cloud Print this week | Engadget (2020) Set up your printer | Chromebook Help PodTrak P4 | Zoom BTA-2 Bluetooth Adapter for PodTrak Recorders | Zoom Google Fi Just when I thought there was no coffee maker type left for me to try, I find a new one! | The Giz Wiz Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy/episodes/1861 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/radio-leo

    This Week in Google 647: It's A Disco Floor, For Your Wall

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 150:26

    Microsoft to buy Activision Blizzard for $68b US regulators go after illegal mergers Request for Information on Merger Enforcement Unbelievable video of EU commissioner promoting digital legislation Spotify Pressured by 270 Scientists, Medical Professionals Over Joe Rogan Episode Spotify shuts down its podcast studio DirecTV Finally Dumps OAN, Limiting The Conspiracy And Propaganda Channel's Reach Escape from QAnon: How Jan. 6 changed one person's path Nanoleaf retires original HomeKit Light Panels, takes up to 50% off in commemorative clearance sale How the SOPA Blackout Happened 10yrs ago eyeo wins landmark copyright court decision; protects digital rights and sets an important legal precedent for who 'owns' HTML Crypto.com Suffers Hack For At Least $15M in Ethereum (ETH) Cryptoderps think buying a copy of a Dune version gives them copyright to produce it Cryptoderps follow up German company's use of Google Analytics 'breached GDPR' SearchEngineLand turned off AMP; nothing happened Google kills YouTube Originals Jeff Jarvis Tweets Tesla driver is first to face felony charges in a crash involving autopilot Andre Leon Talley passes Android 12 Update How Campbell Soup Turned New Jersey Into a Tomato-Growing State Canon EOS R5 C - Ant's Pick Follow Ant on Instagram $200k Donatas - Jeff's Pick GE Cafe Smart Oven - Stacey's Pick Cheezam ! By Prevision.IO - Computer Vision with AI for cheese - Leo's Pick Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: itpro.tv/twit promo code TWIT30 nureva.com CDW.com/HPE

    Windows Weekly 760: The Activision Acquisition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 122:12

    Microsoft is acquiring Activision Blizzard, the makers of WoW, CoD, Overwatch, and Candy Crush, among other gaming hits. Microsoft's $68.7 billion acquisition is the biggest in the company's history. Sony shares stumble as the firm cedes $20 billion in value overnight Windows 11 SE devices are rolling out for the education market, starting as cheap as $219. Surface Laptop SE is now available for schools to purchase. PC sales, in a third consecutive year of growth, increased 16% in 2021. Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22538 announced and released to the Dev channel. New updates roll out for Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones. Game Pass titles for January include Death's Door and Nobody Saves the World Tips & Picks: Tip of the week: Programming Windows articles and projects App pick of the week: .NETpad Enterprise pick of the week: Microsoft fixes yet another botched Patch Tuesday update Codename pick of the week: Nickel Beer pick of the week: Shacksbury The Vermonter Cider Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: hackerrank.com/WW CDW.com/IntelClient

    Security Now 854: Anatomy of a Log4j Exploit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 118:22

    Picture of the Week "Hack the Pentagon" with Log4j Open Source Software Security Summit Microsoft's January Patch Tuesday Review: The GOOD News Microsoft's January Patch Tuesday Review: The Not So Good News Check Your Router Firmware Updates Chrome to Implement PNA Three High Severity Flaws in WordPress Add-ons Closing the Loop: Listener feedback SpinRite Anatomy of a Log4j Exploit We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-854-Notes.pdf Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit 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: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Sponsors: newrelic.com/securitynow canary.tools/twit - use code: TWIT kolide.com/twit

    MacBreak Weekly 801: Machine Gun Clippy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 119:22

    Safari bug, Netherlands App Store ruling, Apple Watch ads Microsoft will buy Activision Blizzard, a bet on games being central to the internet's future. Safari bug can leak some of your Google account info and recent browsing history Netherlands App Store ruling: Apple will allow alternative payment methods, but developers must maintain a separate app binary Possibility of huge changes to App Store as US antitrust bill proceeds to committee Senate Judiciary Committee will consider The American Innovation and Choice Online Act this week; Tim Cook personally lobbying Senate Judiciary Committee against it Apple Watch Series 7 | 911 | Apple Apple Watch "911: Bob" Detectives | Cinematic mode | iPhone 13 Pro | Apple iPhone 14 Pro now rumored to feature 'hole + pill design' instead of notch Likely new iPhone SE and iPad Air models appear in Eurasian database Report: iPad Air 5 with 5G, Center Stage camera, and more coming this spring Report: 'iPhone SE+ 5G' coming this year followed by the larger model in 2023 Locket, an app for sharing photos to friends' home screens, hits the top of the App Store Microsoft Releases Office for Mac Update With Full Apple Silicon Support in Excel Tesla refuses to adopt CarPlay, but this developer has a workaround Aerial app for Mac updated with tvOS 15 screensavers and new features Picks of the Week Rene's Pick: Above Avalon Andy's Pick: Multiselect for YouTube, U.S. free COVID tests Alex's Pick: Live Video in Keynote Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: expressvpn.com/macbreak zocdoc.com/macbreak hover.com/twit

    This Week in Tech 858: The Meat CEO

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 142:49

    E3 goes virtual, microdosing in the metaverse. CES through the years. Oversized future USPS delivery truck on display at CES in Las Vegas. BMW debuts its new color-changing paint technology at CES: E Ink. Massage Robot at CES 2022. This super realistic "humanoid robot" stole the show at CES 2022. Using Elon Musk's Boring Tunnel at CES 2022: Hardly groundbreaking. Elon Musk says Spacex will catch Starship booster with giant "robot chopsticks" Halo.car @richontech: No joke. This SUV is being driven remotely from this gaming-style rig, complete with a steering wheel, pedals and a giant monitor with live camera feeds from the vehicle. E3 shifts to online-only event because of Omicron concerns. Why Apple's iMessage Is Winning: Teens Dread the Green Text Bubble. After ruining Android messaging, Google says iMessage is too powerful. The long-awaited January update for Google's Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro is now live. @stroughtonsmith: Apple really needs to throw out its crowdsourced machine-learned autocorrect system entirely. Second Life Founder Returns to Take On the Metaverse. Meta's Oculus was the US's most-downloaded app on Christmas. Is microdosing legal? Canalys: Worldwide PC shipments soared in 2021 to 341 million units. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Christina Warren, Ashley Esqueda, and Rich DeMuro Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: itpro.tv/twit promo code TWIT30 banknovo.com/twit mintmobile.com/twit wwt.com/twit

    The Tech Guy 1860

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2022 147:20

    Getting good video quality from a Blu-ray player with a Plasma TV, Adobe Lightroom & importing incorrect metadata, computer connection issues through captive portals, Bluetooth connection issues with an iPhone 13 & carplay, what happens when 3G is retired on older phones, how to properly set up your new iPhone, is now a good time to get a new MacBook, plus conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle! Determining french cheeses from pictures with AI PC sales up during 2021 TL;DR act introduced in Congress Possible to get good video from a Blu-ray player with a plasma TV? Adobe Lightroom importing photos with wrong metadata A laptop is having problems connecting online through captive portals New TV's remote control not working properly Unable to pair iPhone 13 to 2014 Lexus via Bluetooth What will happen when 3G is retired on older phones? Checking the strength of your cell signal on (most) phones Proper way to set up a new iPhone Now's the time to get a new MacBook? When to replace an old phone DSL Extreme Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy/episodes/1860 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/radio-leo Sponsor: twit.cachefly.com

    The Tech Guy 1859

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2022 134:43

    Recovering a Hacked Instagram Account, Removing PUAs, Buying a New Mac Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo For full show notes on this episode, visit https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy/episodes/1859

    This Week in Google 646: The Opposite of Long Covid

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 160:48

    Taco Bell launches Taco Lover's Pass subscription nationwide with 30 days of tacos for $10. You can safely ignore Web3 by Mike Elgan. Web .0000012 by Jeff Jarvis. My first impressions of web3 by Moxie Marlinspike. Signal: New year, new CEO. Casey Newton: How Signal is playing with fire w/untraceable financial transactions. 'Second time lucky?' FTC's case against Facebook can move forward, federal judge rules. After ruining Android messaging, Google says iMessage is too powerful. Why Apple's iMessage Is Winning: Teens Dread the Green Text Bubble. Samsung no-showed on its major Exynos 2200 launch and won't say why. Samsung Electronics to Unveil Exynos 2200 AP on Launch Day of Galaxy 22. Cat on a hot satellite dish: Elon Musk's Starlink antenna hits surprise problem. Why is Zynga worth a whopping $12.7 billion? (Hint: It's not FarmVille). 500M Avira Antivirus Users Introduced to Cryptomining. Wordle - A daily word game. Google loses Sonos patent case, starts stripping functionality from speakers. An open letter to YouTube's CEO from the world's fact-checkers. Worst of CES: Right-to-repair name and shames terrible tech. Third-Party Software for Teslas Can Be Hacked, German Teen Says. E3 shifts to online-only event because of Omicron concerns. About 70 S.Korean attendees of U.S. tech show test positive for COVID-19. US man claims his penis has shrunk due to rare Covid side effect. When Axel Webber Was Rejected from Juilliard, TikTok Stepped In. Marques Brownlee: My Pixel 6 Pro has slowly gotten so buggy since launch in October that I can no longer recommend it at $900. Google rolling out Android 12L Beta 2 for Pixel phones. Google details changes to Speaker Group controls & device setup following Sonos ruling. Pixel Launcher 'At a Glance' widget gains doorbell camera previews, more. Now you can learn what's new in each Google Play system update for Android. Google launches Ripple, an open standard that could bring tiny radars to Ford cars and more. The Associated Press is starting its own NFT marketplace for photojournalism. The Athletic: Good for the Times, a potential disaster for local news. "Aw, screw it": LAPD cops hunted Pokémon instead of responding to robbery. We're Giving Wyze Person Detection to All Users at Whatever Price You Want. Picks: Mike - Chatterbox is the only smart speaker that meets EDUCATIONAL and PRIVACY standards Jeff - Most populous time zone Leo - Morgan Stanely out with quite the note on the idea of the mobile metaverse Ant - A great time on Behind the Shot TV with Steve Brazill and Don Komarechka Ant - #hardhead Modeled for Me and Jefferson Graham at Balmy Alley Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt Guest: Mike Elgan Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: streak.com/twig newrelic.com/twig Codecademy.com promo code TWIG

    Windows Weekly 759: Local Hooch

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 104:22

    Windows 11, Microsoft HoloLens, Microsoft 365 Microsoft Issues First Windows 11 Build of the New Year Microsoft Issues New Windows 11 Build to the Dev Channel Stardock Releases Start11 v1.1 Tip: Get the New Windows 11 Media Player Now AR/VR/XR Microsoft Hit by Defections as Tech Giants Battle for Talent to Build the Metaverse - WSJ Meta Platforms Halts VR and AR Operating System Project — The Information Magic Leap Targets Medical Customers for Its Augmented Reality Headset - Bloomberg CES 2022: Microsoft, Qualcomm to collaborate on custom augmented-reality chips Microsoft 365 Microsoft is rolling out the ability to chat across personal and business Teams accounts Microsoft adds more Teams, Viva features for frontline workers Microsoft Surface Surface Pro 8 with LTE is now available to order from the Microsoft Store | Windows Central Xbox Report: Microsoft Has Sold 12 Million Xbox Series X|S Consoles Sony to Continue PS4 Production Through 2022 Tips and Picks Tip of the week: How to use the Quick Access menu App pick of the week: Firefox 96 Codename pick of the week: Gibraltar Cocktail pick of the week: Blue Bomber Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: newrelic.com/windows Melissa.com/twit

    Security Now 853: URL Parsing Vulnerabilities

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 109:55

    Picture of the Week. The US CISA Log4J status update. The H2 Database Console vulnerability. The Federal Trade Commission gets into the act! Chrome fixed 37 known problems last week. The Privacy-first Brave browser. WordPress 5.8.3 security update. What, exactly, is a "Pluton"? The first of Dennis Taylor's three Bobiverse novels. SpinRite. URL Parsing Vulnerabilities. We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-853-Notes.pdf Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit 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: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Sponsors: go.acronis.com/twit-1 barracuda.com/securitynow expressvpn.com/securitynow

    MacBreak Weekly 800: Medically Contraindicated

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 172:10

    iMessages, T-Mobile & iCloud, Apple Watch Apps iMessage is winning: teens dread the green text bubble After ruining Android messaging, Google says iMessage is too powerful Google exec says Apple is 'holding back' customers who text Apple to allow alternative payment system for 1st time in South Korea Developer exposes another multimillion-dollar scam app on the App Store T-Mobile says iOS 15.2 bug turning off iCloud private relay for some users Intel poaches Apple engineer responsible for arm transition and M1 chips Uber parks its Apple Watch app in the ever-growing junkyard Netflix cameras & image capture Spotify HiFi delayed indefinitely as the company says it has no 'timing details to share' LAPD cops hunted Pokémon instead of responding to a robbery Picks of the Week Rene's Pick: Cleo Abram Goes Indie Andy's Pick: Multiclock Screensaver Alex's Picks: Mixbus VBM Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: newrelic.com/macbreak betterhelp.com/macbreak ourcrowd.com/mbw

    This Week in Tech 857: New World Disorder

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 139:43

    The future of finance, Web3, NASA Webb Telescope, synthetic biology, CES 2022 Amy introduces the Futurist episode. The Future Today Institute's 14th Annual Tech Trends Report. Moxie Marlinspike - My first impressions of web3. Jack Dorsey says VCs really own Web3 (and Web3 boosters are pretty mad about it). Chris Dixon and Naval Ravikant — The Wonders of Web3, How to Pick the Right Hill to - Climb, Finding the Right Amount of Crypto Regulation, Friends with Benefits, and the Untapped Potential of NFTs. The rise of the alt-coins. Oh look, it's a Tesla traffic jam in Las Vegas' Boring Company tunnel. NASA's Webb Telescope Reaches Major Milestone as Mirror Unfolds. CES attendance down more than 75%, organizers say. LG Display brought a reclining curved OLED throne to CES this year. Change your car's colour with an app: BMW unveils color-changing car. CES 2022: The humanoid robot, Ameca, revealed at CES show. Abbott tells CES it's getting into consumer biowearables. The Genesis Machine: Our Quest to Rewrite Life in the Age of Synthetic Biology by Amy Webb. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Amy Webb and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: ourcrowd.com/twit linode.com/twit wealthfront.com/twit betterhelp.com/twit

    The Tech Guy 1858

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 146:24

    How you can prevent hackers from gaining access to your devices in your home, why your cellular signal may be weak indoors, rearview mirror screens, LTE, 5G, and low-band vs high-band, looking ahead to WiFi 6E enabled mesh routers, localization issues with a Samsung S21, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle, and more of your calls! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy/episodes/1858 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/radio-leo Sponsor: Ziprecruiter.com/techguy

    The Tech Guy 1857

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2022 154:58

    @NASA - Twitter One Of The Creators Of Google Glass Is Experimenting With A Smart Retainer For Texting With Your Tongue - BuzzFeed News Worst in Show Awards, CES 2022 - Repair.org 5 ways to stop spam texts from reaching your smartphone - Business Insider Sony announces the world's first QD-OLED 4K TV, coming later this year - The Verge SMS Spam Filter SpamHound - SpamHound RoboKiller SMS & Call Spam Filter - RoboKiller Spectrum Home Internet - FCC Affordable Connectivity Program - Spectrum T-Mobile Home Internet - T-Mobile Affordable Connectivity Program - FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit - FCC For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) - FIRST Hawaiian Airlines $500 eGift Card, delivered via email - Costco It's Time to Stop Paying for a VPN - New York Times Day One Journaling App - Day One Calibre E-Book Management - Calibre Clementine Music Player - Clementine Player Vox Music Player - Vox Music Player Elmedia Player - SetApp IINA Media Player - IINA VLC Media Player - VLC Plex Media Player - Plex Bookcamp Audiobook Streaming - Bookcamp Telelift - Spooky Action Robotics NylonMed V2 - Y-Brush Plus, conversations with Johnny Jet and Dick Debartolo. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy/episodes/1857 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/radio-leo Sponsor: itpro.tv/twit promo code TWIT30

    This Week in Google 645: I Will Retaliate At A Later Date

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 160:36

    CES 2022, Ancillary Copyright, Elizabeth Holmes, Huey Lewis Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt Guest: Cathy Gellis For full show notes on this episode, visit https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google/episodes/645 Sponsors: ourcrowd.com/twig twit.cachefly.com

    Windows Weekly 758: An Encyclopedia of Chipsets

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 146:28

    Azure vs. AWS, Ryzen 6000, Android on Windows CES 2022: Better together with Android and beyond AMD Unveils Its Ryzen 6000 Series Mobile Processors 12th-Generation Intel Core Chipsets Come to Mobile PCs CES 2022: Microsoft, Qualcomm to collaborate on custom augmented-reality chips Intel says foldable screen laptop PCs are coming to market in 2022 | Windows Central Acer Announces the Aspire Vero National Geographic Edition CES 2022: ASUS refreshes its gaming lineup and introduces new form factors, CPUs and GPUs | Windows Experience Blog Dell Announces XPS 13 Plus HP Announces New Dragonfly, Many More Portable and Desktop PCs CES 2022: Lenovo ushers in new looks and approaches for hybrid work, gaming and everything else | Windows Experience Blog First Microsoft Pluton-powered Windows 11 PCs to start rolling out this year Samsung Launches the Galaxy S21 FE at $699 OnePlus Previews the OnePlus 10 Pro Where is the December Update for the Pixel 6 Series? Google Finally Addresses the December 2021 Update for Pixel 6/6 Pro Google Delivers January Update for Pixel, But Not for Pixel 6 Series I'm Switching to the iPhone More Microsoft Report: Microsoft Cloud Still Half the Size of AWS Microsoft issues emergency fix for Exchange Server date-check bug Windows Developer Team Tweets a Programming Mistake Apple is First Company to Hit $3 Trillion Valuation Xbox Microsoft Reveals Games with Gold for January Microsoft Announces First Xbox Game Pass Titles for January Rainbow Six Extraction Coming to Xbox Game Pass on Day One Sony Announces VR2 and VR2 Sense Controller for PlayStation 5 Samsung Gaming Hub to Bring Stadia, More to Samsung TVs Tips and Picks Tip of the week: Understand the history of Windows via software development App and Codename pick of the week: Project Monarch (One Outlook) Enterprise pick of the week: Out of band Win Server and Win 10 Enterprise updates Beer pick of the week: Salted Caramel Barrel Aged Framinghammer Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin.

    Security Now 852: December 33rd

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 109:05

    Picture of the Week. Log4j's 5th update. Microsoft's Log4j scanner triggers false positives. Chinese government is annoyed with Alibaba. "Hack the DHS" Bug Bounty Expanded. COVID postpones the RSA Conference. DuckDuckGo continues to grow. The cost of cyber insurance will likely be rising or perhaps terminated. "The Matrix Resurrections" what a disappointment! SpinRite. December 33rd. We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-852-Notes.pdf Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit 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: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Sponsors: progress.com/security-now bitwarden.com/twit itpro.tv/securitynow promo code SN30

    MacBreak Weekly 799: Rubber Suits With Ping Pong Balls

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 123:46

    Apple $3T Market Cap, AirPods Pro 2 Apple first U.S company to reach $3 trillion market cap iPhone 13 sales strong during the holiday season: Apple's services business worth $1.5 trillion Mark Gurman: Apple 2022 preview Apple's upcoming AR/VR headset to feature three displays AirPods Pro 2 to feature lossless support and sound-emitting charging case Is Bluetooth holding back Apple's AirPods? The end of the line is finally coming for BlackBerry Devices Apple to launch an audiobooks service later this year? As Omicron spreads across American, much of the country still isn't using exposure notification apps Apple in exclusive negotiations for Brad Pitt Formula One racing movie Picks of the Week: Andy's Pick: The Writing of the Gods: The Race to Decode the Rosetta Stone Alex's Picks: Linsoul KZ ZS10 Pro & Liminal Acquisition Rene's Pick: Return YouTube Dislikes Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: wealthfront.com/macbreak ZipRecruiter.com/macbreak imperfectfoods.com promo code MACBREAK

    The Tech Guy 1856

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2022 138:07

    Recommendations of video editing software for novices, how to route your smart tv through your speakers, a question about MPG and hybrid models, using an Orbi system for long-distance WiFI, ways to protect yourself from malicious links and spam, laser printers recommendations, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle, and more of your calls! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, 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 Sam AbuelsamidSam loves cars, and as a senior analyst at Navigant Research, he focuses on automated driving, mobility services, telematics, connectivity, cybersecurity, and advanced propulsion. Sam is also a senior automotive contributor at Forbes, columnist for Automotive Engineering magazine and co-hosts the "Wheel Bearings" podcast.https://wheelbearings.media/ Chris MarquardtChris Marquardt is a photographer and host of Tips from the Top Floor, the world's longest-running photography show. He loves to explain how photography works and help people to make better pictures and videos.https://chrismarquardt.com/ Rod PyleRod Pyle is a space historian and author who has worked with NASA at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Johnson Space Center. He's the Editor-in-Chief of Ad Astra Magazine and the author of "First on The Moon."https://www.pylebooks.com/

    This Week in Tech 856: Best of 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2022 130:24

    Leo Laporte takes us through the past year in tech. 2021 highlights include: Comparisons between the roaring '20s and the NEW roaring '20s GameStop, meme stocks, and the revenge of the retail trader CryptoPunks, NFTs, and the Blockchain. Nicholas almost unboxes his NBA NFT Facebook Is Building An Instagram For Kids Under The Age Of 13. Jeff Bezos' Legacy as CEO of Amazon How Amy Webb Beat Her Insomnia Rick Roll gets 1 billion views IBM PC Turns 40 Years Old "New Data Says More Communities Built Their Own Broadband Because of COVID. U.S. Broadband Wireless Speeds Climb to Pathetic 14th Place Globally. " China's central bank says all cryptocurrency-related activities are illegal, vows harsh crackdown. iPod is 20 years old Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: podium.com/twit nureva.com Blueland.com/TWIT imperfectfoods.com promo code TWIT

    The Tech Guy 1855

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2022 69:40

    Nathan calls in to ask Leo if he should switch to Linux. A caller asks for help digitizing their VHS tapes. Google Photos changes its free plan; a caller asks for an alternative. A blind listener calls in to discuss what would be required to become a HAM radio operator. Roger is approaching 70 years old and is about to buy his first computer — he asks which he should get. A perplexing puzzle: A listener's phone suddenly reboots every time they go to the grocery store. Richard calls in to recount the time an Apple Watch saved his life. The Tech Guy helps a listener set up his projector ... the listener wants to project onto the side of his unknowing neighbor's house. A beekeeper calls in to ask for advice on streaming a beekeeping demonstration. Micah from Maine asks Leo if he should pay for email service instead of using a free provider. A caller asks for help cleaning up his laptop ... the laptop keyboard is covered and coated in granulated sugar. Host: Leo Laporte 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 Johnny JetJohnny Jet Is a travel expert and shares his tricks, tips, and advice on how to save money and get great deals.https://johnnyjet.com Dick DeBartoloDick DeBartolo is MAD's Maddest Writer and The Giz Wiz. In addition, Dick appears on ABC's "World News Now". At MAD Magazine he holds the writer's record, having something published in every issue for the past 40+ years.http://gizwiz.biz/ Scott WilkinsonScott Wilkinson, is an expert when it comes to audio-visual systems and emerging trends. He is a contributor to TechHive.com and interviews the leaders and pioneers behind today's home-theater technology.https://www.techhive.com/author/Scott-Wilkinson/ Sam AbuelsamidSam loves cars, and as a senior analyst at Navigant Research, he focuses on automated driving, mobility services, telematics, connectivity, cybersecurity, and advanced propulsion. Sam is also a senior automotive contributor at Forbes, columnist for Automotive Engineering magazine and co-hosts the "Wheel Bearings" podcast.https://wheelbearings.media/ Rod PyleRod Pyle is a space historian and author who has worked with NASA at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Johnson Space Center. He's the Editor-in-Chief of Ad Astra Magazine and the author of "First on The Moon."https://www.pylebooks.com/ Chris MarquardtChris Marquardt is a photographer and host of Tips from the Top Floor, the world's longest-running photography show. He loves to explain how photography works and help people to make better pictures and videos.https://chrismarquardt.com/

    This Week in Google 644: The Year's Best

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 132:10

    Leo Laporte takes us through some of the best moments from the past year. 2021 highlights include: Sea-shanty TikTok! Bernie Mitten Memes! Trey Ratcliff Talks About NFTs Is Linux REALLY Better? How To Create For TikTok Sabrina VHS Results in Felony Nobody Seems to Like FLoC Beethoven and Content ID on YouTube Map of the Internet Can Disinformation Be Stopped? Is Sundar Pichai An Effective Leader? Leo's Sudoku Recommendations Sweet Dreams, TWiG Catching Up With Craig Newmark TikTok's 'Grace Kelly' Acappella Challenge Billie Eilish... On Your Echo Studio? Craig Newmark barbershop quartet! Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: imperfectfoods.com promo code TWIG wealthfront.com/twig

    Windows Weekly 757: Windows Weekly's Best of 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 96:23

    A brief life for Windows 10X, Microsoft's Pinterest flirtations, Mary Jo Foley tries some ice cream, and Microsoft's 2021 Surface event. After some rumors and leaks, Paul Thurrott and Mary Jo Foley explain how Windows 10X fits in the Windows lineup. Microsoft reportedly sets its sights on Pinterest — the Windows Weekly panel explains why. A fake Microsoft code name couldn't trick Mary Jo Foley. Mary Jo Foley and Paul Thurrott explain what happened to Windows 10X ... despite Microsoft's best efforts to hide the news of its demise. Paul Thurrott installs a leaked version of Windows 11 and promptly uses the Windows 11 machine to join the show. Microsoft announces Windows 365, its Windows-in-the-cloud service. Microsoft hosts its 2021 Surface Event, announcing several new Surface PCs. The Windows Weekly panel shares their disappointment over Microsoft's Ocean Plastic Mouse. Mary Jo Foley reviews some Windows 11 themed ice cream. Mary Jo Foley goes hands-on with the Surface Duo 2. The Windows Weekly panel explains Mesh for Microsoft Teams and the company's plans for the enterprise side of the Metaverse. Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsor: canary.tools/twit - use code: TWIT

    Security Now 851: Best of 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 94:15

    Leo Laporte walks through some of the highlights of the show and most impactful stories of 2021. Stories include: SolarWinds Hack Detailed By Microsoft Crispy Subtitles from Lay's Remembering Dan Kaminsky REvil Hacks Apple Supplier Quanta Computer The "Doom" CAPTCHA How Colonial Pipeline Was Breached When John McAfee Called Steve Gibson T-Mobile Subscribers: Do This Now Internet Anonymity" is an Oxymoron Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit 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: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

    MacBreak Weekly 798: MacBreak Weekly's Best of 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 106:15

    Losing the first iPhone in a taxi, swallowing AirPods while asleep, finding and detailing scam apps in the App Store, and more. David Pogue shares a never-before-told tale of losing the first iPhone in an Italian taxi. A Worcester man accidentally swallows one of his AirPods while sleeping with them in his ears. Leo Laporte, Rene Ritchie, Heather Kelly, and Andy Ihnatko briefly chat about the mishap on MacBreak Weekly. The MacBreak Weekly panel discusses developer Kosta Eleftheriou's Twitter thread regarding scam apps on Apple's App Store. After Apple's April event, the MacBreak Weekly panel details Apple's iPad Pro with Thunderbolt and an XDR display. Using an Easter Egg at the end of an Apple event, one developer successfully discovers Ted Lasso's shortbread recipe. Alex Lindsay talks about the time he was asked to play an extra in a Star Wars film; turns out he was bounty hunter Rum Sleg. Rene Ritchie reviews Apple's colorful new iMac. After WWDC, Leo shares his thoughts on Universal Control in iPadOS and macOS. The MacBreak Weekly panel recounts how they experienced Apple's first iPhone launch. After its launch, the MacBreak Weekly panel reviews Apple Music's Spatial Audio feature. The MacBreak Weekly panel review Apple's new iPhone 13, with a particular focus on the camera's Cinematic Mode. Leo wants to use his iPad mini as a phone so he asks the panel for advice. Rene Ritchie reviews Apple's new M1 Max MacBook Pro. Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsor: twit.cachefly.com

    This Week in Tech 855: Smitten by 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2021 144:48

    Biggest stories of the year including Meta, mRNA, Log4j, NFTs, Ransomware COVID-19's impact on tech. Elon Musk in 2021. The World Is Still Short of Everything. Get Used to It. GM's heated seats and steering wheels are the latest casualties of the chip shortage. Baby Driver: Philadelphia woman gives birth in the front seat of Tesla on autopilot. The tangled history of mRNA vaccines. Ransomware Jerks Helped Cause the Cream Cheese Shortage. The Harvard Job Offer No One at Harvard Ever Heard Of. Microsoft's very bad year for security: A timeline. Log4j: The 'most serious' security breach ever is unfolding right now. REvil Ransom Arrest, $6M Seizure, and $10M Reward. Billionaires in space. FAA: No more commercial astronaut wings, too many launching. Fact check: Jeff Bezos' New Shepard rocket launch didn't emit carbon. Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon's C.E.O., handing the reins to Andy Jassy. In a surprise tweet, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said he's stepping down. Square is changing its name to Block. The Metaverse Is Mark Zuckerberg's Escape Hatch. A Global Tipping Point for Reining In Tech Has Arrived. Lina Khan's Battle to Rein in Big Tech. Top trend of 2021: The Metaverse. 2021 ends with a question: Are NFTs here to stay? Android 12: Everything you need to know about Google's new big update to the popular OS! Colonial Pipeline: How a major oil pipeline got held for ransom. Sinclair Confirms Ransomware Attack That Disrupted TV Stations. A comprehensive breakdown of the Epic v. Apple Ruling. Tardigrade is first multicellular organism to be quantum entangled. Ever Given container ship leaves Suez Canal 106 days after getting stuck. VW rebrand turns out to be April Fool's joke. Olympics Broadcaster Announces His Computer Password on Live TV. Don't be fooled — Amazon's Astro isn't a home robot, it's a camera on wheels. I swallowed one of my AirPods. Woman swallows AirPods accidentally; claims device recorded audio from her stomach. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Ant Pruitt, Mikah Sargent, and Jason Howell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: Blueland.com/TWIT noom.com/twit UserWay.org/twit

    This Week in Google 643: The Verdant Lady

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 139:27

    Amazon, Meta Scrap CES Plans in Las Vegas After Covid Surge. Jack Dorsey caused an uproar with a bizarre Web3 Twitter rant. 'Bitcoin will replace the US dollar', says former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Reddit Announces Confidential Submission of Draft Registration Statement Related to Proposed Public Offering. Americans widely distrust Facebook, TikTok and Instagram with their data, poll finds. Everything Google killed in 2021. Google says Chrome OS users are 'engaging' with Android apps 50% more YoY. Nearly 1,000 App Publishers Earned $1 Million for the First Time in 2021. In 2021, the Internet went for TikTok, space and beyond. Where is the December Update for the Pixel 6 Series? Amazon Cloud Unit Draws Antitrust Scrutiny From Khan's FTC. Long but eventful drive to the hospital. TikTok Is Getting Into the Restaurant Business. TCL resumes selling its Google TVs after rolling out software fixes. Verizon and Google Cloud to collaborate to deliver 5G mobile edge computing. Chrome 100 could break some websites next year, but Google is working on solutions. Melania Trump emerges to launch new NFT platform meant to 'inspire' — and earn cash. Adidas reveals new NFT project with Bored Ape Yacht Club. NFT of world's first text sells at auction. 'Severe weather alerts' appear to be disabled for the Pixel Launcher 'At a Glance' widget. Google is turning off the controls for OnHub routers at the end of 2022. Google Voice lets you create custom rules for incoming calls. Google finally stops selling the Home Mini after four years. Picks: Stacey - The Elevated Craft® Hybrid Cocktail Shaker. Jeff - Public Domain Day 2022. Stacey - The Big Book of Espionage. Jeff - Internet Hall of Fame inductees. Leo - I blew $720 on 100 notebooks from Alibaba and started a Paper Website business. Bunny the talking dog learns to count. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: imperfectfoods.com promo code TWIG UserWay.org/twit att.com/activearmor

    Windows Weekly 756: The Amish Comic

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 126:30

    Revisiting Microsoft's 2021 and looking to the future. With the rollout of 21H2, Microsoft moves Windows 10 to annual updates Microsoft officially acknowledges Windows 10X isn't happening Microsoft brings Windows to the cloud with Windows 365 and Cloud PC Microsoft to make hybrid meetings work better with new Teams features coming later this year Microsoft talks with Discord end with no buy for now: Report What's Likely for Microsoft in 2022? Microsoft to extend its 'enterprise metaverse' strategy with Mesh for Teams How Microsoft is looking to MetaOS to make Microsoft 365 a 'whole life' experience What's next for the Microsoft Cloud Microsoft redesigns Notepad for Windows 11 Microsoft introduces Windows 11 SE, new $250 Surface Laptop SE for the education market Does Windows on Arm have a future? Microsoft to increase Microsoft 365, Office 365 commercial prices in March 2022 Microsoft to replace its many mail variants with 'One Outlook' News From the Past Week Bingo Was Almost Cortana's Name-O Google Touts Android App Usage on Chrome OS Microsoft to buy Xandr ad marketplace from AT&T Tips and Picks Tip of the week: Check out this incredible documentary about the history of Xbox App pick of the week: Firewatch Enterprise pick of the week: Azure Space adds more partners, functionality Codename pick of the week: Florence Beer pick of the week: Brasserie d'Achouffe N'ice Chouffe Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: UserWay.org/twit att.com/activearmor

    Security Now 850: It's a Log4j Christmas

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 122:14

    Picture of the Week. Google's 16th exploited Chrome 0-day of the year. Firefox refuses to do Microsoft.com! Firefox disabled Microsoft's Cloud Clipboard. Weaknesses in all cellular networks since 2G. Cross Wi-Fi / Bluetooth leakage. "The Matrix Resurrections" aka "The Matrix 4". SpinRite. It's a Log4j Christmas. We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-850-Notes.pdf Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit 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: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Sponsors: andela.com/for-companies stripe.com UserWay.org/twit

    MacBreak Weekly 797: A Plastic Festoon

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 127:33

    Pegasus, CSAM Detection, App Store Devs $1M Spyware firm NSO mulls shutdown of Pegasus & sale of company New data shows how many app store devs earned $1m for the first time in 2021 Apple scrubs controversial CSAM detection feature from a webpage but says plans haven't changed Apple sues Ericsson over "strong-arm" 5G patent demands Apple builds new team in Southern California to bring more wireless chips in-house iPhone 13 Pro beaten out by Pixel 5a in MKBHD's annual blind camera test Pixelmator Photo is now available on iPhone Rumor: Apple will launch a new external display for Macs LG adds new pro monitors as lower-cost Pro Display XDR competitors iPhone 14 to feature 48MP camera, iPhone 15 will get 'periscope' lens TSA to begin rolling out support for Apple Wallet IDs in February 2022 Brazilian actor buys Apple Watch Series 6 online, receives a stone instead Picks of the Week Alex's Pick: Santa Kringl Andy's Picks: HiFiMan Sundara headphones & iFi hipDAC2 Rene's Pick: #TeamSeas - Final Stretch! Leo's Pick: Swift Playgrounds 4 Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: Coinbase.com/MACBREAK UserWay.org/twit twit.cachefly.com

    The Tech Guy 1854

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 145:52

    Julian calls in chatting about accessibility and how iOS15 further helps with accessibility. Sam Abuelsamid joins the show to talk about the new Hyundai Ionic 5 EV. Art updates his iPhone to iOS 15.2, but all of his passwords are missing from his password vault AllPassPro. Brian is calling in asking about what kind of laptop he should get for his daughter? Rex calls in, asking about a Chromebook-app alternative to Microsoft Outlook. Leo and Chris Marquardt chat about taking photos during the holidays. Louis listens to play-by-play sports from a local radio station and wants to see about pairing it to his TV while watching the same game on it. James calls in asking about what is a QR code and how it works? Jay has an unlocked Samsung S21 and is looking to change providers. Will his phone still get updates if he changes providers? Rod Pyle is here to talk about his appearance on William Shatner's show, William Shatner's Unexplained, and about Elon Musk being named Time's Man of the Year for 2021. William has been having issues with his cell reception recently and is wondering what could be causing that problem? Tom wants to know how to transfer music to an MP3 player? Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, 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 Sponsors: betterhelp.com/techguy UserWay.org/twit

    This Week in Tech 854: Filters Not Included

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 164:38

    Log4j vulnerability, YouTube and Disney make up, Tardigrades, Anti-5G necklace Hackers start pushing malware in worldwide Log4Shell attacks. The Next Wave of Log4J Attacks Will Be Brutal. The Numbers Behind Log4j Vulnerability CVE-2021-44228. YouTube TV Reaches Deal To Bring Back Disney-Owned Channels Including ESPN, Disney Channel, & ABC. Oh Doctah's thoughts on the Great Resignation. Reddit Announces Confidential Submission of Draft Registration Statement Related to Proposed Public Offering. BuzzFeed Suffers Wave of SPAC Investor Withdrawals Before Going Public. Elon Musk: Person of the Year 2021. EV tax credits: Manchin a no on Build Back Better bill, putting $12,500 incentive in doubt. Record-Breaking Eight Mobile Games Surpass $1 Billion in Global Player Spending During 2021. Apple releases Swift Playgrounds 4 with support for app development on iPad. Toyota Made Its Key Fob Remote Start Into a Subscription Service. Dog helps his human move tires and figures out how to carry four tires in one bite. TikTok says it's removing 'alarmist warnings' about school violence. I'm getting this PAGASA message on my AOD and lockscreen. Meta says nearly 50,000 journalists and activists were targeted by sophisticated spying operations on Facebook and Instagram. Melania Trump emerges to launch new NFT platform meant to 'inspire' — and earn cash. RadioShack Announces Ambitious New Cryptocurrency Exchange: RadioShack Defi. Homeland Security launches 'Hack DHS' bug bounty program. Biden will sign an executive order to move government services online. Anti-5G necklaces found to be radioactive. Tardigrade is first multicellular organism to be quantum entangled. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Owen JJ Stone, Jeff Jarvis, and Tim Stevens Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: www.stamps.com - promo code: TWIT UserWay.org/twit noom.com/twit mintmobile.com/twit

    The Tech Guy 1853

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2021 143:45

    What happens to two-factor authentication when you change sim cards in a phone? What are the best movies to watch on a 4K TV? Will Apple fix my iPhone if it has a stripped screw? Should I upgrade to a 4K TV? What is a good backup alternative to Carbonite? Will I get better accessibility features if I upgrade my old iPhone 6S? Why is my live video stream quality so bad? Plus conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet and Dick DeBartolo! 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 Sponsors: att.com/activearmor betterhelp.com/techguy UserWay.org/twit

    This Week in Google 642: A Clattering of Smart Phones

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 136:50

    Hackers Backed by China Seen Exploiting Security Flaw in Internet Software. US wins appeal over extradition of WikiLeaks founder. Elon Musk: Person of the Year 2021. Elon Musk named Financial Times 'person of the year' . Ant Pruitt named TWiT of the Year. Monkey NFT Typo Causes Seller To Lose Out On $297,000. Pixel Launcher, 'At a Glance' unintentionally sends out Philippines storm warning globally. How a bug in Android and Microsoft Teams could have caused this user's 911 call to fail. Apple Removes All References to Controversial CSAM Scanning Feature From Its Child Safety Webpage. Better CEO 'Taking Time Off Effective Immediately'. MGM Resorts Job Seekers Can Try Out Roles in VR Before Starting. Google is threatening to fire unvaccinated employees. Deadly Collapse at Amazon Warehouse Puts Spotlight on Phone Ban Twitter adds auto captions feature to make videos more accessible. Why publishers like Vox Media are merging with their biggest rivals. Internet Association, once a top tech lobby, to fold at end of year. Google to give additional staff bonus this year. Woman lost @metaverse Instagram handle days after Facebook name change. Facebook owner is behind $60 mln deal for Meta name rights. Instagram quietly hits 2 billion monthly users. Grand Theft Auto video game ban proposed by Illinois State Rep. Marcus Evans. December security patch rolling out to Pixel 6 and 6 Pro with 80 bug fixes. Pixel Stand (2nd gen) starts shipping with first orders arriving this week. 'High-power' 21/23W charging on Pixel 6 & Pro with new Pixel Stand requires December update. YouTube TV could lose Disney, ABC, & ESPN channels this week, price drop if deal not reached. Google releases a new Wear OS 3 preview, offering a better look at the design outside of Samsung. Correcting the history of IoT. @Nicky_Dover: The Internet of Things boldly asks "what if everything in your house works like that new printer your mom just got" Toyota Made Its Key Fob Remote Start Into a Subscription Service. Picks: Stacey - Peppermint Brownie Cookies. Stacey - Flic 2 Starter Kit. Jeff - New elevator data tells the story of the movement of people in cities globally. Jeff - 52 things I learned in 2021. Leo - Minecraft crosses 1 trillion views on YouTube. Ant - New "Adobe Creative Cloud Express" is super useful. Ant - Christmas Tuba Extravaganza. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: Codecademy.com promo code TWIG att.com/activearmor UserWay.org/twit

    Windows Weekly 755: Chris Caps the Year

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 126:54

    Deck the halls with Log4j patches Log4j flaw: Now state-backed hackers are using bug as part of attacks, warns Microsoft Ringing the antitrust bells Vivaldi: Microsoft is Up To Its Old Tricks Again Oh, Microsoft (Premium) Microsoft doubles down on its strategy to get more Windows 11 users on Edge Windows Wonderland Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22523 | Windows Insider Blog Hands-On with the Redesigned Notepad for Windows 11 Windows Terminal to Become Default Windows 11 Command Line Experience Microsoft Teams Microsoft releases end-to-end encryption for Teams calls Microsoft Teams search just got this major update Surface iFixit Partners with Microsoft on Surface Repair Tools Xbox Microsoft Rebrands Xbox Game Pass for PC Microsoft Announces More Game Pass Titles for December Sony to Release PS5 Covers in 2022 Google is Bringing Play Store Games to Windows Tips and picks Tip of the week: Check out this incredible documentary about the history of Xbox Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: podium.com/ww andela.com/for-companies UserWay.org/twit

    Security Now 849: Log4j & Log4Shell

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 110:58

    Picture of the Week. Amazon outage and cloud dependence. AirTag Abuse. Windows 11 vs Your Browser of Choice. WordPress once again in the crosshairs. Closing the Loop. Sci-Fi. SpinRite. Log4j & Log4Shell. We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-849-Notes.pdf Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit 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: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Sponsors: Melissa.com/twit canary.tools/twit - use code: TWIT expressvpn.com/securitynow

    MacBreak Weekly 796: It's Not About the Nutella

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 135:07

    iOS, watchOS, iPadOS, tvOS Updates Apple's Universal Control feature for Mac and iPad delayed until Spring 2022 iOS 15.2, watchOS 8.3, iPadOS 15.2, tvOS 15.2 is here Apple updates macOS Monterey with SharePlay, MagSafe charging fix, and more Apple patches Log4Shell iCloud vulnerability Apple wins delay in monopoly case, allowing app store rules to stay for now Microsoft tried to negotiate with Apple to release Xbox-exclusive games on App Store Apple launches support for keys in Apple Wallet, starting with six Hyatt hotels Ahead of Apple Wallet feature launch, Washington, DC, votes to allow digital ID cards Apple alleviates Android user concerns with 'Tracker Detect' app to locate nearby AirTags Picks of the Week Rene's Pick: iJustine Lightsaber Alex's Picks: Zbrush & Making Waves Andy's Pick: Craft Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: UserWay.org/twit wealthfront.com/macbreak att.com/activearmor

    This Week in Tech 853: Make It Cozy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 157:55

    Worst 0-day in a decade, Amazon outage, Assange extradition, Birds Aren't Real Six dead, no hope of more survivors after tornadoes destroy Amazon warehouse. Log4Shell: RCE 0-day exploit found in log4j2, a popular Java logging package. An Amazon server outage caused problems for Alexa, Ring, Disney Plus, and deliveries. Amazon Outage Disrupts Lives, Surprising People About Their Cloud Dependency. Instagram's CEO faces senators accusing his company of harming some young users. Instagram will bring back a chronological feed in 2022. The US wins appeal over the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Inside Tim Cook's Secret $275 Billion Deal with Chinese Authorities. Apple's Empty Threat? Silence Over iPhone Ad Workarounds Sows Confusion. All Those 23andMe Spit Tests Were Part of a Bigger Plan. Mercedes-Benz gets the world's first approval for an automated driving system. A New Tesla Safety Concern: Drivers Can Play Video Games in Moving Cars. Tesla Cybertruck with updated design spotted on test track. 'No easy solution' for Tesla Cybertruck's comically large windshield wiper, Elon Musk says. Kickstarter Will Move Its Crowdfunding Platform to Blockchain. I want to go back!' Michael Strahan can't get enough of space after Blue Origin launch. TCL stops selling Google TV lineup over software & performance issues, updates coming soon. Amazon is shutting down the web ranking site Alexa.com. Grand Theft Auto video game ban proposed by Illinois State Rep. Marcus Evans. Italy fines Amazon €1.13B for abusing market dominance. Jessica Rosenworcel was confirmed by Senate to lead the FCC. New FDA-approved eye drops could replace reading glasses for millions: "It's definitely a life-changer". Birds Aren't Real, or Are They? Inside a Gen Z Conspiracy Theory. Ex-Apple Engineer Cher Scarlett No Longer Withdrawing U.S. Labor Agency Complaint Against Apple. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Shira Lazar, Alex Kantrowitz, and Carolina Milanesi Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: podium.com/twit ourcrowd.com/twit udacity.com/TWiT UserWay.org/twit

    The Tech Guy 1852

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 149:16

    Jan renewed her domain name with Google Domains, but got charged extra for privacy and protection. Is she being scammed? Stanley is swapping out his old hard drive for a new one. What's an easy way to transfer the data & programs? Don is getting photos and ads in his screensavers within Windows 11. How could these photos & ads be inserted into his screensavers? Carell had some wireless cameras installed recently, but the cameras aren't connecting to his router. How can he troubleshoot the issue? Rob has an Unihertz Titan mobile phone that he did a factory reset on, and all of a sudden is no longer working. What else can Rob do about the phone? Plus chatting with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, 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 Sponsors: wealthfront.com/techguy UserWay.org/twit twit.cachefly.com

    The Tech Guy 1851

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2021 159:09

    Inexpensive video editing, MVNOs, DIY podcasting kit Estin needs an inexpensive video editing application to create a documentary for a history competition. Deanna is having trouble getting Dell to fix her computer. Stanley wants to know if he can switch to an MVNO and still get the service he's used to. John wants to reenable the "swoosh" sound when Siri sends a message and also asks for help getting his RAID to work at top transfer speeds. Arizona Lou wants to maintain the SEO he's used to after switching web hosts. Leo was having trouble getting a connection from one of his Wyze cameras; it was fixed after he created a reflector. Videc is having trouble getting his contacts to sync and show properly on his iPhone. Dan wants a recommendation for a podcasting rig for a friend. Lex has a budget Android device called the Zeeker P10 and wants to know how long is too long to wait for security updates. Plus, conversations with Johnny Jet and Dick Debartolo. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Mikah Sargent, 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 Sponsors: UserWay.org/twit wwt.com/twit audible.com/techguy or text techguy to 500-500

    This Week in Google 641: Don't Touch My Fun Noodle!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 149:36

    SaltHank.com is live! Year in search 2021. Instagram head Adam Mosseri says the app will offer a chronological feed option early next year. Right-wing activists are openly 'weaponizing' Twitter's new private media policy. Ex-Googler Timnit Gebru Starts Her Own AI Research Center. The morning in the Estonian capital began with a traffic jam of... robot couriers! Because of the snowfall, they stalled and could not move. The macaques of Bali have learned to steal valuables from tourists to trade these back against food. Rep. Devin Nunes to leave Congress to become Trump media company CEO. Politico slammed for 'inventing a disease' to criticize Kamala Harris for not using Bluetooth. Roku, Google settle messy battle over YouTube distribution. Seeking a common language for self-driving cars. YouTube copyright transparency report: 2.2 million bogus reports. Here's everything new in Android 12L Beta 1. Pixel December security patch: Google fixes nearly 100 Android 12, Pixel 6, & other issues with December update. December Pixel Feature Drop: Hands-on with all the new additions. Fix for the Android Auto/Pixel 6 problem. Jessica Rosenworcel confirmed by Senate to lead the FCC. TikTok Just Unveiled Its Most Viral Trends of 2021. How TikTok Reads Your Mind. The CIA Is Deep Into Cryptocurrency, Director Reveals. Google temporarily disrupts a botnet that infected 1 million PCs. Better.com CEO fires 900 employees over Zoom. An Australian man who claimed to have invented bitcoin wins US court battle for fortune worth billions. Oh no... According to Newsmax, the Pope is dying! I'll have to let him know the next time he comes over. Nirit Weiss-Blatt: Her expensive book, Techlash, is now an inexpensive audiobook. Where the Earth is flat and 9/11 is an inside job: A comparative algorithm audit of conspiratorial information in web search results. Rohingya refugees sue Facebook over Myanmar hate speech. Today, Amazon launches Alexa Together. Amazon, can we have our name back? Three Steps to the Future - Benedict Evans. BuzzFeed Stock Turns Lower in Its Nasdaq Trading Debut. China's Yutu 2 rover spots a cube-shaped 'mystery hut' on the far side of the moon. Pantone unveils Color of the Year for 2022. Picks: Stacey - AI 2041: Ten Visions for Our Future. Ant - Support Chester's BBQ Sauce. Ant - Words of Wisdom. Jeff - Laughing fox. Jeff - How Elon Musk sold 10 million Tesla shares and increased his Tesla holdings. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-google. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: UserWay.org/twit andela.com/for-companies Melissa.com/twit

    Windows Weekly 754: Pleasure Per Gigabyte

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 129:42

    Edge default browser, Windows 11 Notepad, Windows on ARM Microsoft looks ready to make changing browsers on Windows 11 easier Microsoft Steps Back From the Default Browser Cliff Microsoft Edges Tries to Convince Users Not to Download Chrome Microsoft Releases New Windows 11 Pre-Release Build With Several New Features Microsoft redesigns Notepad for Windows 11 Yep, Microsoft is Redesigning Notepad in Windows 11 Too Microsoft Confirms It Could Update Windows 11 Before October 2022 Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22518 | Windows Insider Blog Windows on ARM Qualcomm Unveils the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 for PCs Microsoft Preps Native OneDrive Clients for Windows on ARM, M1 Macs FTC Sues to Block Sale of Arm to Nvidia Microsoft 365 Microsoft to try to push business customers to longer-term subscriptions via price increases Microsoft is rolling out this new look for Office that tackles 'pain points' in design Xbox Halo Infinite Campaign Preview: Approaching Perfection Microsoft Sees Success with Xbox Touch Controls Report: Sony to Merge PS Now, PS Plus, and Take on Xbox Game Pass Tips and picks Tip of the week: Thinking About Teams Essentials? Don't! App pick of the week: Firefox 95 Enterprise pick of this week: Secured-core servers are here Enterprise pick of the week: EU regulators are digging into Nuance Beer pick of the week: Grimm Super Spruce Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Check out Paul's blog at thurrott.com Check out Mary Jo's blog at AllAboutMicrosoft.com The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsors: akamai.com/ww wwt.com/twit andela.com/for-companies

    Security Now 848: XSinator

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 115:38

    Picture of the Week. Tavis finds a bad bug in NSS. Cheap Smartwatches for kids and babies? Additional VPN vendors just say no to Roskomnadzor! Windows 11 loosens its grip on Edge. RTF Templates being used to inject malicious content. A Malicious Botnet uses the Bitcoin Blockchain. HP's has been shipping vulnerable printers for 8 years. Sci-Fi. SpinRite. XSinator. We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-848-Notes.pdf Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit 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: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Sponsors: wwt.com/twit itpro.tv/securitynow promo code SN30 bitwarden.com/twit

    MacBreak Weekly 795: The Double Isaac

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 137:42

    Apple strikes back, bringing legal action against Russia's market regulator. Facing hostile Chinese authorities, Apple's CEO signed a $275 billion deal with them. Apple planning redesigned iPad Pro, high-end iMac, new Mac Pro, more for 2022. App Store Awards honor the best apps and games of 2021. U.S. State Department phones were hacked with Israeli company spyware. Popular family safety app Life360 is selling precise location data on its tens of millions of users. Apple AirTag is linked to the increasing number of car thefts. Type "let is now" on the Apple Store app for a holiday Easter egg. Picks of the Week Rene's Pick: Casey Neistat - Filmmaking Andy's Pick: "How to deal with a site with a broken certificate" Alex's Pick: PromptSmart Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rene Ritchie, and Andy Ihnatko Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: att.com udacity.com/TWiT UserWay.org/twit

    This Week in Tech 852: Mystery Hut on the Moon

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 137:26

    Jack leaves Twitter, what is Web3, Bitcoin crashes again, Cyber Monday China's Yutu 2 rover spots cube-shaped 'mystery hut' on far side of the moon. Jack is leaving Twitter and we have ~thoughts~ Twitter Has a New CEO; What About a New Business Model? Jack Dorsey's Square changes corporate name to Block. Twitter's new CEO announces major reorganization of the social networking company. Twitter bans sharing 'private' images and videos without consent. Far-right is using Twitter's new rule against anti-extremism researchers. Self-Important Asshole Making Big Show About Leaving Twitter. Is web3 BS? Bukele steps up El Salvador's bet on sliding bitcoin; buys another 150 coins. Cyber Monday Sales Flat as Smaller Savings Curb Incentive to Spend. Black Friday data adds to evidence e-commerce growth is slowing. The Chip Shortage Has Made a Star of This Little-Known Component. Arriving Today: From Factory to Front Door -- Why Everything Has Changed About How and What We Buy. FTC Challenges Nvidia's Deal for Arm Holdings. Move Over, GE. The Tech Conglomerates Are the New Leaders of Industry. U.K. regulators order Facebook-owner Meta to sell Giphy. Russia threatens criminal charges against a NASA astronaut. NASA delays ISS spacewalk over debris worries. The Mars Rover video and sound. It's so eerie and yet so interesting / thought-provoking. Meta has chosen AWS as its long-term strategic cloud provider. Microsoft backtracks on Windows 11's controversial default browser changes. New rule will allow debt collectors to track you down on social media. Jim Warren, Early Influencer in Personal Computing, Dies at 85. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Alex Wilhelm, Brian McCullough, and Mike Elgan Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: Egnyte.com stripe.com wwt.com/twit expressvpn.com/twit

    The Tech Guy 1850

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 158:51

    Jamie is calling in asking what's a good security camera that they can install in their car. Ray's been getting messages that his password was changed on his online bank account. He wants to know what he can do to fix the situation? Sheryl's PIxel 3 phone is getting one last security update next year, then no more after that. Should she continue to use the phone after the last security update? Elton has an old HP computer and upgraded it to Windows 10 recently, but can no longer use the Blu-Ray player within Windows. What can he do about it? Tom has a daughter that loves to listen to music on a mp3 device, and she needs a new one. What are some good options that aren't too expensive? Plus, chatting with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, 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 Sponsors: udacity.com/TWiT simplisafe.com/twit UserWay.org/twit

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