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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 / 22:15 UTC.

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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 / 22:15 UTC.

iTunes Ratings

308 Ratings
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Politics and gender studies.

By Grasli - May 28 2019
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It would be a good tech show if the left out politics and gender confusion.

Best Tech Podcast!

By ty fighter - Dec 08 2014
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Hands down the the best tech show on the net. Well done and quality content.

iTunes Ratings

308 Ratings
Average Ratings
231
22
20
12
23

Politics and gender studies.

By Grasli - May 28 2019
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It would be a good tech show if the left out politics and gender confusion.

Best Tech Podcast!

By ty fighter - Dec 08 2014
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Hands down the the best tech show on the net. Well done and quality content.
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This Week in Tech (Video HI)

Latest release on Jan 12, 2020

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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 / 22:15 UTC.

Rank #1: TWiT 745: Highly Illegal - and Very Affordable

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This Week's Stories

  • Apple's November Surprise: 16-Inch Macbook Pro brings back the scissor-switch keyboard and physical ESC key
  • Surface Book 3 Rumors, Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Pro X Reviews
  • Microsoft's Project xCloud launches in early 2020 as the odds-on favorite to dominate game streaming
  • Google Stadia launches tomorrow as a failure
  • Goldman Sachs re-evaluating Apple Card credit limits after sexism accusations
  • Google will offer checking accounts to anyone who wants Google to know absolutely everything they pay money for.
  • Google's secret "Nightingale" health-care project and Fitbit purchase: Google wants to own your health data
  • Apple's Research App: do we trust Apple with our health data more than Google?
  • Disney+, Apple+, Peacock TV, etc - when will the streaming bubble burst?
  • YouTube creators: are you a kids' channel or an adult channel?
  • Is YouTube fracturing the world? Should we go back to all reading the same newspaper?
  • Apple kicks vaping apps out of the App Store, Canadian pot stocks crash - legal marijuana's bad week
  • Minecraft Earth launches in the US - the perfect demo for Azure Anchors
  • Hololens is still the future
  • So is the Oculus Quest
  • Are Apple Glasses?
  • British Labor Party offers free broadband - could this work in the US?
  • AI can tell if you are going to die - doctors baffled

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Daniel Rubino, Brian McCullough, and Brianna Wu

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

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Nov 18 2019

2hr 11mins

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Rank #2: TWiT 744: Boiling the Privacy Frog

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This Week's Stories

  • Big Tech is trying to fix California's housing crisis by throwing $billions at it. Here's what they should do instead.
  • How can we fix the mess that is video conferencing?
  • Delivering drugs via drone: what could possibly go wrong?
  • Google open sources Cardboard, instead of just killing it as we expected.
  • The FBI is secretly using face recognition to track us. The ACLU thinks this is bad for some reason.
  • Apple is slowly tightening its privacy system.
  • Saudi spies infiltrate Twitter. Is Big Tech security-conscious enough?
  • FACEBOOK changes its logo. WHY?
  • Facebook and political ads
  • Photoshop for iPad is finally here.
  • Here are the best tools for vertical video.
  • Is Adobe's subscription model fair to consumers?
  • Adobe Aero tries to standardize AR.
  • Microsoft Ignite focuses on the hybrid cloud.
  • Why 5G will never work, and why it will be amazing when it does.
  • 8K will make you vomit.
  • Microsoft puts Superman on glass.
  • AppleTV+ launches big. If you could only have 5 streaming services, which would you choose?
  • Amazon knocks $40 off the price of Prime for veterans. Thank you for your service!

Host: Alex Lindsay

Guests: Greg Ferro and Justine Ezarik

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

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Nov 11 2019

2hr 52mins

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Rank #3: TWiT 747: Every Click is a Vote

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This Week's Stories

  • .org being sold off is a much bigger deal than you think
  • Apple erases Jony Ive, brings back thicker iPhones, decent MacBook keyboards, and the cheese grater Mac Pro
  • AMD cleans up on Black Friday. Intel, not so much
  • Who should buy the Apple Pro Display XDR monitor?
  • Why is HDR important?
  • Why Hololens is succeeding where Google Glass failed
  • Why aren't video games perfectly realistic yet?
  • Apple bows to Russia, shows Crimea as Russian in Apple Maps
  • Facebook thinks political lies are fine everywhere but Singapore
  • Alexa is very, very, disappointed in you
  • Are US presidential candidates using enough email security?
  • California DMV sold my data
  • Tim Berners-Lee still wants to save the web
  • Windows 7 has 45 days to live
  • We are really, truly, finally out of IPv4 addresses
  • Dubai Police force buys Tesla Cybertrucks
  • Record Black Friday - 40% of purchases made on smartphones

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Lisa Schmeiser, Iain Thomson, and Alex Lindsay

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

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Dec 02 2019

2hr 24mins

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Rank #4: TWiT 746: My Robot Lawyer

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This Week's Stories

  • Tesla's unveils its new Cybertruck, watch out for shotputs!
  • NTSB says a fatal crash involving Uber's Robocar was due to human error
  • Tesla tries to SWAT a whistleblower
  • Jack Dorsey's hacker has been arrested
  • Google Stadia and what the future of gaming might look like
  • Can't seem to print using Cloud, we'll tell you why
  • Apple is building a new campus in Austin, guess who was there to help celebrate?
  • Apple tells Congress you shouldn't be able to fix your iPhone because you could hurt yourself. Really Apple?
  • And they claim they are losing money when they do repair your iPhone for you.
  • SpaceX is serious about its Starlink satellites
  • Who gets to see and keep your Ring video doorbell footage? You might not be happy when you find out!
  • A new type of AI can predict seizures before they happen, and it's amazingly accurate
  • PayPal just bought the coupon-finding browser extension Honey for $4 Billion!
  • Need a lawyer? Your next call might be a robot
  • Fox has plans for a new show, and the 50+ crowd might not like the name
  • A court has ruled that police can't force a suspect to reveal his password

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Alex Wilhelm, Mike Elgan, and Seth Rosenblatt

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

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Nov 25 2019

2hr 41mins

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TWiT 753: I Got Waylaid in Switzerland

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CES 2020 wrap-up

  • Sex tech at CES 2020
  • Apple, Amazon, and others talk privacy at CES 2020
  • Tech Giants at CES 2020
  • The Sands: all the weirdest stuff at CES 2020
  • The best TVs at CES 2020
  • Future Concepts at CES 2020
  • The Charmin Rollbot
  • Biggest CES 2020 trends: vegetable-based meat, driverless cars, and bendable computers
  • Our favorite gadgets from CES 2020: from 8k TVs to electronic rosaries

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Ant Pruitt, Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, and Jason Hiner

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

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Jan 12 2020

2hr 22mins

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TWiT 752: More Seam than Bezel

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This Week's Stories:

  • CES Preview: what to expect at the 2020 show
  • Segway's new Wall-E pod chair
  • 8k TVs take over CES - what about bandwidth caps?
  • 3D is back at CES - get ready for Star Wars holograms
  • Fresh Cambridge Analytica leak: 68 countries targeted
  • 5G in 2020: hype or happening?
  • How to fix California' gig worker law
  • California Consumer Privacy Act hits January 1
  • Wyze Camera breach response: quick and decisive
  • 1924 belongs to us all now
  • TRACED Act passes, robocallers put on notice
  • Hofeller Files break gerrymandering plot wide open
  • IRS forces Turbo Tax to show free filing product
  • Fake Twitter accounts spew thousands of pro-Iran propaganda tweets
  • Australian fires: horrific images online
  • Google will stop swindling the US on taxes
  • Google's Head of International Relations left because Google started to be evil
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 arriving February 11th
  • Sonos bricking old speakers
  • Fry's is in big trouble
  • Y2K bug strikes again: NYC parking meters break in 2020, 11-19
  • #TeamTrees gets $20M
  • YouTube's #1 star turned 8 in 2019
  • EU: AI cannot patent inventions

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Dwight Silverman, Ben Brock Johnson, and Ed Bott

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

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Jan 06 2020

2hr 18mins

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TWiT 751: The Year's Best

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Leo Laporte takes us through the past year in tech. 2019 highlights include Chinese CRISPR Babies, San Francisco's facial recognition surveillance ban, Grumpy Cat's sad death, the United States versus Huawei, Facebook's $5 billion FTC fine, the debut of Apple TV+, and more!

Happy New Year from Leo and the TWiT crew!

Host: Leo Laporte

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

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Dec 29 2019

2hr 6mins

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TWiT 750: Another Decade is in the Can

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On This Week in Tech's 2019 Holiday Special, Leo Laporte, Stacey Higginbotham, Mary Jo Foley, and Mikah Sargent run down the top Tech News stories of 2010 - 2019.

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, Stacey Higginbotham, and Mikah Sargent

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

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Dec 22 2019

2hr 50mins

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TWiT 749: At Least She Double Bagged It

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This Week's Stories

  • Mac Pro: only 1/3rd the cost of a banana duct-taped to a wall
  • Apple TV+ gets its first Golden Globe award nomination
  • AirPods make Apple $4 billion/quarter
  • Here's how to get Samuel L. Jackson on your Amazon Echo
  • Ring camera hacked to tell child to destroy their room
  • Google gives US ATF location info on 1500 users
  • Ask a Millennial: what's the deal with Tik Tok?
  • Jack Dorsey wants an open standard Twitter
  • Facebook wants end-to-end encryption. AG Barr is not so happy about that.
  • India wants to get all its citizens' data
  • New Orleans narrowly avoids ransomware hit
  • Samsung didn't really sell a million Galaxy Folds, and other silly phone stories
  • Paris Martineau's ultimate guide to Influencers

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Rosemary Orchard, Paris Martineau, and Owen JJ Stone

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

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Dec 16 2019

2hr 33mins

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TWiT 748: The BAT FAANGs

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Stories this Week

  • Mac Pro is only for Pros
  • Apple's pivot to services plays on our trust of Apple
  • How amoral should companies be?
  • Silicon Valley Finale
  • Larry and Sergei ride off into the sunset - what happens next?
  • How worried should companies be about government regulation?
  • Why we're watching Watchmen
  • Amazon comes to New York, without tax benefits
  • Stadiums as a metaphor for tech
  • Amazon's re:Invent is all about AI
  • Huawei makes "America-free" Phones
  • What is the future of war?
  • Is 5G going to be like LTE or WiMAX?
  • Intel admits failure
  • Reddit bans Russian sock puppets
  • Elon dodges pedo bullet
  • Magic Leap is the most amazing, important, incredible failure ever

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Christina Warren and Amy Webb

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

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Dec 09 2019

2hr 41mins

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TWiT 747: Every Click is a Vote

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This Week's Stories

  • .org being sold off is a much bigger deal than you think
  • Apple erases Jony Ive, brings back thicker iPhones, decent MacBook keyboards, and the cheese grater Mac Pro
  • AMD cleans up on Black Friday. Intel, not so much
  • Who should buy the Apple Pro Display XDR monitor?
  • Why is HDR important?
  • Why Hololens is succeeding where Google Glass failed
  • Why aren't video games perfectly realistic yet?
  • Apple bows to Russia, shows Crimea as Russian in Apple Maps
  • Facebook thinks political lies are fine everywhere but Singapore
  • Alexa is very, very, disappointed in you
  • Are US presidential candidates using enough email security?
  • California DMV sold my data
  • Tim Berners-Lee still wants to save the web
  • Windows 7 has 45 days to live
  • We are really, truly, finally out of IPv4 addresses
  • Dubai Police force buys Tesla Cybertrucks
  • Record Black Friday - 40% of purchases made on smartphones

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Lisa Schmeiser, Iain Thomson, and Alex Lindsay

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

Sponsors:

Dec 02 2019

2hr 24mins

Play

TWiT 746: My Robot Lawyer

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This Week's Stories

  • Tesla's unveils its new Cybertruck, watch out for shotputs!
  • NTSB says a fatal crash involving Uber's Robocar was due to human error
  • Tesla tries to SWAT a whistleblower
  • Jack Dorsey's hacker has been arrested
  • Google Stadia and what the future of gaming might look like
  • Can't seem to print using Cloud, we'll tell you why
  • Apple is building a new campus in Austin, guess who was there to help celebrate?
  • Apple tells Congress you shouldn't be able to fix your iPhone because you could hurt yourself. Really Apple?
  • And they claim they are losing money when they do repair your iPhone for you.
  • SpaceX is serious about its Starlink satellites
  • Who gets to see and keep your Ring video doorbell footage? You might not be happy when you find out!
  • A new type of AI can predict seizures before they happen, and it's amazingly accurate
  • PayPal just bought the coupon-finding browser extension Honey for $4 Billion!
  • Need a lawyer? Your next call might be a robot
  • Fox has plans for a new show, and the 50+ crowd might not like the name
  • A court has ruled that police can't force a suspect to reveal his password

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Alex Wilhelm, Mike Elgan, and Seth Rosenblatt

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

Sponsors:

Nov 25 2019

2hr 41mins

Play

TWiT 745: Highly Illegal - and Very Affordable

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This Week's Stories

  • Apple's November Surprise: 16-Inch Macbook Pro brings back the scissor-switch keyboard and physical ESC key
  • Surface Book 3 Rumors, Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Pro X Reviews
  • Microsoft's Project xCloud launches in early 2020 as the odds-on favorite to dominate game streaming
  • Google Stadia launches tomorrow as a failure
  • Goldman Sachs re-evaluating Apple Card credit limits after sexism accusations
  • Google will offer checking accounts to anyone who wants Google to know absolutely everything they pay money for.
  • Google's secret "Nightingale" health-care project and Fitbit purchase: Google wants to own your health data
  • Apple's Research App: do we trust Apple with our health data more than Google?
  • Disney+, Apple+, Peacock TV, etc - when will the streaming bubble burst?
  • YouTube creators: are you a kids' channel or an adult channel?
  • Is YouTube fracturing the world? Should we go back to all reading the same newspaper?
  • Apple kicks vaping apps out of the App Store, Canadian pot stocks crash - legal marijuana's bad week
  • Minecraft Earth launches in the US - the perfect demo for Azure Anchors
  • Hololens is still the future
  • So is the Oculus Quest
  • Are Apple Glasses?
  • British Labor Party offers free broadband - could this work in the US?
  • AI can tell if you are going to die - doctors baffled

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Daniel Rubino, Brian McCullough, and Brianna Wu

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

Sponsors:

Nov 18 2019

2hr 11mins

Play

TWiT 744: Boiling the Privacy Frog

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This Week's Stories

  • Big Tech is trying to fix California's housing crisis by throwing $billions at it. Here's what they should do instead.
  • How can we fix the mess that is video conferencing?
  • Delivering drugs via drone: what could possibly go wrong?
  • Google open sources Cardboard, instead of just killing it as we expected.
  • The FBI is secretly using face recognition to track us. The ACLU thinks this is bad for some reason.
  • Apple is slowly tightening its privacy system.
  • Saudi spies infiltrate Twitter. Is Big Tech security-conscious enough?
  • FACEBOOK changes its logo. WHY?
  • Facebook and political ads
  • Photoshop for iPad is finally here.
  • Here are the best tools for vertical video.
  • Is Adobe's subscription model fair to consumers?
  • Adobe Aero tries to standardize AR.
  • Microsoft Ignite focuses on the hybrid cloud.
  • Why 5G will never work, and why it will be amazing when it does.
  • 8K will make you vomit.
  • Microsoft puts Superman on glass.
  • AppleTV+ launches big. If you could only have 5 streaming services, which would you choose?
  • Amazon knocks $40 off the price of Prime for veterans. Thank you for your service!

Host: Alex Lindsay

Guests: Greg Ferro and Justine Ezarik

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

Sponsors:

Nov 11 2019

2hr 52mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

308 Ratings
Average Ratings
231
22
20
12
23

Politics and gender studies.

By Grasli - May 28 2019
Read more
It would be a good tech show if the left out politics and gender confusion.

Best Tech Podcast!

By ty fighter - Dec 08 2014
Read more
Hands down the the best tech show on the net. Well done and quality content.