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.
The Tech Guy 1774: Saturday, February 27, 2021
Fry's Electronics closes its doors, cloning a hard drive with Linux, personal sound amplification products(PSAP) with Scott Wilkinson, why is call quality bad with Wi-Fi calls? What to do with an internet radio without an internet guide, will Starlink be a fast internet connection? Travel news with Johnny Jet, are permanent hearing aids worth the cost? Finding a good, cheap camcorder for school video projects, preventing kids from getting distracted with YouTube during distance learning, and more of your calls!
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.
For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.
This Week in Google 600: Jalapeño
Facebook to reverse news ban on Australian sites, government to make amendments to media bargaining code
Murdoch's law and the net
GameStop shares soar more than 100% amid executive shuffle
Trump reportedly appealed to FB Oversight Board
Sheryl Sandberg and Top Facebook Execs Silenced an Enemy of Turkey to Prevent a Hit to the Company's Business
Taco Bell chicken sandwich/taco! Pickled jalapeño > pickle
A second Google A.I. researcher says the company fired her
Why did I leave Google or, why did I stay so long?
Alphabet in talks with Spanish publishers to bring Google News back, sources say
Biden admin plans executive order to address chip-shortage woes
Google Pixel phone saved an unconscious man from being trapped in an overturned vehicle for hours
Google-linked smart city plan ditched in Portland
Samsung now updates Android for longer than Google does
It's the End of an Era: Fry's Calls It Quits
Birders fighting over celeb birds on Twitter
Dorsey says Twitter needs to go all-in on subs
California can finally enforce its landmark net neutrality law, judge rules
YouTube to Let Parents Set Up Supervised Accounts for Kids Under 13
Google surfacing lightweight HTML5 games in Discover, Chrome around the world
Android's latest update will let you schedule texts, secure your passwords, and more
Apple TV App Is Now Available on Chromecast With Google TV
Jetpack Compose enters beta, making Android UI development easier
Google is bringing games to Android Auto, and no, it's not Stadia
Google Calendar now lets you set split working hours, repeating OOO entries
Google Chat website getting a Gmail-like redesign with Hangouts-style chat windows
Stacey: Ting Fire Safety
Jeff: The music industry makes more money but has more mouths to feed
Ant: "W" is for Whack
Leo: Lena @ Things Of Interest
Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt
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Windows Weekly 713: Pot-Bellied Mastodons
Updating Windows, Microsoft Ignite, and Power Fx
Microsoft announces two new Office updates for 2021:
Office 2021 for commercial and consumer customers
Microsoft is cutting Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC support from ten years to five
Microsoft Brings Another FEP to the Windows Insider Beta Channel
Microsoft to talk about the future of mixed reality' at Ignite conference next week
Microsoft readies Power Fx, a new Power Platform low-code language
Too late; P# already exists
Microsoft is Selling Replacement SSDs for Surface Pro 7+
Microsoft Concludes Its SolarWinds Investigation
Microsoft Calls for Australian-Style Media Arbitration in EU
Microsoft unveils three more 'industry clouds' for financial, manufacturing and nonprofit
Microsoft Announces Games for Gold for March
Fall Guys Lands on Xbox This Summer
Sony is Bringing VR to PlayStation 5
Sony is Bringing PlayStation Games to the PC
Tips and picks
Tip of the week: Buy cereal, get Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
App pick of the week: Tiles 2.0
Developer pick of the week: .NET Conf Focus on Windows
Enterprise pick of the week: Automatically translate Word docs into PowerPoints
Beer pick of the week: Delirium Black Barrel Aged
Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott
Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/windows-weekly
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 807: Dependency Confusion
SHAREit's security update, Solorigate, Brave's "Private Window with Tor".
This Week in Web Browser Tracking
Brave's "Private Window with Tor" was not so private
Tracking with eMail Beacons
Microsoft's final "Solorigate" update
"Good App goes Bad for Profit"
SpinRite: RS shows VERY obvious improvement after one pass of SR 6
We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-807-Notes.pdf
Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte
Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.
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 754: Dare Mighty Things
Mac malware, Epic Games vs. Apple, Apple March event rumors
New malware found on 30,000 Macs has security pros stumped
Apple Is Going to Make It Harder to Hack iPhones With Zero-Click Attacks
UK court blocks Epic Games from contesting Apple's Fortnite ban
Epic Games 'Attempting to Locate' Former iOS Chief Scott Forstall to Testify in Ongoing Legal Battle with Apple
Financial Times: Apple back on top in global smartphone sales
Apple cracks down on apps with 'irrationally high prices' as App Store scams are exposed
Mark Gurman says there isn't going to be a March 16th Apple event
Apple Is Working on Magnetic Battery Pack Attachment for iPhones
Anker beats Apple to market, new iPhone 12 MagSafe-compatible battery pack now available
Kuo: New form factor MacBook Pro to feature HDMI port and SD card slot
OWC introduces a new all-in-one Thunderbolt 4/USB-C Cable to help solve the confusion
Alleged Leaked Image Claims to Show Third-Generation AirPods and Case
New iPad Pro and MacBook Models With Mini-LED Displays Again Rumored to Launch This Year
First M1 MacBook Pros now available from Apple Refurbished Store
Perseverance Parachute Secret Message
Jon Stewart picks CBS News veteran as showrunner for upcoming Apple TV+ series
Vintage Apple retail sign goes up for auction with $12,000 starting bid
Picks of the Week
Leo's pick: Flotato
Andy's pick: NASA's Eyes
Rene's picks: thumbsup.tv & Disney+ with Star
Alex's pick: Dante AVIO Bluetooth adapter
Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Alex Lindsay
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This Week in Tech 811: Big Brick Energy
Facebook abandons Australia, pictures from Mars, Salesforce, and work from home.
Changes to Sharing and Viewing News on Facebook in Australia.
"Mark Changed The Rules": How Facebook Went Easy On Alex Jones And Other Right-Wing Figures.
The Bizarre Reaction To Facebook's Decision To Get Out Of The News Business In Australia.
Perseverance's Pictures From Mars show NASA Rover's new home
Comcast reluctantly drops data-cap enforcement in 12 states for the rest of 2021.
Salesforce says 'the 9-to-5 workday is dead' and will provide 3 new ways for employees to work.
Microsoft approached Pinterest about a takeover.
Bitcoin Scales $58K for First Time; YTD Gain Over 98%.
Microsoft's Big Win in Quantum Computing Was an 'Error' After All.
IBM is reportedly considering a sale of its Watson Health business.
Some Texans got electric bills up to $17,000 after the storm. How does that happen?
Winter storms in Texas have caused Samsung, NXP, and other chipmakers based there to shut down some factories, potentially worsening ongoing chip shortages.
Nvidia Limits RTX 3060 Hash Rate, Unveils New 'Cryptocurrency Mining Processor' Line of GPUs.
Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index.
Amazon's Cloud King: Inside the World of Andy Jassy.
Amazon's Great Labor Awakening.
New York Sues Amazon, Saying It Inadequately Protected Workers From Covid-19.
Metallica's BlizzCon Performance Ruined By Twitch.
Host: Leo Laporte
Guests: Brianna Wu, Paris Martineau, and Lindsey Turrentine
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