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Leo Laporte brings some of the most interesting personalities in technology together to talk about the most important issues. Fun, relaxed, informative and always entertaining, count on TWiT for the best tech podcasts in the world.

    Tech News Weekly 345: Hands-On With the Samsung Galaxy Ring

    Tech News Weekly 345: Hands-On With the Samsung Galaxy Ring

    What is the future for Apple's HomePod? Leaked documents show what phones Cellebrite can and can't unlock. The security risks when using stalkerware apps. And initial thoughts on the Samsung Galaxy Ring after some hands-on with the device.

    Jennifer Pattison Tuohy joins Mikah this week on Tech News Weekly! Jennifer talks about the future for Apple's HomePod following code discovered in the public beta for tvOS 18.
    Mikah Sargent talks about the Cellebrite leak, which 404 Media obtained and verified, and what devices Cellebrite can and can't unlock.
    Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai of Techcrunch talks about stalkerware apps and, besides the ethical reasons for using such apps, why using them can present a security risk for users.
    And finally, Lexy Savvides of CNET got her hands on the Samsung Galaxy Ring and shares her thoughts on it.
    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Jennifer Pattison Tuohy

    Guests: Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai and Lexy Savvides

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    Home Theater Geeks 441: Sony Soundbar vs Apple HomePods

    Home Theater Geeks 441: Sony Soundbar vs Apple HomePods

    Club TWiT member Rebecca DuPree just got a new Sony OLED TV and wants to up her audio game with an external sound system. She wonders if a Sony soundbar or Apple Home Pods would be better. Scott Wilkinson has some definite thoughts on this.

    Host: Scott Wilkinson

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    • 10 min
    Hands-On Windows 99: Shut Up Windows Spying

    Hands-On Windows 99: Shut Up Windows Spying

    This week, Paul shows off one of the ways he ensures his privacy while using Windows 11.

    O & O ShutUp 10 - https://oo-software.com/shutup10

    Host: Paul Thurrott

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    • 10 min
    Hands-On Mac 141: How To Join the Apple Public Beta Program

    Hands-On Mac 141: How To Join the Apple Public Beta Program

    If you'd like to try out iOS & iPadOS 18, macOS Sequoia, and more, you'll need to join the Apple Public Beta Program. Mikah Sargent shows you how to sign up for the Apple Beta Software Program, install public beta software, and — if you choose — unenroll from the program.

    Apple Beta Software Program - https://beta.apple.com

    Host: Mikah Sargent

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    • 9 min
    iOS Today 711: Tips & Tricks You Might Have Missed

    iOS Today 711: Tips & Tricks You Might Have Missed

    In this episode of iOS Today, hosts Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard unveil a treasure trove of hidden features and advanced tips for iOS and iPadOS devices. From transforming your on-screen keyboard into a precision text-editing tool to customizing contact notifications, the hosts cover many practical tips to enhance your Apple device experience. They also explore photo editing tricks, Wi-Fi password sharing, live captions in FaceTime, and creating shortcuts for health management.

    Keyboard tricks:
    Using the spacebar as a trackpad for precise text editing
    Quick-switching between letters, numbers, and symbols without changing keyboards
    Contact customization:
    Setting personalized vibrations and ringtones for important contacts
    Managing emergency bypass settings to prioritize notifications
    Photo management:
    Copying text from screenshots when apps don't allow selection
    Applying consistent edits across multiple photos
    iOS 17 features:
    Streamlined two-factor authentication with automatic code-filling
    Customizable home screen layouts and focus modes
    Communication enhancements:
    Live captions in FaceTime calls
    Replying to specific messages in iMessage threads
    Feedback:

    Discussion on authentication for the new iPhone mirroring feature
    Shortcuts Corner:

    Medication reminders:
    Creating a shortcut to set alarms for medication schedules
    Nutritional tracking:
    Developing a custom shortcut to log dietary information in the Health app
    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

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    • 48 min
    This Week in Google 777: Victim of Affluence

    This Week in Google 777: Victim of Affluence

    AT&T says criminals stole phone records of "nearly all" customers in new data breach
    AT&T (T) Hack Is Part of Snowflake (SNOW) Customer Cyberattack Campaign
    Researchers: Weak Security Defaults Enabled Squarespace Domains Hijacks
    Goldman Sachs: AI Is Overhyped, Wildly Expensive, and Unreliable
    Elon Musk Has Said He Is Committing Around $45 Million a Month to a New Pro-Trump Super PAC
    This Is The Fastest Object Ever Made by Humans, And It's Not Slowing Down
    EU accuses Elon Musk's X of deceptive practices over blue "checkmark"'
    Mercedes-Benz's 400kW EV chargers are coming to Starbucks
    FTC Fires A Warning Shot At Eight Companies Over 'Right To Repair' Violations
    Kaspersky Lab Closing U.S. Division; Laying Off Workers
    Google in talks to buy Wiz
    Google switches to selective indexing
    Google reportedly offered EU cloud firms over $500 million to continue antitrust case against Microsoft
    OpenAI CEO Sam Altman's $27 million mansion is a 'lemon' with a leaky pool, lawsuit alleges (with video tour)
    Taboola to sell ads for Apple
    The New Satanic Panic: Exorcism in the Age of TikTok
    Kenya's biggest protest in recent history played out on a walkie-talkie app
    OpenAI's AGI progress chart
    Samsung's new AI image generating tool is a little too good - The Verge
    Giant Google Pixel 9 leak reveals the Fold, faster charging, battery, and more
    YouTube Music sound search rolling out, AI radio in testing
    Google is ending an experiment that let you annotate search results
    Gemini on Android just got a lot more useful on the lock screen
    OpenAI illegally stopped staff from sharing dangers, whistleblowers say
    Mistral releases Codestral Mamba for faster, longer code generation | VentureBeat
    Apple, Nvidia, Anthropic Used Thousands of Swiped YouTube Videos to Train AI
    Carlos Watson, Ozy Media Founder, Is Found Guilty of Fraud
    Drone conquers Everest
    The Planets Today
    Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Paris Martineau

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    • 2 hr 52 min

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