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The New Screen Savers is a variety show for tech on the TWiT network. The show stars Leo Laporte and is co-hosted by Megan Morrone and Jason Howell. Viewers get live tech help, interesting guests, insights into the latest innovations, products, scientist, and trends, plus lots of fun things thrown in, too. There are special guest co-host appearances from Patrick Norton, Kate Botello, Kevin Rose, Martin Sargent, and more.

Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.

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The New Screen Savers is a variety show for tech on the TWiT network. The show stars Leo Laporte and is co-hosted by Megan Morrone and Jason Howell. Viewers get live tech help, interesting guests, insights into the latest innovations, products, scientist, and trends, plus lots of fun things thrown in, too. There are special guest co-host appearances from Patrick Norton, Kate Botello, Kevin Rose, Martin Sargent, and more.

Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.

    TNSS 189: Best of 2018

    TNSS 189: Best of 2018

    Welcome to the Best of 2018 for The New Screen Savers for Saturday, December 29, 2018. From sipping Mai Tais from the TikiTron drinkbot, trying the VR omnidirectional treadmill featured in Ready Player One, to escaping Reason's high-tech escape rooms, here are some of our fan and staff favorite moments.

    Host: Leo Laporte


    Sponsor:
    audible.com/twit

    • 2 hr 12 min
    TNSS 188: High-Tech Escape Rooms & VR Motion Tracking

    TNSS 188: High-Tech Escape Rooms & VR Motion Tracking

    On 'The New Screen Savers' recorded on Saturday, December 22, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Patrick Norton:
    Leo and Patrick discuss Facebook's ongoing user data privacy problems, Elon Musk's Boring Company and their first completed tunnel, and how UK's second largest airport was shut down due to drones.PhaseSpace's Robert Jaeger Slaughter shows off their unique motion tracking system that can be used for location-based VR entertainment and more.Leo and the TWiT crew try out one of Reason's sci-fi themed escape rooms in San Francisco and give you a sneak peek at how co-founders Crina Bordas and Mike Chen are incorporating drones, VR, and 3D printers as a way to make emerging tech to be more accessible to everyone.Patrick has a few ideas for you if you're behind on your holiday gift shopping with a last-minute Holiday Gift Guide.Plus we answer some of your questions in our 'Call for Help' and 'Mail Bag.'
    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Patrick Norton

    Guests: Robert Jaeger Slaughter, Crina Bordas, Mike Chen, Jason Howell, Megan Morrone, Colleen Goldstein, and Jerry Wagley

    The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

    Sponsors:
    RocketMortgage.com/NSS
    audible.com/twit
    tryhopsy.com/twit

    • 1 hr 27 min
    TNSS 187: Take Back Control of Your Email With the Helm Personal Server

    TNSS 187: Take Back Control of Your Email With the Helm Personal Server

    On 'The New Screen Savers' recorded on Saturday, December 15, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Scott Bourne:
    Leo and Scott discuss the continuing Chinese espionage story, Facebook's new data breach of their user's photos, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai's appearance before the House Judiciary Committee.Helm wants you to take back control of your email with a personal server for your home. Co-founder and CEO Giri Sreenivas joins us to show how the Helm works, its simple setup process, and how it keeps your data safe.Scott gives us a look at Skylum Software's upcoming update to their photo editing app Luminar 2018 with Luminar 3, adding new features like Libraries to automatically organizes your images and more editing tools powered by AI.We continue our Holiday Gift Guides with Scott's picks for photographers of any level.Leo gives us a first look at a couple of electric bikes, Rad Power Bikes' RadCity and Lithium Cycles' Super73-S1, plus a few cycling accessories.
    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Scott Bourne

    Guests: Giri Sreenivas and Megan Morrone

    The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

    Sponsors:
    WordPress.com/nss
    audible.com/twit
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    • 1 hr 39 min
    TNSS 186: Hands-On with the Google Pixel Slate Chrome OS Tablet

    TNSS 186: Hands-On with the Google Pixel Slate Chrome OS Tablet

    On 'The New Screen Savers' recorded on Saturday, December 8, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Jason Howell:
    Leo and Jason discuss Canada's arrest of a Huawei exec, Australia's anti-encryption law, Google shutting down Allo, and Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 855 SOC.Jason reviews the Google Pixel Slate. This premium Chrome OS tablet features a 12.3" Molecular Display and starts at $599.We continue our Holiday Gift Guides with Jason's picks for high-end headphones from Monolith by Monoprice and HIFIMAN; and gaming headsets and other video game accessories.Sam Machkovech shows how you can play your old-school Super Nintendo game cartridges in 1080p goodness with the Analogue Super Nt. Is it possible to transfer to a new Google account and keep all your data? Find out in our mailbag.
    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jason Howell

    Guest: Sam Machkovech

    The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

    Sponsors:
    LastPass.com/twit
    RocketMortgage.com/NSS
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    • 1 hr 26 min
    TNSS 185: temi - The Personal Robot Assistant for Your Home

    TNSS 185: temi - The Personal Robot Assistant for Your Home

    On 'The New Screen Savers' recorded on Saturday, December 1, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson:
    Leo and Iain discuss Marriott's massive breach of 500 million customer's data, CRISPR-edited babies, and NASA's InSight lander on Mars.Danny Isserles from temi shows off their personal robot that can autonomously follow you around your home or office as your digital assistant or telepresence robot.We continue our Holiday Gift Guides with Iain's picks, including phone cases, gadget toolkits, power banks, and UPSs.Plus a bonus Gift Guide from Ars Technica's Sam Machkovec with the best multi-platform video games.We answer some of your questions like how to protect someone's aunt who keeps letting "Microsoft" remote in to fix her laptop.
    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson

    Guests: Danny Isserles, Sam Machkovech, and Jason Howell

    The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

    Sponsors:
    WordPress.com/nss
    hover.com/twit
    audible.com/twit

    • 1 hr 27 min
    TNSS 184: Fly like Iron Man with Gravity's $400K Jet Suit

    TNSS 184: Fly like Iron Man with Gravity's $400K Jet Suit

    On 'The New Screen Savers' recorded on Saturday, November 24, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Florence Ion:
    Leo and Florence discuss how shoppers used smartphones to spent $1B on Thanksgiving and how the U.S. government is asking allies to stop using Huawei telecommunications equipment.Aerospace engineer Dr. Angelo Grubisic takes to the sky with the world's fastest jet suit as the Director of Flight Training for Gravity Industries. He joins to discuss human flight with the 1,050 horsepower Daedalus jet suit invented by Richard Browning.We continue our Holiday Gift Guides with Flo's Picks for Android phones with the Pixel 3, Galaxy Note9, and OnePlus 6T; and smart displays with the Google Home Hub, Lenovo Smart Display, and JBL Link View.Leo gives his thoughts on the new Portals by Facebook for hands-free video calling. It features a smart camera that follows you around the room, Alexa built-in, and a large touchscreen display.Jason Howell reviews the Acer Chromebook 13. This Chrome OS business-class notebook features up to an Intel Core i7 at an affordable price.Products mentioned:
    Google Pixel 3: http://bit.ly/2P0RbnhSamsung Galaxy Note9: https://amzn.to/2DQqYGDOnePlus 6T: https://www.oneplus.com/6tGoogle Home Hub: https://bhpho.to/2Jm7I3QLenovo Smart Display: https://bhpho.to/2r0zF98JBL Link View: https://amzn.to/2DDQCxIAmazon Echo Show: https://amzn.to/2PGOHPYPortal Plus from Facebook: https://amzn.to/2Qcw1XMAcer Chromebook Spin 13: https://amzn.to/2BvfXIwPhilips Hue White Outdoor Smart Bulbs: https://amzn.to/2BvQHlePhilips Hue Lily Outdoor Smart Spot Light: https://amzn.to/2Bv9FbNPhilips Hue Ludere Outdoor Security Light: https://amzn.to/2r58qdk
    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Florence Ion

    Guests: Dr. Angelo Grubisic and Jason Howell

    The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

    Sponsors:
    RocketMortgage.com/NSS
    SlideBelts.com/TWIT code: TWIT

    • 1 hr 25 min

Customer Reviews

Crossbeau93 ,

Intro is too long leo

Love the show but can you cut the length of the intro music at the beginning please

The Fluteman ,

Fantastic show

Informative and interesting. I learn so much valuable information listening to this show. Please continue the excellent work. Thank you.

Tisdawg ,

Kicking it old school Leo!

Leo loved the show growing up and now just as thrilled that you brought it back. Keep it up and can't wait to see more my friend.

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