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Diggnation // Episode 339

Posted by Alan Henry on December 29th, 2011

Kevin and Alex are back for another episode of Diggnation, and together they discuss the best evidence yet that there was water on Mars, whether or not Apple is planning an “iPad Mini” next year, and other salacious news stories. Diggnation // Episode 339 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

Security Now! // Episode 333

Posted by Alan Henry on December 29th, 2011

On this week’s Security Now! Leo and Steve check out Firefox 9, talk about SOPA, share some movie recommendations, and more. Security Now! // Episode 333 [ episode notes | audio download | high quality video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 281

Posted by Alan Henry on December 28th, 2011

On this week’s first episode of Tekzilla, how to parent-proof Microsoft Windows, another reminder to back up your data, XMas Day tech support, the best new programs for a new Windows PC, and much much more. Tekzilla // Episode 281 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 279

Posted by Alan Henry on December 28th, 2011

On this week’s episode of MacBreak Weekly, it’s the holiday special and 2011 retrospective! This episode features all of your MacBreak Weekly friends, including Andy, Alex, and Leo, and they go back over some of the biggest and best moments of 2011. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 279 [ episode notes | audio download | high […]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 333

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2011

On this week’s TWiT, it’s the holiday special! Leo Laporte, Tom Merritt, John Hodgman, Jonathan Coulton and Paul and Storm all show up for a sip of eggnog and a look back over 2011. It’s a beautiful thing. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 333 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video […]

Windows Weekly // Episode 240

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2011

On this week’s episode of Windows Weekly, Paul, Iyaz, and Mary Jo discuss what Microsoft is doing with Hadoop, who’s buying RIM (eventually), and more patent cases! Windows Weekly // Episode 240 [ episode notes | audio download | high quality video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 280

Posted by Alan Henry on December 23rd, 2011

On this week’s second episode of Tekzilla, some last minute geeky gifts for the holidays, how not to store HDTVs, why combining a Windows Media Center and XBox 360 is awesomeness, the week’s Blu-ray releases, great Christmas movies on Blu-ray, and more! Tekzilla // Episode 280 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 279

Posted by Alan Henry on December 22nd, 2011

On this first episode of Tekzilla for this week, the gang share their Christmas wish lists! What do Patrick, Robert, Roger, and Veronica want to see under their trees this year? Tune in to find out! Tekzilla // Episode 279 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 195

Posted by Alan Henry on December 22nd, 2011

This week’s episode of FLOSS Weekly features Randal Schwartz and Aaron Newcomb at the helm with special guest Pieter Hintjens joining them to discuss ZeroMQ, an open source tool that makes socketing and messaging easier. The guys are off of Skype and in the studios at TWiT HQ for this one, so tune in! FLOSS […]

Diggnation // Episode 338

Posted by Alan Henry on December 22nd, 2011

On this week’s episode of Diggnation, what may be the most expensive iPhone accessory ever – a ridiculously heavy iPod Dock that no one in their right mind would own. Also, China’s first aircraft carrier, Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy spread, secret santas paying off people’s layaway bills at Walmart, and more. Diggnation // Episode 338 [ […]

Security Now! // Episode 332

Posted by Alan Henry on December 22nd, 2011

On this week’s episode of Security Now, Tom Merritt sits in for Leo and they do another Q&A episode with Steve, answering viewer questions about Microsoft’s plans to background update Internet Explorer, more on CarrierIQ, and more. Security Now! // Episode 332 [ episode notes | audio download | high quality video download ]

commandN // Episode 250

Posted by Alan Henry on December 22nd, 2011

On this episode of commandN, the crew hits their 250th episode! Congratulations, commandN! Also, how to donate toys through eBay, some awesome crafty gifts available through Etsy, and how to get ready for the holidays through social media and using your iPhone or Android device. commandN // Episode 250 [ episode notes and download links […]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 278

Posted by Alan Henry on December 22nd, 2011

On this week’s episode of MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay and Andy Ihnatko gather around for the last episode of 2011 to discuss the year for Apple, AT&T ending its bid for T-Mobile, and what lies ahead in 2012. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 278 [ episode notes | audio download | high quality video […]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 332

Posted by Alan Henry on December 19th, 2011

On this week’s episode of TWiT, Leo Laporte, Nilay Patel, Harry McCracken and Andy Ihnatko gather around to discuss the new iteration of SOPA and whether it’ll make it through Congress, prices on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus are already slashed to encourage people to buy it, UMG (Universal) claims that a deal with Google allows […]

Tekzilla // Episode 278

Posted by Alan Henry on December 19th, 2011

On last week’s final episode of Tekzilla, SOPA gets reborn and is headed through the halls of Congress – all about how to fight it, the FAA approves iPads…for pilots, HDMI switching with a receiver, hands-on with the PlayStation Vita, and the week’s Blu-ray releases. Tekzilla // Episode 278 [ episode notes | HD video […]

New Show! :: Before You Buy // Episode 1

Posted by Alan Henry on December 19th, 2011

The TWiT Network is rolling out a brand new show! Called “Before You Buy,” this new show will focus on gadget reviews, tips, and information you’ll want to know about a hot new product before you head out to pick it up off of store shelves, or order it online. The first episode features Leo […]

Tekzilla // Episode 277

Posted by Alan Henry on December 19th, 2011

On Tekzilla last week, a look at some of the best gaming keyboards to add to your holiday wish list, gloves that will keep your hands warm and are compatible with your iPad or iPhone, how to clone your C drive, and more. Tekzilla // Episode 277 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Security Now! // Episode 331

Posted by Alan Henry on December 19th, 2011

On last week’s episode of Security Now! Leo and Steve do a huge update roundup, including news of platform updates by Microsoft, Adobe, and a few other companies. They also chat about CarrierIQ, and more. Security Now! // Episode 331 [ episode notes | audio download | high quality video download ]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 277

Posted by Alan Henry on December 19th, 2011

On last week’s MacBreak Weekly, Leo, Alex Lindsay, and Andy Ihnatko all join up to discuss the week in Apple news and rumors, including the NTSB’s decision to support a ban in hands-on use of cell phones in cars entirely, whether there’ll be an iPhone 5 next year at all, and more. MacBreak Weekly // […]

Windows Weekly // Episode 239

Posted by Alan Henry on December 19th, 2011

On last week’s Windows Weekly, Paul, Leo, and Mary Jo all discuss new rumors from Nokia, all the new iOS and Android apps that Microsoft is churning out, whether or not Bill Gates is on his way back to Microsoft, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 239 [ episode notes | audio download | high […]