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HD Nation // Episode 247

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2013

On this week’s HD Nation, Patrick and Robert chat about how to calibrate that shiny new TV you just got at home so you get the best possible picture! They also check out some of the best sites to grab HD video from, adding HDMI ports to your setup, and more! HD Nation // Episode […]

Tekzilla // Episode 484

Posted by Alan Henry on December 26th, 2013

On this week’s Tekzilla, Patrick and Robert chat about some last minute gift ideas, holiday video mistakes to avoid, why you shouldn’t overpay to cut the cord, and whether or not a switch to a different DNS provider can make your Internet speeds faster! Tekzilla // Episode 484 [ episode notes | HD video download […]

Security Now! // Episode 436

Posted by Alan Henry on December 26th, 2013

On this week’s Security Now, Leo and Steve go back in time, and check out some of Steve’s first appearances on The Screen Savers, way back in the TechTV days! Make sure to watch the video for this ep! Security Now! // Episode 436 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 437

Posted by Alan Henry on December 23rd, 2013

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Patrick Beja, Ed Bott, and Jason Hiner make up the panel, and together they discuss the top stories of 2013, the Google Zeitgeist, a year in NSA spying and scandals, and more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 437 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video […]

The Social Hour // Episode 141

Posted by Alan Henry on December 23rd, 2013

On this week’s episode of The Social Hour, Nick Bilton, author of Hatching Twitter, joins Amber and Sarah to discuss his new book. Also, the gang talk about new autoplay ads on Facebook, a new visual blogging tool called Exposure, and more. The Social Hour // Episode 141 [ episode notes | audio download | […]

HD Nation // Episode 246

Posted by Alan Henry on December 20th, 2013

On this week’s episode of HD Nation, Patrick and Robert chat about the Sonos Playbar and whether it deserves a place in your living room, whether the PS3 beats the PS4 at Blu-ray playback, a new digital OTA tuner, and much more! HD Nation // Episode 246 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Windows Weekly // Episode 341

Posted by Alan Henry on December 20th, 2013

On this week’s Windows Weekly, Mary Jo Foley, Paul Thurrott, and Leo Laporte chat about more from Mary Jo’s interview with Steve Ballmer, update the crowd on Microsoft’s hunt for a new CEO, discuss some firmware issues with the Surface, share some predictions for Windows Phone in 2014, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 341 […]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 277

Posted by Alan Henry on December 19th, 2013

On this week’s episode of FLOSS, Randal Schwartz and Gareth Greenaway host the show and talk to special guest Tobias Mattsson and Zak Greant about Magnolia, an open source content management system that’s based on Java. FLOSS Weekly // Episode 277 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

Security Now! // Episode 435

Posted by Alan Henry on December 19th, 2013

On this week’s Security Now, Leo and Steve answer more viewer questions! Among the topics are all things NSA, Acoustic crypto key leaks, and more. Security Now! // Episode 435 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 483

Posted by Alan Henry on December 18th, 2013

On this week’s episode of Tekzilla, Patrick and Robert go hands on with lenses for the iPhone, kid-safe tablet recommendations from the audience, whether or not it’s actually possible to block the NSA, and more. Tekzilla // Episode 483 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 381

Posted by Alan Henry on December 18th, 2013

On this week’s MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Rene Ritchie, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, and Don McAllister sit down to talk about Netflix’s ISP speed index, Apple’s new heartwarming holiday commercial, pricing on the new Mac Pros, and more. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 381 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 436

Posted by Alan Henry on December 16th, 2013

This week’s TWiT panel is made up of Leo Laporte, John C. Dvorak, and Mike Elgan. Together they chat about the tenure of Jeff Bezos at Amazon, Google’s robot play, the search for a new CEO at Microsoft and Ballmer’s reign there, and more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 436 [ episode notes […]

The Social Hour // Episode 140

Posted by Alan Henry on December 16th, 2013

On this week’s episode of The Social Hour, Amber and Sarah talk about Twitter’s blocking blunders, YouTube’s best videos of the year, and more. The Social Hour // Episode 140 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

HD Nation // Episode 245

Posted by Alan Henry on December 16th, 2013

On this week’s episode of HD Nation, Patrick and Robert discuss the Chromecast’s latest upgrades and new offerings, Dolby’s new “superbright” HD technology, Rocketfish’s new wireless rear speaker set, and much more! HD Nation // Episode 245 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Windows Weekly // Episode 340

Posted by Alan Henry on December 16th, 2013

On this week’s episode of Windows Weekly, Mary Jo Foley, Paul Thurrott, and Leo Laporte discuss how the CEO search continues for Microsoft, Mary Jo’s conversation with Steve Ballmer, Windows 7’s end-of-life date, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 340 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 276

Posted by Alan Henry on December 12th, 2013

On this week’s episode of FLOSS, Randal Schwartz and Gareth Greenaway are at the helm, and together they chat with Tony Lewis and Andrew Nagy about FreePBX, a free and open-source PBX solution for small and large enterprises that even offers a web based solution for managing phone lines, calls, and more. FLOSS Weekly // […]

Security Now! // Episode 434

Posted by Alan Henry on December 12th, 2013

On this week’s Security Now!, Leo and Steve chat about the patches this Patch Tuesday, the latest version of Firefox and what’s new inside, whether the NSA is using Google cookies to track you, and more. Security Now! // Episode 434 [ audio download | audio download | HD video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 482

Posted by Alan Henry on December 11th, 2013

On this week’s Tekzilla, Shannon Morse stops by to hang out with Patrick, and together they chat about tips for secure holiday travel, whether you should get an Xbox One or a PS4….or a cheap PC, how to pick a good NAS, and more. Tekzilla // Episode 482 [ episode notes | HD video download […]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 380

Posted by Alan Henry on December 11th, 2013

On this week’s episode of MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Rene Ritchie, Andy Ihnatko, and Alex Lindsay sit down with Christopher Breen to discuss the week’s big Apple news, including Apple’s 12 days of gifts, iBeacon in Apple Stores, iOS adoption is up to 74%, and more. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 380 [ episode notes | […]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 435

Posted by Alan Henry on December 9th, 2013

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Robert Ballecer, SJ, Jessica Lessin, and Harry McCracken make up the panel, and together they chat about the biggest tech stories of the week, including Andy Rubin’s robots, iBeacon, and more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 435 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download […]