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Tekzilla // Episode 515

Posted by Alan Henry on July 30th, 2014

On this week’s Tekzilla, the Rev3 website got a fresh coat of paint! That aside, on this episode, Patrick and Shannon discuss whether Duck Duck Go can replace your current favorite search engine, check out the OS X Yosemite public beta, some clever ways to use a Chromecast while traveling, and much more! Tekzilla // […]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 413

Posted by Alan Henry on July 30th, 2014

On this week’s episode of MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie gather around to chat about more iPhone 6 rumors, take a closer look at OS X Yosemite, Bose sues Beats over patents, the EU approves Apple’s Beats buy, Apple buys Swell, and more. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 413 [ […]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 468

Posted by Alan Henry on July 28th, 2014

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Larry Magid, Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, and Christina Warren make up the panel, and together they discuss Larry Niven, emoji-based social networks,ticket fixing, and more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 468 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

The Social Hour // Episode 172

Posted by Alan Henry on July 25th, 2014

On this week’s episode of The Social Hour, Amber and Sarah chat with Mathilde Collin, CEO of Front, about her company and how her team’s app can help people manage email and to-dos and collaborate with each other. They also discuss a cool Gmail social tip, a selfie toaster, and Facebook’s rising mobile revenues. The […]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 302

Posted by Alan Henry on July 24th, 2014

On this week’s FLOSS Weekly, Randal Schwartz and Simon Phipps chat with Dr. Anil Madhavapeddy about Mirage OS, an open source library operating system that offers a secure, highly-available cloud computing environment for academics and non-profits worldwide. FLOSS Weekly // Episode 302 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

Windows Weekly // Episode 372

Posted by Alan Henry on July 24th, 2014

On this week’s Windows Weekly, the gang’s all here to discuss the layoffs at Microsoft, what “One Windows” really means, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 372 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 514

Posted by Alan Henry on July 23rd, 2014

On this week’s episode of Tekzilla, Patrick and Shannon are talking about the best tablets to read comics, how to set up QoS on your router for better throughput, a family-sized gadget charger for family-sized needs, and much more! Tekzilla // Episode 514 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 412

Posted by Alan Henry on July 23rd, 2014

On this week’s episode of MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie are all around to chat about “iTime,” or the now rumored name for Apple’s smart watch, and what recent patent documents may reveal about it. They also discuss IBM’s Watson and how Siri may inherit his intelligence, and more. […]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 467

Posted by Alan Henry on July 21st, 2014

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Dan Gillmor, and Ben Thompson gather around to discuss Microsoft’s future, the Comcast call that everyone’s been talking about, Netflix’s personalization efforts, Amazon’s new Kindle Unlimited eBook service, and more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 467 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

The Social Hour // Episode 171

Posted by Alan Henry on July 18th, 2014

On this week’s episode of The Social Hour, Amber and Sarah chat with Ryan Hoover, founder of ProductHunt, about curating the web’s best products. Also, Facebook’s play for the workplace, Milk Bone on Vine, encouraging girls to code, and more! The Social Hour // Episode 171 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video […]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 301

Posted by Alan Henry on July 17th, 2014

On this week’s FLOSS, Randal Schwartz chats with Arun Gupta and Simon St. Laurent about OSCON Kids Day, a day-long educational event for children that’s taking place at OSCON and focuses on helping kids interested in learning about computer programming learn more about it. FLOSS Weekly // Episode 301 [ episode notes | audio download […]

Windows Weekly // Episode 371

Posted by Alan Henry on July 17th, 2014

On this week’s episode of Windows Weekly, Paul Thurrott, Mary Jo Foley and Leo Laporte discuss the Microsoft Partner Conference in Washington DC, chat about layoffs looming at Microsoft, IBM and Apple’s partnership, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 371 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 513

Posted by Alan Henry on July 16th, 2014

On this week’s Tekzilla, Patrick and Shannon chat about running Linux in virtual machines, whether the SpareOne is a great emergency phone or worthless, using StarDock’s Fences to organize your desktop, and more! Tekzilla // Episode 513 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 411

Posted by Alan Henry on July 16th, 2014

On this week’s MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie gather around to chat about whether the Gorilla Glass on the Samsung Galaxy S3 is as durable as the “Sapphire” glass coming on the iPhone 6 (reportedly.) Also on the docket, Apple may not be required to put FCC labels on the iPhone […]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 466

Posted by Alan Henry on July 14th, 2014

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Jason Hiner, Frederick Van Johnson, and Dan Patterson gather around and make a fine panel to talk about the week’s biggest tech news! Among the topics are more iPhone 6 leaks, how the NSA scandal is undermining internet security, the TSA’s new rules about devices turning on when you […]

The Social Hour // Episode 170

Posted by Alan Henry on July 11th, 2014

On this week’s episode of The Social Hour, Amber and Sarah chat about Social Media Day, how Airbnb wants to help you find a vacation as well as a place to stay, Entrepreneur Barbie, and much more! The Social Hour // Episode 170 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 300

Posted by Alan Henry on July 10th, 2014

On this week’s episode of FLOSS, Randal Schwartz , Aaron Newcomb and Dan Lynch sit down with very special guest, Chris DiBona, and they all celebrate FLOSS Weekly’s big 300th episode! Congratulations, FLOSS Weekly – it’s a huge milestone, and a celebration well earned! Here’s to 300, and 300 more! FLOSS Weekly // Episode 300 […]

Windows Weekly // Episode 370

Posted by Alan Henry on July 10th, 2014

On this week’s Windows Weekly, the Paul and Mary Jo are here with Father Robert Ballacer to chat about the future of Nokia X phones, Android-powered Lumias, Microsoft support deadlines, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 370 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 512

Posted by Alan Henry on July 9th, 2014

On this week’s Tekzilla, Robert stops by again to answer all of your HD and HDTV-related questions! Additionally, whether there are hidden costs to cutting the cord, the TSA is stepping up against international travelers, quadcopters flying through fireworks, whether plasma is really, truly dead, and more! Tekzilla // Episode 512 [ episode notes | […]

Security Now! // Episode 463

Posted by Alan Henry on July 9th, 2014

On this week’s Security Now, Father Robert Ballecer and Steve Gibson dive back into the old reader mailbag to answer questions, chat about Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday, and more. Security Now! // Episode 463 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]