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This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 464

Posted by Alan Henry on June 30th, 2014

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Denise Howell, Natali Morris, and Tim Stevens gather around to talk about Aereo’s loss at the Supreme Court, Google I/O and Android L, Facebook’s unethical psychology experiment on its own users, and more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 464 [ episode notes | audio download | HD […]

The Social Hour // Episode 168

Posted by Alan Henry on June 27th, 2014

On this week’s episode of The Social Hour, Amber and Sarah chat about New York Times blogs that won’t make it, Daily, a new service from Buffer that lets you swipe news left and right, the rise of Tastemade, and more. The Social Hour // Episode 168 [ episode notes | audio download | HD […]

Windows Weekly // Episode 368

Posted by Alan Henry on June 26th, 2014

On this week’s Windows Weekly, the gang’s back to dispel Microsoft rumors, chat about news from Google I/O, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 368 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 510

Posted by Alan Henry on June 25th, 2014

On this week’s Tekzilla, Patrick and Shannon talk about why you shouldn’t bother with the new Fire Phone, check out some awesome gaming headsets, checking your BIOS from the command line, Plex surround sound for Chromecast, and more! Tekzilla // Episode 510 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Security Now! // Episode 461

Posted by Alan Henry on June 25th, 2014

On this week’s Security Now, Leo and Steve dive back into the reader mailbag to answer questions on everything from opening up Wi-Fi networks to the world to Google getting into the domain name business. Security Now! // Episode 461 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 408

Posted by Alan Henry on June 25th, 2014

On this week’s MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Jason Snell are around the table to discuss Apple’s new cheaper iMac, chat about bigger iPhone rumors, Microsoft’s offer to exchange Macbook Airs for Surface Pro 3s, and more. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 408 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video […]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 463

Posted by Alan Henry on June 23rd, 2014

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Fr. Robert Ballecer, Jason Hiner, and Jerry Pournelle gather around to chat about Amazon’s new Fire phone, legislation pending to force the FCC to ban “internet fast lanes,” nanotechnology, and more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 463 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download […]

The Social Hour // Episode 167

Posted by Alan Henry on June 20th, 2014

On this week’s episode of The Social Hour, Amber and Sarah sit down with Christian Wiklund, CEO of Skout, to talk about Fuse, a new “ephemeral” app, which lets you message your friends but the messages only stick around for a short period of time. They also discuss Twitter’s support for GIFs, Facebook’s Slingshot, and […]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 298

Posted by Alan Henry on June 19th, 2014

On this week’s episode of FLOSS Weekly, Dan Lynch and Joe Brockmeier sit down with Petar Maymounkov to talk about Tonika, “an administration-free platform for large-scale open-membership (social) networks with robust security, anonymity, resilience and performance guarantees.” FLOSS Weekly // Episode 298 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

Windows Weekly // Episode 367

Posted by Alan Henry on June 19th, 2014

On this week’s Windows Weekly, Paul Thurrott, Mary Jo Foley and Leo Laporte discuss whether “3D phones” will be the new battleground, Windows Phone versus the new Fire Phone, Surface Pro 3 pre-orders are shipping now, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 367 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 509

Posted by Alan Henry on June 18th, 2014

On this week’s Tekzilla, Patrick and Robert–who’s back while Shannon is out for her wedding–dish about the week’s big tech news! They discuss HDTV and HD entertainment like we always loved, chat about some great games from E3, discuss whether curved screens are the future, and much much more. Tekzilla // Episode 509 [ episode […]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 407

Posted by Alan Henry on June 18th, 2014

On this week’s MacBreak Weekly, the gang’s all here to chat about Nuance’s possible to sale to Samsung, Apple settles on the eBook suit, tidbits from iOS 8 Beta 2, and more. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 408 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

Security Now! // Episode 460

Posted by Alan Henry on June 18th, 2014

On this week’s episode of Security Now, Leo and Steve chat about the need for “authenticated encryption,” as in, encryption methods that both protect information and simultaneously verify identity. Security Now! // Episode 460 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 452

Posted by Alan Henry on June 16th, 2014

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Patrick Beja, Liz Gannes, Jeff Jarvis, and Kevin Rose gather around to discuss the Amazon Fire TV and whatever Amazon is planning to announce, Microsoft’s Cortana, the EU and Net Neutrality, and more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 452 [ episode notes | audio download | HD […]

The Social Hour // Episode 166

Posted by Alan Henry on June 13th, 2014

On this week’s episode of The Social Hour, Amber and Sarah have time to chat with Guy Kawasaki again about his new startup, Canva. They also discuss Twitter’s COO stepping down, Pinterest’s guided search, Skype for iPhone gets an overhaul, and more. The Social Hour // Episode 166 [ episode notes | audio download | […]

Windows Weekly // Episode 366

Posted by Alan Henry on June 12th, 2014

On this week’s Windows Weekly, the gang is all here to discuss Microsoft and the Xbox One at E3, the next Windows 8.1 update, ads for the Surface Pro 3, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 366 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 508

Posted by Alan Henry on June 11th, 2014

On this week’s Tekzilla, the latest processor news from Intel and AMD and whether it’s time to upgrade, whether you should update your motherboard’s firmware, Google’s end-to-end encryption for email, and more! Tekzilla // Episode 508 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 406

Posted by Alan Henry on June 11th, 2014

On this week’s MacBreak Weekly, the gang’s here to discuss whether or not Apple is going to replace the headphone jack with Lightning cable headphones, Apple’s new programming language, iOS8 will randomize MAC addresses to thwart Wi-Fi scanning companies and apps, rumors of an iWatch coming in October, and more. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 406 […]

Security Now! // Episode 459

Posted by Alan Henry on June 11th, 2014

On this week’s Security Now, Leo and Steve dive into the mailbag and answer viewer and listener questions on everything from Google’s attempt at normalizing PGP to iOS8′s MAC address randomization. Security Now! // Episode 459 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 461

Posted by Alan Henry on June 9th, 2014

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Ed Bott, and Christina Warren make up a small panel, but together they talk about how the PC was made, WWDC thoughts, competing with Google, Tetris, and more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 461 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]