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Tekzilla // Episode 500

Posted by Alan Henry on April 16th, 2014

First of all, congratulations are in order! Happy 500 episodes to the Tekzilla crew! We know it’s really been way more than that if you include Tekzilla Bites and the old Tekzilla Daily, but it’s great to hit a milestone like this anyway. Keep up the great work everyone! On this episode, Patrick and Shannon […]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 398

Posted by Alan Henry on April 16th, 2014

On this week’s episode of Macbreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie discuss when we might see a new Mac Mini, Jony Ive gets more power at Apple, and how much people may be willing to pay for an iWatch. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 398 [ episode notes | audio download | HD […]

Security Now! // Episode 451

Posted by Alan Henry on April 16th, 2014

On this week’s episode of Security Now, Leo and Steve chat some more about the Heartbleed vulnerability, dive deeper into TrueCrypt’s independent audit, and more. Security Now! // Episode 451 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 453

Posted by Alan Henry on April 14th, 2014

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Harry McCracken, Bruce Schneier, and Dwight Silverman join the panel to discuss the Heartbleed bug, Microsoft’s internal changes, Wi-Fi spying, and more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 453 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

HD Nation // Episode 261

Posted by Alan Henry on April 11th, 2014

On this week’s HD Nation, Patrick and Robert check out the new Amazon Fire TV, discuss whether you should calibrate the player or the HDTV, talk about how to get Blu-Ray lossless audio, and more. HD Nation // Episode 261 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

The Social Hour // Episode 157

Posted by Alan Henry on April 11th, 2014

On this week’s episode of The Social Hour, Sarah Lane and Shannon Morse host the show and chat with Mathew Ingram from GigaOm about Facebook’s anonymity changes, Heartbleed privacy issues, Twitter’s new profile design, and more. The Social Hour // Episode 157 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 289

Posted by Alan Henry on April 10th, 2014

On this week’s FLOSS Weekly, Aaron Newcomb and Dan Lynch host the show, along with guests Ed Cable and Vishwas Babu, who are on the show to discuss Mifos X, a project and community of microfinance institutions, technology professionals, business people, volunteers, and contributors. FLOSS Weekly // Episode 289 [ episode notes | audio download […]

Windows Weekly // Episode 357

Posted by Alan Henry on April 10th, 2014

On this week’s episode of Windows Weekly, Paul Thurrott, Mary Jo Foley and Leo Laporte bid Windows XP a fond farewell, say hello to the new Windows 8.1 update, chat about the open sourcing of .NET, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 357 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 499

Posted by Alan Henry on April 9th, 2014

On this week’s episode of Tekzilla, Patrick and Shannon chat about great Linux options for Windows XP users who need to upgrade, what’s new in the upcoming Windows 8.1 update, Plex for the Xbox One, and much much more. Tekzilla // Episode 499 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Security Now! // Episode 450

Posted by Alan Henry on April 9th, 2014

On this week’s episode of Security Now, Leo and Steve chat about the Heartbleed bug, a vulnerability in OpenSSL that has incredibly wide-ranging, wide-reaching impact for the entire internet. Security Now! // Episode 450 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 397

Posted by Alan Henry on April 9th, 2014

On this week’s MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie discuss what we know about OS X 10.10 and iOS 8, whatever they may bring, potential new iPhone designs, and some surprising memos that came out of the Apple v. Samsung trial. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 397 [ episode notes | audio download […]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 452

Posted by Alan Henry on April 7th, 2014

On this week’s episode of TWiT, Leo Laporte, Patrick Beja, Liz Gannes, Jeff Jarvis, and Kevin Rose all gather around to chat about what’s going on in Silicon Valley, Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant, the EU ruling in favor of net neutrality, fatigue with wearable tech, and more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 452 […]

Windows Weekly // Episode 356

Posted by Alan Henry on April 7th, 2014

On this week’s Windows Weekly, the gang talks more about the news we heard from Microsoft’s BUILD conference, and where the road leads now for Microsoft. Windows Weekly // Episode 356 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

The Social Hour // Episode 156

Posted by Alan Henry on April 4th, 2014

On this week’s episode of The Social Hour, Amber and Sarah talk to Will Weinrub of LiveNinja about the future of video chats, discuss Google+’s move to make view counts on profiles public, Mozilla’s controversial CEO steps down, and more. The Social Hour // Episode 156 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video […]

HD Nation // Episode 260

Posted by Alan Henry on April 4th, 2014

On this week’s HD Nation (the last post was actually last week’s) Robert and Patrick talk about the Amazon FireTV, the ultimate HTPC keyboard-and how it doesn’t really exist, a beautiful Samsung LCD TV that you can buy right now, and more! HD Nation // Episode 260 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

HD Nation // Episode 259

Posted by Alan Henry on April 3rd, 2014

On this week’s HD Nation, Patrick and Robert talk about how to cut commercials automatically from your saved TV shows, color subsampling explained, better websites for finding OTA TV in your area, and more. HD Nation // Episode 259 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 498

Posted by Alan Henry on April 3rd, 2014

On this week’s episode of Tekzilla, some advice for anyone who’s still running Windows XP (namely, upgrade!), some apps to make airports suck a little less, a review of the new HTC One M8, and much more! Tekzilla // Episode 498 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Security Now! // Episode 449

Posted by Alan Henry on April 2nd, 2014

On this week’s Security Now, Leo and Steve dive into the mailbag for another question and answer episode! Together they chat some more about NSA backdoors, whether Google’s new HTTPS-always for GMail is actually a bad thing, and more. Security Now! // Episode 449 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 396

Posted by Alan Henry on April 2nd, 2014

On this episode of MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene Ritchie chat about the web’s biggest April Fool’s jokes, Office for iPad, rumors of a bigger iPhone, and more. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 396 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 451

Posted by Alan Henry on March 31st, 2014

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Jolie O’Dell, John C. Dvorak and Tim Stevens gather around to chat about Facebook buying Oculus, Office for the iPad, the new HTC One, the pending end of Windows XP, and more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 451 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video […]