Twit.tv - The best and most entertaining site on the net for Technology News and insights Minimize


The TWiT.tv Story

It all started in 1998 with a small cable network called ZDTV, a channel dedicated to covering computers, the Internet, and personal technology. Many of the people behind this site worked on that network as hosts, reporters, or producers.

In 2004, ZDTV, then called TechTV, was sold and dismantled. Former TechTV hosts, Leo Laporte, Patrick Norton, Kevin Rose, and John C. Dvorak, and producers Robert Heron, David Prager, and Roger Chang went on to other jobs, but we stayed in touch, with each other, and with fans of the late TechTV. Those fans told us again and again how important TechTV had been in their lives, and how much they missed the channel. We missed working with each other, too.

On a rainy evening in January, 2005 a few of of us got together for dinner after spending the day covering Macworld Expo in San Francisco. Leo, who was working as a radio host, happened to have a microphone and recorder. He turned it on and recorded 20 minutes of idle chatter about the Expo and the tech world in general. He posted that recording on his web site. Within a few days tens of thousands of people had downloaded the recording. TechTV fans began clamoring for more. A few months later, TWiT was born.

Get the fuller story here..

Twit RSS Minimize
Twit.Tv
Tech News Weekly 8: Iowa Nice

Tech News Weekly (MP3)

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to Laurie Segall about her show Mostly Human that found out what happened when the Electrolux Factory left a small town in Iowa and Jack Dorsey from Twitter came in to try to save it. Kurt Wagner from Recode discusses how Snapchat is separating the social from the media. Gaming veteran Nanea Reeves talks about her new company that will let you alter your mood in VR. And the founder of a tablet for seniors.

Hosts: Megan Morrone and Jason Howell

Guests: Laurie Segall, Kurt Wagner, Nanea Reeves, and Isaac Lien

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/tech-news-weekly.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

November,2017
Twit.Tv
This Week in Enterprise Tech 267: Firewalls as a Service

This Week in Enterprise Tech (MP3)

Firewalls as a Service: Although still in the early adoption stage, FWaaS also presents significant opportunities for greatly simplifying security deployment and management while reducing costs by eliminating on-premise hardware.

Hosts: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ and Louis Maresca

Guest: Andrew Bagrin

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-enterprise-tech.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

December,2017
Twit.Tv
This Week in Law 408: Have Cat, Own Broom

This Week in Law (MP3)

Accountability by design, AI building better AI, the Trump Administration's extreme vetting initiative, Bitcoin economics, the Supreme Court Carpenter case and what it means for privacy, Animoji Karaoke and more!

Hosts: Denise Howell, J. Michael Keyes, and Emory Roane

Guest: Joshua Kroll

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-law.

Attorneys may submit a self-study form to their local CLE board seeking MCLE credit approval. Please check the rules and requirements for your specific jurisdiction before submitting any forms.

Special thanks to Nigel Clutterbuck for the TWiL theme music.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

December,2017
Twit.Tv
Triangulation 323: Marco DeMello

Triangulation (MP3)

Marco DeMello is the founder and CEO of PSafe, a mobile-focused security and privacy company. He talks with Fr. Robert Ballecer about his history acquiring Hotmail for Microsoft, starting a security company in Brazil, and why mobile security is the biggest threat facing us.

Host: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ

Guest: Marco DeMello

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

December,2017
Twit.Tv
The Tech Guy 1444

The Tech Guy (MP3)

What is the best phone of the year? Taking better videos on a mobile phone, finding missing voicemails on Google Voice, is your Mac vulnerable right now? Wireless chargers for multiple devices, cases for an iPhone 8, cloud services for business and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

Bandwidth for The Tech Guy podcast is provided by CacheFly.

December,2017
Twit.Tv
The New Screen Savers 133: Creating Cosplay and Sci-Fi Props

The New Screen Savers (MP3)

On this episode of The New Screen Savers for Saturday, December 2, 2017, with Leo Laporte and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ:

  • Meet a maker-extraordinaire who creates costumes, armor, weapons, and sci-fi gear from scratch. Shawn Thorsson, from Thorsson & Associates Workshop, is self-taught and builds all his amazing works of art in his shop in Sonoma County. Learn how he does it, plus see examples he brought along including Iron Man, a TIE Fighter pilot from Star Wars, and the Schick Hydrobot.
  • What is machine learning and how does a neural network work? SethBling explains how he created two neural networks, MarI/O and MariFlow, to play Super Mario World and Super Mario Kart.
  • Which smartphone takes the best 'portrait' style photos? Jason Howell compares five phones to find out, the iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, Pixel 2 XL, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and OnePlus 5T.
  • In our Holiday Gift Guide, Sam Machkovech shares his top virtual reality games for the Rift, Vive, Windows Mixed Reality, and PlayStation VR.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ

Guests: SethBling, Shawn Thorsson, Sam Machkovech, and Jason Howell

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

December,2017
Twit.Tv
The Tech Guy 1445

The Tech Guy (MP3)

What to get in a new laptop, how to keep track of pets with a smartphone, blocking Java in the browser, how to be notified audibly of missed calls, using a Google Voice number for texting, transferring data from an old iPad to a new one, Chris Marquardt has tips on shooting the Super Moon, and more of your calls.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: Chris Marquardt

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

Bandwidth for The Tech Guy podcast is provided by CacheFly.

December,2017
Twit.Tv
This Week in Tech 643: Ambien Tech

This Week in Tech (MP3)

Cyber Monday was Amazon's biggest day ever, but Jeff Bezos still lost his $100 Billion dollar crown. Apple fixes an ugly macOS security flaw, but then immediately breaks the fix. Google finally figures out how to make hamburgers and beer. Uber is still incredibly crooked. Bitcoin clears $10,000. Elon Musk is sending a Roadster to Mars and discovering a sunken city in Chicago. The US Supreme Court will decide if the Fourth Amendment applies to your phone.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Christina Warren, Sam Abuelsamid, and Brianna Wu

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech

Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheFly.

December,2017
Twit.Tv
iOS Today 372: Decorating with iOS

iOS Today (MP3)

Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone discuss apps to help decorate your home with your iPhone and iPad.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ios-today.

You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to iOSToday@TWiT.tv.

Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

December,2017
Twit.Tv
Security Now 640: More News & Feedback

Security Now (MP3)

This week we discuss the long-awaited end of StartCom & StartSSL, inside last week's macOS passwordless root account access and problems with Apple's patches, the question of Apple allowing 3D facial data access to apps, Facebook's new and controversial use of camera images, in-the-wild exploitation of one of last month's patched Windows vulnerabilities, an annoying evolution in browser-based cryptocurrency mining, exploitation of Unicode in email headers, Google's advancing protection for Android users, a terrific list of authentication dongle-supporting sites and services, Mirai finds another 100,000 exposed ZyXEL routers, Google moves to reduce system crashes, a bit of miscellany including another security-related Humble Bundle offering and some closing the loop feedback from our terrific listeners.

We invite you to read the show notes.

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.

You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

Bandwidth for Security Now is provided by CacheFly.

December,2017
michael kors luggageray ban outletcheap oakley sunglassesocchiali ray banoakley sunglasses outletoakley sunglassesmichael kors online outletcheap ray ban sunglassescheap ray ban sunglassesray ban outletmichael kors outletdiscount ray ban sunglassesocchiali da sole ray banfake ray bancheap ray ban sunglassesfake oakleysmichael kors factory outletfake oakleycheap oakley sunglassessacs celinepandora jewelryray ban outletmichael kors purseoakley outletpandora jewelrycheap oakley sunglassesray ban sunglassesoakley sunglasses wholesaleray ban sunglassesmichael kors outlet onlinecheap ray ban sunglassesmichael kors outletpandora bijouxmichael kors walletpandora charmsmichael kors outletcheap ray ban sunglassesoakley sunglassesgucci outletoakley online shopmichael kors borsemichael kors pursesray ban sunglasses wholesaleocchiali da sole ray banoakley sunglasses onlinepandora jewelry ukpandora jewellery uk