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Portal for Apple II and Atlas Recall

Leo Laporte's picks this week include Portal, which has been ported to the Apple II, and Atlas Recall which creates a visual searchable index of everything you see on your computer. For the full...

Samsung and South Korea's Chaebol Problem

Megan Morrone and Jason Howell talk to Elise Hu from NPR about the bribery scandal consuming Samsung. Officials have called for the arrest of Jay Y Lee, acting head of Samsung. Hu joins us from...

OpenNMS Preview

OpenNMS is a carrier-grade, highly integrated, open source platform designed for building network monitoring solutions. Full episode available at twit.tv/floss/418

Microsoft's Foldable Surface Phone

Microsoft files a patent for a hinged mobile device - could it be the rumored Surface Phone? This could possibly be Microsoft's first Windows on ARM device, and launch in Early 2018. Or it could be...

Game Mode in Windows 10 Creators Update

A quick rundown on what we know about the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update's Game Mode. TL;DR: Not much. Full episode available at  twit.tv/ww/501

Tip of the week: Turn Off Web-Based Skype Notifications

Microsoft has fixed the inability to disable Skype notification sounds in its websites, and in doing so, they may have just saved our sanity as well. Full episode available at  twit.tv/ww/501

Windows Weekly Beer of the Week: Thanks Obama

WW is a family show, so we try to avoid politics. But this Winter Rye IPA from Surly brewing just HAD to be beer pick of the week: (hat tip: @TechnoSquid) Full episode can be seen at twit.tv/ww/501

Google Buys Fabric from Twitter

Matt Weinberger from Business Insider joins Megan Morrone and Jason Howell to discuss why Google bought mobile analytics tool Fabric from Twitter. Full episode available at twit.tv/tnt/1686

Disabling the iPhone While Driving

Megan Morrone and Jason Howell discuss the merits of a California case that seeks to force Apple to implement technology that would automatically lock the iPhone while driving to prevent...

Unified Toilet Iconography in Japan

Patrick Norton and Ryan Shrout discuss the recent agreement by the Japan Sanitary Equipment Industry Association to make Japanese toilet controls more accessible and understandable to foreign...

Alert, Aware, Cynical and Suspicious!

Jim in Danville wants to know if he has to worry about viruses surviving after wiping a hard drive and reinstalling the operating system. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ttg/1356.

Options for Cutting the Cable

Leo Laporte takes a call about streaming TV online instead of getting it from cable. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ttg/1357

Alex Wellen: Cybercrime on TechTV

Alex Wellen, Chief Product Officer for CNN, explains how he got his start at TechTV with the show Cybercrime. Full episode can be seen at twit.tv/tri/283

SongShift for Playlist Transfer

Jason Snell sits down with Leo Laporte and recommends SongShift for transferring playlists between music streaming providers. It is available for free with in-app purchases, and can be used with...

Alex Wellen: The Birth of CNN Go

Alex Wellen, Chief Product Officer for CNN, explains how CNN made the switch to digital distribution with CNN Go. Full episode can be seen at twit.tv/tri/283

Foldable Surface Phone Rumors

Megan Morrone and Owen JJ Stone talk about the rumors that Microsoft might be working on a foldable tablet that you can use as a smartphone. The Verge says Microsoft has filed for a patent for a...

Trump to Appoint Net Neutrality Foe Ajit Pai to FCC Chairman

Sources say President Trump will appoint Ajit Pai Chairman of the FCC. While this could be a bad thing for Net Neutrality, it could be a good thing for rural broadband. Full episode available at...

Apple's New File System APFS

HFS is 30 years old, and soon Apple will be upgrading to APFS, with big improvments to encryption, better with SSD support, and more.

The Role of Emoji

Jeremy Burge from Emojipedia joins Jason Howell and Ron Richards to discuss the role Emoji plays in the modern world of digital communication. It's not all fun and games. Full episode can be seen...

Apple Sues Qualcomm for $1 Billion

Apple files suit against Qualcomm for $1 billion, claiming that Qualcomm has been "charging royalties for technologies they have nothing to do with." Full episode available at twit.tv/twit/598

Paul's Windows Defender Security Center Rant

Microsoft is now giving you a new way to protect your machine. Windows Defender Security Center lets you run multiple security measures on your PC. Is this type of redundancy necessary? For the...

What Phone Is Trump Using and How Secure Is It?

Leo Laporte, Stacey Higginbotham, Jeff Jarvis and Mathew Ingram talk about the Android phone that Donald Trump uses, and the security concerns it raises. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twig/389

More Switch Information and Zelda Visual Differences

Patrick Norton and Ryan Shrout discuss a bit more Nintendo Switch information, as well as performance speculation on Breath of the Wild's graphics between two consoles. Full episode can be seen at...

Mobile App Pick of the Week: Cubway by Armnomads

Looking for a great mobile game? Cubway is a journey with an abstract story of rebirth. The game mechanics are focused on interaction with obstacles. The gameplay is accompanied by beautiful art...

The Twitter Presidency

Megan Morrone and Jason Howell talk to Alex Kantrowitz from Buzzfeed about how President Trump and his team are using Twitter. We also discuss the rogue accounts from the EPA, the National Parks...

How HDR Works in Projectors

Scott Wilkinson talks with JVC Chief Engineer Rod Sterling about the techniques projectors use to achieve high dynamic range. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/htg/338

Hugo Barra, VP of VR-aaa

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone discuss Mark Zuckerberg's announced that Hugo Barra, former Google and Xiaomi Executive, will become Facebook’s VP of VR, heading up the Oculus team. Barra says he is...

The Value of Pai

Fr. Robert Ballecer, Lou Maresca, and Curt Franklin discuss Donald Trump's selection for FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai. A known opponent of Net Neutrality, Pai is expected to reverse many of Tom Wheeler's...

FaceApp Will Make You Smile

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone take a look at the new iOS app called FaceApp that convincingly transforms your face to make you smile. Full episode can be seen at twit.tv/tnt/1693

Best TVs for Watching the Super Bowl

Leo Laporte and Scott Wilkinson recommend 8 TVs that would be best for Super Bowl parties. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ttg/1358

How to Tell If Your Computer Has Been Hacked

Leo Laporte talks about how to find out if your computer or network has been compromised. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ttg/1359

February Games Preview

Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica joins Megan Morrone and Jason Howell to highlight a number of big gaming releases about to be released throughout the month of February. Full episode can be seen at...

Making in Schools

Dale Dougherty and Peter Hirshberg are the authors of Maker City: A Practical Guide for Remaking our Cities. Together they have a plan for bringing back hands-on education, building a local maker...

Write Better Thank You Notes

Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone discuss Bond.co, an app that lets you send formal notes, even if you have horrible handwriting. Full episode can be seen at twit.tv/ios/331

Eclipse Che Preview

Tyler Jewell is project lead for Eclipse Che, developer workspace server and next-generation Eclipse IDE. He is also the founder and CEO of Codenvy and a partner with Toba Capital managing...

High Tech Credit Card Shimmers

Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Alex Lindsay talk about high tech credit card shimmers that had been discovered in Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada. For the full episode, visit twit...

The World of Augmented Eternity

Adrienne Matei from Quartz joins Megan Morrone and Jason Howell to discuss how artificial intelligence will allow those grieving the death of a loved one to virtually chat with them into eternity....

Maker City: Making Locally

Dale Dougherty and Peter Hirshberg, authors of Maker City: A Practical Guide for Remaking our Cities, discuss how the Maker movement can create small, local businesses to replace failing mass...

Get Better Sleep with iOS

Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone discuss the sleep features included in iOS 10. A good night sleep helps you be more productive and stay healthy. Bedtime is a new tool included in the iOS 10 clock and...

What is Windows 10 in the Cloud?

Special Guest Rich Woods from NeoWin joins Leo, Paul, and Mary Jo to address rumors of an upcoming "Windows 10 in the Cloud." Is this related to Windows on ARM? A new version of Windows RT? A...

Facebook Finds More Places for Ads

Megan Morrone and Jason Howell talk to Kurt Wagner from Recode about today's Facebook news. First, Facebook reported its earnings today and it appears they're killing it. Also, back in 2012...

Black History Bot

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone celebrate the first day of Black History Month with a discussion of @blackbirds, a new Twitter bot you can follow or chat with about black Americans of the past and...

Which Apocalyptic Tech Island Would You Move To?

When the civilized world comes to its inevitable end in the coming months, which tech billionaire's island will you move to? Elon Musk's getaway will have solar power and lots of tunnels, but might...

Brains in Space!

Rae Paoletta from Gizmodo joins Megan Morrone and Jason Howell to discuss research that points to the effects of prolonged space travel on the human body. Full episode can be seen at twit.tv/tnt/1697

Snap's $3 billion dollar IPO

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone discuss Snap's $3 billion dollar IPO filing, and what avenues it has to make investors happy long term. Full episode can be seen at twit.tv/tnt/1697

Security Onion Preview

Doug Burks and Philip Plantamura demo what you can do with IDS data with a demonstration of Security Onion. Full episode can be seen at twit.tv/twiet/225

Gaming News for February 3, 2017

Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica joins Megan Morrone and Jason Howell to talk about Nintendo's free mobile game Fire Emblem Heroes, Horizon: Zero Dawn, PS4 Pro "Boost Mode," and more gaming news...

Email Encryption Problems

What happens when a doctor send his patient encrypted emails. Is there any alternative to encrypted emails?  For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ttg1360

Why Are My Contacts Wrong in WhatsApp?

Leo Laporte takes a call from Marty in Los Angeles, CA about WhatsApp showing the wrong contact information for people that are calling him.  For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ttg/1361

FCC Cleans House on Net Neutrality and Opening Cable Boxes

New FCC commissioner Ajit Pai has closed its inquiries into a number of issues, including Zero Rating as a threat to Net Neutrality, and potential opening of the cable box market. The FCC is also...