Hands-On Tech

Hands-On Tech

Hands-On Tech is where you'll find hands-on reviews, previews, and unboxings of the hottest tech gadgets like the latest smartphones, notebooks, wearables, smart home devices, and more; featuring Leo Laporte, Jason Howell, Mikah Sargent, Ant Pruitt, and other TWiT friends.

Although this show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT archives.

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Get all the info you need to make your consumer tech decisions with Hands-On Tech, a trusted tech review podcast. Because TWiT.tv is an independent podcast network dedicated to tech, you can bet the reviews are objective and the hosts are super-knowledgeable. You'll get some how-to tips and unboxings too. The episodes are concise, packed with information, and sprinkled with humor. You'll find hands-on reviews, previews, and advice on the hottest tech gadgets like the latest smartphones, tablets, notebooks, wearables, smart home devices, earbuds, and more. TWiT.tv hosts Leo Laporte, Jason Howell, Mikah Sargent, Ant Pruitt, and friends of TWiT guide you through the always-exciting, sometimes overwhelming world of consumer tech. So, subscribe and let tech enrich your life.

Tech Products Reviewed on Hands-On Tech

Hands-On Tech is the tech review podcast from TWiT.tv that's guaranteed to deliver objective and well-researched reviews of the geeks by the geeks for the geeks. The show was launched in February 2019, with weekly episodes in audio and video formats. The reviews cover specs and user experiences of tech devices such as

  • Smartphones and tablets
  • Smartwatches and smart glasses
  • Cameras and gimbals
  • Earbuds, headphones, soundbars, and microphones
  • Gaming consoles
  • Streaming TV
  • Electric cars
  • VR/AR headsets

And the list goes on.

The hosts present comparison reviews so you can decide if it's worth spending extra money on a higher-end model or a higher-priced brand. The short-format episodes feed your need to stay on top of the gadget game. The weekly single-topic show will include tips and how-tos. Keep your ears out for episodes you won't get anywhere else like Leo Laporte's personal setup. So, be sure you subscribe and never miss an episode.

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