The New Screen Savers

Feb 10th 2018

The New Screen Savers 143

Apple HomePod Smart Speaker Showdown

HomePod vs. Google Home, Apple Watch vs. Android Wear, how to replace OS on Android, and more.
Records live every Saturday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
Category: Help & How To

On this episode of The New Screen Savers for Saturday, February 10, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Jason Howell: 

  • Apple's HomePod launched this week. We show you how it works and how it stacks up to its competition like Google Home Max, Sonos One,  Amazon Echo Show, and the Harman Kardon Invoke.
  • The #TWiTSwitch continues as Megan Morrone and Jason Howell pit the Apple Watch vs. Android Wear, High School Debate style.
  • How do you replace your phone's OS if you want a non-Android platform? Find out in our 'Call for Help.'
  • Jason reviews the Fusion Guitar - a 'smart' electric guitar that has built-in speakers, amp, recorder, and iPhone integration. 
  • Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ shows how to keep your network safe by scanning for open ports with Nmap.
  • Plus, we answer more Android questions in our 'Mail Bag.'

Buy Apple HomePod: https://apple.co/2nQAQGH

Buy Google Home Max: http://bit.ly/2EvVFAR

Buy Sonos One: http://amzn.to/2id8FOH

Buy Amazon Echo Show: http://amzn.to/2nUF6VR

Buy Harman Kardon Invoke: http://amzn.to/2nR9a4F

Buy Fusion Guitar: http://amzn.to/2nXKAhW

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.

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