The New Screen Savers with Leo Laporte

May 12th 2018

The New Screen Savers 156

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Hosted by Leo Laporte, Kevin Rose
Google I/O, secure your Bitcoin, Rylo & 360-degree cameras, and more.
Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.
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On The New Screen Savers show recorded on May 16, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Kevin Rose: 

  • It's the third anniversary of this show and it would have been 20 years of ZDTV/Tech TV. Kevin and Leo talk about working for the cable channel and hear from Becky Worley, Patrick Norton, and Megan Morrone. Plus, Martin Sargent makes a surprise visit. 
  • We talk about the big Artificial Intelligence announcements from Google I/O like Duplex. And next year Boston Dynamics will start selling its SpotMini robot. Leo already wants one. 
  • Dale Baskin joins us from to talk 360º photography. We'll find out how the platform is growing and get their recommendations on the latest line of cameras. 
  • So you are interested in buying cryptocurrency but don't know where to start or where to keep it? Kevin Rose shows us some hardware options for your wallet and explains the risks and pitfalls to look out for.
  • Jason Howell spent the week at Google I/O and brings us his favorite tech from the sandbox tents. 
  • Leo and Kevin answer a Call for Help about finding a good email provider alternative to Gmail. 
  • In the Mail Bag, Leo recommends a wireless security camera. 

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