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The New Screen Savers is a variety show for tech on the TWiT network. The show stars Leo Laporte and is co-hosted by Megan Morrone and Jason Howell. Viewers get live tech help, interesting guests, insights into the latest innovations, products, scientist, and trends, plus lots of fun things thrown in, too. There are special guest co-host appearances from Patrick Norton, Kate Botello, Kevin Rose, Martin Sargent, and more. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes fr ...
 
The New Screen Savers is a variety show for tech on the TWiT network. The show stars Leo Laporte and is co-hosted by Megan Morrone and Jason Howell. Viewers get live tech help, interesting guests, insights into the latest innovations, products, scientist, and trends, plus lots of fun things thrown in, too. There are special guest co-host appearances from Patrick Norton, Kate Botello, Kevin Rose, Martin Sargent, and more. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes fr ...
 
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Microsoft took the wraps of their new ChatGPT integrated with their Bing search engine. How does it work and is this the future of web search? Plus what’s the future of the Macintosh in Apple’s product plans? Starring Tom Merritt, Rich Stroffolino, Patrick Norton, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s…
 
We cover the latest iPhone and Mac Studio rumors from Mark Gurman. Examine how geopolitical tensions between India and China have influenced TikTok’s ability to work in India and what it says about similar moves in the US. And we explore the rise of the “de-influencer” on TikTok and if its a trend that might catch on. Starring Tom Merritt, Rich Str…
 
Netflix password sharing, big tech earnings, Twitter API, Jony Ive Cain's Jawbone by Edward Powys Mathers. Safer Internet Day USA. Netflix Reveals How Password Sharing Crackdown Will Be Enforced. Alphabet Q4 Earnings Miss Estimates, YouTube Ad Revenue Down 8%. Facebook's VR Division Lost $13.72 Billion In 2022. Apple Sales Shrink as Pandemic Rally …
 
Netflix password sharing, big tech earnings, Twitter API, Jony Ive Cain's Jawbone by Edward Powys Mathers. Safer Internet Day USA. Netflix Reveals How Password Sharing Crackdown Will Be Enforced. Alphabet Q4 Earnings Miss Estimates, YouTube Ad Revenue Down 8%. Facebook's VR Division Lost $13.72 Billion In 2022. Apple Sales Shrink as Pandemic Rally …
 
Municipal broadband internet where the public controls and manages internet infrastructure and services is a controversial topic in the US. We examine how Colorado might provide an example of communities that can build out their own internet services. In light of workforce cuts is Microsoft still committed to the HoloLens 2? And how will Google lev…
 
ChatGPT is now reaching mainstream awareness. What types of startups and operations are building themselves around ChatGPT and is this a watershed point that marks the next era of consumer technology development? Plus why is AMD reducing shipments of its chips to vendors? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe. Link…
 
We go over the highlights of Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event including their new flagship phones. Plus we explain the updated changes in Netflix’s password sharing policy enforcement and the new features rolling out for premium Netflix subscribers. Starring Tom Merritt, Scott Johnson, Robb Dunewood, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. Become a …
 
Dr. Nicole Ackermans is here to give us an overview of her time with Haikubox bird song identifier. Plus we go over US moves to block further technology sales to Huawei. And Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger a new venture focused with Artifact, a personalized news feed that uses machine learning to serve you content and let you s…
 
Reported ransomware payments in 2022 dropped. Is this due to better security practices by companies, more aggressive law enforcement action or a combination of both? Plus AI text and image generation has grabbed most of the headlines but what about AI generated music? And the latest about Carl Pei’s Nothing phone. Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffol…
 
AI everywhere, Hive hacked, Microsoft earnings, To Leslie, @ElonJet Pluralistic: Tiktok's enshittification (21 Jan 2023). Inside CNET's AI-powered SEO money machine. If ChatGPT doesn't get a better grasp of facts, nothing else matters. Move over ChatGPT, Microsoft's new AI tool is helping developers code faster. ChatGPT is enabling script kiddies t…
 
AI everywhere, Hive hacked, Microsoft earnings, To Leslie, @ElonJet Pluralistic: Tiktok's enshittification (21 Jan 2023). Inside CNET's AI-powered SEO money machine. If ChatGPT doesn't get a better grasp of facts, nothing else matters. Move over ChatGPT, Microsoft's new AI tool is helping developers code faster. ChatGPT is enabling script kiddies t…
 
We go over The Wall Street Journal’s analysis of Meta’s business. And scientists at University of Maryland have produced a method of watermarking ChatGPT’s output. Plus have scientists developed a tractor beam? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns…
 
As the Supreme Court of the United States weighs in on the protections afforded by Section 230 to online platforms we review what Section 230 covers and what it was intended to do. Plus we explain how TikTok plans to maintain its operations in the United States and we go over the details of Meta’s move to reinstate former US President Donald Trump’…
 
9to5’s reviewer noticed that the M2 MacBook Pro’s storage is slower than that in the M1 version it replaces. We breakdown all the big news from Xbox/Bethesda’s first Developer Direct event. And Nvidia Broadcast has a new update appropriately called “Eye Contact” that puts virtual eyes on video hosts so it always looks like they’re looking at the ca…
 
Can ChatGPT help you with your next job application? Is Amazon’s new generic prescription drug service really a deal? And what is LastPass’s parent company, GoTo, saying about a data breach late last year where customers’ encrypted backups were stolen. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Megan Morrone, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. Become…
 
Microsoft’s new OpenAI exclusive maybe isn’t so exclusive, podcasts are dead, long live podcasts, and Super Nintendo World is open. Lamar Wilson joined Tom in attendance for the Technical Rehearsal. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Amos, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/dtns. Hosted on Acast. …
 
Twitter API fallout, Section 230, TikTok ban, tech layoffs, AmazonSmile RIP Twitter's new developer terms ban third-party clients. Twitterrific: End of an Era. In Memory of Tweetbot. Extremely Hardcore. Looming Twitter interest payment leaves Elon Musk with unpalatable options. Google has been sued and is involved in a lawsuit over YouTube algorith…
 
Twitter API fallout, Section 230, TikTok ban, tech layoffs, AmazonSmile RIP Twitter's new developer terms ban third-party clients. Twitterrific: End of an Era. In Memory of Tweetbot. Extremely Hardcore. Looming Twitter interest payment leaves Elon Musk with unpalatable options. Google has been sued and is involved in a lawsuit over YouTube algorith…
 
We go over Netflix’s earning reports and the news that Reed Hastings is stepping down as CEO, how Google might attempt to meet the challenge of ChatGPT on its business, and explain the latest friction between Twitter and third-party apps developers. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Chris Ashley, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Note…
 
Nature reports scientists disapprove of the use of ChatGPT on research papers as the article points to at least four research papers list ChatGPT as an author. Scientists have grown atom-thin materials on industrial silicon wafers leading to the possibility of even greater semiconductor efficiencies and higher performance. Instagram introduces “Qui…
 
TikTok rolls out a ‘state-controlled media’ label that will identify accounts whose content is subject to state influence. Apple announces a second-gen HomePod speaker and Bloomberg Marc Gurman uncovers more details about Apple’s mix reality headset. Plus Mozilla has found a way to keep ad-blockers working within the controversial Manifest V3 or MV…
 
Apple reveals new M2 Pro and M2 Max SoCs and the Mac models that’ll go into, the UK passes an online safety bill that increases penalties for violation to include jail time, and Microsoft announced Monday that Azure OpenAI Service is available to businesses. Starring Tom Merritt, Rich Stroffolino, Nica Montford, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show N…
 
CES 2023 Recap, ChatGPT and Plagiarism, Twitter API, 2016 Election and Twitter CES 2023 Recap A government watchdog spent $15,000 to crack a federal agency's passwords in minutes Twitter is blocking third-party clients like Tweetbot and Twitterrific CNET Is Experimenting With an AI Assist. Here's Why A Writer Used AI To Plagiarize Me. Now What? Ace…
 
CES 2023 Recap, ChatGPT and Plagiarism, Twitter API, 2016 Election and Twitter CES 2023 Recap A government watchdog spent $15,000 to crack a federal agency's passwords in minutes Twitter is blocking third-party clients like Tweetbot and Twitterrific CNET Is Experimenting With an AI Assist. Here's Why A Writer Used AI To Plagiarize Me. Now What? Ace…
 
CES 2023 was a major showcase for EVs. Bodie Grimm from the Kilowatt EV podcast is here with his favorites from this year’s show. Plus how conflict in Ukraine might spur the development and adoption of high-speed satellite based internet. And the US National Transportation Safety Board chair Jennifer Homendy raises concerns about the growing weight…
 
We delve into the latest news regarding FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried and the termination of the naming rights deal between FTX and Miami-Dade County for the sports arena used by the Miami Heat. Explore how CNET is using AI to write many of its articles under the “CNET Money Staff” label. And the POTUS pens an opinion on the threat of big tech pose…
 
We explain what exactly caused the FAA to temporarily ground flights across the US. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge is now available for Netflix subscribers on Mobile platforms. And we unpack a recently published study in Nature which concluded disinformation campaigns on Twitter in 2016 had little to no effect. Starring Tom Merrit…
 
We explain all the latest TV tech trends from CES, DoNotPay’s Joshua Browder will test out an algorithmic system for defendants in a real-life court setting, and the number of states offering the option of digital license plates grows. Starring Tom Merritt, Patrick Norton, Robert Heron, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. Become a member at h…
 
We check in to see if people are still flocking to Mastodon from Twitter. Why are old digicams the latest retro trend with Gen Z? And we follow-up with Rich on his favorite technologies and products from this year’s CES. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. Become a member at https://plus.aca…
 
CES 2023, Lastpass hack, Meta's EU fine, FCC's robocall fine, Tesla autopilot Adorable Rice Balls Reimagine Japan's Cutest Bird as Anime-Style Delinquents. Yo-Kai To Debut Desktop Ramen Robot For Space-Constrained Retail Formats at CES 2023. Stacey sets the stage for CES 2022. CES 2023 kicks off with more than 112,000 attendees. There was a lot of …
 
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