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TWiT Bits are highlights from shows on TWiT.tv. You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at http://twit.tv/shows/
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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-02-22 06:19
last episode published
2019-02-21 17:45
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21.02.2019

Galaxy Watch Active Announced

At Galaxy Unpacked 2019, Samsung recently introduced its newest wearables: Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit. The Galaxy Watch Active is powered by dual-core Exynos 9110 (running at 1.15GHz) and 768MB of RAM.Full episode at twit.tv/twich505You can fin...
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21.02.2019

Who Owns Emoji?

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to lawyer Eric Goldman about his quest to clarify emoji in the courtroom. Emoji misunderstandings, emoji precedent, copyright law, and the problems with emoji appearing differently on different platforms. Watch the ...
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20.02.2019

True RMS vs Average Voltmeters

True RMS vs Average Voltmeters with George Thomas.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/hn/390Host: George ThomasYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
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20.02.2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold Will Replace Your Computer

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is competing against smartphones, tablets, and laptops.Full episode at twit.tv/twig496You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
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20.02.2019

Open Source Takes over Microsoft

Microsoft is adopting the "Inner Source" methodology from the open source world. Where does the madness end?Full episode at twit.tv/ww/609Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Mary Jo FoleyYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows a...
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20.02.2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold Reveal

At Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2019, Samsung shows off their new folding phone, the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Watch the full episode: https://twit.tv/specials/336Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jason HowellYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at ...
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19.02.2019

Project Treble Trouble

Project Treble promised faster OS updates, but a Computerworld report shows that OEMs aren't updating any faster than before.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/aaa/408Hosts: Jason Howell and Florence IonGuest: Cherlynn LowYou can find more about TWiT ...
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19.02.2019

Elon Musk's OpenAI Terrifies its Creators

Authenticity on the internet in danger: Elon Musk's textual OpenAI is too dangerous to be released.Watch the full episode at https://twit.tv/sn/702You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
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19.02.2019

Brave Browser on iOS

Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone discuss the Brave browser for your iPad and iPhone. Get ad-free, secure browsing and use the Mac client to donate bitcoin to your favourite websites so you can feel OK about blocking their ads. Also includes a pop-up block...
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17.02.2019

Amazon Cancels NY HQ2 Plans

Amazon thinks twice about making it in the Big Apple.Full episode at twit.tv/twit706You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
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17.02.2019

Back Up Large Amounts of Data Offsite

James from Round Rock, TX has exceeded iCloud's 2TB cap of cloud storage, and needs an alternative that can handle large amounts of data. Watch the full episode here:https://twit.tv/ttg/1567Host: Leo LaporteYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to...
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16.02.2019

Articles 11 and 13: Back & Worse than Ever

It's hair on fire time. Or perhaps berets on fire. Articles 11 and 13 would destroy the Internet.Full episode at twit.tv/twig1566You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
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15.02.2019

Adiantum: Google does the Cha-Cha!

How can crucially-important full-disk encryption be offered on inexpensive commodity hardware lacking any encryption acceleration?For the full episode, visit twit.tv/sn/701Hosts: Leo Laporte and Steve GibsonYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to...
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15.02.2019

iOS 12.1.4 Fixes FaceTime Flaw & More

iOS 12.1.4 Fixes FaceTime Flaw and Two More Zero-Day Vulnerabilities.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/mbw/648Hosts: Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene RitchieYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit...
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15.02.2019

Consortium Pressures Retailers For Better IoT Security

Mozilla Foundation, the Internet Society, and eight other organizations have teamed up to push retailers to demand that Internet of Things manufacturers improve security in their devices.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twiet/329You can find more ab...
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15.02.2019

Trojan Horse-Learning with Piper DIY Computer Kit & Minecraft

On Triangulation with Jason Howell, Piper founder Joel Sadler talks about how the combination of Minecraft and the hands-on experience of the Piper DIY computer kit inspires kids to develop their creative, electronic, and programming skills.For the ful...
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14.02.2019

EVGA Nu Audio Sound Card Review

Sebastian Peak reviews the EVGA Nu Audio PCIe Sound Card, does it give a noticeable difference vs. motherboard audio?For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twich/504Hosts: Patrick Norton and Sebastian PeakYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our ...
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13.02.2019

Apex Legends: Bigger than Fortnite

In just one week, Apex Legends is already bigger than Fortnite. Yikes! And this is a big deal: eSports will be a $1 billion THIS year.Full episode at twit.tv/ww608You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
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12.02.2019

Assistant Mood Detection

The Google Home Assistant could get some big changes in the next five years that would allow it to detect the mood of people in the room, and tailor responses accordingly.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/aaa/407Hosts: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and...
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11.02.2019

DLSS Supposedly Boosts RTX Frame Rates

Patrick Norton talks about NVIDIA's DLSS tech and what it supposedly does for the performance of their modern RTX graphics cards. 3DMARK PDF at https://s3.amazonaws.com/download-aws.futuremark.com/3dmark-technical-guide.pdfFull episode at twit.tv/twich...
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10.02.2019

Microsoft Says: Don't Use IE or Office 2019

Seriously, stop using Internet Explorer.Full episode at twit.tv/twit705You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
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10.02.2019

Why Won't My Walkman Play My Cassette Tape?

Leo Laporte takes a call from Peter in Ohio about his Walkman that won't play a particular cassette tape anymore.Watch the full episode:https://twit.tv/ttg/1565Host: Leo LaporteYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twi...
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9.02.2019

Epically Nerdy Data Quest

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to David Carroll, media professor at the Parsons School of Design about his quest to get his data back from Cambridge Analytica. Carrol is featured in a new Netflix documentary that debuted at the Sundance Film Festi...
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9.02.2019

Printing From a Chromebook

Delois has a Chromebook and wants to know how to print from it. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ttg/1564Host: Leo LaporteYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
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8.02.2019

Could a Berkeley Research Firm Fix Cryptocurrency?

There are many people who believe the Cryptocurrencies are the unicorn of the tech industry and they are really a myth than a reality.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twiet/328Host: Louis MarescaYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full...
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8.02.2019

Open-Source Government?

On Triangulation, Denise Howell talks to Tom W. Bell, author of "Your Next Government?: From the Nation State to Stateless Nations," about a future of off-the-shelf governance and the open-source legal system Ulex.For the full episode, go to https://tw...
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7.02.2019

Android Q: Permissions Roles

Mishaal Rahman from XDA Developers is one of the only non-Googlers to have an internal build of Android Q, and he talks about the many permissions changes within including something newly uncovered called Roles.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/aaa/4...
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7.02.2019

Marshmello's Fortnite Concert Is the Future

This is why Netflix says that Fortnite is their biggest competition.Watch the full episode here:https://twit.tv/twig/494Hosts: Leo Laporte, Stacey Higginbotham, and Jeff JarvisYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit...
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6.02.2019

Happy 5th Anniversary, Satya Nadella!

We assess how Nadella's 1st 5 years went. (Hint: pretty well.)Full episode at twit.tv/ww607You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
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6.02.2019

Instaclustr's Apache Cassandra Projects

An open source Cassandra operator for Kubernetes, LDAP authenticator, and Kerberos authenticator are all now freely available via GitHub. Ben is the Chief Technology (and a co-founder) at Instaclustr, which provides a managed platform for open source, ...
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6.02.2019

Chrome Gets "Spell-Check for URLs"

Typo-squatters beware! Chrome will soon warn users if they mistype a URL.Watch the full episode here:https://twit.tv/sn/700Hosts: Leo Laporte and Steve GibsonYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
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5.02.2019

Teen Who Found FaceTime Flaw Gets Bug Bounty

It looks like the 14-year-old who discovered the recent FaceTime flaw will get $25,000. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/mbw/647Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Alex LindsayGuest: Jason SnellYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our ful...
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5.02.2019

Is TikTok Good for Teens?

Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone make a TikTok with the video-sharing app formerly known as Musical.ly. Plus, they discuss the content on the app popular with teens and how much information the app asks for when you sign up. Plus, how to warn your kids th...
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3.02.2019

Apple Spanks Facebook and Google for Data Slurping

Apple takes Facebook and Google to the woodshed for taking too much data from users.For the full episode, go to https://twit.tv/twit/704​Host: Leo LaporteGuests: Georgia Dow, Devindra Hardawar, and Christina WarrenYou can find more about TWiT and subsc...
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3.02.2019

Why Tesla's 'Navigate on Autopilot' Is Far From Level 5 Autonomy

Navigant Research senior research analyst Sam Abuelsamid joins Leo Laporte on 'The Tech Guy' to talk about self-driving cars and why Telsa's 'Navigate on Autopilot' is far from Level 5 autonomy.For the full episode, go to https://twit.tv/ttg/1563Host: ...
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2.02.2019

Backing Up Your Photos to the Cloud

Tom wants to know the best way to back up his photos and does the cloud count as part of a 3-2-1 backup strategy?Host: Leo LaporteYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
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1.02.2019

Hacking IoT to Improve Security

The Japanese Minister for internal affairs and communications approved an amendment to a communications technology law in order to make it legal for that government to "hack" its citizens. Rather than heralding the rise of Big Brother, this move is in...
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1.02.2019

What is Data Journalism?

Software developer and author of Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World Meredith Broussard explains what data journalism is and how she got started in the field to Megan Morrone on Triangulation.Watch the full interview at htt...
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31.01.2019

Fuchsia's Big New Hire

Google's Fuchsia OS is an open secret, but there is still so much the public doesn't actually know about where it is headed. But a new hire shows that Google is committed to bringing it to market in the near future.Watch the full episode here:https://t...
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31.01.2019

SK630's Cherry MX Low Profile Switches Succeed

Sebastian Peak and Patrick Norton talk about Cooler Master's SK630 mechanical gaming keyboard, with Cherry MX Low Profile Switches and RGB lighting.Full episode at twit.tv/twich502You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://...
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31.01.2019

MacBook Pro "Flexgate"

Taylor Dixon from iFitIt discovered that newer model MacBook Pro displays are wired with a thin, flexible cable that will wear out over a short period of time. Fixing the problem when it happens is expensive, and inevitable.Watch the full episode here:...
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30.01.2019

Quartzfest 2019

Gordon West recaps Quartzfest 2019.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/hn/387Host: Gordon WestYou can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
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30.01.2019

Windows 10 "Reserved Storage" Explained

Mary Jo Foley from ZDNet, Paul Thurrott from Thurrott.com, and Megan Morrone discuss the upcoming 7GB of "reserved storage" feature that Microsoft plans to implement in Windows 10 19H1 in order to smooth updates. The Windows 10 19H1 Fast Ring test will...
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30.01.2019

Xen Project Overview

The Xen Project develops virtualization technologies powering the world's largest clouds in production and is the foundation of many commercial products. Lars has 20 years of industry experience working at ARM, Symbian, Nokia and Citrix.Full episode at...
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29.01.2019

Challenges of Scaling Customer Support

Trello Android developer Vishnu Rajeevan helps address a viewer email that questions the complexities of providing customer support on independently developed apps.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/aaa/405Hosts: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Ron Ri...
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29.01.2019

International DNS Hijacking Campaign

Leo Laporte and Steve Gibson discuss an ongoing global attack on Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure. According to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, hackers can use compromised credentials to enable man-in-the-middle attacks.Wat...
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29.01.2019

Darkroom Photo Editor Review

Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone discuss the photo editing app Darkroom, for iPad. The app, from Bergen Co, is free to use with in-app purchases ranging from $1.99-$9.99. The Darkroom photo editor is fast and intuitive, including preset filters and the ab...
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28.01.2019

GDPR Interpretation Issues

Lou Maresca, Heather Williams, and Curt Franklin discuss the recent penalty brought against Google for violating Europe's General Data Protection Regulation.Full episode at twit.tv/twiet326 You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows a...
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27.01.2019

WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook Messenger to Merge

According to the New York Times, Mark Zuckerberg has plans for his many social media properties.Full episode at twit.tv/twit703You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://twit.tv/shows/
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27.01.2019

Driver Assist Vs. Self Driving Cars

Sam Abuelsamid joins Leo Laporte to explain what separates a car equipped with "Auto Pilot" or "Driver Assist" from an actual self driving car, and why drivers still need to be paying attention.Watch the full episode here:https://twit.tv/ttg/1561Host: ...
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