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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
2017-09-17 02:05
last episode published
2017-09-17 01:44
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17.09.2017

Hacker Adds Working Headphone Jack To iPhone 7

<p>On The New Screen Savers, Scotty Allen of Strange Parts joins Fr. Father Robert, SJ and Patrick Norton to show how he was able to install a 3.5mm headphone jack into an iPhone 7 by taking apart Apple's Lightning adapter and building it into a ...
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16.09.2017

Foxconn gets Green Light in Wisconsin

Fr. Robert Ballecer joins Jason Howell to discuss Foxconn's approved investment in Wisconsin, and what it takes to become the next Silicon Valley.Full episode at twit.tv/tnt/1854Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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16.09.2017

How Couchbase Helped Pokemon Go Evolve

Kevin Holder explains how Couchbase helped Pokemon Go during the rapidly evolving time the app went viral. Kevin is the VP of World Wide Technical Field Operations for Couchbase, and has spent 20 years working for software & consulting firms in the...
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15.09.2017

Can Police Force You to Unlock iPhone X with Face ID?

Denise Howell, Amber Mckenny, Michael Keyes, and Matthew Curtis discuss Apple's New Face ID - if law enforcement could force someone to unlock with their face and how it's being questioned from the U.S. Senate on the privacy protections.For the full ep...
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15.09.2017

The Next Pixel is Coming

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone discuss the next phone made by Google. The company has confirmed an October 4th date for the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL. According to MadeByGoogle.com/AskMore and a billboard in downtown Boston, the next Google made phone...
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15.09.2017

Apple TV 4K has Potential

Although the Apple TV 4K is quite expensive, Apple has made some aggressive and impressive content deals. Patrick Norton talks about how it may compare to Roku's install base, the white circle on the remote, and 4K movie pricing.Full episode at twit.tv...
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14.09.2017

Friend Preview

Friend is the first open source virtual cloud computer that puts the user in the driver's seat. It connects arbitrary technologies and deploys them onto the internet. It also reduces development overhead by providing a framework for user, access, and f...
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14.09.2017

Full Wave Bridge Rectifier

Bob Heil continues his Pine Board Project build with a full wave bridge.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/hn/317Host: Bob HeilBandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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14.09.2017

Do Tech Corporations Have Too Much Power?

Surprising coalitions are forming to question the power of tech companies.Full episode at twit.tv/twig/422Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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14.09.2017

Is it a Bodega or a Vending Machine?

Megan Morrone talks to Liz Segren, staff writer at Fast Company, about her story on the launch of Bodega. Two ex-Googlers developed a service that could put mom and pop stores out of business and it didn't end well. These days it seems like the only th...
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13.09.2017

Microsoft Teams' Big Leak

Is Skype for Business being folded into Teams? MS accidentally leaks its own Skype for Business plans ahead of Ignite.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ww/535Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul ThurrottBandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by C...
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13.09.2017

To iPhone X or not to iPhone X

Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone discuss the announcements of the iPhone X and the iPhone 8, plus Apple's current line of iPhones and what that means for their future. Are their too many SKUs? What would Steve Jobs think? Is the iPhone X worth the cost an...
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13.09.2017

Ron's Review of the Moto Z2 Force

Ron Richards spent three weeks using the Moto Z2 Force and a collection of Moto Mods, and shares his full review of his time with the device.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/aaa/334Hosts: Jason Howell, Ron Richards, and Florence IonGuest: Ant Pruitt...
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13.09.2017

Apple's new iPhones

Megan Morrone and Jason Howell discuss Apple's announcement of the new iPhone 8 and the new iPhone X.Full episode at twit.tv/tnt/1851Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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13.09.2017

Dissecting the iPhone X Announcement

Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay discuss Apple's announcement of the $999 iPhone X with Face ID at the September Keynote held in the Steve Jobs Theater.For the full episode, go to Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Alex LindsayBandwidth for TWiT Bit...
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12.09.2017

PewDiePie places foot in mouth

Russ Pitts joins Jason Howell to analyze whether PewDiePie, the most popular YouTuber in the world, should be held to a higher standard when he speaks racist epithets during his Let's Play live streams.Full episode at twit.tv/tnt/1850Bandwidth for TWiT...
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11.09.2017

Smithsonian Institute's Art of Video games Exhibit

Chris Melissinos was the Chief Evangelist and Chief Gaming Officer at Sun. He talks with Fr. Robert Ballecer about the Smithsonian Institute's Art of Video Games exhibit.Full episode at twit.tv/tri/313Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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11.09.2017

Facebook's Russian Political Ads

Facebook reveals that Russia spent $100,000 on political ads during the 2016 election.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twit/631Host: Leo LaporteGuests: Philip Elmer-DeWitt, Ant Pruitt, and Ben JohnsonBandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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11.09.2017

Apps to Find Your Family

Tina is looking for an app that works on iOS and Android so she and her husband can find out the location of their children.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ttg/1421Host: Leo LaporteBandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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10.09.2017

Essential Phone PH-1 Review

On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Jason Howell review the new Essential Phone PH-1 and Essential 360 ̊ Camera. Jason, as our Android expert, spent a lot of time with it and has some strong opinions.Essential Phone on Amazon: Leo Laporte and Jaso...
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10.09.2017

Vector Art Programs

Pamela is looking for a replacement for Adobe Streamline to take pictures of line drawings and edit them in the computer.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ttg/1420Host: Leo LaporteBandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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9.09.2017

Destiny 2 Review

Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica takes a closer look at the release of Destiny 2 and why he can't stop playing the game.Full episode at twit.tv/tnt/1849Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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8.09.2017

The U.S. Attorney Appointment Process

Thomas E. Delahanty II, former U.S. Attorney for Maine talks about how the appointment process works and his experience when his term ended with the current administration.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twil/398Host: Denise HowellGuest: Thomas E. ...
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8.09.2017

EquiFaux

Fr. Robert Ballecer, Lou Maresca, and Brian Chee discuss the Equifax breach and their very delayed public response to the crisis. While it may not be the biggest breach in terms of user quantity, it is arguably the biggest in terms of sensitive informa...
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8.09.2017

New Social Security Numbers for All

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to The Register's Iain Thomson about the Equifax data breach. It might be easier to ask who in the United States wasn't involved instead of who was. Equifax revealed names, Social Security Numbers, birth dates, addre...
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7.09.2017

Intel Core i7-6700K Seeing End of Life

Ryan Shrout and Patrick Norton discuss the end of a dominant era for Intel, with the EOL of the company's Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K processors. Consumers still have until March 30, 2018 to place final requests for ordering.Full episode at twit.tv...
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7.09.2017

You're So Triggered!!!

Fr. Robert Ballecer shows Megan Morrone how to set up relays to turn groups of devices on and off using an IR remote control.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/kh/342Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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7.09.2017

Small, Effective Antenna Build

George Thomas talks to Vito VA3VMD about his small yet effective dipole antenna.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/hn/316Host: George ThomasBandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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7.09.2017

LG V30 Impressions

Florence Ion and Matteo Doni talk about their time spent with the new LG V30 premium smartphone, announced at the IFA 2017 conference in Berlin.Watch the full episode at http://twit.tv/aaa/333Hosts: Jason Howell, Florence Ion, and Ron RichardsGuest: Ma...
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7.09.2017

Oreo Will Make Android Updates Easier

Android's fragmentation problem may get a little better with Android 8.0 Oreo's Treble feature.Watch the full episode at http://twit.tv/twig/421Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff JarvisGuest: Kevin MarksBandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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7.09.2017

Microsoft's Fall Surface event

Brad Sams from Petri.com discuhttp://twit.tv/tnt/1847sses Microsoft's early announcement of its Fall Surface event where it will likely unveil a refresh of some of its hardware lineup.Full episode at twit.tv/tnt/1847Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided ...
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6.09.2017

Voice Assistants Just Got More Competitive

After the news that Cortana is "Alexa curious," we find out that Harman Kardon is not exclusive to Cortana. Oops. Sony is among those offering Google Assistant in a smart speaker (in this case a gorgeous one).For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ww/534H...
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6.09.2017

Aquameta Preview

Eric Hanson discusses Aquameta, a web development platform that places traditional components of web architecture (the operating system, web server, file system, command line, programming languages, widgets, services, version control, and more) in a si...
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6.09.2017

Android One Mi A1 Announcement

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone discuss the new announcement of the Android One Mi A1. The aim of Android One program was to put quality, affordable phones in the hands of more people in developing countries. The program's been dormant for a while, but ...
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5.09.2017

Steve Jobs Theater: Blueprints

We take a peek at the secret blueprints for Apple's new Steve Jobs Theater, opening next week for the first time for the fall iPhone unveiling.Watch the full episode at http://twit.tv/mbw/574Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rene RitchieBandwidth f...
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5.09.2017

Hurricane Harvey Help in an App

Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone discuss the Fulcrum app, a new tool to crowd source relief and recovery for victims of Hurricane Harvey. If you are in the areas hit hardest by Harvey and you want to help, download the Fulcrum app to assess damage.Full ep...
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4.09.2017

Uber's New CEO Has a Big Job Ahead of Him

After an exhaustive process, Uber has selected its new CEO: Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi. Can he fix one of the most important companies in the world?Watch the full episode at http://twit.tv/twit/630Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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3.09.2017

Best WiFi BBQ Thermometers

Leo Laporte takes a call from Gabby in Santa Rosa, CA about the best WiFi, internet-connected BBQ thermometers. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ttg/1419Host: Leo LaporteBandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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3.09.2017

Multi-Room Music on the Echo

On the New Screen Savers show, Leo Laporte and Roberto Baldwin try out the new Multi-Room Music feature on the Amazon Echo. We'll set up an Echo Show, two Amazon Echos, and an Echo Dot in the studio to find out how it works.For the full episode, go to ...
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3.09.2017

Guide to Streaming TV

Jennifer is currently getting TV over an antenna and wants to know how she can get more channels, such as news without a cable subscription.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ttg/1418Host: Leo LaporteBandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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2.09.2017

Hiawatha Webserver preview

Hiawatha is an open source webserver with a focus on security. Because of Hugo's great interest in IT security, he paid extra attention to security while working on Hiawatha.Full episode at twit.tv/floss/448Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheF...
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2.09.2017

Harvey's Effects on Houston Data Centers

Fr. Robert Ballecer and Brian Chee discuss the effects of Hurricane Harvey flooding on data centers around the Houston area, and compare the damage to Sandy's effects from years ago . Some centers are being marked as destroyed, unfortunately.Full episo...
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2.09.2017

Fun Alexa Skills to Try Right Now

Megan Morrone and Mikah Sargent from iMore discuss the most interesting Alexa skills for your Amazon Echo right now. Learn something new with Curiosity. Find out how to get stains out of your clothes with the Tide skill. Choose your own adventure with ...
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1.09.2017

Trademarking Colors

Denise Howell, Mike Keyes, Matt Curtis and Maria Spear Ollis discuss brands trademarking colors such as the yellow used on a Cheerios box.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twil/397Hosts: Denise Howell, J. Michael Keyes, and Matt CurtisGuest: Maria Sp...
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1.09.2017

Why Screen Masking Is Necessary in Cinema

Personal-cinema architect John Bishop shows off the difference screen masking can make in home theater while showing a clip from the 1942 film Mrs. Miniver.Watch the full episode at http://twit.tv/htg/369Host: Scott WilkinsonGuest: John BishopBandwidth...
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1.09.2017

LG V30 and Moto X4 from IFA 2017

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone discuss the announcement of two smartphones at IFA 2017 in Berlin: The LG V30 premium smartphone and the Moto X4 mid-range device.Full episode at twit.tv/tnt/1844Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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31.08.2017

Repurpose Old Remote Controls

Fr. Robert Ballecer and Megan Morrone use an Arduino to accept IR signals from a remote control.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/kh/341Hosts: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ and Megan MorroneBandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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31.08.2017

IFA 2017: Refreshed Quad-Core XPS 13 Notebook & Switch 7 Black Edition

Patrick Norton and Ryan Shrout discuss a couple of announced products from the IFA trade show in Berlin: Dell's new version of the XPS 13 Notebook and Acer's passively-cooled Switch 7 Black EditionFull episode at twit.tv/twich/430Bandwidth for TWiT Bit...
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31.08.2017

Coordinating Hurricane Harvey Rescue Efforts

Amanda interviews South Texas Section Emergency Coordinator, Jeff Walter, KE5FGA about how to help with hurricane Harvey.For the full episode, visit twit.tv/hn/315Hosts: Amanda Alden and Don WilbanksBandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
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31.08.2017

Amazon's New Brand Psychology

Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to Dr. Paul Warner from inMoment about the new brand psychology now that Amazon has acquired Whole Foods. All week we've been talking about the cheaper avocados and the humanely raised Echo Dots at Whole Foods that h...
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