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Radio Leo (Audio)

Summary: A compendium of podcasts from the Chief TWiT, Leo Laporte. This feed includes all of Leo's audio or video releases and often includes his appearances on other podcasts. One feed to serve them all.

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 This Week in Google 571: The First Rule of Pixel Club | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:29:00

Tik Tok+Microsoft+Trump, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Here's everything Samsung announced at Galaxy Unpacked 2020 X PRIZE $1M Next-Gen Mask Challenge We spend as much time on the Pixel 4a announcement as Google did. Twitter hack "mastermind" arrested: 17-year-old Florida teen had access to all your Twitter info. Why Trump is mad at Tik Tok, and why Microsoft wants to buy them Why Tik Tok videos are the most important artform of 2020 The growing use of Instagram as a news source Samsung is still pushing Dex with a Microsoft integration Bye, Bye Bixby - Samsung doesn't mention it at Unpacked 2020 as its founder leaves the business and Google moves in Here's everything Samsung announced at Galaxy Unpacked 2020 More 5G bandwidths are on the way Twitter patches bug in Android 8 and 9 versions of the app TIL: Animals lick their fur to get Vitamin D Get rid of gas: chew better and season with epazote Why Google bought a big chunk of ADT The Google Changelog: Yahoo kills community captions | Nearby Share | RIP Google Play Music | Google Camera 7.5 | Google live-captioning Google Pay digital bank accounts | new Gboard suggestions | Free Stadia Pro games | Don't talk about Pixel Club! Google offers $10 million bond Picks of the Week: Leo's Tool: Avocado Mask and Shirt from Abrazos in San Miguel De Allende Stacey's Thing: BraveTarts Jeff's Numbers: 1/3-1/2 of biz travel will go away because Zoom Ant's Stuff: Inexpensive photo hack Karsten's Mask: 3D Printed Mask with Filters - comes custom printed in many colors Zak's College Fund: Analogue Pocket on eBay Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors:

 Windows Weekly 684: Cortanageddon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:57:22

Hey Microsoft: Buy Tik Tok!, RIP Cortana on Mobile, Xbox Game Pass Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott For full show notes on this episode, visit Sponsors: offer code WINDOWS

 TWiT News 360: Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:43:43

At a live event in South Korea, Samsung unpacked their new line of phablets, tablets, and accessories. Samsung Galaxy Note20 / Note20 Ultra Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 / S7+ Samsung Galaxy Buds Live Samsung Galaxy Watch3 Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 TWiT News correspondents Leo Laporte and Jason Howell comment along as we watch a Samsung presentation that is long on style, but short on substance. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jason Howell Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor:

 Security Now 778: BootHole | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:04:12

Twitter hackers arrested, Garmin hackers get ransom. Vitamin D fights death by Covid Firefox is now at v79 Twitter hackers arrested Garmin hackers rewarded Tor and Dr. Krawetz Dropping 0Days Blocking Tor Connections the Smart Way Enabling Zoom Meeting Hacking Another SHA-1 Deprecation QNAP and QSnatch BootHole We invite you to read our show notes at Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page. For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site:, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Sponsors: WWT.COM/TWIT

 MacBreak Weekly 725: The Last Great Mac | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:12:51

Apple Is #1, the Final Intel iMac, Goodbye Phil Schiller The Week's Stories: Phil Schiller becomes Apple Fellow; Steve Jobs-Wozniak promoted to Senior VP of Marketing It's the final Intel Mac! We price out the 2020 27-Inch iMac Who will buy the final Intel iMac? Quite a few people. Here's our list of people who should run out and buy this. Apple third-quarter results turn Apple into the most valuable company in the world Unpatchable exploit found on Apple Secure Enclave chip 17-year-old hacker arrested as the mastermind of Twitter hack Apple suspends Charlie Monroe's developer account without notice; Downie and other apps fail to launch due to "improperly signed app" iPhone 12 not coming out until October 2020 Apple buys Mobiwave Ewan MacGregor's electric Easy Rider comes to AppleTV+ Oprah Winfrey is the first guest editor of Apple News Warren Buffet's stake in Apple has tripled in value to $104 billion Microsoft xCloud not coming to iOS due to App Store policies Mr. Cook Goes to Washington: what comes next? SpaceX astronauts used AirDrop to fix a problem during their return to Earth Picks of the Week: Leo's Pick: GitHub - felixrieseberg/macintosh.js Andy's Pick: iStatistica Pro Rene's Pick: Gerald Undone Lory's Pick: Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black man: Emmanuel Acho Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: offer code TWIT

 iOS Today 510: Replace Your Default iOS Apps | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:58:16

Leo & Mikah show you the apps they use instead of Apple's default apps. Replace default apps: Firefox Focus, Fantastical, Cardhop, Spark, Canary Mail, Halide, Snowflake Weather, Duo, Notion, Notability, Any.Do, Due, Pocket Casts. News: Protect your photos from facial recognition tech, Apple has purchased a startup that could turn iPhones into payment terminals, Apple details the process and requirements for selecting default apps in iOS 14. Listener feedback: Enabling and disabling portrait orientation lock on iOS, an apology re: automated Apple Watch faces, and a game recommendation. Mikah's App Cap: The Lion King: The Gift [Deluxe Edition] Leo's App Cap: Looney Tunes World of Mayhem Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at You can contribute to iOS Today by leaving us a voicemail at 757-504-iPad (757-504-4723) or sending an email to Sponsors: promo code IOS

 Ask The Tech Guy 47: How to Create a Custom Email Address | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:28

Looking to create a custom email address? Leo Laporte explains how to get a domain name and connect it with an email platform to make personalized email accounts. Disclosure: Hover is a TWiT Network sponsor ( Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor:

 The Tech Guy 1716 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:03:24

Can Chromebook run Windows, why a caller's Philips Hue lights is disconnecting from their WiFi network, security cameras that don't charge for storage on the cloud, correctly generating the right password for you, building your own router, finding out which service providers support your phone, talking to Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt, and more of your calls! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt Download or subscribe to this show at For detailed show notes, visit Sponsor:

 This Week in Tech 782: Mainframes Not MaryJane | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:27:04

Tik Tok Ban, Tech Titans Talk to Congress, Twitter Hackers Arrested Trump threatens to ban Tik Tok Trump wants Microsoft to buy Tik Tok Mr. Cook, Zuck, Bezos, and Pichai go to Washington What should the government do to Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple? Twitter hackers arrested Our Covid year: CES will be all-virtual in 2021 Huawei is the #1 phone maker in the world Need a job? The US Digital Service is hiring! Microsoft will end mobile support for Cortana in 2010 Election Cyber Surge wants to help America vote Trump is witholding funds from the Internet Freedom Fund Watch the Samsung Note 20 and Galaxy Z Fold announcement this week with TWiT! Emmys will be all-virtual this year Quibi lost 92% of its day one subscribers Bernie Sanders wants to send you 3 masks Analogue Pocket comes out tomorrow Brianna Wu is the 8th best Super Mario 2 speedrunner in the world Fyre Festival and GSA Auctions Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Brianna Wu, Paris Martineau, and Matt Cutts Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: - promo code: TWIT

 The Tech Guy 1715 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:25:25

Can the White House ban TikTok with an executive order? Upgrading from a prepaid TracPhone to a smartphone, all about projectors with Scott Wilkinson, connecting devices to a mesh router, why isn't my Surface Pro getting Windows updates? Scanning photos yourself vs. hiring a service, be prepared for hurricane season with an app from Johnny Jet, is Yahoo Mobile a good service? Organizations that donate computers to veterans, Windows 7 vs. Windows 10, organizing and backing up photos, syncing portable speakers with the GizWiz and more of your calls! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo Download or subscribe to this show at For detailed show notes, visit Sponsors:

 Hands-On Mac 20: Install Mac Fonts on Terminal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:39

Here's how to use Homebrew and the Terminal command line to quickly install fonts.Leo likes to use Fish, but you can use Bash as well. If you haven't already, install and update Brew and its cask feature. Then type the following into the Terminal command line: brew update brew tap homebrew/cask brew tap homebrew/cask-fonts brew search font- brew search font- | less brew search nerd-font | less brew cask install font-fira-code brew cask install font-daddytimemono-nerd-font for $font in (brew search nerd-font) ; brew cask install $font ; end And then go get a cup of coffee! Here's some more information on installing fonts from the command line: Leo Laporte gives you helpful tips to get the most from your Mac every week on Hands-On Mac! Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at Discuss episodes in the TWiT Community. Sponsor:

 This Week in Google 570: Four CEOs Walk Into a Zoom Meeting | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:13:45

Antitrust Hearings, We Rate Zuck's Zoom Bkgd, Google Extends WFH to July 2021 Rating the Zoom backgrounds of the tech titans With all the competing political concerns, what should the government do with big tech? Google wants Samsung to drop Bixby. Could Google and Samsung team up to make the perfect Android phone? Google says its employees can stay home until July 2021. Are you ready for another year of quarantine? Google gets its own international cable Staceysplaining the Quantum Internet The Google Changelog: Message emoji reply | Motion Editor | Store price matches | The Matchup | YouTube's Summer of Movies CES will be online-only in 2021 Snooker World Championship has smaller balls Streaming takes over the Emmys Robots take the fashion world by storm AI employee fools Russian design firm Samsung Note 20 coming August 5th All Dogs in Shenzen will be microchipped by the end of the year Woz sues YouTube over bitcoin hack Tech to keep Alexa from spying on you Leo's Tool: Vocodes. Vocal playground. Stacey's Thing: FOOT SPA!!!! Jeff's Number: Mackenzie Scott giving away $1.7b Ant's Stuff: Faded Words Karsten's Mask: Uvex Bionic Face Shield: Whether you're facing down Karens in the line at Starbucks or Federal thugs in Portland, the Uvex Bionic Face Shield is your best bet for full face protection. Karsten got his at National Tool Warehouse. Cheaper option: Amazon now selling its in-house-designed face shield at cost - CNET Karsten also loves Ben Heck and got to produce him for half a second at Revision 3. Here is Ben's AutoMask. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: WWT.COM/TWIT1

 Windows Weekly 683: The Purposeful Luddite | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:50:23

Microsoft is doing just great during the pandemic, thank you very much. Microsoft 365 generated $20 billion in revenues in FY20! How does that compare to "Commercial Cloud." And ... what's in those revenues? Windows? SMB is slowing: How this changes where MS makes money - remember that Microsoft abandoned SMB earlier in the pandemic too Today's the day for Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google CEOs. And here's a new take on "embrace and extend": Copy, acquire, kill Windows 10 launched five years ago today Surprise! Microsoft just added a bunch of 21H1 features to Windows 10 version 20H2. Could this possibly be evidence there won't be a Windows 10 21H1? Related: Build 20180 is out in the Dev channel, enabling all the features the Beta channel just got New Tasks app comes to Microsoft Teams Microsoft Family Safety app heads out of preview NBA is partnering with Microsoft to put fans in the stands at this year's games Xbox Games Showcase: What stood out? August is upon us, here's Games for Gold White Xbox controller suggests a Series S Tip of the week: Rethink your relationship with Big Tech. We're not going to solve this problem today. But you can take steps to reduce your reliance on Big Tech. App pick of the week: Edge Beta or Dev. Edge 86 just hit Dev, giving us a peek at that future Enterprise pick of the week: Roadmaps, roadmaps, roadmaps. Cartophiles, rejoice! Chredge enterprise features are now part of the M365 roadmap. And GitHub adds a roadmap for publicly acknowledged coming features. Speaking of new resources, there's also a new landing page is for Windows developers using Node.js, React, Java, Kotlin, Python, Xamarin, and Android Studio Enterprise pick No. 2 of the week: WVD 'spring' refresh now GA. The new features that Microsoft outlined in April for its WVD spring refresh are now generally available as of this week: Azure Portal integration, A/V redirect support for Teams Cocktail pick of the week: Saketini 1 part triple sec (or Cointreau or Grand Marnier) 1 part cucumber lime vodka 5 parts sake Stir and serve over ice, garnish with lime, cucumber, or both With triple sec or Cointreau the drink stays clear, GM adds a little color We use Fu-Ki brand sake Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott Download or subscribe to this show at Check out Paul's blog at Check out Mary Jo's blog at The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Carl Franklin. Sponsor:

 MacBreak Weekly 724: Rene's Beautiful Mug | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:10:55

Apple TV+ Emmys, Big Tech Antitrust Hearings, CES 2021 The Week's Stores: AppleTV+ scores 19 Emmy nominations, and two daytime Emmy wins Tim Cook and three other big tech titans will testify on antitrust in front of Congress tomorrow. Here's what we would ask them. CES will be online-only in 2021. Pokemon Go Fest 2020 went off without a hitch. Maybe this COVID isolation stuff isn't so bad! iPhone launch might delay to October 2020 due to COVID - Will Apple Glass make an appearance? Bad journalism alert! WaPo blasts FindMy feature iOS 14 Beta Features macOS bug kills virtual machines What's the best alternative to Adobe Lightroom? Maybe Retrobatch by Intel puts off its 7nm process - Apple Silicon is looking pretty good right now Apple Q4 financial call this Thursday: preview Tenent will release in Europe before America Streaming in America AppleTV+ buys Werner Herzog meteorite documentary Apple sells a $129 Thunderbolt 3 Cable Woz vs. YouTube in Bitcoin kerfuffle r/appleboxes is the ultimate subreddit for Apple otaku Pokemon Go Fest 2020 Picks of the Week: Leo's Pick:Bella Fino Leather Case for iPhone by Pad and Quill Andy's Pick: Western Digital EasyStore hard drives Andy's Pick 2: r/buildapcsales Rene's Pick: Sony A7Siii (for Alex!) Rene's Pick 2: Nebula Lory's Pick: Rene Ritchie Mug Hosts: Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Lory Gil Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: promo code MACBREAK10

 Security Now 777: rwxrwxrwx | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:43:19

F5 Networks "Big-IP" devices in Big-Trouble Twitter bitcoin hack update GnuTLS vs OpenSSL The Garmin outage then and now Cisco's latest trouble Surprising SpinRite results We invite you to read our show notes at Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page. For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site:, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Sponsors:


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