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Leo Laporte and the TWiTs go off the beaten path to bring you non-standard shows from the network, including breaking news, live-on-location events, special interviews, and geek conference expeditions.

Leo Laporte and the TWiTs go off the beaten path to bring you non-standard shows from the network, including breaking news, live-on-location events, special interviews, and geek conference expeditions.
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Leo Laporte and the TWiTs go off the beaten path to bring you non-standard shows from the network, including breaking news, live-on-location events, special interviews, and geek conference expeditions.

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English


Episodes

Special 333: Apple September 2018 Event

9/12/2018
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Apple announces the new iPhone Xs, larger Xs Max, and cheaper Xr. Also, the new Apple Watch Series 4 includes fall detection and an EKG. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Alex Lindsay Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials. Sponsor:LastPass.com/twit

Duration:02:05:04

Special 332: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Unpacked

8/9/2018
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Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note 9 smartphone, along with the new Galaxy watch, Bixby-powered Galaxy Home smart speaker, and exclusive Samsung access to Fortnite for Android. Hosts: Jason Howell and Florence Ion Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials. Sponsor:WordPress.com/twit

Duration:01:26:12

Special 331: WWDC 2018 Keynote

6/4/2018
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At its annual developers conference, Apple announced updates to iOS, watchOS, tvOS, and macOS. Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this special presentation. Sponsor:go.itpro.tv/wwdc

Duration:03:05:14

Special 330: Google I/O Keynote 2018

5/8/2018
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Google's Sundar Pichai and Google staff members show off their plans for artificial intelligence, Google Assistant, Google Maps, Google Photos, Android P, and self-driving cars. Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this special presentation. Sponsor:WordPress.com/twit

Duration:02:05:29

Special 329: Microsoft Build Keynote 2018

5/7/2018
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At their annual conference for developers, Microsoft officials showed off their plans for AI, voice assistance, translation, Mixed Reality, and more. Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this special presentation.

Duration:03:39:57

Special 328: Practical Security in a Dangerous World

3/10/2018
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Leo Laporte talks with security experts Beau Woods, Wendy Nather, and Stacey Higginbotham about how we can stay safe in a world where technological threats seem to be everywhere. Which threats should we take seriously? How much security do small businesses need? What security measures do experts take in their own lives? Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Stacey Higginbotham, Beau Woods, and Wendy Nather Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials. Thanks to...

Duration:01:36:29

Special 327: Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2018

2/25/2018
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Samsung unveils the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The announcement of the latest iteration of its flagship phone focuses on new camera features including dual aperture, super slow-mo, and AR emoji. Preorders begin March 2nd and will start shipping March 16th. Hosts: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ and Ron Richards Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this special...

Duration:01:25:42

Special 326: Made by Google

10/4/2017
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Google announced a whole raft of products today: the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google Home Mini, Google Home Max, Pixelbook, updated Daydream View, Google Pixel Buds, and Google Clips. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Florence Ion Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this special presentation.

Duration:02:10:27

Special 325: iPhone X

9/12/2017
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Today, Apple inaugurated the Steve Jobs Theater with announcements of a new Series 3 Apple Watch with cellular capability, 4K HDR Apple TV, and a new line of iPhones. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus continue much in the same vein as the 7 and 7 Plus, but the new iPhone X is a huge step forward. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Megan Morrone, and Alex Lindsay Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this special presentation.

Duration:02:08:39

Special 324: Samsung Galaxy UNPACKED 2017

8/23/2017
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Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note 8 and demonstrates its new features, including a dual camera, enhanced S Pen, Bixby integration, and Dex dock. Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this special presentation.

Duration:01:06:28

Special 323: Android O Release

8/21/2017
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Google unveils Android Oreo, its latest dessert-themed operating system. Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this special presentation.

Duration:00:30:42

Special 322: WWDC 2017

6/5/2017
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At their 2017 World Wide Developers Conference, Apple announced six new things. tvOS gets an update and Amazon Prime Video. watchOS 4 includes new faces and functionality. macOS High Sierra will incorporate Apple File System and improvements to Safari, Mail, and Photos. MacBook Pros and iPads get a spec bump, and iMacs can now handle VR with the HTC Vive. The iMac Pro, coming later this year, might fill the MacPro-sized hole in power users' hearts. iOS 11 will include a slew of new...

Duration:02:40:07

Special 321: Google I/O 2017

5/17/2017
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At this year's I/O developers conference keynote, Google highlighted several areas: their advances in AI, Google Assistant, YouTube, Android O, VR, and AR. New products and services announced include Google Lens, TensorFlow Lite, YouTube Super Chat, and stand-alone Daydream VR devices. Nathan Olivarez-Giles and Stacey Higginbotham analyze the announcements. Hosts: Nathan Olivarez-Giles and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration:02:14:51

Special 320: MicrosoftEDU

5/2/2017
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At their Microsoft EDU even, Microsoft announced the new 13.5" Surface Laptop running the new Windows 10 S operating system. The company also made several announcements geared toward the Education market, including Office 365 for Education, View Mixed Reality, and Code Builder for Minecraft: Education Edition. Code Builder will let kids use programming languages like Tinker and Scratch to affect their creations in Minecraft. Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Ed Bott Download or subscribe to...

Duration:02:04:23

Special 319: Facebook's F8 Keynote

4/18/2017
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On the first day of Facebook's F8 Developer Conference, Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook's shift to augmented reality. Facebook's camera will be capable of recognizing people and objects and add Snapchat-like effects to the world. Facebook is hoping developers will help them take augmented reality to the next level, both using Facebook Camera Effects and the Oculus Rift. Facebook also announced a new social virtual reality app, Facebook Spaces, which will allow users to interact with...

Duration:01:30:22

Special 318: Samsung Galaxy S8 Announcement

3/29/2017
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Samsung announces the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. The new 5.8" and 6.2" phones feature Samsung's new Infinity Display, 10mn octa-core processors, and dual pixel 12-megapixel rear-facing and 8-megapixel front-facing cameras, both with f/1.7 aperture. Samsung also announced new IoT integrations, the new Gear 360 camera, and Bixby, their new virtual assistant. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will be available April 21st, with pre-orders starting tomorrow. Hosts: Jason Howell and Ron...

Duration:01:27:48

Special 316: CES 2017

1/6/2017
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Networking made easy with Synology. Robots programmed not to hurt people made by Bosch. LG's OLED TV's have come down in price and are paper thin. By developing a safer car Ford is pioneering autonomous driving. The Foldimate is a robot that will fold your clothes for you, and ADT integrates Alexa into home security. Host: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this special...

Duration:01:05:35

Special 315: Digital Experience! at CES 2017

1/5/2017
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Exploring the floor at the Pepcom Digital Experience we found, NextVR who is partnering with the NFL to immerse fans in VR highlights, Anker and the future of portable battery power, Switchmate snaps over existing light switches to bring lighting controls to your phone, and Rohinni is manufacturing micro-LEDs that are thinner, brighter, and more efficient. Host: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials. Thanks to CacheFly...

Duration:00:36:04

Special 313: L.A. Auto Show

11/17/2016
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In the market for a new ride? Or just interested in the latest automotive tech news available? We checked out some insane custom rides, Chevy's extended electric vehicle the Volt, Ford's EcoBoost motors pack power in a small package, Tim Stevens from CNet's RoadShow explains the future of tech in the automotive industry and BMW makes an Olympic wheelchair. Chevrolet, Michelle - The Volt delivers 53 miles when only using the battery or up to 420 miles with a fuel tank of gas. Galpin...

Duration:00:33:55

Special 312: Virtual Reality Developers Conference 2016

11/3/2016
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At VRDC you'll see what the future of virtual and augmented reality have in store for the future. Jason Howell explores the limits of hardware and software when looking at FOVE's eyetracking VR headset, increase workplace safety with the AR enabled hard hat, fly around the galaxy and have a spaceship battle in EVE Valkyrie, experience movies and music as if you were actually there with the Telepod home theater chair, create your perfect online avatar and take it with you into any game...

Duration:00:44:21