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The New Screen Savers

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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, Jason Howell, Fr. Robert Ballecer, and Bryan Burnett. Viewers get live tech help, interesting guests, insights into the latest innovations, products and trends, plus lots of fun things thrown in, too. There will also be special guest co-host appearances from Patrick Norton, Kate Botello, Kevin Rose, Martin Sargent, and more.

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, Jason Howell, Fr. Robert Ballecer, and Bryan Burnett. Viewers get live tech help, interesting guests, insights into the latest innovations, products and trends, plus lots of fun things thrown in, too. There will also be special guest co-host appearances from Patrick Norton, Kate Botello, Kevin Rose, Martin Sargent, and more.
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United States

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TWiT

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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, Jason Howell, Fr. Robert Ballecer, and Bryan Burnett. Viewers get live tech help, interesting guests, insights into the latest innovations, products and trends, plus lots of fun things thrown in, too. There will also be special guest co-host appearances from Patrick Norton, Kate Botello, Kevin Rose, Martin Sargent, and more.

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English


Episodes

TNSS 126: Saving Rainforests with Old Smartphones

10/14/2017
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On this week's episode of The New Screen Savers for Saturday, October 14, 2017: - Leo Laporte and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ discuss the Oculus Go and Project Santa Cruz from this week's Oculus Connect 4 event. - We talk to Topher White of the Rainforest Connection (rfcx.org) about how he is using old smartphones to stop illegal logging in rainforests. - What are the best Qi wireless chargers for Android and iPhone? Nick Guy is here from thewirecutter.com - Megan Morrone shows you simple...

Duration: 01:31:09


TNSS 125: Mind Your Tech Manners

10/7/2017
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On this week's episode of The New Screen Savers for Saturday, October 7, 2017: Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jason Snell Guests: Rafe Needleman, Adam O'Camb, David Aufhauser, and Megan Morrone The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Duration: 01:38:21


TNSS 124: iPhone 8 Plus vs. Galaxy Note 8

9/30/2017
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On this week's episode of The New Screen Savers for Saturday, September 30, 2017: Hosts: Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone Guests: Sol Lipman, Jason Howell, and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Duration: 01:38:11


TNSS 123: Moms Can: Code

9/23/2017
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On this week's episode of The New Screen Savers for Saturday, September 23, 2017: Hosts: Jason Howell and Rich DeMuro Guests: Erica Peterson, Carey Rose, Megan Morrone, and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Duration: 01:35:39


TNSS 122: Building a Bug-Out-Bag for the Zombie Apocalypse

9/16/2017
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On this week's episode of The New Screen Savers for Saturday, September 16, 2017: Hosts: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ and Patrick Norton Guests: Scotty Allen, Megan Morrone, and Jason Howell The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers. Thanks to CacheFly for the bandwidth for this show.

Duration: 01:42:51


TNSS 121: Essential Phone Review and Teardown

9/9/2017
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Leo Laporte and Jason Howell take an in-depth look at the new Essential Phone PH-1. It finally arrived and Jason has spent a lot of time with it the last few days and will have a review. Also, Kelsea Weber from iFixit.com joins us to talk about what's inside the Essential Phone. They had a hard time getting inside and had to freeze it! (plus they broke two screens!) Leo has the new Mavic Pro drone from DJI. We'll take it for a spin and see if it's worth the high price tag. Megan Morrone...

Duration: 01:35:51


TNSS 120: Echo, Echo, Echo...

9/2/2017
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Leo Laporte and Roberto Baldwin try out the new Multi-Room Music feature on the Amazon Echo. We'll set up several Echos in the studio to set it up and find out how it works. Anker has a new sister brand for smart-home devices called Eufy. One of their latest products is a tiny smart speaker called the Genie. We'll see how to compares to the Echo Dot. Megan Morrone continues her #DigitalCleanse. This week is number four: Cleaning up your cloud storage. We're going to revive an old Mac Pro...

Duration: 01:38:59


TNSS 119: Back to School Tech

8/26/2017
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Leo Laporte and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ take a look at Back to School accessories for both students and parents. Leo reviews the GPD Pocket computer; a tiny Windows computer that's not much larger than a smartphone. Megan Morrone continues her #DigitalCleanse series. In part 3, are you an "app-rat" and is your desktop a disaster? She'll show you how to clean up your apps. In Call for Help, we'll try to solve a WiFi problem in India. Jason Howell has a review of the Asus Zenfone AR phone...

Duration: 01:42:07


TNSS 118: Eclipsing Photography

8/19/2017
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Leo Laporte and photographer Scott Bourne chat with Trey Ratcliff about how to make your photos come to life and move with his app Plotagraph Pro. Megan Morrone continues her path to digital enlightenment with the second part of her #DigitalCleanse series on something we all struggle with- Inbox Zero. On Monday August 21st a solar eclipse makes its way across the U.S. Scott has photography tips whether you're in the path of totality or not. We'll talk iPad Pro cases and keyboards in our...

Duration: 01:22:08


TNSS 117: Robotic Safe Cracker

8/12/2017
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Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson talk with Nathan Seidle, the founder of SparkFun Electronics about the safe-cracking robot he created and how it works. It was one of the most popular exhibits at DEF CON. Is your digital life a mess? Megan Morrone is here to help as she kicks off our #DigitalCleanse series. Today, learn how to tame your notifications. Is there a good 'trust no one' cloud storage solution? Why is Verizon so late on Android updates? Find out in our 'Calls for Help.' Then,...

Duration: 01:22:01


TNSS 116: Set Phasers to Fun with Starship Horizons

8/5/2017
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Leo Laporte and Jason Howell talk with David Hernly, the founder of Mythric Studios about his multiplayer video game 'Starship Horizons Bridge Simulator' you can play on any device with a browser. Jason and several TWiT folks went on a mission and lived to tell the tale. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jason Howell Guests: David Hernly, Liam Kennedy, Barney Britton, Megan Morrone, and Bryan Burnett The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are...

Duration: 01:29:52


TNSS 115: Do You Speak Emoji?

7/29/2017
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Leo Laporte and Jason Snell talk to Jeremy Burge from emojipedia.org about new Emojis, how they are handling diversity, and the top requests for this year. Barney Britton from DPReview joins us to discuss macro photography, and Jason and Leo take pictures of bugs. In 'Call for Help' we answer how to get all your family together on iCloud sharing. Megan Morrone has some tips to help you have a good Twitter experience, including turning "tweet storms" into blog posts. Jason Howell has some...

Duration: 01:24:09


TNSS 114: NASA's Flying into the Sun

7/22/2017
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Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone discuss Elon Musk's naive fear of artificial intelligence. NASA is working on a probe that will travel directly into the sun's atmosphere, closer to the surface than any spacecraft before it. Nicola Fox, Project Scientist for the historic Parker Solar Probe, joins us to talk all about it. Speaking of something hot - Bryan Burnett of 'Know How' show us how to overclock the CPU on your PC. Megan is looking for a new laptop for her daughter heading into the new...

Duration: 01:24:24


TNSS 113: Video Over IP with NewTek NDI

7/15/2017
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Dr. Andrew Cross, the president and CTO of NewTek (the folks behind the TriCaster) joins Leo Laporte and Robert Heron with some of their latest technology to show off. He is the chief architect of the video over IP system: NDI (Network Device Interface). Also, they have a brand new pan, tilt, zoom camera that is NDI native. And, their Spark box that converts SDI or HDMI signals to WiFi. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Robert Heron Guests: Andrew Cross, Megan Morrone, Jason Howell, and Bryan...

Duration: 01:49:30


TNSS 112: Inside Lagunitas Brewing Company

7/8/2017
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Lagunitas is here! Brew Master Jeremy Marshall talks with Leo Laporte and Jason Howell about the technology they use to brew their unique beers. Nathan Olivarez-Giles interviews Jeremy at the brewery and discusses staying true to craft beer while also embracing technology Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jason Howell Guests: Jeremy Marshall, Nathan Olivarez-Giles, and Megan Morrone The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for...

Duration: 01:21:26


TNSS 111: Echo Show Time

7/1/2017
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Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone demonstrate the new Amazon Echo Show personal assistant. Adding a screen and camera make this the most impressive Echo yet, plus it raise new privacy issues. As soon as iFixit.com got their Echo Show they tore it down! Kelsea Weber shows us some surprises on the inside. We discuss why iOS 11 is a tremendous shift for Apple. Nathan Oliveras-Giles walks us through how to set-up PGP encryption for Outlook or Gmail. Jason Howell shows off the Firefox Focus...

Duration: 01:25:56


TNSS 110: Testing WiFi Routers & Mesh Networks

6/24/2017
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Leo Laporte and Florence Ion take a look at the new OnePlus 5 smartphone. Flo and Father Robert Ballecer, SJ share their reviews. Leo's new Microsoft Surface Laptop has Windows 10 S. Is it more streamlined, secure and who is it designed for? Jim Salter from The Wirecutter is here to talk about the challenges and how to get the most from WiFi routers and mesh networks. Florence and Leo discuss Android launchers and how to automatically save photos over WiFi to a computer in Call For Help....

Duration: 01:45:59


TNSS 109: Hands-On with Surface Laptop and New iPad Pro

6/17/2017
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Nathan Olivarez-Giles and Scott Wilkinson talk about Microsoft's Xbox One X reveal at E3 2017 and Amazon buying Whole Foods. Sphero launched their new tech toy Spider-Man and we have their Product Manager Ryan Burnett with is to talk all about it and where tech in toys is headed. Megan Morrone just got her hands on the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and she'll give us her first impressions. We'll also take a look at the new Microsoft Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S. Georgia Dow of...

Duration: 01:07:01


TNSS 108: WWDC 2017

6/10/2017
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Nathan Olivarez-Giles and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ talk about what you need to know from Apple's WWDC 2017. We'll take a look at a new thermal camera for your phone, the FLIR ONE Pro, and talk to the company's project manager, Rebecca Potter. Jason Howell has a review of the Android Wear smartwatch, the Huawei Watch 2. Nate gives you a sneak peak into Nintendo's new fighting game on the Switch, ARMS. Megan Morrone is dipping her toes back into the Windows world, and she has a tip on how...

Duration: 01:15:44


TNSS 107: Star Trek in VR and IRL

6/3/2017
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Leo Laporte and Nathan Olivarez-Giles talk about what the Supreme Court ruling on printer cartridges means for your right to repair stuff. Nathan went down to Aloft Silicon Valley to see a room service robot named Relay, from the folks at Savioke. The Head of Product & Design, Adrian Canoso will join us and show us what this robot can do. The new game from Ubisoft, Star Trek: Bridge Crew is out. We sent our hosts on a 'seven-minute mission to boldly go where no hosts have gone before' on...

Duration: 01:25:20

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