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  • TNT 1857: Echo Face Location

    Wed 8:45pm By TWiT
    The Apple Watch Series 3 reviews are out and many are reporting significant connectivity issues related to the device's LTE capability. Apple says it is exploring a software fix.Nest unveiled a family of new security focused devices, including the Nest Secure…
  • TNT 1856: Dr. Morrone: Heart Surgeon

    Tue 8:48pm By TWiT
    Google's entire lineup of new hardware devices leaked by Droid Life all in one day. The for-profit online education program Udacity is now offering new nanodegrees in the study of self-driving cars and flying cars. CNBC released a new report saying that Sprint…
  • TNT 1855: Tez Cash Dispensers

    Mon 8:19pm By TWiT
    CCleaner for Windows, the popular antivirus and security app created by and hosted on Avast Software's site, was found to be tainted with a backdoor and served to millions of its users as an official update directly from the site. The malware was found to have…
  • TNT 1854: Rage Against the Uber Machine

    Fri 8:22pm By TWiT
    Beijing is cracking down on Bitcoin by ordering a stop to trading as well as notifying cryptocurrency exchange users of the shut down. No new registrations will be allowed according to government notice, and platforms are required to report to the government…
  • TNT 1853: Notch Half Full

    Sep 14, 2017, 9:01 pm By TWiT
    Equifax finally updated its site to explain how the company was hacked, saying that criminals took advantage of the Apache Struts CVE-2017-5638 vulnerability. Ars Technica says this bug was fixed in March, but Equifax had not updated its Web…
  • TNT 1852: Don't Mess with Our Bodega

    Sep 13, 2017, 10:09 pm By TWiT
    Josh Constine from TechCrunch explains why Facebook won't let you advertise on your disaster videos. Serenity Caldwell from iMore has some thoughts on why the iPhone X is so expensive and who might need it. And Liz Segren, staff writer at Fast Company, is here…
  • TNT 1851: iPhone X Richmoji

    Sep 12, 2017, 9:43 pm By TWiT
    Apple held its big event in the Steve Jobs theater at the new Cupertino campus and showed off the Apple Watch 3, the Apple TV 4K, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and the premium iPhone X.Zack Whittacker of Zero Day says the Equifax site many are using to put…
  • TNT 1850: The Eve of X

    Sep 11, 2017, 8:24 pm By TWiT
    It's the moment Apple fans the world over have been waiting for, an event to see the launch of the 10th anniversary iPhone, the first event to take place at Apple's mega-spaceship campus in Cupertino in the Steve Jobs Theater. Expect a full refresh of the…
  • TNT 1849: End Times for Privacy

    Sep 8, 2017, 8:33 pm By TWiT
    Yesterday, Iain Thomson told us about the then-breaking news involving a historically bad leak of information after Equifax was hacked. A day later and that hangover feeling isn't gone.Thousands have taken to the streets in Togo to protest the West African…
  • TNT 1848: EquiFAIL

    Sep 7, 2017, 8:57 pm By TWiT
    A judge in Massachusetts dismissed the case against Techdirt that was brought by Shiva Ayyadurai, a man who claimed that he invented e-mail in the late 1970s. Techdirt had criticized Ayyadurai's claims on its site to the point that the non-inventor of email…
  • TNT 1847: Night Kings Mode

    Sep 6, 2017, 8:11 pm By TWiT
    Starting in the summer of 2015, a Russian company began buying facebook ads to the tune of 100 thousand dollars to stir political uncertainty. As part of an investigation that started earlier this Spring, Facebook found 3,300 ads on its network that did this,…
  • TNT 1846: CSI Essential Phone

    Sep 5, 2017, 6:56 pm By TWiT
    Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and other tech companies have responded now that our President has decided to rescind DACA protection. Apple's Tim Cook sent a letter to employees saying they will advocate for a legislative solution.WhatsApp will soon charge large…
  • TNT 1845: Alexa's Curiosity Killed the Mood

    Sep 1, 2017, 8:34 pm By TWiT
    Does Nest know when you've been sleeping? We'll find out on September 20.How small social networks helped Harvey victims.Mikah Sargent from iMore joins us to talk about our favorite Alexa skills.And pour one out for the $400 WiFi juicer.…
  • TNT 1844: Dropbox.gov

    Aug 31, 2017, 8:24 pm By TWiT
    Apple sent out invitations for its big event on September 12th. Let's Meet at Our Place, said the invites to the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple Campus.Robotics company Zipline has begun to use its drones to deliver blood to Rwanda's blood transfusion…
  • TNT 1843: The Revolution of Round

    Aug 30, 2017, 6:35 pm By TWiT
    Uber's board of directors voted unanimously for Dara Khosrowshahi, longstanding CEO of Expedia, to be its new CEO. Former CEO Travis Kalanick said in a statement that he wishes Dara well, saying that casting his vote was "a big moment for me and I couldn't be…