Tech News Weekly (Audio)
Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Jason and Mikah give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives.
Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
TNW 201: Apple A15 vs. Google Tensor - California Streaming Event, Pixel 6 Pro Leaks, FTC Rules for Health Data, Laser Cannons
Thursday 16 September 2021
: Rene Ritchie walks through Apple's California Streaming event and details the major hardware announcements that he's excited about.
TNW 200: Facebook Wears Ray-Bans - iPhone Event, Ray-Ban Stories, Apple's Bug Bounty, Germany's Smartphone Law
Thursday 09 September 2021
: Apple's annual iPhone event is just around the corner so it's time to predict what the company will announce, Facebook and Ray-Ban have...
TNW 199: Hands-on With the Z Fold 3 - App Store Concessions, 3D Printing Meat, Digital ID Storage on Smartphones
Thursday 02 September 2021
: Dan Moren from Six Colors discusses some of the ways that Apple is changing its app store policies in reaction to legislative pressure.
TNW 198: OnlyFans Has Regrets - Tesla and NHTSA, Beta Testing OpenAI Codex, Galaxy Watch 4 Classic Hands-On
Thursday 26 August 2021
: Sam Abuelsamid from the Wheel Bearings podcast talks about the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's investigation into the...
TNW 197: T-Mobile Hack: 40M Records - IoT is Bad at RNG, Facebook's Most Viewed Content, Horizon Workrooms
Thursday 19 August 2021
: T-Mobile's recently revealed hack affects incredibly sensitive data of more than 40 million customers.
IoT is bad at Random Number...
TNW 196: Not Sold on the Z Fold - Apple CSAM, Crypto Tax, Bypassing Facial Recognition, Samsung Unpacked
Thursday 12 August 2021
: After Apple detailed its plans for protecting against Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM), many questioned the impact such a decision could...
TNW 195: Amazon Says Get Truck'n - Apple Detects CSAM, Pixel 6 Pro First Hand Impressions, Google+ Class Action
Thursday 05 August 2021
: Apple announced a new on-device photo hash matching system to aid in proactively identifying child abuse imagery.
Cherlynn Low from Engadget...
TNW 194: Metaverse: A Virtual Certainty - Blizzard Walkout, Facebook's Metaverse, Oculus Recall, Teen Loneliness
Thursday 29 July 2021
: Activision Blizzard employees staged a walkout on Wednesday in the ongoing outcry surrounding the lawsuit by the California Department of...
TNW 193: Akamai's DNS Outage - Alexa Live 2021, Right to Repair and the FTC, Wear OS 3
Thursday 22 July 2021
: Carolina Milanesi from Creative Strategies breaks down the biggest announcements from Amazon's Alexa Live 2021 developer conference.
TNW 192: Keep Your Xbox Out of My Enterprise - New Emoji, Windows 365 & Cloud PC, Fleets, Netflix Gaming
Thursday 15 July 2021
: World Emoji Day is here. Jeremy Burge of Emojipedia highlights new emojis approved by Unicode.
Microsoft announces Windows 11 for the cloud...
TNW 191: How To Fool Facial Recognition - TikTok Resumes, Google Play Store Under Fire, Assassin's Creed Online
Thursday 08 July 2021
: Parmy Olson from Wall Street Journal details how fraudsters are fooling modern facial recognition systems.
Abrar Al-Heeti from CNET shows...
TNW 190: Turning Windows Up to 11 - Facebook Antitrust, Windows 11 In Preview, Instagram Video, Florida SB 7072
Thursday 01 July 2021
: After a federal judge dismissed two antitrust cases against Facebook, many are wondering what happens next. Windows 11 is available to...
TNW 189: The Lowdown on Windows 11 - App Store & Antitrust, Apple Private Relay, Peloton's Treadmill, Windows 11
Friday 25 June 2021
: Apple has published a report on the App Store, its "trusted ecosystem" of apps in response to several antitrust cases and concerns. iOS 15...
TNW 188: E3: Gilmore Girls Meets Paperboy - Oculus Quest Gets Ads, Amazon Labor Issues, Consumers as Beta Testers
Thursday 17 June 2021
: Jason details the ways that Facebook's Oculus hardware will begin to show ads and why that's particularly intrusive.
Sam Machkovech from Ars...
TNW 187: The Everyday Impact of Ransomware - FBI's Anom Phone Service, WWDC Tidbits, New Pixel Buds, Ransomware
Thursday 10 June 2021
: Ransomware attacks are affecting more than just big, faceless corporations. They've closed schools, delayed chemotherapy appointments, and...
TNW 186: What's Up With HarmonyOS? - Twitter Blue, WWDC Preview, Retro Gaming With CRT Monitors
Thursday 03 June 2021
: Dan Moren from Six Colors breaks down what he expects to see at Apple's upcoming WWDC developer conference.
Huawei finally launched their...
TNW 185: An Accessible Return to Work - Office Accessibility, Galaxy Upcycling, Facebook Misinfo, WFH Insights
Thursday 27 May 2021
: As folks around the world plan their return to the office, advocates are pushing for a sustained — and improved — focus on...
TNW 184: What's Behind the Crypto Crash? - M1 iMac, iPad Pro, Apple TV 4K, Accessibility, Google IO Ups and Downs
Thursday 20 May 2021
: Jeff John Roberts from Decrypt talks about the many forces that led to the major crypto market sell-off.
Rene Ritchie has full reviews of...
TNW 183: Biden on the Pipeline - Instagram Youths, Connectivity Standards Alliance, VR in 2021
Thursday 13 May 2021
: Roger Cheng from CNET details what is known about the ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline and what it might mean for the security of...
TNW 182: Signal's Facebook Ad Stunt - Epic Games vs. Apple, Signal Ads on Facebook, Google 2FA, Amazon Drivers
Friday 07 May 2021
: The Epic Games and Apple trial is underway and it's bringing loads of new information to the surface. Messaging service Signal says it tried...
TNW 181: Deepfaking Your Geography - School Content Blockers, Planned Obsolescence in Tech, Clubhousification
Thursday 29 April 2021
: Damon Beres talks about his op-ed in the New York Times about the cognitive dissonance of Apple's hardware event compared to the...
TNW 180: AirTag: A Boring Product? - Apple's April Event, VR Physical Therapy, FLoC, Teacher-Approved Apps
Thursday 22 April 2021
: Apple announced a slew of new products at its April event. Physical therapists are testing VR programs for their practices. The privacy...
TNW 179: Can the FCC End Robocalls? - Apple Springtime Event, Instagram for Kids, Spotify Car Thing, Twitter AI
Thursday 15 April 2021
: Mark Zuckerberg isn't convinced that an Instagram for kids app is actually a bad idea after all.
Spotify is offering a free gadget called...
TNW 178: Facebook Hack: Old News? Not Really - Dark Patterns Explained, Facebook's Breach, AR Beauty Filters
Thursday 08 April 2021
: Facebook says its data breach everyone's talking about is old news, but experts disagree. How "dark patterns" online can trick people into...
TNW 177: A Whole Lotta Hololens - Tesla and Bitcoin, NFTs and Artists, Nest Hub 2 Review, Godzilla vs Kong
Thursday 01 April 2021
: Tesla and Bitcoin, NFTs and artists, Nest Hub 2 review, Godzilla vs Kong.
Sam Abuelsamid from Guidehouse Insights talks about Tesla's...