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 / 19:00 UTC.
TNW 160: Fleets Are the Mullet of Twitter - Twitter's New Fleets, Loon's Financial Trouble, macOS Woes
Friday 20 November 2020
: Apple's macOS saw some slowdowns earlier this week — what's that all about? Apple also announced plans to reduce its App Store commission...
TNW 159: M1 Chips, Series Xs, PS5s: Oh My! - Apple's Next-Gen Macs, Reviews of All Next-Gen Game Systems!
Friday 13 November 2020
: Apple's next-gen Macs, reviews of all next-gen game systems!
Rene Ritchie details how Apple's M1 Chip makes the new crop of MacBook Pros,...
TNW 158: How the Election Shapes Uber & Lyft - Prop 22, Tech Stocks, Amazon's Rural Delivery Plans
Thursday 05 November 2020
: The stock market is reacting to the election and we take a closer look at tech stocks. California's Proposition 22 has passed; what does...
TNW 157: Section 230 in the Zoom-light - Biden and Big Tech, the Insect Impact Effect on Autonomous Vehicles
Thursday 29 October 2020
: Biden and big tech, the insect impact effect on autonomous vehicles.
Emily Birnbaum from Protocol highlights the questions that were and...
TNW 156: AOC is Among Us on Twitch - The Failure of Quibi, Phantom Secure, AR Mario Kart in Your Living Room
Thursday 22 October 2020
: The failure of Quibi, Phantom Secure, AR Mario Kart in your living room.
Joseph Cox from Motherboard details a lengthy voyage of Phantom...
TNW 155: Reddit+Twitter = Telepath? - Telepath, a Knock-off Amazon Echo Show, Apple's iPhone Event
Friday 16 October 2020
: Telepath, a knock-off Amazon Echo Show, Apple's iPhone event.
A look at Telepath, which aims to be the kinder, gentler Twitter. An...
TNW 154: Nest Audio Review - Apple's iPhone 12 Event, Big Tech Antitrust Report, Waymo Safety Drivers
Thursday 08 October 2020
: Apple's iPhone 12 event, big tech antitrust report, Waymo safety drivers.
The House Subcommittee on Antitrust released a 450 page report on...
TNW 153: Finding Joy on TikTok - TikTok's Authenticity, Facebook's App Melding, and Google's Hardware Event
Thursday 01 October 2020
: Facebook begins to merge Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp. Google announces the Pixel 5 with millimeter-wave 5G. TikTok gains notice as...
TNW 152: What The Social Dilemma Misses - TikTok Gives US Taste of its Medicine, California's 2035 Gas Car Ban
Thursday 24 September 2020
: TikTok gives US taste of its medicine, California's 2035 gas car ban.
Jameson Dow from Electrek wonders why California's new ban on...
TNW 151: Facebook's VR Quest - TikTok, iOS 14, and Oculus Quest 2 & PlayStation
Thursday 17 September 2020
: Oracle's bid for TikTok and Trump's response to the news. How iOS developers are responding to the launch of iOS 14. What you need to know...
TNW 150: Xbox Series S and Series X - Console Prices, Apple vs. Epic Games Continues, The 5G Lie
Thursday 10 September 2020
: Console prices, Apple vs. Epic Games continues, the 5G lie.
Microsoft released the pricing information for its upcoming Xbox Series S and...
TNW 149: FAA Approves Amazon Drones - Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 Hands-On, Apple Offer Codes, Technology Escape Pods
Thursday 03 September 2020
: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 hands-on, Apple offer codes, technology escape pods.
Paris Martineau from the Information talks about Amazon...
TNW 148: Facebook on Your Face - TikTok CEO Resigns, Facebook Required for Your Oculus, Joe Budden vs Spotify
Thursday 27 August 2020
: TikTok CEO resigns, Facebook required for your Oculus, Joe Budden vs Spotify.
Amid controversial executive order and other political...
TNW 147: A Phone With DIP Switches? - PinePhone Hands-On, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra First Look, Epic Games vs Apple
Thursday 20 August 2020
: PinePhone hands-on, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra first look, Epic Games vs Apple.
Jason Howell compares the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra to the Galaxy S20...
TNW 146: Epic Games vs. Apple - Surface Duo Hands-On, Russian SIMs, Apple's Unannounced Subscription Bundles
Thursday 13 August 2020
: Surface Duo Hands-on, Russian SIMs, Apple's unannounced subscription bundles.
Harry McCracken from Fast Company has the Microsoft Duo...
TNW 145: Google & Samsung, Unpacked - Note 20, Z Fold 2, Galaxy Buds, Pixel 4a, and TikTok
Thursday 06 August 2020
: Everything Samsung announced at its Unpacked event, a brief review of Google's Pixel 4A, and an in-depth look at TikTok — including its...
TNW 144: Big Tech Zooms to Washington - Antitrust Hearings, New IP, Open AI GPT-3
Thursday 30 July 2020
: Antitrust Hearings, New IP, Open AI GPT-3
In the aftermath of big tech's congressional hearings that focused on antitrust behavior, Will...
TNW 143: What's Good About Game Pass? - Xbox Series X, "Fever Cameras," Twitter Rundown
Thursday 23 July 2020
: Everything Microsoft announced at the Xbox Games Showcase, the recent development and popularity of fever cameras, and a rundown of what's...
TNW 142: Twitter Breach of 2020 - Apple News Audio Content, Atlas of Surveillance
Thursday 16 July 2020
: Steve Gibson joins to talk about the unprecedented Twitter hijacking scam that involves a god mode console that only certain employees have...
TNW 141: Big Mad: Note 20 Without a Charging Brick? - Samsung Galaxy Unpacked, Google Smart Home Summit, Quibi
Friday 10 July 2020
: Rumors and reports re: Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked event, what you need to know about the "Hey Google" Smart Home Virtual Summit, and the...
TNW 140: COVID-Inspired Virtual Yearbooks - HAGS App, NDAs and Racial Equality
Thursday 02 July 2020
: NDAs and racial equality in tech, virtual yearbooks in a COVID world, 5G rollout hasn't slowed.Emily Birnbaum from Protocol discusses the...
TNW 139: What You Actually Need to Know About WWDC - Apple's Big Announcements, Facial Recognition Tech
Thursday 25 June 2020
: What you can expect from Apple when iOS, macOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and tvOS ship this fall and the current state of facial recognition...
TNW 138: Reading the WWDC Code Bits - WWDC Preview, Audio Tweets, Video Game Prescriptions
Thursday 18 June 2020
: Twitter's new audio tweet feature might be ripe for abuse, we get a preview of Apple's WWDC, there's a new prescription for ADHD: a video...
TNW 137: How Convergence Led to the Smartphone - Amazon Rekognition, Android 11 Beta
Thursday 11 June 2020
: Smartphone convergence, Android 11 Beta.Apple announced that they would be sunsetting iBooks Author and iTunes U, but the writing was on the...
TNW 136: Social Change and Social Media - Black Tech Pipeline, Using Facebook to Educate, Digital Self Defense
Thursday 04 June 2020
: The founder of Black Tech Pipeline joins us to talk about the org., Facebook may be a better social media platform for educating others, and...