Leo Laporte

TWiT is suing Twitter, alleging breach of contract and copyright infringement

TWiT, officially known as This Week in Tech, is suing Twitter. The audio and video media platform alleges breach of written contract, breach of oral agreement, intentional interference with prospective economic advantage and trademark infringement.<p>As the story goes, Twitter co-founder Evan Williams …

Copyright

How programmers get disqualified from doing everything else

Being able to program is one of the few skills that can make you be seen as less than what you are.<p>I have been a product manager, project manager, …

Stereotypes

Heil PR40 Wide Diaphram Dynamic Broadcast Quality Podcast Microphone | Podcast Hero ™ | Podcasting and New Media Blog | How to make a podcast? | Social Media for Podcasters | OneNote for Content Creators

Heil PR40 Broadcast Microphone<p>The Heil PR40 is a recognized favorite among podcasters<p>The Heil PR40 is the podcast microphone of choice for a number …

Headphones

Apple Retakes the Wearables Crown and Nudges Developers Forward

Earlier this week, we got word that Apple is once again at the top of the wearables heap. Analyst firm Canalys released their quarterly report on this up and coming category of devices, showing that Apple regained the top spot they had occupied earlier this year. They had been passed up by both …

Smartwatches

Living with the iPhone X- Gestures and Letting Go of the Past

Today, I want to circle back around to gesture navigation and interface on the iPhone X. While I have already touched on this, it is so critical to living with the device that you can’t help but keep returning.<p>There are already PLENTY of great how-tos out there regarding the new gesture controls, …

Apple

The 50 Best Information Security Blogs

The information security landscape is always evolving. With new products consistently coming onto the market—and new breaches and vulnerabilities …

Cybersecurity

How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication | The Tech Guy

Leo has talked a lot on the Tech Guy show about using two factor authentication wherever possible to ensure the security of your online accounts. Two …

How ITProTV Went from a Brick & Mortar to $9M SaaS Business - with Tim Broom [150]

[00:12] Welcome to another episode of The SaaS Podcast.<p>[00:16] I'm your host Omer Khan and this is a show where I interview proven founders and …

Brick And Mortar

From true crime to comedy, these are the best podcasts around

Stories<p>‘Crimetown‘<p>This podcast explores the corruptive history of the United States — one city at a time. From Gimlet Media and the creators of HBO’s …

Podcasting

I'm already bored with the iPhone 8 Plus

I was perfectly happy when I bought Apple 's new iPhone 8 Plus. I still think it's the best iPhone you can buy right now. But I can't stop thinking …

OLEDs

Travel Style

Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations …

Need Family-Sized Data Storage and a Place to Organize It All? Western Digital's My Cloud Home Makes It Easy

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>Introduction<p>I’ve been a big fan of Leo LaPorte’s <i>This Week in Tech</i> podcasts for a long time, and one of his mantras about …

Western Digital

Understanding People’s Emotional Reactions to Apple

If you are an Apple fan, I’m sure you are aware of the emotional reactions that the company brings out in people, both good and bad, positive and negative. Apple’s most ardent supporters are often referred to as the ‘faithful’ and even labeled as a cult because of the strong devotion that some of …

Emotions

17 Podcasts That'll Make You Smarter

25.7.2017<p>On average, people listen to podcasts for 4 hours and 10 minutes a week according to Edison Research. Evidently, it is one of the most …

Podcasting

Hear Felicia Day, Patrick Rothfuss in Rob Reid’s After On Audiobook

Rob Reid’s <i>After On</i> is a surprisingly funny look at what happens when a Silicon Valley tech firm accidentally creates an artificial superintelligence. …

Culture

Sydney Hoarder’s House Literally Deemed "Not Habitable" Goes For $3m At Auction

Because house prices in <b>Sydney</b> are totally borked, this hoarder’s wonderland (!) in <b>Bronte</b> in the eastern suburbs sold overnight at auction for $3 …

Real Estate

How to take macro photographs

DPReview has partnered with the TWiT Network (named after its flagship show, This Week in Tech) to produce a regular segment for The New Screen …

Photography

“Stay Woke”: AT&T Under Fire for “Co-opting” Internet Protests

How’s that for chutzpah?<p>AT&T wouldn’t be the first company to find itself on the wrong side of the Internet outrage machine for hijacking a protest bandwagon, but even in the annals of corporate hypocrisy, the telecom’s move to present itself as a defender of net neutrality is notable for its …

Net Neutrality

As Apple (AAPL) gets ready to release listener Podcast app data, podcasting industry gears up for more ways to gain revenue via sponsorships, audience metrics - Silicon Valley Business Journal

By Luke Stangel <br>– Contributing writer<p>Jun 29, 2017, 12:54pm PDT<p>Jeff Meyerson runs one of the biggest podcasts for software engineers you’ve probably …

Podcasting

The Best Audio Editing Software for Beginning Podcasters

After 30 hours spent using and comparing audio editing software, we’ve found Audacity to be the best all-around option for beginners looking to …

Software

Full transcript: 60dB’s Liz Gannes answers podcast questions on Too Embarrassed to Ask

So meta.<p>On this episode of <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b>, former <b>Recode</b> reporter Liz Gannes came by the studio to talk about the podcast app 60dB and her favorite podcasts. Gannes, Kara Swisher, Lauren Goode, Eric Johnson and readers and listeners around the world contributed to a “Best Of” list of podcasts …

Podcasting

MacTrast Deals: TextExpander: 1-Yr Life Hacker Subscription

Get a TextExpander: 1-Yr Life Hacker Subscription and stop wasting your time typing the same thing over and over. (And over, and over, …

iOS

The MP3 Made Podcasts Possible

The MP3 was recently declared dead by its creators, although you wouldn’t know it in the world of podcasts.<p>Podcasting owes a lot of its success to …

Podcasting

Is the Sony a9 worth $4500?

DPReview has partnered with the TWiT Network (named after its flagship show, This Week in Tech) to produce a regular segment for The New Screen …

Photography

How to Be a Podcast God, With Leo Laporte

This week on The Upgrade we talk with Leo Laporte: author, entrepreneur, speaker, and yes—tech podcast god.<p>Leo hosts <i>The Tech Guy Show</i><i>,</i> a national …

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Ads are coming to Amazon Echo skills

If the <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> and Burger King debacles were anything to go by, owners of smart speakers like the Google Home aren't big fans of ads. But that won't stop marketing companies like VoiceLabs from trying to make them happen. The voice analytics company has announced a new platform called …

Technology

Voice-assisted platform debuts with the ability to let consumers communicate with brands at home

Brands can now put their money where their mouth is with the launch of a new audio format by VoiceLabs that allows consumers to add products to their …

Amazon Alexa

Fueling a Flight to Quality

But first, how do we define quality — and crap?<p>Storyful and Moat — together with CUNY and our new News Integrity Initiative*— have announced a …

Journalism

Probable Wordlists

Please Help Support the Project by seeding these files<p><b>Torrent Note:</b> Before 21 Jun 2017, 4 compression formats for each wordlist variety were …

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