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Showing posts with label The New Screen Savers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label The New Screen Savers. Show all posts

May 19, 2018

Email Provider Alternatives To Google's Gmail

Kevin Rose And Leo Laporte
Kevin Rose and Leo Laporte 
On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Kevin Rose answer a Call for Help question about finding a good email provider alternative to Gmail.

May 8, 2018

New GMail Features

GMail Icon
Gmail Icon 
On The New Screen Savers, Jason Howell takes a look at the improvements to the new Gmail interface.

April 3, 2018

Should You Delete Facebook Or Is It A Waste Of Time?

Facebook Logo
Facebook Logo 
On The New Screen Savers, in the Call for Help segment, Leo Laporte and Jason Howell talk to Tom in St Louis about deleting Facebook and limiting the information you share.

April 2, 2018

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Review — 3rd Gen 2018

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga
The 2018 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (3rd Gen)
On The New Screen Savers episode 150, Leo Laporte reviews the new third-generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2018 and see how it compares to his second-gen version.

March 26, 2018

Can Facebook Fix Its Privacy Issues?

Facebook
Facebook
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As the controversy around Facebook and Cambridge Analytica grows, Cory Doctorow joins The New Screen Savers to help sort through this mess and discuss if Facebook or regulation can help fix these privacy issues and whether people should delete their Facebook account.

March 11, 2018

TOAST Real Wood Cover For MacBook Pro Review

TOAST
TOAST
(Photo credit: Amazon)  
On 'The New Screen Savers,' Megan Morrone reviews a laptop cover for her MacBook Pro made out of real wood by Toast, makers of real wood and leather tech covers.

February 25, 2018

Farmers Hacking Tractors

Iain Thomson And Leo Laporte
Iain Thomson And Leo Laporte 
On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson we learn why farmers have turned to hacking to fix their tractors.

February 18, 2018

DuckDuckGo For Android

DuckDuckGo Logo
DuckDuckGo Logo
(Photo credit: commons.wikimedia.org)  
On The New Screen Savers, Jason Howell shows us the excellent new DuckDuckGo app for Android that can have you browsing privately and securely.

January 23, 2018

Cord-Cutting Guide

Jason Howell And Leo Laporte
Jason Howell and Leo Laporte  
On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Jason Howell answer a Call for Help question about cord-cutting and give great advice on WiFi bandwidth, which mesh router to use, and what are programming options.

January 9, 2018

CPU Security Flaws: Meltdown And Spectre

Meltdown And Spectre
Meltdown And Spectre  
On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Jason Snell talk with Steve Gibson, from GRC.com and their podcast Security Now, about the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws...and what we can do.

January 7, 2018

iMac Pro Review

iMac Pro
iMac Pro
(Photo credit: Apple)  
On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Jason Snell review the new iMac Pro. They put the machine through its paces and run multiple programs at the same time.

December 4, 2017

AI Neural Network Learns To Play Mario Kart

Leo Laporte, Fr. Robert Ballecer And SethBling
A screenshot of Fr. Robert Ballecer, SethBling and Leo Laporte 
On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ talk to YouTuber SethBling about how he created two neural networks, MarI/O and MariFlow, that can learn how to play video games like SNES classics Super Mario World and Mario Kart without human intervention.

November 27, 2017

Lenovo Yoga 920 Review

Lenovo Yoga 920
Lenovo Yoga 920
(Photo credit: Amazon)  
On The New Screen Savers show, Leo Laporte reviews the new Lenovo Yoga 920 2-in-1 convertible laptop and compares to his ThinkPad Yoga.

November 20, 2017

Google Pixelbook Review

Google Pixelbook
Google Pixelbook
(Photo credit: Amazon)  
On The New Screen Savers show, Jason Howell and Leo Laporte review the new Google Pixelbook. Is it worth the high price tag for a Chromebook?

November 19, 2017

Google Pixel Buds First Look

Leo Laporte And Jason Howell
A screenshot of Jason Howell and Leo Laporte 
On The New Screen Savers show, Jason Howell and Leo Laporte take a look at the new Google Pixel Buds.

November 7, 2017

New iPhone X Hands-On

iPhone X
iPhone X
(Photo credit: Apple) 
On the New Screen Savers show, Leo Laporte and Megan Morrone have a first-look with the new Apple iPhone X. Each gives their first impressions on how Face ID works, the lack of a home button, and screen.

October 30, 2017

Pixel 2 Screen Burn-In Problem

Leo Laporte
A screenshot of Leo Laporte 
On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Jason Howell talked with Greg who has a Call for Help question about his Pixel 2 XL smartphone and burn-in.

October 16, 2017

Saving The Rainforests With Old Smartphones

Father Robert Ballecer, Topher White And Leo Laporte
A screenshot of Father Robert Ballecer, SJ, Topher White and Leo Laporte  
On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Father Robert Ballecer, SJ talk with the founder of Rainforest Connection (http://rfcx.org) Topher White about how his organization is repurposing old smartphones to stop illegal logging in rainforests.

October 8, 2017

Tech Etiquette — Why Be Polite To Alexa

Leo Laporte, Jason Snell And Rafe Needleman
A screenshot of Leo Laporte, Jason Snell and Rafe Needleman  
On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Jason Snell talk with Rafe Needleman about 'tech etiquette' how to be polite using technology? For example, should you trust GPS or your spouse when it comes to directions?

October 2, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Review

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
(Photo credit: Amazon)  
On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte gives his review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 which has a 6.3" 1440 x 2960 AMOLED display, dual wide and telephoto 12MP HDR cameras, expandable memory up to 256 GB on a micro-SD, and a 3300mAh battery.

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