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Windows weekly has become really awkward.... That show was like crack in the old days

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At CES 2017, Scott Wilkinson visits various booths on the show floor to talk about what's new in audio and video this year, including JVC's new projectors, LeEco's disruptive TVs, LG's new OLED and Super UHD LCD TVs, Hisense's Laser Cast and flat-panel TVs, TCL's latest LCD TVs, Klipsch's new audio products, DEG's high-resolution audio announcements, Samsung's new QLED TV, and Sony's OLED, LCD, and CLEDIS micro-LED display. It's going to be a great year for AV!
At CES 2017, Scott Wilkinson visits various booths on the show floor to talk about what's new in audio and video this year, including JVC's new projectors, LeEco's disruptive TVs, …
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We start our build of the Digital Oscilloscope Kit, and Smitty helps us with soldering tips and explains how resistors, capacitors, diodes, and more work!
We start our build of the Digital Oscilloscope Kit, and Smitty helps us with soldering tips and explains how resistors, capacitors, diodes, and more work!JYE Tech DSO138 DIY Digita…
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Learn about the DX expedition to the most isolated island on earth, Bob builds a pine board transmitter, Randy K7AGE crimps power cables, and Gordo contacts the International Space Station.
Learn about the DX expedition to the most isolated island on earth, Bob builds a pine board transmitter, Randy K7AGE crimps power cables, and Gordo contacts the International Space…
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Alphabet continues to pare down its many moonshot efforts by shuttering Project Titan, its solar powered drone program. And according to Bloomberg, Alphabet is also in the process of trying to sell its Skybox Imaging Satellite business, which it renamed Terra Bella last year.

Verizon has confirmed that it will kick grandfathered unlimited users off its networks, if they are data hogs. If you use 200 gigabytes a month, you'll be required to switch to a capped plan or Verizon will show you the door.

Samsung says that more than 96 percent of its Galaxy Note 7 devices have been returned thanks to its recall after a number of exploding battery incidents. Thanks to the high number of returns, the Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its requirement that airlines issue pre-boarding messages warning against bringing the device onto flights.

Instagram is adding full-screen ads to your stories, but you can skip them. Copying Snapchat's stories has been a successful move for Instagram. Since launching Stories five months ago, Instagram has gone from 100 million daily users to 150 million daily users.

Pre-orders for Nintendo's new console, The Switch, will begin on Friday morning at 9AM eastern, snagging gamers a place in line to get the system when it officially launches sometime in March.
Alphabet continues to pare down its many moonshot efforts by shuttering Project Titan, its solar powered drone program. And according to Bloomberg, Alphabet is also in the process …
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Leo Laporte and Nathan Olivarez-Giles talk with Christina Warren of Gizmodo, about the new Nintendo Switch. Christina attended the press event and gives us her first impressions. Earlier this week was the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Tim Stevens, the Editor-in-Chief of CNET's Roadshow joined us to tell us all about the latest tech auto and autonomous vehicles. Jeff Powers, the co-founder of Occipital shows off their iPhone-powered AR/VR Headset that does positional tracking. One of the advantages of HTC's Vive over the Oculus Rift was the interactivity of the controller, now Oculus has their own - the Touch. Nate has reviewed the Touch and shows Leo his favorite games that use it. Our resident audiophile Jason Howell has a review Fender's FXA5 Pro In-Ear Monitors. Fr. Robert Ballecer has a review of the very thin and flexible Acer Spin 7. Leo and Nate answer your tech questions. Learn what Password Managers you should consider in order to protect your security.
Leo Laporte and Nathan Olivarez-Giles talk with Christina Warren of Gizmodo, about the new Nintendo Switch. Christina attended the press event and gives us her first impressions. E…
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Are encrypted platforms like Telegram or WhatsApp still safe to use? Reasons an internet connection would slow down at home, new home theater technology at CES, booting a MacOS image on another Mac, improving TV antenna reception, and more of your calls!
Are encrypted platforms like Telegram or WhatsApp still safe to use? Reasons an internet connection would slow down at home, new home theater technology at CES, booting a MacOS im…
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We start with the story that is captivating Nintendo fans: The Switch. That's the name of the much-anticipated 6.2 inch multi-touch screen portable gaming system from Nintendo. The Verge says with true portability, combined with the ability to stream high-res to your television, the Switch already gets right what that Wii U got wrong. It'll cost $300 and be available on March 3.

Consumer Reports says they will now give Apple's new MacBooks their coveted Recommended rating. Back in December the magazine said they could not recommend the laptops due to inconsistent battery life. Apple fixed the bug on January 9th.

Facebook-owned Messaging tool WhatsApp is under the privacy microscope again, this time for what The Guardian is calling a backdoor that allows snooping, even on encrypted messages. Sources call the flaw a threat to privacy and a potential tool for government agency spying. However, security experts say the Guardian report is hyperbolic and this backdoor is really a design decision by Facebook.

Microsoft just acquired a Toronto-based AI startup called Maluuba. In a blog post on their site, the creators of Maluuba say their focus is artificial general intelligence, or creating literate machines that could think. Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence head executive Harry Shum says Microsoft will share their plans for Maluuba in the coming months, but it will most likely include some kind of AI for the enterprise.
We start with the story that is captivating Nintendo fans: The Switch. That's the name of the much-anticipated 6.2 inch multi-touch screen portable gaming system from Nintendo. The…
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Do we have a ship date for Ryzen? Is AMD's High Bandwidth Cache just another memory controller? A liquid cooler that folds flat, Chromebooks from CES 2017, and MORE!
Do we have a ship date for Ryzen? Is AMD's High Bandwidth Cache just another memory controller? A liquid cooler that folds flat, Chromebooks from CES 2017, and MORE!
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Jeff Bezos says Amazon will hire one hundred thousand full-time workers, with jobs at all skill levels from engineering to factory building. A spokesperson for the company says the openings will be for employment across the US, and not just in Seattle or Silicon Valley. Amazon plans to fill the positions over the next 18 months, giving us a hint at the speed at which they plan to open physical stores, more warehouses, and build out their cloud computing business.

According to the Wall Street Journal's sources, Apple representatives have been looking to buy original content from Hollywood creators. The content might then be available to people who pay the $10/month Apple music subscription fee.

If you pre-ordered the throw-and-go Lily Robotics personal drone, I've got some bad news for you. It's been delayed. Forever. After $34 million dollars in pre-orders, Lily is shutting down, saying they don't have the funds to produce it.

The European Parliament released a draft report proposing a kill switch for robots to limit the amount of damage they do when they turn on us. The proposal on robot governance includes general principals about what to do when or if robots become self-aware, including liability issues and a classification system for the registration of advanced robots.

Pandora is laying off 7 percent of employees, according to a letter to shareholders by CEO Tim Westegren. He also said they'd exceeded growth, due in large part to lucrative advertising deals. Pandora still plans to release its $10/month streaming service later this quarter.
Jeff Bezos says Amazon will hire one hundred thousand full-time workers, with jobs at all skill levels from engineering to factory building. A spokesperson for the company says the…
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Stacey's LONG list of great IoT gadgets at CES. The Ara modular smartphone's rise and fall. The death of Google Hangouts API. WayMo makes LIDAR way cheaper. Marissa Mayer to leave Yahoo after sale. Bogus "inventor of e-mail" sues Techdirt.
Stacey's LONG list of great IoT gadgets at CES. The Ara modular smartphone's rise and fall. The death of Google Hangouts API. WayMo makes LIDAR way cheaper. Marissa Mayer to leave …
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Jason Howell loves music, and this week he has three new apps that will help you find the songs or radio stations that will fit your music taste. Whether it be radio or select HIFI streaming services we're sure you're going to love these apps.
Jason Howell loves music, and this week he has three new apps that will help you find the songs or radio stations that will fit your music taste. Whether it be radio or select HIFI…
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