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When tech news breaks, we cover it. On this podcast, you'll get the latest product announcements from all the tech giants, plus breaking tech news as it happens. Join Leo Laporte, Mikah Sargent, and other experts on the TWiT News podcast. New episodes are available whenever news breaks
News 400: Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2024 - Galaxy AI, S24 Ultra, Galaxy Ring
Samsung holds their Unpacked 2024 event by talking about the use of AI in their devices, unveiling the S24, S24+, and S24 Ultra phones, and announces the Galaxy Ring. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-news. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit
Jan 17
1 hr 22 min
News 399: OpenAI DevDay Keynote 2023 - GPT-4 Turbo, Assistants API, GPTs, GTP Store
At its inaugural developer conference DevDay, OpenAI unveiled major upgrades like GPT-4 Turbo, a more advanced AI model that's 3x cheaper than GPT-4 and a 128k token context window that can handle much longer prompts. They also launched new multimodal capabilities so developers can integrate vision, speech, and image generation into apps. Key highlights include the Assistants API for building AI agents, the ability to create custom versions of ChatGPT called GPTs and share them publicly on the GPT Store, and Copyright Shield to protect customers. Overall, OpenAI aims to make AI more affordable, capable, and safe for developers to build next-gen apps. Hosts: Jeff Jarvis and Jason Howell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-news. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsor: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT
Nov 6, 2023
1 hr 7 min
News 398: Apple 'Scary Fast' Event - M3 MacBook Pro & iMac
At its October 'Scary Fast' event, Apple unveiled new MacBook Pro laptops featuring the powerful new M3 family of chips, as well as a refreshed 24-inch iMac desktop with the M3 chip. The M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max chips offer dramatic leaps in performance and efficiency thanks to a new 3-nanometer manufacturing process. Apple also highlighted new GPU architecture in the M3 chips, enabling advanced graphics capabilities like hardware-accelerated ray tracing. The MacBook Pro and iMac retain the same form factor, but the MacBook Pro now comes in a new Space Black color option. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mikah Sargent, and Alex Lindsay Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-news. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsor: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT
Oct 30, 2023
59 min
News 397: Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit 2023 - Oryon CPU To Lead Mobile Computing
Leo Laporte shares commentary on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit in Maui. Snapdragon is quite popular in mobile device processing, but has continued to grow in XR, AI and connected cars. Qualcomm announces the Oryon CPU and other strategic partnerships. Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-news. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsor: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT
Oct 24, 2023
1 hr 31 min
News 396: Made By Google 2023 - Pixel Watch 2, Pixel 8, Pixel 8 Pro
At their Made by Google '23 event, Google shared an update to their Pixel Buds Pro and unveiled the Pixel Watch 2, Pixel 8, and Pixel 8 Pro. Hosts: Jason Howell and Huyen Tue Dao Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-news. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsor: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT
Oct 4, 2023
1 hr 42 min
News 395: Apple 'Wonderlust' Event - iPhone 15, Apple Watch Series 9, Apple Watch Ultra 2
Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent tune in on Apple's September 2023 'Wonderlust' event unveiling the new iPhone 15 lineup, Apple Watch Series 9, and Apple Watch Ultra 2. The event opens with a short showcasing how Apple devices have saved lives through features like crash detection and ECG. Apple Watch Series 9: New S9 chip, brighter display, faster on-device Siri, and a "Double Tap" gesture for control. Environmental Initiatives: Apple plans to reduce their carbon footprint through phasing out leather, 100% clean electricity, reducing emissions, and planting forests and mangroves, aiming for every product to be carbon neutral by 2030, starting with the Apple Watch lineup. Apple Watch Ultra 2: Gets the same upgrades as Series 9, plus a brighter display with a new "night mode." iPhone 15: Dynamic Island comes to the base models, A16 chip, a new smoothed "color-infused" glass back, 48MP main camera with 2x telephoto, and a USB-C connector. iPhone 15 Pro: Debuts a lightweight titanium design, the powerful new A17 Pro chip, Wi-Fi 6E support, a new Action button, USB‑C connector with USB 3 speeds, and spatial video recording for Apple Vision Pro, and an all-new 5x Telephoto camera on iPhone 15 Pro Max. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-news. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsor: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT
Sep 12, 2023
1 hr 37 min
News 394: WWDC 2023 Keynote - Apple Unveils Vision Pro, 15" MacBook Air, Mac Pro, iOS 17
During Apple's WWDC 2023 keynote, the tech giant unveiled their first spatial computer, the Vision Pro, featuring a micro-OLED display with a resolution of over 4K per eye and a unique dual-chip design with the M2 and new R1 chip. Additionally, Apple introduced a larger 15-inch MacBook Air and updates to the Mac Studio and Mac Pro with a more powerful M2 Ultra chip. The company also unveiled updates to its operating systems with iOS 17, iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma, and watchOS 10. Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-news. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsor: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT
Jun 5, 2023
2 hr 44 min
News 393: Microsoft Build 2023 Keynote Day 2 - Shaping the Future of Work With AI
At day 2 of Microsoft Build 2023, Rajesh Jha, EVP, Experiences + Devices, and Panos Panay, EVP & Chief Product Officer, shares how developers can leverage the power of Microsoft 365 apps, Windows, and the Microsoft Graph to develop next-generation AI-powered applications. Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-news. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsor: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT
May 24, 2023
1 hr 59 min
News 392: Microsoft Build 2023 Keynote Day 1 - Windows Copilot, Azure AI Studio, Microsoft Fabric
At Microsoft Build 2023, CEO Satya Nadella shares insights on the new era of AI and announces the launch of Windows Copilot, Azure AI Studio, and Microsoft Fabric, and CTO Kevin Scott is joined by OpenAI's Greg Brockman to explore how Microsoft and OpenAI's full-stack AI platform empowers developers and outlines a framework for building AI apps and copilots. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Richard Campbell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-news. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsor: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT
May 23, 2023
1 hr 36 min
News 391: Talkin' Android With Google At IO 2023 - Android 14, generative AI, Pixel Tablet, Pixel Fold, Bard
Jason Howell, Ron Richards, and Huyen Tue Dao visit the Google campus to sit down with Dave Burke, VP Engineering, and Sameer Samat, VP Product Management at Google. Hosts: Jason Howell, Ron Richards, and Huyen Tue Dao Guest: Sameer Samat Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/twit-news. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsor: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT
May 10, 2023
44 min