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This Week in Google 219: Support Like a Pillow
Hosts:Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Gina Trapani. HP Chromebook 11, Chrome OS built into Windows 8, Nexus 5 to start at $299, and more. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/twig. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Thanks to Cachefly for the bandwidth for this show. Running time:1:46:28 - Leo Laporte
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Why two spaces after a period isn’t wrong (or, the lies typographers tell about history) - Heraclitean River
Once upon a time, typographical practice was anarchy. Printers put in all sizes of spaces in haphazard ways, including after periods. Then, a standard emerged: the single space after a period. Unfortunately, the evil typewriter came along, and for some unknown reason (usually blamed on monospace fonts), people began to put wider double spaces after periods. Typographers railed against the practice, but they could do nothing. Actual printed work used the single space, but the morons with their typewriters could not be stopped. Early computers and printers used similar monospace typefaces, and the evil persisted. Then, in the past couple decades, it became possible to use proportional fonts easily, and finally typographers could step in and save the day again with their single sentence spaces! The only people today who continue to use double spaces are stodgy old typing teachers and ignorant fools, who dare to think that their practice is okay in the face of the verdict of the experts... - Leo Laporte
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Live now: Windows Weekly 149 with Paul Thurrott. http://live.twit.tv Discuss here....
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Tease: Paul's anti-google rant, a look at the HTC HD2, and the battle of the eBooks - Leo Laporte
Item 1: Google is evil, part 127 Why would anyone applaud Google for exiting China? They're hypocrites. And why we should condemn Microsoft and China even more. It's time to explore the Google Free Life (GFL). - Leo Laporte
Item 2: Silliness alert: Mozilla drops Windows Phone "support" You know, before it's even out. The reason: "Lack of native application development." The real reason: Mozilla has yet to deliver a single mobile browser on any platform in final form, and they've only very recently released a beta version of a mobile browser on a single platform. This company cannot hit a release date to... more... - Leo Laporte
Item 3: Microsoft announces (but does not release) major Bing updates UI, Maps, and more. Oh my. - Leo Laporte
Item 4: HTC HD2 is available It's the best Windows Mobile phone ever made. So what? - Leo Laporte
Item 5: Battle of the eBooks For all the cheap press that Apple gets for its iPad, the real story here is about eBooks I think Amazon's Kindle platform is going to win. The weird thing is, it may require their dedicated hardware to die or become irrelevant. - Leo Laporte
Windows 7 Feature of the Week: Windows Backup It can backup your files and create and restore entire system images. In fact, it's almost perfect ... Unless you have Home Premium and need to backup over the network. - Leo Laporte
Windows 7 Tip of the Week: Using Windows Snap with multi-monitor The key (ahem) is to use keyboard shortcuts. Bonus tip: Here are some more: http://www.microsoft.com/windows... - Leo Laporte
Audible pick of the week: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls By Jane Austen, Steve Hockensmith A prequel to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies ... "In this terrifying and hilarious prequel, we witness the genesis of the zombie plague in early 19th-century England. We watch Elizabeth Bennet evolve from a naive young teenager into a savage slayer of the undead. We laugh... more... - Leo Laporte
Software pick of the week: Microsoft Image Composite Editor "Microsoft Image Composite Editor is an advanced panoramic image stitcher. Given a set of overlapping photographs of a scene shot from a single camera location, the application creates a high-resolution panorama that seamlessly combines the original images. The stitched panorama can be shared with friends and viewed in 3D by... more... - Leo Laporte
Software pick of the week #2: RichCopy 4.0 Supposed to be even better than RoboCopy ... a multithreaded copying tool that can open multiple threads simultaneously, allowing many files to be copied in parallel and cutting the total time required to complete the operation several times over. You can also pause and resume file copy operations, so if you lose network connectivity at any... more... - Leo Laporte
Teracopy is the best of the bunch: http://www.codesector.com/teracop... - Leo Laporte
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Google officially announces the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat | Ars Technica
After a million and one leaks, the Nexus 5 has finally been announced. There aren't too many surprises on the hardware front: the device packs a 4.95-inch 1080p IPS LCD, a 2.26GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of RAM, an 8MP camera, and a 2300 mAh battery. The Nexus 5 is made by LG and internally seems very similar to the G2 (aside from a smaller battery and camera). Most importantly, the Nexus 5 ships with a new version of Android KitKat, version 4.4. KitKat brings across-the-board memory improvements, a new full-screen mode, a smart dialer, and a refreshed home screen experience. - Leo Laporte
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Security Now 425: SQRL and Q & A #176
Hosts: Steve Gibson with Leo Laporte Secure QR Login followup, Lavabit defied the FBI, Microsoft's second Tuesday, your questions, and more. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/sn. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page. For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Bandwidth for Security Now is provided by Cachefly. Running time: 1:56:36 - Leo Laporte
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Report: SMS support coming in the next version of Google Hangouts | Ars Technica
Android Police has scored a set of screenshots from the next version of Google Hangouts, and it looks like Google is finally ready to integrate SMS messaging into the product. One screenshot shows messages displaying in the Hangouts app, marked as "xx mins via SMS." Another shows the settings screen with an option to "Turn on SMS," which will "send and receive SMS with Hangouts." The report says the screenshots are from version 1.3 of Hangouts (the current version is 1.2) and that SMS delivery reports, MMS, and video sharing support are also included. - Leo Laporte
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All Is Fair in Love and Twitter - NYTimes.com
After he was stripped of his power at Twitter, Dorsey went on a media campaign to promote the idea that he and Williams had switched roles. He also began telling a more elaborate story about the founding of Twitter. In dozens of interviews, Dorsey completely erased Glass from any involvement in the genesis of the company. He changed his biography on Twitter to “inventor”; before long, he started to exclude Williams and Stone too. At an event, Dorsey complained to Barbara Walters that he had founded Twitter, a point she raised the next day on “The View” with Stone and Williams. Dorsey told The Los Angeles Times that “Twitter has been my life’s work in many senses.” He also failed to credit Glass for the company’s unusual name. “We wanted to capture that feeling: the physical sensation that you’re buzzing your friend’s pocket,” he told the paper. - Leo Laporte
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Yahoo Mail Gets Cross-Platform Themes, 1TB of Storage, ‘Mail Plus’ Features For All And Better ‘Conversations’ | TechCrunch
Yahoo is updating its Mail app across all platforms with a fresh design that includes syncing themes, a new compose experience, collapsible toolbar and better handling of threaded conversations. The new app is rolling out across the web, Android, iOS and Windows 8 devices beginning today, with nearly complete feature parity between all versions. - Leo Laporte
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What's Holding Up New Chromecast Apps? Nothing ... But Google, That Is – ReadWrite
Dutta, meanwhile, is cooling his heels. He recently had lunch with Chromecast engineers—and says he even fielded a job offer from them. (He turned them down.) But he walked away with some insight: "To give them a little credit—from the engineering side of things—Google is very, very much about having open platforms and allowing other people to build on top of their platforms," he explained. "And I feel like this is not an engineering decision." - Leo Laporte
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Apple Will Hold Fall iPad Event on October 22 - John Paczkowski - News - AllThingsD
People familiar with Apple’s plans tell AllThingsD that the company will hold its next invitation-only event on Tuesday, October 22. The focal point of the gathering will be the latest updates to the company’s iPad line, but the new Mac Pro and OS X Mavericks will likely get some stage time as well, I’m told. - Leo Laporte
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Before You Buy 91: Lenovo IdeaTab A1000, Logitech Z600 Bluetooth Speakers, Outdoor Tech SAFE5 iPhone Case
Host: Leo Laporte Lenovo IdeaTab A1000, Logitech Z600 Bluetooth Speakers, Outdoor Tech SAFE5 iPhone Case, and more! Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/byb. We invite you to read, add to, and amend the wiki entry for this episode at wiki.twit.tv. Thanks to Cachefly for the bandwidth for this show. Running time:27:58 - Leo Laporte
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Analyst: Both iPhone 5s And 5c Outselling The Samsung Galaxy S4 At AT&T And Sprint | TechCrunch
analyst firm Canaccord Genuity. The iPhone 5s is outselling the older Samsung Galaxy S4 at all four major U.S. retailers according to the firm’s findings, but the surprising twist is that the iPhone 5c is outselling the Samsung flagship rival at both AT&T and Sprint, too. - Leo Laporte
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This Week in Tech 426: Solar Umlaut
Hosts: Fr. Robert Ballecer, Patrick Beja, Brian Brushwood, and Patrick Norton Silk Road, identity and anonymity, consensual hallucinations, swarm bots, and more. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/twit. For additional show notes, visit the wiki page for this episode. Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by Cachefly. Running time: 2:07:51 - Leo Laporte
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The Tech Guy 1019
The Tech Guy for Saturday 5 October 2013 - Show 1019 Host: Leo Laporte. Deciding on your next cell phone, can you copy Blu-rays to your computer, how to avoid jet lag, new sony tablet, and more. Guest: Dick DeBartolo, Johnny Jet and Scott Wilkinson. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/ttg. For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Bandwidth for the Tech Guy podcast is provided by Cachefly. - Leo Laporte
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Windows Weekly 331: Sewage as a Service
Hosts: Mary Jo Foley, Paul Thurrott, and Iyaz Akhtar Investors rumored to push for Bill Gates to step down, single app store for Windows and Windows Phone, Surface news, and more. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/ww. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Check out Paul's blog at the SuperSite for Windows. Check out Mary Jo's blog at the AllAboutMicrosoft.com. Thanks to Cachefly for the bandwidth for this show. The Windows Weekly theme music is courtesy of Derek K. Miller. Running time: 1:27:51 - Leo Laporte
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This Week in Google 218: Show Bill the Gates
Hosts:Aaron Newcomb,Gina Trapani, and Mike Elgan. Celebrate Google's 15th birthday, Glass winning praise from firefighters, Google Plus has a bug, and more. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/twig. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Thanks to Cachefly for the bandwidth for this show. Running time:2:13:21 - Leo Laporte
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Security Now 424: SQRL
Hosts: Steve Gibson with Tom Merritt Fingerprints are usernames, BitTorrent Chat, Steve's practical replacement for website usernames and passwords, and more. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/sn. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page. For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Bandwidth for Security Now is provided by Cachefly. Running time: 1:49:16 - Leo Laporte
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Triangulation 122: Bob Bergen
Host: Leo Laporte Bob Bergen, voice actor best known as the voice of Porky Pig, talks about his roles in video games, animated and live-action movies. Guest: Bob Bergen Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/tri. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Thanks to Cachefly for the bandwidth for this show. Running time: 1:09:12 - Leo Laporte
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Before You Buy 90: Nokia Lumia 925, LG G2, Synology DS1513+
Host: Shannon Morse Nokia Lumia 925, LG G2, Synology DS1513+, and more! Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/byb. We invite you to read, add to, and amend the wiki entry for this episode at wiki.twit.tv. Thanks to Cachefly for the bandwidth for this show. Running time:53:31 - Leo Laporte
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The Giz Wiz 1436: The Chaddington Maneuver
Hosts: Dick DeBartolo with Chad Johnson Playskool 2-in-1 camera and projector, PocketPlug for smartphones, the Squatty Potty, and more. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/giz. We invite you to read, add to, and amend the show notes. For more details and a chance to win the Mad Magazine "What The Heck Is It?" contest, visit GizWiz.Biz. Bandwidth for The Giz Wiz is provided by Cachefly. - Leo Laporte
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MacBreak Weekly 370: A Simple, Humble Potter
Host: Andy Ihnatko Are we getting used to iOS 7 yet or are the motions making us sick, why are so many Apple execs on magazine covers, and more! Guests: Dan Moren and Serenity Caldwell Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/mbw. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Bandwidth for MacBreak Weekly is provided by Cachefly. Running time: 1:32:14 - Leo Laporte
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This Week in Tech 425: The Maggot That Cleans the Wound
Hosts: Tom Merritt, Jason Howell, Natali Morris, Molly Wood, and Justin Robert Young Kindle Mayday, tale of two Surfaces, Balmer raw, YouTube comments plus, and more. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/twit. For additional show notes, visit the wiki page for this episode. Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by Cachefly. Running time: 1:35:48 - Leo Laporte
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The Tech Guy 1018
The Tech Guy for Sunday 29 September 2013 - Show 1018 Host: Leo Laporte. Google knows your Wi-Fi passwords, best video editor for Mac, making text larger on tablets, and your calls. Guest: Chris Marquardt Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/ttg. For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Bandwidth for the Tech Guy podcast is provided by Cachefly. - Leo Laporte
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