Hands-On Tech (Audio)

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Hands-On Tech is where you'll find hands-on reviews, previews, and unboxings of the hottest tech gadgets like the latest smartphones, notebooks, wearables, smart home devices, and more; featuring Leo Laporte, Jason Howell, Mikah Sargent, Ant Pruitt, and other TWiT friends.

Although this show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT archives.

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The Framework Laptop is a thin, lightweight, and high-performance 13.5" notebook that anyone can easily upgrade, customize, and repair by themselves. Leo Laporte shares his thoughts. Get the Framework Laptop: https://frame.work/ Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork

Sep 23

9 min 45 sec

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE takes features from Galaxy Tab S7, like a large 12.4" display, an included low-latency S-Pen, and a PC-like experience with Samsung DeX, at a more affordable price. Florence Ion shares her thoughts with Jason Howell and Ron Richards on the All About Android podcast. Florence Ion's review on Gizmodo: https://bit.ly/3hEkqx9 Get the Galaxy Tab S7 FE: https://amzn.to/3lxdZNL Follow the All About Android podcast: https://twit.tv/aaa Host: Florence Ion Guests: Jason Howell and Ron Richards Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork

Sep 15

12 min 23 sec

Jason Howell shares his thoughts on Samsung's latest foldable smartphones, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3, and smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, running Google's Wear OS 3. Get the Galaxy Z Fold3: https://amzn.to/3tD24Sd Get the Galaxy Z Flip3: https://amzn.to/3zX9cer Get the Galaxy Watch4 Classic: https://amzn.to/3l2XPLL Host: Jason Howell Guest: Ron Richards Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork

Sep 8

23 min 30 sec

Is a foldable phone ready to become the norm? Leo Laporte gives his thoughts on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3. Get the Galaxy Z Flip3 5G: https://amzn.to/2YdUXDT Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork

Sep 1

8 min 21 sec

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid delivers 25 miles of electric-only range for silent, zero-emission trailblazing and nearly 400 miles of total range with its 17 kilowatt-hour battery pack and 375-horsepower, 470 lb-ft of torque electrified powertrain. Sam Abuelsamid takes the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe for a spin and shares his thoughts. Find out more about the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe: https://www.jeep.com/wrangler-4xe.html Host: Sam Abuelsamid Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork Sponsor: casper.com/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1

Aug 26

27 min 19 sec

The Pixel 5a with 5G is Google's latest A-series Pixel phone, bringing new hardware additions like IP67 water resistance, a larger 6.34" OLED screen, 5G connectivity, and improved battery life, all at a more affordable price. Jason Howell shares his review on All About Android with Florence Ion, Ron Richards, and Damien Wilde. Get the Pixel 5a with 5G: https://bit.ly/3sy5FQH Subscribe & watch the full All About Android podcast: https://twit.tv/aaa/538 Host: Jason Howell Guests: Florence Ion, Ron Richards, and Damien Wilde Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork

Aug 18

12 min 24 sec

Modal Electronics' SKULPTsynth SE is a powerful 4-voice hardware synth in a portable 16-key form factor. Jason Howell gives his review. Get the Modal Electronics SKULPT SE Synthesizer: https://bhpho.to/37oV6FM Host: Jason Howell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork

Aug 11

8 min 42 sec

Lenovo's new 13.3" ThinkPad L13 Yoga Gen 2 delivers versatility for the professional working remotely, on the go, or in an office with its flexible, 360-degree hinge. The optional integrated pen works with the touch-enabled display for easily writing notes and sketching work. Ant Pruitt gives his review. Get the ThinkPad L13 Yoga Gen 2: https://amzn.to/3jssW2v Host: Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork

Aug 5

12 min 9 sec

Connect wirelessly to your existing Android Auto compatible car with the AAWireless adapter. Ron Richards shares his thoughts on this plug-and-play device with Jason Howell. Get the AAWireless: https://www.cpeb.it/ Check out the All About Android podcast: https://twit.tv/aaa Hosts: Jason Howell and Ron Richards Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork

Jul 29

14 min 4 sec

Mikah Sargent shares some of the Belin Soundform line of products like the Soundform Freedom True Wireless Earbuds with Apple Find My integration and the Soundform Connect Audio Adapter for adding AirPlay 2 functionality to any speaker with an audio input. Get the Belkin Soundform Move: https://amzn.to/2UzE5Gi Get the Belkin Soundform Freedom: https://amzn.to/3wUgu0c Get the Belkin Soundform Connect: https://bit.ly/2UrqsJj Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork

Jul 22

15 min 25 sec

The ID.4 is Volkswagen's first all-electric SUV and built on Volkswagen's MEB electric vehicle architecture. Starting at $39,995, the 2021 ID.4 features a rear-wheel drive 201-hp motor, 82kWh battery, and 250 miles of range;Sam Abuelsamid takes the ID.4 1st Edition model to the streets and shares his thoughts. Find out more on the Volkswagen ID.4: https://www.vw.com/en/models/id-4.html Host: Sam Abuelsamid Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork Sponsor: audible.com/hot or text hot to 500-500

Jul 15

44 min 43 sec

The Canon EOS C70 is Canon's first cinema camera to use the RF lens mount of its smaller R series cameras. It features a Super35 dual gain output sensor for capturing 4K video with up to 16+ stops of high dynamic range. Ant Pruitt gives his review. Ant's Short film in 4K: https://youtu.be/_lKRM8-2G-U Music by Panfurware https://panfurware.com Get the Canon EOS C70 Cinema Camera: https://amzn.to/2TCHX97 | https://bhpho.to/3k1drAe Get the Canon Mount Adapter EF-EOS EF-EOS R 0.71x: https://amzn.to/2ViZK5D | https://bhpho.to/3qXVvYP Host: Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork Sponsor: casper.com/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1

Jul 7

23 min 55 sec

Mikah Sargent and Ant Pruitt showcase their work-from-home studio setups that they've used over the past year to produce their shows on the TWiT network. Get the products shown off here: Logitech C920 - https://amzn.to/3dwASxl Heil PR-40 - https://amzn.to/3hfCtbS LIFX Lightstrip - https://amzn.to/3jCCh9o Philips Hue Go - https://amzn.to/3xa75Cr Nanoleaf Lightbulb - https://bit.ly/3dufQzF Anker Nylon USB-C to Lightning Cord - https://amzn.to/3dvqbLB Reincubate Camo - https://reincubate.com/camo/ Shure SE425 - https://amzn.to/3dxJ54r Comply T400 Memory Tips - https://amzn.to/3hjBPKM Sony WH1000XM3 - https://amzn.to/3houDNq Elgato Stream Deck - https://amzn.to/3hqN1VV Sound Devices MixPre-3 II - https://bhpho.to/3juq1rz Rolls MS111 Mic Switch - https://bhpho.to/3h4v3tc Elgato Key Light - https://amzn.to/2Th6fW2 Elgato Key Light Air - https://amzn.to/3dwCmYr ECamm Live (Mac Software) - https://www.ecamm.com/mac/ecammlive/ Godox SL-60 LED Light - https://bhpho.to/3AaMksn Flashpoint 10' C-Stand - https://bit.ly/3jsljL1 Blackmagic Pocket 6K Camera - https://bhpho.to/3dswxLC Glow EZ Parabolic Softbox - https://www.adorama.com/glsbez38.html Canon EOS M200 Digital Camera - https://amzn.to/3js8BMb Anwenk Grey & White Balance Card - https://amzn.to/3hjbs7z Blackmagic ATEM Mini Pro Switcher - https://bhpho.to/3dsAWhw Edifier 1280T Speakers - https://amzn.to/3y4sb5a Wacom Tablet CTL4100 - https://amzn.to/361KEDJ SoundAsured Acoustic Foam Panels - https://www.soundassured.com Hosts: Leo Laporte, Mikah Sargent, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork

Jun 30

32 min 18 sec

Google's new Pixel Buds A-Series looks to keep most of the same great features like the premium sound quality and hands-free Google Assistant seen 2020's Pixel Buds while making it much more affordable at $99 versus last gen's $179. How does Google fair? Jason Howell gives his review. Get the Google Pixel Buds A-Series: https://bhpho.to/3qnGteL Host: Jason Howell Guests: Ron Richards and Florence Ion Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork Sponsor: casper.com/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1

Jun 24

15 min 15 sec

Mikah Sargent shows what you can do with the 2021 iPad Pro's fast 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 port by using the CalDigit TS3 Plus, allowing you to connect a monitor, storage devices, ethernet, headphones, SSDs, and more. Get the CalDigit TS3 Plus: https://amzn.to/3gIcn0Y Get the 2021 iPad Pro: https://amzn.to/3pYB8KI Host: Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork

Jun 17

9 min 33 sec

The Acer Swift 5 is an ultraportable laptop with an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, an Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass touchscreen (and optional antimicrobial solution for the whole device), and verified as an Intel Evo platform notebook design. Ant Pruitt gives his review. Get the Acer Swift 5 (SF514-55TA): https://amzn.to/3g6MJ72 Host: Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork

Jun 10

10 min 33 sec

Google Photos free storage is no more. Jason Howell shows how he moved his Google Photos library from Google server to his own self-hosted server with the Synology DiskStation DS920+. Get the Synology DiskStation DS920+: https://amzn.to/3pff7H6 Host: Jason Howell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork Sponsor: audible.com/hot or text hot to 500-500

Jun 3

16 min 40 sec

On MacBreak Weekly, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Alex Lindsay share their initial thoughts on Apple's latest iPad Pro, featuring the M1 chip for next-level performance and Liquid Retina XDR display with Mini LEDs. Get the new 2021 iPad Pro: https://amzn.to/34lfGWd Watch the full episode of the MacBreak Weekly podcast: https://twit.tv/shows/macbreak-weekly/episodes/767 Hosts: Leo Laporte, Rene Ritchie, Andy Ihnatko, and Alex Lindsay Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork

May 27

10 min 40 sec

Blackmagic Design's latest camera, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro, brings much-appreciated upgrades to the previous BMPCC 6K. With the same Super 35 HDR image sensor with 13 stops of dynamic range, dual native ISO of 25,600, and an EF lens mount, the camera now features a brighter 1,500 nit adjustable HDR touchscreen screen, built-in ND filters, larger battery, plus support for an optional electronic viewfinder. Ant Pruitt gives his review. 6K footage examples: https://youtu.be/OWhKjOQYtg8 Get the BMPCC 6K Pro: https://amzn.to/3wnmTkm Watch our original BMPCC 6K review: https://twit.tv/hot71 Host: Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork Sponsor: casper.com/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1

May 20

19 min 20 sec

Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard unbox and take a look at Apple's $29 smart location tracker - Apple AirTag, as well as other AirTag accessories. Get the Apple AirTag: https://amzn.to/3w1gwDd Get the Apple AirTag Leather Key Ring: https://amzn.to/3f8saWc Get the Apple AirTag Loop: https://amzn.to/3uKsb9d Get the Belkin Secure Holder with Strap for AirTag: https://www.belkin.com/ Get the Spigen Valentinus Keychain Ring for AirTag: https://amzn.to/2RMAH9p Get the WSSNO AirTag Loop: https://amzn.to/3w2dnDj Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Find more products we recommend at https://www.amazon.com/shop/twitnetcastnetwork

May 13

12 min 40 sec