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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.New episodes are posted eve… read more

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The C64 'Maxi' Review - Full-Sized Commodore 64 Replica

January 21st, 2021


Relive '80s PC gaming with perks of today's tech in Retro Games' full-sized remake of the Commodore 64. Jason Howell gives his review.
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HyperX QuadCast S Review - USB Microphone With Dynamic RGB Lighting Effects

January 14th, 2021


Ant Pruitt reviews the HyperX QuadCast S; a USB microphone with dynamic LED lighting effects, perfect for streamers or those working from home.

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FeiyuTech AK2000C Review - Affordable Gimbal for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

January 7th, 2021


Ant Pruitt reviews the FeiyuTech AK2000C; an affordable gimbal with an OLED touch screen to quickly access features and USB connectivity to control …

HomePod mini vs. 4th-Gen Echo vs. Nest Audio - Which Is the Best $99 Smart Speaker for You?

December 31st, 2020


Mikah Sargent compares the latest smart speakers from Apple, Amazon, and Google with the HomePod mini, 4th-Gen Echo, and Nest Audio, respectively, to help you find the best one to fit in your smart home.

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Mustang Mach-E First Drive Review - Ford's All-New New Electric Crossover

December 22nd, 2020


Sam Abuelsamid gets behind the wheel of the all-new, all-electric SUV, Ford Mustang Mach-E.

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Oculus Quest 2 Review - Still the Best VR Console With a Big Facebook Caveat

December 14th, 2020


Facebook improves significantly on their all-in-one virtual reality headset with the Oculus Quest 2, though this time, there's a big catch. Jason …

VanMoof S3 Hands-on - The Telsa of E-Bikes

December 7th, 2020


Ant Pruitt hits the road with the VanMoof S3, a high-tech electric bike with automatic electronic gear shifting, integrated anti-theft tech, and more.

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Host: Ant Pruitt

Hands-on M1 MacBook Pro 13" - Worth Waiting for... a Little Longer

November 30th, 2020


Is the new 13" MacBook Pro with the Apple M1 chip the giant leap in computing that Apple claims? Leo Laporte gives his hands-on impressions and lets you know why you might want to wait a little longer before picking a …

iPhone 12 Pro Max - Apple's Picturing the Future

November 24th, 2020


The iPhone 12 Pro Max brings new features, including 5G connectivity, powerful A14 Bionic, and improved cameras with Apple ProRAW. Leo Laporte and …

iPad Air (2020) Review - The Goldilocks of Apple iPads?

November 16th, 2020


Apple's new fourth-generation iPad Air features a 10.9" Liquid Retina display with True Tone and P3 wide color, A14 Bionic chip with Neural Engine, …

Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G Review - Which Google Pixel Should You Get?

November 9th, 2020


Google launches its flagship smartphone for 2020, the Pixel 5, along with a more affordable Pixel 4a 5G, adding an ultrawide camera, 5G support, and …

Panasonic Lumix S5 Review - Mirrorless Camera With 10-Bit 4K 60p Recording

November 2nd, 2020


Ant Pruitt gives his review of the Lumix S5 - Panasonic's hybrid mirrorless camera that features a 24.2MP full-frame CMOS sensor and 10-bit 4K 60p …

Turn Your Laptop into a Gaming Rig With a Thunderbolt 3 eGPU Dock - ASUS XG Station Pro Review

October 26th, 2020


The ASUS XG Station Pro is a Thunderbolt 3 eGPU enclosure that lets you boost your notebook's performance with a desktop graphics card. Fr. Robert …

Galaxy Z Fold2 Review - Samsung's $2,000 Folding Phone More Than a Gimmick?

October 19th, 2020


What do you get when Samsung throws everything and the kitchen sink into a foldable design? You get the $2,000 Galaxy Fold 2 5G. Jason Howell gives …

GoPro Hero9 Black Review - 5K Action Camera With Front Screen & Live Streaming

October 12th, 2020


Does the new GoPro Hero9 Black with features like 5K video resolution, 20MP photos, dual displays, and built-in live streaming make it the best …

Apple Watch Series 6 Review - Blood Oxygen Sensor Worth Upgrading?

October 5th, 2020


Apple Watch Series brings new features like the Blood Oxygen sensor and new case finishes and bands. Is it enough to upgrade? Mikah Sargent gives his review.

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Google Pixel 4a vs. OnePlus Nord - Battle for Best Budget Phone of 2020

September 28th, 2020


Jason Howell pits two midrange beasts head-to-head with the Pixel 4a vs. the OnePlus Nord.

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Surface Duo Review - Microsoft's 'Not Ready for Prime Time' Dual-Screen Device

September 21st, 2020


Microsoft's new Surface Duo is a dual-screen Android device with a 360° hinge that gives you multiple modes to let you view two apps at once, span …

Sennheiser MKE 200 Review - Affordable Compact Vlogging Mic

September 14th, 2020


Upgrade the sound in your videos with the Sennheiser MKE 200, a compact and lightweight directional microphone with built-in wind protection and shock absorption for DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, or smartphones. Ant …

Echo Frames Review - Amazon Smart Glasses With Alexa

September 7th, 2020


Amazon's Echo Frames smart glasses with beamforming microphones and speakers give you hands-free access to Alexa to let you make calls, listen to …

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