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On 'The New Screen Savers' recorded on Saturday, December 1, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson:

  • Leo and Iain discuss Marriott's massive breach of 500 million customer's data, CRISPR-edited babies, and NASA's InSight lander on Mars.
  • Danny Isserles from temi shows off their personal robot that can autonomously follow you around your home or office as your digital assistant or telepresence robot.
  • We continue our Holiday Gift Guides with Iain's picks, including phone cases, gadget toolkits, power banks, and UPSs.
  • Plus a bonus Gift Guide from Ars Technica's Sam Machkovec with the best multi-platform video games.
  • We answer some of your questions like how to protect someone's aunt who keeps letting "Microsoft" remote in to fix her laptop.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson

Guests: Danny Isserles, Sam Machkovech, and Jason Howell

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at



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