10 tech podcasts worth downloading
Image 1 of 10
1. This Week in Tech
Also known affectionately as TWiT, this is probably your go-to tech podcast. Host Leo Laporte leads round table discussions with some of the most well-known tech journalists and commentators in the industry. Recent discussions feature NSA surveillance, wearables, and Microsoft Surface.
2. Daily Tech News Show
If you miss Buzz Out Loud — one of the all-time most popular tech podcasts — you can catch Tom Merritt on his new show which he crowdfunded on Patreon. The format includes one-on-one interviews with leading tech writers and thinkers.
This weekly video podcast is hosted by Shannon Morse and Patrick Norton. They cover reviews, news, and answer questions on topics ranging from Ultrabooks, to best gaming headsets, and app reviews.
4. NPR Technology Podcast
NPR rounds up technology stories from All Songs Considered, Morning Edition and other programs from NPR, and packages them in the NPR Technology podcast.
5. Accidental Tech Podcast
Hosts Marco Arment, Casey Liss, and John Siracusa cover plenty of Apple, Google, and Amazon news in this weekly podcast.
6. The News
If you’ve got five minutes, then you can catch this daily roundup from 5by5 of tech news covering “tech, Apple, gaming, web, and geek culture.”
Technophilia covers a broad range of tech subjects, most recently the “Right to be Forgotten” and the controversial Kickstarter for potato salad. There’s a decent bit of snark and and a parental advisory on the podcast in general.
10. New Tech City
Produced by WNYC, New Tech City tells “human stories” that have to do with tech. One recent episode dealt with what it would take to get teenage girls to get into coding, and included Mindy Kaling’s role in Google’s Made with Code campaign.
CBC Radio One offers Spark, hosted by Nora Young. Weekly, Young talks about”digital life.” Recent topics include tech for elders, the future of wearables, and networked cities.
8. What the Tech
Hosts Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurott discuss tech news and reviews, and according to their site, gear the show so that it’s accessible to both “noobs” or “tech vets.” Recent topics have included Google I/O, Android Wear, and Chromebooks.