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Sunday
Dec282014

TWiT Auctions for UNICEF


TWiT's 24 Hours of 2015 is almost here! In addition to donating to UNICEF, you can also now bid on an assortment of auction items for our 24-hour New Year's Eve broadcast. 

These auction items include:

  • iFixit Pro Tech Toolkits (Signed by the iFixit Team)
  • ITProTV Premium 1-Year Memberships
  • ITProTV Premium LIFETIME Membership
  • Leo Laporte Bobbleheads (Signed by the Chief TWiT himself)
  • Leo Laporte Records Your Outgoing Voicemail Greeting
  • lynda.com Premium 1-Year Memberships
  • TWiT Etched Mugs
  • TWiT Fezzes

You can view everything and find links to bid at http://twit.tv/ebay, and the auctions will close toward the end of our broadcast on January 1, 2015!

100% of the winning bids on these auctions will go directly to U.S. Fund for UNICEF, and thanks to Fez-o-ramaiFixitITProTV, and lynda.com for their donations!

Tuesday
Dec232014

24 Hours of 2015: A Benefit for UNICEF

TWiT's 24 Hours of 2015 is just a week away, and we're very excited to be raising money for UNICEF!

Please join Leo Laporte and guests for our 24-hour broadcast, starting on December 31, 2014 at 3AM Pacific. We'll be welcoming the New Year in every time zone, and we'll have correspondents joining us from all over the world. Many of our hosts will also be here in the TWiT Brick House, along with special guests, a variety of entertainment, and plenty of surprises.

You can watch LIVE at http://live.twit.tv/ and please donate at http://unicefusa.org/twit

Saturday
Dec202014

Time Zones Needed for New Year's Eve

TWiT's 24 Hours of 2015, our 24-hour New Year's Eve broadcast to raise money for UNICEF, is almost here!

We are still looking for correspondents in the following time zones: 

  • UTC +11:30 Norfolk Island
  • UTC +6:30 Burma, Cocos
  • UTC +6:00 Bangladesh, Bhutan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan
  • UTC +4:30 Afghanistan
  • UTC +3:30 Iran
  • UTC -1:00 Azores, Cape Verde
  • UTC -2:00 Trinidad, Martin Vaz, Sputh Georgia and Sandwich Islands
  • UTC -11:00 Jarvis Island, Midway Islands, US Samoa
If you will be available at midnight your time and would like to Skype in, please fill out the form at http://twit.tv/nye.
 
(For those who have already applied in other time zones: If chosen, our team will contact you in the coming days).
 
Stay tuned! The party starts at 3AM Pacific on Wednesday, December 31st, and you can join us at http://live.twit.tv/

 

Thursday
Nov062014

TWiT New Year's Event - RSVP Now

Once again, TWiT will welcome the New Year in each and every time zone around the globe, starting at 3AM on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 and finishing at 3AM on Thursday, January 1, 2015.

Leo Laporte will be hosting this 24-hour extravaganza, and we will have many of our hosts with us in-studio, along with special guests, entertainment, and other surprises.
 
This year's event will also be a charity telethon to raise money for UNICEF. (We'll have more details on this, including charity auction details and a donation link, in the coming weeks).

We'll be streaming the entire event live http://live.twit.tv/ - but here are two additional ways you can participate:
  • If you can make it to the TWiT Brick House in Petaluma, we’d love for you to be a part of our studio audience. Please RSVP by email to tickets@twit.tv  and be sure to include your time of arrival and a rough idea of how long you intend to stay.
  • If you'd like to be one of our correspondents and help countdown to the New Year in your time zone via Skype, please fill out this form.
Stay tuned for more details, and we hope you'll join us to welcome in 2015.

(All Times PST, GMT -8:00)
Thursday
Nov062014

TWiT on APM's Marketplace

American Public Media's Marketplace did a segment on TWiT today.

Check it out here!