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No one does a better job of explaining technology, computers, and the Internet than Leo Laporte. This feed contains the full content of his twice weekly radio talk show as heard on stations all over the US on the Premiere Radio Networks. For show notes and more visit techguylabs.com. Records live weekends at 2:06pm Eastern / 11:06am Pacific / 18:06 UTC.
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1828
Buying a new iPhone now or waiting until after Apple's event on Sept. 14th, turning off Microsoft News popups in Windows 10, why iCloud won't backup more than one iPhoto library, good gaming desktop choices for kids, getting photos off a locked phone, getting rid of old network connections on your iPhone, how you could go online with an old Vista computer, but really shouldn't, Sam Abuelsamid and the new RoboTaxi service called Moovit, chatting with Chris Marquardt about street photography, Rod Pyle & the first SpaceX all-civilian crew, and more of your calls! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: casper.com/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1 att.com
Sep 12
2 hr 22 min
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1827
Resetting an Apple ID password, correcting a write error with Time Machine backups, using a Chromebook for secure online banking, handling buffering issues with video streaming, the cost of electric vehicle registration, trading cryptocurrency while using a VPN, connecting a 4K monitor over USB 3 and Thunderbolt 3, installing Windows on an old Linux laptop, good computing options for a person with low or no vision. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsor: att.com
Sep 11
2 hr 6 min
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1826
Locast ceased operations earlier this past week, getting rid of popups in Microsoft Edge, what you can do with a Network-Attached Storage, what is ARP, using an old iPhone with a caller's SIM, how you can use your mobile phone to record a podcast, Sam Abuelsamid joins Leo to talk about the new electric vehicle from Cadillac, practicing photography with abstract images and Chris Marquardt, more Mars news with Rod Pyle, and more of your calls! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: itpro.tv/twit promo code TWIT30 att.com
Sep 5
2 hr 25 min
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1825
Microsoft has broken Windows 11 by putting ads, is it time to get a new MacBook? A new AptX lossless Bluetooth codec might finally sound as good as wired headphones, CEDIA 2021 announcements with Scott Wilkinson, controlling studio cameras remotely, Locast shuts down, is there an alternative? Travel updates with Johnny Jet, connecting a document camera to a projector, first look at the DIY Framework laptop, finding a local tech for computer repairs, troubleshooting your stereo system, can the Chefman InstaCoffee make coffee in 30 seconds? The GizWiz has tested it out! And more of your calls! Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: att.com simplisafe.com/twit
Sep 4
2 hr 32 min
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1824
The Google Play Store generated over $11 billion in annual revenue, why you might not be able to access your NAS within Windows, ways to share photos with your family and others easily, unlocking a previously company-owned iPad, could cloud gaming replace gaming consoles, M1 Mac Mini video issues, talking with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, Rod Pyle, and more of your calls! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: udacity.com/TWiT offer code TWIT75 att.com/activearmor
Aug 29
2 hr 17 min
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1823
Apple settles lawsuit with app devs, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 first look, are these McAfee popup warnings a scam? Scott Wilkinson's advice for a TV and soundbar, can my company monitor my internet activity when working at home? Is contact tracing a violation of privacy? Johnny Jet: you might want to postpone your trip to Hawaii! What is a good underwater camera? The best Android Wear watches right now, remote desktop options for family tech support, alternatives for bad broadband, can I still appreciate a high-end stereo with hearing aids? Can I use my old SIM on a new phone? What is a Mouse Jiggler? The GizWiz has one! And more of your calls! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: mintmobile.com/techguy casper.com/twit1 - promo code: TWIT1
Aug 28
2 hr 27 min
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1822
CEOs worry employees will want to keep working from home, DDOS attacks continue to plague the internet, how can my boss assign tasks in Outlook? All about the Chevy Bolt recall with Sam Abuelsamid, forwarding AOL email to GMail, is an old Chromebook that does not receive updates still safe to use? Why can't I send a fax? Chris Marquardt reviews your Tidy photos, Is FreeNAS a good NAS option? Filtering out spam on GMail, why is my iPad freezing when I type? Using more than one 4K monitor on a computer, what's happening on Mars with Rod Pyle, and more of your calls! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsor: att.com/activearmor
Aug 22
2 hr 16 min
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1821
How to fix scanning and print permissions in macOS, non-broadband options for home internet, speeding up a slow M1 MacBook, speeding up an abnormally slow Android app, WiFi radios from C. Crane, paying a domain registrar to host a website, how to delete data from Google Drive, and some advice on maxing out a new iMac with RAM. Plus, conversations with Johnny Jet and Scott Wilkinson. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsor: att.com/activearmor
Aug 21
2 hr 20 min
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1820
A caller asks about transcoding DVD's to share with their family, budget options for computer monitors, troubleshooting a secondary external monitor, why a laptop's cursor while typing is going the opposite direction, Linux alternatives to Ubuntu for netbooks, waiting to purchase the future iPhone 13 or getting the iPhone 12 now, talking to Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle, and more of your calls! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: wwt.com/twit twit.cachefly.com att.com/activearmor
Aug 15
2 hr 22 min
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1819
Which video projector to buy, streaming from a mobile device to a TV without using WiFi, iPhone 12 purchasing decisions, speeding up the installation and configuration of Windows with the help of a script, the potential problems with using a TV as a PC monitor, whether it's worth using a search-engine-optimization (SEO) company, and keeping track of one's children without using a phone. Plus, conversations with HiFi hipster Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick "The Giz Wiz" Debartolo. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy. Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: hover.com/twit att.com/activearmor
Aug 14
2 hr 22 min
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