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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 audio 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 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

Episode Date
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1577
1:51:52

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

Getting rid of duplicate photos in Google Photos, upgrading to Windows 10 for free, the best over the air DVR, using a remote for an old AV receiver, a notification system when one gets mail, are the new iPads worth buying, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

Mar 24, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1576
1:45:51

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

Google's announcement about Stadia, a game streaming service which might be a non-starter for some because of data caps, Facebook's latest gaffe, a new report on mobile traffic, unwanted consequences of a Google Chrome browser update, Leo's thoughts on Google messaging, his advice about backing up to the Verizon cloud or not, forgotten YouTube passwords, Johnny Jet, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Johnny Jet and Dick DeBartolo

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

Mar 23, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1575
1:50:40

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

Troubleshooting a new video card, using FireFox Send to securely share files, is NitroTV a legitimate alternative to PayTV services, old macintoshes potentially worth something, recommendations for a dash cam, keeping your smartphone plugged in and charging, blocking RoboCalls and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Chris Marquardt and Sam Abuelsamid

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Mar 18, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1574
2:05:15

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

WinRAR's 19-year-old security flaw, Spotify is taking on Apple, a former hacker is running for President in 2020, Facebook goes down for a day and Telegram leverages the lapse in service to promote its messaging app, a terrorist captures his carnage on Facebook Live and what the media giants are doing to stop the distribution of that content on the internet, Scott Wilkinson clears up any confusion on aspect ratio, portable music players and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Dick DeBartolo

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Mar 17, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1573
2:05:23

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

iPhone X WiFi issues, out of order text messages, blocking unwanted calls, counterfeit SD cards and thumb drives, creating a personal server with a Raspberry Pi, Sam Abuelsamid talks about the new KIA Nero EV, Chris Marquardt discusses shooting the Northern Lights, and more of your calls.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Mar 10, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1572
2:11:44

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

The new Samsung Galaxy S10+ in hand, Facebook wants to focus on privacy, backing up a new laptop, showing email attachments in Outlook, securing your passwords, getting photos off of an old Kodak PhotoCD, enabling Wi-Fi calling on an Android phone, marketing a website 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.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

Mar 10, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1571
2:20:36

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

Picking a budget Android smartphone, Telsa moves to online sales, finding any location with What3words, how to start municipal WiFi, the best ways to find cheap flight deals with apps like Jetto, ways to digitize your old home video tapes, and more of your calls.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Johnny Jet

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Mar 03, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1570
2:16:15

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

The state of artificial intelligence, making your own email solution, World Hearing Day and protecting your hearing with Scott Wilkinson, becoming a cord cutter, backing up photos to the cloud, is Kaspersky Anti Virus software safe? VPN speeds, getting a landline phone and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Dick DeBartolo

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Mar 03, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1569
2:02:08

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

Huawei outprices Samsung with a more expensive folding phone, the right equipment to start day trading, can I still use Windows 7 next year? Connecting a Chromebook to a computer monitor, making a living on YouTube, using an Amazon Echo while traveling, is Blu-ray dead? And more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: Sam Abuelsamid

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Feb 25, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1568
2:28:45

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

Managing your music library on Android, choosing between the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, booking last minute hotels with HotelTonight, transferring your data to a new Windows computer, affordable Android phones, 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.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Feb 23, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1567
2:08:45

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

MacBook Air vs Chromebook, what to do when you've reached the limit of iCloud storage space, what happens to the restore partition when you upgrade Windows, how to root an Android phone, recording multiple tracks of audio from a camera, repurposing a TiVo Roamio, the future of NFC in smartphones, intermittent kernel panics on an old Mac Pro, connecting an Android phone to a TV, and Sam Abuelsamid joins Leo to talk about a new all-electric pickup truck called the Rivian.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: Sam Abuelsamid

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Feb 18, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1566
2:03:00

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

Homeowners suing Niantic, the creators of Pokemon Go, regarding PokeStop placements. Plus, dual booting MacOS and Windows, Scott's impressions of the film Alita: Battle Angel, the tragedy of the modern iPad, the issue with internet speed tests, Johnny Jet's take on turbulence, the Passport Booth app for free 2x2 photos, the significance of Augmented Reality, cutting out expensive cable, the system-wide phone call harassment problem, 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.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Feb 17, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1565
2:06:05

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

German regulators have declared that Facebook must stop collecting data on users without their consent, upgrading the video card in a ten year old computer, how to get 911 access with a VOiP, best travel routers, troubleshooting failing hard drives, switching to Android Auto in the car, best cameras for video production, transferring data to a new computer, how to stop popups on an Android phone, using Echo to control lights, and Sam Abuelsamid talks about electric vehicles in extreme cold weather.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: Sam Abuelsamid

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Feb 10, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1564
2:14:19

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

Shrinking videos for uploading to Facebook, connecting a flip phone to the internet, a small computer to connect to a monitor, using a YubiKey authenticator without NFC, stopping pop up ads, managing iCloud space, noise canceling headphones, printing from a Chromebook, getting back into your Google account and more!

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.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Feb 10, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1563
2:17:00

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

Why Telsa is far from fully self-driving cars, WiFi calling issues on smartphones, Google Pixelbook vs. Samsung Chromebook Plus, choosing smart home doorbells and security cameras, how to monitor your home internet connection quality, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: Sam Abuelsamid

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Feb 04, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1562
2:12:15

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

The best laptop for 3D modeling, charging and listening to music on a Pixel 3, backing up photos to the cloud, speeding up a computer that takes a long time to start up, getting data off a locked smartphone and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Johnny Jet and Dick DeBartolo

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Feb 03, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1561
2:03:40

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

Mark Zuckerberg explains Facebook's business model in a Wall Street Journal op-ed, how to get free internet access, Sam Abuelsamid explains what separates cars equipped with autopilot driver assist from true self driving cars, getting data off of an old hard drive, receiving digital TV signal with an old analog TV, recovering a stolen laptop, Johnny Jet has an app that will let you know how long the TSA line is at the airport, why a laptop can't read USB 2.0, why a PC can't read a new hard drive, and more of your calls.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Johnny Jet

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Jan 27, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1560
2:14:51

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

Why suddenly getting hammered with mass spam might be part of identity theft, Home Theater Geek Scott Wilkinson gives his TV picks in time for the Superbowl, choosing a motorcycle GPS tracker, how to secure IoT devices like smart speakers and smart locks, how to keep your data safe when recycling old computers, how to share passwords with family members safely, recovering a lost password on an iPad, finding the right data plan for frequent traveling, the Giz Wiz Dick DeBartolo gives his hands-on experience with the foldable FlexPai smartphone at CES 2019, and more.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Dick DeBartolo

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Jan 27, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1559
2:16:45

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

How to avoid scams using Craigslist and PayPal, Sam Abuelsamid joins us to talk about new electric scooters on the market, using the Harmony Hub with an Apple TV, Windows 7 end of life, Johnny Jet talks about GPS driving tour apps, a potential scam email about Google terminating your account, installing the Google Play store to an Amazon Fire tablet, an extreme case of stolen identify and what to do if it happens to you, and more of your calls.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Johnny Jet

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Jan 20, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1558
2:07:02

The Tech Guy (Video HI)

Is your password on the dark web? Buying vs. subscribing software and services, Scott Wilkinson's audio finds at CES 2019, saving text messages from an iPhone, troubleshooting a PC touchpad, transferring data from an old PC to a new one, sharing photos with a group of people, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Dick DeBartolo

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Jan 20, 2019