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 Jul 21, 2018

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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: 1514
2:06:57

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Getting rid of duplicates in iTunes, should 3D printed guns be considered a threat to public safety? Getting old programs off of a DVR, what modem to buy, how to get the most out of cruise ship Wi-Fi, restoring an address book in Outlook, what router is the fastest, and Chris Marquardt joins us to talk about shutter sounds from digital cameras.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: 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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Aug 12, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1513
2:20:35

The Tech Guy (Audio)

What should be the extent of free speech on social media platforms? First look at the Hisense 100" smart laser TV, buying refurbished Apple products, finding the right router, making toll-free calls on an app while overseas, 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.

Aug 12, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1512
2:18:23

The Tech Guy (Audio)

How to make a Microsoft Surface Studio run faster, connecting to the internet with an old Mac, how to backup text messages on an Android phone, how to get a Windows 7 PC to resume getting updates, fixing a black screen on Windows 8.1 after an update, using drive cloning software, what the lights on a modem mean, is it safe to click on links on an iPhone? And Chris Marquardt talks about cameras in cars.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: 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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Aug 05, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1511
2:31:23

The Tech Guy (Audio)

First impressions of Microsoft's latest Surface Go tablet, Apple becomes the first trillion dollar company, advice for buying your first drone, upgrading an iMac, how to unclog a printer, MacBook buying advice for a Bio Engineering college student, why a TV might be turning on by itself, a cheap convertible laptop, imaging a hard drive, Scott Wilkinson talks about the "home theater of the month," Johnny Jet recommends alarm clock apps, and Dick DeBartolo has the 'Swiss Army knife' of travel mugs.

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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Aug 04, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1510
2:00:14

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Spectrum/Charter being kicked out by the state of New York, Twitter getting punished by the stock market for booting trolls & bots, recommending the best Android tablet for the buck, choosing a compatible (non-IE) browser supported by Yahoo, finding an alternative to the wildly insecure Adobe Reader, refreshing a constantly-rebooting Samsung Galaxy S5 (only after backing up photos/videos!), turning on Siri voice dictation on a Macintosh for people with carpal tunnel, helping a GoFundMe campaign page to possibly show up on Google, Michael's big censorship button in case of bad words, Chris Marquardt's blood moon story, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: 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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Jul 29, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1509
2:17:30

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Dealing with multiple cloud backup services, using technology to assist with disabilities, downloading Google Play Store apps onto an Amazon Fire Tablet, where to find a MacBook that still has function keys, what TV to buy, using older applications with macOS High Sierra, Scott Wilkinson talks about Movie or Cinema mode vs Dynamic mode on TVs, Johnny Jet has an app for finding nannies, sitters, and tutors, and Dick DeBartolo shows off angled HDMI cables.

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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Jul 28, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1508
1:57:25

The Tech Guy (Audio)

How to manage backups and eliminate duplicate files, portable computer monitors, could we actually get flying cars? Getting call waiting to work with a Bluetooth headset, how to manage your passwords with a password vault, whether or not to buy your own DSL modem, a basic Wi-Fi router recommendation, Chris Marquardt reviews his "eyes" photo assignment, and more of your calls.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: 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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Jul 22, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1507
2:29:27

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Playing your digital music library on an old analog stereo, getting video from a phone to a car's display, could Cox be blocking a different streaming service? What to look for on a gaming PC 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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Jul 22, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1506
2:08:26

The Tech Guy (Audio)

How to run Linux and Windows on a PC, why UVerse might be slowing down internet while you're watching TV, determining what mesh router is best for your situation, controlling a TV and cable box by voice, tilt shift photography explained, how to get into BIOS, small hidden cameras, and Chris Marquardt talks about a portable camera with 16 lenses built-in.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: 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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Jul 15, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1505
2:21:18

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Apple refreshes MacBook Pro line, Microsoft announces the Surface Go, turning an Amazon Fire tablet into an Echo Show, calibrating a TV to match a laptop, capture old VHS tapes, connecting an iPhone to a TV, the best TV for outdoor installation, a malware scam that freezes your machine, 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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Jul 15, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1504
1:58:40

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Resetting/recreating an account on an iMac without losing its content, possible solutions for using a Wyze Cam Pan without a smartphone, debating the inherent good/evil factor of technology, the secrecy of the FBI's iPhone-unlocking method, the legality of putting DVDs on a Plex server via Handbrake & VLC, Drobo drive connectivity issues to Windows 10 version 1803, the issues with searchable public records online, healing photos with Chris Marquardt, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

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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Jul 08, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1503
2:13:43

The Tech Guy (Audio)

The best home theater for about $5000, data plans for a cruise, freeing up storage on a cell phone, a TV streaming box to control your home theater, finding the right laptop for Windows and Mac, easy logins for a Chromebook, stopping robocalls 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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Jul 07, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1502
2:01:44

The Tech Guy (Audio)

How to get Windows to stop prompting for a password instead of just a PIN, Bluetooth connection issues between an mp3 player and a car stereo, how to get CarPlay to work in the iOS 12 public beta, erasing an Android phone and starting over, alternatives to Skype, do Macs need disk maintenance utilities? Windows 10 update problems, saving media files from a DVR, the difference between hardware, software, and firmware, and Chris Marquardt has photography tips on how to shoot with a 50mm lens.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: 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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Jul 01, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1501
2:17:41

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Fundraising on Facebook, what's the best movie theater subscription service? Using remanufactured printer ink cartridges, troubleshooting buffering video streams, picking an OLED TV, testing your network switch, safe password practices and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Jul 01, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1500
2:08:30

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Using Plume for "pools of Wi-Fi" in each room of the house, understanding Windows 10 version 1803, how to verify that a Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 router has been updated, Powerline Networking, controlling multiple TVs individually with software, the uses of a Netatmo weather station, and Chris Marquardt's appreciation for hand photos!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: 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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Jun 25, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1499
2:32:40

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Good news for MacBook keyboards and data privacy, registering Windows 10 on a Mac with Parallels, soundbars with Dolby Atmos, first impressions of the Huawei P20 Pro, the right Chromebook for school, hooking up two monitors to a MacBook 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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Jun 24, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1498
2:05:30

The Tech Guy (Audio)

What photo printer to buy, making free calls online, installing Windows 10 on a small hard drive, sound bars that support Dolby At Home, internet access in remote areas, Microsoft's Windows Defender vs. third party antivirus software, iPhone vs. DSLR cameras, how to remove photos from an iPhone but keep them in the cloud, and Chris Marquardt talks about how to get better photos out of an airplane window, and more of your calls.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: 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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Jun 17, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1497
2:24:28

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Crowdfunding an indie band, staying safe from the VPN Filter hack, troubleshooting HDMI handshake issues, speeding up an iMac, reinstalling Windows 10 on a hybrid drive, beware of new scam calls 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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Jun 17, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1496
2:26:49

The Tech Guy (Audio)

How to browse securely while on public Wi-Fi hotspots, how to get a PC out of a reboot loop, tablets to consider buying for international travel, whether or not to buy the recently announced Amazon Fire TV Cube, copying iTunes music to an Android phone, what to get for a first smartphone, diagnosing slow internet connectivity, how to stream Lets Play videos online, and more of your calls. Plus, Chris Marquardt talks about how to determine what should or shouldn't be included in your pictures.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: Chris Marquardt

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

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

Bandwidth for The Tech Guy podcast is provided by CacheFly.

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Jun 10, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1495
2:09:28

The Tech Guy (Audio)

First look at the Wyze Cam Pan, what's draining my phone's battery? Scott Wilkinson reviews the LG 55C8 OLED TV, missing images in Outlook emails, extending an HDMI cable, 3D printers for kids, rugged smartphones, computer speakers for music production and gaming, playing your iTunes music on a home theater system, 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.

Bandwidth for The Tech Guy podcast is provided by CacheFly.

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Jun 10, 2018