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Subscribers: 2255
Reviews: 4

Mark Wad
 Jul 30, 2019
Leo has the best tech podcast I have ever found.

Ivars Bezdechi
 Mar 18, 2019
The Tech Guy is my favorite "go to" podcast for things computers, technology, and multimedia.

Mark
 Mar 10, 2019
Leo Laporte has a great personality with the knowledge for helping the everyday computer user.

A Podcast Republic user
 Jul 21, 2018

Description

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 2:06pm Eastern / 11:06am Pacific / 19:06 UTC.

Episode Date
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1750
2:23:59

Is Amazon Sidewalk a good idea? Troubleshooting a laptop microphone, restoring old iPhoto backups, who cares about privacy? Biometric tech is coming to cars, solving AOL email login problems, Chris Marquardt reviews your texture photos, connecting to a second computer monitor at work, the future of the space program 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.

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Nov 30, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1749
2:25:05

Getting good deals on computers from a home shopping channel, what are good soundbar options, why a phone might not work with a VPN, logging into a VPN multiple times on a Mac, can the M1 laptops work with GNU utilities, why your WiFi may act slow, talking to Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo, 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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Nov 29, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1748
2:24:32

Soundbar replacements for a home theater system and processing thousands of images.

Soundbar suggestions for a home theater system, monitor suggestions for the new Mac Mini's, troubleshooting a non-functioning subwoofer, a possible dying iMac display, batch processing thousands of images, why Google Assistant isn't working audibly on a Pixel 4, why headphones aren't working during Netflix streaming, talking to Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt, 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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Nov 23, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1747
2:31:09

The best TV for gaming, Scott Wilkinson's advice for the best 85" TVs, can you hook up an old CD player to an Amazon Echo and play throughout the house? Apple CarPlay security in a rental car, should I upgrade to macOS Big Sur? Troubleshooting a computer that crashes during videogames, upgrading to a faster iPad, can you get picture-in-picture on a new TV? Should I buy a PhotoVault Thumb drive? And more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Nov 22, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1746
2:24:08

Alternatives to Google Photos.

Saving a laptop from the blue screen of death, dual-booting two operating systems on your computer, Amazon's latest devices to keep an eye on someone remotely, adjusting closed captioning on your TV, making Windows 10 look like Windows 7, the importance of two-factor authentication, talking to Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Nov 16, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1745
2:37:58

Leo has the new iPhone 12 Pro Max, microphones for podcasting and voiceovers, teleprompter solutions for teachers, Black November TV sales, should I repair or replace my TV? Getting rid of ad blocker popups, creating bootable backups of macOS Big Sur, getting started with a password manager, connecting Bluetooth controllers to a PC, can you get a Facebook account unbanned? And more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Nov 15, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1744
2:14:28

Remote access applications for Android phones?

Using old PS2 keyboards with your computer, why a computer may kick off other computers on the same network, why your phone's battery is dying overtime, good laptop choices for photography, troubleshooting why you may not be getting notification sounds on your Android phone, why you can't use Windows XP and old programs on it, talking with Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Nov 09, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1743
2:28:28

The state of advertising online, backing up data on a Mac, securing apartment Wi-Fi, logging into Google Voice, printing from a Chromebook after Google Cloud Print is discontinued, getting a ham radio license, what do I need to do when giving an old laptop to grandkids? Backing up old pictures on CD, can I still use that old power brick? Getting into a locked computer and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Nov 08, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1742
2:23:07

Adding two Amazon Echoes onto one account & getting your phone to do text to speech.

Good software for incremental backups on your hard drive, why your printer doesn't allow third-party ink cartridges, troubleshooting a printer not connecting to your network, saving photos with the date it was taken using metadata, troubleshooting a dead hard drive, talking to Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt, 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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Nov 02, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1741
2:27:56

Financial results for Facebook and Apple, transferring Firefox settings to a new computer, the beginning of "Black Friday" deals with Scott Wilkinson, why is my computer slowing down when I scan an image? Recording a podcast, travel updates with Johnny Jet, running Linux on a Mac, looking out for scams, is Microsoft Edge safe? extending a Wi-Fi signal, the return of vinyl with the GizWiz and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Nov 01, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1740
2:20:38

Resetting a Mac password when locked out.

The various "Office" application options available and which one is the best choice, what will take place of Google Hangouts, how eBay knows what one caller bought on Amazon, verifying if an Apple cinema display is working, has my Facebook account been hacked, why one caller's laptop is shutting off with 60% reported battery life, controlling an Amazon Fire TV remotely, Leo plays Animal Crossing and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Oct 25, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1739
2:21:10

The new Windows update is here! Apple releases the new 5g iPhone 12, Quibi is shutting down, Microsoft Office alternatives, how to watch the World Series in 4K HDR, archiving old hard drives, how to help someone who thinks they've been hacked, Johnny Jet: is it safe to travel? The Giz Wiz reviews the Wyze Band fitness tracker and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Oct 25, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1738
2:23:42

Ways to make your old computer faster.

Making sure of IKEA wireless speakers, computer suggestions for recording audio, the deal with Apple's product life cycles, can a modem overheat, troubleshooting YouTube TV playback, connecting a GoPro without a smartphone, 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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Oct 19, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1737
2:29:35

A good way to remember passwords.

Scott Wilkinson returns to talk about the iPhone 12 Pro shooting in Dolby Vision high dynamic range and Vizio releasing an OLED TV, some ways to stop spam text messages from coming in, is there a way to connect your computer to a Bluetooth radio, why Apple is moving away from Intel, what happened to a caller's photo contacts losing their names, is there a way to sync hand-written notes to the cloud, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Oct 17, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1736
2:14:29

Setting up your own dedicated email address.

Upgrading your macOS operating system in order, organizing and backup all of your photos in the cloud, how hot can thumb drives get, the ways to posting episodes of your own podcast, making your own ring tone, Leo shares some great images of Steve Martin who called in on the previous episode, talking with Sam Abuelsamid, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: Sam Abuelsamid

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Oct 11, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1735
2:25:01

Securely sharing photos online & alternatives to Sonos.

Issues sending texts via Google Voice, what to do with an expired gift card, options for the fastest internet in a remote area, helping Steve Martin stopping emails from going into his spam filter, kind of bandwidth needed for an RV, a quick review of the Amazon Halo with Doctor Mom, The Giz Wiz and the Solo Studio, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Johnny Jet and Dick DeBartolo

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Oct 10, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1734
1:57:41

Should I wait for Apple Silicon to buy a MacBook Pro?

Routing audio from a Chromecast to your stereo system, SpinRite troubleshooting, unable to access my email through Apple Mail, can you clone a hard drive if it's bigger than the new drive, getting better deals for your cable service, talking to Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt, 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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Oct 04, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1733
2:17:49

Google announces new Pixel phones with 5g, upgrading your home network, have I been scammed? What's new in home theater projectors with Scott Wilkinson, Upgrading an old computer or just get a new one, boosting the dialogue on your TV, saving data from a bad flash drive, finding a phone with better audio, using a VPN on a Chromebook, freeing up space on your mobile phone, 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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Oct 04, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1732
2:33:20

Google Docs comparable to Microsoft Office?

How well ePaper works, troubleshooting a 2011 Mac Mini, running old Windows programs on a Mac, troubleshooting a possible failing hard drive, upgrading a computer to run Microsoft's newest Flight Simulator, Windows 10 2004 update possible failing video card drivers, talking to Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt, 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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Sep 27, 2020
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1731
2:28:01

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 first impressions, online note taking tools, do long ethernet cables affect internet? Advice for getting your first computer, MacBook Pro or iPad Pro? Digitizing a CD collection, adjusting audio sync on a TV, Airlines offering rapid testing with Johnny Jet, is Clean My Mac safe? Should I wait for Apple Silicon or get a current MacBook? Telepresence robots with Dick DeBartolo 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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Sep 27, 2020