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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 / 19:00 UTC.

Episode Date
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1567
2:08:45

The Tech Guy (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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

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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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1557
2:12:10

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Sam Abuelsamid talks about the car tech that was shown off at CES this past week, using a Google Voice number with old phones, when to look for phones with 5G connectivity, the advantages of using a paid email service instead of Gmail, how to record interviews for a podcast out in the field, flickering screens on the new i9 MacBook Pro with Vega 20 graphics, alternatives to cable internet, 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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Jan 14, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1556
2:29:54

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Will an Android smartwatch work without the phone nearby? Android tablet recommendations, cord-cutting for beginners, do you still need anti-virus software? Uploading your own music to the cloud, unlocking a used iPhone 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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Jan 13, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1555
2:19:40

The Tech Guy (Audio)

5G and Internet of Things devices will be the highlight of CES 2019 this week, troubleshooting a laptop that can't access Wi-Fi, using Google Chromecast Audio for music, the problem with using SMS for 2 Factor Authentication, how to restore a Chromebook, using a mesh router with a Comcast modem/router, using a static IP with a mesh router, how to produce a video podcast, and Sam Abuelsamid debuts his weekly segment about cars.

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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Jan 07, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1554
2:21:14

The Tech Guy (Audio)

8K UHD TVs at CES 2019 with Home Theater Geek Scott Wilkinson, restoring deleted data off an iPhone, issues texting with Google Voice, update breaks Android Auto, Chrome OS all-in-one recommendations, Johnny Jet travel tips with LAX Map Alerts and renting pools with Swimply, booting issues on a 15-year-old PC, pulling data off an Android phone with a broken screen, TV speakers that stopped working, and Dick DeBartolo's three favorite Giz Wiz gadgets from 2018.

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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Jan 05, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1553
2:02:38

The Tech Guy (Audio)

A look back at the best calls and guest appearances of 2018.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Chris Marquardt, Johnny Jet, Scott Wilkinson, and Dick DeBartolo

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Dec 29, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1552
1:58:59

The Tech Guy (Audio)

A look back at the crazy tech stories of 2018, installing apps on a Chromebook, changing the battery in a MacBook Pro, security cams that can be installed in a truck, what to do with a swelling iPhone battery, using an antenna for local TV, and Chris Marquardt has the last photo assignment of the year.

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.

Dec 23, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1551
2:10:59

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Big questions for the future in tech, troubleshooting Microsoft Word formatting on a Mac, surround sound speaker placement in a room that is not symmetrical, connecting a Sonos speaker to a mesh network, alternatives to Dragon Naturally Speaking for the Mac, finding a better ISP in your area, finding devices that stream Dolby Atmos, sending collections of photos by email, getting data off an old hard drive 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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Dec 23, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1550
2:11:21

The Tech Guy (Audio)

What antenna to get if you want to get rid of cable TV, resolving an issue with Microsoft Outlook not showing all email, new things you can do with Amazon Echo, how secure Android really is, using a smartphone as a primary computer, why a DVD player is only showing black and white, improving Wi-Fi signal, why a printer won't print, Johnny Jet talks about one of the most exclusive lounges at LAX, and Chris Marquardt talks about how good smartphone cameras are getting.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Johnny Jet 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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Dec 17, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1549
2:13:12

The Tech Guy (Audio)

The best computer to get a grandparent, what sound bar to buy, why a Blu-ray player might have inconsistent playback quality, Scott Wilkinson talks about 4K HDR projectors, watching TV with headphones and speakers, Wi-Fi dropout problems, the best device for video calling, can a smartphone be tracked while it's powered off, and Dick DeBartolo has a device for keeping your smartphone in front of your face.

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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Dec 16, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1548
2:24:51

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Smartphone sales are declining, best email client for IMAP, using Wi-Fi calling with a carrier, what the future holds for self-driving trucks, using multiple monitors with a MacBook Pro, SD cards for taking pictures, why Windows might prompt you to reactivate, Chris Marquardt talks about the rise of professional Instagram photographers, 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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Dec 09, 2018