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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: 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
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1547
2:20:59

The Tech Guy (Audio)

More than 250 deaths taking selfies worldwide, the best way to store cables while traveling, new features for Amazon Echo, printer malware, finding a "vanilla" Android phone, Australia's anti-encryption law 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 09, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1546
2:19:13

The Tech Guy (Audio)

What 4K TVs to buy, using Mint for online banking, what MP3 player to buy, turning off active noise cancellation on an Android phone, best computer for a student, using Time Machine for backups on macOS Mojave, how to switch email providers, best computer for accounting, Chris Marquardt has photography tips, 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 03, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1545
2:30:34

The Tech Guy (Audio)

A new Microsoft scam is reported by the NY Times, using a Samsung Galaxy S9 with your own SIM card, buying your own modem for Verizon FIOS, troubleshooting a laptop touchpad, the best password managers, mesh routers, alternatives to a cable DVR 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 02, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1544
2:25:37

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Setting up a tablet for someone who is bed-ridden, mirrorless cameras vs. DSLRs, "Cruising" with Johnny Jet, recovering a dead TIVO, using one monitor with two computers, the best point and shoot camera for macro photography, alternatives to Quicken, editing photos on a Chromebook, troubleshooting a flaky iPad, is the new MacMini underpowered? And more of your calls!

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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Nov 26, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1543
2:22:16

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Black Friday deals and the lack of deals from Apple, what tablet to buy with cellular data, what camera lenses to get for shooting in portrait and landscape, how to view a database on a phone, problems with Pokemon Go, how to tell if you've been infected by a virus on Android, extending a mesh network, and more of your calls.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: 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 25, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1542
2:28:52

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Best streaming services for live TV, optical vs HDMI connections, transferring data from one drive to another, Chris Marquardt talks about the changes with Flickr, what display to buy for a Mac Mini, how to accurately test your broadband internet speed, changing carriers on an LTE tablet, is a VPN necessary for a college network, 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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Nov 19, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1541
2:29:36

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Categorizing and organizing your picture library, cloning your hard drive on Windows, what 4K TV should I buy? Troubleshooting a crashing browser, buying mobile service when traveling to Australia, hooking up headphones to a home theater system, hiding your information from Google, NAS alternatives to Drobo, 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 18, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1540
1:59:50

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Explaining the power of the A12X Bionic chip in Apple's new iPad Pro, recommending the new MacBook Air to replace an old faulty one, showing off the new Mac mini, Gmail as an alternative to Yahoo mail, the inability to downgrade to iOS 11, the Hit Em Up app for mass bulk texting, the STIR/SHAKEN method for halting spam robocalls, Chris Marquardt's guide to camera symbols, 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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Nov 11, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1539
2:33:07

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Is the new iPad a laptop replacement? Charging different devices with USB-C, is it worth fixing an LCD TV? Finding the right iPhone to last for a while, smart door locks, is Li-Fi coming to more cities? Should I get a MacBook Pro or a MacBook Air? 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 11, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1538
2:24:11

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Apps to help the blind, downloading the new Windows 10 update, getting sound from a TV using an A/V receiver, transferring data off of a failing hard drive, what to do with an old MacBook Pro, troubleshooting Bluetooth connection problems with an iPhone in the car, a good utility for compiling code, Chris Marquardt talks about Kodak's efforts with its reengineered EktaChrome, and Johnny Jet has a recommendation for a travel log for kids.

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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Nov 05, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1537
2:23:08

The Tech Guy (Audio)

A recap of Apple's announcement of a new MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and iPad Pros, what computer to get for video editing, web hosting alternatives, best Bluetooth headset for an iPhone, getting a second opinion on a PC virus scan, how to adjust the volume level of phone notifications, connecting an external hard drive to a router, and more of your calls. Plus, Scott Wilkinson explains the difference between OLED TVs and Samsung's QLED TVs, and Dick DeBartolo has an augmented reality t-shirt.

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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Nov 04, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1536
2:10:18

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Setting up your smartphone's health app so that your emergency info (ICE) is accessible from the lock screen, virtual reality being used to treat chronic pain, what to expect from Apple's event this week, streaming video professionally online, how to repair the Windows bootloader after installing Linux, how to share the internet connection from your smartphone, apps that can help the blind, what to do about the Blue Screen of Death on Windows, Chris Marquardt reviews his photos from Morocco, 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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Oct 29, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1535
2:27:34

The Tech Guy (Audio)

First impressions of the iPhone XR, how to know if your Facebook account has been hacked, what to look for when buying a new laptop, learning about iPhone photography, troubleshooting a Mac after an update, a good camera for live video streaming, 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 28, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1534
2:06:35

The Tech Guy (Audio)

It's Pokemon Go Community Day, how to avoid scams while making money online, what to do with a frozen iPhone X, best security cameras to buy, inexpensive PCs that will run Fortnite, how to do web design as a side business, whether to get an Intel or AMD processor for a custom built computer, Chris Marquardt reviews the "hat" 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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Oct 21, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1533
3:01:59

The Tech Guy (Audio)

First impressions of the Google Pixel 3 XL, a remote alert for detecting if an elderly parent falls, troubleshooting intermittent connection from an Apple Airport router, talking to AT&T about unexpected overage charges, capturing old Super 8 movie reels, the right microphone for voice dictation, connecting a TV to a surround sound system, alternatives to Thunderbird for email, a browser plugin to sort out fake Amazon reviews 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 21, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1532
2:24:46

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Leo's thoughts after trying out the Magic Leap One augmented reality headset, whether or not to replace an Airport Extreme with a mesh router, streaming services that work overseas, how to block robocalls, why a TV may be suddenly shutting off, Johnny Jet talks travel tech, and more of your calls.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: 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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Oct 14, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1531
2:11:39

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Google announces the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel Slate, and Google Hub. How does the Pixel 3 compare to Apple's iPhone XS? Yahoo Mail password woes, how necessary is it to have a Blu-ray player for a 4K TV? Whether to buy a MacBook Air or Mac Mini, adding RAM to a Surface laptop, how to avoid getting robocalls, and more of your calls. Plus, Scott Wilkinson joins us to talk about the film First Man and The Giz Wiz talks about a smart solar panel called the SmartFlower Solar.

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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Oct 13, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1530
2:18:11

The Tech Guy (Audio)

More on the Bloomberg story about the hacked Supermicro motherboards, downloading all of your email to search it, extending Wi-Fi, recovering a phone's password, best cameras for a beginner, why Bluetooth audio might be dropping out, versions of Linux that are most Mac-like, whether or not to replace an old iPhone's battery, best photo editing software, camera apps for Android, 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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Oct 07, 2018
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1529
2:26:25

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Has China hacked our corporate servers with a tiny chip? Problems with Microsoft's latest 1809 update for Windows 10, Scott Wilkinson is in studio to review Hisense's new 100" Dual Color Laser TV, networking and syncing 6 computers at home, troubleshooting a NAS 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 07, 2018