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Subscribers: 1178
Reviews: 3

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.

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

Episode Date
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1583
2:08:29

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Computers for video editing, battery life issues on an older iPhone, replacing the battery yourself on a laptop, removing malware from Safari, suggestions for Fire TV models, why a callers' phone screen is dimming randomly, is it safe to use your cellphone to scan important documents and more of your calls!

Host: Rich DeMuro

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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Apr 15, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1582
2:17:04

The Tech Guy (Audio)

People at Amazon are listening to your Alexa requests, why is my internet unreliable? Tips for cutting the cord, connecting a WyzeCam to a mesh router, why is my phone battery dying quickly after an update? Disney unveils Disney+ streaming service, transferring files from your computer to an iPhone and more of your calls!

Host: Rich DeMuro

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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Apr 14, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1581
2:17:03

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Options for recording over the air shows, choices for an inkjet printer, talking about DAT files, properly stopping a print job from a printer, troubleshooting emails, gaming systems for 3D implants 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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Apr 07, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1580
1:59:53

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Moving contacts from an older version of Microsoft Outlook to a newer version, troubleshooting an Amazon Echo, differences between different GoPro hero models, best services to file your taxes 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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Apr 06, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1579
2:00:26

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Installing Microsoft Office onto multiple computers, suggestions for a mini tablet, Leo's recommendation for photography software, backing up your music, importing PDF's into Word from Salesforce, bitcoin mining 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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Apr 01, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1578
2:16:24

The Tech Guy (Audio)

Apple announces new subscription services, secure internet browsing, upgrading a hard drive in a Mac laptop, an app that's like having your own tour guide, tips when building your own PC, getting back into a Google account when you forget the password 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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Mar 31, 2019
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1577
1:51:52

The Tech Guy (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (Audio)

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 (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