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 Feb 21, 2022
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 Jul 30, 2019
Leo has the best tech podcast I have ever found.

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

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 Mar 10, 2019
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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 content of his twice weekly radio talk show as heard on stations all over the US on the Premiere Radio Networks. Records live weekends at 2:06pm Eastern / 11:06am Pacific / 18:06 UTC.

Episode Date
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1930
2:27:07

Leo got the new Apple Watch Ultra! Do you need antivirus software when using Linux? Is there such a thing as too many Bluetooth devices on a network? Why is your "recent apps" section on your phone filled with active apps after a device restart? Why can't I connect to another Apple computer within macOS Monterey? What's up with MLB on AppleTV+? Why can't I watch TWiT.tv on my Amazon Fire Stick? Plus, chatting with Rod Pyle!

  • Apple Watch Ultra & AirPods Pro 2.
  • Do you need antivirus software on a Linux platform?
  • What are some smart security system options for a remote location?
  • Is there such a thing as too many Bluetooth devices on a network?
  • Can you get Bluetooth interference if you have metal rods in your legs?
  • Why is my "recent apps" section on my phone filled with active apps after I restart it?
  • Accessing encrypted data with a backup program on Windows.
  • Is there anything comparable to the eero mesh router system?
  • Why can't I connect to another Apple computer within macOS Monterey?
  • Why are my emails from AOL mail in Apple's Mail client only showing the last six months of emails?
  • An issue with MLB on Apple TV+ from a caller.
  • Rod Pyle and NASA's DART spacecraft.
  • Can I watch TWiT.tv content on an Amazon Fire Stick?

Host: Leo Laporte

Guest: Rod Pyle

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Sep 25, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1929
2:37:20

Sorting out spam texts. Fixing WiFi connection issues with a Pixel 6 Pro. Updating to a new MacBook for photo editing. Troubleshooting AutoCAD remote use. Determining the most important specs for a laptop upgrade. Syncing videos and photos from an iPhone to an iMac. Converting an old Windows PC to a Linux PC. Troubleshooting MSN News on the iPad mini. Fixing WiFi connectivity issues with an Android phone. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • Made by Google launch event announcement
  • Microsoft announces a Surface event for October 12th - The Verge
  • Received message "Your Messenger verification code is G-XXXXXX" but I didn't require a code - Google Account Community
  • Mobile Fidelity's Digital Vinyl Debacle: Are your records really analog? | Audioholics
  • MoFi Faces Fraud Lawsuit for Selling Vinyl Reissues as "Purely Analog" While Using Digital Masters | Pitchfork
  • AVS Forum
  • MacBook Air with M2 chip - Apple
  • F.D.A. Warning on NyQuil Chicken Alerts Many to Existence of NyQuil Chicken - The New York Times
  • Google has yet another 'heated' all-hands grilling CEO Sundar Pichai over spending cuts. He replies workers 'shouldn't always equate fun with money' | Fortune
  • TechTV - Wikipedia
  • AutoCAD Software | Get Prices & Buy Official AutoCAD 2023 | Autodesk
  • Johnny Jet | Simplify your Travel
  • JT Genter on Twitter: "I'd definitely be the guy at 1:07" / Twitter
  • Max Tracker Hurricane WPLG on the App Store
  • ABBA The Concert | Hollywood Bowl
  • No, There's No 'Ghost In The Machine' On Board American Airlines Aircraft - View from the Wing
  • Use AirDrop on your Mac - Apple Support
  • iMazing | iPhone, iPad & iPod Manager for Mac & PC
  • Pop!_OS by System76
  • Downie - YouTube Video Downloader for macOS - Charlie Monroe Software
  • Google Play adds app download preferences to save your data - CNET
  • Tech Guy Labs | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mikah Sargent, Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Sep 25, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1928
2:31:31

Why are a caller's Wyze cameras calling the cops randomly? Affordable laptops for a trucker on the go? Why is my printer not connecting to my network? Is Starlink better than a cellular network, such as T-Mobile, for wireless coverage? What is Cellular at Sea? How do you extract footage from a miniDV tape? Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle!

  • The Ethereum merge: from proof-of-work to a proof-of-stake.
  • A caller's Wyze cameras are calling the cops randomly. What could be causing that to happen?
  • Sam Abuelsamid and his ride in the Cruise driverless cars.
  • Cheap laptop suggestions for on-the-road usage.
  • The sale of Figma to Adobe for $20 billion.
  • Apple iOS 16.0.1 update.
  • Why is my printer not connecting to my network?
  • Chris Marquardt and getting kids excited about photography.
  • Should I use Starlink over T-Mobile / AT&T cellular networks for wireless coverage?
  • The passing of Lowry Mays, founder of Clear Channel Communications.
  • What is Cellular at Sea, and how does it work?
  • Apple's Internet Sharing.
  • Rod Pyle and the next Artemis 1 launch attempt & NASA's work with SpaceX
  • Bluetooth Helmets for biking?
  • How to extract footage from miniDV tapes?

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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Sep 18, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1927
2:17:36

Comparing PDF files on Windows. Choosing the right Sony camera — A7S3 & FX6 Cinema — for video production. Discussing the implications of automated license plate readers. Improving the audio quality of Zoom calls. Choosing the default application to open specific files on macOS. Understanding Dynamic Island on the iPhone 14 Pro. Finding an app to clean up junk on Windows. Discussing the differences between a 3-color and 5-color printer. Upgrading an out-of-date iMac to a new version of macOS or using it as a display for a Mac Mini. What to do when your smartphone battery starts swelling. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • iPhone 14 Pro Max - Apple
  • AVS Forum - YouTube
  • Harman Kardon - Wikipedia
  • JBL Synthesis
  • Compare PDF & Word Documents Online - Draftable
  • diff-pdf
  • The 8 Best Tools to Compare Two PDFs Side by Side
  • Adobe's Figma acquisition is a $20 billion bet to control the entire creative market - The Verge
  • Sony Alpha a7S III Mirrorless Digital Camera | ILCE7SM3
  • FX6 Cinema Line Camera with Full-Frame Sensor | Sony LR
  • Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) | Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • Exciter | Products for Professional Audio, Recording, Broadcast, Audio Applications | Aphex
  • How to Use the Advanced Aphex Aural Exciter & Big Bottom on the RØDECaster Pro - YouTube
  • Cranky Dorkfest is Tomorrow – Cranky Flier
  • ZIPAIR Official Website
  • Johnny Jet | Simplify your Travel
  • LIVE from CRANKY DORKFEST 2022 | LIVE Los Angeles (LAX) Airport Plane Spotting - YouTube
  • Choose an app to open a file on Mac - Apple Support
  • Everything the Dynamic Island can do on the iPhone 14 Pro | Macworld
  • CCleaner Professional | Try the world's most trusted PC cleaner, free!
  • CleanMy PC: Best PC Cleaner. Optimize and Clean My PC.
  • Clean Your System and Free Disk Space | BleachBit
  • Amazon.com: Epson Expression Premium ET-7700 EcoTank Wireless 5-Color All-in-One Supertank Printer with Scanner, Copier and Ethernet : Office Products
  • macOS Monterey is compatible with these computers - Apple Support
  • OpenCore Legacy Patcher
  • Remember Amusement Park Bumper Cars? Now You Can Own One Just Like It! | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mikah Sargent, Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Sep 18, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1926
2:34:44

Is it worth upgrading to the iPhone 14? Why do you get low trade-in offers for specific newer devices? What does it mean when a modem is "not synchronizing"? What are some printers I can use in an RV? How do you safely transfer data between two Mac computers? How do you install Windows without a Microsoft account? Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle!

  • The Apple Event this past week. Here's what got announced at it.
  • Should I upgrade from the iPhone 12 Pro to the 14 Pro?
  • Sam Abuelsamid and the Chevy Equinox EV & Jeep's announcement of electric vehicles.
  • Why did I get such a low trade-in value for my device? What can I do about this?
  • What does it mean by a modem "not synchronizing"?
  • Printers for an RV.
  • Apple's Migration Assistant.
  • Chris Marquardt and photo walks.
  • Installing Windows 11 without a Microsoft Account.
  • Can I save my DVR recordings when cutting the cord?
  • What's the future of passwords?
  • Rod Pyle and SpaceX's 41st launch & the Artemis 1 leaky seal.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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Sep 11, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1925
2:46:34

Bringing back Reader Mode in the Chrome browser. Finding the best hardware for wireless HDMI. Finding the best macOS duplicate detection app for photos. Using an app to print out text messages from an Android device. Troubleshooting slow ethernet speeds. Upgrading a 2016 iPad Pro and Windows laptop, and finding the best photo-editing apps for iPad Pro. Avoiding burn-in on an OLED TV and troubleshooting auto-dimming features. Finding the right smartwatch for a child in 2nd grade. Deciding whether to upgrade from the iPhone 13 to the recently announced iPhone 14. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • Reader Mode gone | Chrome 105 : chrome
  • Sony A80K OLED Review (XR-55A80K , XR-65A80K, XR-77A80K ) - RTINGS.com
  • Sony A95K OLED Review (XR-55A95K, XR-65A95K) - RTINGS.com
  • AVS Forum - YouTube
  • The 3 Best Wireless HDMI Video Transmitters of 2022 | Reviews by Wirecutter
  • Amazon.com: Nyrius Aries Home+ Wireless HDMI 2X Input Transmitter & Receiver for Streaming HD 1080p 3D Video and Digital Audio from Cable Box, Satellite, Bluray, DVD, PS4, PS3, Laptops, PC (NAVS502) : Electronics
  • Gemini 2: The Best Duplicate File Finder for Mac. Smart selection and fast scan.
  • Made by Google launch event announcement
  • SMS Backup+ - Apps on Google Play
  • How do I set up Quality of Service (QoS) on my Nighthawk Pro Gaming router? | Answer | NETGEAR Support
  • Slow Ethernet speeds - Apple Community
  • Change the order of the network ports your Mac uses - Apple Support
  • Johnny Jet | Simplify your Travel
  • Johnny Jet | The Time I Met Prince Charles, Princess Kate and Watched Queen Elizabeth Takeoff
  • Pixelmator Photo
  • Darkroom
  • Affinity Photo – Professional Image Editing Software
  • iPad Keyboards - Apple
  • EKG Anywhere, Anytime | Kardia
  • The image on my TV screen sometimes shifts | Sony USA
  • Set up Apple Watch for a family member - Apple Support
  • Tim Cook revealed the real reason Apple won't add RCS to the iPhone - The Verge
  • Use your Apple Watch without your iPhone nearby - Apple Support
  • Answer phone calls on Apple Watch - Apple Support
  • Bose Invents Earbuds With Sound Customized For Your Own Ears! | Giz Wiz Biz
  • What the Heck Is It? | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mikah Sargent, Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Sep 11, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1924
2:37:06

USB Version 4 2.0 is coming soon to a device near you. How do you properly maintain your phone's battery lifespan? How can I listen to my voicemail in Google Voice? What's causing my smartwatch to get its screen burnt in? How to stop the Windows PowerShell application from starting up? How to start an e-commerce website? What's going on with my TV not powering up? What's going on with something being detected as a Virus, and what is Win32/Hive.ZY? Anonymity in an online world with VPNs. Plus, chatting with Sam Abuelsamid & the Ford F150, Chris Marquardt and some photography news, and Rod Pyle and the scrubbed Artemis Launch!

  • iPhone 14 is set to be announced at the upcoming Apple event on 9/7/2022.
  • USB Version 4 2.0, coming soon to a device near you.
  • Rivian was used in a vasectomy procedure.
  • How do you properly charge your phone and maximize the battery's lifespan?
  • Sam Abuelsamid and the Ford F150 Lightning as a generator.
  • How do I view my messages in Google Voice?
  • Why is my Samsung smartwatch getting its screen burnt in?
  • Stopping the Windows PowerShell application from starting up.
  • What to keep in mind when transferring applications & files between multiple drives on your computer?
  • Best options for home internet service?
  • Chris Marquardt and some photography news.
  • Starting an e-commerce website & entry-level printers for shipping labels.
  • The Arsenal 2, the Intelligent Camera Assistant.
  • Why is my TV not turning on anymore, and how easy is it to fix it?
  • What up with a Win32/Hive.ZY being detected as a virus?
  • Rod Pyle and the scrubbed Artemis launch.
  • Anonymity in an online world, especially with VPNs.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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Sep 04, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1923
2:38:23

Playing back H.264 video from a security camera recording system. Determining the authenticity of password breach emails. Backing up text messages from a hacked phone. Reinstalling Windows 10 on a factory-restored PC. A review of Anker's new Soundcore Space A40 headphones. Finding a screen recorder to capture video and audio on a Mac. Teaching Python coding through the use of drones. Finding a laptop with upgradeable RAM. Confirming the rumor that Apple is discontinuing the iPhone mini. Adding copy protection to a video slideshow burned to a DVD. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • What's Coming at Apple's (AAPL) Sept. 7 Far Out iPhone 14 Event? - Bloomberg
  • DALL·E 2
  • Stable Diffusion - a Hugging Face Space by stabilityai
  • Midjourney
  • Official download of VLC media player, the best Open Source player - VideoLAN
  • HTotM - July 2022 Home Theater of the Month Powered by Anthem | AVS Forum
  • Have I Been Pwned: Check if your email has been compromised in a data breach
  • Password Manager for Families, Businesses, Teams | 1Password
  • Recent security activity | Google
  • #1 Password Manager & Vault App with Single-Sign On & MFA Solutions | LastPass
  • Bitwarden Open Source Password Manager | Bitwarden
  • FTC Investigating Amazon Deal to Buy One Medical Network of Health Clinics - WSJ
  • FTC Scrutinizes Amazon's Planned Acquisitions of One Medical, iRobot | PCMag
  • Samsung says a data breach revealed some customers' names, birthdays, and more - The Verge
  • Download Windows 10 Disc Image (ISO File)
  • HP PCs - Configuring the boot order in the system BIOS | HP® Customer Support
  • Airline Customer Service Dashboard | US Department of Transportation
  • Flighty — A new way to track flights
  • Quordle
  • Record your screen in QuickTime Player on Mac - Apple Support
  • Downie - YouTube Video Downloader for macOS - Charlie Monroe Software
  • Snagit = The Best Screen Capture Software (Free Trial) | TechSmith
  • The TRi Group - Home
  • DRAM, Solid State Drive (SSD) & Memory Upgrades | Crucial.com
  • MSI Gaming Laptops
  • How to Make a Copy Protected DVD | Techwalla
  • Jon Lech Johansen - Wikipedia
  • Tech Guy Labs | Giz Wiz Biz
  • What the Heck Is It? | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Johnny Jet, Scott Wilkinson, and Dick DeBartolo

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Sep 03, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1922
2:30:52

Apple's event is confirmed for September 7th. LastPass had a security breach: update your passwords! Amazon devices aren't working within a caller's WiFi network. What can you do about your Linux server getting DDoS'd? What to do about a satellite receiver? Syncing smart TVs to your Apple HomePod Mini. What are some mirrorless camera suggestions? Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle!

  • Apple is having its iPhone event on September 7th.
  • LastPass security breach: change your passwords!
  • The ashes of Nichelle Nichols is set for deep space.
  • A caller's Amazon devices are not working with the WiFi network. Could it be an issue with his multiband router?
  • Sam Abuelsamid and how to perform a hard reset on your electric vehicle (Lucid Air in Sam's case).
  • Talking about replacing personal vehicles with more public transit & ride-sharing services.
  • Can I install Linux on my Mac?
  • What to do about my Linux server getting hit by a denial-of-service attack (DDoS)?
  • What are the common causes of a blue screen of death (BSOD) on your Windows machine?
  • Chris Marquardt and the Friendly assignment review.
  • Using technology to better support those in major metropolitan areas?
  • Can the iPad do "Smart Albums" like Photos on the Mac?
  • A caller's satellite receiver is dying. How easy is it to repair it, or does it need to be replaced?
  • Rod Pyle and his return from the arctic circle & the Artemis 1 launch.
  • Syncing smart TVs to the Apple HomePod Mini.
  • What are some suggestions for good mirrorless cameras?

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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Aug 28, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1921
2:39:26

Understanding storage options for a new Mac Mini. Disabling first-party ads on Windows 11. Leo Laporte's thoughts on the Tesla EV. Creating a home media server with Plex. Troubleshooting an iTunes verification issue. Troubleshooting Firefox's picture-in-picture feature. Finding a doorbell camera without a monthly subscription. Troubleshooting poor cellular service on an iPhone 11. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • Relax: Instagram Did Not Turn on 'Precise Location' to Help People Stalk You | PCMag
  • Mark Zuckerberg Tells Joe Rogan That Running Facebook Sucks, Metaverse Is Better
  • Horizon Worlds | Virtual Reality Worlds and Communities
  • Randomly selected quotes from Zuck's very, very long interview | TechCrunch
  • What Is 'the Merge'? - The New York Times
  • Mac mini - Apple
  • Move your content to a new Mac - Apple Support
  • Tech Talk with Scott Wilkinson Episode 9: Light Field Labs CEO Jon Karafin | AVS Forum
  • Light Field Lab
  • How to disable annoying ads on Windows 11 | Windows Central
  • Media Server Downloads | Plex Media Server for Windows, Mac, Linux, FreeBSD and More
  • Synology Inc.
  • Plugins | Plex Support
  • Johnny Jet | Simplify your Travel
  • Remove and reinstall iTunes and related software components for Windows 7 and later - Apple Support
  • iTrax – High-Resolution Music Downloads
  • AIX Records – High-Resolution Music
  • Amazon.com: Digital Music
  • Amazon.com : sandisk clip
  • About Picture-in-Picture in Firefox | Firefox Help
  • How to Be More Productive with Hot Corners in Windows - Make Tech Easier
  • Logitech Circle View Wired Video Doorbell - HomeKit Enabled
  • Smart Video Doorbell | Netatmo
  • Dual Cameras, Double Security - eufy
  • Nest Doorbell Front Door Video Cameras - Google Store
  • Video Doorbells – Wyze
  • LastPass developer systems hacked to steal source code
  • Small Size, Big Sound! | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mikah Sargent, Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Aug 28, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1920
2:25:23

Facebook Metaverse demo receives the meme treatment. Is Linux a secure operating system for online financial activity? How to start recording podcasts with hosts in different locations? What kind of a machine can I get to run an application like AutoCAD that isn't too expensive? Why is my camera system not working with my modem/router combo device? Can you limit an iPad to run one single app? Why is my LastPass desktop application not working all of a sudden? Plus conversations with Sam Abuelsamid about the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT & Rod Pyle calling again from the arctic circle!

  • A New York Times article about a father being flagged by Google as a criminal.
  • Mark Zuckerberg's metaverse demo receives the meme treatment.
  • Sam Abuelsamid and the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT.
  • Is Linux as an operating system secure enough for online financial activity? How to record podcasts online.
  • Can a Man in the Middle attack occur between the user & a secure connection like a bank?
  • Using AutoCAD on Windows or Mac? And how good of a machine do I need to run an application like AutoCAD?
  • A caller's Wink camera hub is not working with a new modem/router. What's causing the Wink system to not work with the modem/router device?
  • How to limit an iPad to a single application?
  • Why is my SmartTV not connecting to my WiFi network?
  • Why is my iPhone suddenly acting like it's a new phone after the iOS 15 6.1 update?
  • Why are certain features disappearing from newer, more modern cellphones?
  • Rod Pyle calls from the arctic circle! He talks about his adventures in the circle the past week.
  • Why is my desktop LastPass application not working on my Mac? Do I even need the desktop application, or is the browser plug-in more than enough?

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Rod Pyle

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Aug 21, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1919
2:16:35

Troubleshooting WiFi issues on an iPhone 13. Understanding 7-Zip encryption. Setting up files and folders on a new MacBook Pro. Organizing Windows device management. Troubleshooting WiFi access loss after re-installing a Ring doorbell. Buying a new computer to use with AutoCAD. Using Apple's AirPlay 2 technology with a TV connected to a Denon receiver. Finding software to repair corrupted JPG files and corrupted SD cards. Troubleshooting a smart TV's lost WiFi connection. Streaming live concerts from Nugs.net. Plus, conversations with Johnny Jet and Dick Debartolo.

  • If your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch won't connect to a Wi-Fi network - Apple Support
  • 7-Zip
  • Advanced Encryption Standard - Wikipedia
  • Move your content to a new Mac - Apple Support
  • GRC's | Password Haystacks: How Well Hidden is Your Needle? 
  • GitHub - microsoft/winget-cli: Windows Package Manager CLI (aka winget)
  • Chocolatey Software | Chocolatey - The package manager for Windows
  • Ninite - Install or Update Multiple Apps at Once
  • Nest Wifi - Mesh Router - Google Store
  • Factory reset Google Nest Wifi or Google Wifi devices - Google Nest Help
  • Move Over SeatGuru: There's a New Sheriff In Town When It Comes to Seating Charts - Johnny Jet
  • System requirements for AutoCAD 2022 including Specialized Toolsets | AutoCAD 2022 | Autodesk Knowledge Network
  • Solution Path Viewer | Autodesk
  • 9 Best AutoCAD Graphics Cards in 2022 (August)
  • How to use Airplay & what LG TV's support Airplay 2 | LG USA Support
  • ARC / eARC COMPATIBILITY
  • File Repair | How to Repair Corrupted File (PST, PDF, Photo, etc.) - EaseUS
  • Free Memory Card Recovery Software for SD Card Recovery - EaseUS
  • LG TV- How to reset my LG Smart TV | LG USA Support
  • Ring's new TV show is a brilliant but ominous viral marketing ploy | MIT Technology Review
  • Official Website of Tedeschi Trucks Band
  • Stream Live Music and Concert Downloads from Artists
  • A Versatile LED Photo/Video Light That Fits In A Shirt Pocket! | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mikah Sargent, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Aug 21, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1918
2:29:42

Google fines over $40M for misleading settings for data collection. Why Android Auto isn't working with older Android phones anymore. Microphone suggestions for smartphones. Suggestions for gaming laptops on a budget. Getting comfortable with pro-level cameras. How can I bypass hard drive passwords? Are there general concerns with TikTok? Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid and Rod Pyle!

  • A breakthrough in nuclear fusion energy.
  • Google is fined a little over $40M for misleading data collection settings.
  • NASA is sending an iPad with Alexa to the moon!
  • Issues with Android Auto & older Android phones.
  • Sam Abuelsamid & the GM OnStar mandatory subscription for 2023 models.
  • Microphones for smartphones.
  • Why is the HDR toggle missing on Windows 10?
  • Some information about calling 911 from a caller.
  • Gaming laptops on a budget.
  • Volume issues in Windows.
  • Getting comfortable with pro-level cameras.
  • Bypassing set hard drive passwords.
  • Rod Pyle is calling in from the Arctic Circle yet again! He talks about how things are going for him during his expedition in the arctic.
  • Should I use a provided modem by my internet provider, or should I get my own modem to connect to the internet?
  • Are there concerns with TikTok?

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Rod Pyle

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Aug 14, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1917
2:37:17

Recovering data from a corrupted SD card. Regaining access to a hacked Yahoo email address. Finding a digital camera in the range of $500 to $600. Publishing video on Instagram. Picking the right Linux laptop. Updating Windows 7 to the latest supported version. Understanding the difference between QLED and OLED. Using the Tor browser on a flash drive connected to a Linux laptop. Troubleshooting a Tracphone Android phone that won't connect to the internet over cellular. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • Left-Handers Day, August 13th - Official Site #lefthandersday
  • "Wrong number" text message scams are surging
  • Microsoft urges Windows users to run patch for DogWalk zero-day exploit | Computerworld
  • Dev Null - Wikipedia
  • Free Memory Card Recovery Software for SD Card Recovery - EaseUS
  • Download Recuva | Recover deleted files, free!
  • 2022 Laser TV Showdown | Ultra Short Throw Projector Shootout Winner
  • Cinema in Your Living Room and Office - Formovie Global
  • Recover Yahoo account: password, with & without phone number
  • Yahoo Mail - Account Recovery
  • Fastmail | We Respect Your Privacy & Put You in Control
  • T90 - Canon Camera Museum
  • Pixel 6a - Google Store
  • Videos | Instagram Help Center
  • Poseidon AmphibWorks | StartEngine
  • Johnny Jet | Simplify your Travel
  • Amazon.com: Battery Tender Plus 12V Battery Charger and Maintainer
  • Framework | Introducing the new and upgraded Framework Laptop
  • System76 - Linux Laptops, Desktops, and Servers
  • Linux Workstations, Laptops, and Desktops | Dell USA
  • Best Linux Laptops And Computers For 2022 | Ubuntu Laptop | Lenovo US
  • Home - Linux Mint
  • Microsoft Update Catalog
  • The Last Windows 7 ISO You'll Ever Need: How to Slipstream the Convenience Rollup
  • QLED vs. OLED TVs: Which TV Technology Is Better in 2022? - CNET
  • What Is Full-Array Local Dimming?
  • Tor Project | How to install Tor
  • Solved: Samsung Galaxy A51 unable to use Mobile Data on Tr... - Samsung Community - 1805554
  • Switch between 2G/3G/4G - Samsung Android - Android 5.0 - Device Guides
  • Hammacher Schlemmer - The Unexpected Gifts -Hammacher Schlemmer
  • Tech Guy Labs | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mikah Sargent, Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Aug 14, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1916
2:27:56

Gadget planned obsolescence and e-waste, apps for writing books, how to play PC games on Mac, streaming home movies to friends and family, problems connecting modems to routers, customizable keyboards on Android, 2023 solar eclipse in the US, smart speaker recommendations, and more of your calls. Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid about EV tax credits, Chris Marquardt on OpenAI's DALL·E 2, and Rod Pyle with NASA's Haughton-Mars Project.

  • Citing danger of 'ink spills' Epson programs end of life for some printers
  • Electronics are built with death dates. Let's not keep them a secret.
  • Bill Gates: We're on the Verge of a Remarkable Moment for Congress and the Country
  • French Scientist's Photo of 'Distant Star' Was Actually Chorizo
  • How to play Stray and other PC games on Mac
  • Sam Abuelsamid talks about EV tax credits in the Inflation Reduction Act
  • Microsoft Word alternatives for writing books and novels
  • 'Cancel Culture' and social media
  • How to stream and share home videos
  • Chris Marquardt shows off OpenAI's DALL·E 2, an AI system that can create realistic images and art from a description in natural language.
  • Problems connecting CenturyLink fiber modem to a home router
  • Android keyboard apps and custom keyboard layouts
  • 2023's solar eclipse in the United States
  • Rod Pyle calls in from the Arctic Circle to talk about NASA's Haughton-Mars Project
  • Smart speaker suggestions for the home theater

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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Aug 07, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1915
2:35:33

The best place to post and share videos online. Finding a laptop keyboard with enough key travel. Using an external display with an iPad. Troubleshooting location errors on a PC after moving to a new state. Recovering data from an Android smartphone. Troubleshooting two-factor authentication on Facebook. Understanding photo backup solutions for iPhone. Restoring macOS on a MacBook that won't boot. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • Amazon to Acquire One Medical Clinics in $3.9 Billion Deal - The New York Times
  • Amazon wants to map your home, so it bought iRobot - The Verge
  • Amazon.com: Amazon Sidewalk: Amazon Devices & Accessories
  • YouTube
  • TikTok - Make Your Day
  • Instagram
  • VE's TV Shootout® Evaluation - Value Electronics
  • Help Guide | Using the TV as a center speaker (only models with TV center speaker mode)
  • ThinkPad | Mobile workstations, laptops, & 2-in-1s for your business | Lenovo US
  • Are there any laptops with decent keyboards? | Technology | The Guardian
  • Light & Magic | Disney+ Originals
  • USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter - Apple
  • GlobalEntryNow! (@GlobalEntryNow) / Twitter
  • EaseUS® MobiSaver - iPhone data recovery for Windows and Mac
  • What to do if you can't log in with two-factor authentication on Facebook | Facebook Help Center
  • Facebook 2FA is stuck in a loop and I have tried everything I can to get back into my account : facebook
  • How to create a bootable installer for macOS - Apple Support
  • How to reinstall macOS - Apple Support
  • My 40 Year Old Verizon Landline Is Now Wireless! | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Aug 07, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1914
2:27:51

Should I go with the latest and great phone, or is last year's model just as good? Why is my computer crashing when using iMovie? The new text scamming that is happening. Alternatives to Microsoft Word. Space! Vintage Macs and PCs. How do you change the default location of saved scanned documents? NAS recommendations. Plus, chatting with Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt!

  • "How to relive the pleasures of a landline."
  • A slightly older phone or the latest and greatest when upgrading a phone?
  • Sam Abuelsmaid and the Ford Lightning vs. Rivian R1T electric trucks.
  • Why is my computer crashing when using iMovie & what Mac computer to upgrade to?
  • The new text scam.
  • Why is Microsoft Word slowing down suddenly, and what are some alternatives to Microsoft Word?
  • Chris Marquardt and the Beautiful Assignment Review.
  • Spaaaaaaaceeeee!
  • Why are my photos not being sent to my iCloud & Mac suddenly?
  • Vintage Macs, PCs, and the value of older computers.
  • Changing the default location of your HP scanner for saving scanned documents.
  • NAS recommendations.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt

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Jul 31, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1913
2:42:52

Troubleshooting an iPhone battery replacement, dialing in the right settings for HDMI and eARC, finding the right display settings for a projector, combatting spam calls, streaming live musical performances with a Mac Studio, troubleshooting a gaming PC whose games keep crashing, finding an on-site replacement for cloud-based and consumer-focused security cameras, fixing black thumbnails for videos stored in Google Photos. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • Senate passes $280 billion chip manufacturing bill - Protocol
  • Amazon Drive is shutting down at the end of 2023 - The Verge
  • Apple announces $83B fiscal third quarter – Six Colors
  • Twitter is raising the Blue subscription price from $2.99 to $4.99 monthly - The Verge
  • Amazon (AMZN) Q2 2022 earnings
  • David Bohrman Creates "The Site", the First TV Show to Feature a Character Animated in Real Time : History of Information
  • iPhone SE 2020 Battery Replacement - iFixit Repair Guide
  • About genuine iPhone batteries - Apple Support
  • Who Will Be Crowned King? 2022 Value Electronics 4K TV Shootout - YouTube
  • The FCC's Push to Combat Robocalls & Spoofing | Federal Communications Commission
  • National Do Not Call Registry
  • ROAM Luggage - Premium Customizable Suitcases Made in the USA
  • BlueRibbon Bags
  • aha! Air Hotel Adventure is a Reno-Tahoe based airline serving West Coast destinations.
  • Open Broadcaster Software | OBS
  • Reincubate Camo - Use your phone as a pro webcam, free
  • Ecamm Live - Powerful Live Streaming Platform for Mac
  • Logitech C920s PRO Full HD Webcam with Privacy Shutter
  • Flurry (AMD) – ViprTech
  • Apex Legends - Best settings for Apex Legends on PC
  • Swimply - Rent private pools by the hour
  • Firewalla Gold: Multi-Gigabit Cyber Security Firewall & Router Protect | Firewalla
  • Reolink: Global Innovator in Smart Home Security and Camera Solutions
  • Synology Incorporated
  • Ubiquiti - Simplifying IT
  • All "video" thumbnail in "Google photos" are black !! - Google Photos Community
  • How to Set Video Thumbnails? - Google Photos Community
  • Edit your videos - Android - Google Photos Help
  • Tech Guy Labs | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Jul 31, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1912
2:36:35

Fixing a loose Lightning Connector in an iPhone, converting cassette tapes to digital audio files, publishing music videos online, researching OLED and Quantum Dot technology, understanding upgrade hesitancy, finding a better green screen solution, getting the best sound from TiVo and Sonos, finding a replacement remote for the Roku TV, troubleshooting missed texts on iPhone, advice for buying a Mac Mini, transferring email systems from Windows to macOS, sharing files and texts on Zoom using Zoom's mobile app, finding an Android app that tracks new movie and TV show releases, regaining access to a breached Square account. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • iPhone 11 Lightning Connector Assembly Replacement - iFixit Repair Guide
  • Use iTunes to sync your iPhone, iPad or iPod with your computer – Apple Support (UK)
  • Scott Wilkinson interviews Peter Palomaki of Palomaki Consulting on tearing down TVs
  • Listening to vinyl with a phono preamp and a Bluetooth amplifier
  • Microsoft to offer paid Windows 7 Extended Security Updates
  • Cassette to Digital Converter
  • Stream and listen to music online for free with SoundCloud
  • ATEM Mini | Blackmagic Design
  • Playbar: Wireless Soundbar (Refurbished) | Sonos
  • Replacement Roku remotes
  • What should I do if I'm having problems with iMessage? - TracFone Wireless
  • Type-C Aluminum Stand for Mac Mini - Hub/Docking Station - Satechi
  • Moving Thunderbird Data to a New Computer | Thunderbird Help
  • Mac mini M2: release date, specs, and rumours | Macworld
  • Using file sharing integrations – Zoom Support
  • Taste: Movie & TV Suggestions - Apps on Google Play
  • TV Time - Track Shows & Movies - Apps on Google Play
  • Contact Us | Square Support Center - US
  • The GizWiz: The Uncanny Brands Star Wars Darth Vader Halo Toaster

Host: Mikah Sargent

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Jul 24, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1911
2:42:26

Sorting and cleaning up Chrome bookmarks. Playing HDR Blu-ray content on macOS. Finding the best smartphone for phone calls. Speeding up a slow computer. Finding a replacement smart home hub for the Wink Hub. Troubleshooting driver installation issues on Windows 10. Choosing the best ebook format. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • BMW starts selling heated seat subscriptions for $18 a month - The Verge
  • Sprucemarks - Chrome Web Store
  • SuperSorter - Chrome Web Store
  • Play HDR video on Mac - Apple Support
  • Best business smartphones 2022: Apple / Android work phones | TechRadar
  • BMW is going all-in on in-car microtransactions - The Verge
  • The future of cars is a subscription nightmare - The Verge
  • Why BMW is offering heated seats on a monthly subscription - CNN
  • AVS Forum
  • AVSForum Tech Talk with Scott Wilkinson Episode 6: Andrew Jones of MoFi Electronics | AVS Forum
  • HTotM - May 2022 AVS Forum Home Theater of the Month Powered by Anthem | AVS Forum
  • Flighty — A new way to track flights
  • Apple Configurator - Official Apple Support
  • How to Beat the Madness at Toronto's Pearson International Airport - JohnnyJet.com
  • Check your network connection status
  • What the Heck Is It? | Giz Wiz Biz
  • Lenovo ThinkPad Repair - iFixit
  • Homey - A Better Smart Home
  • Roku Ultra 2022 w/ Dolby Vision®/ HDR10 + /4K (four times the resolution of HD.) - YouTube
  • 4K CABVIEW Bar - Bijelo Polje -102 tunnels -96 bridges -1029m altitude change from Sea to Mountains - YouTube
  • CleanMy PC: Best PC Cleaner. Optimize and Clean My PC.
  • EPUB - Wikipedia
  • Build With Matter | Smart Home Device Solution - CSA-IOT
  • VLC: Official site - Free multimedia solutions for all OS! - VideoLAN

Host: Mikah Sargent

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Jul 17, 2022