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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: 1896
2:33:21

The Department of Justice is no longer prosecuting security researchers. Good password management when dealing with patient portals. Autonomous vs. traditional automotive vehicles. Why your video & audio is off sync sometimes while streaming video content? Is the idea of search engines broken? RAW vs JPEG images. Troubleshooting a computer. What is "powerwashing"? Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt.

  • DOJ no longer prosecuting security researchers! Huzzah!
  • NY Attorney General's Office launched an investigation into Twitch and Discord in connection to the mass shooting in Buffalo.
  • Proper security through a Patient Portal for medical needs?
  • Sam Abuelsamid and the 'Elon Musk Crash Course' documentary.
  • Autonomous vs. traditional vehicles.
  • Why is a TV sound & picture sync while streaming is off at times?
  • What could be causing your streaming content to buffer constantly?
  • Is the idea of "searching" in a search engine broken?
  • Chris Marquardt and Focus & Bokeh.
  • Working with RAW images vs JPEG.
  • What are the benefits to "cookies"?
  • Is your Windows PC dying? What are some signs that it may be time to replace it?
  • Why a computer monitor or TV may not be connecting to your computer.
  • What to know about "powerwashing" a Chromebook.
  • Does a caller need both Frontier Communications & Dish network or can they ditch one of them?

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt

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May 22, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1895
2:38:30

Safely using Zelle for payments. The difference between the Samsung Galaxy A52 and A53. Finding high-quality 1080p TVs in a 4K world. Cost-effective solutions for a call-in podcast. Troubleshooting CarPlay drop-outs and disconnects. Connecting outdoor lighting to a WiFi network. Deciding between an iMac and a Mac Mini or Mac Studio. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • Apple's Self Service Repair now available - Apple
  • Russian Troops Locked Out of $5M of Stolen John Deere Equipment
  • Malicious Compliance
  • Is my information secure? | Zelle
  • Reviews and Ratings - RTINGS.com
  • Samsung Galaxy A53 vs A52: What are the major differences?
  • How to fix your Android 12 power button so it turns off your phone - The Verge
  • How to use Do Not Disturb mode on Android
  • Effect of Ultra-high-definition Television on Ocular Surface and Fatigue - PMC
  • Flicker, the display affliction
  • Glasses that Work Just as Hard as You – Felix Gray
  • Call in Studio - The cloud-based call-in platform for broadcasters.
  • Create and Listen to Online Radio Shows | Blog Talk Radio
  • Message. Video. Phone. | RingCentral
  • Customers Questions - RingCentral Community Forums
  • Best Podcast Software / Platform: Record, Host, and Distribute | TalkShoe
  • Taylor Swift's Clever Tip for Flying Southwest Airlines -
  • The Service That Makes Covid-19 Testing So Much Easier For Travelers - JohnnyJet.com
  • Apple Music Insights: Royalties - Apple Music for Artists
  • Wireless CarPlay and Bluetooth issues | Jeep Wagoneer Forum
  • comma – introducing comma three
  • Project Titan | TechCrunch
  • The VOID | A Virtual Reality Experience
  • Chameleon MR-16 Wifi RGBW Color Changing Light
  • Finally, a Whole Home WiFi System That Works-Best Coverage Mesh Wifi by eero
  • Understanding Panoramic Wifi
  • Ubiquiti - Simplifying IT
  • Sisel Instant Kaffé - Healthy Coffee | Sisel International
  • Why Infrared Roasting – Healthy Coffee Lifestyles
  • The Oven Door | Open For Healthy Living
  • Tech Guy Labs | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

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

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May 22, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1894
2:32:20

Stopping your phone from automatically connecting to WiFi networks, Canon printers & Canon Direct Connect, issues with Windows updates, progressive glasses & photography, running a KVM in Ubuntu, how to move photos from a camera onto an iPhone directly, cars with 3G connectivity, and Raspberry Pi's. Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle!

  • Google IO this past week.
  • How to stop your phone from automatically connecting to WiFi networks.
  • Computer mouse & audio acting up for caller after a Windows update.
  • Sam Abuelsamid & the Ford F150 Lightning.
  • Canon printers & Canon Direct Connect
  • After resetting their network, a caller is having issues installing Windows updates.
  • iPhone 13 not playing nice with Google One, Google's version of iCloud.
  • Working with progressive glasses when doing photography.
  • Chris Marquardt and the Elegant assignment review.
  • Running a KVM (kernel-based Virtual Machine) in Ubuntu.
  • Moving photos from a camera to an iPhone directly.
  • What to do with cars with 3G connectivity as 3G networks have shut down? (Hint: not much)
  • Rod Pyle & the Super Flower Blood Moon.
  • Getting a Raspberry Pi to be recognized as a drive on your network.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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May 16, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1893
2:41:34

Fixing stuck pixels on an LCD monitor. Adding security cameras to food trucks. Expected WiFi speeds for a gigabit internet plan. Archiving email from an IMAP server. Upgrading to a new monitor. Creating and accessing a database of fine art. Buying a new Windows 11 laptop. Remotely monitoring a CNC machine. Understanding the Cricut cutter. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • What to know as crypto such as Bitcoin and stablecoins plunge : NPR
  • Elon Musk pauses Twitter deal: What that means | Protocol
  • Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal fires two top executives, freezes hiring - The Verge
  • Royal Mail wants fleet of 500 drones to carry mail to remote UK communities - BBC News
  • The EU Commission's New Proposal Would Undermine Encryption And Scan Our Messages | Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • DJI's new Mini 3 Pro drone hits the aerial photography sweet spot | TechCrunch
  • Stuck Pixel Fixing Guide (Diagnose, Fix, Prevent!)
  • Display Week > 2022
  • The Mobile Scoop Shop - The Mobile Scoop Shop
  • Owlcam | AI-Powered Car Security Camera System
  • Arlo Pro 2 Add-on Camera | Arlo Accessories
  • MOVING IMAP MAIL TO LOCAL DRIVE - Apple Community
  • Thunderbird — Make Email Easier. — Thunderbird
  • MailStore - The Standard in Email Archiving
  • Email Backup Software to Download Emails from Cloud-Based Services
  • Here's What Travelers Need to Know Before Their Memorial Day and Summer Trips
  • The Easiest Way to Digitize Your Old Photos - JohnnyJet.com
  • Ninox Database
  • Use Claris FileMaker to Build Business Applications — Claris
  • Galleries - Séraphine - LongShadowStudio
  • Airtable Product - Build a Better Way to Work | Airtable
  • Laptops | Shop Laptops, 2 in 1s, & More | Lenovo US
  • 12th Gen Intel Core Laptop Computers | Dell USA
  • Antivirus.com - Cybersecurity, Data Leaks & Scams, How-Tos, and Product Reviews
  • Windows Security: Defender, Antivirus & More | Microsoft
  • TRUMPF SE + Co. KG | TRUMPF
  • TruTops Fab Software helps you Monitor your TRUMPF Machines from Anywhere  - Headland Machinery
  • Cricut Home
  • Tech Guy Labs | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

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

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May 15, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1892
2:49:28

Is Google going downhill? Firefox reaches 100, finding duplicate photos and videos, accounting software for charities, could an iPhone be compromised by a fraudulent text message? Factory resetting an iPhone, adding more ethernet ports to a router, a map of the internet, finding the right Mac computer for a relative, and conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle.

  • I Cut Google Out Of My Life. It Screwed Up Everything - Kashmir Hill
  • Celebrating Firefox 100
  • Data Brokers Track Abortion Clinic Visits for Anyone to Buy - Wired
  • Julian Vargas - techjv.com
  • Top 11 Low-Cost Nonprofit Accounting Software - doublethedonation.com
  • Could an iPhone be compromised by a fraudulent text message?
  • Factory resetting an iPhone
  • Adding more ports to a router
  • Map of the Internet - infrapedia.com

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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May 09, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1891
2:31:52

Migrating media libraries from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Upgrading or fixing an old plasma-screen TV. Troubleshooting an HP all-in-one with a CMOS error. Maintaining 400 or more IoT devices on a network. Disabling "Dynamic QoS" on the Netgear Nighthawk router. Understanding Microsoft's new Dev Channels. Buying used Mac computers. "OK, Google" location lag. Adobe Lightroom compatibility issues. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson and Dick Debartolo.

  • Frontier lied about Internet speeds and "ripped off customers," FTC says.
  • TurboTax owner Intuit to pay $141 million to customers.
  • AI research is a dumpster fire and Google's holding the matches.
  • MIMO for ATSC 3.0 | IEEE Journals & Magazine.
  • LG C2 77-Inch evo OLED TV (OLED77C2PUA).
  • SABRENT USB 3.0 to SATA External Hard Drive Lay-Flat Docking Station for 2.5 or 3.5in HDD, SSD
  • Ubiquiti | Reddit
  • How do I enable or disable the Automatic Dynamic QoS database update on my Nighthawk X4 R7500?
  • How to create a bootable installer for macOS - Apple Support
  • Introducing Windows Insider Channels | Windows Insider Blog
  • Certified Refurbished Products - Apple
  • Set your home, work & other location - Android - Google Assistant Help
  • Understand & manage your location when you search on Google - Android - Google Search Help
  • A list of cameras that can be tethered to Lightroom Classic.
  • Capture One photo editing software.
  • Luminar 4 | An Old Version Of The Product.
  • At The Pepcom "Home Now" Event We Discover Two New & Very Helpful Kitchen Gadgets.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Dick DeBartolo

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May 07, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1890
2:39:56

A US city is getting into the bitcoin mining business. The Internet Archive & Brewster Kahle. How to download Instagram Live videos. Google Chrome and the "Oops" error. Getting HDMI video into a video. Why did a phone do a random factory reset after a major update? A physical copy of a Windows installer...? Why your camera may not detect your SD card during the first use. Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle!

  • Forth Worth getting into mining bitcoin.
  • The Internet Archive.
  • Downloading Instagram Live videos.
  • Sam Abuelsamid and the Ultium EV vehicles.
  • Google Chrome is running out of available memory & the "Oops" error.
  • Intel 12th Gen CPUs.
  • Getting HDMI video into a computer.
  • Chris Marquardt and Photography at the sea.
  • Caller's Moto G phone did a factory reset after a major update. What may have led to it?
  • Do you need a Windows installer disc to install Windows?
  • Rod Pyle and Russia quitting the International Space Station & the asteroid 2008 AG33.
  • A caller's camera is unable to detect a microSD card.
  • Why do email attachments disappear when replying or forwarding the email to someone?

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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May 02, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1889
2:26:45

Discussing content moderation on Twitter. A Blockbuster documentary recommendation. Troubleshooting legacy email connections. Changing the default search engine for Windows. Troubleshooting and disabling WiFi Protected Setup. Upgrading to wired ethernet in every room. Finding a way to video chat with pets while you're away from home. Understanding ad tech. Syncing a local Outlook account with Outlook online. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • You Can Now Ask Google to Remove Your Phone Number, Email or Address from Search Results – Krebs on Security
  • Remove your personal information from Google - Google Search Help
  • Spokeo - People Search | White Pages | Reverse Phone Lookup
  • Why Netflix Is the Worst Performing Stock in the S&P 500 - The New York Times
  • FY22 Q3 - Press Releases - Investor Relations - Microsoft
  • https://abc.xyz/investor/static/pdf/2022Q1_alphabet_earnings_release.pdf
  • Meta Earnings: Facebook Parent's Profit Drops 21% - The New York Times
  • Spotify — Spotify Technology S.A. Announces Financial Results for First Quarter 2022
  • The Shadow Crew Who Encouraged Elon Musk's Twitter Takeover - WSJ
  • Framework | The Framework Laptop is now in stock!
  • Thanks for Joining Us at the 2022 NAB Show - 2022 NAB Show
  • ATSC 3.0 - Wikipedia
  • CNET: Free 4K from an antenna - These 2021 TVs from Samsung, Sony and LG can get it - ATSC : NextGen TV
  • $200 NextGen TV Tuner Now Available on Amazon | TV Tech
  • Features - ZapperBox
  • The Last Blockbuster (2020) - IMDb
  • Prodigy.net - Is Prodigy Down Right Now?
  • Configure Gmail to Pull Mail from prodigy.net | Red Stamp Mail
  • Windows 11: How to set Google as your default search engine instead of Bing - CNET
  • The Internet's Most Unique Clock Uses Google Earth - JohnnyJet.com
  • Earth Clock
  • This man is trolling his airline with PowerPoint presentations to find his missing bag. | CNN Travel
  • SCOTTeVEST: It's not Rocket Science. It's Pocket Science!
  • theoriginalmusclebeach.com
  • Furbo Dog Camera | Treat Tossing Pet Camera with Barking Alerts
  • Alexa's most underrated feature: Why you should 'drop in' on Amazon Echo more often - CNET
  • Interactive Pet Camera • Best Dog Camera 2020 • PetChatz®
  • High-Speed, Secure & Anonymous VPN Service | ExpressVPN
  • NextDNS - The new firewall for the modern Internet
  • uBlock Origin - Free, open-source ad content blocker.
  • Insects Like Your Skin? Here's A Way To Take The "Bite Away" | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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May 01, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1888
2:42:37

This week in the continuing Elon Musk/Twitter saga, CNN+ will shut down at the end of April, can I use a mobile hotspot as my primary internet in an RV? Using a digital audio workstation (DAW) for Twitch streaming, getting old printer drivers for Linux, troubleshooting unpredictable mouse movement, safely using old versions of Windows online, importing footage from old DV tapes on a new computer, setting up an SSD cache on a Synology NAS, cloning an old MacOS hard drive to a new computer. And conversations with Sam Abuelsamid and Rod Pyle.

  • The Elon Musk/Twitter saga so far
  • CNN+ will shut down at the end of April
  • Netflix will explore ad supported subscriptions
  • Can I use a mobile hotspot as my primary internet in an RV?
  • Lincoln Star Concept
  • Using a DAW for Twitch streaming
  • Can I get an old printer working on Linux?
  • Troubleshooting unpredictable mouse movement
  • Safely using old Windows versions online
  • Importing footage over a Firewire connection
  • Setting up an SSD cache on a Synology NAS
  • Cloning a MacOS hard drive to move to a new computer

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Rod Pyle

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Apr 25, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1887
2:38:18

Replacing the battery on a 10-year-old MacBook Air. Connecting a wireless subwoofer to a TV without a receiver or soundbar. Troubleshooting auto-playing audio from an iPhone while in the car. Regaining access to a hacked Facebook account. Connecting a 2.4 GHz wireless device to a WiFi network. Discussing the rising costs of streaming services and the benefits of cable. Regaining access to a Lastpass account after it was hacked. Troubleshooting cellular data issues. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • Jack Dorsey ditches Block CEO title for 'Block Head' - Protocol
  • Elon Musk says he has lined up $46.5 billion in financing for Twitter deal - CNN
  • Media gets it wrong on Elon Musk and Twitter: The issue is oligarchy, not "free speech" | Salon.com
  • Moonbirds: The official PROOF PFP
  • Dogecoin spikes 10% as Elon Musk takes an almost $3 billion stake in Twitter | Fortune
  • Foxconn's largest iPhone plant escapes COVID lockdown | AppleInsider
  • Macbook Air — Search - iFixit
  • AVS Forum - YouTube
  • Home - ATSC : NextGen TV
  • ZVOX Home Theater & AccuVoice Sound Bars and SoundBase TV Speakers – ZVOX Audio
  • Onkyo Announces Two Subsidiaries Will Cease Operations & File for Bankruptcy - Strata-gee.com
  • How to stop your iPhone from autoplaying music in the car | iMore
  • How to Stop Apple Music From Automatically Playing
  • Recover a Hacked Facebook Account
  • How to cancel a subscription from Apple - Apple Support
  • How to Enjoy Great Hotel Pools Without Booking a Room or Jumping the Fence -
  • If You Love Travel and Geography, Then You'll Love This Wordle-Inspired Game - JohnnyJet.com
  • How do I change the wireless channel on my NETGEAR router? | Answer | NETGEAR Support
  • How do I get a replacement SIM? | Mint Mobile
  • Motorola Secret Code - Hardware Test Code & USSD Codes
  • WOWCube – 24 Screens – 8 CPU's – In A Cube — WOW! | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

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

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Apr 24, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1886
2:28:30

A caller is having issues with an application they recently installed. Why your computer monitor may not be suddenly receiving a signal from your computer. Is it worth transferring an old XP Pro license to a new computer? What steps you can take when you forget the password to your computer. Why are my WiFi speeds way slower than they should be? Also, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle!

  • New Macs with M2 chips?
  • Elon Musk wants to buy Twitter.
  • Memory issues with a Mac application? There may be more to that.
  • Sam Abuelsamid and the Toyota bZ4X.
  • A caller is not getting video to his monitor from his computer.
  • Transferring an old Pro XP license to a new laptop and upgrading it to Windows 11?
  • HDCP error from Roku player after an over-the-air update.
  • An older HP laptop hitting end of life after recent Windows 10 update?
  • Chris Marquardt and the Expensive assignment review.
  • What do to when you forget the password on a PC.
  • Why WiFi speeds may be slower than they should be.
  • Why emails are being bounced back from a different email address rather than the original address.
  • Protecting yourself from online scammers & what you can do to remove malicious software safely.
  • Rod Pyle & the Space Launch System.
  • What is Dropbox & Microsoft OneDrive?
  • Trouble pairing the new iPhone SE to a car's bluetooth system.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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Apr 17, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1885
2:33:23

Replacing an old all-in-one computer, connecting an M1 Mac Mini to Displayport, trouble removing a review from Google My Business, extending the range of a mobile hotspot, should I get an anti-virus app for iPhone? Troubleshooting a slow Frontier FIOS and AmpliFi Mesh Network, should I give the people developing my website the username and password for my domain registrar? Properly routing audio from multiple sources. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo.

  • Sure Elon Musk Might Buy Twitter - Bloomberg
  • Twitter adopts poison pill in bid to thwart Elon Musk takeover
  • Inspiron 3910 Compact Desktop : Inspiron Desktop Computer | Dell USA
  • BRAVIA XR X95J 75" Full Array LED TV | Sony US
  • 75-Inch Class 4K TV | QN90A Samsung Neo QLED Smart TV | Samsung US
  • Samsung QN90A QLED Review - RTINGS.com
  • Amazon.com: Cable Matters USB C to DisplayPort 1.4 Cable
  • Mac Studio - Apple
  • Apple (AAPL) Testing New Macs With Next-Generation M2 Chips - Bloomberg
  • Amazon.com: Anker 577 Thunderbolt Docking Station
  • Announcing AVS Forum's Tech Talk | AVS Forum
  • How to remove reviews from your Business Profile on Google
  • Franklin T10 Mobile Hotspot | 1 color in 256 MB | T-Mobile
  • RadioLabs - The Wireless and Radio Experts - RadioLabs
  • Leo Laporte Alaska Holland America July 16-23, 2022 | TravelStore
  • How to Enjoy Great Hotel Pools Without Booking a Room or Jumping the Fence
  • If You Love Travel and Geography, Then You'll Love This Wordle-Inspired Game - JohnnyJet.com
  • Hopper - Book Flights & Hotels on Mobile
  • IDrive: Cloud backup solutions for home and business
  • Objective-See: LuLu
  • Objective-See: KnockKnock
  • Sysinternals - Windows Sysinternals | Microsoft Docs
  • VirusTotal - Home
  • You're muted — or are you? Videoconferencing apps may listen even when the mic is off
  • Changing the Network's DNS Address – AmpliFi
  • How to set up Cloudflare DNS on Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, and Linux
  • NextDNS - The new firewall for the modern Internet
  • GRC's | DNS Nameserver Performance Benchmark
  • Register Domain Names at Register.com - Business Web Hosting Services and Domain Name Registration Provider
  • Simple, Secure Identity Verification | ID.me
  • Use OAuth or Secure Mail Key for Email Apps - Email Customer Support
  • Visual Interpreting – Get Live, On-demand Access to Visual Information
  • Rogue Amoeba | Quality Audio Software for macOS
  • Wireless Headsets and Headphones for Office, Music & Sport | Jabra
  • The Giz Wiz Visits The NY Auto Show 2022! | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

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

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Apr 17, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1884
2:23:15

The new Mac Mini's and getting the right displays to work with them. Why voicemails may be arriving late, even on different phones or other carriers. Slower internet speeds with different routers? Issues with bluetooth devices on Windows 11. How you can sync radio casts with tv broadcasts. Should you backup a factory laptop before using it? Ways to remote into another person's computer. Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle!

  • AmTrak Twitch channel.
  • Amazon returns problem.
  • Apple WWDC Conference.
  • Elon Musk became the largest shareholder of Twitter.
  • The continuing saga of the new Mac Mini's and getting certain displays to work with it.
  • Sam Abuelsamid and the robotics competition.
  • Voicemails coming in late on different iPhones & carriers.
  • Modem's, ISP's, and internet speeds.
  • Video platform services & livestreaming.
  • Chris Marquardt and event photography.
  • Bluetooth issues with Windows 11.
  • Syncing local radio casts with tv broadcasts.
  • Are eSims safer than regular sims?
  • Livestreaming with DSLR's.
  • Rod Pyle & the first all-civilian crew to the ISS.
  • Backing up a new laptop before using it?
  • Remoting into another person's computer.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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Apr 11, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1883
2:45:34

Owlcam, removing duplicate files, installing Chrome on Windows 10 in S Mode

Host: Leo Laporte

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

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Apr 10, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1882
2:29:18

GPU suggestions for Linux computers. Resources for those who have lost a limb and/or use a wheelchair to operate a motor vehicle. Why didn't Apple release a new 27" iMac? Moving an iTunes library from a PC to a Mac. A possible solution to connect two monitors to a Mac Mini? Suggestions for a flight yoke system for Microsoft Flight Simulator. Chromebooks for the elderly. Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle!

  • Spam on phones & FCC Call Authentication.
  • Wyze Security Vulnerabilities.
  • GPUs for Linux machines.
  • Sam Abuelsamid and the Ford Charge Angels.
  • Driving resources for people who use wheelchairs & amputees.
  • No new 27" iMac? What gives?
  • Blockchain & Web3's direction for the future.
  • Chris Marquardt and Subject Amplifiers.
  • Can a laptop still work after the battery can no longer hold a charge?
  • Moving an iTunes library from a Windows PC to a Mac.
  • A caller calls in with a suggestion to a previous question about connecting two screens to the Mac Mini.
  • A computer set up to run Microsoft Flight Simulator & a Flight Yoke System.
  • Rod Pyle & the NASA Budget Request. Plus the Artemis Lunar Lander!
  • Chromebook recommendations for the elderly.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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Apr 04, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1881
2:10:19

Did you get a strange text from yourself? We're almost out of Bitcoin, change your password on Ubiquity routers, keep your business emails from going to customer's spam folders, getting inside QLED TVs, installing Linux on a PC, remembering when Google's April Fool's jokes got out of hand, finding a phone number to get help for Walmart's website, troubleshooting audio static on a live stream, custom sort files on a USB stick, why does Siri give a wrong number for Amazon? Does a VPN help when banking online?

 

  • Did you get a text from yourself? Don't click on anything
  • Scammers are texting you from your own number now — here's what to do if that happens
  • What Happens When All Bitcoin Are Mined?
  • Ubiquiti sues Krebs on Security for defamation
  • Ubiquiti sues journalist, alleging defamation in coverage of data breach
  • QLED TV teardown and analysis
  • Martin Pope, Whose Research Led to OLEDs, Dies at 103
  • Google skips April Fools Day 2022, but is that a good thing? [Poll]
  • Synology FloppyStation
  • OBS Studio
  • Shoot Pro Webcam for Mac & PC
  • ATEM Mini
  • ZT Baseball Club
  • Is JetBlue Playing an April Fools' Joke or is This a Glitch? Regardless, An Important Lesson Involving Delayed Flights
  • The First Thing I Do When I Check into a Hotel Room to Ensure a Good Night's Sleep
  • Combating Spoofed Robocalls with Caller ID Authentication
  • HDMI Media Player, Black Mini 1080p Full-HD Ultra HDMI Digital Media Player for -MKV/RM- HDD USB Drives and SD Cards
  • Here's A Handy Rechargeable LED Bulb Great For Emergencies!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Apr 03, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1880
2:24:56

Helping the visually impaired see better on their smartphones. How to start a call-in show? Laptops to edit 4k videos. Is Apple looking to start a subscription service to rent iPhones? Bluetooth speakers that work nicely with phones. The best programs to migrate data between hard drives. Plus, conversations with Chris Marquardt and Rod Pyle!

  • Club 8-Bit museum was destroyed during the siege of Mariupol.
  • EU agrees on law to allow 3rd party apps on the Apple Store.
  • RIP Stephen Wilhite, creator of the GIF, and John Roach, pioneer of the personal computer.
  • Helping the visually impaired see better on their smartphones.
  • The Dancing Baby GIF origins.
  • How to start a call-in show?
  • Cheap laptop suggestions to edit 4k videos.
  • Getting a display / projector to work on a Mac.
  • A caller calls in with a suggestion for viewing content on smartphones more easily to help a previous caller.
  • Chris Marquardt and Reverse Engineering photos.
  • Is Apple considering a subscription service for an iPhone?
  • Security cameras that work with the Amazon Fire Stick.
  • Bluetooth speakers to pair with your iPhone.
  • Best way to migrate data between two hard drives.
  • Rod Pyle and the Axiom A1 mission.
  • Password managers!
  • Doorbell camera suggestions.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Chris Marquardt and Rod Pyle

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Mar 27, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1879
2:37:00

Using Beeper to send and receive messages on Android and iOS. Exploring some common complaints against Windows 11. Maintaining a U.S. phone number while out of the country. Using OpenCore Legacy Patcher to install macOS on unsupported hardware. Recovering a locked LastPass account. Syncing an Outlook calendar with a Google calendar. Printing Outlook emails in black and white instead of gray. Using ColorNote on a Windows PC without creating a Microsoft account. Finding a good deal on upgrading to the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. Blocking a caller or email contact on iOS. Saving space on Microsoft's OneDrive cloud storage. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • FCC puts Kaspersky on security threat list, says it poses "unacceptable risk" | Ars Technica
  • New EU law could require iMessage and WhatsApp to work with other, smaller platforms - The Verge
  • Beeper - All Your Chats In One App
  • The Original Lava Lamp Company | Fun Decorative Lighting
  • Upgrade to the New Windows 11 OS | Microsoft
  • GRC | InControl  
  • Google Voice
  • textPlus - Free SMS Texts and Calls
  • OpenCore Legacy Patcher
  • Asahi Linux
  • LastPass Support (@LastPassHelp) / Twitter
  • LastPass Support Discussions - GoTo Community
  • Airline Trolley | Authentic Aviation Quality | MySky SkyCart
  • Going to Alaska This Summer? This is How You Can Save Money on Tours and Excursions
  • Add an email account to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch - Apple Support
  • Set up multiple calendars on iPhone - Apple Support
  • How to Give Calendar Access in Outlook
  • 6 Tools to Sync Microsoft Outlook With Google Calendar
  • Outlook Google Calendar Sync - OGCS
  • Sync your Outlook and Google calendars
  • Sunshine - Sunshine
  • How Do I Print an Email in Black Instead of Gray in Outlook.com? - Ask Leo!
  • ColorNote – Best Notepad & Notes App
  • Obsidian
  • applications - Handcent Next SMS just flagged by Play Protect -- what's going on? - Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange
  • Pulse SMS
  • Textra SMS
  • uBlock Origin - Chrome Web Store
  • Block phone numbers, contacts, and emails on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch - Apple Support
  • Save disk space with OneDrive Files On-Demand for Windows 10
  • World's Smallest (Working) Atari 2600 | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Mar 27, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1878
2:38:46

Leo's Mac Studio impressions, how to find an internet provider, Lucid Motors and EV start-ups, 4K monitor recommendations, fixing browser issues, VoIP vs. landline, video files not playing, universal remotes with RF, home theater audio delay, and iPhone SE as a 5G hotspot. Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle!

  • Apple Mac Studio impressions and testing photogrammetry.
  • Issues with cable tv/ internet provider and how to find a new one.
  • Sam Abuelsamid talks about the EV start-up Lucid Motors and their Lucid Air.
  • Are vehicles from EV start-ups a safe purchase?
  • Will there be an Apple Car?
  • Apple Studio Display gets underwhelming reviews. What is a good alternative?
  • YouTube comments are showing up on multiple videos. How to reset Chrome and other browsers.
  • Chris Marquardt photo assignment review: Silly. Next week: Expensive
  • VoIP vs. landline telephony
  • SmarterEveryDay: How Does Kodak Make Film?
  • VEGAS Video Editor video files are not playing back correctly.
  • Universal remotes with RF
  • Rod Pyle talks about NASA's newly rolled-out moon rocket, the Artemis 1.
  • What to do about an audio delay in home theater setups.
  • iPhone SE as a 5G hotspot.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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Mar 21, 2022
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1877
2:29:29

Upgrading to a new M1 Mac Mini and Studio Display. Setting up automatic replies in Outlook online. Troubleshooting licensing for Office 365. Creating and distributing a digital slideshow. Regaining access to a Yahoo! mail account. Resetting an iPhone before taking it in for servicing. Troubleshooting "Hey Siri" calling. Upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and Windows 11. Finding and removing duplicate photos on a PC and external drive. Troubleshooting slow-loading websites on a PC. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

  • Mac Studio - Apple
  • Studio Display - Apple
  • Portable SSD T5 1TB Memory & Storage - MU-PA1T0B/AM | Samsung US
  • User account Advanced Options: shortcut to hell – The Eclectic Light Company
  • Samsung's QD-OLED TV challenges premium OLEDs with $2,200 starting price  | Ars Technica
  • LG C1 55 inch Class 4K Smart OLED TV w/ AI ThinQ® (54.6'' Diag) (OLED55C1PUB) | LG USA
  • TCL 55" Class 6-Series 4K Mini-LED QLED Dolby Vision HDR Smart Roku TV - 55R635 | TCL USA
  • TCL 55" Class 6-Series 4K QLED Dolby Vision HDR Smart Google TV - 55R646 | TCL USA
  • 65" 4K ULED™ Premium Hisense Android Smart TV (2021) (65U8G) - Hisense USA
  • Hisense U8G Review (55U8G, 65U8G) - RTINGS.com
  • Progressive web apps (PWAs) | MDN
  • Microsoft marches toward its 'One Outlook' rollout
  • Send automatic out of office replies from Outlook
  • Change how the original message appears in replies and forwards
  • Microsoft 365 Family 15-Month Subscription (E-Delivery) | Costco
  • Create slideshows in Photos on Mac - Apple Support
  • Scott's Cheap Flights | Save Up to 90% on Flights
  • FlyerTalk - The world's most popular frequent flyer community
  • Yahoo is Yahoo once more after new owners complete acquisition - The Verge
  • Erase iPhone - Apple Support
  • How to back up your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch - Apple Support
  • GRC | InControl  
  • Change Siri settings on iPhone - Apple Support
  • How to refresh, reset, or restore your PC
  • dupeGuru | finds duplicate files
  • Quick Photo Finder - Best Duplicate Photo Finder for Windows
  • Finally, a Whole Home WiFi System That Works-Best Coverage Mesh Wifi by eero
  • Metered connections in Windows
  • Seems Black + Decker is going from the Dustbuster to the Drink Maker! | Giz Wiz Biz

Host: Leo Laporte

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

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Mar 19, 2022