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Subscribers: 2679
Reviews: 4

Mark Wad
 Jul 30, 2019
Leo has the best tech podcast I have ever found.

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.

A Podcast Republic user
 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 content 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 2:06pm Eastern / 11:06am Pacific / 18:06 UTC.

Episode Date
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1814
2:19:06

Video projectors that are bright enough, is public WiFi in an apartment complex secure, updating payment information with your Apple account, using multiple modems to get faster bandwidth, alternatives to Microsoft Outlook, adding additional thunderbolt ports to your Mac, watching videos on Facebook without joining, talking to Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

Jul 26, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1813
2:24:33

Amazon Echo now has a new wake word option, getting back into your email account, how to watch the Olympics in 4K with Home Theater Geek Scott Wilkinson, checking the strength of your password, but is there a catch? Troubleshooting a streaming app on a Samsung Smart TV, Leo's Hawaii experience and showing your vaccination status while traveling with Johnny Jet, connecting a printer to Wi-Fi, is it smart to backup your desktop to the cloud? A first look at the new Apple MagSafe Battery Pack, a USB travel dock with the GizWiz, 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.

Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

Jul 24, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1812
2:29:12

Richard Branson rockets out to Outer Space, switching to iOS from Android, good wireless alarm systems, cracking an old Windows 7 password, ways to do livestreaming easily, password manager suggestions, Smart911, is it necessary to have a landline still now and days, ATSC 3, why your WiFi might be slow, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Rod Pyle

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Jul 11, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1811
2:26:06

AI voice-over is coming to videogames, buying your first TV, LED TV vs. OLED, how to automatically download podcasts, public domain vs. creative commons, why am I not receiving emails from certain people? Hawaii travel tips with Johnny Jet, creating a video wall slideshow, power all your gadgets with the Anker PowerExtend USB-C 3 Cube with the GizWiz, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Johnny Jet and Dick DeBartolo

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Jul 11, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1810
2:20:59

The billionaires' space race, LG's QNED MiniLED with the Home Theater Geek, how to manage social media accounts for an organization, recovering a hacked Facebook account, ways to free up space on your hard drive, Johnny Jet on air travel exceeding pre-pandemic levels, how to fix a stuck Windows update, the Giz Wiz with the weekly gadget, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Jul 03, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1809
2:31:33

Getting Windows 10 to read your Network Attached Storage, using your MacBook Air with two monitors, OLED TV options, curating your favorite music on Spotify, Gmail issues with a VPN, talking to Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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Jun 27, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1808
2:20:43

Western Digital MyBook Live NAS drives could be remotely wiped, Windows 11 will only work on newer computers, the best solutions to back up your hard drive, is Apple's spacial audio the future of music? Are iPhones more secure than Android? Travel news updates with Johnny Jet, keeping an American phone number when moving to Belize, the future of Windows, finding a faster DNS service, is this the right time to buy a new Mac Mini? Does Facebook open you up to malware? Portable neck fans with the GizWiz 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.

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

Jun 27, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1807
2:13:13

Why a caller's number may be blocked on another person's phone, connecting your TV to Sonos speakers, what drive to put your Windows programs on, good choices for a router & modem, moving Windows over to a new hard drive, monitor ones' online activity on a tablet, using Chromecast without WiFi, talking to Chris Marquardt, 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.

Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

Jun 20, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1806
2:22:16

Are you ready for Windows 11? Improve Wi-Fi range, problems resetting your Windows password, Scott Wilkinson has seen a true holographic display, what printer should I buy? Moving contacts from an old Windows phone to a new Android phone, why does my internet keep dropping out? Johnny Jet is back in the air, finding a good laptop for college, getting Yahoo mail in Windows, the AeroPress Go with the GizWiz, and more of your calls!

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Scott Wilkinson, and Dick DeBartolo

Guest: Johnny Jet

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Jun 20, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1805
2:30:24

Using parental controls on iPad, how to backup Gmail, reinstalling Windows without a password, best phone for senior citizens, and more of your calls! Plus chats with Sam Abuelsamid about 'Over the Air' updates on cars, Chris Marquart on tips for photographing in the heat, and Rod Pyle on Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' plan to take a ride on Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Jun 14, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1804
2:18:32

Setting up a new Mac Mini, talking about Apple's Spatial Audio with Scott Wilkinson, troubleshooting when your TV's remote controls the wrong device, the future of virtual reality, syncing calendars across devices, mobile data options for an RV, getting data off an old laptop, backing up an iPhone that won't turn on, Google is deleting my homework, tiny but powerful chargers from Anker with the GizWiz 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.

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Jun 13, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1803
2:26:16

Can you connect a microphone to Bluetooth headphones, fast way to scan thousands of photographs, why DropBox is removing files from a caller's computer, ways to protect your business network, affordable office suite choices, can your smartphone get hacked into, talking to Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquart, and Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Jun 06, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1802
2:28:21

Microsoft rumored to launch Windows 11 soon, personal cloud storage with a network-attached storage (NAS), Home Theater Geek' Scott Wilkinson on Vizio's 2022 TV line-up, Johnny Jett on Boom Supersonic, the best way to backup terabytes of data, using Gmail with a custom domain, and more of your calls.

Host: Leo Laporte

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Jun 06, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1801
2:17:10

Should you be wary of Amazon Sidewalk? iPad Pro vs. a MacBook, Google Photos is about to eliminate free unlimited storage, using an iPad without a credit card, Sam Abuelsamid: will electric trucks still be able to tow a trailer? Will Hires music be better with the new Apple TV? The best tablet for traveling, what kind of computer should I get for flight simulators? Rod Pyle talks about aliens and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Rod Pyle

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

May 31, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1800
2:24:56

Trying to speed up an older laptop, converting audio speech into text, troubleshooting why a caller can't boot to the new SSD they installed, more microphone recommendations, good OLED TV options, moving data between Macs, Scott Wilkinson and a new streaming speaker, Dick DeBartolo and the $6 universal microphone, 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.

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May 29, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1799
2:10:45

Troubleshooting a universal remote with a caller's Roku, good PC laptop suggestions, is there a browser for the Apple Watch, why your computer might be running slow, HP Stream and trying to update Windows 10 on it, syncing music to your phone from your old PC, talking with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

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May 23, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1798
2:18:40

Buying a computer for a family member overseas, finding a good outdoor streaming camera, new Dual Cell TV technology with Scott Wilkinson, using multiple Outlook email accounts on the same computer profile, the best streaming alternatives to cable, the cheap way to flying first class with Johnny Jet, equipment to make the most of gigabit network internet access, Google I/O's not so exciting announcements, resources to learn about a new tablet, connecting a printer to your network, finding a laptop to play flight simulators, cheap webcams with the GizWiz 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.

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May 23, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1797
2:31:02

A caller's computer slows down while copying files, trying to watch live TV on a new iMac, trying to save custom labels on your contacts on iPhone's, listening to your music off an external hard drive in your car, how much a domain name should cost for most people, trying to make actual money off of crypto mining, talking to Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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May 16, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1796
2:23:53

What we know so far about the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, backing up AOL email, what to look out for when upgrading to a new TV, resources to learn more about Linux, the best laptop with a tablet mode, Johnny Jet is back in the air with a heartwarming surprise, should I buy a new laptop or upgrade the one I have? Dr. Mom reviews the 2nd generation Amazon Echo Earbuds, a coffee maker that is "smart plug compatible" with the GizWiz, 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.

Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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May 16, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1795
2:25:33

PC booting issues, regaining access to your email account after it being compromised, good notetaking applications, the praises of the Apple Watch, reading websites with hard-to-read font colors, transferring data from DropBox to iDrive, the best way to backup and organize your photos, putting your old Synology drives into a NAS, talking to Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy.

Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit

For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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May 10, 2021