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Subscribers: 2763
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: 1839
2:38:53

How to backup iPhone and Android, best microphone for recording meetings, M1 vs. Intel Mac, multi-cam live stream setups for events, VPNs and your privacy, and antivirus apps for PC. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

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

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

Oct 24, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1838
2:26:37

Should a caller use Adobe Dreamweaver still to build websites? Why your old iPhone may not be working anymore, photo organization, trying to recover deleted emails, getting text messages on your Mac, but not on your iPhone, getting rid of popups on your computer, why you may want to delete temporary and cached files on your computers, talking with Rod Pyle about William Shatner's adventure into space, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Oct 17, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1837
2:25:35

Tech goes wrong with Waymo cars and Canon printers, should I use a Chromebook online? The best system for Microsoft Flight Simulator, the best way to get over the top streaming, troubleshooting Windows crashes, opening PDF files in Windows, the best app for handling finances, saving to Libre Office in macOS, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Oct 17, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1836
2:45:32

Streaming video services overseas, where is my email stored? Logging into Windows without passwords, why is my phone battery swollen? Can passwords be compromised on a public hotspot? Adjusting the in-call volume in an Android phone, connecting a phone to your TV, Leo talks with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Oct 11, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1835
2:48:06

How to clean up a laptop keyboard that's filled with granulated sugar, how to properly back up Windows 10 before migrating to Windows 11, avoiding phishing schemes and checking if you've been hacked, how to use Migration Assistant on the Mac, the best antivirus software for macOS, using a Ring video doorbell in cold weather, installing Windows 11 on multiple machines and managing Microsoft Accounts, why you have to have an iPhone to set up an Apple Watch, and tips for using a smartphone as a mobile hotspot.

Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

Host: Leo Laporte

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

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Oct 10, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1834
2:27:06

Can robocallers have a plethora of information on you, turning an iPad Mini into a mobile phone, iCloud login issues, why a caller's Bluetooth earpods isn't working, a way to remotely control a TV monitors, good waterproof headphones and speakers, getting Google Pay to work on an unlocked Android phone, chatting with 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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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Oct 03, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1833
2:30:58

Fixing password problems with Roku's Apple TV+ app, teaching kids to code, getting a PC to recognize a plugged-in mobile phone, upgrading to WiFi 6, blocking robocalls, using Siri to book an Uber, understanding the difference between charging levels for EVs, troubleshooting DirecTV DVR, finding a text-to-speech device for the blind, finding text-to-speech apps for mobile phones.

Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

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.

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Oct 03, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1832
2:03:55

Leo helps a caller with being unable to enter their email address in online forms, why a caller's Apple Watch may not be able to update, a way to add Bluetooth capabilities to your TV, could a $99 laptop be a scam?, sharing photos with family, why Siri isn't working on an iPad correctly, playing music on Amazon Alexa, a photo review assignment with Chris Marquardt, Rod Pyle and William Shatner's upcoming flight into space, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: 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.

Sep 26, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1831
2:22:32

Fixing a PC that turns off automatically and won't turn back on, avoiding robocalls and junk calls, recording a phone conversation (legally), troubleshooting data connections while using GPS navigation, getting a better connection for streaming Apple TV+, finding a good video calling option for the elderly, recovering a password for an AOL email account, recovering domains, and getting rid of spam.

Plus, conversations with Dick Debartolo, Scott Wilkinson, and Johnny Jet.

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.

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Sep 26, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1830
2:19:58

The first all-civilian space crew returned home on Saturday and Rod Pyle joins the show to talk about it, moving data between PC's, Sam Abuelsamid talks about Tesla's new self-driving program for the low price of $10,000, a caller's printer is not printing pages correctly, issues with a caller's computer they got from Costco, why your smart plugs might not be connecting to your smart device, a caller's computer is shutting down at a very specific time, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid 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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Sep 19, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1829
2:28:27

Apple announcements from the California Streaming event, alternatives for internet when in a bad coverage area, Scott Wilkinson has the results of the Value Electronics Great TV Shoot Out, what MacBook would be best to stream church services, is there a phone without 5g? Travel updates with Johnny Jet, accessing computers remotely, what is the best Android tablet? What is the best option for backing up photos in the cloud? Renaming an alma mater email account, DVR for over-the-air broadcasts, re-enabling file sharing on Windows, signing PDFs digitally, a safer box cutter 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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Sep 19, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1828
2:22:41

Buying a new iPhone now or waiting until after Apple's event on Sept. 14th, turning off Microsoft News popups in Windows 10, why iCloud won't backup more than one iPhoto library, good gaming desktop choices for kids, getting photos off a locked phone, getting rid of old network connections on your iPhone, how you could go online with an old Vista computer, but really shouldn't, Sam Abuelsamid and the new RoboTaxi service called Moovit, chatting with Chris Marquardt about street photography, Rod Pyle & the first SpaceX all-civilian crew, 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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Sep 12, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1827
2:06:21

Resetting an Apple ID password, correcting a write error with Time Machine backups, using a Chromebook for secure online banking, handling buffering issues with video streaming, the cost of electric vehicle registration, trading cryptocurrency while using a VPN, connecting a 4K monitor over USB 3 and Thunderbolt 3, installing Windows on an old Linux laptop, good computing options for a person with low or no vision. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

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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Sep 12, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1826
2:25:14

Locast ceased operations earlier this past week, getting rid of popups in Microsoft Edge, what you can do with a Network-Attached Storage, what is ARP, using an old iPhone with a caller's SIM, how you can use your mobile phone to record a podcast, Sam Abuelsamid joins Leo to talk about the new electric vehicle from Cadillac, practicing photography with abstract images and Chris Marquardt, more Mars news with Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com.

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Sep 05, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1825
2:32:36

Microsoft has broken Windows 11 by putting ads, is it time to get a new MacBook? A new AptX lossless Bluetooth codec might finally sound as good as wired headphones, CEDIA 2021 announcements with Scott Wilkinson, controlling studio cameras remotely, Locast shuts down, is there an alternative? Travel updates with Johnny Jet, connecting a document camera to a projector, first look at the DIY Framework laptop, finding a local tech for computer repairs, troubleshooting your stereo system, can the Chefman InstaCoffee make coffee in 30 seconds? The GizWiz has tested it out! And more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

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

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Sep 05, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1824
2:17:11

The Google Play Store generated over $11 billion in annual revenue, why you might not be able to access your NAS within Windows, ways to share photos with your family and others easily, unlocking a previously company-owned iPad, could cloud gaming replace gaming consoles, M1 Mac Mini video issues, talking with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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Aug 29, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1823
2:27:54

Apple settles lawsuit with app devs, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 first look, are these McAfee popup warnings a scam? Scott Wilkinson's advice for a TV and soundbar, can my company monitor my internet activity when working at home? Is contact tracing a violation of privacy? Johnny Jet: you might want to postpone your trip to Hawaii! What is a good underwater camera? The best Android Wear watches right now, remote desktop options for family tech support, alternatives for bad broadband, can I still appreciate a high-end stereo with hearing aids? Can I use my old SIM on a new phone? What is a Mouse Jiggler? The GizWiz has one! And more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Aug 29, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1822
2:16:44

CEOs worry employees will want to keep working from home, DDOS attacks continue to plague the internet, how can my boss assign tasks in Outlook? All about the Chevy Bolt recall with Sam Abuelsamid, forwarding AOL email to GMail, is an old Chromebook that does not receive updates still safe to use? Why can't I send a fax? Chris Marquardt reviews your Tidy photos, Is FreeNAS a good NAS option? Filtering out spam on GMail, why is my iPad freezing when I type? Using more than one 4K monitor on a computer, what's happening on Mars with 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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Aug 23, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1821
2:20:00

How to fix scanning and print permissions in macOS, non-broadband options for home internet, speeding up a slow M1 MacBook, speeding up an abnormally slow Android app, WiFi radios from C. Crane, paying a domain registrar to host a website, how to delete data from Google Drive, and some advice on maxing out a new iMac with RAM.

Plus, conversations with Johnny Jet and Scott Wilkinson.

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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Aug 21, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1820
2:22:30

A caller asks about transcoding DVD's to share with their family, budget options for computer monitors, troubleshooting a secondary external monitor, why a laptop's cursor while typing is going the opposite direction, Linux alternatives to Ubuntu for netbooks, waiting to purchase the future iPhone 13 or getting the iPhone 12 now, 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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Aug 16, 2021
Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1819
2:22:28

Which video projector to buy, streaming from a mobile device to a TV without using WiFi, iPhone 12 purchasing decisions, speeding up the installation and configuration of Windows with the help of a script, the potential problems with using a TV as a PC monitor, whether it's worth using a search-engine-optimization (SEO) company, and keeping track of one's children without using a phone.

Plus, conversations with HiFi hipster Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick "The Giz Wiz" Debartolo.

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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Aug 15, 2021