Ask The Tech Guys (Audio)

Ask The Tech Guys (Audio)

Tech experts Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent team up to answer all of your burning tech questions. From the latest gadgets to tried-and-true tech tips, Leo & Mikah have the knowledge and expertise to help you get the most out of your technology. So whether you're a tech novice or a seasoned pro, join Leo and Mikah each week for a fun and informative look at the world of technology. Call in with your live questions from 11 am-2 pm PT every Sunday at Get ready to level up your tech game! Records live Sunday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.


May 28, 2023 155 mins
  • Apple's $50 million butterfly keyboard settlement is finally approved.
  • Ron DeSantis announced his candidacy for President on Twitter: it didn't go well.
  • Apple's 'My Photo Stream' service shutting down in July 2023.
  • Elon Musk's Neuralink wins FDA approval for human study of brain implants.
  • Why is the text on my 2017 iMac display so small?
  • How do I obtain a TLS/SSL certificate?
  • What's the best way to record a family reun...
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  • AM Radio is being removed from cars.
  • Neeva is shutting down.
  • My Edifier Bluetooth speakers keep outputting audio from my neighbors. How can I keep others from connecting to my speakers?
  • How can I move files off my camera onto my phone directly without a computer or having to pull out the SD card every time?
  • Can I safely put a Ring doorbell camera on the door frame itself?
  • Leo shows off the Flipper Zero device.
  • Why is m...
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  • Elon Musk appoints Linda Yaccarino Twitter's new chief.
  • Once a week in the US, there's a lithium-ion incident on an airplane.
  • Why aren't there cellular radios in laptops?
  • What Linux distro should you use for a MacBook laptop?
  • How can I install applications in Linux Mint?
  • Sam Abuelsamid and EV vehicles and the Alfa Romeo.
  • How can I adjust the icon sizes on my iPad?
  • Why am I not getting notifications when I get a text o...
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  • EU sends Apple stark warning over USB-C charging on new iPhones.
  • Def Con to set thousands of hackers loose on LLMs.
  • Sport shooting competition created in Fortnite added to Olympic Esports Series 2023.
  • Why is my backup being rescheduled constantly with iMazing?
  • Is there a website or software that will tell me what software won't work after updating my operating system?
  • Julian calls to share some great resources for those...
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  • What is BlueSky? Is it here to overtake Twitter?
  • Wikipedia will not perform age checks in coordination with the Online Safety Bill that's currently before Parliament.
  • Rod Pyle joins the show to talk about SpaceX's rocket launch that suffered a "rapid unscheduled disassembly".
  • A viewer has a question about their sound system placement within their entertainment setup.
  • Is it better to own your own modem rather than rent on...
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  • Leo Laporte has returned from his trip! He shares what tech he ended up using during the trip.
  • Dick DeBartolo joins us to talk about the gadget of the week: the Anker M650 Wireless Microphone!
  • Why are most modems for you to rent by providers such as Comcast so sub-par?
  • Are there smart lights out there that use Bluetooth?
  • Leo shows off the Inky Impression 7.3" Color Display.
  • Why is my laptop with Linux installed on it go...
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  • Scott Wilkinson is here to host the show with Mikah! Scott talks about QD-Oled TVs.
  • What's a good brand of TVs that I can buy? Should I go for a bigger TV?
  • FBI is now warning about using USB charging ports at public spaces like airports. What can I do to protect my device when using these public ports?
  • What should I upgrade first: my TV, or my receiver? Is it better for me to upgrade both at the same time?
  • Mikah and Scot...
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  • macOS keyboard shortcuts, the shortcuts app, and Dropbox automation.
  • Is there a method, or even an app, I can use to delete & sort photos on my iPhone?
  • How can I create and add a shortcut for my Apple HomePod?
  • Is there a way to see a list of upcoming podcast episodes in the Apple Podcast app?
  • What are some ways to easily keep track of shows automatically that I've watched on my Apple TV?
  • Is there an external headset...
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Deebot T9+ & T10 Omni Review, Twitter 2FA, Mac Accessories, and more.

  • GM is cutting off access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for its future EVs.
  • Google Drive does a surprise rollout of file limits, locking out some users.
  • FTC readies children's privacy case against Amazon.
  • What is the best way to publicly organize and share pictures?
  • Why you shouldn't use your web browser's password manager.
  • Switching from Twitte...
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  • Gordon Moore, Intel Co-Founder, dies at 94.
  • Microsoft pushes OOB security updates for Windows Snipping tool flaw.
  • The FTC wants to ban those tough-to-cancel gym and cable subscriptions.
  • Why am I getting different internet speed results from different websites?
  • Dick Debartolo and the Dippin' Designs Egg Wraps and the Quickshot Fom Blaster!
  • Why is my iPhone backing up to the cloud at the same time I'm backing it up to my ...
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Bluetooth pairing, new HomePods, and online security.

  • The Olympic Esports Series 2023.
  • Epic must pay $245M after luring customers into 'Fortnite' purchases.
  • TikTok Sale.
  • Pairing Bluetooth headphones easily to your Apple devices through an app/workflow.
  • Sam Abuelsamid and the Nissan Ariya.
  • What's the best way to speed up my computer?
  • Extracting images from iMessages to your Windows computer.
  • Chris Marquardt and the Phot...
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  • Daylight Saving Time has begun!
  • Silicon Valley Bank collapses: what this could mean.
  • Why can't I broadcast MLS through Apple TV on my TV?
  • Should I be using an ethernet connection with my Apple TV?
  • Bill Nye on the importance of space exploration.
  • What's wrong with the trackpad on my laptop?
  • Dr. Mom calls into the show!
  • What are the latest and greatest WiFi-6 Mesh system options?
  • What are some alternatives to Google Ph...
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  • Twitter cut off its API access, and developers of apps like Tweetbot and Twitterrific are offering specific options to help them out.
  • A new iMac is coming out soon?
  • Why can't I access my files from the Google Takeout service? Is there another service I can use to access my Google data?
  • Is there an iOS shortcut for this?
  • The Father of Modern Genomics, Dr. George Church.
  • Lucid dreaming & headphones you can wear to sle...
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  • Blood glucose monitoring soon to Apple Watches.
  • US Supreme Court declines to hear a case by Wikipedia that challenges NSA surveillance.
  • US Supreme Court hears case on Gonzales vs Google and Section 230.
  • Bitwarden adds support for Argon2. What does that mean for you?
  • How can you get all your computers to read each other within your home network?
  • Alternatives for website hosting & how to move/export the content?
  • Leo ...
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  • Running Windows 11 on the Mac.
  • White Castle fined for scanning employees' fingerprints.
  • Did an F-22 shoot down an Illinois hobby group's small radio balloon?
  • Why is my printer printing out a page of random characters?
  • Dick DeBartolo and the 17th anniversary of The Giz Wiz!
  • Why am I getting a warning when trying to update my version of Windows through the Microsoft store in my Windows virtualization software?
  • Chris Marq...
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  • Superbowl TV ads.
  • PC sales see steep decline.
  • AI is being placed into Bing & Google search engines.
  • Why am I not receiving emails from specific email addresses?
  • What is quick connect for Synology and how do you use it?
  • Daniel Suarez interview from Triangulation / TWiT Events.
  • A story about fake storage devices from Amazon...
  • Leo gives an overview of the Soundblast Creative Labs X5 sound card.
  • What is BadUSB, and ...
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  • The Chinese spy balloon.
  • Facebook on your phone drains your battery quickly? A former employee suggests that it does.
  • Elon Musk was found not liable in the lawsuit around his "funding secured" tweet.
  • Scott Wilkinson and TVs to watch the Super Bowl.
  • Why can't I back up my iPhone SE to the cloud?
  • A story from a caller about canceling your cable subscription...
  • How to clear out your Siri suggestions.
  • Alex Lindsay and Mid...
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  • What can AI do for us in the future?
  • "How Platforms Die."
  • Moving files off an old iPod
  • Where can you purchase lossless audio tracks?
  • Is there some best practices to prep your photo and video files for better long-term storage on a network-attached storage (NAS)?
  • Syncing your calendars across multiple platforms.
  • Hands-on with the Amazon Echo Show 10.
  • Why are there several partitions on my USB drive?
  • What are my option...
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  • Twitter's 3rd party API disconnected.
  • Supreme Court hearing a case regarding Section 230.
  • Massive tech layoffs at multiple companies this past week.
  • Amazon Smile has been discontinued.
  • With all of the tech layoffs occurring in tech companies, how could this affect research and development at these companies?
  • Using BitWarden Command Line Interface in the Linux operating system.
  • Affordable devices to control aspects of y...
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  • Steps you can take to strengthen your password manager.
  • Using an iPad Pro with your Mac through Apple's sidecar.
  • What are some good watches for the Android OS comparable to the Apple Watch?
  • Scott Wilkinson and the CES 2023 TV tech Roundup.
  • Could AI services like ChatGPT and Stable Diffusion AI generate more jobs for people or take away jobs?
  • Resetting your master password in LastPass.
  • What are some recommendations for ...
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