The Tech Guy (Audio)

The Tech Guy (Audio)

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.

Episodes

May 22, 2022 153 min

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 Marqua...

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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.

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    May 16, 2022 152 min

    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 fro...
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    May 15, 2022 161 min

    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 crypt...
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    May 9, 2022 169 min

    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 Ever...
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    May 7, 2022 151 min

    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...

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    May 2, 2022 159 min

    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 M...

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    May 1, 2022 146 min

    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...

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    April 25, 2022 162 min

    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 Sy...

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    April 24, 2022 158 min

    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. Tro...

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    April 17, 2022 148 min

    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...
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    April 17, 2022 153 min

    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, convers...

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    April 11, 2022 143 min

    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 Abuelsam...

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    April 10, 2022 165 min

    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

    For full show notes, visit https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy/episodes/1883

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    April 4, 2022 149 min

    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 Marquar...

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    April 3, 2022 130 min

    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 o...

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    March 27, 2022 144 min

    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 p...
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    March 27, 2022 157 min

    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 ...

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    March 21, 2022 158 min

    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...
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    March 19, 2022 149 min

    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 ...

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