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The Tech GuyThe Tech Guy with Leo Laporte. No one does a better job of explaining technology, computers, and the Internet than Leo Laporte. Period.

Leo Laporte provides entertaining tech talk that appeals to the inner geek in us all.

 

Topics: computers, the internet, iPods, and cell phones to camcorders, digital cameras, gaming systems, and home theaters.

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The Tech Guy Show Archive:

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1540

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Sunday 11th November 2018

Explaining the power of the A12X Bionic chip in Apple's new iPad Pro, recommending the new MacBook Air to replace an old faulty one, showing off the new Mac mini, Gmail as an alternative to Yahoo mail, the inability to downgrade to iOS 11, the Hit Em Up app for mass bulk texting, the STIR/SHAKEN method for halting spam robocalls, Chris Marquardt's guide to camera symbols, 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. For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: OnDeck.com/techguy LastPass.com/twit grammarly.com/techguy


Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1539

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Sunday 11th November 2018

Is the new iPad alaptop replacement? Charging different devices with USB-C, is it worth fixing an LCD TV? Finding the right iPhone to last for a while, smart door locks, is Li-Fi coming to more cities? Should I get a MacBook Pro or a MacBook Air? 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. For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: LastPass.com/twit carbonite.com capterra.com/techguy


Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1538

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Monday 5th November 2018

Apps to help the blind, downloading the new Windows 10 update, getting sound from a TV using an A/V receiver, transferring data off of a failing hard drive, what to do with an old MacBook Pro, troubleshooting Bluetooth connection problems with an iPhone in the car, a good utility for compiling code, Chris Marquardt talks about Kodak's efforts with its reengineered EktaChrome, and Johnny Jet has a recommendation for a travel log for kids. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Johnny Jet and Chris Marquardt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy. For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: ITPro.TV/techguy - use code TG30 WordPress.com/techguy RocketMortgage.com/TechGuy


Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1537

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Sunday 4th November 2018

A recap of Apple's announcement of a new MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and iPad Pros, what computer to get for video editing, web hosting alternatives, best Bluetooth headset for an iPhone, getting a second opinion on a PC virus scan, how to adjust the volume level of phone notifications, connecting an external hard drive to a router, and more of your calls. Plus, Scott Wilkinson explains the difference between OLED TVs and Samsung's QLED TVs, and Dick DeBartolo has an augmented reality t-shirt. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Dick DeBartolo Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy. For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: grammarly.com/techguy RocketMortgage.com/TechGuy


Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1536

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Monday 29th October 2018

Setting up your smartphone's health app so that your emergency info (ICE) is accessible from the lock screen, virtual reality being used to treat chronic pain, what to expect from Apple's event this week, streaming video professionally online, how to repair the Windows bootloader after installing Linux, how to share the internet connection from your smartphone, apps that can help the blind, what to do about the Blue Screen of Death on Windows, Chris Marquardt reviews his photos from Morocco, 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. For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: jwplayer.com/twit use code TWIT helix.com code TECHGUY Prilock.com/twit promo code LEO


Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1535

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Sunday 28th October 2018

First impressions of the iPhone XR, how to know if your Facebook account has been hacked, what to look for when buying a new laptop, learning about iPhone photography, troubleshooting a Mac after an update, a good camera for live video streaming, 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. For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: simplisafe.com/twit Prilock.com/twit promo code LEO jwplayer.com/twit use code TWIT


Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1534

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Monday 22nd October 2018

It's Pokemon Go Community Day, how to avoid scams while making money online, what to do with a frozen iPhone X, best security cameras to buy, inexpensive PCs that will run Fortnite, how to do web design as a side business, whether to get an Intel or AMD processor for a custom built computer, Chris Marquardt reviews the "hat" photo assignment, 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. For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsor: RocketMortgage.com/TechGuy


Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1533

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Sunday 21st October 2018

First impressions of the Google Pixel 3 XL, a remote alert for detecting if an elderly parent falls, troubleshooting intermittent connection from an Apple Airport router, talking to AT&T about unexpected overage charges, capturing old Super 8 movie reels, the right microphone for voice dictation, connecting a TV to a surround sound system, alternatives to Thunderbird for email, a browser plugin to sort out fake Amazon reviews 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. For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: RocketMortgage.com/TechGuy capterra.com/techguy


Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1532

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Monday 15th October 2018

Leo's thoughts after trying out the Magic Leap One augmented reality headset, whether or not to replace an Airport Extreme with a mesh router, streaming services that work overseas, how to block robocalls, why a TV may be suddenly shutting off, Johnny Jet talks travel tech, and more of your calls. Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Johnny Jet Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy. For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: slack.com carbonite.com LastPass.com/twit


Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1531

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Sunday 14th October 2018

Google announcesthe Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel Slate, and Google Hub. How does the Pixel 3 compare to Apple's iPhone XS? Yahoo Mail password woes, how necessary is it to have a Blu-ray player for a 4K TV? Whether to buy a MacBook Air or Mac Mini, adding RAM to a Surface laptop, how to avoid getting robocalls, and more of your calls. Plus, Scott Wilkinson joins us to talk about the film First Man and The Giz Wiz talks about a smart solar panel called the SmartFlower Solar. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Dick DeBartolo Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy. For detailed show notes, visit techguylabs.com. Sponsors: helix.com code TECHGUY LastPass.com/twit slack.com