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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.

The Tech Guy (Audio‪)‬ The Tech Guy

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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.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Sunday, October 2, 2022

    Sunday, October 2, 2022

    Bruce Willis did NOT sell his likeness to a deepfake company. A caller shares his story with Google Fi & its customer support. AOL changed how you sign in. Is my file opening as a .pdf, or as a .doc? Is it possible to pull real-time data from your car? How do you get in contact with Google customer support as a blind user? How can you play DVDs within your Synology? Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid & a caller about the 1976 Datsun B210, and Rod Pyle & the Polaris Dawn mission!

    Bruce Willis selling his likeness to a deepfake company is NOT true!
    Tesla AI Day.
    Google Stadia is shutting down.
    A travel nightmare story with Google Fi & customer support.
    Sam Abuelsamid and the Volvo EX90 EV.
    AOL changed how you sign in. Here's what you do.
    Is my file a pdf or a doc file?
    Can you get real-time data from your car? And why is my car shocking me constantly?
    How to recover a hacked Instagram account?
    How to replace my Pixel phone as a blind user?
    A "geeky" question about managing audio from an iPad.
    Why is my connection so poor with my phone?
    How can I play DVD files from my Synology?
    Rod Pyle and the possible reboost mission to Hubble Space Telescope!
    How do you best prepare electronic devices for e-waste recycling?
    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Rod Pyle

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    • 2 hrs 28 min
    Saturday, October 1, 2022

    Saturday, October 1, 2022

    Re-learning Apple Pay gestures on an iPhone with Face ID. Leo's favorite flavor of Linux. Using Chrome and Chrome Remote Desktop on Linux. Finding a new, high-resolution monitor to replace a broken one. Learning about some of the changes and updates coming to Amazon's eero Wi-Fi routers. Using a Siri Shortcut for automatically redialing a number on an iPhone. A history of auto-redial machines. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

    TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY - September 19, 2023 - National Today
    Elon Musk reveals Optimus TeslaBot prototype during AI Day 2022 - The Verge
    Google Stadia Will Shut Down in 2023, All Purchases to Be Refunded - CNET
    Red Dead Redemption 2 fan with nearly 6,000 hours on Stadia begs Rockstar for character transfer | GamesRadar+
    Google Graveyard - Killed by Google
    Deepfake tech allows Bruce Willis to return to the screen without ever being on set
    Deepfake Bruce Willis may be the next Hollywood star, and he's OK with that | Ars Technica
    James Earl Jones Retires From Voicing Darth Vader | Smart News| Smithsonian Magazine
    How a deepfake Tom Cruise on TikTok turned into a very real AI company | CNN Business
    Use Apple Pay for contactless payments on iPhone - Apple Support
    Tech Talk with Scott Wilkinson Volume 11: AIX Records Founder & President Mark Waldrep | AVS Forum
    HTotM - August 2022 Home Theater of the Month Powered by Anthem | AVS Forum
    Trombone Champ Makes a Hit Video Game of an Unlikely Instrument - The New York Times
    The Chromium Projects
    Set up Chrome Browser on Linux - Chrome Enterprise and Education Help
    Set up Linux on your Chromebook - Chromebook Help
    Enterprise Open Source and Linux | Ubuntu
    Pop!_OS by System76
    Manjaro
    LG 32" 32UN880-B UltraFine™ Display Ergo 4K HDR 10 Monitor
    Amazon announces Echo Studio and Echo Dot speakers with improved audio | Engadget
    When kids yell 'Alexa, play poop,' you'll hear these songs : NPR
    2022 Fall Foliage Map & Nationwide Peak Leaf Forecast
    Johnny Jet | Simplify your Travel
    Everything You Need To Know About Automated Dialing Laws " Ricochet360
    Coolio, 'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper, dead at 59 | CNN
    powerdialer: Search Result | eBay
    shepfan on eBay
    Jean Shepherd - Wikipedia
    loud hacked warning with pop up asking me to call Microsoft Security - Microsoft Community
    Stay protected with Windows Security
    Malwarebytes Cybersecurity for Home and Business | Anti-Malware & Antivirus
    Need Earbuds? Anker Introduces Three New Earbuds At A NY Press Event. | Giz Wiz Biz
    Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent

    Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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    • 2 hrs 28 min
    Sunday, September 25, 2022

    Sunday, September 25, 2022

    Leo got the new Apple Watch Ultra! Do you need antivirus software when using Linux? Is there such a thing as too many Bluetooth devices on a network? Why is your "recent apps" section on your phone filled with active apps after a device restart? Why can't I connect to another Apple computer within macOS Monterey? What's up with MLB on AppleTV+? Why can't I watch TWiT.tv on my Amazon Fire Stick? Plus, chatting with Rod Pyle!

    Apple Watch Ultra & AirPods Pro 2.
    Do you need antivirus software on a Linux platform?
    What are some smart security system options for a remote location?
    Is there such a thing as too many Bluetooth devices on a network?
    Can you get Bluetooth interference if you have metal rods in your legs?
    Why is my "recent apps" section on my phone filled with active apps after I restart it?
    Accessing encrypted data with a backup program on Windows.
    Is there anything comparable to the eero mesh router system?
    Why can't I connect to another Apple computer within macOS Monterey?
    Why are my emails from AOL mail in Apple's Mail client only showing the last six months of emails?
    An issue with MLB on Apple TV+ from a caller.
    Rod Pyle and NASA's DART spacecraft.
    Can I watch TWiT.tv content on an Amazon Fire Stick?
    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guest: Rod Pyle

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    • 2 hrs 27 min
    Saturday, September 24, 2022

    Saturday, September 24, 2022

    Sorting out spam texts. Fixing WiFi connection issues with a Pixel 6 Pro. Updating to a new MacBook for photo editing. Troubleshooting AutoCAD remote use. Determining the most important specs for a laptop upgrade. Syncing videos and photos from an iPhone to an iMac. Converting an old Windows PC to a Linux PC. Troubleshooting MSN News on the iPad mini. Fixing WiFi connectivity issues with an Android phone. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

    Made by Google launch event announcement
    Microsoft announces a Surface event for October 12th - The Verge
    Received message "Your Messenger verification code is G-XXXXXX" but I didn't require a code - Google Account Community
    Mobile Fidelity's Digital Vinyl Debacle: Are your records really analog? | Audioholics
    MoFi Faces Fraud Lawsuit for Selling Vinyl Reissues as "Purely Analog" While Using Digital Masters | Pitchfork
    AVS Forum
    MacBook Air with M2 chip - Apple
    F.D.A. Warning on NyQuil Chicken Alerts Many to Existence of NyQuil Chicken - The New York Times
    Google has yet another 'heated' all-hands grilling CEO Sundar Pichai over spending cuts. He replies workers 'shouldn't always equate fun with money' | Fortune
    TechTV - Wikipedia
    AutoCAD Software | Get Prices & Buy Official AutoCAD 2023 | Autodesk
    Johnny Jet | Simplify your Travel
    JT Genter on Twitter: "I'd definitely be the guy at 1:07" / Twitter
    Max Tracker Hurricane WPLG on the App Store
    ABBA The Concert | Hollywood Bowl
    No, There's No 'Ghost In The Machine' On Board American Airlines Aircraft - View from the Wing
    Use AirDrop on your Mac - Apple Support
    iMazing | iPhone, iPad & iPod Manager for Mac & PC
    Pop!_OS by System76
    Downie - YouTube Video Downloader for macOS - Charlie Monroe Software
    Google Play adds app download preferences to save your data - CNET
    Tech Guy Labs | Giz Wiz Biz
    Host: Leo Laporte

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

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    Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy/episodes/1929

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    • 2 hrs 37 min
    Sunday, September 18, 2022

    Sunday, September 18, 2022

    Why are a caller's Wyze cameras calling the cops randomly? Affordable laptops for a trucker on the go? Why is my printer not connecting to my network? Is Starlink better than a cellular network, such as T-Mobile, for wireless coverage? What is Cellular at Sea? How do you extract footage from a miniDV tape? Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle!

    The Ethereum merge: from proof-of-work to a proof-of-stake.
    A caller's Wyze cameras are calling the cops randomly. What could be causing that to happen?
    Sam Abuelsamid and his ride in the Cruise driverless cars.
    Cheap laptop suggestions for on-the-road usage.
    The sale of Figma to Adobe for $20 billion.
    Apple iOS 16.0.1 update.
    Why is my printer not connecting to my network?
    Chris Marquardt and getting kids excited about photography.
    Should I use Starlink over T-Mobile / AT&T cellular networks for wireless coverage?
    The passing of Lowry Mays, founder of Clear Channel Communications.
    What is Cellular at Sea, and how does it work?
    Apple's Internet Sharing.
    Rod Pyle and the next Artemis 1 launch attempt & NASA's work with SpaceX
    Bluetooth Helmets for biking?
    How to extract footage from miniDV tapes?
    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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    • 2 hrs 31 min
    Saturday, September 17, 2022

    Saturday, September 17, 2022

    Comparing PDF files on Windows. Choosing the right Sony camera — A7S3 & FX6 Cinema — for video production. Discussing the implications of automated license plate readers. Improving the audio quality of Zoom calls. Choosing the default application to open specific files on macOS. Understanding Dynamic Island on the iPhone 14 Pro. Finding an app to clean up junk on Windows. Discussing the differences between a 3-color and 5-color printer. Upgrading an out-of-date iMac to a new version of macOS or using it as a display for a Mac Mini. What to do when your smartphone battery starts swelling. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

    iPhone 14 Pro Max - Apple
    AVS Forum - YouTube
    Harman Kardon - Wikipedia
    JBL Synthesis
    Compare PDF & Word Documents Online - Draftable
    diff-pdf
    The 8 Best Tools to Compare Two PDFs Side by Side
    Adobe's Figma acquisition is a $20 billion bet to control the entire creative market - The Verge
    Sony Alpha a7S III Mirrorless Digital Camera | ILCE7SM3
    FX6 Cinema Line Camera with Full-Frame Sensor | Sony LR
    Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) | Electronic Frontier Foundation
    Exciter | Products for Professional Audio, Recording, Broadcast, Audio Applications | Aphex
    How to Use the Advanced Aphex Aural Exciter & Big Bottom on the RØDECaster Pro - YouTube
    Cranky Dorkfest is Tomorrow – Cranky Flier
    ZIPAIR Official Website
    Johnny Jet | Simplify your Travel
    LIVE from CRANKY DORKFEST 2022 | LIVE Los Angeles (LAX) Airport Plane Spotting - YouTube
    Choose an app to open a file on Mac - Apple Support
    Everything the Dynamic Island can do on the iPhone 14 Pro | Macworld
    CCleaner Professional | Try the world's most trusted PC cleaner, free!
    CleanMy PC: Best PC Cleaner. Optimize and Clean My PC.
    Clean Your System and Free Disk Space | BleachBit
    Amazon.com: Epson Expression Premium ET-7700 EcoTank Wireless 5-Color All-in-One Supertank Printer with Scanner, Copier and Ethernet : Office Products
    macOS Monterey is compatible with these computers - Apple Support
    OpenCore Legacy Patcher
    Remember Amusement Park Bumper Cars? Now You Can Own One Just Like It! | Giz Wiz Biz
    Host: Leo Laporte

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

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    • 2 hrs 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
62 Ratings

62 Ratings

Rowiedog ,

Leo

The legend

Anfony ,

Leo - way too much over-talking.

I can not listen anymore; Leo way too much over-talking his guests and his callers, so disrespectful. I have listened to the show for a year or so, but enough is enough, podcast getting way worse Leo with your over-talking!

Mandy4661 ,

Making me look good !

Very informative, makes me look good and the go to guy for my friends, that think ! I know a lot about computers lol
Learnt from listening and answering questions on his show
Well worth downloading and learning old and new things in the computer world
Enjoy!

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