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Here comes TWiT's newest show: Ask The Tech Guy! Every week, The Tech Guy himself, Leo Laporte will answer one of your toughest tech questions in language anyone can understand. With over 20 years of experience answering viewers' most technical questions and explaining the fast-moving world of technology, Leo has helped thousands of grateful knowledge seekers. Each week on Ask The Tech Guy, he will drill down on one tricky tech dilemma and get to the root of the problem. If you have tech trauma, don't fear, don't fret, don't freak out - just Ask The Tech Guy! Email askthetechguy@twit.tv

Here comes TWiT's newest show: Ask The Tech Guy! Every week, The Tech Guy himself, Leo Laporte will answer one of your toughest tech questions in language anyone can understand. With over 20 years of experience answering viewers' most technical questions and explaining the fast-moving world of technology, Leo has helped thousands of grateful knowledge seekers. Each week on Ask The Tech Guy, he will drill down on one tricky tech dilemma and get to the root of the problem. If you have tech trauma, don't fear, don't fret, don't freak out - just Ask The Tech Guy! Email askthetechguy@twit.tv
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Here comes TWiT's newest show: Ask The Tech Guy! Every week, The Tech Guy himself, Leo Laporte will answer one of your toughest tech questions in language anyone can understand. With over 20 years of experience answering viewers' most technical questions and explaining the fast-moving world of technology, Leo has helped thousands of grateful knowledge seekers. Each week on Ask The Tech Guy, he will drill down on one tricky tech dilemma and get to the root of the problem. If you have tech trauma, don't fear, don't fret, don't freak out - just Ask The Tech Guy! Email askthetechguy@twit.tv

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Episodes

ATG 15: The Definitive Guide to Li-Ion Battery Care

12/2/2019
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Leo Laporte answers Catie's question about lithium-ion battery care. Should you not charge your smartphone and other devices overnight? Get 'Batteries in a Portable World': https://twit.to/atg15 Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:08:51

ATG 14: USB Type-C Explained

11/25/2019
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Leo Laporte answers Steve Martin's question about USB Type-C: what it is, what are its capabilities, and how to choose the right cable to get data and charging. Get Nekteck Thunderbolt 3 Cable: https://amzn.to/2OMu9SX Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:07:46

ATG 13: Does Encrypting Email Also Encrypt Attachments?

11/18/2019
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Leo Laporte answers Ruchie's question about email encryption and whether email attachments also get encrypted. OpenPGP: https://www.openpgp.org GnuPG: https://gnupg.org Gpg4win: https://gpg4win.org GPG Suite: https://gpgtools.org Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:05:01

ATG 12: Why Do My Apps Keep Crashing on Android?

11/11/2019
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Leo Laporte answers Ben's question about apps, like Pocket Casts, crashing and closing in the background on his Pixel 3. Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:06:35

ATG 11: Smartphone Privacy Tips & App Permissions

11/4/2019
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Leo Laporte answers John's question about smartphone privacy and robocalls while explaining how to control app permissions on iPhone and Android. Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:07:41

ATG 10: Lossy vs Lossless?

10/28/2019
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Leo Laporte talks about the difference between copying a file and transcoding a file, along with the difference between lossy and lossless compression. Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:06:41

ATG 9: VPN vs. Tor vs. RDP - What's the Difference?

10/21/2019
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Leo Laporte explains the differences between virtual private networks, remote desktop protocol, and Tor 'the onion router.' Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:09:10

ATG 8: Why Is the Fujifilm X-H1 so Large for a Mirrorless Camera?

10/14/2019
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Leo Laporte answers John's question: I just got a Fujifilm X-H1, which has a cropped sensor smaller than my Sony a7S II (which is full-frame), but my X-H1 is considerably larger and heavier. I thought the benefit of a cropped sensor was a smaller camera system. What gives? Buy the Fujifilm X-H1: https://amzn.to/2Mh9t5r Buy the Sony a7S II: https://amzn.to/2MF23bh Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:06:47

ATG 7: How to Download All Pictures and Videos From Google Photos

10/7/2019
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Leo Laporte answers Martin's question about downloading all of his photos and videos from Google Photos to backup. Google Takeout: https://takeout.google.com Backup and Sync: https://google.com/drive/download/backup-and-sync/ Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:04:33

ATG 6: What to Do With Blackmail Email Scams Demanding Bitcoin?

9/30/2019
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Leo Laporte answers Ruchie's question about dealing with a phishing email holding her online passwords ransom for Bitcoin. Have I Been Pwned: https://haveibeenpwned.com Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:06:20

ATG 5: How to Run Linux on a Mac From an External Drive

9/23/2019
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Leo Laporte answers Maggie's question about running Linux on a MacBook Pro and dual booting from an external drive. Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:07:26

ATG 4: Should I Care About Hi-Res Audio?

9/16/2019
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Leo Laporte on what you need to know about hi-resolution audio music: how the source of the audio and the way it was recorded matters, the Nyquist sampling theorem, how it relates to other lossless audio formats like FLAC, and why you probably shouldn't bother with hi-res audio. Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:10:47

ATG 3: What's the Top Antivirus for Windows 10?

9/9/2019
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Leo Laporte answers Joe's question: My Bitdefender expired two days ago. I am looking to the top-rated virus protection. Bitdefender was at one time but I see so many scan protection as number 1 and I don't know if I should keep Bitdefender or buy a new one. What's the top virus protection today? Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:04:49

ATG 2: How to Migrate to a New Google Account

9/2/2019
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Leo Laporte answers Scott's question: I have had my current Google account since Gmail was in beta. I want to get a new account that has a more, for lack of a better word, adult name. Problem is that I have my whole life in my Google account. My documents, music, and of course mail. I even have Project Fi attached to it. Google Takeout: https://takeout.google.com Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:06:36

ATG 1: Buy the Google Pixel 3 or a $1000 Camera?

8/26/2019
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Leo Laporte answers Ed's question: I'm traveling to Europe next summer. Am I better to get a camera for around $1000 or buy the Google Pixel 3? I'm still using my LG G5 but would like to upgrade. Could make the Pixel 3 my camera for the trip? What would you recommend? Buy the Google Pixel 3: https://amzn.to/328PgE7 Buy the Note 10: https://amzn.to/2Zw9LZn Host: Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

Duration:00:06:01

Welcome to Ask The Tech Guy

8/14/2019
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Welcome to Ask The Tech Guy. Every week, starting August 26th, The Tech Guy himself, Leo Laporte will answer one of your toughest tech questions in language anyone can understand. With over 20 years of experience answering viewers' most technical questions and explaining the fast-moving world of technology, Leo has helped thousands of grateful knowledge seekers. If you have tech trauma, don't fear, don't fret, don't freak out - just Ask the Tech Guy! Email askthetechguy@twit.tv Host: Leo...

Duration:00:00:58