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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.

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.

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@leolaporte

Language:

English

Contact:

1 888 827 5536


Episodes

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1917

8/13/2022
Recovering data from a corrupted SD card. Regaining access to a hacked Yahoo email address. Finding a digital camera in the range of $500 to $600. Publishing video on Instagram. Picking the right Linux laptop. Updating Windows 7 to the latest supported version. Understanding the difference between QLED and OLED. Using the Tor browser on a flash drive connected to a Linux laptop. Troubleshooting a Tracphone Android phone that won't connect to the internet over cellular. Plus, conversations...

Duration:02:38:01

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1916

8/7/2022
Gadget planned obsolescence and e-waste, apps for writing books, how to play PC games on Mac, streaming home movies to friends and family, problems connecting modems to routers, customizable keyboards on Android, 2023 solar eclipse in the US, smart speaker recommendations, and more of your calls. Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid about EV tax credits, Chris Marquardt on OpenAI's DALL·E 2, and Rod Pyle with NASA's Haughton-Mars Project. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris...

Duration:02:29:35

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1915

8/6/2022
The best place to post and share videos online. Finding a laptop keyboard with enough key travel. Using an external display with an iPad. Troubleshooting location errors on a PC after moving to a new state. Recovering data from an Android smartphone. Troubleshooting two-factor authentication on Facebook. Understanding photo backup solutions for iPhone. Restoring macOS on a MacBook that won't boot. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo. Host: Leo...

Duration:02:36:17

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1914

7/31/2022
Should I go with the latest and great phone, or is last year's model just as good? Why is my computer crashing when using iMovie? The new text scamming that is happening. Alternatives to Microsoft Word. Space! Vintage Macs and PCs. How do you change the default location of saved scanned documents? NAS recommendations. Plus, chatting with Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at...

Duration:02:29:41

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1913

7/30/2022
Troubleshooting an iPhone battery replacement, dialing in the right settings for HDMI and eARC, finding the right display settings for a projector, combatting spam calls, streaming live musical performances with a Mac Studio, troubleshooting a gaming PC whose games keep crashing, finding an on-site replacement for cloud-based and consumer-focused security cameras, fixing black thumbnails for videos stored in Google Photos. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick...

Duration:02:44:47

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1912

7/23/2022
Fixing a loose Lightning Connector in an iPhone, converting cassette tapes to digital audio files, publishing music videos online, researching OLED and Quantum Dot technology, understanding upgrade hesitancy, finding a better green screen solution, getting the best sound from TiVo and Sonos, finding a replacement remote for the Roku TV, troubleshooting missed texts on iPhone, advice for buying a Mac Mini, transferring email systems from Windows to macOS, sharing files and texts on Zoom using...

Duration:02:37:19

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1911

7/16/2022
Sorting and cleaning up Chrome bookmarks. Playing HDR Blu-ray content on macOS. Finding the best smartphone for phone calls. Speeding up a slow computer. Finding a replacement smart home hub for the Wink Hub. Troubleshooting driver installation issues on Windows 10. Choosing the best ebook format. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo. Host: Mikah Sargent Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at...

Duration:02:43:12

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1910

7/10/2022
Apple has opened orders for the new MacBook Air with an M2 chip, but depending on which one you get, it may take a while to get to you. How can you scale the resolution on a monitor to read the text more easily? Why does it seem that newer modem routers die off after only so long? AT&T, T-Mobile, or Verizon? A caller is having issues with their emails syncing across multiple computers. What are the best options for recording and sharing a video call? Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid,...

Duration:02:23:29

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1909

7/9/2022
Finding a projector with enough brightness for outdoor use. What to do before upgrading to a new Android phone. Finding the right display for a Mac Studio and understanding the difference between 4K and 5K display scaling. A reminder about the value of mid-tier Samsung phones. Troubleshooting HDMI-CEC, HDMI ARC, and sound bar output. Some travel tips from Airplane Geeks' Micah Engber. Understanding the FIDO alliance and our password-less future. A comment on medical diagnostics companies and...

Duration:02:28:45

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1908

7/3/2022
Why crackling audio might be coming from your speakers. How to re-tune television frequencies from your TV antenna nowadays? Should I upgrade to Windows 11 if I use screen reader programs? What can you do with old cellphones after their last-ever security patch? How to stop your Samsung TV from asking permission to use your remote control app on the iPhone. Can you get an external computer into the Surface Studio monitor? Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid and Rod Pyle! Host: Leo...

Duration:02:34:08

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1907

7/2/2022
Setting up mail and contact sync on an iPhone. Replacing or repairing a MacBook Pro with a malfunctioning keyboard. Troubleshooting Wyze Cam connectivity issues. Sourcing parts for a custom-built PC. Using online manuals for family tech support. Unclogging an InkJet printer's printheads. Troubleshooting battery drain for a SimpliSafe keypad. Logging in to Gmail on an iPhone. Finding a replacement for Quickbooks. Plus, conversations with Johnny Jet, Scott Wilkinson, and Dick Debartolo. Host:...

Duration:02:39:29

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1906

6/26/2022
What equipment should I start with to do live video streams? Is it a problem if someone is using my YouTube TV service (knowingly) in a different location constantly? Issues with Adobe Premiere after a Windows 10 update and what could be causing that problem. How to verify an email account with an old phone number? WiFi or ethernet connection for streaming video content? Is there any potential problem accepting random friend requests on Facebook? Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid,...

Duration:02:31:03

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1905

6/25/2022
Privacy considerations for personal email domains. Choosing the perfect Apple Watch model for a birthday gift. Understanding QD-OLED and deciding which TV brand to choose. Praise for the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2. Using Windows on an M1 Mac Studio Ultra. Finding a budget laptop for page design, email, and layout. Using an Android phone to set up an Apple Watch. Troubleshooting poor internet speeds with an ethernet-based network. Finding a TV with built-in Bluetooth output and doing something...

Duration:02:39:34

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1904

6/19/2022
- Meta is launching a clothing store for your avatars - Verizon and AT&T delay 5g rollout near airports - An Apple store votes to unionize - A former Amazon Web Services employee was convicted for the Capital One data breach - Sam Abuelsamid: In-cabin sensing is gaining attention - Tools to help blind individuals - Be My Eyes - Seeing AI - Would an iPhone SE still be able to view my security cameras? - Getting internet to rural areas - Chris Marquardt reviews your colorful...

Duration:02:30:09

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1903

6/18/2022
Finding good hearing aids and preparing for a hearing exam. Troubleshooting internet speeds for a T-Mobile home internet connection. Exporting and printing multiple notes from an iPhone. Repurposing an old Chromebook from Dell. Migrating an iPhotos Photo Library to macOS's Photos app. Troubleshooting auto-launching apps on an LG G6. Using a Vizio soundbar with ARC and HDMI-CEC. Using an external SSD to run macOS. Recording an audio stream on iPad. Transferring files from an iPad to a Windows...

Duration:02:39:44

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1902

6/12/2022
Google engineer claims that an AI chatbot is truly sentient. Leo's thoughts on the EU mandating USB-C charging ports on electronic devices. Some resources to help empower blind users. What causes the "This site can't be reached" error to occur in Google Chrome? Is a specific folder constantly appearing on my phone something to be concerned about? Why does my UI on my Android phone look so weird after updating to Android 12? Earbuds that are similar to the Google Pixel Buds. Plus,...

Duration:02:45:44

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1901

6/11/2022
Troubleshooting PIN login on Windows 10. Fixing flickering projectors with shielded cables. Ceasing Apple ID login prompts. Running Windows on an old Mac. The problems with sharing an iCloud account. Finding a solution for auto-playing music in the car. Troubleshooting the silent switch on an iPhone. Creating an app-specific password for Outlook and Gmail. Finding an iPhone with "Find My iPhone" turned off. Access remote files without using a server. Plus, conversations with Johnny Jet and...

Duration:02:30:43

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1900

6/5/2022
A Right to Repair law passes in New York. What are some alternative scanner software? What's the best way to integrate a newer TV into an older receiver? Can you recover deleted emails in iCloud? Laptop recommendations for basic computing needs. What's the easiest way to move files from a laptop to your iPhone? Why are a caller's outbound cellphone calls constantly failing? 17" laptop & printer recommendations. Plus, catching up with Rod Pyle. Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Rod Pyle Get...

Duration:02:43:37

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1899

6/4/2022
Upgrading an old PC for gaming. Improving the picture quality of an OLED TV. Shutting down an HP Spectre Laptop that refuses to completely power off. Finding a new laptop for video editing. Using an old PC as a network-attached storage device. Refilling SodaStream canisters. Troubleshooting Google's login sessions. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Mikah Sargent, Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo Get episodes...

Duration:02:39:35

Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1898

5/29/2022
How to set up a failover router. Which platform is best for buying ads? Why did an LG phone fail a "routine safety check?" What is cryptocurrency? Alternatives to SlingBox. What's the no-sender glitch on iPhone? How to digitize old family photos. Can you output video from an all-in-one computer? What is Starry? Plus, a conversation with Sam Abuelsamid. Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this...

Duration:02:37:35