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06 Oct 2022

The Tech Guy (Audio)

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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.

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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1932

    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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  • Posted on 03 Oct 2022

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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1931

    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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    Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy/episodes/1931

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  • Posted on 02 Oct 2022

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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1930

    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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    Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy/episodes/1930

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  • Posted on 26 Sep 2022

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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1929

    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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  • Posted on 25 Sep 2022

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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1928

    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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    Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/the-tech-guy/episodes/1928

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  • Posted on 19 Sep 2022

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