The Tech Guy (Audio)

The Tech Guy (Audio)

The Tech Guy (Audio)

CATEGORY: Technology
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 / 19:06 UTC.
  1. November 20, 2022
    2 hr 37 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1946
    Waymo's driverless rides in San Francisco, Elon Musk's possible intentions for Twitter's quality, searching for a good dash cam, verifying links on Mastodon, next steps when an iMac starts up slow, buying a doc…
  2. November 19, 2022
    2 hr 50 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1945
    Understanding and using Mastodon. Using a third-party repair service to fix a third-gen iPad. Saving contacts on iOS via the Mail app. Avoiding scams and phishing attempts on Venmo. Thoughts on TikTok data priv…
  3. November 13, 2022
    2 hr 32 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1944
    Tech layoffs have begun in big tech companies. The fall of FTX. What alternatives to Slingbox are there right now? What to know about copyrighted music through YouTube. VR headset suggestions for kids. Why is m…
  4. November 12, 2022
    2 hr 44 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1943
    Finding a new cybersecurity provider. Cleaning a laser printer and looking at the pros and cons of switching to an InkJet printer. Spam call warnings. The benefits and downfalls of hosting your own password man…
  5. November 06, 2022
    2 hr 40 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1942
    Apple wants to simplify Siri by taking "Hey" out of the trigger phrase, Elon Musk slashes Twitter staff, recovering an external hard drive with proprietary connections, stopping automatic Windows updates, spott…
  6. November 05, 2022
    2 hr 44 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1941
    Picking the right service to create a blog and website. Troubleshooting poor WiFi connectivity in a home. Finding an alternative to Helm's personal email server. Tips on finding travel deals. Finding a Windows…
  7. October 30, 2022
    2 hr 29 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1940
    Why do my phone calls go to voicemail without any call notification coming through? What is Apple's Private Relay, and is it a suitable replacement for a VPN? Why is my audio coming from my phone so low? What's…
  8. October 29, 2022
    2 hr 39 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1939
    Elon Musk owns Twitter... now what happens? Who is the real Chief TWiT? How to watch the World Series in 4K, what should I look for in a new laptop? Finding a Linux distro with customizable graphics drivers, se…
  9. October 23, 2022
    2 hr 39 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1938
    Will the sale of Twitter go through with Elon Musk? How does one "use" Twitter? Why can't I access certain websites on my Chromebook? How do you send audio over Bluetooth & TV speakers at the same time? Why…
  10. October 22, 2022
    2 hr 38 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1937
    ​Should you upgrade to the new iPads? What Mac mini should I get? Do I need a new Google account to set up a Chromebook? Setting up an email server, the right resolution to scan photos, drawing tablets for begi…
  11. October 16, 2022
    2 hr 32 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1936
    Switching ISP & cellular providers as seamlessly as possible. Should I upload sensitive files to cloud providers such as Google Drive or iCloud? Why am I no longer receiving emails? What's an easy way to ge…
  12. October 15, 2022
    2 hr 46 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1935
    Leo's thoughts on the Google Pixel 7 Pro, resetting your Mac password, Microsoft 365 alternatives, switching from Windows to Mac, recovering files from a hard drive that can't be mounted, how to improve your ho…
  13. October 09, 2022
    2 hr 25 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1934
    The browser, Brave, is starting to block annoying cookie consent banners. Why your external hard drive may not get detected by your computer. How do you hold onto a phone number when moving to another country?…
  14. October 08, 2022
    2 hr 43 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1933
    Finding a replacement for Logitech's Harmony remote. Turning off Conversation View in Gmail online. Finding a Linux flavor with long-term support and security updates. A tip for folks who are unhappy with the A…
  15. October 02, 2022
    2 hr 28 min
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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…
  16. October 01, 2022
    2 hr 28 min
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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. Learnin…
  17. September 25, 2022
    2 hr 27 min
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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…
  18. September 24, 2022
    2 hr 37 min
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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 upgra…
  19. September 18, 2022
    2 hr 31 min
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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-Mobil…
  20. September 17, 2022
    2 hr 17 min
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    Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1927
    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…

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