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Leo Laporte

Technology, Twit, Leo Laporte, Computers, Help Desk, Mikah Sargent, Tech Support

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Overview

Tech experts Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent have the expertise to help you get the most out of your technology. From the latest gadgets to tried-and-true tech tips, tune into Ask The Tech Guys for an informative and fun look at tech. Call in with your live questions from 11 am-2 pm PT every Sunday at call.twit.tv. Get ready to level up your tech game! Records Sunday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.

49 Episodes

ATTG 2024: Exhaust Holes - Tesla, iMessages, Mechanical Keyboards

Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent ask Sam Abuelsamid of the Wheel Bearings podcast what is going on at Tesla following Elon's dismissal of the supercharger team. Can you completely silence a group message in iMessage for a selected period? Is there a device that can automatically reboot a router following a network failure? Leo, Mikah, and others at TWiT also start talking about mechanical keyboards and their preferences following a listener's question about them. Apple nears deal with OpenAI to put ChatGPT on iPhone. Is the VPN security flaw following the Option 121 vulnerability a big issue after Steve Gibson's report on it? Sam Abuelsamid and what happened with the Tesla Supercharger team. A caller gives their recommendation for DeleteMe (a sponsor on the TWiT network). What WiFi system do Leo and Mikah recommend for a 7000 sq ft house with multiple levels? Is there a comparable service to ComiXology that can help sort comic books into different categories easily and quickly? Can you silence a group message in iMessage during a selected period? Are there devices that can automatically reboot a router? Are there mechanical keyboards that closely mimic an old IBM Selectric typewriter? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2024 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: ZipRecruiter.com/Twit wix.com/studio

Transcribed - Published: 12 May 2024

ATTG 2023: Choco Tacos for Cinco de Mayo - Sony 2024 TV's, HDMI Cables, Safari Browser

The people are pushing for the ban of TikTok within the U.S. Trying to use your WiFi network while on your mobile hotspot. Why is my Safari browser constantly crashing on start up? Be aware when purchasing SD cards on websites like Amazon. What happens with data that is stored in your iCloud but not on your phone? Plus, Scott Wilkinson stops by to talk about the new TVs Sony announced recently. Arc Browser available for Windows. Heat Death of the Internet. Apple reports second quarter results. Meet the powerful tech insiders behind the push to ban TikTok Can you use a WiFi network when using a hotspot on the AT&T network? Scott Wilkinson and Sony's 2024 TV's. A caller suggests some novels for Leo & Mikah to read. A follow-up question to last week's show about images stored within BitWarden and the idea of a "secure delete." Talking about the AT&T security breach that happened recently. How does the iPhone manage files & data on your phone and within iCloud when handling older files and data from a previous iPhone? After upgrading to Sonoma OS on my Mac, why is the Safari browser constantly crashing on startup for me? How can I know when I'm purchasing a legitimate SD card on websites like Amazon? Are there any bank institutions that offer 2FA through applications such as Authy or Google Authenticator rather than text messages? How can I block outgoing traffic from Amazon's Alexa on my Ubiquiti network? If I have a bunch of HDMI cables from over the years, how can I test the cables to tell which is HDMI 1.0 and the other is HDMI 2.0? Why is my Windows Start menu disappearing after my machine goes to sleep mode? What's the best way to encrypt a USB drive? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Scott Wilkinson Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2023 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: Stamps.com promo code TWiT eufy.com cachefly.com/twit

Transcribed - Published: 5 May 2024

ATTG 2022: Which Wife? - TikTok's U.S. Ban, Off-Site Backups, AirPrint

TikTok will be banned within the U.S. in nine months unless Bytedance divests, but now the government may be seeking to ban another popular Chinese product within the country. Why are a caller's photo uploads to Instagram failing? How can I get Siri to stop bringing up duplicate contacts when using it? Plus, Dick DeBartolo brings some exciting gadgets to the show, and Chris Marquardt goes over the Power photo assignment! Banning TikTok just puts a Band-Aid over social media's problems. Many people say their Apple IDs were inexplicably reset last night. A Chinese firm Is America's favorite drone maker. Except in Washington. With YouTube booming, podcast creators get camera-ready. What off-site backup options do Leo and Mikah like the most? Troubleshooting why a sound bar is no longer connecting to a caller's WiFi network automatically. Dick DeBartolo and the semi-smart lightbulb. Why are my photos failing to upload to Instagram? Is there an app that can allow me to send the same pre-recorded voicemail to those that I call? How can I get Siri to stop bringing up multiple instances of one contact when using the digital assistant? Is there a way to securely open JPGs within BItwarden without re-downloading it or opening the image externally? Why is my iPhone 11 unable to connect to my printer? Chris Marquardt and the Powerful assignment review. Why is the quality of my audio so poor when streaming through Xfinity? Is it time to upgrade my Intel iMac to the most recent Mac mini? Should I wait for Apple to refresh the Mac minis later this year? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Dick DeBartolo and Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2022 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: mylio.com/TWIT25

Transcribed - Published: 28 April 2024

ATTG 2021: Warp Glorp - Voyager's Legacy, TikTok's Future, and the Power of Local AI

Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent dive into a variety of engaging tech topics, from controversial phone bans in schools to the future of AI and data privacy. The duo also tackles listener questions on VPNs, mobile hotspots, Apple App Store subscriptions, and more. Special guest Rod Pyle joins to discuss the latest updates on Voyager 1 and the Mars Sample Return mission. Mobile Phones in Schools: Leo and Mikah discuss the growing controversy around schools banning phones to prevent students from being distracted in class, despite parents' concerns about wanting to stay connected with their children. Biometric Security and Privacy: A recent court ruling determined that police officers can compel suspects to unlock their phones using biometric data like fingerprints, sparking a debate about privacy rights and the Fifth Amendment. TikTok Ban Passes in the House Again: The hosts examine the implications of the U.S. House of Representatives once again passing a ban on TikTok, which is now headed to the Senate as part of a foreign aid package. John asks how to ensure that a VPN is truly protecting his privacy, and Leo explains the importance of trust in a connected world. Eric inquires about using NFC chips to log onto Wi-Fi networks with an iPhone, and Mikah clarifies that this feature is not currently available on iOS devices. Limitless: Leo pre-ordered a new wearable device called Limitless, which uses AI to record and transcribe conversations while respecting privacy by requiring consent from participants. Space expert Rod Pyle joins the show to discuss the latest developments with Voyager 1's corrupted memory and NASA's decision to cut ties with JPL for the Mars sample return mission due to cost and time concerns. Dan experiences issues with his mobile hotspot disconnecting when using his computer, and the hosts troubleshoot potential solutions, including checking for metered connections and power-saving settings. Fernando inquires about running local AI models for his work at a hospital, and Leo provides insight into retrieval-augmented generation (RAG) and various open-source AI options like Dot. Tim asks about using multiple payment methods for Apple App Store subscriptions, and Mikah explains the workaround of manually reordering payment methods. Steve wants to move his photos from Google Photos to a hard drive, and Leo recommends using Mylio to easily import and manage the photos from Google Takeout. A listener, also named Tim, asks for recommendations on moving their DNS hosting away from Google while still supporting dynamic DNS updates, and the hosts suggest using Cloudflare or a router with built-in dynamic DNS support. Shelly experiences issues with mismatched drive sizes when attempting to clone her hard drives, and Leo advises using a sector-by-sector copying tool or rsync for more precise duplication. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2021 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: wix.com/studio

Transcribed - Published: 21 April 2024

ATTG 2020: Flat Mikah - Udio & Suno, AI & Cars, AliExpress

Leo shows off Udio and Suno, AI-generated music services that've been making a splash in the news recently. What's the easiest way to rip DVDs nowadays? Is AliExpress a safe website to purchase goods from? Plus, Sam Abuelsamid talks about how AI is being utilized in the design of automotive vehicles. That and more are coming up on Ask The Tech Guys! Suno and Udio. Apple Music execs reveal months of work behind releasing Taylor Swift's new album. My HDR videos are taking forever to export from Adobe Premiere. What could be causing this issue? Can I force my S23 Ultra to get the latest security update? Sam Abuelsamid and AI's application in the design of automotive vehicles. How can I bypass copy protection on DVDs? Is there a thing as having too many eero routers on my network? Is AliExpress a safe website from which to buy goods? How can I host my own public game server? Can I do it myself? What are some recommended, budget-friendly video capture adapters for Mac computers? After creating a new email address, how can I easily notify others about the change in my email? How safe am I using tech given/purchased from someone else? Why can't I cast my Netflix streams from my phone anymore? I'm transferring my data from an iPhone to a Pixel 8 Pro, but my WhatsApp information always fails. What could be causing this issue? What Windows virtualization application does Leo and Mikah recommend for the Mac? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2020 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: eufy.com zscaler.com/zerotrustAI ZipRecruiter.com/Twit

Transcribed - Published: 14 April 2024

ATTG 2019: Blame the Kombucha - Atari 400, Google Podcasts, Solar Eclipse

Leo's Atari 400 arrived recently and demos the device during the show. Can you use an Apple Newton on newer Macs? Why do HP printers get disabled sometimes? How can you make your photos and videos searchable by various defined parameters? Plus, Johnny Jet shares his multi-plane trip to Hawaii and to be aware that the price of applying for Global Entry is going up soon! Leo's Atari 400 arrived and demos the device. Mahbod Moghadam, who rose to fame as the co-founder of Genius, has died. How can I extract audio from my Apple TV from HDMI and put it into an external speaker? What alternatives to Google Podcasts do Leo and Mikah recommend? Plus, can I use my Apple Newton on newer Macs? How can I re-enable my HP printer to print again when HP disabled my printer for failing to pay for HP Instant Ink? Is it worth repairing the screen on my iPad Pro, or am I better off replacing the device? How can I prepare my smartphone and DSLR cameras to capture the upcoming solar eclipse? Why is my Bitwarden browser plugin not logging in? What's the best way to convert DVD and VHS media into a digital format? Johnny Jet and his recent multi-plane journey to Hawaii. How can I make all of my photos & videos in Google Drive searchable by various set parameters? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Johnny Jet Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2019 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: zscaler.com/zerotrustAI cachefly.com/twit

Transcribed - Published: 7 April 2024

ATTG 2018: Heck Yeah! - Social Media, Gmail, Backing Up Photos

Leo Laporte shows off another one of his recent Instagram purchases. Can you send out text messages similarly to a BCC email? Gmail turns 20! Plus, Scott Wilkinson joins the show to talk with Leo and Mikah Sargent about physical media and how often one wants to watch older movies. An accidental discovery of a backdoor likely prevented thousands of infections. The great rewiring: is social media really behind an epidemic of teenage mental illness? What is My Ping Tag? Can I text multiple people on an iPhone to function similarly to a BCC email? With the changing landscape of broadcast television, a caller wants to know if Leo and MIkah think that traditional TV is dying. Scott Wilkinson and March 2024's Home Theater of the Month. 20 years of Gmail. How long can I continue to safely use an older version of an app on my phone? Is there a way to backup photos without using a laptop? With the discontinuation of Echo Connect, is there a similar service or process to announce phone calls and allow calls to be initiated by voice? What hard drives should I get when purchasing a Synology NAS? What's a good Linux OS to install on an older computer? Why are certain shows on my YouTube TV recordings quieter than others? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Scott Wilkinson Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2018 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: zscaler.com/zerotrustAI wix.com/studio joindeleteme.com/twit promo code TWIT ecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWIT

Transcribed - Published: 31 March 2024

ATTG 2017: 18 Tons of Wax - NFC Chips, Squarespace, YubiKey

Leo Laporte has returned from his vacation! What's the best way for guests to easily connect to your in-home WiFi network? How important is it to own your modem and router? What does your ISP see when using an encrypted DNS server? Plus, Dick DeBartolo stops by to share some of his favorite gadgets, as usual! United States sues Apple. 'Even stronger' than imagined: DOJ's sweeping Apple lawsuit draws expert praise. The antitrust case against Apple. How can I set up a NFC chip to allow guests to connect to my WiFi network? Should I use another method instead? What website builders do Mikah and Leo recommend nowadays? Dick Debartolo and the ASUS Zenbook Duo and Fingerlings Bird! How do I set up a YubiKey & tie it to my Windows login? How important is it to own your modem or router with whichever ISP I may have? What's the difference when using a fiber connection? What's happening with my OTP Auth when Face ID doesn't work when trying to access it? Why aren't my AirPods not connecting to my Apple TV? What does "#21#" do when I enter it on my phone? A friend of the network calls in... What can my ISP see when browsing the internet through an encrypted DNS server? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Dick DeBartolo Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2017 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: fastmail.com/twit eufy.com

Transcribed - Published: 24 March 2024

ATTG 2016: The Space Alchemist - CarPlay, SpaceX Launch, Apple Notes

Mikah Sargent is running the show solo this week! How can you get your podcast audio levels to equalize amongst one another? What's the best way to capture the upcoming eclipse with your smartphone? Why is the VPN on my phone stopping my iPhone from connecting to CarPlay? Rod Pyle talks about the recent SpaceX launch, and Chris Marquardt goes over the Modern photo assignment and assigns the next one! Mikah shares a story of a family friend who received a call from scammers and how to protect yourself against them. How can I get all my podcasts to have the same audio level amongst one another? What different Linux options can I install on my older MacBook? Why are the lights weirdly affected in my phones when I do nighttime photography on my smartphone? Should I be concerned about using wireless CarPlay adapters with my Apple CarPlay? Why aren't there more prominent name brands making these kinds of adapters? Rod Pyle and the recent SpaceX test flight! Is Mikah happy with the changes to the software & remapping of buttons on the Apple Watch? How can someone capture the upcoming eclipse with the camera on their phone? After the latest OS update, why can't I use the "Ask to Share Screen" option within the Messages app to enable screen sharing with another person? Why is my Google Nest WiFi timing out when setting up my device? Why would my VPN block my car from seeing my iPhone connected to CarPlay? Chris Marquardt and the Modern assignment review. I synced my Apple Notes from my old iPhone to my new one, but my PDF files didn't transfer. Why did they not copy over? Host: Mikah Sargent Guests: Rod Pyle and Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2016 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: fastmail.com/twit robinhood.com/boost wix.com/studio ecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWIT

Transcribed - Published: 17 March 2024

ATTG 2015: Daddy's Got His New Yacht - Roku TV, Closed Captioning, Rode smartLav+

Why do closed captions occur ahead of what's happening on your TV? A listener wants to know how Mikah has MoCA set up throughout his home. What are some alternatives to Artifact News after they shuttered the service? Plus Sam Abuelsamid talks about the newly announced Rivian R2 & R3 and answers a viewer's question about towing with an EV vehicle! Palantir wins US Army contract for battlefield AI. Roku effectively disables your TV unless you agree to new 'Dispute Resolution Terms'. A listener inquires how Mikah has his MoCA internet set up at home. Why is the closed captioning on my Britbox streaming service going ahead of what's happening on screen? How can I stop Apple from combining text messages from two devices into one thread? Sam Abuelsamid and the Rivian R2 & R3 Sam Abuelsamid sticks around and helps to answer a question about if it's worth getting an electric truck that can handle towing camping gear. An update from the person who called about getting a better broadcast signal with an indoor antenna. I hear Google is getting rid of cookies. Won't the web be bad without cookies? What's the next alternative to Google News since Artifact News shuttered? Can I use the smartLav+ microphone from Rode on my Android phone during a video or phone call? Does BitWarden (a sponsor of the TWiT network) support filling out credentials when opening desktop applications? What service should I use to set up my phone for international travel? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2015 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: robinhood.com/boost joindeleteme.com/twit promo code TWIT wix.com/studio

Transcribed - Published: 10 March 2024

ATTG 2014: Picasa Es Su Casa - Bob Heil, Password Managers, Anker

This week on Ask The Tech Guys, Leo and Mikah answer a viewer's question about producing their own audiobook. What's the easiest way to get your family to use password managers? Plus, Scott Wilkinson talks about The Verge's coverage on physical media, and Johnny Jet talks about how you really should only share a picture of your boarding pass after your flight! Also we celebrate the life of Bob Heil, who passed away recently. Bob Heil passes away at the age of 83. As nationwide fraud losses top $10 billion in 2023, FTC steps up efforts to protect the public. Crash of the Titan: a short history of Apple's doomed car project. What's the best way to produce an audiobook with my iPhone? How can I start getting my family to use password managers to protect themselves better online? Scott Wilkinson talks about physical media and the release of Oppenheimer in 4k UHD on Blu-ray. Leo shares the Anker 250W Power Bank and the NIxplay Digital Display he purchased in response to a few callers from a couple of weeks ago. Is there a way to filter photos based on specific custom parameters? Johnny Jet shares some updates on what's been happening with him and some tips on what you shouldn't be sharing on social media when traveling. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Johnny Jet Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2014 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: ecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWIT http://www.wix.com/studio?utm_campaign=pa_podcast_studio_all_brnd_all_en_02/24_all__askthetechguy%5E1&experiment_id=%5Eresponsive%5E%5Ehp cachefly.com/twit

Transcribed - Published: 3 March 2024

ATTG 2013: Leoville on the Moon - macOS Woes, iPhone Problems, Password Managers, Travel eSIMs

In this week's episode of Ask The Tech Guys, Leo and Mikah answer questions about streaming local news without cable, windows management on macOS, using eSIMs for international travel, improving TV antenna reception, and more. Dick Debartolo also joins to showcase photo backdrop kits that let you simulate exotic locations in your own home. AT&T Outage: Leo and Mikah delve into the recent nationwide AT&T outage, discussing its causes and broader implications for network reliability. SpaceX's Lunar Lander: The conversation shifts to SpaceX's lunar lander mishap and the creative solution that ensured its mission continued. Lunar Library: An exploration of the lunar library concept, aiming to preserve human knowledge on the moon, is discussed, highlighting its significance and contents. HomePod Alarm Sounds: A listener's question about customizing HomePod Mini alarm sounds leads to a discussion on using the Home app for customization. Pirate Ship Bedroom Decor: The Giz Wiz Dick Debartolo showcases how tapestry can be used for an inexpensive yet effective makeover. Google Speakers Management: Dick poses a question about managing responses from multiple Google speakers in different rooms, leading to advice on enhancing device response accuracy through settings adjustments. Cord-Cutting & Local News: A caller is looking for options for streaming local news like MSNBC without a cable subscription. Leo and Mikah recommend services like Peacock, YouTube TV, and Local Now. iOS Auto-Brightness: An iPhone user receives suggestions on resolving inconsistent auto-brightness problems, and Mikah shares his custom Auto-Brightness Shortcut. ISP Woes and Modem Upgrades: Annoyances when ISPs forcibly "update" modems and suggestions for replacements. Password Managers: Struggles exporting iCloud Keychain passwords from an iPhone to other password managers, pros and cons for Chome's password manager, and Leo demonstrates how passkeys improve login security. Over-the-Air TV: A caller running into issues with his TV antenna wire placement gets recommendations on antenna types and optimization tips. eSIMs for Travel: For a caller preparing for a trip abroad, Leo and Mikah recommend eSIM services like GigSky and Airalo for easy international cell data. macOS Window Management: A Mac user struggling to keep track of many open windows learns keyboard shortcuts and Mission Control tools, and Leo shows his preferred fullscreen app workflow. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Dick DeBartolo Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2013 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: http://www.wix.com/studio?utm_campaign=pa_podcast_studio_all _brnd_all_en_02/24_all__askthetechguy%5E1 &experiment_id=%5Eresponsive%5E%5Ehp robinhood.com/boost

Transcribed - Published: 25 February 2024

ATTG 2012: The Radioactive Priesthood - Tech Anxiety, Universal Control, Family Trees

How can you manage and lower your tech anxiety and the need to examine and adjust the many settings on your tech devices? Why is my Android phone not connecting to my car? How can I access my old iPhotos library if the files are corrupted? And what iTunes alternatives are there for the Mac? Plus, Chris Marquardt goes over the month's photo assignment of Sparkling and assigns this next month's photo assignment! Why some of Apple's biggest fans are returning their Vision Pros. NBA Slam Dunk contest filmed for Apple Vision Pro. Apple to be fined over $500 million under EU antitrust law. Bored Apes' creator Yuga Labs acquires Proof, takes over Moonbirds NFT brand. Intel accused of inflating CPU benchmark results, Amazon argues National Labor Relations Board is unconstitutional. How can I break from the constant need to examine and adjust my settings on various tech devices? Why are my audio levels low going to my livestreams? Can I control the amount of information given to a company by having multiple computers set up for different purposes? Can I use Apple's Time Machine to back up an old Mac and access it similarly to an external drive? Why is my Android phone not connecting to Android Auto? Is there an easier way to control multiple Macs that isn't through Apple's Universal Control? How can I import my old iPhotos library to Photos if the files are corrupted? Is there a powerful outdoor WiFi extender I can use with Starlink? How can I back up information from an online family tree database to make it more easily accessible? What alternatives are there to Adobe's Fill & Sign after Adobe chose to discontinue the application? Chris Marquardt and the Sparkling photo assignment review! Susan from Save A Memory calls in with some suggestions to help with backing up family photos & data. What are some iTunes alternatives for listening to podcasts on the Mac? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2012 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: wix.com/studio for Ask the Tech Guys

Transcribed - Published: 18 February 2024

ATTG 2011: Protective Pessimism - Flipper Zero, Seaweed Sweaters, EVs

Is Canada going to ban the sale of Flipper Zero's in Canada? Why is Netflix going into weekly live sports following acquiring the broadcast rights to WWE Raw? Should you be updating your router's security? Plus, Sam Abuelsamid stops by to talk about EV vehicles! Canada declares Flipper Zero public enemy No. 1 in car-theft crackdown. Fake LastPass password manager spotted on Apple's App Store. What kind of changes can I make with my ISP service? What should I be looking for when making this kind of change? What are Leo and Mikah's thoughts on streaming services acquiring rights to broadcast certain events, like Netflix exclusively streaming WWE RAW? Should I use my Acronis backup to clone the bootable OS or use the backup drive on another machine? How can I prevent my credit card information from being stolen? Why is my iPhone contacts information duplicated in my contacts' memo section when uploaded to iCloud? Is there security concerns when my router isn't receiving security updates? Why can't I access my drives on my Linux machine through my Windows machine? Sam Abuelsamid and electric vehicles. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2011 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: joindeleteme.com/twit promo code TWIT ecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWIT fastmail.com/twit

Transcribed - Published: 11 February 2024

ATTG 2010: Go Team Fluff! - Vision Pro Hands-On, TiVo, Boeing 737 Max

Mikah Sargent got the Apple Vision Pro headset and shows off the device! Is it worth buying an additional battery pack for the Vision Pro, or can you save some money and buy a 3rd party external pack? What cellular plans support the Apple Watch with cellular? Plus, we check in with Scott Wilkinson on TV deals to look out for before the Super Bowl, and Johnny Jet talks about the Boeing 737 Max planes! Mikah shares his thoughts and opinions on the new Apple Vision Pro headset. Scott Wilkinson and Super Bowl TV deals Should I buy a spare Apple Vision Pro battery, or can I use a 3rd party battery from a brand like Anker? Why is my Windows 10 machine constantly asking me to select a bootable device on startup? What other services are out there similar to TiVO? Is there another NVMO service like T-Mobile that supports Apple Watch cellular service? Why is my home WIFI network being brought down when I turn on my laptop? Johnny Jet and the Boeing 737 Max planes. And what you can do to protect yourself after being compromised online. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Johnny Jet Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2010 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: robinhood.com/boost cachefly.com/twit

Transcribed - Published: 4 February 2024

ATTG 2009: Live and Let Snoop - Tech Layoffs, Helix Pivotal, Raspberry Pi 5

What are some downsides to an ultra-short throw projector? How can I recover data from an old MacBook when the battery is dead? What are Linux operating systems to use on a Raspberry Pi 5? Plus, Dick DeBartolo shares some expensive gadgets from CES 2024 and Padre's CES 2024 Recap Part 2! Car industry seeks to crush AM radio; Congress may rescue it. N.S.A. buys Americans' Internet data without warrants, letter says. Nearly 25,000 tech workers were laid off in the first weeks of 2024. Why is that? What are the downsides to ultra-short throw projectors? Dick DeBartolo and the expensive tech from CES 2024. Is AT&T in California looking to no longer offer landline telephone services to customers in the state? How can I recover data off an old MacBook Air if the battery is dead? What should I be prepared to do when reinstalling an operating system on a laptop? Why can't I reformat an encrypted hard drive? Is there a way to enable encrypted folder protection within iCloud, similar to pCloud's Crypto Folder feature? Padre's CES Recap Part 2 - Gadgets! What Linux operating systems can I use for the Raspberry Pi 5? After switching iPhones, why are my Airtags becoming an "unknown device," thus thinking that an unknown AirTag is following me? Can I still buy the older Apple power cables that originally came with the older MacBooks? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Dick DeBartolo Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2009 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys

Transcribed - Published: 28 January 2024

ATTG 2008: Tim Cook's Folly - Sports Illustrated, Mesh Routers, Color Spaces

Who ordered the Apple Vision Pro? Why are my photos changing colors completely when I export them? Why can't I use specific 3rd party texting applications anymore when I switched cellular providers? And, the end of an era for Sports Illustrated. Someone at TWiT ordered the Apple Vision Pro! Who got it? Microsoft 'senior leadership' emails accessed by Russian SolarWinds hackers. Sports Illustrated thrown into chaos with mass layoffs. What should I be on the lookout for or be concerned about after getting a Macbook Pro repaired? Is there a way around some issues that I'm encountering when using Google Takeout? Rod Pyle and the micro-meteorite! How can I display specific images on a television for others to view? What's the best way to utilize my mesh routers to their more optimal utilization? Why am I losing connection to my media server upon startup with my machine? Chris Marquardt and the CLEAN photo assignment review. Why is my exported photo coming out in a different color completely? Why can't I use my 3rd party texting applications after switching cellular providers? Could a Starlink-type satellite service be the future of cellular networks? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Rod Pyle and Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2008 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: meraki.cisco.com/twit ecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWIT

Transcribed - Published: 21 January 2024

ATTG 2007: I'm In the Mood for Pasta - CES 2024 Recap, Equalizing Music Files, WMIC

Is there a way to play Call of Duty on my M3 MacBook Pro? Should I get a voice recorder to record my thoughts, or is my smartphone good enough to record audio? Can you upgrade from Windows 7 to 10 still for free? Plus, Sam Abuelsamid stops by to talk about the car tech at CES 2024 and Fr. Robert Ballacer, SJ shares his report from CES 2024 as well. You can now pre-order the Apple Vision Pro. Apple Vision Pro's lengthy sales pitch will include 25-minute demo. The Atari 400 is getting an awesome mini edition. Shutting down Artifact. How can I equalize the audio of my mp3's? Can I play the latest Call of Duty on my MacBook Pro? Is a voice recorder better to record my own thoughts, or can my smartphone do the job? Sam Abuelsamid and CES 2024. Will there be a new 27-inch iMac coming out in the near future? What secure messaging app should I use on a Samsung phone with Facebook Messenger dropping support for SMS messaging? How can I get off Google's blacklist of "bad" domains? Can I still upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 for free? Fr. Robert Ballacer, SJ, and his CES 2024 report on the trends seen at the convention. Is powerline networking a better option than using WiFi to connect multiple devices in my household? Is there a command line feature for managing information in text files? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2007 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: fastmail.com/twit

Transcribed - Published: 14 January 2024

ATTG 2006: Don't Slow Down In the Diaper Aisle - CES 2024, Phishing Scams, Pixel Support

What can we expect from this year's CES event in Las Vegas? Apple has begun sending payments out for its "Batterygate" settlement. Is there a way to keep your calendar information private and secure? And why am I getting so many spam callers on my cellular network? What to expect at CES 2024. RIP: Software design pioneer and Pascal creator Niklaus Wirth. Apple starts sending "Batterygate" settlement payments to iPhone users. Logan Paul promises CryptoZoo refunds, as long as you don't sue him. Can I use my phone to transcribe my thoughts into a document? Scott Wilkinson and the TVs at CES 2024. How can I access a Samsung tablet if I don't have access to the recovery phone number or email account? How can I better secure other's online activity after possibly encountering a phishing attack? Is there a way to keep my calendar information private and secure without going over the cloud? With my Pixel 5 getting the update to Android 14, will the phone be getting support for one more year? In what ways can an iPad be used like a computer? How can I reduce the number of spam callers I'm getting on the Mint Mobile network (a sponsor of the TWiT network)? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Scott Wilkinson Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2006 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: joindeleteme.com/twit promo code TWIT cachefly.com/twit

Transcribed - Published: 7 January 2024

ATTG: All New Ask The Tech Guys on January 7th, 2024

No new Ask The Tech Guys on December 24th or the 31st. We'll be back on January 7th, 2024, with all new episodes! In the meantime, you can send us your questions to be answered on-air (video questions especially!) to [email protected], or leave a voicemail at 1.888.724.2884. See you on January 7th! Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2005b Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys

Transcribed - Published: 24 December 2023

ATTG 2005: Chaos Monkeys in My Rolodex - 2FA Apps, VHS to Digital, Winter Photography

How can I get emails sent to my Fastmail account to show up in email clients such as Apple's Mail app? What are the easiest methods to convert my old VHS tapes into digital files? Plus, Dick DeBartolo shares a cool beanie that you can wear with Bluetooth capabilities, and Chris Marquardt goes over the Unusual photo assignment review! Seven things we learned analyzing 515 million Wordle. Inside Mark Zuckerberg's top-secret Hawaii compound. Four men indicted in $80 million 'pig butchering' scheme. Is there a difference in quality when I watch Netflix on certain devices? What brand of keyboards would Leo & Mikah recommend that are quiet when using it? How can I convert old home movie tapes to digital? Dick Debartolo and the Bluetooth beanie! At what point is it an issue when connecting to public WiFi? Can I download my purchases from a streaming service like Apple TV+? How can I get emails sent to my Fastmail account to show up in email clients such as Apple's Mail app? Which free two-factor authentication app would Leo & Mikah recommend that uses the "push" functionality and not type in a code? What's a great budget Android phone to upgrade to? Chris Marquardt and the Unusual photo assignment review! What's the best way to prepare myself to do cold-weather photography and capture the Northern lights? What are some recommendations to get children started in computer programming? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Dick DeBartolo and Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2005 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys

Transcribed - Published: 17 December 2023

ATTG 2004: Stringy Floppy - Apple Families, Google Accounts, Firefox

How can I allow someone on my Apple family account to make their own individual Apple purchases? Why am I not receiving any messages when correctly submitting my information to retrieve my Google account? Some last-minute gift suggestions from Leo & Mikah. Plus, Scott Wilkinson talks about the variety of online streaming TV options, and Sam Abuelsamid stops by to talk about Ample & its proposed car battery-swapping technology. Apple responds to the Beeper iMessage saga. Actors recorded videos for 'Vladimir.' It turned into Russian propaganda. Google's Gemini looks remarkable, but it's still behind OpenAI. Why am I not receiving a message from Google when I correctly enter my information to recover my Google account? The casualties of the Podcasting bloodbath. Scott Wilkinson and the streaming TV options. How you can keep someone on your Apple family account while allowing them to make their own Apple purchases. What are my best buying options for buying a MacBook in Brazil? What USB Fingerprint reader should I purchase for my Windows machine? Some last-minute gift recommendations from Leo & Mikah. Sam Abuelsamid, crash safety tests, and Ample's car battery swapping technology. What's going on with my Firefox browser? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2004 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: discourse.org/twit GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT cachefly.com/twit

Transcribed - Published: 10 December 2023

ATTG 2003: Beware the Cannibal Solar Storm - Focus Mode, Apple Podcasts, eero Routers

Why might you still be getting notifications when using Apple's Focus mode? Can you call your iPhone from your Apple Watch if the watch has a cellular connection? Plus, Rod Pyle joins us to talk about a "cannibal" solar storm, and Johnny Jet breaks some news that Alaska Airlines is buying Hawaiian Airlines! When I have Focus Mode turned on between my Mac, iPhone, and iPad, why do I still get notifications when an email comes in? My RAW photos are out of focus when viewing them in Apple Photos. Has Apple made a fix for this yet? What's a good replacement device for Apple's AirPort Express to relay audio for two sets of speakers in different rooms? When using my new M3 MacBook Pro, why is my RAM usage so high when I believe I'm not using applications that would use so much RAM? A caller calls in to share a suggestion to hooking up Bluetooth headphones to your TV. Why aren't my podcasts being removed in Apple Podcasts after playing them? Is there a way to reset the iOS keyboard default key mapping? Is there a way to call your own iPhone from my Apple Watch if it has a cellular connection? Rod Pyle and the "Cannibal" solar storm. Why am I never getting a notification when getting a call or a text message? Why is my eero not maintaining its LAN connection when my ISP goes down? Why do my Apple Watch notifications persist when I clear them on my other Apple devices? Johnny Jet and Alaska Airlines are buying Hawaiian Airlines. What can I use to toggle two different computers on one keyboard/mouse setup? Host: Mikah Sargent Guests: Rod Pyle and Johnny Jet Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2003 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: joindeleteme.com/twit promo code TWIT securemyemail.com/twit Use Code TWIT Melissa.com/twit mylio.com/TWIT25

Transcribed - Published: 3 December 2023

ATTG 2002: Therapy May Help - Cyber Monday, Dick DeBartolo, Apple's Finder

How you can track and get the best deals for Cyber Monday and "Black November" overall. What can you do about using an older version of a browser that a bank no longer supports? Plus, Dick DeBartolo stops by to share a fun and weird coin bank for kids and a magnetic shelf to help with storage! Mikah shares some tools & guides for tracking Black November deals. What happened with my iPhone after updating it to iOS 17.1.1? Why are my podcasts on my Apple Watch not staying in sync with my iPhone? Why can't my iPhone connect online after installing an app? Is it worth upgrading from an iPhone 12 to iPhone 15 currently? Should I be worried about one of my apps switching to a different language while running an iOS Beta on my phone Dick DeBartolo and the coin bank for kids! What are my options for trying to do my online banking on an older browser that can't update since I am running an older OS on my MacBook Air? Can you record the boot sequence on a computer? If so, how can you do that? How can I move my edited photos from my iPad to my Windows PC? When moving files within Apple's Finder, how can you prevent those files from being placed in random locations? Should I have a secondary network setup within my home to connect my IoT devices to it? Should I return my M2 Max MacBook Pro that I just purchased for an M3 Max version? Host: Mikah Sargent Guest: Dick DeBartolo Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2002 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: hid.link/atgdemo wix.com/studio?utm_campaign=pa_podcast_studio_10/ 23_TWiT%5Esponsors_cta cachefly.com/twit

Transcribed - Published: 26 November 2023

ATTG 2001: The Definition of Dapper - Sam Altman, iMessage, SpaceX Starship

Mikah Sargent is running solo today as Leo Laporte is out this week! OpenAI has had an interesting past few days as Sam Altman was out at OpenAI but is suddenly in talks to rejoin the company. Can you use an older iPhone just for the iMessage app? And is it worth purchasing your own modem & router rather than renting one from your ISP provider? OpenAI board in discussions with Sam Altman to return as CEO. Apple announces that RCS support is coming to iPhone next year. Is there a possibility of a new printer standard in the future? What are some computer monitors that are great for extended periods of use? Is it viable to use an older iPhone just for iMessage? Can I set up a shortcut for my smart lights to let me know when they turn on? Rod Pyle and SpaceX's Starship 11/18 launch. Is there 32-bit software that can run Windows on an older Mac Mini? I have my iCloud account synced to my personal and work iPhones. How can I keep my work content out of my iCloud? Should I have my own modem and router, especially for my smart home devices? How can I manage the number of spam calls that I receive? Chris Marquardt and the Shiny assignment review. Can you record an online livestream? Host: Mikah Sargent Guests: Rod Pyle and Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2001 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT Traceroute Podcast

Transcribed - Published: 19 November 2023

ATTG 2000: What Ever Happened to Saran Wrap? - Rolls Royce EV, iMac Contacts Sync, M3 Max MacBook Pro

Sam Abuelsamid stops by to talk about the Rolls Royce EV vehicle, Spectre. Why are my contacts on my iPhone not syncing correctly with my Mac? And Leo's new M3 Max MacBook Pro arrived, and he shares his review and thoughts on the device. OpenAI's developer day - what was announced. The Humane AI Pin is a bizarre cross between Google Glass and a pager. Your car can keep collecting your data after a judge dismissed a privacy lawsuit. Is it worth holding onto my iPhone 13 Mini as a possible collector's item down the road? What's the better MacBook Pro upgrade? Sam Abuelsamid and the Rolls Royce Spectre EV vehicle. How can I get my contacts to sync on my Mac and have their names appear rather than just their phone number? Leo reviews the M3 Max MacBook Pro. How can I set up a phone so that a user can't easily make changes to it? Is there a way for me to share photos with family members & have them leave comments on the photos? How can I position my mesh WiFi system to eliminate dead spots in my home? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2000 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: securemyemail.com/twit Use Code TWIT Melissa.com/twit mylio.com/TWIT joindeleteme.com/twit promo code TWIT

Transcribed - Published: 12 November 2023

ATTG 1999: He's So Fluffy I Could Die! - Black Friday TV Deals, Ad Blockers, Chrome Lacros

Scott Wilkinson joins the show to share some great TVs to look at for the month of November for some potential deals. How can you access those iTunes songs you purchased on your Apple device all those years ago and play them on your Android device? Plus, Johnny Jet talks about the busiest travel time of the year! Apple unveils M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max, the most advanced chips for a personal computer. How Microsoft is making a mess of the news after replacing staff with AI. What's the best way to back up my data? Scott Wilkinson and TVs to look at for some potential deals during the month of November. Why can't I use my purchased ringtones after updating to iOS 17? How can I play my purchased iTunes songs on my Android phone? What are some recommendations for an adblocker? Johnny Jet and busiest travel time of the year. Should I be concerned about security if I'm using an end-of-life Chromebook with Lacros? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Johnny Jet Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1999 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: Traceroute Podcast fastmail.com/twit discourse.org/twit

Transcribed - Published: 5 November 2023

ATTG 1998: The Best Tail in the Biz - Apple's 'Spooky Fast' Event, Voicemail Transcriptions, Roblox Tutoring

Apple has a "spooky fast" event coming up on October 30th. Remember to join Leo & Mikah for their coverage of the event @ 5pm Pacific! What are some ways to stop video ads from automatically playing while using cellular data? And are there tutors for learning a program such as Roblox? X launches two new subscriptions to boost your replies. HackerOne paid ethical hackers over $300 million in bug bounties. Tens of millions now work in the $250 billion 'Creator Economy". Apple sends out gift boxes with AirPods Max and 'Sweet and Spooky' snacks to promote Mac event. Should I have a dedicated 2.4GHz router for my smart devices? Why does a company need complete access to my Google Calendar for me to access their calendar? How can I stop video ads from playing while using cellular data? Can I transcribe voicemails to text? Is there a way to force the iPhone 15 to shoot at 24MP? How can I control the kind of information companies have on me? Why is my Samsung monitor turning off and on constantly? Since Windows ended the free Windows 7 / 8 upgrade to 10, could they end the Windows 10 to 11 upgrade soon? Are there services out there to teach someone how to use Roblox? Is there an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) that will work under extreme cold temperatures? How can I download specific podcast episodes from a series at once? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1998 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: hid.link/atg cachefly.com/twit

Transcribed - Published: 29 October 2023

ATTG 1997: Enjoy the B.S. - CarPlay Navigation, iPhone 15 Cameras, eCamm

It's Dick DeBartolo's 78th birthday! No wonder Leo and Mikah are dressed up for the occasion. How can you show your iPad and iPhone on your screen? It's software that Mikah uses on iOS Today! And how can I get my remote control to work constantly, rather than only after... cooling it down in a refrigerator? Apple's iMacs and MacBook Pros are in short supply ahead of planned launch at end of month. eero Plus update may block podcasts. We'll be covering the Snapdragon Summit event on Tuesday, October 24th at 12:00pm PST! A caller has some suggestions about setting a fixed route for your GPS. Can you turn off CarPlay's Auto Navigation feature? Why is my phone not starting up? How easy is it to host a podcast nowadays? Dick DeBartolo joins us to celebrate his 78th birthday with great gadgets! What's going on with my remote? Why can I only use it after cooling it down in the refrigerator? Is there an application like Mylio (A TWiT advertiser) for Linux? A viewer wonders about Leo and Mikah's opinion on the iPhone 15 cameras. How can you get ChatGPT on your phone? What software or hardware can I use to show my iPad and iPhone in a recording? A suggestion of a laptop for those more sensitive to LED lighting. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Dick DeBartolo Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1997 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: wix.com/studio?utm_campaign=pa_podcast_studio_10/23_TWiT%5Esponsors_cta mylio.com/TWIT GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT

Transcribed - Published: 22 October 2023

ATTG 1996: It's a Towel Warmer - GPS Routing, Error 431, IoT Security

Can I force my Maps application to keep the same route without modifying it? Why am I receiving an error 431 when visiting a webpage on my browser? And Rod Pyle talks about the recent eclipse, and Chris Marquardt joins us to review the prolonged photo assignment review of "Adorable"! The satellites of the future are heading to space right now. Leo shows off the Pixel 8 Pro phone he just recently got. NFL Sunday Ticket draws about 1.3 million fans to YouTube. Can I swap in a new drive into my Plex server setup when it's been backed up with a copy of my old drive used on the server? How can I keep the same route on my GPS application without having Google Maps change it? Rod Pyle and the Annular Solar Eclipse. How often should I update my phone? Should I be concerned with my phone's security when traveling overseas? What's the difference between cybersecurity and privacy? Chris Marquardt and the Photo Assignment review of "Adorable." What is "Error 431", and why am I getting it on a specific browser? Why are livestreams not playing on my Samsung Smart TV? Should I use a separate network for my security cameras, lights, and other smart home accessories for the best IoT security? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Rod Pyle and Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1996 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: Melissa.com/twit GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT

Transcribed - Published: 15 October 2023

ATTG 1995: Acknowledging the Sneeze - Microsoft CoPilot, Fast Charging, Safari Profiles

What's the easiest way to record how-to videos on your computer? Why are some people receiving notes on their EV vehicles at charging stations? And Mikah demos a new feature introduced in the latest version of Apple's Safari browser: Safari Profiles! Zoom is launching its own Google Docs competitor. Americans have lost billions in Social Media scams. Did Elon Musk endorse Biden, come out as transgender, and die of suicide? What software can I use to create how-to videos easily? And what service can I use to send texts to my customers? Will Microsoft CoPilot have access to my hard drive on my computer? Sam Abuelsamid and EV fast charging... passive-aggressive notes? What are some recommendations for a USB-C hub? Does clicking the unsubscribe button in emails let the sender know that an email is an active account? Is it worth setting up a separate modem & ISP for my home studio setup? Is a MacBook Air good enough for doing coding and data science work on it? Mikah Sargent demos the new profiles feature on the Safari browser as he answers a question about Safari profiles and if it works with separate bookmarks and passwords. Will adding someone to your contacts list in Gmail help not to put them under the spam filter in Gmail? How can I get old voicemails and text messages off a deceased person's iPhone? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1995 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: mylio.com/TWIT

Transcribed - Published: 8 October 2023

ATTG 1994: Now Cash Free! - Android Auto, iPhone 15 Battery, Google Podcasts

Why is the iPhone 15 Pro overheating for some users? Apple says it's due to an iOS 17 bug. What are the pros and cons of using the iPhone 15's optimized battery vs. 80% limit battery setting? Plus, Scott Wilkinson helps with a viewer's question about sync issues with their Sonos soundbar, and Johnny Jet has a tip to help recover your lost item at an airport more quickly. iPhone 15 Pro Max passes CR's drop test. Apple says iPhone 15 Pro overheating due to iOS 17 bug, not hardware design. Linda Yaccarino tried to show the X app on her phone during her car-crash interview. It didn't appear to be there. Mark Zuckerberg conducts the first interview in the Metaverse. Why is my Android Auto head unit in my car freezing when I plug my Pixel phone into the car? What are the pros and cons between "optimized battery" and "80% limit" with the iPhone 15 lineup? Scott Wilkinson and fixing a viewers' syncing issue with their Sonos soundbar. What computer should I get my kid who is creating video content and is interested in 3D modeling? A caller follows up with an issue that another caller had a few episodes ago about some services placing you in the wrong location. Johnny Jet stops by to talk about Leo's trip to Green Bay and has a tip to help recover your lost items at an airport. With Google Podcasts sunsetting starting in 2024, what alternatives do Leo and Mikah suggest to replace the service? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Johnny Jet Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1994 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: fastmail.com/twit mylio.com/TWIT

Transcribed - Published: 1 October 2023

ATTG 1993: 3 Story Shoebox With a Tandem Garage - iPhone 15 Pro, AI in Amazon Alexa, AR Hot Wheels, and more.

Leo and Mikah geek out over the new Apple Watch Ultra 2 and iPhone 15 Pro, and answer your tech questions, from mysterious HomePod handoff fails to Chromebook upgrade recommendations. Leo shares his experience with the new iPhone 15 Pro and Apple Watch Ultra 2. Tinder Select's new $500/month premium dating service prompts disbelief - would you pay that much to find love? What's the best replacement for an aging Pixelbook? Dick DeBartolo returns from holiday toy showcase events - slime your Barbie with the new Barbie Pop Reveal toy and race Hot Wheels in augmented reality. How to curb AirPods' aggressive automatic device switching. How to fix issues connecting Apple devices to Wi-Fi 6E networks. What are the best practices when setting up a new iPhone? What is a 4K native" hard drive, and why are there incompatibilities mixing drives in RAID configurations A follow-up caller shares Chromebrew, a package manager for Chrome OS. Why Amazon Echo's 'Drop In' feature is excellent for chatting with elderly relatives. Is there a way to easily identify different debit cards in Apple Pay that have identical card images? How to share share a custom email domain. Issues with iPhone handoff to a HomePod pair that is also paired with an Apple TV. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Dick DeBartolo Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1993 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT

Transcribed - Published: 24 September 2023

ATTG 1992: Gradually, Then Suddenly - New iPhones, NASA's UFO Report, Linux

The Justice Department is taking Google to court over whether Google has illegally maintained a monopoly in online search. Apple announced new iPhones this past week: should you upgrade to the iPhone 15 / 15 Pro? Plus, Rod Pyle stops by the show to talk about NASA's UFO report that came out. U.S. blasts Google over paying $10 billion a year to cut out search rivals. The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro were announced at Apple's event this past Tuesday. How do I transfer the data from my old iPhone to my new one? Rod Pyle and NASA's UFO Report. A caller wonders why people don't acknowledge that Apple helped invent USB-C when Apple officially switched from lightning to USB-C with their latest iPhones. What's better to upgrade to from an older iPhone: the iPhone 14 or iPhone 15? Mikah shares his thoughts on what to consider when making that decision. Is there a good widget to install on my Windows machine to watch stock prices? Why is my Pixel 6 not staying connected to my WiFi network? A recommendation for having your headphones & speakers operate simultaneously. Why did all my files get converted to a .rar file after cloning my hard drive? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Rod Pyle Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1992 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT

Transcribed - Published: 17 September 2023

ATTG 1991: A Passel of Petabytes - Mechanical Keyboards, AirPods Pro, SIM Cards

Elon Musk's new biography from Walter Isaacson came out recently with some interesting information about Musk & Tesla. Is upgrading to the 2nd generation AirPods Pro from the 1st generation worth it? And why is my IP address showing me in a different location than where I am? Takeaways from a new Elon Musk biography: Ukraine, Trump and more. North Korea-backed hackers target security researchers with 0-day. 5th Circuit rules Biden administration violated First Amendment. Why is my internet connection so bad, and can I do anything to improve it? Should I return my mechanical keyboard? How easy is it to replace the switches in it? Is upgrading my 1st gen AirPods Pro to the 2nd generation worth it Sam Abuelsamid and Elon Musk's biography. Why are my Echo devices randomly switching to my guest network on my eero network? How do I unlock my SIM card? Why is my IP address showing me in a different location? Why are my podcasts not staying synced with my iPhone and Apple Watch? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1991 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: Brooklinen.com Use Code TECHGUY Miro.com/podcast

Transcribed - Published: 10 September 2023

ATTG 1990: Fatal Error - RIP WordPad, Oppenheimer, Wireless Charging

Microsoft is killing WordPad after 28 years. Is there a workaround for using unsupported printers on a Chromebook? Should you switch to wireless charging? Plus, Scott Wilkinson talks about Oppenheimer and its dialogue, and Johnny Jet shares how he saved on his Spectrum bill! Microsoft is killing WordPad in Windows after 28 years. Apple's September 12th event: iPhone 15 with a USB-C port. Driverless taxis blocked ambulance and patient later died, San Francisco Fire Dept. says. SpaceX sending iPhone Emergency SOS satellites to space. Caltech drops calculus, chemistry, physics course requirements for admission. What is the easiest way to pair your headphones to a TV? How can I fix my old laser printer? Are there any workarounds to setting up unsupported printers on Chromebooks? Where is Linux storing my applications on the hard drive? Scott Wilkinson and Oppenheimer's dialogue. Why are my IR remotes and receivers not working? What should one consider when installing in-home internet for a first-time home buyer? What are some recommendations for DVRs with cable? Johnny Jet and how to save on your Spectrum bill & Google's flight price guarantee. Should I switch to wireless charging my devices rather than continue using wired cables? Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Johnny Jet Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1990 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: mylio.com/TWIT lectricebikes.com

Transcribed - Published: 3 September 2023

ATTG 1989: Trouble-Free Frolicking - HDMI 2.0, EV Batteries, Apple's iOS 17

Will Apple's Boot Camp work on newer Mac computers? Dick DeBartolo shares the newer cover of the upcoming Mad Magazine and shares the Double Bubble Blaster. Which older iPhones will be supported with the upcoming iOS 17? Plus, some really geeky questions from callers! The Silicon Valley elite who want to build a city from scratch. Fifth Circuit says law enforcement doesn't need warrants to search phones at the border. YouTube is testing a much smaller 'Skip Ads' button. Can I still run Boot Camp on newer Mac computers? What's the best way to convert my HDMI 2.0 signal to a 2.1 signal? Dick DeBartolo and the Double Bubble Blaster. How can I transfer files between two Linux servers? Will the upcoming iOS 17 support my older iPhone? Sam Abuelsamid and EV batteries. How do you backup a website hosted on Amazon Web Services before taking it offline? Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Dick DeBartolo and Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1989 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: cachefly.com

Transcribed - Published: 27 August 2023

ATTG 1988: Hopelessly Lovesick - Travel Routers, Luna-25 Spacecraft, AI & Taxes?

Leo and Mikah answer whether you should let AI do your taxes; Rod Pyle stops by to talk about what happened with the Luna-25 spacecraft mission; and what are some excellent cloud services to back up your files that won't break the bank! Microsoft to hold 'special event' in New York City on September 21st. Canada demands Meta lift news ban to allow wildfire info sharing. "WD refused to answer our questions about its self-wiping SanDisk SSDs." How can I stop my audiobook from starting to playback whenever my Bluetooth earbuds connect to my phone? What are the best travel routers? Is there a password manager that can store the login info on my pc but allows me to sync via Bluetooth or local Wi-Fi? Can I get AI to do my taxes? How can I move my emails to another service but keep my domain? Rod Pyle and Russia's Luna-25 Spacecraft. What's the best email program to manage all my email accounts under one roof? Also, what's a great budget professional camera? A caller calls back in with a follow-up to their previous question about copying files from their Mac hard drive. Chris Marquardt and the review of the crowded assignment What are good cloud services to back up many video files cheaply? Where can I get started to stay up to date with AI? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Rod Pyle and Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1988 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT

Transcribed - Published: 20 August 2023

ATTG 1987: Two Heels, No Toe - WiFi Extension, PC Building, Galaxy Z Flip 5, and Smart Home Privacy

Get ready to boost your tech know-how as we tackle a range of fascinating topics on Ask The Tech Guys! Tune in as we unpack everything from extending your home Wi-Fi network to a barn and small office, building a monster workstation PC for Unreal Engine, Leo's review of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5, and more. An Apple Malware-Flagging Tool Is 'Trivially' Easy to Bypass Music labels sue Internet Archive over digitized record collection The CNET lesson: Content pruning Is dumb for news content, don't do it Apple Mail: crashes after downloading emails from Spectrum Troubleshooting Apple Mail crashing with Spectrum How to extend your home Wi-Fi network to a garden office or shed Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 Review Issues copying files between Windows and Mac and iCloud interference Good keyboards for Mac Router recommendations and Thread technology discussion Building a workstation PC for Unreal Engine Privacy in smart homes: Nest and Eve Open-source home automation software Home Assistant and WiFi extenders Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1987 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: mylio.com/TWIT GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT Brooklinen.com Use Code TECHGUY

Transcribed - Published: 13 August 2023

ATTG 1986: Diamond Tweeters - Waterproof Earbuds, Photo # Sequence, Excel

Elon Musk's 'fund your legal bill' tweet is a brand new level of BS. Google is offering an on-campus hotel 'special' to help lure workers back to the office. NASA restores contact with Voyager 2 spacecraft after mistake led to weeks of silence. Claimed superconductor LK-99 is an online sensation — but replication efforts fall short. Google is making it easier to remove your private information from Search. What earbuds do Leo & Mikah recommend that are waterproof and great for swimming? Can I add a number sequence on my pictures as I take them with a smartphone or camera? Scott Wilkinson and why there aren't more HDMI ports on TVs. What will be new with the iPhone's released later this year? What is the best way to learn Excel nowadays? Can you pause and play videos from a Mac computer with the Apple Watch? Johnny Jet and sleeping at airports. Also, Johnny has a question! He's wondering why his laptop's battery is not charging after installing a replacement battery some time ago. Is the Lenovo Nano laptop a good choice for basic computing needs, such as using Microsoft 365? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Johnny Jet Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1986 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: Miro.com/podcast lectricebikes.com fastmail.com/twit

Transcribed - Published: 6 August 2023

ATTG 1985: The Pause That Refreshes - NASA+ Platform, Inkjet Printers, Wi-Fi Extenders

Twitter's rebrand is the next stage in Elon Musk's vision for the company. With Starlink, Elon Musk's satellite dominance is raising global alarms. NASA+ is the space agency's very own streaming platform. Uber's fatal self-driving car crash saga ends with the operator avoiding prison. The NSA is lobbying Congress to save a phone surveillance 'loophole'. What iPad should I upgrade to from the 6th generation iPad? How can I write a computer script to do a specific task within it? Mikah got his hands on the Bitzee toy after Dick DeBartolo showed it off in episode 1984. What's wrong with my printer? Can I isolate the iPad screen as its own video output to my streaming software? What is a good Linux OS for newer users to install on Chromebooks? Is there a way to have a backup cell provider if the power goes out in my area? What are some recommendations for a Wi-Fi extender? Is there an alternative solution to using a Wi-Fi extender? Is there an iPhone app to track my car maintenance over time? Are there external hard drives very close to Apple's internal SSD speeds that I can use without paying for more storage in a new Mac? Why should I update the firmware on my TV if I don't connect it to the internet? A caller calls in with a suggestion for the caller back in episode 1982 on re-sizing their photos in large batches using Adobe Lightroom. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1985 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: cachefly.com

Transcribed - Published: 30 July 2023

ATTG 1984: I Am Your Fodder! - Twitter & X, Defcon Security, Hearing Aids

Twitter's rebrand to X may actually be happening soon. Retrieval operation underway after hundreds of drones plunge into Melbourne's Yarra River. Fed launches long-awaited instant payments service, modernizing system. Can you transfer a Gmail account from a personal account to a business account? What can I do with my extra iPhone that I received from my insurance? Is it worth upgrading from an older Apple TV 4K to the current model of the 4K TV, or wait? What devices would be safe to bring to Defcon? Dick Debartolo and the Bitzee virutal pet. Are there "dumb" Smart 4K TVs one can buy? How can I deal with a computer virus on my computer? A caller calls in to add to the hearing aid discussion that has occurred throughout today's show. Am I being safe by adding my social security number to a dark-web monitoring service, such as Google One? How can I manage my battery's life span on my laptop? Am I being even safer when using NextDNS services ontop of using a VPN, or is it redundant? Is there a device similar to my Logitech Harmony Hub that will communicate with my Alexa Echo? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Dick DeBartolo Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1984 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: drinkAG1.com/techguy meraki.cisco.com/twit

Transcribed - Published: 23 July 2023

ATTG 1983: There's A Shortcut for That - Prime Day, Chandrayaan-3, Proton Pass

FTC loses appeals court bid to temporarily block Microsoft-Activision deal. Here's what shoppers bought on Amazon Prime Day 2023. Is it worth upgrading my TV to a newer model? How can I record a documentary with today's available technology? Are there carriers that handle sim jacking better than the other? Rod Pyle and India's Chandrayaan-3 mission. What are my options for acquiring hearing aids? Is it a security risk to continue using a router whose firmware is outdated? Is Proton Pass a good choice of a password manager? Can I import my MP3s to my iPhone within Linux? How does Apple's Time Machine work when backing up my hard drive? Chris Marquardt and the Tasty Assignment review. Rosemary Orchard of iOS Today shares a shortcut that you can use to help re-size photos in large batches as a response to a caller from last week. Why is my printer not being detected on my network? Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Rod Pyle and Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1983 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: meraki.cisco.com/twit GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT Brooklinen.com Use Code TECHGUY

Transcribed - Published: 16 July 2023

ATTG 1982: Traffic Cone Confusion - Meta's Threads, 6 Rules, Apple Watch Rings

Meta launches Threads, a competitor to Twitter. Is there software to alter photos in large batches? Sam Abuelsamid and the autonomous self-driving vehicles. An update to Leo's six rules of security. Why can't I open my Lightroom Classic application and access my current catalog? Could Apple's Vision Pro headset work with a Bluetooth keyboard? How can I maintain my ring activity streak on my Apple Watch when traveling overseas? A librarian calls in to talk about how you can improve your searching when using Google. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1982 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: Miro.com/podcast

Transcribed - Published: 9 July 2023

ATTG 1981: You Biggie, Me Smallie - Twitter Outage, VPN's, Denon PerL Pro

Some US cities are replacing 4th of July fireworks with environmentally friendly drones. Twitter limits the number of tweets users can read amid extended outages. Do I need any security programs for my router? How can I revive my old laptop? Who are VPNs for? Leo reviews the Denon PerL Pro. Why can't I play Dolby Atmos music from my iPhone through my speakers? What are my options to back up sensitive personal data to the cloud? Johnny Jet and international eSims. How can I save files to my iCloud without them saving on my phone or Mac? Do you need an antivirus program for Mac, and how can I update my photos on my Mac to have the correct data? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Johnny Jet Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1981 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: lectricebikes.com

Transcribed - Published: 2 July 2023

ATTG 1980: 132 Tiny Bubbles - Bluetooth Transmitter, Dick DeBartolo, Pixel Tablet

Vidcon was this past week. Why am I getting a mix of different languages in my Windows applications? Can you use a Bluetooth transmitter with an old record turntable? How can I put the latest version of the Android operating system on my old smartphones? Dick DeBartolo and the 132-hole bubble machine. Are these USB-C to headphone adapters good enough since most smartphones don't have a headphone jack? How can I easily make a video of life memories for a senior family member? Why is my wired internet slower than my wireless? What's the best way to manage all my photos on my smartphone/computer? Leo reviews the new Google Pixel tablet. Is there a way to load my images more quickly on my website? Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Dick DeBartolo Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1980 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: canary.tools/twit - use code: TWIT fastmail.com/twit GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT cachefly.com

Transcribed - Published: 25 June 2023

ATTG 1979: It's a Box Of Rocks - Steve Huffman, Online Security, UFO's & UAP's

Leo got the new 15" MacBook Air and gives his first impressions of the device. Steve Huffman and the Reddit revolt. What must I do to protect my personal data after a data breach? What's the easiest way to start a podcast? How can I make sense of the Apple error messages? Rod Pyle and NASA's UFO/UAP Report. Why does Leo dislike using the hibernate or sleep functionality on Windows? As a first-time cellphone owner, what should I do next with my iPhone? Chris Marquardt and the Dull assignment review. What exactly is artificial intelligence? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Rod Pyle and Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1979 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: fastmail.com/twit drata.com/twit lectricebikes.com Brooklinen.com Use Code TECHGUY

Transcribed - Published: 18 June 2023

ATTG 1978: It's Made of People - Apple Vision Pro, Kindle Oasis, eBike Charging

Apple announced the Vision Pro AR headset at WWDC23. It's the 30th anniversary of the groundbreaking film Jurassic Park. Why are subreddits like r/iPhone going private? Why am I getting a bluescreen of death (BSOD) on my computer? Can I use an AR/VR headset while visually impaired? Sam Abuelsamid and the Combined Charging System. Is the Kindle Oasis good for my elderly parents? What kind of jobs should I look out for after getting my IT cert? What is some good cellular coverage for when I travel to Japan? And is it safe for me to enter my password in my password manager while on open WiFi? Can I charge my eBike at EV charging stations? How should I back up my hard drive? How can I run modern browsers on my 2008 iMac? Why is the wrong album art popping up on my Apple Music app? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1978 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: Brooklinen.com Use Code TECHGUY Melissa.com/twit canary.tools/twit - use code: TWIT Miro.com/podcast

Transcribed - Published: 11 June 2023

ATTG 1977: Don't Forget to Thwock - Reddit API, Yahoo, Amazon Kindle Scribe

WWDC is this Monday. What will Apple announce at the event? Reddit is charging for API access. With this API change, many subreddits are going dark to protest how this will affect 3rd party apps. How can I delete my emails permanently from my Yahoo account? A caller suggests how Susan from last week can shoot their family reunion interview. Scott Wilkinson stops by to share some updates with him and his Club TWiT exclusive show, Home Theater Geeks! A caller shares an excellent option for tracking your family heritage on the Mac. Leo demos some notetaking apps & devices like the Amazon Kindle Scribe. Johnny Jet and saving on car rentals & a new scam targeting seniors. Why can't I print things from my smartphone or Chromebook? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Johnny Jet Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1977 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: Melissa.com/twit lectricebikes.com GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT

Transcribed - Published: 4 June 2023

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