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Episode 1539

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Is the new iPad a laptop replacement? Charging different devices with USB-C, is it worth fixing an LCD TV? Finding the right iPhone to last for a while, smart door locks, is Li-Fi coming to more cities? Should I get a MacBook Pro or a MacBook Air? And more of your calls!

Episode 1538

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Apps to help the blind, downloading the new Windows 10 update, getting sound from a TV using an A/V receiver, transferring data off of a failing hard drive, what to do with an old MacBook Pro, troubleshooting Bluetooth connection problems with an iPhone in the car, a good utility for compiling code, Chris Marquardt talks about Kodak's efforts with its reengineered EktaChrome, and Johnny Jet has a recommendation for a travel log for kids.

Episode 1537

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A recap of Apple's announcement of a new MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and iPad Pros, what computer to get for video editing, web hosting alternatives, best Bluetooth headset for an iPhone, getting a second opinion on a PC virus scan, how to adjust the volume level of phone notifications, connecting an external hard drive to a router, and more of your calls. Plus, Scott Wilkinson explains the difference between OLED TVs and Samsung's QLED TVs, and Dick DeBartolo has an augmented reality t-shirt.

Episode 1536

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Setting up your smartphone's health app so that your emergency info (ICE) is accessible from the lock screen, virtual reality being used to treat chronic pain, what to expect from Apple's event this week, streaming video professionally online, how to repair the Windows bootloader after installing Linux, how to share the internet connection from your smartphone, apps that can help the blind, what to do about the Blue Screen of Death on Windows, Chris Marquardt reviews his photos from Morocco, and more of your calls.

Episode 1535

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First impressions of the iPhone XR, how to know if your Facebook account has been hacked, what to look for when buying a new laptop, learning about iPhone photography, troubleshooting a Mac after an update, a good camera for live video streaming, and more of your calls!

Episode 1534

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It's Pokemon Go Community Day, how to avoid scams while making money online, what to do with a frozen iPhone X, best security cameras to buy, inexpensive PCs that will run Fortnite, how to do web design as a side business, whether to get an Intel or AMD processor for a custom built computer, Chris Marquardt reviews the "hat" photo assignment, and more of your calls.

Episode 1533

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First impressions of the Google Pixel 3 XL, a remote alert for detecting if an elderly parent falls, troubleshooting intermittent connection from an Apple Airport router, talking to AT&T about unexpected overage charges, capturing old Super 8 movie reels, the right microphone for voice dictation, connecting a TV to a surround sound system, alternatives to Thunderbird for email, a browser plugin to sort out fake Amazon reviews and more of your calls!

Episode 1532

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Leo's thoughts after trying out the Magic Leap One augmented reality headset, whether or not to replace an Airport Extreme with a mesh router, streaming services that work overseas, how to block robocalls, why a TV may be suddenly shutting off, Johnny Jet talks travel tech, and more of your calls.

Episode 1531

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Google announces the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel Slate, and Google Hub. How does the Pixel 3 compare to Apple's iPhone XS? Yahoo Mail password woes, how necessary is it to have a Blu-ray player for a 4K TV? Whether to buy a MacBook Air or Mac Mini, adding RAM to a Surface laptop, how to avoid getting robocalls, and more of your calls. Plus, Scott Wilkinson joins us to talk about the film First Man and The Giz Wiz talks about a smart solar panel called the SmartFlower Solar.

Episode 1530

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More on the Bloomberg story about the hacked Supermicro motherboards, downloading all of your email to search it, extending Wi-Fi, recovering a phone's password, best cameras for a beginner, why Bluetooth audio might be dropping out, versions of Linux that are most Mac-like, whether or not to replace an old iPhone's battery, best photo editing software, camera apps for Android, and more of your calls.