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Episode 1565

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German regulators have declared that Facebook must stop collecting data on users without their consent, upgrading the video card in a ten year old computer, how to get 911 access with a VOiP, best travel routers, troubleshooting failing hard drives, switching to Android Auto in the car, best cameras for video production, transferring data to a new computer, how to stop popups on an Android phone, using Echo to control lights, and Sam Abuelsamid talks about electric vehicles in extreme cold weather.

Episode 1564

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Shrinking videos for uploading to Facebook, connecting a flip phone to the internet, a small computer to connect to a monitor, using a YubiKey authenticator without NFC, stopping pop up ads, managing iCloud space, noise canceling headphones, printing from a Chromebook, getting back into your Google account and more!

Episode 1563

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Why Telsa is far from fully self-driving cars, WiFi calling issues on smartphones, Google Pixelbook vs. Samsung Chromebook Plus, choosing smart home doorbells and security cameras, how to monitor your home internet connection quality, and more of your calls!

Episode 1562

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The best laptop for 3D modeling, charging and listening to music on a Pixel 3, backing up photos to the cloud, speeding up a computer that takes a long time to start up, getting data off a locked smartphone and more of your calls!

Episode 1561

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Mark Zuckerberg explains Facebook's business model in a Wall Street Journal op-ed, how to get free internet access, Sam Abuelsamid explains what separates cars equipped with autopilot driver assist from true self driving cars, getting data off of an old hard drive, receiving digital TV signal with an old analog TV, recovering a stolen laptop, Johnny Jet has an app that will let you know how long the TSA line is at the airport, why a laptop can't read USB 2.0, why a PC can't read a new hard drive, and more of your calls.

Episode 1560

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Why suddenly getting hammered with mass spam might be part of identity theft, Home Theater Geek Scott Wilkinson gives his TV picks in time for the Superbowl, choosing a motorcycle GPS tracker, how to secure IoT devices like smart speakers and smart locks, how to keep your data safe when recycling old computers, how to share passwords with family members safely, recovering a lost password on an iPad, finding the right data plan for frequent traveling, the Giz Wiz Dick DeBartolo gives his hands-on experience with the foldable FlexPai smartphone at CES 2019, and more.

Episode 1559

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How to avoid scams using Craigslist and PayPal, Sam Abuelsamid joins us to talk about new electric scooters on the market, using the Harmony Hub with an Apple TV, Windows 7 end of life, Johnny Jet talks about GPS driving tour apps, a potential scam email about Google terminating your account, installing the Google Play store to an Amazon Fire tablet, an extreme case of stolen identify and what to do if it happens to you, and more of your calls.

Episode 1558

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Is your password on the dark web? Buying vs. subscribing software and services, Scott Wilkinson's audio finds at CES 2019, saving text messages from an iPhone, troubleshooting a PC touchpad, transferring data from an old PC to a new one, sharing photos with a group of people, and more of your calls!

Episode 1557

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Sam Abuelsamid talks about the car tech that was shown off at CES this past week, using a Google Voice number with old phones, when to look for phones with 5G connectivity, the advantages of using a paid email service instead of Gmail, how to record interviews for a podcast out in the field, flickering screens on the new i9 MacBook Pro with Vega 20 graphics, alternatives to cable internet, and more of your calls.

Episode 1556

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Will an Android smartwatch work without the phone nearby? Android tablet recommendations, cord-cutting for beginners, do you still need anti-virus software? Uploading your own music to the cloud, unlocking a used iPhone and more!