Episode archive

Episode 1831

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Fixing a PC that turns off automatically and won't turn back on, avoiding robocalls and junk calls, recording a phone conversation (legally), troubleshooting data connections while using GPS navigation, getting a better connection for streaming Apple TV+, finding a good video calling option for the elderly, recovering a password for an AOL email account, recovering domains, and getting rid of spam.

Episode 1830

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The first all-civilian space crew returned home on Saturday and Rod Pyle joins the show to talk about it, moving data between PC's, Sam Abuelsamid talks about Tesla's new self-driving program for the low price of $10,000, a caller's printer is not printing pages correctly, issues with a caller's computer they got from Costco, why your smart plugs might not be connecting to your smart device, a caller's computer is shutting down at a very specific time, and more of your calls!

Episode 1829

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Apple announcements from the California Streaming event, alternatives for internet when in a bad coverage area, Scott Wilkinson has the results of the Value Electronics Great TV Shoot Out, what MacBook would be best to stream church services, is there a phone without 5g? Travel updates with Johnny Jet, accessing computers remotely, what is the best Android tablet? What is the best option for backing up photos in the cloud?

Episode 1828

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Buying a new iPhone now or waiting until after Apple's event on Sept. 14th, turning off Microsoft News popups in Windows 10, why iCloud won't backup more than one iPhoto library, good gaming desktop choices for kids, getting photos off a locked phone, getting rid of old network connections on your iPhone, how you could go online with an old Vista computer, but really shouldn't,  Sam Abuelsamid and the new RoboTaxi service called Moovit, chatting with Chris Marquardt about street photography, Rod Pyle & the first SpaceX all-civilian crew, and more of your calls!

Episode 1827

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Resetting an Apple ID password, correcting a write error with Time Machine backups, using a Chromebook for secure online banking, handling buffering issues with video streaming, the cost of electric vehicle registration, trading cryptocurrency while using a VPN, connecting a 4K monitor over USB 3 and Thunderbolt 3, installing Windows on an old Linux laptop, good computing options for a person with low or no vision. Plus, conversations with Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick Debartolo.

Episode 1826

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Locast ceased operations earlier this past week, getting rid of popups in Microsoft Edge, what you can do with a Network-Attached Storage, what is ARP, using an old iPhone with a caller's SIM, how you can use your mobile phone to record a podcast, Sam Abuelsamid joins Leo to talk about the new electric vehicle from Cadillac, practicing photography with abstract images and Chris Marquardt, more Mars news with Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Episode 1825

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Microsoft has broken Windows 11 by putting ads, is it time to get a new MacBook? A new AptX lossless Bluetooth codec might finally sound as good as wired headphones, CEDIA 2021 announcements with Scott Wilkinson, controlling studio cameras remotely, Locast shuts down, is there an alternative? Travel updates with Johnny Jet, connecting a document camera to a projector, first look at the DIY Framework laptop, finding a local tech for computer repairs, troubleshooting your stereo system, can the Chefman InstaCoffee make coffee in 30 seconds? The GizWiz has tested it out!

Episode 1824

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The Google Play Store generated over $11 billion in annual revenue, why you might not be able to access your NAS within Windows, ways to share photos with your family and others easily, unlocking a previously company-owned iPad, could cloud gaming replace gaming consoles, M1 Mac Mini video issues, talking with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Episode 1823

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Apple settles lawsuit with app devs, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 first look, are these McAfee popup warnings a scam? Scott Wilkinson's advice for a TV and soundbar, can my company monitor my internet activity when working at home? Is contact tracing a violation of privacy? Johnny Jet: you might want to postpone your trip to Hawaii! What is a good underwater camera? The best Android Wear watches right now, remote desktop options for family tech support, alternatives for bad broadband, can I still appreciate a high-end stereo with hearing aids? Can I use my old SIM on a new phone?