Episode archive

Episode 1755

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What we know so far about the SolarWinds breach of many government agencies, is leaving your PC on all the time harmful? Spectrum vs. Verizon Cellular, affordable NAS options, options to repair your tech, why is Windows taking so long to boot up? Do I have to pay rent for my modem? Hiring a programmer to develop an app, running out of space when installing MacOS Big Sur, options for photo backups, and more of your calls!

Episode 1754

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Has Apple banned Zoom within Apple's latest operating system Big Sur?, extracting DVD's to your hard drive, reducing or removing latency in video conferencing, keeping WiFi from dropping out in your home, why you may be having to reset your Windows password constantly, using an analog monitor with your computer, talking to Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Episode 1753

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Disney+ is pushing the digital content transition, troubleshooting audio problems in a series of MacMinis, buying a new ham radio receiver, finding a large screen TV with good speakers, why is my iPad buffering during Quicktime? Johnny Jet has hope for travelers in 2021, finding a good desktop computer for photo backups, LCD vs OLED, Dick DeBartolo has a mini LED fireplace and more of your calls!

Episode 1752

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Why you shouldn't get financial information from TikTok, overdubbing with Audacity, why do I have to grant access to my photos and videos to my security system? Cloning vs. cloud backup, charging an electric vehicle at home with Sam Abuelsamid, downgrading Windows 10 enterprise to Home, broadband for a rural area, is there a better TIVO DVR alternative? Using a new Mac Mini in portrait mode, Rod Pyle on bringing asteroid samples back to earth, and more of your calls!

Episode 1751

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Is there a future for flash, returning a defective phone, locating your Windows 10 serial number, alternatives to the software Dragon Naturally Speaking, a speech-to-text tool, disabling the Google Assistant button on phones that have it, why a caller's MacBook Air is making noise, and more of your calls!

Episode 1750

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Is Amazon Sidewalk a good idea? Troubleshooting a laptop microphone, restoring old iPhoto backups, who cares about privacy? Biometric tech is coming to cars, solving AOL email login problems, Chris Marquardt reviews your texture photos, connecting to a second computer monitor at work, the future of the space program with Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Episode 1749

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Getting good deals on computers from a home shopping channel, what are good soundbar options, why a phone might not work with a VPN, logging into a VPN multiple times on a Mac, can the M1 laptops work with GNU utilities, why your WiFi may act slow, talking to Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo, and more of your calls!

Episode 1748

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Soundbar suggestions for a home theater system, monitor suggestions for the new Mac Mini's, troubleshooting a non-functioning subwoofer, a possible dying iMac display, batch processing thousands of images, why Google Assistant isn't working audibly on a Pixel 4, why headphones aren't working during Netflix streaming, talking to Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt, and more of your calls!

Episode 1747

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The best TV for gaming, Scott Wilkinson's advice for the best 85" TVs, can you hook up an old CD player to an Amazon Echo and play throughout the house? Apple CarPlay security in a rental car, should I upgrade to macOS Big Sur? Troubleshooting a computer that crashes during videogames, upgrading to a faster iPad, can you get picture-in-picture on a new TV? Should I buy a PhotoVault Thumb drive? And more of your calls!

Episode 1746

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Saving a laptop from the blue screen of death, dual-booting two operating systems on your computer, Amazon's latest devices to keep an eye on someone remotely, adjusting closed captioning on your TV, making Windows 10 look like Windows 7, the importance of two-factor authentication, talking to Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt, and more of your calls!