Episode archive

Episode 1764

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Google ends Project Loon, troubleshooting a TV's stuck volume control, finding a computer to do taxes, the KEF Unicore subwoofer with Scott Wilkinson, how are hackers getting into my Facebook page? Is a system optimizer pop up a scam? What does President Biden's mask mandate mean for travelers with Johnny Jet, Restoring windows to a stable condition, sharing Google Drive attachments, adding a family member's iPad on your Apple Family account, the Kohler Stillness Bath with the Giz Wiz and more of your calls!

Episode 1763

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Which version of Linux to get for your computer, fixing bluescreen of deaths, installing macOS on a bootable external drive, can one avoid using products by big tech, installing another operating system on your Android phone, are there computers completely made in the USA, and more of your calls!

Episode 1762

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HellaByte could be the next quantity in computing, home theater tech from CES with Scott Wilkinson, switching to Linux, how can I stop spammers from using my number? Buying a mid-range Chromebook, can you clone an RFID chip? The best smart watch for checking blood pressure, buying a laptop for working at home, activating a TracFone, printing from a Chromebook after Google has killed Google Cloud Print, new mask tech from CES with the GizWiz, and more of your calls!

Episode 1761

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Using your Chromebook after its 'end of life', best LCD or OLED tv on the market currently, making calls through VoIP, good calendar programs, mental health resources for during these times, keeping your Zoom and personal data secure, chatting with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Episode 1760

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Elon Musk is now the richest man in the world, U.S. creates new cybersecurity department, LTE compatible tablets, M1 Mac Mini performance, why is my Wi-Fi so slow? Using older versions of Quickbooks with MacOS BigSur, private messaging apps, finding a basic flip phone for people who don't want a smartphone, sending a fax digitally, keeping your parent's computer secure, and more of your calls!

Episode 1759

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Digitizing record albums, troubleshooting external hard drives, cataloging and organizing your library of music and movies, affordable laser printer options, why you might not be getting internet access on your phone even if your phone is showing full bars, why a caller's Roku is getting an error for resolution, and more of your calls!

Episode 1758

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The end of Adobe Flash, finding a new NAS backup system, what is Amazon AWS? Mini and Micro LEDs with Scott Wilkinson, a good portable speaker for a laptop, troubleshooting AOL login issues, Johnny Jet: deals on flights for 6 months from now, upgrading a Samsung J7, why use a VPN? Alternatives to Quicken, a GizWiz gadget that gives you 3 ways to brew coffee, and more of your calls!

Episode 1756

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Why you might not be able to add a virtual background to your Zoom calls, good options for a digital tuner converter, how long to wait for the M1 Apple iMacs, why your TV might suddenly start showing your photos as a screensaver, running Windows on the M1 Mac's, phones that update the Android operating system faster, talking to Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

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!