Anything from starting a business to working in a corporate environment.

Should I get the extended warranty on the 2013 car I buy because of it being more computerized?

Episode 913

Victoria from Santa Ana, CA

Leo thinks this extended warranty is just an upsell. He doesn't generally recommend extended warranties on personal electronics. It's basically insurance, and it is a profit center for the company selling it. Ultimately, the decision is up to her on whether or not she thinks she'd benefit from this.

Why wasn't the Screen Savers a viable TV program? (Part 1)

Episode 910

Steve from North Hollywood, CA

Steve wants to know why TechTV didn't make it in a gadget obsessed society, especially the Screen Savers. G4 has decided to abandon technology programming altogether and is going for eyeballs with what they call "GQ programming." The reason is economics. A cable channel like TechTV lost $100 million a year. Leo is doing the same thing eight years later, he has a larger (but more narrow) audience, and is profitable because his costs are lower.

I'm a business owner with 9 employees. Should I move to Microsoft Exchange for email?

Episode 909

Mike from Hermosa Beach, CA

Exchange is Microsoft's mail server, but it's not the only one. Leo's company uses Google and GMail. It supports IMAP, and it can be used as an Exchange server. It's likely cheaper to use, and Google Apps for business is the whole package. Especially since Mike is using Google docs already.