Ask The Tech Guy (Audio)
Every week, The Tech Guy himself, Leo Laporte answers one of your toughest tech questions in language anyone can understand. With over 20 years of experience answering viewers' most technical questions and explaining the fast-moving world of technology, Leo has helped thousands of grateful knowledge seekers. Each week on Ask The Tech Guy, he will drill down on one tricky tech dilemma and get to the root of the problem. If you have tech trauma, don't fear, don't fret, don't freak out - just Ask The Tech Guy! Email firstname.lastname@example.org
New episodes are posted every Monday.
ATG 62: Buying a TV in 2020 - What You Need to Know
Monday 23 November 2020
: Looking to buy a new TV? Leo Laporte gets you up to speed by demystifying terms like QLED, FALD, OLED, and HDR to help you choose the right...
ATG 61: Improve Your Home Network - MoCA & Powerline Network Adapters Explained
Monday 16 November 2020
: Are you getting bad connections on your Zoom meetings over WiFi? Leo Laporte explains how you can get a more reliable internet connection by...
ATG 60: Best Home Intercom Systems - How To Use Google Nest or Amazon Echo as Wireless Intercom
Monday 09 November 2020
: Leo Laporte explains why the easiest way to add a wireless intercom system to your home is through smart assistant speakers like the Google...
ATG 59: Can a PDF Have a Virus? - How to Safely View a Malicious PDF
Monday 02 November 2020
: Leo Laporte explains how data files, like PDFs, can be a vector for malware or a virus to be installed on your computer and how you can view...
ATG 58: Gmail Spam Filter - How to Stop Legitimate Email Getting Marked as Junk
Monday 26 October 2020
: Is Gmail's spam filter too aggressive and marking legitimate email as spam? Leo Laporte explains how to 'train' it to work better for you....
ATG 57: 4G LTE for Home Internet - Is Cellular Data a Good Cable/DSL Alternative?
Monday 19 October 2020
: Is cellular data for home internet access a good alternative to traditional cable or DSL? Leo Laporte explains.
Host: Leo Laporte
ATG 56: Run Windows Apps on Mac - Virtual Machines (VM) on macOS
Monday 12 October 2020
: Leo Laporte explains how to run Windows apps and programs on your Mac with virtual machines.
ATG 55: How To Find the Best Cell Phone Coverage for Your Area - Network Coverage Maps
Monday 05 October 2020
: Leo Laporte explains how to find out which network has better cell coverage for your area.
PCMag - Fastest Mobile Networks 2020:...
ATG 54: How To Choose a Keyboard - Computer Basics
Monday 28 September 2020
: In another back to basics episode, Leo Laporte explains the different types of keyboard switches and layouts to help you choose the right...
ATG 53: How To Manually Subscribe To a Podcast - Podcast Directories Explained
Monday 21 September 2020
: Leo Laporte explains podcast directories like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts and how to manually add podcasts not listed to...
ATG 52: Replacement Laptop Batteries - Are 3rd Party Batteries Safe to Use?
Monday 14 September 2020
: Leo Laporte explains what to look for when buying a replacement battery for your laptop or other devices.
Host: Leo Laporte
ATG 51: Multi-Camera Live Streaming Basics - How to Livestream Your Church Services
Monday 31 August 2020
: Looking to set up a live stream with multiple cameras for your small church or home studio? Leo Laporte explains the basics of multi-cam...
ATG 50: Internet on the Road - What's the Best WiFi for an RV?
Monday 24 August 2020
: What are the best internet options for RVers and others hitting the road? Leo Laporte explains.
NETGEAR Nighthawk M1 Mobile Hotspot:...
ATG 49: What Does a GPU Do? - Computer Basics
Monday 17 August 2020
: What is the purpose of a graphics card or GPU in a computer? Leo Laporte explains.
Find the right Graphics Card for you:...
ATG 48: Video Conference Lighting Tips - How to Look Your Best in a Zoom Meeting
Monday 10 August 2020
: Want to look your best on your next video call meeting? Leo Laporte explains how to best light for your webcam.
Hands-On Photography #8:...
ATG 47: How to Create a Custom Email Address - Personalized Email Accounts With Your Domain Name
Monday 03 August 2020
: Looking to create a custom email address? Leo Laporte explains how to get a domain name and connect it with an email platform to make...
ATG 46: Can You Trust Your WiFi Router? - Privacy Concerns Over Cloud-Managed Networks
Monday 27 July 2020
: Can you trust your WiFi router? Michael in Ontario is worried about his privacy on his eero mesh WiFi router with its cloud-based...
ATG 45: Encrypted Messaging Apps for Kids - Are Signal and WhatsApp OK to Use?
Monday 20 July 2020
: Can kids use encrypted messaging apps like Signal and WhatsApp? Leo Laporte explains why some of these platforms restrict users to 13 years...
ATG 44: HTTPS, SSL, and TLS Explained - How Encryption Protects Your Web Sessions
Monday 13 July 2020
: Leo Laporte explains how HTTPS, SSL, and TLS encryption is used during your web sessions to prevent eavesdropping and tampering.
ATG 43: Your Privacy and Apple/Google's COVID-19 Contact Tracing API - Should You Worry?
Monday 06 July 2020
: Should you be concerned about Apple and Google's COVID-19 contact tracing API on iPhone and Android smartphones, and can you uninstall it?...
ATG 42: Do You Need Antivirus Software for a Chromebook? - Chrome OS Security Explained
Monday 29 June 2020
: Do you need antivirus software for a Chromebook? Leo Laporte explains Chrome OS security.
Find the right Chromebook for you:...
ATG 41: WiFi Security Cameras on LTE/4G Hotspot - Will Wyze Cam Work on Skyroam?
Monday 22 June 2020
: Can you use WiFi security cameras on a 4G/LTE mobile network using a hotspot? Leo Laporte Explains.
Get the Skyroam Solis Lite:...
ATG 40: Managing Apple Photos to Save Space - How to Find & Backup Your Photos in macOS
Monday 15 June 2020
: Looking to free up space on your Mac? Leo Laporte explains how to manage your Apple Photo library by optimizing storage with iCloud or...
ATG 39: Public Key Crypto Explained - How Does End-to-End Encryption Work?
Monday 08 June 2020
: What is public-key cryptography? Leo Laporte explains how end-to-end encryption works.
How to encrypt email:...
ATG 38: RAM Disks Explained - Worth the Trouble?
Monday 01 June 2020
: Leo Laporte explains what RAM disks are and why it's probably not worth setting up on your computer.
Find the best SSD for you:...