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 email@example.com
New episodes posted every Monday.
ATG 43: Privacy Concerns Over Apple and Google's COVID-19 Contact Tracing API?
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?
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
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: How to Manage Apple Photos to Save Space on Your Mac
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
Monday 08 June 2020
: What is public-key cryptography? Leo Laporte explains how end-to-end encryption works.
How to encrypt email:...
ATG 38: Are RAM Disks Worth It?
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:...
ATG 37: How to Use a DSLR/Mirrorless/GoPro Camera as a Webcam
Monday 18 May 2020
: WFH? Turn your camera/camcorder into a webcam.
Leo Laporte explains how to wow your friends or coworkers on your next Zoom call, or produce...
ATG 36: Get Better Sound With Headphone Amps & DACs
Monday 11 May 2020
: Leo Laporte explains how to improve the sound from your smartphone and other devices with the use of DACs and headphone amps....
ATG 35: Video Conferencing in the Age of Covid
Monday 04 May 2020
: Is Zoom safe to use for work? Leo Laporte answers your questions about video conferencing software and shows off a great open-source...
ATG 34: How to Connect 2.4 GHz Smart Home Devices to a 5 GHz WiFi Router
Monday 27 April 2020
: Can't connect a smart home device to your network? Many older IoT devices won't work on the 5 GHz band. Leo Laporte explains how to connect...
ATG 33: Can You Use Apple's iPad Pro as Your Only Computer?
Monday 20 April 2020
: Is the iPad Pro now a full-fledged computer? Leo Laporte answers Michael's question about the advantages and disadvantages of using Apple's...
ATG 32: How to Automatically Backup Your Files in Windows 10
Monday 13 April 2020
: Leo Laporte explains how to backup your Windows 10 computer on an external hard drive, a NAS, and in the cloud.Backup and Restore in Windows...
ATG 31: How to Improve Your WiFi Speed and Signal
Monday 06 April 2020
: Slow or poor WiFi signal at home? Leo Laporte has a few tips to boost your network's performance.
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ATG 30: How to Remote Access Plex Media Server With Port Forwarding
Monday 30 March 2020
: Watch your Plex library on the go. Leo Laporte explains how to securely set up remote access for Plex Media Server by using port forwarding....
ATG 29: How to Encrypt Your Data for Cloud Storage
Monday 23 March 2020
: Leo Laporte explains how to secure your data in the cloud by encrypting files before upload.
ATG 28: HD vs. 4K vs. 8K
Monday 16 March 2020
: Can you see the benefits of 4K Ultra HD TV at 20 feet? Leo Laporte explains when resolution matters with the help of the Home Theater Geek...
ATG 27: How to Uninstall Apps/Programs on Windows and Mac
Monday 09 March 2020
: How do you delete an app from your computer completely? Weather on Windows or Mac, Leo Laporte explains how properly uninstall programs....
ATG 26: How to Secure Emails and Texts on Your Smartphone
Monday 02 March 2020
: What's the most secure email and messaging on a smartphone? Leo Laporte explains ways you can encrypt your messages.ProtonMail:...
ATG 25: How to Use TWiT's IRC Chat
Monday 24 February 2020
: Leo Laporte explains how to connect and use TWiT.tv's IRC chat server.IRC Chatroom: http://irc.twit.tv/TWiT's Wiki:...
ATG 24: iPhone or iPad Won't Boot? Try DFU Mode
Monday 10 February 2020
: Have an iPhone or iPad stuck on the Apple logo when booting? Leo Laporte explains how you can try fixing it by using DFU (Device Firmware...
ATG 23: Sonos Ending Support for Legacy Devices - What to Do With Old IoT
Monday 03 February 2020
: Sonos will soon end support for legacy devices. Leo Laporte explains what it means for 'internet of things' and how you should approach...
ATG 22: How to Move Your Data to a New Android Phone or iPhone
Monday 27 January 2020
: Got a new smartphone? Leo Laporte explains the best practices for transferring all your apps, contacts, and photos, whether from Android to...
ATG 21: How to Use Hardware Security Keys Like YubiKey for 2FA
Monday 13 January 2020
: Leo explains how to protect your online accounts with Yubico's YubiKey and other hardware security keys for two-factor authentication.
ATG 20: How to Run 4k HDMI Over Long Distances
Monday 06 January 2020
: Leo Laporte answers John's question about how to make HDMI work over long distances.Get Cable Matters HDMI 2.0 Extender:...
ATG 19: Are SSDs More Reliable Than HDDs?
Monday 30 December 2019
: Leo Laporte answers Tony's question about SSD reliability for data retention on his new iMac. Do solid-state drives wear out easily?