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Episode 1553

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A look back at the best calls and guest appearances of 2018.

Episode 1552

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A look back at the crazy tech stories of 2018, installing apps on a Chromebook, changing the battery in a MacBook Pro, security cams that can be installed in a truck, what to do with a swelling iPhone battery, using an antenna for local TV, and Chris Marquardt has the last photo assignment of the year.

Episode 1551

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Big questions for the future in tech, troubleshooting Microsoft Word formatting on a Mac, surround sound speaker placement in a room that is not symmetrical, connecting a Sonos speaker to a mesh network, alternatives to Dragon Naturally Speaking for the Mac, finding a better ISP in your area, finding devices that stream Dolby Atmos, sending collections of photos by email, getting data off an old hard drive and more of your calls!

Episode 1550

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What antenna to get if you want to get rid of cable TV, resolving an issue with Microsoft Outlook not showing all email, new things you can do with Amazon Echo, how secure Android really is, using a smartphone as a primary computer, why a DVD player is only showing black and white, improving Wi-Fi signal, why a printer won't print, Johnny Jet talks about one of the most exclusive lounges at LAX, and Chris Marquardt talks about how good smartphone cameras are getting.

Episode 1549

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The best computer to get a grandparent, what sound bar to buy, why a Blu-ray player might have inconsistent playback quality, Scott Wilkinson talks about 4K HDR projectors, watching TV with headphones and speakers, Wi-Fi dropout problems, the best device for video calling, can a smartphone be tracked while it's powered off, and Dick DeBartolo has a device for keeping your smartphone in front of your face.

Episode 1548

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Smartphone sales are declining, best email client for IMAP, using Wi-Fi calling with a carrier, what the future holds for self-driving trucks, using multiple monitors with a MacBook Pro, SD cards for taking pictures, why Windows might prompt you to reactivate, Chris Marquardt talks about the rise of professional Instagram photographers, and more of your calls.

Episode 1547

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More than 250 deaths taking selfies worldwide, the best way to store cables while traveling, new features for Amazon Echo, printer malware, finding a "vanilla" Android phone, Australia's anti-encryption law and more of your calls!

Episode 1546

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What 4K TVs to buy, using Mint for online banking, what MP3 player to buy, turning off active noise cancellation on an Android phone, best computer for a student, using Time Machine for backups on macOS Mojave, how to switch email providers, best computer for accounting, Chris Marquardt has photography tips, and more of your calls.

Episode 1545

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A new Microsoft scam is reported by the NY Times, using a Samsung Galaxy S9 with your own SIM card, buying your own modem for Verizon FIOS, troubleshooting a laptop touchpad, the best password managers, mesh routers, alternatives to a cable DVR and more of your calls!

Episode 1544

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Setting up a tablet for someone who is bed-ridden, mirrorless cameras vs. DSLRs, "Cruising" with Johnny Jet, recovering a dead TIVO, using one monitor with two computers, the best point and shoot camera for macro photography, alternatives to Quicken, editing photos on a Chromebook, troubleshooting a flaky iPad, is the new MacMini underpowered? And more of your calls!