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Episode 1533

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First impressions of the Google Pixel 3 XL, a remote alert for detecting if an elderly parent falls, troubleshooting intermittent connection from an Apple Airport router, talking to AT&T about unexpected overage charges, capturing old Super 8 movie reels, the right microphone for voice dictation, connecting a TV to a surround sound system, alternatives to Thunderbird for email, a browser plugin to sort out fake Amazon reviews and more of your calls!

Episode 1532

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Leo's thoughts after trying out the Magic Leap One augmented reality headset, whether or not to replace an Airport Extreme with a mesh router, streaming services that work overseas, how to block robocalls, why a TV may be suddenly shutting off, Johnny Jet talks travel tech, and more of your calls.

Episode 1531

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Google announces the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel Slate, and Google Hub. How does the Pixel 3 compare to Apple's iPhone XS? Yahoo Mail password woes, how necessary is it to have a Blu-ray player for a 4K TV? Whether to buy a MacBook Air or Mac Mini, adding RAM to a Surface laptop, how to avoid getting robocalls, and more of your calls. Plus, Scott Wilkinson joins us to talk about the film First Man and The Giz Wiz talks about a smart solar panel called the SmartFlower Solar.

Episode 1530

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More on the Bloomberg story about the hacked Supermicro motherboards, downloading all of your email to search it, extending Wi-Fi, recovering a phone's password, best cameras for a beginner, why Bluetooth audio might be dropping out, versions of Linux that are most Mac-like, whether or not to replace an old iPhone's battery, best photo editing software, camera apps for Android, and more of your calls.

Episode 1529

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Has China hacked our corporate servers with a tiny chip? Problems with Microsoft's latest 1809 update for Windows 10, Scott Wilkinson is in studio to review Hisense's new 100" Dual Color Laser TV, networking and syncing 6 computers at home, troubleshooting a NAS and more of your calls!

Episode 1528

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Facebook's security breach affecting 50 million user accounts, Apple Watch Series 3 vs. Series 4, smartwatches for kids, finding the right scanner for documents, turning an XBox into a DVR, how can a waterproof watch have water damage? And more of your calls!

Episode 1527

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Leo's hands-on impressions of the iPhone XS, XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4. Whether or not to fix a 2 year old 4K LCD TV, what camera to bring on a long trip, could the Amazon Echo Look be useful to the blind? And more of your calls.

Episode 1526

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The FBI put out a bulletin this week about a new direct deposit scam, Google Pixel 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9, how to change your DNS settings, recording TV over the air, will Android smartwatches eventually get the EKG feature that Apple introduced? Troubleshooting a wireless printer that isn't working with a new router, improving your Wi-Fi signal, best tablet for doing spreadsheets, Johnny Jet has advice for booking Thanksgiving travel, Chris Marquardt shows off photos from his trip to Norway, and more of your calls.

Episode 1525

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Amazon's new Alexa devices, the case of the disappearing draft emails, finding the right color laser printer, speeding up photo transfers from iPhone to a computer, finding parts to repair a MacBook Air, the state of Android tablets, smart home tech to help answer the front door, and more of your calls!

Episode 1524

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Rich DeMuro is filling in for Leo Laporte, who's out on vacation. FEMA will be conducting a test of IPAWS, or "Integrated Public Alert and Warning System", on Thursday which will send an alert to every phone in the US. Plus, how to scan and edit documents, troubleshooting an iPhone that won't charge, why legitimate emails might be going to the spam folder, playing movies from a computer on Fire TV, and more of your calls.