Episode archive

Episode 1455

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Security for the Internet of Things, mysteriously deleted emails, LED TV tech at CES with Scott Wilkinson, securely wipe a solid state hard drive, is it still a good idea to have anti-virus installed? And more of your calls!

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Episode 1454

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What to do if you inherit a used computer, troubleshooting a PC that won't boot up, recovering a Facebook password, resetting an Amazon Echo, issues with the Spectre bug fix on Windows, is the new iMac Pro a good choice for a photography hobby? Adding more than one external USB drive to a router, and more of your calls.

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Episode 1453

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Announcements from CES 2018, Scott Wilkinson with the new home theater tech from CES, updating your system for the Meltdown bug, using your own router instead of the internet provider's, Johnny Jet's tips for unacompanied minors on an airline, choosing the right VPN service, and more of your calls!

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Episode 1452

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Android phones are always listening to music playing nearby, how to bypass Adobe Flash on a tablet, blocking autoplay ads on websites, connecting a WeMo to a wireless router, migrating data from Windows to Mac, the best place to backup photos online, best budget Android smartwatch, sound bar recommendations, and photography advice from Chris Marquardt.

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Episode 1451

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Summarizing the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities in modern computers, explaining the 911 usage of Amazon's Echo Connect, Scott Wilkinson hinting at something intriguing coming to consumer television, using CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software for a small business mailing list, transferring iPhone 5 data to a new iPhone 8 via iTunes, Leo's thoughts on cryptocurrency, Johnny Jet's recommendation of Airfordable as an alternative to credit cards, a nice visit from Heather, learning coding at age 50 for a career change, and more!

Episode 1450

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It's the best of The Tech Guy for 2017! In this episode, we look back on some of the best questions and guest appearances over the year.

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Episode 1449

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The Net Neutrality decision, alternatives to Adobe Lightroom, what Microsoft Surface PC to buy, how to transfer Windows 10 to a new hard drive, accessing USB in a virtual machine, Chris Marquardt has photo gifts ideas for Christmas, and more of your calls.

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Episode 1448

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Discussing the FCC's decision about Net Neutrality (and the uncertain future), T-Mobile insurance versus AppleCare+ on an iPhone X, the value of CUJO Smart Firewall versus built-in router firewalls, Scott Wilkinson's technical impressions of Star Wars: The Last Jedi (no spoilers), turning on the "ding" sound on an Amazon Echo Dot for confirmation, deleting duplicate photos on a hard drive, Dayuse.com for conveniently brief hotel room stays, the source of "banding" on an HDTV, choosing between QLED and OLED screens, and much more!

Episode 1447

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How to recover data from a dead iPod, recovering an iCloud password without the phone number the account is tied to, teaching students photography online, using more than one remote with an Apple TV, Chris Marquardt has some exercises you can do to improve your photography, and Dick DeBartolo has a gadget you can put on your Christmas tree.

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Episode 1446

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Do you know where your Bitcoin wallet is? Soundbars make a great gift for the holidays, moving Microsoft Office data to a new computer, using one monitor with two computers, troubleshooting hibernation issues with Windows 10, auto dialing on Android, what to look for when buying a refurbished Mac, and more of your calls!

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