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Tech experts Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent have the expertise to help you get the most out of your technology. From the latest gadgets to tried-and-true tech tips, tune into Ask The Tech Guys for an informative and fun look at tech. Call in with your live questions from 11 am-2 pm PT every Sunday at call.twit.tv. Get ready to level up your tech game! Records Sunday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.

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Los Angeles, CA

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Tech experts Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent have the expertise to help you get the most out of your technology. From the latest gadgets to tried-and-true tech tips, tune into Ask The Tech Guys for an informative and fun look at tech. Call in with your live questions from 11 am-2 pm PT every Sunday at call.twit.tv. Get ready to level up your tech game! Records Sunday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.

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@leolaporte

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English

Contact:

1 888 827 5536


Episodes

ATTG 2012: The Radioactive Priesthood - Tech Anxiety, Universal Control, Family Trees

2/18/2024
How can you manage and lower your tech anxiety and the need to examine and adjust the many settings on your tech devices? Why is my Android phone not connecting to my car? How can I access my old iPhotos library if the files are corrupted? And what iTunes alternatives are there for the Mac? Plus, Chris Marquardt goes over the month's photo assignment of Sparkling and assigns this next month's photo assignment! Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2012 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: wix.com/studio for Ask the Tech Guys

Duration:02:29:15

ATTG 2011: Protective Pessimism - Flipper Zero, Seaweed Sweaters, EVs

2/11/2024
Is Canada going to ban the sale of Flipper Zero's in Canada? Why is Netflix going into weekly live sports following acquiring the broadcast rights to WWE Raw? Should you be updating your router's security? Plus, Sam Abuelsamid stops by to talk about EV vehicles! Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2011 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: joindeleteme.com/twit promo code TWITecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWITfastmail.com/twit

Duration:02:16:42

ATTG 2010: Go Team Fluff! - Vision Pro Hands-On, TiVo, Boeing 737 Max

2/4/2024
Mikah Sargent got the Apple Vision Pro headset and shows off the device! Is it worth buying an additional battery pack for the Vision Pro, or can you save some money and buy a 3rd party external pack? What cellular plans support the Apple Watch with cellular? Plus, we check in with Scott Wilkinson on TV deals to look out for before the Super Bowl, and Johnny Jet talks about the Boeing 737 Max planes! Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Johnny Jet Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2010 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: robinhood.com/boostcachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:07:34

ATTG 2009: Live and Let Snoop - Tech Layoffs, Helix Pivotal, Raspberry Pi 5

1/28/2024
What are some downsides to an ultra-short throw projector? How can I recover data from an old MacBook when the battery is dead? What are Linux operating systems to use on a Raspberry Pi 5? Plus, Dick DeBartolo shares some expensive gadgets from CES 2024 and Padre's CES 2024 Recap Part 2! Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Dick DeBartolo Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2009 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys

Duration:02:15:08

ATTG 2008: Tim Cook's Folly - Sports Illustrated, Mesh Routers, Color Spaces

1/21/2024
Who ordered the Apple Vision Pro? Why are my photos changing colors completely when I export them? Why can't I use specific 3rd party texting applications anymore when I switched cellular providers? And, the end of an era for Sports Illustrated. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Rod Pyle and Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2008 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: meraki.cisco.com/twitecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWIT

Duration:02:14:47

ATTG 2007: I'm In the Mood for Pasta - CES 2024 Recap, Equalizing Music Files, WMIC

1/14/2024
Is there a way to play Call of Duty on my M3 MacBook Pro? Should I get a voice recorder to record my thoughts, or is my smartphone good enough to record audio? Can you upgrade from Windows 7 to 10 still for free? Plus, Sam Abuelsamid stops by to talk about the car tech at CES 2024 and Fr. Robert Ballacer, SJ shares his report from CES 2024 as well. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2007 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: fastmail.com/twit

Duration:02:29:13

ATTG 2006: Don't Slow Down In the Diaper Aisle - CES 2024, Phishing Scams, Pixel Support

1/7/2024
What can we expect from this year's CES event in Las Vegas? Apple has begun sending payments out for its "Batterygate" settlement. Is there a way to keep your calendar information private and secure? And why am I getting so many spam callers on my cellular network? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Scott Wilkinson Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2006 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: joindeleteme.com/twit promo code TWITcachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:21:52

ATTG: All New Ask The Tech Guys on January 7th, 2024

12/24/2023
No new Ask The Tech Guys on December 24th or the 31st. We'll be back on January 7th, 2024, with all new episodes! In the meantime, you can send us your questions to be answered on-air (video questions especially!) to atg@twit.tv, or leave a voicemail at 1.888.724.2884. See you on January 7th! Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2005b Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys

Duration:00:01:21

ATTG 2005: Chaos Monkeys in My Rolodex - 2FA Apps, VHS to Digital, Winter Photography

12/17/2023
How can I get emails sent to my Fastmail account to show up in email clients such as Apple's Mail app? What are the easiest methods to convert my old VHS tapes into digital files? Plus, Dick DeBartolo shares a cool beanie that you can wear with Bluetooth capabilities, and Chris Marquardt goes over the Unusual photo assignment review! Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Dick DeBartolo and Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2005 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys

Duration:02:22:09

ATTG 2004: Stringy Floppy - Apple Families, Google Accounts, Firefox

12/10/2023
How can I allow someone on my Apple family account to make their own individual Apple purchases? Why am I not receiving any messages when correctly submitting my information to retrieve my Google account? Some last-minute gift suggestions from Leo & Mikah. Plus, Scott Wilkinson talks about the variety of online streaming TV options, and Sam Abuelsamid stops by to talk about Ample & its proposed car battery-swapping technology. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2004 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: discourse.org/twitGO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWITcachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:29:56

ATTG 2003: Beware the Cannibal Solar Storm - Focus Mode, Apple Podcasts, eero Routers

12/3/2023
Why might you still be getting notifications when using Apple's Focus mode? Can you call your iPhone from your Apple Watch if the watch has a cellular connection? Plus, Rod Pyle joins us to talk about a "cannibal" solar storm, and Johnny Jet breaks some news that Alaska Airlines is buying Hawaiian Airlines! Host: Mikah Sargent Guests: Rod Pyle and Johnny Jet Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2003 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: joindeleteme.com/twit promo code TWITsecuremyemail.com/twit Use Code TWITMelissa.com/twitmylio.com/TWIT25

Duration:02:40:42

ATTG 2002: Therapy May Help - Cyber Monday, Dick DeBartolo, Apple's Finder

11/26/2023
How you can track and get the best deals for Cyber Monday and "Black November" overall. What can you do about using an older version of a browser that a bank no longer supports? Plus, Dick DeBartolo stops by to share a fun and weird coin bank for kids and a magnetic shelf to help with storage! Host: Mikah Sargent Guest: Dick DeBartolo Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2002 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: hid.link/atgdemowix.com/studio?utm_campaign=pa_podcast_studio_10/ 23_TWiT%5Esponsors_ctacachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:13:51

ATTG 2001: The Definition of Dapper - Sam Altman, iMessage, SpaceX Starship

11/19/2023
Mikah Sargent is running solo today as Leo Laporte is out this week! OpenAI has had an interesting past few days as Sam Altman was out at OpenAI but is suddenly in talks to rejoin the company. Can you use an older iPhone just for the iMessage app? And is it worth purchasing your own modem & router rather than renting one from your ISP provider? Host: Mikah Sargent Guests: Rod Pyle and Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2001 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWITTraceroute Podcast

Duration:02:24:19

ATTG 2000: What Ever Happened to Saran Wrap? - Rolls Royce EV, iMac Contacts Sync, M3 Max MacBook Pro

11/12/2023
Sam Abuelsamid stops by to talk about the Rolls Royce EV vehicle, Spectre. Why are my contacts on my iPhone not syncing correctly with my Mac? And Leo's new M3 Max MacBook Pro arrived, and he shares his review and thoughts on the device. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/2000 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: securemyemail.com/twit Use Code TWITMelissa.com/twitmylio.com/TWIT25joindeleteme.com/twit promo code TWIT

Duration:02:32:52

ATTG 1999: He's So Fluffy I Could Die! - Black Friday TV Deals, Ad Blockers, Chrome Lacros

11/5/2023
Scott Wilkinson joins the show to share some great TVs to look at for the month of November for some potential deals. How can you access those iTunes songs you purchased on your Apple device all those years ago and play them on your Android device? Plus, Johnny Jet talks about the busiest travel time of the year! Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Johnny Jet Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1999 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: Traceroute Podcastfastmail.com/twitdiscourse.org/twit

Duration:02:20:51

ATTG 1998: The Best Tail in the Biz - Apple's 'Spooky Fast' Event, Voicemail Transcriptions, Roblox Tutoring

10/29/2023
Apple has a "spooky fast" event coming up on October 30th. Remember to join Leo & Mikah for their coverage of the event @ 5pm Pacific! What are some ways to stop video ads from automatically playing while using cellular data? And are there tutors for learning a program such as Roblox? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1998 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: hid.link/atgdemocachefly.com/twit

Duration:02:26:55

ATTG 1997: Enjoy the B.S. - CarPlay Navigation, iPhone 15 Cameras, eCamm

10/22/2023
It's Dick DeBartolo's 78th birthday! No wonder Leo and Mikah are dressed up for the occasion. How can you show your iPad and iPhone on your screen? It's software that Mikah uses on iOS Today! And how can I get my remote control to work constantly, rather than only after... cooling it down in a refrigerator? Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Dick DeBartolo Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1997 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: wix.com/studio?utm_campaign=pa_podcast_studio_10/ 23_TWiT%5Esponsors_ctamylio.com/TWIT25GO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT

Duration:02:17:31

ATTG 1996: It's a Towel Warmer - GPS Routing, Error 431, IoT Security

10/15/2023
Can I force my Maps application to keep the same route without modifying it? Why am I receiving an error 431 when visiting a webpage on my browser? And Rod Pyle talks about the recent eclipse, and Chris Marquardt joins us to review the prolonged photo assignment review of "Adorable"! Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Rod Pyle and Chris Marquardt Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1996 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: Melissa.com/twitGO.ACILEARNING.COM/TWIT

Duration:02:33:23

ATTG 1995: Acknowledging the Sneeze - Microsoft CoPilot, Fast Charging, Safari Profiles

10/8/2023
What's the easiest way to record how-to videos on your computer? Why are some people receiving notes on their EV vehicles at charging stations? And Mikah demos a new feature introduced in the latest version of Apple's Safari browser: Safari Profiles! Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guest: Sam Abuelsamid Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1995 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsor: Miro.com/podcast

Duration:02:14:12

ATTG 1994: Now Cash Free! - Android Auto, iPhone 15 Battery, Google Podcasts

10/1/2023
Why is the iPhone 15 Pro overheating for some users? Apple says it's due to an iOS 17 bug. What are the pros and cons of using the iPhone 15's optimized battery vs. 80% limit battery setting? Plus, Scott Wilkinson helps with a viewer's question about sync issues with their Sonos soundbar, and Johnny Jet has a tip to help recover your lost item at an airport more quickly. Hosts: Leo Laporte and Mikah Sargent Guests: Scott Wilkinson and Johnny Jet Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys/episodes/1994 Download or subscribe to this show at: https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guys Sponsors: fastmail.com/twitmylio.com/TWIT25

Duration:02:17:21