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Showing posts with label Leo Laporte. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Leo Laporte. Show all posts

April 23, 2018

Does USB Cable Quality Matter?

Leo Laporte
Leo Laporte 
Leo Laporte takes a call from Alan in West LA who wants to know if the quality of USB charging cables makes any difference for smartphones.

April 9, 2018

April 8, 2018

Saving Browser Bookmarks

Leo Laporte
Leo Laporte  
John is using XMarks to save his bookmarks and wants to find an alternative because it will soon be discontinued.

April 3, 2018

Should You Delete Facebook Or Is It A Waste Of Time?

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Facebook Logo 
On The New Screen Savers, in the Call for Help segment, Leo Laporte and Jason Howell talk to Tom in St Louis about deleting Facebook and limiting the information you share.

April 2, 2018

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Review — 3rd Gen 2018

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga
The 2018 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (3rd Gen)
On The New Screen Savers episode 150, Leo Laporte reviews the new third-generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2018 and see how it compares to his second-gen version.

April 1, 2018

Should You Use Wi-Fi Calling?

Leo Laporte
Leo Laporte 
Leo Laporte explains the pros and cons to using the Wi-Fi Calling feature offered by the phone carrier.

Accessing The Internet In China

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The Flag Of China
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Mike is taking a trip to China and wants to know what he will have access to online.

March 29, 2018

March 26, 2018

What The Mac Startup Tones Mean

Leo Laporte
Leo Laporte  
Bob in Alpine, CA has a really old Mac that won't work, and whenever he tries to start it up, he just gets a long beep code.

Can Facebook Fix Its Privacy Issues?

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Facebook
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As the controversy around Facebook and Cambridge Analytica grows, Cory Doctorow joins The New Screen Savers to help sort through this mess and discuss if Facebook or regulation can help fix these privacy issues and whether people should delete their Facebook account.

March 25, 2018

Why Don't We Have AM/FM Radios In Our Phones?

Leo Laporte
Leo Laporte  
Todd in Torrence, CA wants to know why smartphone manufacturers haven't allowed for AM/FM radio in smartphones.

March 21, 2018

Facebook Is A Menace

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Facebook
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As the Facebook / Cambridge Analytica scandal plays out, we try to answer some of the difficult questions.

March 19, 2018

Why Are My Files Disappearing In Windows 10?

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Windows 10 Logo 
Kevin from Malibu, CA wanted to know why he repeatedly had his files and folders disappear in Windows 10.

March 18, 2018

Emailing Files Securely

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Email
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Fred wants to send encrypted files with personal information to a friend and wants to know the safest way to send them.

March 17, 2018

HP Envy x2 First Look

HP Envy x2
HP Envy x2
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Leo Laporte tests out the new ARM-based HP Envy x2.

March 12, 2018

Does FileVault Slow Down Macs?

Leo Laporte
Leo Laporte  
Leo Laporte answers a question about FileVault and whether or not it has any meaningful impact on a Mac's performance.

March 8, 2018

Windows 10 S Mode Is Real

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Windows Logo 
Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and Paul Thurrott talk about Microsoft confirming that S mode in Windows 10 is real.

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