Ask The Tech Guys - Leo Laporte & Mikah Sargent

Dec 18th 2022

Ask The Tech Guys 1954

Sunday, December 18, 2022

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Windows 11 Passwords / Pins, Default TV Inputs, Text Message Timestamps
Records live Sunday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.
Category: Help & How To

The Twitter saga continues: you can no longer link to other social networks in your tweets! How The Tech Guy has evolved over the many years. Can you disable the password / pin screen after your computer wakes up? Can you direct a smart TV to default to a specific input rather than whichever device is active? How can you convert VHS tapes to a DVD or a digital file? Why aren't timestamps appearing with my text messages on my Android phone? Plus, conversations with Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle!

  • Apple backs out of NFL Sunday Ticket negotiations.
  • On Twitter, you cannot link to other social networks like Facebook or Mastodon.
  • John Carmack leaves Meta.
  • Mike B calls in reminiscing about how The Tech Guy has evolved over the years.
  • Sam Abuelsamid and the new Toyota Tundra & replacing the audio systems in newer vehicles.
  • Can you disable the password / pin screen in Windows 11 after your computer wakes up?
  • Is there a TV that allows you to set a default input rather than constantly changing when a device powers on?
  • Is there a way or a program to recover deleted text messages?
  • What are some good smart switches?
  • Chris Marquardt and a trip down memory lane.
  • Is there a program or an easy way to convert VHS tapes?
  • How can YOU help someone with a tech question?
  • Why aren't my timestamps showing up on my Android device?
  • A caller shares The Eclipsophile: climate and weather for celestial events.
  • Rod Pyle and the Soyuz crew on the International Space Station.
  • And thanks to everyone who has listened to The Tech Guy on the radio over the years! Stay tuned for the Ask The Tech Guys podcast starting in January.

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