Ask The Tech Guys - Leo Laporte & Mikah Sargent

Mar 10th 2024

Ask The Tech Guys 2015

Daddy's Got His New Yacht

Roku TV, Closed Captioning, Rode smartLav+

Records Sunday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Guests: Sam Abuelsamid
Category: Help & How To

Why do closed captions occur ahead of what's happening on your TV? A listener wants to know how Mikah has MoCA set up throughout his home. What are some alternatives to Artifact News after they shuttered the service? Plus Sam Abuelsamid talks about the newly announced Rivian R2 & R3 and answers a viewer's question about towing with an EV vehicle!

  • Palantir wins US Army contract for battlefield AI.
  • Roku effectively disables your TV unless you agree to new ‘Dispute Resolution Terms’.
  • A listener inquires how Mikah has his MoCA internet set up at home.
  • Why is the closed captioning on my Britbox streaming service going ahead of what's happening on screen?
  • How can I stop Apple from combining text messages from two devices into one thread?
  • Sam Abuelsamid and the Rivian R2 & R3
  • Sam Abuelsamid sticks around and helps to answer a question about if it's worth getting an electric truck that can handle towing camping gear.
  • An update from the person who called about getting a better broadcast signal with an indoor antenna.
  • I hear Google is getting rid of cookies. Won't the web be bad without cookies?
  • What's the next alternative to Google News since Artifact News shuttered?
  • Can I use the smartLav+ microphone from Rode on my Android phone during a video or phone call?
  • Does BitWarden (a sponsor of the TWiT network) support filling out credentials when opening desktop applications? 
  • What service should I use to set up my phone for international travel?

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