Ask The Tech Guys - Leo Laporte & Mikah Sargent

Jun 23rd 2024

Ask The Tech Guys 2030

From Whence Do You Hence?

Smart Watches, AirPods, Mesh Systems

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

Would you pay a monthly fee for an AI Alexa?? Can I extend the connection between my AirPods and my Mac? What's going on with my connection to my network when using Apple's Private Relay? Plus, Dick DeBartolo talks about the MAD exhibition at the Norman Rockwell Museum and the new AeroPress Go Plus!

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  • Amazon mulls $5 to $10 monthly price tag for unprofitable Alexa service, AI revamp.
  • Mark is wondering if a smartwatch is a good device to catch up on missed notifications and if there's a way to have the watch re-send any notifications he missed previously.
  • Jesse is getting an 0x80d02002 error when downloading files on their Windows machine and is trying to figure out how to stop the error. They also ask why they can't get their Roku TV to connect to their Apple AirPlay.
  • Dick Debartolo joins the show this week to talk about the MAD exhibition at the Norman Rockwell Museum and the new AeroPress Go Plus.
  • Steve writes to ask if there's a way to extend the connection of their AirPods to their Mac.
  • Bala's phone was stolen recently, and they got a new phone to replace it. But they're wondering if the thieves can easily access the information on their old phone.
  • Vidak ask why his mesh system is not correctly connecting to the node they want it to connect to?
  • Tim wonders why if Apple is such and advocate for privacy, why they allow downloaded apps from the App Store to collect information on you Tim is also having issues getting Apple's Private Relay to connect to their WiFi network.
  • David writes in wondering what the best way to hook up their Apple TV to a project and get sound out with a soundbar or speakers.
  • Emil emails the show asking why their 2nd Gen AirPods Pro constantly pauses audio playback from almost any movement.

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