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Author: KTLA Audio Network , Rich DeMuro

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TV Tech Guy Rich DeMuro offers tech news, gadget reviews, helpful apps and answers your questions. From KTLA-TV Los Angeles.

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Rich talks about the steps you can take to reclaim your privacy, including creating unique passwords for each account, turning off third party cookies on your web browser, using an ad blocker, setting up a guest network on your Wi-Fi and creating a QR code to help your guests login, reviewing privacy settings on iOS, Samsung and Android, revoking app permissions on iOS and Android, checking connected apps and websites on Google, Facebook and Instagram and backing up your files and turning on two factor authentication.Mike called and asked why his old iPad can’t access the internet anymore. Rich says it’s time for a new one and you can recycle the old one using Gizmogo.Acropylpse explained; why you should update the software on Pixel phones and be aware of sharing screenshots with personal information on Windows.Lance Ulanoff joined the show to talk about the TikTok hearings.Jamie called and asked about how to learn more about changes in Windows 11. Rich recommended Microsoft tutorials. She also wanted to know how to set up a Windows computer without logging into a Microsoft account, Rich suggested she look for an “offline” login option during setup.If you have a Netgear Orbi it’s time to check for a software update because of a security flaw that’s been fixed.Rich’s first impressions of Google Bard, their answer to ChatGPT.Turtis called in and asked if their new LED lights could be interfering with their TV reception.A visit to Outer Edge LA, a show that focuses on Web3 tech including Blockchain and NFT’s.Chris asked about router recommendations, specifically Google’s mesh system. Rich recommended looking at Eero and Vilo.Rich talked about people getting hacked on Twitter right now and how the company is changing it so if you don’t pay you need to use an app for Two Factor Authentication. Rich recommended Authy, Google Authenticator and Microsoft Authenticator.Susan asked about the Lenovo Chromebook for a friend who is computer phobic.Rich explained how you can get a free 30 days trial of Verizon just by downloading the My Verizon app and using an eSIM on an unlocked phone.Gloria asked about a new phone since her Moto G takes terrible photos and doesn’t get good reception. Rich recommended a Pixel 6a unless she can wait for the 7a which is rumored to launch in May.Vivek Pandya from Adobe joined to talk about the latest trends in online shopping.Arthur called to ask about needing a BitLocker code to get into his computer. Rich said to look in his Microsoft Security settings.The wedding website Joy has a new AI tool to help you write wedding speeches, toasts and more.Feedback: Richard wrote in about his HP Instant Ink subscription.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
T-Mobile buys Mint Mobile; YouTube TV raises prices; why companies love bundling products; FCC has new rules to help stop Robotexts; Waze can now show EV charging station info along your route; a security warning for Samsung and Pixel phone users; Minecraft launches on Chromebooks; Snipd podcast app; Apple introduces video chat shopping feature; Best apps to help you find movies to stream on your subscription services including FlickMetrix; Verizon offers a free year of Netflix Premium; Google discontinues travel itineraries; Amazon unveils Project Kuiper satellite internet terminals; Samsung explains it’s Moon photo technology.Guests include Ben Parr of The Social Analyst newsletter to talk about AI developments from Google, OpenAI and Microsoft. Sherri Riggs of WhistleOut talks about the best alternative wireless carriers. Xavier "X" Jernigan explains how he became the first voice model for Spotify AI DJ. Clay Alexander of Ember tells the story behind the company’s new self-warming baby bottle.Listeners ask about getting a new cable modem, how to make icons bigger in Windows 10, whether to buy a Dell computer with or without the bloatware and how to recover 13,000 deleted photos on an Android phone.Follow Rich!richontech.tvSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Silicon Valley Bank fails; Vinyl outsells CD's for the first time in a long time; Peridot game from Pokemon Go creators launches May 9; Ring launches a new video doorbell with better field of view and battery life; Apple has a new Classical Music App; Facebook tests bringing messages back into main app; Google I/O set for May 10; Spring Break travel apps.Listeners ask about setting up a music recording studio at home; whether to get a laptop or iPad; if DuckDuckGo is better for privacy; how to secure 5G wireless home internet; help with a Bluetooth transmitter and best tool to use for writing documents.Guests include Kaya Yurieff of The Information to talk SXSW; John Faulkner of Clean Fleet Report to talk best EV's and Jefferson Graham of PhotoWalksTV in studio.Follow Rich!See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Rich visits Curbivore 2023 and talks about the gig economy, including YouTuber Pedro DoorDash Santiago, Motional semi-autonomous food deliveries, Stellar Pizza robots, Automato automat vending machine on wheels and Conjure ice cream truck on demand; Verizon's new $2 fee for older plans; How to prevent iPhone passcode hijacking; Ring requires a new subscription fee; Pixel Watch gets fall detection; Should you click unsubscribe?; iPhone's Clean Energy charging mode and AI travel itineraries.Callers ask about switching to AT&T fiber; App to learn a new language including Memrise, HelloTalk, Rosetta Stone & Babbel; 10 year old Joe asks about content filters for kids including Bark, Circle and Screentime; Is Pro Siri Mode Safe?; John asks what kind of computer a first timer should get; Brian asks if he can listen to his smart TV via Bluetooth while his wife listens over the speaker; Elija chats about the latest scams ground around.Guests include Matt Swider of to talk foldable and rollable phones at Mobile World Congress; Titiana Jordan of Bark talks TikTok's new screen time limits for teenagers; Thorin Klosowski of Wirecutter talks password manager alternatives to LastPass.Follow Rich!InstagramTwitterFacebookrichontech.tvSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Useful weather apps; Podcasts are coming to YouTube Music; Google Chrome gets Memory Saver and Energy Saver features; Pixel's Magic Eraser comes to more smartphones; PlayStation VR2 launches; Instagram co-founders launch Artifact social news app; Using Neeva AI to search Reddit knowledge; How supermarkets use club cards to track your personal data.Guests include Financial Times tech reporter Patrick McGee to talk about Gen Z's obsession with the blue bubble and how that translates into Apple sales; SudShare CEO Mort Fertel explains how you can make money doing other people's laundry; Kim Cavallo explains why you should give up your phone for Global Day of Unplugging.Follow Rich on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and True.RichOnTech.tvSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Bing AI goes off the rails; Twitter requires two factor authentication app; T-Mobile drops Autopay discount for credit cards; Rich's camera review of the Samsung S23 Ultra; websites that generate art instantly using AI; Dark Patterns on the web explained.Guests include Divya Kumar, Microsoft Head of Marketing for Search & AI; Jaideep Singh, CEO & Co-founder of tax app FlyFin AI; Jared Newman, tech journalist and newsletter author.Follow Rich!richontech.tvSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
A look at AI search technology from Google, Microsoft, Neeva, FlammeAI and even Snapple. Sling launches Freestream for free streaming movies and TV; Nintendo hikes the price on their upcoming Zelda game; How to prevent a SIM card swap; new features for Google Maps, Translate and Lens; a look at Hot Wheels Rift Rally mixed reality video game; finding the best seat on an airplane.Listeners ask about finding the best products online, how to install apps on a Fire TV stick and more.Guests include WSJ's Joanna Stern to talk about Bing AI, Juan Carlos Bagnell (SomeGadgetGuy) to chat new OnePlus products and Ted Mann, creator of the Collx app, which lets you scan your sports card collection to find the value.Links to what's mentioned in the show: Rich!richontech.tvSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
A recap of Samsung's S23 launch event and hands on with the new devices; MLS Season Pass on Apple TV App; ChatGPT launches a $20 paid version; Malvertising on Google search; Netflix gives some hints on how it will crack down on password sharing; how to enable Gmail package tracking.Guests are Jacklyn Dallas from Nothing But Tech to talk about Samsung S23 impressions; creator Brian Tong to discuss how the new HomePod sounds; True App CEO Bret Cox explains why his app makes a great alternative to Facebook.Follow Rich:richontech.tvMentioned: Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Taking a ride in Waymo's self-driving taxi; Amazon gets rid of a Prime grocery delivery perk; beware of scammy Docusign emails; Verizon loyalty discount texts; smartphone sales are down in 2022; Amazon's $5 prescription medication plan; a school where the smart lights are broken.Guests include Bloomberg's Mark Gurman to talk about the upcoming Apple VR headset and podcaster Tom Merritt to talk about his visit to Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Hollywood.Host Rich DeMuro is the tech reporter at KTLA 5 in Los Angeles.Links:RichOnTech.tv Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Rich DeMuro talks tech and takes callers questions in a new radio show format. Topics include Instagram's new Quiet Mode feature; Amazon Smile is discontinued; Apple introduces new MacBook Pro M2 models and a new HomePod speaker; Google layoffs; flip phones make a comeback; best journaling apps and the T-Mobile data breach.Guests include WIRED reviewer Brenda Stolyar, cybersecurity expert Chris Pierson and CEO Mitch Goldstone.Rich on Tech Radio show airs Saturdays from 11 AM - 2 PM PST on KFI AM 640 and radio stations nationwide.Follow Rich: richontech.tvLinks to mentions: Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Rich DeMuro talks tech and takes callers questions in a new radio show format. Topics include Samsung's next Unpacked event; the latest scam that preys upon your good nature; HBO Max price hike; an AirTag-like tracker for your wallet; why you shouldn't pay for ChatGPT; Google Drive shortcuts.Guests include psychologist Jean Twenge on how social media is affecting teens and Caleb Denison, Digital Trends editor talks best TVs for the big game.Rich on Tech Radio show airs Saturdays from 11 AM - 2 PM PST on KFI AM 640 and radio stations nationwide.Follow Rich: richontech.tvSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Rich DeMuro talks tech and takes callers questions in a new radio show format. Topics include CES 2023, digital business card apps compared, Ring Car Cam, a connected bird feeder, LG's color changing refrigerator, a gadget that lets your pet talk to you, new Apple Fitness+ offerings and the major airine now giving passengers free WiFi.Guests include CES Host and content creator Brian Tong and security expert Roger Grimes talks about the LastPass breach and how to keep your passwords safe.Rich on Tech Radio show airs Saturdays from 11 AM - 2 PM PST on KFI AM 640 and radio stations nationwide.Follow Rich: richontech.tvSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
LastPass says its security breach was worse than previously thought; YouTube pays a lot for NFL Sunday Ticket; 3 smartphone shopping hacks to save you big; blind smartphone camera test results for 2022; Netflix launches Nike fitness videos; Krispy Kreme says robots will take over some duties soon.Viewers ask why the iPhone 12 shows SOS; how to delete duplicate photos on an iPhone; how long the Samsung flip phones last; whether to go with the M1 or M2 MacBook Air.Also: Rich says goodbye to this podcast and hello to a new radio show!Follow Rich!richontech.tvSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Black Friday shopping tips; Twitter alternative Hive reaches 1 million users; WayAway travel search engine pays you cash back; Lyft to launch robotaxis in Los Angeles; DuckDuckGo offers App Tracking Transparency to Android users; Tesla teases Apple Music integration; Evernote gets bought.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Twitter chaos under Elon Musk; Meta's first major layoffs; FTX crashes; Gmail gets new features; Windows 11 gets iPhoto integration; Spotify might actually work better with the Apple Watch.Viewers ask how to keep a new HP computer from listening to them; if a cheap cable is good enough to fast charge an iPhone; how to stop recurring YouTube TV charges; upgrading to the newest version of Apple TV; regaining access to a hacked Instagram account.Follow Rich!richontech.tvSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Elon Musk buys Twitter; Apple, YouTube raise prices; Samsung S22 smartphones add Astrophoto mode; Apple announces new Apple TV and iPad; Amazon Fire Tablet 8 review; Duolingo Math App; recapping my Japan trip and hiring a "vacation photographer."Viewers ask whether Facebook Messenger is safe to download to a phone; if a Wi-Fi signal booster is legit; recommendations for the best password managers; why Samsung tablets get no love.Linksrichontech.tvYouTube raises pricesApple raises pricesSamsung Astrophoto modeNew Apple TVNew iPadAmazon Fire Tablet 8 reviewDuolingo Math AppVacation photographerSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Hands on impressions of the new Google Pixel smartwatch, impressions of the Google Pixel 7 and 7 Pro; CES forecasts a bigger show this year; iPhone 14 Plus reviews roundup; Robot makers pledge for no weaponization of their creations; Amazon Drive is going away.Viewers ask how to get KTLA streaming on a Vizio TV; a recommendation for a smartwatch that does EKG; if an AT&T free iPhone trade in offer is worth it; why iMessages aren't syncing properly across devices; the best DVR for OTA broadcasts; setting up Shortcuts on iPhone for the Sleep feature.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Amazon's new Kindle Scribe you can write on; Amazon's Halo Rise bedside sleep tracker and alarm clock; Amazon Fire TV Omni that doubles as a photo frame; Google shuts down cloud streaming gaming service Stadia; T-Mobile offers free WiFi to subscribers on United Airlines flights; fun things you can do with Alexa for Halloween.Viewers ask what I think of the Oura ring; chime in on my subscription cancellation tip; whether It's worth upgrading to the Z Flip 4; what cross site tracking is all about; how to avoid reCAPTCHA puzzles and best portable battery pack.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Thoughts on the new iPhones after using them for a week; Inside the Amazon Go store; entry level Kindle gets USB-C; iOS 16 tips and tricks; Google Photos revamps memories feature and a primer on eSIM.Viewers ask if the iPhone 14 Pro is worth it over the regular model; why an email account suddenly won't work; if you should turn your computer off each night; whether the Oura Ring is worth it; how to recover photos deleted from iCloud.Follow Rich! See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Hands on and ears on impressions of the iPhone 14 and 14 Pro models, Apple Watch 8, SE and Ultra models and AirPods Pro second generation.Plus, viewers ask questions about the best iPad for a kid turning 10, best way to sell an old iPhone, how to use an ATM card and eSIM in Europe, a problem with Fire TV, best phone for a non-Apple fan, how to increase the volume on an iPhone for the hard of hearing and which cellular carrier to switch to.Follow Rich!InstagramTwitterFacebookApple Event Highlights on IGApple Event coverage on KTLAMacRumors Buyers GuideFlipsy for trade in valuesAiralo International eSIMHomePod MiniSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
Comments (2)

Erik Cody Stone

welcome Rich! I know you have big shoes to fill with Leo leaving. But you will be great and I will be listening. Best wishes on your new journey. Erik Stone

Jan 8th

Susan Randi

27.00 about ex hd setup.

Sep 16th
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