The Computer Guys

On the first Tuesday of every month, take a thorough yet humorous approach to the latest developments in the world of computing. More...

Recent Shows

Computer Guys And Gal

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Microsoft unveils its new Windows 10, Apple fans snap up two bigger -- and allegedly bendable -- iPhones, and hackers burrow into 76 million accounts at JPMorgan Chase. The Computer Guys and Gal explore the month's tech news.

Computer Guys and Gal

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Amazon bets on video games as spectator sport, paying $1 billion for Twitch. Apple reportedly plans to announce a new phone and smart watch this month. And we examine back to school gadgets. The Computer Guys and Gal are here.

Computer Guys and Gal

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Amazon opens a 3D printing store, experts warn that USB devices can be an entry point for malware and Apple tests a new operating system. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

Computer Guys and Gal

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Google plans to update its Android mobile operating system and push it out to new places: your wrist, car and TV. The Computer Guys and Gal explain your options.

Computer Guys and Gal

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Apple unveils new operating systems, California okays tests of driverless cars and Facebook wants to listen in when you post a status update. The Computer Guys and Gal area here.

Computer Guys and Gal

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

From a White House report on online privacy to new rules on net neutrality, we explore policies and gadgets (like old Atari games buried for 30 years) in the world of technology.

The Computer Guys And Gal

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Facebook shocks the gaming world with its $2 billion purchase of virtual reality headset-maker Oculus and Microsoft introduces Office for iPad. The Computer Guys and Gal are here.

Computer Guys and Gal

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

The Computer Guys and Gal return for a fresh look at what's new in the world of tech.

Computer Guys And Gal

Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Apple celebrates its 30th birthday, Yahoo becomes the latest company to be hacked and your "smart" refrigerator may be sending you spam. The Computer Guys and Gal are here.

Computer Guys And Gal

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

A day after Cyber Monday, our tech team suggests gadgets and tech gifts for the holidays and explores the surging popularity of mobile shopping on smart phones and tablets.

Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The NSA is snooping through tech companies' data centers, a reporter spys and tweets on the Acela train and the tablet wars heat up. The Computer Guys and Gal are here.

Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The Computer Guys and Gal explore the tech implication of a government shutdown and the reasons Apple's new iPhones are snapped up by the millions, along with its new operating system.

Computer Guys And Gal

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Changes at Microsoft, the ethics and economics of blocking ads and an NSA surveillance panel with no tech experts. The Computer Guys and Gal discuss these topics and more.

The Computer Guys And Gal

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The Computer Guys and Gal are back to talk about who's watching us online, what's new in smart phones and what to do when people threaten each other on social media.

Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

How to keep your employees from stealing your data, which devices to pack in your beach bag and why new video apps are all the rage. The Computer Guys and Gal join Kojo to talk about the latest tech news.

About

Anchoring Tech Tuesday are The Computer Guys. A staple on WAMU since 1990, every month PC expert John Gilroy joins former Mac-Genius Bill Harlow and IT Professor Allison Druin in keeping listeners abreast of the latest developments, and providing solutions to computer problems we all face.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.