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

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.

Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

If the government is going through Verizon phone records and tapping Internet servers at Google and Facebook, what does that mean for you? The Computer Guys and Gal discuss privacy, social media and the future of gaming.

Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Your Facebook friends may be bots and your Twitter followers could be fake. The Computer Guys and Gal are here to help you figure out what's real and what's not in the world of technology.

Computer Guys & Gal

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

Yahoo and Apple buy apps to boost their mobile capabilities, voice and gestures could replace typing as new user interfaces and cloud storage expands -- but isn't always secure. The Computer Guys and Gal are here.

Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Sending encrypted data from your cell phone or tablet, buying a car through Google and earning a merit badge for game design. The Computer Guys and Gal are in studio.

The Computer Guys And Gal

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

Chinese hackers attack three major American newspapers, BlackBerry unveils two new phones and the FCC wants to build free nationwide Wi-Fi networks. The Computer Guys and Gal join us for a tech conversation.

Computer Guys & Gal

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

A new year is underway, and the Computer Guys & Gal are back and better than ever.

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.