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

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2006 at 12:06 p.m.

Microsoft's readying a new music site and new operating system. And Mac users are avoiding "the Macarena" -- a harmless virus that some say is a wakeup call to Mac owners. It's the first Tuesday of the month -- The Computer Guys are back...

Computer Guys

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2006 at 12:06 p.m.

It's the first Tuesday of the month -- and The Computer Guys are back! Get the latest news from the world of computing, including insight on the newest Mac toys from new iPods to the ITB. And, get your questions answered, whether they're...

Computer Guys

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2006 at 12:06 p.m.

Whether it's anxiety over checking your laptop at the airport or the dangers of exploding batteries, fear not: the Computer Guys have got you covered with the latest news from the world of computers. We get up-to-date advice and take your...

Computer Guys

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2006 at 12:06 p.m.

The Computer Guys are back with the latest from the world of technology. They look at our region's local tech sector, offer tips to beat the worst computer woes, and take your questions.

The Computer Guys: Safety & Security Edition

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2006 at 12:06 p.m.

Find out how to safeguard the data on your PDA and laptop, to ensure a thief can't access it. And learn why Google and Firefox are teaming up to take on Microsoft. It's the first Tuesday of the month, and The Computer Guys are here to...

Computer Guys on Living with Broadband

Tuesday, May 2, 2006 at 12:06 p.m.

More than 50% of Americans who log onto the Internet from home use a broadband connection. The benefits of faster data speed make everything from watching videos to playing games to just surfing the web easier. But the detriments can be...

Computer Guys on Security Passwords

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2006 at 12:06 p.m.

We take on the future of the Password -- and why the passwords you think are most secure -- probably aren't. It's the Computer Guys, bringing you up-to-date on the latest thinking in the tech world and answering your questions.

Computer Guys

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2006 at 12:06 p.m.

Apple is threatened by a virus. The Blackberry lawsuit is settled. And all of us are targeted by spear-phishing. Join the Computer Guys for our regular update on the world of technology.

Computer Guys

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2006 at 12:06 p.m.

It's the first Tuesday of the month, and the Computer Guys are back! They weigh in with predictions for the tech world in 2006 -- and answer your questions.

Computer Guys

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2005 at 12:06 p.m.

It's the first Tuesday of the month, and the Computer Guys are back! They weigh in on the legal woes of Blackberry and Sony, the latest online security threats, and provide answers to your questions.

Computer Guys

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2005 at 12:06 p.m.

It's the first Tuesday of the month, and the Computer Guys are back to discuss recovering lost passwords and FEMA's tech woes. Get an update on the tech world and answers to all your hardware and software questions.

Computer Guys: Campaign Special

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2005 at 12:06 p.m.

A special mid-month Computer Guys show to celebrate the WAMU Membership Campaign. John & Tom are back to answer your questions, and keep you up-to-date on the world of computing.

Computer Guys

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2005 at 12:06 p.m.

They're Back!! It's the first Tuesday of the month, and you know what that means. Tom & John, The Computer Guys, update us on the tech world and answer all your hardware and software questions.

Computer Guys

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2005 at 12:06 p.m.

They're Back!! It's the first Tuesday of the month, and you know what that means. Tom & John, The Computer Guys, update us on the tech world and answer all your hardware and software questions.

The Computer Guys

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2005 at 12:06 p.m.

They're Back!! It's the first Tuesday of the month, and you know what that means. Tom & John, The Computer Guys, update us on the tech world and answer all your hardware and software questions.

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.