Mac Geek Gab

Mac Geek Gab

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Synology’s DiskStations are a popular item amongst all of us here in the MGG Family, listeners and hosts all included! Listen today as guest Jeff Gamet makes a hasty return to join John F. Braun, Dave Hamilton, and Pilot Pete to talk all things Synol... Details
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8 days ago
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Quick Tips for keyboard shortcuts, viewing messages, and speed tests are just the first segment of this week’s episode. Listen as John, Dave, and Pilot Pete navigate you through understanding managing the Finder sidebar, tweaking your batteries, choo... Details
1:20:25
15 days ago
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Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus joins your two favorite geeks this week to talk Apple’s Self Service repairs, Keyboard Shortcuts, Screen Layout, and Twinkly lights! Of course, John and Dave make sure to keep things on the rails with your favorite Quick Tips an... Details
1:26:54
22 days ago
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Jeff Gamet joins John and Dave today to share all kinds of Cool Stuff Found with you. Categories range from MagSafe car mounts to mechanical keyboards, to USB adapters and more. Listen to your three favorite geeks have their minds blown by a listener... Details
1:22:00
29 days ago
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Google email is no longer free, Preview has Zoom, iPadOS has Low Power Mode, and you can use Spotlight and Screenshots for notes. Also learn the best ways to remote access into your Mac from your iPhone while you're on the road. Details
1:21:49
4/11/2022
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It's true, we "cloud" things now. It's a thing. On top of that, iCloud Private Relay is also a thing, and it's not necessarily a good one yet. But it's in beta, so give it time. Plex's new Discovery Watchlist is also in beta, with similar results. No... Details
1:21:03
4/04/2022
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Allison Sheridan joins Dave and John this week to help you learn at least five new things! Quick Tips include seeing Mac App Store progress, uses for Tab Groups, configuring printer defaults, and more. Then it’s on to answering your questions about c... Details
1:41:11
3/28/2022
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Quick Tips rule the day here, with Pete, John, and Dave sharing how to stop Facebook from disabling your audio, finding menu items in macOS, connecting two sets of AirPods to your Apple TV and much more. Your questions are answered, too, about blocki... Details
1:24:20
3/21/2022
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John, Dave, and Pilot Pete get together from not just three different time zones, but two different countries! They talk about macOS 12.3, the best upgrade migration path, SXSW 2022, and more. Quick Tips include a new Force Quit shortcut, putting iCl... Details
1:18:15
3/14/2022
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Learn about a portable screen for your laptop, how to reset your Apple mouse, how to resolve Safari errors and more with Pilot Pete, John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton this week. Of course, there are lots of (fun?) tangents your three favorite geeks tak... Details
1:20:27
3/08/2022
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Dave, John, and Pilot Pete come together hot on the heels of Apple's Peek Performance Event to share their hot-takes with you. Listen as your three favorite geeks' thoughts about the new hardware evolve before your very ears...what do they think abou... Details
1:06:34
3/07/2022
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Dave's back from his first international travel in two years and has some travel tips to share regarding mobile data service, AirTags, portable speakers, portable shoes, decking out your hotel room, tech-style, and much more! On top of that there are... Details
1:18:34
2/28/2022
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The Cool Stuff Found corner of the mailroom was starting to overflow, and the staff was getting restless, so Dave and John dig in. Learn how to find public Wi-Fi passwords, which Mac or iPhone to buy next, how to tweak your Mac's shutdown menu option... Details
1:21:21
2/21/2022
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This week, it seems it was impossible for Dave, John, and Pilot Pete to stop giving Quick Tips. Even the topics which your three favorite geeks thought were questions turned out to include a copious amount of Quick Tips. Hey, worse things could happe... Details
1:14:47
2/14/2022
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Dave seems to think there's an email conspiracy, and he explains how to avoid it to you and John. That's not all, of course. Your Quick Tips help everyone use markup better, create a "Start the Day" shortcut, use Focus better, and more. Press play an... Details
1:25:17
2/07/2022
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We know…Cool Stuff Found sometimes gets expensive, but new geeky gear is so much fun! Thankfully, this episode has tons of free advice from your three favorite geeks, too, including a better way to provide tapback reactions in Messages, a way to see ... Details
1:22:41
1/31/2022
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Everything seems fine, but is it? How do you know if something has failed if you don't get a notification? Listen to your three favorite geeks talk through how this manifests in several areas of life, including Time Machine, Streaming TV, Cell Servic... Details
1:18:38
1/24/2022
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Each week, Dave and John come together to solve your problems and answer your questions. This week, that includes lots of great Quick Tips, troubleshooting tools, and ways of ensuring you keep your Mac, iPhone, and other Apple devices as trouble-free... Details
1:13:27
1/17/2022
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Listen as your two favorite geeks share tips and tricks about sharing photo libraries, writing Shortcuts, scanning pictures with your iPhone, choosing the best USB or Thunderbolt dock, and more. Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things ... Details
1:18:59
1/10/2022
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Everything's distracting, especially to many of us geeks. That's ok, though. Listen as John and Dave plow through their distractions to ensure everyone learns at least five new things. Your two favorite geeks troubleshoot AirPods, AirTags, Multitouch... Details
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