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  • MGG 498: Encryption for Everyone, Choosing Wi-Fi Channels & More

    21 April 2014, 12:11 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    John and Dave kick off the week with a Monday show (after kicking back all weekend) and start with what they do best: answering your questions and sharing your tips. Today they dig into which encryption makes sense for you, some tips on copying/pasting and…
  • MGG 497: How To Be a Consultant & Cool Stuff Found

    13 April 2014, 7:13 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    John and Dave kick off this Sunday's show with a discussion about upgrading your older Macs with SSDs, the first in a series about the topic. Then it's onto sharing advice from your two favorite geeks and your fellow listeners about being a computer consultant…
  • MGG 496: Beware When Sharing the Bus

    6 April 2014, 7:27 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    John and Dave are back from Macworld with lots of things to report on for you. And, of course, they have your questions to answer, as those piled up while they were away, too. Your two favorite geeks are busy this week, and you've got a front row seat.…
  • MGG 495: Three Geeks Caught on The Show Floor of Macworld/iWorld

    28 March 2014, 8:06 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    Dave and John ... and Pilot Pete ... appear live in public together for the first time to record Mac Geek Gab 495 on stage at Macworld/iWorld 2014. They play a little "Stump the Geeks" with the crowd, they go through some of their favorite Cool Stuff Found…
  • MGG 494: Webcam Tweaks, iTunes Clean-up, Using Mics with iOS & More!

    21 March 2014, 12:06 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    John and Dave come to you on Friday this week, just to get ahead of their Macworld/iWorld travels for next week. This show sees your favorite geeks answering questions about optimizing your webcam, fixing iTunes messes, plugging a mic into an iPad, and more!…
  • MGG 493: Finder Tips, Display Tips, Syncing Solutions & More!

    16 March 2014, 11:47 am by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    Dave and John blast off on Sunday morning with a few quick tips and answers, including changing the Finder's default search (to what it should be), setting your Mac's default display, correcting drifting time, and more. Then It's a few questions about…
  • MGG 492: Sunday Morning Sleep-Deprived Geek Jam

    9 March 2014, 11:55 am by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    John and Dave started their Sunday morning recording this show for you. When do you listen? Anytime you like, that's when! In fact, come and post in the comments here and tell us when you listen. Inquiring minds want to know!
  • MGG 491: Don’t Forget to Purge

    2 March 2014, 11:53 am by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    Dave and John wrangle your messages out of their overflowing mailbag to bring you this, today's show. Topics include some creative ways to purge messages, some creative (and hidden!) ways to purge RAM, skipping mounting your external volumes at login ... and…
  • MGG 490: 5GHz Isn’t Always Faster … But It Usually Is

    22 February 2014, 7:13 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    John and Dave come off the heels of a Cool Stuff Found show (and an interview show!) to get back to answering your questions. First, though, are the results of a bit of testing John and Dave did where they learned some interesting things about the way 5GHz…
  • MGG 489: Getting Geeky with Paul Kent about Macworld / iWorld 2014

    19 February 2014, 2:07 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    Your two geeks are joined by long-time Mac Geek Gab friend, Paul Kent, to talk all about the upcoming Macworld / iWorld 2014 show. Learn how the conference will focus on - and teach you about - the future of technology, iBeacons, Passbook, Bitcoins and, of…
  • MGG 488: Cool Stuff Found

    16 February 2014, 7:25 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    Yes, folks, it's time. We know these episodes get expensive, so we do our best to include Cool Stuff at all price levels, including free. Subscribe, press play, and enjoy. This one's a fast ride!
  • MGG 487: A Day In The Life of Two Mac Geeks

    9 February 2014, 12:15 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    Dave and John have quite the show teed up for you today. First, lightning season is almost here and it's important to think about your surge supression infrastructure. Your geeks talk about that. Then a few questions and tips about network management before…
  • MGG 486: Touch Download And Enjoy This Super Bowl O’ Great Mac Tips

    2 February 2014, 11:44 am by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    John and Dave kickoff your Sunday morning with all the power of a Super Bowl full of Wheaties! Want to mix Time Machine backups with other data on the same drive? They've got you covered. Want to get a real alert when your battery dies? Just press play and…
  • MGG 485: Jim Tanous Talks Movie Ripping and Management

    27 January 2014, 2:56 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    John and Dave are joined by TekRevue's Jim Tanous (aka MGGJim here at TMO). Jim's been managing his movie library digitally for years, and he talks through his workflow for ripping, storing, and playing back all this data; all while keeping it freed from any…
  • MGG 484: Mavericks Gets a Bad Rap ... For a Reason

    19 January 2014, 11:44 am by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    John and Dave dig into the mailbag once again for you, dear listener, and answer your questions. Didn't get your question answered? It's because you didn't ask. Your geeks don't bite... just send in a question and they'll take care of you!
  • MGG 483: Sometimes Your Mac Lies to You

    12 January 2014, 7:30 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    Dave's back from CES and he and John have all that to discuss as well as a full mailbag. Want to know about USB ports not being the same? Want to learn more about speeding up Safari? How about an automation tip for iOS that uses Hazel? The common theme?…
  • MGG 482: A Herculean Effort by Your Two Favorite Geeks

    3 January 2014, 11:15 am by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    John and Dave kick off the new year a little early, just before Dave braves the snow and heads to the airport to (hopefully) fly out to Vegas for NMX and CES. Today your geeks do what they do best, answering your questions and solving your problems. Have a…
  • MGG 481: One Last One and The Year is ... Finished!

    29 December 2013, 12:16 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    John and Dave get together one last time for 2013, answering your questions and solving your problems, but also talking through a bit of the highlights from 2013 and what they're both looking for in 2014. Download, press play, and enjoy!
  • MGG 480: When In Doubt, Roll Back!

    22 December 2013, 7:26 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    It might be the holidays, but John and Dave are still at it, answering your questions and sharing all the juicy tips and apps and products they've found for you. This week you'll hear your two favorite geeks talk about solving problems like, "how to launch…
  • MGG 479: iCloud Syncing, Mail Solutions & Dave Tried a Kindle Fire HDX

    15 December 2013, 12:11 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    Dave and John coninue their holiday-fueled fervor, recommending as many cool things as they can while simultaneously (in harmony) answering your questions! And this week Dave talks about his previous week using a non-Apple tablet!
  • MGG 478: Cool Stuff Found AND Your Questions Answered

    8 December 2013, 7:09 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    This weekend the show is split right down the middle: Cool Stuff Found on one side and Your Questions Answered on the other. Download today, press play, and enjoy!
  • MGG 477: Because It Was Time For a Wi-Fi Episode

    1 December 2013, 11:42 am by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    What exactly syncs to my iCloud Keychain? How do I secure my Wi-Fi Network? How do I increase my Wi-Fi signal strength? Which wireless router should I get? Have you ever asked any of these questions? Even if you haven't, do you want to know the answers?…
  • MGG 476: Apple Syncs More to iCloud Than You Might Think

    24 November 2013, 12:02 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    Your two favorite geeks. Talking to you. For an hour. Or more. About your favorite tech. What is there not to love about that? Join John and Dave today. It's free! Just press play ... if you dare!
  • MGG 475: Geek Challenges, Applr App Discovery and More!

    17 November 2013, 7:30 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    Today John and Dave are joined by special guest, Michael Johnston, of Applr and We Have Communicators fame! Michael comes on the show to talk about Applr, but also joins the geeks for their whole discussion. In addition to Applr, your two (three?) favorite…
  • MGG 474: Tech, Travel and Shopping Tips, Limiting Your Data Usage & More

    11 November 2013, 5:34 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    Dave and John sync up today, first talking about some cool things your two favorite geeks have been using, enhancing your traveling and shopping life - two important things this time of year! Then it's on to your questions with topics including Mavericks and…
  • MGG 473: What’s Using the Cellular Data on my iPhone? And More!

    3 November 2013, 7:24 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    John and Dave kick off their Daylight Saving Time shoes and go Standard today. But there's nothing Standard about this episode (unless you count killer tips and excellent answers as standard ... WHICH WE DO). Dave and John talk through several interesting…
  • MGG 472: Mavericks, Gmail, Activity Monitor, Ethernet and Offline Google Maps

    27 October 2013, 7:05 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    Dave and John wrap up this crazy week by digging into Mavericks, helping you understand why you should (or shouldn't) install it, and what to do after you have it up and running. There's also the normal set of questions, too, with subjects including fixing…
  • MGG 471: Managing Digital Audio From Your Mac & More!

    20 October 2013, 11:50 am by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    Your questions answered, that's what John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton are up to during today's episode of Mac Geek Gab. As always, you've filled the mailbags and, as always, your dutiful hosts have gone through each and every piece of mail, pulling out the very…
  • MGG 470: Cool Stuff Found

    14 October 2013, 12:10 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    Dave and John dig in to Cool Stuff Found this morning... and boy is there a lot to go through! Follow your two favorite geeks as they share their and your Cool Stuff Found! Download today for free and enjoy!
  • MGG 469: Get Your Own Email Domain, Save a Headache

    6 October 2013, 12:08 pm by: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun

    For this week's episode, John and Dave are here again to answer your questions and share their tips. Some key topics covered include solving a pesky MacBook Pro lockup, configuring your own (free!) VPN server, some tips for Touch ID users and configuring your…

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