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  • MGG 573: I Yell At Sites That Use Flash

    Sun 12:23pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Clicking and Clacking is what your two Mac Geeks do when they're not answering questions. Or maybe that's how they answer your questions. Regardless, this is what they do and today is no different. Sharing your El Capitan and iOS 9 tips and questions, this…
  • MGG 572: Cool Stuff Found, El Capitan Tips, Networks & More

    Sep 27, 2015, 12:24 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Cool Stuff Found returns for a segment, but that still leaves time to prep you for El Capitan's release this week. What are your geek's favorite features in the upcoming OS update? Listen to find out that and some tips for installing, too. Then it's on to your…
  • MGG 571: Not #HotDebateGuy, Just Geeks Answering Your Questions

    Sep 20, 2015, 12:09 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Getting a new iPhone? Your two favorite geeks talk about the best ways to go through and ensure your settings and apps make it over successfully. Getting hard drive errors? Listen to learn how to tell if they're serious or not. Want to sort out what to do with…
  • MGG 570: Dancing on the Edge of Feedback

    Sep 13, 2015, 12:15 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Want help deciding which new router to buy? How about security on your network for those services you use remotely? Is it time to upgrade or replace your Mac? All these questions and more in today's Mac Geek Gab with your hosts, Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun!
  • MGG 569: Geeks, To The Bridge (Mode)!

    Sep 8, 2015, 5:26 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    If a paralyzed face isn't going to stop your favorite geeks from podcasting, a wrist-splint certainly isn't going to pose any issues. Indeed, Dave and John are here again today to bring you all the answers to all your technical questions. If you have a…
  • MGG 568: Running Your Mac Safe & Lean

    Aug 30, 2015, 12:25 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Your questions answered! Topics today include running out of memory, auto-ejecting disks, managing iTunes and more! Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun take your questions and answer them in a way you can truly understand. Download, press play and enjoy!
  • MGG 567: You, Too, Can Be a Computer Consultant

    Aug 25, 2015, 7:37 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Backing up to multiple destinations, protecting your anti-reflective coating, Photos woes, Family Sharing and more are covered today. Consultants rejoice: this episode includes some stuff for you, too, including how best to protect yourself from getting sued!
  • MGG 566: Mechanizing The Exorcism

    Aug 16, 2015, 12:02 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Bluetooth tips and solutions, FileVault 2 usage strategies, shared iCloud Safari security concerns, Photos woes and AirDrop advice. All of this and more in this week's show!
  • MGG 565: Of Caps and Paste and Macs, Oh My!

    Aug 9, 2015, 12:00 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Ready to give up on your Mac? Don't let it go quite so easily. There might be an option or a repair or an upgrade! Have a Drobo or a DiskStation (or want one)? Do you know what it takes to manage one of those devices? It's not difficult, and John and Dave…
  • MGG 564: Wave a Minty-Fresh Rubber Chicken Over It

    Aug 2, 2015, 12:02 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Answering your questions and sharing your tips is top priority in this week's Mac Geek Gab episode. iCloud Photo Library, Mastered for iTunes, Sleepless Macs, Folder Syncing and much more are included. Download today and enjoy!
  • MGG 563: Troubleshooting is a Process ... and So is Ranting About the Cloud

    Jul 26, 2015, 7:19 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Today it's all about troubleshooting -- and helping you do so. Plus your two favorite geeks teach you some things you didn't know your Mac could do! Download today to listen to John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton collect and share the Apple troubleshooting wisdom…
  • MGG 562: Picking Your NAS & Trusting Your Gut

    Jul 19, 2015, 11:55 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    It's back to answering your questions this week, including focuses on Apple Music, sharing from within apps, deciphering network interfaces and which NAS to get. All this and more on this week's Mac Geek Gab!
  • MGG 561: Cool Stuff Found

    Jul 12, 2015, 12:14 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Cool Stuff Found is on deck today, folks! Fast-paced runthrough of all the great stuff that both you and your two favorite geeks have found over the past couple of months. This edition features sections on the Terminal, the Apple Watch, Networking and some…
  • MGG 560: Apple OS Updates, Apple Music & Your Questions Answered

    Jul 8, 2015, 7:12 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Apple released a slew of updates last week, and your two favorite geeks talk through all of them, answering your questions along the way. OS X 10.10.4, iOS 8.4, Apple Music, iTunes 12.2... you name it, John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton cover it. They even leave…
  • MGG 559: Connecting Networks Together, Photos on NAS & Upgrade Snapshots

    Jun 29, 2015, 7:18 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    A simple network is simple, but what happens when you need to do a little more? What are the potential pitfalls of storing Photos and iTunes libraries on your network drive? Want to make snapshots before you upgrade? All of this and more on today's Mac Geek…
  • MGG 558: Storage Woes & Disabling iCloud Photo Library

    Jun 22, 2015, 7:03 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    John and Dave are back from Midwest Mac BBQ and MacStock and have some stories to tell. Then, of course, it's off to answering your questions about living with less storage, iCloud Photo Library (and how to disable it!), how to find old iTunes purchases and…
  • MGG 557: A Decade of Mac Geek Gab and Still Answering Your Questions

    Jun 14, 2015, 12:21 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Back from WWDC, Dave and John talk through the geekier side of Apple's news and what it means to you. Then they open the mailbag and answer your questions about virtualization, long trash empties, running Automator workflows from email and much, much more!
  • MGG 556: Blowing Dust and Perma-Verbose Mode

    7:19pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Recording hours before the WWDC 2015 keynote, John and Dave answer your questions, as per usual! How do you detect and deal with duplicate files? What about a failing hard drive with some important data? What's the right - and wrong - way to clean dust out of…
  • MGG 555: Triple Nickles on the Geeks

    May 31, 2015, 12:02 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    An iPhone that won't play songs, an SSD that shows mismatched free space, Time Machine that won't backup to another Mac and AppleCare with a cracked iPad. All of this - and more - SOLVED on today's Mac Geek Gab.
  • MGG 554: Sleepy Macs Sometimes Go To Work

    May 24, 2015, 12:13 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Ever have IMAP mail get confused? Ever have your Mac slow to wake up? Ever have your Mac doing something (far too much, in fact) while it's sleeping? All this and more on today's MGG!
  • MGG 553: Swiftly Solving Shrinking Storage

    May 19, 2015, 7:17 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Finding what's using your free space, sorting out multi-monitor setups with Thunderbolt, long-term SSD reliability confusion and adding more USB ports to your Mac are just a few of the topics that Dave and John cover in this week's episode of Mac Geek Gab.…
  • MGG 552: The Mother(‘s Day Version) of All (Mac Geek Gab 2015) Podcast Episodes

    May 10, 2015, 12:21 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Ever hear of needing to heat your computer just to get the CPU to fire up? How about wanting to disable one of the radios on your AirPort Extreme? Or what about batch changes to Photos in the new app? All this and more on this episode of Mac Geek Gab. Download…
  • MGG 551: Syncing Happens More Ways Than One

    May 3, 2015, 12:17 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    It's spring, and that means more time outdoors for a lot of folks, which means we need Wi-Fi. Your geeks talk about various outdoor Wi-Fi solutions, including some long range stuff that won't break the bank! Other questions answered include iCloud Drive vs.…
  • MGG 550: Photos Isn’t Always Easy

    Apr 26, 2015, 12:04 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    You have questions about Apple's new Photos app and John and Dave have your answers. The answers are not always easy and not always exactly what you want, but your two favorite geeks will get you there as smoothly as possible. Also some fun (and geeky!)…
  • MGG 549: Cool Stuff Found

    Apr 19, 2015, 12:05 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    It's time for Cool Stuff Found. Your two favorite geeks do their level best to sift through everything they've found and everything you've submitted, pulling out their favorites and trying not to make you spend too much money (there's plenty of free stuff…
  • MGG 548: One Geek On The Road

    Apr 12, 2015, 11:57 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Dave's in Las Vegas for NMX/NAB this week, but he and John brave the hotel WiFi to get your Geek on. Terminal Tips are Threefold (or more) in this episode, made easy by your two favorite geeks. That plus some solutions for slow Safari issues and more. Download…
  • MGG 547: Easter-Inspired Mind Candy

    Mon 5:04pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Ever wonder if there's actions you can perform in the Spotlight window? There are! Browser ever slow? Ever wondered how to decipher OS X crash reports? Ever have trouble opening up System Preferences? All of these things and more are discussed in today's Mac…
  • MGG 546: Calendars, Flaky Connections and NAS Backups

    Mar 29, 2015, 12:13 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    TAMED this week: flaky internet connections, disappearing sent mail, recurring installer relaunches and keyboard shortcuts who refuse to sync. Your geeks just won't let these things stand, and neither should you. In addition they share some tips from listeners…
  • MGG 545: Ghosts In The Mac

    Mar 22, 2015, 12:12 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Has your Mac ever suddenly developed a problem that you're swear you didn't create? Maybe it has a ghost. Or is it time for Dave's "Gremlin Story" from his consulting days? Download today to find out! In addition, your geeks also chat through using an SD Card…
  • MGG 544: Backup To The Future

    Mar 16, 2015, 3:16 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Your geeks return on yet another sunny-in-New England Monday to deliver the most chipper of pre-Spring-beginning Mac Geek Gab episodes possible. iOS Hotspot security concerns, slowing backups, 5GHz WiFi channel advice and much more are discussed. Download…
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