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  • Keyboards, Audio, and More!

    Mon 7:30am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    What’s more delicious than the sound of your fingers typing on a chunky mechanical keyboard? Hi-res audio coming out of your AirPods, of course! Good news: in today’s episode your two favorite geeks give you both! That’s not all, though. John and Dave…
  • Trapped In The Terminal

    Nov 22, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    This week John and Dave find themselves trapped in the Terminal. Will your two favorite geeks escape? Press play to find out as they dig through a few Terminal commands, new and old, invoke some Shortcuts, talk about self-service repairs, empty the Trash,…
  • Not The 900 Number You Expected

    Nov 15, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Join John, Dave, and Pilot Pete as they celebrate the 900th episode of Mac Geek Gab. What will they do? They’ll answer your questions, share your tips, and ensure you (and they!) learn at least five new things, of course. That’s how it has worked for 899…
  • A Summit of Geeks

    Nov 8, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    MacMost’s Gary Rosenzweig joins John and Dave today to share Quick Tips, Cool Stuff Found and, yes, to help answer all of your Apple-related tech questions. Topics include dealing with Monterey’s “Load Content Directly” issues in Mail, Network Utility…
  • macOS Monterey Quick Tips, M1 Choices, and Cool Stuff Found

    Nov 1, 2021, 11:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    It’s been a busy week in the Apple world: the new M1 Pro/Max-based MacBook Pros began arriving, Monterey dropped for most, AirPods Gen 3 arrived, you had questions, and your two favorite geeks have answers! Listen as John and Dave help try to sort through…
  • Who Is The "Perfect" User?

    Oct 25, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Technology works in different ways for each of us, and it’s often interesting to hear from folks who have different needs about why a certain bit of tech is “perfect” for them (or they “perfect” for it!). In this episode, John and Dave share thoughts…
  • Unloading After Unleashed

    Oct 18, 2021, 3:42 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Apple just finished presenting their “Unleashed” event about the newest Apple Silicon Macs, and it’s time for your two favorite geeks to unload their thoughts about it all. Listen as John and Dave share their reactions to everything that happened today!
  • iCloud+, OBD-II, and iOS 15 Tricks!

    Oct 18, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Settings get more granular in iOS 15, and your tips help us find a few new places to use that! Other tips include storing your music online for free, sorting out what your car is trying to tell you, and making sense of iCloud+. That’s not all, though, your…
  • Monterey On The Horizon

    Oct 11, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Your macOS Monterey questions are starting to trickle in, and your two favorite geeks have your answers. That’s not all, though! This episode’s got Quick Tips about webpage screenshots, Safari 15 tabs, Internet Recovery, and making your music sound better…
  • A Quick Tips & Cool Stuff Found Bonanza!

    Mon 7:30am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    You folks filled the mailbag this week with some of the best Quick Tips and Cool Stuff Found your two favorite geeks have seen in a while. Listen as John and Dave share your tips (and theirs) about iOS 15 Focus, Safari 15 Tab Groups, Refunds on AppleCare+,…
  • Embracing the 15s

    Sep 27, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Safari 15, iOS 15, your 15th birthday, all of these are things we must embrace, right? Listen as your two favorite geeks walk you through their thoughts on it all (the first two, anyway!). That’s not all, though, as this episode has some of the best Quick…
  • Meanwhile, Back At The Ranch

    Sep 20, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Today the “we” is three with the return of Pilot Pete! The content is the same, only better, as Pete ensures your two favorite geeks complete their explanations for you. Topics today include Time Machine, Watch battery drain, airplanes, and of course…
  • Geeks Scheming about Apple's California Streaming

    Sep 14, 2021, 4:49 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Apple announced new iPhones, iPads, Fitness+ features, Watches, and more on Tuesday, and your two favorite geeks are here to share their reactions. On top of that, listen for Dave’s pre-review of iOS 15 for you and John, as well as advice on how to approach…
  • Regurgitate, Reiterate, and Recurse

    Sep 13, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Starting with some of the best Quick Tips we’ve ever shared, your two favorite geeks roar through topics including measuring current, USB-C Flash Drives, solving Mail issues on iPhone, dissecting local storage usage, and much more. Press play and learn five…
  • Power Usage and iPhone Terminal

    Sep 6, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Today is full of Cool Stuff Found, tips, and questions, with focuses on your charging and power usage as well as seeing behind the scenes of your iPhone. Of course, there’s always more with your two favorite geeks, including third-party AirTags, migrating…
  • Remembering The Hokey Pokey

    Aug 30, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    How much Cool Stuff Found can your Two Favorite Geeks share? You’re about to find out! Listen as John and Dave share all of your (and their) Cool Stuff Found, PLUS answering a slew of your networking and networking-related questions. Good stuff this week,…
  • Not That Kind of Dog Track

    Aug 23, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Tips about Siri, RAM, AirTags, and Keyboards are just the first few things you’ll get here in this week’s episode. Then Dave and John continue the journey by answering your questions about Mail, Wi-Fi, VPNs, Synology, and more. Press play to enjoy learning…
  • Travel Tips, Wi-Fi Troubleshooting, and Dave Got Caught!

    Aug 16, 2021, 9:50 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    It’s always interesting when multiple listeners have the same problem, and today you can listen as John and Dave dig into issues with Mac minis and restarting. We think your two favorite geeks have the answer! And that’s what happens here, you ask…
  • Deep Dives into Chargers, Cord-Cutting, Hard Drive Maintenance, and More

    Aug 9, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Your geeks take you on a few mini Deep Dives (snorkels?) today, covering topics like Cord Cutting, Chargers, HomeKit (and HOOBS), Docker, Hard Drive Maintenance, and more. Dive in with John and Dave to learn at least five new things. And Don’t Get Caught!
  • Wi-Fi Connects But Doesn't Work

    Aug 2, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Ever have a scenario where everything seems right but nothing IS right? That’s what’s happening with several different MGG listeners this week, each for several different reasons. Listen as John and Dave dig into these questions — and more! — as they…
  • DIY Automation, CarPlay, RAID, and More!

    Jul 26, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Sometimes the easy way isn’t the fun way, and this week we’ve got lots of do-it-yourself solutions to share from all of you. Listen as John and Dave share your ideas about automation, launch agents, CarPlay, drive arrays and much more. Of course, it…
  • Cutting The Coax

    Jul 19, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Cool Stuff Found starts the day here, with things for printing webpages, controlling your trackpad/mouse, and organizing your life. Need a VPN at home? Your two favorite geeks have got you covered! Plus, the cable companies have priced it such that cutting the…
  • Clone, Erase, Install, and Restore

    Jul 12, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Four Quick Tips that’ll change your life. We promise. And that’s only the first ten minutes of the episode! From there it’s on to Dave and John answering your questions about network settings, app launching, Time Machine, and more. Plus, lots of Cool…
  • I Want My, I Want My, I Want My ... USB-C!

    7:30am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    It’s a hot one, folks, and we’re not talking about the weather! This episode is chock full of great Cool Stuff Found, answers to your questions, and more. Topics include free tools to keep your Mac running smoothly, a way to get free data on your phone,…
  • Consulting Advice, Quick Tips, and DSM 7.0

    Jun 28, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    If you’re a computer consultant, how do you manage your billing? Like many of you listening, Dave and John both spent time as consultants, too. Listen as they talk about some of the practices — and problems — they experienced! Synology’s DSM 7.0 is…
  • Hot Corners and Hot Flashes

    Jun 21, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    It’s summer and it’s hot! That means it’s time to learn some tips about hot corners (on your Mac), hot flashes (on your iPhone), and more. Listen as John and Dave take you through answers to all of your questions, plus adding in some of your Quick Tips…
  • HaaS: Hay as a Service

    Jun 14, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Listen as John and Dave share your Quick Tips about Safari Picture-in-Picture, the caveats of Finder’s Drag and Drop, Apple Remotes, and more. Lots of suggestions and ideas about note-taking and idea capturing on-the-go in the episode, many of them from…
  • Dave Mark Joins for WWDC21 Day 1 Reactions

    Jun 7, 2021, 8:20 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Guest Dave Mark joins John and Dave today to discuss, react, digest, and help explain the new things Apple announced at WWDC21’s Keynote and State of the Union this year. Listen as your two three favorite Apple geeks have a gab for the ages!
  • Swiping Left (or Right!), Suspicious Packages, and Cool Stuff Found

    Jun 7, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Your two favorite geeks answer your questions about Target Disk Mode, using your Apple TV Remote to turn off your TV, removing words from predictive text, and more. On top of that, they share a few Mail-based quick tips and an entire pile (yep, the whole…
  • Juice Jackers and Battery Drainers

    May 31, 2021, 7:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Ever heard of Juice Jacking? Neither had John nor Dave. No problem, though, they dug in and found everything you needed to know. That’s the beauty of Mac Geek Gab, too: you ask the questions and then your two favorite geeks dig and see what they can find.…