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  • No One Has “Mouse”

    Mon 1:09pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Learn keyboard shortcuts for logging into your Mac, tricks for controlling Open/Save dialogs, using Conversation Mode to Translate voice conversations, how to set multiple timers, and more. And it’s not just Quick Tips that your three favorite geeks feature…
  • You Don’t Have to Beat The Guillotine

    Jan 23, 2023, 4:50 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Apple’s new M2-family chips see updated Mac mini and MacBook Pro models, and Dave, John, and Pete talk through the impacts of that…for them and for you. Quick Tips rule the week, with the Finder sidebar getting special attention. Keyboard shortcuts are the…
  • Something Somewhere Is FUBAR

    Jan 16, 2023, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Answers to your questions about USB (including USB 4!), apps not launching in Ventura, the longevity of M1 Macs, formatting external drives, and filtering Mail are all here, courtesy of your three favorite geeks. John, Pete, and Dave also take you through a…
  • CSF from CES 2023

    Jan 9, 2023, 1:04 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Matter, MagSafe, Turntables, and TVs are just a few of the technologies your three favorite geeks encountered at CES 2023. Listen as John, Dave, and Pete talk through these and more as they share all the Cool Stuff they Found in Las Vegas. That’s not all,…
  • LastPass vs. Southwest Airlines: Whose Month Was Worse?

    Jan 2, 2023, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    This week your three favorite geeks talk about tunnels! Listen to learn about SSH tunnels, Cloudflare Tunnels, and maybe another kind of tunnel. That’s not all, though! You’ve got Cool Stuff Found, your questions answered about iCloud Keychain, Messages,…
  • macOS Ventura Is Apple's Vista

    Dec 26, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Quick Tips about Apple Pay, Spotlight, Advanced Data Protection, iCloud Storage, Picture-in-Picture, Apple Watch, and Stage Manager are just the start of today’s episode! Then your three favorite geeks go on to help solve your macOS Ventura woes (as much as…
  • Headless Macs, Resizing Images, Cable Modems, and More

    Dec 19, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Finding geeks ways to make your computing life more efficient is fun, and your three favorite geeks share tips for resizing images, managing calendars, using the Finder’s toolbar, controlling your Apple TV and much, much more. Listen as John, Pete, and Dave…
  • We Need That Five Sense Experience

    Dec 12, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Terminal tips to do make tricky things easy, an Apple Pencil alternative, Robots to clean your home and your pool, and a hidden pinball game are just the first few things you’ll hear from John, Pete, and Dave in this week’s Mac Geek Gab episode. Plus, with…
  • NFC Tags are Technological Rabbits

    Dec 5, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 958 for Monday, December 5, 2022 Paul-QT-Restart Your Apple TV Remote by Pressing TV+Volume-Down for 5 Seconds 00:02:48 Requiem for a Keyboard Matias Tactile Pro Keyboard The MGG Discord Server is…
  • Down The Meta Rabbit Hole

    Nov 28, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Did you know about macOS Ventura’s Background Noise? How about making Apple Pay easier on your Apple Watch? Quick Tips rule the day here…right up until the tangents take over! Yep, this one’s got more rabbit holes than most, but you get to join your…
  • My Lizard Brain Knows It

    Nov 21, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Did you know you could change your iPhone’s Wi-Fi network during the setup process? How about the Terminal’s ability to show you a list of remote connection options? These are just the first two Quick Tips this week, and it continues from there, folks!…
  • Don’t Hide Stuff From Yourself

    Nov 14, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Tips for your iPhone and Apple Watch start today’s episode, including some often-overlooked nuances of Focus Modes to make your life even better. Then John, Dave, and Pete answer your questions about MacBooks losing battery during sleep, Apple TV…
  • You Mean To Say Purpler

    Nov 7, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Cool Stuff Found rules the day today, with Continuity Camera mounts, Lightroom replacements, Email tweaks, and the final word on 3-in-1 Charging Cubes. That’s not all, though. John, Pete, and Dave dissect (and maybe even answer!) your questions about…
  • What Madness Is This?!? (aka macOS Ventura's System Settings)

    5:15am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    macOS Ventura changed the way we manage preferences with its System Settings app…and lots of things aren’t where we’d expect to find them! Listen as John tries to help Dave make sense of some of these…and maybe that helps us all! There’s more: your…
  • Change is...Bad?

    Oct 24, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Apple makes changes, mayhem ensues! Except when it doesn’t and everything’s fine. Listen as John, Pete, and Dave talk through Apple’s changes of the week, from new hardware to newly-released operating systems. macOS Ventura, iPadOS 16.1, new iPads, new…
  • Beware Alert Blindness

    Oct 17, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Your Apple and tech questions answered include Doug, who has trouble with Safari loading pages, Bob, whose DiskStation is being hacked, and Richard, who wants to connect external drives to his Mac. Also, learn how to check your Carbon Copy Cloner Free Space…
  • Conjuring Up The Battery Person

    Oct 10, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Which router should you buy? How much free space do I really have on my Mac? Where are my AirPods? These are just some of your questions answered by your three favorite geeks here this week. And then there are the Quick Tips. Oh, man, are there Quick Tips.…
  • Siri Tricks, AirPort Secrets, and Fun VaporWare

    Oct 3, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Siri can do SO many things for you now, including restarting, battery level, and controlling the flashlight in fun ways. Plus, want an easier way to launch the camera? Listen as John and Dave share all of your favorite tips and then answer your questions.…
  • From Mood Rings to Move Rings

    Sep 26, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Quick Tips to resize macOS background windows, quick-delete apps on your iPhone, get perfect shape in markup, and finding your Apple Books are just how your three favorite geeks start this episode. Then John, Dave, and Pete answer your questions and share tips…
  • The Land of Pulling Things Out of My Backside

    Sep 19, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    This episode has even more iOS 16 Quick Tips including Lock Screen, Keyboard Touch, Battery, Photos, and Service History. That’s not all, though! Pete, John, and Dave answer your questions about connecting to your printers, controlling iCloud Drive, and…
  • Sharing Our PINs Like it’s Nuthin’

    Sep 12, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    iOS 16 is out and your three favorite geeks take you through their favorite features…some of which are hidden in plain sight! That’s not all, though. Your questions are answered, your Quick Tips are shared, and Dave even throws in a Cool Stuff Found for…
  • Geeking FAR OUT with Apple's Event

    Sep 7, 2022, 4:37 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Apple held its “Far Out” event today and John, Pete, and Dave are here to share their reactions to the new iPhones…and more! Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 945 for Wednesday, September 7, 2022 The MGG Discord Server is Live!…
  • Monitoring the Weather, Your Photos...and Yourself!

    Sep 5, 2022, 10:30 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Do you find productivity monitoring software creepy? Of course you do! But how about if you use it on yourself? If you’d rather just monitor the weather, your three favorite geeks (and fellow MGG listeners) have answers for you. That’s not all, though!…
  • No One Wants Unsolicited AirDrop Requests

    Aug 29, 2022, 1:00 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Learn how to ensure your Wi-Fi is always on at home, how to see your Apple Watch’s charge status, how to find unread messages, how to troubleshoot application permissions on your Mac, and how to avoid unsolicited AirDrop Requests with John, Dave, and Pilot…
  • Photos, Privacy, VPNs, and More!

    Aug 22, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Worried about your browsing privacy? Wanna stack your credit card rebates? Need to edit the dates on your photos? John, Dave, and Pilot Pete have you covered! Listen as your three favorite geeks share their thoughts, answers, and tips about all these topics…
  • Home Theater Geek Gab...and More!

    Aug 15, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Our TVs have become more and more complex over the years, and more and more integrated with the rest of our computing lives. Listen as John and Dave talk about John’s new TV and what changes that inflicts upon his existing setup. That’s not all, though!…
  • By The Way, Alexa

    Aug 8, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Want a quick way to send the same iMessage to another person? How about customizing the icons of your PDFs? Quick Tips are your friends, and John, Dave, and Pilot Pete have plenty for you this week. That’s not all, though! You get to learn how to…
  • Socket 939

    Aug 1, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Don’t get caught using—and losing—your Google Authenticator data. Do get caught solving your Apple TV syncing issues…and Contact Duplication…and so, so much more. Listen as John and Dave share your tips and answer your questions to ensure you learn…
  • Summer Travel Season Tips...and More!

    Jul 25, 2022, 5:15 am By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Did you know that “Optimize Charging” actually charges your iPhone more slowly? How about the *best* place to put your AirTag when traveling? What about the Hamilton Maneuver? These, and more, are among the five new things you’re guaranteed to learn in…
  • Where Is the iMac Studio?

    Jul 18, 2022, 1:16 pm By Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
    Did you know you can choose specific windows in your Mac’s Cmd-Tab app-switcher? How about an easy—and automatic—way of connecting to your home devices while traveling? Do you keep AirTags in your luggage? And…would you buy an iMac Studio? Listen as…