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MGG 548: One Geek On The Road

11:57 AM, Apr. 12th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

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 and enjoy!

MGG 547: Easter-Inspired Mind Candy

5:04 PM, Apr. 6th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

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 Geek Gab. Don't miss it! wink

MGG 546: Calendars, Flaky Connections and NAS Backups

12:13 PM, Mar. 29th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

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 about making the Finder show you just what you want and backing up network drives. Trust us, you don't want to miss this one!

MGG 545: Ghosts In The Mac

12:12 PM, Mar. 22nd, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

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 for ongoing data storage, sharing your iCloud Photo Library, how DiskWarrior can save the day, and battery advice from KISS!

MGG 544: Backup To The Future

3:16 PM, Mar. 16th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

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 today and enjoy!

MGG 543: You Learn Something New Every Day

4:59 PM, Mar. 9th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

It's been a crazy week, and the Apple event just adds to the mayhem. But no worries, your two favorite geeks are here to answer all your tech questions and solve all your tech problems. They'll try with your non-tech questions, too, but maybe that's a whole different podcast altogether.

MGG 541: Two Geeks Joined by Chris Breen

5:03 PM, Feb. 20th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Christopher Breen, happily unemployed, joins John and Dave today to do his darndest to help your two favorite geeks solve the world's problems (by way of answering your Mac and iOS-related questions). Yes, they get geeky, and they also reminisce in the way that only these three long-time geeks (and long-time friends) can. Definitely one you won't want to miss.

MGG 540: A Blizzard Between Two Geeks

11:49 AM, Feb. 15th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Yet another New England snowstorm, and yet another Mac Geek Gab. John and Dave brave the snow (though most of it fell between them) to bring you answers to all your geeky questions. Wanna know why the Finder is showing up in every space? Want to know why drives don't appear in the Finder's sidebar? Fusion Drive – should you or shouldn't you? And what about Mavericks on those new Mac Pros? All of these answers and more in today's episode. You don't want to get caught missing this one!