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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!

MGG 539: Cool Stuff Found

12:22 PM, Feb. 8th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

It's Cool Stuff Found! Yes, it's true, Dave and John bring you another action-packed Cool Stuff Found podcast full of, well, all the cool tips, tricks, gadgets and apps that you and they have come across or suggested recently. There's too much to list here, so just join the show, download and enjoy!

MGG 538: Pre-Game With The Geeks

3:45 PM, Feb. 1st, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Your two favorite geeks celebrate this day where they get to do one of their favorite things: geek out about all this Mac, Apple and Tech! There might be something else happening afterwards, but to start this day, Dave and John answer some of the most important questions of the week: what is memory compression? How to run OS X from The Terminal?  All this and much more. Download and enjoy today!

MGG 537: The Moral to the Story is Never Fun

12:28 PM, Jan. 25th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Thunderbolt booting, repair pricing/strategies, unreliable Apple TV connections, Skype microphone recommendations and monitors that make your Mac crash. All of this and more in this week's episode of Mac Geek Gab. Have a question or tip of your own? Send it in and your two favorite geeks will cover it!

MGG 536: Tangentially Speaking, It’s All Relevant

7:08 PM, Jan. 18th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave are here to help. First it's Rob with his over-coffeed MacBook Air (hold the sad trombones!), then Kaz with screen capture advice, helping Wilko avoid data duplication backing up items in OS X's sandbox, and Andy adding an SSD to a 2011 iMac that never had one. And more. And more, and even more than that. Today your geeks talk about the why behind their whats! Download today, enjoy and learn simultaneously!

MGG 534: New Year, New Questions, Same Geeks

12:28 PM, Jan. 2nd, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

It's the same week but it's a new year and your two favorite geeks are at it again. Topics in this week's show include changing window size defaults, managing plain text documents (important for passwords!), RF interference with hard drive enclosures, advanced IMAP settings for Mail, managing large Dropboxes and more. Download and enjoy today!

MGG 533: Schrödinger’s Boson

7:28 PM, Dec. 29th, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

For this last show of the year Dave and John talk about Dave's iMac repair (it was the graphics card, but took a lot to get there, and Dave benefitted nicely!), then a tip for scanning WiFi networks on your standard (non-jailbroken) iPhone, how to create iTunes Extras, Aperture to Lightroom migration techniques and lots more. Download and enjoy today!