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MGG 499: Bidding Farewell to the Four Hundreds

5:08 PM, Apr. 28th, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave and John, as promised, follow-up today on their SSD upgrade discussion, going through the issues and questions you've had since they introduced the topic a few weeks back. Answers and wisdom include the best data migration path, whether (and how) to enable TRIM support, SATA II vs. SATA II, quelling your fears about cracking open your Mac, how old is too old, and more. Then it's on to some Automator goodness (so easy truly anyone can do it!), as well as a very creative use for Mavericks' tags. All this and more in today's show!

MGG 498: Encryption for Everyone, Choosing Wi-Fi Channels & More

12:11 PM, Apr. 21st, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave kick off the week with a Monday show (after kicking back all weekend) and start with what they do best: answering your questions and sharing your tips. Today they dig into which encryption makes sense for you, some tips on copying/pasting and learning about your Mac; wrangling Time Machine under control, and more. Download today and enjoy!

MGG 497: How To Be a Consultant & Cool Stuff Found

7:13 PM, Apr. 13th, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave kick off this Sunday's show with a discussion about upgrading your older Macs with SSDs, the first in a series about the topic. Then it's onto sharing advice from your two favorite geeks and your fellow listeners about being a computer consultant in today's world, helping other folks with their computers and technology. Finally, it's the fan favorite: Cool Stuff Found. LOTS here to enjoy. Download now, prepare yourself, and press play!

MGG 496: Beware When Sharing the Bus

7:27 PM, Apr. 6th, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave are back from Macworld with lots of things to report on for you. And, of course, they have your questions to answer, as those piled up while they were away, too. Your two favorite geeks are busy this week, and you've got a front row seat. Download, press play, and enjoy!

MGG 495: Three Geeks Caught on The Show Floor of Macworld/iWorld

8:06 PM, Mar. 28th, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave and John ... and Pilot Pete ... appear live in public together for the first time to record Mac Geek Gab 495 on stage at Macworld/iWorld 2014. They play a little "Stump the Geeks" with the crowd, they go through some of their favorite Cool Stuff Found from the show floor, and they also give Mavericks a 6th month report card. All this and more... for free! Just download and enjoy.