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MGG 589: You Cannot Defeat Physics

5:33 PM, Jan. 25th, 2016 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Cool Stuff Found dominates the start here, including some travel tips, some iOS support tips, sorting out how iOS chooses its WiFi network, headphones for your eyes and one of your geeks' favorite utilities that is now available for El Capitan. Then it's onto diagnosing Safari CPU usage, Mail inconsistencies and more. Don't worry, Dave's headcold only makes him loopy in a good way for this episode. You'll love it and learn from it!

MGG 588: ¡No Te Dejes Atrapar!

5:25 PM, Jan. 19th, 2016 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave's back from Mexico and he and John are back at it. Some fantastic quick tips today, including some that your two favorite geeks didn't know about both the Mac and the iPhone. New Mac buying advice is on your minds this week, so that topic is covered too, plus some travel tips from Dave round out the show!

MGG 587: Twas the Twenth of January

12:31 PM, Jan. 10th, 2016 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Fresh back from CES, John and Dave share their thoughts and trends about the show. Then it's on to answering your questions with topics including sharing Contacts with iCloud, solving erroneous Safari suggestions, the efficacy of smart chargers, the future of AirPlay and more! Download today, press play and enjoy (all while learning!).

Sensorwake Demonstrates Olfactory Alarm Clock

11:45 AM, Jan. 8th, 2016 · John F. Braun · CES

Sensorwake

LAS VEGAS - John F. Braun checks out Sensorwake, an alarm clock that uses smell, rather than sound, to wake you up. The scents are created by Givaudan, a global leader in the fragrance Industry. The device comes with a Toast capsule, and there are currently six other scents which come in packs of two.

MGG 586: What Happens in Vegas… is The Pentium Episode

1:02 PM, Jan. 4th, 2016 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave are in Las Vegas together for CES and ... for the first time in a long time ... recorded Mac Geek Gab together in the same room. See just how well that works while they answer your questions, share advice and share some fantastic quick tips. Definitely one for the record books, folks. See what happens in Vegas!

MGG 585: It’s Better to be Lucky Than Good

12:17 PM, Dec. 27th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

A failed hard drive can teach us some lessons and listener Jon helps us with a few of those. Some tips about printer drivers and the iOS-related lockdown folder follow and then it's time to talk TiVo BOLT. Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun have been long-time TiVo users and TiVo's latest offerings add some new features as well as some confusion your two favorite geeks talk through. Then it's onto Cool Stuff Found for some post-holiday bliss. Add a Geek Challenge to the mix and you've got yourself a fully-stocked episode!