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MGG 485: Jim Tanous Talks Movie Ripping and Management

2:56 PM, Jan. 27th, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave are joined by TekRevue's Jim Tanous (aka MGGJim here at TMO). Jim's been managing his movie library digitally for years, and he talks through his workflow for ripping, storing, and playing back all this data; all while keeping it freed from any ecosystem lock-in (and future-proofing and other buzzwords, too). That plus your questions answered. Enjoy!

MGG 483: Sometimes Your Mac Lies to You

7:30 PM, Jan. 12th, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave's back from CES and he and John have all that to discuss as well as a full mailbag. Want to know about USB ports not being the same? Want to learn more about speeding up Safari? How about an automation tip for iOS that uses Hazel? The common theme? Sometimes your Mac lies to you (and your favorite geeks help you sort that out!). All this and more in today's episode, just for you!

MGG 482: A Herculean Effort by Your Two Favorite Geeks

11:15 AM, Jan. 3rd, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave kick off the new year a little early, just before Dave braves the snow and heads to the airport to (hopefully) fly out to Vegas for NMX and CES. Today your geeks do what they do best, answering your questions and solving your problems. Have a question? Send 'em a note and they'll answer it for you, too.

MGG 480: When In Doubt, Roll Back!

7:26 PM, Dec. 22nd, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

It might be the holidays, but John and Dave are still at it, answering your questions and sharing all the juicy tips and apps and products they've found for you. This week you'll hear your two favorite geeks talk about solving problems like, "how to launch apps from unidentified developers?" and "why doesn't my password work in the Terminal?" and "how do I get my Mail plugins to work again?" Additionally, they talk through a few other, deep-geek topics, like getting geeky about storing photos. You're not going to want to miss this one! Download today (it's free!) and enjoy.

MGG 477: Because It Was Time For a Wi-Fi Episode

11:42 AM, Dec. 1st, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

What exactly syncs to my iCloud Keychain? How do I secure my Wi-Fi Network? How do I increase my Wi-Fi signal strength? Which wireless router should I get? Have you ever asked any of these questions? Even if you haven't, do you want to know the answers? Download today and listen as your two favorite geeks discuss and solve these issues and more. It's free!

[Note: Michael's schedule is such that he won't have timely time to convert the show to AAC and add the chapters this week, so 477 will only be available in MP3 format.]