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MGG 580: The Magic of Instant On

12:25 PM, Nov. 22nd, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave take you through managing your media perfectly for your new – and old – Apple TV, including using a NAS to store it all if you like. Then it's some tips about speeding up Time Machine, speeding up App Store downloads, converting movies and sound issues. Pepper in some additional questions and listener Cool Stuff Found and you've got a full show!

MGG 577: Never Mind the Squirrel

7:27 PM, Nov. 1st, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Surviving Halloween yet again, your two favorite chocolate-fueled geeks set off on yet another episode of helping you solve your problems and learn new stuff! Deleting El Capitan's SystemMigration folder is covered, as is fixing its Wi-Fi. Mystery disk usage is solved, duplicate apps are crushed and Dave is finally able to share his full thoughts on the brand new Sonos PLAY:5. All of this and more!

MGG 576: Swear By (Not At!) The Terminal

12:31 PM, Oct. 25th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Is Photos showing you your phone when you don't want it to? How about when Photos doesn't show you your pictures? IMAP Mail giving you trouble? Mailboxes appearing underneath your inbox? It's these questions – and others like them from listeners like you – that John and Dave answer today, helping you understand your Mac and iPhone even better! Plus, they dig into great package managers for OS X, too. Don't miss it!

MGG 575: There’s No Better Time For a Funky Monkey

7:27 PM, Oct. 18th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Today your two favorite geeks share their own, personal Cool Stuff Found plus answer your questions about syncing contacts locally vs. iCloud, how to restore preview in Mission Control, software vs. hardware RAID, Nuking and paving your Fonts (without disrupting the rest of your system!) and much, much more!

MGG 573: I Yell At Sites That Use Flash

12:23 PM, Oct. 4th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Clicking and Clacking is what your two Mac Geeks do when they're not answering questions. Or maybe that's how they answer your questions. Regardless, this is what they do and today is no different. Sharing your El Capitan and iOS 9 tips and questions, this week's episode is sure to inform and entertain!

MGG 572: Cool Stuff Found, El Capitan Tips, Networks & More

12:24 PM, Sep. 27th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Cool Stuff Found returns for a segment, but that still leaves time to prep you for El Capitan's release this week. What are your geek's favorite features in the upcoming OS update? Listen to find out that and some tips for installing, too. Then it's on to your questions, including diagnosing some connection dropouts and advice for a new drive. Listen today!

MGG 571: Not #HotDebateGuy, Just Geeks Answering Your Questions

12:09 PM, Sep. 20th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Getting a new iPhone? Your two favorite geeks talk about the best ways to go through and ensure your settings and apps make it over successfully. Getting hard drive errors? Listen to learn how to tell if they're serious or not. Want to sort out what to do with your unused hard drives? Want to run OS X without that pesky password? John and Dave share listener tips to help you do just that. All of this and more in today's MGG!