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MGG 455: Hey NSA, Can John Have His Packets Back?

11:49 AM, Jun. 23rd, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave get their Sunday morning by getting you your Mac Geek Gab! Topics this week include securing your Internet activity when you want to remain private, creating vacation/away messages with Mail, Dave talks about the new AMP Gain and much, much more. Download today – it's free! – and enjoy.

MGG 454: Power Interruptus

6:25 PM, Jun. 17th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave's back from WWDC and he and John have a lot of your questions to answer! Discussion includes sending and receiving SMS messages from your Mac, restoring settings for ONE iOS app at a time, creating your own secure, off-site backups, and more. Plus some follow-up discussion about running "flat" Wi-Fi networks and SSD Trim and Garbage Collection, just to round out those topics from last show. Download today (it's free!) and enjoy.

MGG 453: WWDC, TiVo, Mixed-Spectrum SSIDs

6:01 PM, Jun. 12th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave's at WWDC, but the bandwidth gods blessed he and John for a cross-country Mac Geek Gab. They talked through some of the geekier aspects of the WWDC announcement, answered a few questions, and shared the answer to a long-standing question: Should 2.4GHz and 5GHz have different SSIDs? Listen now and ... enjoy!

MGG 452: Charged and Dry

7:18 PM, Jun. 3rd, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave and John bring a special guest into the studio today to talk about waterproof iPhone cases — a perfect topic as you plan your water-centric summer getaways! Along with that, of course, it's questions and tips from and for you, dear listener. Why not join your two favorite geeks for a chat? Download today, it's free!

MGG 451: The One That Became Mostly About Mail

7:12 PM, May. 27th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave and John finish up the Memorial Day weekend (here in the USA, anyway) in the best way they can imagine: partying with their fellow geeks and recording Mac Geek Gab. Indeed, this episode delivers, too, answering your questions and sharing your tips, of course, but also asks the question of your two favorite geeks: what online services do you use ... and why? Hear John and Dave talk through their answers and much, much more.

MGG 450: Don’t Play Ding Dong Ditch on an Airplane

10:50 PM, May. 20th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

As you have come to expect from your two favorite geeks, this show brought to you with real-time logistics: Dave flew in just in time to make the recording of the show, coordinating with John and prepping the agenda from the car while Dave's wife drove him straight to the studio. Good stuff in this show, too, as you'd expect with the kind of frantic energy that went into the prep! Download today (it's free, after all) and enjoy!

MGG 448: Geeko de Mayo

7:20 PM, May. 5th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Join your two favorite geeks for this festival of questions, answers, tips and tricks! And the best part is... it happens every week! You don't need to wait a year for this party to get started each time! This week your geeks answer questions about network switches, securely storing data in the cloud, managing Apple's new two-step authentication and much, much more. Download today (it's free!) and enjoy.

MGG 447: Cool Stuff Found

7:25 PM, Apr. 28th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave and John looked at the mailbag, and you're either going to love or hate what they found: so much Cool Stuff that they just couldn't not do a Cool Stuff Found episode this week. Yes, we know you say they're expensive to listen to, but don't worry: your two favorite geeks have made sure to include a healthy dose of free stuff in here this time around, too. Tune in, press play, and enjoy!

MGG 446: Don’t RAID My Storage (or do!)

11:36 AM, Apr. 20th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave kick off this Saturday edition of Mac Geek Gab answering your questions and solving your problems. Topics this week include removing Mail attachments, converting your AACs to MP3 for your car, differences in maintenance utilities, migrating from POP to IMAP, and more. Download, listen, and enjoy. Why wouldn't you? It's free, after all!