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MGG 464: When Pressing Play Just Isn’t Enough

6:03 PM, Sep. 3rd, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave & John cruise right out of the Labor Day weekend and into your podcast stream with this week's episode of Mac Geek Gab. Topics are decided by you, and this week your questions (and their answers!) included how to create your own personal cloud on your Mac, pesky web page loading in Safari, iTunes rentals that won't start mid-flight, and more. They also continue the conversation about email encryption and answer your questions about WiFi extensions, always a popular topic this time of year. Download, press play, and enjoy!

MGG 463: Securing Your Email (and Other Family Fun!)

7:01 PM, Aug. 26th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave kick off the week with ... yup, you guessed it! More answers to your questions. Lots of tips included this week, too, and that's just the way you like it. One popular topic your two favorite geeks have been asked about a lot lately is email security. Well, look no further, John and Dave are here to help!

MGG 462: It’s The Little Things That Count (with SSDs)

6:24 PM, Aug. 21st, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave and John come to you on this Wednesday afternoon to answer all your questions. Topics covered today include nuking and paving your way to Mavericks, whether or not an SSD is right for you, solving Mac App Store failed downloads, and the differences between Telephoto, Wide angle, and Zoom. All that PLUS a few Cool Stuff Found nuggets. Download today and enjoy!

MGG 461: Don’t Bogart My Data

11:19 AM, Aug. 11th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave answer your questions and share your tips. Topics this week run all over the map, including rebuilding your iTunes library, iPhone storage mangagement (i.e. what does that pesky "Other" category contain!), auto-deleting email and much more. Download today, press play, and start downt he path to technological enlightement!

MGG 460: Drive By Tips

7:02 PM, Aug. 4th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave and John are back from their vacation week off, and boy howdy do they have a show for you! Your questions are answered, of course, and there are some great topics, including tips for copying large files in the Finder, how to make iTunes behave and honor changes you made on your iPhone or iPad, some great Cool Stuff Found (including one set of apps made by a Mac Geek Gab listener!), and a great, geeky discussion where John and Dave try to figure out how to get a USB device to make MIDI signals from your Mac! Download today and enjoy!

MGG 459: We’re All Still Enjoying The Ride

7:15 PM, Jul. 21st, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave kick off the week (and end the weekend) by digging into the mailbag and answering your questions. Topics covered include speeding up your workflow using Starred documents in Google Drive, finding your iOS device's UDID no matter what the circumstance, should you upgrade from Snow Leopard (and how), finding drivers for third-party mice, and using the Eye-Fi card in your camera this summer. Download for free and enjoy!

MGG 458: You Can’t Handle The Bandwidth!

3:20 PM, Jul. 14th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

On the heels of the last Cool Stuff Found espidode, John and Dave have a backlog of your questions to answer... and answer they do! Answers include which chargers to use with which iOS devices, how to let your friends track you selectively, and a frank discussion about the best options for setting up your own personal cloud.

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.