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MGG 537: The Moral to the Story is Never Fun

12:28 PM, Jan. 25th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Thunderbolt booting, repair pricing/strategies, unreliable Apple TV connections, Skype microphone recommendations and monitors that make your Mac crash. All of this and more in this week's episode of Mac Geek Gab. Have a question or tip of your own? Send it in and your two favorite geeks will cover it!

MGG 536: Tangentially Speaking, It’s All Relevant

7:08 PM, Jan. 18th, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave are here to help. First it's Rob with his over-coffeed MacBook Air (hold the sad trombones!), then Kaz with screen capture advice, helping Wilko avoid data duplication backing up items in OS X's sandbox, and Andy adding an SSD to a 2011 iMac that never had one. And more. And more, and even more than that. Today your geeks talk about the why behind their whats! Download today, enjoy and learn simultaneously!

MGG 534: New Year, New Questions, Same Geeks

12:28 PM, Jan. 2nd, 2015 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

It's the same week but it's a new year and your two favorite geeks are at it again. Topics in this week's show include changing window size defaults, managing plain text documents (important for passwords!), RF interference with hard drive enclosures, advanced IMAP settings for Mail, managing large Dropboxes and more. Download and enjoy today!

MGG 533: Schrödinger’s Boson

7:28 PM, Dec. 29th, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

For this last show of the year Dave and John talk about Dave's iMac repair (it was the graphics card, but took a lot to get there, and Dave benefitted nicely!), then a tip for scanning WiFi networks on your standard (non-jailbroken) iPhone, how to create iTunes Extras, Aperture to Lightroom migration techniques and lots more. Download and enjoy today!

MGG 532: Blowin’ Up The Spammers!

8:14 PM, Dec. 21st, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Yep, another one of Dave's iMacs is having boot problems. It's mayhem! That's OK, he and John talk through possible resolution and also when not to assume you know the answer (hint: always!). Then it's on to maintaining your iTunes accounts, finding (and removing) any adware, and an unpublished solution to Yosemite's incrementing hostname issue. All this and more. Download today and enjoy!

MGG 530: Chasing Those Pesky Incrementing Hostnames

12:28 PM, Dec. 7th, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Eliminating Yosemite's Incrementing computer names, the real skinny on Yosemite and third-party SSDs, which codecs to use for creating your own streamable movies, advice on clean-installing and much, much more keep your geeks busy throughout this week's Mac Geek Gab episode. Download, press play and enjoy!