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MGG 595: Mike’s Dirty Sandbox

12:14 PM, Mar. 6th, 2016 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

The apps you choose to run on your MacBook can have a significant impact on your battery life; learn which ones pass John and Dave's muster. Then learn what they have to say about listeners' questions about a dirty Mail sandbox, router recommendations, firewalls and more. Cool Stuff Found starts the episode, too, folks!

MGG 594: Ghosts in the iMachine

7:22 PM, Feb. 28th, 2016 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Granular volume adjustmets, recovering deleted files from the cloud and advanced dragging from your menu bar are just the three Quick Tips that start this episode! Then it's on to a few Geek Challenges (do YOU know how to strip formatting from text on iOS?) and a few regular questions. MGG always promises to entertain and inform. Do you like either of those things? If so, download and press play!

MGG 593: Moving Pictures Isn’t Just a Rush Album

12:19 PM, Feb. 21st, 2016 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Unresponsive apps explained, Favorites returned to the sidebar, unrelated startup issues that might just be indicative of a larger problem and, yes folks, migrating and sharing your photos on your Mac. Those are just a taste of the topics touched upon in today's episode, and a few Cool Stuff Found entries are there, too.

MGG 592: Taming Wi-Fi Chaos

4:51 PM, Feb. 12th, 2016 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

iTunes spring cleaning, solving Error -43, revisiting Wi-Fi extensions and monitoring .plist files live as they're being written by apps are just a few of the topics that John and Dave discuss and demystify for you today. Join your two favorite geeks as they wrap up the week with this special Friday episode!

MGG 591: If You Had a JBOD Would You Hold It Against Us?

4:17 PM, Feb. 7th, 2016 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

JBOD, Airtime Fairness, Quality of Service (QoS), and RAID are just a few of the mysteries your two favorite geeks help you unravel this week. Add to that some answers about resetting pesky OS X passwords and photo storage plus a few Geek Challenges and a cornucopia of Cool Stuff Found and you've got Mac Geek Gab 591. Enjoy!

MGG 589: You Cannot Defeat Physics

5:33 PM, Jan. 25th, 2016 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Cool Stuff Found dominates the start here, including some travel tips, some iOS support tips, sorting out how iOS chooses its WiFi network, headphones for your eyes and one of your geeks' favorite utilities that is now available for El Capitan. Then it's onto diagnosing Safari CPU usage, Mail inconsistencies and more. Don't worry, Dave's headcold only makes him loopy in a good way for this episode. You'll love it and learn from it!

MGG 588: ¡No Te Dejes Atrapar!

5:25 PM, Jan. 19th, 2016 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave's back from Mexico and he and John are back at it. Some fantastic quick tips today, including some that your two favorite geeks didn't know about both the Mac and the iPhone. New Mac buying advice is on your minds this week, so that topic is covered too, plus some travel tips from Dave round out the show!

MGG 587: Twas the Twenth of January

12:31 PM, Jan. 10th, 2016 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Fresh back from CES, John and Dave share their thoughts and trends about the show. Then it's on to answering your questions with topics including sharing Contacts with iCloud, solving erroneous Safari suggestions, the efficacy of smart chargers, the future of AirPlay and more! Download today, press play and enjoy (all while learning!).