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MGG 526: Neutrons Have Their Own Dance

11:59 AM, Nov. 2nd, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Yosemite is a new OS, and with that comes oddities. Thankfully your two favorite geeks are here to help. Mail issues are plaguing many listeners and John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton talk you through how to keep things running as clean as possible, even cleaning up Mail behind the scenes. Then it's on to custom FaceTime ringtones, how to manage the battery on a spare iPhone and much, much more. Download today and enjoy!

MGG 524: Cool Stuff Found & Yosemite Notes

11:54 AM, Oct. 19th, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave have been attending all sorts of press events lately, collecting and researching for Cool Stuff Found. That combined with everything sent in by you and fellow listeners makes for a pretty fun list! Plus, Yosemite went live this week and your geeks are here to get you started down the path, too!

MGG 523: Three Mikes and Two Geeks On Mics

11:34 AM, Oct. 12th, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Network issues nipped the tail end of last week's show, but your geeks made it through regardless. This week John and Dave go through running iPhoto from a flash drive, sharing a clipboard between iOS and OS X, Wi-Fi Calling with your new iPhone, Updating expired podcasts and resolving a failed (but recurring!) iPhoto import. Download and enjoy!

MGG 522: Sometimes Networks Just Fail

2:55 PM, Oct. 6th, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave start by helping answer your questions about iOS 8 Cookies, Bubbbles, Newsttand and Stocks. Then it's on to answering your questions about using your Mac to translate audio into text, migrating your Mac to a new drive and handling Apple's Customer Relations department. All this and more in this weeks episode. Download today and enjoy!

MGG 521: Crash Reports (and Hovercrafts) are Full of Eels

12:07 PM, Sep. 28th, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave's got both an iPhone 6 and an iPhone 6 Plus, so he and John discuss that, but then it moves quickly on to your questions. Topics include: iOS 8 Family Sharing, syncing photos without PhotoStream, granting read-only access to files on your Mac, how to interpret crash reports, a discussion on Shellshock and more! Download today and enjoy!

MGG 520: Wrapping Up Tech Week With iOS 8 & More

11:42 AM, Sep. 21st, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

It's been iPhone week. It's been server migration week. It's been tech week (in more ways than one!), and your two geeks are here, ready to roll and with a very special guest, no less! FIrst they'll talk through some of their favorite iOS 8 tips and tricks. Then it's on to a slew of your questions, including revisiting the age old question of Drobo or Synology (hint: there's no hard and fast answer here!) plus resolving John's own tech issue! Download and enjoy.

MGG 519: Aspect Ratios Are Fun & AT&T Next is Probably Better For You

11:51 AM, Sep. 14th, 2014 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave's fresh back from Cupertino (and fresh from ordering a new iPhone), and he and John talk through the events of the week plus answer your questions. Want to know the size delta for watching movies on the iPhone 6 Plus vs. an iPad mini? Dave did some crazy Pythagorean-theorum-based math for you! He also did some more standard math to figure out if an AT&T Next Plan is right, too. Then it's on to question. Want to know how to copy files from a drive that's corrupted? Want to disable your iPhone number from iMessage? Want to create a $35 Time Capsule? All these questions and more will be answered this week on Mac Geek Gab.