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MGG 477: Because It Was Time For a Wi-Fi Episode

11:42 AM, Dec. 1st, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

What exactly syncs to my iCloud Keychain? How do I secure my Wi-Fi Network? How do I increase my Wi-Fi signal strength? Which wireless router should I get? Have you ever asked any of these questions? Even if you haven't, do you want to know the answers? Download today and listen as your two favorite geeks discuss and solve these issues and more. It's free!

[Note: Michael's schedule is such that he won't have timely time to convert the show to AAC and add the chapters this week, so 477 will only be available in MP3 format.]

MGG 475: Geek Challenges, Applr App Discovery and More!

7:30 PM, Nov. 17th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Today John and Dave are joined by special guest, Michael Johnston, of Applr and We Have Communicators fame! Michael comes on the show to talk about Applr, but also joins the geeks for their whole discussion. In addition to Applr, your two (three?) favorite geeks go through some geek challenges, then it's on to answering your questions. Don't miss it!

MGG 474: Tech, Travel and Shopping Tips, Limiting Your Data Usage & More

5:34 PM, Nov. 11th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave and John sync up today, first talking about some cool things your two favorite geeks have been using, enhancing your traveling and shopping life – two important things this time of year! Then it's on to your questions with topics including Mavericks and Flash, iPhone battery usage, hard drives that won't mount, and more. Your geeks (and fellow listeners) also share few tips, including a way to use Little Snitch to limit your surprise data usage when traveling, too. Then the tables are turned with a few geek challenges to see if you can help out your fellow MGG listeners. A great show, just download, press play, and enjoy.

MGG 473: What’s Using the Cellular Data on my iPhone? And More!

7:24 PM, Nov. 3rd, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave kick off their Daylight Saving Time shoes and go Standard today. But there's nothing Standard about this episode (unless you count killer tips and excellent answers as standard ... WHICH WE DO). Dave and John talk through several interesting tweaks with Mavericks, including getting your windows to span multiple monitors again. Then it's off to troubleshooting using user accounts, with your two favorite geeks discussing the right way to handle that. There's more, too... you'll just have to download, press play, and enjoy!

MGG 472: Mavericks, Gmail, Activity Monitor, Ethernet and Offline Google Maps

7:05 PM, Oct. 27th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave and John wrap up this crazy week by digging into Mavericks, helping you understand why you should (or shouldn't) install it, and what to do after you have it up and running. There's also the normal set of questions, too, with subjects including fixing your muted sound, saving Google Maps offline, and where to add more Ethernet ports. All this and more in this week's episode. Download today. It's free!

MGG 471: Managing Digital Audio From Your Mac & More!

11:50 AM, Oct. 20th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Your questions answered, that's what John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton are up to during today's episode of Mac Geek Gab. As always, you've filled the mailbags and, as always, your dutiful hosts have gone through each and every piece of mail, pulling out the very best for today's show. Topics include iPhone 5s Slo-Mo video sharing, getting audio to/from your Apple TV, backing up SD cards, stopping iTunes podcast playback and more. Download and press play, that's all you've gotta do!

MGG 470: Cool Stuff Found

12:10 PM, Oct. 14th, 2013 · John F. Braun · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave and John dig in to Cool Stuff Found this morning... and boy is there a lot to go through! Follow your two favorite geeks as they share their and your Cool Stuff Found! Download today for free and enjoy!