Mac Geek Gab Podcast
Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun come together weekly to discuss things of interest to Mac geeks, yet present them in a way that's both entertaining and informative for the average listener.

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MGG 606: The Palindrome Reviver 12:50 PM, May. 22nd, 2016

Logic Pro X, Hackintoshes and ghost calls are a few brand new topics for the show this week. Of course, some of your old favorites…


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Podcast Archives

  1. Jan. 4th, 2016 MGG 586: What Happens in Vegas… is The Pentium Episode

    John and Dave are in Las Vegas together for CES and ... for the first time in a long time ... recorded Mac Geek Gab together in the same room. See just how well that works while they answer your questions, share advice and share some fantastic quick tips. Definitely one for the record books, folks. See what happens in Vegas!

  2. Dec. 27th, 2015 MGG 585: It’s Better to be Lucky Than Good

    A failed hard drive can teach us some lessons and listener Jon helps us with a few of those. Some tips about printer drivers and the iOS-related lockdown folder follow and then it's time to talk TiVo BOLT. Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun have been long-time TiVo users and TiVo's latest offerings add some new features as well as some confusion your two favorite geeks talk through. Then it's onto Cool Stuff Found for some post-holiday bliss. Add a Geek Challenge to the mix and you've got yourself a fully-stocked episode!

  3. Dec. 19th, 2015 MGG 584: It’s Saturday and I’m Still Looking For My Stapler

    Today's show includes a new segment: Quick Tips! Those simple things that we all do without thinking about it can really help others do the same, so we've started sharing. In addition to that, today's discussion includes Keychain First Aid in 10.11.2, a fix for Office365 locking up Mail.app, upgrade advice, backup solutions and some geeky tips. Definitely enough here to get you through the holidays!

  4. Dec. 13th, 2015 MGG 583: Curiosity is Awesome… Unless You’re the Cat

    Searching in iPhone Mail, managing Gmail's unable-to-connect errors, DNS configuration, setting up a computer to ignore the Internet (it happens!), virtualization software and audio discussions (including Bluetooth headphone lag on the Mac). Download today and enjoy!

  5. Dec. 7th, 2015 MGG 582: Time Capsule, Thunderbolt, Troubleshooting & Things Beginning with T

    Some notes from Apple techs about iPhone Flat Rate repair and Finder default window positions are shared, then it's on to a quick discussion about why it's good El Capitan doesn't allow you to repair permissions... and when you would need to anyway! Thunderbolt, USB3, Network troubleshooting, external drive backups and Cool Stuff Found round out this week's show!

  6. Nov. 30th, 2015 MGG 581: Hints and Allegations for Cyber Monday

    Restoring lost contacts, signing onto websites with Facebook, cloning drives, troubleshooting external enclosures and learning about the behind-the-scenes of junk mail filtering are just some of the topics discussed by your two favorite geeks today. Download and enjoy!

  7. Nov. 22nd, 2015 MGG 580: The Magic of Instant On

    John and Dave take you through managing your media perfectly for your new - and old - Apple TV, including using a NAS to store it all if you like. Then it's some tips about speeding up Time Machine, speeding up App Store downloads, converting movies and sound issues. Pepper in some additional questions and listener Cool Stuff Found and you've got a full show!

  8. Nov. 15th, 2015 MGG 579: Bluetooth Audio, Calendar Management and Swap Explained

    Junk mail management, Bluetooth audio mysteries, calendar searching, portable speaker solutions and some page-in/page-out clarity are just a scant few of the issues discussed by your two favorite geeks today. That, plus some geek-fueled Cool Stuff Found rounds out the episode (next week is your turn, send 'em in!).

  9. Nov. 8th, 2015 MGG 578: Like Darth Vader, He’s Altering The Deal

    Making your new Apple TV work for you, Migrating iPhoto and Photos libraries, crashing Finders, Terminal tips and making sense of your swap space are the questions your two favorite geeks address and answer for you today. On top of that, some listener-submitted Cool Stuff Found rounds out the show!

  10. Nov. 1st, 2015 MGG 577: Never Mind the Squirrel

    Surviving Halloween yet again, your two favorite chocolate-fueled geeks set off on yet another episode of helping you solve your problems and learn new stuff! Deleting El Capitan's SystemMigration folder is covered, as is fixing its Wi-Fi. Mystery disk usage is solved, duplicate apps are crushed and Dave is finally able to share his full thoughts on the brand new Sonos PLAY:5. All of this and more!