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 559: Connecting Networks Together, Photos on NAS & Upgrade Snapshots 7:18 PM, Jun. 29th, 2015

A simple network is simple, but what happens when you need to do a little more? What are the potential pitfalls of storing Photos and…


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Podcast Archives

  1. Feb. 8th, 2015 MGG 539: Cool Stuff Found

    It's Cool Stuff Found! Yes, it's true, Dave and John bring you another action-packed Cool Stuff Found podcast full of, well, all the cool tips, tricks, gadgets and apps that you and they have come across or suggested recently. There's too much to list here, so just join the show, download and enjoy!

  2. Feb. 1st, 2015 MGG 538: Pre-Game With The Geeks

    Your two favorite geeks celebrate this day where they get to do one of their favorite things: geek out about all this Mac, Apple and Tech! There might be something else happening afterwards, but to start this day, Dave and John answer some of the most important questions of the week: what is memory compression? How to run OS X from The Terminal? All this and much more. Download and enjoy today!

  3. Jan. 25th, 2015 MGG 537: The Moral to the Story is Never Fun

    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!

  4. Jan. 18th, 2015 MGG 536: Tangentially Speaking, It’s All Relevant

    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!

  5. Jan. 11th, 2015 MGG 535: Trash Talking Geeks

    Dave's back from CES and he & John have an overflowing mailbag to get through. System layout, Mail, SSDs and more are discussed. Download and enjoy!

  6. Jan. 2nd, 2015 MGG 534: New Year, New Questions, Same Geeks

    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!

  7. Dec. 29th, 2014 MGG 533: Schrödinger’s Boson

    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!

  8. Dec. 21st, 2014 MGG 532: Blowin’ Up The Spammers!

    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!

  9. Dec. 15th, 2014 MGG 531: Dual Networks, Wi-Fi Jitters, Boot Failures & More

    Boot failures abound, system fonts go FUBAR, and Wi-Fi has the jitters. Never fear, John and Dave are here to help and talk through all this and more. Join your two favorite geeks for this special, Monday edition of Mac Geek Gab.

  10. Dec. 7th, 2014 MGG 530: Chasing Those Pesky Incrementing Hostnames

    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!