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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Podcast Archives

  1. Nov. 28th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #178: Batch Permission Changes, Encrypting Follow-up, Re-Enabling AirPort, and GigE

    John and Dave are local in New Hampshire, no bandwidth issues to get in the way today! Just a straight-ahead podcast answering your questions, helping you change permissions, re-enable Airport, suss out GigE versus FireWire speeds, and even a follow-up on encrypting your data. Good stuff! Subscribe for free today.

  2. Nov. 25th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #177: Disappearing icons, OpenDNS, Slow Network Refresh, Transfer Speeds, and More

    John and Dave talk about restoring icons in Finder windows, the merits of OpenDNS, Defragging (and a geeky sidebar!), Leopard's slow network browse refreshes, software updates, and more!

  3. Nov. 18th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #176: Travel Gear, Multiple Audio Outputs, Windows Remote Control, and Geeky Network Fu

    Dave's doing the show from Austin this week, so he shares his thoughts about some of the new gear he's equipped for this trip. Then he and John go on to share your tips and answer your questions about printer presets, multiple audio sources, remote controlling Windows computers, Time Machine fixes, and even an interesting PDF conundrum. Subscribe for free and download today!

  4. Nov. 10th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #175: Cool Stuff Found, Public Wi-Fi Security, Time Machine Fix, and Expo Ticket Contes

    A week off brings your geeks back raring to go, and they chat through some cool stuff YOU found, a possible fix for Time Machine errors, security connecting to public WiFi networks, and more. On top of all that, they announce a contest at The Mac Observer where you can win a free Conference pass for Macworld Expo 2009!

  5. Oct. 27th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #174: Wireless Router Options, Backups, Listener Tips, and New Mac Setup

    You ask, John and Dave answer! This episode includes a discussion about setting up a new Mac, answers about which wireless router is best, options for backing up and migrating iApp data, and listener tips about DNS, selling your Mac, Remote pairing, and more. Subscribe for free today!

  6. Oct. 20th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #173: Migrating to a New Mac, Remote Network Config, Slow Safari Loads and More!

    Dave and John offer some advice for folks migrating from one Mac to another, find an interesting solution for remotely configuring network settings, discussing reasons for slow Safari loads and even more! Don't miss it!

  7. Oct. 13th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #172: Maintenance Utilities, Wiring For Broadband, System Preferences Issues and Cool S

    John and Dave answer your questions about network backups, drive utilities, crashing preferences, and more. Additionally, they have lots of follow-ups and tips to share on previous topics including shutdown delays and wiring issues. Subscribe for free today!

  8. Oct. 6th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #171: WiFi Troubleshooting, iApp issues, Shutdown Problems and More Media Longevity

    Your two favorite Mac geeks talk through WiFi issues, Shutdown problems, Safari troubleshooting, and iTunes library dilemmas. Plus, listener tips about recordable-media longevity put a nice cap on that topic of extended conversation. Subscribe (for free!) now and don't miss another episode.

  9. Sep. 29th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #170: Recordable CD/DVD Longevity, FireWire iPod Charging, Drive Speeds, and More

    Dave and John share their findings on the expected longevity of recordable CDs and DVDs, then answer your questions relating to all things Mac. Lots of good stuff here, folks. Subscribe for free today!

  10. Sep. 22nd, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #169: ACMT, Lightning, and PGP Whole Disk Encryption

    Take John F. Braun, Dave Hamilton, Pilot Pete and a week's worth of questions, pack them into one (virtual!) room, and what do you get? MGG 169 is the answer, and packed is the word! Your geeks talk through some printer software advice and Apple Consultant training. Plus, John found some cool new toys, Pilot Pete encrypted his entire hard drive, and Dave continues his lightning saga, all here on this week's episode of the Mac Geek Gab. Subscribe for free today!