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 542: Stick This In Your Drive & Partition It 7:18 PM, Mar. 1st, 2015

Dave's back from Florida, John's back is feeling fine, and your two favorite geeks answer questions and discuss all sorts of topics that YOU want…

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Podcast Archives

  1. Sep. 7th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #167: Drive Issues, Shortcuts, Remote Administration, and The Option Key Explained

    John's back from vacation, and he and Dave use this Sunday evening show to share some geeky tips, answer your questions, and solve your (technical problems. Topics include new camera and memory cards that John used, remote administration of other machines, annotating your pictures, and yes... John and Dave (with a little help from their listeners) explain exactly what that option key symbol means. Don't miss it!

  2. Aug. 29th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #166: Dot-Underscore Files, Cool Stuff Found, Kernel_task, and Listener Tips!

    Wrapping up the week with a rare Friday afternoon show, John and Dave discuss listener tips regarding Apple Double resource forks, just what kernel_task does, managing memory on your Mac, and more keyboard shortcuts. Additionally, for your weekend (or whenever!) pleasure, Cool Stuff Found is stuffed with apps to check out!

  3. Aug. 21st, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #165: Shortcuts Revisited, Painting Apps, Sync Cleaning, and More!

    Back in the TMO Towers East, Dave and John answer your questions, solve your problems, and share your tips with all the Mac Geek Gab listeners.

  4. Aug. 15th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #164: Defrag, iPod Syncing Issues, MobileMe Time Zones, Shortcuts, & New Media Expo

    At New Media Expo, John and Dave tackle your questions and share your tips about all things Mac and beyond!

  5. Aug. 11th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #163: MAC Address Filtering, Startup Passwords, iCal Syncing, and Beachballs!

    John and Dave talk about how to filter different computers -- at different times -- from your wireless network, a new take on syncing -- and not syncing -- calendars via MobileMe, and among other things discuss everyone's favorite topic: Beachballs!

  6. Aug. 4th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #162: Cool Stuff Found, Hidden Accounts, MobileMe, iDisk and More

    The show today starts with John and Dave talking through Cool Stuff Found: that's Stuff from them AND from you, and there's some great tidbits in here. Then the conversation turns to revisiting hidden login issues from last week, as well as some MobileMe and iDisk sync explanations. Chock full of great info, you'll enjoy this episode!

  7. Jul. 28th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #161: Unlearning Spelling, Cache Sizes, Bypassing Password Security, and Haikus

    John and Dave dig into topics decided by YOU, the loyal listener. Discussions include bypassing login passwords, quickly restoring a Mac to its pristine software state, UPSs and power strips, and taming Mac OS X's spellchecker. Download now and tell a friend. BOTH are free!

  8. Jul. 21st, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #160: Digging into MobileMe, UPSs, Audio Outputs and Listener Tips

    Using multiple audio jacks, understanding the nuances of multiple users using MobileMe, backing up without Time Machine, the benefits of Apple Service Professionals, and a DHL warning are all part of this week's Mac Geek Gab. Subscribe today -- it's free!

  9. Jul. 14th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #159: MobileMe, Battery Backups, iPhone 3G, and Tales of Woe

    MobileMe's out, so Dave and John will discuss what's different (and what's the same). Plus it's summer season in the USA, and that means thunderstorms for a lot of folks, so protecting yourself against lightening is another topic. Listener questions and tips round out the show and, oh yeah, Dave went and got an iPhone 3G, so he talks about that, too!

  10. Jun. 30th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #158: Bad RAM, iSights, Drive Speeds, and Startup Shortcuts

    Before heading off on vacation next week, Dave joins John for an all-out Geek fest, discussing what to do about bad RAM, bad hard drives, how to find speed bottlenecks, and more. Plus, listeners share tips on iSights, batteries, finding files, and a great startup shortcuts printout!