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. May. 19th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #153: Cleaning Your Mac, Listener Tips, and Questions Galore

    John and Dave are fresh back from a virtual trip to Chicago, and now coming to you with tips about cleaning your Mac, listener answers to previous questions, and some new topics for everyone to chew on, including a Geek Challenge!

  2. May. 12th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #152: Have I Been Hacked?

    Listeners wonder if their Macs have been hacked, and Dave and John talk through the symptoms. After that, it's off to the mailbag which is chock full of tips and questions this week you won't want to miss! Subscribe (it's free!) today.

  3. May. 5th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #151: Startup Sounds, FileTypes, EQ, and Bits vs. Bytes

    Listener tips shine through this week, with some answers about startup sounds and filetypes. Then your two favorite geeks do their part by answering your questions about equalization settings, Time Machine backups, and bits vs. bytes. Chock full o' goodness, you'll want to subscribe today, it's free!

  4. Apr. 29th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #150: Random Questions, Cool Stuff Found, and Wacky Problems

    The question queue is overflowing, and John and Dave dive in headfirst with some tough questions about audio, mail, and graphics. Then it's on to some Cool Stuff Found, including an app developed due to an MGG comment! After that, they just can't stop with the wacky questions, and there are a couple of those in today's episode, as well.

  5. Apr. 21st, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #149: Syncing, Phantom Shares, and Other Wacky Problems

    Dave and John share some of your thoughts on the recently-discussed magically-appearing shares theme, then dig into some questions about syncing both with and without .Mac. Then it's time for some of the wackiest questions -- and solutions -- the Mac Geek Gab has ever encountered!

  6. Apr. 7th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #148: Geeks on a RAM-page, Networking, Time Capsule, and Some Fun

    Your Geeks are back with an action-packed show this week, with discussion topics including Apple Support, RAM and paging, Networking, Time Machine/Capsule, and Dave tells his geeky story about getting 10-year-old Windows hardware to work with his brand new MacBook Pro!

  7. Mar. 31st, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #147: Geek Tales, AirPort Speeds, AirDisk Backups, Programming and Podcast Setup

    Dave and John talk through a few geek issues they encountered during the week. Then they discuss AirPort speeds, AirDisk Backups, how to get started programming and, by popular demand, an update on their podcast setup first detailed in Episode #32.

  8. Mar. 24th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #146: SXSW Recap, Menu Bar Management, AppleCare, and More

    John's back from France, Dave's back from South by Southwest, and they've got plenty to talk about from that. Plus, they're back to answering your questions and sharing your tips, with topics including menu bar management, AppleCare, Time Capsule support, and more. Action packed and ready to rock, Dave and John are back at their best.

  9. Mar. 10th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #145: Apple Hardware MGGstravaganza

    John and Dave talk about the new Apple hardware they've been using: Penryn-based MacBook Pro, Time Capsule, and Apple TV take 2. Also, Dave's at South by Southwest, but he'll talk about that during next week's show!

  10. Mar. 3rd, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #144: Time Machine Details, Listener Questions, and AppleCare FTW!

    John and Dave ordered new Mac-related goodies this week, and Dave also had quite an experience with AppleCare that he shares. On top of that, many listener questions are asked and answered, and a few Cool Things are found and discussed!