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 545: Ghosts In The Mac 12:12 PM, Mar. 22nd, 2015

Has your Mac ever suddenly developed a problem that you're swear you didn't create? Maybe it has a ghost. Or is it time for Dave's…

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Podcast Archives

  1. 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!

  2. 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!

  3. Sep. 15th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #168: Genius Tips, Numlock, AirDisk Answers, and AppleJack!

    Dave and John back on a Monday night answer your AirDisk and numlock questions, share a couple of comments from Apple Geniuses, and more! Subscribe for free today.

  4. 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!

  5. 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!

  6. 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.

  7. 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!

  8. 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!

  9. 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!

  10. 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!