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 591: If You Had a JBOD Would You Hold It Against Us? 4:17 PM, Feb. 7th, 2016

JBOD, Airtime Fairness, Quality of Service (QoS), and RAID are just a few of the mysteries your two favorite geeks help you unravel this week.…

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  1. Aug. 24th, 2009 MGG 216: Snow Leopard Coming, New MGG Forums, Bad DVD Drives, More!

    John and Dave are back at it. Snow Leopard WILL be here this Friday, and John and Dave go through some preliminary steps to help you prepare for the move. There's also a new forum for MGG listeners and hosts to hang out here at TMO, plus more Mac geeky goodness all within. Subscribe today for free and don't miss another episode with your two favorite geeks!

  2. Aug. 19th, 2009 MGG 215: Meaty, Beaty, Big Mac Files

    The topics of this week's episode are wide-ranging, including how to deal with the large files created by Mac OS X's unix underpinnings, preparing a bit for Snow Leopard, digging deeper into Time Machine, and John, Dave and Michael all installed SSD drives over the weekend. Subscribe today for free and never miss another episode!

  3. Aug. 10th, 2009 MGG 214: A Dazzling Array of Mac Info

    John and Dave are at it again, this time discussing boot issues, sleep issues, hardware detection, RAM usage, Network settings, WiFi diagnoses and more. Subscribe today and don't miss another episode!

  4. Aug. 4th, 2009 MGG 213: When Hardware Acts Bad But Isn’t… Is it?

    This week a series of seemingly unrelated questions came in all with issues related to bad hardware... or at least seems so on the surface before your two favorite Mac Geeks dissect them and help get to the answer! Then John and Dave have some follow-ups from recent shows discussing screen sharing and DVD ripping. All this and more in episode 213! Subscribe today for free!

  5. Jul. 27th, 2009 MGG 212: Unmounting Disks, Screen Recording, Sync Configuration, Network Settings, More!

    Your favorite Mac geeks, John and Dave, are back with a show chock full of questions, tips, Mac goodness and more! Hear them talk through their solutions for unmounting disks on shutdown, manging network configurations, resolving sync issues, and more. They also share tips and tricks about screen recording, Disk Copying, booting, and, yes, even a mention of the (now staple topic?) SSD drives. Subscribe today for free and you won't miss another episode!

  6. Jul. 13th, 2009 MGG 211: Login, Sleep, PowerLine, ExpressCard, SSD, Oh My!

    This episode is chock full of your favorite geeks talking about your favorite topic: the Mac! First they answer some listener questions and share listener feedback about logging in, sleeping, powerline, and activity monitor. Then it's time to revisit two recent favorites: ExpressCard/34 and SSD. Yep, there's more to be said on these topics before leaving them to ferment. Subscribe today for free and never miss another episode again!

  7. Jul. 7th, 2009 MGG 210: iTunes, iPhoto, Printing Tips and Fixes, SSD Follow-up, and More!

    John and Dave answer your questions and share tips about iTunes libraries, iLife and iPhoto support, Resetting Mac OS X's Printing System, System Maintenance Scripts, and then a follow-up discussion of SSD drives for your Mac. John also talks about some Cool Stuff Found at a recent PepCom show. Subscribe today for free!

  8. Jun. 29th, 2009 MGG 209: The Long and Short of Mac Questions & RunCore SSD

    Dave and John answer reader questions about b/g clients degrading 802.11n networks, hard drive troubleshooting, ExpressCard slot uses, stalling downloads, virtual memory on the iPhone, and Dave talks about his experience using a RunCore SSD drive on his MacBook Pro. Subscribe today for free and enjoy!

  9. Jun. 23rd, 2009 MGG 208: iTunes Library Management, Migration Advice, Bandwidth Monitoring and Tips!

    Should you keep iTunes on your boot drive? If not, then where? How best to migrate from a PowerPC to an Intel Mac? How do I monitor bandwidth that each application on my Mac is using? Why won't images appear in my email? All these questions are answered -- and even more tips are shared -- in this week's episode of The Mac Geek Gab with John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton.

  10. Jun. 15th, 2009 MGG 207: Automounting, Default App Launching, Repartitioning, and Cable Modem Signal Strength

    John and Dave are back in the TMO Towers East this week answering listener questions, sharing tips, and more. Topics include automounting disks, setting default apps for documents, starting to program on the Mac, repartitioning and more. One item of note is a discussion about cable modems, their signal strengths, and how you can check and improve yours. Subscribe now (for free!) and don't miss another episode.