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. Jan. 6th, 2009 Mac Geek Gab #184: Macworld Expo Prep, Security Certificates, and Cool Stuff Found!

    John and Dave have arrived in San Francisco for Macworld Expo and recorded today's show from the hotel room. Everything's shaping up to be a great show, and John and Dave talk through their experiences and thoughts about it. Then it's on to some security certificate clarifications as well as some software featured as Cool Stuff Found. Subscribe today for free and enjoy!

  2. Dec. 30th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #183: Expo Attendance Tips, Wireless Safety, Disk Buffers, and a Full Desktop

    In this final show of the year before heading off to San Francisco for Macworld Expo, John and Dave start by sharing the tips that they -- and you! -- have acquired over the years attending trade shows. Listen for advice from the pros on how to survive the big week! Then it's on to questions, including topics such as wireless safety, disk buffers, large desktop folders, and more!

  3. Dec. 23rd, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #182: Geek Potluck Holiday Dinner: Questions, Tips, Tinfoil Hats and Rants!

    John and Dave sync up for a crazy show in this crazy holiday week. The questions run all over from dual monitors to security certificates to MobileMe and everything in between. Dave even chimes in with a classic rant about MobileMe (did you think he wouldn't??). This is one for the books, folks. Subscribe today for free and never miss another episode!

  4. Dec. 17th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #181: Macworld without Jobs? Plus AirPort, Time Machine, iPhoto, and Ports!

    Dave's back from vacation and he and John are back in action answering your questions and solving your problems. But first they talk about today's announcement from Apple about their plans for pulling out of future Macworld Expos. This show goes from basic to geeky and back, all while your favorite geeks do their best to ensure you understand each and every bit. Dave's still without power, so this one's recorded in Pilot Pete's basement "on the road"-style. Your geeks are dedicated to getting the show out no matter what!

  5. Dec. 8th, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #180: Interview with Paul Kent about Macworld Expo

    In this special-edition MGG, Dave interviews Paul Kent, VP of IDG and head honcho for Macworld Expo. Dave and Paul talk through all the new stuff coming at the Expo and also discuss fixes that IDG has put in place for WiFi, Edge, 3G, and pass pick-up/registration. Definitely one you don't want to miss! Next week, Dave and John will be back for more and more!

  6. Dec. 3rd, 2008 Mac Geek Gab #179: Bridge Mode, Sending Remote Email, 100% CPU usage, and Your Tips!

    Back in action before Dave heads on vacation, he and John go through as many of your questions and tips as they can during this action-packed episode of Mac Geek Gab. With topics like Time Capsule bridge mode, sending email from remote locations, finding out - and fixing - those pesky runaway CPU processes and more, this podcast is sure to please! Subscribe today for free!

  7. 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.

  8. 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!

  9. 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!

  10. 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!