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 511: Geeky Tangents Are Good! 7:19 PM, Jul. 20th, 2014

Searching Gmail from the iOS Mail app usually fails, and the guys tackle that for you. Did you know that Keynote files often store extra…


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Podcast Archives

  1. Aug. 11th, 2013 MGG 461: Don’t Bogart My Data

    John and Dave answer your questions and share your tips. Topics this week run all over the map, including rebuilding your iTunes library, iPhone storage mangagement (i.e. what does that pesky "Other" category contain!), auto-deleting email and much more. Download today, press play, and start downt he path to technological enlightement!

  2. Aug. 4th, 2013 MGG 460: Drive By Tips

    Dave and John are back from their vacation week off, and boy howdy do they have a show for you! Your questions are answered, of course, and there are some great topics, including tips for copying large files in the Finder, how to make iTunes behave and honor changes you made on your iPhone or iPad, some great Cool Stuff Found (including one set of apps made by a Mac Geek Gab listener!), and a great, geeky discussion where John and Dave try to figure out how to get a USB device to make MIDI signals from your Mac! Download…

  3. Jul. 21st, 2013 MGG 459: We’re All Still Enjoying The Ride

    John and Dave kick off the week (and end the weekend) by digging into the mailbag and answering your questions. Topics covered include speeding up your workflow using Starred documents in Google Drive, finding your iOS device's UDID no matter what the circumstance, should you upgrade from Snow Leopard (and how), finding drivers for third-party mice, and using the Eye-Fi card in your camera this summer. Download for free and enjoy!

  4. Jul. 14th, 2013 MGG 458: You Can’t Handle The Bandwidth!

    On the heels of the last Cool Stuff Found espidode, John and Dave have a backlog of your questions to answer... and answer they do! Answers include which chargers to use with which iOS devices, how to let your friends track you selectively, and a frank discussion about the best options for setting up your own personal cloud.

  5. Jul. 7th, 2013 MGG 457: Cool Stuff Found on a Sunday Morning

    Dave's back from vacation (just barely!) and he and John dig in DEEP with a show packed full of Cool Stuff Found. Hang on tight, it's always a fast ride through all the great stuff that John, Dave, and you, the listening audience, have found!

  6. Jun. 30th, 2013 MGG 456: Action-Packed and Chock-Full-o-Tips

    Sneaking in time for a show before Dave leaves on vacation, he and John push out a show absolutely packed with great tips, answers, and info! Download today, press play, and enjoy. Why not? It's free!

  7. Jun. 23rd, 2013 MGG 455: Hey NSA, Can John Have His Packets Back?

    John and Dave get their Sunday morning by getting you your Mac Geek Gab! Topics this week include securing your Internet activity when you want to remain private, creating vacation/away messages with Mail, Dave talks about the new AMP Gain and much, much more. Download today - it's free! - and enjoy.

  8. Jun. 17th, 2013 MGG 454: Power Interruptus

    Dave's back from WWDC and he and John have a lot of your questions to answer! Discussion includes sending and receiving SMS messages from your Mac, restoring settings for ONE iOS app at a time, creating your own secure, off-site backups, and more. Plus some follow-up discussion about running "flat" Wi-Fi networks and SSD Trim and Garbage Collection, just to round out those topics from last show. Download today (it's free!) and enjoy.

  9. Jun. 12th, 2013 MGG 453: WWDC, TiVo, Mixed-Spectrum SSIDs

    Dave's at WWDC, but the bandwidth gods blessed he and John for a cross-country Mac Geek Gab. They talked through some of the geekier aspects of the WWDC announcement, answered a few questions, and shared the answer to a long-standing question: Should 2.4GHz and 5GHz have different SSIDs? Listen now and ... enjoy!

  10. Jun. 3rd, 2013 MGG 452: Charged and Dry

    Dave and John bring a special guest into the studio today to talk about waterproof iPhone cases - a perfect topic as you plan your water-centric summer getaways! Along with that, of course, it's questions and tips from and for you, dear listener. Why not join your two favorite geeks for a chat? Download today, it's free!