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 497: How To Be a Consultant & Cool Stuff Found 7:13 PM, Apr. 13th, 2014

John and Dave kick off this Sunday's show with a discussion about upgrading your older Macs with SSDs, the first in a series about the…


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  1. Dec. 1st, 2013 MGG 477: Because It Was Time For a Wi-Fi Episode

    What exactly syncs to my iCloud Keychain? How do I secure my Wi-Fi Network? How do I increase my Wi-Fi signal strength? Which wireless router should I get? Have you ever asked any of these questions? Even if you haven't, do you want to know the answers? Download today and listen as your two favorite geeks discuss and solve these issues and more. It's free! [Note: Michael's schedule is such that he won't have timely time to convert the show to AAC and add the chapters this week, so 477 will only be available in MP3 format.]

  2. Nov. 24th, 2013 MGG 476: Apple Syncs More to iCloud Than You Might Think

    Your two favorite geeks. Talking to you. For an hour. Or more. About your favorite tech. What is there not to love about that? Join John and Dave today. It's free! Just press play ... if you dare!

  3. Nov. 17th, 2013 MGG 475: Geek Challenges, Applr App Discovery and More!

    Today John and Dave are joined by special guest, Michael Johnston, of Applr and We Have Communicators fame! Michael comes on the show to talk about Applr, but also joins the geeks for their whole discussion. In addition to Applr, your two (three?) favorite geeks go through some geek challenges, then it's on to answering your questions. Don't miss it!

  4. Nov. 11th, 2013 MGG 474: Tech, Travel and Shopping Tips, Limiting Your Data Usage & More

    Dave and John sync up today, first talking about some cool things your two favorite geeks have been using, enhancing your traveling and shopping life - two important things this time of year! Then it's on to your questions with topics including Mavericks and Flash, iPhone battery usage, hard drives that won't mount, and more. Your geeks (and fellow listeners) also share few tips, including a way to use Little Snitch to limit your surprise data usage when traveling, too. Then the tables are turned with a few geek challenges to see if you can help out your fellow MGG…

  5. Nov. 3rd, 2013 MGG 473: What’s Using the Cellular Data on my iPhone? And More!

    John and Dave kick off their Daylight Saving Time shoes and go Standard today. But there's nothing Standard about this episode (unless you count killer tips and excellent answers as standard ... WHICH WE DO). Dave and John talk through several interesting tweaks with Mavericks, including getting your windows to span multiple monitors again. Then it's off to troubleshooting using user accounts, with your two favorite geeks discussing the right way to handle that. There's more, too... you'll just have to download, press play, and enjoy!

  6. Oct. 27th, 2013 MGG 472: Mavericks, Gmail, Activity Monitor, Ethernet and Offline Google Maps

    Dave and John wrap up this crazy week by digging into Mavericks, helping you understand why you should (or shouldn't) install it, and what to do after you have it up and running. There's also the normal set of questions, too, with subjects including fixing your muted sound, saving Google Maps offline, and where to add more Ethernet ports. All this and more in this week's episode. Download today. It's free!

  7. Oct. 20th, 2013 MGG 471: Managing Digital Audio From Your Mac & More!

    Your questions answered, that's what John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton are up to during today's episode of Mac Geek Gab. As always, you've filled the mailbags and, as always, your dutiful hosts have gone through each and every piece of mail, pulling out the very best for today's show. Topics include iPhone 5s Slo-Mo video sharing, getting audio to/from your Apple TV, backing up SD cards, stopping iTunes podcast playback and more. Download and press play, that's all you've gotta do!

  8. Oct. 14th, 2013 MGG 470: Cool Stuff Found

    Dave and John dig in to Cool Stuff Found this morning... and boy is there a lot to go through! Follow your two favorite geeks as they share their and your Cool Stuff Found! Download today for free and enjoy!

  9. Oct. 6th, 2013 MGG 469: Get Your Own Email Domain, Save a Headache

    For this week's episode, John and Dave are here again to answer your questions and share their tips. Some key topics covered include solving a pesky MacBook Pro lockup, configuring your own (free!) VPN server, some tips for Touch ID users and configuring your own email domain so you'll never have to worry when changing ISPs again! Download today for free and enjoy!

  10. Sep. 29th, 2013 MGG 468: Too Much Information Can Be a Good Thing

    Dave and John come out swinging today, hacking away at your problems, solving your dilemmas, sharing your groovy ideas, and ensuring that everyone is not only informed, but enlightened and entertained! Topics range from fixing crackly speakers to tidying up your menu bar to finding backups that disappeared. All of this and more ... just download and press play. That's all there is to it!