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 531: Dual Networks, Wi-Fi Jitters, Boot Failures & More 12:30 PM, Dec. 15th, 2014

Boot failures abound, system fonts go FUBAR, and Wi-Fi has the jitters. Never fear, John and Dave are here to help and talk through all…


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Podcast Archives

  1. May. 12th, 2014 MGG 501: Peeling Back The Onion In Many Ways

    John and Dave have recovered from the 500th celebration and it's time to get back to work! Answering your questions as well as sharing the geeky path they took to ensure a new Tor browser for iOS was doing what it's supposed to do, your two favorite geeks leave no stone unturned and no question unanswered. All... for you! Download today, press play, and enjoy.

  2. May. 4th, 2014 MGG 500: Geeks and Listeners Celebrate The Last Nine Years

    John, Dave and Pilot Pete come together with several long-time Mac Geek Gab listeners - yes, you! - to discuss what's changed since MGG started, both in terms of the general trends but also how podcasts have impacted and influenced now only your three favorite geeks, but your fellow listeners, as well. Special guests include Barry Fulk, Melissa Davis, Brian Monroe, Allison Sheridan and Cory Imdieke.

  3. Apr. 28th, 2014 MGG 499: Bidding Farewell to the Four Hundreds

    Dave and John, as promised, follow-up today on their SSD upgrade discussion, going through the issues and questions you've had since they introduced the topic a few weeks back. Answers and wisdom include the best data migration path, whether (and how) to enable TRIM support, SATA II vs. SATA II, quelling your fears about cracking open your Mac, how old is too old, and more. Then it's on to some Automator goodness (so easy truly anyone can do it!), as well as a very creative use for Mavericks' tags. All this and more in today's show!

  4. Apr. 21st, 2014 MGG 498: Encryption for Everyone, Choosing Wi-Fi Channels & More

    John and Dave kick off the week with a Monday show (after kicking back all weekend) and start with what they do best: answering your questions and sharing your tips. Today they dig into which encryption makes sense for you, some tips on copying/pasting and learning about your Mac; wrangling Time Machine under control, and more. Download today and enjoy!

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

    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 topic. Then it's onto sharing advice from your two favorite geeks and your fellow listeners about being a computer consultant in today's world, helping other folks with their computers and technology. Finally, it's the fan favorite: Cool Stuff Found. LOTS here to enjoy. Download now, prepare yourself, and press play!

  6. Apr. 6th, 2014 MGG 496: Beware When Sharing the Bus

    John and Dave are back from Macworld with lots of things to report on for you. And, of course, they have your questions to answer, as those piled up while they were away, too. Your two favorite geeks are busy this week, and you've got a front row seat. Download, press play, and enjoy!

  7. Mar. 28th, 2014 MGG 495: Three Geeks Caught on The Show Floor of Macworld/iWorld

    Dave and John ... and Pilot Pete ... appear live in public together for the first time to record Mac Geek Gab 495 on stage at Macworld/iWorld 2014. They play a little "Stump the Geeks" with the crowd, they go through some of their favorite Cool Stuff Found from the show floor, and they also give Mavericks a 6th month report card. All this and more... for free! Just download and enjoy.

  8. Mar. 21st, 2014 MGG 494: Webcam Tweaks, iTunes Clean-up, Using Mics with iOS & More!

    John and Dave come to you on Friday this week, just to get ahead of their Macworld/iWorld travels for next week. This show sees your favorite geeks answering questions about optimizing your webcam, fixing iTunes messes, plugging a mic into an iPad, and more! Download today (it's free!) and enjoy.

  9. Mar. 16th, 2014 MGG 493: Finder Tips, Display Tips, Syncing Solutions & More!

    Dave and John blast off on Sunday morning with a few quick tips and answers, including changing the Finder's default search (to what it should be), setting your Mac's default display, correcting drifting time, and more. Then It's a few questions about automating iTunes and dealing with overlapping WiFi channels. Good, geeky fun for you!

  10. Mar. 9th, 2014 MGG 492: Sunday Morning Sleep-Deprived Geek Jam

    John and Dave started their Sunday morning recording this show for you. When do you listen? Anytime you like, that's when! In fact, come and post in the comments here and tell us when you listen. Inquiring minds want to know!