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. 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!

  2. 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!

  3. 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!

  4. 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!

  5. Sep. 22nd, 2013 MGG 467: iOS 7 Tips, iTunes 11.1 Podcast Help, & More!

    John and Dave are back at it, this time with not only answers to your questions, but a quick primer on iOS 7 for those of you that have updated or are just about to do so. Topics this week include managing your sharing settings so you know what data others can see, shutting down a pesky computer, trusting your iTunes purchase history, and answering a few questions about restoring from backups (always an important topic!). Download and enjoy!

  6. Sep. 15th, 2013 MGG 466: Water Is Best Kept In a Bottle

    John and Dave kick off this Sunday morning helping a few of you with some Contacts-related anomalies. Then it's right into tips, including some killer Cool Stuff Found that you won't want to miss! After that some wrap-up, including a problem nearly all of us trackpad owners have had (or will have) and, as always, how to solve it! Download today and enjoy!

  7. Sep. 10th, 2013 MGG 465: Apple Bakes Sleeper Features Into New iPhones

    John and Dave come to you on Tuesday for a special MGG this week. Discussing today's Apple Event and answering your questions, this show is bound to please and inform! In addition to all of today's Apple goodness, John and Dave answer your questions about how to stop iPhoto and PhotoStream from gobbling up all your bandwidth, how to share your new scanner on the network, how to rip Blu-Ray disks, and more!

  8. Sep. 3rd, 2013 MGG 464: When Pressing Play Just Isn’t Enough

    Dave & John cruise right out of the Labor Day weekend and into your podcast stream with this week's episode of Mac Geek Gab. Topics are decided by you, and this week your questions (and their answers!) included how to create your own personal cloud on your Mac, pesky web page loading in Safari, iTunes rentals that won't start mid-flight, and more. They also continue the conversation about email encryption and answer your questions about WiFi extensions, always a popular topic this time of year. Download, press play, and enjoy!

  9. Aug. 26th, 2013 MGG 463: Securing Your Email (and Other Family Fun!)

    John and Dave kick off the week with ... yup, you guessed it! More answers to your questions. Lots of tips included this week, too, and that's just the way you like it. One popular topic your two favorite geeks have been asked about a lot lately is email security. Well, look no further, John and Dave are here to help!

  10. Aug. 21st, 2013 MGG 462: It’s The Little Things That Count (with SSDs)

    Dave and John come to you on this Wednesday afternoon to answer all your questions. Topics covered today include nuking and paving your way to Mavericks, whether or not an SSD is right for you, solving Mac App Store failed downloads, and the differences between Telephoto, Wide angle, and Zoom. All that PLUS a few Cool Stuff Found nuggets. Download today and enjoy!