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 528: Everything’s Broken (and Your Geeks Fix It) 12:25 PM, Nov. 16th, 2014

Third party DNS risks, Yosemite email issues, Comcast's hotspot concerns and managing large Dropboxes on systems with smaller SSDs are just the tip of this…


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Podcast Archives

  1. 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!

  2. 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!

  3. 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!

  4. 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!

  5. 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!

  6. 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!

  7. 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!

  8. 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!

  9. 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…

  10. 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!