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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Podcast Archives

  1. Feb. 17th, 2013 MGG 437: A Momentary Lapse of Power

    Dave and John are back in action for you, as always, delivering you their entertaining form of tips, tricks, and answers to your Mac and iOS questions. Have a question of your own? Email the guys - they answer questions from all over the map. Don't yet have a question, listen in for answers and tips that other listeners have shared. You're nearly guaranteed to learn at least one new thing each time (and likely more!). Download today, press play, and enjoy!

  2. Feb. 10th, 2013 MGG 436: Snowbound and Still Geeking For You

    John and Dave are back from Macworld/iWorld Expo and they have a full show for you! They discuss USB speeds and when they matter, whether or not it's time to replace that cable modem of yours, removing backups from your Time Capsule and much, much more. Download today (it's free!), press play, and enjoy!

  3. Feb. 4th, 2013 MGG 435: Live from Macworld/iWorld 2013

    Dave and John were out in San Francisco last week and recorded a Mac Geek Gab live from the Macworld/iWorld show floor. They took questions from listeners in a "Stump The Geek" style, and also shared some of the Cool Stuff Found at the Expo. There was unfortunately something wrong with the audio setup on the show floor resulting in over-driven audio as Dave explains in the show's intro, but we leave this out here for you just so you can choose whether or not you want to listen! Either way, your two favorite geeks will be back in action…

  4. Jan. 27th, 2013 MGG 434: The Calm Before The Storm

    Dave and John have a full line-up tonight ... of your questions, tips, hints and Cool Stuff Found. Highlights include managing a large iPhoto library, buying the right router, and a quick iOS tip to get to your drafts folder. All this and more, right here for you. Download today, press play, and enjoy!

  5. Jan. 20th, 2013 MGG 433: That Plus 5 Spells G-E-E-K

    Dave and John have yet another great show for you, including a first in Mac Geek Gab history. Paul Kent joins your two favorite geeks mid-stream to talk Macworld/iWorld Expo and more. That PLUS all your questions answered and tips shared. How could you not love this? Download, press play, and enjoy. It's free!

  6. Jan. 13th, 2013 MGG 432: Tips and Answers for You!

    Dave is back from CES and he and John dig in, not only to tell you about a few of the Cool Things Dave Found at CES, but also to answer your questions and, of course, solve your problems! A ilttle more about iTunes Match to help a listener find his content, discussion of Fusion drive, more about fan speeds and more about everything! Download today (it's free), press play, and enjoy learning from your two favorite geeks!

  7. Jan. 6th, 2013 MGG 431: A Geek In The Doghouse

    This week your two favorite geeks dig right in to help you solve all your problems (well, Mac and iOS problems that is!). They discuss managing Microsoft Word templates, solving a wacky Mountain Lion issue, helping a listener with off-brand printer cartridges, and rant about iTunes, media sharing, Plex and Apple TV. Then it's on to some keychain issues, with John and Dave talking through just what it takes to keep your OS X keychain running smoothly. There's Cool Stuff Found and some tips peppered in, as well... Good stuff here, folks. Download, press play, and enjoy!

  8. Dec. 30th, 2012 MGG 430: Troubleshooting Failed Startups (of your Mac!)

    John and Dave are here again with yet another Sunday morning show for you (at least that's when they recorded it - you can listen anytime!). They talk through the "new normal" for setting up Google Calendars on iOS, they help a listener fix his iTunes issues, they help another listener successfully migrate his data over, and much, much more. Download and listen today, it's free!

  9. Dec. 23rd, 2012 MGG 429: A Mac Geek Gab Festivus!

    John and Dave... Dave and John... are here, helping you solve all your Mac problems by answering your questions, sharing tips, finding Cool Stuff (and sharing that, too), and much, much more. Topics covered today include making Photo Stream friendlier, managing your clones (both local and network), troubleshooting FireWire disks, and fixing that pesky menu bar clock when it stops ticking. All this and more on this week's episode of Mac Geek Gab! Download today and enjoy!

  10. Dec. 16th, 2012 MGG 428: More Than Cool Stuff Found (and Questions Answered, too!)

    John and Dave kick off this week finishing up some extra Cool Stuff Found that just didn't fit into last week's show (but was so good they couldn't skip it!). Then it's onto a new series of your questions and tips. Highlights include managing printers for multiple users, accessing your Library folder on your cloned disk, working around firewalls the nice way, and answering the question: just how secure IS your email? All this and more - just press play and enjoy!