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. 9th, 2012 MGG 427: Cool Stuff Found

    Dave's freshly back from vacation (by only an hour or so), and what does he do? He calls his friend (and podcasting cohort), John F. Braun, syncs up with all the folks in the Mac Geek Gab chatroom and together they blast out this Cool Stuff Found episode just for you! Download, tune in, and enjoy!

  2. Nov. 25th, 2012 MGG 426: Extra Bonus Tips Just For You

    John & Dave are at it again. This may be the last show until December 9th given Dave's travel schedule, and he and John do their very best (as always!) to deliver the goods: the answers to your questions, the tips you have ready, and even some special stuff they've cooked up on their own. Topics include copying App Store-purchased apps to other Macs, checking mail on iOS, disabling sound on your Mac, how geeks shop for hard drives, and much, much more. Tune in (translation: download now!), press play, and enjoy!

  3. Nov. 18th, 2012 MGG 425: The Cloud Is The Master

    John and Dave are joined by a special guest (hint: it was "bring your kid to work" day at TMO Towers East) for this week's edition of Mac Geek Gab. As usual, it's your questions answered, your tips shared, and Cool Stuff Found is being squirreled away for a special upcoming CSF show in December! iCloud sharing, iTunes Match fixing, Calendar Jumping ... all of this and more discussed - and solved - on this week's show. Download today and listen. It's free!

  4. Nov. 11th, 2012 MGG 424: Clamshells, Data Recovery, and Loving Java

    This week, as per usual, Dave and John dig right into the mailbag for you, answering your questions and sharing your tips! Answers to your questions run all over the map, including fixing when you can't email a PDF, resolving login items that just won't stick, how to eject disks on the new MacBook Pros, solving missing free space on your hard drive, and much, much more. Download today, press play, and enjoy!

  5. Nov. 4th, 2012 MGG 423: All New Topics, All For You

    Nothing old, this week! Yep, that's right - this week's Mac Geek Gab podcast finds Dave, John, and Pilot Pete going through topics and issues they've never discussed in the previous 422 episodes. They talk about using clamshell mode, how to use OnyX properly, running Fusion Drive on older Macs, issues with USB-powered drives and Time Capsules, Skype vs. Little Snitch, and MUCH more. Download today - it's free and you'll love it. We promise!

  6. Oct. 28th, 2012 MGG 422: It’s an Option, Shut Up!

    Dave, John and Pilot Pete are back in action with this week's show. They start off with some quick answers and quick tips, including a often-used but much-hidden iOS scrolling trick. Then it's off to diagnose some deeper networking issues, figuring out why some default apps won't launch, and more. Then they finish up with some Cool Stuff Found, which you won't want to miss. Check it out - it's free and you can download today!

  7. Oct. 21st, 2012 MGG 421: Still Shakin’ it, Boss

    John, Dave and, yes, Pilot Pete come together to share as much Mac knowledge as they possibly can in "just about an hour." Moving from iOS Battery Life help to AppleScript walkthroughs, your favorite Mac Geeks have a lot to teach you this time around. Enjoy and download today, it's free!

  8. Oct. 14th, 2012 MGG 420: Freeze, Click & Beachball (oh my?)

    You fill up the mailbag, Dave and John give their all to answer everything that comes in. Listen to this week's episode to learn about finding files, solving freezes, why Mail might be slow, managing spam, using Siri to create reminders and how to kill zombies (the process kind, anyway!). All this and more... download today, it's free!

  9. Oct. 7th, 2012 MGG 419: Quick Questions and Quick Tips Quickly

    Dave and John are at it again, bringing their brand of informational and witty tips, tricks and Cool Stuff found to you on this fine Sunday morning (or whenever you choose to listen!). There's more here than we can list, folks, so just... listen! Download today (it's free!) and enjoy!

  10. Sep. 23rd, 2012 MGG 418: The Shadow Knows About Safari

    Dave and John are back with a huge show this week, absolutely packed with questions, answers, tips, and cool stuff found. First it's helping Safari find its shadow, then solving some screensaver timing issues caused by Mountain Lion. John bought a new (cheap!) router that seems to work great, so he discusses that, too. Then it's some follow-ups to why your Mac's name might appear multiple times on your network, plus some advice for spreading your iTunes library around. And it wouldn't be the same if your geeks didn't answer a question about their own MGG App. All this and…