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 498: Encryption for Everyone, Choosing Wi-Fi Channels & More 12:11 PM, Apr. 21st, 2014

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…

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Podcast Archives

  1. 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…

  2. Sep. 16th, 2012 MGG 417: The Mac Geek Gab iOS App is OUT!

    It's true, the Mac Geek Gab iOS App is out! Hear all about it from John and Dave, plus, of course, all your questions answered, Cool Stuff Found, and much, much more. You can't beat this, folks. Download the episode today (it's free, as always) and enjoy!

  3. Sep. 9th, 2012 MGG 416: Don’t Fear The Terminal

    It's Sunday morning, and John and Dave are here to help you get the most out of your Mac-filled week. The show starts with some quick questions about solving identity confusion (on your Mac, anyway), hiding login items, and diagnosing an odd noise. Then it's time to start digging deeper into Network issues, auto-logout problems, and your geeks even talk about the best way to manage archives. All this plus a great bunch of tips, too. Can't beat it. Download today and enjoy!

  4. Sep. 3rd, 2012 MGG 415: Cool Stuff Found

    It’s been a while since John and Dave have done a dedicated Cool Stuff Found show, and tonight’s is chock full of so many great things your wallet will hurt. Don’t worry, your two favorite geeks have put some freebies in there, too. Who says you need to spend money to have Cool Stuff? Well… not ALL the Cool Stuff! Download and enjoy!

  5. Aug. 26th, 2012 MGG 414: Sophos & Thanks For All The GBs

    You pack the mailbag full, Dave and John answer your questions. This show starts out with your two favorite geeks running through some quick questions, solving some of those pesky little problems. Then it’s highlights from the MGG Crew Forums this week (check ‘em out if you haven’t visited already!), and then some longer questions. Topics this week include understanding Mountain Lion in the Mac App Store, Extending Wireless Networks across the house, sharing iTunes remotely, and more. Download and listen. It’s free!

  6. Aug. 19th, 2012 MGG 413: What Goes Up To The Cloud Must Come Down

    With their mailbag overflowing (well, virtually so… with bits spilling everywhere!) Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun come to you again this week to answer as many of your questions and share as many of your tips as is possible in this (overstuffed) hour-long show. Covering general topics like backups and Windows switchers, there is certainly something here for everyone. Plus, you know how your two favorite geeks are - they’ll take something that seems like it’s very specific to one listener and turn it into a learning opportunity for everyone. Tune in, download, and enjoy!

  7. Aug. 12th, 2012 MGG 412: Pouncing on PDF Printing Problems

    It’s Sunday night, which means it’s time to start your week with Mac Geek Gab. Dave and John answer your questions, they share some fantastic tips about Mountain Lion, and Dave discusses his findings with the Synology DiskStation DS412+. All this and MUCH more on this episode of your Mac Geek Gab. Download today for free!

  8. Aug. 5th, 2012 MGG 411: Operator Can You Help Me With My Mac?

    Dave and John kick off this week’s show with a healthy dose of Cool Stuff Found. Then it’s time for a little discussion about the future of Mac Geek Gab Premium (and what a future it will be!). Following that are answers to your questions … lots of ‘em, too. Download today (the show’s free to listen to!) and enjoy.

  9. Jul. 29th, 2012 MGG 410: Don’t Let Mountain Lion Litter The Sandbox

    Dave’s back in his normal studio (after a stunning success with the mobile setup last week, we might add!), and he and John get right to it. Obviously Mountain Lion gets its fair share of attention this week, but other stuff is happening, too, and your geeks answer ALL of your questions. Download and enjoy today!

  10. Jul. 22nd, 2012 MGG 409: A Busman’s Holiday

    John and Dave have a great show this week, answering questions about setting Mail’s default sending account, enabling Photo Stream without a computer in the mix, understanding why OS X manages your Address Book the way it does, diagnosing both sleep issues AND runaway process issues, and much, much more. Plus, there’s another timely summer, lightning-related discussion thrown in, as well. Don’t miss this one, folks! Download and enjoy today.