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 525: Wi-Fi Isn’t Always Friendly ... Or Consistent 12:54 PM, Oct. 26th, 2014

Yet another crazy week for Apple users. Apple Pay launched, iOS 8.1 was released, all kinds of new stuff came out. John and Dave talk…


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  1. Apr. 14th, 2013 MGG 445: Beware the Mobile Documents Folder

    Dave and John are back, as usual, for this Sunday evening show, helping you answer your pesky Mac and iOS questions as well as using their own experiences to teach valuable lessons. This week Dave spent far too much time troubleshooting a crashing iPod. He even got it replaced and it was still crashing, which got very interesting. Dave finally figured it out and will share the solution in the show. All that and more in this week's Mac Geek Gab!

  2. Apr. 7th, 2013 MGG 444: Diagnostic Mode Can Be Fun

    John and Dave answer your questions about PhotoStrem, Cable Modems, iMessage and more. Dave dug deep into Apple's Two-Factor authentication and shares some surprising revelations about that, too. All this and more for free! Download today and enjoy.

  3. Mar. 31st, 2013 MGG 443: Don’t Jack Up my Backup!

    Join Dave and John on this world-famous podcast recorded on the world-famous Backup Day to hear not only about backups but about LOTS of things, including answering your questions and sharing tips with you to make your life with your Mac and iOS devices better and better. Have a question for the geeks? Send it in and they'll get you straightened out! Download the show today, it's free!

  4. Mar. 24th, 2013 MGG 442: Cool Stuff Found and More

    Dave and John (or is that John and Dave?) come at you with a list of all-new Cool Stuff Found on this Sunday morning show. Yes, they know these CSF shows are expensive to listen to, but we know you love it anyway! Find out all the stuff that John, Dave, and your fellow geeks have found recently. Download today, the show itself is free, and so are a lot of the things on the CSF list this time around!

  5. Mar. 18th, 2013 MGG 441: ... But No Ringo!

    Dave and John once again dig deep into the mailbag for you, answering all your questions. This week includes questions from many listeners, all asking about a variety of topics. Learn how to free up inactive RAM, analyze your Mac's crash reports, whether or not you should run as admin and much more! Download for free, press play, and enjoy!

  6. Mar. 10th, 2013 MGG 440: Time Keeps On Slipping Into The Future

    Dave, John, and Pilot Pete come together on this Sunday afternoon to chat about wrangling in Notification Center, managing (and deleting!) "recent recipients" in iOS mail, understanding Java versions, managing the Launchpad and much, much more!

  7. Mar. 3rd, 2013 MGG 439: I Defragged My Mac (and I Liked It)

    Dave and John are back at it again, this time in addition to answering your questions they share some of their own experiences, too. For the first time in a long time Dave defragmented one of his hard drives, so he talks about that experience and how he did it. Question topics include why kernel_task takes up so much RAM, how 802.11n works with more than one frequency spectrum, and much more. Download today and enjoy!

  8. Feb. 24th, 2013 MGG 438: To Cloud or Not To Cloud

    Dave and John kick off this week's show with yet more geekery from your two favorite (and coldest!) geeks. Send in your own questions to get 'em answered, or just listen in while John and Dave answer other listeners' questions in a way that teaches you something about your Mac or iOS device, too. There's always fun to be had and things to learn, and that's what Mac Geek Gab is here for! Download, press play, and enjoy.

  9. 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!

  10. 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!