All that Mac Geek Gab listener Larry wanted was to connect to an airport’s free Wi-Fi while he was waiting for his flight. Unfortunately, his MacBook Pro and the Wi-Fi network didn’t play nice. We show him some tips on how to troubleshoot connection issues on public Wi-Fi networks.
Mac Geek Gab listener James wants to use multiple iPads on his network to log in remotely to a single Mac, all at the same time. Impossible? No! We show James how to configure this relatively simple an incredibly useful set up.
Mac Geek Gab listener Joe upgraded his iPad to iOS 5 but finds that he’s missing some things in Notification Center. We explain why iPad users like Joe don’t have weather and stock widgets in their Notification Center and offer some thoughts on how adventerous users might obtain them.
Mac Geek Gab listener Ric upgraded his Mac to Lion but now finds that the Mac App Store won’t update properly. We show him where to find the corrupted preference files that are causing him trouble so that he can get back to installing and updating his apps!
Mac Geek Gab listener Mica loves his new iPhone 4S and iOS 5’s notification center. But he doesn’t want his incoming text messages to be previewed on his iPhone’s lock screen for all to see. We show him how to manage his Notification Center settings to keep his text messages private and secure.
Darren just bought a new iMac but can’t figure out why it rips and encodes DVDs slower than his three-year-old MacBook Pro. We explain the annoying “feature” called Riplock and show him how to remove it so that he can take full advantage of his new Mac’s increased processing power.
Mac Geek Gab listener Joe just upgraded to Lion, but now he’s having déjà vu: every time he opens the Terminal application he sees the commands and history of his previous session. We explain why this is happening and, more importantly, how to stop it.
Mac Geek Gab listener Adam used several Apple IDs over the years to purchase his iOS apps. Now it’s time to update those apps but he can’t remember which Apple ID he used. We show him how to find out.
Listener David worked on a client project and those files got backed up with Time Machine. Now that the project is over, he wants to remove those files from his backup archive. We show David how to surgically remove certain files and folders from his Time Machine Backup.
Listener Paul wants to use Instacast to download Mac Geek Gab Premium episodes on the go. We show him how to set it up so that he can get his Mac Geek Gab fix from anywhere!
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