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CES Wrap-up, Quick Tips, Cool Stuff Found – Mac Geek Gab 797

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

John and Dave are back from CES with new stuff they’ve learned, Cool Stuff Found, Quick Tips, and more. Of course, your questions are featured, as well, including analyzing USB power draw, fast external drives, folder permissions, and more. Press play to learn five new things with your two favorite geeks!

BenjiLock Introduces BenjiLock TSA, Updates Original Product

· John F. Braun · News

LAS VEGAS, NV — BenjiLock is introducing BenjiLock TSA, the latest version of their fingerprint lock at CES 2020.  Robbie Cabral, Inventor and CEO, highlighted the features of this lock.

CES - IEVA Introduces Stylish Twin.C Environmental Sensors

· John F. Braun · Product News

LAS VEGAS, NV — IEVA is introducing their line of stylish Twin.C Environmental Sensors at CES 2020.  Fatima Sall, Public Relations, told us about what the stylish but functional sensors can do for you.

CES - Moovy Shows Moovy Go Hub, a 12-in-1 USB-C Dock

· John F. Braun · Product News

LAS VEGAS, NV — So you have a new USB-C Mac, PC or tablet, and want to plug your stuff into it—Moovy claims to have “the most advanced USB-C dock with wireless charging.”

CES - Danby Stops Porch Pirates with Danby Parcel Guard

· John F. Braun · News

LAS VEGAS, NV — Parcel theft, or “porch pirates” are an increasing issue in many areas.  They will take your parcel shortly after it’s been delivered, or when you’re not home.  Danby can help secure your parcels and even catch a thief with the technologies in Danby Parcel Guard.

Dissecting APFS and macOS Catalina with Mike Bombich – Mac Geek Gab 796

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Carbon Copy Cloner developer – and APFS guru! – Mike Bombich joins John and Dave this week to talk APFS, backups, upgrades, and more. Listen as your two favorite geeks become your three favorite geeks, sharing everything they know plus some cool stuff found to kick it up a notch into the new year.

Avoid RISCy Behavior – Mac Geek Gab 795

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Ever have an iOS device that won’t stay connected to your Mac? How about needing to connect your Thunderbolt 2 devices to your new Thunderbolt 3-equipped Mac? What about proving your location in the past? Or looking up phone numbers?

These are just a few of the questions John and Dave tackle this week. Of course, Cool Stuff Found and Quick Tips are healthily represented as we drive towards the end of 2019. Just make sure to avoid RISCy behavior. Or don’t, and be like Chuck Peddle!

A Festivus for The Geeks in Us – Mac Geek Gab 794

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

A festivus for the geeks in us

Cool Stuff Found galore begins this episode, because that’s the spirit of the holiday season. Equally as important, though, are the airing of the grievances, and Mail.app provides a healthy platform for that…with some hints and tips, to be helpful, of course. After all, we each need to learn at least five new things! That’s not all: there are more tips and questions and answers here to enjoy, as well. Press play and join John, Dave, and the rest of the MGG Family for this week’s episode.

Be Good and Don't Get Caught – Mac Geek Gab 793

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

macOS Catalina might finally be ready for prime-time with 10.15.2. Your two favorite geeks discuss. Then it’s on to your tips and questions. Listen as John and Dave talk through Keyboard Shortcuts, third-party display issues, full-page screenshots, watching TV in multiple locations, outbound VPN, Mail, Bluetooth, and more! We guarantee you’ll learn at least five new things before the band plays you out for the week.

When Your Mac Sleeps Too Deeply – Mac Geek Gab 792

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Sleeping computers are good, until they don’t wake up. Thankfully, John and Dave are here each week to answer your questions, including this one. But that’s not all! Listen for answers to questions about Apple Watch hourly chimes, registering Apple devices, and tips on using the camera adapter between two iPhones, opening windows in new tabs, and more. Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things on this week’s episode of Mac Geek Gab.

Mr. MacSpeedy – Mac Geek Gab 791

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Sometimes speed is what it’s all about. Many of this week’s topics focus around making sure your Mac is running as fast as possible. That’s not all, though. Learn how to test your network from your iPhone, manage Mail plugins effectively, and recapture all those songs you added to Apple Music before they were removed. Of course, any tangents are bonus gifts from John and Dave. Press play and enjoy learning five new things!

Desirable, Delightful, De-Lovely, or Delicious? – Mac Geek Gab 790

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Desirable, Delightful, De-Lovely, or Delicious? – Mac Geek Gab 790

Quick Tips include zooming messages in Mail, tweaking Preview Options, more Remote Access, and remapping keyboard shortcuts. But that’s not all, listen for Cool Stuff Found, holiday deals and more just by pressing play. John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton are here to make sure you learn your five new things this week!