Every time your two favorite geeks get together, something interesting happens: everyone learns at least five (5!) new things. This week’s topics include two very specific features of APFS (a pro and a con), noise-canceling headphones for travel, a solution to drives not appearing on your Desktop, some Cool Stuff Found, and much, much more. Press play or download and enjoy!
MGG 720: APFS, Shutdown, Messages, and Notifications
Every time your two favorite geeks get together, something interesting happens: everyone learns at least five (5!) new things. This week’s topics include two very specific features of APFS (a pro and a con), noise-canceling headphones for travel, a solution to drives not appearing on...
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- 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 720 for Monday, July 30, 2018
- 00:03:01 Steve-QT-Request Desktop Version on iOS
- Safari | Preferences | Advanced | Show Develop menu in menu bar, then Safari | Develop | User Agent (changes browser you appear as) (macOS)
- 00:08:31 Paul-QT-Shake to Undo
- 00:10:30 Craig-CSF-Luminar
- 00:11:19 CSF-KeyCue 9 Emoji Typing
- 00:13:12 CSF-PHP from the iPad with Coda and Prompt
- 00:15:01 CSF-JBL Everest Elite 750NC
- 00:17:27 Just disable noise canceling headphones before removing them
- 00:19:19 Steve-717-Use IVI from SouthPole Software to convert from h.264 to h.265 in place
- 00:22:33 SPONSOR: Other World Computing – Check out the new OWC Express 4M2 external SSD: incredibly fast, can be upgraded up to 8TB, and is compatible with both Mac and Windows.
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- 00:26:25 Tim-716-Multiple Screens with Unpredictable Dock
- Try to change virtual position of multiple screens (side by side versus top and bottom) in Preferences | Displays | Arrangement to impact Dock behavior
- 00:29:12 Roberto-716-Positioning the Dock at Will
- If you hide Dock, it should appear on screen you’re on when you move cursor to dock location
- When invoking Launchpad using gestures, Dock should appear on last screen it was used
- 00:31:24 Petter-717-Replacement AirPods
- 00:35:01 Seth-717-Solving the Resetting iPhone and iPad
- Settings | General | Reset Network Settings
- 00:41:06 This week’s MGG Premium Contributors:
- Dan E., Mike P., Tony G., John O., Richard J., Avram M., Paul W., Gary T., Ron G., Dennis J., Bruce M., Zack E., Greg H., Deb L., Tony N., Mark S., Jim E., Eddie M., Robert T., Graham R., James M., Walter H., Khürt W., George D., Racer G., Cindy K., Mark E., Perry M., Tony C., Michael E., Tom H., Michael D., Brett P., Mark S., Ralph M., Dionicio Y., Tim M., William S., Dan B., Mike D., Joe K., Jim K., Chris F., Paul M., Mike C., Mark R., Working Smarter for Mac Users, Ryan M., Neal L., Dave C., Scott F., John G., Abdullah B., Frank A., James C., Joe S., Barry F., Ari L., Michael P., Bob L., John B., Jeff P., John V., John D., Santiago M., Ken L., Clive S., EvTheNerd, David G., Gary B., Jeff F., Tony Z., Micah P., John B., Ken M.
- 00:45:12 Perry-719-APFS Slower to Startup
- 00:49:35 Bill-Add an APFS Volume to an existing disk
- Disk Utility | Edit | Add APFS Volume… and Size Options… has Reserve and Quota options
- 00:53:42 Michael-Mac won’t properly shut down
- 00:58:54 Jeff-Drives not Appearing on Desktop
- Finder | Preferences | General, uncheck and recheck “External Disks”
- 01:07:10 Robby-Messages in iCloud, Cross Platform Messaging
- 01:19:44 Chuck-Dropbox Taking all my Screenshots
- Dropbox | Preferences | Import | Share screenshots using Dropbox
- 01:23:02 MGG 720 Outtro
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