The Finder can be your friend or foe, depends upon how well you tame and tweak it. These are the kinds of things John and Dave help you do each week on Mac Geek Gab. In addition to that, we’ve got segments on taming iCloud’s two-factor authentication, suggestions for improving on the Stickies model, and ways of recovering disk space. All this and more! Just press play and learn at least five new things!
MGG 752: Finder, Friend or Foe?
The Finder can be your friend or foe, depends upon how well you tame and tweak it. These are the kinds of things John and Dave help you do each week on Mac Geek Gab. In addition to that, we’ve got segments on taming iCloud’s...
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- 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 752 for Monday, March 11, 2019
- 00:01:36 SXSW Interactive
- 00:03:29 Beware services that rely on the cloud
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- 00:12:50 Stephan-QT-Messages on Mac Sent History
- 00:14:28 Use iMazing to Archive your Messages
- 00:16:19 Patrick-CSF-XtraFinder to control Column Widths
- 00:18:26 Bill-Tweaking Finder Window Layout
- 00:23:16 Larry-Turn Dead MacBook into a Sconce
- 00:26:10 Scott-Stuttering can be caused by bad/loose RAM.
- 00:30:42 Jim-AT&T Cellular vs. VPNs
- 00:35:16 Bob-Wi-Fi Router Recommendations
- 00:40:19 Jessica-Refurb vs. Brand New
- 00:45:33 Michael-Beware “Log Connection Activity” in Mail’s Window > Connection Doctor
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- 00:55:19 Simon-751-Use TripMode to Monitor Bandwidth
- 00:56:46 MGGF-751-Verizon Spam Blocking
- 00:59:42 Erik-751-Use Secondary iCloud Account for Developer ID
- 01:01:55 Ron-751-2FA Required for Third Party iCloud Email
- 01:05:03 Jeff-751-CrashPlan Download Data Limitation Clarification
- 01:06:11 Joe-751-CrashPlan 250MB Limit Clarification and Arq Backup
- 01:07:55 Rich-751-Dock Snippets with Tyke or Thought Train
- 01:09:10 Eliot-751-Apps for Docking Text Snippets
- 01:12:47 Keith-749-CSF-BetterZip for that Extra iCloud Storage Account
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- 01:15:02 Dave at CapMac on Tuesday
- 01:15:47 Jim-Is My Data Double-Encrypted with FileVault and iCloud?
- 01:20:33 Ken-VPN Being Blocked
- 01:25:51 MGG 752 Outtro
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