Are you making the most of your Apple TV? Do you know all the tricks the Finder has to offer? Are you managing Do Not Disturb effectively? Your fellow listeners have the answers, and John and Dave share and discuss them for you. Plus, your two favorite geeks answer some of your questions about Wi-Fi, Watch Unlocking, NAS, and more. Press play, listen, and enjoy learning at least five new things!
MGG 756: Resetting Wi-Fi, Unlocking Your Mac, & Managing Secure Boot
Are you making the most of your Apple TV? Do you know all the tricks the Finder has to offer? Are you managing Do Not Disturb effectively? Your fellow listeners have the answers, and John and Dave share and discuss them for you. Plus, your two...
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- 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 756 for Monday, April 8, 2019
- 00:02:15 Dave’s Troubleshooting… his throat!
- 00:04:36 Apple TV Remote App Lets You Type on your iPhone or iPad
- 00:06:42 Robin-Showing Hidden Files in Finder
- 00:09:08 Jeff-754-Do Not Disturb and Favorites
- Do Not Disturb —> Allow Calls From —> Favorites
- 00:11:38 Verizon’s Free Call Filter rolls out – (John needed @vzwsupport on Twitter to activate free option)
- 00:17:36 Phil-CSF-Conair Travel Smart Power Adapter
- 00:19:15 Patrick-Mojave Recovery Mode Reinstall Moved all my Apps
- 00:21:01 LibreOffice Update Engine stuck on 188.8.131.52 (for Dave)
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- 00:25:04 Alex-Edit the finder Toolbar
- 00:27:26 MacTech Pro Discounts
- 00:28:23 Mike-Wi-Fi Disconnects
- 00:34:44 John-Mesh needs to be routinely reset
- 00:38:02 Extender Speeds Up John’s Wi-Fi (4x throghput when phone connects to extender 2.4 GHz, then extender connects to eero at 5 GHz)
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- 00:56:37 Dennis-Hostname Versus Computer Name Discrepancy
sudo scutil —set [hostname]
- 01:03:55 Watch Doesn’t Always Unlock the Mac
- MGGF-Gary-Watch won’t unlock Mac
- 01:08:38 Brian-GC-Car to Bluetooth Adapters?
- 01:11:05 This Week’s MGG Premium Supporters
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- 01:13:33 Andrew-Restoring older Clone’s Settings on New Mac
- 01:22:21 MGG 756 Outtro
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