Holy Bidirectional Thunderbolt, Mac-Man! – Mac Geek Gab 815

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

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Did your Mac stop showing all your spotlight results? Do you have an external rotational drive on your Mac? Do you want to Add the Dark Menubar to your Light-themed Mac?

These answers are addressed in the opening Quick Tips segment. Can you imagine what happens when John and Dave, your two favorite geeks, start answering your questions? Good news: you don’t have to imagine. Just press play and all will be revealed!

Just In Case...Sensitivity – Mac Geek Gab Podcast 715

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

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APFS is still quite young, and both the market for it and our experience with it are evolving at a rapid pace. There’s plenty more to learn about it, and your two favorite geeks dig in a little today. But that’s not all! Some questions from the forums, some questions from the email, and more round out the show. Press play and enjoy!

Four New Things You’ll Learn Today – Mac Geek Gab 651

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

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Quick Tips about VPN, Sierra’s storage, Universal Clipboard, and Wi-Fi priority are just the start to the show. From there we talk about using Flash on your iPhone or iPad (it’s true!), portable VPN options, accessing a file server with iOS and much more. Download or just press play right here and enjoy. You’ll learn at least four new things, we guarantee it!

APFS Performance Lags HFS+, for Now

· Jeff Butts & Dave Hamilton · Analysis

APFS Performance

Apple is looking to replace HFS+ with a new file system, but is APFS really ready for prime time? Jeff Butts and Dave Hamilton have put the new file system through some tests, and report in on their findings.