Supercapacitors, VPNs, PRAM, and iCloud – Mac Geek Gab 716

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

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Sometimes it doesn’t sound geeky but it is, other times it sounds geeky but it isn’t. With supercapacitors, VPNs, and PRAM on the list which path do you think your two favorite geeks are going to take you down today? You’ll just have to listen and learn!

Physical Security Matters, Too – Mac Geek Gab 652

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

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SMC Resets, Migration Assistant tricks, Auto-Upgrade solutions and Renting vs. Owning your Cable Modem are just the beginning for your two favorite geeks today. S/MIME is taken to a whole other level with guest Jeff Butts who helps us all understand how to make this work on both macOS and iOS! Then it’s time to dive into your system certificates – and which ones you can touch vs. those that you can’t. Security is always on the mind and a quick VPN discussion rounds that out. Then John and Dave move on to something more pleasing to the ear: sound, and how best to manage it on your Mac!

PSA: Find My Mac Has a Serious Security Vulnerability

· Jeff Butts & Adam Christianson · Quick Tip

Find My Mac has a security flaw

Find My Mac is a wonderful utility for locating a lost Macbook. However, its design combined with a common troubleshooting step can leave the security feature seriously flawed. Read on to learn what Jeff Butts and Adam Christianson have discovered, and how to protect yourself even further.