Mac Geek Gab Podcast
Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun come together weekly to discuss things of interest to Mac geeks, yet present them in a way that's both entertaining and informative for the average listener.

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  1. Jan. 18th, 2010 MGG 236: Video Encoding, Damaged Preferences, Unfreezing Locked-Up Macs and More

    John and Dave take this snowy New England Monday afternoon to dig through the mailbag, answering questions and sharing tips about things including encoding video on your Mac, the telltale signs of damaged preference files (and how to fix them!), getting a locked-up Mac to speak again, and much, much more.

  2. Jan. 11th, 2010 MGG 235: CES, Snow Leopard Printing, Cool Stuff Found, Sharing One Computer

    Dave's back from CES with tales to tell, John has his own successful tales of printing woes, and then it's onto your tips, Cool Stuff Found, and sharing one computer amongst family members. All this... and LOTS more... available to download for free!

  3. Jan. 4th, 2010 MGG 234: Window Management, Mac Migration, NTFS, Upgrades!

    It's a new year and your favorite Mac geek podcast hosts are back in action, on schedule, and with a show chock FULL of tasty tidbits, questions, answers and, of course, cool stuff found. Want to learn how to manage application windows like a ninja? Curious about using NTFS? Migrating to a new Mac? Just want to enhance your Mac knowledge? Here you go! Download this episode for free today!

  4. Dec. 28th, 2009 MGG 233: Hackintosh, Page Outs, Shutdown Scripts, IPs

    Dave Hackintoshed a Dell Mini 10v over the weekend, and he and John talk through that process -- it's easier than you might think! Then he and John answer some of your questions and share your tips with topics including swap files, pageouts, shutdown scripts, finding IP addresses and much, much more!

  5. Dec. 21st, 2009 MGG 232: Networks, Spotlight, Mail and More!

    John and Dave take this Monday morning opportunity to answer and share as many of your questions as is possible in the time given! Today they talk about Networks, scanning for missing printers, checking out Mail connection problems, fixing spotlight, and much, much more. Of course, your two favorite geeks use their signature style to make this stuff understandable and entertaining for both geeks and new users alike. Download, click play, and come join the fun!

  6. Dec. 14th, 2009 MGG 231: Finder, Install, Backup Tips, Verbose Startup, More!

    Starting a new phase for the Mac Geek Gab, this marks the inaugural episode of the Mac Geek Gab Premium. We've had listeners asking for more content, and we've also had listeners offering to support the show directly. We certainly appreciate our sponsors, and the sponsored-shows will continue. This is an extra two episodes per month, supported directly by our listeners at the rate of $25 for a 6-month membership. This allows you to get more MGG, support your favorite hosts, and to be a part of this very special, 4-and-a-half year old project of ours! Episode 231 brings you…

  7. Dec. 13th, 2009 MGG 230: Mail, Printing, Handbrake, and Virtualized Video

    John and Dave talk through the answers to your tough questions, including those about Mail, printing problems, Handbrake settings for movie-to-iPhone conversions, and Windows video settings on your Mac. Subscribe today!

  8. Dec. 7th, 2009 MGG 229: Cool Stuff Found, Bandwidth Monitoring, Bookmark Sorting, More!

    Some great listener questions, tips, and especially Cool Stuff Found highlight this week's episode. John and Dave take you through all of it, ensuring you understand that which is mentioned. Want to know how to measure your Internet bandwidth? Want to sort your Safari Bookmarks? Need to tweak your Menu bar? Anything else you'd like to know? This is the show for you!

  9. Nov. 30th, 2009 MGG 228: Neither Geeks Nor Listeners Are Turkeys

    John and Dave come straight out of the US Thanksgiving holiday and into your ears, hearts, and heads sharing both their AND your Mac knowledge tips, queries, and concerns. Topics include troubleshooting Safari, saving your iDisk, Monitoring internet usage with AirPort Base Stations, and not one but two great utilities for getting more out of your Magic Mouse. Subscribe today and enjoy!

  10. Nov. 23rd, 2009 MGG 227: Folder Syncing, Ethernet, Router, Backup, and More!

    Dave's back from vacation and he and John have a show packed with info, tips, and tricks just for you. Answering your questions about ethernet, time machine, mail drafts, and software updates they make sure you understand the "why" behind the "how to." This week's episode also includes listener solutions for the folder syncing geek challenge and a few things to add to the Cool Stuff Found category. Don't miss it!