The Mac Observer's Mac Geek Gab Enhanced show

The Mac Observer's Mac Geek Gab Enhanced

Summary: 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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  • Artist: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
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 MGG 624: Sierra, APFS, Wi-Fi and Personal Servers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:31:36

Today it’s all about answering your questions! Ok, maybe one tip, but it’s high time your questions got answered, and your two favorite geeks are just the right guys to do it! First it’s two macOS Sierra questions, then it’s onto APFS and the future of backups, including a query about choosing an external backup drive. This plus perhaps the aforementioned tip might just round out the show… or there might be more about Photos and HDR. Listen and find out!

 MGG 623: macOS Sierra Tips and Tricks and More! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:30:45

macOS Sierra is almost upon us, and there are already some great tips and tricks to share. Some follow-up from our recent deep dive into Backups is included, too, as well as lengthy discussion about Amazon’s Alexa vs. HomeKit!

 MGG 622 – Cool Stuff Found & Media Management Holy Grail | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:22:00

Lots of great Cool Stuff Found has come in lately, and today we share it with you. Then it’s time to talk the holy grail of media library management. It promises to be a wild show, folks. Download and enjoy!

 MGG 621: Tips, Tricks and Troubleshooting Outside The Box | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:25:24

Tips, and lots of them, start today’s show. Audiobooks, Finder tweaks, securing your Mac and more! Then it’s time to talk about how your accounts can disappear and reappear, why your printer driver might want to listen to the network, how to view 35mm slides on your Mac and how your iPad keypad might change names! All this and much more on today’s Mac Geek Gab.

 MGG 620: Backups Deep Dive | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:31:32

It’s time for a Deep Dive! This time, Backups. Local backups, online backups, remote backups, paid backups, free backups. Just promise us one thing: no matter what you choose after listening to this episode, please make sure you’re backing up your data!

 MGG 619: Security Breach! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:23:32

Listener Jason had a security breach on his home network. Learn what he did that allowed this to happen, and what you can do to prevent it. Lots of other tips in this episode, too, like removing phantom app storage, enabling iCloud for iBooks after the fact, starting up in Safe Mode with a wireless keyboard, and much more.

 MGG 618: Quick Tips, iCloud Music and Resistant Clients | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:28:03

Quick Tips are back with a vengeance! Keyboard shortcuts, calculator corrections, audio sync, offline dictation, email archiving and more. Then it’s time to answer your questions, including migrating Notes between accounts, sizing up the Terminal and dealing with resistant clients. Download and enjoy!

 MGG 617: Managing Photos, Archiving Email & More | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:23:16

iOS vs. Smart Playlists, filing Mail like a power user, managing iCloud Photo Library, phantom app data vs. your iPhone’s free space and much much more. All of the are covered in today’s MGG. Your questions, your tips, shared and answered by the geeks you love. Download and enjoy!

 MGG 616: DHS, DHL, DFS It’s All The Same | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:29:42

It’s tips, tips and more tips. And also your questions. iOS Mail power searches, unleashing the power of Image Capture, a free photo-management tool that uses folders, removing and detecting malware, and demystifying 5GHz wireless channels are just some of the topics covered in today’s show!

 MGG 615: John and Dave Trade Places | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:30:56

Quick Tips: All those little things you know that you don’t think about? Other people know and don’t think about them, too… so we think about them and share them, enhancing everyone’s knowledge! Then it’s on to some questions, with a surprising number about Ethernet. Go Figure!

 MGG 614: Travel Tips and Cool Stuff Found | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:24:04

Dave’s back from Europe and he and John have a metric ton of Cool Stuff Found and Quick Tips for you and from you! Plus, Dave’s got some travel tips from Europe to share with you, too. Download… and enjoy!

 MGG 613: Deep Dives Into APFS, Synology, Powerline & More | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:20:57

Dave’s traveling, so when he and John pre-recorded this one they decided to take a bit of a different direction and do a bit of a deep dive into one of their favorite topics: Synology DiskStations. But don’t worry, they also answered a few of your questions and shared a couple tips. It’s still your two favorite geeks, after all!

 MGG 612: The One Where Dave Kanye’d John | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:17:21

Sometimes things just don’t work right, and that’s what your two favorite geeks are here for! Listen to them help solve your issues with batteries, email bcc, Photos migration and even CPU QoS. Download and enjoy!

 MGG 611: Troubleshoot & Resolve Your Mac & Apple Issues | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 83:07

How to share contacts with your team, read CDs on a new Mac, resolve your router being blocked by servers, fix your iPad Pro when it locks up and much more. All this today on Mac Geek Gab. Download and enjoy!

 MGG 610: Airplane Mode on the Mac? Sure! | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 79:35

Dave's back from WWDC and he and John focus on your questions this week. How best can one enable Airplane Mode on a Mac? How do you find a missing Mailbox? Why does the iTunes Library stay put when you tell it to move? And... what happened with John's phone? Was it the charger? Was it the app? We have answers!


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