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
  • Copyright: The Mac Observer, Inc. 2017


 MGG 579: Bluetooth Audio, Calendar Management and Swap Explained | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 63:21

Junk mail management, Bluetooth audio mysteries, calendar searching, portable speaker solutions and some page-in/page-out clarity are just a scant few of the issues discussed by your two favorite geeks today. That, plus some geek-fueled Cool Stuff Found rounds out the episode (next week is your turn, send 'em in!).

 MGG 578: Like Darth Vader, He’s Altering The Deal | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 85:15

Making your new Apple TV work for you, Migrating iPhoto and Photos libraries, crashing Finders, Terminal tips and making sense of your swap space are the questions your two favorite geeks address and answer for you today. On top of that, some listener-submitted Cool Stuff Found rounds out the show!

 MGG 577: Never Mind the Squirrel | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 117:29

Surviving Halloween yet again, your two favorite chocolate-fueled geeks set off on yet another episode of helping you solve your problems and learn new stuff! Deleting El Capitan's SystemMigration folder is covered, as is fixing its Wi-Fi. Mystery disk usage is solved, duplicate apps are crushed and Dave is finally able to share his full thoughts on the brand new Sonos PLAY:5. All of this and more!

 MGG 576: Swear By (Not At!) The Terminal | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 78:20

Is Photos showing you your phone when you don't want it to? How about when Photos doesn't show you your pictures? IMAP Mail giving you trouble? Mailboxes appearing underneath your inbox? It's these questions - and others like them from listeners like you - that John and Dave answer today, helping you understand your Mac and iPhone even better! Plus, they dig into great package managers for OS X, too. Don't miss it!

 MGG 575: There’s No Better Time For a Funky Monkey | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 88:20

Today your two favorite geeks share their own, personal Cool Stuff Found plus answer your questions about syncing contacts locally vs. iCloud, how to restore preview in Mission Control, software vs. hardware RAID, Nuking and paving your Fonts (without disrupting the rest of your system!) and much, much more!

 MGG 574: For Wireless Networks, Time Is a Hero | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 79:50

Changing Finder view defaults, managing iOS 9 email accounts, RAID in El Capitan and much more are covered by your two favorite geeks today. Subscribe or simply press Play to enjoy!

 MGG 573: I Yell At Sites That Use Flash | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 90:32

Clicking and Clacking is what your two Mac Geeks do when they're not answering questions. Or maybe that's how they answer your questions. Regardless, this is what they do and today is no different. Sharing your El Capitan and iOS 9 tips and questions, this week's episode is sure to inform and entertain!

 MGG 572: Cool Stuff Found, El Capitan Tips, Networks & More | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 91:55

Cool Stuff Found returns for a segment, but that still leaves time to prep you for El Capitan's release this week. What are your geek's favorite features in the upcoming OS update? Listen to find out that and some tips for installing, too. Then it's on to your questions, including diagnosing some connection dropouts and advice for a new drive. Listen today!

 MGG 571: Not #HotDebateGuy, Just Geeks Answering Your Questions | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 79:10

Getting a new iPhone? Your two favorite geeks talk about the best ways to go through and ensure your settings and apps make it over successfully. Getting hard drive errors? Listen to learn how to tell if they're serious or not. Want to sort out what to do with your unused hard drives? Want to run OS X without that pesky password? John and Dave share listener tips to help you do just that. All of this and more in today's MGG!

 MGG 570: Dancing on the Edge of Feedback | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 83:32

Want help deciding which new router to buy? How about security on your network for those services you use remotely? Is it time to upgrade or replace your Mac? All these questions and more in today's Mac Geek Gab with your hosts, Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun!

 MGG 569: Geeks, To The Bridge (Mode)! | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 78:23

If a paralyzed face isn't going to stop your favorite geeks from podcasting, a wrist-splint certainly isn't going to pose any issues. Indeed, Dave and John are here again today to bring you all the answers to all your technical questions. If you have a question and need the answer, just send it in and they'll make sure to include it in the next show!

 MGG 568: Running Your Mac Safe & Lean | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 89:22

Your questions answered! Topics today include running out of memory, auto-ejecting disks, managing iTunes and more! Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun take your questions and answer them in a way you can truly understand. Download, press play and enjoy!

 MGG 567: You, Too, Can Be a Computer Consultant | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 83:44

Backing up to multiple destinations, protecting your anti-reflective coating, Photos woes, Family Sharing and more are covered today. Consultants rejoice: this episode includes some stuff for you, too, including how best to protect yourself from getting sued!

 MGG 566: Mechanizing The Exorcism | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 80:12

Bluetooth tips and solutions, FileVault 2 usage strategies, shared iCloud Safari security concerns, Photos woes and AirDrop advice. All of this and more in this week's show!

 MGG 565: Of Caps and Paste and Macs, Oh My! | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 76:36

Ready to give up on your Mac? Don't let it go quite so easily. There might be an option or a repair or an upgrade! Have a Drobo or a DiskStation (or want one)? Do you know what it takes to manage one of those devices? It's not difficult, and John and Dave explain all that and more for you in one easy-to-digest podcast episode!


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