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

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

    MGG 845: Big Sur, the M1 MacBook Air, and Quick Tips

    MGG 845: Big Sur, the M1 MacBook Air, and Quick Tips

    Dave’s had his M1 MacBook Air for a week, and John has some questions for him! Lots more about Big Sur including your questions answered *and* some Quick Tips. Of course, MGG wouldn’t be complete without more in-depth tips, too, and y’all have been keeping the queue full in that department! Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    MGG 844: Big Sur, Apple Outages, and Thunderbolt 4 Explained

    MGG 844: Big Sur, Apple Outages, and Thunderbolt 4 Explained

    There’s been a lot of confusion this week, beginning with what “Thunderbolt 4” really means for us Mac users. Thankfully OWC’s Larry O’Connor was able to join John and Dave this week to explain. That’s not all you get, though. Your two favorite geeks carry on with advice about Big Sur, more M1 thoughts, and simply answers to all your questions about everything Mac, Apple, and technological. Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things!

    • 1 hr 35 min
    MGG 843: Which M1 Mac Should I Order?

    MGG 843: Which M1 Mac Should I Order?

    Apple announced their M1 Macs today, the first Macs made with Apple Silicon chips. Join Dave and John as they dig into the specs to find out what the differences — and similarities — are between these models, helping you decide which one to order. Press play… and don’t get caught!

    • 41 min
    MGG 842: Check Your Digital Couch Cushions

    MGG 842: Check Your Digital Couch Cushions

    How much money do you have in your digital couch cushions? John and Dave walk through a few places you can check ahead of the holiday buying frenzy! Of course, most of the show is dedicated to answering your tech questions, solving your problems, sharing quick tips and, yes, a few minutes is even carved out to review eero’s new Wi-Fi 6 systems! Press play and join your two favorite geeks in learning at least five new things!

    • 1 hr 32 min
    MGG 841: Malware? Not Malware

    MGG 841: Malware? Not Malware

    Sometimes you feel like … a malware. Sometimes you don’t. That’s not how it goes, but that’s exactly how it felt for a lot of you this week! John and Dave talk through this and get to the bottom of it all. That’s hardly half of it, though. You know how Mac Geek Gab goes… your questions answered, your tips share, all with the goal of learning at least five new things along with your two favorite geeks!

    • 1 hr 36 min
    MGG 840: Managing Your Drives, Big Sur Tips, Ransomware, and More

    MGG 840: Managing Your Drives, Big Sur Tips, Ransomware, and More

    These days most of us are using external drives at some level. Even if we’re not, our internal drives are always in need of some attention, pruning, or some other operation. Listen as your two favorite geeks answer all your drive-related questions. That’s not all, of course, we’ve got more Big Sur tips, ideas for mitigating ransomware, Cool Stuff Found, and much more! Press play and enjoy an hour-or-so with John and Dave!

    • 1 hr 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
729 Ratings

729 Ratings

scott.sarkis ,

5 New Things

One of the themes for this show is that we can each learn five new things each episode. Honestly, I usually do…and often more. Been listening to this show for many years and I look forward to catching each episode. Keep up the great work, Dave and John.

Thank you,
Scott from Fresno

eroslawsk ,

My Favorite Mac Podcast

Very informative podcast like other reviewers have said. I actually do learn at least 5 things every show. One of my go to running podcasts. Thanks for all you do.

russell_314 ,

My favorite Mac podcast

Not only informative and entertaining to listen to but also a bit soothing. This is by far my favorite Mac podcast! Keep up the good work guys!

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