Mac Geek Gab (Enhanced AAC)

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 553: Swiftly Solving Shrinking Storage

Finding what's using your free space, sorting out multi-monitor setups with Thunderbolt, long-term SSD reliability confusion and adding more USB ports to your Mac are just a few of the topics that Dave and John cover in this week's episode of Mac Geek Gab. Download, press play and enjoy!

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Note: Shownotes are complete!

Stuff mentioned:

  • How to Troubleshoot the air conditioner in a Saturn S-Series
  • Macstock Conference & Expo 2015
  • The Midwest Mac BBQ
  • SEIDIO Obex Waterproof Case (5:00)
  • Lifeproof iPad Air Case - nüüd
  • Ruthless Gatekeeping is the Key to Apple Watch Bliss (13:00)
  • Citi Chip Card
  • How to Find & Recover Missing Hard Drive Space (26:30)
  • Mac Basics: Time Machine backs up your Mac (34:46)
  • AirPort Time Capsule
  • Backing up Time Machine with a Quota Limit to Synology
  • Using USB 3 devices on Mac computers FAQ (48:24)
  • Satechi 10-port USB hub (7 USB 3.0 ports, 3 charging-only ports)
  • The $40 clone of the above Satechi hub
  • AmazonBasics Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt) to HDMI Adapter
  • iCloud Photo Sharing FAQ (1:08:40)
  • FUD about SSD and heat/time-death (1:10:30)
  • The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app
  • - You're downloading today's show from CacheFly's network
  • BackBeat Media Podcast Network
  • MacGeekGab AAC Enhanced Feed - Thanks to Michael Johnston of The iOS Show and Applr.


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