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 547: Easter-Inspired Mind Candy

Ever wonder if there's actions you can perform in the Spotlight window? There are! Browser ever slow? Ever wondered how to decipher OS X crash reports? Ever have trouble opening up System Preferences? All of these things and more are discussed in today's Mac Geek Gab. Don't miss it!

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Note: Shownotes are complete!

Stuff mentioned:

  • OCZ Consumer SSDs (2:44)
  • iFixit - Mac Mini Mid 2010 Hard Drive Replacement
  • UUID
  • OS X Yosemite: Spotlight keyboard shortcuts (14:32)
  • Amazon Cloud Drive (16:41)
  • Arq
  • Private Eye (network protocol analyzer) (25:09)
  • Hall and Oates - Private Eyes
  • Wireshark
  • Debookee
  • Reset OS X DNS Cache
  • Cache (computing)
  • Technical Note TN2123 - CrashReporter (43:30)
  • Reset SMC
  • USB communications device class
  • Learn about cellular data settings and usage on your iPhone and iPad (Cellular Model) (53:44)
  • Apple Discussion about (1:02:43)
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 2015-04-06  1h18m