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 546: Calendars, Flaky Connections and NAS Backups

TAMED this week: flaky internet connections, disappearing sent mail, recurring installer relaunches and keyboard shortcuts who refuse to sync. Your geeks just won't let these things stand, and neither should you. In addition they share some tips from listeners about making the Finder show you just what you want and backing up network drives. Trust us, you don't want to miss this one!

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Note: Shownotes are complete!

Stuff mentioned:

  • Microsoft Store
  • Drive Genius 4 - How to Create BootWell
  • OS X Yosemite: Customize the Finder toolbar and sidebar (12:15)
  • Mail (Yosemite): Mailbox Behaviors preferences (13:45)
  • Mail (Yosemite): Use a specific mailbox to store messages on an IMAP server
  • Mail (Yosemite): Use Connection Doctor
  • Rebuild Mail’s Envelope Index Database
  • AirPort Extreme (26:00)
  • AirPort Express
  • Fantastical 2 (40:55)
  • BusyCal
  • Gig Gab Podcast (50:20)
  • Nest Learning Thermostat
  • Honeywell RTH2300B
  • iCloud: Change your calendar’s time zone (1:01:15)
  • CrashPlan (1:05:55)
  • Synology - DSM 5.0 and USB Backup
  • Carbon Copy Cloner
  • Seagate Wireless (1:11:50)
  • Verbatim MediaShare Wireless
  • Kingston MobileLite Wireless G2
  • Eye-Fi Wireless SD Cards
  • Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility
  • The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app
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  • BackBeat Media Podcast Network
  • MacGeekGab AAC Enhanced Feed - Thanks to Michael Johnston of The iOS Show and Applr.


 2015-03-29  1h23m