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Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun come together weekly to answer your question 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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MGG 760: New vs. Used/Refurb, USB Disconnects, Notifications, and Ethernet Locations


This week your two favorite geeks tackle your questions about USB disconnects, “no Internet connection” reports, creating short video clips from long segments, and when (and whether!) to buy new or look for refurb/used. Listen as John and Dave talk you through all of this and much, much more. Press play, download, and enjoy learning at least five new things! SPONSOR: TextExpander – TextExpander helps you communicate smarter. Create snippets for things you type – or copy and paste – all the time. Get 20% off your first year’s subscription at TextExpander.com/podcast. SPONSOR: Malwarebytes for Mac – Malwarebytes detects and removes viruses, ransomware, and other malware so you are protected and your machine keeps running silky smooth. SPONSOR: Capterra – Visit Capterra.com/MGG for free, today, to find the tools to make an informed software decision for your business. SPONSOR: Experian Boost – Boost your FICO score instantly for free at Experian.com/MGG. Experian Boost can potentially help you establish or increase your access to credit. Note: Shownotes are in progress... Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned:

  • 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 760 for Monday, May 6, 2019
  • 00:01:33 MGG Weekly Newsletter
  • 00:05:41 Resubscribe to the MGG Calendar
  • 00:07:26 DLH Presenting at MLMUG on Saturday May, 11th
  • 00:07:57 Neal-USB Drives Reporting Dismounts
    • Hardware Growler
    • 2.4GHz interfere with USB 3
  • 00:13:30 Phil-Why does it say "No Internet Connection"?
    • If your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch won’t connect to a Wi-Fi network
    • NeverSSL
  • 00:20:24 Dennis-Using old AirPort Express to Share Printer
    • Printopia
  • 00:25:21 SPONSOR: Experian Boost – Boost your FICO score instantly for free at Experian.com/MGG. Experian Boost can potentially help you establish or increase your access to credit.
  • 00:27:18 SPONSOR: Capterra – Visit Capterra.com/MGG for free, today, to find the tools to make an informed software decision for your business.
  • 00:29:06 Paul-When do you buy new vs. used/refurb?
  • 00:34:58 Scott-Which apps to replace Aperture?
    • Aperture Discontinued
    • Synology Moments
    • How to edit with third-party apps and extensions in Photos
    • Gimp
    • Pixelmator
    • Acorn
    • Affinity Photo
  • 00:45:37 Jim-Using Dual SIM to Travel the World
    • Carriers that support eSIM
    • GigSky app
    • Truphone App
    • iMore’s eSIM How-To
    • T-Mobile eSIM App
    • My Verizon App
    • Pelican SIM case
  • 00:57:39 SPONSOR: TextExpander: TextExpander helps you communicate smarter. Create snippets for things you type – or copy and paste – all the time. Get 20% off your first year’s subscription at TextExpander.com/podcast.
  • 01:00:20 SPONSOR: Malwarebytes for Mac – Malwarebytes detects and removes viruses, ransomware, and other malware so you are protected and your machine keeps running silky smooth.
  • 01:03:05 Barbara-Creating Video Clips from One Long Video
  • 01:07:18 Tim-759-Sectigo's Change to Comodo's S/MIME Certificates
    • Let’s Encrypt
  • 01:12:03 Jon-757-Hold Power First on new Portables
    • Reset T2 Chip
  • 01:14:49 Todd-iStat Menus for Magic Mouse Battery Notifications
  • 01:16:21 Bill-Favorite Mailbox Notifications on iOS
  • 01:17:18 Michael-758-1Password Can Sync in Background
  • 01:20:49 Glen-758-Wire to the ceiling!
  • 01:21:42 Rob-758-Wire the doorbell
  • 01:22:56 Chris-756-Use Password Managers with Remote App
  • 01:24:30 Bob-757-Startup Chime dead at 32
  • 01:25:56 MGG 760 Outtro
  • The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app
  • Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List
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  • BackBeat Media Podcast Network


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