Mac Geek Gab (Enhanced AAC)

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 761: iPad Dreams...and More Cowbell


It’s worth digging into your Mac’s auto-startup items every now and then, just to clean things up. That’s especially true when your two favorite geeks discover a new place to look… and find some very old stuff out there. Listen as John and Dave talk through all this and more. Plus, some great Quick Tips and Cool Stuff Found from your fellow listeners, including one that’ll help you keep all your power tools charged. And, we might just have an answer to listener Scott’s iPad dreams. Press play, listen, and enjoy learning at least five new things! SPONSOR: Linode – You can build it on Linode. Instantly deploy and manage an SSD server in the Linode Cloud. WordPress, OpenVPN, WireGuard, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive server, Minecraft, Team Fortress 2, and more! Start with a $20 credit using promo code mgg2019 at linode.com/mgg. 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: CacheFly – CacheFly’s new solution Web Content Optimization analyzes your current Google Lighthouse score to optimize all your content before it’s delivered to visitors without requiring any development effort from you, all in the background. Note: Shownotes are in progress... Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned:

  • 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 761 for Monday, May 13, 2019
  • 00:02:07 New MGG Weekly Newsletter
  • 00:04:20 Robots in John’s grocery store from Badger Technologies
  • 00:06:31 SPONSOR: Linode - You can build it on Linode. Instantly deploy and manage an SSD server in the Linode Cloud. Wordpress, OpenVPN, WireGuard, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive server, Minecraft, Team Fortress 2, and more! Start with a $20 credit using promo code mgg2019 at linode.com/mgg.
  • 00:10:07 Michael-QT-Drag from Safari Downloads to Any Folder
  • 00:11:20 Joe-QT-Launch Multiple Photos Libraries
    • How to use the Photos library repair tool
  • 00:14:23 Jim-QT-Smart Outlets for Charging Power Tools
  • 00:17:20 Stephan-QT-Click the Reply Icon
  • 00:18:49 Daniel-759-Re-enable Startup Chime
    • sudo nvram BootAudio=%0
    • Weird Mac Startup and Crash Sounds
  • 00:21:49 Scott-758-Refurb.me Leads to BackMarket.com
  • 00:23:22 Tim-Apple Remote app, iTunes Remote, and Apple Watch
  • 00:24:33 +-E-Peter-Managing PrivilegedHelperTools on the Mac
    • Lingon v7 Released
  • 00:30:15 SPONSOR: Malwarebytes for Mac – Malwarebytes detects and removes viruses, ransomware, and other malware so you are protected and your machine keeps running silky smooth.
  • 00:31:50 SPONSOR: CacheFly. CacheFly's new solution Web Content Optimization analyzes your current Google Lighthouse score to optimize all your content before it's delivered to visitors without requiring any development effort from you, all in the background.
  • 00:33:58 DoItForMeSolutions-760-Destructive vs. Non-Destructive Photo Editing
  • 00:36:13 SMuskal-Clean up Mail’s Connection Logs
  • 00:37:34 Rolian-759-Pages Mail Merge with Pages Data Merge app
  • 00:38:53 Eric-760-1Password Background Sync Clarification
  • 00:42:11 Scott-iPad Dreams
  • 00:43:42 Bill-Flash Update Scam
    • Update Apple’s XProtect
    • Only run Flash on sites that need it
  • 00:52:57 Flights to WWDC
  • 00:56:42 Dan-Which iMac CPU to Get?
  • 01:05:30 This Week’s MGG Premium Supporters:
    • Wayne from Hawaii, Tony from Dorset, Jimmy from Oklahoma, Rob from Illinois, Doug from Texas, Mike from Ohio, Ed from California, David from Bucks, Scott from Maryland, Craig from New South Wales, Bob from California, David from Nashville, Brian from Ohio, Andrew from New South Wales, Dan from San Diego, Brian from Maryland, Jim from South Carolina, Jay from New Jersey, Thomas from Kansas, Mikael from California, Beth from Virginia, Steven from California, Robert from Florida, Ward from Arizona, Joan from Florida, Olga from Washington, Jason from Charlestown, Stephen from Illinois, Kenneth from New South Wales, Nick from Michigan, Paul from Indiana, Mark from Connecticut, Ryan from Texas, Neal from Connecticut, Scott from Portland, Peter from Maine, Bob from Working Smarter for Mac Users, Jim from San Antonio, Chris from Hertfordshire, Joe from Kansas, Abdullah from Maryland, Ari from California, Michael from Kansas, Dave from Saugerties, Leslie from Connecticut, Will from New Hampshire.
  • 01:07:30 Timmothy-CSF-QLVideo, a Perian Replacement
    • VLC Video Player
  • 01:08:54 Robb-760-CSF-DaVinci Resolve for Free
    • BlackMagic Speed Test
  • 01:11:16 Ed-759-CSF-The Print Shop 4
  • 01:12:25 Mark-Microsoft Edge for Mac Leaks
  • 01:13:23 CSF-Plugable Cube
  • 01:14:38 CSF-Plugable 0.8m TB3 Cable (40Gbps)
  • 01:15:06 CSF-Anker GaN PowerPort Atom PD 2
  • 01:17:39 Luciano-CSF-One Switch
  • 01:21:52 MGG 761 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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