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MGG 763: Backup Your Syncs


Ever get a beachball in Messages on your Mac? Want to re-arrange your CarPlay icons? Need an easy way to find files on your Mac, but the Finder’s not cutting it? These are just a few of the ways John and Dave start Mac Geek Gab this week, and then it’s time to dive into the harder questions! Press play 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: Other World Computing at MacSales.com – OWC’s new Aura Pro X2 NVME Flash SSD adds speed and up to 2TB to your older Mac. Your Mac, your keyboard, your ports, just more space and speed! SPONSOR: LinkedIn Jobs. Go to LinkedIn.com/MGG and get $50 OFF toward your first job post! Note: Shownotes are in progress... Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned:

  • 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 763 for Monday, May 27, 2019
  • 00:01:54 WWDC Meetup - Wednesday, 6/5, 4pm PDT - San Pedro Market Square
    • TMO’s WWDC Coverage Sponsors: iMazing, Smile, Carbon Copy Cloner, SaneBox, and Direct Mail for Mac
  • 00:03:30 John’s new Gain Structure is Squeaky
  • 00:04:20 Jeff-QT-Use the keyboard with webpage picklists
  • 00:05:42 Ben-762-Full Keyboard Access
  • 00:07:08 Daniel-QT-CarPlay Icon Arrangement and Screenshots
  • 00:11:16 Re-arrange icons on your phone screen with Apple Configurator
    • iMazing
  • 00:12:07 Check your iTunes Backups
  • 00:16:16 Timmothy-CSF-EasyFind
  • 00:17:59 MGG Mailing from MailChimp
  • 00:19:43 Todd-QT-Download Google Offline Maps
  • 00:21:13 Rick-QT-Reminder to Read an Article Later
  • 00:22:10 Andrew-QT-Listen to TV in the background on iPhone
  • 00:23:44 SPONSOR: LinkedIn Jobs. Go to LinkedIn.com/MGG and get $50 OFF toward your first job post!
  • 00:26:06 SPONSOR: Other World Computing at MacSales.com – OWC’s new Aura Pro X2 NVME Flash SSD adds speed and up to 2TB to your older Mac. Your Mac, your keyboard, your ports, just more space and speed!
  • 00:27:38 Maris-Which Wi-Fi for my Home?
    • Synology RT2600AC
    • TP-Link Deco
    • Eero
    • Ubiquiti AmpliFi HD
    • Plume SuperPods
    • What is Thread?
  • 00:41:20 Keith-Time for a new router?
  • 00:45:34 What’s the Easiest way to Migrate Data between two Synology DiskStation
    • DS1019+ and DS918+
    • Twitter screenshot of Bonded Synology Bandwidth
  • 00:54:57 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.
  • 00:58:17 Chuck-Why does iMessage Get a Beachball?
  • 01:08:52 Petter-Why iCloud Backup and not Sync?
    • What does iCloud back up?
  • 01:16:51 Sync vs. Backup
  • 01:21:11 More Audio
  • 01:22:01 MGG 763 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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 2019-05-27  1h25m