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MGG 768: Not That There's Anything Wrong With Excessive


Sure you know about copy/paste, iCloud family accounts, selection tools, and password managers. But this week you’ll learn at least five new things just learning about all the different ways your fellow MGG listeners are using them to enhance their productivity! Join John and Dave as they dig into all of this and more. SPONSOR: eero: the mesh Wi-Fi system that both John and Dave currently use. Visit eero.com/mgg to get $100 off the eero base unit and two Beacons package, plus one year of eero Plus! 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. Note: Shownotes are in progress... Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned:

  • 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 768 for Monday, July 1, 2019
  • 00:01:28 (Yet Another) Power Outage
    • Dave’s story of scolding an out-of-control mosher
  • 00:04:13 Vote for MGG in the Podcast Awards for July
  • 00:05:51 Todd-QT-Copy Pictures from iOS to macOS
    • Use Universal Clipboard to copy and paste between your Apple devices
  • 00:09:36 Todd-QT-Select Multiple Mailboxes to see all contents combined
  • 00:11:23 John-QT-Remove Safari hijacks with Profiles and Extensions
    • Remove Searchmine
  • 00:14:34 SPONSOR: eero: the mesh Wi-Fi system that both John and Dave currently use. Visit eero.com/mgg to get $100 off the eero base unit and two Beacons package, plus one year of eero Plus!
  • 00:18:35 Greg-762-Use Siri to Launch Google Assistant
  • 00:21:40 Ranting about Siri’s Voice Failures
  • 00:25:13 Everett-766-Another use for iCloud Family Accounts
    • RTA Analyzer for iOS
  • 00:27:24 Robert-Store your Application Licenses in your Password Manager
    • Using 1Password to store software licenses
    • Using LastPass Secure Notes
    • FileMaker
    • HoudahSpot (mentioned at the ~38min mark)
  • 00:33:21 Johnny-Remote Control Help (part 1)
    • Share screens using Messages on Mac
    • TeamViewer
    • Screens Connect
    • LogMeIn
  • 00:38:50 MGG Weekly Newsletter
  • 00:39:57 JP-Will Siri Read Me My Emails?
    • How to Get Siri to Read Your Emails
  • 00:42:15 JFB-TV Replacement Time! (only visible to John’s friends)
  • 00:52:08 Johnny-Remote Control Help (part 2)
    • Upgrade to macOS Mojave (OS X 10.8 or later)
  • 00:54:39 Eric-How to schedule Time Machine?
    • TimeMachineEditor
  • 00:58:06 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.
  • 01:00:34 Adam-Protecting my network
    • FingBox
    • eero Plus
    • Cujo Protect
    • BitDefender BOX
    • Synology Routers
    • Ubiquiti UniFi
  • 01:10:20 David-Where to buy reliable Toner?
    • HP LJ3055
  • 01:15:50 Mike-Geek Challenge-ZIP+4 lookups on Contacts
    • PostCheck
    • SmartyStreets
    • BusyContacts
  • 01:19:11 This Week’s MGG Premium Supporters:
    • Michael from Kansas, Dave from Saugerties, NY, Bob from La Peche, Timmothy from Tennessee, Frank from Tonbridge, Jeff from Connecticut, Jim from San Jose, John from Pennsylvania, Santiago from Florida, Barry from Up Above, John from North Carolina, Tony from Massachusetts, Ken from Honolulu, Michael from Iowa, Dave from Illinois, Scott from Illinois, Clive from West Sussex, Jeff from Indiana, Joseph from Georgia, Scott from California, Robert from Alabama, Tony from San Francisco, Gary from New York, Frederick from Nashville, Russell from Massachusetts, Chuck from Boulder, Thomas from Minnesota, Richard from Florida, Peter from New York, Barry from Florida, Antonio B., Brett H., Terence from Ohio, Warren from Tennessee, Khürt from Princeton, Joe from Michigan, Robert from Shropshire, Karin from Ohio, Richard from New York, Jeff from New Mexico.
  • 01:21:33 Chris-Geek Challenge-Mail won't search
    • If searching doesn’t find the right emails in Mail on Mac
    • Rebuild mailboxes in Mail on Mac
    • OnyX
  • 01:26:19 MGG 768 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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