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MGG 776: Acronym Soup


Is Wireless USB as S.M.A.R.T. as NVMe? As users of today’s tech, we sure use a lot of acronyms, don’t we? Listen as Dave and John help you wade through the soup and make sense of not only all the acronyms, but the tech that they describe, too! Press play and enjoy, friends! SPONSOR: Linode – You can build it on Linode. Instantly deploy and manage an SSD server in the Linode Cloud. Start with a $20 credit using promo code mgg2019 at linode.com/mgg. SPONSOR: Other World Computing at MacSales.com. Check out their new Envoy Pro EX with transfer speeds up to 980MB/s and capacities up to 2TB. SPONSOR: iFixit. Visit iFixit.com/mgg to fix your Mac today and use gode MGGFIX to get $10 off your next $50 fix. Note: Shownotes are in progress... Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned:

  • 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 776 for Monday, August 26, 2019
  • 00:02:25 SPONSOR: Linode - You can build it on Linode. Instantly deploy and manage an SSD server in the Linode Cloud. Start with a $20 credit using promo code mgg2019 at linode.com/mgg.
  • 00:04:37 CSF-Plex Desktop Mac App
  • 00:09:39 Lawyer Jeff-CSF-Raven Scanners
  • 00:10:52 Greg-CSF-Opener for iOS
  • 00:12:12 Erik-775-CSF-SwiftDefaultApps
  • 00:14:55 Ben-CSF-Go for Facebook
  • 00:16:04 CSF-AmpliFi Teleport VPN free to all Customers
  • 00:17:30 ExpressVPN last week
  • 00:18:22 CSF-RØDECaster Pro
  • 00:22:06 SPONSOR: Other World Computing at MacSales.com. Check out their new Envoy Pro EX with transfer speeds up to 980MB/s and capacities up to 2TB.
  • 00:24:30 Matt-774-GC-Clipboard Manager that Operates As a Stack
  • 00:27:55 Mike-GC-Auto-display OS Selector on Boot
    • Incomplete list of boot-args
  • 00:31:59 Mark-GC-Wireless USB?
    • Ultra Wideband UWB
    • What is Wireless USB?
  • 00:38:41 Allison-CPU Speed drops when load increases?
    • Intel Power Gadget
    • Frequently Asked Questions for Intel Turbo Boost Technology
    • OEM Nitrous!
  • 00:47:30 SPONSOR: iFixit. Visit iFixit.com/mgg to fix your Mac today get $10 off your next $50 fix.
  • 00:49:46 Chris-775-SMART on NVMe Macs
    • smartmontools
    • DriveDx
    • SMARTReporter
  • 00:52:51 Patricia-774-OK to Upgrade from Quicken 2007 to Quicken 2019?
    • Mint Finance Tracking Engine
  • 01:02:22 Edward-Use Apple Card for iPhone Upgrade Monthly Payments
  • 01:05:22 775-Apple Card doesn’t offer auto-payment of “minimum balance”
  • 01:06:57 Synology 2020
  • 01:07:33 Mike-Seagate IronWolf vs. WD Red Pro for Synology DiskStation
  • 01:13:58 Scott-Synology Backup to Backblaze
  • 01:18:14 Jeff-Setting up new Synology DiskStation
    • Migrate Plex to new Server
    • Time Machine on DiskStation
    • TimeMachineEditor
  • 01:28:00 MGG 776 Outtro
    • MGG Weekly Newsletter
    • MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews
    • The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app
    • Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List
    • You're downloading today's show from CacheFly's network
    • BackBeat Media Podcast Network


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 2019-08-26  1h30m