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MGG 777: Swipe Right... In the Stopwatch App


When you’re setting up a new Mac, what steps do you take to ensure success down the road? Can Windows viruses infect the Mac with Boot Camp? How to connect FireWire to a 2019 Mac? All of these questions are asked… and all are answered! Plus, where is it safe to swipe right? In the stopwatch app, of course! Press play and enjoy. 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: 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 777 for Monday, September 2, 2019
  • No One Knows if you’ve swiped left or swiped right in the stopwatch app
  • 00:02:59 Mike-QT-Capture iOS Screen Video & Sweep Second Hand Stop Watch
  • 00:05:18 QT-iOS Safari History
  • 00:07:40 Brad-New Mac Setup Guide
    • ONYX
    • MalwareBytes
    • TeamViewer
    • Carbon Copy Cloner
    • SuperDuper!
    • Setapp
    • CleanMyMac
    • LIbreOffice
    • Bartender
    • iStat Menus
    • Hardware Growler
    • Debookee Tools
    • The Lighter Side - A good book for beginners
  • 00:23:06 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.
  • 00:25:23 Todd-Can Windows Viruses infect Macs through Bootcamp or Parallels?
    • Trucker Dumps Podcast
    • Does Parallels make your Mac apps susceptible to Windows viruses?
    • ClamAV for windows
  • 00:29:00 John-776-Apple Card *does* Minimum Payment
  • 00:36:00 Ed-775-Sending in an Unencrypted Hard Drive
    • Freeze Your Credit
      • Equifax Credit Freeze
      • Transunion Credit Freeze
      • Experian Credit Freeze
  • 00:47:08 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.
  • 00:49:09 Felipe-CSF-776-CopyPaste Pro's ClipRevolver
  • 00:50:31 Ralph and Will-CSF-776-reFind Boot Manager
  • 00:51:54 Javier-776-Apple's Thermal Curve Might Be Biting Allison
    • Allison’s Continued Trials and Tribulations
    • MGG Forum Post about Allison’s Issues
    • CSF-Turbo Boost Switcher
  • 00:56:38 CSF-Eufy Smart Scale P1
  • 01:00:04 Power Delivery Battery Roundup
    • CSF-MyCharge Razor Extreme PD
    • CSF-LifeProof Power Pack 20 PD
    • CSF-Anker PowerCore Speed 20000 PD
  • 01:07:13 Apple Podcast Review for 8/23/2019
  • 01:09:45 Kent-Connecting FireWire to 2019 iMac
  • Cable Matters Thunderbolt 3 to T2 Adapter
    • Target Disk Mode
  • 01:14:14 Craig-Daisy-Chaining Thunderbolt Docks
  • 01:16:03 EvTheNerd-Dealing with Apple Customer Relations
    • Does lemon law apply to computers?
  • 01:21:29 Daniel-To VPN or not to VPN?
    • ExpressVPN.com/MGG
    • Apple Blocks Spying Kazakhstan Root Certificate
  • 01:29:14 MGG 777 Outtro
    • Mac Geek Gab Instagram
    • 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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