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 780: Subscription vs. Private Cloud, Archiving Data, Geek Challenges Galore


Many Dropbox users are going to experience a device-limit issue with new iPhones coming this week. Listen as John and Dave talk through how to use your Synology DiskStation to solve this problem. That’s not all, though: Mac Geek Gab always aims to have everyone learn at least five new things. Your two favorite geeks answer questions about managing email, archiving your backups, mesh networks, iOS upgrade strategies, and more. Press play and enjoy! SPONSOR: Mint Mobile. Cut your wireless bill to just $15 per month at MintMobile.com/MGG 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. Note: Shownotes are in progress... Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned:

  • 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 780 for FUNDAY Monday, September 16, 2019
  • 00:02:15 Monica-Love the actually-usable chapters!
    • Downcast
    • Overcast
    • MGG Weekly Newsletter
  • 00:04:53 Lee-Another Clipboard Manager Recommendation
    • Copy ‘em Paste
  • 00:06:40 Fabien-Stacked Clipboard Manager Recommendation
    • CopyClip 2
  • 00:07:41 Steve-778-SellYourMac.com
    • Brian Burke on Small Business Show
  • 00:08:52 Dave-Klymen (Gazelle Alternative)
  • 00:10:47 New iPhones Ordered!
  • 00:16:16 Jess-Zapier (Web App Automation) Alternative
  • 00:17:23 SPONSOR: Mint Mobile. Cut your wireless bill to just $15 per month at MintMobile.com/MGG
  • 00:19:36 Paul-Dropbox's Three Device Limit
    • Synology Drive
    • Cloud Sync
  • 00:29:57 Synology Drive Love
  • 00:32:44 Dropbox icons and iCloud Drive
  • 00:34:37 Joe-Synology Drive for Collaborative Work
  • 00:39:46 Douglas-Which 2-bay Synology DiskStation to get?
    • DS218+ on Amazon
  • 00:47:18 Printing Emails to PDFs with extra pages
  • 00:48:23 Michael-Prevent Sending to Wrong Email Address
  • Avoid using the wrong email addresses in Mail on Mac
  • Delete email addresses in Mail on Mac
  • 00:53:58 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.
  • 00:55:49 Todd-Archiving old Time Machine backups
  • 00:59:47 Wesson-Powerline needed with Mesh?
    • Order of backhaul preference
      • 1 - Ethernet
      • 2 - MoCA
      • 3 - Wireless
      • 4 - Powerline
  • 01:06:27 Jeff-GC-Syncing reminders between old and new versions of iOS
    • BusyCal
    • iCloud App-Specific Password
    • CalDAV
  • 01:12:42 Keith-GC-Apple TV Cloning?
    • One Home Screen
    • iMazing
  • 01:17:28 Bob-GC-Envelope Printing Software?
  • 01:19:18 Kevin-GC-Layered SPAM Filtering
    • Create Gmail Rules
  • 01:24:36 Recent MGG Premium Contributors:
    • David from Chicago, Domenico from Holbrook, Joe from Redondo Beach, Mike from Tempe, Joe from El Dorado, Chris from Chorleywood, Ari from Kensingon, Michael from Mission Hills, Philip from Tucson, Bob from La Pêche, Dave from Saugerties, Timmothy from Hendersonville, Paul P.
  • 01:25:40 Mark-QT-Forcing Rebuild of Mail Index When All Else Fails
    • Delete all “Envelope Index” files from ~/Library/Mail/V6/Maildata
  • 01:28:16 Greg-CSF-Prizmo 5
  • 01:29:26 GC-Do TWAIN scanners matter anymore?
  • 01:32:23 MGG 779 Outtro
    • MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews
    • MGG Weekly Newsletter
    • 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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