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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 784: Don’t Outsmart Yourself


Sometimes the best thing you can do is to not overthink a solution… and sometimes it happens anyway! Join your two favorite geeks to learn about Catalina tweaks, AirPods tips, iOS scanners, and more. Plus, listen as John and Dave troubleshoot a network issue in real time with just tools available on every Mac! 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: BBEdit from Bare Bones Software is now back in the Mac App Store or Online at BareBones.com SPONSOR: Ancestry – Learn your family’s rich story, with unique features that give a more complete picture about a person, like events that shaped them, how they made a living, and what they excelled in! Get 20% off your AncestryDNA kit at Ancestry.com/MGG today. Note: Shownotes are in progress... Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned:

  • 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 784 for Tuesday, October 15, 2019
    • Dave’s MacTech Discount Link
    • Aerogel
  • 00:05:28 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.
  • 00:07:19 Ronald-QT-Stuck Catalina Installation Tip
  • 00:11:20 Peter-QT-Use Google Drive in Safari from iPadOS
  • 00:13:41 Mark-QT-Monolingual to Trim App Size
  • 00:17:26 Diagnosing Packet Loss with the ping tool
    • ping www.apple.com
    • UDP
    • TCP
    • ICMP
  • 00:23:11 Bill-QT-Catalina Mail Show Date and Time
  • 00:24:51 Paul-QT-Apple TV and AirPods Tip
    • Setting Chroma on Apple TV
  • 00:28:34 Aaron-Apple Store Quick Tip and Fist Shake
  • 00:34:33 CSF-Linksys Aware
  • 00:37:20 John-CSF-Carplay Screenshot
  • 00:30:52 SPONSOR: Ancestry – Learn your family’s rich story, with unique features that give a more complete picture about a person, like events that shaped them, how they made a living, and what they excelled in! Get 20% off your AncestryDNA kit at Ancestry.com/MGG today.
  • 00:41:04 JP-Multiple Home Triggers with Shortcuts
  • 00:44:41 Tom-Fusion Drive to SSD
    • iMac Intel 27" EMC 2546 Hard Drive Replacement
    • iMac Intel 27" EMC 2546 Blade SSD Replacement
    • S.M.A.R.T.
  • 00:53:46 Harry-SIM Options for International Travel from USA
  • 01:00:30 SPONSOR: BBEdit from Bare Bones Software is now back in the Mac App Store or Online at BareBones.com
  • 01:03:48 Kurt-MacBook Air Losing Battery, Not Sleeping
    • Setting Energy Saver Preferences on macOS Mojave/High Sierra
    • sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 25
    • pmset -g
    • Lungo for Mac
  • 01:19:00 Bruce-Booting that Mojave Virtual Machine
    • Parallels, VMware Fusion, Virtual Box
  • 01:23:04 Lisa-iPhone Scanner Apps
    • Scanner Pro
    • Genius Scan
    • Apple’s Story about Scanning
  • 01:24:56 MGG 784 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
    • You're downloading today's show from CacheFly's network
    • BackBeat Media Podcast Network


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 2019-10-15  1h32m