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MGG 787: Hey Presto! I Outsmarted Myself!


Tips about new functionality, including moving Catalina’s windows, scanning with your iPhone, fixing mail, running cron jobs, and downloading installers from the Terminal are just scratching the surface. Then it’s on to diagnosing some network problems and learning how Time Machine can keep your volumes from being resized. Listen as John and Dave walk through all of these, to ensure everyone (including them!) learns at least five new things this week.

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Note: Shownotes are in progress... Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned:
  • 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 787 for Monday, November 4, 2019
  • 00:02:24 Joachim-QT-Move Catalina Windows to left or right of screen
  • 00:05:25 Keith-QT-Large Mobile Data Downloads with iOS 13
  • 00:06:40 Jon-QT-Use the Scanner in Files.app on iOS
  • 00:09:16 Bill-QT-Fixing Mail's Search/Unread Counts
  • 00:10:45 Bill-QT-Refurb Accessory advice
  • 00:13:52 Andrew-QT-Apple Watch and Bluetooth Speaker
  • 00:15:21 Keith-QT-Running cron Jobs After Catalina Upgrade
  • 00:18:58 SPONSOR: eero: the mesh Wi-Fi system that both John and Dave currently use. Visit eero.com/mgg and enter code MGG at checkout t o get FREE overnight shipping with your order!
  • 00:21:12 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 your AncestryDNA kit at Ancestry.com/MGG today.
  • 00:22:54 DST Reset Time
  • 00:26:30 Cable Modem dB levels
    • DOCSIS Diagnostics Page
    • Watch Upstream Power Levels – Keep them below 50dBmV
    • Downstream Power Levels should be between -15dBmV and +15dBmV
    • Tap Splitter
  • 00:37:36 Jeff-Download Older Installers direct from Apple
    • Mojave
    • High Sierra
    • Sierra
  • 00:39:39 Nibs-Download Catalina Installers from Terminal
    • softwareupdate --fetch-full-installer
  • 00:41:08 Greg-Catalina Nuke and Pave, Multiple Data Volumes
    • BackupBundle vs. SparseBundle
  • 00:45:00 Tim-Disable Time Machine to Resize APFS Volume
  • 00:49:11 SPONSOR: ExpressVPN - Take back your Internet privacy TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free, go to ExpressVPN.com/MGG
  • 00:51:08 SPONSOR: Capterra – Visit Capterra.com/MGG for free, today, and use their over one million reviews to find the tools to make an informed software decision for your business.
  • 00:52:37 Quicken vs. Catalina - An answer!
  • 00:54:43 Lotus Notes
  • 00:55:31 David-Notes Versus Other Mac Cloud Note Taking Options
    • Evernote
    • OneNote
    • Zoho Notes
    • Synology NoteStation
  • 00:59:43 Dee-Take the Long Way to DOS and Find the Shortcut through the Window
  • 01:03:25 Val-Login to Different iCloud Account to Solve
  • 01:06:24 Bartek-786-NFC Tags Trigger on XS/XR and later
  • 01:09:18 Jay-784-Buying International SIMs in USA
    • SimOptions
    • HolidayPhone
    • InternationalSim.com
  • 01:10:53 Real ID Rant
  • 01:14:19 Javier-Troubleshooting Network Issues
    • Network Link Conditioner
    • MacTech Conference
  • MGG 787 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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