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Dave Hamilton and John F. Braun come together weekly to answer your questions 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 791: Mr. MacSpeedy


Sometimes speed is what it’s all about. Many of this week’s topics focus around making sure your Mac is running as fast as possible. That’s not all, though. Learn how to test your network from your iPhone, manage Mail plugins effectively, and recapture all those songs you added to Apple Music before they were removed. Of course, any tangents are bonus gifts from John and Dave. Press play and enjoy learning five new things!

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Note: Shownotes are in progress... Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned:
  • 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 791 for Monday, December 2, 2019
  • 00:03:06 Graham-QT-New Catalina Window Zoom Functionality
  • 00:04:52 Tony-QT-Use Memoji from the Mac
  • 00:06:48 Eric-QTR-Long-press iOS Spacebar to get Trackpad
  • 00:08:03 QT-Copy Code from Messages
  • 00:10:40 SPONSOR: ExpressVPN - To watch shows only available in other countries and find out how you can get 3 months free, go to ExpressVPN.com/MGG
  • 00:13:06 SPONSOR: PDFPen 11 from Smile – PDFpen 11 is the ultimate tool for editing PDFs on the Mac, and it now includes split view mode for comparing pages, a font bar, Continuity Camera, and More.
  • 00:14:53 Ben-CSF-Coros LINX and OMNI Bone-Conduction Bike Helments
  • 00:17:25 Chris-CSF-History Hound
  • 00:18:41 Mike-CSF-Sabrent Rocket External SSD
  • 00:20:47 CSF-LaCie Mobile SSD USB-C
  • 00:23:29 Bill-CSF-790-Fing and Scany
  • 00:26:44 Lewis-CSF-Nice Trace & Ping NU
  • 00:28:18 CSF-Tracking the Trackers
  • 00:30:22 CSF-Ghostery
  • 00:30:54 CSF-Kap Screen Capture
  • 00:31:41 Chris-790-EnGenius ENH500 for Wi-Fi Bridging
  • 00:34:06 Reinstall the Mac Geek Gab App
  • 00:35:51 SPONSOR: eero: the mesh Wi-Fi system that both John and Dave currently use. Visit eero.com/mgg and enter code MGG at checkout to get FREE overnight shipping with your order!
  • 00:38:06 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.
  • 00:40:19 JFB-No Plug-Ins Listed in General | Manage Plug-ins
    • MailSuite 2019
  • 00:47:20 Luc-Screens Connect can use SSH securely
  • 00:51:32 Raj-Matched tracks removed by Artist need to be re-uploaded to iCloud Music Library
  • 00:55:47 One or two shows per week
  • 00:58:22 Louis-Inconsistent Energy Saver Scheduling
    • Splashtop
  • log show --style syslog | fgrep "powerd" > powerd.txt
    • Consolation 3
    • Reset to SMC
  • 01:07:18 Jürgen-Managing a small internal drive
  • 01:14:10 A.D.D. Todd-Accessing SSD Utilities on Mac
  • 01:19:49 Brian-Making that Mojave Virtual Machine
  • 01:22:25 Rod-Vintage Mac Speed Boost
    • MacTracker
  • 01:29:07 MGG 791 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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