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Mac Geek Gab podcast

Mac Geek Gab

Answers to your tech questions for your Apple devices and beyond. 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.

Answers to your tech questions for your Apple devices and beyond. 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.

 

#933

Take Me Down to Tangent City

![Take Me Down to Tangent City — Mac Geek Gab 933 episode image] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/tangent-city-mgg933-1024x1024.jpg) What are your thoughts on backup internet connections, programming NFC tags, expiration dates on consumer products, DACs for your devices, and more? If you don&#8217;t have any of these yet, you will once you listen because these are just a few of the tangents John and Dave will walk you down this week! Never fret, though, everything still brings it back to all the Apple and technology devices you know, love, and want to learn about. Your two favorite geeks ensure you learn at least five new things, so go ahead and press play. Make sure you listen all the way through to the end, too, because you have a (very fun!) homework assignment! Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: ------------------------------------ ---00:00:00 [Mac Geek Gab 933] (https://mgg.fm/933) for Monday, June 20, 2022 ------ [The MGG Discord Server is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/discord) ------ [The MGG Merch Store is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/merch) ---When Your Internet Connection Goes South ------00:01:43 Troubleshooting John’s Internet Connection ---------ping [www.apple.com] (http://www.apple.com/) --------- [TuneIn] (https://tunein.com/) ------00:05:08 Using a backup internet connection as insurance --------- [Consolidated/Fidium Fiber] (https://www.fidiumfiber.com/about-fidium) --------- [GoNetSpeed] (https://www.gonetspeed.com/) ---Quick Tips ------00:11:43 Greg-QT-Use Focus Mode to have One app on Two Pages ------00:13:55 Todd-QT-Managing Sound output on Apple TV ------00:17:07 [DirecTV Stream] (https://www.directv.com/) now has “follow team” ------00:20:18 Todd-CSF- [932] (https://mgg.fm/932) -Buy a Sheet of [LED Dimming Stickers] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B096TY12T5/macgeekgab-20) ---Sponsors ------00:22:20 SPONSOR: [Wealthfront] (https://wealthfront.com/MGG) was designed by financial experts to help you turn your good ideas into great investments without the hassle of doing everything yourself. Get your first $5,000 managed for FREE for life at [Wealthfront.com/MGG] (https://wealthfront.com/MGG) . ------00:24:05 SPONSOR: [LinkedIn Jobs] (https://linkedin.com/mgg) . Go to [LinkedIn.com/MGG] (https://linkedin.com/mgg) and post your first job for free! ---Follow-Ups and Geek Challenge Answers ------00:25:32 Steve- [932] (https://mgg.fm/932) -Use [AnyDesk] (https://anydesk.com/en) for Remote Access ------00:26:57 Jedd- [932] (https://mgg.fm/932) -Use [Jump Desktop] (https://www.jumpdesktop.com/) to Remote Access for Family Members ------00:28:09 Karl- [932] (https://mgg.fm/932) -Use [PDF Expert] (https://pdfexpert.com/) . It&#8217;s the best. ------00:31:06 Barry- [1] (https://mgg.fm/1) -Macs Shouldn&#8217;t Use Intel Processors &#8211; This is true! ---Your Questions Answered and Tips Shared! ------00:35:09 Terri-Which app to manage NFC Tags? --------- [NFC QR Code Document Scanner] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/nfc-qr-code-document-scanner/id1249686798) ------00:38:40 A Case for [AppTamer on M1] (https://www.stclairsoft.com/blog/2022/01/21/app-tamer-experimentation-running-apps-on-m1-efficiency-cores/) (run on efficiency cores, now has Quitter-like Functionality) --------- [Maestral] (https://maestral.app/) – open-source dropbox app ------00:46:03 Christopher-Universal Control Opens Up Monitor Options ------00:49:00 Scott-iMac Wi-Fi and Recovery Issues --------- [USB Wi-Fi 802.11ac adapter] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B093FT3H7L/macgeekgab-20) --------- [The Small Business Show podcast] (https://businessshow.co/) --------- [Recovery Mode doesn’t work? Try this!] (https://www.minitool.com/data-recovery/fix-mac-wont-boot-into-recovery-mode.html) ------01:03:35 Can iCloud Music Library have too many playlists? ------01:07:52 Ross- [Lossless Audio with HomePad Mini] (https://www.pocket-lint.com/speakers/news/apple/159195-how-to-connect-apple-homepod-mini-speakers-to-apple-tv) , DAC Options --------- [iMore’s 2022 DAC List] (https://www.imore.com/best-dacs-iphone-and-ipad) --------- [Audioengine D1] (https://audioengineusa.com/shop/components/d1-24-bit-dacheadphone-amp/) ------01:18:38 Spencer-Should I buy the [HELM Audio Bolt DAC] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B086GK94X2/macgeekgab-20) ? ------01:19:41 [Sonos Ray] (https://www.sonos.com/en-us/shop/ray) Review ------01:23:16 Homework Assignment: What’s the phrase for hanging a cable? ---01:25:11 [MGG 933] (https://mgg.fm/933) Outtro https://mgg.fm/933</a>> ------Pilot Pete’s New Aviation Podcast: [So There I Was] (http://sothereiwas.us/) ------Bandwidth Provided by [CacheFly] (https://cachefly.com/) ------ [MGG Merch is Available!] (http://macgeekgab.com/merch) ------ [Mac Geek Gab YouTube Page] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw4n7jezVHKzJJW7MykDu7Q) ------ [Mac Geek Gab Live Calendar] (https://macgeekgab.com/calendar) ------ [This Week’s MGG Premium Contributors] (https://macgeekgab.com/premium) ------ [MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews] (https://macgeekgab.com/reviews) ------ [feedback@macgeekgab.com] (mailto:feedback@macgeekgab.com) ------224-888-GEEK ------ [The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mac-geek-gab/id551440150?mt=8) ------ [Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/sponsors) ------You&#8217;re downloading today&#8217;s show from [CacheFly&#8217;s network] (http://web.cachefly.com/CDN-BackbeatMedia) ------ [BackBeat Media Podcast Network] (http://www.backbeatmedia.com) ... 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20 Jun 2022

1 HR 27 MINS

1:27:00

20 Jun 2022


#932

We Are Just 17 (If You Know What We Mean)

![We are just 17 (if you know what we mean) - MGG 932 episode image] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/we-are-just-17-mgg932-1024x1024.jpg) Happy Birthday to us all! It&#8217;s true&#8230; 17 years ago today (to the day!) John and Dave released the [first Mac Geek Gab] (https://mgg.fm/1) episode (called &#8220;TMO To Go&#8221;) and Pilot Pete joined not to long afterwards. It&#8217;s been 17 years of answering your questions, sharing Cool Stuff Found, learning Quick Tips, discussing Macs and iPhones and Routers and Mesh Wi-Fi and Synology DiskStations and&#8230; yeah&#8230; all of it. Wanna know a secret? They&#8217;re not going to stop any time soon! Wanna know another secret? Press play and join your three favorite geeks in learning that secret plus five new things! Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: ------------------------------------ ---00:00:00 [Mac Geek Gab 932] (https://mgg.fm/932) for Monday, June 13, 2022 ---00:01:41 Happy 17th Birthday! ------ [Don McMillan’s Boolean Proof as to Why Your Wife is Always Right] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QW_YM_cFUNI) ------ [The MGG Merch Store is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/merch) ---Quick Tips ------00:05:01 QT-Command-Drag a Window to keep its background position ------00:06:05 QT-Command Click on Mailboxes in Mail’s sidebar to have customized views ------00:08:02 Bob-QT- [Use iPhone Measure app to calculate a human&#8217;s height] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208924) ------00:10:44 Brad-QT-See Snapshots over SMB by adding /~snapshot to SMB URL ------00:12:22 BarryK-QT-Use Option-Space to put a “hard space” in text ------00:13:30 Craig-QT-Use an NFC tag to cover the light on your bedside charger&#8230;and trigger shortcuts! [Available here on Amazon] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B09SZHS1WQ/macgeekgab-20) ------00:17:06 Cory-QT-Run [Homebridge on DSM7] (https://github.com/oznu/homebridge-syno-spk) instead of HOOBS &#8211; Good idea! --------- [The MGG Discord Server is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/discord) ------00:20:32 Brad-QT-use killall -3 to generate a crash report ------00:21:53 Jeff-QT-iOS 16 Lets You See Wi-Fi Passwords ---Sponsors ------00:24:19 SPONSOR: [New Relic] (https://newrelic.com/mgg) . Combining 16 different monitoring products, New Relic ensures you can pinpoint the source of your software issues quickly and get back up and running when you need it. Visit [NewRelic.com/MGG] (https://newrelic.com/mgg) to get 100GB of data free, forever, no credit card required! ------00:26:05 SPONSOR: [BBEdit] (https://www.barebones.com/products/bbedit/bbedit14.html) , the power tool for text from [Bare Bones Software] (https://www.barebones.com/products/bbedit/bbedit14.html) is now ready for Big Sur and M1-powered Macs! ---Your Questions Answered and Tips Shared! ------00:27:51 Bill-Moving From Cable to 5G/LTE Internet --------- [Verizon 5G Home Internet] (https://www.verizon.com/5g/home/) --------- [T-Mobile Home Internet] (https://www.t-mobile.com/home-internet) --------- [Starlink] (https://www.starlink.com/) --------- [Starlink Coverage Map] (https://www.starlink.com/map) &#8211; Check the coverage map!!! --------- [Verizon 5G Home Internet vs. T-Mobile Home Internet: Which Is Best for Your Home Connection?] (https://www.cnet.com/home/internet/verizon-5g-home-internet-vs-t-mobile-home-internet/) ------00:34:04 DLH-Wi-Fi Traveling Fun ------00:42:51 Lauren-Easy cross-platform remote assistance solution? --------- [Zoom] (https://zoom.us/) --------- [TeamViewer] (https://www.teamviewer.com/en-us/) --------- [Chrome Remote Desktop] (https://remotedesktop.google.com/) ------00:48:20 Larry-APFS or HFS+ for Rotational Drives? --------- [An analysis of APFS enumeration performance on rotational hard drives] (https://bombich.com/blog/2019/09/12/analysis-apfs-enumeration-performance-on-rotational-hard-drives) ------00:54:05 Jamie- [Synology RT6600ax] (https://www.synology.com/en-global/products/RT6600ax) is shipping to customers ------01:01:10 David-What’s the best PDF Editor? --------- [Adobe Acrobat DC] (https://www.adobe.com/acrobat/pdf-reader.html) &#8211; The reader is just a reader. Not an editior --------- [PDF Pen] (https://pdfpen.com/pdfpen/) --------- [LibreOffice] (https://www.libreoffice.org/) --------- [PDF Expert] (https://pdfexpert.com/) --------- [Nitro PDF Pro] (https://www.gonitro.com/) --------- [Prizmo] (https://creaceed.com/prizmo) ---Cool Stuff Found ------01:10:56 Allison-CSM- [A geeky podcaster&#8217;s VPN analysis] (https://www.podfeet.com/blog/2022/05/vpn-from-consumer-reports/) --------- [Private Internet Access VPN] (http://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/buy-a-vpn/1218buyavpn?invite=U2FsdGVkX1_X-vfXrQTyikLC8B1ezEivUV1e_ywrZPM%2CAHhM310c_p2d9uaEgXMP4Ha4z2E) (Allison’s choice and the one Dave will move to shortly) --------- [ExpressVPN] (https://www.expressrefer.com/refer-a-friend/30-days-free?utm_campaign=refer_friends&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_content=settings_get30daysfree&utm_source=ios_app&referrer_id=74659687) (Dave’s current VPN) ------01:18:32 CSF- [Mobile Passport app] (https://www.cbp.gov/travel/us-citizens/mobile-passport-control?language_content_entity=en) ---01:21:12 [MGG 932] (https://mgg.fm/932) Outtro ------Pilot Pete’s New Aviation Podcast: [So There I Was] (http://sothereiwas.us/) ------Bandwidth Provided by [CacheFly] (https://cachefly.com/) ------ [MGG Merch is Available!] (http://macgeekgab.com/merch) ------ [Mac Geek Gab YouTube Page] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw4n7jezVHKzJJW7MykDu7Q) ------ [Mac Geek Gab Live Calendar] (https://macgeekgab.com/calendar) ------ [This Week’s MGG Premium Contributors] (https://macgeekgab.com/premium) ------ [MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews] (https://macgeekgab.com/reviews) ------ [feedback@macgeekgab.com] (mailto:feedback@macgeekgab.com) ------224-888-GEEK ------ [The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mac-geek-gab/id551440150?mt=8) ------ [Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/sponsors) ------ [BackBeat Media Podcast Network] (http://www.backbeatmedia.com) ... 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13 Jun 2022

1 HR 29 MINS

1:29:18

13 Jun 2022


#931

Geeky Reactions to Apple's WWDC22 Keynote

![Geeky Reactions to Apple&#039;s WWDC22 Keynote - MGG 931 episode image] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/geeky-reactions-apple-wwdc22-keynote-1024x1024.jpg) Apple&#8217;s WWDC conference is this week, with a slew of new announcements for both Developers and end users alike. Listen as John, Dave, and Pilot Pete share their initial reactions to Apple&#8217;s latest news, digging in to provide some context as only your three favorite geeks can. Press play and enjoy&#8230;that way you won&#8217;t get caught! Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: ------------------------------------ ---00:00:00 [Mac Geek Gab 931] (https://mgg.fm/931) for Tuesday, June 7, 2022 ------ [The MGG Discord Server is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/discord) ------ [The MGG Merch Store is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/merch) ---00:06:46 macOS Ventura Highlights and Observations ------Mail enhancements ------Passkeys ------Shared Tab Groups ------Stage Manager ------Focus Mode ------Spotlight enhancements ------Continuity Camera ------Studio Light ---00:22:29 M2 Chip ---00:24:58 M2 MacBook Air (and Pro) ---00:36:15 SPONSOR: [Helix Mattresses] (https://helixsleep.com/mgg) . Go take the Helix Quiz to find out which mattress is right for you, and then save up to $200 off your mattress plus get two free pillows at [HelixSleep.com/mgg] (https://helixsleep.com/mgg) . ---00:37:56 SPONSOR: [Zocdoc] (https://zocdoc.com/MGG) , the easiest way to find a great doctor and instantly book an appointment. Sign up for FREE at [Zocdoc.com/MGG] (https://zocdoc.com/MGG) and download the app today. ---00:39:14 SPONSOR: [Hunter Douglas] (https://hunterdouglas.com/mgg) – Custom Shades and more. Visit [HunterDouglas.com/mgg] (https://hunterdouglas.com/mgg) today for your free Style Gets Smarter design guide. ---00:40:43 iPadOS 16 Observations ------VM Swap ------Stage Manager ------Resizable Windows ---00:50:51 iOS 16 Observations ------iCloud Shared Photo Library ------Messages ------ [So There I Was] (http://sothereiwas.us/) &#8211; Pilot Pete’s new aviation podcast ------Wallet Smart Keys ------Apple Pay Later ------Tap to Pay on iPhone ------Dictation ------Lock Screen ---01:18:33 [MGG 931] (https://mgg.fm/931) Outtro https://mgg.fm/931</a>> ------ [Crag’s Hair!] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJviyHrZygQ) ------Pilot Pete’s New Podcast: [So There I Was] (http://sothereiwas.us/) ------ [MGG Merch is Available!] (http://macgeekgab.com/merch) ------ [Mac Geek Gab YouTube Page] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw4n7jezVHKzJJW7MykDu7Q) ------ [Mac Geek Gab Live Calendar] (https://macgeekgab.com/calendar) ------ [This Week’s MGG Premium Contributors] (https://macgeekgab.com/premium) ------ [MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews] (https://macgeekgab.com/reviews) ------ [The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mac-geek-gab/id551440150?mt=8) ------ [Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/sponsors) ------You&#8217;re downloading today&#8217;s show from [CacheFly&#8217;s network] (http://web.cachefly.com/CDN-BackbeatMedia) ------ [BackBeat Media Podcast Network] (http://www.backbeatmedia.com) ... Read more

07 Jun 2022

1 HR 22 MINS

1:22:54

07 Jun 2022


#930

Jiggle Mode Galore

![Jiggle Mode Galore — Mac Geek Gab 930 episode image] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/jiggle-mode-mgg930-1024x1024.jpg) Dave&#8217;s been testing the new Synology RT6600ax router and has some &#8220;first look&#8221; thoughts to share. He, John, and Pete continue by answering your questions about mesh networks, VLANs, IoT devices, and more. Cool Stuff Found this week includes places to find discounted (or free!) apps, options for portable screens, wireless power banks, and more. And the whole episode starts with your three favorite geeks discussing a new way to enter Jiggle Mode. Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things! Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: ------------------------------------ ---00:00:00 [Mac Geek Gab 930] (https://mgg.fm/930) for Monday, May 30, 2022 ------ [The MGG Discord Server is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/discord) ------ [The MGG Merch Store is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/merch) ---Quick Tips ------00:03:18 Bruce-QT-Enter Jiggle Mode quickly by long-pressing in the space between apps ------00:05:04 Gary-QT- [Use Your iPhone to Identify Animals, Plants, and Landmarks] (https://lifehacker.com/you-can-now-use-your-iphone-to-identify-animals-plants-1848945035) ---Wi-Fi Fun ------00:08:32 Ed-How to Isolate my IoT Devices From My Network? ------00:13:23 DLH- [Synology RT6600ax] (https://www.synology.com/en-global/products/RT6600ax) and SRM 1.3 ------00:19:49 Tod-Meshing a Synology RT6600ax ------00:22:20 Why would I want my IoT devices separated ------00:30:21 Steve-Which Wi-Fi Mesh These Days? --------- [Plume SuperPods] (https://www.plume.com/) --------- [Eero] (https://eero.com/) --------- [TP-Link Deco] (https://www.tp-link.com/us/deco-mesh-wifi/) ------00:35:31 DLH- [Eero] (https://support.eero.com/hc/en-us/articles/207893553-Can-my-eero-network-have-more-than-one-administrator-) allows for 11 people to manage one network ---Sponsor ------00:36:51 SPONSOR: [Other World Computing’s Envoy Pro mini] (https://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/ENVPMCA02/) : The ultimate, works-with-everything, pocked-sized USB-C and USB-C SSD. ---Cool Stuff Found ------00:36:26 [The MGG Discord Server is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/discord) ------00:38:55 Blerby in Discord-CSF- [App Sliced] (https://appsliced.co/) to track when apps are on-sale/free ------00:39:35 GadgetComa-CSF- [CheapCharts] (https://www.cheapcharts.info/us/) for the same ------00:40:10 Allan-CSF- [925] (https://mgg.fm/925) -Jump Desktop for Remote Access&#8230;in Setapp! --------- [Setapp] (https://setapp.com/) ------00:41:55 Gary-CSF- [Costco Members save on Apple Subscriptions] (https://www.macrumors.com/2022/05/19/costco-discounted-apple-subscriptions/) ------00:45:55 Ari-CSF- [UPerfect 4K Portable 15.6&#8243; Monitor] (https://www.uperfectmonitor.com/collections/mac-second-screen) ------00:47:17 Paul-D-Discord-CSF- [Espresso portable touchscreen] (https://espres.so/) ------00:49:10 Kent-CSF- [929] (https://mgg.fm/929) -Use [Duet] (https://www.duetdisplay.com/) or Another 3rd Party option when Sidecar is unavailable ------00:50:55 Russell-CSFR-Experience with [Luna] (https://astropad.com/product/lunadisplay/) as an Alternative Display ------00:54:25 Troubleshooting Pete’s DiskStation ------00:52:50 Neal-CSF [-iDrive for Synology DiskStations] (https://www.idrive.com/synology-backup-faq) (and more) ------00:59:00 [Repairing a Synology &#8211; Soft Reset and Hard Reset] (https://kb.synology.com/en-id/DSM/tutorial/How_to_reset_my_Synology_NAS_7) ------01:01:50 CSF- [1Password 8’s Universal Autofill] (https://blog.1password.com/1password-8-for-mac/) …in your apps! --------- [BitWarden] (https://bitwarden.com/) ------01:08:00 Donna-CSF- [Satechi Quatro Wireless Power Bank for iPhone and Apple Watch] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B08GC7CM7Q/macgeekgab-20) ------01:09:00 Steve-CSF- [Cocoon GRID-IT! Travel Accessory Organizer] (https://www.cocooninnovations.com/cat_info.php?cat_id=61) ------01:13:40 Eliot-CSF- [Glance shortcut puts Weather on Home Screen] (https://glance.broank.com/) ------01:16:20 CSF- [Lenovo Alexa SmartClock Essential] (https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/p/tablets/vr-smartdevices/smart-home/lenovo-smart-clock-essential-with-alexa-built-in/len104l0002) ---01:19:00 [MGG 930] (https://mgg.fm/930) Outtro ------ ---------Pilot Pete’s New Podcast: [So There I Was] (http://sothereiwas.us/) --------- [MGG Merch is Available!] (http://macgeekgab.com/merch) --------- [Mac Geek Gab YouTube Page] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw4n7jezVHKzJJW7MykDu7Q) --------- [Mac Geek Gab Live Calendar] (https://macgeekgab.com/calendar) --------- [This Week’s MGG Premium Contributors] (https://macgeekgab.com/premium) --------- [MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews] (https://macgeekgab.com/reviews) --------- [The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mac-geek-gab/id551440150?mt=8) --------- [Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/sponsors) ---------You&#8217;re downloading today&#8217;s show from [CacheFly&#8217;s network] (http://web.cachefly.com/CDN-BackbeatMedia) --------- [BackBeat Media Podcast Network] (http://www.backbeatmedia.com) ... 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30 May 2022

1 HR 21 MINS

1:21:38

30 May 2022


#929

Qi vs. MagSafe, Split Screen, and More!

![Qi vs. MagSafe, Split Screen, and More! — Mac Geek Gab 929 episode image] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/qi-vs-magsafe-mgg929-1024x1024.jpg) What are the differences between Qi and MagSafe? Listen as your three favorite geeks talk through all this and more. Split screen, searching in Messages, finding hidden drafts in Mail, and Google resuming free GSuite access are just a few of the topics that John, Dave, and Pilot Pete dig into for you all this week. Have a question of your own? Try the new [feedback@mgg.fm] (mailto:feedback@mgg.fm) address and let&#8217;s see if that works! Then press play and enjoy hearing your answer&#8230;and learning five new things! Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: ------------------------------------ ---00:00:00 [Mac Geek Gab 929] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/929/) for Monday, May 23, 2022 ------00:02:10 [ASUS ZenScreen 15.4” Portable Monitor] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B013XFJKGI/macgeekgab-20) ---00:06:12 Check Universal Control if Your Mouse/Keyboard appears to “Freeze” ------ [The MGG Discord Server is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/discord) ------ [The MGG Merch Store is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/merch) ---Quick Tips ------00:09:08 Paul-QT-Show Previews in Finder Views ------00:10:57 Mark, Matt, and Others- [Google Resumes Allowing Free Legacy GSuite Accounts] (https://9to5google.com/2022/05/16/no-cost-legacy-g-suite/) --------- [Gmail iOS App] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/gmail-email-by-google/id422689480) ------00:17:52 Russell-QT-Fast Charging iPhones and iPads ------00:24:52 QT-Searching in Messages ------00:27:14 Bob-QT-921-Print presentation slides 4-up to save paper ------00:30:15 Kiwi Graham-QT-Using Split Screen mode on iPad ------00:35:41 Ed-QT-Find Hidden Drafts in iOS Mail ------00:38:10 [mgg.fm] (https://mgg.fm/) lives! And you can use any episode number to navigate directly to any episode… like [mgg.fm/100] (https://mgg.fm/100) , for example! ---Sponsor ------00:41:45 SPONSOR: [Coda] (https://coda.io.mgg/) , the one Doc to rule them all. Bring your text and tables together! Sign up at [Coda.io/mgg] (https://coda.io.mgg/) for FREE. ------00:43:31 SPONSOR: [LinkedIn Jobs] (https://linkedin.com/mgg) . Go to [LinkedIn.com/MGG] (https://linkedin.com/mgg) and post your first job for free! ------00:44:53 SPONSOR: [Kolide] (https://l.kolide.co/3hRTw4x) – Got Slack? Got Macs? Get Kolide: Device security that fixes challenging problems by messaging your users on Slack. [Try Kolide Today] (https://l.kolide.co/3hRTw4x) ! ---Your Questions Answered and Tips Shared! ------00:46:27 Steve-MagSafe Versus Qi Charging &#8211; Yes. They are different --------- [Belkin 3-in-1 Wireless Charger with MagSafe 15W] (https://www.belkin.com/us/chargers/wireless/charging-pads/boost-charge-pro-3-in-1-wireless-charging-pad-with-magsafe/p/p-wiz016/) --------- [Samsung Qi Charger with Cooling Fan] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B07WC2FQ65/macgeekgab-20) --------- [How to use your MagSafe Charger with iPhone 13 models and iPhone 12 models] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211829) ------00:52:50 Bedside Qi Chargers are risky ------00:56:03 Shortcut for HomeKit devices tied to Focus mode! ------00:57:24 Craig-Getting a SMART Error, Now What? --------- [SMARTReporter for Mac] (https://www.corecode.io/smartreporter/) --------- [DriveDx] (https://binaryfruit.com/drivedx) --------- [SMART Disk Checker] (https://www.smartdiskchecker.com/download/?lang=en) --------- [Spinrite for Recovering Data] (https://www.grc.com/srrecovery.htm) ------01:07:29 Brian-Best Wi-Fi Scanner App to use? --------- [AirPort Utility for iOS] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/airport-utility/id427276530) --------- [Wi-Fi Explorer] (https://www.intuitibits.com/) --------- [iStumbler] (https://istumbler.net/) --------- [NetSpot] (https://www.netspotapp.com/) --------- [The iOS Measure App] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208924) ------01:11:39 Bob-How to Download YouTube Videos? --------- [Downie] (https://software.charliemonroe.net/downie/) (part of Setapp) --------- [YouTube Premium] (https://www.youtube.com/premium) --------- [Pulltube] (https://mymixapps.com/pulltube) (also available in [SetApp] (https://setapp.com/?ci=361614370&adgroupid=1187473456405758&adpos=&ck=setapp&targetid=kwd-74217224837576&match=e&gnetwork=s&creative=&placement=&placecat=&accname=setapp&msclkid=f2b4bdbca64b175d6fdddf3b3c7266ea&utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Setapp_b2c%20%2F%20bing_search%20%2F%20brand%20%2F%20WW%20%2F%20en%20%2F%20cpc%20%2F%20main&utm_term=setapp&utm_content=setapp) ) --------- [yt-dlp] (https://github.com/yt-dlp/yt-dlp) ---01:17:20 [MGG 929] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/929/) Outtro ------ Pilot Pete’s New Podcast: [So There I Was] (http://sothereiwas.us/) ------ [MGG Merch is Available!] (http://macgeekgab.com/merch) ------ [Mac Geek Gab YouTube Page] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw4n7jezVHKzJJW7MykDu7Q) ------ [Mac Geek Gab Live Calendar] (https://macgeekgab.com/calendar) ------ [This Week’s MGG Premium Contributors] (https://macgeekgab.com/premium) ------ [MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews] (https://macgeekgab.com/reviews) ------ [The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mac-geek-gab/id551440150?mt=8) ------ [Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/sponsors) ------You&#8217;re downloading today&#8217;s show from [CacheFly&#8217;s network] (http://web.cachefly.com/CDN-BackbeatMedia) ------ [BackBeat Media Podcast Network] (http://www.backbeatmedia.com) ... 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23 May 2022

1 HR 21 MINS

1:21:27

23 May 2022


#928

A Synology Geek Gab

![A Synology Geek Gab — Mac Geek Gab 928 episode image] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/synology-geek-gab-mgg928-1024x1024.jpg) Synology&#8217;s DiskStations are a popular item amongst all of us here in the MGG Family, listeners and hosts all included! Listen today as guest Jeff Gamet makes a hasty return to join John F. Braun, Dave Hamilton, and Pilot Pete to talk all things Synology and Network Attached Storage. Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things along with the rest of the MGG Family. Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: ------------------------------------ ---00:00:00 [Mac Geek Gab 928] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/928/) for Monday, May 16, 2022 ---00:03:26 How Do Your Geeks Use Their Synology Diskstations? ------Time Machine Backups ------Hyper Backup ------Synology Drive ------Plex ------Video Station ------Media Server ------Cloud Sync ------Synology Photos ------Synology Office ------Synology VPN Server ------Surveillance Station ------From the live chat: [SynoCommunity] (https://synocommunity.com/) ---Sponsors ------00:18:58 SPONSOR: [New Relic] (https://newrelic.com/mgg) . Combining 16 different monitoring products, New Relic ensures you can pinpoint the source of your software issues quickly and get back up and running when you need it. Visit [NewRelic.com/MGG] (https://newrelic.com/mgg) to get 100GB of data free, forever, no credit card required! ------00:20:47 SPONSOR: [Lumin Skin] (https://luminskin.com/MGG) . Thanks to [Lumin Skin] (https://luminskin.com/MGG) you can drop that bottle of three-in-one and start using skincare products that actually take care of your skin. Visit [LuminSkin.com/MGG] (https://luminskin.com/MGG) to get your free trial of Lumin’s products. ---NAS Questions ------00:22:31 James-Best Drive Configuration for Synology ---------Synology Hybrid RAID ------00:29:12 Dee-What Size Replacement Drives for Synology DiskStation? ------00:31:45 [What is a “4K Native” Hard Drive? ] (https://www.partitionwizard.com/partitionmagic/what-is-4k-hard-drive.html) ------00:34:35 Terry- [Which 2-bay NAS do you recommend?] (https://www.synology.com/en-us/products?tower=ds_j%2Cds_plus%2Cds_value%2Cds_xs) ---------Jeff: [DS220j] (https://www.amazon.com/Synology-DiskStation-DS220j-Diskless-2-bay/dp/B0855LMP81) ($187, currently-used) [DS1520+] (https://www.synology.com/en-us/products/DS1520+) ---------John: [DS218play] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B076G1G2ZT/macgeekgab-20) ($230) [DS420+] (https://www.amazon.com/Synology-Bay-DiskStation-DS420-Diskless/dp/B087Z3N428) ($500) ---------Dave: [DS218play] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B076G1G2ZT/macgeekgab-20) ($230) [DS1520+] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B08FT1SFKY/macgeekgab-20) ($700, currently-used) --------- [Your Geeks’ Picks Compared] (https://www.synology.com/en-us/products/compare/DS420+/DS1520+/DS218play/DS220j) --------- [RAID Calculator] (https://www.synology.com/en-us/support/RAID_calculator) --------- [Drive Selector] (https://www.synology.com/en-us/support/nas_selector) ------00:50:50 David-New DiskStation, Which Steps First? ------00:55:56 Ari-Copy Files/Folders from Mac to Synology? ------01:02:13 Jeff-Easiest way to backup Synology? ---NAS CSF ------01:06:35 Keith-CSF- [AutoMounter] (https://www.pixeleyes.co.nz/automounter/) backs up your NAS to [Backblaze] (https://www.backblaze.com/) by Default ------01:08:47 GC-How to keep TIme Machine from Backing Up Network Shares ------01:10:51 CSF- [VirtualHere] (https://www.virtualhere.com/usb_client_software) Lets you use USB Devices across Network ---01:12:38 [MGG 928] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/928/) Outtro ------Find [Jeff Gamet on Twitter] (http://twitter.com/jgamet) and [Instagram] (http://instagram.com/jgamet) --------- [The Context Machine Podcast] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-context-machine/id107629726) ------ [MGG Merch is Available!] (http://macgeekgab.com/merch) ------ [Mac Geek Gab YouTube Page] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw4n7jezVHKzJJW7MykDu7Q) ------ [Mac Geek Gab Live Calendar] (https://macgeekgab.com/calendar) ------ [This Week’s MGG Premium Contributors] (https://macgeekgab.com/premium) ------ [MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews] (https://macgeekgab.com/reviews) ------ [The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mac-geek-gab/id551440150?mt=8) ------ [Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/sponsors) ------You&#8217;re downloading today&#8217;s show from [CacheFly&#8217;s network] (http://web.cachefly.com/CDN-BackbeatMedia) ------ [BackBeat Media Podcast Network] (http://www.backbeatmedia.com) ... Read more

16 May 2022

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:18

16 May 2022


#927

Don't Store Your iPhone In Your Navel

![Don&#039;t Store Your iPhone In Your Navel – Mac Geek Gab 927 episode image] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/iphone-navel-mgg927-1024x1024.jpg) Quick Tips for keyboard shortcuts, viewing messages, and speed tests are just the first segment of this week&#8217;s episode. Listen as John, Dave, and Pilot Pete navigate you through understanding managing the Finder sidebar, tweaking your batteries, choosing storage, and ensuring your DNS will let you connect to hotel Wi-Fi. Then your three favorite geeks wrap up with some fantastic (and timely!) Cool Stuff Found, including some travel tips. Press play and enjoy learning five new things together! Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: ---00:00:00 [Mac Geek Gab 927] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/927/) for Monday, May 9, 2022 ------ [The MGG Discord Server is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/discord) ------ [The MGG Merch Store is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/merch) ---Quick Tips ------00:02:20 Lee-QT-Efficiently Quit Without Saving ------00:05:46 Barry-QT-Use Your Mac as an AirPlay Speaker&#8230;even Better With Studio Display! ------00:06:41 Joe-QT-Use Live Text to Type those Restaurant Survey Codes ------00:09:47 Harvey-CSF-Use `networkQuality -s` for Speed Tests from Terminal --------- [https://www.hongkiat.com/blog/internet-speed-checkl-macos-monterey/] (https://www.hongkiat.com/blog/internet-speed-checkl-macos-monterey/) ------00:13:28 QT-Alternate Messages View ------00:16:09 ADD Todd-The MGG Feed … Enhanced! ---Sponsors ------00:19:44 SPONSOR: [Hunter Douglas] (https://hunterdouglas.com/mgg) – Custom Shades and more. Visit [HunterDouglas.com/mgg] (https://hunterdouglas.com/mgg) today for your free Style Gets Smarter design guide. ------00:21:08 SPONSOR: [BBEdit] (https://www.barebones.com/products/bbedit/bbedit14.html) , the power tool for text from [Bare Bones Software] (https://www.barebones.com/products/bbedit/bbedit14.html) is now ready for Big Sur and M1-powered Macs! ---Your Questions Answered and Tips Shared! ------00:22:41 David-Disappearing Finder Sidebar Items ------00:24:30 Eduardo-Risks of Leaving my MacBook plugged in full-time? --------- [Maximizing Apple’s Battery Performance] (https://www.apple.com/batteries/maximizing-performance/) --------- [Coconut Battery] (https://www.coconut-flavour.com/coconutbattery/) ------00:32:04 CSF- [MagSafe PopSockets] (https://www.popsockets.com/en-us/more/magsafe) ! &#8211; Sadie should clip this tip LOTS of girls love those PopSockets! ------00:34:31 Paul-Cleaning your AirPods increases Sound Quality --------- [12 Pieces Hearing Aid Cleaning Tools] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B09BVT72TR/macgeekgab-20) --------- [6-Pack of Brushes and Earloops] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B07V3VR71C/macgeekgab-20) ------00:40:22 Tim-External SSD vs. Internal Storage ------00:47:27 John-Custom DNS Messes Up Captive Portal &#8211; Yep. True!! I have had this issue before when setting up new XFinity/Comcast Cable Modems. ------00:51:42 Roger-Which (e)SIM card to get when traveling? --------- [eSimDB] (https://esimdb.com/) --------- [Google Maps for iOS] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/google-maps/id585027354) --------- [You Need a Map] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/you-need-a-map/id415545903) --------- [PokeFi] (https://www.mypokefi.com/) --------- [iPhone Low Data Mode] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210596) --------- [Join Mint Mobile] (http://fbuy.me/rWFWM) ---Cool Stuff Found ------01:02:08 @StatsDesk- [DSM 7.1 Fixes Critical Netatalk Bug] (https://t.co/VMsVa4uvRS) ------01:03:37 [Samsung T7 Shield] (https://semiconductor.samsung.com/consumer-storage/portable-ssd/t7-touch/) Portable SSD — rubberized shock absorbers. Formatted ExFAT out of the gate, PCIe NVMe drive, 10Gbps USB (3.2g2 ------01:05:51 CSF- [WOWCube] (https://wowcube.com/) for $249 ------01:08:51 Lawyer Jeff-CSF-Run [MacOS 8] (https://macos8.app/) and [System 7] (https://system7.app/) in your browser ------01:10:27 CSF- [Scosche PowerUp 600 Torch] (https://www.scosche.com/600a-car-jumper-flashlight-powerbank) ($139) ------01:12:41 Dan-CSF- [Ikea Tradfri] (https://www.ikea.com/us/en/search/products/?q=tradfri) Affordable HomeKit Devices &#8211; Yep. Ikea does make many things affordable ------01:14:53 Patrick-CSF- [DenTek Flossers] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B009MHV3VW/macgeekgab-20) &#8230;For Your Mac and iPhone ---01:16:26 [MGG 927] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/927/) Outtro ------ [Chuck Barris…Assassin??] (https://www.straightdope.com/21343568/was-chuck-barris-a-hit-man-for-the-cia) ------ [The Context Machine Podcast] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-context-machine/id107629726) ------ [MGG Merch is Available!] (http://macgeekgab.com/merch) ------ [Mac Geek Gab YouTube Page] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw4n7jezVHKzJJW7MykDu7Q) ------ [Mac Geek Gab Live Calendar] (https://macgeekgab.com/calendar) ------ [This Week’s MGG Premium Contributors] (https://macgeekgab.com/premium) ------ [MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews] (https://macgeekgab.com/reviews) ------ [The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mac-geek-gab/id551440150?mt=8) ------ [Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/sponsors) ------You&#8217;re downloading today&#8217;s show from [CacheFly&#8217;s network] (http://web.cachefly.com/CDN-BackbeatMedia) ------ [BackBeat Media Podcast Network] (http://www.backbeatmedia.com) ... 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09 May 2022

1 HR 20 MINS

1:20:25

09 May 2022


#926

Never Say Never...Except When Excavating

![Never Say Never...Except When Excavating — Mac Geek Gab 926 episode image] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/never-excavate-mgg926-1024x1024.jpg) Bob &#8220;Dr. Mac&#8221; LeVitus joins your two favorite geeks this week to talk Apple&#8217;s Self Service repairs, Keyboard Shortcuts, Screen Layout, and Twinkly lights! Of course, John and Dave make sure to keep things on the rails with your favorite Quick Tips and Cool Stuff Found, as well. Press play and enjoy learning three new things! Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: ------------------------------------ ---00:00:00 [Mac Geek Gab 926] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/926/) for Monday, May 2, 2022 ------ [The MGG Discord Server is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/discord) ------ [The MGG Merch Store is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/merch) ---00:02:02 Today’s Guest: Dr. Mac! ---Quick Tips ------00:03:00 Dale-QT-USB-A Connectors are Color-Coded (and more tips from Glenn Fleishman’s [Take Control of Untangling Connections] (https://www.takecontrolbooks.com/untangling/) ) ------00:04:51 Christina-QT- [Use Command-Option-V to Move a File instead of Copying] (https://twitter.com/film_girl/status/1516962059535015937?s=21&t=RGYn1KRlCfSoMYt_wutCXg) ------00:08:19 Alex-QT-Customize Finder Toolbar ------00:12:06 Clay-QT-924- [Use Emergency SOS to Disable FaceID] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208076) ------00:14:28 QT- [Add “New Viewer Tab” shortcut Cmd-T for New Tabs in Mail to match Safari] (https://twitter.com/davehamilton/status/1519733920346128387?s=21&t=6OyJ1x1Wr45KBUaz_7bFbA) ------00:17:08 Tim-QT-See old macOS Versions in Mac App Store Hidden Purchases ------00:18:48 [Pour One Out for macOS Server] (https://daringfireball.net/linked/2022/04/27/macos-server-adieu) ------00:21:20 James-QT- [Enable High Contrast on Apple TV to easily see selected object] (https://twitter.com/jamesthomson/status/1517976361536741377?s=11&t=EIGsITLOxcRpxM6twDk_lw) ------00:22:45 Gary-QT-Siri can activate Flashlight, Low Power Mode, Wi-Fi, and more ------00:25:00 Donna-QT-Use Your Car&#8217;s Third Memory Button to Mitigate Its Forgetfulness ---Sponsors ------00:29:25 SPONSOR: [Helix Mattresses] (https://helixsleep.com/mgg) . Go take the Helix Quiz to find out which mattress is right for you, and then save up to $200 off your mattress plus get two free pillows at [HelixSleep.com/mgg] (https://helixsleep.com/mgg) . ------00:30:59 SPONSOR: [Zocdoc] (https://zocdoc.com/MGG) , the easiest way to find a great doctor and instantly book an appointment. Sign up for FREE at [Zocdoc.com/MGG] (https://zocdoc.com/MGG) and download the app today. ------00:32:26 SPONSOR: [Kolide] (https://l.kolide.co/3hRTw4x) – Got Slack? Got Macs? Get Kolide: Device security that fixes challenging problems by messaging your users on Slack. [Try Kolide Today] (https://l.kolide.co/3hRTw4x) ! ---00:33:56 Thoughts on [Apple’s Self-Service Repair] (https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2022/04/apples-self-service-repair-now-available/?1651060902) ------ [Right to Repair] (https://www.repair.org/stand-up) ---Your Questions Answered and Tips Shared! ------00:47:31 Eliot-Replacing Quick Notes Function --------- [Drafts from Agile Tortoise] (http://agiletortoise.com/) --------- [BetterTouchTool] (https://folivora.ai/) --------- [Keyboard Maestro] (https://www.keyboardmaestro.com/) Gesture Trigger --------- [Logitech MX Master 3] (https://www.logitech.com/en-us/products/mice/mx-master-3.html) ------01:02:35 [Thunderbolt Dock Sleep Mode Issues… Need to Be Reconnected After Reboot with 12.3.1] (https://www.caldigit.com/thunderbolt-dock-sleep-mode-related-issues-under-macos-12/) --------- [PreSonus Q2626] (https://www.presonus.com/products/quantum-2626) ------01:08:50 Bob-919- [Moom] (https://manytricks.com/moom/) vs. [Stay] (https://cordlessdog.com/stay/) and Window Placement ---Cool Stuff Found ------01:14:24 Use MGG Chapters ------01:16:00 Dr. Mac-CSF- [Twinkly lights] (https://www.twinkly.com/) ---01:22:15 [MGG 926] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/926/) Outtro ------Find Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus at [LeVitus.com] (http://www.levitus.com/) ------ [MGG Merch is Available!] (http://macgeekgab.com/merch) ------ [Mac Geek Gab YouTube Page] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw4n7jezVHKzJJW7MykDu7Q) ------ [Mac Geek Gab Live Calendar] (https://macgeekgab.com/calendar) ------ [This Week’s MGG Premium Contributors] (https://macgeekgab.com/premium) ------ [MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews] (https://macgeekgab.com/reviews) ------ [The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mac-geek-gab/id551440150?mt=8) ------ [Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/sponsors) ------You&#8217;re downloading today&#8217;s show from [CacheFly&#8217;s network] (http://web.cachefly.com/CDN-BackbeatMedia) ------ [BackBeat Media Podcast Network] (http://www.backbeatmedia.com) ... Read more

02 May 2022

1 HR 26 MINS

1:26:54

02 May 2022


#925

Cool Stuff (and Jeff Gamet) Found!

![Cool Stuff (and Jeff Gamet) Found! — Mac Geek Gab 925 episode image] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/cool-stuff-jeff-gamet-found-mgg925-1024x1024.jpg) Jeff Gamet joins John and Dave today to share all kinds of Cool Stuff Found with you. Categories range from MagSafe car mounts to mechanical keyboards, to USB adapters and more. Listen to your three favorite geeks have their minds blown by a listener submission about Remote Access, and then there are all the tangents, which you&#8217;re simply going to love. Press play and enjoy learning no-less-than five new things (and probably a LOT more). Also, we&#8217;re sorry about your wallets&#8230; we know these CSF episodes can get expensive, but we made sure to include lots of free stuff this week, too! Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: ------------------------------------ ---00:00:00 [Mac Geek Gab 925] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/925/) for Monday, April 25, 2022 ---00:02:01 Today’s Guest: [Jeff Gamet] (http://twitter.com/jgamet) ---00:04:18 [The MGG Discord Server is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/discord) ------ [The MGG Merch Store is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/merch) ---Cool Stuff Found ------00:05:35 CSF- [Scosche MagicMount Pro Charge 5 MagSafe dash and windows mounts] (https://www.scosche.com/magicmount-pro-charge5) ------00:08:47 CSF- [Keychron C2 Wired Mechanical Keyboard] (https://www.keychron.com/products/keychron-c2-wired-mechanical-keyboard?variant=32312457265241) ------00:11:15 CSF- [macOS Monterey’s Experimental NTFS read/write support] (https://www.colourmylearning.com/2021/12/how-to-write-to-ntfs-drive-on-macos-monterey-without-using-software/) --------- [Apple //gs] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_IIGS) --------- [Apple GS/OS] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_GS/OS) --------- [Franklin ACE 1000] (http://oldcomputers.net/ace1000.html) --------- [Windows NT] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_NT) ------00:20:05 Jedd-CSF- [File List Export] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/file-list-export/id852692251?mt=12) to Manage Large Lists of Files ------00:21:32 CSF- [Eve Light Strip] (https://www.evehome.com/en-us/eve-light-strip) --------- [Command Strips] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B073XR4X72/macgeekgab-20) ------00:24:00 [Thread] (https://www.threadgroup.org/)  vs. Matter and IoT devices ------00:27:05 CSF- [Plexicam] (https://www.plexicam.com/) ------00:30:57 CSF- [USB-C (F) to USB-A (M) Adapters] (https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B07LF72431/macgeekgab-20) ------00:33:24 iPad USB-C Speeds ------00:38:50 CSF- [TwelveSouth HoverBar Duo Stand] (https://www.twelvesouth.com/products/hoverbar-duo) ---Sponsors ------00:41:55 SPONSOR: [New Relic] (https://newrelic.com/mgg) . Combining 16 different monitoring products, New Relic ensures you can pinpoint the source of your software issues quickly and get back up and running when you need it. Visit [NewRelic.com/MGG] (https://newrelic.com/mgg) to get 100GB of data free, forever, no credit card required! ------00:43:52 SPONSOR: [Lumin Skin] (https://luminskin.com/MGG) . Thanks to [Lumin Skin] (https://luminskin.com/MGG) you can drop that bottle of three-in-one and start using skincare products that actually take care of your skin. Visit [LuminSkin.com/MGG] (https://luminskin.com/MGG) to get your free trial of Lumin’s products. ------00:45:35 SPONSOR: [Wealthfront] (https://wealthfront.com/MGG) was designed by financial experts to help you turn your good ideas into great investments without the hassle of doing everything yourself. Get your first $5,000 managed for FREE for life at [Wealthfront.com/MGG] (https://wealthfront.com/MGG) . ---Remote Access Cool Stuff Found ------00:47:16 Mark-CSF-924- [RealVNC&#8217;s Home Subscription] (https://www.realvnc.com/en/connect/home/) for Connecting for FREE ------00:50:20 Managing Raspberry Pi with RealVNC ------00:52:12 John-CSF-924-Use [RemotePC] (https://www.remotepc.com/) for Remote Access ------00:52:50Roman-924-Use [Splashtop Desktop] (https://www.splashtop.com/) for Remote Control ------00:54:01 Jonathan-CSF-924- [Tailscale is a Mesh-based VPN for all] (https://tailscale.com/) ------00:58:00 [Google’s Remote Desktop] (https://remotedesktop.google.com/) ---Even MOAR Cool Stuff Found ------00:58:45 CSF- [Synology DSM 7.1] (https://www.synology.com/DSM71) is (almost) Out! (and a show on DiskStations is almost here!) --------- [Synology QuickConnect] (https://quickconnect.to/) ------01:11:03 Where best to run Plex? ------01:14:38 Steve-CSF- [DOCKMULE: 17-in-1 Thunderbolt Docking Station] (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dockmule/dockmule-17-in-1-thunderbolt-super-docking-station) ---01:16:59 [MGG 925] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/925/) Outtro ------ --------- [Jeff Gamet&#8230;] (https://twitter.com/jgamet?lang=en) ------------ [&#8230;on Twitter] (https://twitter.com/jgamet?lang=en) ------------&#8230;on [YouTube.com/jgamet] (https://www.youtube.com/c/JeffGamet) ------------&#8230;on [The Context Machine] (https://contextmachine.io/) Podcast with Bryan Chaffin ------------&#8230;on the [In Touch With iOS 200th Episode] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zKRHeMdQds) ------------&#8230;on [FreshBrewedTales] (http://freshbrewedtales.com/) --------- [MGG Merch is Available!] (http://macgeekgab.com/merch) --------- [Mac Geek Gab YouTube Page] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw4n7jezVHKzJJW7MykDu7Q) --------- [Mac Geek Gab Live Calendar] (https://macgeekgab.com/calendar) --------- [This Week’s MGG Premium Contributors] (https://macgeekgab.com/premium) --------- [MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews] (https://macgeekgab.com/reviews) --------- [The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mac-geek-gab/id551440150?mt=8) --------- [Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/sponsors) ---------You&#8217;re downloading today&#8217;s show from [CacheFly&#8217;s network] (http://web.cachefly.com/CDN-BackbeatMedia) --------- [BackBeat Media Podcast Network] (http://www.backbeatmedia.com) ... 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25 Apr 2022

1 HR 22 MINS

1:22:01

25 Apr 2022


#924

Time Slows All Computers

![Time Slows All Computers — Mac Geek Gab 924 episode image] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/time-slows-computers-mgg924-1024x1024.jpg) Google email is no longer free, Preview has Zoom, iPadOS has Low Power Mode, and you can use Spotlight and Screenshots for notes. Also learn the best ways to remote access into your Mac from your iPhone while you&#039;re on the road. Join Pilot Pete, John F. Braun, and Dave Hamilton to talk through all this and a LOT more. Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things! Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: ------------------------------------ ---00:00:00 [Mac Geek Gab 924] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/924/) for Monday, April 18, 2022 ---00:02:01 [The MGG Discord Server is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/discord) ------ [The MGG Merch Store is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/merch) ---00:03:03 What drive for Synology NAS? ------ [Seagate EXOS Drives] (https://www.seagate.com/fr/fr/products/enterprise-drives/exos-x/) ---Quick Tips ---00:05:33 Chris-QT- [Preview has a Built-In Zoom Lens] (https://twitter.com/codepo8/status/1511650091425222657) ---00:06:58 Jose-QT-Use Spotlight and Screenshots to Take Quick Notes on iPhone ---00:09:19 Scott-QT-Getting Other Files Into the Safari Reading List ------ [Reeder] (https://reederapp.com/) ------ [Feedly] (https://feedly.com/) ---00:10:29 Dominic-923-QT- [iPadOS 15 Added Low Power Mode for iPads] (https://www.apple.com/ipados/ipados-15/features/) ---00:13:58 iPhone Settings has Search ---00:15:06 Denny-Using Universal Control instead of Sidecar when iPad is Primary Computer ---00:18:07 Gary-QT- [Don&#8217;t Give Authorities Your Unlocked iPhone] (https://twitter.com/carterforva/status/1510987928121585668?s=21) ---Sponsors ------00:27:14 SPONSOR: [Other World Computing] (https://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/CADPDL2HDMI/) ’s new [USB-C to Dual HDMI Adapter] (https://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/CADPDL2HDMI/) solves the single display issue with M1 Macs. ------00:28:49 SPONSOR: [Kolide] (https://l.kolide.co/3hRTw4x) – Got Slack? Got Macs? Get Kolide: Device security that fixes challenging problems by messaging your users on Slack. [Try Kolide Today] (https://l.kolide.co/3hRTw4x) ! ------00:30:26 SPONSOR: [Truebill] (https://truebill.com/MGG) is the new app that helps you identify and stop paying for subscriptions you don’t need…or forgot about! [Truebill.com/MGG] (https://truebill.com/MGG) could save you thousands per year! ---Your Questions Answered and Tips Shared! ---00:31:57 ADDTodd-How Did I Make My Computer Boot Faster? ------System Preferences > Sharing > Screen Sharing ------ [Safe Boot Your Mac] (https://support.apple.com/guide/mac-help/start-up-your-mac-in-safe-mode-mh21245/mac) ------ [OnyX for macOS] (https://www.titanium-software.fr/en/onyx.html) ---00:35:51 Brian-Best Remote Access Solutions? ------ [Mocha VNC Lite] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mocha-vnc-lite/id284984448) ------ [OpenVPN Connect app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/openvpn-connect/id590379981) ------ [Screens and Screens Connect] (https://edovia.com/en/screens-connect/) ------ [Parallels Access] (https://www.parallels.com/products/access/) ------ [Free, as in beer.] (https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/31717/what-do-the-phrases-free-speech-vs.-free-beer-really-mean/) ---00:45:28 [Veritone Marvel.ai] (https://www.veritone.com/applications/marvelai/) ---00:46:36 Louis-How to Compare two Photos Libraries? ------ [PowerPhotos] (https://www.fatcatsoftware.com/powerphotos/) ------ [DeltaWalker] (https://www.deltawalker.com/) ---00:52:19 DLH-Google Workspace Billing Changes ------ [Arq from Haystack Software] (https://www.arqbackup.com/) ------ [PoBox.com] (https://www.pobox.com/) ------ [ForwardEmail.net] (https://forwardemail.net/) &#8211; Truly Free Option ------ [Fastmail] (https://www.fastmail.com/) ------ [Yahoo Email] (https://mail.yahoo.com/) ------ [iCloud Custom Domains] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212514) ---01:11:20 David-How Safe is [Facebook Wi-Fi] (https://www.facebook.com/facebook-wifi) ? ---01:15:43 [MGG 924] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/924/) Outtro ------ [MGG Merch is Available!] (http://macgeekgab.com/merch) ------ [Mac Geek Gab YouTube Page] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw4n7jezVHKzJJW7MykDu7Q) ------ [Mac Geek Gab Live Calendar] (https://macgeekgab.com/calendar) ------ [Mac Geek Gab Discord Server] (https://macgeekgab.com/discord) ------ [This Week’s MGG Premium Contributors] (https://macgeekgab.com/premium) ------ [MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews] (https://macgeekgab.com/reviews) ------ [The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mac-geek-gab/id551440150?mt=8) ------ [Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/sponsors) ------You&#8217;re downloading today&#8217;s show from [CacheFly&#8217;s network] (http://web.cachefly.com/CDN-BackbeatMedia) ------ [BackBeat Media Podcast Network] (http://www.backbeatmedia.com) ... Read more

18 Apr 2022

1 HR 21 MINS

1:21:50

18 Apr 2022


#923

Clouding As a Verb

![Clouding As a Verb — Mac Geek Gab 923 episode image] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/clouding-verb-mgg923-1024x1024.jpg) It&#039;s true, we "cloud" things now. It&#039;s a thing. On top of that, iCloud Private Relay is also a thing, and it&#039;s not necessarily a good one yet. But it&#039;s in beta, so give it time. Plex&#039;s new Discovery Watchlist is also in beta, with similar results. No worries, your three favorite geeks talk you through all of this and more. Listen as Pilot Pete, John F. Braun, and Dave Hamilton share your quick tips, some Cool Stuff Found, and mostly answer your questions to ensure we all learn five new things from this week&#039;s episode. Press play and enjoy! Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: ------------------------------------ ---00:00:00 [Mac Geek Gab 923] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/923/) for Monday, April 11, 2022 ---00:02:46 [The MGG Merch Store is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/merch) ---Quick Tips ------00:03:34 QT-Tame Safari’s IP Address Hiding Safari > Preferences > Privacy > Hide IP address > from Trackers Only ------00:09:42 Bob-QT-915-Enable “Wake for Network Access” to keep Network Drives from Disconnecting ------00:11:47 Patrick-QT for Efficient [Overcast] (https://overcast.fm/) Listening ------00:14:55 Removing Umms from Audio Streams ------00:17:09 QT-Disable AirPods Message Announcements Settings > Notifications > Announce Notifications --------- [Indy ANC Earbuds] (https://www.skullcandy.com/indy-anc-wireless-earbuds) ---Sponsors ------00:20:57 SPONSOR: [Kolide] (https://l.kolide.co/3hRTw4x) – Got Slack? Got Macs? Get Kolide: Device security that fixes challenging problems by messaging your users on Slack. [Try Kolide Today] (https://l.kolide.co/3hRTw4x) ! ------00:22:34 SPONSOR: [BBEdit] (https://www.barebones.com/products/bbedit/bbedit14.html) , the power tool for text from [Bare Bones Software] (https://www.barebones.com/products/bbedit/bbedit14.html) , now offers multiple notebooks, a native image viewer, and Shortcuts support! ---Printers and More Printers ------00:24:07 Henrik-Using a PPD and CUPS for a Legacy Printer (and Henrik) ------00:27:51 Steve-QT- [Use CUPS Web Interface] (https://kb.mit.edu/confluence/display/mitcontrib/Change+the+default+print+settings+on+a+Mac) to Set Printing Defaults --------- [http://localhost:631] (http://localhost:631) ---------cupsctl WebInterface=yes ------00:31:21 Eddie-Setting Defaults for iPhone-based Printing --------- [Fing App for macOS and iPhone] (https://www.fing.com/products/fing-app)   [Fing] (https://www.fing.com/) --------- [iNET app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/inet-network-scanner/id340793353) ---Photos ------00:38:07 Bob-New Photos Not Appearing on iMac --------- [If My Photo Stream isn&#8217;t updating] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203511) --------- [15 Ways to Fix iCloud Photo Syncing] (https://www.mobikin.com/idevice/iphone-photos-not-showing-up-on-mac.html) ------00:42:22 Syncing Shortcuts ------00:44:38 Bill-Resuming Photos Update --------- [Plex] (https://www.plex.tv/) Manage ALL your media &#8211; and SHARE it with friends and family! --------- [Amazon Prime Photos] (https://www.amazon.com/gp/browse.html?node=13234696011) &#8211; I know we did not talk about it, but that feature is there to share with a family ------00:47:15 Is your podcast listening personal or group? ---Sponsors ------00:57:21 SPONSOR: [Hunter Douglas] (https://hunterdouglas.com/mgg) – Custom Shades and more. Visit [HunterDouglas.com/mgg] (https://hunterdouglas.com/mgg) today for your free Style Gets Smarter design guide. ------00:58:43 SPONSOR: [Trade] (https://drinktrade.com/mgg) . The journey to the perfect cup starts with taking Trade’s quiz. Your answer allows Trade to pair you with the perfect coffee to fit your tastes. Get $20 off your first three bags when you go to [drinktrade.com/mgg] (http://drinktrade.com/mgg) using promo code mgg. ---Cool Stuff Found ------01:00:21 CSF-Plex adds [Plex Discover] (https://9to5mac.com/2022/04/05/plex-update-discover-and-watchlist-features/) to help solve our TV tracking issue, and [&#8220;.plexmatch&#8221; files] (https://support.plex.tv/articles/plexmatch/) [Plex’s support article here] (https://support.plex.tv/articles/discover/) ------01:08:45 CSF- [WWDC22 Will happen mostly online, and a little bit in person] (https://developer.apple.com/wwdc22/) ------01:14:14 CSF- [ASUS ZenScreen 15.6”] (https://www.asus.com/us/Displays-Desktops/Monitors/ZenScreen/ZenScreen-MB16AC/) ---01:16:55  [MGG 922] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/922/) Outtro ------ [MGG Merch is Available!] (http://macgeekgab.com/merch) ------ [Mac Geek Gab YouTube Page] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw4n7jezVHKzJJW7MykDu7Q) ------ [Mac Geek Gab Live Calendar] (https://macgeekgab.com/calendar) ------ [This Week’s MGG Premium Contributors] (https://macgeekgab.com/premium) ------ [MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews] (https://macgeekgab.com/reviews) ------ [The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mac-geek-gab/id551440150?mt=8) ------ [Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/sponsors) ------You&#8217;re downloading today&#8217;s show from [CacheFly&#8217;s network] (http://web.cachefly.com/CDN-BackbeatMedia) ------ [BackBeat Media Podcast Network] (http://www.backbeatmedia.com) ... 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11 Apr 2022

1 HR 21 MINS

1:21:04

11 Apr 2022


#922

The Cost-Mart in Kasketchewan

![The Cost-Mart in Kasketchewan - Mac Geek Gab 922 episode image] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/cost-mart-kasketchewan-mgg922-1024x1024.jpg) Allison Sheridan joins Dave and John this week to help you learn at least five new things! Quick Tips include seeing Mac App Store progress, uses for Tab Groups, configuring printer defaults, and more. Then it&#8217;s on to answering your questions about choosing the right Mac Studio, resolving &#8220;The file can&#8217;t be found&#8221; errors, configuring Universal Control, and much more. Press play and enjoy! Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: ------------------------------------ ---00:00:00 [Mac Geek Gab 922] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/922/) for Monday, April 4, 2022 ------ [The MGG Merch Store is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/merch) ---00:01:50 Guest Allison Sheridan from [Podfeet.com] (https://podfeet.com) ---Quick Tips ------00:05:16 Stuart-QT-Swipe between iPhone app screens with the dots! ------00:06:57 QT-Shave the Mouse ------00:08:05 Chuck-QT-Hover over Mac App Store update progress for speed report ------00:10:25 macOS 12.3.1 Update solved the Mac mini USB-C Display Issues ------00:14:57 Peter-QT-Tips for Using Tab Groups ------00:22:12 QT-Check [Overcast] (https://overcast.fm/) Download-on-Cellular Settings ---Sponsors ------00:27:01 SPONSOR: [Coda] (https://coda.io.mgg/) , the one Doc to rule them all. Bring your text and tables together! Sign up at [Coda.io/mgg] (https://coda.io.mgg/) for FREE. ------00:29:04 SPONSOR: [LinkedIn Jobs] (https://linkedin.com/mgg) . Go to [LinkedIn.com/MGG] (https://linkedin.com/mgg) and post your first job for free! ---Your Questions Answered and Tips Shared! ------00:30:34 Karim-Choosing The Right Mac Studio Configuration --------- [Do You Really Need a Dock With the Mac Studio?] (https://www.podfeet.com/blog/2022/03/dock-mac-studio/) ------00:40:29 Webcams Suck --------- [Reincubate Camo] (https://reincubate.com/camo/) ------00:44:51 Ricardo-920-How Universal Control Chooses Its Side of the Screen ------00:49:01 Tim-Automating Data Collection --------- [PowerShell] (https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell) on Github --------- [PowerShell supports macOS] (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/scripting/install/installing-powershell-on-macos?view=powershell-7.2) ---Sponsors ------00:58:11 SPONSOR: [Helix Mattresses] (https://helixsleep.com/mgg) . Go take the Helix Quiz to find out which mattress is right for you, and then save up to $200 off your mattress plus get two free pillows at [HelixSleep.com/mgg] (https://helixsleep.com/mgg) . ------00:59:52 SPONSOR: [Zocdoc] (https://zocdoc.com/MGG) , the easiest way to find a great doctor and instantly book an appointment. Sign up for FREE at [Zocdoc.com/MGG] (https://zocdoc.com/MGG) and download the app today. ---Cool Stuff Found ------01:01:18 CSF- [Audio Hijack 4] (https://rogueamoeba.com/audiohijack/whatsnew.php) adds new mixer block, Shortcuts, and much more ------01:08:17 Allison-CSM- [Diagram of M1 Family Macs] (https://www.podfeet.com/blog/2022/03/m1-family-2022-03/) ------01:15:34 DLH- [Apple Business Essentials is now available!] (https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2022/03/apple-business-essentials-now-available-for-small-businesses/) ------01:16:25 JFB-How to Customize Print Dialog in macOS for an Older Printer --------- [TurboTax] (https://turbotax.intuit.com/) ------01:25:48 MACE- [macOS 12.3 replaces nano with pico] (https://scriptingosx.com/2022/03/some-cli-updates-in-macos-monterey/) &#8230; and more ------01:28:53 Dan Moren — &#8220;I break up with software before it breaks up with me.&#8221; ---------Folge from [https://folge.me] (https://folge.me/) for creating tutorial guides with screenshots, annotations, and text. Ukrainian developer! ---01:30:51 [MGG 922] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/922/) Outtro ------ [MGG Merch is Available!] (http://macgeekgab.com/merch) ------ [Mac Geek Gab YouTube Page] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw4n7jezVHKzJJW7MykDu7Q) ------ [Mac Geek Gab Live Calendar] (https://macgeekgab.com/calendar) ------ [This Week’s MGG Premium Contributors] (https://macgeekgab.com/premium) ------ [MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews] (https://macgeekgab.com/reviews) ------ [The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mac-geek-gab/id551440150?mt=8) ------ [Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/sponsors) ------You&#8217;re downloading today&#8217;s show from [CacheFly&#8217;s network] (http://web.cachefly.com/CDN-BackbeatMedia) ------ [BackBeat Media Podcast Network] (http://www.backbeatmedia.com) ... Read more

04 Apr 2022

1 HR 41 MINS

1:41:12

04 Apr 2022


#921

Rabbit Holes and Adjacent Universes

![Rabbit Holes and Adjacent Universes — Mac Geek Gab 921 episode image] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/rabbit-holes-adjacent-universe-mgg921-1024x1024.jpg) Quick Tips rule the day here, with Pete, John, and Dave sharing how to stop Facebook from disabling your audio, finding menu items in macOS, connecting two sets of AirPods to your Apple TV and much more. Your questions are answered, too, about blocking websites, parental controls, Disabling 5G and more. But it&#039;s the Rabbit Hole Tangents that your three favorite geeks dive down which make things fun, isn&#039;t it? Press play and learn five new things&#8230;including learning where this episode really goes! Chapters/Timestamps/Stuff mentioned: ------------------------------------ ---00:00:00 [Mac Geek Gab 921] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/921/) for Monday, March 28, 2022 ------ [The MGG Merch Store is Live!] (https://macgeekgab.com/merch) ---00:02:22 PMEvolutions & SXSW ---Quick Tips ------00:05:21 Brian-QT-Stop Facebook From Hijacking Playing Audio ---------Facebook > Settings > Videos and Photos > Autoplay ------00:09:35 Dan-QT-Find Any Menu item with the macOS Help menu ------00:10:48 Dan-QT-Use wallpaper management software to re-solidify your menubar --------- [24-Hour Wallpaper] (https://www.jetsoncreative.com/mojave) ------00:12:54 Brian-QT- [Printing a Contact Sheet with Preview] (https://helpdesk.fresh-tech.it/hc/en-us/articles/210807943-Printing-a-contact-sheet-with-the-Preview-application) ------00:15:48 Raymond-QT-920- [Connect Two sets of AirPods to Apple TV] (https://support.apple.com/guide/airpods/share-audio-on-apple-tv-4k-dev28f39a9e7/web) --------- [Airfoil] (https://www.rogueamoeba.com/airfoil/mac/) ------00:18:40 Ed-QT-Double Tap the TV Button on Apple TV Remotes ------00:20:18 QT-Check Settings>Face ID & Passcode>Allow access when unlocked>Wallet to ensure boarding passes can be shown ------00:21:25 Pete’s Watch Finally Syncs with his iPhone Wallet again ------00:23:32 Retraining Face ID with 15.4 and Glasses ------00:25:59 Rabbit Holes in Adjacent Universes --------- [777 Disappeared] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malaysia_Airlines_Flight_370) ------00:32:30 Eliot-QT-920-Use Hyper Key to Setup Keyboard Mappings ---Sponsors ------00:34:50 SPONSOR: [Kolide] (https://l.kolide.co/3hRTw4x) – Got Slack? Got Macs? Get Kolide: Device security that fixes challenging problems by messaging your users on Slack. [Try Kolide Today] (https://l.kolide.co/3hRTw4x) ! ------00:36:23 SPONSOR: [Other World Computing] (https://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/CADPDL2HDMI/) ’s new [USB-C to Dual HDMI Adapter] (https://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/CADPDL2HDMI/) solves the single display issue with M1 Macs. ------00:37:55 SPONSOR: [Hunter Douglas] (https://hunterdouglas.com/mgg) – Custom Shades and more. Visit [HunterDouglas.com/mgg] (https://hunterdouglas.com/mgg) today for your free Style Gets Smarter design guide. ---Your Questions Answered and Tips Shared! ------00:39:16 Roy- [Blocking Websites in Chrome Browser] (https://user.blocksite.co/) --------- [OpenDNS for Website Filtering] (https://www.opendns.com/home-internet-security/) ------00:45:58 ?-E=Abel-GC-Best Parental Control software for Monitoring iMessages &#8211; --------- [How can I monitor my child’s iPhone activity?] (https://www.famikeep.com/protect/how-can-i-monitor-my-childs-text-messages-on-iphone.html) --------- [Set up parental controls with Family Sharing on iPhone] (https://support.apple.com/guide/iphone/set-up-parental-controls-iph00ba7d632/ios) --------- [Verizon Smart Family] (https://www.verizon.com/solutions-and-services/verizon-smart-family) ------00:54:28 Pilot Pete- [The New Mac Studio’s Storage isn’t (yet?) Upgradable] (https://www.ifixit.com/News/57898/mac-studio-teardown) --------- [Clarifying the lack of Mac Studio SSD Upgradability] (https://tidbits.com/2022/03/23/clarifying-the-lack-of-mac-studio-ssd-upgradability/) ------00:58:55 Patrick- [Disable 5G for Better Battery Life?] (https://daringfireball.net/linked/2022/03/23/5g-battery-life) ------01:03:00 Connection issues! ------01:05:41 Adam-Spotlight Indexing of Large External Drives causes Kernel Panics ------01:11:59 Louis-Do I need a New TV to use Atmos with a Soundbar like Sonos Arc? --------- [HDFury Arcana] (https://hdfury.com/product/4k-arcana-18gbps/) ---01:18:45 [MGG 921] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/episode/921/) Outtro ------ [MGG Merch is Available!] (http://macgeekgab.com/merch) ------ [Mac Geek Gab YouTube Page] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw4n7jezVHKzJJW7MykDu7Q) ------ [Mac Geek Gab Live Calendar] (https://macgeekgab.com/calendar) ------ [This Week’s MGG Premium Contributors] (https://macgeekgab.com/premium) ------ [MGG Apple Podcasts Reviews] (https://macgeekgab.com/reviews) ------ [The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mac-geek-gab/id551440150?mt=8) ------ [Active MGG Sponsors and Coupon Codes List] (https://www.macgeekgab.com/sponsors) ------You&#8217;re downloading today&#8217;s show from [CacheFly&#8217;s network] (http://web.cachefly.com/CDN-BackbeatMedia) ------ [BackBeat Media Podcast Network] (http://www.backbeatmedia.com) ... 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28 Mar 2022