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Dive into a tech-filled journey with Pilot Pete and Dave Hamilton! This week on Mac Geek Gab, they serve up quick tips just for you: from enabling your iPhone Camera’s “Spirit Level” and Grid features in iOS 17, tweaking wallpaper settings in Sonoma, to a crucial warning about editing ringtones on iOS 17.

As you listen on, they address listener questions, guiding you through choices like the optimal external SSD for a Mac mini Boot Drive, shedding light on the complexities of Bluetooth versions, and demystifying notifications like “Diagnostics are In Flight”.

Wrapping up the episode, your two favorite geeks help you discover cool tools and hacks, spotlighting gems like OnyX for macOS Sonoma and Tresorit for encrypted large file transfers. And always remember, as you navigate the tech landscape with Mac Geek Gab’s insights, “Don’t Get Caught” off guard!

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Dave Hamilton

Dave Hamilton is a podcaster, a publisher, and a nerd who has spent the past three decades of his career educating thousands of computer users. In addition to Mac Geek Gab podcast (now in its 19th year!), Dave is co-host of Business Brain and Gig Gab, two other shows to check out! Dave is also the co-founder and CEO of BackBeat Media, a boutique network of podcasts and websites that represents fiercely-independent publishers, of which Dave considers himself one. He has been involved in online publishing since 1998, when he co-founded The Mac Observer, a popular Apple news site which was acquired in 2021. Technology isn't the only thing Dave's a nerd about: he's also a drummer, playing in Bitter Pill, Fling, and various other projects in and around the New Hampshire seacoast where he and his wife, Lisa, live and raised their two children. Dave's reachable for a limited amount of paid consulting at DaveTheNerd.com and you can find to him on Mastodon, Bluesky, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, too!


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