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PODCAST: This Week In Tech: Every week, This Week in Tech gives you a no-holds-barred, deep dive into how big tech influences our culture and our lives.

Dive into the latest and greatest from Mac Geek Gab 1005 with Dave Hamilton and Pilot Pete! For a seamless tech experience, here’s what you need to know: Get full-page screenshots on iOS with the “Screen” and “Full Page” tab option. Rotate your StandBy to Portrait to quickly kill that alarm. Don’t forget to adjust your iOS 17 alarm volumes. Explore the new crop features in iPhone photos and ensure your Apple TV settings match both dynamic range and frame rate.

Need to keep an eye on your house? Just hold the TV button on your Apple TV remote to access Home View. Dive into Apple Silicon Diagnostics with a nifty Command-D trick after boot.

Got burning questions? One phone number to always alert you? Try Google Voice.

Airdrop acting weird? Learn about default applications. Explore the universe of “defaults write” commands with macOS Defaults. And for those living on the edge, Disaster Apps are here to keep you informed, from fires in California to quakes in Japan. And always remember, “Don’t Get Caught” in tech troubles!

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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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