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This week’s Mac Geek Gab podcast, hosted by Pilot Pete, Adam Christianson, and Dave Hamilton, dives into a plethora of handy Quick Tips and user queries, ensuring you stay ahead in the tech game. Discover how to effortlessly name group chats in Messages and manipulate pesky items in your Mac’s Dock with a simple Option-Click trick. Time management gets a boost with travel time zone hacks and a clever workaround using TimeMachineEditor to resolve Time Machine issues in Sonoma. When it comes to managing photos, a quick tap in your iPhone’s library scrolls you to the most recent snapshot.

The episode progresses to tackle your burning questions. Learn about the versatile Lisen 3-in-1 charger for Apple devices, and explore email management techniques in Gmail and Mail.app, including sending mails from different accounts and auto-deleting messages.

The show also sheds light on options for replacing UPS batteries, managing storage space in calendars, and your three favorite geeks discuss their upcoming CES coverage plans. Don’t miss out on cool finds like Unclutter for Mac, ShortcutDetective for keyboard shortcut revelations, and WALTR Pro for file conversions.

And remember, in the world of tech, always stay alert and “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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