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From mastering the art of batch renaming directly in the Mac Finder, pinning essential notes for easy access, to safeguarding your digital life by periodically checking your Mac’s System Settings for Privacy & Security, this episode is a treasure trove of hacks. Adam Christianson and Dave Hamilton dish out indispensable Quick Tips and Answers to your burning questions, ensuring you’re always one step ahead.

They even delve into the quandary of upgrading from an Intel iMac, the lifespan of M1 Macs, and whether it’s time to consider a Synology DiskStation for sharing those precious memories. Remember, “Don’t Get Caught” unprepared in the digital world.

In the back forty, discover Cool Stuff Found with recommendations like stash.new for effortlessly shareable documents, the Anker Travel Power Strip for power on the go, and innovative solutions like Sleepwatcher for a seamless Wi-Fi experience upon waking your Mac.

The episode rounds out with software gems like Text Blaze, Text Expander, and Keyboard Maestro to turbocharge your typing efficiency. Whether you’re pondering a hardware upgrade, looking to streamline your digital workflow, or just in search of the next great gadget, this episode packs a punch with actionable insights and expert advice to keep you ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving tech landscape.

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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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