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In this week’s episode of Mac Geek Gab, discover how to effortlessly scan documents using your iPhone’s camera, a lifesaver tip straight from KiwiGraham-QT. Having trouble with hotel Wi-Fi? Larry’s woes might sound familiar; Adam Christionson, Pilot Pete, and Dave Hamilton will help you learn how to tackle uncooperative hotel networks with tools like GLi.Net’s MT3000 Travel Router and a few savvy browser tricks. Remember, when you’re on the go, never let your tech guard down—“Don’t Get Caught” without a solid connection!

Meanwhile, boost your Mac’s functionality with tips on optimizing Wi-Fi performance and remapping FN key settings using Keyboard Maestro, BetterTouchTool, or Keysmith. Pilot Pete also drops a nugget on reviving an unresponsive Siri—because when technology doesn’t behave, you need to know how to whip it back into shape. Plus, Adam touches on the ever-important topic of device security. Wondering if you need antivirus for your iOS devices? Stay tuned for straightforward advice and why sometimes, simpler is safer when it comes to protecting your digital life.

Press play and enjoy, folks!

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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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