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In this week’s episode of Mac Geek Gab, you’re in for a treat with Pilot Pete and Dave Hamilton as they delve deep into the nuances of everyday tech. Starting off, learn a clever Quick Tip from Uncle Jamie on how to use Preview for not just viewing but also adding, reordering, and merging PDFs—a true multitasker’s dream tool. But that’s not all, discover how disabling WPA3 could rejuvenate your stubborn IoT devices, ensuring they connect without a hitch. Struggling with your VPN? They’ve got you covered with solutions to avoid duplicate AirDrop destinations and unblock your mail sending woes.

As the discussion heats up, Pete and Dave tackle some quirky tech challenges that might have you nodding in agreement or scratching your head. Did you know your 2.4GHz network penetrates brick walls more effectively than higher frequencies? And when it comes to sending sensitive documents securely, they suggest top tools like Tresorit Send and Dropbox Send to keep your private info under wraps. So, as you navigate these tech waters, remember: “Don’t Get Caught” unprepared. Tune into Mac Geek Gab for these insights and more, ensuring you stay one step ahead in the digital realm.

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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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LAvoltage · May 6, 2024 at 3:56 pm EDT

Exploring the intersection of tech and troubleshooting, this episode dives deep into overcoming obstacles with insightful discussions and practical solutions. for more details please visit

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