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This week on Mac Geek Gab 1037, Adam Christianson and Dave Hamilton have packed the episode with indispensable tips and updates, starting with one from listener Ben about using Option-Space in Finder for a full-screen Quick Look. Then it’s on to swiftly moving between tabs in Safari with Control-Tab, and optimizing your use of Airtags as innovative beacons and triggers.

Don’t miss out on harnessing AI to create personalized wallpapers, and make sure your read receipts in Messages are working as intended. The latest Apple event brings exciting updates too, featuring new iPad Pros, iPad Airs, and major upgrades to Logic Pro and Final Cut Pro, and your two geeks discuss their reactions to all of it!

In the question and answer segment, Dave & Adam tackle problems like correcting your Mac’s time settings with a simple terminal command and deciding whether to migrate your system or start fresh with a ‘nuke-and-pave’ approach.

Learn how to approach DKIM records to ensure your emails aren’t bouncing back and explore tools like 1Focus for enhanced screen time management and New.Space for securely transmitting sensitive documents.

Remember, in the ever-evolving tech landscape, always stay informed and “Don’t Get Caught” unprepared!

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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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