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Dive into Mac Geek Gab 1044, where you join Dave Hamilton, Pilot Pete, and Adam Christianson for a packed episode full of quick tips and expert answers. Todd kicks things off with a smart travel tip: log into your streaming services before you hit the road. Patrick introduces you to the power of Duck Duck Go Bangs, while Martin advises on disabling Spotlight in macOS 15 Dev Beta 1. PCUnix highlights the versatility of ChatGPT, and Bob shows you how to avoid junk data in online forms with a long press. Jane gets her questions about the Mac Photos App answered, DJ Mac learns to connect ChatGPT to Siri, and Jeremy finds a solution for screen recording troubles. Remember, don’t get caught unprepared with these savvy tips and tricks!

The episode continues with Harvey solving the cut-and-paste dilemma, Bob discussing SSD write speeds, and Michael pondering Apple’s future shortcuts. You’ll also discover Cool Stuff Found like Robert’s Juicy Crumb for using a 5K iMac as a monitor and Brian’s update on the Keep-Downloaded option for iCloud Drive. Harvey rounds things off with a mention of MyScript Calculator. Packed with useful advice and cool discoveries, this episode ensures you stay ahead in the tech game. Don’t get caught missing out on these insights!

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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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