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Today it's all about answering your questions! Ok, maybe <em>one</em> tip, but it's high time your questions got answered, and your two favorite geeks are just the right guys to do it! First it's two macOS Sierra questions, then it's onto APFS and the future of backups, including a query about choosing an external backup drive. This plus perhaps the aforementioned tip might just round out the show… or there might be more about Photos and HDR. Listen and find out!Note: Show notes are complete!

Stuff mentioned:


00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 624
00:01:33 iPhone Financing
00:05:11 Using iPhone 6 cases on an iPhone 7
00:12:58 Apps and iOS Compatibility/Restrictions
00:15:00 Battery usage on iPhone 7
00:17:00 ISP-Based WiFi
00:25:03 Marc-Sierra and iCloud Syncing Changes
00:30:36 Gary-Sierra File Vault and App Compatibility
00:35:59 Todd-APFS and the future of Backups
00:46:09 SPONSOR: PowerPhotos
00:49:39 Hunter-Mac mini vs. Synology/NAS
00:58:12 Erik-How to choose an external backup drive?
01:04:41 Peter-What happened to Transporter?
01:14:08 Leon-623-Explaining RAW
01:18:45 Peter-623-RAW/DNG vs. JPG
01:23:27 Aurora HDR
01:26:01 MGG 624 Outtro

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Dave Hamilton

Dave Hamilton co-founded both The Mac Observer and BackBeat Media, and he is producer and co-host of TMO’s Mac Geek Gab Podcast. He has worked in the computer industry since the early 1990s, doing time as a consultant, trainer, network engineer, webmaster, and programmer. He has worked on the Mac, all the various Windows flavors, BeOS, a few brands of Unix, and it is rumored he once saw an OS/2 machine in action. Before that he ran some of the earliest Bulletin Board Systems, but most of the charges have since been dropped, and not even the FBI requests that he check in more than twice a year. Dave's reachable for paid consulting at DaveTheNerd.com and you can find links to him on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ here, too.


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