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There's nothing wrong with enjoying the comfort of old traditions, and this week's Mac Geek Gab has three of them for you: Quick Tips, Cool Stuff Found, and your questions answered. Press play and enjoy learning five new things as John and Dave, your two favorite geeks, steward us all through this week's episode.Note: Shownotes are in progress…
- 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 846 for Monday, November 30, 2020
- Quick Tips
- 00:01:55 QT-Settings > Home Screen > Newly Downloaded Apps > App Library Only
- 00:03:23 Jeff-QT-Mail with Tabs in Big Sur
- 00:06:12 QT-How to get rid of phantom devices
- Settings > Messages > Text Message Forwarding
- Settings > Cellular > Calls on Other Devices
- 00:10:45 Bill-QT-Fix a stuck LaunchPad Icon
- killall Dock
- 00:12:19 Serenak-QT-845-Play feedback when volume is changed
- 00:13:02 Todd-QT-Use ping -a to hear the results
- 00:15:10 Ciro-QT-Controlling iOS 14 Jiggly Mode
- 00:16:12 Gray-QT-845-Use Apple Watch for Paying with a Mask
- 00:20:25 SPONSOR: Other World Computing’s Thunderbolt Hub adds the ports you need to your Big Sur-equipped Mac!
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- Apple’s New Stuff: M1 and Big Sur
- 00:23:15 Felipe-Use iCloud’s “Erase Mac” to Safely Wipe M1 Mac
- 00:27:01 Paul-Big Sur Mess
- 00:33:29 John’s Big Sur Upgrade Reflections
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- Cool Stuff Found
- 01:04:04 Bob-CSF-Anywatt Magsafe-to-USB-C Converter
- 01:06:01 Gregorio-CSF-Hot and Silicon
- 01:07:38 CSF-Papalook PA552 1080p Webcam with Integrated Ring Lamp: US$81
- 01:09:13 Andrew-CSF-PCalc for Mac
- 01:09:59 Cory-CSF-eul — Like iStat Menus, but free and open source
- 01:11:09 CSF-ArchiChect
- 01:12:27 Koji-CSF-Spigen 2-pack Screen Protectors with Applicator Tray
- 01:17:30 CSF-John’s OLED Screen
- 01:20:19 CSF-ViDL for Mac to download Videos
- 01:20:56 Lee-CSF-Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac
- 01:23:57 CSF-HD Fury Arcana passthrough (not switchbox)
- 01:25:58 Cas-CSF-Foxtrot-Search — next-level file indexing, data portability, and search
- 01:27:17 MGG 846 Outtro