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Happy Birthday to us all! It’s true… 17 years ago today (to the day!) John and Dave released the first Mac Geek Gab episode (called “TMO To Go”) and Pilot Pete joined not to long afterwards. It’s been 17 years of answering your questions, sharing Cool Stuff Found, learning Quick Tips, discussing Macs and iPhones and Routers and Mesh Wi-Fi and Synology DiskStations and… yeah… all of it. Wanna know a secret? They’re not going to stop any time soon! Wanna know another secret? Press play and join your three favorite geeks in learning that secret plus five new things!
- 00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 932 for Monday, June 13, 2022
- 00:01:41 Happy 17th Birthday!
- Quick Tips
- 00:05:01 QT-Command-Drag a Window to keep its background position
- 00:06:05 QT-Command Click on Mailboxes in Mail’s sidebar to have customized views
- 00:08:02 Bob-QT-Use iPhone Measure app to calculate a human’s height
- 00:10:44 Brad-QT-See Snapshots over SMB by adding /~snapshot to SMB URL
- 00:12:22 BarryK-QT-Use Option-Space to put a “hard space” in text
- 00:13:30 Craig-QT-Use an NFC tag to cover the light on your bedside charger…and trigger shortcuts! Available here on Amazon
- 00:17:06 Cory-QT-Run Homebridge on DSM7 instead of HOOBS – Good idea!
- 00:20:32 Brad-QT-use killall -3 to generate a crash report
- 00:21:53 Jeff-QT-iOS 16 Lets You See Wi-Fi Passwords
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- 00:26:05 SPONSOR: BBEdit, the power tool for text from Bare Bones Software is now ready for Big Sur and M1-powered Macs!
- Your Questions Answered and Tips Shared!
- 00:27:51 Bill-Moving From Cable to 5G/LTE Internet
- 00:34:04 DLH-Wi-Fi Traveling Fun
- 00:42:51 Lauren-Easy cross-platform remote assistance solution?
- 00:48:20 Larry-APFS or HFS+ for Rotational Drives?
- 00:54:05 Jamie-Synology RT6600ax is shipping to customers
- 01:01:10 David-What’s the best PDF Editor?
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