For Mac Eyes Only – Taming Mac Emergencies

Season 10, Episode 9 (#333)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike’s presentation to the Suburban Chicago Apple User Group on Mac Emergencies*. In this talk, Mike discusses things that can go wrong with a Mac that can be easily solved by the user. This talk was given on March 12, 2006.
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For Mac Eyes Only – Reaching the Pinnacle of El Cap

Season 10, Episode 2 (#326)

On this episode of For Mac Eyes Only: Mike is joined by Eric and Dave to take a look at some of El Cap’s hallmark features for folks who haven’t yet taken the plunge with the latest edition of OS X as well as dig a little deeper into the features that we personally like — and dislike!
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FMEO.TV – Securing Data in the Cloud

FMEO.TV Episode #024

In this episode of FMEO.TV, Mike shows how to add a little extra security to your cloud-based files using utilities built into your Mac.

Running Time: 14m 29s

FMEO.TV – Build an OS X Mavericks (or later!) Boot Disk

FMEO.TV Episode #023

In this episode of FMEO.TV, Mike shows how to build Mavericks USB boot media using OS X’s built-in createinstallmedia command.

Yosemite, El Capitan, Sierra & High Sierra UPDATE: Great news! This command works just as well for OS X Yosemite, OS X El Capitan, and macOS Sierra & High Sierra! Simply substitute the correct file name in the Terminal command below and away you go!

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FMEO.TV – Mac Maintenance: Mike’s Quick Tips

FMEO.TV Episode #017

In this episode of FMEO.TV, Mike and Brian conclude their series of segments on maintaining your Mac. In part five, Mike presents 4 simple tasks every Mac user can do to keep their Mac running smoothly.

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FMEO.TV – Mac Maintenance: Drive SMARTs

FMEO.TV Episode #014

In this episode of FMEO.TV, Mike and Brian continue a series of segments on maintaining your Mac. In this short segment, they discuss S.M.A.R.T. monitoring and whether it should be part of Brian’s daily maintenance routine.

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FMEO.TV – Mac Maintenance: Disk Utilities

FMEO.TV Episode #012

In this episode of FMEO.TV, Mike and Brian begin a series of segments on maintaining your Mac. In part one, they take a look at some of the basic disk and system maintenance tasks Brian regularly performs on his Mac. Are they necessary or is he just “spinning his wheels”? And, if they are necessary, how often should you be running these utilities?

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FMEO Quick Tip Weekly – Securely Erase Old Drives

Quick Tip #135

Looking to sell your Mac or pass along an old external hard drive but want to be sure your data is completely wiped before you do? Well, this week’s Quick Tip tells you how.

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