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Query

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Query is like that one smart nerd in your family who gets stuck fixing everyone's computers and phones during holiday get-togethers. There's no reason to wait for help when tech goes wrong when there are experts ready to answer your questions. Submit questions by tweeting with the hashtag #askquery. Hosted by Stephen Hackett and Mikah Sargent.

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Query is like that one smart nerd in your family who gets stuck fixing everyone's computers and phones during holiday get-togethers. There's no reason to wait for help when tech goes wrong when there are experts ready to answer your questions. Submit questions by tweeting with the hashtag #askquery. Hosted by Stephen Hackett and Mikah Sargent.

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24 Ratings
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Great short podcast

By Jim Fantazzia - Jan 16 2018
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Podcast review Great Podcast, really enjoy the topics and learns great deal, please keep up the great work!

Great podcast

By James51519 - Oct 14 2017
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Very knowledgeable pair covering in depth tech. Highly recommend

iTunes Ratings

24 Ratings
Average Ratings
19
4
0
0
1

Great short podcast

By Jim Fantazzia - Jan 16 2018
Read more
Podcast review Great Podcast, really enjoy the topics and learns great deal, please keep up the great work!

Great podcast

By James51519 - Oct 14 2017
Read more
Very knowledgeable pair covering in depth tech. Highly recommend
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Query

Latest release on Dec 19, 2018

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Query is like that one smart nerd in your family who gets stuck fixing everyone's computers and phones during holiday get-togethers. There's no reason to wait for help when tech goes wrong when there are experts ready to answer your questions. Submit questions by tweeting with the hashtag #askquery. Hosted by Stephen Hackett and Mikah Sargent.

Rank #1: Query 36: Ants in the Mailbox

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Stephen has some Time Machine advice, and Mikah has feelings about Safari on iOS. Then, a bunch of talk about iPhone photography.

This episode of Query is sponsored by:

  • Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code QUERY to get 30% off.

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Aug 01 2018

32mins

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Rank #2: Query 37: The Answer is in Your Heart

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Everyone's homescreen is different, and that's okay.

This episode of Query is sponsored by:

  • Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code QUERY to get 30% off.
  • Molekule: The only air purifier that actually destroys pollutants. Use query for $75 off.

Links and Show Notes

Stephen's Homescreen
Stephen's Wallpaper
Mikah's Homescreen
Mikah Wallpapers
Unsplash
Use your Mac notebook computer in closed-display mode with an external display - Apple Support
The Titanium PowerBook G4 - YouTube
Become a Relay FM Member!

Aug 15 2018

41mins

Play

Rank #3: Query 39: A Tractor Trailer Full of Cash

Sep 12 2018

53mins

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Rank #4: Query 38: He Was Cared for by Animals

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Which email service is right for kids? What's the best way to use Migration Assistant? How do you set a geofence in Reminders when your home doesn't have an address? All this and more this week!

Links and Show Notes

Become a Query Member!
Family Sharing - Apple
Google Families
Google services & your child's Google Account - Google For Families Help
How to move your content to a new Mac - Apple Support
Starting Anew on macOS — Liss is More
Aqua Screenshot Library – 512 Pixels

Aug 29 2018

26mins

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Rank #5: Query 41: The Power of the Smart Home

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Mikah dives deep into HomeKit devices, automation and more while Stephen makes plans for additional home automation.

This episode of Query is sponsored by:

  • Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code QUERY to get 30% off.
  • Simple Contacts: Contact lens prescriptions from home: Use offer code QUERY20 for $20 off your first order of contact lenses

Links and Show Notes

Support Query with a Relay FM Membership
iOS - Home - Apple
How to connect incompatible accessories to HomeKit using Homebridge | iMore
Nest | Create a Connected Home
Hue products - Meethue | Philips Lighting

Oct 11 2018

32mins

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Query 46: A Party in Your Optical Drive

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Stephen and Mikah answer listener questions for the final time on Query, and things get weird.

This episode of Query is sponsored by:

  • Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code QUERY to get 30% off.
  • Away: Travel smarter with the suitcase that charges your phone. Get $20 off with the code ‘query’.

Links and Show Notes

Clockwise - Relay FM
Somehow I Manage - a podcast from The Incomparable
Connected - Relay FM
Mac Power Users - Relay FM
The Gear I Use – 512 Pixels
Stephen's Desk
Stephen's Collection
Liftoff #87: Apollo 8 - Relay FM
Mikah D. Sargent (@mikahsargent) • Instagram photos and videos
Stephen Hackett (@stephenmhackett) • Instagram photos and videos

Dec 19 2018

56mins

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Query 45: The Penultimate Query

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Mikah talks about the benefits of the Hue Bridge, and walks through his desk setup before he and Stephen dive into iMessage syncing, Apple's Podcasts app and more.

This episode of Query is sponsored by:

  • Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code QUERY to get 30% off.
  • Simple Contacts: Contact lens prescriptions from home: Use offer code QUERY20 for $20 off your first order of contact lenses

Links and Show Notes

Support Query with a Relay FM Membership
Hue products - Meethue | Philips Lighting
Hue Bridge | Philips
Hue Dimmer switch | Philips
iOS Today 424 Smart Home Starter Kit
Mikah's desk
unDock- The Ultimate Eject Utility
Keep all your messages in iCloud - Apple Support
Family purchases and payments - Apple Support

Dec 05 2018

52mins

Play

Query 44: Letting Thunderbolt Down

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More on smart garage doors, then the differences between USB-C and Thunderbolt 3.

This episode of Query is sponsored by:

  • Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code QUERY to get 30% off.

Links and Show Notes

Support Query with a Relay FM Membership
Jared R Davis on Twitter
SmartThings. Add a little smartness to your things.
The Difference between USB-C and Thunderbolt 3
Thunderbolt - Apple

Nov 21 2018

28mins

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Query 43: For an Eyesore, It’s Not Bad

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There are new iPads and Macs out, so Mikah and Stephen dive in before talking about smart garage door openers, Screen Time and more.

This episode of Query is sponsored by:

  • Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code QUERY to get 30% off.

Links and Show Notes

Support Query with a Relay FM Membership
USB-C to SD Card Reader - Apple
Buy USB-C to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter - Apple
USB-C hub for iPad Pro offers video, headphones, more ports | Cult of Mac
Amazon.com: USB-C & Headphone Adaptor
Apple HomeKit Automation Devices | MyQ
Moment FAQ

Nov 07 2018

35mins

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Query 42: From Blue to Yellow and Back Again

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Mikah and Stephen go through a few HomeKit questions, then pack their bags and go on the Speed Run.

This episode of Query is sponsored by:

  • Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code QUERY to get 30% off.
  • Away: Travel smarter with the suitcase that charges your phone. Get $20 off with the code ‘query’.

Links and Show Notes

Support Query with a Relay FM Membership
Philips Hue Labs | Test new Philips Hue features and scenes!
Amazon.com: iClever Himbox Bluetooth Car Receiver, Wireless Hands-Free Car Kit with Built-in Mic, Dual USB Car Charger & Magnetic Base, Echo and Noise Reduction, Multi-Point Access, Support Siri, 3.5mm Aux Cable: Car Electronics
Amazon.com: Charge Stream powerstation Wireless - Made for Qi-Enabled Smartphones, Tablets, and Other USB Devices (6,040mAh) - Black: Cell Phones & Accessories
PillPack - Pharmacy Simplified
Amazon.com: USB C Wall Charger, Anker Premium 60W 5-Port Desktop Charger with One 30W Power Delivery Port for iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X/8/7/6/Plus, MacBook, Nexus 5X/6P, and 4 PowerIQ Ports for iPhone, iPad, and More: Cell Phones & Accessories
Amazon.com: Portable Charger Anker PowerCore 20100mAh - Ultra High Capacity Power Bank with 4.8A Output, External Battery Pack for iPhone, iPad & Samsung Galaxy & More (White): Cell Phones & Accessories
Go Pack, 2018 Edition — Liss is More
Example Photos Smart Album
Gemini 2: The Best Duplicate File Finder for Mac. Smart selection and fast scan.
Mikah's Faces Directions
Move your Photos library to save space on your Mac - Apple Support

Oct 24 2018

41mins

Play

Query 41: The Power of the Smart Home

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Read more

Mikah dives deep into HomeKit devices, automation and more while Stephen makes plans for additional home automation.

This episode of Query is sponsored by:

  • Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code QUERY to get 30% off.
  • Simple Contacts: Contact lens prescriptions from home: Use offer code QUERY20 for $20 off your first order of contact lenses

Links and Show Notes

Support Query with a Relay FM Membership
iOS - Home - Apple
How to connect incompatible accessories to HomeKit using Homebridge | iMore
Nest | Create a Connected Home
Hue products - Meethue | Philips Lighting

Oct 11 2018

32mins

Play

Query 40: Wild Shirts and Ski Masks

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What's the difference between Screen Time and Downtime? Is Apple deleting movies from users' libraries? Those topics, plus homescreen arrangement, the iPhone XR and more.

This episode of Query is sponsored by:

  • Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code QUERY to get 30% off.
  • Molekule: The only air purifier that actually destroys pollutants. Use query for $75 off.

Links and Show Notes

Support Query with a Relay FM Membership
No, Apple didn't delete that guy's movies. Here's what really happened - CNET
ios - Screen Time: how to disable Downtime limitations in Safari? - Ask Different
iPhone XR - Apple
Apple Configurator - Official Apple Support
Amazon.com: MicroBot Push (2nd Generation) - Wireless Robotic Button Pusher for Smart Home Automation (Platinum White): Home Improvement

Sep 26 2018

28mins

Play

Query 39: A Tractor Trailer Full of Cash

Sep 12 2018

53mins

Play

Query 38: He Was Cared for by Animals

Podcast cover
Read more

Which email service is right for kids? What's the best way to use Migration Assistant? How do you set a geofence in Reminders when your home doesn't have an address? All this and more this week!

Links and Show Notes

Become a Query Member!
Family Sharing - Apple
Google Families
Google services & your child's Google Account - Google For Families Help
How to move your content to a new Mac - Apple Support
Starting Anew on macOS — Liss is More
Aqua Screenshot Library – 512 Pixels

Aug 29 2018

26mins

Play

Query 37: The Answer is in Your Heart

Podcast cover
Read more

Everyone's homescreen is different, and that's okay.

This episode of Query is sponsored by:

  • Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code QUERY to get 30% off.
  • Molekule: The only air purifier that actually destroys pollutants. Use query for $75 off.

Links and Show Notes

Stephen's Homescreen
Stephen's Wallpaper
Mikah's Homescreen
Mikah Wallpapers
Unsplash
Use your Mac notebook computer in closed-display mode with an external display - Apple Support
The Titanium PowerBook G4 - YouTube
Become a Relay FM Member!

Aug 15 2018

41mins

Play

Query 36: Ants in the Mailbox

Podcast cover
Read more

Stephen has some Time Machine advice, and Mikah has feelings about Safari on iOS. Then, a bunch of talk about iPhone photography.

This episode of Query is sponsored by:

  • Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers today. Use offer code QUERY to get 30% off.

Links and Show Notes<

Aug 01 2018

32mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

24 Ratings
Average Ratings
19
4
0
0
1

Great short podcast

By Jim Fantazzia - Jan 16 2018
Read more
Podcast review Great Podcast, really enjoy the topics and learns great deal, please keep up the great work!

Great podcast

By James51519 - Oct 14 2017
Read more
Very knowledgeable pair covering in depth tech. Highly recommend