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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 Serenity Caldwell.
11: Encryption Mumbo Jumbo
Sep 20 • 34 min
Stephen explains Markdown and Ren gets nerdy about iMessage encryption. Then in the Speed Run, Mac storage monitoring, LTE options on the Apple Watch and the #askquery robot.
10: Poor Little Side Button
Sep 13 • 41 min
Live from Cupertino, Serenity calls in to answer the biggest questions from Apple’s iPhone X keynote.
9: A Saturday Evening Alone With the File System
Sep 6 • 28 min
What’s up with PRAM, NVRAM and SMC? What about the APFS migration? It’s alphabet soup this week on Query!
8: Firmware is Fertilizer
Aug 30 • 19 min
This week, Ren likens firmware and other types of software to a tree as Stephen giggles quietly. Then, they move on to DVD ripping and bookmark management.
7: The Magic Sauce Behind the Rings
Aug 23 • 22 min
This week, things get nerdy. How do fitness trackers actually work? What about touch screens? Chemistry and science, that’s how!
6: A Big Bucket
Aug 16 • 21 min
John and Claire are eyeing Synology devices, while Kimberly is headed back to school and has to make some decisions about office programs.
5: The Disembodied Voice
Aug 2 • 21 min
Ren takes a break from vacation to talk with Stephen about Wi-Fi Calling, IP cameras and more.
4: Secret Agent SMS
Jul 26 • 27 min
Chas has concerns about two-factor authentication, while Ben is looking at leaving macOS and Windows behind for an iPad. In the Speed Run, it’s all backing up, all the time.
3: Don’t Make Fake Children
Jul 19 • 26 min
Michael wants to keep his location private on social media, Neal is looking into iCloud Family Sharing and Max just wants to keep his AirPods clean. Then, a fix for a forgetful Spotlight and the country Ren calls home.
2: A Tiny Little Guilty Knot
Jul 12 • 28 min
iCloud Photo Library can have a serious impact on your backup strategy, as Matthew, Dave and Ryan have learned. Then, Ren and Stephen talk about task managers, help Alex pick out a drawing app for the iPad, and discuss gaming PCs.
1: Kbase Diving
Jul 5 • 31 min
This week, Serenity and Stephen help Tyler with some personal hotspot concerns and share their excitement over iOS 11’s features. Then, they tackle Mac backups for Richard, help Doug make a cinemagraph and pick out an iOS device for Daniel.