Mac Power Users

Mac Power Users

Learn about getting the most from your Apple technology with focused topics and workflow guests. Creating Mac Power Users, one geek at a time since 2009.

Hosted by David Sparks and Katie Floyd.


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#226: Workflows with Manton Reece

November 23, 2014 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 38 minutes

David and Katie list down with developer Manton Reece to talk about creating Mac and iOS apps, Twitter and App.net, collaborating with others and more.

Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!


#225: 2014 Geek Holiday Gift Guide

November 16, 2014 at 5:15PM • 1 hour 33 minutes

David and Katie share the items on their wish lists as well as thoughts for gifts for the geek in your life in their Annual Holiday Geek Gift Guide.


#224: The Email Problem

November 9, 2014 at 5:15PM • 1 hour 41 minutes

David and Katie once again tackle the ongoing problem of email including tips for how to manage an overflowing email inbox.

Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!


#223: MPU Live: It's So Choice...

November 6, 2014 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

David and Katie chat with Mike Rhode about his new book, the Sketchnote Workbook. David talks about his latest purchase. We also follow-up on a number of topics including academic workflows, goal setting security and share listener tips and answer questions.

Thanks to MPU listener Hay Oborn for assistance with the shownotes this week!


#222: Workflows with Myke Hurley

November 2, 2014 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 32 minutes

David and Katie sit down with Myke Hurley of Relay.fm to talk about creating his new podcast network, the tools he uses for creating his podcast, juggling multiple jobs and why he finally decided to go full time with Relay.fm

Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!


#221: Academic Workflows with Aleh Cherp

October 27, 2014 at 5:30AM • 1 hour 37 minutes

David and Katie talk academic workflows with Professor Aleh Cherp about the tools he uses for scholarly research, writing and teaching.

Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!


#220: OS X: Yosemite

October 19, 2014 at 8:15PM • 1 hour 37 minutes

David and Katie talk about the new features of OS X Yosemite and getting ready for the update.


#219: Getting Things Done with David Allen

October 12, 2014 at 8:30PM • 1 hour 26 minutes

David and Katie are joined by special guest David Allen, author of Getting Things Done, to talk talk about the GTD method and how GTD works in the digital age.

Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!


#218: MPU Live: A Festival of Skeuomorphism

October 8, 2014 at 5:15PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

We're joined by Luke Soules of iFixit to talk about iPhone 6 repairability and follow-up on our own experiences with the iPhone and iOS 8. We also discuss security concerns and FileVault, review listener feedback and workflows in education and review tips on a variety of topics including uses for TextExpander, automated filing services, travel.

Thanks to MPU listener Hay Oborn for assistance with the shownotes this week!


#217: iOS Automation with Federico Viticci

October 5, 2014 at 7:45PM • 1 hour 43 minutes

Federico Viticci of MacStories joins us to talk about the state of automation with the new enhancements of iOS8.

Thanks to MPU listener Hay Oborn for assistance with the shownotes this week!