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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#187: Word Processors

April 13, 2014 at 1:45pm • 1 hour 24 minutes

David and Katie talk about various word processors for the Mac and iOS. Pages, Microsoft Word, Nisus Writer, OpenOffice, GoogleDrive and more...

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


#186: MPU Live: Mail Attachments, AppleScript, OmniFocus, Hazel and More!

April 9, 2014 at 10:15am • 1 hour 40 minutes

Katie and David respond to listener feedback, tips and questions. In this episode we discuss a variety of topics including handling mail attachments, converting word files to PDF, using Evernote to manage receipts, managing single tasks with OmniFocus, using Hazel for complex file organization and more.

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


#185: Workflows with the Mac Observer's Dave Hamilton

April 6, 2014 at 8:00pm • 1 hour 43 minutes

Dave Hamilton, co-founder of The Mac Observer and co-host of the Mac Geek Gab Podcast stops by to chat with David and Katie about running an online publication, his tricked out podcasting setup, being a musician, Mac maintenance and more.

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


#184: Power User Workflows and Macworld/iWorld 2014

March 30, 2014 at 8:30pm • 60 minutes

Broadcasting from Macworld/iWorld David and Katie share with you some of their favorite power user tips accumulated over the years as well as their finds from the Macworld/iWorld show floor.


#183: Episode V: Merlin Strikes Back

March 23, 2014 at 8:30pm • 2 hours 4 minutes

Merlin Mann returns to Mac Power Users for his annual visit. This year we dive deep into Merlin's new obsession with home automation and talk about what makes some apps stick while others never do.

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


#182: Geeking Out With Travel

March 17, 2014 at 8:00am • 1 hour 43 minutes

David and Katie share their tips for geeking out your travel gear.

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


#181: Automation Workflows with TJ Luoma

March 9, 2014 at 8:00pm • 1 hour 53 minutes

David and Katie sit down with automation guru, minister and geek TJ Luoma. We talk about his love for Keyboard Maestro and how he uses automation to make life easier.

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


#180: MPU Live: Automation, Email, iPad at School, Tips & More

March 6, 2014 at 7:30am • 1 hour 33 minutes

In their inaugural episode of MPU Live David and Katie answer listener questions and share tips. Topics include tweaking automation workflows, organizing PDF files, going back to school with an iPad and more.

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


#179: Calendar Management

March 2, 2014 at 9:00pm • 1 hour 35 minutes

This week David and Katie tackle the calendar and best practices for managing, sharing and storing information to keep you on track.

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


#178: The Contacts Show

February 23, 2014 at 9:00pm • 1 hour 39 minutes

David and Katie discuss the best practices for managing, syncing and organizing contacts.

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