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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#236: Managing Digital Finances

January 18, 2015 at 8:45PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

David and Katie talk best practices and discuss the various tools available to manage your finances online.

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


#235: Workflows with Stephen Hackett

January 11, 2015 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 39 minutes

Katie and David sit down with Stephen Hackett of 512pixels.net to discuss his previous life as an Apple Genius, how he juggles a day job, Relay.fm and being Editor-in-Chief of the Sweet setup with his family life, his love of old Macs and more.

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


#234: MPU Live: Control-Space is Wrong

January 7, 2015 at 2:30PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

In our monthly feedback show David and Katie talk about auditing your accounts with guest Bradley Chambers, quitting Family Sharing, follow-up on PDFs, discuss applications for money management, and share tips for managing RSS feeds on the go, sharing an iTunes library, managing photos and videos, preserving two-factor authentication codes, discuss the Evernote Stylus, family journaling options and more.

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


#233: Family Tech Support

January 4, 2015 at 8:30PM • 1 hour 17 minutes

Katie and David discuss tools and techniques to help you provide tech support to your friends and family and encourage tech independence.

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


#232: 2014: Looking Back, Looking Forward

December 28, 2014 at 8:45PM • 1 hour 31 minutes

Katie and David look back on the tech related events in the year that was and what they're most looking forward to in the year to come.

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


#231: Sticking It to the Man with Jason Snell

December 21, 2014 at 7:30PM • 1 hour 49 minutes

David and Katie sit down with Jason Snell, now an independent technology writer and podcaster, to talk about how his workflows have changed.

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


#230: The Power of PDFs

December 14, 2014 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 42 minutes

David and Katie discuss the power of PDFs with Ernie Svenson (aka "Ernie the attorney).

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


#229: MPU Live: I don't do the Costanza thing

December 10, 2014 at 8:45PM • 1 hour 46 minutes

David and Katie touch base with Todd Olthoff to talk about OS X Server under Yosemite, we follow-up on iOS Apps, Email and answer listener questions about NAS, home media center, preserving family memories and more


#228: Rocket Science with Skip Owens

December 7, 2014 at 7:45PM • 1 hour 33 minutes

David and Katie chat with NASA Scientist Skip Owens about how he uses his Mac to put rovers on Mars.

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


#227: Our iPhone Home Screens

November 30, 2014 at 7:15PM • 1 hour 27 minutes

David and Katie share the apps they currently have on their iPhone home screens and why.