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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#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!


#216: iOS 8 Developer Roundtable

September 28, 2014 at 7:30PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

David and Katie are joined by some premiere developers to developers including Dave Teare of 1Password, Ken Case of OmniGroup and Greg Scown of Smile. We discuss the processes of developing for iOS 8, new iPhones and more.

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


#215: iOS 8

September 21, 2014 at 8:15PM • 1 hour 42 minutes

David and Katie talk about the changes and enhancements to iOS 8.

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


#214: Tech in Education

September 14, 2014 at 5:45PM • 1 hour 32 minutes

David and Katie discuss the use of technology in education including apps and workflows for both the student and teacher.

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


#213: MPU Live: Taking Obsequiousness to New Unplumbed Depths

September 11, 2014 at 5:45AM • 1 hour 34 minutes

Mike Rogers, a K-8 Principal, joins us to discuss his technology workflows and their school's new iPad program, we cover lots of Task Management follow-up, listeners share their favorite tips for presentations, and Katie and David answer listener questions on a variety of topics.

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


#212: Networking

September 7, 2014 at 4:45PM • 1 hour 49 minutes

Katie and David are joined by Bradley Chambers to discuss creating and maintaining a network, how to design, setup and configure a network and tips for optimizing and troubleshooting.

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


#211: Workflows with Guy English

August 31, 2014 at 6:45PM • 1 hour 34 minutes

David and Katie are joined by Guy English to talk about a career in Mac and IOS development, creating a beloved conference and more.

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