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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#97: Repair and Recycle with iFixit's Kyle Wiens

August 6, 2012 at 7:15am • 59 minutes

iFixit's Kyle Wiens joins Katie and David to talk about technology repair, iFixit's teardowns, and responsible electronic recycling.


#96: Web Automation Tools

July 30, 2012 at 6:15am • 1 hour 11 minutes

Katie and David dive into web automation tools Yahoo Pipes and If This, Then That (IFTTT).


#95: Engineering Workflows with Dr. Drang

July 23, 2012 at 6:30am • 1 hour 48 minutes

Dr. Drang joins Katie and David to talk about how he uses technology for engineering, programming, and his website.


#94: iPad Productivity Kit

July 16, 2012 at 6:45am • 1 hour 29 minutes

Katie and David cover their favorite apps and tools for getting work done (and creating content) on the iPad.


#93: Education Workflows with Fraser Speirs

July 9, 2012 at 6:45am • 1 hour 54 minutes

Fraser Speirs joins Katie and David to talk about his experiences setting up a one-to-one iPad program at hi school, Apple technology in education and his own personal workflows.

Special guest Fraser Speirs.


#92: Five Bucks

July 2, 2012 at 5:45am • 1 hour 14 minutes

David and Katie cover their favorite Mac apps that are five dollars or less.


#91: Workflows with Merlin Mann III

June 25, 2012 at 6:30am • 1 hour 55 minutes

Merlin Mann joins Katie and David for the 2012 version of Merlin's workflow interviews. This year, Merlin explains some of his favorite iOS apps, Mac apps, and web services.

Special guest Merlin Mann.


#90: Meetings (and Technology)

June 18, 2012 at 6:30am • 1 hour 22 minutes

David and Katie discuss why meetings suck and how to make them suck less with a lot of effort and a little technology.


#89: Music Workflows with Composer Johnny Knittle

June 11, 2012 at 8:00am • 1 hour 42 minutes

Professional musician and composer Johnny Knittle joins Katie and David to explain how he produces music for television and film. This episode also features new MPU theme music written by Johnny.


#88: MobileMe Transition

June 4, 2012 at 8:00am • 1 hour 17 minutes

Katie and David cover the potholes associated with the pending MobileMe demise.