Mac Power Users Retired

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. For new episodes, visit

Hosted by David Sparks and Katie Floyd.

#133: Alfred 2

April 14, 2013 at 9:15PM • 1 hour 31 minutes

David and Katie take a deep dive into Alfred 2.0, an application launcher and productivity application for Mac.

#132: Merlin Returns

April 7, 2013 at 1:15PM • 2 hours 13 minutes

Returning for his annual appearance, Merlin Mann joins Katie and David to talk Evernote, GTD, iPad, Podcasting and his favorite Apps.

Special guest Merlin Mann.

#131: Markdown Revisited

March 31, 2013 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 23 minutes

David and Katie are joined by Eddie Smith of Practically Efficient to discuss the new MacSparky Field Guide: Markdown co-authored by David and Eddie.

#130: Computing with Kids

March 24, 2013 at 12:30PM • 1 hour 33 minutes

David and Katie are joined by Natali Morris to talk about kids and technology. Topics include why it's important to introduce kids to tech, keeping children safe online, monitoring and limiting access and Natali's favorite apps and accessories.

#129: Workflows with Lex Friedman

March 16, 2013 at 10:00AM • 1 hour 29 minutes

David and Katie chat with Macworld Senior Writer Lex Friedman about telecommuting cross-country, writing for Macworld, treadmill desks and his favorite Apps.

Special guest Lex Friedman.

#128: Typography with Ina Saltz

March 10, 2013 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

Typography expert Ina Saltz explains why type matters and gives some great tips for using typography wisely.

#127: Workflows with Clayton Morris

March 3, 2013 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 52 minutes

David and Katie sit down with Clayton Morris from Fox News to learn about his workflows.

#126: The Mac Home Server

February 20, 2013 at 10:00PM • 1 hour 33 minutes

Special guest Shawn Blanc joins Katie and David to talk about setting up a Mac to use as a home server. We talk configuration, use cases, media applications, automation tools and more.

Special guest Shawn Blanc.

#125: Essential iPad

February 17, 2013 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

David and Katie discuss their iPad setup, and essential apps and accessories.

#124: Live at Macworld/iWorld

February 10, 2013 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 22 minutes

Katie and David do a show in front of a live audience at Macworld/iWorld 2013 where they share their best finds from the show floor, catch up with listener feedback, and take questions from the show floor.