April 10, 2011 at 9:28am • 1 hour 28 minutes
David and Katie are joined by Eddie Smith of Practically Efficient to discuss all that is awesome about Dropbox. The trio discuss how to use Dropbox to share files across multiple computers and iDevices as well as dive into geekier uses for the service. Links of Interest: Practically Efficient Dropbox Dropbox Student Discount Dropbox Bento Sync Dropbox [...]
March 27, 2011 at 9:36am • 2 hours 26 minutes
David and Katie sit down again with Merlin Mann. Merlin updates us on his workflows and his latest projects. Links of Interest: Merlin Mann Back to Work 5By5 Studios You Look Nice Today MPU 023: Workflows with Merlin Mann I Dragon Dictate for Mac MacSpeech Scribe CarbonFin Outliner Bret Terpstra MPU 037: Markdown and MultiMarkdown.
March 13, 2011 at 10:38am • 1 hour 20 minutes
Katie and David, joined by Mac mad scientist Brett Terpstra, cover the many ways to organize and find files on your Mac. This show includes tips on tagging, spotlight, naming conventions and more. Links of Note Brett’s Site Brett’s Text Expander Posts Using Spotlight Macworld Spotlight Article Victor Talks Spotlight Brett’s Tagging Post OpenMetaTags HoudahSpot.
February 27, 2011 at 10:23am • 1 hour 25 minutes
Katie and David tackle how to take notes in a variety of contexts using your Mac and iOS devices. Links of Note David’s Electrons vs. Meetings Post David’s OPML Post OmniOutliner Evernote Yojimbo iThoughtsHD MindNode Notational Velocity David’s Notational Velocity Tango Post Notational Velocity ALT SimpleNote NoteBook NoteBook for iPad Livescribe Microsoft Word Microsoft OneNote.
February 13, 2011 at 10:19am • 46 minutes
This episode was recorded live on the Macworld Expo show floor. In it, David and Katie go back to backup and talk about their favorite strategies and tactics for backing up your Mac. Unfortunately, there was a problem with the live stream video so we don’t have the full session video but show friend, Steven [...]
January 22, 2011 at 3:00pm • 1 hour 18 minutes
In this episode, Katie and David tackle managing contacts and calendars on your Mac and iOS Devices. Apple Address Book iCal ABContacts Dialvetica Calvetica BusyCal BusySync BusyToDo 37signals Highrise iCalShare iCal Calendars Downloads Setup Google Sync on an iDevice Sync Yahoo Contacts with iDevice Sync Yahoo Contacts with Address Book Enable Google Calendar in iCal.
January 9, 2011 at 2:20pm • 60 minutes
In this episode David and Katie talk about David’s book, Mac at Work. David explains how he bumbled his way through the publishing process and the tools he used to write the book. The Tools: OmniOutliner iThoughtsHD Scrivener SimpleNote Microsoft Word Motivation Rands in Repose Article Macworld Katie’s Session David’s Syncing Session Mac Power Users [...]
December 26, 2010 at 6:00am • 1 hour 24 minutes
In this episode Katie and David discuss the differences among the Apple computers to help listeners choose the right Mac for themselves or when assisting others. We discuss buying a laptop vs desktop, power vs price and upgrade and expansion options. The Notebooks: MacBook MacBook Pro MacBook Air The Desktops Mac Mini iMac Mac Pro.
December 12, 2010 at 5:43pm • 1 hour 9 minutes
In this episode, Katie and David interview IDG executive Paul Kent about how he uses Apple technology to organize and run the Macworld Conference and Expo. Paul also previews some of developments surrounding Macworld 2011. Links of Interest Skype iChat Numbers Pages Outlook for Mac 2Do (iApp) ToodleDo PDFPen TextExpander YouSendIt Dropbox iPad Music Developers.
November 28, 2010 at 10:57am • 1 hour 27 minutes
In this episode, Katie and David dig deep on iTunes including Library management, playlists, sharing, and network attached storage. Links of Interest iTunes Song Genie AudioBook Builder Doug’s AppleScripts Dupin – Remove Duplicate Tracks Floppy Poster iFlicks TuneRanger Sync your iTunes Library with Dropbox Moving your iTunes Folder The Apple Chap article on ripping [...]