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 macpowerusers.com.

Hosted by David Sparks and Katie Floyd.



#63: Workflows with Alex Lindsay

November 21, 2011 at 8:00AM • 1 hour 36 minutes

Alex Lindsay of the Pixel Corps joins Katie and David to talk about his video and travel workflows.


#62: Cutting The Cable

November 14, 2011 at 8:00AM • 56 minutes

Katie and David discuss strategies and methods for disconnecting a cable or satellite television service and using alternate sources for media content. Topics include setting up an antenna, streaming media services, Internet television and alternative sources of content.


#61: Workflows with Michael Lopp

October 31, 2011 at 8:30AM • 1 hour 5 minutes

David and Katie sit down with Michael Lopp, author of Rands in Repose, Being Geek and Managing Humans. We discuss how Michael uses Apple technology to manage humans in his day job and his writing workflow.


#60: Evernote

October 24, 2011 at 9:00AM • 1 hour 12 minutes

Katie and David are joined by Brett Kelly to discuss using Evernote, along with usage cases and limitations.


#59: iPad at Work

October 10, 2011 at 9:00AM • 1 hour 11 minutes

David talks through the process of writing his latest book, iPad at Work including writing workflows, dealing with editors, and other strange anomalies of the publishing business.


#58: The Google Lifestyle

September 26, 2011 at 8:00AM • 1 hour 35 minutes

In this episode, Katie and David cover the varied Google services now available.


#57: Power Text Editing

September 12, 2011 at 9:00AM • 1 hour 26 minutes

In this episode, David and Katie explore the use of more powerful text editors, like TextMate and BBEdit, in a writing workflow with guest, Brett Terpstra.


#56: Mail

August 29, 2011 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 51 minutes

Katie and David go soup to nuts on e-mail protocols, services, applications, and best practices.


#55: Workflows with Adam Lisagor

August 14, 2011 at 10:10AM • 1 hour 46 minutes

Workflows with Adam Lisagor Katie and David chat with LonelySandwich about how he gets work done with his Apple technology. Links of note Adam Lisagor Adam’s Twitter Adam’s Videos Adam’s Blog David Wain Mac Power Users Interview FileMaker Pro Shake – now depricated Merlin Mann Adam’s iOS app, Birdhouse TextEdit Dropbox Notational Velocity Simplenote NValt.


#54: Your Questions & An Announcement

July 24, 2011 at 8:47AM • 1 hour 8 minutes

In this episode, David and Katie take listener questions on a variety of topics including how to manage a major Mac upgrade 7 years in the making, how we battle RSI through Ergonomics, an update on giving Keynote presentations with the iPad and iPhone, best battery practices,Privacy, Dropbox’s recent drama and we share a major [...]