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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#157: Security Problems and Solutions

September 29, 2013 at 8:00pm • 1 hour 27 minutes

In this episode, David and Katie cover frequent security problems and offer their solutions.

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


#156: Editorial with Federico Viticci

September 22, 2013 at 3:00pm • 1 hour 39 minutes

David and Katie are joined by Federico Viticci of Macstories.net to talk about writing on the iPad and the newest text editor with built in automation functions, Editorial.

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


#155: Jason Snell Returns

September 15, 2013 at 3:00pm • 1 hour 30 minutes

Katie and David sit down again with Jason Snell of Macworld/PC World and TechHive to discuss how his workflows have evolved since our last episode. We talk about managing email and tasks, his preference for smaller devices, writing novels, podcasting and more.

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

Special guest Jason Snell.


#154: Apple TV

September 8, 2013 at 9:00pm • 1 hour 27 minutes

David and Katie dive deep on the Apple TV and discuss how they use the Apple TV for work and play.

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


#153: Hardware Development with Geoff Barrall

September 1, 2013 at 3:00pm • 1 hour 33 minutes

Katie and David talk hardware development, conceptualization, design and production with the CEO of Drobo, Geoff Barrall.

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


#152: Back to School

August 25, 2013 at 9:00pm • 1 hour 21 minutes

Katie and David talk back to school gear and apps for iOS and Mac.

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


#151: iOS Photography with Jeff Carlson

August 18, 2013 at 6:30pm • 1 hour 43 minutes

David and Katie sit down with Jeff Carlson to share his tips and tricks for taking better photos with your iOS devices as well as managing and enhancing photos using iOS.

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


#150: Listener Workflows

August 11, 2013 at 5:30pm • 1 hour 40 minutes

In celebration of episode 150, Katie and David invite Mac Power Users listeners on the show to share their MPU inspired workflows. Topics include iOS information capture and automation, workflows from educators, home security automation, Devonthink, Spotlight geekery and more.

Check out the After Dark for David's Bratwurst recipe and a Q&A with the chatroom.


#149: Reading It Later

August 4, 2013 at 11:00am • 1 hour 26 minutes

David and Katie review the popular "Read it Later" services and discuss power user workflows for processing your reading.

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


#148: Security Audit

July 28, 2013 at 7:00pm • 1 hour 19 minutes

David and Katie review best security practices and discuss email encryption, VPN, password practices, data encryption, two factor authentication and more.

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