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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#164: Tackling Email

November 17, 2013 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 32 minutes

David and Katie sit down to discuss the topic of tackling email, how they manage and organize their email, the power tools they use and David's latest book.

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


#163: Fraser Speirs Returns

November 10, 2013 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 32 minutes

Fraser Speirs returns to MPU to discuss the state of iPads and technology including an update on his school's one-to-one program, how he uses his iPad and thoughts on the newly released iPad Air and retina iPad mini.

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

Special guest Fraser Speirs.


#162: Using Mavericks

November 3, 2013 at 8:45PM • 1 hour 49 minutes

After spending some time with Apple's latest operating system, Katie and David discuss their favorite features of Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks.

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


#161: Running a Mac Small Business with Ben Carter

October 27, 2013 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 42 minutes

David and Katie talk with solo law practitioner Ben Carter about starting a small business based around his Mac and the hardware and software he uses.

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


#160: Getting Ready for Mavericks

October 20, 2013 at 6:45PM • 1 hour 20 minutes

David and Katie talk about getting your Mac ready for OS X Mavericks.

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


#159: Workflows with David Chartier

October 13, 2013 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 20 minutes

David and Katie talk with David Chartier about the Finer Things in Tech, his work as a freelance writer and Herald.

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


#158: iOS 7 Apps and Gems

October 6, 2013 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 20 minutes

David and Katie discuss their favorite new apps and features for iOS 7.

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


#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.