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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#171: Photo Management

January 5, 2014 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 32 minutes

Joined by guest Bradley Chambers, David and Katie tackle photo management.

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


#170: 2014 Tech Resolutions

December 24, 2013 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 18 minutes

David and Katie discuss some of their tech resolutions for 2014 including better utilizing network attached storage, less "fiddley" writing and more.

Thanks to MPU listener Hay Oborn for assistance with the shownotes this week!


#169: Workflows with Dr. Jeffery Taekman

December 22, 2013 at 4:15PM • 1 hour 27 minutes

David and Katie talk to Dr. Jeffery Taekman, a physician, researcher and educator at Duke. Jeff takes us through his various workflows for getting work done in his profession including using his iPad in his medical practice.

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


#168: Listener Feedback

December 15, 2013 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 41 minutes

David and Katie sort through recent listener feedback and discuss a variety of topics including iPad stylus, cable cutting, offsite backup, home sound systems, tea brewing and more.

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


#167: Workflows with Brett Terpstra

December 8, 2013 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 34 minutes

Long overdue, David and Katie sit down with the mad scientist himself, Brett Terpstra to talk about his setup, tagging and music. Drink

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

Special guest Brett Terpstra.


#166: Using Siri and Dictation

December 2, 2013 at 11:00AM • 1 hour 36 minutes

David and Katie talk about how to maximize productivity using Siri on iOS and dictation on iOS and Mac.

Thanks to MPU listener Hay Oborn for assistance with the shownotes this week!


#165: 2013 Geek Gift Guide

November 24, 2013 at 8:45PM • 1 hour 39 minutes

David and Katie run down their 2013 Geek Gift Guide. This show is full of items the hosts either have on their personal wish lists or plan to buy as gifts for others this holiday season.

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


#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!