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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#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.


#147: David Wain Returns

July 21, 2013 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 42 minutes

David Wain returns to tell us how his workflow has changed since show 50. We talk about how David has become a one-man post production machine, jailbreaking, David's writing and collaboration workflows and more.


#146: Our Gear

July 14, 2013 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

A frequent listener request, Katie and David recap the gear they use day-to-day.


#145: Keyboard Maestro Turns 6

July 7, 2013 at 8:30PM • 1 hour 24 minutes

David and Katie take a look at the new version of Keyboard Maestro and discuss what it does, how you can use it to automate tasks on your Mac, when you should use Keyboard Maestro over other automation tools and choosing the right tool for the right job.