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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#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.


#144: Workflows with Chris Breen

June 30, 2013 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 27 minutes

David and Katie chat with Macworld Senior Editor Chris Breen to talk Music, Podcasting, Writing Workflows and his favorite Mac Gems.


#143: RSS and Replacing Google Reader

June 23, 2013 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 34 minutes

David and Katie talk about the impending shutdown of Google Reader and their solutions for RSS


#142: Special: WWDC 2013

June 12, 2013 at 5:45AM • 1 hour 58 minutes

David and Katie take a break from their regularly scheduled programing to talk iOS 7, OS X Mavericks, new Apple Hardware and their thought on Apple's roadmap. We also have an update from Jean MacDonald about AppCamp4Girls.


#141: Traveling with Alex Lindsay

June 9, 2013 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 56 minutes

David and Katie talk with Alex Lindsay about his travel adventures and tech.