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.


Mac Power Users 395: MPU+: It's Called Hermes  

In this feedback episode, Katie and David cover listener questions, must-have iOS utilities, tagging, automation, and more feedback. Finally, we discuss the Apple iPhone event scheduled for September 12.

Mac Power Users 394: Workflows with Dan Moren, the Novelist  

Dan Moren drops in to chat about his experience publishing his first novel. We talk about all aspects of writing a book, including planning, writing, finding and working with a publisher and marketing his book after publication.

Mac Power Users 393: 2017 Developer Roundtable  

In this episode, prominent App developers Ken Case, Greg Scown, and Dave Teare join us to talk about the future of macOS and iOS along with a few thoughts on the software business in 2017.

Mac Power Users 392: Must-Have iOS Utilities  

Following-up on our recent episode featuring utilities for the Mac; David and Katie decide to dive deep this week into their must-have utilities for iOS.

Mac Power Users 391: Workflows with Artist Jason Kimes  

Artist and geek Jason Kimes shares his favorite technologies and workflows for creating his sculptures.

Mac Power Users 390: Tagging with Terpstra  

Brett Terpstra (drink!) joins David and Katie this week to talk about the state of tagging on Mac and iOS. We discuss uses of tags, developing a tagging scheme, what you can do with tags, the turbulent history and hopefully bright future.

Mac Power Users 389: The Mac-Based Small Business  

Katie is about to celebrate her one-year business anniversary. In this episode, she shares the hardware, software, and workflows she's using to pull it off. There are also a few hippie parts.

Mac Power Users 388: MPU+: Don't Put Your Keyboard in the Dishwasher  

In this bonus episode, David and Katie chat with Apple Distinguished Educator and Musician Shirantha Beddage. We also answer questions on a variety of topics including lightning protection, starting a blog, how much iMac to buy, OCR accuracy, and follow up on Home Tech, must-have utilities and more.

Mac Power Users 387: Workflows with Rene Ritchie  

iMore Editor in Chief Rene Ritchie joins the Mac Power Users this week to share his favorite tools, apps, and workflows for getting work done.

Mac Power Users 386: Must Have Utilities  

Katie and David share some of their favorite utilities for Mac users.

Mac Power Users 385: Workflows with Kelly Guimont  

Writer, social media consult, and full-time geek Kelly Guimont joins the Mac Power Users to share her favorite Apple hardware, apps, and workflows.

Mac Power Users 384: Screencasting 101 with JF Brissette  

JF Brissette joins Katie and David to talk about the state of Screencasting on Mac and iOS, discusses the importance and uses of Screencasting, tools of the trade as well as tips and tricks.

Mac Power Users 383: More Education Workflows with Teddy Svoronos  

Harvard Lecturer Teddy Svoronos returns to talk about how he's using his Mac and iOS devices for giving presentations, some very clever iOS automation techniques, and academic writing. Teddy and David also share some of their favorite apps for making music.

Mac Power Users 382: Home Automation Update  

Katie and David review the current state of Home Automation and the technology they use in their homes. We also talk about our new iPads and wrap-up WWDC.

Mac Power Users 381: WWDC 2017  

With David in San Jose, he gives us a "boots on the ground" perspective of WWDC and we discuss the latest announcements from Apple's Developer conference.

Mac Power Users 380: MPU+: Maybe this will be obsolete tomorrow  

Ed Cormany joins us to talk about regular expressions, how it works and practical applications. On the eve of WWDC, we also cover lots of listener feedback including photo scanning, switching from Windows to iOS, privacy and the IOT, shared photo libraries and more.

Mac Power Users 379: Workflows with Liana Lehua  

Liana Lehua shares her hardware and software setup, apps, and workflow for television production. We also share our hopes and dreams for iOS 11 and other Apple products at this year's WWDC.

Mac Power Users 378: More iOS Hidden Features  

Clayton Morris returns to join Katie and David in sharing more underutilized iOS features, tips, and tricks.

Mac Power Users 377: Audio Media Managment  

This week David and Katie take a good look at dealing with audio on your Apple gear. Topics include traditional music management, the best streaming services and why David loves them, podcast management, and playing audio in your car and home.

Mac Power Users 376: Notifications!  

Myke Hurley joins Katie and David to discuss notifications. We discuss how notifications have become a problem, dealing with distractions and wrangling the various notifications to optimize our devices.

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