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.

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#290: 2015 MPU Geek Gift Guide

November 23rd, 2015 · 99 minutes

The holidays are almost upon us, that means it's time for our annual Geek Gift Guide episode. David and Katie share some of their favorite gift ideas for the geek in your life.

#289: The New Apple TV

November 16th, 2015 · 94 minutes

David and Katie discuss the new Apple TV including their use, tips and tricks and thoughts on the Future of TV.

#288: Traveling to the Land of Crocodiles and Alligators

November 12th, 2015 · 89 minutes

David and Katie are joined by Christal Allen-Harrahill to talk about the benefits of using a virtual assistant. We follow-up on Launchers, note applications and alternatives, we share listener tips and answer questions on a variety of topics.

#287: Automation and More with Brett Terpstra

November 9th, 2015 · 91 minutes

Mac mad scientist, Brett Terpstra, joins David and Katie to talk about his experience working as an indie Mac Developer, new Mac automation techniques and getting started with scripting.

#286: Launcher Smackdown

November 2nd, 2015 · 77 minutes

Katie and David take an in-depth look at currently available keyboard launchers for the Mac including Spotlight, LaunchBar, and Alfred.

#285: iPhone Photography with Austin Mann

October 26th, 2015 · 99 minutes

David and Katie chat with photographer Austin Mann about the iPhone as a professional camera. We also announce the sale of MPU T-Shirts.

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

#284: Optimize Your Mac

October 19th, 2015 · 89 minutes

From tweaking system settings to third party utilities, Katie and David discuss their tips for enhancing your experience and making your Mac your own. We also share details of our upcoming MPU Meet-up in Orlando next month.

#283: Videos and Growing a Business with Adam Lisagor

October 12th, 2015 · 97 minutes

Adam Lisagor returns to the show to chat about how his video production team has grown from working out of a spare bedroom to a large team and the challenges and opportunities this presents.

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

#282: MPU Live: Making It Up As We Go Along

October 8th, 2015 · 95 minutes

Mark Metzger joins us to chat about File Maker, we also talk about cleaning up iOS, follow-up on Office 365 accounts and Google Docs, discuss Mac/PC hybrid setups, hear from a virtual assistant, share listener tips and tricks and Katie shares her experiences with the iPad Air 2.

#281: The state of Siri and Dictation on Mac and iOS

October 4th, 2015 · 80 minutes

David and Katie tackle the best options for using your voice to dictate text and perform tasks on your Mac, iPhone, and iPad.