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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#274: When To Upgrade

August 24th, 2015 · 84 minutes

David and Katie discuss upgrading Mac and iOS devices. When is the right time to upgrade your hardware, software, what are option for buying new and when can you extend the life of your existing device.

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

#273: Workflows with Jonathan Mann

August 17th, 2015 · 94 minutes

Jonathan Mann (a.k.a. Song a Day Mann) lends his musical talents to the podcast this week. Jonathan talks about working as an indie songwriter and how he creates a new song each day.

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

#272: Mac Based Small Business

August 10th, 2015 · 92 minutes

It's been several months since David went solo. He shares how he created a home-based Mac small business and his workflows for staying productive while wearing many hats.

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

#271: MPU Live: What's the Worst Thing That Could Happen?

August 6th, 2015 · 100 minutes

We talk with Kent Newsome about working in a "locked down" office, we also discuss Amazon's Echo, listener travel tips, two factor authentication apps, Omni Focus workflows, sharing tasks, referenced photo libraries and answer listener questions on a variety of topics

#270: Workflows with Christina Warren

August 2nd, 2015 · 52 minutes

Special Guest Christina Warren joins David and Katie to talk about her work as an Apple journalist. We use the backdrop of the Apple Earnings Call to discuss her workflows as well as her thoughts on Apple Music.

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

#269: Emergency Preparedness for Geeks

July 27th, 2015 · 83 minutes

We all face emergencies from natural disasters, personal emergencies, accident or illness and even death. David and Katie share their tips for getting your tech prepared and how technology can help you weather the storm.

#268: Travel Hacks with Liana Lehua

July 20th, 2015 · 106 minutes

Liana Lehua joins us to talk about how her job as a producer for media events takes her around the world and the travel hacks she's picked up along the way.

#267: David Wain's Film and Television Workflows

July 13th, 2015 · 91 minutes

Writer, Director, Actor, and Producer David Wain joins us to talk about how he uses Apple technology to produce films and television including his new Netflix series, Wet Hot American Summer. We also talk about David's challenges with the Photos application.

Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for he…

#266: MPU Live: #askmpu

July 9th, 2015 · 98 minutes

We cover a wide range of listener questions this week from backup to travel tips. We also discuss strategies for keeping machines in sync, Mac CRMs, task management, the and share tips for home automation, getting around bandwidth limits and more.

#265: Apple Music

July 6th, 2015 · 81 minutes

David and Katie take a look at the recently released Apple Music service.