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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#264: Workflows with John Gruber

June 29th, 2015 · 112 minutes

Katie and David sit down with John Gruber of Daring Fireball to discuss the origins of his site, how he finds and publishes the news and how he uses his Mac and iOS.

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


#263: Rethinking Task Management with Kourosh Dini

June 22nd, 2015 · 93 minutes

Psychiatrist, musician, geek, and author Kourosh Dini guests to explain why managing tasks is so hard and, with that knowledge, how to use technology to get work done.

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


#262: Thoughts from WWDC 2015

June 15th, 2015 · 96 minutes

David comes to us from WWDC to recap the announcements of the next generation for OS X, iOS, watchOS and Apple's new Music Service as well as discuss community events around the developer conference.


#261: MPU Live: My Machine Just Kernel Panicked

June 11th, 2015 · 105 minutes

Jeff Richardson of iPhone JD joins David and Katie to chat about the Apple Watch, we follow-up on Dropbox,Photos.app and photo workflows meal planning, DevonThink, DevonThink, storing items locally without sacrificing drive space and travel tips.


#260: Creating and Running a Nonprofit with Jean MacDonald

June 8th, 2015 · 101 minutes

Jean MacDonald, founder of App Camp For Girls joins Katie and David to talk about her experiences creating a nonprofit. Jean discusses the genesis of App Camp, generating community support, the logistics of running, funding and marketing.


#259: Workflows with Christa Mrgan

June 1st, 2015 · 89 minutes

Katie and David sit down with Christa Mrgan to talk about creating user interfaces, getting started in design, music and the upcoming Layers conference.


#258: Early Impressions of The Apple Watch

May 25th, 2015 · 105 minutes

We've had our Apple Watches for a couple of weeks now. Katie and David discuss how they're using the watch and how it fits into their workflow so far.

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#257: Workflows with Merlin Mann: Episode VI

May 18th, 2015 · 110 minutes

Merlin Mann returns for his annual visit to Mac Power Users. We discuss hardware and software updates and if it's necessary to keep up the latest and greatest, Merlin's growing use of iOS over Mac OS, and kids and technology use.

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#256: MPU Live: I Think Your Bus Just Left

May 14th, 2015 · 104 minutes

This episode is packed with listener feedback and tips. We talk with Deron Bos about the benefits of digital meal planning, follow-up on DEVONThink workflows, discuss our RSS feeds, managing small SSDs, resources for a new iPhone user, better fonts for iOS and David discusses his new MacBook.

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#255: Photos.app and Photo Management

May 11th, 2015 · 100 minutes

David and Katie dive deep on Apple's new Photos.app for the Mac and discuss how this changes workflows for photo management.

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