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#711: Getting Some Wisdom with Merlin Mann

September 24th, 2023 · 132 minutes

Merlin Mann comes back to the Mac Power Users to talk about task management, iOS 17 improvements, and wisdom.

#710: Apple's Wonderlust Event

September 13th, 2023 · 94 minutes

Mere hours after Apple's iPhone 15 event, Stephen and David break down the news surrounding the iPhone 15 line, the Apple Watch Series 9 and the updated Apple Watch Ultra.

#709: Save Your Shift Key

September 10th, 2023 · 103 minutes

On this feedback episode, David and Stephen talk a bit more about window managers and backup utilities, while also answering listener questions and David's modern typewriter, Stephen's new Plex server and a lot more.

#708: The Obsidian Field Guide

September 3rd, 2023 · 81 minutes

David has launched a new Field Guide, designed to take everyone's Obsidian usage to the next level.

#707: Workflows with Ryan Irelan

August 27th, 2023 · 106 minutes

Ryan Irelan joins this week to talk about the current state of web development, digital training tools, and his expanding HomeKit rig.

#706: Media Management with Casey Liss

August 20th, 2023 · 100 minutes

Casey Liss rejoins the program to discuss his new app Callsheet and to give David and Stephen a tour of the apps and services he uses to manage his media.

#705: macOS Window Management

August 13th, 2023 · 89 minutes

Since the dawn of multitasking, users have needed to juggle things on their screens. Apple has taken several swings at building good window management tools into macOS, but better solutions can be found in a long list of third-party apps. Stephen and David have tried just about all of them for this episode.

#704: “The Details Matter,” with Shahid Kamal Ahmad

August 6th, 2023 · 136 minutes

Video game industry veteran Shahid Kamal Ahmad rejoins the program to catch David and Stephen up on his work and evolving setup, and then the gang dives into gaming on visionOS, the current state of Android and a lot more.

#703: The Portable HomePod Mini Lifestyle

July 30th, 2023 · 105 minutes

On this feedback episode, David and Stephen check out some additional Safari extensions, answer some listener questions, discuss the Studio Display and address a recent controversy about the sailing workout type on the Apple Watch.

#702: Unbridled Enthusiasm, with Chuck Joiner

July 23rd, 2023 · 99 minutes

Chuck Joiner has been covering Apple since 2000 and has been a user longer than that. He joins David and Stephen to talk about what makes the Apple community special, how the company's tools enable its users and some of his favorite apps and services.