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#740: “From The Beatles to The Libertines,” with Lee Garrett

April 14th, 2024 · 95 minutes

Lee Garret is the new owner of ScreenCastsOnline. He joins Stephen and David to discuss his background in technology, his Apple gear, and how clear communication and processes are key to any successful endeavor.

#739: Checking in on Freeform

April 7th, 2024 · 68 minutes

David and Stephen revisit Freeform and discuss how it's improved since its launch and what Apple could do next with the application. They also share how they use the app and how it shines in visionOS.

#738: Apple Collecting 101

March 31st, 2024 · 70 minutes

Stephen walks David through the ins and outs of collecting old Apple gear, and the pair take the wraps off an MPU redesign.

#737: Scoring a Movie, with David Metzger

March 24th, 2024 · 90 minutes

David Metzger is a composer, arranger, and orchestrator with a celebrated career that has earned him Academy, Grammy, and Tony Awards. He joins the guys to talk about how the music for some of the most beloved films and shows of our time is made.

#736: Maintaining & Caring For Your Apple Hardware

March 17th, 2024 · 79 minutes

Stephen and David offer advice on how to best care for Macs, iPhones, iPads, and more, from cleaning to battery management and beyond. Then, the guys reflect on recent news, including the new MacBook Air and the death of the company's car project.

#735: Catching up with Ryan JA Murphy

March 10th, 2024 · 80 minutes

Ryan Murphy returns to the Mac Power Users to discuss systems design principles when choosing software and workflows, intelligent use of AI tools, Obsidian, and using technology as a parent.

#734: I Got to Be the Hero

March 3rd, 2024 · 84 minutes

On this feedback episode, Stephen and David check in with the Vision Pro, discuss plumbing super powers, the mysteries of AppleCare, and more.

#733: Our Favorite iPhone Apps

February 25th, 2024 · 80 minutes

David and Stephen battle it out in naming their favorite iOS apps.

#732: Catching up with Mike Vardy

February 18th, 2024 · 85 minutes

Mike Vardy drops by the show to talk about the journey behind his upcoming book, his love of the Freewrite family of products, and how he runs his growing online business.

#731: “Tears Rolled Down My Light Seal”

February 11th, 2024 · 126 minutes

Apple Vision Pro is here. David and Stephen share their initial thoughts on Apple's first new platform in ten years, talk about how it performs in entertainment and productivity and then answer some listener questions about the device.