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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#353: Setting Up a New Mac

December 4th, 2016 · 117 minutes

Katie (and David!) dive deep on setting up a new Mac.


#352: Workflows with Ian Byrd

November 28th, 2016 · 79 minutes

Ian Byrd is a former teacher and professional speaker who shares his workflows and tips for giving full-day lectures and workshops, writing, video production and more.

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


#351: 2016 Holiday Geek Gift Guide

November 20th, 2016 · 92 minutes

Katie and David share some of their favorite geek gift ideas for that special person in your life this holiday season … or maybe even yourself.


#350: Accessibility Workflows with Shelly Brisbin

November 14th, 2016 · 85 minutes

Shelly Brisbin stops by to talk about Accessibility and gives us a run down of the various Accessibility features and options available on Mac and iOS, how they can be used, what developers can do to make their Apps more accessible and how we can help friends and family use these features.


#349: MPU+: A Corn-u-copia of Nerdiness

November 10th, 2016 · 93 minutes

Katie and David have a lot of feedback this month on the iCloud vs. Dropbox debate, macOS Sierra, more on the new MacBook Pro, and Katie is super-excited about her VESA mount.


#348: Managing Subscriptions

November 7th, 2016 · 86 minutes

In this new App economy it seems more and more apps and services are going to a subscription pricing model. We talk about subscription pricing generally, tips for taming your subscriptions and the subscription services we use.


#347: New MacBooks!

October 28th, 2016 · 94 minutes

Katie and David weigh in on Apple's "Hello Again" event and the new MacBooks.


#346: Casey Liss: App Programmer

October 24th, 2016 · 103 minutes

Casey Liss returns to MPU to talk about his new gig, how his Mac and iOS workflows have changed, gear for geek parents and how he uses his Synology NAS.

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


#345: Cloud Wars: iCloud and Dropbox

October 16th, 2016 · 94 minutes

Katie and David are joined by David Chartier to discuss whether or not Dropbox and iCloud are up to the task of cloud-based file storage.

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


#344: MPU+: Hello, Computer

October 10th, 2016 · 95 minutes

The "Live" show has been renamed MPU+. We discuss what to do with Macs that Sierra has left behind, the problem with "free" software, Network vs. Direct Attached storage, listeners share their feedback on Amazon and tips for using Ulysses and Scrivener. We also learn how to print to PDF from Apple Mail and much more.

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