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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#303: Email Clients and Workflows

February 8th, 2016 · 102 minutes

Katie and David discuss best practices for managing email as well as the state of third party email clients for Mac and iOS and how to make Mail.app better through the use of plug-ins and third party services.

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


#302: Our Gear - 2016 Edition

January 31st, 2016 · 88 minutes

Answering a frequently asked listener question, David and Katie recap the technology gear they regularly use at home and work, including a review of their Macs and iOS devices and what's on their desks.

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


#301: Fitness for Geeks

January 25th, 2016 · 101 minutes

Liana Lehua returns to the show to discuss physical fitness for geeks with David and Katie. Topics include choosing and achieving fitness goals and apps and gadgets that can assist on the road to better health and fitness.


#300: #MPU300

January 18th, 2016 · 87 minutes

Myke and Stephen turn the tables on David and Katie to celebrate the 300th episode of the show featuring questions from MPU listeners.

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


#299: Plex

January 11th, 2016 · 82 minutes

David and Katie are joined by guest Todd Olthoff to dive deep into the Plex media center. We discuss what Plex does, how to install and get up and running, best practices for setting up a Plex library, features of the service, our use of Plex and more.


#298: More of a Mythology than a Science

January 7th, 2016 · 116 minutes

Laura McClellan from The Productive Woman podcast stops by to discuss tips for getting started for the new year. We follow-up on listener questions related to tagging email, when to use TextExpander, Hazel, and Keyboard Maestro, Journaling, Do Apps from IFTTT, a SwiftText, and more. David and Katie also discuss "The Movie" Star Wars: The Force Awa…


#297: iPad Productivity Apps

January 4th, 2016 · 96 minutes

Starting off the new year, David and Katie run down their favorite apps for being productive on the iPad.

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


#296: 2015: Year in Review

December 28th, 2015 · 90 minutes

Katie and David recap 2015 and share their favorite tech products and services as well as news of note. They also discuss what they hope to see in 2016.


#295: Workflows with Shawn Blanc

December 20th, 2015 · 89 minutes

Shawn Blanc returns to the show to talk about his new Focus Course and leading a more focused life, productivity planning and shares some of his favorite tools for writing and creating.

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


#294: Workflows with Mike Vardy

December 14th, 2015 · 101 minutes

Mike Vardy of the Productivityist drops by to chat with Katie and David about his iPad Mini workflows, presentations, making over meetings, virtual assistants, and productivity through simplicity.