Mac Power Users

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#317: Myke Hurley: Collector of iPads

April 24th, 2016 · 100 minutes

Myke Hurley returns to the podcast to talk about how he's increasingly using his iPad Pro(s) to get work done and his workflows for running the business end of the Relay FM podcast network.


#316: Locking Down Your Technology

April 17th, 2016 · 89 minutes

David and Katie run down options for securing your tech and staying safe online. We cover securing your iOS devices and Macs as well as discuss best practices for passwords, email, web browsing and locking down your online profiles.

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


#315: Best of the Menu Bar

April 11th, 2016 · 93 minutes

In this week's episode, David and Katie cover some of their favorite Mac menubar apps and Mac today view widgets.


#314: Trials and Tribulations of Katie's iPad

April 7th, 2016 · 94 minutes

David and Katie chat with Joe Buhlig about the importance of task review. We also discuss the growing concern with Mac malware and scams, follow-up with listener feedback on our notes and contacts show and share listener tips and tricks. We also discuss the 9.7" iPad Pro and Fantastical 2.2


#313: Update on iPad and Education

April 4th, 2016 · 103 minutes

David and Katie are joined by Fraser Speirs to discuss the current state of iPad and education, and evaluate the 9.7" iPad Pro vs the iPad Air 2.

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


#312: Notes Shootout

March 27th, 2016 · 95 minutes

Katie and David discuss their note-taking workflows on Mac and iOS and the different options available, including plain text, Apple Notes, Evernote, OneNote and others.

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


#311: Switching from PC to Mac

March 21st, 2016 · 95 minutes

Katie and David discuss the pros, cons and strategies for switching from a PC to a Mac. They're joined by special guest James Coleman, an IT consultant who has helped businesses and individuals make the switch.


#310: One Year Indie with Jason Snell

March 13th, 2016 · 96 minutes

David and Katie check in with Jason Snell to see how things are going one year into life as an independent publisher.


#309: I Haven't Discounted The Possibility That You're Crazy

March 10th, 2016 · 103 minutes

David and Katie dig through extensive listener feedback, tips and workflows on Mail and Contacts. David reviews the Amazon Echo. Katie shares her experiences with the iPad Pro.


#308: Workflows with Ben Thompson

March 7th, 2016 · 100 minutes

David and Katie chat with Ben Thompson about how business strategy impacts technology, living and working in Asia and global views on the mobile market, and the upcoming March 2016 Apple event.

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