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#168: Listener Feedback

December 15th, 2013 · 101 minutes

David and Katie sort through recent listener feedback and discuss a variety of topics including iPad stylus, cable cutting, offsite backup, home sound systems, tea brewing and more.

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

Download: MP3 (46.98 MB)

Links and Show Notes

Adonit Jot Script Evernote Edition

A True Precision Stylus

Studio Neat — Cosmonaut

Wide-Grip Stylus for Touchscreens

Studio Neat — Glif

Lit Software - TrialPad iPad App

The award winning iPad app, that’s the easiest and most effective way to organize and present evidence

Penultimate | Evernote

Penultimate is the original and easiest-to-use handwriting app for iPad...


Note everything, everywhere.

Jot Touch 4 Pressure Sensitive Stylus - Best Stylus for iPad Drawing

You deserve the freedom to write and draw like you’re used to.

Mac Power Users 120: Taking Notes with Mike Rohde

David and Katie are joined by Mike Rohde, author of the Sketchnote Handbook, to talk about analog and digital forms of note taking.

iSketchnote: from pen and paper to your iPad! by ISKN Team

Kickstarter for iSketchnote is a smart iPad cover that integrates a new digitizing technology with the convenience of a notebook.

Mac Power Users 100: Awesome MPU Listeners

For show 100, Katie and David are joined by several amazing listeners (including academics, authors, pilots, and more) as they talk through their own Mac and iOS workflows.

About Jeff | Jeff Gamet’s jeff-o-rama

What really goes on in Jeff's head?


iThoughts HD

Drafts - Agile Tortoise

Notebooks | The only notebook you need

Evernote | Remember everything with Evernote, Skitch and our other great apps.

MPU 062: Cutting The Cable | Mac Power Users

Katie and David discuss strategies and methods for disconnecting a cable or satellite television service and using alternate sources for media content. Topics include setting up an antenna, streaming media services, Internet television and alternative sources of content.

OmniFocus - Video - The Omni Group

OmniFocus — MacSparky

David's OmniFocus screencasts.

Obihai Technology - Home

Ooma – Ranked # 1 Internet Home Phone Service

Netflix - Watch TV Shows Online, Watch Movies Online

Sherlock (TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sherlock is a British television crime drama that presents a contemporary update of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes detective stories.

Mac Power Users 165: 2013 Geek Gift Guide

Sonos - Wireless Speakers

VIZIO Home Audio Sound Bars - Hear the Difference

My Kitchen Audio Setup —

JAMBOX by Jawbone | Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

Mac Power Users 153: Hardware Development with Geoff Barrall

Katie and David talk hardware development, conceptualization, design and production with the CEO of Drobo, Geoff Barrall.

Plex - A Complete Media Solution

Copy | Drobo

ElephantDrive | Beyond Backup. Your files – Everywhere.

MPU 067 Web Security and your Apple Devices

Katie and David are joined by security professional George Starcher for a comprehensive talk about web security and your Apple devices.

Mac Power Users 165: 2013 Geek Gift Guide

Lockitron - Keyless entry using your phone

Keyless entry using your phone.

Indigo - Macintosh Home Automation Server

Dropcam - Wi-Fi Video Monitoring with Cloud Recording. Setup in Minutes.

Mac Power Users 166: Using Siri and Dictation

Dragon for Mac - Dragon Speech Recognition Software for the Mac

Siri - The Big Bang Theory Wiki

MPU 082: Cooking Ideas

Crashplan - Online Data Backup - Offsite, Onsite, & Cloud

Backblaze - Online Backup & Data Backup Software

Backing up and Drobo —

Art of Tea

Use Evernote and QR Codes to Help You Go Paperless | Tech for Organizers

OmniFocus Task Creation via QR Code — MacSparky


Little Snitch

Nosillacast #448 WeMo Switch, Nest Protect, Auria LE, Data Hogs

Apple - Logic Pro X - Music production. Cranked up to X.