Mac Power Users

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#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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#343: Workflows with Serenity Caldwell

October 3rd, 2016 · 81 minutes

iMore writer and artist Serenity Caldwell joins the Mac Power Users to talk about the iPad, Mac, the new iPhone, and artist workflows.

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


#342: macOS Sierra

September 26th, 2016 · 93 minutes

Katie and David dive deep into the new features of macOS Sierra and discuss best practices for upgrading and some major incompatibilities. We also discuss the new watchOS.

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


#341: iOS 10

September 18th, 2016 · 98 minutes

Katie and David break down the new iOS 10 update for iPhone and iPad.

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


#340: GTD Workflows with Mike Williams

September 12th, 2016 · 95 minutes

Mike Williams, President and CEO of the David Allen Company joins Katie and David to talk about the GTD methodology, the tech he uses to get things done, implementing the 5 steps and common pitfalls and solutions.

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


#339: iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2

September 8th, 2016 · 104 minutes

Katie and David break down Apple's announcements at its September 7 Keynote including iPhone 7, Apple Watch Series 2, and all of Katie's favorite games.