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.



Support this show

Join for $5/month Join for $50/year
More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments

Latest Episodes

#566: Paperless Strikes Back

December 13th, 2020 · 77 minutes

Stephen and David talk through paperless tools, apps, and workflows in 2020. Also, David's released his new Paperless Field Guide.

#565: The 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

December 6th, 2020 · 94 minutes

If you're shopping for a nerd in your life, David and Stephen are here to help.

#564: Taking Pictures and Enriching Lives with Austin Mann

November 29th, 2020 · 94 minutes

David and Stephen talk with photographer Austin Mann about his work and his annual iPhone camera reviews, including what sets the iPhone 12 Pro Max apart from Apple's other new phones.

#563: macOS Big Sur

November 22nd, 2020 · 127 minutes

macOS Big Sur brings with it a new design and updated features. This week, Stephen and David wade in to macOS 11, before giving their impressions of the M1-powered MacBook Air.

#562: The First Apple Silicon Macs

November 15th, 2020 · 107 minutes

This week, David and Stephen are joined by Kurt Knight, Senior Director, Platform Product Marketing at Apple to talk about the M1 chip and macOS Big Sur. After that, the guys talk about this first wave of new Macs.

#561: iPad Check-In with Federico Viticci

November 8th, 2020 · 109 minutes

MacStories Founder Federico Viticci joins David to talk about the iPad and its ecosystem of apps for power users. As the iPad itself becomes more capable, what users can do with it continues to expand, but as the guys discuss, there are still pain points.

#560: Workflows with Luc Beaudoin

November 1st, 2020 · 117 minutes

Stephen and David are joined by Luc Beaudoin, a cognitive scientist, author and developer of the Mac app Hook. He explains how we typically gather, process and use data, and how our computing devices can assist — and detract — in that work.

#559: Research Apps

October 25th, 2020 · 100 minutes

A few new research applications have popped over the last year, joining some true Mac legends. To see what is what, David went on a quest, and has returned to share with Stephen the wisdom he gained while exploring.

#558: Apple Hardware Season, with Zac Hall

October 18th, 2020 · 123 minutes

Zac Hall from 9to5Mac and Space Explored joins David and Stephen to talk about the state of the Apple Watch's software and hardware, as well as Apple's new iPhones.

#557: Grading the Intel Era

October 11th, 2020 · 87 minutes

With Apple Silicon Macs coming soon, Stephen plays a montage for David that recaps the Intel era, featuring its highs and lows.