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  • 252: Five Essential Web Services

    Apr 17, 2015, 5:30 pm
    David and Katie run down their top five web services for Mac Power Users to boost productivity. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
  • 251: DEVONthink

    Apr 12, 2015, 9:30 pm
    David and Katie are joined by Gabe Weatherhead (aka MacDrifter) to take a deep dive in to DEVONthink, a powerful document and knowledge management app for the Mac. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
  • 250: MPU Live: We're Just Getting Started...

    Apr 9, 2015, 8:15 pm
    Katie and David are celebrating 250 episodes. This week we're joined by Brett Bruney to discuss scanning on the go, we follow-up on LaTex, RSS and cord-cutting. We also address listener questions about splitting iTunes accounts, merging contacts, scheduling…
  • 249: Tech and the Family

    Apr 5, 2015, 7:15 pm
    Katie and David are joined by Dan Moren, co-author of The Connected Apple Family to discuss making all your technology work in the family. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
  • 248: Revisting Cutting the Cord

    Mar 29, 2015, 9:15 pm
    It's been more than three years since Katie ditched her pay TV service. This week Katie and David are joined by Bradley Chambers to discuss life as a "cord cutter", advantages and disadvantages, entertainment devices and services and the future.…
  • 247: The Onslaught Revisited

    Mar 22, 2015, 9:00 pm
    David and Katie revisit the current state of RSS and Read it Later services Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
  • 246: Workflows with Eddie Smith

    Mar 15, 2015, 9:15 pm
    Eddie Smith drops by to talk about life as an Actuary and the tools he uses to help students prepare for Actuary exams. Including culling through thousands of pages of reference material using DevonThink, creating equation-rich study guides with LaTeX and…
  • 245: MPU Live: My Neighbors Think I'm Completely Insane

    Mar 11, 2015, 7:45 pm
    David and Katie discuss Smart Folders with guest Joel Anderson. We also follow-up on texting workflows, managing large scans and OCR quality, journaling, compare Launch Center Pro and Workflow, talk about monitoring your home network usage, debate smart…
  • 244: When Bad Things Happen

    Mar 8, 2015, 9:00 pm
    David and Katie discuss what to do when the worst things happen to your tech. We'll discuss malware, compromised passwords, stolen devices and more and what what you can do to prepare now to be ready when disaster strikes.
  • 243: Workflow.app

    Mar 1, 2015, 9:15 pm
    David and Katie dive deep into the new Workflow.app and discuss how it's a game changer for iOS Automation and provide sample workflows.
  • 242: MPU 242 - Troubleshooting with Joe Caiati

    Feb 22, 2015, 9:30 pm
    David and Katie talk with former Apple Genius Joe Ciati about troubleshooting your Mac. We discuss removing adware, explain Activity Monitor and Console, how to diagnose hardware and software problems and when you can attempt to fix something yourself and when…
  • 241: iCloud in 2015

    Feb 15, 2015, 9:15 pm
    David and Katie discuss the state of iCloud in 2015, where you should trust it, where you should take a pass, how it integrates with other services and peek at the new Photos.app.
  • 240: MPU Live: Auto-Magically, with Kenny G

    Feb 10, 2015, 8:30 pm
    David and Katie talk with Bonni Stachowiak, a professor at Vanguard University about providing better feedback, they also follow-up with listener comments about financial management apps, clarify FileVault, share their thoughts on antivirus, discuss upgrading…
  • 239: Workflows with Adam Christianson

    Feb 8, 2015, 8:00 pm
    Katie and David sit down with Adam Christianson of the Maccast podcast, one of the first Mac podcasts, to talk about his history with Apple, life as a programer, experiences through the years podcasting and Mac User Groups.…
  • 238: The Magic 20: 10 Apps and 10 Utilities For Your Mac

    Feb 1, 2015, 10:00 pm
    David and Katie run down their ten must have Mac Apps and 10 utilities for any Mac Power User
  • 237: Catching Up with John Siracusa

    Sun 8:30pm
    John Siracusa returns to Mac Power Users to update us on how his workflows have changed and life as an iPhone owner. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
  • 236: Managing Digital Finances

    Jan 18, 2015, 9:45 pm
    David and Katie talk best practices and discuss the various tools available to manage your finances online. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
  • 235: Workflows with Stephen Hackett

    Jan 11, 2015, 6:00 pm
    Katie and David sit down with Stephen Hackett of 512pixels.net to discuss his previous life as an Apple Genius, how he juggles a day job, Relay.fm and being Editor-in-Chief of the Sweet setup with his family life, his love of old Macs and more.…
  • 234: MPU Live: Control-Space is Wrong

    Jan 7, 2015, 3:30 pm
    In our monthly feedback show David and Katie talk about auditing your accounts with guest Bradley Chambers, quitting Family Sharing, follow-up on PDFs, discuss applications for money management, and share tips for managing RSS feeds on the go, sharing an…
  • 233: Family Tech Support

    Jan 4, 2015, 9:30 pm
    Katie and David discuss tools and techniques to help you provide tech support to your friends and family and encourage tech independence. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
  • 232: 2014: Looking Back, Looking Forward

    Dec 28, 2014, 9:45 pm
    Katie and David look back on the tech related events in the year that was and what they're most looking forward to in the year to come. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
  • 231: Sticking It to the Man with Jason Snell

    Dec 21, 2014, 8:30 pm
    David and Katie sit down with Jason Snell, now an independent technology writer and podcaster, to talk about how his workflows have changed. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
  • 230: The Power of PDFs

    Dec 14, 2014, 9:00 pm
    David and Katie discuss the power of PDFs with Ernie Svenson (aka "Ernie the attorney). Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
  • 229: MPU Live: I don't do the Costanza thing

    Dec 10, 2014, 9:45 pm
    David and Katie touch base with Todd Olthoff to talk about OS X Server under Yosemite, we follow-up on iOS Apps, Email and answer listener questions about NAS, home media center, preserving family memories and more
  • 228: Rocket Science with Skip Owens

    Dec 7, 2014, 8:45 pm
    David and Katie chat with NASA Scientist Skip Owens about how he uses his Mac to put rovers on Mars. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
  • 227: Our iPhone Home Screens

    Nov 30, 2014, 8:15 pm
    David and Katie share the apps they currently have on their iPhone home screens and why.
  • 226: Workflows with Manton Reece

    Nov 23, 2014, 5:30 pm
    David and Katie list down with developer Manton Reece to talk about creating Mac and iOS apps, Twitter and App.net, collaborating with others and more. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
  • 225: 2014 Geek Holiday Gift Guide

    Nov 16, 2014, 6:15 pm
    David and Katie share the items on their wish lists as well as thoughts for gifts for the geek in your life in their Annual Holiday Geek Gift Guide.
  • 224: The Email Problem

    Nov 9, 2014, 6:15 pm
    David and Katie once again tackle the ongoing problem of email including tips for how to manage an overflowing email inbox. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
  • 223: MPU Live: It's So Choice...

    Nov 6, 2014, 3:00 pm
    David and Katie chat with Mike Rhode about his new book, the Sketchnote Workbook. David talks about his latest purchase. We also follow-up on a number of topics including academic workflows, goal setting security and share listener tips and answer questions.…
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