Mac Power Users
248: Revisting Cutting the Cord03/30/15
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
David and Katie revisit the current state of RSS and Read it Later services
246: Workflows with Eddie Smith
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...
245: MPU Live: My Neighbors Think I'm Completely Insane
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...
244: When Bad Things Happen
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.
David and Katie dive deep into the new Workflows.app and discuss how it's a game changer for iOS Automation and provide sample workflows.
242: MPU 242 - Troubleshooting with Joe Caiati
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...
241: iCloud in 2015
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
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...
239: Workflows with Adam Christianson
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. Thanks to MPU listener Hay...
238: The Magic 20: 10 Apps and 10 Utilities For Your Mac
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
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
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
Katie and David sit down with Stephen Hackett of 512pixles.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. Thanks...
234: MPU Live: Control-Space is Wrong
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...
233: Family Tech Support
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
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
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
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
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
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