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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.

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.
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Austin, TX

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

5by5 Broadcasting 5114 Balcones Woods Drive Suite 307-292 Austin, TX 78759-5273


Episodes

Mac Power Users 308: Workflows with Ben Thompson

3/7/2016
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David and Katie chat with Ben Thompson about how business strategy impacts technology, living and working in Asia and global views on the mobile market, and the upcoming March 2016 Apple event. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for help with the shownotes this week!

Duration: 01:40:46


Mac Power Users 307: 20 under $20

2/29/2016
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Katie and David share 20 of their favorite Mac Apps under $20 each.

Duration: 01:32:53


Mac Power Users 306: Tackling Contacts

2/22/2016
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David and Katie revisit the issue of contacts including the various cloud services, new options for contact management on the Mac and iOS, and tips for capturing and cleaning up your contacts.

Duration: 01:34:58


Mac Power Users 305: Travel Tips with Amateur Traveler Chris Christensen

2/15/2016
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Katie and David talk with Chris Christensen of the Amateur Traveler and This Week in Travel Podcasts about how to find the best travel deals and taking the pain out of travel. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for help with the shownotes this week!

Duration: 01:39:05


Mac Power Users 304: Looking for a Solution that Doesn't Cost $1,000

2/11/2016
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David and Katie tackle listener questions on a variety of topics, follow-up on interesting uses of Plex for home media, and discuss Day One 2.0 with guest Bradley Chambers.

Duration: 01:23:47


Mac Power Users 303: Email Clients and Workflows

2/8/2016
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Katie and David discuss best practices for managing email as well as the state of third party email clients for Mac and iOS and how to make Mail.app better through the use of plug-ins and third party services. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for help with the shownotes this week!

Duration: 01:42:56


Mac Power Users 302: Our Gear - 2016 Edition

1/31/2016
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Answering a frequently asked listener question, David and Katie recap the technology gear they regularly use at home and work, including a review of their Macs and iOS devices and what's on their desks. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for help with the shownotes this week!

Duration: 01:28:57


Mac Power Users 301: Fitness for Geeks

1/25/2016
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Liana Lehua returns to the show to discuss physical fitness for geeks with David and Katie. Topics include choosing and achieving fitness goals and apps and gadgets that can assist on the road to better health and fitness.

Duration: 01:41:47


Mac Power Users 300: #MPU300

1/18/2016
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Myke and Stephen turn the tables on David and Katie to celebrate the 300th episode of the show featuring questions from MPU listeners. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for help with the shownotes this week!

Duration: 01:27:52


Mac Power Users 299: Plex

1/11/2016
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David and Katie are joined by guest Todd Olthoff to dive deep into the Plex media center. We discuss what Plex does, how to install and get up and running, best practices for setting up a Plex library, features of the service, our use of Plex and more.

Duration: 01:22:06


Mac Power Users 298: More of a Mythology than a Science

1/7/2016
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Laura McClellan from The Productive Woman podcast stops by to discuss tips for getting started for the new year. We follow-up on listener questions related to tagging email, when to use TextExpander, Hazel, and Keyboard Maestro, Journaling, Do Apps from IFTTT, a SwiftText, and more. David and Katie also discuss "The Movie" Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Caution: Spoilers!)

Duration: 01:56:50


Mac Power Users 297: iPad Productivity Apps

1/4/2016
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Starting off the new year, David and Katie run down their favorite apps for being productive on the iPad. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for help with the shownotes this week!

Duration: 01:36:59


Mac Power Users 296: 2015: Year in Review

12/28/2015
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Katie and David recap 2015 and share their favorite tech products and services as well as news of note. They also discuss what they hope to see in 2016.

Duration: 01:30:46


Mac Power Users 295: Workflows with Shawn Blanc

12/20/2015
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Shawn Blanc returns to the show to talk about his new Focus Course and leading a more focused life, productivity planning and shares some of his favorite tools for writing and creating. Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for help with the shownotes this week!

Duration: 01:29:20


Mac Power Users 294: Workflows with Mike Vardy

12/14/2015
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Mike Vardy of the Productivityist drops by to chat with Katie and David about his iPad Mini workflows, presentations, making over meetings, virtual assistants, and productivity through simplicity.

Duration: 01:41:00


Mac Power Users 293: It Kinda Is Rocket Science

12/10/2015
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PhD Physics Student Chelsea Cook joins David and Katie to talk about the state of accessibility on iOS. We discuss Family Sharing and how it may not be right for all families and answer listener questions on a variety of topics.

Duration: 01:30:41


Mac Power Users 292: Buying and Selling Apple Devices

12/7/2015
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Looking to buy a new Apple device? Considering buying something used? Want to sell your old device? David and Katie run down options on preparing a device for sale, what to look for when buying a device used and how to protect yourself. We also discuss options for buying new devices.

Duration: 01:18:28


Mac Power Users 291: Focusing on iPad

11/30/2015
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David and Katie discuss the various models of iPad, choosing the right device, and how the iPad and our use of the device has evolved over the years.

Duration: 01:40:21


Mac Power Users 290: 2015 MPU Geek Gift Guide

11/23/2015
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The holidays are almost upon us, that means it's time for our annual Geek Gift Guide episode. David and Katie share some of their favorite gift ideas for the geek in your life.

Duration: 01:39:50


Mac Power Users 289: The New Apple TV

11/16/2015
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David and Katie discuss the new Apple TV including their use, tips and tricks and thoughts on the Future of TV.

Duration: 01:34:15

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