Mac Power Users

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. Hosted by David Sparks and Stephen Hackett.

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State of the Mac


For many of us, the Mac is the center of our computing lives, and it's no secret the Mac has had its up and downs over the last decade. This week, David and Stephen discuss the current hardware and software that makes up our beloved computing platform.


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   1h38m
 
 

The Merlin Awakens


MPU Hall of Famer Merlin Mann returns to discuss using plain text, home automation, the Apple TV and more.


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   1h55m
 
 

Dictation and Text Capture


Much of computing revolves around writing and text input, but most of us don't think about how to make that process more productive. This week, David and Stephen explore tools and techniques that make text easier to work with.


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   1h33m
 
 

I Don’t Aspire to Anything Else


It's feedback time! David celebrates his 5th year of being independent, while Stephen has settled on an application to manage his tech history research. Then, more on Do Not Disturb and a whole bunch of listener questions.


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   1h29m
 
 

Workflows with David Wain


Writer and director David Wain returns to the show to share how his creative process has changed over the years, and walks Stephen and David through the steps of making a show like *Medical Police.*


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   1h15m
 
 

Photographing the Stars, with Andrew Burwell


The stars and planets are within sight, given the right hardware and software. Andrew Burwell has been honing his astrophotography skills, using Apple products to produce some amazing images of our universe.


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 2020-02-24  1h23m
 
 

State of the iPad


In the last decade, the iPad has gone from a brand-new device into a wide-reaching line of products that meet the needs of a range of users. This week, Stephen and David talk about the current state of the platform.


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 2020-02-17  1h42m
 
 

iCloud Family Sharing


Family Sharing means that up to six people can share purchases, media and other Apple services. This week, David and Stephen walk through the features, how to set it up and the possible pitfalls of iCloud Family Sharing.


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 2020-02-10  1h21m
 
 

Taming Notifications


From messages and emails to sports scores and social media, our devices generate all sorts of notifications. This week, we discuss how to weed the garden and tame the madness.


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 2020-02-03  1h26m
 
 

Weather Apps & Gear


Gone are the days of waiting for the evening news to find out the weather for the next day. Now, weather data is accessible anywhere. This week, David and Stephen compare a bunch of different weather apps and services before picking their favorite.


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 2020-01-27  1h22m