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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h33m. Bisher sind 552 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich

I Predate the Home Computer, with James Thomson

PCalc developer James Thomson joins David and Stephen to talk about his background with the Mac, and what it take to build and maintain the same application over multiple decades.


 2020-06-01  1h54m

The Photos Field Guide and Apple Photos

From the early days of iPhoto to now, with and iCloud, Apple has offered increasingly-robust photo management tools for its users. This episode, David and Stephen walk through the features and tools you should know about.


 2020-05-25  1h33m

Our Bags

A nerd's bag can say a lot about them. This week, David and Stephen empty theirs to talk through their choices and how they've changed over the years.


 2020-05-17  1h10m

State of the Platform: Apple Services

From iCloud to Apple TV+, Appe's range of services is broader than ever, but how do they all stack up? Is this shift to services changed how users should view the company?


 2020-05-11  1h33m

The Business of Emoji, with Jeremy Burge

Emojipedia founder Jeremy Burge joins David and Stephen to talk about emoji, how they're made and why they've found such huge success. Then, he explains how tech needs change when one lives on a ⛵.


 2020-05-04  1h26m

Feeling Frisky with my Money

On this feedback episode, David shares some about an upcoming studio move, and Stephen talks about recent experimentation with a teleprompter. Also on the docket: connected home cameras, more on working from home and the iPhone SE.


 2020-04-27  1h23m


BetterTouchTool takes a Mac's input devices and turns them into automation triggers. It can transform the Touch Bar into a customized set of tools and make a Trackpad or Mouse much more powerful.


 2020-04-20  1h19m

Teaching with GoodNotes, with David MacDonald

Dr. David MacDonald is a musician and professor with a uniue way of using the iPad, Apple TV and GoodNotes together to engage and equip his students.


 2020-04-13  1h42m

Working From Home

All of a sudden, many people are working from their homes for the first time. This week, Stephen and David tap into their combined decade of experience to share some of what has worked well for them at home.


 2020-04-06  1h17m

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.


 2020-03-30  1h38m