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. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

The Merlin Awakens

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


 2020-03-22  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.


 2020-03-15  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.


 2020-03-08  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.*


 2020-03-02  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.


 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.


 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.


 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.


 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.


 2020-01-27  1h22m

Workflows with Greg Pierce

Drafts developer Greg Pierce joins Stephen and David to talk about his move to an iMac, his development career and when it is time *not* to upgrade to a new device.


 2020-01-20  1h33m