Mac Power Users 188: Video and Magazine Production with Don McAllister

Don McAllister of ScreenCastsOnline returns to chat with Katie and David about his video production setup, creating a monthly magazine on Apple’s Newsstand platform and why he bought a new Mac Pro.

Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!

Links for this episode:

ScreenCastsOnline

Collected from: ScreenCastsOnline

MPU 074: Workflows with Don McAllister | Mac Power Users

Macworld San Francisco 2005-The Mac mini Introduction – YouTube

Zendesk | Customer Service Software

Newsstand (application) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Apple Newsstand is a built-in application on Apple Inc. iOS devices the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. It is dedicated to downloading and displaying digital versions of newspapers and magazines.

MagCast

ScreenCastsOnline Monthly Magazine — KatieFloyd.me

Screencasts Online Magazine – iTunes Store

TextExpander Snippets — MacSparky

Apple – Mac Pro

Built for creativity on an epic scale.

SwitchResX – The Most Versatile Tool For Controlling Screen Resolutions On Your Mac

Screen Flow

Screen recording and editing software for Mac

Moom · Many Tricks

Move and zoom windows

Podio – Project Management Software, CRM, Sales, Intranet – thousands of apps

Apple – Pages for Mac

Movie Captioner – Closed Captioning Software For Mac and Windows

HandBrake: Open Source Video Transcoder

Apple – Compressor – Overview

Camtasia – Screen Recorder and Video Editor

Tapes for Mac – Share Screencasts Fast

Synology – Network Attached Storage (NAS)

Drobo Data Storage Solutions, Network Attached Storage, Drobo Inc.

AWS | Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) – Online Cloud Storage for Data & Files

Amazon S3 is storage for the Internet. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.

Heartbleed Bug

1Password Password Manager – Full Free Tutorial – screencastsonline

The Loop Magazine on the App Store on iTunes

The Magazine

KashFlow – Accounting Software – Multi Award Winning Business Accounts Software

aMember Pro – Membership software

FastSpring – Global E-Commerce Platform for Software and SaaS

Intuit: small business, personal finance and tax software

Mint – Personal Finance, Budgeting, Money Management, Financial Management, Money Manager, Budget Planner, Free Budget Software, Online Banking | Mint.com

Sage | Business Management Software

Xero | Accounting Software | Online Accounting & Bookkeeping Software

MailChimp | Send Better Email

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SmileTyping more with less effort using TextExpander on OS X and iOS makes you a Mac Power User.

lynda.com Learn software, business and creative skills.

MacPaw – CleanMyMac 2
The Simplest, Safest Way to Clean Your Mac.

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Mac Power Users 187: Word Processors

David and Katie talk about various word processors for the Mac and iOS. Pages, Microsoft Word, Nisus Writer, OpenOffice, GoogleDrive and more…

Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!

Links for this episode:

Apple – Creativity and Productivity Apps

iWork – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Surprising no one, iWork for iCloud to get updates ‘in just a few short hours’ | Macworld

Article for MacWorld by Serenity Caldwell
- @settern

Microsoft Office – Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel

Office Mobile

Adobe InDesign CC | Desktop publishing (DTP) and design software

The Omni Group

Apple – Pages for Mac

Apple – Pages for iOS

Apple – Apple Events – WWDC 2013 Keynote

Documents To Go – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & PDF files on iOS & Android

Quickoffice – edit Office documents, spreadsheets, and presentations on the App Store on iTunes

Microsoft OneDrive

Imagine no SSL encryption, it’s scary if you try | Agile Blog

5by5 | The Incomparable #189: Using Computers to Impress Girls

Nisus Writer Pro – Powerful Word Processor for Mac OS X

Apache OpenOffice – The Free and Open Productivity Suite

NeoOffice – Office suite for Mac

Google Docs

Google Docs – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

TidBITS: Microsoft Word 5.1 Returns… to the iPad

April Fools’ Day!

Mac Power Users – Community – Google+

Join Mac Power Users on Google+ !

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Drobo
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Learn software, business and creative skills.

MacPaw – CleanMyMac 2
The Simplest, Safest Way to Clean Your Mac.

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Mac Power Users 186: MPU Live: Mail Attachments, AppleScript, OmniFocus, Hazel and More!

Katie and David respond to listener feedback, tips and questions. In this episode we discuss a variety of topics including handling mail attachments, converting word files to PDF, using Evernote to manage receipts, managing single tasks with OmniFocus, using Hazel for complex file organization and more.

Thanks to MPU listener Hay Oborn for assistance with the shownotes this week!

Links for this episode:

How to process Mail.app attachments with Hazel

Applescript to save mail attachments…: Apple Support Communities

Latest iWork update is another win for AppleScript | Macworld

AppleScript Overview: Introduction to AppleScript Overview

AppleScript Overview provides a high-level overview of AppleScript and its related technologies to help you determine where you can use them in your work.

Convert Word to PDF using Hazel:

Automatically Convert Word Documents to PDF — scrubbs.me

Amazon.com: Schumacher XP400 400 Peak Amp Instant Portable Power Source: Automotive

We Miss It, Too: A message to our FlightTrack Pro users

Noodlesoft | Hazel

Hazel is a System Preference pane that works silently in the background, automatically filing, organizing and cleaning.

Macworld / iWorld 2014

AppleScript and iWork

ChungwaSoft – CargoLifter – Email Attachments in the Cloud.

Your Own Unlimited Private Cloud for $99. No Monthly Fees. | Transporter

Documents by Readdle

PDF Expert 5 by Readdle

DaisyDisk – Analyze disk usage and free up disk space on Mac

Notability on the App Store on iTunes

TripIt – Travel Itinerary – Trip Planner

FlightTrack – Live flight tracker by Mobiata

KAYAK on Mobile Devices – KAYAK

Compare hundreds of travel sites in seconds on your Smartphone or Tablet.

The fastest, easiest way to plan travel | Hipmunk

Stress-free travel from TripCase travel app with free flight alerts

Airline Seat Maps, Flights shopping and Flight information- Best Airplane Seats – SeatGuru

STAYConnect Mobile on the App Store on iTunes

turn your iPhone or iPad into a fully-functioning remote control for your hotel TV

JetSet Expenses on the App Store on iTunes

Amazon.com: Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K760 for Mac/iPad/iPhone: Computers & Accessories

Amazon.com: Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch K811 Keyboard for Mac, iPad, iPhone – Silver/Black: Computers & Accessories

BusyContacts

BusyContacts is a complete replacement for the built-in Contacts app on OS X — designed to make creating, finding, and managing contacts faster and more efficient.

Mac Basics: Automator

Keyboard Maestro 6.4: Work Faster with Macros for Mac OS X

ChronoSync Overview | Synchronize | Backup | Bootable Backup | Econ Technologies

Drobo Data Storage Solutions, Network Attached Storage, Drobo Inc.

OmniFocus – The Omni Group

OmniFocus — MacSparky

Tapes for Mac – Share Screencasts Fast

TextExpander: Mac Typing Shortcut Utility Saves You Time TextExpander: Mac Typing Shortcut Utility Saves You Time

TextExpander Tools – BrettTerpstra.com

nvALT – BrettTerpstra.com

Unclutter App – Your instant digital pocket

Livescribe :: Never Miss A Word

Day One | A simple and elegant journal for iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

Microsoft Word for iPad on the App Store on iTunes

Microsoft Excel for iPad on the App Store on iTunes

Microsoft PowerPoint for iPad on the App Store on iTunes

Applr — Social iOS App Discovery

fruitjuiceapp.com —

Create great slideshows on your Mac with FotoMagico

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BusyCal
The ultimate calendar app for OS X.

Tapes
Tapes for Mac: Record and send screencasts fast.

Sanebox
Stop drowning in email!

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Mac Power Users 185: Workflows with the Mac Observer’s Dave Hamilton

Dave Hamilton, co-founder of The Mac Observer and co-host of the Mac Geek Gab Podcast stops by to chat with David and Katie about running an online publication, his tricked out podcasting setup, being a musician, Mac maintenance and more.

Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!

Links for this episode:

The Mac Observer

Collected links:

About Dave — Dave Hamilton / Dave The Nerd

Dave Hamilton (DaveHamilton) on Twitter

The Macworld All-Star Band

Mac Geek Gab Podcast – The Mac Observer

The Mac Observer–WEBINTOSH.COM RENAMED THE MAC OBSERVER

Surge protector – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Skype – Free internet calls and online cheap calls to phones and mobiles

Gnutella – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Basecamp is everyone’s favorite project management app.

Slack: Be less busy

Fleep

Google+ Hangouts

Rogue Amoeba | Audio Hijack Pro: Record Any Audio On Mac OS X

WashingMachine | Clean Up Your Mac With Best Mac Cleaner

Download OnyX for Mac – Maintenance and optimization tool. MacUpdate.com

MacPaw: The Best Mac Cleaner Software: CleanMyMac 2, CleanMyDrive, Gemini

Cocktail – A perfect mixture for Mac OS X

Adam Curry – curry.com: Adam Curry – curry.com

Daily Source Code – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dynamic range compression – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Outboard gear – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Noise gate – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Home Recording Weekly: Using Expanders in audio

MPU 049: Mac Maintenance | Mac Power Users

Mac Maintenance Guide at the Mac Attack — MacSparky

Unix – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Welcome to AgileBits

iStat Menus, a Mac app by Bjango

Raging Menace – MenuMeters

Bartender | Mac Menu Bar Item Control

Keyboard Maestro 6.4: Work Faster with Macros for Mac OS X

SaneBox – Email Management for Any Inbox

mailsmith.org | Welcome

MailActOn

Drobo Data Storage Solutions, Network Attached Storage, Drobo Inc.

Synology – Network Attached Storage (NAS)

Plex – Plex Media Server: Your Media on all of Your Devices – Plex.tv

Spotify

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Mac Power Users 184: Power User Workflows and Macworld/iWorld 2014

Broadcasting from Macworld/iWorld David and Katie share with you some of their favorite power user tips accumulated over the years as well as their finds from the Macworld/iWorld show floor.

Links for this episode:

Macworld / iWorld 2014

Keyboard Shortcut for “Save as PDF…” in OS X — MacSparky

Print to PDF, Revisited — MacSparky

MailActOn

ChungwaSoft – SendLater – Emails just in Time.

ChungwaSoft – CargoLifter – Email Attachments in the Cloud.

ChungwaSoft – ForgetMeNot – Unforgettable Attachments.

Get Rid of Inline Attachments in Apple Mail — KatieFloyd.me

Lokiware: Attachment Tamer for Mac (formerly Mail Attachments Iconizer)

Secrets

A database of hidden settings for Mac OS X

SaneBox – Email Management for Any Inbox

Easy scheduling | Doodle

BusyCal

Easier Conference Call Planning with TextExpander — MacSparky

TextExpander: Mac Typing Shortcut Utility Saves You Time

Keyboard Maestro 6.4: Work Faster with Macros for Mac OS X

CNET: How to restart a FileVault-protected Mac remotely — KatieFloyd.me

Power User Workflows

Screencast: Auto-Sending Bits of Text as Email — MacSparky

Put the internet to work for you. – IFTTT

Lock Your Mac Based on Location — KatieFloyd.me

Put Your Mac to Sleep with iOS Drafts — MacSparky

BusyContacts

Cloak Security Blog: Introducing the all-new Cloak 2 – Cloak – GetCloak.com

Guide 10 Plus Solar Kit | Complete Solar Kits | Goal Zero

Lightning Cable | Micro USB Cable | smartSTRIKE | by Scosche

Macworld Photo Stream — MacSparky

Jelly Legs Micro Tripod

Online Backup & Data Backup Software | Backblaze

Sonoma Wire Works – Products

Livescribe :: Never Miss A Word

BetterTouchTool

Evoluent VerticalMouse, Vertical Mouse, ergonomic mouse, ergonomic computer mouse, computer mouse, optical mouse, carpal tunnel syndrome, repetitive stress disorder, RSI

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