Category Archives: Podcast

237: Catching Up with John Siracusa

John Siracusa returns to Mac Power Users to update us on how his workflows have changed and life as an iPhone owner.

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

Links for this episode:

John Siracusa (@siracusa) | Twitter

Hypercritical

Accidental Tech Podcast

The Incomparable – a podcast from The Incomparable

MPU 087: Workflows with John Siracusa | Mac Power Users

John Siracusa | Ars Technica

John Siracusa – Google+

5by5 | Hypercritical

Bare Bones Software | BBEdit 11

Bare Bones Software | Yojimbo

Simplenote

Simplenote iTunes Link
Simplenote Mac App Store Link

Byword • Simple and efficient text editor for Mac, iPhone and iPad.

Byword Mac App Store Link
Byword iTunes Link

The WINGStand ||| Portable stand for iPhone, iPad

Welcome to Steam

Portal (video game) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Portal is a 2007 first-person puzzle-platform video game developed by Valve Corporation.

The Walking Dead (video game) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Walking Dead (also known as The Walking Dead: The Game and The Walking Dead: Season One) is an episodic interactive drama graphic adventure video game developed and published by Telltale Games.

Dungeon crawl – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A dungeon crawl is a type of scenario in fantasy role-playing games in which heroes navigate a labyrinthine environment (a “dungeon”), battling various monsters, and looting any treasure they may find.

Diablo (video game) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Torchlight – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Torchlight is an action role-playing game developed by Runic Games and published by Perfect World, released for Windows in October 2009.

Still Alive (Official Video) – Jonathan Coulton w/ Sara Quin and Dorit Chrysler (theremin)

Coulton’s song from Portal

Jonathan Coulton

Disk Inventory X

Flic – #1 Mobile App for Camera Roll Management & Photo Deletion

Flic iTunes Link

Emacs – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Emacs and its derivatives are a family of text editors that are characterized by their extensibility.

Ear Force PX4 – Turtle Beach, Inc.

Adium – Download

Instagram

Twitterrific: Making Twitter Extra Terrific

216: iOS 8 Developer Roundtable | Mac Power Users

Omni Productivity Pack coming to iPhone in Q1, 2015 – The Omni Group

Jumpcut: Minimalist Clipboard Buffering for OS X

Wedge — a Mac client for App.net

Unlimited Online Backup – Easy, Secure Online Backup Services | Backblaze

OS X 10.10 Yosemite: The Ars Technica Review | Ars Technica

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Squarespace Everything you need to create an amazing website.

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236: Managing Digital Finances

David and Katie talk best practices and discuss the various tools available to manage your finances online.

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

Links for this episode:

Apple – Apple Pay

The MacCast » Blog Archive » Maccast 2014.09.24 – Three Amigos

Home Depot blames security breach on Windows, senior executives given new MacBooks and iPhones | 9to5Mac

CurrentC

CurrentC Is The Big Retailers’ Clunky Attempt To Kill Apple Pay And Credit Card Fees | TechCrunch

How to use Passbook: The ultimate guide | iMore

Use Passbook in iOS – Apple Support

PayPal Mobile Apps

Credit Card Processing and Business Solutions | Square

Saddleback Leather Wallets

Shop Smarter with CardStar – Mobile Rewards from Constant Contact

Key Ring | The iPhone and Android app for loyalty cards, coupons, and shopping lists

Stocard – The Loyalty Card App

Creating My Own Digital Wallet — KatieFloyd.me

Six Colors: Battery life: Apple’s solving for x

SurfacePad for iPhone 6 – Twelve South

BookBook for iPhone 6 – Twelve South

iPhone 6 Wallet Case, iPhone 6 Wally Wallet Case | Distil Union

QuickBooks for Mac Accounting Software – Intuit

iBank is Our Favorite App for Managing Personal Finances

iBank 5: Dr Mac Can Finally Say Goodbye to Quicken – The Mac Observer

MoneyWell – Personal Finance Software for Mac and iPhone

234: MPU Live: Control-Space is Wrong | Mac Power Users

Moneydance – Personal Finance Manager

You Need A Budget: The Best Personal Finance App for iPhone

Mint: Money, Bill Pay, Credit Score & Investing

Personal Capital: Online Personal Finance Software and Apps

TextExpander Snippets — MacSparky

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

Gazelle
Sell your iPhone for cash at Gazelle!.

1PasswordHave you ever forgotten a password? Now you don’t have to worry about that anymore.

MindNode
MindNode makes mind mapping easy.

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235: Workflows with Stephen Hackett

Katie and David sit down with Stephen Hackett of 512pixels.net to discuss his previous life as an Apple Genius, how he juggles a day job, Relay.fm and being Editor-in-Chief of the Sweet setup with his family life, his love of old Macs and more.

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

Links for this episode:

512 Pixels

512 Pixels on Twitter

Stephen Hackett (@ismh) | Twitter

Relay FM

The Sweet Setup

HomeFlextronics

PCS-CTS | Consumer Electronics Repair

iFixit: The free repair manual – iFixit

Why I Drilled Holes in My MacBook Pro and Put It in the Oven | iFixit

Macintosh SE/30 – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Macintosh SE/30 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured and sold by Apple Computer, Inc. from 1989 until 1991.

PowerBook G4 – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The PowerBook G4 is a series of notebook computers that were manufactured, marketed, and sold by Apple, Inc. (then Apple Computer, Inc) between 2001 and 2006 as part of its PowerBook line.

Low End Mac: Make the most of your Apple gear

Iconic

Connected – Relay FM

Slack: Be less busy

Mac Power Users 156: Editorial with Federico Viticci | Mac Power Users

Mac Power Users 175: Workflows with Federico Viticci | Mac Power Users

217: iOS Automation with Federico Viticci | Mac Power Users

Teamwork.com – Online Project Management & Task Management Software

OmniFocus – The Omni Group

Chris Sauvé Projects | OmniFocus Templates

OmniFocus Video Field Guide — MacSparky

Basecamp is everyone’s favorite project management app.

Analog(ue) #5: The Only Way Out Is Through – Relay FM

The workspace for your life’s work | Evernote

Using Evernote (the right way). — Medium

Bartender | Mac Menu Bar Item Control

Alfred App – Productivity App for Mac OS X

Noodlesoft | Simply useful Mac software

f.lux: software to make your life better

iStat Menus, a Mac app by Bjango

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Drobo
Smart storage that grows with you and protects what matters.

lynda.com Learn software, business and creative skills.

Sanebox
Stop drowning in email!

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234: MPU Live: Control-Space is Wrong

In our monthly feedback show David and Katie talk about auditing your accounts with guest Bradley Chambers, quitting Family Sharing, follow-up on PDFs, discuss applications for money management, and share tips for managing RSS feeds on the go, sharing an iTunes library, managing photos and videos, preserving two-factor authentication codes, discuss the Evernote Stylus, family journaling options and more.

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

Links for this episode:

Chambers Daily

Bradley Chambers (@bradleychambers) | Twitter

Technology resolutions for 2015 – The Sweet Setup

Quitting Family Sharing — MacSparky

230: The Power of PDFs | Mac Power Users

Adobe Acrobat

PDFpen: Mac PDF Editor

Optical Character Recognition in Google Drive

OmniFocus Video Field Guide — MacSparky

Dispatch: TextExpander-enabled Email App for iPhone

Workflow | Powerful automation made simple.

PDF Converter by Readdle

You Need A Budget Personal Finance App for iPhone

You Need a Budget (YNAB) on the App Store on iTunes

iBank 5 | Mac personal finance software

Slow Feeds | Zozi Apps

Mr. Reader – RSS News Reader for your iPad

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

Synology – Network Attached Storage (NAS)

Two-Factor Authentication | Authy

Google Authenticator on the App Store on iTunes

Notability

Jot Script Evernote Edition Stylus | Evernote Market

Tuxera | Tuxera NTFS for Mac

Omni Sync Server

Transporter Your Own Unlimited Private Cloud

Day One | A simple and elegant journal

Noodlesoft | Hazel

B2 Bluetooth Speaker (Zebrawood)

Paprika Recipe Manager

TextExpander: Mac Typing Shortcut Utility Saves You Time

The workspace for your life’s work | Evernote

Please support our sponsors for this episode:

The Omni GroupWe’re passionate about productivity for Mac, iPhone and iPad.

Squarespace Everything you need to create an amazing website.

Fujitsu ScanSnap
ScanSnap Helps You Live a More Productive, Efficient, Paperless Life

Launchbar
Whatever you want to accomplish on your Mac – with LaunchBar it is only a few keystrokes away!.

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233: Family Tech Support

Katie and David discuss tools and techniques to help you provide tech support to your friends and family and encourage tech independence.

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

Links for this episode:

Katie on Twitter

Boxing Day – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

OS X Yosemite: Set up users on your Mac

OS X Mavericks: Set up users on your Mac

OS X Yosemite: Set up parental controls

OS X Mavericks: Set up parental controls

224: The Email Problem | Mac Power Users

Mac Power Users 164: Tackling Email | Mac Power Users

Update OS X and App Store apps on your Mac – Apple Support

Apple automatically patches Macs to fix severe NTP security flaw | Ars Technica

OS X Yosemite: Share your printer

OS X Mavericks: Share your printer

Chrome

Download Firefox — Free Web Browser — Mozilla

OS X: About FileVault 2 – Apple Support

OS X Yosemite: Encrypt the contents of your Mac with FileVault

OS X: About Gatekeeper – Apple Support

OpenDNS: Cloud-Delivered Security Enforcement and Intelligence

MPU Screencast 004: Configuring OpenDNS — KatieFloyd.me

The Incomparable | Forcegiving (Episode 222)

There’s now a teaser trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, and you know we have opinions. And so, in great Incomparable fashion, we’re here to talk about 80 seconds of video for more than an hour. How could we not?

1Password

ScreenCastsOnline – SCOM0421 1Password 4 for Mac

Unlimited Online Backup – Easy, Secure Online Backup Services | Backblaze

Online Data Backup – Offsite, Onsite, & Cloud – CrashPlan Backup Software

Mac Basics: Time Machine backs up your Mac – Apple Support

Dropbox

Screens – Control Your Computer Remotely – Edovia

TeamViewer – Free Remote Control, Remote Access & Online Meetings

join.me | Free Screen Sharing, Online Meetings & Web Conferencing

How to make a bootable OS X 10.10 Yosemite install drive | Macworld

Titanium Software – Home

CleanMyMac 2: The Best Mac Cleanup App. Clean My Mac OS X

DiskWarrior 5 – The Disk Utility for Mac Disk Repair, Mac Directory Repair, Mac Disk Recovery, Mac Data Recovery

The Omni Group – OmniDiskSweeper

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

iCloud: Back up your iOS device to iCloud

My Photo Stream FAQ – Apple Support

Apple – Accessibility – iOS

Understanding notifications on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch – Apple Support

iCloud: Find My iPhone overview

Using Disk Utility to verify or repair disks – Apple Support

ScreenCastsOnline

lynda.com software training & tutorials – latest releases

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