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216: iOS 8 Developer Roundtable

David and Katie are joined by some premiere developers to developers including Dave Teare of 1Password, Ken Case of OmniGroup and Greg Scown of Smile. We discuss the processes of developing for iOS 8, new iPhones and more.

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

Links for this episode:

Dave Teare (dteare) | Twitter

Ken Case (kcase) | Twitter

Greg Scown (macgreg) | Twitter

App Store – TextExpander 3

App Store – 1Password

App Store – OmniFocus 2 for iPhone

App Store – OmniFocus 2 for iPad

OmniFocus – The Omni Group

Introducing OmniFocus 2 for iPad! – The Omni Group

OmniGraffle – The Omni Group

Omni Productivity Pack

New OmniFocus extensions for iOS 8 – The Omni Group

1Password

1Password 5 for iOS is here with App Extensions, Touch ID, new freemium price | Agile Blog

1Password 5 for iOS how-to: Enable the extension for Safari and third-party apps | Agile Blog

TextExpander touch: iOS Typing Shortcuts for iPhone and iPad

TextExpander touch 3.0 Adds Custom Keyboard for Snippet Expansion in All Apps

Smile Blog: What about that scary Full Access warning?

TextExpander Touch Keyboard Video — MacSparky

iOS Developer Library

Apple – OS X Yosemite – Overview

CloudKit Framework Reference

Apple – iCloud – iCloud Drive

Evernote Web Clipper | Evernote

iOS: Understanding notifications

Apple URL Scheme Reference: About Apple URL Schemes

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215: iOS 8

David and Katie talk about the changes and enhancements to iOS 8.

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

Links for this episode:

Apple – iOS 8

MacSparky

A FEW NOTES ON IOS 8

Creating a Comprehensive iOS Backup Strategy — KatieFloyd.me

A Few Notes on iOS 8 — MacSparky

iPhone 6 First Thoughts — KatieFloyd.me

iOS8review – Tag Archive – MacStories

iOS 8 Changed How I Work on My iPhone and iPad – MacStories

My Favorite iOS 8 Keyboards So Far – MacStories

iOS 8 for Developers – Apple Developer

Apple – iOS 8 – Family Sharing

iOS 8 Camera app: Time-Lapse | TUAW: Apple news, reviews and how-tos since 2004

Apple’s iOS 8 Camera app brings new shooting modes, developers given keys to manual controls

iOS Apps – iPhoto – Apple Support

Siri has some cool new tricks in iOS 8 | TUAW: Apple news, reviews and how-tos since 2004

Smile Blog: TextExpander Snippet Expansion Comes to Every App in iOS 8

iOS: Back up and restore your iOS device with iCloud or iTunes

OmniFocus for iPad 2 — MacSparky

The New Evernote for iOS 8: Web Clipping, Quick Notes, and More – Evernote Blog

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214: Tech in Education

David and Katie discuss the use of technology in education including apps and workflows for both the student and teacher.

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

Links for this episode:

Apple Keynote September 2014: iPhone 6, Apple Pay, Apple WATCH

Apple – Apple Pay

Apple – Apple Watch

Amazon.com: Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch K811

Amazon.com: Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K760

Amazon.com: Black Neoprene Sleeve for LogitechK811 Bluetooth Keyboard

Adonit | The Best Fine Point Stylus for iPad & iPhone

Dropbox – How can I get more space?

Amazon Student

FruitJuice — battery maintenance app for Apple Mac laptop computers. —

Amazon.com: Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 for Mac

Amazon: Philips 10.5-watt Slim Style Dimmable A19 LED Light Bulb

Literary light | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

OmniOutliner – The Omni Group

Notability

Notability App Store Link

iThoughts HD

MindNode

MindNode Mac App Store Link

MindNode iTunes Link

Mind Mapping Software – Create Mind Maps online

Microsoft OneNote | The digital note-taking app for your devices

EdTech Recommendations for Mac Power Users – Teaching In Higher Ed

Literature and Latte – Scrivener Writing Software | Mac OS X | Windows

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

Byword Mac App Store Link

Byword iTunes Link

Nisus Software – Word Processing for Mac OS X

Ulysses

Free reference manager and PDF organizer | Mendeley

iAnnotate — Branchfire

PDFpen: Mac PDF Editor – Edit, Sign, and Correct PDFs

PDF Expert 5 by Readdle

Papers for Mac

EndNote | Thomson Reuters

Sente 6 for Mac: Academic Reference Manager

DEVONthink — Smart document management for Mac – DEVONtechnologies

Bookends: Reference management and bibliography generation software for Macintosh

PacingTimer — Learning Objective

Evernote Peek | Evernote

Anki – powerful, intelligent flashcards

Mendeley

iStudiez Pro for OS X

iStudiez Pro Mac App Store Link

Split expenses with friends :: Splitwise

Plates by Splitwise • Split dinner bills with ease

Designing a Personal Knowledgebase – A Curious Mix

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

Academic workflows on a Mac | for productive and enjoyable scholarship

Katie’s Textbook Stack

Katie’s Fracture Prints

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213: MPU Live: Taking Obsequiousness to New Unplumbed Depths

Mike Rogers, a K-8 Principal, joins us to discuss his technology workflows and their school’s new iPad program, we cover lots of Task Management follow-up, listeners share their favorite tips for presentations, and Katie and David answer listener questions on a variety of topics.

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

Links for this episode:

techEDvance

Mike Rogers (techEDvance) on Twitter

techEDvance – Classroom Walkthroughs: Capturing Notes with Drafts

5by5 | Systematic #109: The Principal’s Office with Mike Rogers

techEDvance

Out of School | At the intersection of technology and education.

Fraser Speirs

My OmniFocus Perspectives — MacSparky

Drafts – Agile Tortoise

Introducing the new Chromebook

210: Task Management | Mac Power Users

David and Katie run down task management systems and discuss their tips and tricks for staying on top of their tasks.

Microsoft OneNote | The digital note-taking app for your devices

Finding the best app for lists | Macworld

208: Repurpose your Apple Hardware | Mac Power Users

David and Katie talk about options for repurposing your Mac and iOS devices including alternate uses for older machines, how to hand devices down to friends, family, donating devices and more.

Edward Tufte: Books – Visual Explanations: Quantities, Evidence and Narrative

Apple Says It Will Add New iCloud Security Measures After Celebrity Hack – NYTimes.com

nvALT – BrettTerpstra.com

Presence – Smarthome security, energy, and surveillance with free motion detector webcam on the App Store on iTunes

Mac Power Users – Community – Google+

MPU 051: MenuBars, Docks and Dashboards | Mac Power Users

Katie and David look at their menubars, docks, and dashboards.

Bartender | Mac Menu Bar Item Control

Synchronize and Backup your Mac with ChronoSync

FruitJuice — battery maintenance app for Apple Mac laptop computers. —

Unclutter App – Your instant digital pocket

PopClip for Mac

Tweetbot for Mac — Tapbots

iStat Menus, a Mac app by Bjango

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

Cloak VPN – Cloak – GetCloak.com

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

Flexibits | Fantastical for Mac | Meet your Mac’s new calendar.

Noodlesoft | Hazel

Mac App Store – Caffeine

Keyboard Maestro 6.4.7: Work Faster with Macros for Mac OS X

Little Snitch 3

OmniPresence – The Omni Group

Box | Free Cloud Storage, Secure Content & Online File Sharing

Alfred App – Productivity App for Mac OS X

iFixit: The free repair manual – iFixit

Rethinking AppleCare — KatieFloyd.me

Apple – Support – AppleCare+ – iPhone

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212: Networking

Katie and David are joined by Bradley Chambers to discuss creating and maintaining a network, how to design, setup and configure a network and tips for optimizing and troubleshooting.

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

Links for this episode:

Chambers Daily

Learning To Love Photo Management — Chambers Daily

Bradley Chambers (bradleychambers) on Twitter

Out of School | At the intersection of technology and education.

4 Wi-Fi Tips from Former Apple Wi-Fi Engineer – The Mac Observer

Real-world 802.11ac speeds: QAM and channel width | Aerohive Networks

Co-channel interference – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mac Power Users 171: Photo Management | Mac Power Users

Joined by guest Bradley Chambers, David and Katie tackle photo management.

MPU 024: Home Networking | Mac Power Users

Katie and David talk through home networking including wired and wireless solutions along with common pitfalls and speed bumps.

Power over Ethernet – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Power over Ethernet or PoE describes any of several standardized or ad-hoc systems which pass electrical power along with data on Ethernet cabling.

How to set up a coax (MoCA) network

HowStuffWorks “How Power-line Networking Works”

Power-line networking is one of several ways to connect the computers in your home. It uses the electrical wiring in your house to create a network.

OpenDNS: Cloud-Delivered Security Enforcement and Intelligence

MPU Screencast 004: Configuring OpenDNS — KatieFloyd.me

OS X Mavericks: Set up parental controls

Quick Tip: Understand your Wi-Fi with Airport Utility – The Sweet Setup

curbi

Amazing Parental Controls for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

MIMO – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cisco Meraki

Controller-less, Cloud-enabled, Wi-Fi and branch networks | Aerohive Networks

Enterprise device management for Mac, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV | JAMF Software

inSSIDer by MetaGeek

MGG 509: WiFi Answers with Wi-Fi Guru Alf Watt of iStumbler – Mac Geek Gab Podcast – The Mac Observer

Alf Watt at WWDC: The Journey from iStumbler to Apple and Beyond – The Mac Observer

Category 5 cable – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Category 6 cable – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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

Internet of Things – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

istumbler.net

Wired Equivalent Privacy – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Wi-Fi Protected Access – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Media access control – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Roku 3 | Roku Streaming Player

Apple – Mac – AirPort Extreme

Amazon.com: Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock

Amazon: Apple Airport Extreme 802.11ac

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