Category Archives: Podcast

221: Academic Workflows with Aleh Cherp

David and Katie talk academic workflows with Professor Aleh Cherp about the tools he uses for scholarly research, writing and teaching.

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

Links for this episode:

Academic workflows on a Mac | for productive and enjoyable scholarship

Aleh Cherp (@acherp) | Twitter

Aleh Cherp – Google+

214: Tech in Education | Mac Power Users

Mac Power Users 152: Back to School | Mac Power Users

Prezi – Presentation Software

Notability

OmniOutliner – The Omni Group

Literature and Latte – Scrivener Writing Software

Adonit Jot Script Evernote Edition – Fine Point Stylus

Penultimate

Presentations — MacSparky

Successful Presentations for Dummies (Series): Malcolm Kushner, Norman R. Augustine: 9781568843926: Amazon.com: Books

OmniOutliner – The Omni Group

Apple – Keynote for Mac

Papers for Mac

CTM – FoxTrot Professional Search and PowerMail for Mac OS X

Bookends: Reference management and bibliography generation software for Macintosh

Sente 6 for Mac: Academic Reference Manager

Ulysses

Ulysses Mac App Store Link

Daedalus Touch

Daedalus iTunes Link

Evernote: The workspace for your life’s work

DEVONthink — Smart document management for Mac – DEVONtechnologies

Notebook: Circus Ponies Software

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

Marketcircle | Daylite | Business Management Software with CRM Features

MPU 068: Workflows with Rod Roddenberry | Mac Power Users

TextExpander

5 reasons to write your thesis in Scrivener | Academic workflows on a Mac

What software do I really need for academic work on Mac? | Academic workflows on a Mac

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220: OS X: Yosemite

David and Katie talk about the new features of OS X Yosemite and getting ready for the update.

Links for this episode:

MPU 009: Getting Ready for Snow Leopard | Mac Power Users

MPU 052: Getting Ready for Lion | Mac Power Users

Mac Power Users 160: Getting Ready for Mavericks | Mac Power Users

Apple – Apple Events – Special Event October 2014

SuperDuper!

Home | Carbon Copy Cloner | Bombich Software

Creating a Comprehensive Backup Strategy — KatieFloyd.me

Rebuilding A Mac From Scratch — KatieFloyd.me

How to make a bootable install drive for Macs that shipped with Mavericks | Macworld

How to access iCloud files from your Mac | Macworld

Moom · Many Tricks

Moom Mac App Store Link

Dave Sparks – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

David Walter Sparks (April 28, 1928 – December 17, 1954) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the San Francisco 49ers and the Washington Redskins.

BusyCal

Skitch | Evernote

TextExpander Touch Keyboard Video — MacSparky

Smile Blog: What about that scary Full Access warning?

Explaining Continuity: The tech tying iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite together | Ars Technica

How to tell if your Mac has Bluetooth 4.0 (BT LE) | iMore

iPad tip: don’t let your iPad ring in court! – iPhone J.D.

Apple – iCloud – iCloud Drive

iTunes – Books – OS X 10.10 Yosemite: The Ars Technica Review by John Siracusa

Serenity Caldwell (@settern) | Twitter

Mac App Store – Deliveries: a package tracker

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219: Getting Things Done with David Allen

David and Katie are joined by special guest David Allen, author of Getting Things Done, to talk talk about the GTD method and how GTD works in the digital age.

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

Links for this episode:

Getting Things Done®, GTD® and David Allen & CO | Home

David Allen (@gtdguy) | Twitter

Book: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

David Allen’s bestselling book, Getting Things Done, in paperback. Get the original “manual” for GTD, with detailed overviews, examples and coaching advice to get your system up and running.

GTD Times (@gtdtimes) | Twitter

Getting Things Done – Official GTD Page | Facebook

gtdtimes on Instagram

Getting Things Done® – Network of GTD® Enthusiasts | LinkedIn

PalmPilot – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The PalmPilot Personal and PalmPilot Professional are the second generation of Palm PDA devices produced by Palm Inc (then a subsidiary of U.S. Robotics). These devices were launched on March 10, 1997.

IBM Personal Computer XT – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In 1986, the XT 286 (IBM 5162) with a 6 MHz Intel 80286 processor was introduced.

Lynda.com: Watch the Online Video Course Getting Things Done

eProductivity | Get It All Done in IBM Lotus Notes

IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)

OmniFocus – The Omni Group

Evernote | The workspace for your life’s work

The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload: Daniel J. Levitin

Dr. Daniel J. Levitin — Neuroscientist – Musician – Author

Mindjet MindManager – Mind Mapping Software, Mind Maps – Mindjet USA

Howard learns Getting Things Done (GTD) – YouTube

Fast Company and Avengers Director Joss Whedon Talk GTD

Teleprompt+ 3 for iOS: Bombing Brain Interactive

Goban

Goban Mac App Store Link

Words With Friends | Zynga

Words with Friends iTunes Link

Google Translate

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218: MPU Live: A Festival of Skeuomorphism

We’re joined by Luke Soules of iFixit to talk about iPhone 6 repairability and follow-up on our own experiences with the iPhone and iOS 8. We also discuss security concerns and FileVault, review listener feedback and workflows in Education and review tips on a variety of topics including uses for TextExpander, automated filing services, travel.

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

Links for this episode:

lsoules (@lsoules) | Twitter

iFixit (@iFixit) | Twitter

Luke Soules – iFixit

Apple iPhone Repair – iFixit

iPhone 6 Teardown – iFixit

iPhone 6 Plus Teardown – iFixit

iFixit: The free repair manual – iFixit

iSclack – iFixit

iPhone 6 Leather Case – Black – Apple Store (U.S.)

EverDock – FUZ Designs

MGG 521: Crash Reports (and Hovercrafts) are Full of Eels – Mac Geek Gab Podcast – The Mac Observer

Arc customizable notebook from M by Staples™

WNDR3700 | WiFi Routers | Networking | Home | NETGEAR

Amazon: NETGEAR Wireless Router – N600 Dual Band Gigabit (WNDR3700)

Apple – Mac – AirPort Extreme

STUDYBLUE – Find and share online flashcards and notes

Evernote — Brian Renshaw

Setting up firmware password protection in Mac OS X

Apple – Privacy

OS X: About FileVault 2

Toastmasters International – Home

TextExpander: Mac Typing Shortcut Utility Saves You Time

Autotext – Text Expander for Windows – Snippets Organizer

Taking Better Meeting Notes with TextExpander — MacSparky

TextExpander Snippets — MacSparky

How I went paperless with Hazel and Evernote | Macworld

Calendar Paste – Schedule and organize recurring events, painlessly

Apple – iTunes – iTunes Match

Home | LibreOffice – Free Office Suite – Fun Project – Fantastic People

Vesper. Collect your thoughts.

Notefile: a note keeper for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Drafts – Agile Tortoise

211: Workflows with Guy English | Mac Power Users

David and Katie are joined by Guy English to talk about a career in Mac and IOS development, creating a beloved conference and more.

FileThis: Go paperless and get your bills and statements organized

Noodlesoft | Hazel

OmniOutliner – The Omni Group

Tinderbox: The Tool For Notes

Amazon.com: Goal Zero 12003 Black Nomad 13 Solar Panel

Amazon.com: APC PNET1GB ProtectNet Standalone Surge Protector for 10/100/1000 Base – T Ethernet Lines: Electronics

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217: iOS Automation with Federico Viticci

Federico Viticci of MacStories joins us to talk about the state of automation with the new enhancements of iOS8.

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

Links for this episode:

Federico Viticci (@viticci) | Twitter

MacStories (@macstoriesnet) | Twitter

MacStories

Connected #2: The Pasta and The Pizza and The Sauce – Relay FM

Virtual – Relay FM

Callback (computer programming) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

App Store: Wdgts – A Collection of Awesome Notification Center Widgets

OmniFocus – The Omni Group

The workspace for your life’s work | Evernote

App Store: Paste+ | Clipboard Action Widget

App Store: Lifesum – Lifestyle tracker & Calorie Counter

Weather Underground: Radar, Forecasts, Satellite Maps, Severe Alerts, Weather Photos on the App Store on iTunes

Apple removes Launcher app from App Store for ‘misuse’ of iOS 8’s widget capability | 9to5Mac

Clips: iOS 8 Clipboard Manager

Dispatch: TextExpander-enabled Email App for iPhone

Audiobooks Online Digital Audiobook Store

Paste+ | Avanio Labs

Agenda+ | Avanio Labs

Forecast+ | Avanio Labs

Philips previews Hue lights widget in Notification Center with iOS 8 | 9to5Mac

Hue Lightbulbs

Workflow — Powerful Automation Made Simple

Amazon.com: Philips Hue Products

Hours for iOS 8 is here « Tapity

About PCalc

Instapaper Safari Extension

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

Share extensions in iOS 8: Explained | iMore

Chrome for iOS 8 Gets Support for Third-Party App Extensions

Python for iOS – A Python interpreter and development environment for the iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad

Pocket

Pinner for Pinboard on the App Store on iTunes

Pinboard Resources

Awesome Screenshot Captures Webpages As Screenshots with an iOS 8 Extension – MacStories

App Store: Awesome Screenshot for Safari

Skitch | Evernote

PDF Converter by Readdle

iBooks on the App Store on iTunes

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

SwiftKey – Smart prediction technology for easier mobile typing

TextExpander: Mac Typing Shortcut Utility Saves You Time

Workflow app may be the Automator of iOS – The Tech Heat

Panic – Transmit – The ultimate Mac OS X FTP + SFTP + S3 app

Documents by Readdle

PDF Expert 5 by Readdle

Drafts – Agile Tortoise

Contrast | Launch Center Pro

Contrast | Contact Center

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