For episode 200, David and Katie take a look back to how they became “Mac Power Users” the origin of the show, discuss how the show is created, answer listener questions and what’s next for MPU.
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TRS-80 (“Tandy/Radio Shack, Z-80 microprocessor”) was a brand associated with several desktop microcomputer lines sold by Tandy Corporation through their Radio Shack stores.
The Radio Shack TRS-80 Color Computer (also marketed as the Tandy Color Computer and affectionately nicknamed CoCo) was a home computer launched in 1980.
BASIC (an acronym for Beginner’s All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is a family of general-purpose, high-level programming languages whose design philosophy emphasizes ease of use.
The ImageWriter is a product line of dot matrix printers formerly manufactured by Apple Computer and then designed to be compatible with their entire line of computers.
MacPaint is a discontinued bitmap-based graphics painting software program developed by Apple Computer and released with the original Macintosh personal computer on January 24, 1984.
The Macintosh 512K enhanced (512Ke) was introduced in April 1986 as a cheaper alternative to the top-of-the-line Macintosh Plus, which had debuted three months previously.
The Macintosh SE is a personal computer manufactured by Apple between March 1987 and October 1990.
Apple’s Intel transition was the process of changing the CPU of Macintosh computers from PowerPC processors to Intel x86 processors.
The Macintosh LC (meaning low-cost color) is Apple Computer’s product family of low-end consumer Macintosh personal computers in the early 1990s.
The first generations of the PowerBook G4 were announced at Steve Jobs’ keynote at MacWorld Expo on January 9th 2001.
At Macworld 2008 (January 14–18), Steve Jobs introduced the MacBook Air — touted as the world’s thinnest notebook computer
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David and Katie cover strategies for using mindmapping and outlining tools.
Continuing in our Workflows series, we chat with Macworld Editor Jason Snell.
In our first “Workflows” episode we talk with Merlin Mann, or as David calls him, the “Hero of Nerds.”
Katie and David discuss strategies and methods for disconnecting a cable or satellite television service and using alternate sources for media content.
Aisha Tyler talks to Katie and David about being an “Art Shark.”
For show 100, Katie and David are joined by several amazing listeners (including academics, authors, pilots, and more) as they talk through their own Mac and iOS workflows.
David and Katie chat with Tom Merritt about going independent, working from home, podcasting and more.
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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.
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Professional musician and Composer Johnny Knittle joins Katie and David to explain how he produces music for television and film.
Lawrence “Larry” Lessig (born June 3, 1961) is an American academic and political activist.
Stephen Gary “Steve” Wozniak:18 (born August 11, 1950), known as “Woz”, is an American inventor, electronics engineer, and computer programmer who co-founded Apple Computer (now Apple Inc.) with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne.
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