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Learn about getting the most from your Apple technology with focused topics and workflow guests. Creating Mac Power Users, one geek at a time since 2009. Hosted by David Sparks and Stephen Hackett.

Learn about getting the most from your Apple technology with focused topics and workflow guests. Creating Mac Power Users, one geek at a time since 2009. Hosted by David Sparks and Stephen Hackett.

 

#668

668: Workflows with Tim Stringer

OmniFocus expert Tim Stringer drops by the show to catch David and Stephen up on his businesses, his use of multiple Macs and how OmniFocus 4 is shaping up while in beta. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [TextExpander] (https://textexpander.com/podcast/mpu?utm_source=Mpu+&utm_medium=Podcasts&utm_campaign=TextExpander+November+2022) : Get 20% off with this link and type more with less effort! Expand short abbreviations into longer bits of text, even fill-ins, with TextExpander. --- [Electric] (http://electric.ai/mpu) : Unbury yourself from IT tasks. Get a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones when you schedule a meeting. --- [Setapp] (https://my.setapp.com/redeem?utmsourse=macpower%20users&utm%20medium=podcast) : Over 240+ apps. Get a month free trial with code MACPOWER. Guest Starring: <a href='http://www.relay.fm/people/timstringer'>Tim Stringer</a> Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Tim Stringer - Twitter] (https://twitter.com/timstringer) [Learn OmniFocus | OmniFocus Video Tutorials, Articles & Webinars] (https://learnomnifocus.com/) [Technically Simple - Productivity Coaching, Consulting & Training] (https://technicallysimple.com/) [Contact — Learn OmniFocus] (https://learnomnifocus.com/contact/) [Contact — Technically Simple] (https://technicallysimple.com/contact/) [Mac Power Users #196: Holistic Productivity Workflows with Tim Stringer - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/196) [Nonprofit Productivity Summit] (https://www.nonprofitproductive.com/summit) [Give the Gift of Relay FM] (https://www.giverelay.com/) Get 20% off of an annual plan for More Power Users! [The Field Guides and Labs Thanksgiving Sale - MacSparky] (https://www.macsparky.com/blog/2022/11/the-field-guides-and-labs-thanksgiving-sale/) [Use one keyboard and mouse to control Mac and iPad - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/guide/mac-help/keyboard-mouse-control-mac-ipad-mchl412faecf/mac) [Mac Power Users #628: Stream Deck Power Users - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/628) [Stream Deck + | Elgato] (https://www.elgato.com/en/stream-deck-plus) [Reincubate Camo] (https://reincubate.com/camo/) [Logitech MX Vertical Ergonomic Wireless Mouse] (https://www.logitech.com/en-us/products/mice/mx-vertical-ergonomic-mouse.910-005447.html) [Kinkless GTD (Wayback Machine)] (https://web.archive.org/web/20060702231935/http://kinkless.com/) [Zapier | Automation that moves you forward] (https://zapier.com/) [The Omni Group - Test Signups] (https://www.omnigroup.com/test/) [OmniFocus Plug-In Directory - Learn OmniFocus] (https://learnomnifocus.com/plug-ins/) [OmniFocus Plug-Ins – Kaitlin Salzke] (https://kaitlinsalzke.com/omnifocus-plugins/) [Automating OmniFocus: Guided Tour with Sal Soghoian - Learn OmniFocus] (https://learnomnifocus.com/courses/automating-omnifocus-guided-tour-with-sal-soghoian/) [Omni Automation] (https://omni-automation.com/) [Hookmark – Links beat searching] (https://hookproductivity.com/) [Mac Power Users #82: Cooking Ideas - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/82) [Craft - The Future of Documents] (https://www.craft.do/) [Using Hookmark with Apple Notes – Hookmark] (https://hookproductivity.com/help/integration/using-hook-with-apple-notes/) [Asana] (https://asana.com/) [Inoreader - Take back control of your news feed] (https://www.inoreader.com/) [Keep Your YouTube Subscriptions in Sync With Inoreader - Inoreader blog] (https://www.inoreader.com/blog/2020/04/keep-your-youtube-subscriptions-in-sync-with-inoreader.html) [Play: Save Videos Watch Later on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/id1596506190) [Reeder 5] (https://reederapp.com/) [The Browser Company | Building Arc] (https://thebrowser.company/) [Arc web browser review: a new way of using the internet - The Verge] (https://www.theverge.com/23462235/arc-web-browser-review) [OpenIn 3 | Loshadki Apps] (https://loshadki.app/openin/) [OpenIn on Setapp | Open files and links faster] (https://setapp.com/apps/openin) [Grammarly for Your Desktop] (https://www.grammarly.com/desktop) [Macro to Toggle Grammarly Desktop - Macro Library - Keyboard Maestro Discourse] (https://forum.keyboardmaestro.com/t/macro-to-toggle-grammarly-desktop/24864) ... Read more

27 Nov 2022

1 HR 42 MINS

1:42:03

27 Nov 2022


#667

667: Revisiting Apple Reminders & Notes

Apple's Notes and Reminders apps have come a long way since their introductions years ago. This week, Stephen and David look at their history, discuss their current iterations and make some requests for the future. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [Squarespace] (http://squarespace.com/mpu) : Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. --- [StoryWorth] (http://storyworth.com/mpu) : A meaningful gift to treasure forever. Get $10 off your first purchase. Get started right away with no shipping required. --- [Zocdoc] (http://zocdoc.com/MPU) : Find the right doctor, right now with Zocdoc. Sign up for free. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [The Field Guides and Labs Thanksgiving Sale - MacSparky] (https://www.macsparky.com/blog/2022/11/the-field-guides-and-labs-thanksgiving-sale/) [Give the Gift of Relay FM] (https://www.giverelay.com/) [Daring Fireball: iPhone First Impressions] (https://daringfireball.net/2007/06/iphone_first_impressions) [Notes — inside Mail — on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/projects/aqua-screenshot-library/mac-os-x-10-5-leopard/#jp-carousel-15829) [Notes in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/projects/aqua-screenshot-library/os-x-10-8-mountain-lion/#jp-carousel-16159) [Reminders in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/projects/aqua-screenshot-library/os-x-10-8-mountain-lion/#jp-carousel-16167) [iOS 9: The MacStories Review, Created on iPad - Notes] (https://www.macstories.net/stories/ios-9-review/8/#notes) [iOS and iPadOS 13: The MacStories Review - Reminders] (https://www.macstories.net/stories/ios-and-ipados-13-the-macstories-review/11/#reminders) [Apple Could Get Me to Switch to Reminders With This One Weird Trick – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/06/apple-could-get-me-to-switch-to-reminders-with-this-one-weird-trick/) [Import your notes and files to the Notes app - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205793) [Exporter on the Mac App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/exporter/id1099120373?mt=12) [Reminders User Guide for Mac - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/guide/reminders/welcome/mac) [Use Reminders on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205890) [SF Symbols - Apple Developer] (https://developer.apple.com/sf-symbols/) [GoodTask] (https://goodtaskapp.com/) [Toolbox Pro] (https://toolboxpro.app/) [Two Apps For Entering Tasks into Reminders More Quickly – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/07/two-apps-for-entering-tasks-into-reminders-more-quickly/) [Reminders Feature Request: Better List Support on macOS – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/11/reminders-feature-request-better-list-support-on-macos/) [How to Create Deep Links to Specific Apple Notes on iOS] (https://www.makeuseof.com/create-deep-links-apple-notes-ios/) ... Read more

20 Nov 2022

1 HR 42 MINS

1:42:31

20 Nov 2022


#666

666: The 2022 MPU Gift Guide

Believe it or not, it is time for the annual MPU Holiday Gift Guide once again! This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [TextExpander] (https://textexpander.com/podcast/mpu?utm_source=Mpu+&utm_medium=Podcasts&utm_campaign=TextExpander+November+2022) : Get 20% off with this link and type more with less effort! Expand short abbreviations into longer bits of text, even fill-ins, with TextExpander. --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [CleanMyMac X] (https://macpaw.app/mpu) : Your Mac. As good as new. Get 5% off today. --- [Indeed] (http://indeed.com/mpu) : Join more than three million businesses worldwide using Indeed to hire great talent fast. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [🚨 MPU Classy Tee, Sweatshirt & Hoodie] (https://cottonbureau.com/p/CG3JP4/shirt/mpu-classy-tee-sweatshirt-hoodie#/15807592/tee-men-standard-tee-vintage-black-tri-blend-s) Pre-orders close on November 14! [The Festivus - Seinfeld - YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njZx1MMAOSA) [Apple Watch Ultra] (https://www.apple.com/apple-watch-ultra/) [AirPods Pro (2nd generation) - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/airpods-pro/) [Apple TV 4K] (https://www.apple.com/apple-tv-4k/) [Apple TV Remote Stand | Studio Neat] (https://www.studioneat.com/products/remote) [AirTag 4 Pack - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/shop/buy-airtag/airtag/4-pack) [AirTag Accessories - Belkin] (https://www.belkin.com/products/airtag-accessories/) [Amazon.com: 2021 Remote Case for Apple Siri Remote] (https://geni.us/5ygRL) [HomePod mini - Orange] (https://www.apple.com/shop/buy-homepod/homepod-mini/orange) [Amazon.com: Elevation Lab DraftTable V2 for iPad Pro] (https://amzn.to/3fKJJQD) [Amazon.com: UGREEN Right-Angle USB C to USB C Cable 60W] (https://geni.us/b64pA) [Everyday Case for iPhone | Peak Design] (https://www.peakdesign.com/collections/mobile/products/everyday-case?variant=39821980237901) [Mobile Cases & Mounts | Peak Design] (https://www.peakdesign.com/collections/mobile#addon-sub) [HiRise 3 Wireless Charging Stand - TwelveSouth] (https://www.twelvesouth.com/products/hirise-3-wireless-charging-stand) [Material Dock – Studio Neat] (https://www.studioneat.com/products/materialdock) [Amazon.com: CalDigit Thunderbolt 4 Element Hub] (https://geni.us/LhwTE) [Amazon.com: Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer 240, 240Wh Backup Lithium Battery] (https://amzn.to/3TuMJ1n) [Amazon.com: Jackery SolarSaga 100W Portable Solar Panel] (https://amzn.to/3TuMJ1n) [Amazon.com: Elgato Key Light] (https://geni.us/HUNEl) [Amazon.com: Elgato Stream Deck Pedal] (https://amzn.to/3Am0CIv) [Amazon.com: Anker 733 Power Bank] (https://amzn.to/3zUtZ4l) [Amazon.com: Short Power Extension Cord Outlet Saver, 16AWG/13A, 3 Prong] (https://amzn.to/3NWsNmQ) [Amazon.com: Shargeek Portable Charger, STORM2] (https://amzn.to/3A0Tz7H) [Amazon.com: Shargeek Portable Charger, Storm 2 100W] (https://amzn.to/3Ujl3Ob) [Amazon.com: Shargeek Retro Mac 35 Wall Charger with Smart LED Display] (https://amzn.to/3hmwQMW) [Amazon.com: Kindle Paperwhite] (https://geni.us/9cczazY) [Amazon.com: Kindle Scribe] (https://geni.us/HFezm) [David's Original Kindle] (https://512pixels.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/sparky-OG-kindle-scaled.jpeg) [Readwise] (https://readwise.io/) [Ereaders – Six Colors Archives] (https://sixcolors.com/tag/kindle/) [Power Mac G4 Cube - eBay] (https://www.ebay.com/b/apple-power-mac-g4-cube/bn_7024947623) [Susan Kare Limited Edition Prints] (https://kareprints.com/) [Amazon.com: LEGO Icons Bonsai Tree 10281 Building Set for Adults] (https://geni.us/735m) [Amazon.com: LEGO Icons Orchid 10311 Building Set for Adults] (https://geni.us/GZ6HH) [Amazon.com: LEGO Icons Flower Bouquet 10280 Building Set for Adults] (https://geni.us/zUdb) [Amazon.com: iRobot Roomba i3+ EVO (3550) Self-Emptying Robot Vacuum] (https://amzn.to/3fLFlAS) [Amazon.com - eufy by Anker, BoostIQ RoboVac 11S (Slim), Robot Vacuum Cleaner] (https://geni.us/3QKV2kK) [Mac Power Users #663: HomeKit Check-In - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/663) [Amazon.com: Aqara] (https://geni.us/7tpmA) [Amazon.com: Kwikset 99190-003 Contemporary Premis Smart Lock] (https://geni.us/Coy3nwt) [Home Assistant Yellow | Crowd Supply] (https://www.crowdsupply.com/nabu-casa/home-assistant-yellow) [Amazon.com: eero Pro 6E] (https://geni.us/PYD2Cl) [Backblaze] (https://secure.backblaze.com/r/01ixl8) [Amazon.com: SAMSUNG T7 1TB Portable SSD] (https://amzn.to/3tgsNoe) [Amazon.com: SAMSUNG T7 Shield 1TB Portable SSD] (https://amzn.to/3WKCqJe) [Keychron | Wireless Mechanical Keyboards] (https://www.keychron.com/) [Amazon.com: Logitech MX Ergo Plus Wireless Trackball Mouse] (https://geni.us/4XDWxMt) [Star Wars™ | Orbitkey Desk Mat Obi-Wan Kenobi™] (https://www.orbitkey.com/products/star-wars-orbitkey-desk-mat-obi-wan-kenobi?variant=39531714543712) [Card Sleeve: Slim Leather Card Holder Wallet | Bellroy] (https://bellroy.com/products/card-sleeve-wallet?color=black_ash&material=leather#slide-0) [Amazon.com: Audio-Technica ATR2500x-USB Cardioid Condenser Microphone] (https://geni.us/SEzlbf) [Amazon.com: DJI Mic Wireless Lavalier Microphone Kit] (https://geni.us/8a5ymlR) [Donate now to St. Jude and help kids fighting cancer - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital] (https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html?sc_icid=header-btn-donate-now) ... Read more

13 Nov 2022

1 HR 49 MINS

1:49:53

13 Nov 2022


#665

665: Covered in Paper Cuts

On this feedback episode, the guys revisit backup tools, talk about keyboard shortcuts and discuss a bunch of listener emails. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [Sanebox] (https://www.sanebox.com/mpu) : Stop drowning in email! --- [Electric] (http://electric.ai/mpu) : Unbury yourself from IT tasks. Get a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones when you schedule a meeting. --- [Squarespace] (http://squarespace.com/mpu) : Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [🚨 MPU Classy Tee, Sweatshirt & Hoodie] (https://cottonbureau.com/p/CG3JP4/shirt/mpu-classy-tee-sweatshirt-hoodie#/15807592/tee-men-standard-tee-vintage-black-tri-blend-s) Pre-orders close on November 14! [Order Stephen's 2023 Apple History Calendar] (https://ismh-calendar-2023.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders) [It's time for @MacSparky to update the Save to PDF shortcut again - Software - MPU Talk] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com/t/its-time-for-macsparky-to-update-the-save-to-pdf-shortcut-again/31236) [Save as PDF… (Revisited) - MacSparky] (https://www.macsparky.com/blog/2022/11/save-as-pdf-revisited/) [Get Efficient With Keyboard Shortcuts: Mac App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/story/id1467788599) [Keyboard Maestro] (https://www.keyboardmaestro.com/main/) [BetterTouchTool] (https://folivora.ai/) [Moom] (https://manytricks.com/moom/) [iStat Menus] (https://bjango.com/mac/istatmenus/) ['Pestle' recipe app gets major update with photo scanner, more - 9to5Mac] (https://9to5mac.com/2022/04/22/recipe-app-for-ios-pestle-gets-major-update-with-new-editor-photo-scanner-more/) [Amazon’s $340 Kindle Scribe is its first e-reader with handwriting and pen support | Ars Technica] (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/09/amazons-340-kindle-scribe-is-its-first-e-reader-with-handwriting-and-pen-support/) [The Trouble with Apple Watch Faces - MacSparky] (https://www.macsparky.com/blog/2022/10/the-trouble-with-apple-watch-faces/) [The Problem with Apple Watch faces - 9to5Mac] (https://9to5mac.com/2022/10/15/the-problem-with-apple-watch-faces/) [Better Day: A Complication for the Apple Watch] (https://www.betterday.app/) [iTerm2 - macOS Terminal Replacement] (https://iterm2.com/) [Mac Power Users #654: Data Storage in 2022 - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/654) [Cloud backup software for Mac and Windows: Arq] (https://www.arqbackup.com/) [Backblaze Hard Drive Stats] (https://www.backblaze.com/b2/hard-drive-test-data.html) [Mac Power Users #663: HomeKit Check-In - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/663) [Aqara Wireless Mini Switch] (https://amzn.to/3TWRH7M) [Home+ 5 on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/home-5/id995994352) [Mac Power Users #628: Stream Deck Power Users - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/628) ... Read more

06 Nov 2022

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:51

06 Nov 2022


#664

664: macOS Ventura & iPadOS 16

Apple has shipped significant updates to its operating systems, so this week, David and Stephen explore the features each brings to the table, getting deep into macOS Ventura and iPadOS 16.1. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [TextExpander] (https://textexpander.com/podcast/mpu?utm_source=Mpu+&utm_medium=Podcasts&utm_campaign=TextExpander+October+2022) : Get 20% off with this link and type more with less effort! Expand short abbreviations into longer bits of text, even fill-ins, with TextExpander. --- [Memberful] (https://memberful.com/mpu) : Best-in-class membership software for independent creators, publishers, educators, podcasters, and more. Get started now, no credit card required. --- [Indeed] (http://indeed.com/mpu) : Join more than three million businesses worldwide using Indeed to hire great talent fast. --- [CleanMyMac X] (https://macpaw.app/mpu) : Your Mac. As good as new. Get 5% off today. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Mac Power Users Merch] (https://cottonbureau.com/people/mac-power-users) Pre-orders run from October 31 - November 14, 2022! [macOS Ventura - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/macos/ventura/) [macOS Ventura - New Features - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/macos/ventura/features/) [What's new in the updates for macOS Ventura - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213268) [macOS Ventura review: A work in progress – Six Colors] (https://sixcolors.com/post/2022/10/macos-ventura-review-a-work-in-progress/) [macOS Ventura: The MacStories Review - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/stories/macos-ventura-the-macstories-review/) [macOS 13 Ventura: The Ars Technica review | Ars Technica] (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/10/macos-13-ventura-the-ars-technica-review/) [Apple rolls out major new iWork updates - 9to5Mac] (https://9to5mac.com/2022/10/25/iwork-update-ipados-16-facetime-imessage/?scrollnorefresh=1) [Continuity Camera: Use iPhone as a webcam for Mac - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213244) [Belkin teases Continuity Camera mount for iMac and Studio Display] (https://9to5mac.com/2022/10/27/belkin-continuity-camera-mount-mac-studio-display/) [Apple Mail New Features - MacSparky on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tP_wdhCdNrk) [Passkeys Overview - Apple Developer] (https://developer.apple.com/passkeys/) [What is Apple Passkey, and how will it help you go passwordless? | TechCrunch] (https://techcrunch.com/2022/09/12/apple-passkey/) [Apple just showed us how it will kill the password forever | Tom's Guide] (https://www.tomsguide.com/news/apple-passkeys) [macOS 13 Ventura Screenshots – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/projects/aqua-screenshot-library/macos-13-ventura/) This page includes extensive images of the new System Settings application. [One of macOS Ventura's key new features already needs a massive overhaul | Macworld] (https://www.macworld.com/article/836295/macos-ventura-system-settings-preferences-problems.html) [Ways to make macOS Ventura System Settings better – Six Colors] (https://sixcolors.com/post/2022/08/ways-to-make-macos-ventura-system-settings-better/) [System Preferences Mac OS X Public Beta (Screenshot)] (https://512pixels.net/projects/aqua-screenshot-library/mac-os-x-public-beta-kodiak/#jp-carousel-15313) [iOS 16.1 and Apps with Live Activities: The MacStories Roundup, Part 1 - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/reviews/ios-16-1-and-apps-with-live-activities-the-macstories-roundup-part-1/) [Mac Power Users #663: HomeKit Check-In - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/663) [Stage Manager in iPadOS 16: At the Intersection of Bugs, Missing Features, and Flawed Design - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/stories/stage-manager-ipados-16-1-review/) ... Read more

30 Oct 2022

1 HR 44 MINS

1:44:51

30 Oct 2022


#663

663: HomeKit Check-In

With Matter on the horizon, there has never been a better time to get into home automation. On this episode, Stephen and David talk about how their HomeKit setups have evolved over time and what they hope Apple and others can add to the smart home in the future. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [Electric] (http://electric.ai/mpu) : Unbury yourself from IT tasks. Get a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones when you schedule a meeting. --- [Zocdoc] (http://zocdoc.com/MPU) : Find the right doctor, right now with Zocdoc. Sign up for free. --- [Setapp] (https://my.setapp.com/redeem?utmsourse=macpower%20users&utm%20medium=podcast) : More than 240 powerful apps. Try it free for a month with code 'MACPOWER'. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Caseta by Lutron] (https://www.casetawireless.com/us/en) [Smart lighting | Philips Hue] (https://www.philips-hue.com/en-us) [Level Lock+ with Home Key] (https://9to5mac.com/2022/10/14/level-lock-with-home-key-support/) [Premis Touch Screen Smart Door Lock | Kwikset] (https://www.kwikset.com/premis) [Aqara] (https://www.aqara.com/us/) [Aqara Hub M2] (https://www.aqara.com/us/product/hub-m2) [Flic 2 | The Smart Button for Lights, Music, Smart Home and More] (https://flic.io/) [Alarm.com] (https://alarm.com/) [Garage Door HomeKit, Take Two – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/09/meross-garage-door-homekit/) [Adding a Driveway Gate to HomeKit – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/09/adding-a-driveway-gate-to-homekit/) [Mysa Smart Thermostats: AC & Mini-Splits - Amazon] (https://amzn.to/3MNsPNi) [Homebridge] (https://homebridge.io/) [Home Assistant] (https://www.home-assistant.io/) [Home Assistant Yellow] (https://yellow.home-assistant.io/) [Nest HomeKit Integration | Starling Home Hub] (https://www.starlinghome.io/) [HomeDevices | The ultimate HomeKit database] (https://homedevices.app/) [HomeControl Menu for HomeKit on the Mac App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/homecontrol-menu-for-homekit/id1547121417?mt=12) [Controller for HomeKit on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/controller-for-homekit/id1198176727) [Home+ 5 on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/home-5/id995994352) [HomePass for HomeKit on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/homepass-for-homekit/id1330266650) [HomePaper for HomeKit on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/homepaper-for-homekit/id1560790119) [HomeRun 2 for HomeKit on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/homerun-2-for-homekit/id1527725746) [HomeCam for HomeKit on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/homecam-for-homekit/id1292995895) [Pushcut | Automatically show your favorite site's recent news on your homescreen] (https://www.pushcut.io/) [Follow the Sun for HomeKit on the Mac App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/follow-the-sun-for-homekit/id1545131600?mt=12) [What Is Matter? | WIRED] (https://www.wired.com/story/what-is-matter/) [Build With Matter | Smart Home Device Solution] (https://csa-iot.org/all-solutions/matter/) ... Read more

23 Oct 2022

1 HR 57 MINS

1:57:25

23 Oct 2022


#662

662: Navigating Apple Maps

Apple Maps has matured from its rocky start back a decade ago into a robust alternative to Google Maps. This week, David and Stephen go on a roadtrip through the service's history, features and more. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [SecuritySpy] (https://SecuritySpy.com) : Intelligent Video Surveillance Software for Mac. Get 20% off with code MPU. --- [Indeed] (http://indeed.com/mpu) : Join more than three million businesses worldwide using Indeed to hire great talent fast. --- [CleanMyMac X] (https://macpaw.app/mpu) : Your Mac. As good as new. Get 5% off today. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Maps - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/maps/) [iOS and iPadOS - Feature Availability - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/ios/feature-availability/#maps-standard) [Apple Maps (Features by Location) - Wikipedia] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_Maps#Features) [Apple is rebuilding Maps from the ground up (2018) | TechCrunch] (https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/29/apple-is-rebuilding-maps-from-the-ground-up/) [Apple Maps turns 10 — and it’s finally worth using - The Verge] (https://www.theverge.com/23323550/apple-maps-10-year-anniversary-iphone-google) [Apple’s New Map Data, Expansion #7: Final Parts of the Continental U.S.] (https://www.justinobeirne.com/new-apple-maps-continental-united-states) [Why do maps show places that don't exist? - YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeiATy-FfjI) [3D Pyramid in Apple Maps in Explore View] (https://512pixels.net/downloads/files/Pyramid-Apple-Maps-3D.png) [3D Pyramid in Apple Maps in Satellite View] (https://512pixels.net/downloads/files/Pyramid-Apple-Maps-Satellite.png) [Look around streets in Maps on iPhone - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/guide/iphone/look-around-streets-iph65703a702/ios) [Find nearby attractions, restaurants, and services in Maps on iPhone - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/guide/iphone/find-nearby-attractions-restaurants-services-iphbaf51b2c0/ios) [How to Send Feedback About Errors in Apple Maps - MacRumors] (https://www.macrumors.com/how-to/report-errors-in-apple-maps/) [Set up electric vehicle routing in Maps on iPhone - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/guide/iphone/set-up-electric-vehicle-routing-iphc5e3a4b4b/ios) [Manage automatic ETA sharing in Maps - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/guide/personal-safety/manage-automatic-eta-sharing-in-maps-ips7e2458945/web) [Get transit directions in Maps on iPhone - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/guide/iphone/get-transit-directions-ipha44f57caa/ios) [Add or update your business information in Maps on Mac - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/guide/maps/add-or-update-information-for-your-business-mps0fb242419/mac) [Get started - Places on Maps] (https://register.apple.com/placesonmaps/) [Stephen's Memphis BBQ Guide - Apple Maps] (http://512pixels.net/memphisbbq) [CarPlay - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/ios/carplay/) [Get directions to your parked car in Maps on iPhone - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/guide/iphone/get-directions-to-your-parked-car-ipha13ef1c2e/ios) [Waze] (https://www.waze.com/live-map/) [what3words] (https://what3words.com/clip.apples.leap) [What's New With the Maps App in iOS 16: Multi-Stop Routing, Transit Card Support and More - MacRumors] (https://www.macrumors.com/guide/ios-16-maps/) [Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge on DuckDuckGo] (https://duckduckgo.com/?q=Star+Wars%3A+Galaxy%E2%80%99s+Edge&ia=web&iaxm=maps&iax=images&strict_bbox=0&bbox=33.81304680099807%2C-117.92022987789775%2C33.81117321476527%2C-117.91779012210225) [Rate places in Maps on iPhone - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/guide/iphone/rate-places-iphc3e29e15d/ios) ... Read more

16 Oct 2022

1 HR 40 MINS

1:40:46

16 Oct 2022


#661

661: Our Desks & Bags

With David settling in at his new studio, the guys take some time to talk about their desk setups, what's in their bags and what they carry with them daily. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [TextExpander] (https://textexpander.com/podcast/mpu?utm_source=Mpu+&utm_medium=Podcasts&utm_campaign=TextExpander+October+2022) : Get 20% off with this link and type more with less effort! Expand short abbreviations into longer bits of text, even fill-ins, with TextExpander. --- [Squarespace] (http://squarespace.com/mpu) : Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. --- [Electric] (http://electric.ai/mpu) : Unbury yourself from IT tasks. Get a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones when you schedule a meeting. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Mac Power Users #619: Home Studio Updates - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/619) [Vestaboard] (https://www.vestaboard.com/) [Aqara] (https://www.aqara.com/en/home.html) [Garage Door HomeKit, Take Two – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/09/meross-garage-door-homekit/) [Adding a Driveway Gate to HomeKit – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/09/adding-a-driveway-gate-to-homekit/) [Xdesk Terra ] (https://www.xdesk.com/store/terra?customdesk=DesktopType:SingleLevelDesktop) [Jarvis Bamboo Standing Desk - Fully] (https://www.fully.com/jarvis-adjustable-height-desk-bamboo.html) [Capisco Ergonomic Office Chair - Fully] (https://www.fully.com/hag-capisco-chair.html?campaignid=1970449608&adgroupid=72655725964&adid=352148493101&gclid=CjwKCAiA-9uNBhBTEiwAN3IlNCfABI4RwIncO2SV5JvRjzfXSoD2dboMCNGXumZXa_zhjRwLLDIZKhoC22kQAvD_BwE) [Anti-Fatigue Standing Desk Mats and Balance Boards - Fully] (https://www.fully.com/accessories/standing-desk-mats.html) [Desk Shelf & Wooden Dual Monitor Stand System | Grovemade] (https://grovemade.com/desk-shelf-system/) [The Old "Pad of Paper Under the Laptop" Trick - MacSparky] (https://www.macsparky.com/blog/2022/09/the-old-pad-of-paper-under-the-laptop-trick/) [Thunderbolt 4 | USB4 | Element Hub | CalDigit – CalDigit] (https://www.caldigit.com/thunderbolt-4-element-hub/) [HiRise 3 Wireless Charging Stand] (https://www.twelvesouth.com/products/hirise-3-wireless-charging-stand) [Material Dock – Studio Neat] (https://www.studioneat.com/products/materialdock) [Mac Power Users #628: Stream Deck Power Users - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/628) [Button Creator for Stream Deck on the Mac App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/button-creator-for-stream-deck/id1559303865?mt=12) [Focal XS 2.1 Computer/iPod Speaker Review - MacSparky] (https://www.macsparky.com/blog/2009/04/focal-xs-21-computeripod-speaker-review-html/) [Opal Camera] (https://opalcamera.com/) [My Gear & Studio – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/gear/) [David's Desk] (http://s3.amazonaws.com//relayfm/assets/IMG_3602.jpeg) [David's Creepy Bell] (http://s3.amazonaws.com//relayfm/assets/IMG_3604.jpeg) [David's Thunderbolt Hub] (http://s3.amazonaws.com//relayfm/assets/IMG_3606.jpeg) [Focus Timer - MacSparky on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbCgAepau8Q) [Mark One: Apollo Edition – Studio Neat] (https://www.studioneat.com/blogs/main/mark-one-apollo-edition) [Orbitkey Desk Mat Obi-Wan Kenobi] (https://www.orbitkey.com/products/star-wars-orbitkey-desk-mat-obi-wan-kenobi?variant=39531714543712) [Stephen and David Talk Through Their Tech Bags - YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqAvIxGIeK0) [Essential Laptop Backpack | WaterField Designs] (https://www.sfbags.com/products/essential-laptop-backpack) [Sutter Tech Sling | WaterField Designs] (https://www.sfbags.com/collections/slings/products/tech-sling-bag) [MINIX 66W Turbo 3-Port GaN Wall Charger - Amazon] (https://amzn.to/3SzaFB1) [Anker 733 Power Bank Hybrid Charger - Amazon] (https://amzn.to/3RyOI3p) [AirTag - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/airtag/) [Belkin AirTag Case with Wire Cable - Amazon] (https://amzn.to/3SWSLYI) [How to replace the battery in your AirTag - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211670) [AirTag Remote Case for Apple Siri Remote - Amazon] (https://amzn.to/3ruB8DH) [Glif – Studio Neat] (https://www.studioneat.com/products/glif) [Shure MV88 Portable iOS Microphone - Amazon] (https://amzn.to/3M88gdO) [EU Passes Law to Switch iPhone to USB-C by End of 2024 - MacRumors] (https://www.macrumors.com/2022/10/04/eu-passes-law-to-switch-iphone-to-usb-c-in-2024/) [OLIGHT S2R II 1150 Flashlight - Amazon] (https://amzn.to/3SBgvln) [TOM BIHN Large Snake Charmer, Two-Sided Tech Organizer Pouch, 3L] (https://www.tombihn.com/products/snake-charmer?variant=40837520818365) [Everyday Case for iPhone - Peak Design] (https://www.peakdesign.com/products/everyday-case?variant=39821980237901) [Book Printing - Day One] (https://dayoneapp.com/guides/tips-and-tutorials/book-printing/) [Mobile Wallet - Peak Design] (https://www.peakdesign.com/products/mobile-wallet?variant=39475540197453) [MagSafe Battery Pack - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/shop/product/MJWY3AM/A/magsafe-battery-pack) [Card Sleeve: Slim Leather Card Holder Wallet] (https://bellroy.com/products/card-sleeve-wallet?color=black_ash&material=leather&size=default#slide-5) [Field Notes] (https://fieldnotesbrand.com/) [Draplin Design Co.: DDC-264 The James Brand x DDC "Folsom" Knife] (http://www.draplin.com/1998/01/ddc264_the_james_brand_x_ddc_folsom_knife.html) [Wave+ Multi-Tool | Leatherman​​] (https://www.leatherman.com/wave-10.html) ... 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09 Oct 2022

1 HR 35 MINS

1:35:03

09 Oct 2022


#660

660: App Updates for iOS 16 & The Apple Watch Ultra

David and Stephen share some of the treats they've found as apps are getting updated for iOS 16. Then, they talk through their first impressions of the Apple Watch Ultra. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [Sanebox] (https://www.sanebox.com/mpu) : Stop drowning in email! --- [Squarespace] (http://squarespace.com/mpu) : Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. --- [Memberful] (https://memberful.com/mpu) : Best-in-class membership software for independent creators, publishers, educators, podcasters, and more. Get started now, no credit card required. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Disney's Snow White: The Risk That Changed Filmmaking Forever | Den of Geek] (https://www.denofgeek.com/movies/disneys-snow-white-the-risk-that-changed-filmmaking-forever/) [Stephen and David Talk Through Their Tech Bags - 512 Pixels on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqAvIxGIeK0) [iOS 16: How to Use Focus Filters to Hide Content in Apps - MacRumors] (https://www.macrumors.com/how-to/use-focus-mode-filters-ios/) [iOS 16: The best apps with Lock Screen widgets | Macworld] (https://www.macworld.com/article/1069071/ios-16-lock-screen-widget-third-party-apps.html) [50+ apps that work with App Shortcuts in iOS 16 | iMore] (https://www.imore.com/apps/50-apps-that-work-with-app-shortcuts-in-ios-16) [Halide Mark II - Pro Camera on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/halide/id885697368) [Widgetsmith on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/widgetsmith/id1523682319) [Sticker Drop on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/sticker-drop/id1629369500) [Apollo for Reddit on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/apollo-for-reddit/id979274575) [iPhone 14 Pro Features Live Sports Scores in Dynamic Island on iOS 16.1 - MacRumors] (https://www.macrumors.com/2022/09/26/iphone-14-pro-sports-scores-dynamic-island/) [Testing an Apple Watch Ultra in the Scottish Highlands - David Smith, Independent iOS Developer] (https://www.david-smith.org/blog/2022/09/28/apple-watch-ultra-scotland/) ... Read more

02 Oct 2022

1 HR 36 MINS

1:36:30

02 Oct 2022


#659

659: Workflows with Alex Cox

Alex Cox drops by the show to update Stephen and David on their new indie life, including Apple silicon hardware, collaboration tools and the new iPhone 14 Pro. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [TextExpander] (https://textexpander.com/podcast/mpu?utm_source=Mpu+&utm_medium=Podcasts&utm_campaign=TextExpander+September+2022) : Get 20% off with this link and type more with less effort! Expand short abbreviations into longer bits of text, even fill-ins, with TextExpander. --- [Indeed] (http://indeed.com/mpu) : Join more than three million businesses worldwide using Indeed to hire great talent fast. --- [Zocdoc] (http://zocdoc.com/MPU) : Find the right doctor, right now with Zocdoc. Sign up for free. Guest Starring: <a href='http://www.relay.fm/people/alexcox'>Alex Cox</a> Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [🎈 Relay FM for St. Jude - Donate Today! ] (https://relay.experience.stjude.org/) [Podcastathon for St Jude (2022) - Relay FM on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgCzi7KC2S8) [Stephen and David Talk Through Their Tech Bags - 512 Pixels on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqAvIxGIeK0) [Mac Power Users #410: Workflows with Alex Cox - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/410) [alexcox.md (@AlexCox) / Twitter] (https://twitter.com/alexcox) [Do By Friday] (https://dobyfriday.com/) [Roboism - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/roboism) [Two Headed Girl] (https://twoheadedgirl.transistor.fm/) [Alex Cox is creating the FACTORYSETTING5 show. | Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/alexcox) [iPad mini - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/ipad-mini/) [A War of Head Versus Heart: The M2 MacBook Air – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/08/m2-macbook-air-review/) [Drafts | Where Text Starts] (https://getdrafts.com/) [Obsidian] (https://obsidian.md/) [Amazon.com: iClever: Foldable Keyboards] (https://www.amazon.com/stores/page/BCD65E6E-3CFC-4F41-B518-B0FEE6705DF5?ingress=2&visitId=c94ab911-dde2-408f-b950-eafabae86e2d&ref_=ast_bln) [Amazon.com: Samsers Foldable Bluetooth Keyboard] (https://amzn.to/3f05Qlb) [Todoist] (https://todoist.com/) [Task Management Software Built For Pros - OmniFocus] (https://www.omnigroup.com/omnifocus) [Toggl] (https://toggl.com/) [Timery for Toggl] (https://timeryapp.com/) [Welcome to Bunch] (https://bunchapp.co/) [What's New in Alfred 5?] (https://www.alfredapp.com/alfred-5-whats-new/) [Exploring 2022 D23 - DLR Field Guide on YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWnz5xcGkhw) [Apple Says iOS 16's New Haptic Keyboard Option Might Affect Battery Life - MacRumors] (https://www.macrumors.com/2022/09/20/ios-16-haptic-keyboard-battery-life/) [Blot – A blogging platform with no interface.] (https://blot.im/) [Blot Image Shortcut - Jeff Perry] (https://jeffperry.blog/2022/09/19/blot-image-shortcut) [Tabitha - Tabs Exporter on the Mac App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/tabitha-tabs-exporter/id1487903859?mt=12) [MagSafe | PopSockets] (https://www.popsockets.com/en-us/more/magsafe) [Grammarly] (https://grammarly.com/) ... Read more

25 Sep 2022

1 HR 48 MINS

1:48:55

25 Sep 2022


#658

658: Every Letter is Precious

In this feedback episode, David and Stephen revisit iOS 16 and the M2 MacBook Air, then dive into some listener questions and talk about the state of voice dictation. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [Electric] (http://electric.ai/mpu) : Unbury yourself from IT tasks. Get a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones when you schedule a meeting. --- [Squarespace] (http://squarespace.com/mpu) : Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. --- [Setapp] (https://my.setapp.com/redeem?utmsourse=macpower%20users&utm%20medium=podcast) : More than 240 powerful apps. Try it free for a month with code 'MACPOWER'. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Relay FM for St. Jude - Donate Today!] (https://tiltify.com/@relay-fm/relay-fm-for-st-jude-2022) [iOS 16: The MacStories Review - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/stories/ios-16-the-macstories-review/) [HiRise 3 Wireless Charging Stand] (https://www.twelvesouth.com/products/hirise-3-wireless-charging-stand) [Material Dock – Studio Neat] (https://www.studioneat.com/products/materialdock) [A War of Head Versus Heart: The M2 MacBook Air – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/08/m2-macbook-air-review/) [Exporter on the Mac App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/exporter/id1099120373?mt=12) [Drafts | Where Text Starts] (https://getdrafts.com/) [David Sparks’ 7 Essential Shortcuts: App Store Story] (https://apps.apple.com/us/story/id1632063127) [What is Sign in with Apple? - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210318) [What is Hide My Email? - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210425) [RIP, FruitJuice] (https://fruitjuiceapp.com/) [Batteries - Maximizing Performance - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/batteries/maximizing-performance/) [About battery health management in Mac notebooks - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211832?cid=mc-ols-mac-article_ht211832-macos_ui-09042020) [Opal Camera] (https://opalcamera.com/) [Insta360 Webcam] (https://www.insta360.com/product/insta360-link) ... Read more

18 Sep 2022

1 HR 30 MINS

1:30:46

18 Sep 2022


#657

657: New Hardware & iOS 16

Apple has announced its slate of iPhones and Apple Watches for the year and has major software releases right around the corner. This week, David and Stephen discuss the company's announcements and review iOS 16. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [TextExpander] (https://textexpander.com/podcast/mpu?utm_source=Mpu+&utm_medium=Podcasts&utm_campaign=TextExpander+September+2022) : Get 20% off with this link and type more with less effort! Expand short abbreviations into longer bits of text, even fill-ins, with TextExpander. --- [Indeed] (http://indeed.com/mpu) : Join more than three million businesses worldwide using Indeed to hire great talent fast. --- [Setapp] (https://my.setapp.com/redeem?utmsourse=macpower%20users&utm%20medium=podcast) : More than 240 powerful apps. Try it free for a month with code 'MACPOWER'. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Relay FM for St. Jude - Donate Today!] (https://relay.experience.stjude.org/) [Apple Watch Series 8, Ultra, and SE: The MacStories Overview - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/news/apple-watch-series-8-ultra-and-se-the-macstories-overview/) [Apple Watch Series 8 - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/apple-watch-series-8/) [Apple Watch Ultra - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/apple-watch-ultra/) [Apple's iPhone 14 Lineup: The MacStories Overview - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/news/apples-iphone-14-lineup-the-macstories-overview/) [iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/iphone-14-pro/) [About eSIM on iPhone - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212780) [iOS 16 - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/ios/ios-16/) [iOS 16 iCloud Shared Photo Library: Everything You Need to Know - MacRumors] (https://www.macrumors.com/guide/icloud-shared-photo-library/) [Automators - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/automators) [What Is Doxing and How Can You Avoid It? | 1Password] (https://blog.1password.com/what-is-doxing/) [What Is Doxing and How Can You Avoid It? | 1Password] (https://blog.1password.com/what-is-doxing/) ... Read more

08 Sep 2022

1 HR 51 MINS

1:51:54

08 Sep 2022


#656

656: The Fundamentals are Timeless, with Stephen Millard

Automation wizard Stephen Millard joins David and Stephen to discuss Shortcuts, Alfred workflows and a whole host of other automation tools across Apple's platforms. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [Sanebox] (https://www.sanebox.com/mpu) : Stop drowning in email! --- [Electric] (http://electric.ai/mpu) : Unbury yourself from IT tasks. Get a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones when you schedule a meeting. --- [Squarespace] (http://squarespace.com/mpu) : Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. --- [Sourcegraph] (https://about.sourcegraph.com) : Universal Code Search. Move fast, even in big codebases. Try it now. Guest Starring: <a href='http://www.relay.fm/people/stephenmillard'>Stephen Millard</a> Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Relay FM for St. Jude] (https://relay.experience.stjude.org/) [ThoughtAsylum] (https://www.thoughtasylum.com/) [Stephen Millard, Jack of all trades master of some (@sylumer) / Twitter] (https://twitter.com/sylumer) [Automators #68: Stephen Millard and ThoughtAsylum - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/automators/68) [Tech Tutorials by Sylumer - YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8FldQZziNAWBz4VYgu5b7w/videos) [Posts | Stephen Millard (ThoughtAsylum/@sylumer)] (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/sylumer/posts) [ZX Spectrum - Wikipedia] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZX_Spectrum) [Keyboard Maestro 10.1.1: Work Faster with Macros for macOS] (https://www.keyboardmaestro.com/main/) [Stream Deck] (https://www.elgato.com/en/stream-deck) [StreamDeck + Keyboard Maestro with KMLink - MacSparky] (https://www.macsparky.com/blog/2021/02/streamdeck-keyboard-maestro-with-kmlink-2/) [Stream Deck + BetterTouchTool Documentation] (https://docs.folivora.ai/docs/1300_stream_deck.html) [Shortcuts Library | ThoughtAsylum] (https://www.thoughtasylum.com/shortcuts/library/) ["Overcast Note" Shortcut] (https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/8e6e9e556ffa48029248cf57a84089f6) [Overcast] (https://overcast.fm/) [Drafts] (https://getdrafts.com/) [Toolbox Pro] (https://toolboxpro.app/) [Automators #42: Toolbox Pro with Alex Hay - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/automators/42) ["Go Float" Shortcut] (https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/49cda02a5f7d460b83328007993461a2) [Shortcuts for Mac Field Guide | MacSparky Field Guides] (https://learn.macsparky.com/p/shortcutsmac) [Shairport Sync] (https://github.com/mikebrady/shairport-sync#readme) [Dark Noise] (https://darknoise.app/) [Hook] (https://hookproductivity.com/) [Alfred] (https://www.alfredapp.com/) [Evernote Search - Alfred Workflow] (https://www.thoughtasylum.com/2013/01/15/evernote-search-an-alfred-20-workflow-for-searching-evernote/) [Doctor Drafts - Alfred Workflow] (https://doctordrafts.thoughtasylum.com/) [Bypass for Shortcuts - Alfred Workflow] (https://www.thoughtasylum.com/alfred/alfred_bypass_for_shortcuts/) [PopClip for Mac] (https://pilotmoon.com/popclip/) [Conductor for Keyboard Maestro - Alfred Workflow] (https://www.thoughtasylum.com/alfred/alfred_conductor_for_keyboard_maestro/) [Paletro] (https://appmakes.io/paletro) [Workspaces – Apptorium] (https://www.apptorium.com/workspaces) [CodeRunner] (https://coderunnerapp.com/) [Code App on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/code-app/id1512938504) [Visual Studio Code] (https://code.visualstudio.com/) [Calca on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/calca/id635757879?ls=1) [NoteCalc] (https://bbodi.github.io/notecalc3/notecalc#) [Play: Save Videos Watch Later on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/id1596506190) [Snapdrop] (https://snapdrop.net/) ... Read more

04 Sep 2022

1 HR 52 MINS

1:52:02

04 Sep 2022


#655

655: Streaming Check-in with Julia Alexander

Julia Alexander drops by to discuss the world of streaming services, and how Apple stands apart from its competitors in the space. Also discussed: the sad lack of modern orange notebooks, the importance of the Apple Watch and some of Julia's go-to apps. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [TextExpander] (https://textexpander.com/podcast/mpu?utm_source=Mpu+&utm_medium=Podcasts&utm_campaign=TextExpander+August+2022) : Get 20% off with this link and type more with less effort! Expand short abbreviations into longer bits of text, even fill-ins, with TextExpander. --- [Indeed] (http://indeed.com/mpu) : Get a free $75 credit to upgrade your job post. --- [Zocdoc] (http://zocdoc.com/MPU) : Find the right doctor, right now with Zocdoc. Sign up for free. Guest Starring: <a href='http://www.relay.fm/people/julia-alexander'>Julia Alexander</a> Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [My Mac App Store Feature - MacSparky] (https://www.macsparky.com/blog/2022/08/my-mac-app-store-feature-2/) [Julia Alexander (@loudmouthjulia) / Twitter] (https://twitter.com/loudmouthjulia) [Parrot Analytics] (https://www.parrotanalytics.com/) [Julia Alexander, Author at Puck] (https://puck.news/author/julia-alexander/) [Downstream - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/downstream) [20 years later, and streaming Harry Potter is still too complicated - The Verge] (https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/16/22770469/harry-potter-streaming-hbo-max-peacock-abc-family-freeform-rights) [The Clamshell iBook G3 - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/mac/the-clamshell-ibook-g3/) [Macbook Pro & Macbook Skins, Wraps & Covers » dbrand] (https://dbrand.com/macbook-skins) [Apple hires former HBO chief to produce original titles exclusively for Apple TV Plus - The Verge] (https://www.theverge.com/2020/1/2/21046974/richard-plepler-hbo-apple-tv-plus-game-of-thrones-warnermedia-streaming-wars) [Sony and Netflix Announce Movie Deal Starting in 2022 - Variety] (https://variety.com/2021/film/news/netflix-sony-pictures-pay-1-starz-output-1234946413/) [Smart Tasks – Lists Made Easy] (https://smarttasksapp.com/) [JustWatch - The Streaming Guide] (https://www.justwatch.com/) [Teeter (Up) on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/teeter-up/id1585735663) [Notion] (https://www.notion.so/) [Flush - Toilet Finder & Map on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/flush-toilet-finder-map/id955254528) ... Read more

28 Aug 2022

1 HR 28 MINS

1:28:16

28 Aug 2022


#654

654: Data Storage in 2022

File storage is both more accessible and more complicated than ever. This week, David and Stephen address storage mediums, syncing services, backup strategies and a lot more. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [Electric] (http://electric.ai/mpu) : Unbury yourself from IT tasks. Get a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones when you schedule a meeting. --- [Squarespace] (http://squarespace.com/mpu) : Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. --- [Sourcegraph] (https://about.sourcegraph.com) : Universal Code Search. Move fast, even in big codebases. Try it now. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Backing up External Hard Drives – Backblaze Help] (https://help.backblaze.com/hc/en-us/articles/217665398-Backing-up-External-Hard-Drives) [Data Recovery (Mac) v6] (https://www.prosofteng.com/mac-data-recovery) [Amazon.com: SAMSUNG 870 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive] (https://amzn.to/3C4xRl8) [OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini with USB-C] (https://eshop.macsales.com/shop/owc-mercury-elite-pro-mini/usb-c) [Fusion Drive - Wikipedia] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fusion_Drive) [SoftRAID - OWC Software Store] (https://software.owc.com/softraid/) [Synology Incorporated] (https://www.synology.com/en-us) [Mac Power Users #465: The Mighty Mac mini - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/465) [Maestral] (https://maestral.app/) [Dropbox Announces Beta for macOS Monterey Coming in Q4 – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/08/dropbox-announces-beta-for-macos-monterey-coming-in-q4/) [File Sync Software - Sync Home | Resilio Sync] (https://www.resilio.com/individuals/) [Mac Power Users #499: Backups and Updates - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/499) [3-2-1 Backup Rule: A Guide to Efficient Data Protection] (https://www.nakivo.com/blog/3-2-1-backup-rule-efficient-data-protection-strategy/) [Back up your Mac with Time Machine - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201250) [Backup methods for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204136) [Carbon Copy Cloner | Bombich Software] (https://bombich.com/) [SuperDuper!] (https://www.shirt-pocket.com/SuperDuper/SuperDuperDescription.html) [ChronoSync] (https://www.econtechnologies.com/chronosync/overview.html) [Backblaze] (https://www.backblaze.com/) [Amazon.com: SAMSUNG SSD T7 Portable External Solid State Drive] (https://amzn.to/3Qvr3Bs) ... Read more

21 Aug 2022

1 HR 35 MINS

1:35:36

21 Aug 2022


#653

653: Workflows with Chris Christensen

Chris Christensen is a web developer, writer and traveler with roots in 90s Apple. This week, he joins David and Stephen to discuss his work, navigating the world and a lot more. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [TextExpander] (https://textexpander.com/podcast/mpu?utm_source=Mpu+&utm_medium=Podcasts&utm_campaign=TextExpander+August+2022) : Get 20% off with this link and type more with less effort! Expand short abbreviations into longer bits of text, even fill-ins, with TextExpander. --- [Sanebox] (https://www.sanebox.com/mpu) : Stop drowning in email! --- [Indeed] (http://indeed.com/mpu) : Get a free $75 credit to upgrade your job post. --- [Sourcegraph] (https://about.sourcegraph.com) : Universal Code Search. Move fast, even in big codebases. Try it now. Guest Starring: <a href='http://www.relay.fm/people/chrischristensen'>Chris Christensen</a> Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Chris Christensen (@chris2x) / Twitter] (https://twitter.com/chris2x) [Momenta Pentop Computer's Design and Technology] (https://studycorgi.com/momenta-pentop-computers-design-and-technology/) [Remembering eWorld, Apple's forgotten online service | Macworld] (https://www.macworld.com/article/223467/remembering-eworld-apples-forgotten-online-service.html) [30-plus years of HyperCard, the missing link to the Web | Ars Technica] (https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/05/25-years-of-hypercard-the-missing-link-to-the-web/) [How The Newton And ARM Saved Apple From Death | The CPU Shack Museum] (https://www.cpushack.com/2010/10/26/how-the-newton-and-arm-saved-apple-from-death/) [Three Tiny Laptops - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/mac/three-tiny-laptops/) [Downcast App] (https://www.downcastapp.com/) [Forecast: Podcast MP3 Chapter Encoder — Overcast] (https://overcast.fm/forecast) [Bare Bones Software | BBEdit] (https://www.barebones.com/) [Amateur Traveler] (https://amateurtraveler.com/) [Descript | All-in-one audio/video editing] (https://www.descript.com/) [Hindenburg Editor] (https://hindenburg.com/) [Jumpcut] (https://snark.github.io/jumpcut/) [TripMode - Save data, browse faster] (https://tripmode.ch/) [TripIt - Highest-rated trip planner and flight tracker] (https://www.tripit.com/web/) [Flighty — A new way to track flights] (https://www.flightyapp.com/) [SeatGuru] (https://www.seatguru.com/) ... Read more

14 Aug 2022

1 HR 28 MINS

1:28:02

14 Aug 2022


#652

652: Where Does the iPad Fit?

Apple refers to the iPad as a magical pane of glass that becomes whatever you need of it. This week, David and Stephen discuss some apps and accessories that help the iPad reach that potential. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [Electric] (http://electric.ai/mpu) : Unbury yourself from IT tasks. Get a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones when you schedule a meeting. --- [Squarespace] (http://squarespace.com/mpu) : Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. --- [Sourcegraph] (https://about.sourcegraph.com) : Universal Code Search. Move fast, even in big codebases. Try it now. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Apple Launches iPad - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2010/01/27Apple-Launches-iPad/) [Tandy Radio Shack Portable Wordprocessor WP-2] (https://www.old-computers.com/museum/computer.asp?st=1&c=1256) [The AlphaSmart Word Processor - YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_DeRSf8tWw) AlphaSmart Word Processor [Freewrite: Distraction-Free Writing Tools] (https://getfreewrite.com/) [Drafts] (https://getdrafts.com/) [Writer – iA] (https://ia.net/writer) [iPad Keyboards - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/ipad-keyboards/) [Enter text with Scribble on iPad - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/guide/ipad/enter-text-with-scribble-ipad355ab2a7/ipados) [Connected #301: We Should Be Developers - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/connected/301) [Grammarly] (https://grammarly.com/) [DEVONthink To Go] (https://www.devontechnologies.com/apps/devonthinktogo) [PDF Viewer - Annotation Expert on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/pdf-viewer-annotation-expert/id1120099014) [LiquidText on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/liquidtext/id922765270) [Mac Power Users #550: The World of RSS - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/550) [Readwise] (https://readwise.io/) [GoodLinks] (https://goodlinks.app/) [Day One - Your Journal for Life] (https://dayoneapp.com/) [GoodNotes] (https://www.goodnotes.com/) [Notability] (https://notability.com/) [Paperlike] (https://paperlike.com/) [reMarkable] (https://remarkable.com/) [Concepts App] (https://concepts.app/en/) [iPadOS 16 takes the versatility of iPad even further - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2022/06/ipados-16-takes-the-versatility-of-ipad-even-further/) [Procreate] (https://procreate.art/) [Widgetsmith on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/widgetsmith/id1523682319) [Universal Control: Use a single keyboard and mouse between Mac and iPad - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212757) [Vestaboard - A Smart Display To Connect And Inspire] (https://www.vestaboard.com/) [Swift Playgrounds - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/swift/playgrounds/) [GarageBand on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/garageband/id408709785) [forScore on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/forscore/id363738376) [Apple Pencil - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/apple-pencil/) [HoverBar Duo] (https://www.twelvesouth.com/products/hoverbar-duo) [DraftTable - ElevationLab] (https://www.elevationlab.com/products/draft-table-for-ipad-pro) [Compass Pro] (https://www.twelvesouth.com/products/compass-pro) ... Read more

07 Aug 2022

1 HR 40 MINS

1:40:22

07 Aug 2022


#651

651: 3,041 Press Releases

In this feedback episode, Stephen talks David through his workflows of the Apple History Calendar, and then the guys talk about the current state of Apple's beta software. They also tackle some listener feedback and check in on the new version of Alfred. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [TextExpander] (https://textexpander.com/podcast/mpu?utm_source=Mpu+&utm_medium=Podcasts&utm_campaign=TextExpander+August+2022) : Get 20% off with this link and type more with less effort! Expand short abbreviations into longer bits of text, even fill-ins, with TextExpander. --- [Memberful] (https://memberful.com/mpu) : Best-in-class membership software for independent creators, publishers, educators, podcasters, and more. Get started now, no credit card required. --- [Indeed] (http://indeed.com/mpu) : Start hiring now and only pay for quality applications matching the sponsored job description. --- [Sourcegraph] (https://about.sourcegraph.com) : Universal Code Search. Move fast, even in big codebases. Try it now. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [2023 Apple History Calendar by Stephen Hackett — Kickstarter] (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ismh/2023-apple-history-calendar/) Campaigns ends on August 5 at 10 AM Eastern! [Shortcuts for Mac Field Guide (Plus Edition) | MacSparky Field Guides] (https://learn.macsparky.com/p/shortcutsmacplus) [A Little Journey to AppleFest ’88 – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/05/a-little-journey/) [GIFwrapped] (https://gifwrapped.co/) [Material Dock | Studio Neat] (https://www.studioneat.com/products/dock) [How to install the macOS Ventura public beta - The Verge] (https://www.theverge.com/23200261/how-to-install-macos-ventura-public-beta-backups-separate-partition-drive) [Amazon.com: Samsung T7 2TB Portable SSD] (https://amzn.to/3PMkeul) [Apple Could Get Me to Switch to Reminders With This One Weird Trick – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/06/apple-could-get-me-to-switch-to-reminders-with-this-one-weird-trick/) [Two Apps For Entering Tasks into Reminders More Quickly – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/07/two-apps-for-entering-tasks-into-reminders-more-quickly/) [OmniFocus Now Gives You Voice Control and More - Blog - The Omni Group] (https://www.omnigroup.com/blog/omnifocus-now-gives-you-voice-control-and-more) [What's New in Alfred 5?] (https://www.alfredapp.com/alfred-5-whats-new/) [Automators #106: Automation Interoperation - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/automators/106) [Set up iCloud Keychain - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204085) [Use passwords across your devices - Computer - Google Account Help] (https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6197437?hl=en) [Dimmer Switches | Lutron] (https://www.lutron.com/en-US/Products/Pages/StandAloneControls/Dimmers-Switches/DimmersSwitches.aspx) [iHome Control Smart Plug - Amazon] (https://www.amazon.com/iHome-control-connected-Assistant-speakers/dp/B01HCVG9NG?&linkCode=sl1&tag=512pixel-20&linkId=19772dfc63344fe9017a57abed841ebc&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_tl) [Meross Smart Plug Mini - Amazon] (https://www.amazon.com/meross-Smart-Plug-HomeKit-Pack/dp/B084JHJBQT/ref=pd_lpo_4?pd_rd_i=B084JHJBQT&psc=1) [Shop Outdoor Security Cameras and More | eufy Security] (https://us.eufylife.com/collections/security) [Homebridge Ring Plugin] (https://www.npmjs.com/package/homebridge-ring) [Water Leak Detector - Aqara] (https://www.aqara.com/us/water_leak_sensor.html) [Flic 2 - The Smart Button for Lights, Music, Smart Home and More] (https://flic.io/) [Serena Shades by Lutron] (https://www.serenashades.com/) [Motorized Shades - Affordable Smart & Electric Shades - IKEA] (https://www.ikea.com/us/en/cat/electric-blinds-44531/) [Home Assistant Yellow | Crowd Supply] (https://www.crowdsupply.com/nabu-casa/home-assistant-yellow) [Mac Power Users #631: Back to the Mac, with Myke Hurley - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/631) [Hook – Links beat searching] (https://hookproductivity.com/) [Mac Power Users #560: Workflows with Luc Beaudoin - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/560) ... Read more

31 Jul 2022

1 HR 50 MINS

1:50:12

31 Jul 2022


#650

650: Craft Deep Drive

David shares his impressions of the M2 MacBook Air, then he and Stephen talk through Craft. While it can be used for simple note taking, it also packs a lot of powerful personal knowledge management tools for users who need them. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [Squarespace] (http://squarespace.com/mpu) : Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. --- [Sourcegraph] (https://about.sourcegraph.com) : Universal Code Search. Move fast, even in big codebases. Try it now. --- [Zocdoc] (http://zocdoc.com/MPU) : Find the right doctor, right now with Zocdoc. Sign up for free. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [2023 Apple History Calendar by Stephen Hackett — Kickstarter] (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ismh/2023-apple-history-calendar/) [Using the M2 MacBook Air - MacSparky] (https://www.macsparky.com/blog/2022/07/using-the-m2-macbook-air/) [Erase all content and settings on Mac - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212749) [MacBook Air - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/macbook-air/) [Craft] (https://www.craft.do/) [Pricing Plans - Craft] (https://www.craft.do/pricing) [Start Here - Craft Community] (https://community.craft.do/c/start-here) [Your Data is Yours - Craft Blog] (https://www.craft.do/blog/your_data_is_yours) [Keyboard Shortcuts - Craft] (https://support.craft.do/hc/en-us/articles/360019555557-Keyboard-Shortcuts) [Inline Calculations and Unit Conversions – Craft] (https://support.craft.do/hc/en-us/articles/360019464098-Inline-calculations-and-unit-conversions) [Craft eXtensions (Craft X) – Craft] (https://support.craft.do/hc/en-us/articles/4412586150161-Craft-eXtensions-Craft-X-) [Craftery] (https://craftery.io/) [Importing documents into Craft – Craft] (https://support.craft.do/hc/en-us/articles/4411890239121-Importing-documents-into-Craft) [Exporting documents from Craft – Craft] (https://support.craft.do/hc/en-us/articles/4418134683665-Exporting-documents-from-Craft) [My Dashboard Doc in Craft - Marshall Beyer] (https://www.craft.do/s/bsMvktFwszA69d) [Sprint Kanban - Craft] (https://www.craft.do/s/2p2Th8PQhjPGBn) [Tags workarounds – Craft] (https://support.craft.do/hc/en-us/articles/4411585728913-Tags-workarounds) [Mac Power Users #583: The Obsidian Deep Dive - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/583) [July 17 – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/07/july-17/) ... Read more

24 Jul 2022

1 HR 40 MINS

1:40:00

24 Jul 2022


#649

649: Workflows with William Gallagher

William Gallagher has written using a Mac for decades. This week, he joins Stephen and David to discuss his work and how he gets words on the page. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [Sourcegraph] (https://about.sourcegraph.com) : Universal Code Search. Move fast, even in big codebases. Try it now. --- [Memberful] (https://memberful.com/mpu) : Best-in-class membership software for independent creators, publishers, educators, podcasters, and more. Get started now, no credit card required. --- [Indeed] (http://indeed.com/mpu) : Start hiring now and only pay for quality applications matching the sponsored job description. Guest Starring: <a href='http://www.relay.fm/people/williamgallagher'>William Gallagher</a> Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [2023 Apple History Calendar by Stephen Hackett — Kickstarter] (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ismh/2023-apple-history-calendar/) [The busy writers' guide to getting more done] (http://williamgallagher.com/) [Welcome to 58keys, a YouTube series for writers using Macs, iPads and iPhones] (http://williamgallagher.com/58keys/) [William Gallagher (@WGallagher) / Twitter] (https://twitter.com/WGallagher) [Amazon.com: The Blank Screen: Productivity for Creative Writers] (https://amzn.to/3yXKhZS) [Macintosh Portable - Wikipedia] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macintosh_Portable) [The Switch to Intel | iMore] (https://www.imore.com/switch-intel) [Keyboard Maestro] (https://www.keyboardmaestro.com/main/) [Moom] (https://manytricks.com/moom/) [Mosaic] (https://www.lightpillar.com/mosaic.html) [Bunch.app] (https://bunchapp.co/) [Stream Deck] (https://www.elgato.com/en/stream-deck) [Final Draft] (https://www.finaldraft.com/) [OmniOutliner - The Omni Group] (https://www.omnigroup.com/omnioutliner/) [Pages - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/pages/) [TextSoap] (https://textsoap.com/mac/) [Drafts] (https://getdrafts.com/) [OmniFocus - The Omni Group] (https://www.omnigroup.com/omnifocus) [Highland 2] (https://highland2.app/screenwriters.php) [Writers' Guild of Great Britain | WGGB] (https://writersguild.org.uk/) [Everything new with Focus Mode on iOS 16 - 9to5Mac] (https://9to5mac.com/2022/07/12/ios-16-focus-mode-features/) [HBClock on the Mac App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/ubclock/id417586530?mt=12) [Final Cut Pro - Motion - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/motion/) [VLC Media Player] (https://www.videolan.org/vlc/) [Plex] (https://www.plex.tv/) [What's New in Alfred 5?] (https://www.alfredapp.com/alfred-5-whats-new/) ... Read more

17 Jul 2022

1 HR 39 MINS

1:39:09

17 Jul 2022


#648

648: Software Club: Apollo for Reddit

This week, Stephen and David talk about Reddit and a third-party client named Apollo, which brings a world-class Reddit experience to iPhone users. Then, they are joined by its developer Christian Selig to discuss the app's origins, working with the Reddit API and a lot more. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [Sanebox] (https://www.sanebox.com/mpu) : Stop drowning in email! --- [TextExpander] (https://textexpander.com/podcast/mpu?utm_source=Mpu+&utm_medium=Podcasts&utm_campaign=TextExpander+July+2022) : Get 20% off with this link and type more with less effort! Expand short abbreviations into longer bits of text, even fill-ins, with TextExpander. --- [Electric] (http://electric.ai/mpu) : Unbury yourself from IT tasks. Get a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones when you schedule a meeting. --- [Clean My Mac X] (https://macpaw.app/mpu) : Your Mac. As good as new. Get 5% off today. Guest Starring: <a href='http://www.relay.fm/people/christianselig'>Christian Selig</a> Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Apple TV+ - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/apple-tv-plus/?itscg=10000&itsct=atv-0-apl_hp-pmo_lrn-apl-avl-210916) [2023 Apple History Calendar by Stephen Hackett — Kickstarter] (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ismh/2023-apple-history-calendar/) [Reddit] (https://www.reddit.com/) [Apollo | A beautiful reddit app built for power and speed] (https://apolloapp.io/) [Apollo App - Reddit] (https://www.reddit.com/r/apolloapp/) [Christian Selig (@ChristianSelig) / Twitter] (https://twitter.com/ChristianSelig) [iPhone 3g Commercial "There's An App For That" 2009 - YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szrsfeyLzyg) [Amplosion: Redirect AMP Links on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/amplosion-redirect-amp-links/id1585734696) [Achoo HTML Viewer & Inspector on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/achoo-html-viewer-inspector/id1585833321) [Reddit Acquires Alien Blue, The Most Popular Unofficial Reddit App | TechCrunch] (https://techcrunch.com/2014/10/15/reddit-acquires-alien-blue-the-most-popular-unofficial-reddit-app/) [Reddit: API Documentation] (https://www.reddit.com/dev/api/) [Karabiner-Elements] (https://karabiner-elements.pqrs.org/) [Defining a Hyper Key · BetterTouchTool] (https://docs.folivora.ai/docs/1004_hyper_key.html) [Tweetbot for iOS] (https://tapbots.com/tweetbot/) [Visual Studio Code] (https://code.visualstudio.com/) [Moom · Many Tricks] (https://manytricks.com/moom/) [Welcome to To Do] (https://todo.microsoft.com/tasks/) [Figma] (https://www.figma.com/) [Sketch] (https://www.sketch.com/) [Keyboard Maestro] (https://www.keyboardmaestro.com/main/) [Mimestream] (https://mimestream.com/) [Apollo Pro/Ultra] (https://apolloapp.io/pro-ultra/) ... Read more

10 Jul 2022

1 HR 30 MINS

1:30:25

10 Jul 2022


#647

647: Workflows with Zac Hall

9to5 Mac editor Zac Hall guests on the Mac Power Users this week with thoughts on life without the iPad, writing workflows, the current Apple Betas and future Macs. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [Electric] (http://electric.ai/mpu) : Unbury yourself from IT tasks. Get a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones when you schedule a meeting. --- [Squarespace] (http://squarespace.com/mpu) : Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. --- [Sourcegraph] (https://about.sourcegraph.com) : Universal Code Search. Move fast, even in big codebases. Try it now. Guest Starring: <a href='http://www.relay.fm/people/zachall'>Zac Hall</a> Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [9to5Mac - Apple News & Mac Rumors Breaking All Day] (https://9to5mac.com/) [Space Explored - Space News and Launch Views] (https://spaceexplored.com/) [Logitech Ergo Mouse] (https://geni.us/EfcV8) [Keychron Keyboards] (https://www.keychron.com) [Gurman: New HomePod coming in 2023, featuring S8 chip, more] (https://9to5mac.com/2022/06/26/gurman-new-homepod-2023-launch/) [Apple working on at least four new Macs with M2 processor variants] (https://9to5mac.com/2022/06/26/gurman-new-m2-macs-in-development/) [iA Writer] (https://ia.net/writer) [Broadcasts on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/broadcasts/id1469995354) [Pixelmator Pro] (https://www.pixelmator.com/pro/) [Nike Run Club App. Nike.com] (https://www.nike.com/nrc-app) [Reeder 5] (https://reederapp.com/) [GuitarTuna | The #1 Guitar Tuner for Acoustic, Electric and Bass] (https://yousician.com/guitartuna) [Rocket launch shot on iPhone 12 Pro - YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K93YJ7-_MaI) [Watch a dramatic rocket launch shot on iPhone 12 Pro lift off in slow-motion [Video] - Space Explored] (https://spaceexplored.com/2020/11/14/watch-a-dramatic-rocket-launch-shot-on-iphone-12-pro-lift-off-in-slow-motion-video/) [Mac Power Users - Newsletter Sign-Up] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) ... Read more

03 Jul 2022

1 HR 43 MINS

1:43:05

03 Jul 2022


#646

646: Vibing with Tony Miceli

Tony Miceli is a world-renowned jazz vibraphonist. This week, he joins David and Stephen to talk about how music and technology have become more intertwined over his career, and how he built an online community of vibraphonists. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [TextExpander] (https://textexpander.com/podcast/mpu?utm_source=Mpu+&utm_medium=Podcasts&utm_campaign=TextExpander+June+2022) : Get 20% off with this link and type more with less effort! Expand short abbreviations into longer bits of text, even fill-ins, with TextExpander. --- [Indeed] (http://indeed.com/mpu) : Get a free $75 credit to upgrade your job post. --- [Zocdoc] (http://zocdoc.com/MPU) : Find the right doctor, right now with Zocdoc. Sign up for free. Guest Starring: <a href='http://www.relay.fm/people/tonymiceli'>Tony Miceli</a> Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Tony Miceli] (https://www.tonymiceli.com/) [ΩmegaVibe – Malletech] (https://malletech.com/instrument/omegavibe/) [Tony Miceli on Apple Music] (https://music.apple.com/us/artist/tony-miceli/254598614) [Tony Miceli - YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/c/TonyMiceli) [VibesWorkshop.com] (https://www.vibesworkshop.com/) [YDS-150 Digital / Electronic Saxophone - Yamaha USA] (https://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical_instruments/winds/digital_wind_instruments/yds_series/index.html) [MalletKAT] (https://www.alternatemode.com/malletkat/) [Notability] (https://notability.com/) [Music Notation Software – Sibelius] (https://www.avid.com/sibelius) [iReal Pro - Practice Made Perfect] (https://www.irealpro.com/) [Amazing Slow Downer for Mac OS X] (https://www.ronimusic.com/) [Joey Alexander - Wikipedia] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joey_Alexander) [TripIt] (https://www.tripit.com/web) [Flighty] (https://www.flightyapp.com/) [Gary Burton - Wikipedia] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Burton) [Pixelmator Pro] (https://www.pixelmator.com/pro/) [Drumgenius on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/drumgenius/id492279351) [Noodlesoft – Hazel] (https://www.noodlesoft.com/) [Logic Pro - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/logic-pro/) [Flexibits | Fantastical] (https://flexibits.com/fantastical) [Visual Studio Code] (https://code.visualstudio.com/) [Udemy] (https://www.udemy.com/) [Rogue Amoeba | Loopback] (https://rogueamoeba.com/loopback/) [Rogue Amoeba | Audio Hijack] (https://rogueamoeba.com/audiohijack/) [MainStage - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/mainstage/) [Metronomics] (https://metronomicsapp.com/) [Affinity Publisher] (https://affinity.serif.com/en-us/publisher/) [Canva] (https://www.canva.com/) [DaisyDisk] (https://daisydiskapp.com/) [Keyboard Maestro] (https://www.keyboardmaestro.com/main/) [MindNode] (https://www.mindnode.com/) [TextExpander] (https://textexpander.com/) ... Read more

26 Jun 2022

1 HR 38 MINS

1:38:58

26 Jun 2022


#645

645: Live Q&A with Stephen and David

This week, David and Stephen hosted a live webinar, talking about the current crop of Apple's betas and answering listener questions. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [Fitbod] (http://fitbod.me/mpu) : Get stronger, faster with a fitness plan that fits you. Get 25% off your membership. --- [Electric] (http://electric.ai/mpu) : Unbury yourself from IT tasks. Get a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones when you schedule a meeting. --- [Squarespace] (http://squarespace.com/mpu) : Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Shortcuts for Mac Field Guide | MacSparky Field Guides] (https://learn.macsparky.com/p/shortcutsmac) [Shortcuts for Mac Field Guide (Plus Edition) | MacSparky Field Guides] (https://learn.macsparky.com/p/shortcutsmacplus) ["A Very Nice Staircase" - Stephen on Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/p/CeeB-q5JqdA/) [Under the Radar #244: WWDC 2022 Special - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/radar/244) [643: WWDC 2022 - Episodes - MPU Talk] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com/t/643-wwdc-2022/29393/2?u=ismh) [Clarus is Back in macOS Ventura – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/06/clarus-is-back-in-macos-ventura/) [The History of Clarus the Dogcow – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/dogcow/) [Initial Thoughts on Stage Manager - MacSparky] (https://www.macsparky.com/blog/2022/06/initial-thoughts-on-stage-manager/) [Apple resizes the iPad’s workflow with Stage Manager | TechCrunch] (https://techcrunch.com/2022/06/13/apple-resizes-the-ipads-workflow-with-stage-manager/) [Daring Fireball: The Talk Show Live From WWDC 2022, With Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak] (https://daringfireball.net/2022/06/the_talk_show_live_from_wwdc_2022) [System Preferences in the Mac OS X Public Beta – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/projects/aqua-screenshot-library/mac-os-x-public-beta-kodiak/#jp-carousel-15313) [Services Settings in macOS Ventura] (https://512pixels.net/downloads/files/Services-on-Ventura.png) [14-Inch iPad Pro With Mini-LED Display Rumored to Launch in Early 2023 - MacRumors] (https://www.macrumors.com/2022/06/09/14-inch-ipad-pro-with-mini-led-display-rumored/) [Every Default macOS Wallpaper – in Glorious 6K Resolution – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/projects/default-mac-wallpapers-in-5k/) [Apple’s Continuity Camera lets you use your iPhone as a webcam | TechCrunch] (https://techcrunch.com/2022/06/06/apple-continuity-camera-iphone-webcam-belkin/) [Daring Fireball: Why Stage Manager Requires an M1 iPad] (https://daringfireball.net/linked/2022/06/13/stage-manager-requires-m1-ipad) [David's iOS 16 Lock screen] (https://512pixels.net/downloads/files/ds-ios16-lockscreen.jpeg) ... Read more

19 Jun 2022

1 HR 38 MINS

1:38:35

19 Jun 2022


#644

644: Some Cool Mac Utilities

David and Stephen catch up on some recent updates to some stalwarts of the macOS utility landscape, and talk about some other apps that make their Mac setups complete. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [Sanebox] (https://www.sanebox.com/mpu) : Stop drowning in email! --- [TextExpander] (https://textexpander.com/podcast/mpu?utm_source=Mpu+&utm_medium=Podcasts&utm_campaign=TextExpander+June+2022) : Get 20% off with this link and type more with less effort! Expand short abbreviations into longer bits of text, even fill-ins, with TextExpander. --- [Indeed] (http://indeed.com/mpu) : Get a free $75 credit to upgrade your job post. --- [Clean My Mac X] (https://macpaw.app/mpu) : Your Mac. As good as new. Get 5% off today. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Announcing the Shortcuts for Mac Field Guide - MacSparky] (https://www.macsparky.com/blog/2022/05/announcing-the-shortcuts-for-mac-field-guide/) [Sign up for Mac Power Users Live] (https://event.webinarjam.com/register/19/81gqyt6) [Rediscovering the Mac: An iPad User's Journey into macOS with the M1 Max MacBook Pro - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/stories/rediscovering-the-mac/) [Whats New - Keyboard Maestro Wiki] (https://wiki.keyboardmaestro.com/manual/Whats_New) [Shortcut Actions - Keyboard Maestro Wiki] (https://wiki.keyboardmaestro.com/Shortcut_Actions) [SF Symbols - Apple Developer] (https://developer.apple.com/sf-symbols/) [Calculations - Keyboard Maestro Wiki] (https://wiki.keyboardmaestro.com/manual/Calculations) [Raycast] (https://www.raycast.com/) [What makes Raycast special? - Software - MPU Talk] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com/t/what-makes-raycast-special/29241) [The Macintosh Desktop Experience: Raycast's Modern Take on Launcher Apps] (https://club.macstories.net/posts/the-macintosh-desktop-experience-raycasts-modern-take-on-launcher-apps) An article for Club Macstories members. [Search Apple Notes - Alfred Plugin] (https://www.packal.org/workflow/search-apple-notes) [iStat Menus] (https://bjango.com/mac/istatmenus/) [Stephen's iStat Setup] (https://512pixels.net/downloads/files/SH-iStat.png) [Play: Save Videos Watch Later on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/id1596506190) [Play: A Fantastic Utility for Saving and Organizing YouTube Videos for Later - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/reviews/play-a-fantastic-utility-for-saving-and-organizing-youtube-videos-for-later/) [Music MiniPlayer for macOS] (https://marioaguzman.github.io/musicminiplayer/) [Default Folder X] (https://www.stclairsoft.com/DefaultFolderX/) [AirBuddy] (https://v2.airbuddy.app/) [Mac Power Users #481: Finder and Its Alternatives - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/mpu/481) ... Read more

12 Jun 2022

1 HR 25 MINS

1:25:11

12 Jun 2022


#643

643: WWDC 2022

Recorded live and in-person at Apple Park, Stephen and David reflect on the announcements made at WWDC22. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [Sourcegraph] (https://about.sourcegraph.com) : Universal Code Search. Move fast, even in big codebases. Try it now. --- [Squarespace] (http://squarespace.com/mpu) : Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. --- [Electric] (http://electric.ai/mpu) : Unbury yourself from IT tasks. Get a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones when you schedule a meeting. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [Apple Developer] (https://developer.apple.com/) [Apple unveils M2 with breakthrough performance and capabilities - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2022/06/apple-unveils-m2-with-breakthrough-performance-and-capabilities/) [Apple unveils all-new MacBook Air, supercharged by the new M2 chip - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2022/06/apple-unveils-all-new-macbook-air-supercharged-by-the-new-m2-chip/) [macOS Ventura brings powerful productivity tools, new Continuity features to Mac - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2022/06/macos-ventura-brings-powerful-productivity-tools-new-continuity-features-to-mac/) [watchOS 9 delivers new ways to stay connected, active, and healthy - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2022/06/watchos-9-delivers-new-ways-to-stay-connected-active-and-healthy/) [Mac Power Users Live Signup!] (https://event.webinarjam.com/register/19/81gqyt6) ... Read more

07 Jun 2022

1 HR 19 MINS

1:19:37

07 Jun 2022


#642

642: Shortcuts for Mac

Shortcuts arrived on the Mac a year ago, and in the time since, Apple and third-party developers have worked to make it a real contender in terms of automation on macOS. This week, David and Stephen talk about the app and David's new Field Guide on the topic. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [TextExpander] (https://textexpander.com/podcast/mpu?utm_source=Mpu+&utm_medium=Podcasts&utm_campaign=TextExpander+May+2022) : Get 20% off with this link and type more with less effort! Expand short abbreviations into longer bits of text, even fill-ins, with TextExpander. --- [Sourcegraph] (https://about.sourcegraph.com) : Universal Code Search. Move fast, even in big codebases. Try it now. --- [Indeed] (http://indeed.com/mpu) : Get a free $75 credit to upgrade your job post. --- [Kolide] (https://l.kolide.co/372dbgg) : Endpoint Security Powered by People. Try Kolide for 14 days free; no credit card required. Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [🥳 MPU Meetup in June!] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com/t/mpu-meetup-in-june/29122) [🎤 Mac Power Users Live!] (https://event.webinarjam.com/register/19/81gqyt6) [Shortcuts for Mac Field Guide] (https://learn.macsparky.com/p/shortcutsmac) [Shortcuts for Mac Plus Field Guide] (https://learn.macsparky.com/p/shortcutsmacplus) [Apple Acquires Workflow - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/news/apple-acquires-workflow/) [The Future of Workflow - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/stories/the-future-of-workflow/) [Add import questions to shared shortcuts on Mac - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/guide/shortcuts-mac/add-import-questions-to-shared-shortcuts-apdf330fd3a0/mac) [Intro to variables in Shortcuts on Mac - Apple Support] (https://support.apple.com/guide/shortcuts-mac/intro-to-variables-apdb5506f698/mac) [Apple Frames 2.1 - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/ios/apple-frames-2-1-apple-watch-series-7-and-2021-macbook-pro-support-new-update-flow-plus-chinese-and-czech-localization/) [Dashboard – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2016/12/dashboard/) [Apple Should Bring Back Dashboard – 512 Pixels] (https://512pixels.net/2022/01/apple-should-bring-back-dashboard/) [Fastmail Improvements - MacSparky] (https://www.macsparky.com/blog/2022/05/fastmail-improvements/) ... Read more

29 May 2022

1 HR 28 MINS

1:28:54

29 May 2022


#641

641: Catching up with Federico Viticci

MacStories boss Federico Viticci returns to the show to talk about the iPad's apparent stagnation and how the Mac has grown over the last few years. The guys also talk about Raycast, Shortcuts, Apple silicon and more. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: --- [1Password] (https://1Password.com/MPU) : Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. --- [Sourcegraph] (https://about.sourcegraph.com) : Universal Code Search. Move fast, even in big codebases. Try it now. --- [Electric] (http://electric.ai/mpu) : Unbury yourself from IT tasks. Get a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones when you schedule a meeting. --- [Zocdoc] (http://zocdoc.com/MPU) : Find the right doctor, right now with Zocdoc. Sign up for free. Guest Starring: <a href='http://www.relay.fm/people/federicoviticci'>Federico Viticci</a> Links and Show Notes: Sign up for [the MPU email newsletter] (https://macsparky.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=f2ee159bb3db96577507598b6&id=1468acdc59) and join [the MPU forums.] (https://talk.macpowerusers.com) <a href='https://relay.fm/mpu/join'>More Power Users: Ad-free episodes with regular bonus segments</a> [MPU Live Webinar Sign Up] (https://event.webinarjam.com/register/19/81gqyt6) Sign up for MPU live on June 14. [MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/) [Federico Viticci (@viticci) / Twitter] (https://twitter.com/viticci) [Federico Viticci (@viticci) • Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/viticci/) [Snap your windows - Microsoft Windows 11 Support] (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/snap-your-windows-885a9b1e-a983-a3b1-16cd-c531795e6241) [AppStories] (https://appstories.net/) [Irvine Location of Burger Lounge] (https://www.burgerlounge.com/locations/location-irvine) Location for MPU Meetup with David and Stephen on June 11, 5:30-8:00 p.m. [iPhone Leather Wallet with MagSafe - Apple] (https://www.apple.com/shop/product/MM0Q3ZM/A/iphone-leather-wallet-with-magsafe-golden-brown) [SLIM WALLET MATTE : Amazon.it] (https://www.amazon.it/gp/product/B07W4WVJL8/) [AirTag Trackable Premium Leather Wallet – NIMALIST] (https://nimalist-store.com/collections/wallets/products/nimalist-airtag-wallet-premium-leather?variant=41299324141724) Ehhhhhh.... [Airtag Bike Mount / Reflector | Etsy] (https://www.etsy.com/listing/998069956/airtag-bike-mount-reflector?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=airtag+holder+bike&ref=sc_gallery-1-2&pro=1&plkey=2c3d8fc79ff662aff65dc84069c370e0fe75dbd1%3A998069956) [Raycast] (https://www.raycast.com/) [Connected - Relay FM] (https://www.relay.fm/connected/) [2022 Automation April Shortcuts Contest Winners - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/stories/introducing-the-2022-automation-april-shortcuts-contest-winners/#best-mac-shortcut) The "Snap" Shortcut makes it easy to place windows in pre-defined layouts. [MacStories Starter Pack: Introducing Obsidian Shortcut Launcher, A Free Plugin to Trigger Shortcuts from Obsidian - MacStories] (https://www.macstories.net/stories/obsidian-shortcut-launcher/) [YAML front matter - Obsidian Help] (https://help.obsidian.md/Advanced+topics/YAML+front+matter) [Craft Notes] (https://www.craft.do/) [Obsidian Hover Editor] (https://github.com/nothingislost/obsidian-hover-editor) [Omnisearch for Obsidian] (https://github.com/scambier/obsidian-omnisearch) [Matter Read-It-Later App] (https://hq.getmatter.app/) [Marcos Tanaka, iOS Developer] (https://marcosatanaka.com/) [Play: Save Videos Watch Later on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/id1596506190) [Remind Me Faster on the App Store] (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/remind-me-faster/id985555908) [VGC Helper] (https://vgchelper.com/) [CleanShot X for Mac] (https://cleanshot.com/) ... Read more

22 May 2022

1 HR 43 MINS

1:43:30

22 May 2022