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Mac Power Users 483: Being a Compulsive Maker, with Tiff Arment

Artist and podcaster Tiff Arment joins Stephen and I on the latest episode of Mac Power Users to talk about her background in photography and analog and digital art, as well as the work that goes into recording and editing podcasts. 

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • 1Password: Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. 

  • The Omni Group: We're passionate about productivity for Mac, iPhone and iPad. 

  • Direct Mail: Create and send great looking email newsletters with Direct Mail, an easy-to-use email marketing app designed exclusively for the Mac.

Mac Power Users 482: Color Me Interested

Join Stephen and me on the latest episode of Mac Power Users. We share our confessions about the iPad Pro, then we discuss managing client data before doing some wishcasting for WWDC.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • 1Password: Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. 

  • TextExpander from Smile: 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 from Smile.

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Mac Power Users 481: Finder and Its Alternatives

At the heart of the macOS experience is Finder, which Stephen and I are talking about on the latest episode of Mac Power Users. It’s part file manager, part search tool and a whole lot more. Its smiling blue icon boasts many features, and third-party developers have written tools to make it even more powerful for those users who need more.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • The Omni Group: We're passionate about productivity for Mac, iPhone and iPad. 

  • 1Password: Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. 

  • Backblaze: Unlimited cloud backup for Macs and PCs for just $6/month.

  • Hover: Extensions for anything you’re passionate about. Grab a .ME domain for $9.99.

Mac Power Users 480: Catching Up with Michael Hyatt

Michael Hyatt joins Stephen and me on the latest episode of Mac Power Users to talk about how to get your life together and find a little focus to nerdy Keyboard Maestro scripts. 

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • MOO: Custom business printing and design. Use promo code PRINT15 for 15% off.

  • SaneBox: Stop drowning in email!

  • TextExpander from Smile: 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 from Smile.

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Mac Power Users 479: 100,000 Subscribers, with Rene Ritchie

Over a year ago, long-time Apple blogger Rene Ritchie launched Vector, a daily YouTube show covering the world of Apple and tech. On this week’s episode of Mac Power Users, Stephen and I catch up with Rene. We talk about his video workflows, YouTube as a platform, and the future of the Mac and iOS.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • The Omni Group: We're passionate about productivity for Mac, iPhone, and iPad. 

  • 1Password: Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. 

  • eero: Never think about WiFi again. Get $100 off the ‘Eero base unit and 2 beacons package’, and a year of eero Plus.

  • Direct Mail: Create and send great looking email newsletters with Direct Mail, an easy-to-use email marketing app designed exclusively for the Mac.

Mac Power Users 478: Journaling with Day One

Journaling can be an excellent way to collect your thoughts and reflect on the events of the day. Join us on this week’s episode of Mac Power Users as Stephen and I talk about how the journal app Day One makes it easy to do so with your Mac, iPhone, iPad, and more.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • 1Password: Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. 

  • TextExpander from Smile: 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 from Smile.

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Mac Power Users 477: Mobile Music and Production with Jakob Haq

Jakob Haq, a musician and YouTuber from Sweden who creates, edits, and publishes all of his content with his iPhone and iPad, joins us on this week’s episode of Mac Power Users.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • 1Password: Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. 

  • The Omni Group: We're passionate about productivity for Mac, iPhone and iPad. 

  • Bombas: The most comfortable socks in the history of feet. Use this link for 20% off.

  • Hover: Extensions for anything you’re passionate about. Grab a .ME domain for $9.99.

Mac Power Users 476: Exploring the Mac App Store

We talk through the ups and downs of the Mac App Store and share some of the hidden gems we have found there over the years on this week’s episode of Mac Power Users. Then, Stephen and I recap Apple's recent media event after being interrupted by Mother Nature in the Sparks' yard.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • 1Password: Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. 

  • Gazelle: Sell your iPhone for cash at Gazelle! 

  • Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code POWER at checkout for 10% off.

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Mac Power Users 475: Something Smells Funny

On this week’s episode of Mac Power Users, Stephen and I work our way through some feedback, Stephen has feelings about his Apple Watch, and I have switched notes apps ... again.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • The Omni Group: We're passionate about productivity for Mac, iPhone and iPad. 

  • 1Password: Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. 

  • Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code POWER at checkout for 10% off.

  • Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase.

Mac Power Users 474: Using the iPad as a Laptop

When thinking about replacing your notebook with an iPad, there are a lot of factors to consider. On this week’s episode of Mac Power Users, Stephen and I talk through the hardware and software that can make — or break — this experience.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • SaneBox: Stop drowning in email!

  • TextExpander from Smile: 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 from Smile.

  • eero: Never think about WiFi again. Get $100 off the ‘Eero base unit and 2 beacons package’, and a year of eero Plus.

  • Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code POWER at checkout for 10% off.

Mac Power Users 473: Shawn Blanc’s Evolved Workflows

Shawn Blanc returns on this week’s episode of Mac Power Users to talk about his move to the iPad Pro and how he manages the growing team behind projects such as the Sweet Setup and the Focus Course.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • 1Password: Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. 

  • The Omni Group: We're passionate about productivity for Mac, iPhone and iPad. 

  • Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code POWER at checkout for 10% off.

  • Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase.

Mac Power Users 472: Live in Chicago with Friends

This week’s episode of Mac Power Users is live from Chicago. Stephen and I thaw out long enough to talk to a couple of very special guests about the MacBook Air and the friction between analog and digital tools. We also answer some listener questions.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • TextExpander from Smile: 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 from Smile.

  • Hover: Extensions for anything you’re passionate about. Grab a .ME domain for $9.99.

  • CleanMyMac X: Your Mac. As good as new.

Mac Power Users 470: From Computing to Sheep Farming, with Oogie McGuire

Programmer and sheep farmer Oogie McGuire joins us on this week’s episode of Mac Power Users. She talks about LambTracker, her application for managing flocks and the hardware that goes along with it, as well as her ongoing project of digitizing historical photos.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • CleanMyMac X: The all-in-one package to awesomize your Mac.

  • Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code POWER at checkout for 10% off.

  • TextExpander from Smile: 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 from Smile.

Mac Power Users 469: Running a Business with G Suite

With G Suite, Google offers paid versions of its free web apps and services. On this week’s episode of Mac Power Users, Stephen and I discuss our usage of these tools and how G Suite compares to other solutions available to individuals and small businesses. 

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • The Omni Group: We're passionate about productivity for Mac, iPhone, and iPad. 

  • SaneBox: Stop drowning in email!

  • Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase.

  • Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code POWER at checkout for 10% off.

Mac Power Users 468: Mixing Macs and Microsoft with Christina Warren

Christina Warren, tech commentator, podcaster, and Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft, drops by this week’s episode of Mac Power Users to talk about using a Mac at work, the state of PowerPoint, and how to get the most out of tech when traveling the world.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • Hover: Show the world what you’re passionate about with 10% off your first purchase.

  • Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code POWER at checkout for 10% off.

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  • 1Password: Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore.

Mac Power Users 467: Fitness Apps & Tech

On this week’s episode of Mac Power Users, Stephen and I discuss how the iPhone and Apple Watch can be helpful in managing health and fitness, and coupled with the breadth of options in the App Store, they can become powerful tools in improving our well-being. 

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • 1Password: Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. 

  • The Omni Group We're passionate about productivity for Mac, iPhone, and iPad. 

  • Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code POWER at checkout for 10% off.

  • Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase.

Mac Power Users 466: John Gruber Returns

John Gruber of Daring Fireball and The Talk Show join Stephen and me on this week’s Mac Power Users’ episode for a discussion about writing and podcasting, WWDC, and what the future may hold for the iPad and Mac.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • Gazelle: Sell your iPhone for cash at Gazelle! 

  • TextExpander from Smile: 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 from Smile. 

  • Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code POWER at checkout for 10% off.

  • eero: Never think about WiFi again. Get $100 off the ‘Eero base unit and 2 beacons package’, and a year of eero Plus.

Mac Power Users 465: The Mighty Mac mini

Introduced as a low-cost way to switch to the Mac, the Mac mini can now be found working quietly as home and office servers, hosting files, media, backups and more. Join Stephen and me on the latest episode of Mac Power Users to find out more about how the Mac mini stacks up.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code POWER at checkout for 10% off.

  • Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code MPU at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase.

  • SaneBox: Stop drowning in email!

  • The Omni Group: We're passionate about productivity for Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

Mac Power Users 462: Return to the Snell Zone

Jason Snell returns on this week’s episode of Mac Power Users to tell us about his iMac Pro, how he uses his Mac mini, his move towards iOS, being an avid reader, making time for it all, and a few of his favorite picks.

This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by:

  • PDFpen from Smile: With powerful PDF editing tools, available for Mac, iPad, and iPhone, PDFpen from Smile makes you a Mac Power User.

  • 1Password: Have you ever forgotten a password? Now you don't have to worry about that anymore. Save up to 20% using this link.

  • The Omni Group: We're passionate about productivity for Mac, iPhone, and iPad. 

  • Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code POWER at checkout for 10% off.