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  1. 225: 2014 Geek Holiday Gift Guide | Mac Power Users

    David and Katie share the items on their wish lists as well as thoughts for gifts for the geek in your life in their Annual Holiday Geek Gift Guide.

    Links for this episode:

    Powerbeats2 Wireless In-Ear Headphones

    Jabra REVO Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Headphones

    JayBird BlueBuds X Sport Bluetooth Headphones

    Edimax N150 Wireless Personal Hotspot and Travel Router

    TP-LINK TL-WR702N Wireless N150 Travel Router

    5by5 | Systematic #121: Fighting Cancer with Anthony Waller

    HooToo TripMate Elite Versatile 6000mAh Battery Charger

    The Best USB 3.0 Hubs | The Wirecutter

    HooToo HT-UH010 7-Port USB 3.0 HUB with 2 Smart Charging Ports

    Anker AH221 USB 3.0 7-Port Hub with 1.2 Charging Port

    Anker 40W 5-Port High Speed Desktop USB Charger

    The Sweethome

    Philips Hue Tap

    Anker 2nd Gen Astro E5 16000mAh External Battery Pack

    Anker 2nd Gen Astro Mini 3200mAh Lipstick-Sized Portable External Battery

    Nikon 7576 MONARCH5 8 x 42 Binocular

    Iconic: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation

    Ancillary Justice: Ann Leckie

    Ancillary Sword: Ann Leckie

    The Making of The Empire Strikes Back by J. W. Rinzler & Ridley Scott

    ThinkGeek :: Join In. Geek Out.

    ThinkGeek :: Star Trek The Original Series Uniform Hoodie

    ThinkGeek :: Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise D Pizza Cutter

    ThinkGeek :: Star Trek The Next Generation Uniform Hoodie

    209: Workflows with Casey Liss | Mac Power Users

    Chamberlain MYQ-G0201 MyQ-Garage Control

    Skiva USBLink Lightning Duo 2-in-1 Sync and Charge Cable

    RAM Mounting Systems, Inc.

    Kenu Airframe

    The Best USB 3.0 Thumb Drive | The Wirecutter

    SanDisk Extreme 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive

    Verbatim Store ‘n’ Go Micro Plus USB 2.0 Flash Drive


    Lightning Digital AV Adapter

    AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable

    AmazonBasics Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter

    Lenspen Sidekick Cleaner for iPad

    TravelCard is a credit-card sized travel battery

    Crucial MX100 256GB Internal Solid State Drive King of Tokyo: Toys & Games

    Bluelounge CableBox

    SIGNUM Cable management, horizontal – IKEA

    Ollie – Connected Toy | Sphero

    Blade Board Game

    Saddleback Leather Co.

    Lighted Loupe Magnifier

    Leather Briefcase Thin | Saddleback Leather Co.

    App Camp For Girls – Contribute

    Alzheimer’s Association

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – Ways to Help

    Kiva – Loans that change lives.

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    Backblaze Backup your data. Unlimited. Unthrottled. Uncomplicated.

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  2. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 100, With John Moltz

    The Talk Show

    ‘People Are Gay All the Time’, With John Moltz

    Saturday, 15 November 2014

    Who else but very special guest John Moltz to ring in The Talk Show’s centurial episode. Topics include the new book Moltz co-wrote, The Visual Guide to Minecraft; writing tools, including word processors and Markdown; shopping for gaming PCs as a Mac person; Microsoft Office going free on mobile platforms; Twitter’s stilted strategy statement; President Obama’s statement on Net Neutrality; and Tim Cook’s eloquent essay announcing that he’s gay.

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    The Visual Guide to Minecraft, co-written by Moltz.

    Twitter’s “strategy statement”.

    Tim Cook: “I’m proud to be gay.”

    David Sparks’s Markdown Field Guide

    Fountain — a Markdown-inspired plain text format for screenplays.

    Highland — A Fountain viewer/editor.

    Slugline — A more WYSIWYG-style Fountain editor.

    Punch-cutting double-density (800 KB) 3.5-inch floppy disks to make them work as high-density (1.4 MB) disks

    The CocoaLove conference in Philadelphia

    President Obama on Net Neutrality

    Paul Lynde

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  3. 224: The Email Problem | Mac Power Users

    David and Katie once again tackle the ongoing problem of email including tips for how to manage an overflowing email inbox.

    Thanks to MPU listener

    Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!

    Links for this episode:

    MPU 001: All About E-Mail | Mac Power Users

    MPU 002: All About E-Mail (Part 2) | Mac Power Users

    Mac Power Users 164: Tackling Email | Mac Power Users

    Post Office Protocol – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Microsoft Exchange Server – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Gmail – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Internet Message Access Protocol – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Email Field Guide — MacSparky

    Hover – domain name and email management made simple

    FastMail: Fast, reliable email


    LaunchBar 6 – Take Control eBook

    Mac Apps – Mail – Apple Support

    SaneBox – Email Management for Any Inbox – Free Trial

    Mail Pilot | Intuitive email for Mac, iPhone + iPad

    About Ben Stevens – The Mac Lawyer

    Scheduled sending and email reminders | Boomerang for Gmail

    ChungwaSoft – SendLater – Emails just in Time.

    210: Task Management | Mac Power Users

    Boxer | A better inbox.

    Outlook for Mac : Email, Contact and Information Manager | Office For Mac

    Dispatch: TextExpander-enabled Email App for iPhone

    Dispatch: Action-based email

    Dispatch iTunes Link

    Email Archiver


    Golden Hill Software – CloudPull

    Email Drafts the Hard Way

    Lokiware: Attachment Tamer for Mac (formerly Mail Attachments Iconizer)

    Analog(ue) #11: That Thank You Has Expired – Relay FM

    TextExpander Snippets — MacSparky

    5by5 | Back to Work

    MailTags 4

    Mail Act-On 3

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  4. Stephen Colbert on his improv background and how he gets in character for The Colbert Report.

    To listen to this episode of Working with guest Stephen Colbert, click the arrow on the audio player below: Subscribe in iTunes ∙ RSS feed ∙ Download ∙ Play in another tab On this episode of Working, David Plotz talks with Stephen Colbert on how he puts his show together and turns himself from Stephen Colbert…

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  5. 219: Getting Things Done with David Allen | Mac Power Users

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

    Thanks to MPU listener

    Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!

    Links for this episode:

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

    David Allen (@gtdguy) | Twitter

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

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

    GTD Times (@gtdtimes) | Twitter

    Getting Things Done – Official GTD Page | Facebook

    gtdtimes on Instagram

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

    PalmPilot – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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

    IBM Personal Computer XT – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    In 1986, the XT 286 (IBM 5162) with a 6 MHz Intel 80286 processor was introduced. Watch the Online Video Course Getting Things Done

    eProductivity | Get It All Done in IBM Lotus Notes

    IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)

    OmniFocus – The Omni Group

    Evernote | The workspace for your life’s work

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

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

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

    Howard learns Getting Things Done (GTD) – YouTube

    Fast Company and Avengers Director Joss Whedon Talk GTD

    Teleprompt+ 3 for iOS: Bombing Brain Interactive


    Goban Mac App Store Link

    Words With Friends | Zynga

    Words with Friends iTunes Link

    Google Translate

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  6. 217: iOS Automation with Federico Viticci | Mac Power Users

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

    Thanks to MPU listener

    Hay Oborn for assistance with the shownotes this week!

    Links for this episode:

    Federico Viticci (@viticci) | Twitter

    MacStories (@macstoriesnet) | Twitter


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

    Virtual – Relay FM

    Callback (computer programming) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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

    OmniFocus – The Omni Group

    The workspace for your life’s work | Evernote

    App Store: Paste+ | Clipboard Action Widget

    App Store: Lifesum – Lifestyle tracker & Calorie Counter

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

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

    Clips: iOS 8 Clipboard Manager

    Dispatch: TextExpander-enabled Email App for iPhone

    Audiobooks Online Digital Audiobook Store

    Paste+ | Avanio Labs

    Agenda+ | Avanio Labs

    Forecast+ | Avanio Labs

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

    Hue Lightbulbs

    Workflow — Powerful Automation Made Simple Philips Hue Products

    Hours for iOS 8 is here « Tapity

    About PCalc

    Instapaper Safari Extension

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

    Share extensions in iOS 8: Explained | iMore

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

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


    Pinner for Pinboard on the App Store on iTunes

    Pinboard Resources

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

    App Store: Awesome Screenshot for Safari

    Skitch | Evernote

    PDF Converter by Readdle

    iBooks on the App Store on iTunes

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

    SwiftKey – Smart prediction technology for easier mobile typing

    TextExpander: Mac Typing Shortcut Utility Saves You Time

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

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

    Documents by Readdle

    PDF Expert 5 by Readdle

    Drafts – Agile Tortoise

    Contrast | Launch Center Pro

    Contrast | Contact Center

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