Geekiest Show Ever 322 – Credit Cards Roasting on an Open Fire

This time we’re doing our Annual Geek Gift Giving Guide. From iPhoneography to emergencies to family sharing we have something for almost any taste.

Mike’s Picks 

adonit PhotoGrip Qi 

Adonit Photogrip Stabilizer Hand Grip Phone Holder with Bluetooth Remote

Lantoo Digital Tire Pressure Gauge/Seatbelt Cutter

SECUREBRITE S/2 8-in-1 Emergency Auto Tool & Flashlight

Kindle Unlimited

Pandora Family Plan

Xbox Game Pass

Elisa’s Picks

Blueprint

Backblaze

Mahalocases

Setapp

Take Control Books

Melissa’s Picks

Scotch Magic Tape dispenser record player

Sugru

MaxKare Shiatsu Neck Shoulder Massager

3M Pop-Up Note Dispenser

Saving Sites

Thrifter.com

BlackFriday.com

DealNews.com

StackSocial.com

Mike can be found at http://twitter.com/dscchipman or about.me/mikemcpeek

Elisa can be found at http://twitter.com/senseidai or www.threegeekyladies.com

Melissa can be found at http://twitter.com/themacmommy or www.themacmommy.com

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Geekiest Show Ever 321 – Slap Happy for Apps

We start out with Mike’s impressions of Apple TV and The Morning Show followed by a discussion of Apple’s services and some possible predictions for the future. From there we talk about some of our apps we use.

Elisa’s Apps

Ibotta 

At Bat

Rakuten/Ebates

Honey

Melissa’s Apps

1Password

Calendars 5

Good Rx

Grocery Gadget

Mike’s Apps

Photomyne

SimpleCommands

Shortcuts

Civilization IV

Mike can be found at http://twitter.com/dscchipman or about.me/mikemcpeek

Elisa can be found at http://twitter.com/senseidai or www.threegeekyladies.com

Melissa can be found at http://twitter.com/themacmommy or www.themacmommy.com

Geekiest Show Ever 320 – Cutting Cords and Cutting Costs

After a discussion about the weather (of course) we compare notes about online banking and e-bills. From there we move on to Mike and Melissa expound on their adventure to cut the cord. Next Mike tells about his new iPhone 11 Max Pro and his ordeal of upgrading his one Mac Mini to Catalina. 

For our picks Melissa selected Led Strip lights to jazz up for her game day. Elisa is looking at Stylus Pen as a substitute to the Apple Pencil. Mike wants to go to the light with Motion Sensor Closet Lights

Mike can be found at http://twitter.com/dscchipman or about.me/mikemcpeek

Elisa can be found at http://twitter.com/senseidai or www.threegeekyladies.com

Melissa can be found at http://twitter.com/themacmommy or www.themacmommy.com

Geekiest Show Ever 319 – Jiggle the Handle

It’s just Mike and Melissa this time around. First Mike complains about his sudden snow storm that he had. Next Melissa discusses her AT&T iPhone buying experience and Mike gives his first impressions of the new iPhone 11 Pro Max that he got. Melissa gives her experiences with Apple Arcade, then Mike tells of his ordeal of  upgrading 2 of his Mac Minis to Catalina. He’s at a 50% success rate. Finally Mike gives a short plug for Megan Phelps Roper’s new book “Unfollow”. 

Mike can be found at http://twitter.com/dscchipman or about.me/mikemcpeek

Elisa can be found at http://twitter.com/senseidai or www.threegeekyladies.com

Melissa can be found at http://twitter.com/themacmommy or www.themacmommy.com

Geekiest Show Ever 318 – A is for Apple …Or Amazon

In this episode we start out talking about the newest hardware from Amazon. From some Alex wearables to new or improved Echo hardware there was lots to talk about. From there we moved on to discussing IOS 13/iPadOS. We listed some of the pluses and minuses of the new release along with a little on podcast testing.

Next we move on to our picks. First Melissa is looking for the best iPhone/Apple watch charging stand. She’s not quite sure if this is it yet but it does look good. Speaking of looks Elisa likes the All-new Echo Dot (3rd Gen) with it’s digital read out on the side for time or temp display. Finally Mike is going environmental in his own way with a solar powered phone charger and flashlight

Mike can be found at http://twitter.com/dscchipman or about.me/mikemcpeek

Elisa can be found at http://twitter.com/senseidai or www.threegeekyladies.com

Melissa can be found at http://twitter.com/themacmommy or www.themacmommy.com

Geekiest Show Ever 317 – An Apple a Day Keeps the Checkbook Away

This week Elisa, Melissa and Mike talk about the hot shiny newness announced at Apple’s latest event.

For our picks we select what Apple product we would like. Mike starts off with an iPad Mini (although in reality it may actually be an iPhone 11 Pro). Melissa wouldn’t mind having the iPhone 11 Pro. Elisa wants an new Apple Watch Series 5

Mike can be found at http://twitter.com/dscchipman or about.me/mikemcpeek

Elisa can be found at http://twitter.com/senseidai or www.threegeekyladies.com

Melissa can be found at http://twitter.com/themacmommy or www.themacmommy.com

Geekiest Show Ever 316 – Are You Being Served

Elisa is gone this week so it’s just Mike and Melissa talking about servers. First Mike tells about the Tonido server he uses to access file from outside the house and share files with other people. Then he tells about using a Plex server to organize his photos, movies and Tv collection. Melissa then compares that to Apple TV.

Tonido

Plex Tv

Apple Tv

Mike can be found at http://twitter.com/dscchipman or about.me/mikemcpeek

Elisa can be found at http://twitter.com/senseidai or www.threegeekyladies.com

Melissa can be found at http://twitter.com/themacmommy or www.themacmommy.com

Geekiest Show Ever 315 – 1Pass, LastPass, You all get a Pass

As usual this week we start off talking about the weather but this must have angered the weather gods because Elisa got knocked off the podcast shortly afterwards due to power failure. But Mike and Melissa soldier on talking about password managers, specifically 1Password and Lastpass. They discuss prices, features and ease of use.

For our picks Melissa cheated and picked a $50 Apple gift card to pay for 1Password. If Elisa would’ve been here she would’ve picked a Keurig Mini. And Mike picked a Wicked Bone Smart Bone to entertain his dog.

Lastpass

1Password

Mike can be found at http://twitter.com/dscchipman or about.me/mikemcpeek

Elisa can be found at http://twitter.com/senseidai or www.threegeekyladies.com

Melissa can be found at http://twitter.com/themacmommy or www.themacmommy.com

Geekiest Show Ever 314 – Baby You Can Drive My Car

This week we are going to drive you crazy talking about cars. We discuss how we shop for cars, what we like and the experiences we had car shopping. 

For our picks we shop for our ultimate cars, money is no object. First Elisa wants a Acura MDX for driving around. Melissa went crazy and got a Porsche Cayenne, most importantly in purple. And Mike is going back to his roots with a Jeep Gladiator Pickup.

Melissa can be found at http://twitter.com/themacmommy or www.themacmommy.com

Difference between Android Auto vs CarPlay

Mike can be found at http://twitter.com/dscchipman or about.me/mikemcpeek

Elisa can be found at http://twitter.com/senseidai or www.threegeekyladies.com

Geekiest Show Ever 313 – Over the Moon for Movies

This week we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. Mike recalls the actual landing (he’s an old fart) and we discuss the facts surrounding it. 

From there we move on to movies. We discuss our favorite movies, what we like about them and why we love them.

Finally we move on to our picks which is based on the weather we’re having (it’s Melissa’s weather hot). First Melissa wants to make a splash with a pool. Next Elisa wants her room to be as dry as her humor with a dehumidifier. And to round us out Mike wants to be cool no matter where he goes with a personal air conditioner.

Could your iPhone Fly you to the Moon

Smithsonian 3D Digitization

Let’s talk about peeing in space.

JFK Moonshot App

Mike can be found at http://twitter.com/dscchipman or about.me/mikemcpeek

Melissa can be found at http://twitter.com/themacmommy or www.themacmommy.com

Elisa can be found at http://twitter.com/senseidai or www.threegeekyladies.com