Geekiest Show Ever 292 – Gather Round the Photo Book


We start off by having Mike and Elisa lamenting the end of summer. They then move on to lamenting the end of Apple printing service. They discuss some possible alternatives and the experiences with other services.

The topic changes to the upcoming Apple event and what has been said about and what they think might come out of it and if there’s anything that we are hoping for.

From there we move on to picks. Elisa wants to spin some vinyl and want to broadcast it around the house so she picks the Vinyl Pro Set by Sonos. Next Mike wants to spin some dirt so he picked the Troy-Bilt Rototiller.

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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

Kevin can be found at http://twitter.com/Big_in_Va or about.me/KevinAllder

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Geekiest Show Ever 291 – Test for Echo


It’s just Elisa and Mike so we start off talking about the weather and then move on to what we did while we on Summer Vacation. From there we talk about Mike’s various Amazon Echo devices. Starting with the Echo Show me move on to the Spot and then Fire tablet. We then talk about various things we use our devices for.

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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

Kevin can be found at http://twitter.com/Big_in_Va or about.me/KevinAllder

Geekiest Show Ever 289 – We’ve Been Drafted

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After Mike laments the beginning of summer which means winter will be here before long, we have a discussion of IOS automation. We start out talking about Drafts but then we move on to Workflow, IFTTT, Wunderlist, Amazon Echo, Cozi and TextExpander. Then Melissa talks about the Manything app.

Finally we move to fun money picks. Mike starts out with his pick which continues the automation theme with the Fire TV Cube + Cloud Cam Security Camera. Then Elisa decided to take a break out by the pool with the Hanging Chaise Lounger. Finally Melissa wants to set up a Youtube set so she has the Umbrella Softbox Lighting Kit for Photo Studio Product. The additional links to the Articles as mentioned during the show for Drafts Application Drafts 5 review on MacStories and Drafts screencasts.

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Melissa can be found at http://twitter.com/themacmommy or www.themacmommy.com
Kevin can be found at http://twitter.com/Big_in_Va or about.me/KevinAllder

Geekiest Show Ever 288 – WWDC – Who’s Watching Da Crew

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Melissa, Elisa and Mike get together to discuss the WWDC and share some of our thoughts about IOS 12, watchOS 5, macOS Mojave, tvOS and some of the IOS features that weren’t talked about on stage.

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

Kevin can be found at http://twitter.com/Big_in_Va or about.me/KevinAllder

Geekiest Show Ever 287 – Who’s Watching the Watchers

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After the weather Elisa discusses her Messages issue, IOS updates and Apple Watch settings. Also Exercise goals and motivations.

Then we give ourselves some homework to research and try out some workflows to make notes and give ourselves reminders.

Melissa talks about her giving her son a cell phone to use and some strategies she got from the book “Screenwise”.

We finish up with our picks. First Elisa found the Oittm Apple Watch Series 3 Stand then come up with our wishlist for a traveling charging kit. Then Melissa shows us  the Logitech HD Laptop Webcam C615 for her  webcam uses. Finally Mike wants to ride his bicycle and be able to take stuff with him by using the Roswheel 14892 3 in 1 Multifuction Bicycle Expedition Touring Cam Pannier.

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

Kevin can be found at http://twitter.com/Big_in_Va or about.me/KevinAllder

Geekiest Show Ever 286 – Breaking Better

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After discussing our weather (as Kevin melts) we move on to how Mike broke his internet to make it better. Telling how his NETGEAR Orbi Home Mesh WiFi System
improved his internet he then tells about a weird issues he is having with his wife’s computer.

Then Mike tells about his new purchase a 42 mm Apple Watch GPS which then leads to a discussion about a problem Mike was having. From there we listen to Elisa tell about a problem she is having with the Apple Watch/Messages which morphs in looking at settings and things to do with the watch. Elisa talks a little about the Apple Heart Study.

We finish up the podcast with our picks. Melissa tries to get rid of stress with the Breo iDream5 Electric Shiatsu Kneading Eye and Head Massager. Elisa wants to get her hair dry so she wants a Dyson Hair Dryer. Mike wants to do 3D printing so he wants Flashforge 3D printer.

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

Kevin can be found at http://twitter.com/Big_in_Va or about.me/KevinAllder

Geekiest Show Ever 285 – Mike Needs a Do Over

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Getting off to a rough start because of Mike’s internet. We discuss his internet and try to troubleshoot and come up with a solution. We also talk about the weather which makes Mike and Elisa happy. Kevin not so much.

Finally getting to real subjects we show our knowledge (or extreme lack thereof ) about Bitcoin. What’s a bitcoin, how do you get it and how do you use are all questions we still don’t have any answers to.

Next we talk about Mike’s geeky yard tools. This leads to our picks. Mike starts out by what might be his next geek tool purchase, 20V Axis Cordless Reciprocating & Jig Saw. Elisa has a place to put her iPhone and Apple Watch, the HiRise Duet . Also Mike mentions an  iPhone and Apple watch Qi Charger that he bought  recently from Woot (Hmmm why does he need one of them??). Finally Melissa is looking for a place to sit and get work done so she found the Argomax Mesh ergonomic office chair.

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

Kevin can be found at http://twitter.com/Big_in_Va or about.me/KevinAllder