GSE413 Live Life Use Passkeys

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On episode 413 of Geekiest Show Ever, Elisa and Melissa discuss the answer to life, the universe, and how it could be passkeys. We have helpful links in our full show notes. Do you have questions about what you heard in this episode? Please send us your feedback. You can email us: podcast at geekiestshowever dot com. Follow us on Mastodon for additional tips and conversation. We’d like to hear from you, so let us know which tech topics interest you most. Find Melissa here and find Elisa here or here. Geekiest Show Ever is an independent publication and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Apple Inc. Products made by Apple mentioned in this podcast are a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and regions. Episode artwork by Melissa Davis. The passkey icon is a trademark of FIDO Alliance, Inc.

Passkey Directory – FIDO Alliance

Passkeys.directory – 1Password

Unlock 1Password with a passkey (beta)

Melissa’s Passkeys presentation for Tucson Macintosh Users Group

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GSE412 Mail Mayhem

On episode 412 of Geekiest Show Ever, Melissa tells Elisa the story about how she had to rescue her Mac from the evil Apple Mail app. If your Mail client ever behaves badly, you might want to check this out. Our full show notes are here https://www.geekiestshowever.com/gse412-mail-mayhem/ Do you have questions about what you heard in this episode? Please send us your feedback. You can email us: podcast at geekiestshowever dot com. Follow us on Mastodon for additional tips and conversation: https://techhub.social/@GeekiestShowEver. We’d like to hear from you, so let us know which tech topics interest you most. Find Melissa here: https://TheMacMommy.com/ and find Elisa here: https://mastodon.social/@senseidai or https://twitter.com/elisapacelli1 Geekiest Show Ever is an independent publication and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Apple Inc. Products made by Apple mentioned in this podcast are a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and regions.  Episode art by Melissa Davis.

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GSE411 Goonies Never Say Die

On episode 411 of Geekiest Show Ever Elisa and Melissa discuss tech for getting organized with finances, food, and, genealogy. Check out full show notes here https://www.geekiestshowever.com/gse411-goonies-never-say-die/ Do you have questions about what you heard in this episode? Please send us your feedback. You can email us: podcast at geekiestshowever dot com. Follow us on Mastodon for additional tips and conversation: https://techhub.social/@GeekiestShowEver. We’d like to hear from you, so let us know which tech topics interest you most. Find Melissa here: https://TheMacMommy.com/ and find Elisa here: https://mastodon.social/@senseidai or https://twitter.com/elisapacelli1 Geekiest Show Ever is an independent publication and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Apple Inc. Products made by Apple mentioned in this podcast are a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and regions. https://www.apple.com/legal/intellectual-property/trademark/appletmlist.html  Episode art by Melissa Davis.

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GSE410 Enlightened

On episode 410 of Geekiest Show Ever Elisa and Melissa discuss how they used tech to entertain over the holidays along with their favorite new flameless candles. Check out full show notes here https://www.geekiestshowever.com/gse-410-enlightened/ Do you have questions about what you heard in this episode? Please send us your feedback. You can email us: podcast at geekiestshowever dot com. Follow us on Mastodon for additional tips and conversation: https://techhub.social/@GeekiestShowEver. We’d like to hear from you, so let us know which tech topics interest you most. Find Melissa here: https://TheMacMommy.com/ and find Elisa here: https://mastodon.social/@senseidai or https://twitter.com/elisapacelli1 Geekiest Show Ever is an independent publication and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Apple Inc. Products made by Apple mentioned in this podcast are a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and regions. https://www.apple.com/legal/intellectual-property/trademark/appletmlist.html  Episode art by Melissa Davis.

SketchParty TV

Use FaceTime on Apple TV 4K (2nd generation or later)

Auto Tracking Phone Holder

How Screen Time Can Save You When Your iPhone Is Stolen – Lifehacker

3 in 1 Charging Station for Apple Devices 20W Foldable Mag-Safe Charger for Travel Wireless Charger Pad

Eldnacele Flameless Candles Pillar Flickering Dancing Flame Battery Operated LED Candles

Homemory 400+ Hours 6 Pack Flameless LED Votive Candles with Timer

DRomance Flameless Taper Candles with Remote and Timer, 2 Pack Red Moving Wick LED Flickering Taper Candles

Nimiko Flameless Candles with Remote, Battery Operated Flickering Flameless Candles

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GSE409 Geekiest Gift Guide

On episode 409 of Geekiest Show Ever Elisa and Melissa share their favorite and most geekiest gift ideas. Check out full show notes here https://www.geekiestshowever.com/gse409-geekiest-gift-guide/ Do you have questions about what you heard in this episode? Please send us your feedback. You can email us: podcast at geekiestshowever dot com. Follow us on Mastodon for additional tips and conversation: https://techhub.social/@GeekiestShowEver. We’d like to hear from you, so let us know which tech topics interest you most. Find Melissa here: https://TheMacMommy.com/ and find Elisa here: https://mastodon.social/@senseidai or https://twitter.com/elisapacelli1 Geekiest Show Ever is an independent publication and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Apple Inc. Products made by Apple mentioned in this podcast are a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and regions. https://www.apple.com/legal/intellectual-property/trademark/appletmlist.html  Episode art is a photo by KoolShooters on Pexels.

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Govee RGBIC LED Strip Lights

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homEdge Vinyl Record Coasters

PULLOON Digital Picture Frame

Puzzles

Cooling Gel Seat Cushion

Softflame Artificial Flowers

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

Get it on Apple Books

How To Keep House While Drowning: A Gentle Approach to Cleaning and Organizing by KC Davis LPC

Get it on Apple Books

VOCOlinc HomeKit Smart Plug

Baseus for Magsafe Car Mount Charger, Wireless

Baseus for Magsafe Car Mount Charger

Apple AirPods Pro 2nd gen

Anker USB C Adapter

Anker Foldable 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Station USB C

Anker Foldable 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Station USB A

Anker Portable Charger

Anker USB C Charger 2 pack

Anker 511 USB C Charger 20 watt

Anker USB C Car Charger Adapter

Anker 621 Magnetic Battery

Nerdwax Glasses Wax

Stouchi Continuity Camera for Desktop Mount

Pop Sockets Phone Wallet

PopSockets.com

SAMYERLIN Stretchy Watchband

Lanwow Premium Memory Foam Tips for AirPods Pro

 

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GSE408 Lights Camera Action

On episode 408 of Geekiest Show Ever Elisa and Melissa discuss their new home entertainment gear and how they want to configure it all.. Check out full show notes here https://www.geekiestshowever.com/gse408-lights-camera-action/ Do you have questions about what you heard in this episode? Please send us your feedback. You can email us: podcast at geekiestshowever dot com. Follow us on Mastodon for additional tips and conversation: https://techhub.social/@GeekiestShowEver. We’d like to hear from you, so let us know which tech topics interest you most. Find Melissa here: https://TheMacMommy.com/ and find Elisa here: https://mastodon.social/@senseidai or https://twitter.com/elisapacelli1 Geekiest Show Ever is an independent publication and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Apple Inc. Products made by Apple mentioned in this podcast are a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and regions. https://www.apple.com/legal/intellectual-property/trademark/appletmlist.html  Episode art is a photo by FLY:D on Unsplash

References

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LG 65″ Class 4K UHD OLED Web OS Smart TV with Dolby Vision C2 Series OLED65C2PUA

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GSE407 Monday Cyber Monday

On episode 407 of Geekiest Show Ever, it’s Monday, Cyber Monday! Elisa and Melissa share tips for shopping Cyber Monday deals along with what they’ve already purchased during the Black Friday kickoff to the sales. Check out full show notes here https://www.geekiestshowever.com/gse407-monday-cyber-monday/ Do you have questions about what you heard in this episode? Please send us your feedback. You can email us: podcast at geekiestshowever dot com. Follow us on Mastodon for additional tips and conversation: https://techhub.social/@GeekiestShowEver. We’d like to hear from you, so let us know which tech topics interest you most. Find Melissa here: https://TheMacMommy.com/ and find Elisa here: https://mastodon.social/@senseidai or https://twitter.com/elisapacelli1 Geekiest Show Ever is an independent publication and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Apple Inc. Products made by Apple mentioned in this podcast are a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and regions. https://www.apple.com/legal/intellectual-property/trademark/appletmlist.html

References

Gourmia 14 quart Air Fryer

Paprika Recipe Manager $2.99 in iOS App Store

Hulu 99¢ per month

Apple Shopping Event

Affinity apps are 40% off – buy individually or as a Universal License

Baseus for Magsafe Car Mount Charger

LG Washer

LG Dryer

LG Refrigerator Filter

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GSE406 Cytober

On episode 406 of Geekiest Show Ever, it’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Elisa and Melissa share advice for keeping online accounts safer and try to use Amazon’s new passkey feature while recording live. Tune in to see how that turned out! Check out full show notes here https://www.geekiestshowever.com/gse406-cytober/ Do you have questions about what you heard in this episode? Send us your feedback. Email us: podcast at geekiestshowever dot com. Follow us on Mastodon for additional tips and conversation. We’d like to hear from you, so let us know which tech topics interest you most. Elisa can be found on X at elisapacelli1 and Melissa can be found at TheMacMommy.com Episode art by Melissa Davis based on a photo by Tara Winstead.

References

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

https://www.cisa.gov/cybersecurity-awareness-month

https://www.1password.university/

Amazon is making it easier and safer for you to access your account with passwordless sign-in— Amazon

Amazon goes password-free on iOS and the web with passkey — 9to5mac

Picks

Anker Magnetic Portable Charger 5K, Wireless Portable Charger with USB-C Cable, Battery Pack Only Compatible with Magsafe

OULUOQI Compatible with AirPods Pro 2 Case 2023/2022, Soft Silicone Skin Cover Shock-Absorbing Protective Case Compatible with Apple AirPods Pro 2nd Generation Case [Front LED Visible]

Purple iPhone 15 Pro case

amFilm OneTouch 2+2 Pack Compatible with iPhone 15 Pro Screen Protector 6.1″ Tempered Glass with Camera Lens Protector Accessories, Premium Easiest Installation Kit 9H HD, Case Friendly

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GSE405 That Syncing Feeling

On episode 405 of Geekiest Show Ever, Elisa and Melissa discuss upgrade plans, backup methods and services, high-tech healthcare tools and digital book readers. Check out full show notes here https://geekiestshowever.com/gse405 that-syncing-feeling/  Do you have questions about what you heard in this episode? Send us your feedback. Email us: podcast at geekiestshowever dot com. Follow us on Mastodon for additional tips and conversation. We’d like to hear from you, so let us know which tech topics interest you most. Elisa can be found at https://twitter.com/elisapacelli1 and Melissa can be found at https://TheMacMommy.com/ Episode art by Melissa Davis based on an image by Robert Șerban.

References

iMazing

Backblaze

iCloud

Scribd

MyMac Podcast 948: Tell me a Story

Medisafe

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GSE404 Don’t Disappoint Your Mother

On episode 404 of Geekiest Show Ever, Elisa and Melissa answer listener feedback and share their thoughts on Apple’s September Event dubbed “Wonderlust.” Check out full show notes here https://www.geekiestshowever.com/gse404-dont-disappoint-your-mother/ Do you have questions about what you heard in this episode? Send us your feedback. Email us: podcast at geekiestshowever dot com. Follow us on Mastodon for additional tips and conversation. We’d like to hear from you, so let us know which tech topics interest you most. Elisa can be found at https://twitter.com/elisapacelli1 and Melissa can be found at https://TheMacMommy.com/ Episode art by Melissa Davis where she’s shared her favorite event clips of Mother Nature in action at Apple HQ.

References

Feedback from episode 402: https://www.geekiestshowever.com/gse402-rusty-roadtripper/

History of iCloud – Apple Explained on YouTube

How to Enable Apple WatchOS 8 Assistive Touch to Use Hand Gestures

iPhone 15 Pro Action Button – Everything It Can Do – MacRumors

iCloud Storage Capacities Expand to 12 TB – Cult of Mac

macOS Sonoma Releases September – 9to5Mac

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