On episode 399 of Geekiest Show Ever, Elisa and Melissa discuss the advantages of having a HomePod Mini and smart thermostats. Check out full show notes here https://www.geekiestshowever.com/gse399-iot-oh-darn/ 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
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Melissa is a bit under the weather for episode 375 of Geekiest Show Ever, so former host Kevin Allder joins Elisa and talks about all his Apple acquisitions since last we spoke. And there were more than a few references to MyMac.com podcast co-host Guy Serle. Why? You’ll have to listen to find out! Check out our full show notes here: https://www.geekiestshowever.com/gse375-kevins-back/
On episode 362 Elisa speaks with Mike Potter, founder of the Macstock Conference and Expo, about Virtual Macstock 2021. The first Macstock took place in 2015, and is a great way not just to learn, but to meet great people in the Mac community. Mike gives us the lowdown on this year’s virtual conference, and a sneak peek of what’s to come for Macstock 2022. Check out our full show notes here: https://www.geekiestshowever.com/gse362-virtual-macstock-2021/
We’re still sheltering at home, which gave Melissa time to set up her new TP-Link Deco Whole Home Mesh WiFi System. We think the quarantine has overwhelmed Skype because we had a few recording issues that became comical. If you listen carefully to the bloopers at the top of the show, you’ll hear Mike turn in to a chipmunk!
Here are the products Melissa reviewed in this episode: Melissa got the 3-pack pictured above, but if you have a smaller home, you could probably get away with the 2-pack set then add on a single later on if you think you’ll need it.
Coronavirus is still the major news around the world, and more people are working from home and using video services to keep in touch with family and friends. We talk about the pros and cons of Zoom and FaceTime. And of course, because we’re, well, *us*, we veer off into other topics.