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AwesomeCast 204: Android Licorice Twizzler

androidwear at google ioThis week on Awesomecast 204, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:

 


 

  • Our awesome things of the week in technology; a connector AJ got at a conference and the app Swarm.
  • Discussion on tech drones with Katie Dudas and Dick Zhang of IDENTIFIED Tech.
  • Discussion on Google IO including: Chrome tracking, Android L, the lock screen, car features, battery life, notifications, wearable tech, TV and more!

After the show remember to:

Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com)

Follow these awesome people on Twitter: @alphalabgear, @awesomecast, @identifiedtech

Follow this awesome cast on Twitter: @awesomecast, Mike Sorg (@sorgatron), AJ Kuftic (@ajkuftic) and Katie Dudas (@kdudders).

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment; and view us live streaming Tuesdays at 6:30 PM EST!

 

#CityofMakers at Alphalab Gear: Lifeshel

We talk with Lifeshel about their encounter with President Barack Obama the day before in Pittsburgh, what the goals are for creating hardware for your phone to curb sexual assaults that you hopefully won’t have to use, and much more!
Check them out at http://lifeshel.com/
Learn more about Alphalab Gear at http://alphalabgear.org/
Find more at http://awesomecast.com

#CityofMakers at Alphalab Gear: PieceMaker Technologies

Katie Dudas talks with two of the hands on interns with PieceMaker Technologies to discuss how the 3D Printer kiosk is going to change toy stores, and maybe some other retail industries. We talk about the concept, how easy it is to make designs for (if you’re a 3D artist), and show off some of the products coming out of the machine!

Check them out at http://piecemaker.com/
Learn more about Alphalab Gear at http://alphalabgear.org/
Find more at http://awesomecast.com

AwesomeCast Launches on Patreon!

Check out our page at Patreon.com/Awesomecast!

For over 200 episodes, AwesomeCast has brought together those working with technology, enthusiasts, and creators to talk about technology, the internet, and social media and watching it grow.  This show was started with the idea of getting the opinion of those NOT in New York or California, where so much of our tech news and conversation comes from.

Regular contributors include:

Michael Sorg: Podcaster since 2006, he uses technology every day in video production and distribution as well as social media and web development work in his own business with Sorgatron Media.

John Chichilla: Uses technology every day as a mobility product manager/subject matter expert for a large financial institution.

Katie Dudas: Grad student examining the way technology is changing the way the world communicates.

Michael Pound: Long time Digital Journalist and the area “Beer Guy” with area newspapers.

Cynthia Closkey: Web developer and techno-geek heading up her own company in Big Big Design.

AJ Kuftic: A datacenter engineer specializing in cloud

technologies.

These, and a cast of thousands-ish contribute to the conversation!

We want to take AwesomeCast to the new level.  Your Patreon contribution will contribute to improvement of the show’s quality, outreach, and expansion into potential new shows!

AwesomeCast 203: Faster Than Light Podcasting

IXS EnterpriseThis week on Awesomecast 203, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:


 

  • Chilla talks about his new Dropcam
  • Sorg dipped a toe into Disney Infinity
  • We look at Pittsburgh’s entry on travelbydrone.com
  • We give a shout out to the Toonseum for Art-Bit the 8-Bit Art of Victor Dandridge
  • We look at a podcasting Patreon success story
  • Is Comcast Xfinity Hotspot cool?  Should they have asked first?
  • Amazon Prime Music is launched.
  • Emojis.  Because they’re new.  And we’re not teenage girls.
  • Chilla talks the latest from iOS 8 Beta 2

After the show remember to:

Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com)

Follow this awesome cast on Twitter: @awesomecast, Mike Sorg (@sorgatron), and John Chichilla (@chilla).

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment; and view us live streaming Tuesdays at 6:30 PM EST!

AwesomeCast 202: Turn Down For E3

AwesomeCast 202: Turn Down for E3This week on Awesomecast 202, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:

  • A Cocoon backpack review from Chichilla.
  • An app that will let you see the full Lemans race.
  • LeRoy Jenkins and a ‘‘Turn Down For What’’ button.
  • Google Maps giving you alternate routes.
  • E3 coverage: The games talked about, what disappointed Chichilla, the release date debate, Project Morpheus, the use of the word exclusive, the laser tech used to replicate a race track, Nintendo Amiibo, level editing in Mario Bros., Anthony Walker explaining why Nintendo did not win E3 and more!
  • News about streaming content.
  • A Back to the Future replica.

After the show remember to:

Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com)

Follow this awesome cast on Twitter: @awesomecast,
Mike Sorg (@sorgatron), John Chichilla (@chilla), Frank Chynoweth (@FuzzWad) and Anthony Walker (@chachisays).

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment; and view us live streaming Tuesdays at 6:30 PM EST!

 

AwesomeCast 201: The Charisma of 2% Milk

wwdc 14This week on Awesomecast 201, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:

  • We talk WWDC 2014!
  • Changes to Apple TV.
  • OS10.
  • Apple’s enterprise program.
  • iBooks coming?
  • A new programming language in Swift.
  • iCloud Drive.
  • ios8.
  • Will any of this new technology cross platform?
  • 64-bit Google Chrome.
  • AJ Kuftic professing love for Craig Federighi.
  • Keyboards and privacy.
  • Health and home kits.
  • Possible future ideas from Apple.

After the show remember to:

Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com)

Follow this awesome cast on Twitter: @awesomecast,
Mike Sorg (@sorgatron), John Chichilla (@chilla) and AJ Kuftic (@ajkuftic).

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment; and view us live streaming Tuesdays at 6:30 PM EST!

 

AwesomeCast 200: Awesome By the Slice

AwesomeCast 200This week on Awesomecast 200, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology as we record LIVE at Slice on Broadway!  Thank you for hosting our historic night!

  • We take a peak back at the history of the show and how we started
  • Rob catches us up on some of the cool new tech he’s working on including fireworks from your iPhone!  Find more cool stuff at Ion Tank’s web site!
  • We talk Google Plus Stories, and how they scare Doug
  • Rob talks about AirFoil for extending your audio through your home
  • Cynthia talks AirDisplay for extending your desktop to your phone
  • Doug talks about how his Droid update stinks
  • We look at the solar roadway that could change what we’re driving on and the exciting world of concrete
  • We look at the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter that is raising money as we watch
  • We look at Friends teaching us Windows 95

After the show remember to:

Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com)

Follow this awesome cast on Twitter: @awesomecast,
Mike Sorg (@sorgatron), Rob de la Cretaz (@robjdlc), Cynthia Closkey (@cynthiacloskey) and Doug Derda (@SIDT)

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment; and view us live streaming Tuesdays at 6:30 PM EST!

AwesomeCast 199: Send in the Drones

alphalab demo dayThis week on Awesomecast 199, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:

  • The iGrill Mini.
  • AMC debuting a show on tumblr.
  • ThinkUp and what they can do for you.
  • Some things that happened at Demoday.
  • Delivery drones and how they will be used.
  • Something for the romantics: Romeo Delivers.
  • Rapidfire and what it does.
  • CDL Warrior and how it can make the trucking industry easier.
  • A tattoo matchmaking app.
  • Alphalab.org and how they can help you out with your ideas!
  • Talk about the announcement of Microsoft’s Surface 3.
  • Added features on Google+.
  • Youtube and Google buying other companies.
  • Talk on GoogleGlass.
  • Writing on a DOS machine.
  • What is coming out soon in technology.

After the show remember to:

Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com)

Follow this awesome cast on Twitter: @awesomecast,
Mike Sorg (@mikesorg), John Chichilla (@chilla) and Katie Dudas (@kdudders).

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment; and view us livestreaming Tuesdays at 6:30 PM EST!