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AwesomeCast 218: The Serendipity Business Plan

National Podcast DayThis week on Awesomecast 218, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

 

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  • National Podcast Day and our favorite podcasts! 3:02
  • What things we use to listen to our favorite podcasts. 10:18
  • Watching video podcasts. 18:07
  • The future of podcasts. 23:07
  • Discussion on why people podcast. 28:37
  • How some Grandparents are more understanding of podcasting than parents.
  • A video workshop from Nerd Fighter. 44:44
  • Windows 10 in 2015! 47:06
  • Our thoughts on the possible future of Microsoft.
  • The Star Wars Commander app. 1:05:22
  • A tip on sharing photo albums on iOS. 1:06:26
  • Quick hits on UPS 3D Printing, the Bezier Game, and Automatic’s update 1:08:27
  • The Ello social network. 1:12:15

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: John Chichilla (@chilla), Cynthia Closkey (@cynthiacloskey), Mike Pound (@unclecrappy) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

 

AwesomeCast 217: Never Trust a Cloud

AC217This week on Awesomecast 217, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Josh Lucas telling us about what The Hardware Store is all about. 6:41
  • Mesh networks in Pittsburgh. 14:17
  • The Hardware Store’s “Five by Five” app. 23:00
  • “Hey Siri!” 27:37
  • Differences between Google and Apple products.
  • Keyboards on iPhone. 47:17
  • A way to text on a computer…MightyText! 55:18
  • App store “bundles” for ios8. 1:03:06
  • Adobe buying Aviary. 1:06:23
  • AT&T offering cord cutters a deal they might not be able to refuse. 1:08:37

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: John Chichilla (@chilla), Josh Lucas (@workhardpgh), and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

AwesomeCast 216: Socialist Tuna Casserole

AC216This week on Awesomecast 216, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Tonight we’re talking with @diggy about Pixels of Fury. – 3:28
  • We’re talking about Denver’s technology community with Colorado’s legalization of marijuana.
  • pittsburgh.aiga.org  Check out some of the work @diggy‘s been doing with AIGA.
  • We’re excited about iOS addition of swipe.  Mixed feelings on the big screen sizing. 18:30
  • Sorg talks about his first few runs with Youtube Live streaming – 27:46
  • We talk with Steve Lee about National Podcast Day!  – 43:21
  • Facebook testing a way for users to schedule deletion of posts? – 59:02
  • The correct pronunciation of “Carnegie” brought to you by AwesomeCast crew and listeners. (This may be the most diverse show we’ve done.)
  • BuyPartisan.  An app that scans grocery barcodes to tell you whether your grocery supports Democrats or Republicans. – 1:03:56
  • Friend of the Show Walt Ribeiro has a Patreon Page at http://www.patreon.com/Walt?rf=67068  Check out some of the awesomeness he does. 1:09:30
  • Microsoft bought the company that makes Minecraft. – 1:11:21
  • We talk about the folks at http://duoscreentech.com/  for a laptop add-on for a 2nd mobile screen. – 1:17:19

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: John Chichilla (@chilla), John DeGore (@diggy), and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

AwesomeCast 215: This AppleWatch is Real!

AC215This week on Awesomecast 215, we talk awesome things in technology, including:


 

  • Apple shout outs. – 5:00
  • Our thoughts on the stream for the Apple event. – 5:30
  • The iPhone 6 Plus and other mobile devices. – 8:45
  • The implications of ApplePay. – 18:15
  • The security of ApplePay.
  • The release of ios8.
  • The AppleWatch. – 28:30
  • A trip back to 2006 speakers with the Apple Hi Fi – 58:00

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: John Chichilla (@chilla), AJ Kuftic (@ajkuftic) Mike Pound (@unclecrappy) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

 

AwesomeCast 214: Never Trust a Cloud

AC214This week on Awesomecast 214, we talk awesome things in technology, including:


  • Rob Johnston and all the things he does in the media; including his work with Vine. – 5:00
  • The opportunities that can come from using Vine.
  • Instagram and other similar products impact on Vine.
  • The celebrity pictures that got hacked out of the iCloud. – 26:40
  • Some new things going on with GoogleGlass and how it can impact people. – 36:10
  • An upgrade to the Leap Motion. – 45:20
  • The 360-degree Bublcam. 51:50
  • Google Drones.  48:20
  • Sorg telling us his experience with Hyperlapse. – 53:40

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: John Chichilla (@chilla) Rob Johnston (@RobOnTheRun) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

 

AwesomeCast 213: 2 Fish, 1 Tank

AC213This week on Awesomecast 213, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Our awesome things of the week: A suit to stand in a firework display – 3:30
  • TiVo for cord cutters, finding ways to get away from cable – 6:00
  • Mother-in-laws who can fix iPhones. -20:30
  • GoogleGlass issues. – 22:40
  • App of the week: From Instagram, Hyperlapse. – 25:50
  • Another app, called Humin. – 33:00
  • Uber and Lyft’s competition. – 42:35
  • The Sounds of Streetview. – 50:00
  • Showtime goes to AppleTV. – 52:15
  • Amazon buying Twitch.  We’re using it to watch fish play Street Fighter 2 – 55:06
  • New stuff from Scarehouse : http://youtu.be/oHn2cDstrj8out – 1:01:00
  • Some news about what is coming up next in the world of technology.

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: Katie Dudas (@kdudders) , John Chichilla (@chilla) John Chamberlin (@yajagoff) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

AwesomeCast 212: Commercial Weeds

AC212This week on Awesomecast 212, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

 

  • An app that can help you with your to-do list; Timeful. – 2:40
  • A roku built right into a TV. – 5:15
  • The WWE Supercard app. – 10:20
  • The Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS. – 15:15
  • A replacement for turntable.fm… plug.dj! – 26:30
  • HP building a $199 Windows laptop. – 31:20
  • A discussion on the usefulness of a laptop like that.
  • Google releasing another app for iOS; the Photo Sphere Camera. – 37:15
  • The role of social media in the situation in Ferguson. – 45:40
  • Changes to Facebook Likes and what information gets filtered on social media. – 57:00

 

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: John Chichilla (@chilla), Cynthia Closkey (@cynthiacloskey) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

AwesomeCast 211: Ebay Taskrabbit

AC211This week on Awesomecast 211, we talk awesome things in technology, including:


  • Microsoft GoPro news. 3:00
  • Xbox One updates. 16:00
  • Sorg wondering if he should get PlayStation TV.
  • A Kickstarter for a Night Trap remake. 26:00
  • Google helping with a new project that links under the sea fiber from the US to Japan. 32:30
  • The Foursquare 8.0/Swarm apps. 36:10
  • Discussion on apps that overlap with other programs.
  • A new USB cord. 49:30
  • Amazon Prime expanding.  54:45

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: John Chichilla (@chilla)  and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

AwesomeCast 210: No Time For Potato Salad

potato salad kickstarterThis week on Awesomecast 210, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

 

  • The death of justin.tv!
  • The Electric Objects picture frame Kickstarter.
  • Another Kickstarter, for potato salad!
  • The Cloud replaced by my butt?
  • The isamjackson app.
  • Sorg’s experience with OS X Beta.
  • 45 drives from Backblaze.
  • Yelp! reviews lead to big fines.
  • Car technology that allows you to keep your eyes on the road.

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: John Chichilla (@chilla), Katie Dudas (@kdudders) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron) and special guest Walt Ribeiro (@waltribeiro) from ForOrchestra.com.

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

AwesomeCast 209: Juggalo Tech

Juggalo Tech - Gathering of the JuggalosThis week on Awesomecast 209, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

 

  • A Clamcase for the iPad. – 1:30
  • A Verbatim battery charger. – 10:00
  • Protective iPhone gear for rain and moshpits. – 14:30
  • Communication at The Gathering of the Juggalos. – 24:00
  • The tech behind whip-its. – 29:30
  • The social network for emojis, Emojli! – 38:00
  • The Hilton letting you use your phone as a hotel key. – 44:00
  • Facebook Messenger news. – 48:50
  • OS X Beta Program. – 54:30
  • A tip for Verizon FIOS owners. – 1:00:00

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: John Chichilla (@chilla), Katie Dudas (@kdudders) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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