Category Archives: AwesomeCast

Awesomecast 248: Nebraska Con

ConTVThis week on Awesomecast 248, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  •  Con TV: A way to see action from cons all over as well as other entertainment.
  • Lily: The camera drone!
  • Touchcast for the iPad.
  • Giphy: Helping you get GIFS out everywhere.
  • People no longer needing a Twitter to Periscope!
  • The world’s first $9.00 Cpu, Chips!
  • Google shutting down their Maps editor.
  • News on upcoming events.

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 around 7:00 PM EST!

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Awesomecast 247: A Better SelfieAll changes saved.

This week on Awesomecast 247, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Awesome Things of the Week:
    • Chilla’s iPhone case that harvests radio frequencies into power
    • Katie’s Nikon “selfie” adapter
    • Sorg’s Chrome extension that tracks smile/facial expressions to offer suggestions for sites you may be interested in
  • Who owns the IP for your content saved in Google Drive?
  • Broadcasting your Android, iPad, and iPhone to devices using Reflector 2
  • Tesla Powerwall
  • Periscope being used to broadcast sporting events
  • Does Periscope open us to more “personalized” options in entertainment (including the adult entertainment industry)?
  • Meerkat beta is out with Facebook support

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 around 7:00 PM EST!

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AwesomeCast 246: Phones, Watches and Hackers

Hackers MovieThis week on Awesomecast 246, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Discussion with TJ and Jamie from Does This Hold Up podcast.
  • The Path of Exile rpg game.
  • G-Project G-Boom Bluetooth speaker.
  • Star Wars lightsaber tongs.
  • Moto 360.
  • Google Project Fi.
  • Facebook video calling.
  • A second screen for your iPhone.
  • News on upcoming events.

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), TJ and Jamie Wooldridge(@doesthisholdup) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

Help out the show with a donation! Go to patreon.com/awesomecast

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment; and view us livestreaming Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST!

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Awesomecast 245: Boxes and Dongles – A Cordcutting Guide

Chromecast and Apple TV - Cordcutters run down This week on Awesomecast 245, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Our impressions on cordcutting devices like:
    • Chromecast
    • Amazon Fire TV/Stick
    • Roku
    • TiVo
    • AppleTV
    • SmartTVs
    • Game consoles
  • A new version of the Screen Savers.

 

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), Douglas Derda (@douglasderda), Katie Dudas (@kdudders) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment; and view us livestreaming Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST!
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AwesomeCast 244: Ok Gmffmfffgle

AC-244This week on Awesomecast 244, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Why you don’t need an #AppleWatch.
  • Chilla talks about his #AppleWatch purchase experience.
  • Sorg checked out some of this season’s AlphaLab companies: @seekahoo @TravelWitsCom @whoYuInc
  • We discuss basic web design options for #smallbusiness.
  • Friend of the show Hotwheelz shared an #awesomethingoftheweek – TF103C the transformer pad as a laptop option.
  • Chilla shares his thoughts on the #chrome app ARC Welder.
  • Use a phone as a tablet?  Check out @padfone as an option to bridge the gap.
  • Push for celebs to stop using @AppMeerkat?
  • Sorg uses #Periscope as part of tonight’s show.
  • With all the password options, would you trust your voice to unlock your device? It may happen with Android tech.
  • Our self-censor in tech is to keep devices from responding to “Okay Google” as part of our discussion by mumbling the Google part.
  • Chilla championing his #TiVo for proactively searching for episodes missed in the early part of the season.
  • Next Week: Let us know about your #cordcutting situation.  What devices, dongles, boxes, etc. are you using?  What’s worked?  What hasn’t?

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 around 6:30 PM EST!

 

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Awesomecast 243: Social Media is Not your Boss

Awesomecast 243: Social Media is Not your BossThis week on Awesomecast 243, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Will Rutherford talked about his vacation from social media.
  • Chilla discusses the Samsung Galaxy S6.
  • Smartwatch talk!
  • Discussion on health technology.
  • A playlist maker in Playmoss.
  • The Smartboy looking like it will not be a joke.
  • April Fool’s tech; including a teacher using tech to prank, a new Google Reader and MS DOS for a phone.
  • News on upcoming events.

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),Will Rutherford (@djlunchbox/@panelriot) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

 

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AwesomeCast 242: Commoditized Sticks and Buttons

Google ChromebitThis week on Awesomecast 242, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • News on the Surface 3.
  • Sorg giving his thoughts on Meerkat and Periscope.
  • Google Maps turning maps into Pac-Man levels.
  • A Game Boy Camera gun.
  • The Chromebit: A stick version of Chrome!
  • Discussion on stick entertainment.
  • A new Amazon button.
  • News on upcoming events.

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 around 6:30 PM EST!

 

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Awesomecast 241: The Party Next Door

Innovation WorksThis week on Awesomecast 241, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Laura Kelly telling us about Innovation Works.
  • Attention grabbing companies like Trusst Lingerie and Romeo Delivers.
  • Demo Day and how it benefits start-ups.
  • What UpPrize is all about.
  • Discussion on the #burghppu event.
  • Putting Mac photos on Instagram with Uploader.
  • A Disney wrist device.
  • The benefits of an “audio twitter” like Clammrap.
  • Looking back at your Facebook past with their ‘On This Day’ tool.
  • News on upcoming events.

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), Laura Kelly (@iwpgh) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

 

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AwesomeCast 240: DadCast

AC-240This week on Awesomecast 240, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Technology at an Applebee’s restaurant.
  • Discussion on how bars/restaurants can be improved by tech.
  • Chilla Using GoogleGlass to record family memories.
  • Facebook Messenger letting you send money.
  • Discussion on tech for the youth.
  • News on upcoming events.

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), Doug Derda (@douglasderda, ShouldIDrinkThat.com) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

 

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Awesomecast 239: They’re WATCHING us

This week on Awesomecast 239, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Discussion on the Applewatch; including who the market is for it, it compared to other wearable tech and if we are interest in it. 4:10
  • Talk on Apple’s ResearchKit. 29:14
  • Discussion on the MacBook. 38:45
  • Talk on the latest from HBO and discussion on the future of cable/streaming content.
  • The Kickstarter Pancakebot, which lets you design pancakes anyway you like. 56:13
  • A plane flying around the world with solarpower. 1:01:15
  • Google Calendar on the iPhone. 1:04:22
  • News on upcoming events. 1:09:00

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: Katie Dudas (@kdudders), AJ Kuftic (@ajkuftic), Ron Krause (@krazykrause) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

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