AwesomeCast 234: WiFi Enabled Lego Blender

AC-234This week on Awesomecast 234, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Awesome things of the week: The Raspberry Pi 2 and the possibilities of what you can do with it ( 3:10 ), Raspberry Pi Video Games  ( 11:55 ), The Screenflow app (16:12), and Pleyworld! (22:29)
  • Our app of the week: Stand Up! 29:15
  • YikYak experiences. 33:20
  • Drone news. 38:00
  • Yinz Cam at the Super Bowl. 42:10
  • Google Now pulling our data. 46:38
  • CMU and Uber teaming up. 53:50
  • Eero and how it might be a solution to WiFi issues. 58:45
  • Twitter getting more commercialization. 1:04:55
  • Big announcements that are upcoming in tech.

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.net for more entertainment; and view us livestreaming Tuesdays at 6:30 PM EST!

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AwesomeCast 233: Where Have You Gone, Windows 9?

Microsoft HololensThis week on Awesomecast 233, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Awesome things of the week: Microsoft’s Hololens, ( 2:45) Microsoft’s acquisition of Minecraft and Windows 10. 10:45
  • Batteries with Kevlar. 36:26
  • Doctors using Googleglass. 28:32
  • Discussion on Googleglass and if the camera in it was a mistake. 41:50
  • Apple making big money on their phones. 46:19
  • A Kickstarter for a smart thermometer on your phone.
  • Big announcements that are upcoming in tech. 49:30

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:Ron Krause (@krazykrause) 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!

 

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Awesomecast 232: Hold on, Nebraska

This week on Awesomecast 232, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Awesome things of the week: The Zagg Slimbook ( 3:20 ), Facebook allowing user flagging of posts ( 8:15 ), Duet Display gets some work time ( 15:47 ), bemyeyes.org (20:30 ) and Adobe Photoshop Mix. (22:29)
  • The end of Googleglass! Or not… 30:56
  • News on Project Ara. 37:30
  • Google possibly investing big money in SpaceX. 41:10
  • How AT&T’s spectrum will deliver specific content to their users. 45:15
  • The possible appeal of Facebook at work. 51:50
  • Big announcements that are upcoming in tech.

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), Michael Pound (@unclecrappy) 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!

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AwesomeCast 231: PC on a Stick

AwesomeCast 231 - intel PC on a stickThis week on Awesomecast 231, we talk awesome things in technology, including:
Awesome things of the week: The Microsoft Band (3:26), AllCast iOS app (13:45) and Intel’s “Computer Stick”! (17:00)
App of The Week: The Duet application! (Duetdisplay.com) 25:24
Discussion on Photoshop with Google Chrome. 40:30
Keeping tabs of your pets with Petcube. 47:14
Our excitement for SlingTV. 49:40
WebOS going on smartwatches making a comeback 1:05:15
Drones that could follow you all over. 1:08:20

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), Ron Krause (@KrazyKrause) 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!

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AwesomeCast 230: Unicorn Tech

AC2230This week on Awesomecast 230, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Awesome things of the week: A rumored 12 inch Macbook Air ( 3:19 ), Friends on Netflix ( 11:40 )and  a Twit Studio visit by Sorg.( 16:30 )
  • App of the week: Video TV Cast for the Chromecast. 22:38
  • Discussion on a tech swap (GoogleGlass and Pebble) done by Sorg and Chilla. 28:07
  • Katie talks about a trip to Philly which featured a delivery from Amazon Fresh and a charging station for phones at a prison. 44:00
  • YikYak news: It is being used for safety purposes at Drexel University and has some Uber ads on it. 46:34
  • Patreon making big money. 48:09
  • Cheap smartwatches from Alcatel. 52:00
  • Some new things Nest is supporting. 59:40
  • Plex coming out with some new musical tech. 1:06:33

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), Kate Dudas (@kdudders) 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!

 

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AwesomeCast 229: 2015: The Real Rise of the ibeacon

AC229This week on Awesomecast 229, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Our awesome things of the year!
    • John Chichilla: Xbox One 3:00
    • Jim Lokay: Xfinity X1 Platform 6:30
    • Katie Dudas: HP Envy and Chromecast. 15:40
    • Will Rutherford:  Kindle Paperwhite and Marvel Unlimited app. 17:26
    • Cynthia Closkey: iPhone 6. 20:15
    • Mike Sorg: Nexus 7. 24:00
  • Revisiting predictions we had from 2014.35:00
  • Jim Lokay buys some Bullsh*t 56:00
  • Our predictions for 2015: 57:19
    • John Chichilla: Internet of Things standards will be implemented.
    • Jim Lokay: Cities will crack down on the Ubers of the world.
    • Cynthia Closkey: Friendly interfaces will make streaming services on tv grow.
    • Will Rutherford: Apple will produce a television set and one of the big streaming services is going to go away. (Probably the Amazon Prime.)
    • Katie Dudas: Issues will happen with user generated content from wearable technology and  brands will sneak in promotions on anonymous user applications.
    • Mike Sorg:  Microsoft will make a return.

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) Kate Dudas (@kdudders), Will Rutherford (@djlunchbox), Jim Lokay (@lokay) 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!

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AwesomeCast 228: Security Balloons

AwesomeCast-228Added some very rough estimated times of when a topic was starting to be discussed on the show.

This week on Awesomecast 228, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Our Awesome things of the week: A possible password killer with FIDO 2:33
  • security system for your home with Sighthound. 6:00
  • Our thoughts on Google Inbox. 18:50
  • An awesome app called Fingerkey. 33:25
  • A Crock Pot WeMo. 38:45
  • An Apple CEO giving money to a Pittsburgh school district. 42:20
  • Discussion on an article from Computerworld about why we need ballons, drones etc. 43:35
  • An Android dual screen phone.51:50
  • HBO possibly going cableless. 58:04
  • Gmail letting you edit Office documents. 57:28
  • Lastly, we discuss technological gift ideas for the holidays.

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.net for more entertainment; and view us livestreaming Tuesdays at 6:30 PM EST!

 

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AwesomeCast 227: Creepy Glasses and Tablets

AC227This week on Awesomecast 227, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • AJ discusses the Microsoft Band and it’s parlay into purchasing a Windows Phone 6:13
  • The rise of Android Tablets and accessibility for the common consumer 23:37
  • The possibly leaked iPad Pro schematics and the futures of iOS and MAC. 33:00
  • Android’s advertising techniques, including their billboard in Times Square. 51:20
  • GoogleGlass trying to improve its image. 57:10

 

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: AJ Kuftic (@ajkuftic) 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!

 

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AwesomeCast 226: Live from Podcamp Pittsburgh 9

AwesomeCast - Podcamp Pittsburgh 9This week on Awesomecast 226, we’re live from Podcamp Pittsburgh 9 at Point Park University!  Recorded Sunday, November 23. We discuss:

  • Hack Summit – a coding conference 3:40
  • TouchCast!  An iPad video shooting and streaming app discovered at Podcamp! 7:20
  • We discuss Mixlr.com for quick and social audio broadcasting thanks to Alex Kahrs! 12:20
  • Drunk Mode so you can figure out where you went and find your friends when you get drunk! 14:31
  • The “We’re Still Here” Podcasting panel invades!  We discuss what it takes for a podcast to last long with Will Rutherford (@panelriot) Zach Rizza (@theerizz), Doug Derda (@sidt), and Dan Greenwald (@comicbookpitt). 18:00
  • Mulango Akpo Esembe (@ramblingmango) joins us to talk about what he got from Podcamp Pittsburgh this weekend. 32:40
  • Yahoo takes over search on Firefox 35:50
  • Facebook Groups App 38:45
  • Dominos ordering from your Xbox 360 39:45
  • Check out  for a great deal on ThinkUp, MetaFilter, and more! 41:40

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:  Katie Dudas (@kdudders) 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!

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