AwesomeCast 222: RFID In Everything But This Podcast

AC222This week on Awesomecast 222, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

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  • Discussion about some comments we received on “Hey Siri” and Microsoft Xim. 5:15
  • Talk on the features and more of the iPad Air 2. 14:19
  • Discussion on the NFL utilizing RFID Chips. 21:40
  • An app that makes your iPhone a 3D scanner. 30:10
  • Discussion on Google Inbox. 35:07
  • Discussion on e-mail.
  • Some talk on car tech. 45:00
  • Sorg talking about his experience with Verizon Innovations. 49:55
  • People that could use the Golden-I headset computer. 1:1:58
  • Discussion on the news that Microsoft will give unlimited and free storage with a purchase of Office 365. 1:05:00
  • The latest lawsuits on data usage. 1:11:16
  • The Nybus app that controls the light on your phone. 1:12:50
  • Talk on how Amazon is fighting Chromecast and Roku with the Fire TV Stick. 1:13:30
  • Upcoming things going on 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 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!

AwesomeCast 221: Apples and Lollipops

AwesomeCast - Android LollipopThis week on Awesomecast 221, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

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  • The XIM photo sharing app and what it does. 4:10
  • The Firechat app and why it is a good download for protesters. 10:50
  • Real hoverboards? 17:24
  • The new Nexus products and Android Lollipop 20:02
  • The Nexus Player and their latest attempt at TV with Google 28:17
  • Devices having infra red technology. 34:00
  • Apple news, like:
    • The news of iPad Air 2 and Apple Pay 38:10
    • The Retina 5K iMac. 42:45
    • The iPad Mini 3. 50:15
    • Some updates on the Yosemite program. 53:45
  • News on HBOGO, CBS and general talk about tv networks and programs. 55:30
  • Lastly, we discuss upcoming things going on 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 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!

AwesomeCast 220: Not Really Helpful

awesomecastThis week on Awesomecast 220, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

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  • Chilla talking the August electronic deadbolt. 6:30
  • WeMo® Light Switch Chilla update are a pain for Chilla. 11:40
  • Lokay talking Acorns for rounding up your spare change. 12:26
  • Sorg talks about Checky, and asks: are we addicted to our tech? 24:13
  • Sorg reminds us Pixlr is the ultimate web based Photoshop replacement 36:30
  • How to access Hyperlapse’s secret settings and record in 1080p 39:35
  • Trying to help Chachi pick a new Android cell phone!  Should he get the Samsung Galaxy 5 or the LG G3 45:30
  • Why are all of these people using the soft home button on the iPhone?  52:25
  • We’re talking GPS apps and some incidents with traffic authorities. What are you using? 58:23

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).  Jim Lokay (@lokay) can be found at WCVB in Boston!

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

AwesomeCast 219: Select * from SQL where Cast=Awesome

Ohio Linux FestThis week on Awesomecast 219, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

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  • The upcoming Ohio LinuxFest! 4:00
  • Linux operating systems.
  • The usefulness of Free and Open Source Software.
  • The future of operating systems. 24:07
  • How relevant Columbus is in the world of technology.27:02
  • Sway and theories on what exactly it will do. 32:50
  • Students getting free access to developer tools. 40:30
  • The TIINY app. 42:00
  • The happenings with Adobe. 47:00
  • An AppleTV homekit. 52:10
  • A Chrome Dinosaur game. 54:45
  • GoPro in streaming in real time. 55:30
  • Lastly, we discuss upcoming things going on in technology. 56:50

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 visit Vance and Susan’s event at ohiolinux.org for more information on Ohio LinuxFest.

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

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!

 

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