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AwesomeCast 341: Angry iPhone

We’ve got our usual gadget hounds Sorg, Chilla, and Katie on for AwesomeCast 341.  We also have a special guest in studio.  Andy Quayle of Tubu Internet Solutions joins us to talk about what he’s been up to, and some fun things in tech. This week we’re talking about awesome things in technology, including:

  • Katie is saying screw traffic this week with her Awesome Thing of the Week the Hum Rider.
  • Chilla and his dongles. Want to charge your phone and play audio? He’s telling us how.
  • Of course we expect Andy to have an Awesome Thing of the Week – he’s sharing some thoughts on the Echo.
  • Sorg is still having fun with his Raspberry Pi and Retro Pie.
  • Katie is excited that Kennywood has a comicon coming up!
  • Chilla (and Amanda) are giving us our App of the Week this week – Apple Clips.
  • Dear developers – if you give us apps that make our lives easier, we will use them.
  • (Are we getting Final Cut on an iPad? *fingers crossed*)
  • Brandon shared a bunch of content this week. Nintendo Switch may be supporting cloud save options.
  • Chilla is letting us in on the quiet release by Apple – including a new iPad…
  • New Apple Watch bands have been announced!
  • O’Reilly Auto Parts gets geeks (and marketing). Go to their site and enter “121G” in the parts search. (Via Amanda)
  • Who’s played with Alexa on their phones? We’re having some fun.
  • Alexa places the largest, most expensive items when you tell her to get you things.
  • Speaking of Alexa – you can also order alcohol…to be delivered within 2 hours with Prime Now.
  • Katie can now learn to play the ukulele thanks to Indie Go Go.

After the show remember to:

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

Follow these awesome people on Twitter: Mike Sorg (@Sorgatron), Katie Dudas (@Kdudders), John Chichilla (@chilla) and Andy Quayle (@techburgh).

Have you seen our AwesomeTips videos?

You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast!

Remember to check out our friends at River’s Edge (@RiversEdgePGH) – and our replay over there!

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

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AwesomeCast 287: Full House

This week on AwesomeCast 287, we’re talking about awesome things in technology, including:

  • Tonight’s a full house with Sorg, Katie, Chilla, and Frank in studio and Mike Fedor remote.
  • Thanks to our Patreon Mike Fedor for joining us as part of this week’s show.
  • Mike Fedor kicks off this week’s show with his Awesome Thing Of The Week – Fresno MLB team twitter promotion.
  • Katie is sharing SnapChat on-demand geofilter as her Awesome Thing Of The Week.
  • Our resident machine head Frank is sharing the Audi VR Experience as his Awesome Thing Of The Week.
  • WMC is going on today, and Chilla is sharing the HP Elite X3 as his Awesome Thing Of The Week.
  • Sorg’s Awesome Thing Of The Week is the Apple podcast connect.
  • App Of The Week this week is Poncho. Sorg lives by their “chipper and sassy” forecast commentary.
  • Thanks to our friends at Does This Hold Up for sharing the smartphone in the clouds this week.
  • Frank is sharing smart socks. Interesting conversation.
  • Sorg just pulled an audio player from his desk with a mini CD.

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), Frank Chynoweth (@FuzzWad), Michael Fedor (@mikefedorshow) and Mike Sorg (@Sorgatron).

Thanks to our Awesome Patreons @ThistleSea & @MikeFedorShow!  You can support the show too atPatreon.com/awesomecast !

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

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AwesomeCast 266: The Pokemon Theory

Pokemon Go - AwesomeCastThis week on Awesomecast 266, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • It’s time for #AwesomeThingsOfTheWeek – including some #WizardWorld geekery talk.
  • Sorg’s #AwesomeThingOfTheWeek is the #MicroDrone from #WizardWorld.
  • #InterestingThingOfWizardWorld is A-Box TV.  We’re not sure how this is a thing to be honest.
  • .@chilla’s #AwesomeThingOfTheWeek is the recent #AppleTV announcement from #Apple.
  • #WifeOfTheShow shares some #IKEA tabletop stove tech as her #AwesomeThingOfTheWeek
  • Another fan submission for #FiveDealFriday with #Pebble options and more
  • Talking about #MotoE with @alexanderkahrs’ #AwesomeThingOfTheWeek submission.
  • #WorldsCollide – We’re talking #Pokemon and #tech with Pokemon Go using your phone for “real-life” Mewtwo hunting. h
  • Talking some #iPadPro from the #AppleEvent earlier this week.

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).

Thanks to our Awesome Patreon @ThistleSea!  And, be sure to check them out at thistlesea.com.  You can support the show too at Patreon.com/awesomecast !

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

AwesomeCast 188: Harem of Men

AwesomeCast 188: Harem of MenOn AwesomeCast 188, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla),  Katie Dudas (@kdudders) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show:


  • Chichilla talks about his new stylus pen that is bluetooth as well.  It is called Adonit.
  • Katie talks about a tech ring kickstarter that can possibly help you pay bills.
  • Sorg talks about a Geico app that helps when you have car issues.
  • We talk some more about the WWE Network.
  • We discuss Apple unveiling CarPlay!
  • @christinaunger shares a way to see what is getting updated on Wikipedia at  Listen.hatnote.com.
  • @akahrs shares a site that allows one click conversations at appear.in.
  • We talk about alternative media centers like XBMC!
  • We talk about the Microsoft Cortana!
  • We talk about the BroApp and how it can help (or hurt) your relationship.
  • We talk AnyFont.
  • We talk hoverboards and if HuvrTech is really producing one.
  • Chichilla tells us what is coming up next in the world of technology!

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