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AwesomeCast 399: High-End Technology…For Poop Jokes

This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on BroadwayAlex Kahrs Design & Media, and Dark Forge Studios!
Sorg is all by himself in studio as he’s joined remotely by Chilla from Studio C and Alex Kahrs coming in from Long Beach.  This week has some great updates following WWDC, including:

  • We promise we won’t be talking ALL Apple, but we will touch on some of the news and updates.
  • Alex is sharing Moovit as his Awesome Thing of the Week.
  • Sorg is sharing Mega Man on iOS as his Awesome Thing of the Week.
  • Crossover options for apps is great – but, it’s totally up to the developer to make it happen.
  • Speaking of apps – Chilla’s Awesome Thing of the Week is news out of WWDC18 about iOS apps on MacOS.
  • With the Apple updates at WWDC18, if iOS can port over to MacOS – does that mean I can play Fortnite on my Apple TV?
  • Thanks to Mat Weller for letting us know about the Nerf War at Century III.
  • Sorg has been playing some BumbleBee on AR thanks to the recent movie trailer.
  • When Apple talks to us about upcoming upgrades, we listen – and we share.
  • Apple Watch will be getting some upgrades – including walkie talkie mode!
  • Viewing websites and menus on Apple Watch? Yes, please.
  • Will Apple TV be replacing your cable box?
  • Sorg is playing AR videogames while podcasting.
  • IBM is shutting down free plans on U-Stream.
  • Chilla is talking about some podcast implications for Just A Line.

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AwesomeCast 296: Ladies Night

It’s AwesomeCast 196 and the ladies are taking over!

  • Katie’s Awesome Thing of the Week if President Obama trying out Google Cardboard VR…with googly eyes!
  • Cynthia’s Awesome Thing is the ingenuitea for optimal caffeine creation!
  • Missy’s Awesome Thing is the Apple Watch Kardia Band to upgrade the health tracking options.
  • App of the Week: Katie is liking WeDo for to do lists.  OR try out Trello.  Many of us are using it for task management!
  • Doug sent us an update from his SlingTV experience, including
  • Yik Yak has chat!
  • First Response has a bluetooth capable pregnancy test…and it will entertain you with an app while you wait?
  • We take a look at how VR Porn is made
  • Some places are installing road level stop lights to get the attention of walking texters

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: Cynthia Closkey (@cynthiacloskey), Katie Dudas (@kdudders) & Missy Sorg (@rebelliousflaw).

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

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AwesomeCast 284: That Big Bird Money

This week on AwesomeCast 284, we’re talking about awesome things in technology, including:

  • We do cool things with Patreons. Like take them to Slice and invite them to co-host. Terri Hammond from Thistle Sea is joining us tonight!
  • Time for Chilla’s Awesome Thing Of The Week. And, he’s talking about the Sam Mobile 360 virtual reality camera.
  • Terri’s Awesome Thing Of The Week is the 7Shifts app – tech to help business owners.
  • Sorg is sharing his Awesome Thing Of The Week. He finally pulled the trigger on Plex for his cordcutter life.
  • Sorg is also talking about his use of younity for his movie options.
  • Are you having problems with Handbrake? Search El Capitan broke Handbrake for a fix. (Sorg’s Pro Tip)
  • It’s great customer service when Slice knows our name and our weekly order when we call in for Podcast Day.
  • This week’s App of the Week is iDentify.
  • Amazon owns IMDB? Search The Man In The High Castle to see what we’re talking about. (And, it’s a good series.)
  • Sorg’s Tip Of The Week is Synergy for mouse and keyboard sharing across various platforms.
  • LA has a multimodal navigation app. Thanks to Alex Kahrs for the fan submission.
  • Sesame Street is getting into venture capital. No joke.
  • Drones are becoming a nuisance. So, eagles are being trained to take out illegal drones in the Netherlands.

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: Terri Hammond (with our Patreon, Thistle Sea) (@teham), John Chichilla (@chilla) 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 235: Blunted Feelings

This week on Awesomecast 235, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Awesome things of the week:
    • The Sober Up app on Pebble ( 3:00 )
    • Pebble Decals (8:30 )Wizard World acquiring comic cons all over (including Pittsburgh comic con.) (10:15 )
    • Indiegogo event in Pittsburgh. ( 15:02 )
  • App of the week: A fashion related app in Stylinity. 23:47
  • Ways to get free space from Bing and Google. 30:39
  • The Gulf Tower in Pittsburgh getting lit up by Instagram. 37:25
  • LG’s version of VR and discussion on phone VR. 41:15
  • Discussion on giveaways/networking at tech events. 49:43
  • 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).

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