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AwesomeCast 326: Awesomely Thankful Things

  • It’s time for Katie’s #AwesomeThingOfTheWeekGoogle will tell you in real time whether a place is busy. Google or Maps integration.
  • Sorg’s #AwesomeThingOfTheWeek is the AI XPRIZE competition we learned about through Ascender and MIT Enterprise Forum
  • Chilla’s #AwesomeThingOfTheWeek is the Koogeek HomeKit compatible SmartPlug.
  • It’s Thanksgiving.  What are you thankful for in tech?
  • Katie is thankful for 360 Video and all the new and exciting things it makes happen.
  • Katie is also thankful for the convenience of Facetime to help her be part of her niece’s life even though they live so far away.
  • Chilla is thankful for Comic Con options in our tri-state area and how they’ve brought family together.
  • Sorg is thankful for smaller tech – he used his iPhone and a GoPro to film a friend’s wedding without having to haul #pro cameras.
  • Tesla Motors shared some video of their  Self Driving car experience.  We’re comparing it to the Uber system.
  • Katie is telling Chilla about a Smart mattress that tracks sleep and has heat and white noise options among other features.
  • Speaking of Tesla Motors, they’re also powering an island using solar energy and power packs.
  • Airbnb made a cool announcement about “experiences and places” options.  Sorg is talking about it as an option for his travels.
  • Keep an eye out for the #AwesomeCast @Airbnb #TechTour. 😉
  • Doom on a #MacBook touch bar is so cool!

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AwesomeCast 314: Google+ is dead. Long live Google+!

This week!

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, Scareouse.com) John Chichilla (ChillaTech.net) and Mike Sorg (@Sorgatron,SorgatronMedia.com).

Thanks to our Awesome Patreons @ThistleSea and @MikeFedorShow!  You can support the show too at Patreon.com/awesomecast !

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.net for more entertainment; and view us live streaming Tuesdays at 7 PM EST!

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AwesomeCast 312: Google Has Failed This Podcast

This week!

  • Krause is excited for Google Duo for Facetime-like calls.
  • Sorg is geekd about a Hololens NES 8-bit 3D emulator!
  • Podcamp Pittsburgh had some fun talks about 360 Video and Podcasting!  Check out the videos on Podcamp Pittsburgh’s Youtube!
  • Google+ Hangouts OnAir are leaving Youtube as a streaming option in 4 weeks.  And Sorg is finally ok with having a studio this whole time.
  • Google is working on another OS with Fuchsia, but what could it be for?
  • Microsoft and Apple are still fighting over iPad vs Surface
  • OurData: The Ad Blocker that pays you?
  • Amazon Video is fulfilling a promise shown off at the first Podcamp Pittsburgh in 2006 by letting you buy food from their videos!

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,SorgatronMedia.com).

Thanks to our Awesome Patreons @ThistleSea and @MikeFedorShow!  You can support the show too at Patreon.com/awesomecast !

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.net for more entertainment; and view us live streaming Tuesdays at 7 PM EST!

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Awesomecast 271: The Big Goog’ is Looking Out For You

This week on Awesomecast 271, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Chilla is sharing his Awesome Thing Of The Week: The BEDDI smartphone alarm dock.
  • Want to check out more about BEDDI, they’re working on funding their Kickstarter!
  • Like to multitask? Sorg is discussing IFTTT as his Awesome Thing Of The Week.
  • We like discovering new things. Sorg is learning more about his Awesome Thing Of The Week. Check out IFTTT at https://ifttt.com/
  • It’s App Of The Week time! LiveGIF or Lively. Take your live photos and turn them into animated GIFs.
  • Sorg wants to share a quick way to do design for your social media: Canva. (And, it’s easy!)
  • Ora-X: headphones with an AR display. Modified Google Glass? Sorg and Chilla talk Google Glass comparison.
  • Microsoft Windows10 preview seems to prompt users to “give the stock app a shot” if you try to switch defaults.
  • Discussing Apple suggestions versus Cortana suggestions.
  • The big Goog’ is looking out for you. It’s a great conversation.
  • Speaking of Google…They’re offering aggressive incentives to win over Office 365 customers.
  • Outlook trying to make their mail social with +1 integration.
  • Interesting discussion about students learning Google products and getting jobs that use Microsoft products.
  • Next week we’re going to have a Halloween episode! Dress up and join us!

 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 Patreons @ThistleSea & @MikeFedorShow!  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!

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AwesomeCast 238: A Fine Quality Stick

AC-238This week on Awesomecast 238, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Discussion with Dr Matt Keener about emodt; which companies can use to measure emotions of their teams. 3:35
  • The sticky camera that is Podo. 26:25
  • Smartphone charging furniture from Ikea. 29:35
  • Livestream.com’s Broadcaster Mini camera. 36:46
  • App of the week: Evernote’s Scannable. 39:31
  • Discussion on Google+. 49:50
  • Discussion on the Samsung Galaxy S6. 1:01:00
  • 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), emodt.com Matt Keener (emodt.com/@keenzai) 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 208: With Podcasting Comes Responsibility

PodcastingThis week on Awesomecast 208, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:

 


 

  • AppleTV and Netflix. – 2:00
  • Alphalab companies including one that really intrigues Sorg, Nebulus.io! – 6:11
  • Recommended Apps like ComicZeal and Timehop. – 14:00
  • The launch of the comic book themed podcast PanelRiot! – 22:30
  • The technology around making the PanelRiot podcast.
  • Trying to cancel Comcast and in general breaking up with a provider. – 31:10
  • Huge orders for iPhone 6 handsets. – 38:30
  • Can we use the Moon’s underground caves to house astronauts?- 40:05
  • Must haves for cord cutters. – 43:55
  • A local theater (Hollywood Theater in Dormont, PA) trying to go digital by using a Kickstarter (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1802805251/hollywood-theater-go-digital-final-push). – 53:20
  • Google not calling games with in-app purchases free anymore! – 57:00

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: Will Rutherford (@panelriot) 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 205: Found My Geocities

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This week on Awesomecast 205, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:


– Data visualization, social media integration and technology
– Consumer-priced device-controlled lighting from GE
– Like automation? There’s a site for that!
– Social Media Day
– Twitter doing a mini documentary? About Twitter?
– Community fan? Upset about it being cancelled? Yahoo sweeps in for the save!
– FLASHBACK ALERT: Sorg is talking about his geocities account
– YouTube trying to show they’re “listening” & give a preview of what’s coming for creators
– Shoutout to Microsoft for a week of fails- Boston parks instituting solar-powered charging in parks
– We’re done with conferences and updates, so what is Microsoft revealing?

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: @alphalabgear, @awesomecast, @identifiedtech

Follow this awesome cast on Twitter: @awesomecast, Mike Sorg (@sorgatron), Patrick Dudas (@pdudders) and John Chichilla (@chilla)

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

Data Visualization
Smart Light Bulbs
Social Media Day Pittsburgh
Piecemaker
Community Goes to Yahoo
YouTube Creators
Microsoft Fails of the Week
Google buys Songza
Bench USB Chargers in Boston