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AwesomeCast 343: Doom Doom Doom Doom Doom

Sorg and Chilla are on their own for AwesomeCast 343.  They’re  talking about some of this week’s awesome things in technology, including:

  • Hey guys…WE MOVED! Awesome Cast is now over at www.AwesomeCast.COM! (Still have the .net so don’t worry.)
  • It’s time for our Awesome Thing of the Week! Sorg is sharing a real-life Iron Man suit.
  • $50K to build a homemade prototype Iron Man suit? We’re kinda impressed.
  • Chilla is sharing some Samsung news following last week’s updates.
  • Samsung‘s Gear 360 caught Chilla’s attention.
  • Of course Samsung is releasing a new phone, but Chilla’s interested in the dock.
  • Have a device under the 10″ mark? Microsoft Office should be free for use.
  • Sorg is sharing some thoughts on WWE’s 360 video with Kurt Angle.
  • Are people developing 360 video for video in general or for a goggles experience?
  • Thanks to Brandon for sharing Gamer Gauntlet 2017 as his Awesome Thing of the Week.
  • Doug shared some FREE stuff this week – as in Google Optimize free.
  • Geeks are all just big kids at heart. We’re talking some Invader Zim and Rick and Morty thanks to the internet.
  • Chilla is talking Vizio 4K television options.
  • Space X relaunched its Falcon 9 rocket?!?!
  • Google Maps rolled out a Ms. Pac-Man morph for April Fools’ Day.

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) and John Chichilla (@chilla).

 

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

AwesomeCast 333: Make America Kittens Again

This week on AwesomeCast 333, we’re talking about awesome things in technology with Sorg, Chilla, Producer Missy and the news’ Mike Pound, including:

– Mike is sharing some of the stuff he’s been up to – including Beer Me!
– Mike is bringing news media into the discussion as his Awesome Thing Of The Week.
– Pro Tip from Mike – Fact check! factcheck.org, politifact.com, snopes.com.
– We’re talking a standardized pants-on-fire metric for news stories to help people determine validity of posts.
– Moving on to some lighter topics, Chilla’s Awesome Thing Of The Week is The Hunted on CBS.
– Sorg’s Awesome Thing Of The Week is the movie Nerve. An ultimate Truth Or Dare.
– Speculating on darknet after watching Nerve.
– Missy’s Awesome Thing Of The Week is a gadget that snaps onto your guitar for a Guitar Hero learning style.
– Shout out to Slice on Broadwaye for their continued support of the show with the perfect pepperoni pizza!
– Our App Of The Week is a layer picture editor app.
– Thanks to Brandon for contributing the Soda Tap to this week’s discussion.
– There’s a bacon toaster?
– Tired of the news? You can change pictures of Donald Trump to kittens!
Chromebook is making another push.
– Microsoft is making a push for education.
– Google is making an affordable VR option with Daydream VR.
– Amazon made a dash button for candies. The gift that keeps on giving.
– Amazon needs to partner the dash candy/chocolate button with local florists to save guys from doghouses.

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: John Chichilla (@chilla), Mike Pound (@MikePoundPG), Producer Missy (@rebelliousflaw) and Mike Sorg (@Sorgatron).

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

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

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 283: I’m Loving It

This week on AwesomeCast 283, we’re talking about awesome things in technology, including:

  • NewsOn is giving you access to local networks.
  • Jim Lokay discusses how the population seems to be going BACK to the network nightly news instead of the cable news networks.
  • What can the news outlets do to better blizzard coverage?
  • Casey Neistat Snowboarding in NYC video goes viral!
  • Chilla discusses the Windows Workflow Keyboard for iPhone
  • Microsoft is changing their research teams to actually make projects that spur change
  • 4-D printers are coming
  • Facebook is opening an Oculus Research office in Pittsburgh.
  • Samsung opens a VR studio in New York
  • How does Virtual Reality and 360 video going to change the media?
  • So many Pittsburgh 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: TV’s Jim Lokay (@lokay), 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 223: All of the Google

All of the google - awesomecastThis week on Awesomecast 223, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Sorg talks about his shiny new bluetooth audio speaker. 2:10
  • Chilla talks all of the Google things. 10:40
  • Engadget review of Lollipop is Chilla approved. 11:55
  • The new Gmail app is like Inbox (which is still on invite-only). 16:55
  • The Google Calendar update “makes more sense.” 21:00
  • Nexus Player releases 23:39
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is coming out in 10 days. Chilla lets us know his thoughts. 29:05
  • A Nest update is coming and it updates thermostat options. 31:50
  • Chrome has a new bookmark manager which might keep Chilla using Chrome. 33:15
  • Indiegogo’s Faux Glass project. A $20 Google Glass “alternative?” 47:35
  • Fitbit announces 3 new activity trackers. Where does it stack up in comparison to other wearable tech? 49:10
  • Microsoft rolls out dropbox integration.
  • Over 900 classic arcade games online thanks to Internet Archive. 1:02:00

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) 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 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 202: Turn Down For E3

AwesomeCast 202: Turn Down for E3This week on Awesomecast 202, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:

  • A Cocoon backpack review from Chichilla.
  • An app that will let you see the full Lemans race.
  • LeRoy Jenkins and a ‘‘Turn Down For What’’ button.
  • Google Maps giving you alternate routes.
  • E3 coverage: The games talked about, what disappointed Chichilla, the release date debate, Project Morpheus, the use of the word exclusive, the laser tech used to replicate a race track, Nintendo Amiibo, level editing in Mario Bros., Anthony Walker explaining why Nintendo did not win E3 and more!
  • News about streaming content.
  • A Back to the Future replica.

After the show remember to:

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

Follow this awesome cast on Twitter: @awesomecast,
Mike Sorg (@sorgatron), John Chichilla (@chilla), Frank Chynoweth (@FuzzWad) and Anthony Walker (@chachisays).

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