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AwesomeCast 289: Dance Loki! Dance!

This week on AwesomeCast 289, we’re talking about awesome things in technology, including:

  • We’re LIVE with this week’s AwesomeCast with Chilla, Mike Pound and our Women’s Day 2016 representative Katie!
  • Katie is kicking off our Awesome Thing Of The Week with #OneDayIWill for Womens Day 2016.
  • Our in-house (self-proclaimed) application whore Chilla is sharing his Awesome Thing Of The Week as the Mac app bundle.
  • Mac heist is to blame for AwesomeCast and the other Sorgatron Media productions.
  • Sorg is telling us about turning an old PC into a Chromebook for free as his Awesome Thing Of The Week.
  • This week’s App Of The Week is thanks to Sorg’s obsession with Avengers Academy.
  • Katie is sharing Fit RPG to gamify fitbit.
  • We’re getting Chilla’s thoughts on mini echo speakers.
  • Sorg is sharing his thoughts on the Alexa upgrade with his Fire TV.
  • Meerkat is no longer live streaming? Katie is sharing her thoughts on the change.
  • Chilla has a Skype story – and it begins with “Once upon a time…”
  • It’s time for Mike’s Awesome Thing Of The Week (Slice distracted us) is online voter registration in PA!
  • Augmented reality comes to a t-shirt with Virtuali-Tee.

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), Mike Pound (@unclecrappy) 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!

AwesomeCast 288: MySpace Stalking

This week on AwesomeCast 288, we’re talking about awesome things in technology, including:

  • Chilla is kicking off the show with his Awesome Thing Of The Week – Tivo Skip.
  • Katie found something Chilla doesn’t own as her Awesome Thing Of The Week. Phone Soap to clean your phone.
  • AI to help with scheduling? Sorg is sharing his new personal assistant app as his Awesome Thing Of The Week.
  • How much is “too” much AI? We’re having some interesting discussion – from both sides of the argument.
  • This week’s App Of The Week is Gif Brewery and their version 3 update!
  • Thanks to Doug for the Facebook Live for Android fan submission.
  • Snapchat Live is a thing. They’re covering Super Tuesday. We suggest you check it out.
  • Ads in the middle of Snap Chat? Now we know how they’re monetizing, I guess.
  • Chilla is sharing some thoughts on hybrid sim.
  • We’re sharing some #Audi love for an ad filmed near our studio.
  • Slack wants to take down Skype and Hangout!
  • We’re integrating Trello and Slack for our operations. We’re finding you need to find what’s right for you.
  • Raspberry Pi 3 is now out. Sorg is still salivating (and he’s sharing his thoughts, too).
  • The next PS4 update will let you play games on PC or Mac.
  • We’re discussing the NEXT Pittsburgh article about female podcasters (like Katie).
  • Forget all the new social media – We’re (briefly) talking MySpace!
  • (And, we’re legit still discussing MySpace if you want to tune in.)

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), 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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Awesome Chat: Dr. Matt Keener of Blackbird Health

Dr. Matt Keener joins us for an Awesome Chat about Blackbird Health and how the group focuses on connecting the experience of mental health where the typical healthcare industry has failed.

Help out the show with a donation! Become our boss! Go to patreon.com/awesomecast

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment.  Follow Michael Sorg (@sorgatron) and @AwesomeCast for updates and live streams of our interviews! Subscribe on Facebook, StitcherSpreaker, iTunes, and Youtube!

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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 286: Barbie Wants a Chilla House

This week on AwesomeCast 286, we’re talking about awesome things in technology, including:

  • Tonight Chilla, Katie and Sorg are repping the East coast and Alex Kahrs is our West coast voice!
  • It’s that time where we thank our patreons @ThistleSea and @mikefedorshow. Helping us bring you awesome things.
  • Chilla is sharing his Awesome Thing Of The Week – a wireless controller for Apple products.
  • Alex is bringing us HOWL as his Awesome Thing Of The Week.
  • Katie is bringing Lady Gaga (more precisely her use of tech at the Grammys 2016) as her Awesome Thing Of The Week!
  • AirDog action sport drone is Sorg’s Awesome Thing Of The Week – a “tethered” drone.
  • We’re discussing Quartz for iPhone – an ongoing conversation/text app about news.
  • We’re talking about some human tissue printing options via 3D printers.
  • Mattel is doing a 3D printer to design and create your own toys.
  • Microsoft has the Lumia brand, and they are heading back to “low end” options.
  • Barbie is getting a smart house with all sorts of awesome features.
  • Tesla for kids is a thing. And, we’re talking about how jealous we are of it.
  • There is a new bluetooth in town.
  • Sorg is sharing his thoughts on the book Follow The Geeks.

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), Alex Kahrs (@alexanderkahrs) 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: Twitter Special

In this AwesomeCast Special, the crew discusses the recent and upcoming changes to Twitter, 140 characters, timeline algorithms, why they are happening, and how you should be reacting as a user or social media marketer.

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) and Mike Sorg (@Sorgatron).

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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Awesome Chat: Professor Buzzkill

This week, we talk to fellow Podcaster Professor Buzzkill about his history debunking Podcast!  Why have these historical facts gotten twisted, why is it important to correct them, and more!

Find out more about the good professor at www.professorbuzzkill.com

Help out the show with a donation! Become our boss! Go to patreon.com/awesomecast

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment.  Follow Michael Sorg (@sorgatron) and @AwesomeCast for updates and live streams of our interviews! Subscribe on Facebook, StitcherSpreaker, iTunes, and Youtube!

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Awesome Chat: The Rivers Edge

We talk with Brian Crawford of Rivers The River’s Edge about his 24 streaming radio, bringing attention to Pittsburgh music, and more!

Help out the show with a donation! Become our boss! Go to patreon.com/awesomecast

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment.  Follow Michael Sorg (@sorgatron) and @AwesomeCast for updates and live streams of our interviews! Subscribe on Facebook, StitcherSpreaker, iTunes, and Youtube!

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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 Launching on River’s Edge! Sorg on River Talk!

This week, Michael Sorg was on River Talk on The River’s Edge radio to discuss the launch of AwesomeCast streaming on the station!  The talk with Brian Crawford covered the show, building and maintaining a community in Podcasting, and the perils of Independent Pro Wrestling.

If you missed the live stream, catch up on River Talk Episode 46 here!

And be sure to check out AwesomeCast Thursdays 8am After “Funny Money” at http://www.riversedgepgh.com/