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Awesomecast 264: Facebook M is for Making It

Blab.imThis week on Awesomecast 264, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Time for the Awesome Thing Of The Week and Chilla’s telling us about Amazon Prime offline video on iPhone and iPad. 
  • Epix is leaving Netflix and coming to Hulu, which means more options for your instant video viewing.
  • Instagram how has an answer to Snapchat with their new Visual Convos 
  • Sorg’s Awesome Thing Of The Week is a throwback to our talk with The Hardware Store and a collaboration with them. https://workhardpgh.com/
  • This week’s App Of The Week is Blab a video chat/broadcast platform beta. It’s basically #Periscope if you put 4 of them together.
  • Want to check out BLAB? We recommend it.
  • Is it too much social media with Twitter, Facebook, BLAB, Instagram, Periscope, etc.? How do you manage your time? live.sorgatronmedia.com
  • Want to win a Cord Cutters prize bundle from CNET? We’re curious…
  • Need an inverter? How about a JuiceBox? (Thanks @WPAJJuggalojohn for pointing this one out.)
  • Thank you Instagram! Finally allows landscape and portrait photos.
  • YouTube? Gaming? In the same sentence? Yep. YouTube Gaming is a thing.
  • Shoutout to Rizz while we check out his YouTube Gaming stream. (You can check him out, @RizzPlaysGames.)
  • Chilla sharing YouTube Gaming as an option to scope games. Beats relying on industry descriptions and ratings. live.sorgatronmedia.com
  • Talking Facebook’s response to Siri and Cortana: Facebook M 
  • Breaking down gender equality with Guy Siri vs. Girl Siri.
  • Katie is not over the hoverboard lie. And, she’s not alone.
  • Android wear now works with iPhones (kinda)

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).

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: UpTo

We’re talking with Sarah Mayer and Jennifer Highfield of UpTo about how they’re connecting small businesses and freelancers with pop up events and more in and around Pittsburgh!

Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.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 @AwesomeCastfor updates and live streams of our interviews! Subscribe on Spreaker, iTunes, and Youtube!

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Awesomecast 251: The Best Start Up

AC-251This week on Awesomecast 251, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Chilla talking about his Applewatch!
  • Katie watching the 4th of July at the Carnegie Science Center.
  • Sorg talks about what he saw at Alphalab Demoday.
  • Discussion on Googleio.
  • What we hope for from Apple announcements.
  • 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).

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: TedXPittsburgh

This week, we talk with Chris Daley(@thatchrisdaley), one of the organizers of TedXPittsburgh 2015!  What is Ted?  Why is it important for Pittsburgh?  What makes Pittsburgh Awesome?

Buy your tickets to attend in person, and find more information at TedXPittsburgh.org!

Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.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 Spreaker, iTunes, and Youtube!

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Awesome Chat: John Chamberlin of Yajagoff.com

Yajagoff - John ChamberlinIn the first episode of Awesome Chat, we talk with John Chamberlin of Yajagoff.com.  We talk about how the blog started and gained notoriety, Shooting “Yakkin’ with Yajagoff” from a FlipCam to a modern production team today, some of his favorite guests like Mayor Bill Peduto, and much more!

Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.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 Spreaker, iTunes, and Youtube!

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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 237: Safe for All Ages

AC-237This week on Awesomecast 237, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Talk with WhoYu Inc. and how their networking application works. 2:58
    • What to look for in the future with WhoYu and how to learn more about it.
  • The announcement of a new Pebble. 15:23
  • IBM and ARM team up so you can build an Internet…of Things. 29:00
  • Safety for Snapchat for parents. 26:25
  • Youtube for the kids. 40:15
  • Digit, the automated savings account, and how it can help you with your finances. 47:18
  • An iPhone Google Cardboard game in the works?
  • The Astropad app and how it lets you use the ipad as a sketch board that converts to Mac apps. 55:22

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), COO Nicholas Ferrell and CEO Chase Midler of WhoYu inc (@whoyuinc www.whouinc.com) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).  Don’t forget to check out Alphalab.org for great new companies and learn how you can submit your idea!

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 217: Never Trust a Cloud

AC217This week on Awesomecast 217, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Josh Lucas telling us about what The Hardware Store is all about. 6:41
  • Mesh networks in Pittsburgh. 14:17
  • The Hardware Store’s “Five by Five” app. 23:00
  • “Hey Siri!” 27:37
  • Differences between Google and Apple products.
  • Keyboards on iPhone. 47:17
  • A way to text on a computer…MightyText! 55:18
  • App store “bundles” for ios8. 1:03:06
  • Adobe buying Aviary. 1:06:23
  • AT&T offering cord cutters a deal they might not be able to refuse. 1:08:37

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), Josh Lucas (@workhardpgh), 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 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 207: Nebraska and Coolers

AC207This week on Awesomecast 207, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:

  • Apple and IBM teaming up!
  • Net neutrality with the FCC.
  • The ingress game.
  • Nebraska and their broadband.
  • Privatizing link tweets.
  • Hi-tech coolers.
  • MindRDR and what it does.
  • A Flappybird like game for GoogleGlass.
  • Home tech.

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: Mike Pound (@unclecrappy), John Chichilla (@chilla) 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!