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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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AwesomeCast 285: #sorgmonkeybaby

This week on AwesomeCast 285, we’re talking about awesome things in technology, including:

  • Chilla’s Awesome Thing Of The Week is a mirror. Not because he’s that kind of guy. It’s because it’s a smart screen!
  • Dudders is using her new Macbook! And, it spiraled a fun tech conversation with Chilla and his new hardware.
  • Dudders’ Awesome Thing Of The Week is not her new Mac book, but is instead the @toolsforpeace Stop Breathe Think app.
  • Sorg’s Awesome Thing Of The Week is also a life hack in that he organizes his scheduling with @vytein.
  • We’re celebrating National Pizza Day with the perfect pepperoni pizza from Slice on Broadway. Show your support and vote!
  • Our App Of The Week is Wallapop.
  • Hallelujah! Instagram allows multiple account access. (Finally.)
  • Fitbit detects pregnancy.
  • 3D printer used so Superbowl 50 player could have a custom brace on his broken arm.
  • Facebook Messenger has a hidden chess game.
  • iRing allows you to have it as a stand holder and grip for your iPhone.
  • Twitter is joining the algorithm game and changing the timeline view for users.

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: 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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Awesome Chat: Max Haot of Livestream – Mevo Camera


Max Haot
, co-founder of Livestream joins us to discuss the Mevo Camera. How is this device attempting to make multicam-like editing accessible for events and more. We talk the tech in advance of the product’s April 2016 release.

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!

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 282: Adulting

This week on AwesomeCast 282, we’re talking about awesome things in technology, including:

  • John Carman is sharing his Awesome Thing Of The Week – Guy-Fi Masterbation Booth.
  • Hot Octopuss discussion is happening. We should get John Carman and Katie Dudas together to talk adult tech.
  • James Deighan is sharing the Pittsburgh Retro Gaming event (happening this weekend) as his Awesome Thing Of The Week.
  • James is also discussing the 8 Bit Evolution game Germ Squashers.
  • Marta is sharing her Awesome Thing Of The Week – the West Marine Liquid Image scuba mask dive camera.
  • Sorg is keeping with this week’s theme with the Nudifier app for iOS.
  • It’s time for our App Of The Week and this week’s is brought to us by Marta – the Go Fucking Do It app.
  • Time for fan submissions and this week’s input comes from some friends who checked out Oculus VR at Looking For Group.
  • Sorg is sharing his thoughts on I Expect You To Die from Schell Games here in Pittsburgh.
  • 8-bit games in a VR setting? James is sharing some ideas about it.
  • Discussing tiny houses built for the homeless in Seattle.
  • We’re sharing some thoughts on astronauts growing their first space flower.
  • Related David Bowie gets his own constellation.
  • NES did a Labyrinth game? Color us shocked! (And amazed.) James is giving us the hook-up.
  • Minecraft finds a way to program BASIC code in-game.
  • Somewhat related…Minecraft is a growing search term on Porn Hub.
  • And we’ve turned to a discussion of Leisure Suit Larry.

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: Marta Mazzoni (@@icantfindmarta), John Carman (@carmanavenue), James Deighan (Now known as Mega Cat Games), 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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Awesome Chat: Kim Lyons of Next Pittsburgh

We talk with Kim Lyons, News Editor at NEXTPittsburgh.com about the site’s mission to cover Pittsburgh, start ups in the city, interesting restaurants, Mayor Bill Peduto, and a digital magazine’s place in the journalism landscape.

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 281: Everything is Peachy

This week on AwesomeCast 281, we’re talking about awesome things in technology, including:

  • Katie is sharing her Awesome Thing Of The Week – Facebook messenger chat with Miss Piggy.
  • Chilla’s sharing his CES2016 inspired Awesome Thing Of The Week – Endless low-cost PCs for the rest of the world.
  • Sorg is sharing his thoughts on Automatic as his Awesome Thing Of The Week.
  • Sorg is especially sold on the Year In Driving report and monthly report card from Automatic.
  • Question Of The Day: Uber or Zip Car?
  • App Of The Week for this week is fruit related. We’re talking about Peach (@peachdotcool).
  • We’re discussing the super selfie stick the Saramonic SmartMixer. (Thanks Doug (@douglasderda).)
  • Dudders is issuing a scavenger hunt for a good clip-on audio (bluetooth?) mic that is reasonably priced.
  • Lyft helping senior citizens get rides to appointments without smartphones.
  • Pour one out to Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10. A Farewell Web Address is being kickstarted to free us from IE.
  • Wonder what Watson has been doing since its Jeopardy win? It’s been working on a Eat/Sleep/Exercise program.
  • Amazon Video is filling our void during TV season breaks. What are others watching between Amazon Video and Hulu?
  • Snapchat, Amazon, and Netflix are also streaming the State Of The Union Address.
  • CORRECTION: Netflix is NOT streaming the State Of The Union Address.

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).

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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