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AwesomeCast 296: Ladies Night

It’s AwesomeCast 196 and the ladies are taking over!

  • Katie’s Awesome Thing of the Week if President Obama trying out Google Cardboard VR…with googly eyes!
  • Cynthia’s Awesome Thing is the ingenuitea for optimal caffeine creation!
  • Missy’s Awesome Thing is the Apple Watch Kardia Band to upgrade the health tracking options.
  • App of the Week: Katie is liking WeDo for to do lists.  OR try out Trello.  Many of us are using it for task management!
  • Doug sent us an update from his SlingTV experience, including
  • Yik Yak has chat!
  • First Response has a bluetooth capable pregnancy test…and it will entertain you with an app while you wait?
  • We take a look at how VR Porn is made
  • Some places are installing road level stop lights to get the attention of walking texters

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: Cynthia Closkey (@cynthiacloskey), Katie Dudas (@kdudders) & Missy Sorg (@rebelliousflaw).

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 294: Roughing It

This week on AwesomeCast 294, we’re talking about awesome things in technology, including:

  • What do we do without the internet?  Our crew shares tips for your non-internet survival guide.
  • We go down the rabbit hole discussing board games (many available to play at Looking for Group Pittsburgh!)
  • We discuss the latest impressions of Virtual Reality and the Oculus VR with John Lange.
  • What makes VR work in relation to the Nintendo Wii?
  • What sorts of 360 videos can take off with the platform?
  • How is the Orah 4i camera going to make these 360 videos more accessible
  • The coolest Raspberry Pi Game Boy.

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: Chilla (@chilla), John Lange of Looking for Group Pittsburgh (@lfgpgh) 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 293: It’s All About the VR, Baby

This week on AwesomeCast 293, we’re talking about awesome things in technology, including:

  • It’s Podcast Day! We’re going LIVE with Frank Murgia of Pittsburgh Podcast Network and Katie in studio. Chilla is joining us from Studio B.
  • Google released the Nik Collection for free? Chilla is telling us all about his Awesome Thing Of The Week!
  • Katie is sharing her Awesome Thing Of The Week – Butt touching. (It’s a robot thing.)
  • Frank is keeping it dirty with his Awesome Thing Of The Week – an Amazon Button for condoms!
  • Sorg’s Awesome Thing Of The Week is Splash as a photography/video 360 option.
  • Speaking of VR, looks like IKEA is turning your kitchen remodel into a game!
  • We like to check out Looking For Group to play with new VR options. (You should check them out, too.)
  • Google’s new VR tool allows easy embedding of 360 content.
  • Frank is talking about this weekend’s Comedians for Cancer event. Make sure to check it out.
  • TWIT built the ultimate gaming machine for Oculus Rift.
  • Tesla has an affordable Model 3. (And we’re a little excited.)
  • Microsoft’s mobile OS isn’t windows. It’s Cortana.
  • Tip Of The Week: How do you know if a battery is dead? Bounce it off the ground! If it bounces, it’s old.
  • Because April Fools Day was a few days ago, we’re sharing some internet shenanigans.

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: Chilla (@chilla), Katie (@Kdudders), Frank (@MrFrankMurgia) 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 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 272: These Are Not the Drones You Are Looking For

This week on Awesomecast 272, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Starting with our Awesome Thing Of The Week. Up first is Chilla with Perch – creating a security monitor from an old device.
  • Sorg is taking it Halloween with his Awesome Thing Of The Week – creepy face reenactment tech face mapping.
  • Picobrew – The Keurig of home beer brewing. Thanks to Doug for his submission for Awesome Thing Of The Week.
  • We’re headed to Instagram’s new app Boomerang for our App Of The Week looping 1-second videos.
  • Did you know Google has been quietly recording your voice – and saving it?  Learn more and how you can delete it.
  • Thanks to @Optinvent for some additional details on last week’s ORA-X conversation. Check ’em out on Kickstarter.
  • Because it’s our Halloween episode, we’re going to talk some costumes with Google’s Frightgeist site.
  • Facebook is unleashing universal search across its network.
  • Bing is a good mix of public and private enterprise. Chilla shares his thoughts.
  • WalMart is testing drone delivery.
  • OculusRift and Adawarp allows you to become a cuddly teddy bear.
  • Guitar Hero for Apple TV – Does it put it in the running as a gaming console? Chilla shares his thoughts.
  • If you’re a subscriber to New York Times you’re getting Google Cardboard!
  • YouTube Red is here! Sorg will be sharing some thoughts at Basic Sorganomics, but we’re briefly discussing.

 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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