Category Archives: AwesomeCast

AwesomeCast 308: Many Shades of NES

We’re getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 308!

  • Sorg is excited for the Mini NES Classic!
  • Chilla is excited for some enterprise video solutions from Microsoft
  • We discuss whether professional installations may up home automation adoption
  • Bittorrent Now and Libsyn’s new iHeartRadio deal are new options for
  • New York City transit is aiming to upgrade it’s subway with wifi and USB charging
  • Cardless ATMs are coming to more banks

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 ,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 livestreaming Tuesdays around 6:30 PM EST!

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AwesomeCast 307: Pokemon Safe Out There!

We’re getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 305!

  • Chachi discusses his experience since getting his hands on his own Samsung Gear VR.  What games is he playing, and why can’t he play Dark Days?
  • Chilla discusses how many ways you can store your Apple Pen, including eBoot Pencil HolderPencilCozy, and Mudder EVA Hard Shell Stylus Pen Pencil Case Holder. (Affiliate links)
  • Katie learned a great deal about Google Analytics after her two days with a Lunametrics course.
  • Sorg is securing his home with DIY security cameras with MotionEye on Raspberry Pi.
  • Pokemon Go is extensively talked about including our experiences, meeting other Pokemon monsters, how to play the game, how others are taking advantage of the game, the bad side, and more!

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 ,chillatech.net), Katie Dudas (@kdudders, Scarehouse Podcast), Anthony Walker (@chachisays) 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 livestreaming Tuesdays around 6:30 PM EST!

>Show Notes<

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AwesomeCast 306: Death Star Christmas in July

AC_306We’re getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 305!

  • Krause talks Samsung Gear VR after his first spin.  He JUST got it out of the box in the studio!
  • We talk about the progress of Samsung devices and Android vs Apple (it’s not what you think)
  • Krause also shares his MPow Wolverine Bluetooth Wireless Headphones 
  • Dudders can’t get enough of the geekery in the Hallmark ornament catalog
  • Chilla is talking about the Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse T630 and the MX Master for multi computer use.
  • Sorg talks Gunjack and Lands End for Samsung Gear VR
  • More tech talk!

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 ,chillatech.net), Katie Dudas (@kdudders, Scarehouse Podcast), Ron Krause (@KrazyKrause) 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 livestreaming Tuesdays around 6:30 PM EST!

>Show Notes<

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AwesomeCast: Comic Cons Special

AC_ConCastIn this SPECIAL EDITON we gather a small panel to talk about the state of Comic Cons, Wizard World’s Impact, and more!  Will Rutherford (PanelRiot.com) and John DeGore (@diggy) discuss!

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

Photo by John Chichilla.  Check out his Comic Con article at ChillaTech.net !

 

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AwesomeCast 305: Chilla of the Future!

We’re getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 305!

  • Chilla is looking at the new Logitech C930e that offloads h.264 work to the camera. 
  • Sorg is testing LIVE 360 video with the Ricoh Theta S and Wirecast.
  • A hotel is giving a Samsung Gear 360 to guests for a marketing campaign.
  • Boston Dynamics has a new robot that does your dishes.
  • BauBax has new smart clothing that adds wireless charging to your person.

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 ,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 livestreaming Tuesdays around 6:30 PM EST!

>Show Notes<

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AwesomeCast 304: That Theta Love

We’re getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 303!

  • Sorg got his hands on the Ricoh Theta S and Chilla asks questions from his time with the Samsung Gear 360
  • Chilla is excited for Bank of America’s cardless ATM with ApplePay
  • Windows 10 is stepping up to help you delete crapware from your new computer and integrate with your Android notifications better
  • Sphero is making more than Star Wars themed toys.  How about educational robots?
  • Is Playstation VR going to ruin Virtual Reality for the rest of us?

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: Anthony Walkter (@chachisays),  John Chichilla (@chilla , 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 livestreaming Tuesdays around 6:30 PM EST!

>Show Notes<

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AwesomeCast 303: Virtual Reality Xbox

We’re getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 303!

  • WWDC gives us an early look at iOS 10, WatchOS, tvOS and macOS Sierra
  • Chachi gives us a look at E3 and the latest from Xbox One S, cross play for Xbox games, Playstation VR with Resident Evil 7 and more!
  • LinkedIn has been purchased by Microsoft

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: Anthony Walkter (@chachisays), Katie Dudas (@kdudders, Scarehouse.com), John Chichilla (@chilla , 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 livestreaming Tuesdays around 6:30 PM EST!

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AwesomeCast 302: 6 Degrees of Samsung s7 Edge

We’re getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 302!

  • Chilla was at Wizard World Philly. It was so awesome it made his Awesome Thing Of The Week.
  • Katie and googley eyes. Of course she’s telling us about her VR Awesome Thing Of The Week!
  • Sorg has been playing with his Raspberry Pi. He likes it so much it’s his Awesome Thing Of The Week this week.
  • We have an App Of The Week this week – Google Motion feeds your photos into movies or gifs using live photos.
  • You like VR? So do we! We’re psyched for VR backpacks and the potential it’s unlocking.
  • Comparing Holo Lens with Oculus Rift and other VR.
  • It’s like everyone is getting the Edge 7. So much so that it’s like 6 degrees of Kevin Bacon in studio.
  • Facebook lets you be more discreet about tagging friends.
  • We’re talking about options for Facebook and Instagram integration from a business standpoint.
  • We use Slack for our project management. With Slack voice calling feature in beta, we have some thoughts.

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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, Scarehouse.com), John Chichilla (@chilla , 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 livestreaming Tuesdays around 6:30 PM EST!

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AwesomeCast: 6 Year Celebration

We’re recording on location with our friends Looking for Group Pittsburgh!  We hang out, talk about our history, watch the crew try out the HTC Vive, and chat about the tech history and Virtual Reality reactions with Michael Pound (@unclecrappy, @MikePoundPG ), Katie Dudas (@kdudders, Scarehouse Podcast), Brian Crawford (Rivers Edge Pgh), catch up with Ryan Haggerty a day after his first Blood on the Leaves movie premiere, and John Lange of Looking for Group!

After the show remember to:

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 301: Show Me The Muffins!

We’re getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 301!

  • We had some fun with Photoshop Mix and Katie this week.
  • Did you know we do an interview section with our #AwesomeChat series? Scope out some of our interviews at sorgatronmedia.com.
  • Of course, we couldn’t do a lot of the stuff we do without our Patreons! Shout outs to @ThistleSea and @mikefedorshow for their support.
  • Moving right in to our Awesome Thing Of The Week, Chilla is sharing his Alexa Skill Testing Tool.
  • Katie is sharing her Awesome Thing Of The Week – Instagram is now offering helpful business tools.
  • We’re discussing Facebook ads and Facebook video options for business.
  • Sorg is sharing his Awesome Thing Of The Week with Pebble (not 5 years ago – but their current Kickstarter).
  • We have fan mail from Germany thanks to our friends from Splash. We <3 our supersplasher swag!
  • Speaking of 3D, Sorg stopped by Looking For Group and checked out their HTC Vive.
  • Katy Perry’s Twitter account hacked!
  • XBox One is slated for a price drop. Is that because we’re expecting them to drop THREE new devices?
  • Google Map ads will drop branded pins on your search results.
  • Robot procreation is a thing 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: Katie Dudas (@kdudders, Scarehouse.com), John Chichilla (@chilla , 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 livestreaming Tuesdays around 6:30 PM EST!

>Show Notes<

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