While the City of Pittsburgh may be in a state of self-quarantine, the crew can still gather on the internet! We’ve got Sorg, Katie, Ryan Haggerty, and Chilla on to talk this week in tech news, including:
- Katie is sharing her present and future Awesome Thing of the Week to help her get through her isolation – – Animal Crossing!
- More video game options – – Ryan Haggerty is sharing Castlevania Symphony of the Night as his Awesome Thing of the Week.
- Chilla’s Awesome Thing of the Week is actually Scot MacTaggart and his great use of Zoom and Slack to keep people connected.
- Sorg is sharing Netflix Party as his Awesome Thing of the Week.
- Thanks to Amanda for sharing how to clean our Apple products!
- We’re getting some really great updates on Apple TV (just in time for our self-quarantine) including Central Park from the co-creator of Bob’s Burgers.
- Speaking of great options to cut the cord, there’s a Beastie Boys documentary coming out, too.
- Among many things that have cancelled, E3 2020 hit the list. We’re sharing some general thoughts.
- Apple’s WWDC is getting ahead of the curve by moving to an online format.
- Pornhub is giving away free premium access during the Coronavirus outbreak.
- We’re checking out Concept Board as an online whiteboard option.
- We’re checking out some of the things content creators like Stephen Colbert are doing to do their shows without an audience.
- Can’t go to the zoo or aquarium? A few places are live streaming options.
- Headspace and other meditation and calming platforms have free options to help people re-center during this period of uncertainty.
- Did you know you could share your digital movie library on iTunes?
- Nvidia is using spare GPU clock cycles to help fight COVID-19.
- KIVA is running a webinar to help small business adapt to changes during the Coronavirus shutdown.
- Looking for an app to keep you up to date with location-based news alerts? Everbridge is a great option.
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