This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and The Millvale Music Festival!
John Carman joins John Chichilla and Mike Sorg to talk about what’s new in the world of technology. This week’s topics include:
- Sorg is setting the tone for this week’s Awesome Thing of the Week segment with his 3D movie maker (of sorts) find after hanging with the THRIFTY podcast crew last week! (NOTE: Actual product unavailable to link. Included link is for a similar product)
- Carman is sharing the Facebook dating *cough* Tinder *cough* integration announcement as his Awesome Thing of the Week.
- Instead of being a Tinder competitor, the Facebook Dating option will do long-term comparisons akin to eHarmony.
- Chilla is sharing an Oculus option that is now available at a lower price point as his Awesome Thing of the Week.
- We’ve talked with (and about) Alpha Lab Gear quite a few times on the show. They just announced their new cycle of movers and shakers!
- Double Dare is coming back to Nickelodeon!
- Cal Tech is working on an autonomous drone ambulance.
- Are you a fan of Harry Potter? There’s an app (game) for you!
- T-Mobile and Sprint are joining forces to become a new company
- Looking for something to do with your Echo? Turn it into a coffee mug! (Not really, someone has a battery option that makes it look like one, though.)
- MoviePass may have passed its honeymoon stage and they’re starting to roll out some restrictions.
- Google will now let you register a .app site.
- Atari VCS is officially on pre-order.
- The Bobby Cherry App will simply be a tracking app to determine whether or not Bobby Cherry is at Kennywood.
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