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    Minesweeper Mania! | AwesomeCast 573

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 43:18

    tech news, pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media,

    Crypto Fever | AwesomeCast 572

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 54:08

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Chilla and Sorg are talking pre-Thanksgiving tech news and more! Niantic and a crypto debit card company made an AR game where you earn Bitcoin. And Chilla talks Sorg into buying some crypto. Sorg picked up an M1 Mac Mini for the office! What are we thankful for in tech? Mostly connecting people through Zoom and other call tech! Microsoft gaming chief calls for industry-wide game preservationApple announces Self Service Repair https://youtu.be/VEJpw68rhI0 After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    The Lost Planet | AwesomeCast 571

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 51:07

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Ron Krause joins us to talk all things Xbox 20th Anniversary and Halo! Bus driver breaks down the bus scene from Shang Chi Streamlabs makes Xbox Twitch Streams better. Xbox 20 year anniversary! Halo Released Early, Documentary, 70 new backwards compatible games, Halo TV Teaser70+ Classic Games Are Coming To Xbox, Some of Them With Performance Boosts Twitch on Nintendo Switch Rocket League in 2D! Here's every Marvel show announced during Disney+ Day Valve delays the Steam Deck into 2022 Netflix's Avatar is being shot on a Mandalorian-style virtual stage https://youtu.be/e6cGTN-yD9w After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Pikmin Style | AwesomeCast 570

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 57:00

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast The crew talks all the tech news you can use! Mr Beast and Flavortown ghost kitchens Cute affordable kitchen items at ROSS in Settlers Ridge (Grogu, Snoopy, Nightmare Before Christmas) Show and tell Why compute power matters and Uber, Twitter and more are snatching M1 Max Macbook Pros Transformers: Tactical Arena has rolled out to Apple Arcade Netflix games on iOS this week Verge holiday gift guide under 50 cheap gadgets Unity to buy Weta Digital for $1.625 billion cash & stock Disney Plus is upgrading Marvel movies to IMAX aspect ratio Twitter Blue - pay to read articles and undo tweets https://youtu.be/5_YqH10iFe0 After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Extra $5 For Legs | AwesomeCast 569

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 59:44

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Dudders is BACK with Chilla and Sorg to talk video games, Meta and more!  Roblox is back online Book of Boba Fett Trailer Sorg runs new hardware for Boxing PPV  Niantic's 'Pikmin Bloom' mobile game starts rolling out  Meta is retiring the Oculus brand  Meta showed an impressive demo of its Codec Avatars B.J. Novak's Face Is on Products Worldwide. He's Not Sure Why. Teams digital avatars - legs cost extra?  After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube! https://youtu.be/AkdZxsY1n2o

    AwesomeCast 568: Storm Pooper

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 66:17

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Amanda Narcisi joins Sorg and Chilla about Immersive Art, Apple iOS 15 features, naughty web sites and more! Sorg and Dudders visit the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit 2 days and 10 miles on the Laurel Highland Trail with Chill and the Osprey Farpoint 70 Travel Pack. AFFILIATE LINK: https://amzn.to/3vKRppuApple SharePlay is live! And Amanda talks about testing it! 'Among Us' will hit Xbox and PlayStation on December 14th N64 and Sega Genesis come to Nintendo Switch Online Expansion PackAdd a little Droid to your outdoor adventure. Using Microsoft's Kinect to see ghosts Airpod Beanies! In-app events will come to the App Store on October 27Museum Starts OnlyFans Account After Its TikTok Is Banned for Posting NudesOn Pornhub, Math Teacher Makes His Mark Teaching CalculusHertz Order for 100,000 EVs Sends Tesla Value to $1 Trillion https://youtu.be/uOx-Yl39MIc After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    It's Smaller on the Inside | AwesomeCast 567

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 56:43

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Brian Crawford and THE Rizz join Sorg and Chilla to talk new Macbook Pros, video games and more! Apple updates Final Cut and Logic to take advantage of new M1 Pro and Max chips XBox Mini-Fridge Sells Out In FIFTEEN MINUTESPoly (Plantronics + Polycom) Sync20 USB-A Personal Smart -Speakerphone to help Chilla on his calls. AFFILIATE LINK: https://amzn.to/3vAPG68 Brian brings us an app called Speechify to help with reading with ADHDG4 will return to TV on November 16th There's now an official 'Minecraft' gaming chair Stadia's Direct Touch input system comes to iPhone and iPad — no controller required Apple Music's new $5 plan only works with Siri The $19 Apple Polishing Cloth 2TB of storage should be enough for your Macbook Pro, right? https://youtu.be/nTIuraHMeT8 After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Acceptable Elective Brain Surgery Upgrades | AwesomeCast 566

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 55:32

    Dream Daddy Is The Least Of Our Worries | AwesomeCast 565

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 61:44

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Podnar and Rizz are here to talk video games, video production and more with Sorg! Sorg has a new stand for his studio ATEM Mini Pro setup from CastCrate!  Podnar shows off updated iPhoto memories features Amazon's New World Bricking EXPENSIVE Graphic Cards Netflix rolls out first member exclusive mobile games in some countries Watch Out Twitch, Porn Site Chaturbate Now Lets Models Stream Video Games Rizz introduces us to the world of various dating simulation video games   After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube! https://youtu.be/0q0JnKgwL2k

    Alexa. Swarm Mode. | AwesomeCast 784

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 53:53

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Ron Krause returns to talk iPhones, video games, and more with John Chichilla and Michael Sorg!   Krause bought a new gaming pc for his work: ROG Strix G512LISorg did a nature/dog walk to test his new iPhone 13 Pro MaxChill ahas a new switch-based USB hub. Amazon announces new products. But are we ready for an in home robot and security drones from the company? Chilla wants a few of the Echo Show 15 for his wall.Remember the movie Antitrust? iPhone 13 is out now so lets speculate about the iPhone 15How to use Apple's FaceTime on an Android phone https://youtu.be/GSQkj3fF2fc After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    These Are Not the Bricks You're Looking For | AwesomeCast 783

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 62:27

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Alex Kahrs joins us to represent California on Apple Event day with Katie Dudas, John Chichilla and Michael Sorg!   How did our iPhone 13 pre orders go? And what accessories have come in before the new phones?  iOS 15.1 already in beta channel.  What's coming, and what do you need to do with your new phone if you're on the beta?  Fraggle Rock on Waze Ikea's $39.99 pad adds built-in wireless charging to almost any table Fan Builds The Entire Star Wars Galaxy in Minecraft.  And check out the official release too!  ​​ The massive Museum of Pinball closes, leaving around 1,700 games to be auctioned off  When disaster strikes Verizon has a Thor for you  GoPro Hero 10 Black review: A big, invisible upgrade BOGO $100 off on Quest tvOS gets new screensavers After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube! https://youtu.be/7NeXWJb9u1k

    Your Next iPhone | AwesomeCast 562

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 68:46

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Alex Kahrs joins us to represent California on Apple Event day with Katie Dudas, John Chichilla and Michael Sorg!   Sorg gives second day impressions on the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Pro (before wanting to throw it out the window later that night) We run down the day's Apple Event including iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPad Mini and Apple Watch Series 7. https://youtu.be/yjxoQfhwcBY After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Batteries Not Included on Facebook Marketplace | AwesomeCast 561

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 53:04

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Videographer Miles Levrio joins us to talk old camera tech with Dave Podnar, John Chichilla and Michael Sorg! Toyota joins as car companies invest in battery EV tech Microsoft Acquires Video editor Clipchamp Asphalt 8+ and Zen Pinball Party on Apple Arcade Miles talks about his new Instagram Crappy.Cams, and his Facebook Marketplace experiment while on the road in Tennessee! After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Hot Takes On Deplatforming | AwesomeCast 560

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 61:43

    tech news, pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media,

    Pumpkin Spice Podcast | AwesomeCast 559

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 58:06

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast The band is back together as we talk video games, pumpkin spice and more with John Chichilla Katie Dudas and Michael Sorg!   Pumpkin spice and all things halloween are back Marvel Future Revolution is about to launch! Quake on consoles and Game Pass! OnlyFans is banning porn, the very thing that made it bigLinkTree partners with PayPalWalmart announces GoLocal Spotify opening podcast subscription open to everyone One more day… until more StarWars Lego NewsHalo running late with co-op and forge Amanda got a Polaroid iD922 action camera for kayaking! https://youtu.be/BJcGR-Q5IXM After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Danny DeVito Tassels | AwesomeCast 558

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 58:46

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Dave Podnar joins us from quarantine as we talk walking, smart clocks, new virtual office concepts and more with Katie Dudas and Michael Sorg!   Sorg picked up a Lenovo Smart Clock with THE Google Assistant for $13 on Wish! Video Window for remote workers to feel like they're in the officemibest OLED Finger Pulse Oximeter. AFFILIATE LINK https://amzn.to/3gcSMXs Sorg found video game streaming services Blacknut and Vortex in the GoogleTV App Store. But it's AntStream with CLASSIC Midway, Lucasarts, Namco, and Neo Geo games you can play for FREE that's awesome! Podnar shares the completed pghsteps project! Check them out on Instagram and the maps project! Tiny dicks descend on Pittsburgh (their headline, not ours!) OnlyFans introduces OFTV app. No nudity or cost After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    One Night in Chilla's Backpack | AwesomeCast 557

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 66:36

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast John Chichilla is back for ONE NIGHT ONLY to help us get more organized with our computer cord management and talk AppleTV and video games with Ron Krause  and Michael Sorg! Chilla gives us all of the organization tips with cord wrangling and on the go phone charging including: Travel Accessories Cable Organizer Bag AFFILIATE LINK https://amzn.to/3jNLcDL Anker Wireless Power Bank, PowerCore 10,000mAh Portable Charger with USB-C AFFILIATE LINK https://amzn.to/3lRjsk4 Cocoon CPG7BK GRID-IT! Accessory Organizer AFFILIATE LINK https://amzn.to/37z5Cug Sorg picked up a new AppleTV 4K Krause's son is getting married! Xbox cloud streaming is now available in the Windows app  Pittsburgh is having scooter problems!  Who could have guessed? M1 Mac mini 600.00 The new Parallels 17 officially lets you run Windows 11 on your Mac Bird Buddy Webcam for bird watching! Loupedeck for creative shortcuts  Why does Sorg need a Dummy HDMI? After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    AwesomeCast 556: No R2 Doo-doo

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 59:36

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Pinball, Halo Infinite hands on, and Detonation Racing. We got your tech news with Ron Krause, Katie Dudas and Michael Sorg!   Dudders visited Kickback Cafe to play Mandelorian, Ninja Turtles, and more pinball machinesSorg is digging Detonation Racing from Apple Arcade Krause got his hands on the Halo Infinite previewGoogle is now offering a permanent Chromecast and Stadia Controller bundle Cat simulator 'Stray' heads to PlayStation and PC in early 2022 R2-D2 is now a Tamagotchi that doesn't poop Google won't let you sign in with very old Android versions after September 27th Waze adds Master Chief from Halo The Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro will launch this fall with custom-built Tensor chip Otterbox Game ClipGoogle Maps update for iOS. Live location sharing in iMessage, home screen widgets. And dark mode https://youtu.be/Im4La3oZqpw After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Sorgatron Media 4 Year Studio Party!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 100:13

    It's been 4 years since we walked the couch up to the Beechview Studio location! We celebrate with old friends from many of our shows including Wrestling Mayhem Show, AwesomeCast and Fishing Without Bait!

    The Biggest Guitar Ever |

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 55:58

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Arcades, big rockets, and Instagram updates. We got your tech news with Ron Krause, Katie Dudas and Michael Sorg!   Instagrams' Reels can now be 60 seconds long What's old is new again as Krause visits an arcade! Sorg saw a GIANT GUITAR at Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, FL Steam Deck can limit frame rates to give you longer battery lifeApple Arcade's upcoming additions include 'Tetris' and 'Monster Hunter' gamesPlay the olympic game from Google's homepage.Clippy will return as an emoji in some Microsoft appsiOS 14.7.1 ReleasedEar (1) EarbudsLucasfilm hires YouTuber who used deepfake to improve 'The Mandalorian'Olympic Drones!Instagram update #1 for us. Sensitive contentInstagram updates for the teenagers https://youtu.be/AZXaURu1WK4 After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Big Podcast on a Little Plane | AwesomeCast 554

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 60:27

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Ron Krause is back via tiny plane to talk video games and rockets with Katie Dudas, John Chichilla, and Michael Sorg!   Krause on a small plane! Pokemon Go Awesome Fest and Pokemon Unite!Wally Funk, 82 year old who flew on Blue Origin spaceflightSteamDeck plays all of your Steam Games on a portable unit...in December. Microsoft unveils Windows 365, a Windows 10 PC in the cloud. How can we use it? Games Coming to Game PassHandhelds are hot again. Here's how Xbox and PlayStation could capitalize.Netflix games will focus on mobile at firstReminds us of a previous video game and show crossover "Defiance" on SyfyNew pro wrestling show "Heels" on Starz After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Rocket Measuring Contest | AwesomeCast 553

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 50:53

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Rockets, billboard cats and more with Katie Dudas, John Chichilla, and Michael Sorg!   Giant 3D cat billboard in JapanThis could be pretty cool 1 device, 4 OSes. Run Windows, ChromeOS and Android on MacOS MachinesBillionaires in Space! Richard Branson gets there first on Virgin Galactic. Or did he?Did you Black Widow? I only ask because I had a heck of a time purchasing it. Apple offering $99 magsafe battery pack for iPhone 12 family Awesome update to the Transit app. https://youtu.be/b2ZUPt5aB6Y After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Chili Dog Deep Dive | AwesomeCat 552

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 63:25

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast From Chili Dogs to Nintendo Switch. We talk tech as Mike Pound of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette joins Katie Dudas, John Chichilla, and Michael Sorg!   There's a NEW Nintendo Switch coming in October! Will you be picking it up? Pink Pockets. Post mastectomy drain holders.STIR/SHAKEN, because robo calls will drive you to drink. New FCC rules took effect last week, requiring big carriers to confirm that the number we see coming up on caller ID matches the number that the call originated from.Sorg is upping his streaming game with a new Live U to stream better from more locations. American Troops Are Pulling Out Of Afghanistan, Leaving Pokémon BehindUse Brickit App to figure out what to build with a picture of your loose Legos! https://youtu.be/jfw04OzjrDk After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    The Booty Setting | AwesomeCast 551

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 53:19

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast We're talking Scales, Windows 11, Social Media Summits and more with Katie Dudas, John Chichilla, and Michael Sorg!   Sorg got the Wyze ScaleSocial Media Day Summit presented by Social Media Pro. Free social media convention this weekWindows 11 is out on the Microsoft Insider Program and promises Android app supportTop Rope Table Top made a mini Sorgatron! And we're exploring Hero Forge to make our own mini figs, maybe! Contra Returns coming to iOS and AndroidTikTok is putting mini apps into videos Tide is making the first laundry detergent for space Pay someone else to pick up stuff from your ex with PostdatesThe latest on the Western Digital MyBook Live bug. https://youtu.be/AuV-wBFYM6Q After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    AwesomeCast Away From Home Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 30:34

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Sorg is on the road this week on vacation, so we asked our AwesomeCasters to submit their Awesome Things of the Week early! Sorg shares his experiences on the road at Formula SAE Nevada where he had the fortune to chat with members of Tesla, Space X and the Boring Company, hold a flame thrower, and saw the new Tesla Model S Plaid in action! Katie's fighting off gnats and fruit flies from her plants with some sticky gnat traps! In honor of Father's Day and the US Open Amanda and Steve showed off the Arccos Caddie Smart Sensors for golf clubs. These smart sensors track you throughout play to improve stroke and scores. https://youtu.be/uEJu0DFhGpU After the show remember to: Subscribe to the Podcast: awesomecast.fireside.fm Sorgatron Media Podcast Network Feed: sorgatronmedia.fireside.fm Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Cookie Cutter Copy Cats | AwesomeCast 550

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 59:54

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast E3 is upon us, and monopolized by Microsoft Xbox in the Cloud and more with Rizz of Rizz Plays Games on Twitch, John Chichilla, and Michael Sorg!   Elgato Cam Link 4k saves my BIG project! Xbox. Series. X. Mini. Fridge Transformers Pokemon Go-like game is coming from Niantic! Microsoft is officially making Xbox video game streaming sticks Razer is releasing its Project Hazel mask in limited drops in the fourth quarter of this year Elden Ring - George R.R. Martin and From SoftwareWWDC videos and scroll down for mindfulness relaxation videos. Next Windows Version, inbound… After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Bandelier of Mifi | AwesomeCast 549

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 51:38

    This week's episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast It's a remote Zoom Zoom show talking how to save your big job, vacation alone, and WWDC top announcements with Katie Dudas, John Chichilla, and Michael Sorg!   Katie talks about her solo vacation to Ocean City and putt putt! Chilla talks Apple iOS 15's Universal Control from WWDC! Sorg talks about the Elgato CamLink saved the day! Will more people come to FaceTime when it opens to Android and Windows? Playdate announces Season 1 Games and stereo docWe almost got away messages with Focus iPhone updateTechCrunch City Spotlight June 29th with CMU President Farnam Jahanian is speaking. Local errors lol!The travel world is changing thanks to the pandemic & AirBnB is making their own changes  After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we're sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Sneaky Sidewalk Echo | AwesomeCast 548

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 59:35

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast dd We are celebrating 11 years of AwesomeCast with the ORIGINAL AwesomeCaster Rob de la Cretaz, Dave Podnar, John Chichilla, and Michael Sorg!   Chilla is using the Tomtoc Padfolio to keep his tech safe for him and his kid. Podnar is talking the Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Truck! Rob is lookin gat the FREE to play with Unreal Engine Twinmotion for environment rendering and we look at the Unreal Engine Metahuman digital human creator. Sorg has been out played by his family at Simon's Cat Story Time on Apple Arcade June's Journey: The Lost Diaries Podcast supports the mobile game. Amazon devices will soon automatically share your Internet with neighbors. Why is that great and scary, and should you turn it off? https://youtu.be/uyZJBMn8yZ8 After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Serious Grogu | AwesomeCast 547

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 58:46

    tech news, pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media,

    Just Another Fall Guy | AwesomeCast 546

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 46:37

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Video Games, Gadgets and music with John Chichilla and Mike Sorg straight from Pittsburgh! Disappear if presenting a physical Logitech Scribe whiteboardSorg is playing Destroy All Humans on Game Pass and Fall Guys just in time for cross play with his Playstation friends! Get a calculator for your Switch! 'Grand Theft Auto V' mod adds uncanny photorealism through AIMicrosoft is giving Xbox One Insiders a chance to reserve a Series X/SIncase you need a desktop and like Apple here's a summary of all the reviews for the M1 iMac.  Discovery purchasing All of ATT media (HBO, Warner Studios, The TV networks)Apple Music will offer Dolby Atmos and lossless streaming starting next monthAmazon Music Unlimited plans now include HD streaming at no extra cost After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Stamp Collector Dudders | AwesomeCast 545

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 50:52

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast More Star Wars, Video Games, and Home Automation chatter with Katie Dudas, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg straight from Pittsburgh! Super Mario 64 On PC Looks Like An Entirely Different Game Star Wars Droids postal stamps Wemo Stage Scene Controller review: Almost a HomeKit home run Last Gameboard you’ll ever need : Perfect for Top Rope Table Top Final Eevee Evolution coming to Pokemon Go A special thanks to the person who combined the Apple TV remote and an AirTag Moment for AirTags Uber & Lyft offering free rides to vaccinations deal with White House AirTags vs Tiles.  What do you pick?  Amazon and Apple Built Vast Wireless Networks Using Your Devices.  After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube! https://youtu.be/gWq7w9b1uJk

    Star Wars Day! | AwesomeCast 544

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 56:37

    tech news, pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media,

    Sweet Twitch Room | AwesomeCast 543

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 60:33

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast We're talking Video Games and streaming on Twitch with Zach Rizza of Rizz Plays Games on Twitch, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg! Signal hacks the hackers Super Mario Party Finally Gets New Online Play In Free Update Sorg has a new Twitch Room Evercade is making a retro console for your TV with custom compilations on cartridge.  Sony starts rolling out 1080p support for PlayStation Now PlayStation Plus could soon include a video service AppleCare+ for Macs Can Now Be Extended Indefinitely After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Now in Purple | AwesomeCast 542

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 64:32

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast We're coloring everything PURPLE as we discuss the new Apple Event with Dave Podnar, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg! NASA is flying a Drone on Mars!Chilla is excited about the new Apple TV Remote All purple iMac and iPhone! (but not the one Sorg wants) Apple Tags are real and coming! iPad Pro has the desktop M1 chip! https://youtu.be/pRJUzeonSwU After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Who's Tom Nook Now? | AwesomeCast 541

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 54:33

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    Of Game Pass and Arcades | AwesomeCast 540

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 61:35

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast We're talking VPNs, Game Pass benefits, more games, going back to the office and more with Ron Krause, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg! Chilla has Amiibos and other NFC Fun with cheap programmable NFC tags (AFFILIATE) and Ally for your Amiibo "backups". Sorg discovered the ease of use with ExpressVPN to watch WWE Network and Netflix in other countries. Krause is playing Outriders, but only because it's yet another day and date Xbox Game Pass release getting some buzz last week! Sony's MLB The Show 21 is coming to Xbox and FREE on Game Pass! Apple Arcade gets some new and classic games, but Wonderbox and Skate City are our recent recommendations 'Among Us' will get 15-player lobbies and a new art styleE3 is coming back! Microsoft Delays Going Back to the office till September 7 https://youtu.be/voTXnJwngoQ After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Hello Kitty Kontroversy | AwesomeCast 539

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 62:35

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast DaButtonPusha from the Grind City channel returns to talk streaming your media, Hello Kitty Animal Crossing controversies, Katie Dudas, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg! Sorg has his first drone with the Ryze Robotics Tello drone! Katie attended the Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey Fights Cancer at the arena as a spectator Chilla has a low tech way to keep your computer desktop organizedButtons has a big tip for media streamers using Restream.ioWe talk with Buttons about 1 year of Grind City on Roku, 6 years of the studio, and how they celebrated Women's History Month! Dudders pisses off the internet and Sanrio on Animal Crossing New York rolls out first digital COVID-19 vaccine passports in the US Niantic Labs CEO posts a teaser image of some AR glasses $311,800 for a Pokemon card https://youtu.be/UCUn17PNjvU After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Vinyl Pitchforks | AwesomeCast 538

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 58:30

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast We talk Snyder Cuts, Disney+ Movies, Hello Kitty, Grogo and more with Katie Dudas, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg! Katie will be standing in line for Sanrio/Hello Kitty Amiibo cards at Target for her Animal Crossing  Chilla is fresh off of Falcon and the Winter Soldier and ready for Black Widow finally coming to Disney+ Premiere!  Sorg weighs in on the Snyder Cut Justice League  EA Play hits Xbox Game Pass on PC Barnes & Noble teamed up with Lenovo for its new 10-inch Nook tablet Intel's new PC ads bring back the 'I'm a Mac' guy  Niantic and Nintendo partner for AR apps. Walk with Pikmin! New NFL rights deal hands Thursday Night Football to Amazon Galactic Snakin Grogo coming in October Will the homepod mini take the chill out of chilla in the future? TIP: Having issues with apps on your Android phone?   After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube! https://youtu.be/1XS8INBH1Js

    The Mystery Below the Desk | AwesomeCast 537:

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 58:45

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast The crew is back! We talk Ninja Turtles, 90's TV, video game controllers and Social Media with Katie Dudas, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg! Chilla's Awesome Thing is the Genki ShadowCast to broadcast your Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and more! Feeling nostalgic with my 90s tv? Check out www.my90stv.com with Dudders! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Shredder's Revenge is coming to bring back that 90's nostalgia. And Faith No More's Mike Patton is singing the song! GeForce Now and Stadia could be coming to Xbox One! A YouTuber crammed 'Tenet' onto Game Boy Advance cartridges out of spiteInstagram ups teenager safety and security Clubhouse is upping security and privacy and starting a process to help creators! Chrome OS 89 is bringing a lot to the table...Under desk bikes are a thing? https://youtu.be/Ixo7GV5A0T0 After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Medic Toad | AwesomeCast 536

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 64:31

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast We're talking Fitness+, video games, and more tech news with Zach Rizza of Rizz Plays Games on Twitch, and Dave Podnar of the iPhoneography Podcast and Mike Sorg! Look into Podnar's Crystal Ball. JIHUI Photograph Crystal Ball Sphere K9 Glass Ball 2.36" (60mm) for some sweet photography. Microsoft completes Bethesda acquisition, promises some Xbox and PC exclusives - $7.5BTurntable.fm is back. In two ways! Minecraft Dungeons Is Getting Turned Into An Arcade GameNintendo Land! - March 18th! Universal Studios Japan Sets New Opening Date for Super Nintendo WorldApple Gave an Exclusive Look Inside Its Next-Generation Fitness+ StudioT-Mobile Launches 5G Home Internet Plans.Awesome Tip! Apple now lets you automatically transfer your iCloud Photo Library to Google Photos https://youtu.be/CJUUc5w-jrI After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Don't Stick It Up Your Nose | AwesomeCast 535

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 56:21

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast We're talking Tech News, Social Media, Gadgets and more with Katie Dudas, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg! Dudders is digging Hello Kitty on Animal Crossing and on Dr. Martens !Chilla has the Ahsoka Limited Poster on order that you can't get. Sorg is bringing NASA’s latest Mars rover has the same processor as an iMac from 1998AI Assistant testing at McDonald’sAnimal Crossing and Mario = Pain in butt and how folks are using warp pipesCollectibale Crypto Video is costly with NBA Top Shot. Read about what it is at SB Nation. What do you think about mounting 3 monitors for co-spouse gaming and tv watching? Twitter announces paid Super Follows to let you charge for tweetsNerf is shrinking it’s balls to fit more insideCan Chilla get a Dispo invite? The OG Instagram inspired app. https://youtu.be/kMPZAC7gFJg After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Keyboard Brown Note | AwesomeCast 533

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 53:02

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Katie welcomes Doug Derda from yinzlovebbq.com ! Hallow Launches Digital Lenten Ashes Filter  Pgh Fish Fry Map Royal Kludge Keyboard  It’s Festivale on Animal Crossing  The cinemas now hiring out their screens to gamers  “Drunk” Lara promoting 1998’s Tomb Raider 3  Microsoft starting to test browser based cloud gaming Instagram Plans to Launch Multi-Participant Live-Streams Later This Month  Jigsaw dating app received $3.7 million to expand in the US. Puzzle pieces on faces anti-superficial twist (S’more is the app we talked about in late January)  Listen to radio stations around the world via Google Earth-like interface!  DoorDash acquires Chowbotics Salad Robot Introducing New Admin Roles for LinkedIn Pages After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube! https://youtu.be/P4rNIzHm5nM

    Is Garibaldo on SpaceHey? | AwesomeCast 532

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 53:17

    https://youtu.be/k_dqTcSSJq8 This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Sorg is off air this week, but Brian Crawford of PGHMuseums.org joins John Chichilla and Katie Dudas to chat about the Awesome Things in Tech News! PA Covid app helped me worry less about maybe having covid  Big Bird take cue from TikTok trend and Tweets about his cousins from around the world  Hooks everyone needs hooks  New interactive short film comes to NVIDIA GeForce NOW on iOS  EA is purchasing Glu Mobile for $2.4 billion  Touch Portal for video switching  Social Media Not so awesome. Don’t post that photo of your vaccination card. Identity theft issue  Instagram adding vertical scroll through stories similar to tiktok Have you joined the new MySpace?  Magic Magnet Chargers  After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!  

    This Guy On My Ring Is Up To No Good…| AwesomeCast 531

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 61:12

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast Sorg is off air this week, but Brian Crawford of PGHMuseums.org joins John Chichilla and Katie Dudas to chat about the Awesome Things in Tech News! Chilla likes Calm for kids on AppleTV+Brian brings 3 Awesome Things! First the Spending App on iPhone helps with his ADHD. The DUE app is helping Brian keep his to do list straight. Brian also needs to stop losing things with the Tile Premium. Katie is eyeing the Lume Cube Mobile creator setRocket League Grid Iron for the Super Bowl special event and play modeiOS 14.5 Allows Unlock with Apple Watch when wearing a mask for FaceIDWhat is going on with the GameStop Stock?? Ring launches its cheapest connected doorbell yetRing launches its cheapest connected doorbell yetAnimal Crossing Groundhog dayWalmart will use robots to turn stores into automated fulfillment centersTwo of TikTok's competitors are merging https://youtu.be/QMdfcB-rZpo After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Canary in the Twitter Coal Mine | AwesomeCast 530

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2021 57:59


    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast "Krazy" Ron Krause is BACK with some new gadgets on the way, and Young Christopher joins to talk Roblox Youtube Streaming with John Chichilla, Katie Dudas and Mike Sorg! Young Christopher Chilla joins us to talk about how his Youtube channel playing Roblox is going! Follow C & J Play Games on Youtube!  Chilla is using the new Elgato HD 60 S+ to stream without issue to his Mac Krause finally ordered his Xbox Series X All Access Katies likes the Bernie Sanders crochet doll raised over $20k for Meals on Wheels WWE Network to stream exclusively to NBC Universal's Peacock!   Help out local Beechview businesses with the BRAG t-Shirt sale! Twitter’s new ‘Birdwatch’ experiment crowdsources fact-checking. Will it make a difference? A new look at dating without starting with looks with S'More  Krause is turning an old cellphone into cameras iVCam After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!


    Bushel of Dongles | AwesomeCast 529

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2021 57:36

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast We welcome back Amanda Narcisi of Bold Pittsburgh to talk #mypghtakeout and more geekery with John Chichilla, Katie Dudas and Mike Sorg! Dudders tells us about Frzy's Eat n Park Cookie for Children's HospitalChilla is rocking the Lifesmart Cololight smart lights. Amanda introduces us to Google Stories. We may already be experiencing them. Sorg is a week into using Apple Fitness 8bitdo has a sweet arcade stick for video games We look at the big Lego Nintendo with moving television scene from Monday Mayhem WarriorsFacebook and Instagram  improve AI for photo descriptions for blind & visually impairedWe are all trying out Clubhouse for live "room" conversations. It reminds us of Podcamp Pittsburgh https://youtu.be/jbUOGQ752yk After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Grind City TV | AwesomeCast 528

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2021 58:15

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast We are grindin' with DaButtonPusha of Grind City TV to chat about her independent media channel and more tech news with John Chichilla, Katie Dudas and Mike Sorg! Dudders talks about the #mypghtakeout campaign by Amanda at Bold Pittsburgh and the media coverage from her appearance on Ya Jagoff Podcast and the Trib.Chilla is eyeing Ampere's hydro powered bluetooth speaker powered attached to your shower head. Sorg got to see a bit of NFL on Nick and some of the social media response. DaButtonPusha talks about starting on cable access with PCTV and building her current Grind City TV network on Roku and across several states of contributors! Check it out at www.grindcity.bizYelp adds health and safety measures with community feedbackTikTok user offers a food hack that helps both you and your fav local restaurantGame Boy emulator sneaks onto App Store disguised as messaging appGoogle Stadia and GeForce Now are coming to LG TVs in 2021Cadillac reveals self driving luxury pod & drone at CESTIP: Your Apple Watch can double as a vlogging viewfinder After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!

    Normal Creatures | AwesomeCast 527

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2021 68:40


    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at www.patreon.com/awesomecast We Start the Beat in the New Year as Brian Sikes Howe joins the show to talk about his upcoming Normal Creatures album release and more tech news with Katie Dudas and Mike Sorg! Dudders is doing better in 2021 by drinking enough water with the Drink Water: Drinking Reminder iOS appSorg is watching Built IRL channel's Batman-like Grappling GunWe talk with Brian Sykes Howe about recording the Normal Creatures album during the pandemic, the 666 Ghosts music video, inspiration from Mortal Kombat, hot pockets, and more amazing rat holes. Comedian Leslie Jones on twitter is reviewing Zoom backgroundsWhat bad habits are we developing while locked down. Will we return to the grocery store or just use Amazon and Instacart? How do you create an "app jail" to prevent doom scrolling? Good bye Adobe Flash https://youtu.be/oudQVheBfZI After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Join our live show Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST on AwesomeCast Facebook and Youtube!


    Dive Into Social Media | AwesomeCast Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2020 69:42

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services. This week Katie Dudas and Mike Sorg are stepping back to take a deep look at Social Media platforms! How do I look at privacy on iPhone apps? What are Facebook and Twitter doing to help your feed be better? What is a Fleet? What do I do with Tik Tok and Snapchat? Should I be worried about Tik Tok? After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Want to be part of our studio audience? Hit us up at awesomecast@sorgatronmedia.com and we’ll save you a seat! Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Remember to check out our friends at the The 405 Media (@The405Radio), and Postindustrial Audio (@post_industry) who replay the show on their stream throughout the week! Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment; and view us livestreaming Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST

    Goodbye 2020! | AwesomeCast 526

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2020 67:50

    This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services. We're finally wrapping up 2020 with our Awesome Thing of the Year and predictions as Cynthia Closkey of Shift Collaborative and Rob de la Cretaz of Ion tank join Katie Dudas, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg! Dudders got through the year with Animal Crossing New Horizon on her Nintendo Switch Rob got back into drumming with an electric drum setChilla has been passing the time this year with Tik Tok and Tool Porn Cynthia upgraded her work from home Zoom calls with a 100 foot CAT-5 cable and gives a science shout out to the speedy Covid-19 Vaccine Sorg has been impressed with streaming video games from Google Stadia, Nvideo Geforce Now and Microsoft XCloud. We look back on our predictions FOR 2020 We predict 2021!Cynthia thinks Facebook will doubledown on everything -- no regretsRob sees a future of electric car modification and retrofits will become more mainstreamKatie predicts a new crop of specialized social media platforms will pop up forcing marketing folks to constantly create new accounts on each of these platforms.Chilla sees streaming knowledge and virtual collaboration will become key skill expectations for the office workforce as we never return above 50% back to work. Side bet: cyber warfare will become headline news multiple times due to reliance on cloud and techSorg is betting on streaming video games from before going mainstream. After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Want to be part of our studio audience? Hit us up at awesomecast@sorgatronmedia.com and we’ll save you a seat! Join our AwesomeCast Facebook Group to see what we’re sharing and to join the discussion! You can support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast! Remember to check out our friends at the The 405 Media (@The405Radio), and Postindustrial Audio (@post_industry) who replay the show on their stream throughout the week! Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment; and view us livestreaming Tuesdays around 7:00 PM EST

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