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AwesomeCast 209: Juggalo Tech

Juggalo Tech - Gathering of the JuggalosThis week on Awesomecast 209, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

 

  • A Clamcase for the iPad. – 1:30
  • A Verbatim battery charger. – 10:00
  • Protective iPhone gear for rain and moshpits. – 14:30
  • Communication at The Gathering of the Juggalos. – 24:00
  • The tech behind whip-its. – 29:30
  • The social network for emojis, Emojli! – 38:00
  • The Hilton letting you use your phone as a hotel key. – 44:00
  • Facebook Messenger news. – 48:50
  • OS X Beta Program. – 54:30
  • A tip for Verizon FIOS owners. – 1:00:00

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), Katie Dudas (@kdudders) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment; and view us livestreaming Tuesdays at 6:30 PM EST!

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AwesomeCast 208: With Podcasting Comes Responsibility

PodcastingThis week on Awesomecast 208, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:

 


 

  • AppleTV and Netflix. – 2:00
  • Alphalab companies including one that really intrigues Sorg, Nebulus.io! – 6:11
  • Recommended Apps like ComicZeal and Timehop. – 14:00
  • The launch of the comic book themed podcast PanelRiot! – 22:30
  • The technology around making the PanelRiot podcast.
  • Trying to cancel Comcast and in general breaking up with a provider. – 31:10
  • Huge orders for iPhone 6 handsets. – 38:30
  • Can we use the Moon’s underground caves to house astronauts?- 40:05
  • Must haves for cord cutters. – 43:55
  • A local theater (Hollywood Theater in Dormont, PA) trying to go digital by using a Kickstarter (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1802805251/hollywood-theater-go-digital-final-push). – 53:20
  • Google not calling games with in-app purchases free anymore! – 57:00

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: Will Rutherford (@panelriot) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment; and view us livestreaming Tuesdays at 6:30 PM EST!

 

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AwesomeCast 207: Nebraska and Coolers

AC207This week on Awesomecast 207, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:

  • Apple and IBM teaming up!
  • Net neutrality with the FCC.
  • The ingress game.
  • Nebraska and their broadband.
  • Privatizing link tweets.
  • Hi-tech coolers.
  • MindRDR and what it does.
  • A Flappybird like game for GoogleGlass.
  • Home tech.

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: Mike Pound (@unclecrappy), John Chichilla (@chilla) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment; and view us livestreaming Tuesdays at 6:30 PM EST!

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AwesomeCast 206: Bedazzled Glass

AC206This week on Awesomecast 206, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:

  •  Cindy talkes about www.calendly.com and how it changes her meeting making
  • Dudders talks about Dubai’s Mall of the World
  • Sorg discusses his zip tie Google Glass mod to make it more usable, and Explore the Stars on Glass.
  • We check in with our final interview from Alphalab Grea with Lifeshel
  • We discuss Mayor Bill Peduto’s big data and technology upgrades for the city of Pittsburgh

 
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: @alphalabgear, @awesomecast, @lifeshel

Follow this awesome cast on Twitter: @awesomecast, Mike Sorg (@sorgatron), Katie Dudas (@kdudders) and Cynthia Closkey (@cynthiacloskey)

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

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AwesomeCast 205: Found My Geocities

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This week on Awesomecast 205, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:


- Data visualization, social media integration and technology
- Consumer-priced device-controlled lighting from GE
- Like automation? There’s a site for that!
- Social Media Day
- Twitter doing a mini documentary? About Twitter?
- Community fan? Upset about it being cancelled? Yahoo sweeps in for the save!
- FLASHBACK ALERT: Sorg is talking about his geocities account
- YouTube trying to show they’re “listening” & give a preview of what’s coming for creators
- Shoutout to Microsoft for a week of fails- Boston parks instituting solar-powered charging in parks
- We’re done with conferences and updates, so what is Microsoft revealing?

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: @alphalabgear, @awesomecast, @identifiedtech

Follow this awesome cast on Twitter: @awesomecast, Mike Sorg (@sorgatron), Patrick Dudas (@pdudders) and John Chichilla (@chilla)

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

Data Visualization
Smart Light Bulbs
Social Media Day Pittsburgh
Piecemaker
Community Goes to Yahoo
YouTube Creators
Microsoft Fails of the Week
Google buys Songza
Bench USB Chargers in Boston

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AwesomeCast 204: Android Licorice Twizzler

androidwear at google ioThis week on Awesomecast 204, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:

 


 

  • Our awesome things of the week in technology; a connector AJ got at a conference and the app Swarm.
  • Discussion on tech drones with Katie Dudas and Dick Zhang of IDENTIFIED Tech.
  • Discussion on Google IO including: Chrome tracking, Android L, the lock screen, car features, battery life, notifications, wearable tech, TV 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: @alphalabgear, @awesomecast, @identifiedtech

Follow this awesome cast on Twitter: @awesomecast, Mike Sorg (@sorgatron), AJ Kuftic (@ajkuftic) and Katie Dudas (@kdudders).

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

 

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#CityofMakers at Alphalab Gear: Lifeshel

We talk with Lifeshel about their encounter with President Barack Obama the day before in Pittsburgh, what the goals are for creating hardware for your phone to curb sexual assaults that you hopefully won’t have to use, and much more!
Check them out at http://lifeshel.com/
Learn more about Alphalab Gear at http://alphalabgear.org/
Find more at http://sorgatronmedia.com/awesomecast

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#CityofMakers at Alphalab Gear: PieceMaker Technologies

Katie Dudas talks with two of the hands on interns with PieceMaker Technologies to discuss how the 3D Printer kiosk is going to change toy stores, and maybe some other retail industries. We talk about the concept, how easy it is to make designs for (if you’re a 3D artist), and show off some of the products coming out of the machine!

Check them out at http://piecemaker.com/
Learn more about Alphalab Gear at http://alphalabgear.org/
Find more at http://sorgatronmedia.com/awesomecast

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AwesomeCast Launches on Patreon!

Check out our page at Patreon.com/Awesomecast!

For over 200 episodes, AwesomeCast has brought together those working with technology, enthusiasts, and creators to talk about technology, the internet, and social media and watching it grow.  This show was started with the idea of getting the opinion of those NOT in New York or California, where so much of our tech news and conversation comes from.

Regular contributors include:

Michael Sorg: Podcaster since 2006, he uses technology every day in video production and distribution as well as social media and web development work in his own business with Sorgatron Media.

John Chichilla: Uses technology every day as a mobility product manager/subject matter expert for a large financial institution.

Katie Dudas: Grad student examining the way technology is changing the way the world communicates.

Michael Pound: Long time Digital Journalist and the area “Beer Guy” with area newspapers.

Cynthia Closkey: Web developer and techno-geek heading up her own company in Big Big Design.

AJ Kuftic: A datacenter engineer specializing in cloud

technologies.

These, and a cast of thousands-ish contribute to the conversation!

We want to take AwesomeCast to the new level.  Your Patreon contribution will contribute to improvement of the show’s quality, outreach, and expansion into potential new shows!