AwesomeCast: Tech and Gadget Talk

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Everything awesome in the world of technology, social media, and entertainment! Join us as we discuss the latest gadgets, web sites, and talk with people doing awesome things in tech! www.AwesomeCast.net

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Episodes

  • It's Smaller on the Inside | AwesomeCast 567

    October 20th, 2021  |  56 mins 43 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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 MINUTES
    Poly (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 ADHD
    G4 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?

  • Acceptable Elective Brain Surgery Upgrades | AwesomeCast 566

    October 13th, 2021  |  55 mins 32 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news
  • Dream Daddy Is The Least Of Our Worries | AwesomeCast 565

    October 6th, 2021  |  1 hr 1 min
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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

  • Alexa. Swarm Mode. | AwesomeCast 784

    September 29th, 2021  |  53 mins 53 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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 G512LI
    Sorg did a nature/dog walk to test his new iPhone 13 Pro Max
    Chill 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 15
    How to use Apple’s FaceTime on an Android phone

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

    September 22nd, 2021  |  1 hr 2 mins
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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

  • Your Next iPhone | AwesomeCast 562

    September 15th, 2021  |  1 hr 8 mins
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    Alex Kahrs joins us to represent California on Apple Event day with Katie Dudas, John Chichilla and Michael Sorg!

  • Batteries Not Included on Facebook Marketplace | AwesomeCast 561

    September 8th, 2021  |  53 mins 4 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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!
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  • Hot Takes On Deplatforming | AwesomeCast 560

    September 1st, 2021  |  1 hr 1 min
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news
  • Pumpkin Spice Podcast | AwesomeCast 559

    August 25th, 2021  |  58 mins 6 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    The band is back together as we talk video games, pumpkin spice and more with John Chichilla Katie Dudas and Michael Sorg!

  • Danny DeVito Tassels | AwesomeCast 558

    August 18th, 2021  |  58 mins 46 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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 office
    mibest 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

  • One Night in Chilla's Backpack | AwesomeCast 557

    August 11th, 2021  |  1 hr 6 mins
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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?

  • No R2 Doo-doo | AwesomeCast 556

    August 3rd, 2021  |  59 mins 36 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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 machines
    Sorg is digging Detonation Racing from Apple Arcade
    Krause got his hands on the Halo Infinite preview
    Google 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 Clip
    Google Maps update for iOS. Live location sharing in iMessage, home screen widgets. And dark mode

  • Sorgatron Media 4 Year Studio Party!

    August 2nd, 2021  |  1 hr 40 mins
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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 |

    July 28th, 2021  |  55 mins 58 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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 life

    Apple Arcade’s upcoming additions include ‘Tetris’ and ‘Monster Hunter’ games

    Play the olympic game from Google’s homepage.

    Clippy will return as an emoji in some Microsoft apps

    iOS 14.7.1 Released

    Ear (1) Earbuds

    Lucasfilm hires YouTuber who used deepfake to improve ‘The Mandalorian’

    Olympic Drones!

    Instagram update #1 for us. Sensitive content

    Instagram updates for the teenagers

  • Big Podcast on a Little Plane | AwesomeCast 554

    July 21st, 2021  |  1 hr 27 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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 spaceflight
    SteamDeck 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 Pass
    Handhelds are hot again. Here’s how Xbox and PlayStation could capitalize.
    Netflix games will focus on mobile at first
    Reminds us of a previous video game and show crossover “Defiance” on Syfy
    New pro wrestling show “Heels” on Starz

  • Rocket Measuring Contest | AwesomeCast 553

    July 14th, 2021  |  50 mins 53 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    Rockets, billboard cats and more with Katie Dudas, John Chichilla, and Michael Sorg!

    Giant 3D cat billboard in Japan
    This could be pretty cool 1 device, 4 OSes. Run Windows, ChromeOS and Android on MacOS Machines
    Billionaires 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.