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

  • 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.

  • Chili Dog Deep Dive | AwesomeCat 552

    July 7th, 2021  |  1 hr 3 mins
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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 Behind
    Use Brickit App to figure out what to build with a picture of your loose Legos!

  • The Booty Setting | AwesomeCast 551

    June 30th, 2021  |  53 mins 19 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news
  • AwesomeCast Away From Home Edition

    June 22nd, 2021  |  30 mins 34 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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.

  • Cookie Cutter Copy Cats | AwesomeCast 550

    June 16th, 2021  |  59 mins 54 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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 doc
    We almost got away messages with Focus iPhone update
    TechCrunch 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

  • Bandelier of Mifi | AwesomeCast 549

    June 8th, 2021  |  51 mins 38 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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 doc
    We almost got away messages with Focus iPhone update
    TechCrunch 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

  • Sneaky Sidewalk Echo | AwesomeCast 548

    June 2nd, 2021  |  59 mins 35 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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?

  • Serious Grogu | AwesomeCast 547

    May 26th, 2021  |  58 mins 46 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news
  • Just Another Fall Guy | AwesomeCast 546

    May 18th, 2021  |  46 mins 37 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    Video Games, Gadgets and music with John Chichilla and Mike Sorg straight from Pittsburgh!

    Disappear if presenting a physical Logitech Scribe whiteboard
    Sorg 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 AI
    Microsoft is giving Xbox One Insiders a chance to reserve a Series X/S
    Incase 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 month
    Amazon Music Unlimited plans now include HD streaming at no extra cost

  • Stamp Collector Dudders | AwesomeCast 545

    May 12th, 2021  |  50 mins 52 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    More Star Wars, Video Games, and Home Automation chatter with Katie Dudas, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg straight from Pittsburgh!

  • Star Wars Day! | AwesomeCast 544

    May 5th, 2021  |  56 mins 37 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news
  • Sweet Twitch Room | AwesomeCast 543

    April 28th, 2021  |  1 hr 33 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    We're talking Video Games and streaming on Twitch with Zach Rizza of Rizz Plays Games on Twitch, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg!

  • Now in Purple | AwesomeCast 542

    April 21st, 2021  |  1 hr 4 mins
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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!

  • Who's Tom Nook Now? | AwesomeCast 541

    April 14th, 2021  |  54 mins 33 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news