AwesomeCast 190: The Constant Contact of Podcasts

Episode 190 · March 18th, 2014 · 1 hr 16 mins

About this Episode

In-studio, breaking the 4th wall - John Chichilla (@chilla) and Doug Derda (@douglasderda)

  • Doug is a featured daddy blogger in an article about his writing at and it's a walk down memory lane back to PodCamp and the budding friendship that has blossomed for him and Sorg.
  • "Daddy, your friends are on TV." Thanks to Chromecast, Doug generally watches the show on TV at home with his son.
  • The awesome thing of the week: Chilla: Everypost ( - It lets you cross-post across Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, tumblr and Dropbox. The boys talk comparison to Constant Contact, Hoot Suite, Tweet Deck and Radiant 6. Sorg: MindMeld ( - It identifies key concepts and meanings in conversation and helps organize thoughts. Spoon: Shoebox ( - Turns your phone into a scanner to help with your family history search.
  • Tip of the Week: Buy the Family Tree Maker (Nova Development) (@$75.00 value) which gives 6-month access to records via for free and it updates your account online. Listen to the show for additional tips.
  • The Pono music player (Kickstarter with Neil Young). Is it a trend for music connoiseurs? Or is there more to it?
  • Shoutout to the official Sorgatron Media pizza sponsor - Slice on Broadway ( Check them out!
  • iPad 2 finally killed off by Apple. It's been replaced with a Retina display model though.
  • The Google is down. The Google is down. Hangout, chat and spreadsheets sustained an outage yesterday. Are we "that" dependent on technology?
  • Android Wear! How will it stack up to other wearable tech? (We're looking at you Pebble.)
  • Things to look forward to in the not too distant future: Ted X, Build Conference, and Microsoft announcement for new Office - with (wait for it) first release for iPad?
  • Despicable Me banana fart gun - a great motivational tool for potty training, not so great for business calls.

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