AwesomeCast 229: 2015: The Real Rise of the ibeacon

Episode 229 · December 16th, 2014 · 1 hr 39 mins

About this Episode

This week on Awesomecast 229, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

Our awesome things of the year!
John Chichilla: Xbox One (3)
Jim Lokay: Xfinity X1 Platform (7)
Katie Dudas: HP Envy and Chromecast. (15)
Will Rutherford: Kindle Paperwhite and Marvel Unlimited app. (17)
Cynthia Closkey: iPhone 6. (20)
Mike Sorg: Nexus 7. (24)
Revisiting predictions we had from 2014.(35)
Our predictions for 2015: (53)
John Chichilla: Internet of Things standards will be implemented.
Jim Lokay: Cities will crack down on the Ubers of the world.
Cynthia Closkey: Friendly interfaces will make streaming services on tv grow.
Will Rutherford: Apple will produce a television set and one of the big streaming services is going to go away. (Probably the Amazon Prime.)
Katie Dudas: Issues will happen with user generated content from wearable technology and brands will sneak in promotions on anonymous user applications.
Mike Sorg: Microsoft will make a return.
After the show remember to:
Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (

Follow these awesome people on Twitter: John Chichilla (@chilla), Cynthia Closkey (@cynthiacloskey) Kate Dudas (@kdudders), Will Rutherford (@djlunchbox), Jim Lokay (@lokay) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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