AwesomeCast 280: Hide 'n Seek With BB-8

Episode 282 · January 5th, 2016 · 1 hr 32 mins

About this Episode

This week on AwesomeCast 280, we're talking about awesome things in technology, including:

Back from holiday hiatus and getting ready for the first Awesome Cast of the New Year with Chilla and Rob Johnston!
Rob is sharing his Awesome Thing Of The Week - HOVERBOARDS!
Did you know our Rob is an internet star with his gif!
We can't stop watching hover board fails while we're delving into our discussion on this week's show.
Chilla's Awesome Thing Of The Week is CES 2016 the Samsung Smart TV.
Sorg is sharing his love of the Pebble Time update and functionality for his watch.
Sorg is now sharing his Awesome Thing Of The Week the Livestream Movi camera.
Return to the hoverboard discussion leads to a shoutout to our friend Lokay and his nice video.
We're talking about Adobe Post and the ease of design via an app. Sorg approves.
Our App Of The Week is Aipoly. Aimed at the blind it identifies objects in front of them through their phone.
Question Of The Episode from Rob - Can Aipoly tell whether the dress is black and blue or white and gold?
Discussing Samsung Gear VR in the real world.
We're heading into some CES 2016 discussion.
Star Wars watch from Sphero lets you control BB-8 with force gestures. (Geeks everywhere rejoice!)
LG and Samsung are putting tablets into refrigerators, washing machines, and dryers. Hmm.
Amazon Dash built in with Whirlpool appliances? (Yes, please.)
Our ease of access delivery service discussion has turned to Pittsburgh with talk about Postmates integration.
Talking about how tech has evolved to the point it is now included as standard in our cars.
After the show remember to:

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