AwesomeCast: Tech and Gadget Talk

Mechanical Llama | AwesomeCast 402

June 26th, 2018

This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and Dark Forge Studios!

Max Parker returns to the show this week to talk video games and E3 with us. He’s joined in studio by Chilla and Sorg to talk about this week in tech news, including:

Chilla is sharing an Amazon update as his Awesome Thing of the Week. Specifically, Alexa voice controls are now available on Apple iOS.
Chilla’s #1 use for his home automation set-up is to turn his TV on and off.
If Alexa is broken, Chilla doesn’t watch TV.
The Home Pod sits next to the Echo Dot.
Sorg keeps going back to previous Awesome Thing of the Week nods as his current item. This week he’s talking some Pokemon GO updates.
Of course Sorg was playing Pokemon GO while filming on location with a client shoot.
You can FINALLY make friends on Pokemon GO and trade Pokemon.
Pokemon did a remake of Pokemon Yellow for Pokemon Let’s Go. Max is sharing some thoughts about it AND the pokeball Joycon controller.
Max was on-site at E3 2018 and is sharing some of his insights.
Red Dead Redemption in 4K is apparently AMAZING.
Brian is pretty excited about his new backpack.
Movie Pass competitors are striking back! Thanks to Brandon and Sorg for letting us know about AMC and Alamo Drafthouse responses.
E3 opened back up to the public this year. Things were a little different this year than last year, though.
Thanks to Katie for sharing Fortnite shaved ice with us from the road.
Chilla is looking for dongle tricks.
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