AwesomeCast: Tech and Gadget Talk

Dot In The Bathroom | AwesomeCast 442

April 24th, 2019

This week’s episode brought to you by Bardic Mystery Tour, Slice on Broadway, and Alex Kahrs Design & Media!

It's been a while, but we've got Chris Maverick in studio as he joins Katie, Chilla, and Sorg to talk this week in tech news, including:

  • Chilla is sharing his FireCube as his Awesome Thing of the Week.
  • Chilla is sharing about his home automation updates with his FireCube addition.
  • Not to be outdone, our guest Chris Maverick is sharing his own home automation upgrades - including his HomePod and streaming service.
  • The new Child's Play movie takes over smart home devices with the Buddi Connected app. Katie is sharing as her Awesome Thing of the Week.
  • Sorg is sharing his new MacBook Pro as his Awesome Thing of the Week.
  • Starting in July, you can return Amazon purchases to Kohl's stores.
  • We found another TV for Chilla's man cave - Sony's 98-inch 8K TV...for only $70K.
  • We have some friends running the Pittsburgh Marathon and they're sharing the Relive App.
  • Working as a social media manager can be hard some days. Imagine being the manager for PornHub or Wendy's!
  • Apparently the Galaxy Fold is on hold.
  • Sesame Street wants you to get off your phone!

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