AwesomeCast: Tech and Gadget Talk

Boom Box Shopping | AwesomeCast 690

June 19th, 2024

This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services and listeners like you at this week's episode of Awesomecast, hosts Michael Sorg, John Chichilla, and Katie Dudas dive into the latest tech gadgets, share their favorite awesome things of the week, and discuss recent events in the tech world. From portable tripods and smartphone stabilizers to retro tech revivals and Nintendo's latest announcements, this episode is packed with insights and tips. Whether you're a tech enthusiast or just looking for some cool gadget recommendations, this episode has something for everyone.

Portable Tripod:

Katie showcases a new portable tripod that looks like a lightsaber but is compact and versatile.

It's ideal for small interviews and lightweight enough to fit in a backpack.

Features include a 60-inch extension, a rotating top, and a Bluetooth remote.

Smartphone Stabilizer:

Michael introduces the Vivitar Creator Series smartphone stabilizer.

Useful for capturing steady shots, especially during the Formula SAE event.

Demonstrated its effectiveness with iPhone 13 Pro Max for both static and moving shots.

Logitech Keys-to-Go Keyboard:

Chilla discusses the refreshed version of the Logitech Keys-to-Go keyboard.

Features include extreme portability, multiple Bluetooth connections, and long battery life powered by watch batteries.

Retro Tech - Transparent CD Players:

Katie highlights two transparent CD players from Lenco.

One is a portable stereo with FM radio, and the other is a shockproof Discman-like player.

Challenges in purchasing these items from the UK are noted.

Awesome Tip of the Week: Instagram Collaborations:

Katie explains the Instagram feature for inviting collaborators on posts.

Enhances post visibility by appearing on both users' feeds.

Useful for user-generated content and shared projects.

Nintendo Direct Announcements:

Chilla covers the latest Nintendo Direct announcements, including the Marvel vs. Capcom Fighting Collection.

Highlights include Turok, Perfect Dark, new Zelda game, and the upcoming Metroid Prime 4.

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