AwesomeCast: Tech and Gadget Talk

About the show

Everything awesome in the world of technology, social media, and entertainment! Join us as we discuss the latest gadgets, web sites, and talk with people doing awesome things in tech!


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    Boom Box Shopping | AwesomeCast 690

    June 19th, 2024  |  52 mins 34 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    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.

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    Apple Intelligence + AI Art Study with Chris Maverick | AwesomeCast 689

    June 10th, 2024  |  1 hr 14 mins
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    Join our cohosts Michael Sorg and Dave Podnar as they delve into the latest tech news and gadgets from the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC). This episode features special guest Chris Maverick from VoxPopCast, who brings his expertise in digital narrative and interactive design to the table. Get ready for an engaging discussion on Apple's latest announcements, AI advancements, and much more!

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    Make Sure to Block Steely’s McBeam on Twitter | AwesomeCast 688

    June 5th, 2024  |  59 mins 58 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news
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    Vintage Photography and Modern Tech Mashup | AwesomeCast 687

    May 29th, 2024  |  58 mins 15 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news
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    Revving Up Tech: From Google I/O to Formula SAE | AwesomeCast 686

    May 15th, 2024  |  57 mins 2 secs
    ai advancements, ai assistants, ai technology, event coverage, formula sae, gadgets, google i/o, live streaming, michigan speedway, microsoft co-pilot, modern tech, openai gpt-4, podcast, podcast studio, racing event, smart devices, smart glasses, smart glasses comparison, tech news, volunteer event
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    Run, Casters! Run! | AwesomeCast 685:

    May 7th, 2024  |  50 mins 9 secs
    ai features, air, apple, apple pencil, blackmagic camera, final cut pro, gadget review, ipad, keyboard, live production, logic pro, multicam switching, pittsburgh marathon, pro, relay team, space exercise

    In this episode of AwesomeCast, the hosts delve into the latest tech news and gadget releases, highlighting Apple's new iPad models featuring the powerful M4 chip, innovative AI-driven features, and redesigned accessories like the lighter keyboard and advanced Apple Pencil. They explore the capabilities of the new Final Cut Camera app, which enables live multicam switching with iPhones, and discuss the Blackmagic Camera app now available for Android users. The hosts also share their personal experiences participating in the Pittsburgh Marathon relay team, offering insights on how tracking apps enhance the experience. Additionally, they touch on tech challenges and solutions for exercise in space, providing a mix of fascinating tech insights and real-life stories that every gadget enthusiast will enjoy.

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    Magic Mountains. Magic Satellite of Internets. | AwesomeCast 684

    May 1st, 2024  |  51 mins 21 secs
    amusement park reviews, apple watch walkie-talkie, content management, owala water bottle, pittsburgh podcast, podcasting, remote internet access, six flags magic mountain, social media tips, starlink internet, technology insights

    Join hosts Mike Sorg and Katie Dudas on the latest episode of the AwesomeCast, straight from the Sorgatron Media studios in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This week, dive into an exhilarating discussion about their recent adventure at Six Flags Magic Mountain, exploring the thrills of roller coasters and the effectiveness of Starlink internet in remote settings. Discover the innovative Owala water bottle, designed for hygiene and convenience, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts and everyday use. The episode also covers practical tech tips, including leveraging the Apple Watch's walkie-talkie feature and strategies for efficient content management across social platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Threads. Tune in for a blend of technology insights, product reviews, and lively banter that keeps you informed and entertained. Whether you're a tech aficionado or just looking for tips to enhance your digital lifestyle, this episode has something for everyone.

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    Neuro Spicy | AwesomeCast 683

    April 24th, 2024  |  1 hr 1 min
    awesomecast, charity involvement, community support, custom lightsaber, disneyland, fitness, galaxy's edge, pittsburgh, pittsburgh marathon, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, star wars night, storytelling, tech news, technology

    Join Michael Sorg, Katie Dudas, and Dave Podnar on the "AwesomeCast" as they dive into a special episode filled with unique experiences and tech insights. This week, the team shares their exciting adventures at Disneyland's Star Wars Night, including an in-depth look at building custom lightsabers at Galaxy's Edge and the immersive experiences offered by the park. They also discuss their participation in the Pittsburgh Marathon, highlighting the importance of community support and charity involvement. Whether you're a Star Wars enthusiast, tech geek, or fitness fanatic, this episode packs in stories, gadget reviews, and heartwarming community engagements that are sure to inspire. Tune in to explore the intersection of technology, charity, and epic storytelling with the AwesomeCast crew.

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    ChatGiblets | AwesomeCast 682

    April 10th, 2024  |  54 mins 33 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news
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    A Toilet Is Light Work For An iPhone | AwesomeCast 681

    April 9th, 2024  |  59 mins 5 secs
    3d-printed organs, ai-generated music, airpods, ar glasses, creative processes, digital privacy, google privacy., healthcare innovation, incognito mode, personal entertainment, podcasting, professional wrestling, smartphone durability, technology, water-resistant phones

    For a YouTube video description optimized for SEO, focusing on the AwesomeCast LIVE podcast episode discussed, here's a concise summary along with key points, tags, and potential questions the episode answers:

    AwesomeCast LIVE: Exploring the Nexus of Technology and Wrestling

    Join Mike Sorg and Katie Dudders on AwesomeCast LIVE as they delve into the fascinating intersection of technology, professional wrestling, and the latest gadgets. This episode brings you a mix of humor, insights, and the cutting edge of tech developments. Don't miss our discussion on water-resistant phones, the adventures of owning AirPods, AI-generated podcast music, breakthroughs in 3D-printed organs, the potential of AR glasses, and the significance of digital privacy in incognito mode.

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    Lending Apple a Cup of AI | AwesomeCast 680

    March 27th, 2024  |  1 hr 1 min
    ai, apple, apple airpods pro, legal issues, listener engagement, mac os, machine learning, media consumption, monopoly, noise cancellation, patreon, podcast recommendations, spatial audio, technology updates, worldwide developers conference, wwdc
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    AI Alliances and Charging Solutions | AwesomeCast 679

    March 20th, 2024  |  53 mins 59 secs
    ai, apple, countdown, disney, entertainment, gadgets, gemini, google, iphoneography, magsafe, ninja turtles, nvidia, paramount plus, pittsburgh, podcasting, robots, tech, travel
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    Happiest AR Headset On the Net | AwesomeCast 678

    March 13th, 2024  |  54 mins 17 secs
    apple vision pro, ar experiences, augmented reality, cultural discussions, disney world, family history, gadget reviews, interactive technology, magicband plus, medical innovations, personal anecdotes, polish pastries, surgery technology, tech podcasts, virtual reality
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    Web History and AI Futures | AwesomeCast 677

    March 6th, 2024  |  58 mins 12 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news

    This episode of the AwesomeCast offers an engaging journey through the evolving landscape of technology and innovation. Here's a short preview for those interested in tuning in:

    Dive into the nostalgia and lessons from web design history with a captivating look at, and understand how past aesthetics inform current trends. Experience the cutting-edge of 3D printing with a visit to Pittsburgh's Tronics 3D, where the future of manufacturing and prototyping unfolds. Discover how CapCut is revolutionizing video editing with its new AI features, making professional editing accessible and efficient. Engage in a thought-provoking discussion on AI-generated videos and their potential to transform content creation, job markets, and storytelling.

    This episode is a must-listen for anyone passionate about where technology has been and where it's headed, featuring insights, laughs, and inspiration for tech enthusiasts and professionals alike. Join us on this tech voyage to stay ahead in the rapidly changing digital world.

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    Podnar Needs a New Pair of Scanned Shoes | AwesomeCast 676

    February 28th, 2024  |  54 mins 47 secs
    pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech news
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    A Flipper. A Corn Sweeper. And a New Walmart TV. | AwesomeCast 675

    February 21st, 2024  |  57 mins 46 secs
    apple products, black horror, cultural representation, flipper zero device, imac issues, jordan peele, professional wrestling, science fiction, sidekick media services, social media, video production

    The "AwesomeCast Live" podcast episode from Pittsburgh dives into various intriguing topics, including the cultural phenomenon of Eurovision and its global impact, contrasted with traditional American entertainment events. The episode also explores NVIDIA's remarkable rise in market value, underpinning its significant contributions to artificial intelligence, computing, and gaming sectors, highlighting the tech giant's surpassing of other industry leaders in market capitalization.

    Additionally, the podcast delves into the evolving dynamics of social media, with a particular focus on YouTube's innovative features designed to enhance user engagement and compete with platforms like TikTok. Local cultural events, specifically Pittsburgh's Lenten fish fry traditions, are discussed, showcasing community engagement and local tech contributions.

    Gaming trends, notably Microsoft Game Pass's collaboration with NVIDIA GeForce, are examined for their role in transforming access to video games. The episode further addresses literary contributions to cultural representation, spotlighting Jordan Peele’s anthology "Out There Screaming" and its significance in black horror and speculative fiction.

    Lastly, technological advancements are dissected through gadgets like the Flipper Zero, alongside discussions on market shifts affecting major tech and entertainment companies, reflecting on broader business strategies and consumer trends.