It's our first episode of 2017. We're getting geeky and techy in our revamped digs. We've got Katie, Chilla, Sorg, and Max in house for on AwesomeCast 330!
- We're talking some Alexa with our in-studio guests.
- Sorg is sharing how Alexa's "Always Getting Smarter" creeps him out.
- Alexa does have a mute button that turns red - so you know when she's listening and when she's not.
- Alexa can even call you an Uber!
- Alexa also asks to rate her analysis performance - to hone in on your voice commands.
- Chilla is concerned Alexa may break up his marriage - because his wife is loving it.
- Chilla is using Alexa in conjunction with Siri to maximize his automation.
- Max still thinks Siri is better with providing sports scores than Alexa.
- Katie is joining the Alexa bandwagon with her Echo Dot.
- Katie is doing her Echo Dot unboxing on air!
- South Korean robots company has built a real Gundam!
- Max is a gamer. Of course he's sharing some awesome game stories.
- Chilla recommends the Nexus line of Android tablets. (Or wait 2 months for Samsung announcements.)
- Need something do with your old phone? How about turn it into a security camera.
- You know we like drones. How about a Snoopy drone?
- Like the outdoors but don't want to get lost from your group? We're talking about a bluetooth option.
- Katie is sharing a fitness tracker that's a ring instead of a wrist accessory.
- Chilla is sharing the news Sorg has been waiting for - his Macbook will have touchscreen capability!
- Sorg knew he needed an iPad, but didn't realize he needed THIS much iPad...
- Android is getting Mario Run - sometime in the future, and you can sign up for more info now.
- Who's still playing Pokemon GO? Sorg slowly raises his hand
- Chilla is sharing his thoughts on the Pokemon GO integration with his watch.
- Sorg combined his Pokemon GO and Uber. He plays while he's parked (not while he's actually driving).
- Katie is discussing the Coffee Meets Bagel dating app and pairings with Yelp and Spotify.
- We love to hear from our fans. Hit us up with news! How do you like the new studio set-up?
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