AwesomeCast: Tech and Gadget Talk

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

611 episodes of AwesomeCast: Tech and Gadget Talk since the first episode, which aired on June 1st, 2010.

  • Never Waste a Good Crisis or a Dick Fireworks | AwesomeCast 506

    August 5th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    alto's odyssey, animal crossing, battletoads, cyberpunk, disney plus, disney+, fireworks, game pass, halo infinite, imac, mulan, nvideo now, parsec, pittsburgh marathon, pixel 4a, social media, ubisoft, xbox one, xcloud

    Chatting the tech news of the week including streaming video, offensive Animal Crossing, new video game news, and more! with Dave Podnar and Mike Sorg!

  • Child Proofing Animal Crossing | AwesomeCast 505

    July 29th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    analogue pocket, animal crossing, game boy, insect identification, ios 14 beta, lume cube mini panel, movies anywhere, photography, plant identification, watch party, xbox game pass reveal

    Chatting the tech news of the week with Ron Krause, Katie Dudas, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg!

    Dudders is looking forward to the Animal Crossing update coming July 30th including Fireworks, Dream Islands, and island recovery.
    Krause is finding the new All Apps Screen organization on iOS 14 beta very helpful
    Sorg is trying to make sure bugs and plants are not trying to kill him with the Insect Identification and PlantScape apps on iOS to identify with a picture.
    Chilla is looking forward to Alexa’s upcoming mobile app update.
    Amanda from Bold Pittsburgh shared with us in the AwesomeCast Facebook Group the amazing looking Game Boy cartridge player, the Analogue Pocket that can also play Game Gear and other mobile consoles from yesteryear
    Amanda also has her hands on the Lume Cube Mini Panel for camera lighting.
    We look back at the Xbox Game Pass reveal event and how that has shaped how we view Microsoft’s gaming strategies.
    Movies Anywhere moves ahead and makes Watch Party a little more accessible. 
  • Build a PC Like Superman | AwesomeCast 504

    July 22nd, 2020  |  59 mins 13 secs
    build a pc, byte, flight simulator, henry cavill, microsoft xcloud, mmhmm, mural co, pittsburgh, port authority, ring outdoor lights, room2ride, superman, tik tok, vine, zoom

    Chatting the tech news of the week with Cynthia Closkey from Shift Collaborative!

  • The Apple Dread Bounce | AwesomeCast 503

    July 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 48 secs
    amazon dash cart, animal crossing, china, gundam statue, ios, iphone, photography, photoshop camera, reality tv, siriusxm, stitcher, swimming, the sims, tiktok, work from home, xbox one

    Chatting the tech news of the week! Including Animal Crossing, Photoshop Camera, Xbox One streaming, Sirius XM buys Stitcher, Amazon Dash Cart, TikTok bans and more!

  • All the Ways to Game | AwesomeCast 502

    July 8th, 2020  |  53 mins 5 secs
    8bitdo, eve echoes, geforce now, video games, xbox one series x, xbox xcloud

    The crew talks online and streaming games, video game controllers, ways to keep cool and more!

  • Digital Never Nudes | AwesomeCast 501

    July 1st, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins
    amazon prime, apple watch, charger, google meets, google sheets, hand washing, iphone, keyboard, moods, old tech, raspberry pi, watch party, waze

    Chatting the tech news of the week!

  • Awesome Chat: Novid

    June 29th, 2020  |  28 mins 52 secs

    We talk with Po-Shen Loh, the founder of the Novid app. We talk about how Novid uses a network effect theory mixed with ultrasonic sound to communicate with other users to provide anonymous contact tracing for Covid-19 contact notifications. We talk about the technology as it compares to the Android and iOS Covid-19 API, new features to add points of relation to "forecast" Coronavirus outbreaks, and how the app may only need 10% adoption to be effective.

    Find out more and download the app at

  • AwesomeCast 500: A Decade of Awesome

    June 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 10 mins
    animal crossing, carkey, covid 19, facebook gaming, geforce now, inflatable kayak, ios 14, iphone, microsoft xcloud, mixer, oura ring, sony aibo, wwdc

    Celebrating 10 years of AwesomeCast! Original co-host Rob De La Cretaz returns and we hear from our friends from over the years!

  • Don't Tell Nintendo | AwesomeCast 499

    June 17th, 2020  |  1 hr 40 secs
    animal crossing, arcade1up, boston dynamics, cameo, carnegie museums, kfc video games, marvel vs capcom, pac-man, phipps conservatory, pittsburgh zoo, star wars squadrons, turnip exchange, wizard world, wyze band

    This week the crew gather on a light news week to dig into some Awesome Tech Things.

  • Pissing Fire | AwesomeCast 498

    June 10th, 2020  |  44 mins 14 secs

    This week the crew gather on a light news week to dig into some Awesome Tech Things.

  • Journalism in the George Floyd Protests | AwesomeCast 497

    June 4th, 2020  |  1 hr 14 mins

    This week Matt Carlins and Mike Pound join us to talk about journalism during the George Floyd protests and some other topics.

  • Ways to Make New Friends | AwesomeCast 496

    May 27th, 2020  |  58 mins 41 secs

    The gang's all here as Krause, Chilla, Katie, and Sorg talk this week's tech news.

  • Music Reparations | AwesomeCast 495

    May 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 4 mins

    We've got's Brian Crawford, John Chichilla, Katie Dudas, and Mike Sorg chatting about this week's tech headlines.

  • AwesomeCast 494: The Big Deal Now

    May 13th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min
    contact tracing, coronavirus, pittsburgh, podcast, porn industry, robot dogs, slice pizza app, tech news, the verge

    We've got Kim Lyons, John Chichilla, Katie Dudas, and Mike Sorg chatting about this week's tech headlines.

  • Weaponized Roombas | AwesomeCast 493

    May 5th, 2020  |  1 hr 8 mins
    animal crossing, drone, dslr webcam, hummingbird, logitech, mandalorian, nvideo geforece, roomba olympics, rtx voice, star wars, weeds, wireless charging, xbox series x

    We've got Ron Krause, John Chichilla, Katie Dudas, and Mike Sorg together (from their respective social-distancing studios) to talk this week's tech talk headlines.

  • Bobbleheads Will Bobble | AwesomeCast 492

    April 29th, 2020  |  54 mins 27 secs
    alien, animal crossing new horizons, apple swift, bar smarts, boston dynamics, covid-19, dunk hunt, evening wear, facehugger, fortnite, glock, ipad, love your melon, no pants, quarantine, this week in tech, travis scott, twit, work from home

    Amanda Narcisi returns to the show to join Katie Dudas and Mike Sorg as we take a look at this week's tech news topics.