November 7th, 2023 | 54 mins 12 secs
ai, amazon, chatbots, geeky, google, google glass, instagram, iphone, iphone 15, messaging, meta ray-ban, movies, nasa, pittsburgh, podcast, pop culture, safety, smart glasses, social media, sorgatron media, tech, tech news, video games, waze, youtube
The AwesomeCast is a fun, geeky podcast hosted by Katie "Dudders" and Mike Sorg. In this episode, they discuss new tech like the iPhone 15, Meta smart glasses, AI innovations from companies like Google, Amazon, and YouTube, and upcoming movies based on video games. Dudders shares her experience with the new iPhone camera while Sorg is excited about the Ray-Ban Stories glasses. They also talk about new AI features like chatbots, generated ads and reviews, and safety alerts in apps like Waze. Other highlights include NASA's new free streaming channel NASA Plus launching soon and changes to Instagram messaging. The hosts keep things lively with their energetic banter about the latest in tech and pop culture.
October 10th, 2023 | 52 mins 3 secs
ai, charity event, children's hospital, classic games, extra life, fundraiser, gaming marathon, google, healthcare, kids, livestream, mario, pc gaming, pittsburgh, podcast, pollution, rabbids, saved games, spiderman, steam deck, tech news, traffic, twitch, video games, youtube
Brothers Mike and Matt discussed video games and tech news on their podcast The Awesome Cast. Topics included Matt's upcoming 24-hour Extra Life charity gaming marathon, the capabilities of the Steam Deck handheld PC, and Google's Project Greenlight to reduce traffic pollution with AI. They reminisced about classic PC games after finding Matt's old saved game files. Upcoming titles like Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope and Spiderman 2 were mentioned. The show will stream Matt's fundraiser on Twitch and YouTube to benefit Children's Hospital Pittsburgh starting October 11th. Viewers can donate to support kids' healthcare.
September 26th, 2023 | 54 mins 26 secs
accessibility, ai, aldi, apple, auction, chatgpt, clothes, dinosaurs, email, fitness, fossils, fundraising, gadgets, google, health, iphone, money, pajamas, pittsburgh, podcast, social media, sorgatron media, tech, tech news, youtube
This episode of AwesomeCast dives into the latest tech gadgets and news with hosts Sorg, Dudders, and Podnar. They discuss new iPhone features like live voicemail transcription, voice isolation for clearer calls, and creating custom stickers from photos. Sorg reviews the Wellitory app which analyzes Apple Watch data to provide health ratings and recommendations for better sleep, exercise, and reducing stress. The hosts also explore iOS accessibility features that allow you to record your voice before potential speech loss, and then use it for text-to-speech. Plus, updates to ChatGPT like new voice and image capabilities, though concerns remain around impersonation and fraud. Podnar demos Google's Bard AI extensions which summarize your personal info and activities from Gmail, YouTube, Maps, and more. And the gang chats about the complexities of purchasing dinosaur fossils, after Dudders learns skeleton "Barry" is being auctioned for over $1 million. They get tips from ChatGPT on fundraising ideas. Finally, Dudders raves about the new cozy Aldi-branded apparel line with sweatshirts, tees and pajamas perfect for working from home.
June 6th, 2023 | 1 hr 5 mins
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May 9th, 2023 | 1 hr 2 mins
applewatch, awesomecast, bajasaeoshkosh, briancrawford, cameras, discussion, facebookgroup, finalcutpro, guitarbar, indiegogo, ipad, kickstarter, liveshow, logicpro, music, nutsmasher, patreon, podcast, rockdreamer, sidekickmediaservices, sliceonbroadway, technology, twitch, updates, youtube
In this week's episode, Dudders and Sorg share their muddy experience at the Baja SAE Oshkosh in Wisconsin and discuss new camera and Apple Watch uses for video and photography. Apple has announced that Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro will be available on iPad for a monthly/yearly fee. The hosts also talk about a Kickstarter project for a durable and funny silicone nutcracker called Nut Smasher. Later in the episode, Aurelio Sablone joins to discuss his upcoming IndieGoGo project, the Rockdreamer GuitarBar, which helps people get started playing the guitar quickly. Listeners can sign up for updates on the campaign at get.rockdreamer.com. The episode ends with information on how to subscribe to the AwesomeCast podcast and support the show at Patreon.com/awesomecast.
May 2nd, 2023 | 1 hr 37 secs
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In this episode, we cover a variety of news topics ranging from entertainment to technology. We discuss how watching Transformers G1 on YouTube can be a great way to pass the time when you're sick. Additionally, we explore Dudders' new camera, the Nikon z 6 II, and the Asus ROG Ally gaming handheld. We also take a look at Peacock's new series Twisted Metal, which features Anthony Mackey and Samoa Joe. Peacock has also launched "Must ShopTV," allowing users to shop products from content. We discuss a Life-Size Gundam hosting a rock-paper-scissors tournament and the GamingEdge Stryker Dock, which provides additional ports for the Nintendo Switch. Finally, we share some retro gaming goodness and a hot tip for removing image backgrounds on macOS in seconds.
August 26th, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
apple, chromeos, covid-19, drive thru, duolink speakerbuds, epic games, fortnite, google, google chrome, kickstarter, microsoft, nvidia geforce now, stranger things, tab groups, wwe thunderdome, xoogler university, xooglers, youtube
Chatting the tech news of the week including WWE Thunderdome, new Chrome tabs, the Covid-19 testing robot and more as The Verge's Kim Lyons joins Katie Dudas, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg!
October 7th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
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We're recording a day early due to some scheduling conflicts, but we've got Sorg, Podnar, and Producer Missy on hand to bring you this week's tech news.
July 24th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
ios 13, iphone, looking for group, marvel ultimate alliance 3, pittsburgh, private browsing, replay fx, social media, tik tok, uber, ubereats, videos games, youtube
Looking for Group and Academy Pittsburgh's John Lange joins the full crew of Sorg, Chilla and Katies as they talk this week in tech news.
June 26th, 2019 | 1 hr 1 min
1001 video games, android q, awesome cast, awesomecast, beta, connectband, dji, dog, duck, hangouts on air, harry potter, ios 13, mimke, mobile, osmo, pilot, pittsburgh, podcasters, pokemon go, port authority, raspberry pi, raspberry pi 4, rescue-palooza, rfid, robot, roomba, sae, simulator, tech talk, technology, teenage mutant ninja turtles, tmnt, wizards unite, youtube
The crew is back in studio as Krause, Chilla, and Sorg bring you this week's tech news