AwesomeCast: Tech and Gadget Talk

AwesomeCast: Tech and Gadget Talk

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Is That A Terabyte In Your Pocket? | AwesomeCast 408
Aug 14 • 69 min
This week’s episode brought to you by ScareHouse, Slice on Broadway, and Alex Kahrs Design & Media! Chilla is on vacation this week, so we replaced him with our OTHER tech guru from Big Bank International! Krause, Katie, and Sorg are talking this week in…
Glow Means Go | AwesomeCast 407
Aug 8 • 50 min
This week’s episode brought to you by ScareHouse, Slice on Broadway, and Alex Kahrs Design & Media! Sorg, Chilla, and Katie are in studio this week as Beechview celebrates National Night Out just up the block. This week's topics of discussion include:…
A Sea of Video Games | AwesomeCast 406
Aug 1 • 61 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and Dark Forge Studios! Sorg and Producer Missy were away at Podcast Movement last week – but the gang’s all here this week as we return to our regular schedule of things.…
AwesomeCast AMA
Jul 24 • 34 min
Sorg, Katie, and Chilla are answering your questions in this special edition of the show! After the show remember to: Eat at Slice on Broadway (@Pgh_Slice) if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Want to be part of our…
Prince Adam (With A Man Bun) | AwesomeCast 405
Jul 17 • 62 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and Dark Forge Studios! We’re back with Katie, Chilla, and Sorg as they talk about some tech. This week’s topics include: Sorg and Chilla are questioning Brian Crawford’s…
Error - Podcast Not Found | AwesomeCast 404
Jul 10 • 60 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and Dark Forge Studios! John from Looking for Group and Academy Pittsburgh joins the show to talk this week in tech, including: We are living in the future WITH Chilla…
Dat Game Jam Tho… | AwesomeCast 403
Jul 4 • 61 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and Dark Forge Studios!\ Rizz joins us to talk Game Jam and more, including: Sorg is re exploring his past few years with Google Timeline's web interface Rizz shows us a…
Mechanical Llama | AwesomeCast 402
Jun 26 • 63 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and Dark Forge Studios! Max Parker returns to the show this week to talk video games and E3 with us. He’s joined in studio by Chilla and Sorg to talk about this week in…
AwesomeCast 401: It’s Not Easy Being A Green Bubble
Jun 20 • 57 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and Dark Forge Studios! Krause is on the couch this week. Chilla’s on remote from Studio C. We’re not quite sure where Dudders is. But, Sorg’s holding it down with the…
Spinning Kitty Box Of Death | AwesomeCast 400
Jun 13 • 54 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and Dark Forge Studios! It’s hard to believe it’s been 8 years since we picked up our microphones and video cameras and started this podcasting about tech thing. For the…
High-End Technology…For Poop Jokes | AwesomeCast 399
Jun 5 • 66 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and Dark Forge Studios! Sorg is all by himself in studio as he’s joined remotely by Chilla from Studio C and Alex Kahrs coming in from Long Beach. This week has some great…
Pause Your VHS Tape For This | AwesomeCast 398
May 29 • 56 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and Sparkledragon’s Magical Emporium! We return after a week hiatus as Kenny Chen joins us for the main show. Kenny is joined by our usual cast of characters, Sorg,…
The TiVo Big D Button | AwesomeCast 397
May 15 • 61 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and Sparkledragon’s Magical Emporium! Krause returns to the big purple couch this week to show off some of his new toys. He is, of course, joined by our in-house gadget…
Thanos Dancing | AwesomeCast 396
May 8 • 60 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and The Millvale Music Festival! Cynthia Closkey is back on the show this week joining Katie, Chilla, and Sorg as they talk tech news. This week’s topics include: If…
BobbyCherry.app | AwesomeCast 395
May 1 • 64 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and The Millvale Music Festival! John Carman joins John Chichilla and Mike Sorg to talk about what’s new in the world of technology. This week’s topics include: Sorg is…
Car Tech of Future Past | AwesomeCast 394
Apr 24 • 67 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and The Millvale Music Festival! This week Brian Crawford of The River's Edge rejoins our regulars Katie, Chilla, and Sorg as they talk this week’s tech news, including:…
The Tinder of Podcast Hosts | AwesomeCast 393
Apr 18 • 64 min
This week marks the return of Scot MacTaggart of Pitchwerks. He is, of course, joined by our usual co-hosts, Katie, Chilla, and Sorg as they talk this week’s tech news, including: Katie is talking Anchor as her Awesome Thing of the Week – and their…
Zuckerberg Magic | AwesomeCast 392
Apr 11 • 69 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and The Millvale Music Festival! It's a jetlagged edition of AwesomeCast with the LA returned Sorg, along with Katie and Chilla in studio! Sorg is sharing Hoopla as his…
Shoe Pizza | AwesomeCast 391
Apr 4 • 58 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and The Millvale Music Festival! We’re back on schedule after last week’s brief interruption. Katie is in Studio A with Sorg and pizza, while Chilla joins us from Studio C…
Hands Free in the Bathroom | AwesomeCast 390
Mar 27 • 50 min
This week’s episode was pre-recorded due to a scheduling conflict with our regularly-scheduled Podcast Day events, but we were able to get Sorg, Katie, and Chilla together to talk about some of this week’s tech news, including: We’re talking new emojis…
Watch Notch | AwesomeCast 389
Mar 20 • 64 min
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, Alex Kahrs Design & Media, and The Millvale Music Festival! It may be the first day of spring, but we’re not sure Pittsburgh got the memo. While Chilla is tucked away all nice and warm in Studio C,…
We’re Not As Bad As Uber | AwesomeCast 388
Mar 14 • 62 min
The couch is full. Our bellies are full of Slice on Broadway pizza. All is good in podcasting world as we talk with Katie, Chilla, and Sorg about: Katie is sharing dogs as her Awesome Thing of the Week! The Alexa app has some upgrades! And, they’re…
Introducing Aux Jack | AwesomeCast 387
Mar 7 • 63 min
Katie is back this week. Sorg brought an old friend from college into studio (Nate Wright). Chilla is in Studio C. It’s definitely a great turn of events to make for some great tech talk, including: Katie is sharing a dating app for the ladies with Bumble…
Banana Phone | AwesomeCast 386
Feb 28 • 61 min
Sorg and Chilla are celebrating the return of all of the old things this week, including: Chilla is buying some Xbox stuff when he gets home! Streaming Xbox to Mac? Chilla’s interested! Sorg is flying again starting next week – and he has just the VR…
Do You Even Swype Bro? | AwesomeCast 385
Feb 21 • 59 min
Sorg and Chilla are on their own this week as Dudders is off doing Dudders things. And, there’s plenty of tech news to share, including: Chilla’s Awesome Thing of the Week is England’s take on providing internet for rural communities. Sorg’s Awesome Thing…
Immersive Language Learning With Siri | AwesomeCast 384
Feb 13 • 59 min
Sorg, Chilla, and Katie are joined by Jack Morgan of Duolingo this week. They’re sharing some tech news, including: Sorg has the perfect Awesome Thing of the Week for Chilla – an Iron Man AR helmet! Our biggest question about the Iron Man AR helmet – does…
Tesla in Space | AwesomeCast 383
Feb 6 • 61 min
We’re going to the moon this week, or at least into space? Wherever we’re going, it’s with Sorg, Chilla, and Carman as they’re talking about: Sorg is starting off with his Awesome Thing of the Week from Lyft. We’re comparing some Lyft v Uber horror…
Double Decker Bus Podcast Tour | AwesomeCast 382
Jan 30 • 55 min
We’ve got a special treat this week as we’re joined by our BOLD Pittsburgh team of Steve Fernald and Amanda Narcisi. They join Sorg and Chilla to talk about this week in technology news, including: There may be some Top Gun chatter at the top of the show.…
Blades of Grass Test | AwesomeCast 381
Jan 24 • 57 min
Krause is in studio with Sorg as Chilla joins in remotely from Studio C this week. In a post-CES world, we’ve got a ton of stuff we’re talking about this week, including: Krause got a new TV he’s sharing as his Awesome Thing of the Week. It’s a Samsung…
The Not-So-Secret Lives of Russian Drivers | AwesomeCast 380
Jan 16 • 59 min
We’ve got Brian Conway on the couch with Katie. Sorg is at the helm, and Chilla is in Studio C. It must be podcast day! This week we’re talking about: Chilla’s Awesome Thing of the Week is a vacuum he can control with his voice via Alexa. And, it’s a…
In the Kitchen at CES 2018 | AwesomeCast 379
Jan 10 • 59 min
We’ve got Brian Conway on the couch with Katie. Sorg is at the helm, and Chilla is in Studio C. It must be podcast day! This week we’re talking about: Katie is reconsidering her Awesome Thing of the Week from last week. Katie is double dongle disappointed…
Double Dongle Dudders | AwesomeCast 378
Jan 3 • 57 min
It's a New Year and the core co-hosts, Dudders, Sorg and Chilla catch up with new tech and news catch up. This week they’re talking about: Chilla got a surprise package with Beam, a wearable smart button. He also loves his "Haikus are easy" shirt from The…
The Best, Nerdiest Recommendations | AwesomeCast 377
Dec 13, 2017 • 79 min
As we near the end of 2017 we take the opportunity to fill the couch – both IRL and online – with some familiar faces. It’s a full house indeed with Jim Lokay, Will Rutherford, Mike Pound, Cynthia Closkey, John Carman, Bobby Cherry, Brian Crawford, and…
The Wheels on the VR Desert Bus | AwesomeCast 376
Dec 5, 2017 • 56 min
It’s just the boys this week! But, Sorg and Chilla hold down the fort as they share this week’s news in tech. This week they’re talking about: It’s our last episode before our Christmas edition next week, and we’re feeling pretty festive already. Sorg is…
Port-a-Potty Pizza Party | AwesomeCast 375
Nov 28, 2017 • 56 min
Katie and Sorg are joined by Doug Derda this week. We were able to get Katie and Sorg away from Animal Crossing long enough to talk about this week’s news in tech, including: Katie is torn between her iPhone X and being dubbed in German as her Awesome…
A Couch Full of Johns | AwesomeCast 374
Nov 21, 2017 • 53 min
John Carman joins us in studio as we head into the Thanksgiving holiday. Together with our usual tech hounds – Sorg, Chilla, and Katie, the gang shares some of this week’s tech news, including: Chilla is kicking things off with his Awesome Thing of the…
Pinterest the Porcupine | AwesomeCast 373
Nov 14, 2017 • 54 min
Bobby Cherry joins us on the big purple couch to talk this week’s tech news with Katie Dudas, Mike Sorg, and John Chichilla. This week’s topics include: Bobby is sharing Cards Against Humanity as his Awesome Thing of the Week. Cards Against Humanity is…
Face Lasers | AwesomeCast 372
Nov 7, 2017 • 60 min
Brian Crawford of The River’s Edge (and soon-to-be The Metal Edge) joins Sorg and Chilla to talk about this week’s tech news. Of note, they’re talking about: Brian is sharing some news about The Metal Edge! We’re learning things – like Pittsburgh has the…
The Cheese Is On The Bottom | AwesomeCast 371
Oct 31, 2017 • 55 min
It’s Halloween – but, that doesn’t stop Podcast Day! We’ve got a stash of candy on the street for passing trick-or-treaters as Krause, Katie, and Sorg talk this week’s tech news, including: Krause has his Awesome Thing of the Week – his Pixel 2XL. Also…
Big Adobe Server in the Cloud | AwesomeCast 370
Oct 24, 2017 • 57 min
We’re joined by Alex Kahrs this week. With both Alex and Chilla joining us remotely, Sorg is in studio with producer Missy and a Slice on Broadway pizza to themselves as we talk this week’s tech news, including: Hey guys, did YOU know iTunes is now Apple…
Irrational Fear of Data Loss | AwesomeCast 369
Oct 17, 2017 • 61 min
We’re joined by Aaron Watson of Going Deep With Aaron Watson this week. He’s in studio with Sorg, Chilla, and Katie as we’re talking this week’s tech news, including: Katie is bringing us some Halloween upgrades to Pokemon with spooky Pokemon! Sorg may…
This Isn’t Your Grandma’s Chromebook | AwesomeCast 368
Oct 10, 2017 • 51 min
Sorg and Chilla are keeping it real this week, as they’re talking this week’s tech news, including: We’ve made updates to streaming quality. You’d never notice Chilla’s not in studio – except he has no Slice. Start at the $20 Executive Level on Patreon…
Hop A Rocket | AwesomeCast 367
Oct 4, 2017 • 66 min
Cynthia Closkey of Shift Collaborative joins us in studio this week. She talks with Sorg, Katie, and Chilla about this week’s tech news, including: Cynthia is giving us a quick share about what she’s up to at Shift Collaborative. Catch her AwesomeChat…
Our Annual Blackberry Update with Frank Murgia | AwesomeCast 366
Sep 26, 2017 • 57 min
Frank Murgia of Pittsburgh Podcast Network joins Sorg and Chilla this week. Frank always keeps it real when he’s in studio with Blackberry updates and notes on paper. This week, our tech and gadget gurus are talking about: Frank is sharing an Awesome…
Who Doesn’t Want To Do Yoga Over A Frozen Body? | AwesomeCast 365
Sep 19, 2017 • 55 min
Chris Whitlatch joins Sorg and Chilla this week. In addition to some of the things he's working on with the Mon Valley Alliance, he's also working on an interesting project in Pittsburgh. The guys are otherwise talking about some interesting things in…
The Lowercase “i”s | AwesomeCast 364
Sep 12, 2017 • 55 min
This week we’ve got Susan and Vance of Ohio Linuxfest in studio to share some news about their event at the end of the month. We’ve also got our usual cast of characters with Sorg, Katie, and Chilla as we talk about the obvious things – Apple updates!…
I Think I’m a Twizzler? | AwesomeCast 363
Sep 5, 2017 • 50 min
This week we’ve got James Deighan of Megacat Studios in studio, and he brings a friend from Sorg’s other world (the Wrestling Mayhem Show) with him. It’s a great chat with them and our usual suspects, Sorg and Chilla, as they talk about: Otherwise, James…
Windows Hipster | AwesomeCast 362
Aug 29, 2017 • 49 min
We’ve got Ron “Krazy” Krause in studio this week joining Sorg and Katie, with Chilla reporting in from Studio C. They’re talking some of the current tech news, including: Katie is sharing her Awesome Thing of the Week. It involves cats and Backblaze. PSA:…
Code for Destroying Friendships | AwesomeCast 361
Aug 22, 2017 • 46 min
This week Marta Napoleone Mazzoni stops in between her worldly travels to join us on the big purple couch! All settled in, she’s ready to talk some tech with Sorg and Chilla, including: Chilla is giving some tips to fix trucks parking in front of the…
Dropbox Hoarder | AwesomeCast 360
Aug 15, 2017 • 55 min
We’re LIVE with the YaJagoff John Chamberlin, Chilla and Sorg. John is just off a wirlwind trip following last week’s Red Bull Flugtag, and is ready to talk some chat and Pittsburgh, including: John admits he’s here because of the Slice on Broadway pizza.…
Mystery Box | AwesomeCast 359
Aug 8, 2017 • 45 min
Buzzy Torek of Epicast joins Katie on the big purple couch this week. They’re chatting some tech news with Sorg and our awesome chat room, including: We’re LIVE with this week’s tech talk with Buzzy of Epicast and Katie. Buzzy is talking some music…
Debate Over the Brick Wall | AwesomeCast
Aug 1, 2017 • 61 min
We’re comparing new studio spaces with Brian Crawford of The River’s Edge this week! Sorg, Chilla and Brian are bringing you the week’s tech news including: Apparently we have a wall in our future? Did you miss the Big Purple Couch Parade? Check out our…
Live from Broadway Ave | AwesomeCast 357
Jul 25, 2017 • 51 min
It’s the first AwesomeCast from the NEW Sorgatron Media Studio on Broadway Ave in Pittsburgh! Chilla, Sorg and Mike Pound are talking all the week’s tech news including: Chilla is celebrating to the countdown to the death of Adobe Flash! Mike Pound is…
Climbing Aboard the A-Train | AwesomeCast 356
Jul 18, 2017 • 55 min
It’s the last episode in the current Mayhem Studio! We’ll be in our new digs on Broadway Avenue for next week. But, until then, join Sorg, Chilla, and Katie as they talk what’s new in tech this week for AwesomeCast 356, including: We’re having a couch…
Parsing with Yik Yak | AwesomeCast 355
Jul 11, 2017 • 60 min
We’re counting down the days in Mayhem Studio before moving to our fancy new studio space! Join Sorg, Chilla, and Katie as they talk what’s new in tech this week for AwesomeCast 355, including: Sorg has a rundown of devices you can run Doom on as his…
Inside Sauce | AwesomeCast 354
Jun 27, 2017 • 59 min
We've got a full studio this week as Kim Lyons joins us on the couch! Sorg is back behind the desk, and Katie and Chilla take up their respective spots around the Slice on Broadway pizza box. It can only mean we're ready to talk what's new in tech this…
Go On Without Me | AwesomeCast 353
Jun 20, 2017 • 32 min
Sorg is in the middle of nowhere this week, so we’re back on Google Hangouts with him, Chilla and Katie. The gang talks what’s new in tech this week for AwesomeCast 353, including: Katie is talking about her Awesome Thing of the Week with Instagram replay…
Teraflops | AwesomeCast 352
Jun 13, 2017 • 50 min
Sorg is back in studio, and we’re getting creative due to an internet service outage. We’re not going to let it stop us from talking about what’s new in tech this week – including some E3 chat! Chilla joins Sorg for a little extra geeky AwesomeCast 352,…
Return of the Mac | AwesomeCast 351
Jun 6, 2017 • 68 min
Sorg is on the road this week, but that’s not going to stop us from talking about this week’s tech news. Chilla and Katie join in to bring us this week’s tech news for AwesomeCast 351, including: Katie is sharing her Awesome Thing of the Week – and it…
Flying the Awesome Skies | AwesomeCast 350
May 30, 2017 • 41 min
This week, the boys are back! Sorg and Chilla are joined by Will Rutherford – as he makes his return to Podcast Day. The crew shares some of this week’s tech news for AwesomeCast 350, including: Chilla is sharing his Awesome Thing of the Week – an Apple…
Promised Porn | AwesomeCast 349
May 23, 2017 • 57 min
Sorg returns to bring us our regularly scheduled podcast day!. This week, he is joined by Chilla, and Katie – as well as special guest, Mike Pound (aka Uncle Crappy). The crew is talking about some of this week’s tech news for AwesomeCast 349, including:…
AIY Is The New DIY | AwesomeCast 348
May 9, 2017 • 52 min
Sorg, Chilla, and Katie are talking about some of this week’s tech news for AwesomeCast 348, including: We’re turning down the geek knob a little and getting into this week’s Awesome Cast (Special Edition). Shout out to our Pittsburgh Marathon peeps as…
De-Fruit Your Life | AwesomeCast 347
May 3, 2017 • 60 min
Sorg, Chilla, and Krause are talking about some of this week’s awesome things in technology for AwesomeCast 347, including: We’re sharing our Awesome Thing of the Week items. Krause is sharing Mpow bluetooth headphones. Chilla is living in the future and…
Decepticon Bag | AwesomeCast 346
Apr 26, 2017 • 55 min
Sorg, Chilla and Katie are joined by Ryan Haggerty of Haggerty Media this week for AwesomeCast 346. The crew is talking about some of this week’s awesome things in technology, including: Remember to check out this week’s AwesomeChat with Ashleigh Deemer…
Don’t Eat the Raspberry Pi | AwesomeCast 345
Apr 18, 2017 • 61 min
The prodigal daughter, Katie, returns this week to keep Sorg and Chilla in check while Brian Crawford of The River’s Edge joins us for AwesomeCast 345. They’re talking about some of this week’s awesome things in technology, including: Brian is talking…
Roomba Fight Club | AwesomeCast 344
Apr 12, 2017 • 51 min
Sorg and Chilla are on their own for AwesomeCast 343. They’re talking about some of this week’s awesome things in technology, including: We start off the show with Chilla and the Iron Man helmet! He is giving Robert Downey Jr. a run for his money Sorg is…
Doom Doom Doom Doom Doom | AwesomeCast 343
Apr 4, 2017 • 52 min
Sorg and Chilla are on their own for AwesomeCast 343. They’re talking about some of this week’s awesome things in technology, including:AC Hey guys…WE MOVED! Awesome Cast is now over at www.AwesomeCast.COM! (Still have the .net so don’t worry.) It’s time…
Internet of the Brain | AwesomeCast 342
Mar 29, 2017 • 60 min
Sorg and Chilla are joined by Kenny Chen of Ascender for AwesomeCast 342 talking about awesome things in technology, including:AC Kenny is telling us about what he does at Ascender. Cool guy doing cool things. It’s time for Chilla’s Awesome Thing of the…
Angry iPhone | AwesomeCast 341
Mar 21, 2017 • 59 min
We’ve got our usual gadget hounds Sorg, Chilla, and Katie on for AwesomeCast 341. We also have a special guest in studio. Andy Quayle of Tubu Internet Solutions joins us to talk about what he’s been up to, and some fun things in tech. This week we’re…
Sassy AI | AwesomeCast 340
Mar 13, 2017 • 75 min
Because we have a scheduling conflict for our usual weekly podcast day (that's Tuesdays for those of you not in the know), we got together for an early edition of this week's show. Doug, Amanda, Katie, and Sorg are on air for AwesomeCast 340. This week…
Scooby Doo Endings | AwesomeCast 339
Mar 7, 2017 • 58 min
We’ve got our usual gadget hounds Sorg, Chilla, and Katie on for AwesomeCast 339. This week we’re talking about awesome things in technology, including: Like videogames? We’re looking to do an AwesomeCast gaming spin-off. Tune in to see what we’re up to.…
Sobbing Journalists | AwesomeCast 338
Feb 28, 2017 • 58 min
We've got Kim Lyons on this week for AwesomeCast 338. We've also got our usual suspecs, Sorg, Chilla, and Katie where we talk about awesome things in technology, including: We're going LIVE for this week's AwesomeCast with Sorg, Chilla, Dudders, and Kim.…
Sorgcopter | AwesomeCast 337
Feb 21, 2017 • 59 min
This week on AwesomeCast 337, we’re talking about awesome things in technology with Sorg, Chilla, Rizz, Katie, and Producer Missy, including: Katie is sharing her Awesome Thing Of The Week with Giphy releasing American Sign Language gifs. Chilla is…
Get Your Jigglypuff On | AwesomeCast 336
Feb 14, 2017 • 56 min
This week on AwesomeCast 336, we’re talking about awesome things in technology with Sorg, Chilla, and Mike Pound, including: We have our special (?) Valentine’s Day episode of AwesomeCast! Sorg is filling in for Dudders sharing some Porn Hub news as his…
Collegiate Battle Bots | AwesomeCast 335
Feb 7, 2017 • 55 min
This week on AwesomeCast 335, we’re talking about awesome things in technology with Sorg, Chilla, and Producer Missy, including: We’re starting the show with Sorg’s Awesome Thing of the Week from this past weekend’s sports ball event. We’re talking about…
Alt Gov Rundown | AwesomeCast 334
Jan 31, 2017 • 56 min
This week on AwesomeCast 334, we’re talking about awesome things in technology with Sorg, Chilla, Producer Missy and Aaron Parkus, including: There's a movie industry in Pittsburgh. We have proof on tonight's show! It's time for our Awesome Thing Of The…
Make America Kittens Again | AwesomeCast 333
Jan 24, 2017 • 66 min
This week on AwesomeCast 333, we’re talking about awesome things in technology with Sorg, Chilla, Producer Missy and the news’ Mike Pound, including: – Mike is sharing some of the stuff he’s been up to – including Beer Me! – Mike is bringing news media…
Man of All Media: AwesomeCast 332: Man of All Media
Jan 18, 2017 • 50 min
This week on AwesomeCast 332, we’re talking about awesome things in technology with Sorg, Chilla, Katie and TV's Jim Lokay, including:AC Lokay is a Man Of All Media and still takes the time to talk tech with us! Want to be our boss? Support us through…
12 Pounds of Intel Core | AwesomeCast 331
Jan 10, 2017 • 59 min
This week on AwesomeCast 331, we’re talking about awesome acthings in technology, including: We've got Chilla in Studio C with Krause, Sorg, and Dudders in studio. We're reworking our Patreon - and there WILL be AwesomeCast Gold in the near future.…
A Love Affair With Alexa | AwesomeCast 330
Jan 3, 2017 • 60 min
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…
Right Behind The Cutting Edge | AwesomeCast 329
Dec 21, 2016 • 53 min
It's our last episode of the year. We're getting geeky and nostalgic - checking our predictions from last year and talking tech and social media predictions for 2017, with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 329! We're LIVE with our year-end…
AwesomeCast 328: AwesomeCast Compendium
Dec 13, 2016 • 62 min
You can now customize your emojis and it keeps your selection for next time with iOS 10.2 Chilla is discussing Tivo and Apple TV app updates with the new TV app. Is #Netflix holding out, or do they have an agreement in place that's making us wait for…
Two Weeks of Awesome | AwesomeCast 327
Dec 6, 2016 • 59 min
Shout out to our #Patreon supporters @matweller and @mikefedorshow. Chilla signed up for DirectTV Now and he's sharing his thoughts. All the channels are in alphabetical order on #DirectTVNow? #Genius Sorgatron is talking about Netflix download and…
AwesomeCast Special: Thailand Check In
Nov 30, 2016 • 13 min
Sorg is in Phuket, Thailand and has some tech thoughts from his trip! Check out this appetizer while we get the belated show up this week! Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com) Follow our host!…
Awesomely Thankful Things | AwesomeCast 326
Nov 22, 2016 • 63 min
It’s time for Katie’s #AwesomeThingOfTheWeek - Google will tell you in real time whether a place is busy. Google or Maps integration. Sorg’s #AwesomeThingOfTheWeek is the AI XPRIZE competition we learned about through Ascender and MIT Enterprise Forum…
The Apparent Return of the Butt Peach | AwesomeCast 325
Nov 15, 2016 • 67 min
Katie is freaked out yet likes the new unified inbox for Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram on the Facebook Pages app. Mike lauds the apparent return of the Butt Peach. Chilla shows us the Platronics Voyager 5200 Bluetooth headset after some hands on.…
Get Out the Vote | AwesomeCast 324
Nov 8, 2016 • 60 min
Sorg talks about his first few weeks as a driver for Lyft and Uber Chilla has a new monitor for his Mac, the Samsung U28E590D 28-Inch UHD LED monitor. We talk the 2016 Election as Chilla discusses his very first experience with voting and what made him…
Awkward Poses | AwesomeCast 323
Nov 1, 2016 • 62 min
Chilla is testing the new Google Project Tango phone; the Lenovo Phab2 Pro AJ thinks that the TouchID is awesome. It runs it's own MacOS and should be in a stand alone keyboard, Apple! Sorg is geeked over the Final Cut Pro X update with the Macbook Pro…
The Nintendo We Always Wanted | AwesomeCast 322
Oct 25, 2016 • 52 min
Matt Carlins joins us live from a kids’ Halloween Parade We share our Awesome Thing of the Week, the Nintendo Switch Trump’s campaign is broadcasting on Facebook Live Uber’s self driving truck makes its first beer run Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are…
329: Don’t put your solar panel in my back yard | AwesomeCast 321
Oct 18, 2016 • 61 min
Sorg has the new Pebble 2 +Heart Rate Smartwatch fresh from Kickstarter. Chilla recently visited the Imaginarium escape room Matt W sends us this awesome DIY Surface Hub table Google Flights is updating with predictive rates This American Life has a novel…
328: AwesomeCast 320: Freaky Delivery
Oct 11, 2016 • 55 min
Chilla talks Adonit Snap Stylus for Snapchat Sorg talks about Facebook Live and how his client has been using it in interesting ways. SiliconDust HomeRunHD can upgrade your OTA or Cable (affiliate) experience with channel guide and DVR. Amazon has been…
327: AwesomeCast 319: Google Face Sock
Oct 4, 2016 • 56 min
We talk Google Home - will it change how we talk to our homes? Google Daydream is a softer side of Virtual Reality Alex sends in a sweet $30 drawing tablet for your computer Google's Pixel phone Google ChromeCast and Wifi Teddy Ruxpin got real scary Eat…
326: Pod Crawl: AwesomeCast Special
Sep 30, 2016 • 28 min
We're LIVE from River Edge's Pod Crawl from Smokey's Tavern! It's International Podcast Day! Doug tells us about a Beer Pipe Line in Europe! Chilla talks about his fireproof Samsung Note 7 return box Chilla shares a GE surge protector. We talk elixrapp…
325: AwesomeCast 318: Ohio LinuxFest is for Lovers
Sep 27, 2016 • 61 min
Susan Rose and Vance Kochenderfer join us once again to talk about what is in store for this year's Ohio Linuxfest in Columbus, OH! Chilla is curious about the new Blue Raspberry portable microphone. But is it worth the $200 price tag? Sorg is happy for…
324: Self Driving Student Driver | AwesomeCast 317
Sep 20, 2016 • 63 min
Krause has joined the Google Photos world, and he likes what they're doing with his shots. Cynthia is enjoying the Apple Pen alongside 53's Paper app to take notes and draw apples. Sorg is geeking over the Vufine + Pokemon Go demonstration video. Kim went…
323: AwesomeCast 316: DTA - Don’t Trust Android
Sep 13, 2016 • 61 min
Chilla is excited for the Swiftpoint GT Wireless Mobile Mouse (affiliate link) on the go. Sorg got his hands on iOS 10 on his iPhone 6S a little early. How has 3D Tough, notifications, and iMessage changed for him in just a few days? Chilla lets us know…
322: iPhone 7 is for future people | AwesomeCast 315
Sep 8, 2016 • 59 min
The crew has assembled to help you digest the Apple Event! We discuss Super Mario Run and Pokemon Go representing with Shigeru Miyamoto! The Apple Watch improves We look at the advancements of the iPhone 7 Why do we pick the Apple phone over Android, and…
321: Google+ is dead. Long live Google+! | AwesomeCast 314
Aug 30, 2016 • 63 min
Katie talks about the better Explore tab in Instagram to find new Stories. Chilla brings up Snapchat's update to allow you to create Geofilters for your party in a web browser and for cheap! Sorg is excited for Playstation Now coming to PC so he can catch…
320: Have you worn a Onesie lately? | AwesomeCast 313
Aug 23, 2016 • 61 min
This week! Chill has his hands on the Samsung Note 7 and talks about it's best features! Sorg is excited for a new way to play Pokemon Go with the Recon Jet Android Headset. But could a Vufine work? Erie's Presque Isle is upset at the Pokemon Go players…
319: Google Has Failed This Podcast | AwesomeCast 312
Aug 16, 2016 • 62 min
This week! Krause is excited for Google Duo for Facetime-like calls. Sorg is geekd about a Hololens NES 8-bit 3D emulator! Podcamp Pittsburgh had some fun talks about 360 Video and Podcasting! Check out the videos on Podcamp Pittsburgh's Youtube! Google+…
318: 360 and Virtual Reality: The Future of Media
Aug 14, 2016 • 49 min
www.PodcampPittsburgh.com Michael Sorg leads a panel of 360 Video and Virtual Reality content providers about where we are with 360 Video and Virtual Reality, the accessibility of Google Cardboard, Gear VR headsets, and 360 cameras, and where we go from…
317: State of Podcasting: Podcamp Pittsburgh 11
Aug 13, 2016 • 49 min
Session Description: Michael Sorg of Sorgatron Media, Inc, and 10 year + Podcaster with Wrestling Mayhem Show, AwesomeCast, and more, leads a panel of Podcasters to discuss the current and future state of Podcasting. Takeaways: What do current Podcasters…
316: AwesomeCast 311: iPhone Hunter
Aug 9, 2016 • 66 min
Weâ??re getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 311! Chilla gets his hands on the Mevo Live Event Camera, the same we talked with Livestream's co-founder about. Katie discusses the Nintendo…
315: AwesomeCast 310: I played it with my zombies
Aug 2, 2016 • 66 min
Weâ??re getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 310! The crew all attended Replay FXâ??! We talk games of our past, the Super NESâ?? Playstation CD on display, Operation Wolf, Bishi Bashiâ?? ,…
314: AwesomeCast 309: Where We’re Going, There Are No Roller Bags
Jul 26, 2016 • 58 min
We're getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 309! Katie is excited to get her Bitmoji riding unicorns and being badass in Snapchat! Chilla reviews the Logitech MX Master (affiliate link) Sorg…
313: AwesomeCast 308: Many Shades of NES
Jul 19, 2016 • 62 min
Weâ??re getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 308! Sorg is excited for the Mini NES Classic! Chilla is excited for some enterprise video solutions from Microsoft We discuss whether…
312: AwesomeCast 307: Pokemon Safe Out There!
Jul 12, 2016 • 77 min
Weâ??re getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 305! Chachi discusses his experience since getting his hands on his own Samsung Gear VR. What games is he playing, and why can't he play Dark…
311: AwesomeCast 306: Death Star Christmas in July
Jul 5, 2016 • 67 min
AC_306Weâ??re getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 305! Krause talks Samsung Gear VR after his first spin. He JUST got it out of the box in the studio! We talk about the progress of Samsung…
310: AwesomeCast: Comic Cons Special
Jun 30, 2016 • 38 min
n this SPECIAL EDITON we gather a small panel to talk about the state of Comic Cons, Wizard Worldâ??'s Impact, and more! Will Rutherford ( www.PanelRiot.com ) and John DeGore (@diggy) discuss! Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.net for…
309: AwesomeCast 305: Chilla of the Future!
Jun 28, 2016 • 57 min
We're getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 305! Chilla is looking at the new Logitech C930e that offloads work to the camera. Sorg is testing LIVE 360 video with the Ricoh Theta S and…
308: AwesomeCast 304: That Theta Love
Jun 21, 2016 • 59 min
We're getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 303! Sorg got his hands on the Ricoh Theta S and Chilla asks questions from his time with the Samsung Gear 360 Chilla is excited for Bank of…
307: Awesomecast 303: Virtual Reality Box
Jun 14, 2016 • 74 min
We're getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 303! WWDC gives us an early look at iOS 10, WatchOS, tvOS and macOS Sierra Chachi gives us a look at E3 and the latest from Xbox One S, cross play…
306: AwesomeCast 302: 6 Degrees of Samsung s7 Edge
Jun 7, 2016 • 71 min
We're getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 302! Chilla was at Wizard World Philly. It was so awesome it made his Awesome Thing Of The Week. Katie and googley eyes. Of course she's telling…
305: AwesomeCast: 6 Year Celebration
Jun 2, 2016 • 58 min
We're recording on location with our friends Looking for Group Pittsburgh! We hang out, talk about our history, watch the crew try out the HTC Vive, and chat about the tech history and Virtual Reality reactions with Michael Pound (@unclecrappy,…
304: AwesomeCast 301: Show Me The Muffins!
May 31, 2016 • 58 min
We're getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 301! We had some fun with Photoshop Mix and Katie this week. Did you know we do an interview section with our #AwesomeChat series? Scope out some…
303: AwesomeCast 300: 360 Degrees of Awesome
May 24, 2016 • 74 min
We're getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 300! We're recording the show in 360 video with the Samsung Gear 360! How has Chilla's experience with it been? Katie discusses what she learned…
302: AwesomeCast 299: Have Studio, Will Travel
May 17, 2016 • 69 min
This week on Wrestling Mayhem Show 520, we talk all the latest headlines and more in pro wrestling, including: We look at the upcoming matches for WWE Extreme Rules! With the introduction of the Asylum Match, we wonder what it would take to have another…
301: AwesomeCast 298: It Starts With Viv
May 10, 2016 • 66 min
We're getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 298! We've got our usual characters - Chilla and Sorg. And we're joined by Ryan Haggerty of Haggerty Media this week! Speaking of our guest - make…
300: Awesomecast 297: Rock Clock
May 3, 2016 • 58 min
We're getting geeky and talking tech, social media, and more with the local nerds that use it on AwesomeCast 297! Want a chance to meet us? We'll be live at May Days in with our friends at River's Edge! Thanks to our Patreons: @ThistleSea and…
299: AwesomeCast 296: Ladies Night
Apr 26, 2016 • 65 min
It's AwesomeCast 196 and the ladies are taking over! Katie's Awesome Thing of the Week if President Obama trying out Google Cardboard VR…with googly eyes! Cynthia's Awesome Thing is the ingenuitea for optimal caffeine creation! Missy's Awesome Thing is…
298: AwesomeCast 295: Be Safe, Zip Up
Apr 19, 2016 • 70 min
This week on AwesomeCast 295, we're talking about awesome things in technology, including: We've got our usual crew (Chilla, Katie, and Sorg) joined by @PieceMakerTech's Drew Lipold. Drew's Awesome Thing Of The Week is a 3D print prosthetic ear. (Yes, 3D…
297: AwesomeCast 294: Roughing It
Apr 12, 2016 • 74 min
This week on AwesomeCast 294, weâ??re talking about awesome things in technology, including: What do we do without the internet? Our crew shares tips for your non-internet survival guide. We go down the rabbit hole discussing board games (many available…
296: AwesomeCast 293: It’s All About the VR, Baby
Apr 5, 2016 • 72 min
This week on AwesomeCast 293, weâ??re talking about awesome things in technology, including: It's Podcast Day! We're going LIVE with Frank Murgia of Pittsburgh Podcast Network and Katie in studio. Chilla is joining us from Studio B. Google released the…
295: AwesomeCast 292: I Am Iron Man (Because I Have a Virtual Desktop)
Mar 29, 2016 • 69 min
This week on AwesomeCast 292, weâ??re talking about awesome things in technology, including: This week, we're joined by Chachi! Which means we'll be talking videogames in addition to the usual tech talk. Thanks to our Patreons! @ThistleSea and…
294: AwesomeCast 291: A Bushel of Apple
Mar 22, 2016 • 82 min
This week on AwesomeCast 291, we're talking about awesome things in technology, including: We're kicking off with Kim's Awesome Thing Of The Week - Start Up Weekend Pittsburgh Women's Edition. Talking Go Jane Go from Start Up Weekend Pittsburgh Women's…
293: AwesomeCast 290: We’ve Got the (Rapid) Power
Mar 15, 2016 • 82 min
This week on AwesomeCast 290, we're talking about awesome things in technology, including: Tonight we're joined by Chilla in Studio B and River's Edge (with props) in house. We 3 Patreons like @ThistleSea and @mikefedorshow because they take care of us.…
292: AwesomeCast 289: Dance Loki! Dance!
Mar 8, 2016 • 67 min
This week on AwesomeCast 289, we're talking about awesome things in technology, including: We're LIVE with this week's AwesomeCast with Chilla, Mike Pound and our Women's Day 2016 representative Katie! Katie is kicking off our Awesome Thing Of The Week…
291: AwesomeCast 288: MySpace Stalking
Mar 1, 2016 • 71 min
This week on AwesomeCast 288, we're talking about awesome things in technology, including: Chilla is kicking off the show with his Awesome Thing Of The Week - Tivo Skip. Katie found something Chilla doesn't own as her Awesome Thing Of The Week. Phone Soap…
290: AwesomeCast 287: Full House
Feb 23, 2016 • 72 min
This week on AwesomeCast 287, we're talking about awesome things in technology, including: Tonight's a full house with Sorg, Katie, Chilla, and Frank in studio and Mike Fedor remote. Thanks to our Patreon Mike Fedor for joining us as part of this week's…
289: AwesomeCast 286: Barbie Wants a Chilla House
Feb 16, 2016 • 70 min
This week on AwesomeCast 286, weâ??re talking about awesome things in technology, including: Tonight Chilla, Katie and Sorg are repping the East coast and Alex Kahrs is our West coast voice! It's that time where we thank our patreons @ThistleSea and…
288: AwesomeCast: Twitter Special
Feb 14, 2016 • 34 min
In this AwesomeCast Special, the crew discusses the recent and upcoming changes to Twitter, 140 characters, timeline algorithms, why they are happening, and how you should be reacting as a user or social media marketer. After the show remember to: Eat at…
287: AwesomeCast 285: #sorgmonkeybaby
Feb 9, 2016 • 75 min
This week on AwesomeCast 285, we're talking about awesome things in technology, including: Chilla's Awesome Thing Of The Week is a mirror. Not because he's that kind of guy. It's because it's a smart screen! Dudders is using her new Mac book! And, it…
286: AwesomeCast 284: That Big Bird Money
Feb 2, 2016 • 78 min
This week on AwesomeCast 284, we're talking about awesome things in technology, including: We do cool things with Patreons. Like take them to Slice and invite them to co-host. Terri Hammond from Thistle Sea is joining us tonight! Time for Chilla's Awesome…
285: AwesomeCast 283: I’m Loving It
Jan 26, 2016 • 68 min
This week on AwesomeCast 283, we're talking about awesome things in technology, including: NewsOn is giving you access to local networks. Jim Lokay discusses how the population seems to be going BACK to the network nightly news instead of the cable news…
284: AwesomeCast 282: Adulting
Jan 19, 2016 • 64 min
This week on AwesomeCast 282, we're talking about awesome things in technology, including: John Carman is sharing his Awesome Thing Of The Week - Guy-Fi Masterbation Booth. Hot Octopuss discussion is happening. We should get John Carman and Katie Dudas…
283: AwesomeCast 281: Everything is Peachy
Jan 12, 2016 • 75 min
This week on AwesomeCast 281, we're talking about awesome things in technology, including: Katie is sharing her Awesome Thing Of The Week - Facebook messenger chat with Miss Piggy. Chilla's sharing his CES2016 inspired Awesome Thing Of The Week - Endless…
282: AwesomeCast 280: Hide ‘n Seek With BB-8
Jan 5, 2016 • 92 min
This week on AwesomeCast 280, we're talking about awesome things in technology, including: Back from holiday hiatus and getting ready for the first Awesome Cast of the New Year with Chilla and Rob Johnston! Rob is sharing his Awesome Thing Of The Week -…
281: AwesomeCast Special: Podcast Throwdown
Dec 29, 2015 • 44 min
This week on AwesomeCast it is a special Holiday edition as Buzzy Torek of Epicast joins us as we discuss Podcasting in Pittsburgh, the business models around it, working with Mayor Bill Peduto, where people could get started, and more! Eat at Slice on…
280: AwesomeCast Special: Home Automation
Dec 22, 2015 • 49 min
This week on AwesomeCast it is a special Holiday edition as John Chichilla (@chilla) walks us through a DEEP discussion about everything you should know when embarking on Home Automation. from hubs to bulbs to light switches. We have you covered! Eat at…
279: AwesomeCast 279: Out With The Old (Tech) - In With the New (Tech)
Dec 15, 2015 • 102 min
This week on AwesomeCast 279, we're sharing our tech highlights from 2015 and making our predictions for 2016 in addition to our usual talk about awesome things in technology, including: We have a full studio tonight! Chilla, Sorg, Katie, Will, and Doug -…
278: AwesomeCast 278: Tech Brady Bunch
Dec 8, 2015 • 76 min
This week on AwesomeCast 278, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Time for our Awesome Thing Of The Week! For Chilla it’s the new iHome Smart Plug. Dudders is sharing her Awesome Thing Of The Week – Her Periscope when she was stuck in an…
277: AwesomeCast 277: The Gadgets and Doohickies
Dec 1, 2015 • 67 min
This week on AwesomeCast 277, we talk awesome things in technology, including: This week, we're talking about our favorite gadgets and doohickies. Time for Awesome Show And Tell with Sorg and his iPad keyboard. Zuckerberg is planning for the future. He…
276: AwesomeCast 276: Evolution of the Emoji - Poop, Pizza and a Dictionary Entry
Nov 24, 2015 • 66 min
This week on Awesomecast 276, we talk awesome things in technology, including: We're joined in-studio this week by our favorite Microsoft guy - Krazy Krause! Chilla's Awesome Thing Of The Week is Microsoft's Black Friday deal. Sorg checked out the CLP…
275: AwesomeCast 275: We’re Slackers
Nov 17, 2015 • 67 min
This week on Awesomecast 275, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Time for our Awesome Thing Of The Week - for Sorg it's his Chromecast. ASUS has released their Chromebit. Chilla is sharing his thoughts for his Awesome Thing Of The Week. Mad…
274: Awesomecast 274: Welcome to Awesome Cast Kids’ Time
Nov 10, 2015 • 77 min
This week on Awesomecast 274, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Business cards are in production for our Executive Producers @ThistleSea and @mikefedorshow. Chilla is sharing his Awesome Thing Of The Week: Number Sync from AT&T. Sorg shares…
273: Awesomecast 273: The Scarlet “W”
Nov 3, 2015 • 67 min
This week on Awesomecast 273, we talk awesome things in technology, including: We have Carman and Chilla in Studio A for geeky tech talk. Adobe is doing livestream and it's pretty cool. Remember Bob Ross and his happy little trees? The Joy of Painting…
272: AwesomeCast 272: These Are Not the Drones You Are Looking For
Oct 27, 2015 • 69 min
This week on Awesomecast 272, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Starting with our Awesome Thing Of The Week. Up first is Chilla with Perch - creating a security monitor from an old device. Sorg is taking it Halloween with his Awesome Thing…
271: Awesomecast 271: The Big Goog is Looking Out For You
Oct 20, 2015 • 64 min
This week on Awesomecast 271, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Chilla is sharing his Awesome Thing Of The Week: The BEDDI smartphone alarm dock. Want to check out more about BEDDI, they're working on funding their Kickstarter! Like to…
270: Evening with Podcamp: Buzzy Torek of Epicast
Oct 15, 2015 • 37 min
www.PodcampPittsburgh.com Join us as we have a chat with Buzzy (@bigbuzzum), the brains behind Epicast, a â??multimedia/entertainment specialist based out of Pittsburgh, Pa. Dedicated to providing high quality, raw contentâ?? via audio podcasting. Special…
269: AwesomeCast 270: Touching Your (Apple) Mouse Differently
Oct 13, 2015 • 59 min
This week on Awesomecast 270, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Chilla discusses the new Apple Touchpad, Magic Mouse 2, and Keyboard Sorg discusses Marvel Universe Live, the Innovation Works Kickstarter event and the Nova Center, and…
268: AwesomeCast 269: Getting Gear VR in Our Face
Oct 6, 2015 • 66 min
This week on Awesomecast 269, we talk awesome things in technology, including: It's show and tell as Chilla shows us his Samsung Gear VR as we take our first look at the virtual reality future. Katie discusses getting away from technology Sorg talks…
267: Sorgatron Media International Podcast Day 2015
Oct 1, 2015 • 57 min
International Podcast Day was on September 30, 2015. And Sorgatron Media celebrated in live steams with our friends with Epicast! Our slot included a hang out with our Podcasting friends from all over! We talk about Podcasting, Social Media, and more! Our…
266: AwesomeCast 268: Forcetouching a Mouse
Sep 29, 2015 • 84 min
This week on Awesomecast 268, we talk awesome things in technology, including: We're showing our shiny new iPhone6s - as in we each have a new toy this week. Tip from AJ: Put your iPhone6 face down to avoid "Hey Siri" response when it's inconvenient.…
265: AwesomeCast 267: Open Awesome
Sep 22, 2015 • 73 min
This week on Awesomecast 267, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Vance Kochenderfer and Susan Rose to tell us about Ohio Linux Fest 2015! Check out our interview on Awesome Chat! Chilla discusses some options for wireless charging on the…
264: Awesomecast 266: The Pokemon Theory
Sep 15, 2015 • 78 min
We're rocking and rolling - with a not Apple loaded show. live.sorgatronmedia.com (Okay, there'll be a little Apple talk…) It's time for Awesome Things Of The Week - including some Wizard World geekery talk. Chilla sharing some Green Ranger love from…
263: Awesomecast 265: Cat Street View
Sep 8, 2015 • 75 min
This week on Awesomecast 265, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Chilla's Awesome Thing Of The Week is his Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (He likes the pen.) http://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-note-5-specs Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has a pretty…
Awesomecast 264: Facebook M is for Making It
Sep 1, 2015 • 72 min
This week on Awesomecast 264, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Time for the Awesome Thing Of The Week and Chilla's telling us about Amazon Prime offline video on iPhone and iPad.…
262: Awesomecast 263: Awesome Things Across the Millennia
Aug 25, 2015 • 61 min
This week on Awesomecast 263, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Sorg's Awesome Thing of the Week is hitting up chat roulette with a live-action zombie shooter! Chachi is playing catch-up this week. He's been out of touch for the Little…
261: AwesomeCast 262: LIVE from Podcamp Pittsburgh X
Aug 18, 2015 • 41 min
This week on Awesomecast 262, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Podcamp! Social Media! Podcasting! Everyone give their Awesome Thing of Podcamp as we discuss the state of Social Media and what we got out of the event! We also discuss the…
260: Awesomecast 261: Clever, But With No Purpose
Aug 11, 2015 • 62 min
This week on Awesomecast 261, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Chilla discusses the Thingcharger for charing all your things Dudders discusses how to catch your boyfriend cheating with wifi Sorg discusse Beme and why it may be the most…
259: AwesomeCast 260: Windows is Awesome
Aug 4, 2015 • 75 min
This week on Awesomecast 260, we talk awesome things in technology, including: We talk about th Karma Wifi hotspot Pantster is digigng on Star Wars Battlefront and we consider if itâ??s time to upgrade consoles with Xbox One OTA DVR Chilla loves his…
258: AwesomeCast 259: Jugganerds and Chubbies
Jul 28, 2015 • 74 min
This week on Awesomecast 259, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Orcam helps the vision impared read Youtube for Android updated to listen to videos out of app One Plus Two Android phones has Will's interest. Sorg reviews the tech of the…
257: AwesomeCast 258: Tiny Buds for Your Ear Holes
Jul 21, 2015 • 69 min
This week on Awesomecast 258, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Everyone is John Chichilla on this week's episode. Motorola Hint earbud is an entire headset in a bluetooth earbud. And, Chilla's digging it as his Awesome Thing of The Week.…
256: AwesomeCast 257: I Don’t Want a Smart Home, I Want a Wise Home
Jul 14, 2015 • 78 min
This week on Awesomecast 257, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Katie shows us you don't need to be high-tech to be a techie. And, Mike joins us to show that hippies can be hip to tech, too! SaveFrom.net allows you to grab videos from the…
255: AwesomeCast 256: Battle Bot Olympics
Jul 7, 2015 • 74 min
This week on Awesomecast 256, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Battling Robots are REAL. And it's USA vs Japan! Virtual Reality is getting Sexy Chilla shares the solution to USB charging on a power strip Wifi repeaters to cover your…
254: AwesomeCast 255: For the Ladies
Jun 30, 2015 • 73 min
This week on Awesomecast 255, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Buyable Pins could be a nightmare to the Etsy crowd. How are we using Pinterest as dudes? Social Media Deay doing good! Androidâ??s lag detecting robot and cloud service. Leaf…
AwesomeCast 254: America’s Darling Snapchats
Jun 23, 2015 • 64 min
This week on Awesomecast 254, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Checking out the Awesome Thing Of The Week. Chilla has been thinking long and hard about the new MacBook and all its dongles. Chilla's MacBook Pro is so new it doesn't even…
253: AwesomeCast 253: Give Google All Your Stuff!
Jun 16, 2015 • 62 min
This week on Awesomecast 253, we talk awesome things in technology, including: The Awesome things of the week: Google io photo storage Quicken Loans Arena social lounge E3 technology including Virtual Reality and Windows 10 Gaming! App of the week: Garden…
252: Awesomecast 252: Apple and the Pretty Hate Machine
Jun 9, 2015 • 81 min
We'll be talking a lot about Apple on today's show with Chilla and AJ - and they're IN STUDIO enjoying some Slice on Broadway pizza! Checking out OS X El Capitan. We're watching AJ teaching Sorg the magic of "apple + spacebar" command. It's magical. Did…
251: Awesomecast 251: The Best Start Up
Jun 2, 2015 • 73 min
This week on Awesomecast 251, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Chilla talking about his Applewatch! Katie watching the 4th of July at the Carnegie Science Center. Sorg talks about what he saw at Alphalab Demoday. Discussion on Googleio.…
250: Awesomecast 250: Crossing the Periscope Streams
May 26, 2015 • 74 min
This week on Awesomecast 250, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Snapchat hiring to cover 2016 Presidential campaign. Discussion of the tech gap and the interesting scope our generation has, having seen technology become mainstream. Android…
249: AwesomeCast 249: A Better Car
May 19, 2015 • 51 min
This week on Awesomecast 249, we talk awesome things in technology, including: A better way to run Android on Windows from American Megatrends Automatic has a new unit and apps for your car! DinnerMode helps you NOT to use your phone LG announces a 55…
248: Awesomecast 248: Nebraska Con
May 12, 2015 • 55 min
This week on Awesomecast 248, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Con TV: A way to see action from cons all over as well as other entertainment. Lily: The camera drone! Touchcast for the iPad. Giphy: Helping you get GIFS out everywhere.…
247: Awesomecast 247: A Better Selfie
May 5, 2015 • 61 min
This week on Awesomecast 247, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Awesome Things of the Week: Chilla's iPhone case that harvests radio frequencies into power Katie's Nikon "selfie" adapter Sorg's Chrome extension that tracks smile/facial…
246: AwesomeCast 246: Phones, Watches and Hackers
Apr 28, 2015 • 64 min
This week on Awesomecast 246, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Discussion with TJ and Jamie from Does This Hold Up podcast. The Path of Exile rpg game. G-Project G-Boom Bluetooth speaker. Star Wars lightsaber tongs. Moto 360. Google…
245: Awesomecast 245: Boxes and Dongles - A Cordcutting Guide
Apr 21, 2015 • 78 min
This week on Awesomecast 245, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Our impressions on cordcutting devices like: -Chromecast -Amazon Fire TV/Stick -Roku -TiVo -AppleTV -SmartTVs -Game consoles A new version of the Screen Savers. News on…
244: AwesomeCast 244: Ok Gmffmfffgle
Apr 14, 2015 • 57 min
This week on Awesomecast 244, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Why you don't need an Apple Watch. Chilla talks about his Apple Watch purchase experience. Sorg checked out some of this season's AlphaLab companies: @seekahoo @TravelWitsCom…
243: Awesomecast 243: Social Media is Not your Boss
Apr 7, 2015 • 61 min
This week on Awesomecast 243, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Will Rutherford talked about his vacation from social media. Chilla discusses the Samsung Galaxy S6. Smartwatch talk! Discussion on health technology. A playlist maker in…
242: Awesomecast 242: Commoditized Sticks and Buttons
Mar 31, 2015 • 68 min
This week on Awesomecast 242, we talk awesome things in technology, including: News on the Surface 3. Sorg giving his thoughts on Meerkat and Periscope. Google Maps turning maps into Pac-Man levels. A Game Boy Camera gun. The Chromebit: A stick version of…
241: Awesomecast 241: The Party Next Door
Mar 24, 2015 • 70 min
This week on Awesomecast 241, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Laura Kelly telling us about Innovation Works. Attention grabbing companies like Trusst Lingerie and Romeo Delivers. Demo Day and how it benefits start-ups. What UpPrize is all…
240: AwesomeCast 240: DadCast
Mar 17, 2015 • 82 min
This week on Boss Battle 134, we have our cast of Bobby (@bobbyfjtown), Keith Haught (@haughtjr) and Mike Sorg(@sorgatron). On this weeks show: We discuss our gaming achievements from the past week. We talk about our spotlight game, which is Final Fantasy…
239: AwesomeCast 239: They’re WATCHING us
Mar 10, 2015 • 76 min
This week on Awesomecast 239, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Discussion on the Applewatch; including who the market is for it, it compared to other wearable tech and if we are interest in it. Talk on Apple's ResearchKit. Discussion on…
238: AwesomeCast 238: Fine Quality Stick
Mar 3, 2015 • 77 min
This week on Awesomecast 238, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Discussion with Matt Keener about emodt; which companies can use to measure emotions of their teams. The sticky camera that is Podo. Smartphone charging furniture from Ikea.…
237: AwesomeCast 237: Safe for All Ages
Feb 24, 2015 • 69 min
This week on Awesomecast 237, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Talk with WhoYu Inc. and how their networking application works. What to look for in the future with WhoYu and how to learn more about it. The announcement of a new Pebble. IBM…
236: AwesomeCast 236: Have You Updated Barbie Today?
Feb 17, 2015 • 67 min
This week on Awesomecast 236, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Hello Barbie from Mattel. (and how that concept could be used for other devices.) Discussion on how early a child should get into tech products. Sorg's quest for streaming…
235: AwesomeCast 235: Blunted Feelings
Feb 10, 2015 • 68 min
This week on Awesomecast 235, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Awesome things of the week: The Sober Up app on Pebble, Wizard World acquiring comic cons all over (including Pittsburgh comic con.) and an Indiegogo event in Pittsburgh. App…
234: AwesomeCast 234: WiFi Enabled Lego Blender
Feb 3, 2015 • 74 min
This week on Awesomecast 234, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Awesome things of the week: The Raspberry Pi 2 and the possibilities of what you can do with it, The Screenflow app, and Pleyworld! Our app of the week: Stand Up! YikYak…
233: AwesomeCast 233: Where Have You Gone, Windows 9?
Jan 27, 2015 • 57 min
This week on Awesomecast 233, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Awesome things of the week: Microsoft's Hololens, Microsoft's acquisition of Minecraft and Windows 10. Batteries with Kevlar. Doctors using Googleglass. Discussion on…
232: AwesomeCast 232: Hold on Nebraska
Jan 20, 2015 • 64 min
This week on Awesomecast 232, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Awesome things of the week: The Zagg Slimbook, Facebook allowing user flagging of posts, Duet Display, bemyeyes.org and Adobe Photoshop Mix. The end of Googleglass! Or not.…
231: AwesomeCast 231: PC on a Stick
Jan 13, 2015 • 79 min
This week on Awesomecast 231, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Awesome things of the week: The Microsoft Band, AllCast iOS app and Intel's Computer Stick! App of The Week: The Duet application! (Duetdisplay.com) Discussion on Photoshop…
230: AwesomeCast 230: Unicorn Tech
Jan 6, 2015 • 77 min
This week on Awesomecast 230, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Awesome things of the week: A rumored 12 inch Macbook Air, Friends on Netflix and a Twit Studio visit by Sorg. App of the week: Video TV Cast for the Chromecast.…
229: AwesomeCast 229: 2015: The Real Rise of the ibeacon
Dec 16, 2014 • 99 min
This week on Awesomecast 229, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Our awesome things of the year! John Chichilla: Xbox One (3) Jim Lokay: Xfinity X1 Platform (7) Katie Dudas: HP Envy and Chromecast. (15) Will Rutherford: Kindle Paperwhite and…
228: AwesomeCast 228: Security Balloons
Dec 9, 2014 • 75 min
This week on Awesomecast 228, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Our Awesome things of the week: A possible password killer with FIDO and a security system for your home with Sighthound. (2) Our thoughts on Google Inbox. (18) An awesome app…
227: AwesomeCast 227: Creepy Google Glasses and Tablets
Dec 2, 2014 • 70 min
This week on Awesomecast 227, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Our Awesome things of the week: Things like Microsoft Band, Marvel Unlimited and tablets. Discussion on the popularity of tablets. The possibly leaked iPad Pro schematics. The…
226: AwesomeCast 226: Live from Podcamp Pittsburgh 9
Nov 25, 2014 • 44 min
AwesomeCast - Podcamp Pittsburgh 9This week on Awesomecast 226, we're live from Podcamp Pittsburgh 9 at Point Park University! Recorded Sunday, November 23. We discuss: Hack Summit - a coding conference TouchCast! An iPad video shooting and streaming app…
225: AwesomeCast 225: Ladies Love Man Siri
Nov 18, 2014 • 68 min
This week on Awesomecast 226, we talk awesome things in technology, including: The HiRise for i products. Siri being awesome when you are sick; along with general Siri discussion. Android/iPhone discussion. A Target app that can help you on Black Friday.…
224: AwesomeCast 224: Smooth Jazz in the Basement
Nov 11, 2014 • 64 min
This week on Awesomecast 225, we talk awesome things in technology, including: The Writer Emergency Pack Kickstarter. A Microsoft bundle package which offers significant savings on some of their products. An expansion to Chromecast apps. Talk about the…
223: AwesomeCast 223: All of the Google
Nov 4, 2014 • 70 min
Sorg talks about his shiny new bluetooth audio speaker. Chilla talks all of the Google things. Engadget review of Lollipop is Chilla approved. The new Gmail app is like Inbox (which is still on invite-only). The Google Calendar update "makes more sense."…
222: AwesomeCast 222: RFID In Everything But This Podcast
Oct 28, 2014 • 82 min
This week on Awesomecast 222, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Discussion about some comments we received on "Hey Siri" and Microsoft Xim. Talk on the features and more of the iPad Air 2. Discussion on the NFL utilizing RFID Chips. An app…
221: AwesomeCast 221: Apples and Lollipops
Oct 21, 2014 • 72 min
This week on Awesomecast 221, we talk awesome things in technology, including: The XIM photo sharing app and what it does. The Firechat app and why it is a good download for protesters. Real hoverboards? The new Nexus products and Android Lollipop The…
220: AwesomeCast 220: Not Really Helpful
Oct 14, 2014 • 72 min
This week on Awesomecast 220, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Chilla talking the August electronic deadbolt. WeMo® Light Switch Chilla is talking about on show. Lokay talking Acorns for rounding up your spare change. Are we addicted to…
219: AwesomeCast 219: Select * from SQL where Cast=Awesome
Oct 7, 2014 • 70 min
Ohio Linux FestThis week on Awesomecast 219, we talk awesome things in technology, including: The upcoming Ohio LinuxFest! Linux operating systems. The usefulness of Free and Open Source Software. The future of operating systems. How relevant Columbus is…
218: AwesomeCast 218: The Serendipity Business Plan
Sep 30, 2014 • 84 min
This week on Awesomecast 218, we talk awesome things in technology, including: National Podcast Day and our favorite podcasts! 3:02 What things we use to listen to our favorite podcasts. 10:18 Watching video podcasts. 18:07 The future of podcasts. 23:07…
217: AwesomeCast 217: Never Trust a Cloud
Sep 23, 2014 • 77 min
This week on Awesomecast 217, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Josh Lucas telling us about what The Hardware Store is all about. Mesh networks in Pittsburgh. The Hardware Store's Five by Five app. Hey Siri! Differences between Google and…
216: AwesomeCast 216: Socialist Tuna Casserole
Sep 16, 2014 • 91 min
This week on Awesomecast 216, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Tonight we're talking with @diggy about Pixels of Fury. http://pittsburgh.aiga.org/event/shutterstocks-pixels-of-fury/ We're talking about Denver's technology community with…
215: AwesomeCast 215: This AppleWatch is Real!
Sep 9, 2014 • 64 min
This week on Awesomecast 215, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Apple shout outs. Our thoughts on the stream for the Apple event. The iPhone 6 Plus and other mobile devices. The implications of ApplePay. The security of ApplePay. The…
214: AwesomeCast 214: Never Trust a Cloud
Sep 2, 2014 • 67 min
This week on Awesomecast 214, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Rob Johnston and all the things he does in the media; including his work with Vine. The opportunities that can come from using Vine. Instagram and other similar products impact…
213: AwesomeCast 213: 2 Fish, 1 Tank
Aug 26, 2014 • 72 min
This week on Awesomecast 213, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Our awesome things of the week: A suit to stand in a firework display, TiVo for cord cutters, finding ways to get away from cable and mother-in-laws who can fix iPhones.…
212: AwesomeCast 212: Commercial Weeds
Aug 19, 2014 • 78 min
This week on Awesomecast 212, we talk awesome things in technology, including: An app that can help you with your to-do list; Timeful. A roku built right into a TV. The WWE Supercard app. The Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS. A replacement for turntable.fm!…
211: AwesomeCast 211: Ebay Taskrabbit
Aug 12, 2014 • 65 min
This week on Awesomecast 211, we talk awesome things in technology, including: Microsoft GoPro news. Xbox One updates. Sorg wondering if he should get PlayStation TV. A Kickstarter for a Night Trap remake. Google helping with a new project that links…
210: AwesomeCast 210: No Time For Potato Salad
Aug 5, 2014 • 58 min
This week on Awesomecast 210, we talk awesome things in technology, including: The death of justin.tv! The Electric Objects pictureframe Kickstarter. Another Kickstarter, for potato salad! The Cloud replaced by my butt? The isamjackson app. Sorgâ??s…
209: AwesomeCast 209: Juggalo Tech
Jul 29, 2014 • 64 min
Juggalo Tech - Gathering of the JuggalosThis week on Awesomecast 209, we talk awesome things in technology, including: A Clamcase for the iPad. A Verbatim battery charger. Protective gear for rain and moshpits. Communication at The Gathering of the…
208: AwesomeCast 208: With Podcasting Comes Responsibility
Jul 22, 2014 • 65 min
This week on Awesomecast 208, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: AppleTV and Netflix. Alphalab companies including one that really intrigues Sorg, Nebulus.io! Recommended Apps like ComicZeal and…
207: AwesomeCast 207: Nebraska and Coolers
Jul 15, 2014 • 68 min
This week on Awesomecast 207, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: Apple and IBM teaming up! Net neutrality with the FCC. The ingress game. Nebraska and their broadband. Privatizing link tweets.…
206: AwesomeCast 206: Bedazzled Glass
Jul 8, 2014 • 61 min
This week on Awesomecast 206, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: Cindy talkes about www.calendly.com and how it changes her meeting making Dudders talks about Dubai's Mall of the World Sorg discusses…
205: AwesomeCast 205: Found My Geocities
Jul 1, 2014 • 65 min
This week on Awesomecast 205, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: Data visualization, social media integration and technology Consumer-priced device-controlled lighting from GE Like automation?…
204: AwesomeCast 204: Android Licorice Twizzler
Jun 25, 2014 • 83 min
This week on Awesomecast 204, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: Our awesome things of the week in technology; a connector AJ got at a conference and the app Swarm. Discussion on tech drones with…
203: AwesomeCast 203: Faster Than Light Podcasting
Jun 17, 2014 • 68 min
This week on Awesomecast 203, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: Chilla talks about his new Dropcam Sorg dipped a toe into Disney Infinity We look at Pittsburgh's entry on travelbydrone.com We give a…
202: AwesomeCast 202: Turn Down For E3
Jun 10, 2014 • 72 min
This week on Awesomecast 202, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: A Cocoon backpack review from Chichilla. An app that will let you see the full Lemans race. LeRoy Jenkins and a "Turn Down For What"…
201: AwesomeCast 201: The Charisma of 2% Milk
Jun 3, 2014 • 71 min
This week on Awesomecast 201, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: We talk WWDS 2014! Changes to Apple TV. OS10. Apple's enterprise program. iBooks coming? A new programming language in Swift. iCloud…
200: AwesomeCast 200: Awesome By the Slice
May 29, 2014 • 61 min
This week on Awesomecast 200, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology as we record LIVE at Slice on Broadway! Thank you for hosting our historic night! We take a peak back at the history of the show and how we…
199: AwesomeCast 199: Send in the Drones
May 20, 2014 • 80 min
This week on Awesomecast 199, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: The iGrill Mini. AMC debuting a show on tumblr. ThinkUp and what they can do for you. Some things that happened at Demoday. Delivery…
198: AwesomeCast 198: War on the Back Catalog
May 13, 2014 • 67 min
This week on Awesomecast 198, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: Toilet tech. Sorg talking about his MacBook Pro. How to make your own mobile app.…
197: AwesomeCast 197: This One Goes Out to the Moms
May 6, 2014 • 73 min
This week on Awesomecast 197, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: Talk about the Scarehouse's basement in Pittsburgh getting some publicity. Dropcam; which has a facial recognition feature. Sorg…
196: AwesomeCast 196: Coding Isn’t For Kids
Apr 29, 2014 • 83 min
Awesomecast Code BabesThis week on Awesomecast 196, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: The cast for the new Star Wars!!! Humble Bundle for comic books. How you can own a big piece from Shaun of The…
195: AwesomeCast 195: Eight, Equal, Equal, Equal, Dee
Apr 22, 2014 • 85 min
If you were in the Pittsburgh area last week did you make it to the Tech Cocktail event? Join us live to talk about the companies and event! We're talking TV apps from @TechCocktail Pittsburgh - @edenrokey's Max My TV on slate now. http:// Talking about…
194: AwesomeCast 194: Chocolate Peppers and Raspberry Pi
Apr 15, 2014 • 78 min
This week on Awesomecast 194: Katie Dudas shows us her new iPhone and explains why she bought one! Microsoft Windows phone 8.1 talk! Find out if John Chichilla and the gang are excited about some of these phone's new features. Some talk about voice…
193: AwesomeCast 193: R.I.P. Windows XP
Apr 8, 2014 • 79 min
This week on Awesomecast 193, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: The Apple Design Reward Bundle! The 3Play Bluetooth Audio Dongle. Fox shows on the Comcast TV Go App. Discussion on a new card-linked…
192: AwesomeCast 192: Clean Pokemon Energy
Apr 1, 2014 • 32 min
This week on Awesomecast 192, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: Discussion on Google Maps Pokemon challenge! Roku Watch and some of the features of the new device. Hulu spin-offs. A Thinkgeek…
191: AwesomeCst 191: MySpace Tom Gives No Fs
Mar 25, 2014 • 79 min
oculus vrThis week on Awesomecast 191, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including: The Rufus Cuff. Will this be the next great smart watch? Discussion on the positives and negatives of talking to our…
190: AwesomeCast 190: The Constant Contact of Podcasts
Mar 18, 2014 • 76 min
In-studio, breaking the 4th wall - John Chichilla (@chilla) and Doug Derda (@douglasderda) Doug is a featured daddy blogger in an article about his writing at douglasderda.com and it's a walk down memory lane back to PodCamp and the budding friendship…
189: AwesomeCast 189: My Cell Phone Friend Checking In
Mar 11, 2014 • 75 min
On AwesomeCast 189, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla), AJ Kuftic (@AJKuftic) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show: Chilla talked about the SlatePro desk Talked about cell phone plans and how it's…
188: AwesomeCast 188: Harem of Men
Mar 4, 2014 • 69 min
AwesomeCast 188: Harem of MenOn AwesomeCast 188, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla), Katie Dudas (@kdudders) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show: Chichilla talks about his new stylus pen that is…
187: AwesomeCast 187: Chasing the Podcasting Dragon
Feb 25, 2014 • 69 min
On AwesomeCast 187, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla), Cynthia Closkey (@cynthiacloskey) Hutch Bailie Jr. (steelcityresistance.blogspot.com) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show: We talk about Netflix…
186: AwesomeCast 186: Windows HATE
Feb 18, 2014 • 68 min
AwesomeCast 186 Windows HATEOn AwesomeCast 185, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla), Katie Dudas (@kdudders), Ward Miller (@wardy22) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show: Chichilla talks about his new…
185: AwesomeCast 185: Flappy Dong OR Photo 2 Ascii Converter
Feb 11, 2014 • 68 min
On AwesomeCast 185, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla), Katie Dudas (@kdudders), Nick Marino (@nickmarino), Neal Shyam (@nealrs) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show: We talk about the Flappy Bird…
184: AwesomeCast 184: #esurance30.mp3
Feb 4, 2014 • 69 min
Awesomecast 184: Esurance30On AwesomeCast 184, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla), John DeGore (@diggy/@creativebriefs) Katie Dudas (@kdudders), Jim Lokay (@lokay) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show:…
183: AwesomeCast 183: Boob Sticker Unlocked
Jan 28, 2014 • 67 min
On AwesomeCast 183, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla), Katie Dudas (@kdudders) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show: We talk new Sensecovers for iPhones. We talk hi-tech bras and what they do! We…
182: AwesomeCast 182: 3 Mikes. 1 Glass
Jan 21, 2014 • 63 min
Awesomecast 182 Google GlassOn AwesomeCast 182, we are talking all things awesome in technology with Mike Pound (@bctMikePound), Mad Mike (@madmike4883) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show: We discuss the newest version of Google Glass! We talk…
181: AwesomeCast 181: jellyrash.tumblr.com
Jan 14, 2014 • 72 min
Sorg got a Windows 8 computer! Find out his thoughts on the hardware. We talk about Q and A apps like Jelly. We talk about the app Littlebit and how it can help you with your New Yearâ??s resolutions. We discuss Thinkpad 8, and how to put Android on it!…
180: AwesomeCast 180: Brains Over Bullets
Jan 7, 2014 • 71 min
On AwesomeCast 180, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla), Katie Dudas(@kdudders), Dean Petrella and Ray Russell from brainsoverbullets.com and Mike (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show: Dean Petrella and Ray Russell…
179: AwesomeCast 179: OK Drone
Dec 10, 2013 • 96 min
diy dronesOn AwesomeCast 179, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla), Cynthia Closkey (bigbigdesign.com), Mike Munz (@demunz) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show: We discuss the technological products that…
178: AwesomeCast 178: Darth Selfie
Dec 3, 2013 • 53 min
We talk about the latest with YaJagoff.com Can Amazon's Prime Air drones really work? Will COIN replace all of your credit cards? And is it worth jumping in on? Has Disney brought the magic back to cartoons? What is the state of Netflix? Doest Darth…
177: AwesomeCast 177: My Jetpack’s In the Car
Nov 26, 2013 • 80 min
AwesomeCast Equil Jot smartpenOn AwesomeCast 177, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show: Missy demonstrates and talks about equil Jote smartpen. We talk about PS4's…
176: AwesomeCast 176: T-Rex in 7.5 Kilometers, Beta Edition
Nov 19, 2013 • 73 min
On AwesomeCast 176, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show: The cast talks about some of the new GoogleGlass apps! Sorg demonstrates how some of the apps work on…
175: AwesomeCast 175: Where Do You Put Your Pictures?
Nov 12, 2013 • 73 min
AC175On AwesomeCast 175, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show: Chichilla and Sorg talk a little XboxONE. The cast talks about Twitter custom timelines! Sorg talks…
174: AwesomeCast 174: Just Buy a Blackberry
Nov 5, 2013 • 84 min
AC174On AwesomeCast 174, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show: Chichilla talks about and shows off the iPad Air! We discuss cloud-enabled hardware. We talk about…
173: AwesomeCast 173: Back That Glass Up
Oct 29, 2013 • 81 min
On AwesomeCast 173, we are talking all things awesome in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show we talk about: Some smart pen products that are trying to make digital writing and information storage easier.…
172: AwesomeCast 172: Apple Propaganda
Oct 22, 2013 • 66 min
On AwesomeCast 172, we are talking all things awesome with John Chichilla (@chilla) AJ Kuftic (@ajkuftic) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show we talk about: The new releases coming from Apple! What could be coming next from Apple. Free upgrades…
171: AwesomeCast 171: New York Comic Con Stole My Twitter
Oct 15, 2013 • 76 min
AC171On AwesomeCast 171, we are talking all things awesome with John Chichilla (@chilla) Mike Rohrssen (@madmike4883) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! On this weeks show: We talk some New York Comic Con! Stuff like Twitter hijacking issues, tapping in and out,…
170: AwesomeCast 170: Podcamp Pittsburgh 8
Oct 8, 2013 • 36 min
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169: AwesomeCast 169: Scratching the Surface
Oct 1, 2013 • 83 min
AC169This week on Awesomecast 169, we talk all the hot news in technology with John Chichilla (@chilla), Ron Krause (@krazykrause) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron). On this weeks show: Chichilla talks about controller type devices for iOS7. The cast discusses…
168: AwesomeCast 168: Picky Nitwits
Sep 24, 2013 • 72 min
This week on Awesomecast 168, we talk all the hot news in technology with Norm Huelsman (@MrDirby/podcamppittsburgh.com), Big Big Design's Cynthia Closkey (@cynthiacloskey/bigbigdesign.com) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron). On this weeks show: We talk iPhone5s!…
167: AwesomeCast 167: Siri Motion Sickness
Sep 17, 2013 • 73 min
AC167This week on Awesomecast 167, we talk all the hot news in technology with John Chichilla (@chichilla) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron). On this weeks show: Fan interaction! AJ (@ajkuftic) gives his response on what is going on with the iPhone and ios7 Sorg…
166: AwesomeCast 166: The Pink One
Sep 10, 2013 • 72 min
This week on Awesomecast 166, we have a very tech oriented edition featuring Mulango Akpo-Esambe (@ramblingmango), the Beaver County Times' Mike Pound (@bctmikepound) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron) talking all things awesome. On this weeks show: Find out what…
165: AwesomeCast 165 The Android Show
Sep 3, 2013 • 74 min
AC165This week on Awesomecast 165, we have a Google Glass-less Chachi (@chachisays) John Chichilla and his pet rock? (@chilla) and back in the Google Glass saddle, Mike Sorg (@sorgatron). On this weeks show: Chachi talks about his experience with…
164: AwesomeCast 164: Google Glass Meerkat Farm
Aug 27, 2013 • 70 min
This week on Awesomecast 164, we have a GoogleGlass wearing Chachi (@chachisays) John Chichilla (@chilla) and GoogleGlass-less Mike Sorg (@sorgatron) talking all things awesome going on in the world. Chachi talks about his experience with GoogleGlass.…
163: AwesomeCast 163: Why Does Iron Man Need Coins?
Aug 20, 2013 • 63 min
This week on Awesomecast 163, our two man crew is John Chichilla (@chilla) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron) talking all that geeky stuff. Sorg's awesome thing of the week is Nexus 7! How does he like it? Sorg finds that using the Nexus 7 was a pretty easy…
162: AwesomeCast 162: Robot Takeover Got A Point Release
Aug 13, 2013 • 64 min
This week on Awesomecast 162, our two man crew is John Chichilla (@chilla) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron) talking tech. Sorgâ??s awesome thing of the week has him all excited. Doublerobotics.com Chichilla thinks Double Robotics might be good technology for…
161: AwesomeCast 161: Blueteeth
Aug 6, 2013 • 81 min
AC161This week on Awesomecast 161, our panel includes a late arriving AJ Kuftic (@ajkuftic) John Chichilla (@chilla), and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron). Sorg ordered a mini surge protector. This leads into talk about Chilla and Sorg using devices while…
160: AwesomeCast 160: Groceries in a Bentley
Jul 30, 2013 • 55 min
This week on Awesomecast 160, we get geeky with Norm Huelsman (@mrdirby), Post glass Chachi (@chachisays) and the Glassiest man around, Mike Sorg (@sorgatron). Norm talks about an old school awesome thing, a feature film called The Octagon featuring Chuck…
159: AwesomeCast 159: My Name Is Armando Catastrophe
Jul 23, 2013 • 67 min
This week on Awesomecast 159, we feature analysis from Leap user John Chichilla (@chilla), temporary Glassman Chachi (@chachisays) and TV star Mike Sorg (@sorgatron). John Chichilla discusses Leap. The apps, the interface all the details! Leap has some…
158: AwesomeCast 158: A Google Glass Cast
Jul 16, 2013 • 54 min
On Awesomecast 158, we have a distinguished panel featuring Mad Mike (@madmike4883), Chachi (@chachisays) and Mr. Google Glass himself Mike Sorg (@sorgatron). The show starts out with some unwanted studio calls! Sorg explains his New York experience with…
157: AwesomeCast 157: Battlefish
Jul 9, 2013 • 48 min
This week on Awesomecast 157, we are joined by man of the media Mike Pound (@bctmikepound), Chachi (@chachisays) and a pre- Google Glass Mike Sorg (@sorgatron)! We start off by talking about Ohio and hats? Chachi and his dad had a disagreement based on…
156: Awesomecast 156: Fabulous Skelator Wedding
Jul 2, 2013 • 58 min
Another thrilling edition of Awesomecast is here! This time we are not chilling in the dark on our Iphones! Our guests this week are Cynthia Closkey from bigbigdesign.com, John Carman fromavenuedesignstudios.com and the always lovable Cha Chi! Cynthia…
155: AwesomeCast 155: Why Are Boobs So Offensive?
Jun 25, 2013 • 36 min
This week, Sorg is joined by Jen Houtz, Chris Unger and Missy Sorg as the ladies return! But the massive thunderstorm took out our studio, so we huddled around an iPhone to record this week's very girlie edition as we talk about the Fitbit, scientific…
154: AwesomeCast 154: A Bunch of Loons
Jun 18, 2013 • 53 min
This week Sorg and Chachi are joined by John Chinchilla as we talk about Google X's Project Loon, Lego iPhones, Chilla shows off the Samsung Galaxy Android Camera, and much more! Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST on live.sorgatronmedia.com! Join the…
153: AwesomeCast 153: ALL OF THE CONFERENCES!!!1!111
Jun 11, 2013 • 56 min
This week Sorg and Chachi are joined by Norm Huelsman as we talk WWDC and the new iOS 7, Mac OS X Mavericks, E3 and the back and forth between Xbox, Sony, and no Nintendo in sight, really. Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST on live.sorgatronmedia.com!…
152: AwesomeCast 152: The Personal Twitter Test
Jun 4, 2013 • 62 min
This week Sorg and Chachi are joined by Jim Lokay and Will Rutherford to talk about the good and bad of the rising 3D printers, Game of Thrones reactions online, Doctor Who binging, Vine on Android, patent updates, EFF helping podcasters, and more! Join…
151: AwesomeCast 151: Nice Rack
May 28, 2013 • 62 min
This week Sorg and Chachi are joined by Jim Lokay and Will Rutherford to talk disconnecting from technology, your role with social media, the super useful setup on FIOS, Xbox being sneaky, and more! Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST on…
150: AwesomeCast 150: Xbox Peanut Butter and Jelly
May 21, 2013 • 54 min
This week Sorg and Chachi talk about the latest awesomeness from Google IO, Yahoo's announcements, and the XboxOne. Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST on live.sorgatronmedia.com! Join the AwesomeCast on Twitter, Facebook and be sure to follow us on…
149: AwesomeCast 149: Bumpinâ?? Since 2009
May 14, 2013 • 63 min
This week Sorg and Chachi are joined by Chilla to talk Windows Blue upgrades, Blackberryâ??s latest play at BBM on iOS, Raspberry Pi robots, 3d printed Zelda stuff, and new keyless entry systems! Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST on…
147: AwesomeCast 147: If I had Google Glass to sit on my face…
Apr 30, 2013 • 64 min
This week Sorg and Chachi are joined by Will Rutherford to talk about disconnecting from our tech, Google Now on iOS, glowing plants, piracy in the virtual world, and so much more! Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST on live.sorgatronmedia.com! Join…
146: AwesomeCast 146: Best Hair Ever
Apr 23, 2013 • 63 min
This week Sorg and Chachi are joined by Mike Pound of the Beaver County Times and Bobby Cherry of the Sewickley Herald to talk Android updates, Digital Comics, Tempo for iPhone, hair stylings, and eventually a serious conversation on the effect social…
145: AwesomeCast 145: Do Not Linux My Toast
Apr 16, 2013 • 58 min
This week Sorg and Chachi are battling the thunderstorm to get geeky with AwesomeCast! We talk backups, Wordpress awesomeness, enabling cops with new tech, and one way trips to Mars. And Nazis. Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST on…
144: AwesomeCast 144: #chachi20
Apr 9, 2013 • 63 min
This week Sorg and Chachi are joined by Will Rutherford of Wrestling Mayhem Show and ThoughtfulRiot.com to talk about Chachi's accidental Twitter experiment Facebook Home, talk about the tech that keeps you working, is Ouya ready for prime time, Linux…
143: AwesomeCast 143: Bow To Your Simsenei
Apr 2, 2013 • 69 min
This week Sorg and Chachi are joined by Norm Huelsman as we talk about Kinect powered depression detection, the uprising of Aereo, whether Sorg should get Google Glass, HBO Go going untethered and streaming, and much more! Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00…
142: AwesomeCast 142: Refurbished Pets
Mar 26, 2013 • 61 min
This week Sorg, Chachi, and Rob are joined by Chilli to talk about awesome things, like Google Reader Replacements like Feeder, Yoga, T-mobile's awesome CEO quotes and game changing phoen plans, Google Glass being banned by states, microchipped pets,…
141: AwesomeCast 141: Let’s Get Physical
Mar 19, 2013 • 57 min
This week Sorg and Chachi, are joined by Walt Ribeiro of For Orchestra to talk about awesome things, like 8-bit games, The Oculus Rift, some sweet no tool desks and furniture, the impending death of Google Reader and the alternatives we're facing,…
140: AwesomeCast 140: Something About Twitter
Mar 12, 2013 • 69 min
This week Sorg and Chachi, are joined by John Carman to talk about even more awesome things like Field Trip, Google Glass already getting itself into trouble, , Adobe Creative Cloud for students and teachers, Google Indoor Maps, Automated for turning dumb…
139: AwesomeCast 139: Effeminate Touchscreens
Mar 5, 2013 • 66 min
This week Sorg and Chachi, are joined by Mike Pound of UncleCrappy.com and the Beaver County Times to talk about awesome things, like Fahrenheit 451, Vinyl, Reefer Documentaries, Digital Distribution, Pandora , Piracy, Effeminate Touchscreens and so much…
138: AwesomeCast 138: Attaching Ads To Your Face
Feb 26, 2013 • 55 min
This week Sorg and Chachi, are joined by Cynthia Closkey of Big Big Design to talk about comparing microsoft to google when it comes to search and social integration, the iSmartAlarm, Story War Kickstarter, Playstation 4, Google Glass, Yahooâ??s redesign,…
137: AwesomeCast 137: My Kingdom for a Mug of Coffee
Feb 19, 2013 • 58 min
This week Sorg and Chachi, are joined by Rob de la Cretaz to talk about Twitter hacking, Techshop, Meteorites, House of Cards, The Streamy Awards, Sandyhook Arcade, and so much more! Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST on live.sorgatronmedia.com! Join…
136: AwesomeCast 136: Don’t tell me what happens with Rob Lowe
Feb 12, 2013 • 58 min
This week Sorg and Chachi, are joined by Wrestlefan to talk about ChachiPlays, Netflix, and House of Cards, Migraine help, Zombies!??!, LOLCats, Self Driving Cars, Surface Pro, and so much more! Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST on…
135: AwesomeCast 135: CES Truckstop
Feb 5, 2013 • 60 min
This week Sorg and Chachi, are joined by Rizz to talk about Vince, An alternative to Skype, The Nokia N-Gage and other Gaming Phones, The Steve Jobs Movie , CNET and CES, The WWE App failure, and so much more! Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST on…
134: AwesomeCast 134: Boom Boom Burrito Time
Jan 22, 2013 • 78 min
This week Sorg and Chachi, are joined by AJ Kuftik to talk about Ubuntu, Call of Duty Highlights, The Chipotle App, Granny Gaming, Sim City in the Classroom, Virtual Reality, Twitter Archives,Mega,Swedish Fish? , and so much more! Join us live Tuesdays at…
133: AwesomeCast 133: A Stomach What??
Jan 15, 2013 • 59 min
This week Sorg and Chachi, are joined by DJ Lunchbox to talk about podcast apps, Virtual Reality, PC building, DDR in classrooms, The Yota phone, bookless libraries , and So much more! Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST on live.sorgatronmedia.com!…
132: AwesomeCast 132: Be Droppin’ Phones in Toilets, Y’all…
Jan 8, 2013 • 63 min
Chachi is joined by Bobbyfjtown, Fuzzy and Rizz. This week, we talk about, What we played over break, What our gaming Resolutions are, Underrated characters, and talk a bit about Chachi Plays, and more!. The Challenge this week is StreetFighter X…
131: AwesomeCast 131: I Left My Satsuma At Home
Dec 11, 2012 • 127 min
This week Sorg, and Rob, are joined by Jim Lokay, Norm Huelsman and John Chichilla for the last Awesomecast of 2012 to talk Apple, Look back on the year in tech, make predictions for the year ahead, and So much more! Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST…
130: AwesomeCast 130: My School’s On Wheels
Dec 4, 2012 • 53 min
This week Sorg, and Chachi, are joined by Eamon, and Bobby to talk about RFID Tags in Schools, Video Games as Art, social media's impact on the real life, Ouya, Steam's Big Picture, Crowd sourcing Harddrives and So much more! Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00…
129: AwesomeCast 129: The Satsuma Episode
Nov 27, 2012 • 65 min
This week Sorg, Rob, and Chachi, are joined by AJ Kuftic to talk about fruit, ESPN On the Xbox hands on, Sorg talks the Z Box app, Compare Tout to TRL, Facebook wants you to ditch your Iphone for an Android, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Thanksgiving blowup…
128: AwesomeCast 128: Laundry Time
Nov 20, 2012 • 52 min
This week Sorg, and Chachi, are joined by Bobby to talk about The Wii U Launch, X-box and ESPN, Chachi's new friend on Twitter, The Windows 8 Phone, and so much more!Support AwesomeCast: Tech and Gadget Talk
127: AwesomeCast 127: Furry Cruises
Nov 13, 2012 • 49 min
This week Sorg, and Chachi, and Rob are joined by Mike Munz to talk about Xbox Smart Glass, Black Ops II Problems, Navy Seals in hot water, Google + and Missed Elections, Air B&B used for good, Apple's Blue Sky initiative and so much more!, join us live…
126: AwesomeCast 126: The Tablet for Hoarders
Nov 6, 2012 • 59 min
This week Sorg, and Chachi, are joined by Chilla and Fuzzwad to talk about Tablets, Election technology, Skype replacing live messanger and so much more!, join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST on live.sorgatronmedia.com!Support AwesomeCast: Tech and…
125: AwesomeCast 125: Not What I Imagined In the Shower
Oct 30, 2012 • 40 min
It's Podcamp Week! Sorg, and Chachi, are LIVE from Podcamp Pittsburgh 7! We're joined by Frank Chynoweth, Shawn Graham, and Mike Munz to talk about what we got from the weekend of Social Media education, what devices we saw in use, get to set eyes on the…
124: AwesomeCast 124: Putting out for Apple
Oct 23, 2012 • 49 min
It's Podcamp Week! Sorg, and Chachi, are joined by Norm Huelsman of itwixie.com to talk about what's going on at Podcamp, they also talk about, iPad great and small, Zynga's sneaky layoff move, and so much more! So check it out. And, if you like it, join…
123: AwesomeCast 123: A Bit of a Free Fall
Oct 16, 2012 • 67 min
Sorg, Chachi, and AJ are joined by Irwin Hersh of Pittsburgh Give camp, they also talk about falling from the edge of space, Windows Surface, Apple's upcoming event, and the possibility of Mini iPads, Price Matching by big box stores, and so much more! So…
122: AwesomeCast 122: Facebook: Over 1 Billion Served
Oct 9, 2012 • 57 min
Sorg, and Chachi, are talking about Confusing Clerks with Google Wallet, Facebook hitting 1 billion users, Youtube Content Monitoring, Comparing Apples to Googles, maps that is, Non-profit Porn, Twitter complaining, Live Music on Xbox , and so much more!…
121: AwesomeCast 121: Banana Piano
Oct 2, 2012 • 64 min
Sorg, Chachi, Rob, and Chilla are talking about WebOS going open source, Using X-box for more than gaming, Windows 8 woes, Losing Friends on Facebook, non-gaming stats on Steam, and so much more! So check it out. And, if you like it, join us live Tuesdays…
120: AwesomeCast 120: Blackberry is 3rd Banana to Apple
Sep 25, 2012 • 60 min
Sorg, Chachi, and Rob are talking about iphone 5, Black Berry being a 3rd fruit to Apple, MySpace's Return, Loot Crates, and Facebook Privacy. So check it out. And, if you like it, join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST on live.sorgatronmedia.com! Join…
119: AwesomeCast 119: Congrats Ryan Seacrest
Sep 18, 2012 • 74 min
Sorg, Chachi, Rob and AJ are talking about Losing our Asus on expensive tablets, Google Docs vs Office, Today and Twitter, The Wii U, all the Apple news that dropped this week, and more! So check it out. And, if you like it, join us live Tuesdays at 7:00…
118: AwesomeCast 118: Stop Suing Grandma!
Sep 11, 2012 • 59 min
Sorg, Chachi, Rob and Fuzzwad are talking about The Big Picture for Steam, On the Razor's Edge with Motorola, Kindle Fire in Glorious HD, Children's Tablets (non chewable) High Tech Helmets, Piracy and more! So check it out. And, if you like it, join us…
117: AwesomeCast 117: Put it in the Nether Regions
Sep 4, 2012 • 54 min
Sorg, Chachi, Rob and Bryan are talking about Apple telling app store tenants to sort out problems for themselves, Apple's Litigious ways, Ustream's problem with a copyright unfriendly bot, iphone hacking with anti-sek, Potus on Reddit, and No Onlove for…
116: AwesomeCat 116: Someone’s Gonna Get Sued
Aug 28, 2012 • 44 min
Sorg, Chachi, and Frank are talking about the change to the Nexus phone OS, Apple vs Samsung fallout, how NFC is going to change things, how Apple's self checkout put a kid in jail, Microsoft is throwing a party for ex-Onlive employees, and more! So check…
115: AwesomeCast 115: Toilets on the Enterprise
Aug 21, 2012 • 59 min
Sorg, Chachi, and Rob are joined this week by Scott Simmons from The Scare House as they talk this week's things geek. The guys are talking about Rob's distaste for Fancy, a brief recap of The Scare House's SXSW pitch and social media usage in business…
114: AwesomeCast 114: Realplayin’ Like It’s 1999
Aug 14, 2012 • 50 min
The boys are back for this week's episode as we talk this week's things geek. On this week's show the guys offer some support for The Scare House's SXSW panel push, more of Sorg's Kickstarter love, Microsoft Surface, RealPlayer, Google Hangout studio…
113: AwesomeCast 113: Jocks Have London. Nerds Have Mars
Aug 7, 2012 • 57 min
Frank Chynoweth and AJ Kuftic join Sorg, and Chachi for this week's episode as we talk this week's things geek. On this week's show the guys talk iPad/iPhone cases, troll patrol, Mat Honan hacked and the importance of backing your shiz up. We wrap up the…
112: AwesomeCast 112: Nerd, Please…
Jul 31, 2012 • 54 min
Frank Chynoweth joins Rob, Sorg, and Chachi for this week's episode as we talk this week's things geek. On this week's show the guys talk phone glam with a glowy iPhone case and a local Pittsburgh artist's rendition TMNT iPhone case, journalism and the…
111: AwesomeCast 111: Unfortunately, Chachi’s Right…
Jul 24, 2012 • 62 min
PodCamp organizer and all-around awesome guy, Norm Huelsman joins Rob, Sorg, and Chachi for this week's episode as we talk this week's things geek. On this week's show the guys talk tequila, PodCamp Pittsburgh kick-off event, more awesome Kickstarter…
110: AwesomeCast 110: Touting my Raspberry Pi
Jul 17, 2012 • 64 min
Chachi, Frank, and Rizz discuss the games inside of games (gameception?), what video game character would make an interesting supervisor or boss, and turning the tables on video game concepts. Who's the real bad guy? Plus we discuss last week's challenge…
109: AwesomeCast 109: Kickstart the API
Jul 10, 2012 • 71 min
This week, Brian Snyder joins us in studio as we talk about Android iterations, catch up on AJ's view on the Amazon down time, the return of the Furby, Kickstarters for Android game consoles and Penny Arcade going ad-free, Time Warner's bamboozling plan…
108: AwesomeCast 108: This is Crazy. Here’s my debit card. Use it maybe…
Jul 3, 2012 • 53 min
This week, we Frank Chynoweth joins us to talk about all of the new tech out of last week's Google IO conference, including the Nexus 7 tablet, Nexus Q, skydiving with Google Glass, Google Now vs Siri, and more. We also touch on the Windows 8 update…
107: AwesomeCast 107: Guy in a Nicer Hat
Jun 26, 2012 • 58 min
This week, we talk about Twitter charging rumors, Facebook frat boys, Facebook email changing ways, that aren't really that bad, Windows Phone 8, and if anyone cares, iOS 6 Beta so far, the new Podcasting app on iOS, and Louis CK wants to kill the event…
106: AwesomeCast 106: Penile Cortex
Jun 19, 2012 • 63 min
This week, we welcome back Bryan Snyder as we take a look at the Microsoft Surface, the leaked Xbox 720 documents, the Draw Something show signed for CBS, suggestive kickstarters, and much more! Join us live Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. EST on…
105: AwesomeCast 105: Turn by Turn Apple
Jun 12, 2012 • 65 min
This week, AJ Kuftic returns to the show as we analyze the WWDC 2012 announcements, and what it all means as we look at the new Macbook Pro, updates to the Macbook Air, Mac Pros, iOS 6, Mountain Lion, and more. We also take a look at Verizon's newly…
104: AwesomeCast 104: White Enriched Wonderbook
Jun 5, 2012 • 48 min
We are back to basics as Rob de la Cretaz returns after his New Orleans trip to talk E3. We break down Xbox Smart Glass, WiiU's controller methods, and try to figure out how Sony's Wonderbook is good for anyone. All of this and more! Join us live Tuesdays…
103: AwesomeCast 103: I Donâ??t Want to Live in a World Like That
May 29, 2012 • 48 min
We are joined by fellow insertcointobegin.com staffer Frank Chynoweth, AKA @Fuzzwad, as we talk about the news fit to pontificate, including Google finally pushing an update to the Verizon Galaxy Nexus, the first video from Google Glass prototypes,…
102: AwesomeCast 102: Find My Lokay
May 22, 2012 • 52 min
We are joined by our very own Burgher in Beantown, Jim Lokay this week. The show kicks off with a touching story about a man, and his iPad's journey throughout the Northeast. That heartwrenching story is followed-up by an e-mail from our Southern…
101: AwesomeCast 101: Your Face is Glitchy
May 15, 2012 • 52 min
We have a Carman! John Carman joins us for this week's episode as we talk this week's things geek. We start off the show with a story about a man, a man who installed mini magnets into his wrist, mini magnets that will hold his iPod Nano! As if that story…
100: AwesomeCast 100: Not About Food Network
May 8, 2012 • 79 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are joined by a couple of the longer running guests, Mike Pound and Cynthia Closkey. We touch on everything from Xbox 360 $99 subs, what could save Nintendo, the Google Maps Cube game, Discovery purchasing Revision3, Hulu's anti cord…
99: AwesomeCast 99: SplotchyMango85
Apr 24, 2012 • 57 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are revisiting the iTunes in app purchasing and kids matter with new lawsuits surfacing, the Internet Hall of Fame, James Cameron, and others, going to space to mine asteroids, and where the space program has gone, and Google…
98: AwesomeCast 98: Tupac. Youâ??re my only hope.
Apr 17, 2012 • 59 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg get feedback on the Windows Phone and Google Glass discussions from the week before, dive into a first look at what CISPA is about, talk about cord cutting and the culture shift happening along with it, Hulu Plusâ??s 2 Million…
97: AwesomeCast 97: Robots Cure Cancer. And Lasers.
Apr 10, 2012 • 67 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are joined by Will Rutherford of Monster Haiku, Thoughtful Riot, and Wrestling Mayhem Show to talk about cancer robots, the $1 Billion Instagram purchase by Facebook, Robâ??s tip for departing Instagram, Lumina 900 flubbed launch,…
96: AwesomeCast 96: Tin Hats for the Common Man
Apr 3, 2012 • 52 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are back again for this weekâ??s episode. We even get a sneak peek at Robâ??s work facilities, as heâ??s live from the undisclosed location of awesome! Prior to today, Instagram has been populated by IOS users â?? but today, the…
95: AwesomeCast 95: Turkey Baconopedia
Mar 27, 2012 • 66 min
It's Ladies' Night on AwesomeCast! Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are joined by Chris Unger, Jen Houtz, and Missy Sorg for this week's episode. We start off the show with a brief discussion about the lack of ladies in tech. In our search for current lady tech…
94: AwesomeCast 94: Taking Plurk Back
Mar 20, 2012 • 87 min
Rob is in the hizzouse! After a hiatus filled with all sorts of tech, Rob joins Sorg and Chachi for this week's episode. Our guest for tonight is John Chichilla. We start off the show with traveler tales from Rob as he recaps his visit to SXSW where he…
93: AwesomeCast 93: Big Brother is Tweeting You
Mar 13, 2012 • 60 min
Sorg and Chachi are back and joined in studio by Ben Paul of CommuniTeach to talk about the concept and how the site came to be. Bryan Snyder joins us once again as well as we discuss his thoughts on Windows 8 so far, whether Onlive Desktop is in trouble…
92: AwesomeCast 92: EA Purgatory
Mar 6, 2012 • 65 min
Sorg and Chachi are running this week's show, while Rob is away working on his various projects. Joining the guys this week is Mike Pound, a local techie and news hound. We continue with our iPad 3 speculations, and we transition from Apple to Windows 8!…
91: AwesomeCast 91: Let Me Show You My Phone Camera
Feb 28, 2012 • 61 min
Sorg and Rob are joined by Shawn Graham and Norm Huelsman as we talk about the iPad announcement coming up next week, revisit Pinterest with a particular comparison to Tumblr, talk about Norm's stolen phone and AT&T's response, how an AT&T customer (not…
90: AwesomeCast 90: 60% increase in RAWR…
Feb 21, 2012 • 47 min
Chachi, and Sorg are joined by the newly minted Jersey Boy, cartoonist and animator Mulango Akpo-Esambe as we tackle the tough topics. Tough topics like Korea putting time limits and curfews on gaming, thoughts on the Playstation Vita, the latest efforts…
89: AwesomeCast 89: Pinned
Feb 14, 2012 • 61 min
Missy, Chachi, and Sorg are spending Valentine's Day with the AwesomeCast audience as talk about the news, as they convince the worthwhileness of Pinterest, whether Myspace's resurgance matters, Sorg beats someone's score on Angry Birds Facebook, Mattel's…
88: AwesomeCast 88: Monster Haiku
Feb 7, 2012 • 69 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are joined by Team Monster Haiku, Josh and Rachel Sager and Will Rutherford, to talk about the Monster Haiku project, an illustrated poem book with all proceeds going to the March of Dimes. We talk about the process, social media…
87: AwesomeCast 87: Panhandling with Square
Jan 31, 2012 • 59 min
Rob and Sorg are joined again by Norm Huelsman of iTwixie.com, as well as new AwesomeCaster, Shawn Graham to talk about more of the MegaUpload fallout, how good life is for Apple, Square's uses by hobos, and much more! Join the AwesomeCast on Twitter,…
86: AwesomeCast 86: Unacknowledged By Chachi
Jan 24, 2012 • 48 min
Chachi, and Sorg are joined again by Bryan Snyder, fresh off a temporary unemployment, as we talk about the SOPA fall out, the MegaUpload raids, iBooks updates for education, just how big is Apple's cash pile, and more! Join the AwesomeCast on Twitter,…
85: AwesomeCast 85: Angry Nerds Unite!
Jan 17, 2012 • 73 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are joined again by Cynthia Closkey of Big Big Design to talk about all the craziness of SOPA on the eve of the big blackout of January 18 and tear apart the bill and what we can do about it. We also touch on the Google Personalized…
84: AwesomeCast 84: Go Lay Down
Jan 10, 2012 • 67 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are absorbing all of the CES news along with fellow gadget enthusiasts AJ Kuftic and John Chichilla as we talk Microsoftâ??s positioning, Cloud computing, Myspace in your TVs, GoogleTV in the rest of your TVs, Onlive Desktop, Windows…
83: AwesomeCast 83: Overbearing Google+
Jan 3, 2012 • 59 min
Chachi, and Sorg are back in the new year, and joined by Bryan Snyder to talk all the tech news fit to talk about. We talk with Tom Rockwell, AKA Devo Spice, about his Kickstarter to put out a new iOS game, what Godaddy and SOPA mean to the average user,…
82: AwesomeCast 82: #LokayWHOA
Dec 20, 2011 • 95 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are all in studio and joined by Norm Huelsman of iTwixie, the recently relocated Jim Lokay, and Josh Sager. We start to drink and reminisce on the year, and what could be in store for 2012 in some surprisingly serious tech talk. Join…
81: AwesomeCast 81: Price Checked
Dec 13, 2011 • 62 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are tackling a slow news week and talking about the new Xbox update, Ultraviolet's troubles, what's missing to make you want to use small businesses, barcode scanners, Hulu face match, and more! Join the AwesomeCast on Twitter,…
80: AwesomeCast 80: Not Available on Compact Disc
Dec 6, 2011 • 71 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are joined by AJ Kuftic to talk Xbox updates, EA online codes expire, the death of the compact disc, the validity of the Amazon Kindle's success, and who needs in, Spotify's apps fall flat, Carrier IQ isn't that big of a deal, and…
79: AwesomeCast 79: I’m No Turkey Scientist…
Nov 29, 2011 • 71 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are joined in studio by Josh Sager to talk about the "death" of Flash in his field, why Joe Lieberman is so sad, iTunes Match experiences, Google blocking pirates in some ways, Siri hacks, and much more! Join the AwesomeCast on…
78: AwesomeCast 78: Errant Seed
Nov 22, 2011 • 80 min
Chachi, and Sorg welcome back Cynthia Closkey, President of Big Big Design, to talk about her time at NeXT and brushes with Steve Jobs in the ongoing wake of the death and book of Jobs. We also pontificate on whether you have to be a dick to make it in…
77: AwesomeCast 77: Muppets for Government
Nov 15, 2011 • 56 min
Chachi, and Sorg are joined by Jardon Parker and Heru Adon of the Technothusiasts to tak the Awesome Tech News of the day. We talk iTunes Match, the smartphone gaming takeover, Chachi enters the Xbox 360 world, Nebraska, T-Mobile defectors, GoogleTV, the…
75: AwesomeCast 75: The Get Your S*&t Together Coalition
Nov 1, 2011 • 60 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are joined by John Chamberlin of Yajagoff.com to tell us about the site and some of the charity they're doing over there. We ask ourselves what's next if the Mac Pros disappear, the Red Box price hikes, revisit the final fall of…
74: AwesomeCast 74: You got your iOS 5 in my Ice Cream Sandwich
Oct 25, 2011 • 60 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are joined again by Norm Huelsman, Marketing Manager at Alphalab alumni iTwixie as we tackle feedback, take a look at our demo of Ubi Soft's upcoming Shoot Many Robots, decide on if we're going to watch the Steve Jobs book, whether…
73: AwesomeCast 73: Take This Lollipop
Oct 18, 2011 • 56 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are joined by Brett Wiewiora of OnlyinPGH.com and Zach Rizza of Wrestling Mayhem Show to talk the new iPhone 4S, play with Siri, check out Take This Lollipop, and ponder the point it makes. We also show a video from New York Comic…
72: AwesomeCast 72: Good Bye, Friend…
Oct 11, 2011 • 71 min
Rob, Chachi, and Sorg are joined by AJ to talk about the bungling of Netflix, the iPhone 4S and iOS 5 promises, Facebook finally arriving on iPad, and we look at the effect of the passing of Uncle Steve… Join the AwesomeCast on Twitter, Facebook and be…
71: AwesomeCast 71: Itâ??s nice…but it does a weird thing…
Oct 4, 2011 • 61 min
Without trusty co-host Rob, the ACasters experiment by bringing in chat roomers on Google Hangout. They help as we answer your email to tackle the Amazon Kindle vs iPad, the government making your streaming a crime, learning what "Let's Play" videos are,…
70: AwesomeCast 70: Grandpa Rob says…
Sep 27, 2011 • 68 min
We are live from Podcamp Pittsburgh 6! Rob, Mike, and Chachi are surly tonight, and laying into Netflix and Quickster's separation, why Amazon's new Prime video announcement and Android tablet will not matter, updates to Google + and Facebook, Chachi's…
69: AwesomeCast 69: Squishy When I Sit
Sep 18, 2011 • 63 min
We are live from Podcamp Pittsburgh 6! Rob, Mike, and Chachi recap their thoughts on the weekend's events of Social Media Unconferencing! We talk to Mike Pound AKA Uncle Crappy of the Beaver County Times about his thoughts and how his Trolls session went,…
68: AwesomeCast 68: What’s a Chiptune?
Sep 13, 2011 • 69 min
Rob de la Cretaz, and Michael Sorg and Tony â??Chachiâ?? Walker have invited on a Baltimore Comic Con booth neighbor, DJ Cutman, developer of the finest in chiptune beats. We talk to him about his process, what is a chiptune, the whole video game music…
67: AwesomeCast 67: Jim Carrey Tech Clairvoyant
Sep 6, 2011 • 56 min
Rob de la Cretaz, and Michael Sorg and Tony “Chachi” Walker are talking Awesome as they pontificate on the death of our Postal System, the potential of an Amazon Tablet runnng Android, the road bumps in the AT&T/T-Mobile merger, how you get your games,…
66: AwesomeCast 66: Steve Jobs Dedication Ceremony
Aug 30, 2011 • 64 min
Rob de la Cretaz, and Michael Sorg and Tony â??Chachiâ?? Walker are joined by Baltimore Comic Con booth mate Mulango Akpo-Esambe of Mangtoons.com and TheCCSquared.com to talk about the Steve Jobs departure, iPhones for everyone, Google+ hates Mr. Rogeers,…
65: AwesomeCast 65: Not Assembled with Duct Tape
Aug 23, 2011 • 68 min
Rob de la Cretaz, and Michael Sorg and Tony â??Chachiâ?? Walker are joined by fellow Podcamp Pittsburgh organizer, and new employee at iTwixie.com, Norm Huelsman to talk tech about where the iPhone is going, comic books going digital after the Baltimore…
64: AwesomeCast 64: Right to Bare Twitter
Aug 16, 2011 • 82 min
Rob de la Cretaz, and Michael Sorg and Tony "Chachi" Walker are talking tech, including the Fox/ABC Hulu delays, whether video game consoles are dieing, Google buys Motorola Mobility, HTC's brand problem, and we wonder about the internet and our rights in…
63: AwesomeCast 63: E-Corn
Aug 9, 2011 • 63 min
Rob de la Cretaz, and Michael Sorg are joined by Tom Duska Graphic Artist from WICU 12 Erie, PA and Eamon Paton AKA "Wrestlefan" from the Wrestling Mayhem Show (who's visiting from Texas!) as we tackle Apple beating Exxon in the market, supply chains, and…
62: AwesomeCast 62: Pulpit and a Platypus
Aug 2, 2011 • 65 min
Rob de la Cretaz, and Michael Sorg are joined by Justin Kownacki creator of The Baristas, and Shaun Starke, also known as "Sam" from the same series, as we talk about how the show is going into it's return from hiatus. We also tackle the tech news at AT&T…
61: AwesomeCast 61: Recovery Mode
Jul 26, 2011 • 73 min
Rob de la Cretaz, and Michael Sorg are joined by Sam Wilson returns to the show as we talk Electronic Arts trying to kill the disc, Guitar Hero's resurrection, how good is Mac OS X Lion, and Google Plus's gaggle of users.Support AwesomeCast: Tech and…
60: AwesomeCast 60: The Dongle Problem
Jul 19, 2011 • 76 min
Rob de la Cretaz, and Michael Sorg are joined by John Chichilla and talk Microsoft's strategy, the coming of Spotify, how is Google + doing, and has Apple bought a small country yet? Join the AwesomeCast on Twitter, Facebook and be sure to follow us on…
59: AwesomeCast 59: Eat It Nebraska
Jul 12, 2011 • 85 min
Rob de la Cretaz, and Michael Sorg are joined by Will Rutherford "DJLunchbox" of Thoughtful Riot and the Wrestling Mayhem Show, AJ Kuftic of Virtual Potholes, and a host of discussions about tablets changing your restaurant experience, further talk on…
58: AwesomeCast 58: Grandma’s Editing Cat Videos
Jul 5, 2011 • 69 min
Rob de la Cretaz, and Michael Sorg are joined Charles Kim, CEO of Geneva Mars, a recent spawn of Carnegie Mellon and grad of the Alphalab program, as we talk about his experience with the app store, developing an interactive story for kids, and the…
57: AwesomeCast 57: Baja Blast That Staff
Jun 28, 2011 • 67 min
Rob de la Cretaz, and Michael Sorg are joined by AJ Kuftic again, who lets us know how that Android experiment is going…by showing us iOS5 Beta 2 live on the show! We also talk about the Supreme Court ruling on California video game laws, Google +, the…
56: AwesomeCast 56: How Do I Turn Off Your Face
Jun 21, 2011 • 64 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg are joined Captain Awesome Bryan Snyder in his first non-cameo role on the show! We talk about Facebook's HTML5 project thanks to AJ, is iPad and Apple TV a dark horse of gaming consoles? The brave…
55: AwesomeCast 55: Balls of Steel vs Nerd Wangs
Jun 14, 2011 • 82 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg are joined by Matt Sorg and his demo copy of Duke Nukem Forever to prove it's real as the world discovers their full versions today! We find out that most of the internet seems to hate it, we…
54: AwesomeCast 54: Wii + U+ Mii = They
Jun 7, 2011 • 79 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg are joined by AJ Kuftic of AJ Eats and Virtual Potholes are a year in on the AwesomeCast…and talking about E3 again. and WWDC again. But there's plenty of new with Windows 8, iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion,…
53: AwesomeCast 53: Near Field Chocolate Milk
May 31, 2011 • 77 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg are joined by Mike Dougherty of the Mikey and Big Bob Morning Freak Show on KISS 96.1 in Pittsburgh to talk about how they're applying social media to their old school radio industry, even to the…
52: AwesomeCast 52: Throttling the Awesome
May 24, 2011 • 81 min
Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg are joined by AJ Kuftic and Mulango Akp-Esambe of Mangtoons.com once again as the group gets geeky over recent turns in their phone experiences. Chachi gets into his recent throttling at the hands of T-Mobile, AJ…
51: AwesomeCast 51: The Sony Paradox
May 17, 2011 • 66 min
Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg are in the studio for the first time with Will Rutherford, or "DJLunchbox" of our Wrestling Mayhem Show sister program and ThoughtfulRiot.com! We tackle Netflix for Android, and the new places Chachi can watch The…
50: AwesomeCast 50: Phone Lickers
May 10, 2011 • 78 min
Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg are set to celebrate 50 episodes of AwesomeCast! This week, we welcome back our first guest Uncle Crappy Mike Pound with all of his "real journalist" know how, as well as the first in studio appearance of…
49: AwesomeCast 49: Human centiPad
May 3, 2011 • 53 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg welcome Christopher Whitlatch to the show! Chris is Manager of Marketing and Communications for the Pittsburgh Foundation, including work on PittsburghOnVideo.org, who have been big supporters of…
48: AwesomeCast 48: Baja Blast to Your Network
Apr 26, 2011 • 58 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg plow through the meager news pickings of the week. Chachi finds another reason to strongly dislike Sony and their Playstation efforts, we map out the anatomy of a near week long online service down…
47: AwesomeCast 47: Password Protected Pillows
Apr 19, 2011 • 67 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg welcome Dan Greenwald of the Comic Book Pitt to the show for all of the post Pittsburgh Comicon talk as the crew talks about trends and cool things from the weekend as Sorgatron Media sponsored…
46: AwesomeCast 46: Where Does He Get Those Wonderful Toys?
Apr 12, 2011 • 72 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg welcome John Chichilla back to the show, and into the studio to show off some of the cool toys he gets to play with on a daily basis. We get hands on with iPad travel gear, wireless keyboards, home…
45: AwesomeCast 45: Erecting a Pay Wall
Apr 5, 2011 • 69 min
Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg are joined by our first invited female to the show! (stop the hate mail!) Cynthia Closkey of Big Big Design joins the show and brought a bag of awesome with her! We talk about the real life effect the disasters in…
44: AwesomeCast 44: A Flaming Glass of Awesome
Mar 29, 2011 • 80 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg are joined again by AJ Kuftic of AJ Eats to talk tech! We get into WWDC, and what it takes to be amongst the Apple Dev Elite. The good and bad of Cloud Computing as Amazon launches Amazon Cloud, and…
43: AwesomeCast 43: It Needs More Zombies
Mar 22, 2011 • 76 min
Rob de la Cretaz is gallavanting about the Northern Hemisphere, so it's up to Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg to survive their encounter with Scott Simmons, the Creative Director of Pittsburgh's own Scarehouse as we talk about their success as one…
42: AwesomeCast 42: The Meaning of Awesome
Mar 15, 2011 • 78 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg get back to basics. This week, we talk about the latest from Japan, and how technology has been effected, and has been helping the situation after maybe the biggest earthquake ever. We touch base on…
41: AwesomeCast 41: Naughty Droid
Mar 8, 2011 • 68 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg see the return of Mulango Akp-Esambe of Mangtoons.com and Carbon Copied Squared. We talk iPad 2, the Android overtaking Blackberry and what that means, Malware hitting the Android, and being taken…
40: AwesomeCast 40: iPad 2 Slices and Dices
Mar 1, 2011 • 56 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg are joined once again by Norm Huelsman of the wildly exciting StromHuelsman Podcast, and newly transistioned to his new position at Loud Mountain. We also get to varying degrees of wildly…
39: AwesomeCast 39: Peanut Butter on the Shelf
Feb 22, 2011 • 67 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi" Walker, and AJ Kuftic and Michael Sorg are getting awesome, and getting spiteful? The crew dissects their takes on Twitter vs UberMedia, Apple vs Publishers, Detroit vs RoboCop, Developers vs Mobile Gamers, and Sorg vs…
38: AwesomeCast 38: Now with more Watson
Feb 15, 2011 • 71 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Michael Sorg are preparing for their Jeapordy winning robot overlords as Watson stares Alex Trebek in the eye. We also talk about the problems with Sony, and if we think they'll ever do anything cool again, the…
37: AwesomeCast 37: ChachiCast
Feb 8, 2011 • 62 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Tony â??Chachiâ?? Walker, AJ Kuftic and "Uncle Crappy" Mike Pound are taking the show on sans Sorg as they talk about AOL's latest acquisition in Huffington Post, The Daily, and just what should be done with the supposedly for sale…
36: AwesomeCast 36: Where’s Egypt
Feb 1, 2011 • 87 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Mike Sorg, Tony "Chachi" Walker and AJ Kuftic tackle the revolts and results of the week as we talk about the upheaval and internet disconnect and dissonance in Egypt, the bad idea that was the Galaxy Tab, smartphones are your life,…
35: AwesomeCast 35: Not Yet Pulled From iTunes
Jan 25, 2011 • 75 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Mike Sorg, Tony â??Chachiâ?? Walker and AJ Kuftic tackle a slow news week with glimmers of hope for a Duke Nukem Forever release date, Mashable honoring the WWE, Android and iPhone talk, Kevin Smith's attempt at Indie 2.0, and the rise,…
34: AwesomeCast 34: Cooler than G4
Jan 18, 2011 • 64 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Mike Sorg and Tony â??Chachiâ?? Walker are back in their respective studios and joined by Walt Ribeiro of ForOrchestra.com, who we first got the chance to meet back at Podcamp Pittsburgh 3. We talk about his growth and time doing the…
33: AwesomeCast 33: I Would Suck on a Plastic Game Piece
Jan 11, 2011 • 55 min
Rob de la Cretaz, Mike Sorg and Tony â??Chachiâ?? Walker are live at the Sharp Edge Bistro on Penn for the 5 year party for the Wrestling Mayhem Show! We're joined, in part, by Doug "Fatherspoon" Derda of ShouldIDrinkThat.com, another almost 5 year old…
32: AwesomeCast 32: The iPad Killer
Jan 4, 2011 • 73 min
Rob de la Cretaz, and Mike Sorg are joined in the studio by Tony â??Chachiâ?? Walker of ChachiSays.net who should be around more often as we venture into 2011. We are also joined on Skype by John Chichilla to talk iPads, all of the tablets and 3D…
31: AwesomeCast 31: Closing the Year on Tron
Dec 21, 2010 • 91 min
Rob de la Cretaz, and Mike Sorg are joined in the studio by Tony "Chachi" Walker of ChachiSays.net to bring you greating tidings and cheer! We talk about Delicious's exagerated demise and it's alternatives, Rob fights his computer to conquer Google Body…
30: AwesomeCast 30: Punching Kim Jong-il in the Face
Dec 14, 2010 • 73 min
Rob de la Cretaz,and Mike Sorg are online, and rejoined by AJ Kuftic once again, who joins us in studio! We run the line of tons of news and talking points for the week, including the latest in the WikiLeaks/OpenLeaks saga, Smurfy hackers, Mortal Kombat…
29: AwesomeCast 29: No Wait And Our Webbiness
Dec 7, 2010 • 63 min
Rob de la Cretaz,and Mike Sorg are in studio! Together! And we're joined on the couch by Robb Myers, and via Skype by Richard Colvin, both of Pittsburgh-based Alphalab startup No Wait to demonstrate their weeks old app live on the show! We also go Google…
28: AwesomeCast 28: Cyber Everything
Nov 30, 2010 • 47 min
Rob de la Cretaz,and Mike Sorg are joined by Sam Winston of StoryPixel.com talks with us about tech in Kentucky, Epic Small, and weighs in with us on the stories of the week including Cyber Monday, domain seizures, bandwidth battles, magazine and news on…
27: AwesomeCast 27: State of the Art Traffic Reporting
Nov 23, 2010 • 61 min
Rob de la Cretaz,and Mike Sorg are joined this week with KDKA TV 2's Traffic Man, and YinzTeam Softball coach, Jim Lokay. He joins us to talk about social media's growing role in his work using Twitter, Facebook, and whatever else comes across. We also…
26: AwesomeCast 26: The Slaughterhouse
Nov 16, 2010 • 55 min
Rob de la Cretaz,and Mike Sorg are on with our old friend Tony "Chachi" Walker. And we're catching up with the latest on RockMelt, Firesheep, Boxee Box, Samsung Tab, Netflix on Android, and more! Join the AwesomeCast on Twitter, Facebook„ and be sure to…
25: AwesomeCast 25: Not As Cool As iCarly
Nov 9, 2010 • 51 min
Rob de la Cretaz,and Mike Sorg are on with our old friend Tony "Chachi" Walker. And we're catching up with the latest on RockMelt, Firesheep, GoogleTV, Windows Phone, Skyfire, and more! Join the AwesomeCast on Twitter, Facebook„ and be sure to follow us…
24: AwesomeCast 24: The Show of Two Fires
Nov 2, 2010 • 59 min
Rob de la Cretaz,and Mike Sorg are welcoming back the MC for the upcoming Evening with Podcamp event, Norm Huelsman! We talk about the fires in the news this week, including the threatening FireSheep plugin plaguing our coffee shops, SkyFire spreading…
23: AwesomeCast 23: Why Can’t I Buy Wine Like a Normal Person??
Oct 26, 2010 • 63 min
Rob de la Cretaz,and Mike Sorg are fresh off an exhausting shoot with The Baristas, and have welcomed back our first ever guest, Mike Pound AKA Uncle Crappy! We hash out the details from last week's Back to the Mac event, including the Macbook Air, Mac…
22: AwesomeCast 22: As Addictive As Farmville
Oct 19, 2010 • 58 min
Rob de la Cretaz,and Mike Sorg welcome back Mitch Donaberger of Chemistry Communications to tear apart what we think Apples and Lions have to do with eachother for Wednesday's "Mac to Mac" announcement, Facebook security, Zynga's hold on our souls, and…
21: AwesomeCast 21: Caffeine Induced Psychopath
Oct 12, 2010 • 64 min
The AwesomeCast is ramped up again! Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi Says" Walker and Mike Sorg are back from the SorgatronMedia.com hiatus and ready to dive into phones, TVs, and books. That would be the avalanche of announcements for the Windows 7 Phone,…
20: AwesomeCast 20: The Social Coffee Shop
Oct 2, 2010 • 52 min
Since Sorgatron Media is on vacation for the rest of the week, Mike Sorg and Rob de la Cretaz are joined by Mulango Akpo-Esambe and Tony "Chachi" Walker after watching The Social Network for a little bit of a roundtable discussion. We talk about the movie…
19: AwesomeCast 19: AwesomeLab
Sep 28, 2010 • 62 min
The AwesomeCast is ramped up again! Rob de la Cretaz, Tony "Chachi Says" Walker and Mike Sorg are ready to dig into the dirty, dirty tech news for the week, along with a friend in the Pittsburgh tech community, Mike Woycheck of the Alphalab. We talk to…
18: AwesomeCast 18: Rise of the Teenage iPads
Sep 21, 2010 • 57 min
We're recovering from Podcamp Pittsburgh 5 and our first ever live audience podcast! Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg are joined again by regular Tony "Chachi" Walker, and Spike Katora from Vivo! We talk about the latest Twitter bug, Intel's master CPU…
17: AwesomeCast 17: Podcamp Pittsburgh 5 LIVE!
Sep 19, 2010 • 47 min
It's Podcamp Pittsburgh time! After Sorg's Video Podcasting 201, we decided to do a little more show and tell and show them our show in person! For the first time, Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg get to be awesome in one room together! We are also joined…
16: AwesomeCast 16: Support Some (fake) Baristas
Sep 14, 2010 • 68 min
Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg are getting all Podcampy gearing up for the big event this weekend! We have the mad man behind the original Podcamp Pittsburgh, and creator of Something to Be Desired and the upcoming The Baristas, Justin Kownacki, to talk…
15: AwesomeCast 15: iShiny
Sep 7, 2010 • 63 min
Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg are back to a decent hour of the day, and they'be brought back Chachi, fresh off his new video show launch, and introduce Norm Huelsman, an instrumental co-organizer of Podcamp Pittsburgh 5, and blogger at Casual Magic and…
14: AwesomeCast 14: We’re Suing Everybody
Aug 31, 2010 • 49 min
Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg are live, late night, and ready to roll, whether we're ready or not. This week, we rope back in Chachi to talk tech, and we add Stephen Heywood of the Tech Buzz into the mix to talk about the merits of Podcasting and his…
13: AwesomeCast 13: The Problem with Places
Aug 24, 2010 • 61 min
Episode 13 is live with Rob de la Cretazand Mike Sorg as we welcome Mitch Donaberger of Chemistry Communications to go over all of the news, including his adventures with Facebook Places, the near future of tablets, including Samsung's latest model, used…
12: AwesomeCast 12: Phone Sects
Aug 17, 2010 • 57 min
Episode 12 is live with Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg as we are rejoined by Tony "Chachi" Walker to talk about the Xbox Live Windows Phone 7 service, Nintendo phones, Sony PSP phones, FM Radio Phones, Oracle raining in Google's Java cereal, even more net…
11: AwesomeCast 11: International Incidents
Aug 10, 2010 • 75 min
It's episode 11 of the AwesomeCast! Our hosts Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg are online, and joined by Tim Kirby host of the TSAR Podcast (and former Art Institute of Pittsburgh classmate of Sorg's ) live from Moscow, Russia, to talk about his show, and…
10: AwesomeCast 10: Building a Podcast in 3D
Aug 3, 2010 • 47 min
It's episode ten of the AwesomeCast! Our hosts Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg are online, and are joined by Nick Pingston, Founder of CloudFab.com. We get to talk to Nick about polymath, 3D printing, and starting a business in a smaller town like…
9: AwesomeCast 9: Amateur Photogenics
Jul 27, 2010 • 50 min
Itâ??s episode nine of the AwesomeCast! Our hosts Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg are online, and are joined by Chris Maverick of Cosmic Hellcatsand ElseWorld to talk about Photography in a world where we all have access to it on our cellphones and pocket…
8: AwesomeCast 8: Apology Accepted?
Jul 20, 2010 • 64 min
Itâ??s episode eight of the AwesomeCast! Our hosts Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg are online, and ready to give apologies out left and right. But no bumpers in sight. We're joined, once again, by AJ Kuftic to talk about the fallout of Apple's big press…
7: AwesomeCast 7: Lack of Polish
Jul 13, 2010 • 52 min
It's episode seven of the AwesomeCast! Our hosts Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg are back, and Sorg fails in plugging in a vital cord for conversation. But there are words in there! And some of those words are from the returning Mulango Akpo-Esambe as we…
6: AwesomeCast 6: It Shrank
Jul 6, 2010 • 56 min
Itâ??s episode six of the AwesomeCast! Our hosts Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg had some disagreements with Skype and bringing in their scheduled guest Andy Quayle (but check out his sites!), but Chachi is on hand to talk about the news and notes from a…
5: AwesomeCast 5: A Little Face Time
Jun 29, 2010 • 62 min
Itâ??s episode four of the AwesomeCast! Our hosts Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg are joined by AJ Kuftic, a Pittsburgh area IT Professional. Bot Rob and AJ have the shiny new iPhone 4 in hand and are ready to show them off and let us know how difficult,…
4: AwesomeCast 4: Smodcasting
Jun 22, 2010 • 51 min
Itâ??s episode four of the AwesomeCast! Our hosts Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg are joined by John Carman of the G Spod to talk about the state of Podcastingâ?¦on a Podcast, as well as the news of the week, including the impending OnLive service and…
3: AwesomeCast 3: Using our body to game
Jun 15, 2010 • 55 min
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2: AwesomeCast 2: Full on Face(time)
Jun 8, 2010 • 48 min
Itâ??s episode two of the AwesomeCast on Sorgatron Media! Welcome your hosts, Rob de la Cretaz andMike Sorg, and itâ??s time for the new iPhone! And to make sure we have â??fair and balancedâ?? reporting, we invited local blogger, IT professional,…
1: AwesomeCast 1: Full on Face(book)
Jun 1, 2010 • 47 min
It's the very first episode of the AwesomeCast on Sorgatron Media! Welcome your hosts, Rob de la Cretaz and Mike Sorg, and we are joined this week by our first guest, Mike Pound, a local blogger and journalist for the Beaver County Times as we talk about…