AwesomeCast 356: Climbing Aboard the A-Train

Episode 2142 · July 18th, 2017 · 55 mins 25 secs

About this Episode

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 party next week. Check out our Facebook event for details!
AwesomeChat will be back after our move next week, too!
Chilla is sharing his Awesome Thing of the Week. Let’s say fishbowl, iPhone, and AR.
Have you caught Planet of the Apps? Chilla is talking about some AR concepts from the show.
Who has a HoloLens Sorg can borrow?
Chilla is speculating Apple will be coming up with their own HoloLens solution.
Interested in hunting a serial killer? There’s a box for that! Katie is telling us all about it.
Sorg is finally catching up with some Alexa. Thanks to Prime Day he treated himself to an Echo Dot.
Alexa is teaching Sorg how to not kill the pets while Missy is away.
Sorg is comparing Siri to Alexa and how he uses each differently.
Chilla is teaching Sorg how to connect his Echo Dot with his Fire Stick to collaborate his Tech.
Atari is announcing a new console, but there still isn’t much info about it?
Disney is opening an immersive Star Wars hotel with guest storylines?
Do you love Star Wars enough for an immersive hotel experience? Katie is leery. Chilla is saving up.
Sorg is comparing Westworld to the Star Wars immersive hotel.
The truth comes out, Katie is boycotting the Star Wars immersive hotel because there are no AT-ATs.
Love LEGO enough to eat LEGO-themed food? There’s a great restaurant option.
Tech Shop might stay in Pittsburgh!
Google Glass is coming back!
YouTube is providing gif-like previews – just like Porn Hub has been doing for a while.
Chilla has found a use for the Dudders Dot – in his car.
Things Sorg finds on YouTube – this week was Myth Busters meets atom lab.
Want to know what it’s like to operate an independent game store? We’re touching on some news about it.
ScareHouse podcast + Kennywood + AR makes it a topic for us to discuss!
Katie recommends the 4D Lego Movie.
Katie brings us a dick-o-meter to log in to porn accounts using your male anatomy.
PRT is trademarked already?
Make sure to check out Replay FX coming up soon!
Are you a musician? We’d love to talk updating our theme. Bonus points if you do it Mystery Science Theater style.

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