AwesomeCast 381: Blades of Grass Test

Episode 2401 · January 24th, 2018 · 57 mins 36 secs

About this Episode

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 4K.
Chilla and Krause are sharing some standard operation chatter about protocol for new tech installation – as in how to use the new remote(s) properly!
Want to cut the cord? There are plenty of over the air options out there!
We’ll be getting 4K over the air?!?!
Chilla is SO EXCITED for the release of Home Pod.
It’s the gift that keeps on giving with delayed release options and upgrades!
Sorg is into some DIY for his Awesome Thing of the Week – as in cardboard add-ons for Nintendo Switch.
Pittsburgh company WeSpeke is partnering with CNN to provide language lessons while checking out the news.
Thanks to Laura for sharing the Quantum Leap map this week!
YouTube TV has 300K subscribers in less than a year.
Streaming TV options are great for bringing your TV with you no matter where you go.
We’ve got some great cord cutting options if you’re looking for some comparisons.
Screen share your iOS device for remote help using a new TeamViewer option.
We talk about drones rather frequently, but here’s a first – A lifeguard drone made its first rescue!
From a lifeguard version to a pocket version, there’s pretty much a drone for everyone these days.
We’re ending this week’s podcast with some app recommendations! (Files Go, Drafts)
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