AwesomeCast 386: Banana Phone

Episode 2447 · February 28th, 2018 · 1 hr 1 min

About this Episode

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 device for in-flight entertainment.
Sorg is talking some VR options from his in-person discussion at a local event with Schell Games – especially I Expect You To Die.
The reason VR has jumped so much is thanks to cellphones.
Thanks to Brandon for sharing REVVL and a few other options as his Awesome Thing of the Week fan submission.
Nokia is bringing back the Banana Phone and we’re geeking out so much!
Sometimes, 2 megapixels is all you need.
Speaking of Nokia, we’re revisiting the past AGAIN with the Communicator.
The Olympics featured a ton of drones – and it was AMAZING!
Amazon is acquiring Ring. Chilla has thoughts.
Shadow virtualizes a high-end gaming PC on your desktop.
Will Adobe be expanding their cloud to include high-end workstations to help render video, etc.?
Huawei made a Porsche somewhat autonomous – – with a smartphone.
Google Assistant can launch specific tasks in Android apps?
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