AwesomeCast 475: More Ports and More Fun

Episode 3272 · December 18th, 2019 · 1 hr 2 mins

About this Episode

This week’s episode brought to you by  Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services.
We have the extended AwesomeCast Crew online to talk about the year the was!

  • We talk about our Awesome Things of the Year!
    • Chilla loves Dongles! Including one that expands his iPad and one that turns any television into a monitor for Windows computers with Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter.
    • Cynthia has two awesome things includng her first experience with the Oculus Quest and the  combination of Screentime plus Wifi powerstrip and Gosund smart plugs -- her home and devices now remind or force me to go to bed when she should
    • Carman loves the idea of SNL's Duolingo for Talking to Children as a concept, and that Duolingo is Pittsburgh's first unicorn
    • Uncle Crappy is ready to cut the cord and not miss any of his sports with Hulu and ESPN+
    • Dudders likes the new Snapchat cat detecting feature!

  • We look back at our 2019 predictions

  • We make predictions for 2020!

    • Carman: Jeff Bezos will recruit more porch pirates to help sell Ring Doorbells.
    • Crappy: We are NOT ready for a secure presidential election.
    • Cynthia: Playstation and Xbox console launches will be duds
    • Dudders: Zuckerberg sells FB. He’s all eff this noise
    • Chilla: PC sales will plummet
    • Sorg: Continued growth of alternative shopping methods. Displacing or moving workers ie. AmazonGo, Self Check outs pushing employees for pickups and grocery delivery, etc.

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