AwesomeCast 493: Weaponized Roombas
Episode 3445 · May 5th, 2020 · 1 hr 8 mins
About this Episode
This week’s episode brought to you by Slice on Broadway, and Sidekick Media Services.
We've got Ron Krause, John Chichilla, Katie Dudas, and Mike Sorg together (from their respective social-distancing studios) to talk this week's tech talk headlines, including:
- Krause has returned to Android, and he has a new wireless charging stand he's sharing as his Awesome Thing of the Week.
- Chilla's Awesome Thing of the Week is from the recent Apple announcement - the new MacBook Pro 13.
- Katie found some "new" headphones for her iPhone X as her Awesome Thing of the Week.
- For Star Wars fans, Disney+ dropped a new Disney Gallery behind the scenes for The Mandalorian.
- A drone disguised as a hummingbird was used to capture footage of a Monarch Butterfly swarm.
- Apple will be hosting WWDC as a virtual conference.
- PIT is utilizing a UV cleaning robot to clean the Pittsburgh airport.
- We learned about the Roomba Olympics thanks to Katie and TikTok.
- And, there's Roomba beer pong?!?!
- RTX Voice will update your Nvidia graphics to improve quality of calls.
- Unity training classes make it possible to start making your own games with a master class in game development.
- Jay and Silent Bob are in a videogame! Mall Brawl is coming soon to Nintendo.
- Katie is giving us our weekly Animal Crossing New Horizons update with the addition of weeds.
- Chilla is sharing something new from Logitech that can make content creation easier.
- Finding webcam shortages frustrating? Turn your Canon camera into a webcam with some handy-dandy software.
- Krause is sharing some gaming updates with us.
- Cyberpunk2077 is teasing a June 11 event.
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