October 10th, 2023 | Season 11 | 52 mins 3 secs
ai, charity event, children's hospital, classic games, extra life, fundraiser, gaming marathon, google, healthcare, kids, livestream, mario, pc gaming, pittsburgh, podcast, pollution, rabbids, saved games, spiderman, steam deck, tech news, traffic, twitch, video games, youtube
Brothers Mike and Matt discussed video games and tech news on their podcast The Awesome Cast. Topics included Matt's upcoming 24-hour Extra Life charity gaming marathon, the capabilities of the Steam Deck handheld PC, and Google's Project Greenlight to reduce traffic pollution with AI. They reminisced about classic PC games after finding Matt's old saved game files. Upcoming titles like Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope and Spiderman 2 were mentioned. The show will stream Matt's fundraiser on Twitch and YouTube to benefit Children's Hospital Pittsburgh starting October 11th. Viewers can donate to support kids' healthcare.
September 26th, 2023 | Season 11 | 54 mins 26 secs
accessibility, ai, aldi, apple, auction, chatgpt, clothes, dinosaurs, email, fitness, fossils, fundraising, gadgets, google, health, iphone, money, pajamas, pittsburgh, podcast, tech, youtube
This episode of AwesomeCast dives into the latest tech gadgets and news with hosts Sorg, Dudders, and Podnar. They discuss new iPhone features like live voicemail transcription, voice isolation for clearer calls, and creating custom stickers from photos. Sorg reviews the Wellitory app which analyzes Apple Watch data to provide health ratings and recommendations for better sleep, exercise, and reducing stress. The hosts also explore iOS accessibility features that allow you to record your voice before potential speech loss, and then use it for text-to-speech. Plus, updates to ChatGPT like new voice and image capabilities, though concerns remain around impersonation and fraud. Podnar demos Google's Bard AI extensions which summarize your personal info and activities from Gmail, YouTube, Maps, and more. And the gang chats about the complexities of purchasing dinosaur fossils, after Dudders learns skeleton "Barry" is being auctioned for over $1 million. They get tips from ChatGPT on fundraising ideas. Finally, Dudders raves about the new cozy Aldi-branded apparel line with sweatshirts, tees and pajamas perfect for working from home.
December 15th, 2020 | Season 11 | 1 hr 12 secs
animal crossing, apple fitness, blob opera, chromeos, cloudready, google, periscope, raspberry pi, snow boy, social media google experiment, streaming video, tik tok, twitter
Chatting the tech news of the week with Amanda Narcisi of Bold Pittsburgh with a first look at Apple Fitness, Michael Sorg, Katie Dudas and John Chichilla!
August 26th, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
apple, chromeos, covid-19, drive thru, duolink speakerbuds, epic games, fortnite, google, google chrome, kickstarter, microsoft, nvidia geforce now, stranger things, tab groups, wwe thunderdome, xoogler university, xooglers, youtube
Chatting the tech news of the week including WWE Thunderdome, new Chrome tabs, the Covid-19 testing robot and more as The Verge's Kim Lyons joins Katie Dudas, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg!
August 19th, 2020 | 1 hr 26 secs
app store, apple, epic games, facebook, fortnite, google, grindstone, mac mini, microsoft surface duo, netflix shuffle, nintendo switch, oculus, raspberry pi, reinstall, retroflag, retropie, untitled goose game
Chatting the tech news of the week including computer refresh victories, Raspberry Pi retro gaming upgrades, the Epic Games vs Apple showdown and more! with Katie Dudas, John Chichilla and Mike Sorg!
December 18th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
2020 elections, amazon, apple ipad, dongles, duolingo, facebook, google, home automation, newspapers, oculus quest, playstation, ring doorbell, security, social media, virtual reality, xbox, zuckerberg
We have the extended AwesomeCast Crew online to talk about the year the was!
July 16th, 2019 | 59 mins 47 secs
50th anniversary, apollo 11, ar, awesome cast, awesomecast, ces, chromecast, dinosaurs, dr. mario world, field trip, google, home hub, jurassic flight, my fitness pal, myfitnesspal, national aviary, nest, niantic, nintendo, nintendo switch, pokemon go, pokemongo, rocket, sex, sex tech, stadia, switch lite, tech, tech talk, technology, toll calculator, updates, virgin, virgin orbit, waze, windows
Producer Missy and Katie are still away doing important things, so it's Sorg and Chilla holding the fort down as they talk this week in tech news.
July 3rd, 2019 | 56 mins 23 secs
anthrocon, awesome cast, awesomecast, bernie sanders, console, ea, ea access, facetime, furries, gaming, germany, google, google maps, harry potter, mac, macos, microsoft, microsoft 1.0, nintendo, os, pittsburgh, playstation, pokemon go, pokemongo, porn, ps 4, ps4, sex shed, sony, street view, tech, tech news, tech talk, technology, traffic, twitch, video game, wizards unite
Producer Missy joins in the discussion as Sorg and Chilla talk this week in tech news.
April 30th, 2019 | 59 mins 16 secs
amazon prime, avengers endgame, beesexual, facebook messenger, facebook redesign, google, infinity gauntlet, iron man drone, mario kart tour, pornhub, robot dog, samsung galaxy view 2, thanos, tomatan, tombot
It's been a while, but we've got Jon Carman in studio as he joins Katie, Chilla, and Sorg to talk this week in tech news.
April 10th, 2019 | 1 hr 8 mins
a-train, airplay, alexa, amazon, awesome cast, awesomecast, brian crawford, bricksburgh, facebook, facebook portal, game pass, garmin speak, google, lego, microsoft, netflix, podcast, pop-up, sae, smart devices, tech, tech talk, technology, xbox, xbox live
There are some new, but familiar faces on the couch this week as Sorg is joined by Krause and Brian to talk about this week's tech headlines.