The TR Podcast 57: Viva Las CES

Join us as we recap our trip to this year's Consumer Electronics Show
— 1:28 AM on January 18, 2010

The Tech Report Podcast Date: January 17, 2010
Time: 1:37:29

Hosted by Jordan Drake

Co-hosts: Scott Wasson, Cyril Kowaliski, and Geoff Gasior

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Fresh back from CES 2010, the gang attempts to recap everything seen during and after this year's upbeat electronics expo. We start with Intel's new mobile and desktop platforms and other interesting technologies, like the Wireless Display (WiDi) feature included in a few different Arrandale laptops. From AMD, we have both external graphics and the new, $99 Radeon HD 5670. Nvidia, meanwhile, showed its next-generation Tegra system-on-a-chip and GeForce 3D Vision Surround, a 3D gaming scheme Scott actually likes.

Other CES delights include an exciting motion-control product coming soon from Razer and EVGA's ridiculously massive dual-Xeon motherboard, which we're not sure will actually fit into existing PC enclosures. We also go over Asus' new line of stylish-looking laptops, the fab behemoth that GlobalFoundries is becoming, and a bevy of new SSDs from, well, just about everybody.

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Tech discussion:

    Intel's next-gen Atom arrives in Asus' Eee PC 1005PE netbook (0:02:19)- Read more

    Intel's Core i3 and i5 dual-core processors (0:10:28)- Read more

    Intel's Core Mobile CPUs debut in Asus' K42F notebook (0:17:04)- Read more

    Arrandale 3D demo and WiDi (0:20:41)- Jordan dons the 3D glasses

    AMD's Radeon HD 5670 graphics card (0:27:10)- Read more

    AMD demos 3D and XGP graphics concepts (0:31:17)

    Tegra 2 debuts, runs Unreal Engine 3 (0:35:18)- Read more

    Nvidia's 3D Vision Surround: to Eyefinity and beyond? (0:42:52)- Read more

    New Asus laptops focus on design distinctiveness (0:47:26)- Read more

    Razer and Sixsense demo new motion control device (0:57:50)

    Antec's new case lineup (1:08:25)

    Zotac displays Mini-ITX mobos, barebones nettops, and mobile PCs at CES (1:14:07)- Read more

    EVGA CES showcase includes H55 and dual-Xeon motherboards (1:19:11)- Read more

    GlobalFoundries swallows up Chartered (1:23:27)- Read more

    SSD product roundup (1:29:07)- OCZ - Intel - Super Talent

That's all, folks! We'll see you on the next episode.
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