The TR Podcast 144: Flagship cards and broken backs

Plus Nvidia's G-Sync, the new toys from Apple, and more
— 12:06 AM on October 28, 2013

The Tech Report Podcast

Date: October 28, 2013
Duration: 2:00:56

Hosted by: Jordan Drake

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

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Show notes
Be warned. This episode is long. We cover, in depth, Apple's latest and greatest tablets and notebooks. Scott expounds on his adventure with AMD's impressive (if a bit noisy) Radeon R9 290X. Nvidia's G-Sync is also of interest, as is Geoff's review of the Asus Transformer Book T100. We wrap things up with Cyril's discovery of the glorious Steelcase Leap chair.

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Listener mail/tweets:

Is Scott a Dungeon Master? - from Phil:

"I have been listening to the "Nerd Poker" dungeons and dragons podcast recently. There was something strangely familiar about it that I couldn't put my finger on until today. I can't help but notice that the "Scott" dungeon master sounds identical to the "Scott" of your podcast. The last names are different, yet suspiciously similar (Wasson vs. Robison - perhaps one is a pseudonym?). Can you do some sleuthing and expose his double life in your next podcast?"

Folding@Home? - from Chris:

"Good day to you Mr. Wasson and Mr. Drake. I was wondering if it would be possible to get a mention during the next Podcast focusing on the TR Folding@Home team and our project for October? A lot of us are all folding under the TRFrankenbot name as a team effort for the Halloween Holiday. Frankie only gets used during October of each year then goes back to sleep at the end of October until its time next year. Our goal this year is to earn 20 million points. Last year Frankie earned 5 million points from the group effort. However, after doing some rough math, it looks like we are going to come up short on our goal unless we get some more help. I am hoping a little PR from the TR team will push us over the top."

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