The TR Podcast 158: Planet of the Shield Tablets

Plus Guardians of the Galaxy and big iPhones
— 12:09 AM on July 28, 2014

The Tech Report Podcast

Date: July 28, 2014
Duration: 0:56:37

Hosted by: Jordan Drake

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

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This episode of the TR Podcast is sponsored by Cooler Master promoting the new, fully backlit, QuickFire Rapid-i.

This mechanical keyboard is equipped with an ARM 32-bit processor that enables responsive illumination, trailing effects, and individual key lighting profiles. The tenkeyless ergonomic profile allows for use in compact spaces and for more natural mouse placement. Now available in Cherry MX Brown and Blue Switches.

Show notes
Jordan is back. Thank God in Heaven.

Oh, we also talk about stuff, like the difference between Geoff's and Cyril's voices, how the TR BBQ went, and whether or not we're looking forward to Guardians of the Galaxy (hint: Jordan is). Moving on, the panel discusses the possibility of larger iPhones, changes to the Steam controller, and the exciting new Nvidia Shield Tablet.

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Listener mail:

Geoff or Cyril? - from Milo:

"I've been listening to the podcast for over two years, but I still can't tell the difference between Geoff and Cyril. Sometimes Jordan asks you to identify yourselves, and then each of you quickly mumbles "here" and you move on.

Could each of you say your full name, what topics you cover on the Tech Report, what your hobbies are, whether or not you're the fitness nut we keep hearing about, and what it is like working for that slave-driver Scott? I think a name-badge and several sentences of speech immediately following would really clear things up."

Tech discussion:

  • TR BBQ XI: We're getting the hang of this - Read more

    Apple Preparing Between 70 and 80 Million 4.7 and 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 Units to Meet High Consumer Demand - Read more

    The gang talks Guardians of the Galaxy - Read more

    Steam controller gets an analog stick - Read more

    Nvidia Shield Tablet is packed with ports, possibilities - Read more

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

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