The TR Podcast 160: Synchronicity


Now made 100% burp free
— 9:58 PM on August 25, 2014

The Tech Report Podcast

Date: August 25, 2014
Duration: 1:03:06

Hosted by: Jordan Drake

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

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We've really gone back to the drawing board on the latest episode of the TR Podcast... and I gotta tell you, what we've come back with is special. It's a straight shooting, tight-lipped eulogy of tech reporting without a trace of any of that horrible burping, personality, or tomfoolery. You'll love it.

Oh, and on this episode, you'll hear a ton about the next version of Windows, bugs in Intel's Haswell chips (reported first here on the Tech Report), AMD getting Mantle in the next version of OpenGL, and much, much more.

P.S. do you want us to stream live video of the show for our net recording session? Let us know in the comments!

P.P.S. Yes, we know there are issues with Scott's audio—unfixable microphone malfunction.

Send in listener mail, and we'll answer on the podcast. - jdrake@techreport.com

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Listener mail:

Pretty please? - from TD:

"Next time, in addition to burping, please try to manage at least one fart."

H.265 - from Dysthymia:

"A quick google on the h.265 spec shows that it was finalized sometime last year. Do you think we'll finally see hardware accelerated encoding and decoding of h.265 video with the Nvidia 800 series and AMD 300 series?"

Tech discussion:

  • Here's my appearance on Newegg TV's Alt+Tab show - Read more

    Report: Windows Threshold preview planned for Sept 30 - Read more

    Errata prompts Intel to disable TSX in Haswell, early Broadwell CPUs - Read more

    AMD hopes to put a little Mantle in OpenGL Next - Read more

    FreeSync monitors will sample next month, start selling next year - Read more

    Intel: DirectX 12 yields big gains on tablets, other thermally constrained devices - Read more

    Asus' ROG Swift PG278Q G-Sync monitor reviewed - Read more

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

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