The TR Podcast 9: The big announcement

The latest from Nvidia and AMD, tech news, and a big announcement

Date: July 12, 2008
Time: 1:25:32

Hosted by Jordan Drake
Co-Hosts: Scott Wasson, Cyril Kowaliski, Geoff Gasior

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Show Notes
Since the last episode, the graphics industry has seen major GPU introductions from both Nvidia and AMD. This time around, we consider the pros and cons of the GeForce GTX 260 and 280 and the Radeon HD 4850 and 4870. In the tech news section, the editors cover the iPhone release, financial troubles for Nvidia, and the latest iteration of the Eee PC from Asus. Also, as a bonus, Jordan makes a big podcast announcement.

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Tech News:

    Apple rolls out the iPhone 3G (0:03:58) - Read more

    Bad financial forecast for Nvidia (0:22:42) - Read more

    Atom-based Eee PCs arrive in North America (0:33:24) - Read more

Tech Topics:

    Nvidia's GeForce GTX 280 graphics processor (0:36:35) - Read more

    PR shenanigans from Nvidia and AMD (0:48:59) - Read more

    AMD’s Radeon 4870 and 4850 GPUs (0:58:17) – Read more

That's all, folks! Check back on July 19th for the next TR podcast.TR

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