Date: Feb 14, 2009
Hosted by Jordan Drake
Co-Hosts: Scott Wasson, Geoff Gasior, Cyril Kowaliski, Matt Butrovich
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Scott starts off this week’s tech discussion with tales of his recent trip to Oregon, where he talked with Intel executives about the newly announced 32nm Westmere processors. Our editors are skeptical about Intel’s motives for making Westmere into a CPU/GPU chimera, especially sinceas Geoff points outcurrent Intel integrated graphics are still considerably slower than competition.
Scott then leaves our show early to continue his work in Damage Labs, and TR blogger and reviewer Matt Butrovich fills in to talk about everything from Mirror’s Edge PhysX performance to a possible $99 iPhone. We also hear Geoff’s thoughts on the 2TB Western Digital Caviar Green drive and his favorite musical rhythm game.
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32nm Intel Westmere to hit production in late 2009 (0:02:04)- Read more
A look at PhysX in Mirror’s Edge (0:28:50)- Read more
Riding Audiosurf’s Technicolor rollercoaster (0:35:35)- Read more
Western Digital’s Caviar Green 2TB hard drive (0:42:53)- Read more
Nvidia posts losses for last fiscal quarter, fiscal year (0:49:48)- Read more
Analyst report forecasts $99 iPhone for the summer (0:52:28)- Read more
Judge gives nod to new Psystar countersuit against Apple (1:05:05)- Read more
That’s all, folks! Check back on February 21 for the next TR podcast.