The TR Podcast 37: Frothing at the MacHole, not-so-new GPUs, and a trip down memory lane

Plus Intel's latest Classmate PC, stickin' it to the sat man, and more

Date: March 7, 2009
Time: 1:45:31

Hosted by Jordan Drake
Co-Hosts: Scott Wasson, Cyril Kowaliski, Matt Butrovich
Guest: Jason Fox
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Show notes
This episode features our largest panel ever, with both our regular team and new TR blogger Jason Fox. We kick off the show by exploring Jason's first post, in which he described his recent exodus from cable TV to over-the-air HD broadcast. After discussing services like Hulu and Boxee, our panel gets down and dirty in a platform debate over the latest Mac hardware upgrades. As the show goes on, we get schooled by Intel's Convertible Classmate PC, explore Nvidia's mobile GPU branding controversy, and dig through Geoff's closet to find legacy tech toys.

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Tech discussion:

    Stickin' it to the sat man (0:03:34)- Read more

    Mac Pro, iMac, Mac mini get hardware upgrades (0:28:13)- Read more

    Nvidia's GeForce GTS 250 graphics card (0:46:02)- Read more

    Nvidia intros mobile GeForce GTX 200 GPUs... sort of (0:55:54)- Read more

    Poll: Your take on Nvidia's mobile GPU branding (0:59:26)- Read more

    Nvidia sees itself making x86 SoCs eventually (1:07:21)- Read more

    Intel's Convertible Classmate PC (1:14:16)- Read more

    Asus' Eee PC 1000HE netbook (1:24:20)- Read more

    Eee Keyboard to launch next quarter at around $400 (1:32:02)- Read more

    A trip down memory lane (1:34:20)- Read more

That's all, folks! Check back on March 14 for the next TR podcast.

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