Date: April 26, 2010
Hosted by Jordan Drake
Co-Hosts: Cyril Kowaliski, Geoff Gasior, and special guest Will Smith
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While Scott is off on a secret mission, we welcome Will Smith of Tested.com onto our podcast panel. (Before starting Tested.com, Will was the Editor in Chief at Maximum PC.) We kick off the episode by talking about Will's new site and his latest piece of content: an in-depth review of the Apple iPad. Our guest covers the pros and cons of the device before answering questions from Jordan, Geoff, and Cyril. More Apple stories follow as we discuss new Gigabyte motherboards that charge running iPads, plus the biggest product leak in the history of Apple.
Next up: our panel is both apprehensive and excited about Crytek's upcoming Crysis 2, and we all have something to say about the platform-free gaming future Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima predicts. Later, Geoff, Will, and Cyril discuss their experiences with the 5.1 surround-sound gaming headset from Psyko, we delve briefly into AMD's financials, and Cyril goes over his latest laptop review. Geoff then concludes our podcast by giving us the skinny about his recently published SSD roundup.
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Apple iPad Wi-Fi review from Tested.com (0:01:31)- Read more
Gigabyte: Our mobos can charge active iPads (0:30:14)- Read more
Gadget blog snags next-gen iPhone prototype (0:33:15)- Read more
Crysis 2 videos, details emerge (0:39:40)- Read more
Metal Gear Solid creator foresees end of consoles (0:47:46)- Read more
A quick look at Psyko's 5.1 PC Gaming Headset (0:52:08)- Read more
AMD posts $257M profit, increased gross margin (0:59:55)- Read more
Asus' U30Jc 13.3-inch notebook (1:03:59)- Read more
A look at new SSDs from Corsair, Kingston, Plextor, and WD (1:11:06)- Read more
That's all, folks! We'll see you on the next episode.