The TR Podcast 156: Computex, WWDC, and E3

The Tech Report Podcast

Date: June 20, 2014
Duration: 1:30:00

Hosted by: Jordan Drake

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

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Show notes

To kick off the episode, we welcome a new TR writer, Jeffrey Kampman, to the show. Then, it’s on to a deep dive into the hottest announcements from Computex. Cyril give us the lowdown on AMD’s Kaveri APU, Scott talks about Cavium’s 48-core ARM processor, and the staff talks 4K monitors, including the Asus PB287Q that Scott reviewed.

Next, Jordan and Jeffrey geek out over the latest from Apple’s WWDC event, and Geoff follows up with his review of Crucial’s MX100 solid-state drive. We wrap up the show with a slew of gaming stories from E3.

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Tech discussion:

  • TR subscribers get Macrium Reflect for 20-40% off – Read more

    The Core M is a 14-nm Broadwell CPU aimed at 2-in-1s – Read more

    Next-gen Core CPUs power Asus’ new Transformers – Read more

    Intel intros ‘Devil’s Canyon,’ Pentium Anniversary overclockable CPUs – Read more

    A first look at AMD’s Kaveri APU for notebooks – Read more

    Cavium announces 48-core ARMv8 server processor – Read more

    G-Sync monitor, mini gaming PCs among Asus’ new ROG gear – Read more

    Acer unveils 4K monitor with G-Sync – Read more

    Intel, Samsung aim to deliver 4K displays for $399 – Read more

    4K for $649: Asus’ PB287Q monitor reviewed – Read more

    WWDC heralds small changes for Apple users, big ones for devs – Read more

    Crucial’s MX100 solid-state drive reviewed – Read more

    Valve now looking at 2015 release for Steam machines – Read more

    Alienware’s Steam machine switches to Windows, starts at $549 – Read more

    New Arkham Knight trailer shows Batmobile in action – Read more

    Here’s a first glimpse at the new Doom game – Read more

    Far Cry 4 takes to the mountains in first E3 footage – Read more

    Battlefield Hardline plays cops and robbers on October 21 – Read more

    Mirror’s Edge trailer hints at Faith’s new moves – Read more

    GTA V coming to Windows, next-gen consoles this fall – Read more

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

Comments closed
    • Milo Burke
    • 5 years ago

    Hooray for the podcast!

    • fellix
    • 5 years ago

    Any thoughts about putting topic timestamps in the discussion list?

      • jdrake
      • 5 years ago

      We’ve addressed this before. The challenge is that our timestamps originated from the chaptering feature in Garageband… a feature that Apple has (mysteriously) taken out of the software. Without the chapter markers – it means that manually hunting down the timestamps becomes a really time consuming process. Time is, unfortunately, a commodity I have less and less of lately.

    • USAFTW
    • 5 years ago

    It says 74 megs on next to the download link but the file is 61 megs.

      • Cyril
      • 5 years ago


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