The TR Podcast 172: An Apple on yer wrist and an Oculus on your face

A Cyril-less debut goes better than expected

Date: March 16th, 2015
Duration: 1:33:24

Hosted by: Jordan Drake

Co-Hosts: Scott Wasson, Geoff Gasior, and Jeff Kampman

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This episode of the TR Podcast is sponsored by MSI. MSI's new AG270 3K all-in-one gaming PC is crazy cool. The AG270 features an Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M graphics card with 6GB of RAM, Intel Core i7 processing power, a gorgeous 3K 27-inch IPS display, and much more for $2000. Be sure to check it out.

Show notes
It's our first episode without the venerable Cyril Kowaliski... and we're so, so, lost doing just fine! Join us for a surprising Apple Watch and MacBook conversation, a look at the Shield set-top box, "console-killer" Steam machines, and a lot more. Bonus points if you can hang in long enough to hear Jordan sing (it's not pretty).

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Tech discussion:

  • Apple Watch starts at $349, ships April 24 - Read more

    Apple introduces new, ultra-thin MacBook - Read more

    Nvidia introduces Shield set-top box with Android TV - Read more

    A peek inside Zotac's console-killer Steam machine - Read more

    Intel's Xeon D brings Broadwell to cloud, web services - Read more

    The SSD Endurance Experiment: They're all dead - Read more

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

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