Episode 153: Anime Girls Are Real, Might Want to Invest In Some Glass

We celebrate the coming of Techanuary by talking about the latest Samsung Unpacked and CES 2021.

Show Notes:

00:01:00 – Galaxy S21 Series
00:28:53 – Galaxy Buds Pro
00:38:41 – Nvidia at CES
00:53:18 – Intel at CES
00:59:12 – AMD at CES

Samsung Unpacked:

CES:

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Episode 152: I Can’t Find An AMP Article

While waiting for techanuary to begin, we talk about our favorite games from last year and some security stories about chat apps.

Show Notes:

00:02:42 – Cristian talks about Odyssey
00:10:28 – Sadiq talks about FF7R
00:19:50 – Cristian Talks About DOOM Eternal
00:23:40 – Sadiq Talks About XCOM Chimera Squad
00:28:41 – Cristian Talks About Guidlings (2nd Chapter)
00:34:45 – Sadiq Talks About Crusader Kings 3
00:41:40 – Cristian Talks About SSDs
00:47:53 – Sadiq Talks About Hades
00:54:41 – Cristian Talks About Multiplayer Games
00:57:30 – Sadiq Talks About Ghosts Of Tsushima
01:01:45 – Cristian Talks About Destiny 2: Beyond Light
01:10:04 – Sadiq Talks About Valhalla
01:15:50 – Chat App Discourse (Telegram/WhatsApp)

Our 2020 Games of the Year

Cristian’s games of the year:

  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Doom Eternal
  • Guildlings (Apple Arcade)
  • SSDs – aka why I upgraded to nextgen when I said I wouldn’t
  • Minecraft / Warzone / Other multiplayer games
  • Destiny 2: Beyond Light

Sadiq’s games of the year:

  • Final Fantasy 7 Remake
  • XCOM: Chimera Squad
  • Crusader Kings 3
  • Hades
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
  • Call of Duty: Warzone

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Episode 151: Canonical’s Eating

In a return true to form we talk about headphones and Linux for an hour.

Show Notes:

00:00:45 – AirPods Max
00:48:15 – RIP CentOS

AirPods Max:

RIP CentOS:

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Episode 150: She Won’t Get Off My Horse

Finally now that techtober is over and techvember comes to a close, we finally get enough space in techcember to talk about Destiny 2: Beyond Light and Assassins Creed Valhalla. And yes, we address the ethics of buying games from companies with abusive practices. There’s gonna be politics in these video games!

Show Notes:

00:01:00 – Destiny 2: Beyond Light
00:32:19 – Assassins Creed Valhalla

Destiny 2: Beyond Light:

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla:

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Episode 149: Great Dance Dance Revolution Ram

We try to talk about desktop computers but somehow get sucked down a network hole.

Show Notes:

00:01:05 – ARM Macs
00:39:16 – macOS and OCSP
00:59:55 – macOS 11

ARM Macs:

Big Sur:

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Episode 148: LoMoQu

With final next gen console hardware getting out into the wild, we spend this week giving our final thoughts on the new consoles.

Show Notes:

00:02:13 – RIP QUIBI
00:09:53 – Xbox Series S
00:25:03 – Xbox Series X
00:26:42 – Content Warning: Bugs
00:28:06 – End Of Bug Talk
00:32:10 – DualSense
00:36:22 – PS5

Discord is getting a cool Halloween ringtone from hyperpop duo 100 gecs

RIP QUIBI:

Console Hardware

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Episode 147: 5G Industrial Complex

New iPhones came out this week but really we just talk about networks and colors on displays.

Show Notes:

00:01:54 – HomePod Mini
00:13:14 – iPhone 12 and 12 Mini
00:31:47 – 5G
00:40:46 – 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max
01:00:58 – No Chargers In The Box

iPhone 2020 Event:

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Episode 146: 100 Megabit Ethernet Is Not Acceptable

Google announces everything that leaked, we cry over 100mbps ethernet, and then Microsoft for some god known reason is still putting out products with EMMC storage in 2020.

Show Notes:

00:01:20 – Chromecast With Google TV
00:21:14 – Nest Audio
00:24:39 – Pixel 5 And 4A 5G
00:42:12 – Surface Laptop Go
00:48:36 – Surface Pro X Refresh
00:51:17 – Xbox Series X Back Compat Tests

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Episode 145: Its An Orb!

Big companies buy other big companies and then we both find excuses to talk about extremely “this is our shit” shit.

Show Notes:

00:01:22 – Microsoft Buys Bethesda
00:21:56 – Amazon Event
00:30:24 – Sadiq Talks About A Router
00:41:32 – Cristian Talks About A Game Streaming Service

Game Pass:

Amazon’s Big Infomercial:

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Episode 144: Strategic Strategy of Strategicness

We laugh at the PS5 price and then hop into the September Apple event.

Show Notes:

00:01:29 – PS5 Pricing
00:26:53 – Watch Series 6
00:41:55 – iPad Air (2020)
00:52:01 – Apple One
00:55:49 – watchOS 7
01:07:05 – iOS 14

PS5 Pricing:

Time Sure Does Fly: The Apple Event:

David Underscore Smith:

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