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Oct 12, 2019

Check out redbluegreen.ca for the show notes to this episode.

Sep 3, 2019

Yes that is misspelled on purpose. Join Jeff and Dan as they look at the latest in tech news and talk about losing their lives to World of Warcraft Classic. Show notes at redbluegreen.ca

Music is by Kevin MacLeod from incompetech.com

May 30, 2019

Join Jeff and Dan as they go through the current news out of Computex 2019. Notes are at redbluegreen.ca

Music by Kevin MacLeod incompetech.com

May 12, 2019

Join Jeff and Dan as they celebrate their semi-centennial recording about tech and gaming news for you! Check out redbluegreen.ca for full show notes and credits.

Apr 17, 2019

Join Jeff and Dan as they discuss used news in the tech industry.

Mar 18, 2019

Chip News

 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/antonyleather/2019/03/04/amd-ryzen-3000-series-specs-and-price-leak-again-16-core-zen-2-intel-beater-for-560/#7e0b604520df

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/286404-leaked-intel-gen-11-gpu-benchmarks-show-promising-gains-against-amd

https://www.anandtech.com/show/14071/nvidia-gtx-1660-review-feat-evga-xc-gaming

 

Hardware

 

https://www.techpowerup.com/253149/usb-if-rebrands-usb-3-0-and-3-1-with-new-usb-3-2-20gbps-standard

https://www.techpowerup.com/253230/spire-announces-x2-taraxx-double-tempered-glass-gaming-pc-case

 

Software and Internet

 

https://mobilesyrup.com/2019/03/04/microsoft-windows-10-lite/

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/02/youtube-will-fight-predatory-behavior-by-disabling-comments-on-videos-of-minors/

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/04/technology/google-gender-pay-gap.html

 

Gaming

 

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/02/pokemon-sword-and-shield-will-hit-switch-in-late-2019/

https://www.pcper.com/news/Storage/MWC-SanDisk-Announces-1TB-UHS-I-MicroSDXC-Card-Western-Digital-Flash

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/04/anthem-ps4-shut-down-brick/

https://www.businessinsider.com/sony-vita-discontinued-failed-2019-3

 

Misc

 

https://www.geek.com/tech/tesla-shutters-stores-so-you-can-buy-a-model-3-for-35k-1776695/

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/02/star-trek-discovery-gets-renewed-for-season-three-adds-a-new-showrunner/

https://shop.eaglemoss.com/usa/star-trek-starships

 

Music by Kevin Macleod - incompetech.com

Jan 17, 2019

Chip News

http://fortune.com/2019/01/08/ces-2019-nvidia-amd-intel-qualcomm/

 

AMD

https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/amd-promises-full-lineup-radeon-gpus/

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-2019-01-11-amd-release-first-radeon-7-benchmark-results-in-25-games

https://www.cnet.com/news/amd-gets-serious-about-chromebooks-at-ces-2019/

https://www.cnet.com/news/at-ces-2019-amd-unveils-3rd-generation-ryzen-desktop-processor/

 

Intel

https://www.itworldcanada.com/video/recap-of-intels-cpu-announcements-at-ces-2019-10nm-cascade-lake-ice-lake-and-nervana-ai-chip

 

Nvidia

https://www.techradar.com/news/nvidia-finally-announces-the-geforce-rtx-2060-graphics-card

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/1/7/18171631/nvidia-g-sync-support-freesync-monitors

https://www.cnet.com/news/nvidia-ceo-calls-amds-new-7nm-gpu-underwhelming-lousy/

 

CES 2019 Picks

 

https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-samsung-steal-ces-2019/

https://www.cnet.com/news/lgs-rollable-oled-tv-is-incredible-and-its-actually-going-on-sale-in-2019-ces/

https://www.cnet.com/news/the-cosmo-communicator-brought-the-keyboarded-pda-phone-dream-back-to-ces-2019/

https://www.cnet.com/news/ces-2019-shows-the-foldable-phone-revolution-will-be-awkward-but-essential/

https://www.cnet.com/news/asus-rog-mothership-reimagines-the-power-laptop-at-ces-2019/

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/8/18167444/alienware-area-51m-desktop-laptop-features-price-release-date-ces-2019

Music is by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com - Creative Commons

Dec 30, 2018
Dec 5, 2018

Newsly News

 

AMD vs Intel vs Nvidia

 

https://www.techpowerup.com/250214/msi-goofup-unlocks-overclocking-on-amd-athlon-200ge

https://mobilesyrup.com/2018/12/03/amd-processors-outsell-intel/

https://www.techradar.com/news/amd-is-readying-graphics-cards-to-take-on-nvidias-geforce-rtx-range

https://hexus.net/tech/news/graphics/124724-intel-arctic-sound-gpu-event-expected-next-month/

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/NVIDIAs-new-T-Rex-hopefully-not-flaming-dinosaur

https://www.techpowerup.com/250191/nvidia-presents-the-titan-rtx-24gb-graphics-card-at-usd-2-499

 

Hardware and Software

 

https://www.pcper.com/news/Storage/We-are-SSDs-I-got-all-my-QVO-me

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/Chrome-plated-Windows-Microsoft-making-magpie

https://www.thisisinsider.com/microsoft-edge-google-chromium-browser-2018-12

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/Incoming-friendly-fire-Microsoft-launching-more-patches

 

Gaming

 

https://gamingbolt.com/switchs-second-year-has-been-a-reality-check-for-nintendo-as-per-analysts

https://www.techpowerup.com/250255/epic-games-store-to-launch-soon-developers-to-receive-88-of-revenue

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3326060/gaming/epic-games-store-steam-rival-valve.html

https://mobilesyrup.com/2018/12/04/battles-pvp-pokemon-go/

 

Rants

 

https://kotaku.com/bethesda-is-sending-out-replacements-for-fallout-76s-n-1830833935

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/12/players-find-secret-emulation-menu-hidden-in-playstation-classic/

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/Incoming-friendly-fire-Microsoft-launching-more-patches

Music by Kevin Macleod from incompetech.com. Creative Commons.

Sep 25, 2018

PC News

 

AMD and Intel

https://www.techpowerup.com/247689/amd-readying-a-10-core-am4-processor-to-thwart-core-i9-9900k

https://www.techpowerup.com/247866/more-buyers-for-amd-due-to-intel-cpu-shortages-oems-unhappy

https://hexus.net/tech/news/mainboard/122372-intel-tech-roll-back-fabbing-new-h310c-chipset-22nm/

https://hexus.net/tech/news/cpu/122477-windows-10-kb4100347-update-breaks-broadwell-e-overclocking/

 

NEW GPUUUUUUUUS!

https://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/122270-nvidia-geforce-rtx-2080-ti-rtx-2080/

 

Other News

https://hexus.net/business/news/components/122429-samsung-curtail-memory-chip-growth-maintain-pricing/

https://hexus.net/ce/news/gadgets/122432-amazon-releases-plethora-new-updated-echo-devices/

https://hexus.net/tech/news/software/122486-waitlistdat-file-secretly-stores-written-snippets-much/

https://www.techpowerup.com/247759/newegg-compromised-by-magecart-assault-potential-data-theft-for-over-a-month

https://www.techpowerup.com/247781/ncix-database-servers-containing-unencrypted-user-data-cause-yet-another-data-breach

 

Gaming News

 

https://hexus.net/gaming/news/industry/122183-nintendo-unveils-wireless-nes-controllers-switch-owners/

https://hexus.net/gaming/news/hardware/122321-sony-unveils-playstation-classic-mini-console/

https://www.techpowerup.com/247799/devil-may-cry-5-pc-requirements-revealed-8-threads-8-gb-ram-minimum

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Music by Kevin MacLeod from incomeptech.com

 

Check out redbluegreen.ca for upcoming reviews including a look at Jeff’s latest phone

 

Thanks

Sep 3, 2018

Join Jeff, Cynth and Dan as they discuss some tech and gaming news and talk a little about the ruckus Battlefield V has made.

Aug 11, 2018

Tech News

 

CPUS

https://www.techpowerup.com/246533/amd-announces-2nd-generation-ryzen-threadripper-2000-up-to-32-cores-64-threads

https://www.pcper.com/news/Processors/AMD-Announces-2nd-Generation-Threadripper-32-Cores

https://wccftech.com/intel-9th-gen-coffee-lake-refresh-cpus-1st-august-launch-rumor/

https://www.pcper.com/news/Chipsets/AMD-Releases-B450-Chipset-Ryzen

 

PC Hardware

 

https://www.techpowerup.com/246596/pc-hardware-to-get-pricier-stateside-as-25-import-tariffs-take-effect-late-august

https://www.techpowerup.com/246668/tsmc-details-impact-of-computer-virus-incident

https://www.techpowerup.com/246656/nvidia-gtx-1080-successor-a-rather-hot-chip-reference-cooler-has-dual-fans

 

Gaming Hardware

 

https://blog.us.playstation.com/2018/08/09/introducing-the-500-million-limited-edition-ps4-pro-commemorating-500-million-systems-sold/

https://www.playstation.com/en-ca/explore/ps4-pro/systems/500-million-limited-edition-ps4-pro-console/

 

Gaming Software

 

https://hothardware.com/news/bethesda-legal-action-individual-used-game-sales

https://www.techpowerup.com/246555/bethesda-ditching-steam-with-fallout-76-available-only-via-bethesda-net

https://www.techpowerup.com/246665/discord-dips-its-toes-in-games-distribution

https://www.techpowerup.com/246666/monster-hunter-world-is-this-years-biggest-game-launch-on-steam

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/super-smash-bros-ultimate-limited-edition-packs-a-/1100-6461031/

 

Geektainment

 

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/08/ant-man-wasp-marvel-disney-netflix-streaming-star-wars/

https://www.geek.com/movies/the-entire-marvel-cinematic-universe-is-coming-to-imax-1748886/

http://www.startrek.com/article/watch-full-sir-patrick-announcement

Music “Voice Over Under” by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com - Creative Commons     

Apr 21, 2018

Join Jeff and Dan as they look at the latest in tech and talk about what they've been playing.

Jan 17, 2018

Technobabble 033 - 2017 Year Was a Doozie

 

2017 Tech, Gaming and Geektainment News Highlights

 

CES Highlights

 

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/1/7/16861164/intel-amd-core-i5-i7-processor-radeon-rx-vega-m-gpu-cpu-h-series-ces-2018

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3246211/computers/amd-reveals-ryzen-2-threadripper-2-7nm-navi-and-more-in-ces-blockbuster.html

https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/9/16870370/toyota-lexus-amazon-alexa-models-camry-ces-2018

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/1/8/16866028/matrix-industries-powerwatch-x-smartwatch-body-heat-fitness-tracker-ces-2018

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/1/8/16864974/corsair-wireless-mechanical-keyboard-mouse-accessories-charger-ces-2018

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/1/8/16860974/msi-optix-mpg27cq-gaming-monitor-steelseries-gamesense-ces-2018

https://www.cnet.com/news/vivo-first-in-screen-fingerprint-scanner-for-phones-ces-2018/

https://www.cnet.com/news/sonys-second-aibo-robot-dog-is-cuter-does-better-tricks/

 

Topics - Refer to Post on website.

 

What have we been playing?

 

Favourite Games of the Year

 

Jeff

ICEY (PC)

Super Mario Odyssey (Switch)

Persona 5 (PS4)

Sonic Mania (PC, PS4, XBOX ONE, SWITCH)

Fire Emblem Warriors (SWITCH)

 

Honorable mention yugioh duel links (PC, Android)

 

Dan

 

Pyre (PC)

The Long Dark (PC)

Cuphead (PC)

South Park: The Fractured But Whole (XB1)

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links (PC)



Biggest Let Down of the Year

 

ANDROMEDA

 

...also Battlefront II

 

Jeff

Besides Vega, Mass Effect Andromeda

Dec 10, 2017

Technobabble 32

 

This is a sort of back to roots episode. No music this week but we will return to form on the next episode.

 

Hardware News

 

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/AMD-Working-GDDR6-Memory-Controller-Future-Graphics-Cards

http://hexus.net/tech/news/graphics/112814-amd-engineer-signals-upcoming-gpus-gddr6-tech/

http://hexus.net/tech/news/mainboard/112796-ryzen-2-supported-am4-confirms-amd-product-manager/

http://hexus.net/tech/news/cpu/112550-intel-readying-first-mobile-i9-processor-core-i9-8950hk/

http://hexus.net/tech/news/mainboard/112331-intel-aims-end-legacy-bios-support-2020/

https://www.pcper.com/news/Processors/Rumor-Intel-Intentionally-Holding-Back-10nm

https://www.pcper.com/news/Mobile/Qualcomm-Showcasing-Windows-Snapdragon-and-Snapdragon-845-Mobile-Platform-Tech-Summit-Li

https://www.techpowerup.com/239399/msi-z170a-xpower-titanium-modded-supports-intel-core-i3-8350k

https://www.techpowerup.com/239208/silverstone-intros-the-primera-pm02-case

 

Other News

 

http://hexus.net/business/news/internet/112547-bitcoin-approaches-us10000-record-high/

https://www.techpowerup.com/239283/web-cryptocurrency-mining-evolves-now-keeps-running-after-closing-browser

https://www.techspot.com/news/72137-ncix-files-bankruptcy-after-closing-all-retail-stores.html

 

Gaming

 

http://hexus.net/mobile/news/general/112799-text-messaging-turns-25/

https://www.cnet.com/news/mega-man-11-switch-ps4-xbox-one-and-pc-2018/

https://www.techpowerup.com/239281/ea-bleeds-usd-3-1-billion-in-stock-value-over-battlefront-ii-fiasco

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/259737-ea-blames-star-wars-canon-greedy-wretched-battlefront-2-design

https://www.polygon.com/2017/12/4/16734630/mega-man-x-series-pc-ps4-switch-xbox-one

https://www.polygon.com/2017/12/2/16717854/xbox-games-with-gold-free-games-2017-value-analysis

https://www.polygon.com/2017/12/2/16727700/playstation-plus-free-games-2017-value-analysis

Dec 10, 2017

Technobabble 32

 

This is a sort of back to roots episode. No music this week but we will return to form on the next episode.

 

Hardware News

 

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/AMD-Working-GDDR6-Memory-Controller-Future-Graphics-Cards

http://hexus.net/tech/news/graphics/112814-amd-engineer-signals-upcoming-gpus-gddr6-tech/

http://hexus.net/tech/news/mainboard/112796-ryzen-2-supported-am4-confirms-amd-product-manager/

http://hexus.net/tech/news/cpu/112550-intel-readying-first-mobile-i9-processor-core-i9-8950hk/

http://hexus.net/tech/news/mainboard/112331-intel-aims-end-legacy-bios-support-2020/

https://www.pcper.com/news/Processors/Rumor-Intel-Intentionally-Holding-Back-10nm

https://www.pcper.com/news/Mobile/Qualcomm-Showcasing-Windows-Snapdragon-and-Snapdragon-845-Mobile-Platform-Tech-Summit-Li

https://www.techpowerup.com/239399/msi-z170a-xpower-titanium-modded-supports-intel-core-i3-8350k

https://www.techpowerup.com/239208/silverstone-intros-the-primera-pm02-case

 

Other News

 

http://hexus.net/business/news/internet/112547-bitcoin-approaches-us10000-record-high/

https://www.techpowerup.com/239283/web-cryptocurrency-mining-evolves-now-keeps-running-after-closing-browser

https://www.techspot.com/news/72137-ncix-files-bankruptcy-after-closing-all-retail-stores.html

 

Gaming

 

http://hexus.net/mobile/news/general/112799-text-messaging-turns-25/

https://www.cnet.com/news/mega-man-11-switch-ps4-xbox-one-and-pc-2018/

https://www.techpowerup.com/239281/ea-bleeds-usd-3-1-billion-in-stock-value-over-battlefront-ii-fiasco

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/259737-ea-blames-star-wars-canon-greedy-wretched-battlefront-2-design

https://www.polygon.com/2017/12/4/16734630/mega-man-x-series-pc-ps4-switch-xbox-one

https://www.polygon.com/2017/12/2/16717854/xbox-games-with-gold-free-games-2017-value-analysis

https://www.polygon.com/2017/12/2/16727700/playstation-plus-free-games-2017-value-analysis

Nov 21, 2017

Technobabble 031

 

Hardware News

 

Raj Koduri leaves AMD...

https://www.techpowerup.com/238585/amd-confirms-raja-koduris-departure-ceo-lisa-su-interim-rtg-head

FOR THE ENEMY!

https://www.techpowerup.com/238620/intel-hires-raja-koduri-to-develop-discrete-gpus-this-time-for-real

The ENEMY announces a chip with AMD

https://www.techpowerup.com/238530/intel-announces-coffee-lake-amd-vega-multi-chip-modules

The enemy discontinues Broadwell-E Processors

https://www.techpowerup.com/238643/intel-discontinues-broadwell-e-processors

The other enemy is doin’ well

http://hexus.net/business/news/general-business/112034-nvidia-revenues-profits-top-estimates/

 

New video cards

https://www.techpowerup.com/238600/which-future-starts-with-nvidias-titan-star-wars-collectors-edition

http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/111347-msi-geforce-gtx-1080-ti-gaming-x-trio/

https://www.techpowerup.com/238742/sapphire-radeon-rx-vega-64-nitro-custom-model-pictured-tested

 

Device News

 

Logitech is giving Harmony Link owners free replacements after all

https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/258824-logitech-reverses-course-will-now-replace-harmony-link-free

Amazon is relieved there are other countries than the US and launches the fire tv stick to 100 more countries.

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2017/11/7/16617286/amazon-fire-tv-stick-basic-edition-new-countries

Amazon may be developing a video service supported by ads

https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/13/16634694/amazon-developing-freemium-version-prime-video

You can now almost write a whole sentence on Twitter now

https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/7/16616076/twitter-280-characters-global-rollout

Facebook really wants nude photos

https://www.pcmag.com/news/357248/facebook-send-us-nudes-so-we-can-fight-revenge-porn






Gaming News

 

EA acquires another studio, should close soon

https://www.techpowerup.com/238665/ea-acquires-titanfall-titanfall-2-developer-respawn-entertainment-for-usd-455m

Call of Duty WWII scores a lot of dollarz on opening weekend

https://www.techpowerup.com/238598/call-of-duty-wwii-scores-over-half-a-billion-dollar-opening-weekend

Bioware celebrates 10 year anniversary of a dead franchise

https://www.techpowerup.com/238594/bioware-celebrates-10-year-anniversary-of-mass-effect-with-ten7-event

Ubisoft rolling in the microtransaction dough

https://www.techpowerup.com/238593/ubisofts-microtransactions-surpass-digital-games-sales-in-earnings

Oct 24, 2017

Join Jeff and Dan as they look at tech hardware news and some geek entertainment.

Hardware News

https://www.techpowerup.com/238078/asus-intros-expedition-a320m-gaming-motherboard

https://www.techpowerup.com/238072/asus-rog-strix-1070-ti-turbo-graphics-cards-pictured

https://www.techpowerup.com/237942/gigabyte-geforce-gtx-1070-ti-gaming-pictured

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257763-tim-cook-declares-mac-mini-isnt-dead-sure-leaves-lot-performance-table

 

Mobile News

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/257531-first-batch-iphone-xs-reportedly-just-46500-units

https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/22/16516828/essential-phone-price-cut-499-android

 

Google News

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2017/10/23/16519464/google-home-touchscreen-device-app-code

https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/22/16516670/google-play-security-rewards-program-vulnerabilities-bug-bounty

https://www.pcmag.com/news/356834/google-pulls-maps-calorie-estimator-adds-planets-to-visit

 

Microsoft Fall Creators Update

https://www.techpowerup.com/237941/microsoft-windows-10-fall-creators-update-available-today

https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/16/16481202/microsoft-windows-10-fall-creators-update-fluent-design

 

Other News

https://www.techpowerup.com/238073/newegg-sued-for-alleged-involvement-in-ponzi-scheme-through-fake-orders

 

Gaming and Geektainment

https://www.pcmag.com/news/356890/sony-unveils-a-mini-wired-gamepad-for-ps4

http://www.denofgeek.com/us/games/bioware/268438/former-bioware-developer-speaks-out-against-ea

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/257620-dead-space-developer-visceral-games-dead-sucks

https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/23/16520316/star-trek-discovery-renewed-cbs-all-access-season-2

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