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Jul 22, 2017

Join Jeff, Dan and Cynthia as they discuss the latest in tech news. We visit Net Neutrailty, fingerprints as boarding passes, Verizon throttling Netflix and the latest in geek entertainment.

Hardware News

 

AMD Ryzen Threadripper Motherboards to be Showcased on July 25th

https://www.techpowerup.com/235359/amd-ryzen-threadripper-motherboards-to-be-showcased-on-july-25th

Benchmarks Find Intel i7-7700K better than i7-7800X for gaming

https://www.techpowerup.com/235267/benchmarks-find-intel-core-i7-7700k-better-than-i7-7800x-for-gaming

Seagate ships Nytro 141 low cost consumer SSD

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/seagate-nytro-141-ssd,35045.html

Google Glass is back as Industrial tool

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/google-glass-enterprise-edition-ar,35035.html

Delta Passengers can now use fingerprints as their boarding pass

https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/21/16007676/delta-fingerprint-boarding-pass

 

Industry News

 

Amazon discounts are misleading you

https://www.cnet.com/news/ftc-investigating-claims-of-misleading-amazon-discounts/

Amazon keeps popular stuff in stock by buying out other’s stock

https://www.engadget.com/2017/07/21/amazon-buys-sellers-inventories/

Intel says Qualcomm is trying to kill competition

https://www.cnet.com/news/intel-accuses-qualcomm-of-trying-to-kill-mobile-chip-competition/

FCC gets over 10 million comments on Net Neutrality

https://www.cnet.com/news/fcc-gets-more-10-million-comments-on-net-neutrality/

Verizon admits to throttling Netflix

https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/20/16005426/netflix-verizon-data-speeds-cap-net-neutrality

https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/21/16010766/verizon-netflix-throttling-statement-net-neutrality-title-ii

Youtube kills video editing tools

https://www.engadget.com/2017/07/21/youtube-kills-the-video-editing-tools-you-never-used/

Google Streetview now lets you explore the ISS

http://globalnews.ca/news/3614727/google-street-view-space-station/

Ford GT generates over 100GB of data an hour

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/the-ford-gt-generates-100-gb-of-data-per-hour/

 

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Geek Entertainment

 

New Inhuman’s trailer

https://www.cnet.com/news/marvel-inhumans-trailer-sdcc-2017/

The Incredibles 2 picks up right where the first movie ended

http://www.gamezone.com/news/the-incredibles-2-will-pick-up-right-where-the-first-film-ends-3455550

New Doctor Who revealed. It’s A Laday!

http://www.gamezone.com/news/doctor-who-bbc-reveal-jodie-whittaker-as-first-female-doctor-3455561

Chewie’s wife may be in the Han Solo movie?

http://www.gamezone.com/news/we-seriously-might-see-chewbacca-s-wife-in-the-han-solo-movie-here-s-a-picture-3455615

Mega Man movie in the works

http://www.gamezone.com/news/paranormal-activity-3-4-directors-in-final-talks-to-helm-mega-man-movie-3455654

Doctor Doom movie in development

http://www.gamezone.com/news/sdcc-2017-20th-century-fox-is-officially-developing-a-doctor-doom-movie-3455712

STARGATE: ORIGINS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!111!!!121111BBQ

https://www.cnet.com/news/step-into-new-stargate-origins-digital-series-mgm/

https://www.engadget.com/2017/07/21/stargate-origins-command/

Jul 11, 2017

Join Dan, Jeff and Cynth as they discuss the latest gaming news and what they've been playing.

News

 

Assassins Creed TV Show?

http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/ustv/news/a832508/assassins-creed-spin-off-tv-show/

No GoldenEye 64 coming to Xbox Live

http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2009/09/21/news-rare-denies-rumor-of-goldeneye-remake-for-xbla-or-virtual-arcade.aspx

Five Nights at Freddys 6 has been cancelled

http://www.digitalspy.com/gaming/news/a832306/five-nights-at-freddys-6-cancelled/

Nintendo Says Switch Shortage is Not Their Fault.

http://wewritethings.co/2017/07/08/nintendo-exec-switch-shortage-not-fault/

http://www.digitalspy.com/gaming/nintendo-switch/news/a832231/nintendo-switch-demand-surpassed-global-estimates/

Atari Announces New Console

http://www.digitalspy.com/gaming/news/a831048/atari-new-game-console/

Super Mario Run Surpasses 150 Million Downloads

http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2017/07/09/super-mario-run-surpasses-150-million-downloads.aspx

Bandai Namco Reveals Full List of Cars in Project Cars 2

http://wccftech.com/complete-project-cars-2-car-list/

Destiny 2 Beta Later This Month

http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2017/07/06/destiny-2-trailer-reveals-open-beta-for-later-this-month.aspx

AMD Ryzen to Be Basis for Next Gen Consoles?

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-2017-is-ryzen-the-game-changer-for-next-gen-console-in-theory

Switch Keyboard Coming

https://www.destructoid.com/cyber-gadget-is-making-a-switch-keyboard-that-can-dock-your-joy-con-447758.phtml

Digital Game Gifting Coming to Xbox One

http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2017/07/07/xbox-one-users-will-get-to-gift-digital-purchases-in-near-future.aspx

 

DLC

 

Redout Mars DLC

http://www.pcgamer.com/redouts-mars-dlc-is-out-now/

Tekken 7 Bowling DLC

http://ca.ign.com/videos/2017/07/06/tekken-7-official-ultimate-tekken-bowl-dlc-trailer

Bioware Removes Anti-Tamper tech from Andromeda

http://wccftech.com/mass-effect-andromeda-update-1-09-denuvo/

Jul 10, 2017

Join Jeff, Cynthia, Dan and Kevin as they discuss news from last week along with some Geek-tainment!

AMD and Intel Updates:

 

AMD gains 10% market share

http://hexus.net/business/news/components/107524-amd-cpus-took-nearly-10-per-cent-share-intel-far-year/

AMD launches Radeon Vega Frontier Edition

http://hexus.net/tech/news/graphics/107380-amd-radeon-vega-frontier-edition-available-us999/

AMD Vega Consumer Cards Launching at Siggraph 2017

https://www.techpowerup.com/234846/amd-confirms-radeon-rx-vega-is-launching-at-siggraph-2017

AMD Launches Ryzen Pro Series Chips

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/ryzen-pro-3-series-amd,34907.html

Intel Developing Successor to Core Ancient Core Architecture

https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/06/30/intel-corporation-building-revolutionary-new-proce.aspx

Intel to Lose Crown as Leading Chip Manufacturer to Samsung

http://www.scmp.com/tech/enterprises/article/2101010/samsung-unseat-intel-chip-crown

 

Security:

 

Russia Behind “GoldenEye” Ransomware

https://www.cnet.com/news/russia-behind-new-ransomware-attack-says-ukraine/

Kaspersky says they aren’t in bed with the Russian Government

https://www.engadget.com/2017/07/02/kaspersky-lab-offers-source-code-to-gain-trust/

Britain’s new Aircraft Carrier runs on Windows XP

http://hexus.net/tech/news/software/107389-royal-navys-new-35bn-aircraft-carrier-runs-windows-xp/

 

Geek-tainment:

 

Wonder Woman top grossing DCU movie:

https://geektyrant.com/news/wonder-woman-is-now-the-highest-grossing-dceu-movie

How to watch every MCU movie in order:

https://www.cnet.com/pictures/watch-every-marvel-cinematic-universe-movie-in-the-right-order/

Jonathan Frakes directing an episode of Star Trek Discovery

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/star-trek-discovery-jonathan-frakes-directing-the-next-generation-a7813796.html

Upcoming Shows

http://ca.ign.com/articles/2017/05/20/summer-2017-tv-preview?page=3

 

Hardware and Gadgets:



Apacer intros an SSD that looks like the frame of an AR15

https://www.techpowerup.com/234833/apacer-intros-the-pt920-commando-pcie-nvme-ssd

Gigabyte finally has an ITX motherboard for Ryzen

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/gigabyte-ab350n-gaming-wifi-mini-itx-amd-ryzen,34912.html

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Relaunches July 7th

https://www.engadget.com/2017/07/02/samsung-galaxy-note-fan-edition-july-7th/

Tesla to deliver first Model 3s July 28th

https://www.engadget.com/2017/07/03/tesla-will-deliver-the-first-30-model-3s-on-july-28th/

Amazon Prime Day is July 11th

http://hexus.net/business/news/internet/107446-amazon-announces-third-annual-prime-day-11th-july/

Jul 4, 2017

Dan, Cynth, Evelyn and Jeff discuss the latest in gaming and talk about what they've been playing.

Jun 18, 2017

Join Dan, Cynth, Jeff, Kevin as they discuss E3!!!!! We talk about the announcements and the E3 keynotes themselves.

Jun 10, 2017

Jeff, Dan and Kevin talk about the aftermath of Computex. Lots of Intel and AMD coverage and other randomness! Enjoy.

May 21, 2017

Join Jeff, Cynth, Dan and Kevin as they talk about the latest malware issues, entertainment releases and general geekdom!

May 8, 2017

Join Dan Cynth Jeff and Kevin as they discuss the marginal amount of gaming news for the week and what they've been playing.

May 7, 2017

Join Jeff, Cynth and Dan as they discuss a bunch of PC news. Intel and AMD both had news this week and some other stuff in between.

Apr 25, 2017

Join Dan, Jeff and Cynth as they discuss Nintendo's latest flop and a bunch of other gaming stories.

Apr 24, 2017

Join Jeff, Dan and Cynth as they discuss the latest in tech news including, Intel, Amd and other topics.

 

Audio has been fixed. Sorry about the technical issue once again.

Apr 16, 2017

Just an update from Jeff on the status of RBG Technobabble. We have been busy lately with Dan and Cynthia's wedding preparations and just trying to schedule times to do the recording. We are committed to these podcasts and assure you that we will continue to produce these in the future. 

Today we look at a few of the latest tech and gaming stories from across the website.

Music is Pumped by RoccoW.

Apr 2, 2017

AUDIO HAS BEEN FIXED. SORRY FOR THE POOR EDIT ON THE ORIGINAL UPLOAD.

Join Jeff, Dan and Cynth as they discuss the latest is tech and gaming news along with some discussion specifically on Mass Effect Andromeda and some new Marvel shows on Netflix.

Mar 26, 2017

Join Jeff, Dan and Cynth on a bit of a slow news week while they discuss news and other things.

Mar 23, 2017

Join Cynthia, Dan and Jeff as they discuss one of the worst forms of malware to date, Ransomware. We share stories and tips and tricks on how to limit your exposure to ransomware.

Sorry, no notes this week.

Music is "Sweet self satisfaction" by RoccoW

Mar 21, 2017

Join Dan, Cynth and Jeff as they catch up on the latest gaming news and what everyone has been playing.

Mar 20, 2017

Today Jeff, Cynth and Dan, armed with their new studio, attack the week's technology news. 

Sorry no notes this week.

Music is "Pumped" by RoccoW

Mar 12, 2017

Join Jeff and Dan as they look at the latest gaming news and releases and discuss what they have been playing.

1) WB Games Announces Middle-Earth: Shadow of War (Shadow of Mordor Sequel)
i) Silver/Gold/Mithril Editions
ii) "Leak" by Target

2) Nintendo Switch Launch

i) Prone to scratching when placing it in the dock (plastic screen)?

ii) Screen protectors and vinyls having issues with melting/breaking down due to heat

iii) Dead pixels happening - Nintendo issues statement that dead pixels aren't defects.


3) For Honor numbers drop after initial flurry

4) Xbox GamePass - $10/month Game Library

5) Sonic Mania

6) Rocket League surpases 10.5 million sales

Feb 21, 2017

 

On this episode of You, Me 7 Tech, Cynthia and Jeff dive into the world and history of artificial technology and robots, and reveal the fears that people have with developing this specific technology. 
 
Show Notes:

http://www.computerhistory.org/timeline/ai-robotics/

http://www.robotshop.com/media/files/PDF/timeline.pdf

Feb 16, 2017

Join Dan, Jeff and Cynthia as they lounge around and talk a bit about gaming. We talk about Nintendo, Steam, E3, South Park and Nvidia. We also talk about what we've been playing and what the upcoming releases are on console and PC.

1) Nintendo Has “Mastered” the Unreal Engine for the Switch
https://www.engadget.com/2017/02/07/nintendos-engineers-have-embraced-unreal-engine/
2) Steam Greenlight Shut Down
http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/10/14578780/valve-steam-greenlight-shut-down-direct-submissions
3) E3 Open To Public
http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/8/14548376/e3-2017-open-ticket-sales-public-february-13
4) South Park Delayed Again
http://www.polygon.com/2017/2/9/14561368/south-park-the-fractured-but-whole-delay-ubisoft

Feb 14, 2017

Join Jeff, Dan and Cynth as they dive in to the news for the last week. More on AMD's Ryzen and Intel's Cannon Lake chips. Ford is spending a lot of money on driverless tech. And Samsung batteries are still exploding.

Notes:

1) Ford Invests Monies In Driverless Tech
https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/244315-whats-behind-fords-1-billion-artificial-intelligence-selfdriving-excellence
2) AMD Ryzen Roundup
https://www.techpowerup.com/230517/no-windows-7-drivers-for-amd-ryzen
https://www.techpowerup.com/230609/amd-ryzen-xfr-frequencies-revealed

http://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/noctua-special-edition-coolers-amd-ryzen/
3) Intel Fires Back
https://www.techpowerup.com/230541/8th-gen-core-cannon-lake-over-15-faster-than-kaby-lake-intel
https://www.techpowerup.com/230557/on-intel-and-their-usd-7b-white-house-affair
4) Samsung Factory Fire Triggered by Batteries
https://www.engadget.com/2017/02/08/samsung-factory-fire/
5) Time Warner Lawsuit
http://bgr.com/2017/02/01/twc-internet-speeds-complaint-lawsuit/
6) Stark Smart Watch Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/594190472/stark-the-first-affordable-hybrid-smartwatch-40

Feb 7, 2017
On this second episode of You, Me & Tech we dive into the history of wearable technology, it's impact on our lives, and the exciting future of it all.
 

Links: 

A brief history of wearable technology: https://www.wareable.com/wearable-tech/a-brief-history-of-wearables
 
Magic Leap: https://www.magicleap.com/#/home
 
Google Android Wear 2.0: https://www.wareable.com/android-wear/android-wear-update-everything-you-need-to-know-2735
 
Blocks Wearable Technology: https://www.chooseblocks.com/discover/overview
 
Under Armor Smart Running Shoe: https://www.wareable.com/running/under-armours-new-smart-running-shoes-will-tell-you-if-youre-fit-to-run-3656
 
HoloLens: https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-hololens/en-ca
 
Here One smart wireless earbuds: https://hereplus.me/
 
AirPods: http://www.apple.com/ca/airpods/?afid=p238%7CsEuzfbq0j-dc_mtid_209251kg40341_pcrid_165959605842_&cid=wwa-ca-kwgo-features-slid-
 
Octopus: http://octopus.watch/
 
Project Jacquard: https://atap.google.com/jacquard/
 
F-35 Helmet Mounted Display System: https://www.f35.com/about/capabilities/helmet
Jan 30, 2017

Join Jeff, Cynth, Dan and Kevin as they discuss the latest tech and gaming news.

Music "Pumped" is by RoccoW

 

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