Star Trek has been my go to science fiction for a long time. Well at least until I discovered Stargate SG1 and Atlantis. Neither SG1 or Atlantis have the staying power of Star Trek. This year we were given a new high-production mini-series to watch, Star Trek Discovery. Star Trek is near and dear to … Continue reading Star Trek Discovery – First Season Thoughts
Join Jeff and Dan as they discuss the biggest news from last year and look at news from this years CES. http://traffic.libsyn.com/rbgtechnobabble/TBabble033.mp3 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 … Continue reading Technobabble 033 – 2017 Was a Year!
Rally ho! We are having some terrible difficulties with out Skype Box and as such we will not have a podcast this week. This deeply disappoints both Dan and I and we assure you we will be back as soon as possible with another episode of Technobabble.
A lot of things happened over 2017. We went up to producing more than one podcast (then subsequently I got so busy with work I had to slow down production). We picked up dedicated studio recording hardware as well increasing the quality of our podcasts. As for tech news there was a lot. Team Red … Continue reading “We skipped over that minute to instantly arrive at this moment in time.” Looking back at 2017.
You guys know I have a thing for keyboards. Especially mechanical keyboards. And today is no different. Today we are going to take a look at a keyboard I picked up from Amazon during a Black Friday lightning deal. I had been eyeing this keyboard for a long time and finally Amazon said it was up … Continue reading Drevo Gramr Mechanical Keyboard
Like may of us, I made a lot of purchases on Black Friday and my one and only big ticket item was a Nintendo Switch. And yes, I picked up the one with the neon blue and red joycons cuz FUN! Since the terrible handling of the NES Classic edition and the current mishandling of … Continue reading It Turns Out the Nintendo Switch Doesn’t Suck…
Today I thought we could talk about something dear to my heart. Sound. Specifically reproducing sound through earbuds or in-ear-monitors (herein referred to IEMs). I like listening to music and sometimes, so I don't disturb others, I listen over headphones or IEMs. There are a plethora of headphones on Amazon to check out and I … Continue reading Best Earbuds/IEMs for under $20
Last time we were gathered here together, class, we took a look at the process of picking up the heart of any home theatre system – the receiver. The receiver is so important because that's where all your inputs go into and where those inputs get turned in to audio and video for our consumption. … Continue reading I Built a Home Theatre! Part 2 – Choosing Speakers
Join Jeff and Dan as they discuss the latest tech on a back to roots episode of technobabble. http://traffic.libsyn.com/rbgtechnobabble/tbabble032yt.mp3 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 … Continue reading Technobabble 32 – Windows Snaps a Dragon
For quite some time I have been toying around with the idea of building a home theatre or even just a Hi-Fi that I could connect to my entertainment devices to get some real decent sound. What ultimately spurred me to go ahead with this was my love for Blurays. This is a first in … Continue reading I Built a Home Theatre! Part 1– Choosing a Receiver