Online Reviews and the end of personal thought/opinion History: in 1999, three websites appeared on the internet and set in motion the new “social trend” of online reviews. RateItAll.com, Deja.com, and Epinions.com. http://traffic.libsyn.com/rbgtechnobabble/youmetech005.mp3 Dan, have you ever bought, played, or gone anywhere without consulting a review? -According to Shopify.com 90% of … Continue reading You Me and Tech 005 – Online Reviews
Since the launch of the phonograph (and Edison’s wax wheel thingamabob) humankind has enjoyed listening to and eventually watching what was on those different types of media. Some of the most popular media formats in audio include the vinyl record, eight-track, cassette tape and the compact disc. On the video side we’ve had a bit … Continue reading Why I Still Use Bluray
I am getting within a year or so of the end of my current vehicle’s car loan coming to an end and getting excited as to what I may buy next. Since I purchase my 2012 Honda Civic Si sedan cars have changed a lot. Well not really physically but the technology inside has made … Continue reading Cars and Tech
So as I sit here at a truck-stop in northern Ontario that has no power this morning in a truck that has apparently decided to continuously flush it’s radiator coolant on to the ground (i.e.. broken down) I am reminded again of what it’s like to have no internet. IT SUCKS! As a technology enthusiast … Continue reading Canadian Data – WTF?
Join Dan, Cynthia and Jeff as they check out the latest gaming news, upcoming releases and go around the table talking about what we've been playing. http://traffic.libsyn.com/rbgtechnobabble/gamingounge009.mp3 Hardware News Atari shows off hardware design for upcoming console http://www.tomshardware.com/news/atari-new-ataribox-console-design,35017.html http://www.pcgamer.com/ataris-pc-technology-based-ataribox-to-echo-nes-classic/ Rare NES game sells for stupid amount https://www.gamespot.com/articles/very-rare-nes-game-sells-for-huge-price/1100-6451832/ Blizzard News - They be busy this week … Continue reading Gaming Lounge 009 – A Slice of Retro Pie
I am always scouring Ebay for computer deals that could potentially become projects to play with or to restore and sell. While I don’t get in to really old systems that may require some real work to repair I am willing to take a shot at a system that may or may not be totally … Continue reading Ebay Deals – Dell PowerEdge 840
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. http://traffic.libsyn.com/rbgtechnobabble/tbabble023.mp3 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 … Continue reading Technobabble 023 – Doctor What?
Intel recently announced that they were killing off their Pentium G4560 3.5GHz CPU. This CPU was recently released with the Kaby Lake CPUs like the i7 7700k and so on. So what’s wrong with it? Absolutely nothing. According to Intel the only reason they moved to kill the G4560 was that it was cannibalizing i3 … Continue reading Intel Kills the Best CPU that They Sold
Cutting the cord. That’s a buzzword or uh, buzz phrase nowadays isn't it? Cutting the cord usually means to drop cable TV service and or phone service to your house. And it makes total sense. In the age of relatively good internet plans (if you shop around and not just give in to the big … Continue reading Cutting the Cord
As many of you know I have a keyboard addiction. Especially compact keyboards that are mechanical. I didn't always have a mechanical keyboard. In fact the first two computers I bought for gaming (which weren't really great gaming systems at all) game with Dell's default boring keyboard and mouse combos. However, when I built CapSupreme, … Continue reading KB Paradise V80 Tenkeyless Keyboard