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The home of the classic Super-Awesome, Award-Winning*, Geek-Talk Podcast. Join them as they rant on about all things related to gaming and technology...and some things that aren't. Punch it Chewie!

The home of the classic Super-Awesome, Award-Winning*, Geek-Talk Podcast. Join them as they rant on about all things related to gaming and technology...and some things that aren't. Punch it Chewie!
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The home of the classic Super-Awesome, Award-Winning*, Geek-Talk Podcast. Join them as they rant on about all things related to gaming and technology...and some things that aren't. Punch it Chewie!

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Episodes

Ep. 135 – It’s All About The UltraHD

2/2/2014
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**Hangouts had a hiccup, so the video for this episode is split into two parts** CES 2014 came and went, and as everyone expected, 4K (UltraHD) has replaced 3D as the ‘must-have’ tech that nobody wants. TONS of amazing gadgets were shown, and tons of useless ones too. Tech/Hardware News: CES 2014 Google Glass app … Continue reading Ep. 135 – It’s All About The UltraHD →

Duration:03:10:04

Ep. 134 – Bring On The New Year

1/3/2014
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It’s a year-end Widget. What were the big tech and gaming things of 2013 that actually mattered? Also: stuff. Tech/Hardware News: AT&T offers $70/month gigabit home service… with a catch. Spygate FBI has been monitoring you for years. NSA monitoring Xbox Live and Warcraft activity for ‘terrorists’. Apple Cracks the Chinese market in 2014. Potential … Continue reading Ep. 134 – Bring On The New Year →

Duration:02:19:13

Ep. 133 – Greatness Can Wait

12/15/2013
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The next-gen is here! Time for us to talk about PC gaming. Tech/Hardware News: Apple buys Kinect technology creator PrimeSense for $345 million OCZ declares bankruptcy. RIP Winamp. Gaming News: Sony PS4 released. Day one sales top 1 miiilllion units! Muwahahaha (Dr. Evil voice) New PS4 owners report Blue Light of Death? Foxcon employees claim … Continue reading Ep. 133 – Greatness Can Wait →

Duration:01:57:48

Ep. 132 – Hangouts Gonna Asplode

11/3/2013
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The next-gen consoles from Microsoft and Sony are almost upon us! Just in time for all of us (including Dave) to jump ship to the loving arms of the superior PC gaming side of things. Tech/Hardware News: Apple Slimmed down iPad air iPad mini w/retina OS X Mavericks released… and it’s free! New MBPs w/Haswell, … Continue reading Ep. 132 – Hangouts Gonna Asplode →

Duration:03:11:12

Ep. 131 – PC Gaming Revengeance

9/30/2013
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I tell ya: you go away for 5 weeks, and suddenly, everyone has shiny new products that just came out of nowhere (well, except Apple). Valve, Sony, AMD… these are interesting technology times that we live in. Everyone wants to turn the market on its ear. Let’s see who manages to do it. Valve –The … Continue reading Ep. 131 – PC Gaming Revengeance →

Duration:02:14:03

Ep. 130 – Retirement, Retirement, Retirement

8/25/2013
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Gamescom 2013 has give us yet another round of punches between Sony and Microsoft, each trying to convince us that they are the next-gen king. Meanwhile, Nintendo stands in the corner looking sad. And from his mighty tower, Paul looks down on all of them with a jaded eye… Tech/Hardware News: Steve Ballmer announces retirement … Continue reading Ep. 130 – Retirement, Retirement, Retirement →

Duration:01:54:22

Ep. 129 – Chromecasting Fez 2

8/3/2013
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One of those crazy weeks where new stuff comes out, and the Internet seems to go insane. On one hand, you have Google dropping their low-cost plan to take over your living room, and Microsoft pulling another 180 on their publishing policies. On the other, you’ve got a ‘gamez opinionist’ attacking a developer to the … Continue reading Ep. 129 – Chromecasting Fez 2 →

Duration:02:06:22

Ep. 128 – We’re Watching You

7/19/2013
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Hello, NSA. We hope you enjoy the show. We know you’re big fans. The least you can do is email into the show and ask a question or two.Topic of the Week: Prism Microsoft collaborates with the NSA. Everything watched, read & filmed. France does the same according to Le Monde. Co-Founder of The Pirate … Continue reading Ep. 128 – We’re Watching You →

Duration:02:19:11

Ep. 127 – E3 and WWDC 2013 Wrap-Up

6/16/2013
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Another E3 has come and gone, and with it, a new console war is ushered in. Couple that with WWDC 2013 taking place in the same week, and you have a Widget packed full of heated discussion. Tech/Hardware News WWDC iOS 7 unveiled with re-designed Jony Ive UI (buh-bye green felt!). iOS 7 developer guide … Continue reading Ep. 127 – E3 and WWDC 2013 Wrap-Up →

Duration:02:05:46

Ep. 126 – Putting TV In Your TV

6/8/2013
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The next-gen war has officially started. Let the rampant fan wars commence! So with all the major console manufacturers tipping their hands prior to E3, we now know what to expect… sort of. I mean, you wanted to watch sports through your XBox One, right? Topic of the Week: Watching TV is the new video … Continue reading Ep. 126 – Putting TV In Your TV →

Duration:02:02:40