PC Perspective Podcast #213 – 08/09/2012
Join us this week as we talk about Windows 8 RTM, A75 Motherboards, GTX 660Ti rumors and more!
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Hosts: Ryan Shrout Josh Walrath, Allyn Malvantano and Steve Grever
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Program length: 1:00:35
Week in Reviews:
- 0:02:19 PCPer Hardware Workshop Overview
- 0:07:00 Quakecon Coverage:
- 0:08:30 What MB is good for all those free APUs we gave out?
0:12:30 Windows 8 goes RTM
- Also, Windows 8 has new box art and changed name of Metro to Windows 8-style UI
News items of interest:
- 0:19:13 AMD FirePro APU is Launched
- 0:23:25 Seagate acquires LaCie
- 0:25:20 GTX 660 Ti Prices?
- 0:27:24 Steam Selling non-game Software starting Sep. 5th – Windows Store competition
- 0:31:00 Ivy Bridge-E will come after Haswell
- 0:34:00 Plextor M5 Pro SSD – Marvell finally has some speed
- 0:35:30 EVGA GTX 460 2Win WAS $169
- 0:39:05 ARMAII with DayZ as retail title
- 0:41:00 Curiosity landed successfully on Mars (landed with a friggin' rocket powered skycrane!)
0:44:30 Hardware / Software Pick of the Week
- Ryan: UT2004
- Jeremy: Oh the decisions … SAMSUNG 830 @ $230 or Corsair Force Series GT @ $175
- Josh: My first cellphone in 8 years.
- Allyn: Google 2-factor authentication / Authenticator app for mobile
- 0:44:30 Hardware / Software Pick of the Week
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Why isn’t there a video
Why isn’t there a video version of the podcast on iTunes??
Great podcast. I love the new
Great podcast. I love the new lower thirds. I love how you didn’t miss a beat in the transition and you even improved.
You should listed to Leo rant
You should listed to Leo rant against the Google 1 time passwords for accounts and apps that don’t support the 2nd factor from This week in Google episode 158.
Basically he says those “1 time passwords” don’t expire and aren’t really 1 time since they can be used over and over.