No BS Podcast http://www.maximumpc.com/taxonomy/term/75/ en No BS Podcast #228: MSI Talks about the Current State and Future of Gaming Notebooks http://www.maximumpc.com/no_bs_podcast_228_msi_talks_about_current_state_and_future_gaming_notebooks <!--paging_filter--><p><img src="/files/u154082/msi_gt72_dominator_pro.jpg" alt="MSI gaming notebook" title="MSI gaming notebook" width="150" height="123" style="float: right;" /></p> <h3>MSI Product Manager Clifford Chun and Associate Marketing Manager Vincent Chen join the podcast</h3> <p>We’ve heard your cries to bring on more industry experts and so we got some special guests from MSI’s notebook division to talk about the current state and future of gaming laptops. In <a title="no bs podcast 228" href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_228_20140717.mp3" target="_blank">episode #228 of the No BS Podcast</a>, the crew is joined by MSI Associate Marketing Manager Vincent Chen and Product Manager Clifford Chun. 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Next up, Alaina gives us the scoop on Microsoft's announcement regarding the fact that the&nbsp;<a title="Xbox One will be sold without Kinect" href="http://www.gamesradar.com/xbox-one-kinect-bundle/" target="_blank">Xbox One will no longer require the Kinect to function</a><span style="text-decoration: underline;">.</span> We follow that up with&nbsp;Tom's breakdown of the&nbsp;<a title="FCC Votes to Consider Paid Priority on the Internet" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/fcc_votes_consider_paid_priority_internet_2014" target="_blank">FCC's take on Net Neutrality.</a>&nbsp;Afterwards, Clark discusses autonomous vehicle legislation, including the news that the&nbsp;<a title="DMV Approves a set of rules and regulations" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/california_paves_way_testing_self_driving_cars_public_roads_september_2014" target="_blank">DMV recently approved a set of rules and regulations</a>&nbsp;governing the use of these cars. 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We then discuss&nbsp;<a title="Wolfenstein's system requirements" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/core_i7_class_cpu_64-bit_windows_os_needed_play_wolfenstein_new_order" target="_blank">Wolfenstein's crazy demanding system requirements,</a>&nbsp;from an i7 CPU to eating up 50GB of storage, and what it may indicate for the future of PC gaming. Afterwards, we discuss new hardware features on the&nbsp;<a title="Gigabyte 9 Series Motherboards" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/gigabyte_unveils_bunch_9_series_motherboards_anticipation_refreshed_haswell_launch_2014" target="_blank">9 series motherboards</a>&nbsp;as manufacturers prepare for the upcoming&nbsp;<a title="Haswell Refresh Prices" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/pre-order_price_list_and_specs_pop_refreshed_haswell_cpus_2014" target="_blank">Haswell refresh</a>. We eventually touch on the future of enterprise storage in the wake of&nbsp;<a title="San Disk 4TB SAS SSD" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/sandisk_goes_big_launches_industrys_first_4tb_sas_solid_state_drive_2014" target="_blank">San Disk's new 4TB enterprise drive,</a>&nbsp;and how SSD technology is rapidly advancing compared to traditional HDDs. 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We've got a new host in Online Managing Editor Jimmy Thang as he joins Deputy Editor Gordon Mah Ung and Associate Editor Tom McNamara. In addition, this episode brings back the return of video (with a multi-camera setup!). Content-wise the crew talks about the <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/pax_east_2014_interview_oculus_vr_founder_palmer_luckey_video" target="_blank">Future of VR</a>, <a title="shield 2" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/antutu_benchmark_supposedly_spills_beans_nvidias_shield_2_console_2014" target="_blank">Nvidia Shield 2</a> rumors, <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/amd_revitalizes_never_settle_game_bundle_save_codes_future_use_2014" target="_blank">AMD's new Never Settle Bundle</a>, and we even show off a next-generation Intel chipset!</p> <p><iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/UVIpImGAnwk" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></p> <p>We also answer a bunch of your Facebook and Twitter questions as well.</p> <p>Let us know if you like the new format, or if there are any changes you would like to see in the comments below!</p> <p><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 17px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; color: #990000; 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border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Thanks for listening!</p> http://www.maximumpc.com/no_bs_podcast_222_future_vr_nvidia_shield_2_and_amd_never_settle_bundle#comments amd never settle bundle episode 222 maximum pc new motherboard No BS Podcast nvidia shield 2 oculus rift video Gaming News No BS Podcast Fri, 25 Apr 2014 23:02:15 +0000 Jimmy Thang 27696 at http://www.maximumpc.com No BS Podcast #221: R9 295X2, Enhanced DX11 Drivers and Haswell-E http://www.maximumpc.com/no_bs_podcast_episode_221_2014 <!--paging_filter--><h3><a title="Maximum PC No BS Podcast #221" href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_221_20140408.mp3" target="_self"><img src="/files/u163784/maxpc_logo.jpg" alt="Maximum PC No BS Podcast #221" title="Maximum PC No BS Podcast #221" width="250" height="250" style="float: right;" /></a>AMD unveils dual-GPU card, Nvidia drivers take on Mantle, and whispers of Haswell-E</h3> <p>The No BS Podcast is back for <a title="Maximum PC No BS Podcast #221" href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_221_20140408.mp3" target="_self">episode #221</a>!&nbsp;In this jam-packed episode,&nbsp;we begin by saluting long time podcast host and Senior Editor Josh Norem goodbye, as he will be leaving the magazine to focus on his career in <a title="http://thefurrtographer.com/" href="http://thefurrtographer.com/" target="_blank">pet photography</a>. Josh will be greatly missed, but will continue to write as a freelancer for us.</p> <p>We then shift gears back to hardware to discuss AMD's blazing fast&nbsp;<a title="AMD R9 295X2" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/amd_unleashes_dual-gpu_radeon_r9_295x2" target="_self">R9 295X2&nbsp;card</a>. Afterwards, we put&nbsp;<a title="Nvidia Takes on Mantle" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/nvidia_takes_mantle_enhanced_dx11_driver_2014" target="_self">Nvidia's new driver</a>&nbsp;to the test and discuss its incremental boosts in gaming performance. 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also known as the <a title="No BS Podcast #220" href="http://dl.maximumpc.com/maxpc_220_20140320.mp3" target="_blank">No BS Podcast episode #220.</a> We begin by discussing Microsoft's strategy to give <a title="Windows 8.1 with Bing" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/leaked_documentation_sheds_light_rumored_windows_81_bing_release_2011" target="_blank">Bing a shot in the arm</a>&nbsp;by packaging the search engine with a more-affordable version of Windows 8.1, and then we chat a bit about <a title="Nvidia 800M series" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/gigabyte_releases_several_gaming_laptops_nvidia_gtx_800m_series_graphics" target="_blank">Nvidia's 800M mobile GPU series</a> and its ability to conserve battery life. 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We kickoff with AMD's continuation of its Kaveri APU line and discuss whether or not you need one in your next build. Next, we announce the return of <a title="rig of the month" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/rig_month_roundup_2014" target="_blank">Rig of the Month</a>, a segment where you, the reader, can submit photos of your badass custom PC. After that, we switch gears and focus on Nvidia's new power-saving architecture and share our thoughts of the new&nbsp;<a title="GTX 750 Ti benchmarks" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/GTX_750ti_Benchmarks_2014" target="_self">GPU code-named Maxwell</a>. 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First up we discuss <a title="Microsoft Promotes Satya Nadella to CEO, Names Bill Gates as Technology Advisor" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/microsoft_promotes_satya_nadella_ceo_names_bill_gates_technology_advisor2014" target="_self">its new CEO, Satya Nadella</a> before moving on to upcoming <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/microsofts_update_windows_81_may_boot_directly_desktop_default2013">changes</a> to Windows 8.1, and finally the recent news of the company asking advanced users to help their friends <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/microsoft_offers_tips_tear_your_family_and_friends_away_windows_xp2014">get off Windows XP</a>. Next we chat about <a title="AMD Officially Releases Mantle API" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/amd_officially_releases_mantle_api_2014" target="_self">AMD's Mantle API</a> before closing by answering listener questions and delivering our picks of the week. 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Next we shift gears and focus on Microsoft, not to bash the company, but to give two thumbs up for a <a title="Surface Sales" href="http://www.maximumpc.com/microsoft_finds_solid_footing_surface_posts_record_revenue2014" target="_self">good-looking quarterly revenue report from Surface sales</a>. We move on to discuss the <a title="BackBlaze Study" href="http://blog.backblaze.com/2014/01/21/what-hard-drive-should-i-buy/" target="_blank">study from BackBlaze</a> on Hitachi, Seagate and Western Digital drives and failure rates. 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Sadly, things are starting off on a somber note, as Editor-in-Chief Katherine Stevenson has announced she is leaving the magazine to pursue other interests here at Future US. She will be sorely missed, and we wish her the best of luck at her new gig. Since we must carry on, we did, so we jumped into a discussion of all the hardware we saw at CES, including the <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/steam_machines_pictures_galore_2014">Steam Machines</a>, <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/ces_2014_asus_throws_down_gauntlet_unveils_28-inch_4k_gaming_monitor_799_video">4K panels</a>, <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/ces_2014_getting_better_acquainted_razers_project_christine_video">Razer's Project Christine</a>, and <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/ces_2014_new_oculus_rift_crystal_cove_demo_video">Oculus Rift</a>. Gordon had his ear to the ground for CPU news at CES too, and discusses what Intel told him at the show. 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font-size: 19px; vertical-align: baseline; letter-spacing: -0.05em; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-weight: normal; color: #990000;">Editor's Picks</h4> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">Tom MacNamara: <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ch.bitspin.timely&amp;hl=en">Timely Alarm Clock App</a></span><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;"> <br /></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent; white-space: pre;">Gordon Ung</span><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent;">: <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Disney-Parks-Thermal-Detonator-Potato/dp/B00D71HYRQ">Thermal Detonator</a><br /></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; 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We begin with the recent sale of <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/bankrupt_ocz_sells_assets_toshiba_35_million2013">OCZ's SSD business to Toshiba</a>, and what it means for current and future customers. We discuss the latest report from IDC which predicts PC sales will have <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/idc_shoots_it_straight_says_consumers_lack_reasons_upgrade_older_pcs2013">declined by over 10 percent</a> in 2013 because PC users have no reasons to upgrade. Finally, we consider the possibility of AMD abandoning the fight with Intel. 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On this week's episode we break down the details surrounding the looming release of <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/crucial%E2%80%99s_ddr4_memory_out_next_month_2013">DDR4 </a>memory, then have a brief discussion about the <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/sonys_1_million_playstation_4_console_sales_24_hours_marred_complaints_faulty_hardware">next gen consoles</a> and what it means for PC gamers. We also discuss Microsoft's recent <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/microsoft_finds_its_way_back_pc_gaming_plans_launch_several_first_party_titles2013">statements</a> about how it abandonded PC gaming. Next, we talk about the AMD <a href="http://www.maximumpc.com/amd_radeon_r9_290x_benchmarks">R9 290X </a>retail board we acquired, and compare it to the press board, then we wrap it all up with our editor picks. 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