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The TT Show is back for another big week of news and happenings in the tech, gaming, and science space with Jak and Kosta. This week, the duo dives into the OpenAI saga that continues to unfold (at the time of recording, we were at the "Sam Altman joins Microsoft stage"), the GeForce RTX 4090 ban in full effect, Valve's confirmation that it's working on the Steam Deck 2, and a lot more.
Jak and Kosta also break down The Game Awards 2023 nominations and agree that the top nod is between Baldur's Gate 3 and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, how someone turned a ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4090 OC Edition GPU into a skateboard, the latest on SpaceX and Starship, as well as Microsoft creating its very own GPUs for AI acceleration.
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The TT Show is back after a short hiatus for another massive dose of news and happenings in the tech, gaming, and science space with Jak and Kosta. This week, the duo dives into the fact that we're weeks away from getting our first look at Grand Theft Auto 6, the GeForce 40 Series SUPER lineup, specs, and announcement coming at CES 2024, Blizzard's first BlizzCon as part of the Xbox family, and more.
Jak and Kosta also break down Nintendo pushing back on the Nintendo Switch 2 rumors, modding the Steam Deck with an insane 61 Terabyte drive, the new iOS 18 update that's supposed to be groundbreaking, Elon Musk and xAI's new "spicy" Grok AI, and even talk about space vegetables as astronauts do a little orbital gardening.
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The TT Show is back for another massive week of news and happenings in the tech, gaming, and science space with Jak and Kosta - this time with an added 'TT Show After Dark' section. Okay, maybe not, but the duo covers the adult industry embracing AI technology and the new Strange Brew from popular streamer Amouranth.
This week on TweakTown's official podcast, some of the biggest stories include Apple bringing its cutting edge 3nm M3 chips to MacBooks and iMacs, rumors surrounding NVIDIA creating Arm-based CPUs for Windows PCs, and how the latest deep dives into Star Citizen and Squadron 42 have rekindled our hype for games that have been in development for over a decade.
Sticking with games, Jak and Kosta also talk about the awesome PC gaming mod scene, specifically those that have spent the time recreating the entirety of Skyrim in Age of Empires II or took it upon themselves to add 4K support to the recent Metal Gear Solid Collection that renders Kojima's classics in 720p.
The TT Show is back for another big week of news and happenings in the tech, gaming, and science space with Jak and Kosta. This week on TweakTown's official podcast, the duo talks about the launch of Alan Wake II on PC - which requires DLSS and FSR to render its impressive visuals. Is this where PC gaming is headed in the next couple of years?
Kosta also talks about his time at SXSW Sydney and IEM Sydney 2023, where he saw Intel team up with the overclocking gurus at Team AU to break about of world records live on stage - including Counter-Strike 2 hitting 1310 FPS and DDR5 memory push to well over DDR5-11000 speeds.
The duo also discuss the potential ban of the GeForce RTX 4090 that drove up prices in the region to double and triple the MSRP. Since recording the episode, it sounds like the ban is being reversed, but it's wild to think that a gaming GPU is simply too powerful and dangerous to release in all markets.
The TT Show is back for another big week of news and happenings in the tech, gaming, and science space with Jak and Kosta. This week on TweakTown's official podcast, the duo talks about the Activision Blizzard acquisition by Xbox finally being over. No more legal talk (for now), just fun game speculation.
From there, the discussion leads to an interesting new patent and physical design for what could be the Nintendo Switch 2. However, they're not convinced. This week, we also saw AMD's low-latency tech Anti-Lag+ go from cool new tech to a complete disaster, Netflix expanding its gaming reach, and new 14th-gen CPUs from Intel with the Intel Core i9-14900K leading the pack.
Plus, scientists discover a 'missing law of nature' that blew Jak's mind, and we finally find out what was in those asteroid samples collected by NASA. Life will always find a way - so be sure to tune in!
The TT Show is back for another big week of news and happenings in the tech, gaming, and science space, with Jak and Kosta diving into many topics on TweakTown's official podcast. This week's episode is also sponsored by be quiet!, the premium German brand of some of the most sought-after power supplies, PC cases, water and air cooling, and desktop PC fans.
With the launch of the SHADOW BASE 800 case, you've got exceptional airflow and maximum space. This week's episode also goes in-depth into the recent launch of the Intel Arc A580 GPU and Kosta's review of the SPARKLE Intel Arc A580 ORC OC Edition. Entry-level sub-$200 graphics cards are back!
The duo also digs into Diablo IV's new season and Steam launch, Cooler Master's Sneaker X and all of the cool tech on hand at PAX Australia 2023, the announcement and launch of Google's new Pixel 8, Pixel 8 Pro, Pixel Watch 2, and Pixel Buds Pro, and the latest X/Twitter drama.
Another big week of news and happenings in the tech, gaming, and science space, and Jak and Kosta are back with a new episode of The TT Show - TweakTown's official podcast. This week, they go all-in on AMD's answer to DLSS 3 called Fluid Motion Frames, talk about the latest game-changing and potentially troubling communication technology from Mark Zuckerberg and Meta, the insane Las Vegas Sphere, and more!
The duo also digs into the recent Meta Quest 3 announcement, which improves the processing power of the all-in-one VR solution and adds a dose of mixed reality via new color outfacing cameras.
Then there's a leaked roadmap from MSI showcasing no less than six new OLED displays coming soon, which begs the question - is OLED the future of gaming monitors? Plus, the longest astronaut in space, EK's crazy water-cooled PlayStation 5 solution, and Microsoft's plans to go nuclear.
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It's been another big week of news and happenings in the tech, gaming, and science space, and Jak and Kosta are back with a new episode of The TT Show - TweakTown's official podcast. This week, they go all-in on the massive Xbox leak that revealed console refresh plans, new games, new controllers, and a possible switch to ARM-based computing for the next Xbox console generation in 2028.
This week, Kosta sits down with the Head of Product over at XPG, Luca Fiore, to discuss to talk about the company's new Battlecruiser II chassis, what goes into the development of a case, industry trends, and why it's so important to engage and take on community feedback. And thanks to XPG, we've got a massive prize pack of gear to giveaway. Head here for more info!
Jak and Kosta also look at the state of mobile gaming when you can hook up the new iPhone to a TV to play Resident Evile with a PS5 controller. Plus, the GeForce RTX 4090 finally meets its match - and it's not Crysis or the latest Cyberpunk 2077 update. It's a display!
It's been another big week of news and happenings in the tech, gaming, and science space, and Jak and Kosta are back with a new episode of The TT Show - TweakTown's official podcast. From leaked GeForce RTX 5090 specs to more Nintendo Switch 2 rumors from leaked Activision documents, the duo also touches on a potential fossilized avocado found on Mars.
Of course, it's just a rock that looks like one. In addition, with the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty expansion, Kosta went hands-on with the new Update 2.0 and was blown away by the improvements that have come with the new DLSS 3.5 Ray Reconstruction update.
And then there's a closer look at the new INNO3D GeForce RTX 4070 Twin X2 OC with Stealth Cable Management - which sparks a chat about the abundance of cables. There are just too many. Plus, Intel's new 14th Gen CPUs get benchmarked, a Redditor digs into whether NVIDIA DLSS requires AI hardware, and more!