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Episode 115. Apple’s MacBook Pro screams, Google’s Tensor chip dreams, and Nvidia’s new GeForce Now streams

Apple’s new MacBook Pros take full advantage of the company’s new M1 Pro chips. We dig into how the company presented the performance as well as how the company is coming is reaching key price points with various models. Plus, Google also played up its Tensor chip in giving its Pixel 6 phones some impressive new capabilities. We discuss whether it’s enough to translate into higher sales and where else the company’s custom silicon might show up. Finally, we look at the updated version of nVidia’s GeForce Now gaming service and how it further blurs the line between streaming and local gaming in creating the most impressive streaming experience yet.

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they dig deep into tech news in every episode of Techspansive!

Episode 114. Microsoft raises the Surfaces, Twitter tips toward creator compensation, and China’s crypto ban

We take a detailed look at Microsoft’s new Surface offerings, including the Surface Laptop Studio that replaces the Surface Book, and the Surface Duo 2, the beefed-up cameras of which are poised to make the dual-screened phone competitive with flagships. Plus, social media networks TikTok and Facebook are hoping to improve search results by doing a deal with Google. Finally, Shawn weighs in on what China’s crypto ban means for the country and other economies.

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they dig deep into tech news in every episode of Techspansive!

Episode 113. Apple maxes its mini, checking out Walmart+ vs. Prime, and how Discord could save Facebook

With a look at Apple’s recent media event where the iPhone 13 failed to reach for the skies as Apple beefed up the Apple Watch and iPad mini. Next, we check out the progress in Walmart’s shopping subscription service and look at how much of a threat it is to Amazon Prime. Finally, we discuss how Discord has bridged gaming and NFT investing, and why Facebook is loving the competition.

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they dig deep into tech news in every episode of Techspansive!