Low Power PC Picks, 2019 Headphone & Earbud Predictions, Linux on Huawei Matebook X Pro, SanDisk Flashback Tested
00:48 SanDisk Flashback
Never Lose Another Thumbdrive Again??? We’re down with that! Though, technically SanDisk’s new Flashback means never lose the -contents- of a thumb drive again. (Plus you get a searchable cloud backup!) Are the caveats? How much does it cost? Does it work on any SanDisk drive? Watch the video to find out!
08:36 Linux On The Huawei Matebook X Pro
Shannon reviewed the Huawei Matebook X Pro a few weeks ago… watch the video to find what happens when she installs Linux Ubuntu in a dual boot configuration alongside Windows 10. (Hint: it works really well!)
13:58 2019 Headphone Predictions with Lauren Dragan
Late last year I had a chance ask Wirecutter’s headphone (and earbud!) mavin, aka Senior Staff Writer, Lauren Dragan, what she was looking forward to this year… here’s what she had to say! https://thewirecutter.com/electronics/headphones/
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24:14 Low Power PC Recommendation
Sean has a first gen Core i7 desktop, and writes, “I use it 8 hours a day to drive two 19″ monitors. It plays video and audio podcasts while I work on a separate laptop and 42“ 4k tv. What can I upgrade my mid tower to that saves on electricity and doesn’t dump massive amounts of heat into my SE corner 2nd floor office? Are there chrome-desktops?” We’ve talk Core i7 920 (first gen) power consumption at idle and peak, then show the HUGE drops in power consumption with a modern CPU like the Ryzen 7 1700, Chromeboxes like the Asus Chromebox 3, the cost and heat, and more in the video!
29:51 Thanks Hak5!!!
A big Thank You to Hak5 for the studio space! Check out the security and privacy podcasts at hak5.org, the pentesting gear in the shop, and don’t forget: Cloud C2: makes remote pentesting easy!
C2 – Hak5 Cloud Command and Control
30:41 Do Something Analog!
Like Chuck, who shared some picks of a classic arcade! Our local is High Scores Arcade, in Alameda, CA, and Shannon’s childhood fave, 1984 Arcade in Springfield, MO is still open!
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