Tech News Not-Roundup

Tonight on GeekNights, we don't do a tech news roundup, but we basically do a tech news roundup based on suggested topics from the listener. We will possibly alter the format of the Monday show, so let us know your thoughts. In the news, Intel Launches 8th Generation Core CPUs, back up your files, and IOS 11 has a cop mode.

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Cars

Tonight on GeekNights, we talk about cars. In other news, if you have a good idea for a Thursday show, let us know. ;) We're done with cars. In the news, all-you-can-watch movie theaters, don't look at the sun, vacations from work are complicated in the US, Applebee's is awful, and Chuck E. Cheese's is changing.

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Namco Museum (Nintendo Switch)

Tonight on GeekNights, we review the extremely polished Namco Museum that came out for the Nintendo Switch. It's worth the purchase price just for Pacman Vs, literally one of the best games to ever be made for the Gamecube. Bonus points for having Dig Dug!

In the news, Civilization VI had a major update, a bad looking Civilization VI board game is coming, DotA bots superior, humans inferior (at solo mid), Nidhogg 2 appears to fail to capture the magic, and For Honor has some exploit issues in an amazing tournament.

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AV Tech for Panels and Public Speaking

Tonight on GeekNights, we talk about the AV tech used in panels and other public speaking scenarios. Just in the last few years, some important things have changed (e.g., you can no longer rely on presenters OR venues having VGA).

In the news, vile people continue to plague tech company staff, Hyperloop is (rightly) held up by regulation, LastPass is raising prices, Lenovo is moving to stock Android for all its phones, and radio navigation returns to prevent a Battlestar Galactica situation.

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The Harlem Valley Rail Ride

Tonight on GeekNights, we talk about the great time we had biking the Harlem Valley Rail Ride 2017 upstate. Camping on a baseball field and then biking 72 miles with chill people. In the news, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is finally getting republished with the original Stephen Gammell art, an exploration of the world of bespoke pornography, you can easily be sued over fonts, and kids today don't know over-the-air television exists.

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Dream Daddy

Tonight on GeekNights, we review the hit new visual novel Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator. It's pretty great. You both are a dad, and you can date dads. Dads all the way down.

In the news, e-sports are getting serious treatment at MSG, Hearthstone is pushing the limits of card game mechanics, GameStop still exists, a gamer cruise fails, PUBG angers fans with early cosmetic loot crates, and Samus Returns brings a dark new pact with Amiibos.

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