Quest 80 - What interesting things are tech companies doing these days?

Tom won't shut up about Nintendo, Zach considers leaving Apple for a younger hotter Android, and Ruly refuses to quit Twitter!

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Questions

  • Which languages are Tesla developing in?
  • How has React's license change been received?
  • Why does Uber not operate the same in all cities?
  • Is the news aggregation "the algorithm" leading us astray?
  • Has Dropbox only been focusing on corporate features?
  • What new features are built into your video card?
  • Can you cancel your gym membership?
  • When did Nintendo start courting 3rd party developers again?

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QQ News - September 2017

A fire hose of geeky news headlines about the NES and SNES Classics, the Nintendo Switch holiday lineup, Twitter Storage, React licensing, and more!

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Headlines

  • The SNES Classic will have lots of stock at launch
  • The NES Classic will be back in Summer of 2018
  • More 3rd party games come to the Nintendo Switch
  • Atari is returning to the console market...for $300
  • Battlestar Galactica creators admit the Cylons never had a plan
  • Facebook changes the React license to MIT
  • Twitter is considering doubling their character limit

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QQ News - August 2017

A fire hose of geeky news headlines for the month of August, 2017!

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Minutes

  • Super NES Classic Features Revealed (IGN)
  • SNES Classic Pre-Orders Went Live On Best Buy's Website, Sold Out Within Minutes (Forbes)
  • Pokemon Go: 2 Million Players Participated in Pikachu Outbreak Event in Japan (IGN)
  • Gamescom 2017: Age of Empires IV Announced (Criticalhit)
  • HTC Vive Announces Significant Price Drop (Rollingstone)
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Returning to Theaters for 35th Anniversary (IGN)
  • Gamescom 2017: Jurassic World Evolution Announced (Gamerant)
  • James Bond 25: Daniel Craig Confirms Return to Bond Role (IGN)
  • The Walking Dead: Creator And Producers File Massive Lawsuit Against AMC (NyTimes)

Quest 77 - Is Sonic Mania more than just nostalgia?

The blue blur is back in all his fast, frantic, 16 bit glory!

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Minutes

  • 00:00 - Mic Check and Introductions
  • 03:50 - Did you play Sonic growing up?
  • 07:30 - Have you tried any modern Sonic games?
  • 09:55 - Should Sonic have become a Track Mania game?
  • 15:40 - Which add-ons comprised the Tower of Power?
  • 27:30 - Could a Sonic RPG made by Bioware really be that bad?
  • 29:20 - Who has the best soundtrack, Sonic or Mario?
  • 39:20 - Does Sonic have a story?
  • 45:40 - Are you going to purchase Sonic Mania?
  • 48:45 - Wrap up!

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