Piltch Point (Video)

Piltch Point (Video)

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Description: Hosted by Avram Piltch, Online Editorial Director of LAPTOP Magazine, and moderated by Scott Ertz and Nicholas DiMeo, The Piltch Point is a livecast covering the news of the week in the mobile space.

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Intel 8th Generation Reviews - Episode 149

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This week, Avram Piltch has got two of the new laptops sporting Intel's 8th generation Core processors. While Lenovo's new Yoga may be a redesign, Dell's XPS 13 is a nearly identical clone of its predecessor, with an upgraded processor. Intel promises increased performance and better battery life -...

ASUS VivoBook E403NA - Episode 148

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This week, Avram Piltch discusses his latest review laptop, the ASUS VivoBook E403NA. This 14" laptop has 8 hours of battery life, an aluminum case and a full HD screen. Oh, and it comes in at only $399. Unfortunately, to get to that price, something has to be cut - in this case, storage and process...

Best Announcements of IFA 2017 - Episode 147

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This week, Avram Piltch discusses some of his and Tom's Guide's Best of IFA 2017. This year's list includes smartphones, smartwatches, augmented reality games, laptops and more. Whose products took the top spots? Avram's got the answers...

Intel 8th Generation Processors - Episode 146

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This week, Avram Piltch discusses one of the bigger reveals of the week - the 8th Generation Core processors from Intel. The branding is confusing to many leading to an important question - should I wait to buy a laptop with the new processors? Avram says, unless you're desperately in need, wait, un...

Solar Eclipse 2017 - Episode 145

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This week, Avram Piltch talks about what resources you can use to enjoy the solar eclipse in the United States even more. Whether you want to watch online, find a companion app, build a viewer, or more, Avram, along with his colleagues at Tom's Guide and Space.com have all of the tools you need to m...

Circuit Cubes Hands-On - Episode 144

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This week, Avram Piltch gives us a demo of the Circuit Cubes from Tenka Labs, a circuit-building kit for younger kids. The kit is LEGO-compatible, meaning you can enhance your projects using LEGO parts, but the kit differs from that of the LEGO BOOST. The BOOST is a kit designed to encourage program...

LEGO BOOST Hands-On - Episode 143

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This week, Avram Piltch gives us a demo of the LEGO BOOST, a robotics kit for younger kids. The kit offers 5 guided projects and the ability to free-form create, all without having to "write" a single line of code. Instead, the development interface is entirely graphics-driven, meaning that kids who...

Back to School Technology 2017 - Episode 142

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This week, Avram is here to help you prepare for the ever important back-to-school season. There are some tech items that every student needs, like a laptop, a backpack, a portable battery and more. Laptop Magazine has compiled some of the most important, and Avram talks about what they are and why...

Inexpensive Tech to Consider Purchasing - Episode 141

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This week, Avram Piltch brings us some of the best tech on a budget. First, Avram discusses the treacherous terrain of inexpensive laptops. Usually, battery life is terrible, or screens are low resolution or very dim, or even incredibly heavy. It doesn't have to be this way, as there are some great...

KOOV: Next Generation Coding & Robotics Kit - Episode 140

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This week, Avram Piltch talks about the next STEM educational product he is reviewing: the Sony KOOV. The system is designed to help teach kids about programming logic and mechanical workings, while making the process as easy as possible. Avram and his son have worked with it for only a single day,...
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