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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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,...

Computex 2017 - Episode 139

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This week, Avram Piltch is back from Taipei with all of the details about Computex 2017. While CES might be the largest tech show, Computex is the largest computer show in the world. From new laptops to Windows 10 on ARM, odd computer cases and more, Avram has the info...

Microsoft Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S - Episode 138

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This week, Avram Piltch discusses one of the topics we have missed over the past few weeks: Microsoft announcements. First is the Surface Laptop, not to be confused with the Surface Book. The new Laptop is not a convertible, but instead a traditional laptop. It comes in a variety of configurations,...

Samsung Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8+ - Episode 137

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This week, Avram Piltch discusses the much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+. These devices are the next generation of Samsung's most popular phone series. They are also Samsung's first major release since the ill-fates Galaxy Note7, which was recalled after devices began catching...

Best and Worst Laptop Brands 2017 - Episode 136

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This week, Avram Piltch discusses LAPTOP Magazine's 2017 Best and Worst Laptop Brands results. While he is not able to discuss who took the top few spots, he was able to talk about one company who fell from grace this year: Apple. In the past 7 years, Apple has always taken the top spot. This year,...

Windows 10 Creators Update - Episode 135

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This week, Avram Piltch discusses the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update. Microsoft may have just announced the public release date, but Avram has been using it for a while and has some of his favorite features. Unfortunately, most of the things that we were all excited about are missing...
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