We talk burning in your new PC, safe gaming, dumping your phone bill and much more!
In this episode of Tekzilla, it's Ooma vs. ObiHai: dump your phone bill now! Three things to do with your new PC: update, burn in, image! Plus, practicing safe gaming online. Then, we hear that Microsoft says they've sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses! We share what tools do we use for burn in testing of a new PC and user tips for maximizing Galaxy S3 battery life. Finally, Rythmbox, Banshee, Miro, Google Reader... we've got more podcatchers for Linux!
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Microsoft announced on their blog that they have sold over 40 million Windows 8 licenses to date. Like it or not, the new OS is selling. The question now is whether most of those licenses are from upgrades or newly built PCs...
Steve wrote in asking for our favorite stress testing and stability check programs for a new computer build. His list was more than extensive:memtest86+, cpu-z, gpu-z, furmark, Intel's IPDT, prime95, Unigine Heaven. Do you have any favorites? Email us at Tekzilla@Revision3.com!
Robert unboxes the Ceton Echo today and tells about some exciting info just announce about the device: mainly that it will eventually have Android support. This means that the little box will be able to run Android apps like Netflix and Amazon Instant Streaming in addition to extending your HTPC.
A few of you wrote in to suggest Juice Defender to help improve Android battery life. Thanks for writing in!