Words from Nerds

Words from Nerds 227: Giving Thanks

November 26, 201334 min
Summary: The new consoles are out and moving quickly. Are upgrades in your future? We'll talk about some options that you may not have known about in case you are looking to do a tech refresh for the holidays. Hosts: Tom Kresic, John Kresic, Mike Kresic Running Time: 34:15   Mobile App of the Week: Amazon Instant Video - updated app to include AirPlay and IMDB. Nerd News: PlayStation 4 and XBOX One sales off to great starts, each selling 1M units in the 1st 24 hours. Microsoft admits that some XBOX One units are plagued by hardware problems. GameStop offering published rates for trade-in on games and consoles. Amazon is also getting in on the trade in business and it even applies to books! A note in passing: say goodbye to WinAmp as of December 20 This Week in Nerd History: November 27, 1924 – In New York City, the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held. November 26, ???? - Same3Guys host/co-founder John Kresic is born in Cleveland, Ohio. November 24, 1973 – A national speed limit is imposed on the Autobahn in Germany because of the 1973 oil crisis. The speed limit lasted only four months.        

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