Things NOT to Buy Today - Episode 130 - Show Notes

Things NOT to Buy Today - Episode 130

Sunday Jan 29, 2017 (00:14:31)

Description

This week, Avram talks about the tech items that are not worth buying today. This time of year, with CES just behind us and MWC just ahead, there are a number of products that are about to be replaced by new models, so buying now would be a disappointment. Once a new model comes out, old models become more affordable and new models are faster, lighter and better than their predecessors. Of course, this is not to say that, if you drop your phone in the toilet you should wait, but if everything is still working, a few more weeks might do you well.

Participants

Scott Ertz

Host

Scott is a developer who has worked on projects of varying sizes, including all of the PLuGHiTz Corporation properties. He is also known in the gaming world for his time supporting the DDR community, through DDRLover and hosting tournaments throughout the Tampa Bar Area. Currently, when he is not working on software projects or hosting F5 Live: Refreshing Technology, Scott can often be found returning to his high school days working with the Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), mentoring teams and judging engineering notebooks at competitions. He has also helped found a student software learning group, the ASCII Warriors.

Avram Piltch

Host

Avram's been in love with PCs since he played original Castle Wolfenstein on an Apple II+. Before joining Tom's Hardware, for 10 years, he served as Online Editorial Director for sister sites Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag, where he programmed the CMS and many of the benchmarks. When he's not editing, writing or stumbling around trade show halls, you'll find him building Arduino robots with his son and watching every single superhero show on the CW.

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