Engadget Podcast 315 - 10.26.2012

We've stopped calling weeks like these "big" because that gives them too much credit for essentially trying to destroy us, from a journalistic perspective, without actually destroying us. From now on we're only calling weeks "big" if they include the singularity or a human massacre in Pittsburgh, thank you very much.

Hosts: Brian Heater
Guests: Terrence O'Brien, Ben Gilbert
Producer: Trent Wolbe
Music: Orbital - Never

02:57 - Microsoft Surface with Windows RT review
21:13 - Dell XPS 12 review: with the launch of Windows 8, 'convertible' takes on a new meaning
21:30 - LG announces Windows 8 12-inch slider laptop hybrid and all-in-one PC (updated)
22:08 - Apple announces 7.9-inch iPad mini with a 1,024 x 768 display, A5 CPU and optional LTE for $329
23:34 - Apple announces 4th generation iPad packing an A6X CPU, Lightning connector and FaceTime HD camera
28:24 - Apple announces 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display: 2,560 x 1,600 resolution, Thunderbolt and HDMI starting at $1,699
29:15 - Apple unveils next-generation iMac with slimmer design and Ivy Bridge, starting at $1,299
30:52 - Xbox SmartGlass goes live alongside first Windows 8 tablets on October 26 with several supported apps
39:49 - Droid RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD review
44:45 - Robotic butlers, bartenders and receptionists at Carnegie Mellon (video)
48:15 - Robot Hall of Fame inducts Big Dog, PackBot, Nao and WALL-E (video)
50:44 - Message from Me offers dispatches from early education, we go eyes-on (video)
55:14 - Samsung Galaxy Note II for T-Mobile review

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