Engadget Podcast 398 - 5.26.14

It's all happening in San Francisco this week, as your hosts are joined by Tim Seppala and Mat Smith to talk NSA reform, Surface Pro 3, burritos and.. Guy Fieri? Terrence takes the time to detail the recent bill that passed in the house, which makes steps in the right direction to rein in the NSA's snooping, but fails to make a serious impact. There's also Microsoft's new "slate-top," a combination of tablet and laptop that's much improved over the previous Surface generation, but at a wallet-busting price. We have plenty more fun and news packed into this edition -- and at least one office dog -- so join us at the streaming links below for our slightly delayed, but worth-the-wait episode of the Engadget Podcast.

Hosts: Ben Gilbert, Terrence O'Brien

Guests: Timothy Seppala, Mat Smith

Producer: Jon Turi

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02:52 - 'Gutted' NSA reform bill passes the House, but sheds supporters
13:40 - Samsung is making a VR headset for its phones and tablets
28:02 - Surface Pro 3 review: Has Microsoft finally made a tablet to replace your laptop?
44:04 - The real-life hacking behind Watch Dogs' virtual world

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