CNET Labs takes a look at the impending release of Windows 7 and compares it to Apple's Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard in this edition of the CNET News Daily Podcast. Get answers to relevant questions about the two operating systems and make an informed decision when considering adding Windows 7 to your Mac or simply switching.… Read more
This week marks Dong's 10th anniversary in the U.S. Really! To celebrate, Dong recounts what inspired him to get into radio in Vietnam. Not surprisingly, laziness was a key factor.
Then, we talk hertz. Specifically, 60Hz vs. 120Hz. More specifically, 60Hz vs. 120Hz on TVs. We discuss it in our usual way, but if you want some real info, check out this article.
Dong delves into the relative performance of Window 7 and Snow Leopard. From boot up to shutdown. From Cinebench to CoD4.
A big problem with Apple's latest operating system (dubbed a temporary fix that works as long as people have some sort of backup they were using prior to the data loss.) is affecting a very small segment of users, who've seen some very important files gone missing--like, all of them. We get CNET Senior Writer Erica Ogg in the studio to talk about the problem and what Apple is doing to fix it. Also mentioned is
We also talk about Cisco's new multibillion-dollar acquisition, Pepsi's controversial iPhone app, and Nokia's first foray into … Read more
Welcome back to the The Show ladies and germs.
This week, we tackle our new Nobel Peace Prize-winning president. Not literally, of course. Not that that would even be possible without getting a secret service guy's foot stuck in your face.
Also, why Asian guys can kick anyone's butt (according to Dong) and how Dong feels he was duped into moving his WoW character to another server.
In today's podcast, we get CNET News writer Tom Krazit in the studio to talk about yesterday's news that AT&T will finally allow voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) applications to run on its network. This opens up the field for apps from Vonage and Skype to actually compete with AT&T's business, and possibly bring Google's Voice service to Apple's iPhone.
Believe it or not, iPod speakers were once rare objects--and Bose's SoundDock was one of the first to hit the market back in 2004. Since then, the company has followed up with the SoundDock II ($299) and the SoundDock Portable ($399), even as the iPod speaker category has become completely commoditized (nowadays, there are plenty of sub-$100 clock radios with built-in iPod docks). For the 2009-2010 buying season, Bose has gone back to the drawing board and produced the SoundDock 10.
Bose says it worked for several years on this new speaker system for the iPod and iPhone, … Read more
This week Dong regales us with the trials and tribulations of being a nice guy and all the sickening adulation that accompanies it.
Then we talk ninjas. Korean pop star (and arch-nemesis of Stephen Colbert), Rain is playing one in the upcoming movie "Ninja Assassin," and Dong cannot contain his excitement. Also, Eric encounters a real-life ninja!
For technology we talk Netbooks: what they are and why you probably don't need one.
Lastly, we get an interesting hypothetical from one of our readers about "scoring" as he puts it and "making out." Find … Read more
Thanks to the hard work of Kent German, Bonnie Cha, and Nicole Lee, CNET's reviews of mobile handsets are unparalleled: we are the place on the Web to get in-depth evaluations of nearly every handset offered by the major carriers.
But we're not satisfied because we know you're not.
Judging a phone by its features, design, and quality is just half the story when determining whether it is worth purchasing. The other half of the equation is the quality of service provided by the carrier--and that's a factor we have not yet provided. After failing to … Read more