We have special guest Damian Koh from CNET Asia joining us on today's show. He answers our questions about the cell phone market in Asia, and surprisingly, he tells us he actually envies us for the phones that are available only in the U.S. We also discuss the Motorola Droid, Verizon's AT&T-bashing ads, Samsung's Bada, and more.Subscribe now: iTunes (audio) | iTunes (video) | RSS (audio) | RSS (video)
Welcome back peoples. We get started right off the bat today and discuss the current state of telephone customer service. Calling a local number these days can actually have you whisked away to some far-off land. How exciting!
Dragon Age: Origins. It's here! I've gotten nothing done in the last week thanks to it, but I'm 100 percent OK with this. We talk about marrying up, incest, if-then scenarios, and moral choices. And then, we discuss Dragon Age! LOL, I kid.
Then there's some tech stuff discussing two new Apple hardware refreshes, the Dell U2410, and … Read more
Happy belated Halloween! I know, I know. Halloween is so last week! Still, Dong and I discuss our experiences of the most popular holiday that you don't actually get to stay home from work for.
Then, we move to the toilet. Or more specifically, toilet technology. Even more specifically, we talk about motion detection technology used in the toilet. And by toilet, I don't mean in the toilet, just, you know, in the washroom. Also, clam-shell packaging? Who needs it?
There are, to put it mildly, a few things to talk about. From Android explosion to Net neutrality to cloud computing to music search to the company setting its sights on the enterprise to, well, your questions. Google is possibly the most dynamic and influential company in the tech space right now, with its fingers in just about every possible pie. Our biggest challenge in speaking with Schmidt will most likely be limiting our conversations to a reasonable … Read more
CNET Labs finished their panel of battery drain tests for the fifth-generation Apple iPod Nano, and the results are better than expected. Testing for continuous playback of audio and video, the Nano reached an average of 33.6 hours of audio or 5.3 hours of video.
Given Apple's own modest battery rating of 24 hours of audio or 5 hours of video, we expect Nano owners will be happy to know they have a little extra time to squeeze from their iPods.
Cisco Systems has pledged to spend more than $6 billion on acquisitions this month, the latest of which comes in at a cool $183 million for Web-based security software company ScanSafe.
We also talk about the Apple tablet everyone keeps spreading rumors about, a computer Trojan that's masquerading as an e-mail from Facebook, and a new printing technology from Xerox that prints electronic circuitry on all sorts of things including fabric. Just think about what that's going to do to the T-shirt industry...
Today's stories:Cisco to buy cloud security firm for $183 million More evidence of Apple's nonexistent tablet surfaces… Read more
What effects do Facebook, other social networking sites, and today's media on have on young people? We have no idea. Neither of us have been young for a very long time. I think we think we know and like always, we're not afraid to discuss it.
Dong goes in for a job interview. Did I say job interview? I meant guild interview. Dong is evaluated and dehumanized in his attempt to join a new World of Warcraft guild.
Dong and I talk more about Windows 7. Dong spouts his first impressions--kinda weird, seeing as he's been using … Read more
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