Afternoon Edition: It's not TV. It's Google TV Video
It's a Special Valentine's edition just weeks away from the iPad 3's launch with all the latest details. Is an Apple TV really being tested? Plus, we'll show you how to express your love with the iPad.
Let's not get too ahead of ourselves, but the chatter for the next "next iPad" has already begun. Our Valentine's Day edition is filled with love, including the Apple TV bringing games, Google's Translate app, and an iPad case giveaway from Mophie.
We cover Amazon's capitulation to another publisher, and Google's book deal comes under assault from the Department of Justice. Jeff Zucker appears to lie to Congress and Sling implies AT&T lied about their app. And the $9.99 eBook is declared dead by Gizmodo and Rafe declares eInk dead. Just another day on the Internet.
On today's show, we get a brief appearance of Brian After Dentist, but it's not as fun as we hoped, because the poor guy was actually in pain. So, Donald and I soldier on, discussing how Google TV is probably just plain done for, Net neutrality is under attack from all sides, and how college may be useless for entrepreneurs but it's a crucial nerd breeding ground. Plus, in the future, we'll pay for everything in Jobses. Depressing. --Molly
Microsoft creates an online PC-gaming store called Games for Windows, Google TV appears to be blocked by ABC, NBC, and CBS, and Hewlett-Packard's Slate is now available.
This week we talk about CDs going the way of the dodo, the PlayBook Black Friday deal, Google Music going to 11, and according to nobody, the iPad 3 will be able to fly. Oh, and Karyne loses a Twitter follower over her Google TV digs.
CNET TV is on location at the launch of the Google Android-based smartphone, the T-Mobile G1.
The tablet wars are heating up after RIM's recently announced PlayBook, and the new Apple TV is getting shipped out. All that and more on this week's Apple Byte.
Bert and Ernie hit the Internet, an unofficial launch date for the BlackBerry Storm, and how NOT to get tickets to Barack Obama's inauguration.
Will Courtney Love's lawyers argue that Twitter is just so fun and awesome that she can't be held responsible for defamatory crazy talk she types on it? If so, we're about to go crazy on Twitter. Also, Apple and News Corp may have pushed back their launch date for the Daily, BBC says no to Smart TV fragmentation, and why can't Samsung just give us our dang Froyo already? --Molly