The anti-iPhone 5 episode Video
The anti-iPhone 5 episode Video Transcript
Hey I'm -- -- -- and -- Emily -- and welcome it's rumor has -- the show where we round up the week's biggest tech rumors and -- how much sounds legit and what seems like it'll never happen since Apple products are dominating the news this week -- -- a little break and devote to other players in the tech world. And remember that you can vote on all of the rumors too so keep your eye out for the pull in interactive player if you're watching on -- We get to our new Apple -- -- let's take us -- movement to pour one out for our dearly departed friend iPhone 5 rumor. Five rumors you've been with us for two years through it -- through good times and bad through Siri and retina displays through metal chassis and no forgy and you kinda until we -- -- -- like members of our family you were always Mars we'll miss you buddy. Our first rumor is that the company that makes my -- a little old Smartphone HTC. The Taiwanese brand -- -- introduced two tablets according to each species -- -- com. The hundred slates would drop on September 19. And a seven inch model would be dubbed the flyer and a ten inch would be the evo view forgy. Any suspense HTC if that's RS that they can -- -- -- -- -- words of their line up the naming convention is getting old seriously. I'm gonna go in yea -- astronomer with an -- vendor of -- -- also go if I don't care with the addition of our second -- belongs in the category of good ideas that should've happened long ago. Crunches favorite sources -- Spotify is readying a browser based app will -- who are tech -- as favorites arsonists in invisible people. This is techcrunch cared about this -- So basically invisible Obama told techcrunch that Spotify is finally ready to make things easier for you and let you use the service about downloading the software. What's that techcrunch is anonymous source. You think I should vote today okay yet. -- -- Then -- product distributors which is a wholesale media distribution company posted on the Internet last week. -- Wii U bundles along with the November 11 state. The prices -- 249 dollars -- -- 99 dollars and 349 dollars and they -- with no other real specifics. But we -- was announced at 32011. But Nintendo left out all of the specifics including the release date and the price. Nintendo is holding an event on Thursday when all of these price and release states speculations will finally be put to rest let's hope that none of these prices are true and it actually knows something cheaper I think that this is the least anticipated new gaming -- of the century and it needs to be priced competitively in orders. See I think that 250 dollars is priced -- -- I think that offering these three bundles at those prices seems pretty competitive depending of course on what you -- for -- prices I would pay through an hour and 49 dollars -- -- console if it seemed cool enough and so far that we use seems T cool. What do you guys think voter poll a week left -- Francisco about the Wii U. There been some rumors that it's gonna be priced the bundles will start at 249 go up to 349. Is that -- to sell for you. Yeah I think that's very competitive for me because. -- -- like 400 dollars the Xbox 360s so Katrina 200 dollar to fifty dollar Wii in a tablet but to be pretty good how much did you pay. Move that's a tough one under 200 dollars pool to debate how much -- think it'll cost. Probably around 500. Things I'm -- but I'm not sure. Would you be willing to pay that -- Him a friend when though currently came out we had camp out overnight actually survived. -- -- And now I. Million dollars -- would you Byron at this price it 200 dollars. Think about it haven't you have Internet access then also they need bigger TV that -- time what was your fever and Nintendo game Mario frog. Mario sixty. War -- awkward time and Mario card is. -- is fun -- isn't so -- friends. And non gamers on the street had a lot of assault for old Nintendo let's go upstairs to -- council thinks about the Wii bundle. The CNET councils composed of five editors who cast their ballots anonymously their opinions -- not endorsement by CNET or CBS act obviously because these are rumors folks. And the CNET verdict in. Yeah me. Our editors think that those are the real prices for the Wii U although one of our editors thinks that needing to bundle will come with out the -- in no way. Our comment of the week comes from Tom Hanks and who writes. -- green is the new scheme Ryan Seacrest. -- Tom -- I'll take that as a compliment because I don't actually know you mean by that did you -- the Ryan Seacrest actually used to work at CNET of course. -- -- show everybody please share your rumors that rumor has it at cnet.com or call us at 1075. Us CNET and to us and number into an exe from march hackers think -- this week sponsored today where you could get some of your own both patents.
CNET's Natali Del Conte takes a look at the Motorola Droid for Verizon Wireless, a smartphone running Google's Android 2.0 operating system and marketed as an anti-iPhone. It is set to hit the market on November 6 for $199.99, with a two-year contract.
Crustaceans get fresh in a viral video; Staples lets you recycle old electronics; a science fair just for brainaics; a poor man's PowerPoint; and, is that flavored water coming out of your tap?
Google's new streaming radio service goes after Spotify and Pandora in this slick app for your phone, tablet, and PC.
Microsoft shows "Pink" (sort of); MMS disaster, er, feature about to launch on iPhone; Wii gets a price cut; Archos' new Windows 7 tablet looks great--too bad nobody will notice; and MIT has a synthetic eyeball on the way that amazes us. Oh yeah...and about that cuddle party...
Netflix reportedly will pay about $100 million to stream every episode of Mad Men: chump change, if predictions of an $800 million streaming TV market turn out to be true. Also, it seems that everyone wants to get in on the tablet market, but given reported XOOM sales of only about 100,000, it's possible the only tablet market there is is for iPads. Plus, AT&T iPhones and their dropped calls, and Obama goes to Facebook. -- Molly
Today we listened in on Mark Zuckerberg's awesome announcement which we found to be not so awesome. Skype is being integrated into Facebook but I think we are more excited about Spotify finally coming to the U.S! Apple Passes RIM In U.S. Smartphone Market Share and Microsoft wants Samsung to pay a smartphone fee of about $15 for every phone it makes. Yikes! And Japan Discovers Rare Minerals in the Pacific Seabed. All this as well as your calls and emails on today's Buzz Out Loud.
We're thrilled about Amazon's new Cloud Drive and Cloud Player, but the record labels might not be -- so good for them for potentially forcing that anti-consumer claptrap out into the open. Also, we might complain a lot about our Internet issues, but at least we don't live in Canada. Plus, the Color hack you knew was coming, and our official advice: don't use it. Plus, can the hypnotizing baby blues of Jack Dorsey turn the Twitter ship around? We'll see. --Molly
Amazon's Cloud Drive and Cloud Player don't really do iOS users any favors. But if you want to stream music to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, SugarSync and Dropbox are much better alternatives.
Barnes & Noble may be prepping a new 7-inch Nook that has a "revolutionary screen." What does that even mean? Also, an iPhone rumor is born every minute, and Microsoft finally realizes that nobody wants to pay $1 million for Windows 8.