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There's no chat room viewers to keep us on topic now that we've stopped live streaming, so fair warning: we spend most of the first half explaining the concept of Goodwill stores to Jeff, whose ignorance I still suspect is a veiled attempt at live trolling.
On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar and Wilson Tang welcome Justin Yu back into the studio. He chats up his skydiving adventure and life on the West coast, and the crew also discusses the usual stories from the Internet including Paul the Octopus predicting the entire World Cup, the recent never-ending heat wave, and a Japanese senior citizen arrested for hitting a student who wouldn't give up his seat on the bus.
Leaked from today's 404 episode: Ty Pendlebury joins Jeff to talk about Australia, this season's best TVs, EA, and the rhythm games that refuse to die.
Leaked from today's 404 episode: Devils Devils Devils, Jeff reviews "The Avengers," Facebook phones, and commercials coming to video games!
On Crossfade TV this week, the Download Music crew kicks off the new year with a look at exciting new '08 releases from Scottish rockers Sons & Daughters, Zero 7 vocalist Sia, and London R&B-pop diva Estelle, whose funky 'American Boy' features Kanye West.
On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, and Justin Yu wrap up iPhone 4 news from the weekend, including 1.7 million units sold, backlash from the left-handed community, and a new phone sex service that uses FaceTime to connect users to a live chat.
Wilson's taking a three-day weekend to recuperate from last week's Apple madness, so Natali takes his place to kick off this week of Apple-free episodes...not.
Leaked from today's episode of The 404: Google tests augmented-reality glasses, Jeff actually doesn't hate them, and the sticky subject of racism in Instagram!
Leaked from today's 404 episode: Ikea furniture integrates an HDTV, 2.0Pac holographics, Eau de Chinese Foxconn Factory, and Jeff takes a spill on the ice.
Leaked from today's 404 episode: Microsoft's secret 4-year Xbox 720 road map leaked onto the Web, using Web browsing idiosyncrasies to gauge depression, CBS green lights a Draw Something game show pilot, and Jeff sees a movie he actually liked!