Ep. 1103: Where our crime is that of Curiosity Video
Jeff's been sent plenty of strange gifts from video game PR, but a marketing gimmick for "Beyond: Two Souls" that just came in the mail this morning has us all scratching our heads, Bridget Carey included.
Bridget Carey fills in for Justin Yu today on a show chock-full of NES nostalgia including the games we used to rent as wee little gamers. We'll also talk about the current state of Nintendo and why the company chose to remake Wind Waker for the Wii U.
Bidding farewell to Winamp, looking at Blockbuster's bleak Craigslist ads, a lesson in how not to use Airbnb, the worst kinds of selfies, and the English language's new preposition, because Internet.
Bridget Carey fills in for our Black Friday and Cyber Monday wrap up. We'll also talk about Walmart's most popular Black Friday item, Amazon's plan to launch drones for 30-minute package delivery, and a social network to help you get to know your neighbors!
With Justin out for the rest of the week, today we bring in CNET duo Bridget Carey and Mark Licea to run through the ashes of Amazon's Kindle Fire announcement with price cuts for both the BlackBerry PlayBook and the Barnes and Noble Nook Color.
Gems Peterson and Bridget Carey stop by the 404 studio to help out with today's stories that include a century-old time capsule, the absolute death of the cassette tape, Facebook launching a faster iOS app, and LL Cool J bringing the boomdizzle on a home intruder.
A study of DNA halflife just crushed our Jurassic Park dreams of petting a Velociraptor. Life goes on, so today you'll find out how the director of "Looper" is trying to get you to see it again...with headphones. Finally, OKCupid just announced they'll be using their algorithm to match roommates, so we'll go around the room and tell our worst cohabitation stories.
Don't worry, the video you're about to watch features three fully clothed nerds talking about the best of CES 2010 for The 404 Podcast's last show LIVE from the CNET stage here. We've rounded up the funniest stories from this year's show for this wrap-up episode, starting with Jeff eating his hateful words about 3D PS3 and Xbox 360 Game Room.
Bridget Carey is filing in for Justin Yu on a show where we weigh the pros and cons of an actual real-life Jurassic Park -- because there's an Austalian billionaire who's noodling the idea. We'll also check out some of Jeff's interview with Broken Lizard stars Jay Chandrasehkar and Kevin Heffernan about their new film, The Babymakers.
Wilson's out sick today, but CNET's Bridget Carey steps up to the plate in the bottom of the 9th and knocks it out of the park with a full story rundown that includes Facebook iPad announcements, the next iPhone's killer app, Google's 13th birthday, camera lens thieves, and more! Did I use that baseball metaphor correctly?