Ep. 1113: Where there's a ghost in the wires Video
Loud restaurants are a major turn-off for many diners. But a new sound system -- disguised as art and controlled by an iPad -- is helping one Berkeley restaurant control the noise of those annoying background conversations.
New Netbook chips promise to increase battery life sends Molly into a tizzy about battery life. However, battery life does not keep pace with chip law, as Rafe states so well. Also the phone ad wars heat...er...lukewarm up with some arguably limp responses from Apple. And Opera cooperates with China, sort of.
Venice project peek, robots everywhere, easy MP3 playlists, and the chicken-noodle soup dance.
Google and China appear to be at peace for now, Motorola and Sprint announce the first push-to-talk Android phone for Nextel, and the Kickbee will let a baby send tweets in utero.
Palm's interim CEO talks about the company's changing leadership and why he believes Palm Solutions and PalmSource will be successful as separate companies.
In a CNET Conversation, Yahoo's CEO, Carol Bartz, talks about her plans to partner with winners, get serious about content, and why she cares more about the world outside of Silicon Valley.
Jill Schlesinger carefully explains Bitcoin to The 404 guys so that their brains do not explode.
JBL's On Air Control 2.4G requires an annoying amount of wires and has limited compatibility with surround receivers, but its impressive sound quality surpasses that of previous wireless solutions.
Uncle Henry stops by to celebrate Chinese New Year and Valentine's Day at the same damn time! Bridget also helps us out with the extra mushy rundown today. We'll tell our worst date stories, talk about a NY restaurant offering a fake "homemade" dinner kit that comes with a pre-dirtied apron and cookwear, and expose a really creepy heartbeat app.