Ep. 1120: Where we pay you in nickels Video
Episode 33 of the Digital City, where we discuss Facebook's and Twitter's exploding traffic, Intel's billion-dollar fine, and some good and bad news for the video game industry.
Episode 32 of the Digital City, where we discuss the hurdles for electric cars in NYC, read the tea leaves on new iPhone hardware at WWDC, find out why Craigslist is (sort of) dropping sex ads, and ponder the improbable physics of Star Trek's black holes.
Our buddy Peter Ha is back on the show to tell us what's new over at The Daily, Rupert Murdoch's iPad-only newspaper. Unfortunately, halfway through the show we find out that Macho Man Randy Savage passed away today, so RIP to one of our favorite WWF athlete. To get us back in good spirits for the rest of the episode, Jeff and Peter make a Twitter wager, and the loser has to...well, you'll have to listen to find out what's going to happen when Peter gets to 4,000.
On today's show, you can finally tell people that you read Playboy for the articles...and have it be the truth! At least if you shell out $5 for the Playboy iPad app. Also, Oracle sues Google over Android, and it doesn't look good for Google. Plus, the brewing Apple versus BBC cage match. Our prediction: Apple wins. Apple always wins.
On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, we discuss last night's screening of The Social Network, including Sorkin's screenplay, Reznor/Ross's score, actor performances, & our suspicions about the truthfulness of the story.
Microsoft cancels its family licensing program and Molly decides the company needs a lesson in economics. Stop focusing on dimes, Microsoft! We also plea for some common sense in the case of the woman jailed for recording some of the new Twilight movie at a birthday party.
The Parrot DS1120 Bluetooth speaker system isn't cheap, but it looks--and sounds--pretty good.
Today the truth comes out. As if we didn't know it already, Wilson Tang is officially an Apple fanboy. Find out how he shows his true colors when he and Jeff get into a heated debate over the company.
Technology can be hard to understand unless it's put into context. Such is the case with today's 404 episode, where we'll talk about the Oculus Rift VR headset and the Internet Archive's historical software collection.
It's the annual Buzz Out Loud predictions show, where the team puts their collective analyst heads together and predict the future--well, the next 12 months of the future or so. On this year's show, we've got everything from life on Mars to true holograms (at least in demo form), Apple releasing its own TV, a new social media phenomenon around food, and the impending awesomeness of the WebOS tablet. Oh, and the Singularity arriving. No, seriously. --Molly