Ep. 1144: Where we switch up our 'za Video
Because of some Gmail attacks, Google has said it will remove its filters and possibly pull out of China altogether. There's definitely a lot more going on behind the scenes of this than we know. But we try to get to the heart of the matter as the nation of China negotiates with the nation of Google. We also discuss Facebook's requirement that you scan your hard drive to reactivate a hacked account and look forward to Martians coming this year. Yay for Martians!
Outtakes from today's preshow.
The Burton Audex iPod Field Jacket is one of the more stylish and manageable ways to listen to your iPod while snowboarding or skiing.
Thanks to the wonders of GPS, Where and Yelp, both free iPhone applications, find you gas, coffee, and restaurants near your current location.
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.
Magellan's Switch series of GPS watches can help you track your lap time, pace, distance traveled, and even your heart rate while you run, bike, swim, or hike.
Can't figure out how to delete a photo someone posted on your Facebook wall? Wish you didn't have to see a certain someone's updates in your news feed? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you just how easy it is to get rid of those annoying posts.
More post-show discussion with Carmine Gallo about Steve Jobs.
Give the Kodak EasyShare V1003 camera a pass, unless you care more about the color of your 10-megapixel camera than the photos it captures.
Mitches disappointed with the election results can at least be thankful for other political victories, and our semi-political correspondent Zach joins us with all the news of the day: Washington and Colorado legalizing recreational marijuana use, New York becoming the first state to elect an Asian American to Congress, and LA county passing Measure B--a law requiring adult film stars to wear condoms. Surely there's SOMETHING in there to be happy about!