Ep. 1158: Where we're gonna rock down to Electric Avenue Video
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.
We're back in the studio with a new video show! Jeff breaks down his review of the Xbox One, Bob Dylan's interactive music video, and how to keep your phone away from would-be thieves.
Nexus One gets multitouch but the rest of the Android universe is left out in the cold. Plus, Motorola's not using the "Droid" name for its upcoming Android phones. What's going on here? Plus, we revel in the intellectual awesomeness of imagining Windows 7 running on an iPad (even in virtual mode). --Molly
Jeff didn't get the memo about daylight-saving time and misses today's episode of The 404 Podcast, but luckily our good buddy Mark Licea of The Green Show set his clock back and helps us out with today's Halloween recap, as well as a few stories from around the Internet.
Leaked from today's 404 episode: The usual suspects help kick off a week of Jeff-less shows while he's away at E3. With zero hockey and video game news to hold us back, we're chatting about a few offbeat stories from the weekend, including preteens on Facebook, Denver ambulances using subwoofers to clear traffic, and a dad whose cyberprank definitely crossed the line.
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.
After yesterday's much-lauded episode with Jill Schlesinger, Jeff, Justin, and Wilson are back to classic 404 goodness today. We're glad that for once in the world we can offer some helpful financial advice. And yes, we're still offering 404k options, so please send your checks to the show.
On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, and Justin Yu examine a study that links bee decline to mobile phones, describe a disgusting story about a meaty in-flight disturbance, donate spam donations to Chipotle for charity, and run down 20 products that are cheaper now than they were 10 years ago.
They said it would never happen, but the day has finally come for Justin to get some much-needed tail....as he dons a skunk costume and becomes Justin Le Pieu for today's very unspooky Halloween episode of The 404! Be sure to check out today's video for all the details. Since Jeff is out today and this coming Monday for who-knows-what, the guys ask everyone's favorite Kenley and Alli to help co-host the show.
Jeff's back with a full E3 report! Taking the good with the bad, Jeff runs through the ups and downs of the show and why he won't likely return to the City of Angels anytime soon. We'll also talk about Microsoft using the Kinect camera to target ads based on your emotions, the future species, and TV ratings coming to streaming sites like Hulu and CBS.com.