Ep. 1160: Books, lies, and death Video
Is this the eBook reader that will kill paper, or is it just another pretender?
Nokia will pay for your Lumia 900, Jim Gaffigan follows the Louis C.K. do-it-yourself model, and the U.S. Department of Justice is suing Apple and book publishers over allegedly colluding to raise e-book prices.
Apple capitulates on its "no cash" policy for the iPad, the Sesame Street e-book store launches, and Google TV is not called Smart TV after all. It's just plain old Google TV.
dead prez co-founder M-1 will release his debut solo album entitled "Confidential" on March 21st on KOCH Records and Sotti Records. The album features guest appearances from artists Styles P, Q-Tip, K'naan and Cassandra Wilson. M-1, who makes up half of the highly respected hip-hop group dead prez, is excited about his solo release. He wants to make clear that he's not leaving dead prez but that this album represents a new platform, making it appealing to current dead prez fans and new M-1 fans. "Confidential" showcases another dimension of M-1's ingenuity and talent while encompassing the same empowering culture fans have come to know and respect. "Confidential" is the next chapter in the dead prez book," explains M-1.
The Amazon Kindle is lightweight, stylish e-book reader with the ability to download new books over a wireless EV-DO network.
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!
Our reluctant guest on today's episode of The 404 Podcast is Jeff's FIFTH Xbox 360 that's finally succumbed to the infamous "red ring of death." Luckily, the little guy is still covered for another month under Microsoft's original 3-year warranty, but everyone else might want to hold off on buying one because ads for the new Xbox 360 "Slim" are causing a stir at this week's E3 proceedings.
The Kindle Touch is one of the best full-featured e-book readers you can get for $99.
E-book readers are getting a lot of buzz, so we're throwing them into the Prizefight ring.
The improved screen, more compact design, and better battery life make the third-generation Kindle a very appealing e-book reader at an affordable price.